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10 Content Ideas that Generate Comments and Shares

Spin Sucks

Will this blog post get commented on and shared more than some of our more popular blog post (Pinterest!) in January? I’ll report back! It might be a book a friend has written, a collection of free eBooks available from other bloggers, or your own eBook. herby commit to change that. Therefore, today I have created a list of 10 types of content you can use for your blog.

How Our eBook Launches Have Evolved (after 235,000 eBook Sales)

ProBlogger

This week on my main blog – Digital Photography School – we launched our 24th photographic eBook ( a guide to post production of portrait images ) and it got me thinking back about some of the changes in my blogging since I started back in 2002. This 235,000 sales includes quite a few ‘bundles’ of eBooks so the individual number of eBooks sold would be much higher.

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10 Additional Ideas to Generate Comments and Shares

Spin Sucks

Nearly two months ago, we talked about 10 content ideas that generate comments and shares. Apparently the seventh idea in that blog post (lists) worked because it had 190 comments and a gazillion shares on all of the networks. In the comments, there were a lot of really good additional ideas and I promised to do a second post (maybe the comments here will get us a third post!).

All of Seth Godin's Free ebooks in one place | Shuaism

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » All of Seth Godin’s Free ebooks in one place All of Seth Godin’s Free ebooks in one place Written on September 16, 2009 by Josh Peters in Social Media 17 Comments - Leave a comment! Enjoy! Congrats on your book too!

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10 Free Blogging eBooks That Should Be Paid

Kikolani

Free ebooks are common online these days. Which has sadly given the format a bad name, especially when it comes to any ebook promising tips or advice on making money or improving a business venture. Whether it is as a business or a personal project, you can improve your blog using these ten ebooks about blogging that are free, but shouldn’t be. 1. Guest Blogging eBook.

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30 Lessons from Selling $30 Million Worth of eBooks

ProBlogger

That number represents eBooks sold in for various masters and partners in the last decade. There were no rules to this eBook game. If you’re about to start your own journey with eBooks here are 30 lessons I learnt along the way… 1. Good eBooks sell eBooks. People are happy to spend a $100 on an eBook that solves a problem they put a high value on.

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Blog Comment Spammer Leaves Comment. Forgets to Spin the Content.

Bill Hartzer

When you have a fairly popular blog, you have to deal with comment spammers. Unfortunately, blog comment spamming still works apparently, or at least the blog spammers haven’t learned that it doesn’t work. Nonetheless, I’m still amazed at some of the comments left on the blog. Occasionally I get some really funny blog comments. Do {you have|you’ve} any?

Dear Blog Comment Spammer: I Think Your Comment Spam Tool is Broken

Bill Hartzer

Dear Blog Comment Spammer, who just left a comment on one of my recent blog posts: I think whatever software tool or script that you are using is broken. Here is a copy of the blog comment spam that you left. more|a lot more} useful than ever before.|. I {couldn’t|could not} {resist|refrain from} commenting. get a lot of spam {comments|responses|feedback|remarks}?

How to Beat Amazon eBook Competition

ProBlogger

If you’ve tested your luck in the eBook industry you probably have noticed one thing: the scene is a total mess. While it takes years to publish a hard cover novel, we can now whip off a PDF eBook in the time it takes to make a PBJ sandwich, then start selling it online. This short story  begins with Amazon, who frequently sends me eBook suggestions which I often delete.

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The Ultimate Guide to Leaving Comments On Blogs

ProBlogger

Benefits of Leaving Comments on Other People’s Blogs. 1. Building your own profile – leaving a comment gets you seen. Leaving a good comment can make people pay attention. 2. Getting to know other bloggers – leaving a comment can often be a great way to get on the radar of another blogger. 4. You never know where a great comment might lead!

3 Amigos of Content Marketing and a Muy Bien eBook Strategy

Convince & Convert

The word is eBook. She writes, “Think content chop shop: Slice up that how-to guide or eBook into a series of newsletter articles, blog posts, or other shorter-form, more easily digestible content.”. Think of this strategy as the eBook equation. Say you poured time and effort into creating a chapterized, list style eBook as I did with “21 Pointers to Sharpen Your Website.”

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Get More Comments: Write Unfinished Blog Posts

ProBlogger

One of the best ways to measure this is to see who’s commenting. Not all blogs have a comments section, but many do. Comments provide an opportunity for the reader to participate in the content, to give feedback and share his or her own ideas. Comments are a blogger’s best friend. But the biggest struggle, especially for bloggers just starting out, is getting the first few comments. How do you get so many comments?” You can do the same, if you want to see more comments. Of course, those first few comments are the hardest. So what changed?

Selling eBooks and Digital Products on Your Blog? You Need to Know About EU VAT-MOSS

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Ask any professional blogger and he’ll tell you that selling eBooks, eCourses, trainings, tutorials and other forms of digital products is one of the most profitable ways of making a sustainable income from your blog. Selling eBooks and Digital Products on Your Blog? This is a guest contribution from freelance writer Jawat Khan. It’s not easy, of course. It’s real hard work.

