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Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

When it comes to link building publishers have a significant advantage because editorial content, be it hard news or evergreen content, lends itself naturally to linking and sharing. It is one of the many reasons that content marketing has become so popular, as brands in other industries put an emphasis on content development and promotion and essentially become publishers themselves.

6 Rules of Thumb for Successful Brand Publishing

Waxing UnLyrical

The Internet has made brand publishing ubiquitous. In the words of Mark Ragan , CEO of Ragan Communications, “If we tell our stories the right way, we have the ability to become legitimate publishers in our own right.”. And in today’s hyper connected world, everyone’s a publisher. So what could possibly go wrong with brand publishing? But how do they do this effectively?

The New(ish) Trend Of Publishing Within Publishing

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What made it most unique, was that they were going to publish it solely on Facebook. Not just a random bunch off "b-side" type of articles that weren't fit for publishing on Business Insider. Perhaps an advertising rev share deal with Facebook, perhaps a newish brand on a popular social media platform that would create attention for Business Insider, perhaps a deal with Facebook where this unique content might be used in the future if/when Facebook decides to get serious about being a search engine too, perhaps a data platform? The thing about this publishing thing. .

Your 16-Point Content Publishing Checklist

Convince & Convert

The same goes for publishing content. With so many moving parts that take place even before you press “Publish,” a checklist can seriously come in handy. As Jay says,  smart marketing is about help, not hype , and useful content is the way you align your marketing with that vision. I love checklists. Content Is my title effective? Then test it!

6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”

SocialFish

published it. In fact, publishing your article is just the first step. Once it’s done, there will be more and more work marketing it, exploring new channels , scaling what you have already found effective, delegating what you think can be delegated, etc. Your coding could be throwing off your social media marketing success. Email Marketing Tools. Right?

8 Social Media Questions Publishers Should Be Asking Themselves

Adam Sherk

For most publishers social media has earned itself a prominent seat at the audience development table. To provide a strategic overview and set a framework for the discussion I came up with a list of questions that summarizes the types of issues we frequently encounter in helping publishers with social media. Every publisher (and title) needs to find the right mix for themselves. 6.

A new search engine for marketing podcasts

Convince & Convert

Are you ready to make marketing education much, much easier? I am so thrilled to announce that today is the launch of MarketingPodcasts.com –  a brand-new venture from me and the Convince & Convert crew that will help marketers learn their craft more efficiently and effectively. MarketingPodcasts.com is a discovery engine for marketing podcasts. And we did it!

Websites and Search Engines are Far from Dead

Webbiquity SMM

Search engines are going away. At least, those are the contentions of John McTigue, EVP of marketing agency Kuno Creative, in his recent blog post Why Websites and Search Are So Yesterday. Image credit: Haley Marketing Group. This is admittedly a tough market in which to stand out, but—we have b2b software clients who routinely generate hundreds of web leads each month.

My Top Posts of 2011 on SEO, PR and Social Media for Publishers

Adam Sherk

Is Using Facebook Comments Good for Publishers? Also a special mention for a post from 2010 that continues to bring in considerably more pageviews than anything else: The Most Overused Buzzwords and Marketing Speak in Press Releases. The post on Facebook analytics tools did well considering I just published it last week. PublishingOriginal idea! Thank You.

Search Engine Optimization Guide for Better Business Online

Kikolani

Do you know how many websites are published each day? That means 46 people have pressed ‘publish’ by the time you read these four sentences. However, you have to, if you want to make your business a successful one using search engine optimization services. Search Engine Optimization is important because, in simple terms, it is how people find your site in search engines.

Offsite Content Marketing: Six Tactics to Reach New Audiences

Spin Sucks

In the meantime, it’s important to talk about offsite content marketing—or promoting the content you create in other places around the web. Offsite Content Marketing. Offsite content marketing is necessary for three reasons: It helps you build new audiences. It builds your authority in the eyes of Google, which is very, very important for search engine rankings.

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How SEO and Content Work Hand-in-Hand

Spin Sucks

You published it. Related Stories How to Create High-Quality Content Content Marketing with Your Reputation in Mind Rut-Busting Content Marketing Examples. You've produced your content. You're really proud of it. But no one visits it. Roger Gallager says you are missing. The post How SEO and Content Work Hand-in-Hand appeared first on Spin Sucks.

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The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem

Puzzle Marketer

For maybe the first time in history, there is a surplus of technology and strategy to help advance both sales and marketing of a business, while at the same time a lack of resources and understanding to utilize it to its fullest capacity. Closing the loop on marketing ROI becomes both easier and more complicated at the same time. Does the Marketing Automation tool provide any insight?

Association Social Media: American Society of Civil Engineers

SocialFish

———————   Welcome to Elizabeth Bookhultz, Social Media Specialist, American Society of Civil Engineers! 1) First things first –  in what department in your organization does your role sit? On the other hand, Twitter is where we find a lot of academics and engineering firms. Who do you report to? . Are they interlinked in specific ways?

