The Blogosphere is Thriving
FEBRUARY 17, 2011
People today speak of the blogosphere as a collective term of bloggers. The blogosphere, even though it is spread across the world, can be considered as social network in itself or a community where people are inspired by each other and share information and views. This makes the blogosphere a powerful entity reflecting many people’s opinion. Girl power.
How to Build a Community that Thrives
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
We talked a lot about engagement and networking and building community. In the early days of social media, everyone talked about community. Build a community. Talk to your community. Community is the bee’s knees. Everyone should have a community. What is Community? But let’s back up and talk, first, about what it means to build a community.
Using Guest Bloggers
AUGUST 4, 2011
She’s fairly new to the social/blogosphere scene, in terms of commenting and connecting with the crazy Spin Sucks community (yes, you!) She asks, How do you decide who to feature as a guest blogger every week? How do you determine how you use guest bloggers? Using Guest Bloggers originally appeared on Spin Sucks on August 4, 2011. and I’m impressed.
The State of the Blogosphere 2010
DECEMBER 13, 2010
Brian Solis Home Articles Business – Marketing PR 2.0 – New Communications Social Media Speaking Books Appearances About The State of the Blogosphere 2010 December 13, 2010 View Comments The question we ask ourselves when examining the state of the blogosphere is whether or not the cup is half full or half empty? The State of the Blogosphere 2010briansolis.com [.]
Blogosphere Trends + Improving Readability
JUNE 10, 2011
Hello again, fellow bloggers! The problem with eliminating all links is that linking can provide additional information, promote your old posts, support your opinion, and build community, among other things. Even if your blog focuses on a niche that uses a lot of jargon or technical terms, such as business or the scientific community, consider whether saying the same thing in another way could help you expand your reach and readership. Blogosphere Trends + Improving Readability. Last month, we talked about how to find and interpret your blog’s readability score.
20 Bloggers to Watch in 2012
DECEMBER 30, 2011
As Michael Stelzner said at Blogworld, “You’re not a blogger, you’re a publisher!”. ” I love Maria’s work because talented curators are needed in this cluttered blogosphere. Her work is highly regarded in the social media community and she was recommended multiple times in the comments section on last year’s list. Deb is an accomplished blogger.
6 Ways to Right Size that Big Blogger Ego
AUGUST 12, 2011
Ever find yourself or one of your blogging friends suffering from a case of big blogger ego? Go to your community grocery store for the weekly eats. And when you talk to them, tell them you’re a blogger or an Internet personality. Try telling everyone that you are an Internet star in the marketing blogosphere. Reality blogger relations ego humility Narcisism
Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers
NOVEMBER 29, 2010
took a look at 14 lists that have come out over the last year for the top bloggers, social media marketers, search marketers, and entrepreneurs. This list includes female bloggers that cover a huge variety of topics in the blogosphere. They are not only bloggers, but many are also published authors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, experts in their niche, and overall inspirations.
Does your brand take bloggers seriously?
FEBRUARY 23, 2013
Brands are flocking to Facebook but are overlooking the significant opportunities and value that bloggers bring to digital marketing initiatives, according to the T echnorati 2013 Digital Influence Report. Formerly known as The State of the Blogosphere the report has been renamed the 2013 Digital Influence Report because it takes a look at the broader social Internet as well as blogs and bloggers. This tactic is flawed because it measures authority based on the size of a community, a metric that is unrelated to influence. The value of blogger relations is clear.
Successful Blogger Outreach – What to Do and What to Avoid
JANUARY 13, 2011
This week at Affiliate Summit West, I definitely learned some great things from the sessions, and I thought I would share one that is pertinent to my audience: blogger outreach. Blogger outreach – a powerful way to connect! Blogger outreach, when done correctly, can be a powerful way to get your name or product out into the blogosphere and in front of your target audience.
7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog
MARCH 27, 2013
This week on ProBlogger we’ve been looking at the topic of building community on a blog. We started by identifying 9 benefits and 3 costs of community on a blog and then looked at 5 stages of building community on a blog. Today I want to dig deeper into some specific things to DO to build community on your blog. 1. Consider a Dedicated Community Area.
