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PostRank Connect and Analytics for Bloggers

Spin Sucks

It has come to my attention that not every blogger knows about or uses PostRank. You see, PostRank is one of the tools that AdAge uses to determine their Power 150. Depending on what your goals are: Highly engaged community, lots of traffic, social shares, moving your content to other referral sources, etc., is what PostRank can help you measure.

Tool Tuesday: PostRank Analytics

Akamai Marketing

As a blogger, there are numerous tools at your disposal to track how your content is doing. Enter: PostRank. deceptively simple yet dynamic tool for bloggers which measures what it calls “Engagement Events&# such as a comment, a bookmarked link, or a tweet about a particular post. There are several tabs within PostRank, each designed to give you a unique view of the data.

Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts

Kikolani

Figuring out how to do this with particular systems might pose a specific challenge, especially if those networks only allow you to import one RSS feed. There may also be times where you want to only share writing by you, and if you have a lot of guest bloggers on your site as well as guest posts on other sites, having a full RSS feed for your blog won’t do. CDATA[.

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Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani

Kikolani

This first list is a compilation of the top posts on Kikolani, as determined by PostRank ’s engagement analysis. Types of Video Posts for Bloggers This post includes five types of videos and video posts that bloggers can incorporate into their blog to enhance their blogging content. What is PostRank? To find your blog on PostRank, use the search bar under Topics.

Six WordPress Plugins to Install on your Site Today

Jeff Esposito

This is mostly due to third-party plugins that meet certain requirements that bloggers have. PostRank – This nifty plugin rates your posts on engagement, sharing and some other variables and was recently acquired by Google. It also asks folks if they would like to subscribe to your RSS feed. Blogging blogging livefyre nRelate Postrank Social SHare TF Social Share Wordpress

3 Marketing Tools I Miss (and Their Alternatives)

Kikolani

PostRank. PostRank was a social analytics platform that scored blogs based on their engagement (comments and social shares). wrote about PostRank regularly as a way to discover the most engaging content on blogs for inspiration, guest post pitches, and competitor research. PostRank Alternatives. Google Reader. Google Reader only has a few more days before it is retired.

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

Feeds? Marshall Kirkpatrick talked about aggregation and filtering several years ago in How to Build an RSS and Blog News Site for Your Project where he had cobbled together a solution using Google Blog Search,  dapper, Feed Digest, PostRank, Roller, and others.  Feed creators, filters, etc.  Feed Informer. PostRank – Likely the best known of these tools. 

How I Organize Google Reader for Blog Commenting

Kikolani

started out on sites by photo bloggers I met at a photowalk in downtown Phoenix and branched out from there with people in their comments and on their blogrolls. In just a few weeks, I have found a lot of great photo bloggers to interact with. The main reason I use Google Reader is convenience. I can access my RSS feeds on any computer I am logged into my Google account.

How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Can you please share your Twitter feeds on LinkedIn? Also, you should consider sharing your Twitter feeds and Facebook updates on your blog’s sidebar. Some tools you can use are Social Mention , Trackur , and PostRank. Some (OK, most) of them I have not been asking myself, nor have I been checking out PostRank, which I should. Follow him on Twitter. In 2008.)

Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses

Akamai Marketing

Then measure it.You can use Google Analytics, PostRank or even (GASP!) This is the blogger as task-master part. Let your talented employees be your bloggers – ask for volunteers to start. Or someone said you should so your considering it. But where do you start? Well, its an often overlooked question. Welcome to blogging, the place where you try to suck less. Define it.

Customize Your Blog's Error Page in 5 Easy Steps

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Customize Your Blog’s Error Page in 5 Easy Steps November 4th, 2010 Tweet This is part of the Blogging for Grasshoppers series Here’s how to customize your 404 error page in 5 easy steps which is a wise thing to do for bloggers, grasshoppers or not.

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PR for Products vs. Services: Do They Work the Same?

Spin Sucks

He talked about how to force feed prospects your content so, by the time you meet with them, they’re ready to buy from you. blogger relations, inbound marketing, planning, etc.). So we’ve been testing Google analytics, Clicky, and PostRank to track our leads. A couple of weeks ago, Marcus Sheridan hosted his second webinar for Spin Sucks Pro. think it does.