102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity SMM

With 92% of companies now incorporating social media into their marketing efforts, it’s no longer sufficient to just “be there” on social networks. Today’s most effective marketers are optimizing content across channels, coordinating search and social marketing activities with traditional PR, and measuring their web presence and performance with sophistication.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. This year, I am pleased to bring back our Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 thanks to an excellent sponsor, HubSpot. HubSpot has recently launched a most amazing Marketing Grader tool to help you measure the effectiveness of your website. About to Publish a Post?

How Social Media Can Affect Your Search Engine Rankings

ProBlogger

Now more than ever, marketing experts are improving their marketing strategy with fewer resources, and they are shifting marketing budgets from traditional to digital tactics like search engine optimization and social media. Companies, too often, omit their social media marketing strategy from their SEO strategy, which is a grave mistake. Source: comScore.

7 Steps to Successful Content Marketing [Infographic]

Pamorama

Content marketing is a way of communicating with your customers and prospects without pitching your products or services. . Also known as  inbound marketing , content marketing is non-interruptive. This form of marketing may create recognition, but it’s rejected by consumers about 90% of the time. . Marketers use content marketing for: Brand awareness (79%).

23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

Though the use of social media and social networks for marketing is now nearly ubiquitous, and 78% of companies have dedicated social media teams, many marketers sill struggle with certain aspects of social marketing, such as formalizing strategies and measuring results. What trends and changes in social media do marketers need to stay on top of? do that for me?”

Top 10 Content Marketing Tools for Serious Marketers

Kikolani

As recently as decade ago, “content marketing” was an unknown term to the average marketing executive.  Today, virtually no company, large or small, can deny the importance of content marketing or the need for a strong web presence. But content marketing delivers the relevant information more as a service than a sales pitch. digital marketing skills.

Five Best Practices for Start-Up Content Marketing

Spin Sucks

By Cristian Rennella It’s been nearly eight years since elMejorTrato  launched, and from the first moment we focused on content marketing as a main strategy for our growth. But we also made lots of mistakes, which provided lessons in what not to do with start-up content marketing. Following are the five most important lessons for you to use in your own content marketing.

Writing tricks for content marketers

Sherrilynne Starkie

Now when it comes to content marketing , writers need to know about search engines and how digital formats are impacting reader habits and preferences. For content marketers the task becomes more complex with the need to attract search engines as well as humans to a story. Copy length continues to be a point of discussion among content marketers. Related articles.

Best Tips for Successful Social Media and Digital Marketing in 2014

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Social media and digital marketing are going to grow even stronger in 2014. With my first hand experience working with so many businesses, I am giving you my  most important social media and digital marketing tips that will help you increase your online footprint, exposure and bottom line in 2014 for your business. Email List and Email Marketing. No more separate silos. They

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18 of the Best Content Marketing Strategy Guides of 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing is a hot topic, primarily in the B2B world but increasingly in consumer marketing as well. And as noted here yesterday , 93% of B2B marketers are now using content marketing, with more than half calling it their biggest priority this year. Content Marketing Strategy Guides. Content marketing: What is more important than strategy?

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

2010 by far was the biggest year yet in the Internet Marketing realm. Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), Content Development/Marketing. Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Marketing. Affiliate Marketing. Enjoy!

The Digital Marketing First Timer’s Guide to Generating Leads

Kikolani

Whether you’re starting your career in a firm or working on building your blog, digital marketing is a marketing aspect you will encounter. By following the guidelines, you stand a better chance of having your post published. There may be some back and forth communication and editing before posts are published. Influencer Marketing. Search Engine Optimization.

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Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference

Webbiquity SMM

Last month’s Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference opened with a blast of presentational energy from Neal Rodriguez. They also advised that marketers set SMART goals, and presented a selection of best practices for advertising on popular social networks: Among other key takeaways from Grant and Katy: • Use the scientific method. Start with research: is your goal achievable?

Content Marketing – are you ready to be a publisher?

Proactive Report

Marketers are embracing content. Over 90% of digital marketing professionals believe that content marketing will be more important in the next 12 months.  And almost three-quarters (73%) agree that ‘brands are  becoming publishers.’ ’ Source:  The Content Marketing Survey Report, Econsultancy/Outbrain. requires purchase). And well they should.

31 Expert Guides to Maximizing Online Brand Visibility – WPO

Webbiquity SMM

” As indicated by the posts from Search Engine Watch and All Twitter highlighted below, that is starting to change, but only just. Beyond Search & Social: Online Marketing in 2014 by Search Engine Journal. Convergence: Merging Disciplines Between PR and Marketing by InNetwork. Integrated Marketing: The Magic Formula for Success by Blue Kite Marketing.

