Samsung Threatens Bloggers and Provides a Valuable Lesson
SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
Then we had a healthy debate about it and she convinced me it’s something we should all know about and consider for any future blogger relations and/or brand ambassador programs. So here’s the story… Samsung Threatens Bloggers. But a brand ambassador is different than a blogger. For all intents and purposes, bloggers should be treated as journalists.
15 Amazing Women Bloggers You Should Get to Know
DECEMBER 27, 2011
As I wrap up the year I want to take a moment to share with you 15 amazing women bloggers I’ve gotten to know, respect and learn from on a daily basis. Wanna learn about tech, social media, mobile? SoniaSimone blogs at Remarkable Communication where she writes about effective content marketing, among other things. Social Media in Action blogging women bloggers
QR Codes & Mobile: The Time is Now
MARCH 8, 2011
Stephanie True Moss , is chief creative officer at True Moss Communications , Inc., a creative design group that offers Web Design | WordPress | Mobile | Print | SEO | Graphic Design | Social Media | QR Code Consulting. If you haven’t they can be fun and lead to videos, pictures, mobile information and more that is unveiled with a simple scan. Consider the mobile aspect.
The Truth About Writing Killer Content for Mobiles
FEBRUARY 7, 2016
We’re being told constantly that mobile content is like a snack, long texts are dead. You’ve just read TOP myths about mobile users. And the worst thing is, many content marketers still believe these myths. Yes, mobile users choose different content; yes, they use it in the different time and, what is more important, the different way. Length.
Gushcloud: Mobilizing Social Media Marketing
APRIL 25, 2012
Mobilizing target networks online. Gushcloud is a platform where brands are helped to actively mobilize their target groups across the various social media channels with just a few easy clicks. Tips For Effective Blogger Outreach. Understanding Viral Content Marketing [Infographic]. Tweet. SXSW is a sizzling hub for the rising stars of social media. How does it work?
Smarter Ways to Measure Authoritative Content
AUGUST 7, 2015
Last week I talked about how what we consider “authoritative content” has changed rapidly, and continues to do so. If you’ve bought into that, then how do you find smarter ways to measure authoritative content? What does this mean for your content? This means you must be open to seeing different behaviors fueled by your content. Image: Thinkstock.
Everything Is Mobile, And The World According To Vice
DECEMBER 5, 2014
Media is getting smaller and mobile. How do you create the media platform of the future when most people are consuming video content on their smartphones now (and, who knows what in the future)? In this fascinating conversation at The Paley Media Council , Shane sits down with author and blogger, Jeff Jarvis , to talk about the media business and where it''s going. blogger.
60 Steps for Your Content Writing Checklist
Convince & Convert
JANUARY 18, 2016
It’d be a shame if I didn’t have a detailed checklist for my #1 activity: content writing. For all my industry peers who face the daily challenge of keeping in mind all aspects of content creation, this list breaks down a content marketing process step-by-step. I bet you know all of them. Credibility – Your content is trustworthy. Concept, Content support.
Writing tricks for content marketers
AUGUST 19, 2014
Now when it comes to content marketing , writers need to know about search engines and how digital formats are impacting reader habits and preferences. For content marketers the task becomes more complex with the need to attract search engines as well as humans to a story. New style: When Facebook kills mobile chat, don’t lose touch with all your friends! Related articles.
50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media
MARCH 4, 2016
Time. We all want more of it. So h ow can you fast-track your visual content creation so you can free time up for yourself? In this post I share 50 shortcuts to Visual Content Creation for Social Media including tools, strategies and apps that work to save you HOURS of time every month. . Here are 50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media. And much quicker.
Supercharge Your Sales Funnel Velocity With Content
Convince & Convert
MAY 19, 2016
Either way, I’ve got you covered—no charge—because either way, it’s all about your content. Compelling content propels people down your sales funnel faster, increasing your velocity—which should be a KPI for all CMOs. The secret to increasing your velocity is to craft compelling content for each step of your sales funnel. Guaranteed. Awareness. Interest. Feature Study.
Content Marketing is More Than Just Blogging
AUGUST 23, 2012
Content marketing is about more than just blogging. While that’s the first thing that people think of — at least me, as a professional blogger — content is anything that can be read, watched, seen, or heard. Some basic content concepts: Written word: White papers, ebooks, newsletters, electronic magazines, online articles, print books — you name it. And video?
87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012
OCTOBER 16, 2012
Marketers have questions, this post has answers: 87 vital social media and online marketing statistics covering everything from how executives and large companies are using social media for marketing, customer service and recruiting to fresh stats on the leading social media platforms to search, email, content and mobile marketing trends. Content Marketing Findings. Pingdom ).
9 Social Media Tools Every Blogger Needs To Know About
OCTOBER 29, 2012
As a blogger, you have to wear several different hats, from creating good quality blog post to trying to spread the word for your blog and connecting with others. From my own personal experience, here are the top 9 social media tools every blogger needs to know about. It will gather related content from a range of sources for you to view from your customized page. Dropbox.
