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PROBLOGGER [Twitter] 3 Ways to Get More Subscribers for Your Blog
| THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2013
regularly mention our newsletters on Twitter, when I’m writing a newsletter and when it goes out. '“ I have hundreds of readers coming to my blog every day – but nobody ever subscribes to my newsletter. Help!?! ” This request came in via email today and I thought I’d share my reply with the 3 suggestions I offered. —– Thanks for the question – I suspect you’re not alone with this problem. While a lot can probably be written on the topic, let me suggest 3 things I’ve found helpful increasing subscriber numbers. Start a Series.
CHRIS BROGAN [Twitter] Organize Your Business
| TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2011
It definitely includes using Twitter and Facebook to further grow awareness and attention. Most small businesses don’t work like an assembly line, at least not at first. Depending on the owner, it might never be a goal of your business to work that way (it’s certainly not my goal). But we do tend to want to have a way to focus on our business, and we do care about which tasks matter most. Here’s how I set about doing my business on any given day. Not the ideal that people would have you follow, but this is the real way I work on my business. Simple Framework.
CHRIS BROGAN [Twitter] Interview with Tony Hawk- How Did I Get Here
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2010
We talked about his use of Twitter and Facebook presence. My friend (and publisher) Matt Holt at Wiley knows a lot of cool people. Because Wiley published Tony Hawk’s book, How Did I Get Here: The Ascent of an Unlikely CEO (amazon affiliate link), I thought I’d beg him to let me interview Tony. got lucky with this, and recorded a quick (around 20 minutes) audio interview with Tony Hawk himself. The book, How Did I Get Here , is a great read for business people, especially entrepreneurial types and/or small businesses aspiring to grow. The interview was a blast.
CHRIS BROGAN [Twitter] Plans of Attack
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2011
I’m watching it via Twitter, to be honest. Somewhere in the US right now, some social media people are arguing and fighting with each other. And I’ve only given it a few minutes of my attention today, but it got me thinking. Why do people choose to attack each other instead of go after new business? Many Paths to the Food. I’ve said this in may different ways, and it’s my strategy for business: learn new and useful things and serve my customer. Share as much as I can. Be helpful and be everywhere. These are the ways I’ve built my business. see “Yeah!
JEFF ESPOSITO [Twitter] Target's PR issue
| MONDAY, AUGUST 16, 2010
This post was mentioned on Twitter by jeffespo, Ann Marie Bland. Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Target’s PR issue Written on August 16, 2010 by Espo in Branding , PR (AP Photo/Jim Mone) Target Stores’ generally have a positive reputation in the community, so I was kind of taken aback when I saw that the company landed in a political PR firestorm and was being boycotted by a national gay rights group and liberal groups. Now before reading on please note that I am talking PR strategies, not politics. Tell the public why the candidate was backed.
TRADESMEN INSIGHTS [Twitter] Social Media Studies for 2013 That Are Worth Reading
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 6, 2013
To help put its growth potential into perspective, Pinterest also boasts a record of keeping its new users much more efficiently than Twitter did during the same phase of its development. 'Today we have a guest post, courtesy of Kimberley Laws and Media Shower. You’ve got hundreds of Facebook friends, an ever-expanding Google+ circle, and an eye-catching collection of Pinterest boards. Yes, you are a masterful user of social media, but how much do you really know about the tools that you devote so much time to using? The answer is likely “not nearly enough.” 1) Who uses Pinterest? Enjoy.
CHRIS BROGAN [Twitter] Make the Ask
| FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010
Two days ago, I published 50 Power Twitter Tips , a list of 50 pieces of advice for how to get more out of Twitter. I used to be so squeamish about asking for a sale. Now, I’m all for it. Let’s talk about that. give some takeaway tips at the end. Let’s use the word “sale to mean “a request that you do something that benefits me as well as you. For example, if I were in the religion business (which I am not, directly), my ask might be that you come to my church or that you practice religion in the way my faith practiced. If You Don’t Ask.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Must-have Joomla Blog Extensions
| SATURDAY, JANUARY 26, 2013
As of this writing, two of the highest rated social sharing extensions in the JED are AddThis for Joomla and Facebook-Twitter-Google+1. This guest post is by Gere Jordan of Holony Media. At first glance, Joomla isn’t the best platform for blogging. Actually, it’s probably not even in your top five. But that doesn’t negate all the strengths Joomla brings to the table as a content management system. In fact, with the help of a few free extensions, it can rival some of the best blog platforms out there. Why even give Joomla a chance? And that’s what this post is all about. Comments.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Fundraise $1000 with Your Blog in 3 Days
| TUESDAY, JANUARY 18, 2011
This included Facebook, Twitter, Flickr, and my blog. He heard about my cause through Twitter, and after seeing my passion and how badly I wanted this trip, he offered to sponsor the remainder of my trip. This guest post is by Eric Kim of Erickimphotography.com. When I first got into blogging about street photography, I told myself that I wasn’t going to sell out to the man, and that I would keep my blog as ad-free as I could. The reason I decided this was to keep it more of a passion and a hobby, rather than a job. Eric with the workshop team (author's own image). Go big.
CHRIS BROGAN [Twitter] What PostRank Helps Me Do
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2010
When you mouseover the number to the right, you see how many comments the post received, whether it was shared on Digg, on Twitter, bookmarked on Delicious, etc. I use the PostRank WordPress Plugin to tell me which of my posts really took off beyond my site and into social sharing, and which stayed relatively flat. Most recently, the plugin showed me that my post, Storytelling for Business , really traveled far. See for yourself what the plugin looks like on the back end: This tells me that maybe I should write some more about storytelling. The Cool Part. Lord knows I do, sometimes.
PROACTIVE REPORT [Twitter] 5 Tips for Instagram
| TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2013
And if that brand feed is linked it will then seed that content to your other social accounts like Facebook and Twitter, Linkedin. 'By Cokey Falkow. If you are involved in digital PR or marketing Instagram is on your radar. The just-released study from L2 shows that Instagram is now in the top five social sites used by brands. How can you utilize Instagram to maximum effect? Here are few tips: 1. Train your team to create high quality, interesting visual material. What is their eye like? And don’t say green. Can they take a good photo? Can they resize images? Can they add text?
PROACTIVE REPORT [Twitter] Analytics: A Vital Digital PR Skill
| MONDAY, MAY 20, 2013
Twitter. 'A benchmark for you: If you are not spending 30% of your time in 2013 with data, Ms/Mr Marketer, you’ll fail to achieve professional success. Avinash Kaushik, Digital Marketing Evangelist for Google. That’s quite a statement. Does it apply to PR pros too? As a rule, PR folk are not stats and metrics buffs. Few university communication courses emphasize the need for metrics. Some teach a statistics course, but not many teach online analytics. In the digital age, however, this is a vital part of the practice. You’re producing content – or you should be. Landing Page Report.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Blogging On the Go: Are Mobile Apps Up To It?
