The Blogosphere in 2010
Social Media Marketing
OCTOBER 8, 2010
I just found the State of the Blogosphere in 2010 report over at BlogHerald. It's chock full of lots of data about blogs and the bloggers who blog them, taken from the BlogPulse survey that includes over 150,000,000 blogs. See if you can guess what #1 is.) Revenue earned by bloggers Geographic distribution of blogs within the U.S. It's a question that's been asked before.
The State of the Blogosphere 2010
DECEMBER 13, 2010
Brian Solis Home Articles Business – Marketing PR 2.0 – New Communications Social Media Speaking Books Appearances About The State of the Blogosphere 2010 December 13, 2010 View Comments The question we ask ourselves when examining the state of the blogosphere is whether or not the cup is half full or half empty? The State of the Blogosphere 2010briansolis.com [.]
Blogosphere Trends + Readability Scoring
MAY 11, 2011
For starters, the average American adult reads at a level between eighth and ninth grade, according to the National Adult Literacy Survey. Kimberly Turner is a cofounder of Regator , a site that curates the best of the blogosphere, as well as an award-winning print journalist. Blogosphere Trends + Readability Scoring. Do you know your blog’s readability score? If not, there are several ways to find out. But before you go calculating, let’s talk about why you should even care. Other nations’ results vary but many are in the same neighborhood. heading. Grade level: 6.92.
Social Results Will Stay Small
JUNE 4, 2013
Chart Source: CMO Survey. Yet according to the CMO Survey , the integration gap in companies is not closing, in spite of years of research showing that cross-tactic coordination produces more sales. Marketing Social Media Strategy advertising CMO Survey content email integrate marketing pr product social If you think small, you stay small. Marketing is Not a Product.
Social Organizations Are Serious about Learning
MAY 25, 2011
We’re writing about elements of a social organization (or human organization, as we say in the book) that have been covered in the blogosphere already: transparency, openness, trust, ownership, inclusion, learning…the list goes on. We do our surveys to uncover the preferences and desires of our members and customers. Because we feel like we’re running out of time.
Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010
JANUARY 17, 2011
Marketing Salary Survey: Social Media Marketing by Aquent. According to an ExactTarget survey, Twitter users who follow a brand are more than twice as likely as Facebook users who “like” a brand to say they are more likely to purchase from the brand after becoming a social media follower. The State of the Blogosphere 2010 by Brian Solis. Social Media Facts and Stats. Adam T.
6 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Blog
MAY 1, 2016
Despite that, and even with a lot of in-depth research on marketing, the blogosphere and online business, there are a number of things I wish I knew when I finally took down my ‘Coming Soon’ page and opened for business. The final email is just a survey sent to my readers asking what they’d like to see next, so naturally the subject line is less engaging. Before You Begin. The result?
10 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve Your Blog Posts
JULY 19, 2012
That might be true, but before there was a Facebook, Twitter, or Pinterest, there were plenty of discussions taking place in the blogosphere. Whether it is a through a survey or dialogue in the comments section, if you get to know your readers, you will be able to churn out high-quality posts on a consistent basis. This is a guest post by Heather Higgins. Photo Credit. Use Multimedia.
What Is Your One Big Truth About Social Media?
Diva Marketing Blog
MAY 12, 2013
Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin, Pinterest and other social networks changed how we think about "social media" from those long ago days of the blogosphere. The truth is like the sun. You can shut it out for a time but it ain''t goin'' away. Elvis Presley. Just One Crowd Sourced Question . However, I wondered if the "truths" of social media also changed. . What does authenticity mean in 2013? .
How to Start a Blog in 5 Steps
MARCH 29, 2016
First impressions count for a lot so you’ll want one that says something about the type of brand you’re trying to create and that helps you stand out in the crowded blogosphere. Last time we surveyed ProBlogger readers, we found that most ProBlogger readers agree with this, and have premium themes as the basis of their blog designs. How to Start a Blog. Configure your blog. Pages.