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88 Expert Content Marketing Posts Worth Another Read

Webbiquity SMM

As noted here previously, content marketing is now ubiquitous, with 93% of all marketers saying they do content marketing. All of those marketers are creating an enormous amount of content, which is making it difficult to stand out and rise above the noise. 10 Scientific Findings That Can Help You Improve Your Marketing by Twelveskip. by Marketing Insider Group.

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10 Simple and Reliable Digital Marketing Metrics

Convince & Convert

Although all projects are different, here are some great, mainstream metrics that I measure as a rule of thumb:   1-5: Digital Marketing Staples. Digital Marketing Staples. 1. Why: Looking at your top mediums is important to measure for full-scale digital marketing campaigns. How: Go to Acquisition > Search Engine Optimization > Queries. Overall Traffic. Queries.

200+ Brilliant Content Marketing World Speakers (and Where to Find them on Twitter)

Visually SM

In the universe of content marketing, few events rival Content Marketing World currently happening Sept. Ardath Albee, Marketing Interactions, Inc. 6. David Brown, Meredith Xcelerated Marketing. Heidi Cohen, Actionable Marketing Guide. Sydni Craig-Hart, Smart Simple Marketing. Stoney deGeyter, Pole Position Marketing. Matt Heinz, Heinz Marketing.

Pew Research Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Pew Research News Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks and Twitter by Adam Sherk on September 13, 2010 The Pew Research Center for the People and the Press has published the results of its latest survey on news consumption and related topics. What Horrible Things Did Time Magazine Do in 1964?

8 Critical SEO and Digital Marketing Opportunities

Adam Sherk

So I put together a round-up of current SEO and digital marketing trends that offer good opportunities for publishers. For publishers there is promise, however it’s too soon to say if the pros will outweigh cons such as giving up some control and/or technical complications. Syndication is an important audience development and traffic driving tool for publishers.

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33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing represents the most fundamental and widespread rethinking of marketing practices in decades. Content marketing turns the dominant paradigm of the last half-century—interruption-based mass marketing—on its head. How can content be optimized to support search engine optimization (SEO) efforts? Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics.

4 Concepts Your Online Marketing Should be Ready for in 2015

The Social Media Incubator

As Facebook’s organic reach continues to shrink, online marketers are flocking to buy ads in order to get messages to their target audience. The man behind the search engine’s social site, Vic Gundotra, stepped down earlier this year; and arguably the best feature offered by the site, Hangouts, is now available as a standalone application. Could Ello rise? Pay to play.

A 22-Point Blog Post Checklist: Before You Hit the “Publish” Button

Writtent Blog

Your page title, or H1 tag, carries more weight for search engines than any other page content when it comes to search engines determining the intent of your page and ranking it accordingly. This tactic doesn’t work, and in fact, Google’s own guidelines advise content marketers to “ write naturally.” Search engines place more weight on H2 and H3 tags than body text.

Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation

Waxing UnLyrical

If there’s one thing you take away from today’s post on content marketing, please let it be this: just because you build it, doesn’t mean they’ll come. Content Marketing: a scenario. Scene: your client is super-excited about its new content marketing program (that you’ve been hired to design, and implement). So you put it together. What gives?

The Ultimate Guide to Infographic Marketing

Convince & Convert

In the words of entrepreneur and acclaimed author  Gary Vaynerchuk,   “Marketers ruin everything.” . This couldn’t be more true for infographics, which became a highly popular and effective content marketing tool three or four years ago. With honest beginnings, infographics were now a value-sucking black hole in the content marketing universe. Choose the Right Topic. Research.

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87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve.  Increase use of video marketing? Marketing Pilgrim ). 2. This means that more than 250 million tweets and 800 million Facebook status updates are now published every single day. 500 firms. ( V3 Integrated Marketing ). MindJumpers ). 3.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

companies now use social media for marketing (though the figure varies widely based on size of company)? Or that a third (or more, depending on which study you believe) of all clicks go to the top result on a search engine query? Social Media Stats, Facts and Research Does Facebook Need To Build A Search Engine? companies now use social media for marketing. Oh yeah.

19 More Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides

Webbiquity SMM

While social media marketing has become commonplace, questions about how to optimize the use of social channels and networks, and how to stand out from the crowd, remain. This follow-up post answers several more, such as: what are the best social networks for b2b social media marketing? Five Simple Rules for B2B Social Media Marketing Success by Marissa’s Picks.

The 7 Deadly Sins Of Digital Marketing In 2014

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Have we solved the most basic of questions for our digital marketing efforts? would argue that the vast majority of brands engaged in digital marketing have left the fundamentals behind them. You can pick a brand (any brand) and benchmark them against these 7 deadly sins of digital marketing in 2014, and you will see where the real gaps truly lie. Here are the 7 deadly sins of digital marketing in 2014. If you want to talk about regrets in digital marketing, this is - without a doubt - my biggest regret. content marketing. database marketing.