Do you syndicate your blog?
JUNE 8, 2011
Recently the topic of syndicating content came up in conversation. You see, lots of bloggers have their blog posts syndicated on other sites that aggregate content, and sometimes we write posts specific to a site just to get our names in front of more readers who frequent that particular web site. It’s like guest blogging, but more focused. Share the love.
How to Syndicate Your Blog to Digg
JANUARY 20, 2011
It used to be taboo to promote your own blog articles on Digg but, since June 2010 when the social bookmarking site was improved, this is no longer frowned upon. Presuming you have an RSS feed for your blog, you merely have to log into your Digg account and follow the prompts to verify to Digg you are the owner of your blog. Every blog has its own verification key.
Meet the Power of Blog Syndication
JANUARY 13, 2014
And that’s just from my post on my blog. previously announced myself as a blogger on syndication links on sites including B2C and SMT. If you were inspired, please add a comment and sign up to receive blog posts by email. Related Stories 19 Twitter Best Practices That Show the Real You 3 Steps to Publish a Blog Post Blog Visits Increase Despite No Tweeting.
Nine PR Blogs to Read
DECEMBER 16, 2014
By Gini Dietrich On the ninth day of Christmas, Spin Sucks gave to you… nine PR blogs to read, eight PR up-and-comers , seven must-listen podcasts , six communicator gifts , five communications trends , four free webinars , three strategy games , two Crazies secrets , and the PR win of 2014. PR Blogs to Read Without further ado, here are the nine PR blogs you should read.
120 Marketing Tactics for Blogs
OCTOBER 5, 2013
Part of a good content marketing strategy, blogging helps you position yourself as an expert in your area. . Successful blogs play a pivotal role in delivering your brand message, and help drive sales without using traditional hard-sell tactics. steps for creating a successful blog. The key to successful blogging is creating content that your target audience wants to read.
What's The Point In Commenting On Blogs?
JULY 9, 2013
What is the true value of a comment on a blog? If you go back in time (a little over a decade ago), the mainstreaming of blogging as a publishing platform brought with it a couple of unique features. Eventually, additional features like the ability for a reader to comment on a post and the introduction of RSS (a syndication feature that would notify readers by email or web-based readers when the blogger updated or published to the blog) helped to propel the platform to the mainstream. personal story: often when people leave a comment on my blog, I do not respond.
Seven Must Read PR Blogs
DECEMBER 15, 2015
On the seventh day of Christmas, Spin Sucks gave to you…seven PR blogs, six must-watch PR webinars , five PR books , four PR podcasts , three productivity tools , two Spin Sucks Crazy secrets , and the one PR tool you need for 2016. Let’s talk about PR blogs, shall we? Seven Must Read PR Blogs. It’s impossible to talk PR blogs without mentioning PR Daily.
Syndication Best Practices: Reduce the Risk of Being Outranked for.
JUNE 30, 2009
Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Syndication Best Practices: Reduce the Risk of Being Outranked for Your Own Content by Adam Sherk on June 30, 2009 Syndicating content is an important business development initiative for publishers; it generates revenue, increases exposure, drives traffic and helps facilitate inbound links. However from an SEO perspective there is a downside, as syndication creates duplicate content issues. So it is important to build in as many protective steps as possible into any syndication contract.
Should Blogs Syndicate?
SEPTEMBER 27, 2010
As a blogger, I’m continually facing the question of whether I should syndicate my content and how actively I should attempt to get it syndicated. They have a lot of different practices. My goals are to increase visibility and ultimately to build an active readership who will comment and participate in a discussion. It’s really part of trying to Amplify Your Blogging. talks to various pros and cons for syndication. It raises a lot of very interesting questions about whether bloggers should syndicate. Types of Aggregators and Syndication Choices.
30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources
MAY 14, 2013
Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. The proliferation of themes, tools and plugins have transformed blogs from mere online text collections to powerful interactive, rich-media sites that can attract, engage and educate your potential buyers.
24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011
JANUARY 16, 2012
Despite any recent recent rants you may have seen about how blogging is dead or blogs are passé , the fact of the matter is that business blogging is now more important than ever. How can a company launch (or relaunch) a new blog properly? Write great blog post headlines? Optimize blog content for search? Emulate the best corporate blogs? Blog SEO.
