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Essential Content Marketing Editorial Calendar Template Every Marketer Can Use

Pamorama

The pressure to publish timely, engaging, content has never been higher. Brands Brands have evolved into media companies that must think like publishers. You must understand your target audience, research keywords, and publish/distribute interesting content regularly on each channel that attracts and retains your customers’ interest.

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.

How to Build a Content Calendar (Plus a Free Template for 2014)

Convince & Convert

We have no problems with other people borrowing our methods we wanted to offer a content marketer’s guide to building a content calendar along with a free template for the 2014 calendar year. The benefit of using the calendar format, rather than just a long list of content to be published, is that you can visualize how your content is distributed throughout the year.

Take Back Your Time With These 10 Ready-Made Spreadsheet Templates (And Our Top Tips and Time-Savers)

Buffer Social

To give you a hand with managing spreadsheets in Excel and Google Sheets (and hopefully save a great deal of time), we’ve pulled together a list of essential spreadsheets, templates, formulas, and shortcuts that are handy for every marketer to have in their locker. Find out when your readers visit your site (so you know when to publish/promote). We’d love to help. Spilt.

How to Create Your Guest Blogging Strategy [with a 5 step template]

ProBlogger

This post helped us hit a record month in website traffic. > Landing page visits skyrocketed. I had a call to action in the article and linked to our Negative Comments Response Template (for Social Media) landing page. Hopefully this Guest Blogging Strategy Template can help you focus on the opportunities that will get you the best results, fastest. Of course I agreed!  .

Why Bloggers Should Self-Publish

ProBlogger

By James Altucher of jamesaltucher.com. I’ve published seven books in the past seven years, five with traditional publishers (Wiley, Penguin, HarperCollins), and the last two I’ve self-published. In this post I give the specific details of all of my sales numbers and advances with the traditional publishers. Image copyright photogl - Fotolia.com The rest of this article is really three discussions: Why self-publish, rather than use a traditional publisher? Why bloggers should self-publish. How to go about self-publishing.

8 Simple Tweaks to Boost Website Conversions

Convince & Convert

Since I discovered the sheer power of releasing premium content on opt-in landing pages in 2011, we’ve released over 40 marketing templates, e-books, and cheat sheets. Off the back of these templates on landing pages, our website was converting between 6-7% on average and producing 700-800 new email subscribers per month. Sessions. Conversion rate. New subscribers. Jan 2014. Aug 2014.

Repurpose Content with These Six Tools

Spin Sucks

To create your visual: Pull out those highlights (usually the subhead or bolded part of the list); Paste them into a pre-designed or custom template (based on where you plan to share it); Add some graphics to illustrate the story; and. Take Advantage of LinkedIn Publishing . Just make sure the altered content aligns with the platform you’re publishing on (e.g., Say what?

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The 11 Best Free Email Marketing Tools

Sprout Social

Just like having the perfect social media publishing tools , you need to know where to find the best free email marketing tools. They come with marketing automation tools, customizable email templates, list building features, and more to help you get the most out of your email program, and even marry it with other aspects of your overall marketing strategy. PublishingWrong!

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3 Easy DIY Social Media Content Creation Tools

Firebelly

It provides a ton of pre-existing images and templates you can use. Available templates: • Facebook cover photos. Available templates: • Tall: ideal for Pinterest posts. Bonus feature: If you’re a Buffer user, you can easily schedule your newly-created images to publish on your social networks. These three tools make it easy! Canva. Or you can create your own.

How to Build Out Your Social Media Content From Scratch

Sprout Social

Canva allows you to create a custom size or choose from a variety of templates. The blog graphic template tends to be a good size for an infographic–800px by 1200px. You can use Canva to choose the right template for the network where you’re publishing. PublishingHaving social profiles with no social media content is like visiting an empty warehouse. There’s nothing to see, feel or engage with. Empty social profiles look worse to potential customers than not having them at all. But as a blocked writer who stares at a blank page, where do you start?

A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter pre-roll will support Video Ad Serving Templates (VAST) through select Ads API partners. With this feature, advertisers can programmatically have their pre-roll ads served in front of premium content with hundreds of publishers. Twitter reported its second-quarter-2016 financial results Tuesday, and Wall Street was far from overwhelmed. Product overview. Live-streaming video.

10 Things That Expose Good Sites to Google Panda

Adam Sherk

We work with a lot of major publishers and nearly all of them have had at least a few titles get hit by Panda in recent years. So I thought I’d share some of the most common causes of Panda problems for reputable publishers. Slideshows – slideshows and photo galleries are frequently used by publishers both for the visual experience and to increase pageviews.