3 Growth Hacking Strategies for Bloggers to Quadruple Their Blog Traffic without SEO
AUGUST 16, 2015
One of the hardest things for most bloggers is boosting their blog traffic. The #1 reason most bloggers quit is because they don’t see any growth in their traffic. Having a list of hungry email subscribers is an asset for every blogger. And for most bloggers the same is true – email list is their top traffic source! And ask for a feedback from other bloggers.
Blogger Outreach is Media Relations
OCTOBER 1, 2010
Journalistics Home About Subscribe Blogger Outreach vs. Media Relations by Jeremy Porter on September 30, 2010 I’ve seen a lot of buzz for blogger outreach lately. Is blogger outreach really a new service offering? I don’t think so. Don’t pitch bloggers that don’t write about your type of news. Blogger outreach should be a daily task for you.
Thinking of Quitting Blogging? The Tale of One Blogger Who Did (and What Happened Next!)
AUGUST 2, 2015
There has been a definite shift in the blogosphere over the last 12 or so months, and I’ve heard story after story of people who feel a real sense of transition in the air. Have you felt/seen/heard evidence that this feeling of discontent is widespread among bloggers? The Tale of One Blogger Who Did (and What Happened Next!). Were you making an income? Sort of. General
How David Blogger Can Beat Goliath with Triberr
SEPTEMBER 12, 2012
Today, media companies dominate the blogosphere. How can a small independent Davina or David blogger compete with Goliath brands like AOL, Gawker and Mashable? Brands and Razoo, I compared my blogger list with PR firm’s list of preferred social channels. Triberr is filled with all sorts of bloggers, young and old, new and experienced, rough and polished.
9 World-class Bloggers Share Their #1 Email List Building Tip
JUNE 16, 2014
wondered the same thing, so I asked major bloggers for their advice. Partner with other bloggers. Partnerships with other bloggers can help both blogs reach new audiences and build their reach. Armed with these ideas, you’re ready to reach out to the bloggers you brainstormed earlier. World-class Bloggers Share Their #1 Email List Building Tip. Guest post. Ebook.
Why Great Writers Win Out in the Blogosphere—And How to Join Them
OCTOBER 3, 2012
Of course, the ability to write isn’t the only skill you’ll need as a blogger—but it’s a crucial one, and perhaps even more important than being able to market your blog well, or handle the technical side of things. You don’t need any specialist equipment to write, whereas the cost of a good audio or video setup might put you off, especially if you’re a new blogger. Some bloggers think it should give information, or report on breaking news. What great writing means for bloggers. Tip #6: Analyze another blogger’s post. Is your writing holding you back?
40 Bloggers to Watch in 2011
JANUARY 12, 2011
Welcome to the 2011 list of bloggers to watch. A few caveats before we launch into the list: This is my own list of the people I’m watching. I was approached to do this list because of my work as a professional connector. It was where thousands of the world’s best bloggers met to network and learn. Jordan Cooper is a blogger that I highly respect. Discovered at BlogWorld.
Social Media Clout: Klout them up – don’t you know who I am?
OCTOBER 3, 2012
Klout is the social media ranking tool – tells companies how influential a twitterer or blogger or Pinterester is in influencing others to find, filter and forward their stuff. Because the blogosphere is full of very busy, successful practitioners that are nothing like journalists, we tend to give up on going to them after a short while. just came up with a new term. Klout ).
Super list of 50 social media links - Koka Sexton dot Com
NOVEMBER 14, 2008
have collected a Super Link List from around the blogosphere for you to be all that you can be online! 10 Habits of Highly Efficient Social Media Power Users Blogger or Mind-Reader? Five Comments No Serious Blogger Should Ever Post ¬ Mihaela Lica #265 February 13th, 2008 at 5:08 pm What an excellent list, Koka! From Blogs to Twitter and everywhere in between. Thank you.
The Slippery Slope of Association Blogger Outreach
OCTOBER 6, 2010
skip to main | skip to sidebar mizz information Tuesday, October 5, 2010 The Slippery Slope of Association Blogger Outreach Its not often that two of my favorite things to blog about happen to intersect but today youre in luck. Mom blogger drama has made its way to the association world. Can you really expect uncompensated bloggers to take heat and defend your industry? Score.