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16 Free Must-Read eBooks About Social Media

Pamorama

pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 16 Free Must-Read eBooks About Social Media by Pam Dyer on February 3, 2010 Share Whether you’re keeping up with family members or growing your company’s brand, social media has become integral to many aspects of our lives. Here are some ebooks that can get you started on your path towards social media success or help you kick things up a notch if you’re already active on the social Web. His ebook is a collection of some of his best work and is an insightful read. Content , Cory Doctorow. link].

Caption Contest: Win the ProBlogger Library of eBooks!

ProBlogger

What would you caption that picture? I’ll choose my favorite submitted caption in 48 hours’ time, and send the winner a copy of the three existing ProBlogger ebooks , plus a copy of our new one, which will be released next week. To enter simply leave your caption in comments below. Caption Contest: Win the ProBlogger Library of eBooks! Caption Contest!

39 More (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Commenting on Facebook’s dominance and huge market reach that, “while it maybe true that your organization needs a better Facebook strategy, it’s also important that you dig a little deeper into social media stats,” Allyson Kapin debunks five social media myths. number of shares, mentions, comments and retweets). How can an brand establish trust online? And again.

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The Two Core Elements of B2B Social Media Marketing Success

Webbiquity SMM

eBooks / digital magazines. Read their blogs and leave thoughtful, value-added comments. Social Media Marketing AllTop American Idol amplification case studies content Content Marketing ebooks elements of b2b social media marketing success Field of Dreams infographics key influencers LinkedIn Groups presentations reports Twitter directories Twitter hashtags video viral video webinars white papersContent is like singing a song. Amplification (done well) is like singing that song into a microphone. On American Idol. Late in the season. Case studies. Video. Podcasts. Not easy.

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The Hard Truth: Is My Blog Post Worthy of Becoming an Ebook?

ProBlogger

By tracking the number of reads, comments, social media shares, trackbacks, reposts, and questions asked, you have data that highlights what your audience wants to hear. Rather than scrabbling to find a new topic, use your best content to establish the foundation of your ebook. Callers’ questions and comments offer great, real-time feedback. Is this post compelling enough?

Twitter Business Guide

Social Media Marketing

Please feel free to download and share this e-book, and by all means, if you have additional suggestions, please leave a comment. ebook TwitterI was recently introduced to a compact guidebook for businesses trying to get a sense of Twitter. For someone who is new to Twitter, this e-book will prove a helpful compass as you begin to explore Twitter. Twitter itself is not a strategy.

Blogging in Brief: Ebooks, Print Books, Conferences and More

ProBlogger

Lots of great discussions going on on social media, and some interesting plans in the works for many… Launching an ebook in 2013? This post contains some key issues that I think most bloggers probably don’t look at in detail before we launch an ebook. Let us know in the comments which conferences, if any, you’ll be at! Tell us about it in the comments.

3 Resources for PR/Social Media Pros & Small Biz Owners

Waxing UnLyrical

free ebook from Solo PR Pro. It’s a fabulous ebook that walks you through the most important elements to include in your consulting agreements, gives you examples of agreements … and it’s free. When the ebook was published, I looked at it immediately, and I thought Kellye and Jenny did a great job of it. Go get the ebook now. 3. love this idea! 2.

The Beginner’s Guide to Social Attribution

Simply Measured

Another post might be getting zero likes and comments, but that’s because people are immediately inspired to take a more meaningful action like clicking through and visiting your site. Education & Analysis Social Media White Papers, Guides, & eBooksSocial doesn’t work that way. Conversations to Conversions: How to Measure Anything on Social Using Simply Measured Download.

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9 Indispensable B2B Social Media White Papers

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White papers and eBooks can be helpful resources when they’re well-prepared and provide usable information. This ebook provides 15 mini case-studies of successful B2B Facebook pages. Are there any other B2B social media white papers or ebooks that you find useful? If so, let us know in the comments. 15 B2B Marketing Facebook Success Stories.

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Social Media Primer eBook Out Today

Spin Sucks

The moment you’ve all been waiting for, or maybe it’s just the moment we’ve been waiting for…the launch of our Social Media Primer eBook ! This is our first eBook in a series.  We kept this one pretty broad and hope with YOUR feedback we’ll develop the topic for the next copy. Tags: Social Media Arment Dietrich eBook So who should buy the book ? 

Tapping into Joy and Disappointment: Lessons from Our Biggest eBook Launch Ever

ProBlogger

Over on dPS last week we launched an eBook on Posing Portraits that has sold faster than any other eBook launch I’ve been a part of. repeat author for the eBook - Gina, who wrote this eBook, has written two previous Portrait and Portrait Lighting eBooks and has contributed on our blog over the last couple of years. Take-Home Lesson. General

Online Marketing Predictions for 2010 [eBook]

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Online Marketing Predictions for 2010 [eBook] Written on January 1, 2010 by Justin Levy in ebooks , marketing , social media 13 Comments - Leave a comment! Jason then rolled all of those predictions up into a pretty cool eBook.  I really enjoyed reading what the other contributors think will happen in the online marketing world over the course of the next 12 months. You’re going to have to read the eBook to find out! United States License.

