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Essential Content Marketing Editorial Calendar Template Every Marketer Can Use

Pamorama

Today’s portfolio of content channels  — websites, blogs, Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube, Google+, Pinterest, Tumblr, Instagram, SlideShare, Flickr, etc. — is constantly growing. How will this planning template aid your business? Blog publication calendar template  that tracks your post topics/titles, content details, keywords, target personas, and CTAs (calls to action).

Social Media Strategic Plan Template

Akamai Marketing

We’ll cover the third step in another blog post and finally, social media ROI (a.k.a. We have planning templates to get you started ! I’ll be the first to admit that social media measurement is evolving and slightly awkward still. Our Social Media Strategic Plan template steps you through the first two: WHY and HOW. Well, its certainly not impossible. Go ahead.

Social Sharing Buttons in Single Post Templates

Kikolani

One of the main blog post promotion strategies I cover in my new eBook involves the big three social networks: Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. It will also give your blog social proof when the numbers start climbing, and when you make social sharing easy in combination with great content, they will start moving up. You can insert them into your templates in order to show everywhere, including the home page and archive pages, or you can insert them into just your single post template so they only show when you are viewing a single post. Blog Engage. Blogging

How to Build a Content Calendar (Plus a Free Template for 2014)

Convince & Convert

We have no problems with other people borrowing our methods we wanted to offer a content marketer’s guide to building a content calendar along with a free template for the 2014 calendar year. For example, an infographic can support a blog post which analyzes the integrity of the data it was based on. Using Your Content Calendar Template. The Goal of a Content Calendar.

Six Effective Ways to Repurpose Content and Generate Traffic

Spin Sucks

Instead of spending hours and hours on just one great blog post, repurpose content into numerous traffic generating pieces of content. Taking the time to write long-form, well-research articles is hard. Here are some ideas. The post Six Effective Ways to Repurpose Content and Generate Traffic appeared first on Spin Sucks.

Don’t Be a Lazy Marketer: 11 Content Marketing Ideas

Spin Sucks

Have you ever fed your audience a blog post in the same way you’ve fed yourself when there’s nothing in the fridge? Fill in some of the blanks on my list of 60 headline templates. If you’ve never done this before, you can find our free templates online to guide you through what to do. By Bryan Adams. Lazy marketers are all around us…i ncluding you, if you’re honest.

Seven Elements of a LinkedIn Audit to Improve Brand Consistency

Spin Sucks

Although this is an optional item for your employees to include, you’ll want to make sure, at a minimum, that there aren’t links to their former employers’ blog or website lurking there. To capture and share the results of my LinkedIn audit, I created a standardized template for capturing and comparing results across the team being audited. By Erika Heald. Company description.

Introducing The Modern Blogging Masterclass

Spin Sucks

Today we launch our very first (hopefully of many) online course… The Modern Blogging Masterclass. What is The Modern Blogging Masterclass? What is The Modern Blogging Masterclass, you ask? There will be homework, with templates and worksheets (and maybe even a workbook!), The post Introducing The Modern Blogging Masterclass appeared first on Spin Sucks.

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How to Determine and Prioritize Social Media Marketing Goals and Objectives

Pam Moore

Achieving measurable social media ROI is very similar to teens and sex. Everyone is talking about it but very few are actually doing it! In addition to running a busy social, branding and digital agency, Marketing Nutz , I also do a ton of international keynote speaking, training and workshops. We work with brands of all sizes from startups to Fortune 10 brands. We believe in risk. iTunes.

The Rapid eLearning Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Rapid Elearning Blog. As my daughter would say, “That’s stinkin’ thinkin’!&# If you’re a regular reader of this blog, then you know that’s flat out wrong. The Real Purpose of the E-Learning Template. Last week I told you to stop using templates for e-learning that were designed for presentations. " Effective Use of Templates.

8 Simple Tweaks to Boost Website Conversions

Convince & Convert

Since I discovered the sheer power of releasing premium content on opt-in landing pages in 2011, we’ve released over 40 marketing templates, e-books, and cheat sheets. Honestly, most people find our tools via Google, so the conversion rates are particularly high since they are in an “active” searching state rather than a “passive” blog reading mode. CTA in guest blog posts.

33 Ways Your Social Media Plan Will Make You More Successful

Convince & Convert

Rock This Social Media Plan Template There is an algorithm we follow at CoSchedule to help us share our content, connect with our audience, and reach our marketing goals. And we’re giving it to you for free right now: Get your free social media plan template now! The rest of this post covers exactly how this social media plan template works. 2. It has a ring to it, right?