How to Generate Blog Post Ideas

Viper Chill

went from having over 150 blogs in my feed reader in the last few years to just 12, purely because I was seeing the same content over, and over (and over) again. While the service was a little too basic to pay for, I do still enjoy the company’s Postrank tool. It’s only when someone bombards your inbox / feed reader that post frequency is likely to turn someone away.

10 More Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master (Part Two)

www.commscorner.com

PostRank PostRank does what it sounds like it should: ranks the quality of posts based on a set of variables. If you see something with a PostRank 10 next to it, thats a pretty good indication its a decent post. FeedBurner FeedBurner is a service that helps generate a feed for your site / blog - it then helps deliver content and provides stats on usage. Powered by Blogger. Pages. Home About Connect Got something? The response to the post was phenomenal and prompted me to look at some more tools that might be worth adding to the must master list. Now what?

Social Media Optimization Tools

www.toprankblog.com

PostRank offers a nice measure of engagement at the individual document level and if you pay attention, you can get that data on any web site in their database, not just your own. You can easily see what content on your competitors blogs are getting popular and where.  If you sign up for the PostRank Analytics service, you can incorporate Google Analytics data with social engagement metrics.

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12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter

Waxing UnLyrical

Better Blogroll If you like highlighting other bloggers on your site via a blogroll, you will probably find that as you add more and more to them, it becomes a huuge list. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. And my guest bloggers, both frequent and infrequent. Image: tamra hays via Flickr, CC 2.0 Neat. 3. Seriously!

Four Free Digital Marketing Tools for Non-Profits

Waxing UnLyrical

If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. And my guest bloggers, both frequent and infrequent. Wait for it…) Relax, I’m not going to re-list what’s already been written all over the Interwebz about affordable technology available to non-profits. The benefits are quite obvious, I think. Why do I like it?

15 Reasons Your PR Pitches Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

It may have escaped your notice, but more and more media (and bloggers) are working for multiple outlets these days. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Maybe this particular blogger had experienced something unpleasant internally as the result of previously accepting a comp trip. Image: JKönig via Flickr, CC 2.0

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Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

Pamorama

Atom : Web feeds are used by the blogging community to share recent entries’ headlines, full text, and even attached multimedia files. These providers allow other Web sites to incorporate the blog’s “syndicated&# headline or headline-and-short-summary feeds under various usage agreements. Web feeds benefit publishers by letting them syndicate content automatically.

5 Ways To Spice Up Your WordPress Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. have an account and tried to use it then settled on old blogger for my biz blog because it was easier even if it has less versatility. Mark as read Approve comment Howie, Ive never really tried Blogger - went straight to WordPress, and its so easy. Right? See if they work for you.

Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible

Waxing UnLyrical

If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. And my guest bloggers, both frequent and infrequent. Tomorrow Christians around the world will be celebrating the birth of Christ. Here are three. Jesus as the ultimate storyteller Regardless of the accuracy of the story of Jesus (when exactly he was born, who the Magi were, etc.) Jesus.

44 Blogging Questions and Answers

Kikolani

Be sure to list your new blog URL as well as your new RSS feed URL in that post so people can subscribe easily to your new site or visit it directly. This will usually lead to those bloggers coming back to your site and engaging with you in your blog as well. Question: What is the best way to get a quality group of guest bloggers to supplement content? Enjoy! One or the other?

An Ode To Monday

Waxing UnLyrical

If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. And my guest bloggers, both frequent and infrequent. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali An Ode To Monday February 7th, 2011 Tweet You wake up to Monday ; what will it bring? Lets play.

Measuring Public Relations Outcomes With Seth Duncan

Waxing UnLyrical

If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Powered by Postrank My "Better Blogroll" (Refreshes at Random) 21st-century PR Issues - Paul Seaman 3Hats Communications - Davina Brewer @jbtaylor - John Taylor A Shel Of My Former Self - Shel Holtz, ABC Bill Sledzik's ToughSledding Chuck Hemann's Alternate Perspectives Communication Overtones - Kami Watson Huyse, APR Communications Conversations - Arik Hanson, APR ConversationAgent - Valeria Maltoni, ABC Gautam (Ghosh) on Organizations 2.0 Right? So here I am! Awareness b.