Bloggers, Think for Yourselves: Reject the SEO Rumor-Mongers!
JANUARY 12, 2013
In order to appease bloggers, panic-stricken lemmings of the SEO world have recently been purporting the value of “link earning” rather than link building. Rather than trying to set bloggers’ minds at ease by changing the name of an industry, SEO professionals should be concerned with generating quality content that bloggers actually want. with bitterness and vitriol. Spammer!
Crowdsourced Funding: How to ask for $75K but get $1.5million
FEBRUARY 12, 2012
How does one build a community that will give money to a project? Kickstarter is an online community where you put up your project that you need funding, in this case to make a new dock for the iPhone. The community then decides to put money in, if the project is worth it. Diving straight for the gold is just going to get you ignored or worse, kicked out of the community.
Services & Tools for Bloggers
The Marketing Blog
JUNE 11, 2008
Home About In the Media Social Technographics Ladder Xtees.com – A Unique t-shirt selling hub June 12, 2008.3:18 am Services & Tools for Bloggers Jump to Comments Ever since the philosophy of blogging has become popular a lot has happened in the blogosphere planet. There was a time when traditional bloggers used to rely on ms-word because of comfort factor and less exposure with web-based blogging clients. But yeah the bottom line is that the blogging community is in a win-win situation. Services & Tools for Bloggers [.] Theme: Pressrow
11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
FEBRUARY 23, 2010
Taking this theme a little further, I decided to branch out into the blogosphere, but using the number seven this time around was a tad too limiting. There are at least ten characteristics off the top of my head that make blogs and bloggers successful. Eloquence My three favorite bloggers are Brian Solis , Lisa Barone , and Adam Singer. Passion Sometimes bloggers have it.
2012 #Nifty50 Top Men in Technology on Twitter
Blue Focus Marketing
SEPTEMBER 16, 2012
The #Nifty50 Men are remarkable not only for their leadership , but for the passion they bring to everything they do, energizing customers, employee s and other influential members of their community. . Doing good deeds in the community is not only the right thing to do, but in the age of social branding it also makes good business sense. Chris Adams – @chrishadams. in August 2006.
Is Perfectionism Stalling Your Productivity?
FEBRUARY 9, 2012
Yet die-hard perfectionism holds many a blogger back from achieving their full potential. I’ve seen it many times online—and discussed it with plenty of bloggers, from all walks of life and areas of the blogosphere, over the years. Bloggers like Jon Morrow and Leo Babauta work closely with their readers, and are happy to show their human sides. But the process of working with readers on your posts—crowdsourcing the icing for your blog post “cake”—can also boost the sense of community, collaboration, and engagement around your blog.
Blogosphere Trends + Being Opinionated
JULY 24, 2010
Man alive, I hate bringing you a list of blogosphere trends that includes both Lindsay Lohan and Jersey Shore—not to mention Sarah Palin. As a blogger, I am all for that. If you look at the web’s top bloggers, you’ll find they have a couple of things in common: a unique voice , which we talked about recently, and opinions to share. The most frightening thing about going from a blogger who reports news to a blogger who reports news with a viewpoint is that you will offend someone—particularly if you phrase your opinions in such a confrontational way. Darren.
Analysis of Five Top Blogs and What You Can Learn from Them
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JULY 1, 2010
There is a trend among many new (and even old) bloggers. Yet many bloggers who have not even spent up to a year on their blogs keep complaining about not achieving any results. Further, if we also take a close look at some of the domains, you will notice they try to establish a type of authority for the blogger. Blogger is not reliable. MY TIP : Examine your blog now.
Singapore Social Media Workshop for PR and Online Media: September 2011
AUGUST 16, 2011
If you want to know how to put out a social media press release, how to set up an online community monitoring station and how to measure social media, this workshop is for you! learn how to build a social media newsroom for social media press releases (using free tools) instead of sending out PDFs to journalists and bloggers. Understand how to measure the effectiveness of your press releases in Twitter and the blogosphere and social media marketing. How to Handle Negative Comments on Blogs and Facebook and Online Communities. Why Attend. Been There? Done that?
