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

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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? I 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. I like socialoomph too.

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. 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. So our small marketing team is now working to grow our user base and nurture our new community. Guest Post by J.D. Lasica.

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.

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.

What Every Business Blogger Can Learn from SaaStr

Spin Sucks

There is no secret formula here; these are techniques every business blogger can adopt, and their marketing counterparts can help them build it. Extreme relevance means your blog targets a well-defined audience, not a “base” or list of possible targets you’re trying to reach. Get real with your community. By Aly Saxe. I follow many great blogs. A SaaStr Groupie. Every. Single.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

For bloggers, add a share button to posts to make it easy for others to Flip. Find and save recipes, photos, infographics, comics, wish-list items, style inspiration and other ideas to try. 10) Listly. A simple tool to create, share, curate, and collaborate on lists. Fortunately, content marketers don’t have to do it all themselves. 1) Storify. 2) Pocket. 14) Quuu.

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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The Only Blog Post Idea List You’ll Ever Need

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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. There are 20 items in this list. National Pancake Day?

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Paywall for News.com and Online Community Social Media

Laurel Papworth

As tomorrow is an historic day – The Australian and other news.com sites move behind the paywall – what WILL we pay for, what SHOULD we pay for and what OTHER revenues streams are being missed by News.com refusal to build online communities around their content? Why invite Bloggers to a News.com Press briefing? Do you think bloggers can effect change? 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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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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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.

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?

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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Community Discussion: Do You Take Time Off Your Blog at the End of the Year?

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Sleigh bells are ringing, Christmas lists are being written, plans are being made – there’s an unmistakable buzz at the end of the year, and thoughts often turn to getting together with family, having some time off to recalibrate (and if you’re in Australia, spend some time in the very warm great outdoors!) Take a Break – Battling Bloggers Block. What do you do?

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

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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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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!

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.

Four Ways to Crush Your Email Challenge and Build the List

ProBlogger

I 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. Email is about discovery.

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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? I 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? Thank you.

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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. G: How did you build your experience as community manager? Over the past 8 years I’ve moved from moderation and moderator management through customer support and community management and then into social media, content and community management within the marketing industry. I’m currently Community Manager for Yell, overseeing the UGC and interactive elements of Yell.com, such as the Reviews section which we launched in October last year. H: Value. G: Does the size matter?

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. A Little List Analysis. I 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.

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?

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

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!

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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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.

Open Community Case Study – Empowering the Periphery

SocialFish

This post is part of our regular series of Open Community case studies, in which intrepid association blogger and freelance writer Deirdre Reid will be digging into associations (and other kinds of organizations when relevant) who are living and breathing their open communities in the ways we describe in the book. Community: American Library Association. Open Communit

Open Community Case Study – American Library Association

SocialFish

This post is part of our regular series of Open Community case studies, in which intrepid association blogger and freelance writer Deirdre Reid will be digging into associations (and other kinds of organizations when relevant) who are living and breathing their open communities in the ways we describe in the book. Community: American Library Association. Open Communit

Community Discussion: Analysis of Your Most Popular Post

ProBlogger

But also we know we’re onto a winner when a blog post is useful, timely, solves a pain point for our readers, and gets shared by influential bloggers with authority in our niche. Was it a list post or a tutorial? The post Community Discussion: Analysis of Your Most Popular Post appeared first on ProBlogger. Community DiscussionWhere was it shared?

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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. 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. Check if the web host IP is black listed – use Spamhaus Block List. Reasonable Price.

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.

How To Use Twitter For PR

Waxing UnLyrical

Using Twitter lists smartly. You can make these lists public or private, but depending on the nature of your work, set up any number of lists to track what specific people/companies are saying. People like being added to lists, so you’re both giving them an ego boost, as well as making it easier for yourself to find relevant content. ” 3. These include: 6.

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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. I’m totally stealing that one. Presentations