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2012
It’s also possible to integrate it with Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and Flickr so sharing your perfected photos is easy. This guest post is by Barry Cooke of Badoo.com. With the rise of mobile technology and citizen journalism, being able to blog while on the move is increasingly important. Unfortunately, many blogging apps are limited, clunky, and make updating from your mobile smartphone or tablet inefficient. Here we take a look at the main direct blogging apps, as well as a few additional ones that can improve the process, to see if they’re up to the challenge. Blogging software.
PAMORAMA [Twitter] Facebook's Zuckerberg: Privacy No Longer a “Social Norm”
| MONDAY, JANUARY 11, 2010
pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Facebook’s Zuckerberg: Privacy No Longer a “Social Norm by Pam Dyer on January 11, 2010 Share Really?! In an interview with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg said that he had done an “about face on privacy and argued that it is no longer a “social norm. The 25-year-old Facebook entrepreneur was speaking at TechCrunch’s ‘Crunchie’ awards in San Francisco over the weekend. Why would I want to have a website?’ Really?!…
CHRIS BROGAN [Twitter] More from the Blog Topics Community
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 28, 2011
Key Twitter Tactics and Tools to Help – heck, even I learned something on this one. : ). One cool thing about being part of the Blog Topics community is that I encourage sharing of posts that you’ve written. This way, I can feature and highlight some of the 270 (and growing) people who are coming and participating in the project. Here’s the latest batch: MapsAlive and Google Maps – is it David and Goliath? – fun way to contrast and show value. Habits- The Easy Way Out – this would’ve fit nicely on Escape Velocity. She shares well with others.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Talking Funny: What Can Bloggers Learn from Comedians?
| MONDAY, AUGUST 22, 2011
Check out YourLifeTheirLife.com and follow him on Twitter ( @YLTL ). This guest post is by Dan Meyers of Your Life, Their Life. recently watched Ricky Gervais’ new show on HBO, Talking Funny , with guest comedians Jerry Seinfeld, Chris Rock, and Louis C.K. These guys are the top of their field and use the show to discuss their strategies. If you’ve read Malcolm Gladwell’s book Outliers, you know they didn’t get to where they are by luck. They’ve practiced and performed for more hours than we can imagine. Comedy is a relationship. You have to put out effort. Interested? Check
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Build the Perfect Blog Audience for You
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2010
You can follow is escapades on Twitter at @davidrisley. This guest post is by David Risley of DavidRisley.com. If you could hand-pick your ideal blog reader, who would they be? What are they like? What do they look like? Have you ever even thought about it? See, all too often, a blogger sets up a blog and just starts posting with their fingers crossed, hoping somebody will come by. In those days, you don’t really think too much about the people you attract. It is all about those numbers and getting traffic up. I’ll make more money with the smaller audience any time.
SOSHABLE [Twitter] Warren Buffett: Don’t Believe the Pre-IPO Social Media Hype
| FRIDAY, MARCH 25, 2011
With so much hype being thrown at social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, and GroupOn ahead of possible IPOs, he warns investors that values may be inflated. Few billionaires have displayed the forward-thinking and sound ideology that Warren Buffett has demonstrated over the last 4 decades. He knows money, knows investments, and has an eye for companies’ successes and potentials. Most of them will be overpriced,” Buffett said Friday in New Delhi. It’s extremely difficult to value social- networking-site companies. Some will be huge winners, which will make up for the rest.”.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] You Need to Be (Better Than) a Jerk
| FRIDAY, AUGUST 26, 2011
Write a post about three ways to piss off your twitter followers. This guest post is by Joe Bunting of The Write Practice. You’ve been told that controversy sells. You’ve heard you need to use hyperbole in your headlines. You’ve tried to create polarizing content that gets comments rolling in like crazy. You’ve heard that being a jerk is the key to effectively drawing people to interact with your blog. But I’m here to tell you there is a better way. way to generate more traffic. method to write more meaningful content. We’ll call it Jerk +. Use satire.
GEOFF LIVINGSTON [Twitter] The Ultimate Free Agent: @BPGlobalPR
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 2010
As I mentioned in my interview with NPR on the topic , when you have a two-way channel like Facebook or Twitter, you’re expected to have a conversation. Cleaning up oil spills is expensive. Buying judges so we can keep drilling? Relatively cheap. link] less than a minute ago via web BP Public Relations BPGlobalPR. BP’s onslaught of ads claiming responsibility continue to drown our media pipes. Their online use of social media — adamant broadcasted messaging on conversational media forms — infuriates online citizens. One thing remains certain.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] A New Theme, Part 2: When Your New Theme Crashes Your Blog
| SATURDAY, JANUARY 19, 2013
Get her free report, 48 Must-Live Israeli Experiences , and connect with her on Twitter. This guest post is by Ayelet Weisz of All Colores. Yesterday, we talked about preparing your blog for a theme upgrade. You read it, worked through all the steps, and now you’re ready to go. So you get up on Saturday morning and sit down to work, a breeze coming through the window. You turn on some music as you browse through potential new themes for your blog. You find one and click Install. Excited that you’ve found the perfect match for your blog, you click Activate. Option #1.
ENGAGING BRAND [Twitter] Brands need to be consistently disruptive!
| THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2010
Free Podcast Google Search Join me on Twitter Facebook Fan Page The Engaging Brand on Facebook Our Community Recent Comments ANSHUL GUPTA on How Not to Become Boring. The Engaging Brand Home Podcast Online Social Media Training Speaking Contact & Bio Subscribe/RSS « From powerless manager to powerful dreammaker | Main | Show 285 - How to video in your marketing strategy » Brands need to be consistently disruptive! For strong brands they understand the complex relationship between disruption and consistency. "Be consistently disruptive! "Be consistently disruptive!
ENGAGING BRAND [Twitter] Why growth is not always good!
| MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2010
key areas of focus in a world of mass information Relevance Value Surprise Free Podcast Google Search Join me on Twitter Facebook Fan Page The Engaging Brand on Facebook Our Community Recent Comments ANSHUL GUPTA on How Not to Become Boring. The Engaging Brand Home Podcast Online Social Media Training Speaking Contact & Bio Subscribe/RSS « The Life Cycle of Thinking | Main | Does your brand create celebrity customers? » Why growth is not always good! In this day and age, that is about quality of customers rather than quantity. Comments Why growth is not always good!