Is Feedburner about to be closed by Google?
The Way of the Web
AUGUST 3, 2012
It’s particularly worrying in some areas, where companies of the size and scale of Google have effectively closed out the market, particularly in terms of RSS syndication with Feedburner and RSS reading with Google Reader. And now there’s some worrying signs about Feedburner, spotted by good friend Julius Solaris , who runs the Event Manager Blog. Having used Feedburner for years, it appears little positive has happened since acquisition by Google, and largely the service for syndicating and placing advertising in RSS feeds has been left running, but little more.
17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog
MARCH 3, 2011
The blog platform, as an open source community, is collectively shared by anyone and everyone who contribute code and provide feedback about what works and what needs improvement. With more than 1,300 themes and over 13,000 plugins , the appearance and functionality of any WordPress blog is up to the blog owner’s imagination. Blog News plugins Wordpress
How to REALLY Increase B2B Blog Traffic
PWB Marketing Blog
AUGUST 31, 2011
Good content isn’t enough for a blog. You can have the best blog in the world, but if nobody goes to it, then you’re spinning your wheels. Great content and consistent traffic are the backbone for creating a viable blog. Explode Your B2B Blog Traffic. Our blog had been averaging about 150 visitors per week since June. B2B Blogging Communities.
Online Content Distribution: Guide To The Best Content Syndication Services
SEPTEMBER 23, 2010
Print this article | Read this article in: | IT | PT | ES | Online Content Distribution: Guide To The Best Content Syndication Services Online content distribution services allow you to syndicate your content to other web publishers while improving your prestige, visibility and in some cases, even your end-of-month revenue. Tags: socialmedia longtailseo syndication tools
How To Build A Successful Business Blog (a Getting Started Guide)
MAY 11, 2015
That’s where blogging comes in. Building a successful business blog can give your business the edge it needs. Whether you’re looking to start a blog from scratch or reinvent your current blog, this post will walk you through the setup of a successful (and profitable) business blog. Because they’re the exact steps I took to set up my award winning blog!
5 Unique Ways to Increase Your Blog Traffic
SEPTEMBER 21, 2014
Today, you don’t gain blog traffic by paying for backlinks or by swapping them like the old days. They will also engage with you, which helps you to improve your blog. To that end, here are five new ways of looking at increasing your blog traffic. Your blog is the main avenue for communication with your audience. Share your blogs on social networks.
Content Syndication: 10 Tools and Strategies to Try Today to Drive Major Content Success
JULY 1, 2016
Syndicated content travels fast.While cooped up only on your website, your content can only be… Read More.
We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 2)
JANUARY 20, 2010
Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Youtube Tuesday: ESCP Europe Human Experience | Main | Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22 » January 20, 2010 We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 2) Last week, in We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 1) , I argued that people should not syndicate all of their tweets into Facebook. Its okay to supplement your Twitter activity with some syndicated content, but like I said in Part 1 , its important to not overdo it and run the risk of becoming a robot. You get the point.
Yahoo News Syndication: Attribution Links Not SEO-Friendly
JULY 9, 2009
In looking at syndicated content on Yahoo News, most of the syndicated articles do not include attribution links (each news source likely has to request or provide them), but among those that do exist there is a problem. For example at the bottom of this syndicated LiveScience.com article you’ll see the attribution link: ( 2010 Update: The syndicated article no longer appears on Yahoo News so I removed the link to it. Will Publishers Add Cross-Domain Rel=Canonical to Syndication Deals? However the split result is certainly costing them clicks.
Breaking Google Reader on the wheel of Google +?
The Way of the Web
OCTOBER 21, 2011
Normally, I’d advise waiting and seeing what the changes are to a product before complaining, but the post on the official Google blog gives enough information to be really, really worrying. ‘in a week’s time we’ll be retiring things like friending, following and shared link blogs inside of Reader.’ Most importantly – No Shared Link Blogs !!!! Whilst Google does have a data export project, there’s a difference between exporting data and being able to syndicate it. ’ That scares me for a number of reasons. Seriously?