Why Every Entrepreneur Must Become a Blogger
JANUARY 21, 2015
This is a guest contribution from blogger and graphic designer Luke Guy. talk more about this in my article: The Epic Guide To Growing Sales With Content Marketing. They built the following all for free: Mobile. And then… Offer even better content like webinars or free courses. You want to saturate that list with your amazing content. Is blogging really worth it?
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. Enjoy!
Google Introducing ‘Mobile Friendly’ Tags in Search Results and Signal It Will Start Impacting Search Rankings
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
Over the last couple of years any blogger who has paid attention to their analytics will know that how people are reading blogs is changing. No longer are people simply arriving on your blog on their desktop computer or laptop but on tablets, mobile phones and more. The growth in mobile/tablet traffic has been remarkable. Every blogger I speak with tells me a similar story.
The Best Research Tools for Finding Kick-Ass Content
MAY 18, 2016
From infographics to Slideshares, articles to memes; marketers and bloggers can never have too much help coming up with ideas for compelling, relevant content. Tools like Facebook Trending and Google Trends are a good start, but there is goldmine of content research available in lesser-known platforms that don’t have the same brand recognition. Writing Content
Why Content Marketing Fails
APRIL 4, 2011
Content marketing seems to be the meme du jour. What’s most striking about this conversation remains the blind eye most bloggers have to the majority of corporate blogs, micro messages, and content initiatives that fail. The resources and “ how to produce online content argument that most online communicators discuss are accurate. It’s marketing!
15 Wasteful Habits of Unproductive (and Unsuccessful) Part-Time Bloggers
NOVEMBER 30, 2011
But when you’re a part time blogger working around a full time job, taking care of the kids and/or your elderly parents, success can seem like it’s a mile away. While it’s not impossible to transform yourself from a part time blogger to a highly successful full time blogging machine (think Kristi Hines , creator of this blog and others), those blogging part time face unique challenges. The fact is, if you want to succeed as a part time blogger, you’d better bring your “A game” at all times. This one is true for all bloggers, but especially so for part timers.
15 Quick and Easy Productivity Super-Hacks for Busy Bloggers
OCTOBER 30, 2014
As a blogger, you have a knack to find just one more task that needs to be done. 15 Quick and Easy Productivity Super-Hacks for Busy Bloggers. 1. As a blogger, I receive a ton of email each day. Or you can go fancy-pants and try an app like Gather Content. That’s what blogger Sarah Wilson does – at any point, she has about 20 draft posts ready to be used. agree.
5 Tips for Great Content Curation
APRIL 29, 2012
Tips for Great Content Curation. In reality, good content curation isn’t as simple as pushing a share button. It’s actually a combination of finding great content and following some simple best practices on how to successfully share that content. Be Part of the Content Ecosystem. Be part of the content ecosystem, not just a re-packager of it.
Tips from the Trenches: Best Blogger Productivity Tools
MARCH 24, 2012
When we put together Blog Wise , I thought I would be the only blogger who didn’t use many (okay—any!) of the productivity apps I downloaded. As it turned out, very few of the pro bloggers we spoke to relied on any apps or tools other than Gmail , Google Calendar , and Evernote. Springpad mobile note-taking software, recommended by Morgan Barnhart. InboundWriter for keyword optimization of content, recommended by Michael Roberts. Any.DO ” mobile note taking software, recommended by Servando So Yong Silva. Software. WordPress plugins. Jazili M.
Content Curation – 5 Ways to Succeed…Eventually
Convince & Convert
AUGUST 23, 2011
Content curation is the art and science of finding and sharing quality content on a specific topic. You then have a larger group of people with whom to share your own content, and who can spread the word. Many among the Twitterati have built their followings in large part through content curation. Talk about a commitment to content sharing! And it works.
The Power of Location Based Ads in Mobile Technology
AUGUST 2, 2012
While mobile advertising can be effective, the medium has some inherent challenges that companies have to deal with. In order to get an ad in front of someone, that person has to be on a mobile website or on a specific app while they are in a geographic region. Even if they do, they may not be on a mobile website or the right app that can show them the ad. Potential Issues.
Why Web Push is the Next Big Thing for Bloggers
SEPTEMBER 25, 2014
Raise your hand if you’re a blogger who’d like to turn your one-time visitors into repeat visitors — and eventually, engaged community members. Because coming soon to a browser near you is a new technology called web push.And it’s quickly becoming every blogger’s go-to traffic driver. Read on to learn what exactly web push is, and why it’s the next big thing for bloggers.
Meeting Google’s Quality Guidelines: Will Google EAT Your Content?