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WordPress Themes 101

Unspoken

WordPress.com is a publishing site offering hosting services and full access to a variety of features and customer support. Blog Social Media CNN Odesk Template tools WordPress WordPress Plugin Directory WordPress.com WordPress.org Entering the world of WordPress for the first time, you may feel like Dorothy walking through the farmhouse door into the colorful world of Oz.

Resources for Small Staff Associations

SocialFish

Annielytics –she is a measurement guru and her site has a ton of great content, as well as free and paid templates. Paine Publishing –KD Paine is another measurement guru, and her site is a wealth of information and free resources. There’s also a business version that costs $9.99 a month and enables you to create branding templates, upload custom fonts and other enhancements.

Watching Me Blog

Twist Image

In the comments section, Peter Petrovski said: "Would love to read more about how you draft, write and publish posts." Schaefer , Avinash Kaushik , Jason Falls , Gini Dietrich , Tom Peters , Jay Baer , Darren Rowse and David Meerman Scott follow this template and write a post about how they Blog. publishing. Blogs are one of the most valuable marketing tools ever created. believe that. don't just say it. mean it by walking the talk. started blogging in September 2003, and since then I have written almost three thousand posts. " Here's the deal, Peter. apple.

7 Steps to Successful Content Marketing [Infographic]

Pamorama

created a content marketing planning template that you can use as a starting point to: Map out your plan. Publish. Publish your content on platforms that suit the formats you have created: Your website. Once you’ve published content, it’s important to promote it. Also known as  inbound marketing , content marketing is non-interruptive. The result? Research.

SEO Guidelines for Sponsored Content and Partner Links

Adam Sherk

Sponsored content in various forms is growing in popularity as publishers seek additional sources of revenue. Done well it can be a good fit for both publishers and advertisers, and dare I say even add value for users. How do publishers ensure that sponsored content complies with Google’s guidelines? Survey: Pinterest a Great Source of Links for Publishers.

How to Execute a Carefully Thought-out Content Plan

Spin Sucks

Try a structure like this when you write your goals: You can supplement your information into that structure: And if you don’t know where to begin, define a few content types you will publish every week for three months to get a baseline for your its performance. Gather Your Resources Begin by knowing the skills you need to publish awesome content: Write. Publish. Design.

The Rapid eLearning Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Real Purpose of the E-Learning Template. Last week I told you to stop using templates for e-learning that were designed for presentations. Presentation templates are designed for a different purpose. The Branding Issue. A big issue with the presentation template is that they’re branded with logos or company brand elements. Is the template helping you do that?

The Most Common Google News Errors and How to Avoid Them

Adam Sherk

In working with publishers one of the things I’m most frequently asked to do is troubleshoot problems with Google News. To help with that, I’ve compiled a list of the Google News errors – and publisher mistakes – that I most often come across, along with a recommended solution for each. Eligibility and Indexation. It also helps to segment your news content (i.e.

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10 Tools for More Productive Online Marketing

SocialFish

Add that to the fact that their email templates and scheduling systems are actually easy to use, and you have a definite winner. No more frustrating and overly complicated drip templates! It works as a WordPress plugin, creating a section in your dashboard where you can plan posts, assign tasks, give details, schedule posts to auto-publish, and update social media. GetResponse.

37 of the Best Facebook Page Apps for Brand Marketing

Pamorama

Heyo’s easy-to-use editor and templates enable you to use contests, promotions, and deals to drive traffic, leads, and sales. NetworkedBlogs automatically publishes your blog posts to Facebook, so you get found and generate more traffic. . RSS Tab lets you publish up to five different blogs on your Facebook page. Facebook App Suites. 1. Ripe Social. AgoraPlus. FanAppz.

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10 Personal Branding Secrets to Use for Social Media

Sprout Social

Whether you switch jobs, start a second business or self-publish a book, each of these milestones fall under a personal brand and get you recognized as a public figure instead of being tied to a specific business name. Create Unified Image Templates. great way to keep the look and feel of your brand consistent is to develop a style guide and social media templates. https://t.co/YTWvjT7SIK

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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25 Excellent Content Marketing Tools for Your Brand

Pamorama

Publishers and brands interested in video curation will find Magnify.net’s fully-customizable cloud-based app ideal for digital publishing. enables you to create or outsource the creation of infographics and data visualizations with a range of templates. 4. You can manage your workflow and publish yourself or via API integration. Content Curation Tools.

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13 Tools That Can Make Your Social Media Marketing Much Easier

SocialFish

The tool comes with pre-made templates and assets which can all assist with your page design. You can use the tool to create a standard blog template which you can use for all you future articles or better yet come up with relevant components with the same blog template that will help you to organize your writing. One thing with social media is that it is a very dynamic field.