100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog
OCTOBER 25, 2010
Over time, the top source of traffic for most blogs is search. But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. To give credit where it’s due, both the TopRank Online Marketing Blog and Robin Good have provided nice lists in the past, but as changes in the blog directory world can be challenging to keep pace with, both now include dead links and directories that have significantly changed their policies (e.g. Create a plain text file, using Notepad or a similar tool, with the following information compiled: Blog name/title (e.g.,
Do the Math to Calculate the ROI of Business Blogs
Blue Focus Marketing
MARCH 13, 2012
According to Nielsen’s “The Social Media Report,” social networks and blogs are the top online destinations for Internet users, accounting for 23% of the time Americans spend online. With over 156 million published blogs , there is a tremendous churn. social media real estate I’d start with is a blog”. Marketing Your Blog is Critical to increase ROI. Blog Analytics.
We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 1)
JANUARY 13, 2010
Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Social Search: Tempur-Pedic "Ask Me" Commercial | Main | 4 Ways To Celebrate MLK Day With Social Media » January 13, 2010 We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 1) I have never written a rant post before, but nothing seems to bother me more online lately than when I log into Facebook and Im assaulted by a stream of peoples tweets in the Live Feed. Social technologies make syndication and aggregation simple. Syndicating all of your tweets into your Facebook status updates is inconsiderate.
“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook
AUGUST 22, 2011
Home Buy Art Here Stormhoek Winer(y) Hughs Book Daily Cartoon Email About Contact/Connect Home Hugh MacLeod Cartoons drawn on the back of business cards August 19, 2011 (3 days ago) “Reclaim Blogging : Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook. Keeping up a decent blog that people actually want to take the time to read, that’s much harder. Much faster than on my blog.
Top 10 Firebelly Blog Posts of 2010
DECEMBER 28, 2010
Here are the 10 most viewed posts on the Firebelly blog in 2010. We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload. 1. Thank you to all who read, commented, contributed and shared this past year. . The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On. 9. Social Media Bootcamp: Facebook for Business. 8. Facebook Fans Mean Business (And Are More Likely to Buy). 7. Easy Ways To Make Your Facebook Page More Welcoming. 6. Learn from Others' Mistakes: Promote Your Facebook Promotions. 5. How One Unhappy Customer Multiplies Across Social Media. 4. BP Facebook Sentiment. 3.
Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010
JANUARY 3, 2011
How can you improve your blog’s position in search engines? Discover the answers to all of these questions and more here in the final selection of the best guides and tips for business blogging from the past year. Blogging Guides, Tips and Techniques. The Step-by-Step Guide to Guest Blogging by 2 Create a Website. Why Host a Blog on Your Corporate Website?
Guide To Online Content Syndication
SEPTEMBER 23, 2010
Print this article | Read this article in: | IT | ES | PT | Guide To Online Content Syndication: Part 1 Online syndication allows web publishers to distribute their content to multiple audiences, networks, as well as to traditional media outlets and to their online counterparts. Do you want to understand what online content syndication can do for you? 1-Click Answers.
25+ Phenomenal Resources to Help You Market Your Blog Better
APRIL 22, 2014
Go through these 25+ resources that teach you how to market your blog better and the next thing you know you’ll be commanding a six-figure monthly audience. 1. The Complete Guide to Building Your Blog Audience. This guide covers everything about building a blog audience – organic traffic, outreach, paid traffic, content syndication, and more. 2. Learn to Blog.
A Powerful Exercise inside Google Analytics to Set You Up for a Successful Year of Blogging
JANUARY 18, 2015
Today I wanted to share with you an exercise that I do on my blogs at the end of every year that helps me to grow my blogs in the year that follows. find that it both inspires me to get moving on the new year of blogging but also gives me some starting points for direction for the new year. Here’s how I use them during the year to keep my blog growing month to month.
Demand Better Content
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
This content is then syndicated across the Internet and the articles are coupled with Google 's AdSense advertising program (which generates contextually relevant ads that are only paid for by the advertiser if someone clicks on it). The success of this type of business is predicated on the ability to not only create, monetize and syndicate content, but to get it to the top of a search engine's natural listings as well. syndication. How would you feel if you found out that everything you are reading in the newspaper was chosen for you by a robot? Demand Media Inc. is a U.S.