7 Steps to Build a Pinterest for Business Plan to Ignite Sales and ROI

Pam Moore

If you answer yes to this question then you have landed on the right blog post today! This blog post and podcast episode is the 2nd in a series on Pinterest for Business I’m providing to help business leaders and entrepreneurs like you, explore if Pinterest is something you should take a deeper look at to help you differentiate from competition and ignite business results.

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17 Examples of Blog Archives

Ari Herzog

If you never visited my blog archive , a screen shot is below: Blog archives come in many styles. As such, and complemented by this blog being powered by the WordPress Thesis theme , I employ custom functions written in PHP that perform numerous actions. Please click the bloggers’ names above for I frequent their blogs — some daily, others monthly.

Watching Me Blog

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Blogs are one of the most valuable marketing tools ever created. started blogging in September 2003, and since then I have written almost three thousand posts. I'm proud of this blog mostly because it serves two personal Gods for me: my love of writing and my love of sharing. I had the pleasure of speaking in Oslo, Norway last week at the re:think conference. The morning of the conference, we had breakfast and our conversation sparked a blog post (this one: Where Do Ideas Come From? ). To my surprise, Chris blogged about me blogging (how meta!) Only me.

32 Resources to Write Great Blog Headlines

Writtent Blog

million blog posts are written every day. As the web becomes more crowded with content, it’s becoming harder and harder to draw people’s attention to your blog posts. Keep your blog steadily growing by improving your skill set and adopting content marketing best practices. The Anatomy of a Perfect Blog Post: The Data on Headlines, Length, Images and More. Image source.

How to Make Better Visualizations for Your Blog

Convince & Convert

Do you ever run out of ways to promote your blog content? Let’s look at the type of visual content you can create for some of the more popular blog post types. Let’s say you sell electronics and have a blog post on the latest updates to iOS 8. For blog posts, your smartphone will capture good enough images. If so, then visual content may be the solution.

The 11 Most Read Blog Posts of 2014 (and a Bonus!)

Spin Sucks

On the eleventh day of Christmas, Spin Sucks gave to you… 11 most read blog posts, 10 top communicators , nine great PR blogs , eight 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. I can’t believe it’s almost Christmas! Enjoy!

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How Design Impacts Blog Readership

ProBlogger

As a result, many bloggers’ sites are poorly designed or rely on simple templates. Your content may bring people to your blog, but poor design and usability can seriously limit your readership. Use standard color theory to select a palette that matches your blog’s personality. The importance of blog design cannot be overstated. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

How to Create Your Ultimate Blogging Calendar

Katie Lance

You know you should probably blog or create content and you agree that it sounds like a good idea, but this is where you get stuck… You get stuck in making it happen week after week. You get stuck on what to blog about, where to blog, what format it should be in and you wonder, “does anyone really read blogs anymore?” Sample blogging calendar example.

How to Grow Your Audience by Getting PR For Your Blog

ProBlogger

Her blog focuses on her experience with ecommerce and selling online, moving into PR and teaching product entrepreneurs how to get their products featured in print media and on influential blogs. Andreea has some tried-and-true strategies for building a buzz around your blog or business through media promotion, both traditional and online. Blog PromotionYes, definitely!

Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

ProBlogger

Plenty here to see you through this next week – I particularly enjoyed the Moz Whiteboard Friday about blog post SEO and the post on Facebook reach. From the king of SEO himself, Rand Fishkin, to your blogging ears. These tips make a lot of sense – are you looking at your blog like a reader would? Templates! Taking Notes Vs Taking Belief | Seth’s Blog.

How to Grow Your Blog (the Right Way)

Rebekah Radice

Ever wonder what makes one blog popular and another flop? Or why one blog builds a solid readership, while another struggles to find an audience? Starting a business blog isn’t easy. From content to promotion, creating a blog that gets noticed takes time. There are ways to grow a blog without scouring the web. How to Grow Your Blog (the Right Way). 1.

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20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

As each year passes, blog marketing techniques evolve. If you’re a business, you may have the luxury of hiring an awesome Internet Marketing Company to keep up with the trends, but as individuals managing a blog for as a hobby or for profit, it’s up to you to not only maintain that blog but keep up with ways to increase traffic. Blog Platform. Enjoy! Content.

Blog Formatting: How to Make Your Readers Love Your Blog

Writtent Blog

Blogging has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially with businesses now utilizing this little Internet secret to bump up traffic to their websites. Nothing will stamp out that interest faster than a poorly formatted blog, though. 1. Think about your own likes and dislikes when planning out your blog page. Use the tools built in to your blog’s editor.

