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9 World-class Bloggers Share Their #1 Email List Building Tip

ProBlogger

Unless those visitors do something – buy your course, follow you on Twitter, join your email list – even a large traffic spike will leave you back in the same place a few days later. Simple: convince them to join your email list. But how do you build your email list? wondered the same thing, so I asked major bloggers for their advice. Guest post. Ebook.

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List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

www.web-strategist.com

List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS), 20 total vendors Sorted by alphabetized order by parent company, not in priority or capability. Awareness Networks, Social Marketing Hub an enterprise class community platform has launched their own tool that has Facebook, youtube, flickr, Twitter, and of course connect with their own community features. like socialoomph too.

Business Development for Communications Firms

Spin Sucks

Create a Prospect List. Here are four things you should do to create your prospect list before you build your business development plan. Build a wide-ranging list. You need at least 200 prospects on your list. Then divide those lists into A, B, and C prospects. The B-list prospects are within your verticals or in your expertise sweet spot. By Gini Dietrich.

Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore

Laurel Papworth

Shares Extract: George Brandis today said that “Bloggers are not Journalists” meaning they don’t need the same protection. It’s probably worth investigating the number of bloggers killed in the “Line of Duty”… Today, George Brandis Attorney General for Australia stated that “ bloggers are not journalists ” in regard to the #metadata debate (Government accessing Big Data vs Privacy debate). AG George Brandis ‘I don’t regard bloggers as journalists.’ And we may need those bloggers in the future.

Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Regular WUL readers know that Shonali (a friend and former colleague at Socialmedia.biz ) showcases guest posts about how to build, engage and sustain an online community, among other things. And I’m hoping you can tell us if our strategy makes sense or if it sucks (don’t hold back!), so that others might gain insights for their own community efforts. So our ragtag army of cruise bloggers, travel writers, technologists and travel professionals teamed together to reverse-engineer the cruise discovery, planning and booking experience. Building a New Kind of Cruise Community.

How to Get Your Readership Involved and Grow Your Audience with Community Challenges

ProBlogger

One of the things we’re always told is to build community – it makes all the difference between traffic who don’t care and an audience who are invested in you and your story. And if it’s Instagram you’re after, one of the biggest communities on the platform is made up of hundreds of thousands of people across the world who play Fat Mum Slim’s  Photo A Day.

Interview with Community Manager: Helen Lynch from Yell.com

Social Media Citizens

Helen Lynch is a community manager at Yell.com, UK’s leading local search engine. You can follow Helen on Linkedin or Twitter. G: How did you build your experience as community manager? H: I started out in forums and IRC chat rooms, first as a user then as a volunteer mod and eventually moving into the role professionally. where I sometimes get to play with gadgets/toys and pretend it’s work! G: What are you top resources for community management? H: The emint mailserv, mentioned above. And what you mean by community – no two CM roles are exactly the same.

The Five Reasons Why Most Facebook Brand Pages Aren’t True Communities

Convince & Convert

Jessica Malnik is a PR/marketing coordinator, social media specialist, videographer and an avid blogger. What are the defining characteristics of a community? The list goes on and on. To get to this point, it becomes necessary to define what a community is. According to dictionary.com, a community is. It’s not a natural progression in a community sense.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

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Close Mashable Top Stories My Stories Topics People Activity Viral Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video About Mashable Company About Us Advertise Submit News Contact Us Announcements Mashable Follow Resources Guidebooks Lists How To Trending Mashable Awards Subscribe Now Partners W3 EDGE Rackspace Concentric Sky Dynect DNS Intridea Welcome to Mashable! Have an account? hmmmm.)

PostRank Connect and Analytics for Bloggers

Spin Sucks

It has come to my attention that not every blogger knows about or uses PostRank. The first is the one I wrote about online community and the second is the one Matt Royse wrote about how social is changing PR. people like to RT the heck out of lists. PostRank Connect and Analytics for Bloggers originally appeared on Spin Sucks on April 9, 2011.

Ignore the A-list Bloggers

ProBlogger

Okay, you must be thinking, I have a death wish for incurring the wrath of Darren Rowse and other A-list blogs like ProBlogger. But I believe I need to get the message out to all newbie bloggers. If you want your blog to succeed, ignore A-list blogs at all costs! Why ignore the A-list? Some A-list blogs do it more than others (show off how much money their blog brings in), but the result is the same. Hundreds of thousands of fans, followers, and subscribers shows that the A-lister knows how to grow a community. Community is queen. Income.

Corporate Social Media Reading List

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Corporate Social Media Reading List I’m a huge fan of social media. After scouring the internet for information, this is the super list of social media posts that I came up with as a reading list. How Do You Build An Online Community? The blogs are listed along with links to reviews of the blogs.