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] 5 Blogging Lessons from NaBloPoMo
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 19, 2011
She is also known through her personal blog as ‘ Miscellaneous Mum ‘ She is on Twitter as @miscmum. This guest post is by Karen Andrews of Miscellaneous Mum. As problogger.net reported earlier this year , November is traditionally National Novel Writing Month ( NaNoWriMo ) and National Blog Posting Month ( NaBloPoMo ). This year I decided to set myself a personal challenge by giving them a try. Yes, together. In the spirit of imparting some tales of my intrepid adventures, I thought I’d share with you some important (and surprising) things I learned along the way. Show us!
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Leveraging 101: Make the Most of Others’ Skills
| SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2011
Twitter followers – Why go through the tedious task of following and unfollowing non-followers every couple of days, when you can have someone get the followers for you? This guest post is by Brandon Connell of brandonconnell.com. Leverage is something I have used my entire life. It was what I used when I bought a 5,000 square foot mansion with zero down, bad credit, and had the seller finance the deal 100%. Fortunately, I was easily able to adopt the idea of leverage for my online businesses as well. The funny thing about blogging is that many people give up too easily.
ACIDLABS [Twitter] Social media? It's not actually about selling anything…
| WEDNESDAY, JUNE 10, 2009
Contact acidlabs By emailing email@example.com By calling +61 2 61003002 (Australia) +1 415 2873371 (US) +44 20 81338502 (UK) Online on LinkedIn on Facebook on Twitter as @acidlabs for announcements Stephen Collins is on LinkedIn on Facebook on Twitter as @trib Speaking events Where and When Published Original content is for non-commercial use under Creative Commons except where otherwise noted. Home Work How acidlabs works Meet Workshops Speaking Past speaking For conference and meeting planners Press Clients Tumble Subscribe acidlabs Conversation. Collaboration. Community.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] How to Harness Your Email List to Help Pay Your Rent
| TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2011
Engage people in email, Twitter, comment threads, etc. As a general rule, I reply to every comment on my blog, and Twitter and Facebook accounts. Subscribe by email or follow him on Twitter , Facebook or RSS. This guest post is by the Blog Tyrant. Wouldn’t it be nice to send out an email or two and pull in $10,000+ to pay your rent or mortgage payments for the year? It is actually possible using your own products or those of selected affiliates. I’ll even do a bit of math to prove it. photo credit: Esparta. How it works. I’ll go in to more detail later on.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Introducing Blekko, the Self-curated Search Engine
| WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012
You are also able to include your Twitter profile, your website, a little information about yourself, and a few other things. This guest post is by Philip Rudy of ImageWorks Studio. Have you used Blekko yet? It’s the search engine that prides itself on human curation. You as the user can actually tailor your own personal search results, which begs the question: does Blekko have some type of insight into blending “search & social?” ” Potential is an ugly word, and I hate to use it here, but Blekko really has so much potential. Maybe not, though.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] From Hobby Blog to the Other Side of the World in 18 Months #QLDBLOG
| TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2012
Social: I have a private Twitter list of people in my industry, and those who I might want to talk to. This guest post is by Stuart of averagejoesblog.com. don’t write in a niche, and I don’t really write to make loads of money. The main reason I started writing was to put my own opinion and mark on things that I love. Then, in February 2011 I was approached by one of the biggest brands in the world: Ford. They asked me to cover the launch of a new car. The best thing about it? They approached me—I didn’t go to them. How I got to Queensland. Why I have been chosen for these experiences?
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Blogosphere Trends + A Challenge
| SATURDAY, AUGUST 21, 2010
You can find her on Twitter @kimber_regator. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world's best blog posts) - Darren. Hi-dee-hoo, fellow bloggers! Thanks for joining me for another edition of the weekly blogosphere trends, provided by Regator.com. Click any trend to see posts about it.) Then share a link to your post in the comments. Let’s take a look at this week’s most popular stories…and your challenges: 1. Ground Zero Mosque. Read more about: The importance of being opinionated. Star Wars. Eat Pray Love.
SOCIAL WAYNE [Twitter] Only 1 Percent of Web Visits Comes from Social Media?
| SATURDAY, APRIL 16, 2011
Also to put the 300,000 number in prospective, it has been reported that 300,000 people join twitter everyday. Regardless of the number, I could see some part of the results being accurate with so many companies marketing their Facebook.com url or twitter profile vs a companies businessname.com url. From Marketing Pilgrim: Under 1 Percent of Web Visits Comes from Social Media. Interesting report, a few thoughts I have about it are: 1. 300,000 survey results are not an accurate enough number when you have over 1,9 Billion internet users world wild.
WAXING UNLYRICAL [Twitter] Weekly Roundup: Around The World
| SUNDAY, AUGUST 29, 2010
This post was mentioned on Twitter by Shonali Burke, PetRelocation. Post Categories Select Category Blogging for Grasshoppers Business Career Networking Communication Blogging Measurement MeasurePR Public Relations Social Media Twitter Writing Events Guest Posts Amrit Pal Bryce Keane Conway Wigg Erica Holt Herwin Icasiano Howie Goldfarb Mike Doman Narciso Tovar Shanan Sorochynski Steff Metal Interviews Marketing Media Personal Cooking Recipe of the Week Philanthropy PRSA 2009 Resources How To Weekly Roundup Speaking Training Women Grow Business Featured Guest Bloggers Extra, Extra!
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Blog for Foreigners Without Getting Lost in Translation
| THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2011
You can follow her on Twitter. This guest post is by Regina Scharf of Deep Brazil. Have you ever considered blogging in a language other than your own? You definitely should. One year ago, when I started Deep Brazil , a blog that shows aspects of my country that are seldom in the media, I had a problem: there was no point in publishing it in my native language, Portuguese. foreigner who can read Portuguese has access to millions of websites, magazines, and books about the country, right? So, it had to be in English. Why not French, my other native language? See my point? And vice-versa.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] How Personal Experience Helps Me Blog Better
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2010
Connect with her on Twitter @weblogbetter. This guest post is by Kiesha of WeBlogBetter. Have you ever wondered how some bloggers never seem to run out of post ideas? They always manage to escape the dreaded writer’s block unscathed; they’re always full of inspiration. Ideas overflow and pour onto the page as they type feverishly. They’ve tapped into a mystical stream of never-ending stories. What if I told you that you could tap into the same power? Everything you’ve already learned and experienced can be used to create infinite and original ideas for your blog.
JEFF ESPOSITO [Twitter] Five for Friday Halloween Edition
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2011
Twitter Users Following Brands: 50% More Likely To Buy, 60% More Likely To Recommend – if you have read this blog with any frequency, you know I love stats. This post from the Realtime Report takes a look at some interesting stats on brand promoters over Twitter from the folks at Constant Contact. While I know that Halloween is not until Monday, many folks will be celebrating this weekend. My family will be taking Baby Espo to a party with some other babies in his sweet dragon costume and then dressing up as a cow for daycare on Monday. It’s OK to tell, I won’t make fun of you.