The Case For and Against Popup Opt-In Forms
AUGUST 11, 2010
The Survey. Here are the results of this survey. What long-term effects would there be on the blogosphere? Check your website stats – While the bloggers surveyed have seen great results, this may not be the case for every website, especially those that do not have strong content or a large following to begin with. Popups Sweeping the Blogging World. Michael.
20 Tips for Better Business Blogging: How to Use Blogging to Generate Leads
AUGUST 12, 2015
You might want to follow general rules and tips spread across the blogosphere, but it’s always better to come up with your own rules to see what works for you and what doesn’t, well because all businesses are not the same. For instance, you can conduct surveys, host live sessions, use in-product request forms, or even encourage them to send in their thoughts via email. Build loyalty.
Content Week: how to consistently come up with great post ideas for your blog.
FEBRUARY 2, 2014
You can ask in a blog post, on social media, host a Google Plus hangout, a Twitter chat, or even run a reader survey. Over the years, plenty of bloggers have found themselves in the same situation, written a bunch of ideas down, and shared them with the blogosphere. Content. Where to find it, how to get it, what’s going to resonate with our readers? Other bloggers. Social media.
2013 ProBlogger Training Event: To Be Held on the Gold Coast in Queensland
JANUARY 21, 2013
While there was room to improve in a few areas our team began to stress out a little as we read the feedback surveys at the end of the 2 days because the response was so positive we didn’t know if we could top it in 2013. Today I’m excited to share news about the location and some other previously secret details of the new Aussie ProBlogger Training Day. ProBlogger Site News
Social Media Metrics Superlist: Measurement, ROI, & Key Statistics Resources
MAY 15, 2009
Online Community Metrics- Best Practices Survey 2007 From Forum One Communications: The Online Community Metrics survey was initiated in February of 2007. Bill Johnston (Forum One Communications) sent approximately 150 survey invitations to online community professionals. State of the Blogosphere 2008 From Technorati: Comprehensive research study on blogs and blogging.
872 Subscribers in 24 Hours?!
JANUARY 10, 2012
Doing a survey: Outlining a survey, plugging it into SurveyMonkey, writing a blog post about it, emailing your list about it, sharing it on social media, and then writing a post about the results. Doing a survey: Come up with a series of questions to which data-driven answers would be valuable to your audience, and then crafting a detailed survey to gather that information. In the last year, I released a book, ran two contests, wrote 80+ guest posts, did a survey campaign, and created several video series… in addition to running my business, and planning a wedding.
100 Media Monitoring Tools for PR
OCTOBER 31, 2010
BlogScope is an analysis and visualization tool for blogosphere which is being developed as part of a research project at the University of Toronto. We put together a collection of 100 such sources (software, applications and service providers), some free, some that require a fee. When it comes to media monitoring and analytics, it’s really hard to choose. Steal customers away. Cheers.
Six Proven Secrets to Blogging Success
JULY 13, 2011
We’ve used Facebook discussions as a means to solicit feedback, and we also recommend hosting surveys on Google Docs or Survey Monkey to help gain these valuable insights. 5. And yet the blogroll was one of the blogosphere’s features that drove our early growth. . This guest post is by Abby Larson of Style Me Pretty: The Ultimate Wedding Blog. write a wedding blog. started Style Me Pretty about four years ago, after I sold a wedding invitation business that I developed. While I don’t remember much from that seminar, one thing the lecturer said stayed with me.
What’s the Secret to Monetizing Social Media?
JANUARY 19, 2012
According to the 2011 Technorati State of the Blogosphere , of the bloggers who put advertising on their blogs, 60% use self-serve tools, while 50% have affiliate advertising links on their site. You can also give away basic plans for applications to drive traffic and capture leads, like Survey Monkey and KISSinsights do. This guest post is by Neil Patel of KISSmetrics. Have you been able to make money from social media? Has your effort and time on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, and your own blog paid off? If you’re like most bloggers, you probably realize it’s not so easy.