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Case Study: Blogger Outreach for Oxfam America’s International Women’s Day 2012 Campaign

Waxing UnLyrical

You might remember my telling you about this ; long story short, we were asked to provide digital support for the campaign; specifically, to engage bloggers with the goal of raising awareness for the campaign and the work that OA does to empower women around the globe. Case Study: Blogger Outreach for Oxfam America’s International Women’s Day 2012 Campaign. The project.

The Only Blog Post Idea List You’ll Ever Need

ProBlogger

Needless to say, it’s been tricky coming up with this many ideas. I’ve read all kinds of different suggestions on how to overcome blogger’s block, but each person’s experience is different. Here are 20 techniques we’ve used to help counter blogger’s block. Make a list and use it to inspire further ideas. Solicit guest posts: Try to build up a bank of guest post submissions from other bloggers. Compilations of your own posts:  Introduce your readers to some of your most popular posts by making a compilation list.

Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

The usual suspects were there – bloggers and twitterers I see around from time to time – and a handful of new faces. No journalists, except a journalists that now work in social media and a few bloggers now paid to bring their audiences and expert knowledge to journalism (blogournalists?) Why invite Bloggers to a News.com Press briefing? Their own staff? Fairfax?

List of Brand-Side Corporate Social Strategists: Twitter Edition

Webbiquity SMM

Jeremiah Owyang recently published a fantastic List of Corporate Social Strategists for 2011 (Buyer/Brand Side) , an impressive compilation of  individuals either holding the title or performing the role of corporate social strategist, defined by Jeremiah as “the business decision maker for social media programs – who provides leadership, roadmap definition, and governance; and directly influences the spending on technology vendors and service agencies.&#. Anyway, on to the list! List of Corporate Social Strategists for 2011. Here you go. Serious disconnect there.).

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Can Communities Serve As Perfect Add-On For Your Blog?

Mindjumpers

Tweet Written by Nabanita Roy , who is a web enthusiast and blogger currently working as a Community Development Executive at forums.com. How does a blogger generally relate to a forum? There are several community building tools for blog promotion. You get to know bloggers from different places, communities and of varied blogging spheres. Is that all?

mizz information: List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers

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skip to main | skip to sidebar mizz information Monday, February 1, 2010 List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers Every time I see Jeremiah Owyangs list of corporate social media strategists and community managers I wonder when hell do a similar list for companies with fewer than 1,000 employees--or nonprofits, for that matter. Im realizing he has his hands full trying to keep up with the list of enterprise social media types since the market for these jobs seems to be exploding, so I may as well just start my own list for nonprofits.

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Create a World-Class Online Community for Your Business

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Mashable | The Social Media Guide Viral Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video About Mashable Company About Us Advertise Submit News Contact Us Announcements Resources Guidebooks Lists How To Trending Twitter List Directory Mashable Awards Subscriptions Partners W3 EDGE Rackspace Concentric Sky DynDNS Intridea Welcome to Mashable! longtailseo communities socialmedia

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Four Ways to Crush Your Email Challenge and Build the List

ProBlogger

support building your email list more than any other thing. Collecting emails has got to be the fastest, easiest, cheapest way to build a community. These points listed within that post will give you insight on how to format those emails. If you focus on this one thing, it will make your email list explode, Connecting with Quality Information. List it on the signup page.

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Blogger Outreach ~ Make it tough for Influencers to ignore you!

Kikolani

So if you connect with top bloggers and influencer, that’s sure to expand your reach big time. One of the main issues we face as bloggers and online entrepreneurs is being able to connect with the right people and get them to stick around our blogs for a long time. You must first of all kick out anything that can compromise any attempt to build a community of influencers.

Why Char-Broil’s Blogger Outreach Program Gives Me the Warm and Fuzzies

Convince & Convert

A few months ago I was struck by the number of posts floating around that discuss digital marketing “fails,” and blogger outreach gone bad—so many posts that just focused on what not to do. While these posts are important, educational, and often very funny I had trouble finding positive examples of PR professionals going above and beyond when it came to blogger outreach. Enjoy!

Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

wiki.beingpeterkim.com

For an additional 500, be sure to visit Master List 2.  And the third 500 has started on Master List 3. Methodology   Wikis  High Tech  United States  Peter Kim   Bayer   Berocca Blogger Relief pack   Blog/Blogging  Healthcare  United Kingdom  John Galpin   Bank of America   Medal Me! To learn how to contribute/edit, visit the Administration page. Wikis  Automotive  United States  David Bausola   Ford   Hurra Torpedo campaign   Presentation sharing  Automotive  United States  Philippe Deltenre   Ford   Where are the Joneses? Evans   adenin TECHNOLOGIES Inc.

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20 Bloggers to Watch in 2012

ProBlogger

As Michael Stelzner said at Blogworld, “You’re not a blogger, you’re a publisher!”. Let us know in the comments, or create and link to your own list post. 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. He also has a talent for community engagement.

Super list of 50 social media links - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Super list of 50 social media links Have you ever wanted to know more about how to make a huge impact in social networking? 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? Quite a list.

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What Do the Best Bloggers Have in Common?