How to Set Up Blog Comments as Goals in Google Analytics Using WordPress Hacks

Kikolani

As many of you know, I love writing about Google Analytics. I’m a data junkie, and there’s nothing I enjoy more than learning more about the visitors coming to my blog. For those who aren’t interested in selling products or capturing mailing list subscribers, is there anything else you can count as a goal on your blog? Name your goal Blog Comments or similar.

The Full Blog Monetization Menu – 60+ Ways to Make Money With Your Blog

ProBlogger

You think about it all the time – how great it would be to make money from your blog. Making money from your blog is not something that happens by accident. Once you understand all of the possible ways to monetize your blog, it’s much easier to devise the right plan. Succeeding at Monetizing Your Blog. Use it as a guideline for your blog monetization plans.

4 Ways Pinterest Can Help Drive Traffic To Your Blog

ProBlogger

After months of pinning diligently and engaging with my subscribers, my analytics exploded, figuratively speaking – Pinterest has become the #1 referral for my blog, bringing a steady flow of high-quality visitors (that stay on my site for more than a microsecond and comment on/share the content) every day. Opt for concise yet engaging wording that reflects the content of your blog post.

How to Build a Six-Figure Blog Without Anyone Knowing

Viper Chill

This guide is going to reveal the concept of Email Blogging, a strategy which I personally think is one of the easiest and most profitable ways to make money online. The idea behind Email Blogging actually came to me by mistake. Based on this, I came to the conclusion that… Blogging Sucks. even teach people how to become better bloggers, and make more money from blogging.

14 Tools to Create Images for Your Blog Posts in Less than 5 Minutes

Writtent Blog

It makes their final product lack credibility at first-glance, which ultimately hurts their blogging metrics. After you’ve spent a few hours crafting the perfect blog article, the last thing you want to do is spend hours playing around with vector images in Photoshop. However, simply dragging and dropping a few photos into one of the pre-set collage templates is super-fast. 6.

Blogging for Business: 10 Foundational Requirements for Success

Pam Moore

It’s probably not news to you that blogging is an incredible way to build your business and your brand. Mastering the skills and knowing how to build and utilize an integrated social and digital platform inclusive of a quality blog will help separate any marketer and business from the crowd of status quo. Why your blog post must have a mission, vision and clear path for success.

Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

ProBlogger

Take Back Your Time With These 10 Ready-Made Spreadsheet Templates (And Our Top Tips and Time-Savers) | Buffer. Buffer says “live smarter, not harder” and I love that – I also love their ready-made templates to help you keep on top of your working life. Notes on 6 Years of Blogging | Young Adventuress. Pro Blogging NewsEnjoy! Targeting! applauds*.

Get Hundreds of Links to Your Next Blog Post, Guaranteed

Viper Chill

How can you guarantee that people will read your blog post? They say that around 80% of visitors to your blog will read your post title, but only about 20% will actually read the accompanying post. Guest Blogging: The Ultimate Guide – 297 links. Do you notice anything in common with those blog posts? The Item-Hype Formula: Secret Template Revealed.

Why all PRs should learn to code

Danny WhatMough

It’s a New Year and, to celebrate, I’ve got a new blog template! In fact it’s a template that I’ve spent a few weeks over Christmas putting together. It is the first time I’ve created a WordPress template from scratch and it was actually pretty straightforward. I’ve played around with website coding since I was pretty young and even built a (albeit primitive) website when still in my early teens. Learn to code in 2012. The idea is that, in time, you’ll be building your own apps and websites. Coding PRs?

Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

ProBlogger

Why Blog Comments are Great for Google SEO… and Users | The SEM Post. 21 Marketing Templates that Will Make You a Content Creation Machine | CoSchedule. Really practical stuff, backed up by research, with templates you can populate with your own content! The post Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately? Blog NewsIt’s a nice place to be.

How we redesigned our website and logo

The Way of the Web

So I thought it would be really useful to share the process we went through… Our new logo: For a long time I’d blogged without investing in a proper logo and identity. Blog TheWayoftheWeb logo template website design We’re lucky to have a number of talented web designers and developers in our network at TheWayoftheWeb.

The Best Typography Tools To Make Your Blog Super User-Friendly

ProBlogger

Imagine the ways that you could use these skills to increase the emotional impact of your web page design and blog posts, or how typography could be used to motivate your readers to answer your calls to action. Is it that big of a deal if you choose the wrong type for your blog? Typostrate also has templates, guides, and helpful videos. The same thing applies to your blog.