COLLECTIVE THOUGHTS [Twitter] Stop Steampunk SEO, Start Being Friendly to Your Peers
| FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2007
Twitter, Pownce. Steampunk laptop by Datamancer.net. Some people are hopelessly late. Are you one of them? Many people still think that. search engine submission. meta tag optimization. keyword stuffing. PageRank. link exchange. and similar SEO anachronisms straight out of the nineteenth century will get them website traffic and make it an authority. Wake up, you have been asleep for more than a century. Stop practicing steampunk SEO tactics and start dealing with the future or rather the current web, web 2.0. In web 2.0 we also speak of the social web. Yes, people like you and me.
GAURAVONOMICS [Twitter] But Doesn't Everybody Cry in Supermarkets?
| WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 18, 2010
Gauravonomics Blog For Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists How To Organize and Energize Your Evangelists Blog Speaking Writing Bio Media Subscribe Slideshare Twitter LinkedIn Facebook IdeaSliver Labs Tumblr « The Best of Indian Business Blogs: A Weekly Digest by Business Bloggers You Trust (Week Four) The Relentless Pursuit of Joy ‘Into the Wild’ » But Doesn’t Everybody Cry in Supermarkets? Follow the blog on RSS , Twitter or Facebook and youll never miss a post again! Welcome to the Gauravonomics Blog for Marketers, Entrepreneurs and Activists !
CHRIS BROGAN [Twitter] Our Many New Phones
| WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 2010
woke up this morning and realized that I now check the following: Email (3 accounts) Facebook SMS/text Twitter Voicemail (woe to you who leave me voicemail) Third Tribe Marketing. We have really messed ourselves up, haven’t we? It used to be that we could expect correspondence from two (at most three) ways: phone, mail, face to face. Look at us now. Have we really improved the world? I’m not alone. This isn’t just me doing this. Companies are faced with this. Marcel LeBrun, CEO of Radian6 , has been talking about the “social phone for a long time. Or could we?
JEFF ESPOSITO [Twitter] Five for Friday
| FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2011
Facebook, Twitter play role in college admissions – We’ve all heard about jobs firing folks because of things happening on the social Web, but would you believe that it is filtering into the admissions process? This week was slow as molasses and cold to boot. The good part is that it is Friday and the weekend is here. If you are in the Boston area and want to come and grab beers with me, check out this link. It is early but Mrs. Espo wants to give me a proper 30th birthday party (albeit a month early) due to Baby Espo coming into the world in April. How was your week?
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] How Guest Posting is Like a Personal Loan
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2011
People like the written word, not a “thank you for the opportunity message on Twitter. This guest post is by Frank Angelone of SocialTechZone.com. Have you ever lent a friend money? If so, was this someone you thought you could trust? If you answered in the affirmative, as they say in The Social Network , than you will want to keep reading. The thought may already have crossed your mind, “how does lending money to a friend relate to blogging? Let’s start off with a story and we’ll bring this all together later on. The perils of lending property. Guest posting?
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] WordPress Feature Review: New Features You Missed in 2012, Part 2
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2012
The Link Manager has been downgraded, however new features such as inserting multiple media items, Twitter embeds and continued support for micro blogging post formats such as asides, quotes, and links, have ensured that WordPress remains number one in the blogging world. This guest post is by Michael Scott of WPHub.com. Yesterday, we started our tour of new features added to WordPress in version 3.4. Today we continue the tour with a look at helpful new features available in version 3.5. New features added to WordPress 3.5. Released late last year, WordPress 3.5 but was delayed.
JEFF ESPOSITO [Twitter] Offline Spam | Strategic thoughts on using social media and public.
| THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2010
This post was mentioned on Twitter by jeffespo, jeffespo, Alltop PR, JobShoots, JobShoots and others. Home About Archives Press Clips Spark Advisors Suggested Reading Offline Spam Written on September 23, 2010 by Espo in Marketing , Random I have made my love, or lack thereof, of the YellowBook (and here ) well noted on this blog in the past, but it is not my most hated form of unsolicited advertising.That loathing is reserved for fliers placed on my windshield. received this one at least three times over the past month and every time, I throw them away. Enjoy this post?
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Reusing Freelance Writing Online: the Pros and Pitfalls
| WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2012
Find her on Twitter @30dollardate. This guest post is by Emma Merkas of $30 Date Night. It was my blog that landed me my weekly newspaper column. m a huge advocate of self-publishing, If you know you’re talented at something, and if you have an opinion you want to express, a song you want to sing, or a specific skill you want to teach, go right ahead and do it. The Internet has more than levelled the publishing playing field—judging by the state of traditional media outlets right now, it’s all but demolished it. Yes, I could! Of course I could. My website plugged at the bottom.
SOCIALFISH [Twitter] Small Staff Organizations and Open Community
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 30, 2010
When we decided it was time to get on Twitter, we just started an account. This is a repost of an Open Community Virtual Book Tour post I recently wrote for Splash! Memberclicks’ blog, which provides resources and information specifically for small staff associations. I’m reprinting this here in case you didn’t see it, but also specifically because I’m keen to hear if you agree or disagree with my assertions about how small staff organizations have an advantage over larger ones when it comes to the social web. What do you think? *. Hooray for the little guy!.
WISDOM LONDON [Twitter] (un)conventional wisdom: Ian Huckabee « Wisdom London
| SUNDAY, MARCH 14, 2010
They include a live feed of updates from Twitter, Facebook fan pages and blogs. Thanks to Ian Huckabee Share this: Reddit Share Facebook Email Print StumbleUpon Digg This entry was posted on March 14, 2010 at 12:24 pm and is filed under social media , wisdom with tags Facebook , google , Ian Huckabee , micro blog , search engine marketing , SEO , social media , social media marketing , twitter , Weejee Media. Wisdom London Creative Communications is our world… « Ladies, we salute you! Time to drop the marketing/communications distinction? Content authority is changing.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Reach Out and Touch Someone: How the Power of Personal Connection Creates Blogging Success
| THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2010
Solicit guest posts, ask them to Twitter something, comment on their blogs. A guest post by Barrie Davenport. If you look at recent posts on Problogger, you will find a plethora of practical and useful tools and ideas for creating a blog, growing a blog, and making money from a blog. Like me, you have probably read and absorbed as many of these pearls of blogging wisdom as your brain will allow. However, as bloggers, we sometimes get so immersed in the business of blogging that we lose sight of what should be our primary focus in blogging — serving people. Be Sincere. Share This.
BRASS TACK THINKING [Twitter] Hiring For Social Media: What I'd Look For | Brass Tack Thinking
| SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 22, 2009
Brass Tack Thinking Make Things Happen Home About Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Contact Speaking Amber Naslund Tamsen McMahon Brass Tack Reading Archives Hiring For Social Media: What I’d Look For November 22, 2009 | by Amber Naslund View Comments In my previous posts on, I pointed out some good and some bad on the social media job front. few asked what I thought social media jobs should look like, so I’ll do my best. But I’m not going to write this like a typical job description, because I think the content is more important than the format. Written Communication Skills: Yep.
