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15 Amazing Women Bloggers You Should Get to Know

Janet Fouts

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. Some of them I know in person, but many I know through their blogs and Twitter personas. Social Media in Action blogging women bloggersYou should probably get to know some of them too. Amber Naslund. Naomi Dunford. Really.

9 Awesome Tools for Content Authors and Bloggers

Pamorama

The app highlights common errors and catches wordy sentences, adverbs, passive voice, and dull, complicated language: 9 Awesome Tools for Content Authors and Bloggers is a post by Pam Dyer on Pamorama | Social Media Marketing Blog. Follow her on Twitter at @pamdyer. Content marketing isn’t easy. It requires discipline, focus, and a lot of hard work. Content Idea Tools. Soovle.

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Moms Who Use Twitter Are More Likely to Find Recommendations Authentic (Infographic)

SocialTimes Twitter

Are brands doing enough to target #MomsOnTwitter? A new infographic from  Twitter Ads  and Column Five revealed why these social media users are important. According to the infographic, moms look to social platforms to receive support from family and friends, to find quick answers and deals from brands and to receive product recommendations from bloggers.

How to Own Your Blogger Outreach Process

Convince & Convert

At GroupHigh, I have worked with both brands and agencies on blogger outreach strategy. No matter the goal or the end result, a blogger outreach strategy that works has key components and crucial ingredients. Because I live in the world of blogger outreach, I’m always asking what other marketers are doing in order to see outside my world and stay an expert. Why Bloggers?

Why Twitter Killed the Twitter Share Button

Convince & Convert

Legions of bloggers and website publishers will log on November 21 and discover that the familiar digits displaying the number of  Twitter shares on their content have disappeared. Why would Twitter do this? Twitter is struggling to find a workable business model. How does that scenario help Twitter? If you guessed “Twitter ad options” you win!

Guest Bloggers Wanted

Ari Herzog

Sandbox Rules of Twitter by Brandon Yanofsky. 10 Twitter Tips to Make Friends by Thomas O’Rourke. Please continue reading Guest Bloggers Wanted and leave a comment if inspired. You used to read guest blog posts every Friday. Veteran and amateur writers sent me proposals and I worked with them to publish articles that inspired you to read, comment, like, and share.

Bloggers Block – When The Words Just Won’t Come

SocMed Sean

Blogger’s block sucks more. Blogger’s block, on the other hand, is a bit more challenging. And for me, blogger’s block occurs when I not only can’t write on my own blog, but often stops me from being able to do all the other activities that come with blogging. Frustrated courtesy of M artinaK15 on Flickr via Creative Commons Writer’s block sucks.

How to generate Twitter leads using automation

SocialFish

Enter Twitter. Journalists, anchors, customer prospects, and bloggers use the platform to find and vet sources on the fly. That said, Twitter is a huge place, so how are you supposed to find all these opportunities flying around you? That answer is twofold; Twitter search operators and IFTTT ( Zapier will work too) are the key. First, Twitter Queries. urgharo”.

How To Get Results From Your Blogger Outreach Campaign

SocialFish

Bloggers are a unique breed. This is precisely why conducting a blogger outreach campaign can be the most difficult type of social media campaign. Part of the strategy included reaching out to bloggers in the nonprofit space in hopes that they’d write a blog post about the grant. They would also receive a few mentions on the CTK website, Facebook Page and Twitter feed.

How To Use Twitter For PR

Waxing UnLyrical

When I first started writing this post, I was going to call it “How I Use Twitter.” ” Then I thought again, because a) I’m not as frenetically active on Twitter these days as I used to be, and b) who the heck cares how I use Twitter? Where Twitter for PR usually begins… and ends. Pitching journalists on Twitter. ” 3.

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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. The following are reasons I chose to use HootSuite as my primary Twitter management tool, and the ways I use it to help in my blogging. Twitter Lists. Accessibility. Drawbacks.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

In just a few short years, Twitter has transformed from an odd little sort of public IM service where people posted what they just ate for lunch or what their cat was doing at the moment into one of the big four social networks and a significant channel for news, PR & marketing, politics and more. Twitter’s 200 million users collectively tap out a billion tweets per week.

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Bloggers: Let Your Content and Your Readers Breathe

Myrland Marketing

Updates on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook & Tumblr. Blogging Content Marketing Uncategorized Bloggers Content Content marketing Facebook Google+ How To Write A Blog Post LinkedIn Marketing Publisher Tumblr Twitter Visual Content EVERYONE IS BECOMING A PUBLISHER. We don’t have much time to grab our readers’ attention these days. Comments on blog posts.