24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011
JANUARY 16, 2012
But as the blogosphere continues to expand (as noted by Diana Adams below), it becomes more difficult to stand out and be heard above the noise. Guidance for New Bloggers. 20 Common Mistakes Made By New Bloggers by Ink Rebels. 12 things every business blogger should know how to do by Ragan’s PR Daily. 21 Ways Bloggers Engage by Heidi Cohen. Stuart W.
Eight Common Blogging Mistakes
AUGUST 9, 2012
That said, there are several mistakes we made early on we still see bloggers making. But, if you install a commenting system such as Livefyre , it helps you create conversation and community. There are content “farms” whose sole job is to move throughout the blogosphere and scrape (or steal) content they then publish on their own sites/blogs. Was. A. Disaster.
7 Truths About Social Media Marketing
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
APRIL 8, 2010
Thanks to books like The New Community Rules , written by yours truly, Engage , Social Media 101 , and others, social media marketing is, for the time being, going to still be on people’s minds as they discover this bright and sunny marketing opportunity. Maybe you should teach me something. I do this because I enjoy the community and I enjoy intelligent conversations. month?
How to Write a Great Business Blog Post
AUGUST 6, 2014
Because sometimes you ARE wrong, and pretty much every time there is someone who disagrees with you, and in the blogosphere, that is all welcomed and expected. The life and experience of the blogger is typically the source of inspiration and insight. Bloggers love to talk to other bloggers. Think like a blogger. Have an opinion. This is not the news.
Blog Smarter: Don’t Just End Up Trading Hours for Dollars
FEBRUARY 19, 2012
Blogging is no different for most bloggers. Many bloggers who enter the blogosphere with the intention of making money online and someday freeing themselves up from time commitments such as a 9 to 5 job often end up getting tied up to their blogs and don’t realize it until often it’s too late. Most bloggers produce content, guest post, market their blogs, find advertising partners, then rinse and repeat the cycle. Others take up freelance gigs to help other bloggers out. Blogging for Dollars blog strategy blogger productivity profitable blogs
Understanding the Hype Cycle of a Blog
MARCH 1, 2012
If you’ve been blogging, or watching the blogosphere for any length of time, you can likely see how the hype cycle applies to blogging. The trigger for a blog could be: a personal need to express, to capture, to consolidate, to be heard, to create a brand, to share, to learn, to connect, to belong to a community, to leave a legacy. In this phase, the blogger is usually unsure about many things: Will there be any reader interest in my blog? Don’t assume that the past precedents are indications of how the future will pan out in your journey as a blogger.
Behind the Curtain of a Sports Social Media Giant
Convince & Convert
AUGUST 2, 2013
Social Media Stat of the Week: NFL hires 32 bloggers. The NFL confirmed this week that it would hire 32 bloggers to cover this season : one for each team. Social media, it seems, has not killed the blogosphere. community (unlike Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) is not gated, so users don’t necessarily know the anonymous people who are interacting with them. via NFL.
Zemanta: A blessing in disguise for bloggers?
The Marketing Blog
MAY 4, 2008
May 5, 2008.5:30 am Zemanta: A blessing in disguise for bloggers? While writing a blog-post a bloggers needs to spend time & effort thinking about appropriate tags which would make it easy for other bloggers to locate the blog-post. powerful plugin from Zemanta enables bloggers to focus on ‘writing’ while it takes care of their hyperlinking , images and tagging needs. Like I mentioned, Zemanta appears to be solving a big problem for an average blogger. Zemanta: A blessing in disguise for bloggers? [.] Wanna Present Like Steve Jobs?
Get and Keep Readers
SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
As a blogger, I did well during the RSS era with the Buzz Bin. For a little while, my personal blog did well in its stead based on my social network communities and good will. Big media companies have muscled in, and established bloggers dominate sectors. Triberr is one way to achieve new readers because the community is bloggers sharing works. So serve them well.
5 Things You Can’t Blog Successfully Without
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
Bloggers like Michael Arrington rake in up to $800,000 per month ! In order to achieve success, there are things every blogger must have – things you can’t blog without. This applies to bloggers, too – especially if you are doing it for business. Interacting with your audience is the key to building a community. But it’s not quite that simple. High-Quality Content.