WWW.TOMLOVERRO.COM [Twitter] Is 2010 the Year of Curation?
| THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2010
Only news from the folks you follow on Twitter (and via Twitter lists) and Facebook friends make the cut. Flipboard even provides their own editorialized Twitter lists: FlipTech, FlipArt, etc. Even Twitter is increasingly a curation engine. The world is full of news from myriad sources, but I rely on the trusted folks I follow on Twitter to curate the best news for me. It's the reasons people keep saying they're getting their news from Twitter and have stopped using Google Reader. Booking travel can be particularly overwhelming. But why?
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Blogosphere Trends + Encouraging Comments
| SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2010
You can find her on Twitter @kimber_regator. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Darren. You may have heard the stat that for every 100 people who read your post, only one, on average, will leave a comment. The fact is, most of us are lurkers by nature. know I am; I read dozens of blogs every day but very rarely comment. It doesn’t mean I don’t enjoy the content, just that I didn’t feel the need—or have the time—to join the conversation. Google Instant. Labor Day. Lesson: Ask for comments. US Open.
BRASS TACK THINKING [Twitter] Social Media Ebooks You May Have Missed | Brass Tack Thinking
| MONDAY, JANUARY 18, 2010
The Social Media Starter Kit Here, we cover some of the most popular social media tools and technologies, including Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and blogging, as well as some productivity and supporting tools to make social media task management easier and more fluid. Valid Twitter HMTL Widget. =-. Valid Twitter HMTL Widget. =-. blog comments powered by Disqus Search Brass Tacks About the Authors Amber Naslund Amber Naslund (@ambercadabra on Twitter) is a communications and business strategist and the Director of Community for Radian6. Let me know what you think.
PROACTIVE REPORT [Twitter] The Intersection of Search and Social Media
| SATURDAY, AUGUST 15, 2009
In just 10 years we’ve moved from 10 blue links on a page to Google Universal with blogs, twitter posts, images and videos featured on a search results page. They’ll just be a natural part of our everyday lives and we’ll find it quaint to think back on the time when we had to log into Twitter or Facebook to talk to our friends. Charlene Li, author of Groundswell, gave an excellent keynote at Search Engine Strategies, San Jose this week. And the search engines are innovating all the time. User intent and trust are the two factors we have to prepare for.
PROACTIVE REPORT [Twitter] Are You Making the Most of Your Social Media Content?
| THURSDAY, APRIL 22, 2010
In a recent analysis of social media use by large and small corporations across several sectors we found that less than twenty percent have buttons showing where else they have content.And many of them don’t carry a consistent branding and message through their blogs, Facebook pages and Twitter feeds. More than half of Facebook fans said they are more likely to make a purchase from a brand they follow and 67% of Twitter followers reported the same. And according to WSJ.com they are about to take another leap forward. Why should they become a fan? Engage. Social Media Audit.
SOSHABLE [Twitter] How to Buy a Car in South Africa Using Social Media
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
Rather than trying to cut through the spiel of a salesman intent on reaching his monthly quota, car buyers are turning to Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites to find the right car — an idea you should definitely consider! How Twitter can help. Your Twitter feed will soon light up with comments on the car, and you’ll get some invaluable feedback on the car of your choice. 'Buying a car used to be a process that involved a salesman with slick patter, a showroom filled with fancy cars, and a buyer overwhelmed by all the decisions he or she had to make.
CHRIS BROGAN [Twitter] Storefronts
| THURSDAY, APRIL 21, 2011
My participation on places like Twitter and Facebook are like coming out of my store to talk with you on the sidewalk. You might be the kind of shopkeeper who comes out to the sidewalk to talk with passers-by (on sidewalks like Twitter and Facebook). Stores are perfect learning environments for understanding digital marketing and sales. Get offline, and go visit your local grocery store. Pay attention to how the store is laid out. started thinking about how a grocery store like that (or a similar store – you can pick whatever you fancy) translates to our efforts online.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Stand Out in the Popular Pet Blogging Niche
| SATURDAY, AUGUST 18, 2012
In less than six months, I had a page rank of 2 (I’m convinced I deserve a 3 or 4), over 5,000 likes on Facebook and over 5,000 followers on Twitter. This guest post is by Kimberly Gauthier of Keep the Tail Wagging. When I was planning the launch of Keep the Tail Wagging , I heard the question “Do you know how many pet blogs are out there?” As ” As John pointed out yesterday , this is a big niche, with a lot of competition. But when I was asked this question, I would simply smile politely, while thinking, “Who cares?!” I’m Succeeding as a small fish in a big pond.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Blogosphere Trends + Interview Tips
| SATURDAY, AUGUST 14, 2010
You can find her on Twitter @kimber_regator. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts) – Darren. Think interviews are best left to Barbara Walters, news reporters, or magazine journalists? Think again. Conducting interviews for your blog helps create unique content, increases your blog’s authority, and adds an additional voice of expertise. In today’s post, we’ll look at how some bloggers covered this week’s most talked-about stories using interviews and how you can use interviews to your advantage.
PROACTIVE REPORT [Twitter] Listen to your stakeholders
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 2, 2009
We have new media platforms – blogs, Twitter, Amazon, Yelp and Get Satisfaction. Sam Ford of Peppercom: Listen at all opportunities – make every moment a listening moment. We’re talking to our customers all the time but are we listening? Everyone is a publisher. Technology Technology has changed the way people communicate. It’s changed the way we find news and information. It’s changed the source of influence. Now that the customer has a voice and a publishing platform customer service issues become PR issues. You can do online focus groups. Outreach.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Stop Looking for Your Blog’s Voice
| MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011
You can connect with him on Twitter and Facebook anytime. This guest post is by Matthew Setter of Malt Blue. Recently I read a post by Jeff Goins on ProBlogger, called Finding Your Blog’s Unique Voice , which talked about having a distinct voice for your blog. Something that is uniquely you , original , and distinct. That post resonated loudly with me, because for some time I’ve been working to achieve that on my blog. I’ve been forever reviewing the tag line, writing style, and writing frequency in a continuous attempt to get the right voice and sound for it.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Stop Being a Lazy Guest Blogger in 3 Steps
| TUESDAY, JULY 10, 2012
This way, you’ll make new friends on Twitter and encourage people to continue sharing your content. This guest post is by Kelsey Meyer of Digital Talent Agents. You’ve finally made it big! The Washington Post or SocialTimes has picked up your well-crafted, thought-provoking article, and you see your name in shining lights (or at least in the author byline). Is your job done? No way. Now is the time for you to stop gloating and get to work. Here are three ways to follow through on an article that has been published. Promote conversation. They may even hate it. Thank your sharers.