Satisfy your Appetite for Targeted Traffic with SEO & Social
MAY 20, 2011
Social Syndication is the act of leveraging user-generated content (UGC) from your website or blog to publish on Facebook and other social media sites. Blog Facebook Search Marketing SEO Social Media & SEO Social Media Marketing Tools and Resources Word of Mouth Marketing facebook comment plugin facebook like button Facebook optimization how to increase your sites seo social and seo social media and seo social media marketing and search engine optimization social plugins social syndication user generated content using social media plugins
Satisfy your Appetite for Targeted Traffic with SEO & Social
MAY 20, 2011
Social Syndication is the act of leveraging user-generated content (UGC) from your website or blog to publish on Facebook and other social media sites. Blog Facebook SEO Search Marketing Social Media & SEO Social Media Marketing Tools and Resources Word of Mouth Marketing facebook comment plugin facebook like button Facebook optimization how to increase your sites seo social and seo social media and seo social media marketing and search engine optimization social plugins social syndication user generated content using social media plugins
Will Publishers Add Cross-Domain Rel=Canonical to Syndication Deals?
DECEMBER 16, 2009
Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Will Publishers Add Cross-Domain Rel=Canonical to Syndication Deals? In the Q&A in Google’s announcement, one question in particular caught my eye: Q: I’m offering my content / product descriptions for syndication. At Define we work with a lot of newspaper and magazine sites, many of which have syndication deals with multiple partners. How can we prevent our syndication partners from outranking us for our own content?” is one of the most common consulting questions we get.
A Blog Commenting Strategy
MAY 13, 2011
When I first started my blog, about two months ago, I had a hard time getting five visitors a day. I got so tired of doing so much work to end up being a nobody on the side of the highway. One lucky day, I decided to convert all of the popular blogs traffic to my little blog. Well, readers of the popular blogs are high converters and very targeted to my blog.
Blog Smarter: Turn Your Blogging Skills into Successful Affiliate Promotions
FEBRUARY 21, 2012
This guest post is by Regine Becher of Syndicated Partners. Like most bloggers, you probably want to make some money from your blog. But while many bloggers have mastered the “Art of Blogging” (or at least the basic principles) successfully, earning money from your blog doesn’t seem to be that easy. So what could be better for you than to use your blogging experiences and skills to improve the results of your affiliate promotions? As a nice extra, these tactics will also have a positive effect on your blog. So, again, be picky.
We Have Smart Homes and Smart Phones – What About Smart Blogs?
OCTOBER 4, 2015
Still, there are certain facets of our lives where we still expect to have to do much of the work, such as on our blogs. As it turns out, many tools exist that can help you automate your blogging life and transform your plain old blog into a smart blog. RSS technology is a blog automation tool that may be more familiar than most. RSS Feeds and Creative Curating.
How to Create Your Guest Blogging Strategy [with a 5 step template]
FEBRUARY 17, 2015
This has inspired me to share this recent guest blogging story. We’re not talking about guest blogging that Google frowns upon , but high-value blogging via influencer outreach. Guest blogging is a hot topic we’ve been asked a ton of questions about lately and with good reason. When I blogged for fellow Aussie blogger Jeff Bullas. Of course I agreed! .
Get Internet Voicemail from Website Visitors with SpeakPipe
JANUARY 31, 2014
It’s a WordPress plugin (and works with other blog platforms or any website for that matter that lets you add code) that lets you record a short voicemail message to any website owner or blogger who has it installed. You can see the voicemail record button on the far right side of this blog post. discovered it today while reading Nate Riggs’ blog. Have
How to Find the Right Content Distribution
NOVEMBER 6, 2014
For instance, it’s quite lovely that PR Daily syndicates our content, but every time I see someone tweet something we’ve written from there, instead of here, I go a little bit more mental. Those people have no idea the content isn’t unique to PR Daily and that there is an entire blog over here that focuses on education for our PR peers. Not so much.