Social Media for Authors, Free ebook

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media , eBook » Social Media for Authors, Free eBook Social Media for Authors, Free eBook Written on April 21, 2009 by Josh Peters in Social Media , eBook 13 Comments - Leave a comment! Whether you’re an author or just a social media beginner this free eBook is for you. Comments are open below and I’d love to hear from you and what you think of this book. Thank you for sharing. Jan G.

8 Things I’m Trying to Improve with This New Convince and Convert Website

Convince & Convert

With our consulting business growing quickly, it was time to create a true home page that describes all the things we do here (consulting, training, blog, podcast, email, ebooks, books). Note About Blog Comments Speaking of the podcast, our guest a couple weeks ago (one of our best episodes ever, by the way) was Brian Clark from Copyblogger. and we do! This design is great.

Why You Should Write A Book

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Even self-publishing an ebook can be enough, just be sure to get a good editor or someone to help you find the right flow and structure. this was inspired by Ari Herzog 's Blog post, If I Wrote A Book , and the comments that went along with it). ebook. There are a lot of books that have already been written about Social Media. There's really not that much more to say. Those two sentences may sounds like a truism, but they are not. The world doesn't need another Social Media book, but the world desperately needs a new Social Media book by you. Do you understand the nuance?

Insubordinate added to free Seth Godin ebooks for download

Josh S Peters

On Tuesday I added Brainwashed by Seth Godin to the “ All of Seth Godin’s Free ebooks in one place &# list that I have been keeping up on this site. Insubordinate (0) is a free ebook related to Seth’s latest book Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? Give it a read and then if you like, come back here and leave a review of it in the comments sectio below. Yes, yes I did.

Insubordinate added to free Seth Godin ebooks for download

Josh S Peters

On Tuesday I added Brainwashed by Seth Godin to the “ All of Seth Godin’s Free ebooks in one place &# list that I have been keeping up on this site. Insubordinate (146) is a free ebook related to Seth’s latest book Linchpin: Are You Indispensable? Give it a read and then if you like, come back here and leave a review of it in the comments sectio below. Social Medi

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #131

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"A few weeks ago, Alexis Madrigal , senior editor at The Atlantic , was looking for a way to make an ebook. Alexis wanted to make a (free, giveaway) ebook of the best tech writing from The Atlantic from the past year. Here is that ebook. Now it's your turn: in the comment section below pick one thing that you saw this week that inspired you and share it. ebook.

Online Reputation Management eBook is now Available!

Viper Chill

Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches Written by Glen on September 14th, 2010 153 Comments Would you believe there’s a top ranking site in a niche with over 300,000 searches per month which only has 4 pages and spams forums for links? Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" Hey, Im Glen. Well, it’s not. Let’s look at the numbers, shall we?

Need Graphic Work Done?

Taylor Marek

Home About Contact Archives Testimonials Speaking Podcast Chat LIVE Social Media Vault My Inner Circle Plugins eBook Hire Me Need Graphic Work Done? From twitter backgrounds and blog templates to podcast logos and ebook covers, the list is endless. Not only does she do logo’s, but also ebook covers, website templates, and any other graphics work you need done. and oh, if you want a pic to show with your comment, go get a gravatar ! There are many graphic designers out there, yet the good ones are even rarer to find. May 2010 be your most prosperous year yet!

Reputation Management eBook (Update, Stats & Affiliates)

Viper Chill

Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches Written by Glen on September 14th, 2010 153 Comments Would you believe there’s a top ranking site in a niche with over 300,000 searches per month which only has 4 pages and spams forums for links? Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" Hey, Im Glen. Well, it’s not. Let’s look at the numbers, shall we?

ViperChill Updates & eBook Changes

Viper Chill

Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches Written by Glen on September 14th, 2010 153 Comments Would you believe there’s a top ranking site in a niche with over 300,000 searches per month which only has 4 pages and spams forums for links? Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" Hey, Im Glen. Well, it’s not. Let’s look at the numbers, shall we?

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #67

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Now it's your turn: in the comment section below pick one thing that you saw this week that inspired you and share it. ebook. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see? " (Alistair for Hugh). Speaking for humanity, is Cory Doctorow. Well worth watching." " (Alistair for Mitch). Promise."

Review of The Twitter Marketing Ebook

TwiTip

Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip Jade Craven @jadecraven Review of The Twitter Marketing Ebook 5 I’ve devoured a lot of information products about twitter. The Twitter Marketing Ebook is my favorite twitter product under $20. That’s cool. Great tips.

Why LinkedIn Is Now Such a Powerful Content Marketing Tool

Visually SM

experienced this firsthand when an article I wrote about how to craft an engaging narrative with data was chosen by a LinkedIn editor to appear in the Big Data channel; the piece ended up generating over 180 likes, 20 comments, and nearly a thousand views. Matt is passionate about the latest content marketing trends and best practices for video, infographics, eBooks and more.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #44

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"One of the most contentious issues in publishing is how to price books and ebooks. Not only is this long Blog post worth reading, so too are the fifty-plus comments that go along with it. Now it's your turn: in the comment section below pick one thing that you saw this week that inspired you and share it. ebook. " (Alistair for Hugh). "So meta. Really?"