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7 Best Visual Marketing Apps to Create Social Media Graphics

Rebekah Radice

Simply pick your template and within minutes you’re editing and publishing your design. From text to color scheme, you can match your branding to a pre-designed template.   4. Arrange these images using the pre-made templates, and then add your special touches through overlays, text and more. Are you using graphics in your social media posts ? Ready to get started?

4 Prerequisites to Writing an Excellent Roundup Post

SocialFish

After creating a template that explains the purpose of your roundup post and lists the questions, send your message to each of the contributors and allow them two weeks to respond. If you’re unsure of what to include in your e-mail template, here is a short list of things you should cover: A subject line that encourages a direct response to your request. Create a Series.

How to Make Better Visualizations for Your Blog

Convince & Convert

Look for templates in Piktochart that have heavy data, graphs, pie charts, etc. Look for templates in Piktochart that have simple blocks for each of your list items. For the list post example, if you had 50 images, you could schedule each one to publish one per week so that your post would be promoted almost all year. Do you ever run out of ways to promote your blog content?

7 Best Newsletter Builders for Creating Great Newsletters

Writtent Blog

With a drag-and-drop design editor, 437 templates to get you started building your email newsletter , and a powerful template language you can use to create fully customizable templates of your own, Mailchimp is one of best professional newsletter builders out there. Free online sharing, publishing, and archiving. WYSIWYG template editor. Mailchimp. Spam checker.

Five Cool Tools for Small Staff Associations

SocialFish

This post was originally published on Mizz Information. Canva –I’ve been a long-time fan of Canva , a free web-based design platform that lets you design email templates, social media headers, presentations, ads, web graphics and more. I am NOT good at graphic design and love that Canva has templates that let even non-designers like me create professional-looking images.

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The Pillars of Online Marketing Success in 2014 & Beyond

SocialFish

Don’t used poorly coded templates – Use official templates provided by a designer or email marketing provider. Poorly coded templates go straight to junk. Embrace Publishing & Content Creation. Every company is now a publishing company, we’re all creating content and distributing to wide and varied channels. Image source. Develop for Mobile First.

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6 Common Myths about Content Creation on Facebook

Socialmouths

Canva saves you time with a wide selection of templates that you can select, tweak and publish. I get asked a lot about content creation on Facebook. These questions range from what type of content works and even how effective Facebook is in driving engagement. Honestly, here’s what I think about some of the myths surrounding Facebook today: Lies, lies, lies! This is NOT true.

Online Tools that Help with PR

Spin Sucks

Life has recently become a little more intense because you now also have to be your own publisher. Anytime a new article is published, it appears in your account. When they publish something new, you’ll see it in your Feedly page and can read and share from there. You create the batch, design a customized player, select a template, and choose color theme, and voila! You

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Master New Skills: Social Media Power Tips to Be More Successful

Peg Fitzpatrick

Use Wirecast to publish on Facebook Live. But what you can do with Planoly is everything leading up to publishing your post with a notification to remind you when you’ve scheduled it. Save branded templates. Create templates for everything from social media graphics to presentations. Let’s face it, social media is getting more complicated as time goes on. Use them!

Blogger to WordPress – Why Make The Change?

Firebelly

It can be a tricky process, because transferring isn’t easy when you have hundreds of posts published already. You have access to thousands of free templates with WordPress, many with customizable features that you can change to your liking. Yet, if you’re adventurous enough to custom code a template, it’s as easy as it can possibly be. Wordpress 3.0

How To Create Stunning Social Media Posts For Holidays, Trends, Events And More

The Social Media Hat

Each idea for a post is backed by a collection of editable post templates, hand-crafted by professional designers and creative copywriters in different design styles and tailored for various business types, so Social Media Marketers always know what to post and have a template to start with! Library of Templates. So keep calm and template on! Sponsored Article.

5 Elements Of Your Association’s Brand

SocialFish

It includes your association’s logo, web design, the design of published material, email templates, stationary and anything and everything that flows out of the association. We spend a disproportionate amount of time on our association’s brand look. We review iteration after iteration of a reimagined logo. Every year we agonize over the conference look – location-based or theme based?

SlideBatch: A Super Cool New PR Tool

Spin Sucks

You create the batch, design a customized player, select a template ,and choose color theme, and voila! Once you’re finished, you can publish it publicly, or decide to keep it private or by invite only. The cool thing about it, though, is once a batch is published and embedded, it automatically refreshes with new content when it’s published (assuming it has your keywords in it). By Gini Dietrich At Content Marketing World in Cleveland, I had the opportunity to meet Paul Shirer , the founder of SlideBatch. What is SlideBatch? It’s all ready for you.

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