PostRank Connect and Analytics for Bloggers
APRIL 9, 2011
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
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
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
JUNE 27, 2011
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[.
Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani
OCTOBER 12, 2010
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.
3 Marketing Tools I Miss (and Their Alternatives)
JUNE 25, 2013
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
JANUARY 31, 2011
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. You likely are already using an RSS Reader to subscribe to various sources. RSS Mesh. Aggregation. Filtering.
Etsy's PR Nightmare: Greeting Cards Making Light Of Rape
JANUARY 25, 2011
Walking the transparency talk I WAS going to write about something to do with online integrity, but, like many well-meaning bloggers, I got side-tracked by my Twitter feed. 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. Seems simple enough, right? Thanks for sharing this.
5 Steps to Submitting a Guest Post & Getting It Published
JUNE 20, 2011
After some emails back and forth with a potential guest blogger on my site, he suggested I write a little guide on how to submit a guest post in a way that will increase the likelihood of getting it published. One of the easiest ways to do that is using Google Reader in the Chrome browser with the PostRank Chrome extension. thought, not a bad idea. Get to know the blog owner.
How to Make Money Online Through Blogging and Writing
NOVEMBER 23, 2011
If you are a blogger trying to make money online and the recommended powerful ways to make money with advertising, affiliate marketing, and creating products is not working out for you, then you need to focus on doing something you’re already probably good at – creating content. like to subscribe to the blog in Google Reader and use the PostRank Chrome Extension to see the posts with the most social engagement and then send them some great headlines running along those lines. Writing is my number one source of income that has been a result of my blogging activities.
How I Organize Google Reader for Blog Commenting
MAY 1, 2011
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.
Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses
MARCH 29, 2011
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
NOVEMBER 4, 2010
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.
How to Generate Blog Post Ideas
MAY 6, 2010
Use Postrank to Find Engaging Posts When I wrote a post about the 28 items in my internet marketing toolbox, I covered a nifty little service called Postrank Analytics which lets you see your most shared blog posts on sites like Digg, Delicious and Twitter. While the service was a little too basic to pay for, I do still enjoy the company’s Postrank tool. Home What the F
Top SocialFish posts of 2010
JANUARY 11, 2011
11 Must-Do’s For the Serious Blogger. Just wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone who reads, shares, comments on, tweets and otherwise supports our SocialFishing blog. Here’s to more great conversations to come in 2011! Thank you to you for making this blog as amazing a resource as it is! Enjoy this little trip down memory lane! January. The Trainer’s Social Media Tool Box.
12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter
JANUARY 18, 2011
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
JANUARY 24, 2011
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
JANUARY 27, 2011
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
Public Relations Lessons From Jesus, The Apostles And The Bible
DECEMBER 24, 2010
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.
An Ode To Monday
FEBRUARY 7, 2011
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.
44 Blogging Questions and Answers
JANUARY 16, 2011
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?
Measuring Public Relations Outcomes With Seth Duncan
FEBRUARY 1, 2011
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.
Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary
JUNE 30, 2010
Atom and other Web syndication formats like RSS are now used for many purposes, including journalism, marketing, bug-reports, or any other activity involving periodic updates or publications. Blogger : Blogger is a free blogging platform owned by Google that allows individuals and companies to host and publish a blog. But never fear! An example of this is the Twitter API.
5 Ways To Spice Up Your WordPress Blog
JANUARY 14, 2011
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.
What I've Learned About Blogging Based On A Year's Worth Of Data
AUGUST 25, 2010
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. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 But I like anyone loves to see people visit. Love your blog theme.
Increase Traffic and Authority by Listing Your Blog
JULY 28, 2010
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.
How Bloggers Can Make Money from Brands
APRIL 6, 2011
Bloggers everywhere need to rethink their approaches: display advertising needs reinvention: who’s it working for? As a blogger, you need to make some serious strategic calls on where to put your focus because content-making is heavy going. Most recently, I’ve been working with Kleenex Mums to help build a blogger-centric online community. bigger punch with an agency or brand. I was on a panel recently at the Aussie Bloggers Conference. started listing all the benefits that I see available from working with bloggers, and they fell politely into these four buckets. 1.
How People Made 2010 What It Was
DECEMBER 31, 2010
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.
How Pink Panties Heralded India's Social Media Movement
JANUARY 4, 2011
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.
Fetching Friday – 22 Marketing Links
JUNE 28, 2013
Here are some of the best articles I have seen on Google+ , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. 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. Nothing.
Weekly Roundup: The Gerald Durrell Edition
FEBRUARY 6, 2011
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!
The Year of Living Older… And Liking It
JANUARY 15, 2011
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.
Like Stuff On Facebook? Say Cheese, You're An Ad!
JANUARY 26, 2011
When I asked Lisa Dunner of Dunner Law – a friend as well as Women Grow Business ( disclosure: client ) blogger – what she thought about this, she said: “Facebook’s latest ‘marketing solution’ in the form of its new ‘Sponsored Stories’ offering is troubling at least. And my guest bloggers, both frequent and infrequent. You read that right.
Walking the Social Talk
DECEMBER 6, 2010
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?
Lessons to learn from Blekko and T-Shirt marketing
The Way of the Web
APRIL 7, 2011
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?
MARCH 17, 2011
You learned how bloggers make money, and you even followed some examples of how Darren makes money with his blogs. Followers—be they RSS subscribers, Twitter followers, Facebook friends, or something else—are not a great way to measure your influence, at least not at face value. PostRank is a great service to measure influence in an effective way. 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. You’re up and running! Measure your influence.
On Lists, Their Importance, And How To Get On One
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
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?
And So I Dance Again
JANUARY 8, 2011
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.