7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog
MARCH 27, 2013
Since 2005 there have been many such projects run around the blogosphere. Alternatively you could survey your twitter followers on a topic relevant to your blog and then highlight their responses as a blog post ( example of this ). This week on ProBlogger we’ve been looking at the topic of building community on a blog. Write in a Conversational Voice. Share Opinions.
Blogging in Brief: Engagement Tools, App Auctions, and Brutal Realism
NOVEMBER 7, 2012
This week has turned up some really interesting ideas for blog reader engagement using technology as well as creative content techniques… Mini reader surveys … and more. Eugen’s using it to survey readers about their interests, but the tool can actually be used for a range of purposes, including boosting conversions. Taking a sponsored post one step further. Maybe.
The Bamboo Project Blog
Buzz Marketing for Technology
OCTOBER 4, 2008
38% of organizations surveyed for an upcoming study from Aberdeen said the biggest growth in learning and development over the next year will come from â??informal This tends to create a higher profile for men in the blogosphere because theyre quite literally creating an "old boys network"--right in front of our eyes! The Bamboo Project Blog. Web 2.0 Comments (2). |. Web 2.0
What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JULY 8, 2008
Reply David Mihm July 8, 2008 at 11:23 am Tamar, what a WONDERFUL variety of experts you surveyed. Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Interviews , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Websites > What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? It just depends on the needs of the client.
7 Powerful Ways to Get Your Blog Post Noticed
DECEMBER 10, 2010
Literary masterpieces should be revered but that just isn’t the case in the blogosphere. You can simply ask for topics on Twitter, do a Google search with your topic and the word “help”, hang out in online forums, or survey your own readers. Stanford obsesses about how to get passionate people’s blogs noticed and promoted at Pushing Social. Great posts often get ignored. It shouldn’t happen. On a blog, a post has a few seconds to capture and pull in a reader. The writer needs to state their idea and immediately begin to persuade, entertain, and motivate. What’s their secret?
How Successful Blogging is Just Like Surviving Highschool
JANUARY 28, 2012
Surveys: A common website/tool to use for making surveys is surveymonkey.com. Are you up to challenge of surviving the blogosphere? This guest post is by Josh Sarz of Sagoyism. Do you ever feel like it’s high school all over again? I’m talking about blogging. The whole “turn over a new leaf, do something great, do epic stuff, get famous” sense of it all feels like high school. You know that feeling. But just like high school, it’s a jungle out there. It’s not completely safe, nor is it any bit as easy as it seems. Work hard. Get involved.
Debunking Five Social Media Myths
JANUARY 22, 2010
The blogosphere has been buzzing recently in response to a Wall Street Journal article declaring that e-mail is dead. recent Pew Internet survey found: “The median age of a Twitter user is 31, which has remained stable over the past year. Social media, particularly its use in business communications, is still in its early days, and like anything new and different, there’s plenty of mythology surrounding it. Mail Is Dead. Unfortunately, the Journal didn’t say e-mail was dead, but reported on Oct. 12 in Why Email No Longer Rules , “Email has had a good run as king of communications.
Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, ASW11 & Productivity Systems
NOVEMBER 5, 2010
Essential statistics from the State of the Blogosphere 2010 – this post summarizes some major findings, but if you want the full details, head to the source at Technorati. Anatomy of a search marketer – great information from the 2010 SEO survey, plus a neat infographic. The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing. Facebook. Infographics. Link Building. Twitter. WordPress.
The 23 Blogger Breeds—Which Are You?
JULY 29, 2011
The blogosphere is populous and it keeps growing. ProBlogger is the quintessential host of the blogosphere. Recent surveys show that approximately 0% of bloggers enjoy spam (that includes the internet and canned versions). They do well financially, are the most respected bloggers, and carry an enormous amount of influence in the blogosphere. Disruptors create waves in the still waters of the blogosphere. The blogosphere is bigger than this article of 3000+ words, and I simply couldn’t cover everything. wonder what type of blogger she’ll be.