5 Attention Grabbing Twitter Marketing Tactics for Non-profits

SocialFish

Twitter is perhaps one of the fastest-moving social platforms. With hundreds of thousands of tweets being shared every day, maintaining visibility and driving engagement become key challenges for most Twitter marketers. Take a look at UNICEF’s Twitter page and you’ll see that they’re rather disciplined with their posting – they share one tweet almost every two hours.

The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

A year ago, the #Nifty50 honored 50 remarkable men and women on Twitter. These women are executives, thought leaders, bloggers, authors and role models for younger women with an interest in technology. We’re proud to acknowledge these 50 women from 41 different organizations as the top #Nifty50 women of technology on Twitter for 2012. Stacey Acevero. sacevero. AbbyBailey.

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.

The Best Free (or Cheap) Tools for Blogger and Influencer Outreach

Adam Sherk

Blogger and influencer outreach is an area with strong crossover between PR, audience development and link building. Finding Bloggers and Influencers. Followerwonk from SEOmoz is a great tool for researching Twitter users. The Twitter bio search allows you to easily find and evaluate users in specific areas. Related posts: The Best Free Tools for Twitter Analytics.

What Twitter’s Rate Limit Changes Mean to You

Janet Fouts

Twitter recently announced new rate limits on how many “hits” to the API it will allow. Twitter is changing the number of times the application can do that from 350 per hour to 60. In this diagram taken from the  Twitter developer blog  they break Twitter’s ecosystem up into 4 quadrants. Twitter prefers you use their website to access it.

Using Twitter to Disseminate News Without a News Release

Spin Sucks

That’s why I was so interested to read Peter Himler’s , “ Can Twitter Displace the News Release? The spate of #DREAMeconomy tweets — organized by the Center for American Progress to promote their study out this morning — were a notable example of what is fast becoming the new press release for a media and political class that lives on Twitter. million followers).

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Nominate Now 2013 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Bloggers, Authors, PR, Journalists Award

Blue Focus Marketing

2013 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women and Men Bloggers, Authors, PR, Journalists Award. For 2013, the #Nifty50 will honor 50 men and 50 women writers, PR and content producers (see “Eligibility” section below) who actively engage on Twitter. To nominate them, just enter their name, company, Twitter handle and reason you’re nominating. 2012 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women.

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5 Strategies to Build a Network of Bloggers and Journalists

Waxing UnLyrical

Creating a network of bloggers and journalists is a great way to provide mutual support in the world of online media. For Look for online communities of bloggers and contribute to their conversations to begin building contacts in your focus area. Twitter and LinkedIn are great ways to get introduced to gatekeepers. How do you connect with other bloggers and gatekeepers?

HMV’s Twitter nightmare

Sherrilynne Starkie

Then last week, as 190 people were in the midst of hearing that they were losing their jobs, the company’s Twitter account was hijacked by disgruntled employees who live tweeted events as they unfolded. One tweet read,  “Just overheard our Marketing Director (he’s staying, folks) ask, “How do I shut down the Twitter?” Related posts: Top tips for bloggers and brands.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

One source of inspiration was Twitter’s Top 75 Badass Women by Diana Adams ( @adamsconsulting ) and Amy D. Diana writes for BitRebels.com and InkRebels.com, and as noted above, her post on Twitter’s Top 75 Badass Women was one source of inspiration for this #Nifty50 list. She’s an entrepreneur, marketer, blogger, and alum of Wharton and Purdue. What is it? Jennifer Aaker.

RIP Spammy Twitter Marketers (#RIPTwitter)

Geoff Livingston

A Twitter meme — #RIPTwitter — took the social network by storm over the weekend. Users complained about a rumored change from a traditional Twitter user feed to an algorithmic-sourced feed next week. The algorithm would source the most popular stories in people’s Twitter feeds. But in reality, would an algorithm really kill Twitter? I don’t think so.

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Bloggers: Would You Rather Be First Or Right?

SocMed Sean

To all my blogger friends, I would love to hear opinions on whether it is more responsible for us to be right vs. first when reporting information. Blogs Facebook Social Media Twitter best practices blog facebook social media social networking tips Web Content ManagementIs speculation okay? Is it useful? So, can we just apply the same tenets of journalism to blogging? Cheers!

Dispelling Misconceptions About Bloggers

Kikolani

I’ve been reading a variety of blog posts and reactions to them recently about how bloggers should be doing this but should not be doing that that. I’ve come to realize that there are a few major myths about bloggers circulating out there that are just wrong. I’m ready to dispel these myths – right here, right now. Bloggers Do Other Things Besides Blogging.