SCOTT GOULD [Twitter] What Nestlé Should Do, In 4 Steps
| TUESDAY, MARCH 23, 2010
Scott is also on Twitter and Facebook. If you didn’t know, Nestlé have had a rough week, which I detailed yesterday. Today’s post is a continuation: What should Nestlé do now? It’s easy to say what they should’ve done – but now that they had this mess on their hands, what is the way forward? I’ve got 4 steps for them, that if they do, I believe could turn this around for them. The Focus: Change Perception. said yesterday that it no longer matters what the facts are. Whether this is true or not is irrelevant. Their focus must be to change perceptions.
SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGERY [Twitter] What's Going to be Your Social Media Legacy?
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2008
Development professional development prsa public relations public sector scary smcedu social media sports tools Twitter web 2.0 Development professional development prsa public relations public sector scary smcedu social media sports tools Twitter web 2.0 Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Government 2.0 Miscellaneous Personal Prof. Development Social Media What’s Going to be Your Social Media Legacy? Stop blogging. Stop Tweeting. Adam R. Thanks!
CHRIS BROGAN [Twitter] Simplify and Package the Sale
| MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2010
If you go to a business and tell them they need to get on Twitter and get a Facebook page setup, and they need to get plugged into Foursquare or Gowalla, what are they hearing? In a lot of ways, it’s all in how we present our solution. This whole social media thing has its ups and downs. It takes a lot of time. It’s mercurial. There are many ways to “do it wrong. And for business people, it’s still just too murky whether they get something from it. It looks like there’s opportunity to simplify. So, there’s the demand/need gap. People need your help.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Unconfidence: The Essential Ingredient to Crazy Stupid Success
| SATURDAY, AUGUST 25, 2012
Get more of him on Twitter and Facebook. This guest post is by Steve of Thecodeofextraordinarychange.com. Confidence is over-rated. At least, it’s over-rated in the homogenized, misused, self-help industry clap-trap kinds of ways. In today’s world it’s both easy and tempting to start putting a confident veneer over things, because it seems as though the world expects that. In relationships, friendships, career, blogging and business, there’s an expectation that you have to know what you’re doing, otherwise you just don’t stack up. Here’s how it works.
PAMORAMA [Twitter] Surprise! People Speak Their Mind More Online
| TUESDAY, DECEMBER 1, 2009
How do you Twitter- Twitter Tools =-. How do you Twitter- Twitter Tools =-. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Surprise! People Speak Their Mind More Online by Pam Dyer on December 1, 2009 Share If you spend a lot of time on the Web you already know this, but a new study from eMarketer has found that people behave much differently online than offline. According to the research, originally conducted by by Euro RSCG Worldwide , “cyberdisinhibition has caused 43% of U.S.-based based Web users to feel less inhibited online.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] A Battle of Two Blogs: Obama v. Romney
| MONDAY, OCTOBER 8, 2012
To learn more about Andrew, connect with him on LinkedIn , Google+ , and Twitter. This guest post is by Andrew Bart. Now that both U.S. political parties have concluded the respective coronations of their chosen candidates, it’s time for them to head into real battle in the weeks leading up to the November 6 election. What tools are both candidates arming themselves with to sway voters in the upcoming weeks? But today, we will look into the blogs of both candidates, to expose weaknesses, applaud strengths, and see what we can learn and apply on our own blogs. in the coming years.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] How Your Blog Can Score You Free Travel
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 20, 2011
Along with this information I include traffic strategies the organization might like to consider, such as Search Engine Optimisation (SEO), Social Media (Twitter, Facebook, Stumbleupon etc.), This guest post is written by Anthony from The Travel Tart. When I first started my travel website in 2009, I just wanted to get my travel writing out there, because I was frustrated with the way traditional media worked. Little did I know that having an online presence would lead to opportunities for press trips to all corners of the globe, and I did this from scratch! Get started. and so on.
CHRIS BROGAN [Twitter] Never Be Left Out
| SATURDAY, APRIL 30, 2011
Twitter is a chance to understand your buyers’ moods in between purchases, to support their goals, to listen to their concerns. Inclusion is the secret sauce of social media. It’s one of the biggest opportunities. We can fill that sense of a need to belong. Social media allows for this. Before you get all “gee whiz about that, or think that it’s something too touchy-feely, realize that what humans want more than most things is validation. When we look at ads, the biggest emotion we tend to feel is, “I’m the type of person who would have that.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Inside the Compendium Blogging Platform
| THURSDAY, MARCH 31, 2011
Compendium’s platform includes social media integration that allows you to push content to your company’s accounts on Facebook, Twitter, and Linkedin, all from within the platform. Follow Business Blog Writers on Twitter or on Facebook. This guest post is by Jenny Dean of Business Blog Writers. If you run a business that sells a product or a service, you need a strong online presence. Seeing that the distinction between blogs and websites has become blurred in recent years, many online visitors don’t even realize whether they have landed on a blog or a website. In Strategy.
CHRIS BROGAN [Twitter] Secret Superhero Gear – a Kitchen Table Company
| MONDAY, MAY 9, 2011
By the way, @SUPR_HERO is on Twitter, manned by Josh, so say hi to him. I’m so jazzed! Josh Fisher, our creative director at HBW, has launched a kitchen table company, Secret Superhero Gear , tee shirts and gear to apply to your inner hero. Josh’s first shirt is the Hashtag Ninja. You’re going to want this one. It comes in men’s and women’s cuts, and you can even customize it a little bit. But come on. Hashtag ninja? That’s you. If you want your own Hashtag Ninja shirt today, swing by Secret Superhero Gear and pick one up today! Photo hosted on Flickr!
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] How to Land a Job as a “Resident Blogger”
| TUESDAY, JUNE 19, 2012
That said, PLUS are also putting a lot of effort into promoting me, my brand, my Twitter handle, and my site. This guest post is by Jane of Runaway Jane. recently secured the position of Resident Blogger at PLUS Hostels , a large hostel and camp site chain based in Europe. I’d spent more than two years blogging on my independent travel blog RunawayJane.com , and that experience undoubtedly led to me securing this position. But it wasn’t the only factor. Initiative is key. approached PLUS about becoming their Resident Blogger. This was an idea that I pitched to them. Get paid!