AUGUST 17, 2016
This past November, Google released their Quality Rater Guidelines so that businesses, marketers, content writers, and SEO experts could get an idea of exactly what the search engine giant was looking for when it came to quality content. There’s also an increased (or renewed) emphasis on local content, which Google has renamed “Visit-in-Person.” The Emphasis on E-A-T .
Tested Ways on Pushing and Maximizing Your Content Reach
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
It’s extremely hard to think about digital marketing without considering content production. To that end, you study and do everything you can to create top-notch content for customers to like and trust your brand. Maybe you’re worrying too much about how your content looks on the Web, when you should be worrying about it being seen. Remember: Keywords Aren’t the Only Key .
The Secret Sauce to Shareable Visual Content Your Audience Will Devour
AUGUST 21, 2016
Everyone knows visual content is hot right now – videos, images, live video… it’s everywhere. But what makes Shareable Visual Content? . What types of visual content work best? In this post, I share the Secret Sauce to Visuals that Your Audience will Devour – with 5 Ingredients for creating engaging, shareable visual content. . Original. Any tips?
How to Create Maximum Content with Minimal Hassles
Convince & Convert
JUNE 24, 2016
As Managing Editor, Jess masterminds Convince & Convert’s major content channels, which include its podcasts, email newsletters, and the blog. In this episode, Jess breaks down how to build an audience for your content, how to hold yourself accountable to your editorial calendar, and her favorite content management tools. She’ll So we talk about content.
The Content Creation Formula for Successful Online Marketing
FEBRUARY 23, 2016
Online marketing can be an impossible task without quality content. There is so much content online to start with, and social media algorithms are making that content harder and harder to see. The question we are all asking ourselves is how can we provide quality content in a quality way online? How can we create that content? Mobile engagement tools.
The Blog Turns 20 This Year
JANUARY 31, 2014
blog - for my dollar - has simply become the catchall phrase for the ability that human beings now have to create content (in text, images, audio and video) and instantly share that with the world for free. In a world where pictures can be sent via mobile and then destroyed so that no trail ever exists, I still believe in words. blogger. content. content marketing.
Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both
AUGUST 20, 2011
Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Classifieds Trending Stories Sorry, This is Not the End of the PC Era [OPINION] 11 How Are People Using Twitter? Simultaneously, the amount of content produced sky-rocketed , with more compelling material than ever before. Have an account? Used it? Not yet.
How to Promote Your Content Across Owned, Earned, and Paid Media
Convince & Convert
JUNE 12, 2013
Content marketing evangelists have spoken – “Create great content that appeals to your customers and you’ll profit.”. While this is true, marketers often forget the importance of promoting their content – people don’t find content by mistake, or by accident. Every content plan needs a complementary promotion plan that combines paid, owned, and earned media.
Google’s Mobilegeddon: The Best Excuse to Repurpose Old Content
MAY 26, 2015
For bloggers looking to refresh or repurpose old content, the April 21 release of Google’s “mobile-friendly” update comes at the perfect time and offers tremendous benefits. Gloomier prognosticators have nicknamed the update “MOBILEGEDDON” (yes, typically in all caps) because of its potential to disrupt 40% of all online searches—specifically those queried from mobile devices.
How to Build and Monetize a Mobile-Optimized Blog
SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
For bloggers, creating a mobile site can seem daunting. Without the time, money and a working knowledge of various coding languages, a mobile site can seem out of reach. Mary Meeker, a partner at Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, noted in her 2012 Internet Trends report that mobile traffic today accounts for 10% of total Internet traffic. Why have a mobile site?
How Social Media Can Be Magic For Your Blog
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
Share your own content. If someone looking for great content came across your blog, would they share your posts? Of all content, you should curate yourself and share your own posts. Make it as easy as possible for people to share your content. “Visual content has been shown to do well on social media. Add content from across the web to your Scoop.it
The Down and Dirty Guide for Beginner Content Marketers
DECEMBER 22, 2015
You cannot hope to be a premier content marketer when you first begin. And especially if you are a small business entrepreneur with a tight budget, you will be doing the bulk of your content marketing yourself. Starting With the Basics – Definition and Goals of Content Marketing – the Lego Movie. This was a full-length feature film that was nothing but content marketing.
Four Blogging Tools to Make your Content Go Further
MAY 24, 2015
You put in countless hours to create the highest quality content possible week after week. But what good is a solid piece of content if it’s not being put in front of the right audience? These four blogger tools are must-haves for any publisher looking to increase the reach of their online content: 1. Use Use Visual.ly to increase your content distribution.
Visual Content Marketing Insights from 13 Genius Thought Leaders
JULY 18, 2013
Visual content marketing has never mattered more, particularly in an era where consumers are increasingly savvy, connected and crunched for time. In a recent article in Forbes , she took a deep look at how the rise of visual content is connected to the increasing prevalence of mobile, and more importantly, what small businesses can do to capitalize on the trend. Don’t be naïve.