PostRank Connect and Analytics for Bloggers

Spin Sucks

It has come to my attention that not every blogger knows about or uses PostRank. It gives you pageviews, how long a person spent on the page, “engagement&# events, Twitter, comments, Facebook likes, Delicious bookmarks, and linkbacks. PostRank Connect and Analytics for Bloggers originally appeared on Spin Sucks on April 9, 2011. My mission today is to change that!

Blogger Outreach Changes the PR Timeline Forever

Convince & Convert

PR behemoth Ketchum (the PR agency of record for ConAgra) caught it’s foot in a bear trap of its own manufacture recently, when it thunk up and perpetrated a bait and switch blogger outreach program. Simon Salt has an excellent post about this that rightly points out that the bloggers should have been more cognizant of the overall scenario, and asked who Ketchum was representing.

Basic SEO for Bloggers

Kikolani

If it doesn’t apply to the content… remove it! I’m always impressed by bloggers who can relate their posts to seemingly irrelevant images, like Dan Schure’s post in SEOmoz. 5. The best bloggers I know are writing constantly. Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+. This is a guest post by Derek Mabie. Search Engines for President.

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Kmart Halloween Campaign Combines Social Media, Mommy Bloggers, Live Video — and Breaks A World Record

The Realtime Report

Mommy bloggers were invited to view the event live, and it was streamed live on UStream. The  #Kmartworldrecord hashtag allowed people to follow and share on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. Social Media Campaigns #kmartworldrecord costumes Draftfcb Halloween Kmart mommy bloggers Monternez "Monty" Rezell UstreamWhat do you think?

12 Bloggers to Follow on Snapchat Right Now

ProBlogger

And much like Twitter, if you’re not following the right people, you can easily dismiss it as total rubbish. Therefore, I’ve rounded up bloggers and online entrepreneurs like you who are making the most of the fastest-growing platform. So these are a few bloggers I’ve seen do Snapchat super well (I’m also a fan of thepioneerwoman, likeavegan, and thesugarhit).

Roadmap to a Bloggers’ Roundtable

Spin Sucks

Bloggers’ roundtables have been around for a while. That’s too bad, because as a vehicle for companies to engage many customers at once, roundtables can be as effective, if not more, than their headline-grabbing cousins, Twitter and Facebook. Here, then: The what, why, and how of a bloggers’ roundtable. What is a bloggers’ roundtable ? What do you need to do ?

Top 15 Editing Tools for Bloggers

Kikolani

There are many talented bloggers worthy of admiration, but no one has ever written an absolutely perfect first draft. It’s important to maintain your reputation as a good blogger when you write on social media, so this tool will help you on that mission. Bloggers usually get carried away and write more content than planned, but that doesn’t mean the posts get better. Quabel.

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2015 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Specials for Marketers and Bloggers

Kikolani

Are you using influencer and blogger outreach for your marketing campaigns? The discount starts at 50% and increases to 65% when you share it on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Are you looking to add to your business and online marketing toolkit or learn something new? More deals will be added and updated as they become available. Adobe Creative Cloud. AppSumo. Best of the Web.

One Step Forward And Fifty Steps Back For Bloggers (And Society)

Twist Image

Instead of treating Bloggers as if they're not capable of reporting the news or having journalistic integrity, why not just elevate the journalists that we deem as "worthy" to a more professional status? Key to the plan would be legislation establishing the 'status of professional journalist' in order to distinguish those committed to 'serving the public interest' from 'amateur bloggers.' It is proposed that state-recognized professional journalists would enjoy unspecified 'advantages or privileges' not available to the great unwashed. blogger. twitter.

#LoveCapeTown Campaign Shakes Up “Fam” Trip With Crowdsourced Tips for Travel Bloggers

The Realtime Report

And even before the 2010 event, Cape Town Tourism was no stranger to crowdsourcing and social media, having produced a city guide with content crowdsourced using Facebook and Twitter. This year, as part of its larger “iAmbassador” campaign, Cape Town Tourism invited four international travel bloggers for a stay in Cape Town. billion the city invested to welcome over 1.5 Locals?

8 Questions for a Big-Time Marketer Turned Influential Blogger

Convince & Convert

Recently I conducted and published a survey capturing the input of 4,000 of the top bloggers on marketing partnerships. One of the key takeaways was that the majority of bloggers want to work directly with the brands. Bloggers don’t want to be used as a campaign or marketing asset—they do their best work when they are a part of the brand. Follow him on Twitter.