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] 7 Self-doubts New Bloggers Can Beat
| THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2010
You can also add color in your life by following Scott on Twitter. This guest post is by Scott McIntyre of Vivid Ways. You’ve just launched a shiny new blog and you’re buzzing with excitement about sharing content and building an audience. At first, it requires a lot of time and effort to get things off the ground, but your confidence is sky-high that this blogging thing will take off and push you straight up to the A List. Image by R'eyes. Then, slowly but surely, you begin to doubt what you’re doing. Disappointment sets in. You lose motivation.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] How to Be a Problogger on Tumblr
| SUNDAY, MAY 6, 2012
Recently, Posterous was acquired by Twitter, signifying that a shut-down of the platform was imminent. It’s pretty much the same concept that Twitter uses, except that Tumblr’s a blogging platform (WordPress.com has now incorporated this feature as well). The other big social networking aspect that defines Tumblr is the act of “reblogging” Reblogging is similar to retweeting on Twitter, or Facebook sharing, but on Tumblr, you’re actually sharing an entire blog post to your followers. This is a guest post by Gregory Ciotti of Sparring Mind.
VIPER CHILL [Twitter] ViperChill Monthly Report 3
| FRIDAY, JANUARY 1, 2010
Top Referring Websites Here are the top referring traffic sources for the month of December: StumbleUpon: 16,172 Direct: 2,935 Twitter: 599 Google.com: 590 SmartPassiveIncome: 540 Google (organic): 393 HolyKaw.Alltop: 157 HQHow: 115 PluginID: 112 EvanCarmichael: 87 Top Referring Keywords There were a total of 428 visits via 145 keywords this month. The only work I have done this month was write three articles and promote them on Twitter, so I’m happy that the content is good enough to be picking up so many subscribers. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" Happy New Year!
CHRIS BROGAN [Twitter] Ring Ring
| WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2010
Penn the other day, he pointed out that more people will spend hours and hours figuring out their Twitter strategy, but won’t give more than 20 minutes to their email marketing efforts. In a conversation with Christopher S. Yesterday, Julien and I spoke to a publishing industry person who moved from being “willing to take our call into something I can only describe as fierce advocacy. That was utterly Julien’s doing). So, on one side of this, Penn and I talked about people not answering the obvious priority in online marketing. Which one are you? Ring ring.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Understanding the Hype Cycle of a Blog
| THURSDAY, MARCH 1, 2012
You can follow her on Twitter @ nimu9. This guest post is by Nischala Murthy Kaushik. It’s the start of a new year—the time when organizations work on their business strategies. And when you work on strategy, the one thing you definitely do is get a perspective of two facets of your operation: internal aspects of your organization. what the external world is saying: your customers, your competitors, your partners and of course independent analysts. One thing that I definitely read this time of the year are analysts’ reports by ( Gartner , Forrester , IDC , and so on.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Behind the Scenes of Our New Ebook Launch at FeelGooder
| THURSDAY, MAY 26, 2011
One of the ways that we’ll do this is through a push via social media—particularly Twitter. It’s been six months since I launched my latest blog— FeelGooder —and today it’s entering a new phase, so I thought it might be time for a bit of an update. You might remember back in November we launched FeelGooder and I outlined some of the backstory here on ProBlogger. It was an ambitious task and something of an experiment, but I was excited by the prospect. However today we’re moving into a new phase and are launching an ebook: 7 Ways to FeelBetter. with your email.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Finding a Mentor-writer—and What to Do Once You Have
| MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
If you want to check out what he’s up to, feel free to hit him up on Twitter ( @carlosinho ). This guest post is by Karol K of imcreator.com. Who is a mentor-writer? This question is probably on your mind right now. Even more importantly, why do you need one? Let me take this from the top. Is there a writer or an author you’ve always looked up to? Someone whose writing style is exceptionally interesting? One who can write a sentence in a way that makes you stop and think “ darn , that’s good”? Maybe it’s an author you’ve been reading forever.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Blogosphere Trends + Being Opinionated
| SATURDAY, JULY 24, 2010
You can find her on Twitter @kimber_regator. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Darren. Man alive, I hate bringing you a list of blogosphere trends that includes both Lindsay Lohan and Jersey Shore—not to mention Sarah Palin. But I report the list, I don’t decide what’s on it (neither does Regator —it just calculates what’s being blogged about most this week). Then again, you might love Lohan and eagerly await the next episode of Jersey Shore. You may have voted for Sarah Palin. How depressing.
CHRIS BROGAN [Twitter] Criticism is an Important Part of Thinking
| TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2010
Let me handle that last one: I don’t live on Twitter. live in this much larger box, and I sometimes spend my time on Twitter, just like I sometimes spend time on LinkedIn. Some strange events lately have led me to write this post. You may or may not know, but I receive a criticism about me (my ideas, people’s perception of me, how I comment, how I don’t comment, whatever) about once a week. Some times, it’s a post for the intention of link bait (getting more people to engage based on calling someone who has an audience onto the carpet). can be snarky.
WEB METRICS GURU [Twitter] More Juicy Links – Web Journal May 18th-19th, 2010
| WEDNESDAY, MAY 19, 2010
In fact, another event just like the Quantcast / Konrad Feldman meeting 4 years ago happened tonight at dinner with Twitter Growth By The Numbers. Tired, was about to go to bed a few hours ago – but I’m still up posting – and here’s why – a few stories I didn’t get a chance to post about – so here goes. JaTin writes about Yahoo Acquires Associated Content which I thought was an interesting play because … Yahoo! is still a Search Engine - Yes - Yahoo! is buying a content mill. Normally, this would be a conflict of interest as Yahoo!
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Inside the Life of the Other Kind of ProBlogger
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 26, 2010
Follow Paul on Twitter. This guest post is by Paul Cunningham, blogger, internet marketer, and author of How to Become a Successful Freelance Blogger, I bet that you could easily name at least a dozen blogs that dispense blogging tips to other bloggers. The so-called “blogging blogs vary in many different ways, but they all tend to give out the same basic advice: start a blog, build your audience, monetize, and maybe one day you’ll reach that six-figure income that defines you as a “problogger. Let’s take a look inside the life of these other probloggers.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] From Failed Idea to Profitable Product: What I Learned from Failure
| MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2011
Follow Björgvin on Twitter at www.twitter.com/audioissues. This guest post is by Björgvin Benediktsson of Audio Issues. The biggest insecurity we bloggers face is the question of whether anybody is actually going to buy our product. We can’t give away our content forever, and those Google ads are hardly going to pay the bills. That’s why every blogger should offer his or her own product. You can recommend other products without seeing a noticeable return. The biggest return on effort is from your own product, whether it’s an ebook, a service, or a piece of software.