Kikolani

If you haven’t read about that many blog success stories , you may or may not know that it is in fact, the blogger’s attitude which plays a major role in the success of any given blog. As a blogger, your mindset defines your attitude. In any case, a blogger must always identify the end-goal before beginning a write-up. Someone you might call a “hobby blogger”. Good luck!

What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

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Mashable | The Social Media Guide Viral Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video About Mashable Company About Us Advertise Submit News Contact Us Announcements Resources Guidebooks Lists How To Trending Twitter List Directory Mashable Awards Subscriptions Partners W3 EDGE Rackspace Concentric Sky DynDNS Intridea Welcome to Mashable! Do You Need A Community Manager?

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

When it comes to lists of leaders in the tech industry, there is usually always one person who notes the lack of women appearing in them. Little List Analysis. 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. Allison is a freelance writer and blogger for Blog World Expo.

Email Lists: Make them a Priority in 2015 with These Tips

ProBlogger

We’re re-running this post today so you can nail your email list right from the start 2015. This is a guest contribution from Luke Guy, blogger and graphic designer. There are many ways, but I want to discuss with you a vitally important one: your email list. Bloggers are facing diving open rates today like never before. You won’t regret it! Right? But why?

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How to Leverage the Potential of Blogger Outreach

Kikolani

Blogger outreach is reaching out to the blogger community to create a relationship that involves you having regular, constructive and mutually beneficial contact with them. What this means is that you keep communicating with bloggers regularly and don’t just get in touch with them, when you want a guest blog to be posted. What is Blogger Outreach? Business

Open Community Case Study – Empowering the Periphery

SocialFish

Community: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Using its online community ALA Connect and social media, ALA has reached out to members and nonmembers, actively soliciting their feedback, ideas and participation. Nonmembers can use the online community ALA Connect to view and add public content.

Open Community Case Study – American Library Association

SocialFish

Community: American Library Association. Your community is not your database. Community unlocks more useful data. Using its online community ALA Connect and social media, ALA has reached out to members and nonmembers, actively soliciting their feedback, ideas and participation. Nonmembers can use the online community ALA Connect to view and add public content.

The Complete Bloggers’ Guide to Web Hosting

ProBlogger

While I fully agree that these three are quality hosting companies, I wouldn’t label them as the best WordPress hosting choice for every blogger. Just because one host is one man’s meat, it could be another man’s poison. A lot depends on your specific needs as a blogger, your budget and even which features you may want to add to your site in the future. What makes a good web host?

Top Tips to Boost Your Email List Subscribers Today

ProBlogger

Welcome to the second episode of the #TodayNotSomeday podcast series , where today’s challenge is one I would prioritise above all others: getting people to subscribe to your email list. Pretty soon the email list overtook our RSS subscriber numbers – today we have close to 900,000 subscribers. Further Reading: 9 World-class Bloggers Share Their #1 Email List Building Tip.

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6 Things Bloggers Can Learn From Dr. Seuss

Kikolani

Here are 6 things that bloggers can learn from the legend, Dr. Seuss. According to Best Books For Kids , “William Ellsworth Spaulding, a textbook editor at Houghton Mifflin, took this onboard and compiled a list of 348 words he felt were important for first-graders to recognize. He asked Geisel (Seuss) to cut the list to 250 words and to write a book using only those words.

Are Blog Subscribers the Only Success Metric?

Spin Sucks

Cultivating community with authentic engagement every day. Create and build a fabulous community that supports you? When a blogger hits the big time and earns a ton of subscribers or has a large community commenting, said blogger has to be there to reply, engage, comment, and return the favor. Today’s guest post is by Jayme Soulati . Didn’t think so.

Top blogger-tastic takeaways from #BWENY

SocialFish

From BlogWorld Expo: Make blogger PR outreach painless – another SBOSM post on Jason Falls’ session about bad pitches. And my absolute favorite (if you skip the rest, scan though this one): 5 Lists of Takeaways From BlogWorld Expo NY – Neil Glassman summarizes 5 sessions in “tweetables&#. Have a look-see. Here are two examples. Commenting plugin is LiveFyre ).

HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers

Kikolani

HootSuite offers many great features that can aid bloggers in managing their Twitter accounts for blogging uses including promotion, monitoring, keyword tracking, reputation management and more. Twitter Lists. Manage your Twitter lists by including a column for your favorite lists under each account, or creating a tab full of lists. Follow Industry Experts List.

Successful Blogger Outreach – What to Do and What to Avoid

Kikolani

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.

Google Hangouts: Turning Bloggers into Broadcasters

ProBlogger

Google+ has allowed bloggers to become broadcasters , adding a visual component to each blog post, and all you need to become a “Blogcaster” is a webcam, an internet connection, and Google+. Next, build awareness by posting in related Google+ communities , as well as other social channels. Google Hangouts: Turning Bloggers into Broadcasters. Understanding the Basics of Google+.