What New Bloggers Can Learn From Some of History’s Greatest Minds
OCTOBER 20, 2012
Turning to them to learn the ropes of the blogosphere is a no-brainer. Kate Miller is a blogger and writer for BestWebsiteHostingServices.org , a site dedicated to helping users find their ideal web host through the web host match survey , a tool that automatically compares hundreds of hosting providers to find the best one for the user. This guest post is by Kate Miller of BestWebsiteHostingServices.org. Today’s new bloggers are a fortunate group. The blogging community is swarming with a plethora of experienced bloggers who they can turn to for advice, tips and DIY tutorials.
Social Media Monitoring Tools: What’s Right For You?
OCTOBER 31, 2010
eCairn eCairn specializes in the blogosphere. However, Open Mic seems designed to focus on single brand topics for companies to manage online forums or customer service surveys more than for use as a general purpose monitoring tool. Page One Public Relations Page One PR specializes public relations and social media services to Silicon Valley companies. Happy tracking!
Why Your Blog Isn’t Making Money
JULY 5, 2011
The so-called “blogosphere” has evolved and people (smart ones, that is!) Survey your growing email list. This guest post is by Moon Hussain of Experiments In Passive Income. This post comes from the bottom of my heart. After coming in like a cowgirl blogging newbie and failing with making money online with my blog, I have figured out what lead to my blog bringing in $0.00 agree.
The Bamboo Project Blog: 21st Century Workplace Literacy: What Does that Mean and How Do We Engage More People in the Discussion?
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
One of the activities my university (and Im sure hosts of others) engage in each year is surveying industry on their expectations of graduate attributes in the workplace. However, I think the people in the blogosphere now honestly want to learn about the future. Like you said, they may not using the most effective approach right now (just talking to each other), but people who are actively participating in the blogosphere now have a big head-start in any case. We can better worry about all the people NOT in the blogosphere. The Bamboo Project Blog. TrackBack. Meryn.
Customer Anthropology: The Art of Observation
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JULY 24, 2008
Surveys and interviews presuppose (often incorrectly) that you know how and why your customers are (and arent) using your products and services. Im listening to: WHAT THE BLOGOSPHERE WANTS MORE OF. want to see more: original research, surveys etc. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. June 2006. Sat. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. May Jul. MADE IN CANADA. While I cant talk about the science, I can. comment . SEARCH SITE.
How to Save the World
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JULY 22, 2008
Blog Surveys & Directories. Im listening to: WHAT THE BLOGOSPHERE WANTS MORE OF. want to see more: - original research,surveys etc. Dave Pollards environmental philosophy, creative works, business papers and essays. In search of a better way to live and make a living, and a better understanding of how the world really works. February 28, 2008. -->. Social Fluency. Chris put this together a couple of years ago for an IT audience and has since expanded on it, but for me it produced an immediate aha! Insight depends on our ability to apply critical thinking to what we know.
Five for Friday 11.15.10
NOVEMBER 12, 2010
There was an article in Forbes that noted the Technorati state of the blogosphere that noted that social media was killing blogging. With such a small sampling of people in the survey, I am going to side with Danny Brown’s take on the survey data that the blogging world is still thriving. This was a busy, but short week for me with some family activities in Jersey. How was your week? Hope you have a great weekend, and enjoy this week’s edition of Five for Friday. How to Become a Thought Leader in Six Steps – The HBR always has smart pieces, there I said it.
eLearning & Deliberative Moments: The present and future of Personal Learning Environments (PLE)
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
This article has been compiled after tracking recent conversations in the blogosphere and following social bookmarks. Virtual Learning Environments for European Schools, a Survey and Commentary", European SchoolNet, EUN Consortium, Brussels. eLearning & Deliberative Moments. Transforming from elearning practitioner to academic researcher and deliberationist. services. EduTools, 2006).
Jumping Over a Mountain | chrisbrogan.com
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
One of the most encouraging realizations, that is happening throughout the social media, including significant numbers of people in the blogosphere and the twitterverse, is that this leap, this nonlinear emergence, this social returning from the fringe to the center, is all about people. chrisbrogan.com. Covering social media business strategy and personal power. About. Speaking. Rockstars.