Increase Traffic and Authority by Listing Your Blog

Kikolani

Scribnia is an excellent blogging community that lets you connect with and review other blog writers. I was added here as a contributor to Famous Bloggers, and my profile has already brought in some traffic, as well as connections and reviews from other awesome bloggers like Hesham, Andrew , Danny , Francisco , Julie , Meena , Arijit , and Antonia. Adding your blog to the PostRank system (if it’s not already there) and under particular topic categories, you can get ranked in the top blogs on that topic based on your blog’s social engagement. For Reviews. Google.

What I've Learned About Blogging Based On A Year's Worth Of Data

Jason Yormark

Like many bloggers, I’ve gone in and out of writing, and that doesn’t help with maintaining a consistent flow of traffic to your blog. Most achieved a Postrank of higher then 6, and 9 out of the 10 articles dealt with social media. Be Timely – In my Olive Garden Facebook post , I wrote immediately following stumbling across the scammy offering in my news feed.

Like Stuff On Facebook? Say Cheese, You're An Ad!

Waxing UnLyrical

For example, if Starbucks buys a “sponsored story&# ad, the status of a user’s friends who check into or “like&# Starbucks will run twice: once in the user’s news feed, and again as a paid ad for Starbucks. These “sponsored stories&# will only appear in the news feeds, and sidebar ads, of your Facebook friends, based on your privacy settings. Zilch.

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How People Made 2010 What It Was

Waxing UnLyrical

If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. And my guest bloggers, both frequent and infrequent. My, time flies. In a bit of a reminiscing mood, these were the highlights of 2010 for me. 1. turned 40. And I liked it. 2. After nine years, I finally saw my sister again. In person. In my home. Trippy. 5. traveled a lot. A LOT.

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How Pink Panties Heralded India's Social Media Movement

Waxing UnLyrical

If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. And my guest bloggers, both frequent and infrequent. In the Indian context, the web has begun to move beyond a media genre that was no different in terms of interruption when compared to conventional media like television and radio. All this via one bare-bones blog and a Facebook group.

Weekly Roundup: The Gerald Durrell Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. And my guest bloggers, both frequent and infrequent. It’s a crying shame if you haven’t; I read it years and years and years (ok, I’ll stop now) ago, and it’s one of the most-beloved books in my collection. What a cast of characters. Do go have a read. 1. Me, too!

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Walking the Social Talk

Waxing UnLyrical

This is because the contributing bloggers are all remarkable women, and I am truly lucky to be able to see life through their eyes. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. And my guest bloggers, both frequent and infrequent. You have an idea about how you can and should use each one. But are you walking the walk?

The Year of Living Older… And Liking It

Waxing UnLyrical

If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. And my guest bloggers, both frequent and infrequent. Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali The Year of Living Older… And Liking It January 15th, 2011 Tweet Today is my 41 st birthday.

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Fetching Friday – 22 Marketing Links

Kikolani

Marketing Tools I Miss (and Their Alternatives) – If you used PostRank, Formulists, or Google Reader, here are the best alternatives. Be sure to catch the weekly roundups by subscribing to Kikolani’s full feed via RSS or email. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+ , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week.

Lessons to learn from Blekko and T-Shirt marketing

The Way of the Web

They’re not necessarily A-list bloggers, and they’re chuffed enough to post an article with a link to Blekko and Blekko gear. So that’s potentially about $10,000 worth of links. I’m not a heavyweight tech blogger, and tend to be somewhere above average on most of the ranking services I’m registered on – e.g. AdAge, Technorati, Wikio, PostRank etc, etc.

How Do You Know if You’re Succeeding?

ProBlogger

You learned how bloggers make money, and you even followed some examples of how Darren makes money with his blogs. PostRank is a great service to measure influence in an effective way. That old adage applies here: “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for life.&#. This guest post is by Josh Klein of Digital Strategy with Josh Klein. You had an idea for a blog. You developed a smart blog strategy. You wrote a compelling about me page. And then you blog, and you promote, and you make some cash on the side. How so?

On Lists, Their Importance, And How To Get On One

Waxing UnLyrical

If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. And my guest bloggers, both frequent and infrequent. Yes, really! The question was: what is the importance of lists (specifically in social media), and how does one get on them? 1. Lists are as important as you think they are. Remember when Twitter lists first appeared? You know why?

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And So I Dance Again

Waxing UnLyrical

If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. And my guest bloggers, both frequent and infrequent. Ouch, it almost hurts to write that word, “decades.&# Lemme tell ya, when you haven’t been in organized dance for a while, your body does not remember it well. “What? You want me to do what?&# sez Aging Body.