SOCIAL WAYNE [Twitter] Guest post: How Google+’s Integration Of Blogger Attempts To Legitimize The Web
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2011
Guest post author: Francis Santos is a writer and blogger for Benchmark Email and can be found on Twitter as @bme_francis. few months ago, internet users suddenly found a big black bar across their browser windows whenever they accessed Google’s services. Standing out in stark contrast to the gargantuan corporation’s usual light colored palette, this bar became “Google Control Central.” This was the first step in a comprehensive effort to harmonize all of Google’s far-flung serviceswhich range from search and translation to email and social networking. billion each. He turned it down.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] How I Took the Toughest Blog Niche, and Owned It
| WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 11, 2012
For just one example, many articles talk about the importance of using Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites to promote your articles, and to engage your readers. This guest post is by Dominick DalSanto of Baghouse. Imagine you are called into your boss’s office and presented with the following assignment: head a new marketing initiative for your entire company. You are to do all of this without any training or instruction of any kind. Image copyright Cowboy in the Jungle. Needless to say, you might a be a bit overwhelmed by the enormity of the task assigned to you.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] How to Succinctly Report a Blog Issue to Tech Support
| WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
He’s also the founder of Malt Blue , dedicated to helping people become better at web development.You can connect with him on Twitter , Facebook , LinkedIn or Google+ anytime. This guest post is by Matthew Setter of Malt Blue. How often do you find it happening to you? You discover an issue with your site, or one of your community members emails you to tell you about it, and soon you start to see tweets about it too. Maybe it’s as simple as an error message that detracts from the professional appearance of your site. Google Data centers. But what do you do? Version. Browser.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Use Showcase Sites to Boost Your Blog’s Loyal Readership
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
You can follow Issy on Twitter here. This guest post is by Issy Eyre of Fennel & Fern. I’ll let you into a secret. One of the key ways I grew my traffic for my gardening blog Fennel & Fern wasn’t through clever SEO campaigns. It wasn’t through endless tweeting, or sucking up to other bloggers (although I’ve been guilty of all of those things—and more). Copyright mangostock - Fotolia.com Instead, I used showcase websites to show off my content to a targeted group of users who I knew would love it. This is because showcase sites are targeted perfectly.
ENGAGING BRAND [Twitter] Show 355 - Managing Talent
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2011
If you have feedback for me on the show or topics that you would like me to cover then e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org or join me on twitter. Show 355 of The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast is ready just for you. To subscribe or listen for free , you don't need to download anything and all explained at the end of the post. . If you want to vote then click here ). Kevin Oakes of I4cp joins Anna Farmery to talk about The Executive Guide to Integrated Talent Management which features chapters from leading business thought leaders such as Marshall Goldsmith.
ENGAGING BRAND [Twitter] Show 339 - Innovation, Growth and Change
| FRIDAY, JUNE 24, 2011
If you have feedback for me on the show or topics that you would like me to cover then e-mail me at email@example.com or join me on twitter. Show 339 of The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast is ready just for you. To subscribe or listen for free , you don't need to download anything and all explained at the end of the post. bestseller, including. How important is mood for creativity. What makes a mood good or bad? Ways to change your mood. How to make a question provocative in a good way? Devils advocate vs Angels advocate. Andy Stefanovich Chief Curator.
ENGAGING BRAND [Twitter] Show 335 - Fixing Bubbles, Crashes and Capitalism
| FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2011
If you have feedback for me on the show or topics that you would like me to cover then e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org or join me on twitter. Show 335 of The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast is ready just for you. To subscribe or listen for free , you don't need to download anything and all explained at the end of the post. invited Roger Martin who is the Dean of the Rotman School of Management since and an advisor on strategy to the CEO’s of several major global corporations. Today we talk about his new insights in a business book called Fixing the Game.
ENGAGING BRAND [Twitter] Show 307 - How to Make the World a Better Place!
| FRIDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2010
If you have feedback for me on the show or topics that you would like me to cover then e-mail me at email@example.com or join me on twitter. Show 307 of The Engaging Brand leadership and marketing podcast is ready just for you. To subscribe or listen on your PC now - both for free , you don't need to download anything - all explained at the end of the post. Stan Slap , author of Bury My Heart at Conference Room B and who is " intent on making a profound difference in the world before he is forcibly removed from it " joins Anna Farmery on The Engaging Brand podcast to talk about.
CHRIS BROGAN [Twitter] Recipes
| SATURDAY, APRIL 2, 2011
People ask whether Facebook or Twitter, and in which proportions. In life, we tend towards wanting recipes. When I’m asked about social media, people want to know things like “How much time should I do it? and “What’s the right number of times to tweet in a day? It’s natural. We look for recipes. We Seek Out Recipes. do it, too. want to know the best way to work out with bodyweight only, or the best way to think about portion control. am also looking for measures and techniques, a kind of “do this, then this. Offer Your Buyers a Recipe.
DARETOCOMMENT.COM [Twitter] Social self-importance: Why content curation will never be king
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 22, 2010
post might get picked up every so often and make a splash on Twitter, but this does very little for your overall efforts. How to Use Twitter Part 3 – The Johnny Carson Principle 6 Scott Allen September 9, 2010 at 11:08 pm Damn! Home Comment Caviar Be 3-D. Anyone that attempts to position curation as a shortcut, to any extent, is wrong (and probably trying to sell you something). Expecting people to care what you read without first earning their attention with your own work is nothing more than self-importance gone social. There’s the rub. Quite the opposite. What about you?
SOCIAL WAYNE [Twitter] SXSW – Addieu makes it easy to connect on all social networks with people you meet
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 9, 2011
As for day one, I ran into an old friend Damien Basile @DB on twitter who just launched his new startup with Brian Papa , called Addieu. Some notable features: + Easily connect on Facebook, Twitter and Foursquare. Seamlessly add people to Twitter lists, including creating new ones on the fly. Yes, I’m already in Austin, TX for SXSW interactive 2011 and extremely excited about conference this year while feeling a bit overwhelmed at the same time. Prior to SXSW I’ve been thinking about my blog/content strategy and/or how I plan to cover the event.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] How to Re-Ignite Your Blogging Fire When You’re Feeling Burnt Out
| WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 8, 2010
Instead of waiting for people to come to you, go out there and email fellow bloggers, comment on their articles and interact with like-minded people on Twitter or Facebook. A Guest Post by Glen Allsopp from ViperChill. In 2006, at 17, I started a blog about marketing which was very successful from launch. In fact, the first blog post I published was linked to by 4 of the Technorati Top 100 at the time, and I felt like I was on my way to joining the ranks of A-list bloggers. Yet, within a few weeks, I had already ran out of steam. For some reason, things were different this time.
PAMORAMA [Twitter] Facebook CEO Bares All, Embraces New Privacy Settings
| FRIDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2009
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PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Monthly Trends + Resolutions for a Better Blog
| MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2011
Find her on Twitter @kimber_regator , get free widgets for your blog , or nominate your blog for review. Happy 2011! How are the ole resolutions holding up so far? Have you stopped biting your nails, started a daily exercise regimen, and organized your closets yet? Me neither. Still, ’tis the season for new starts, and while you’re thinking about improving your health, your home, or your life balance, don’t forget about your blog. Make a resolution today to take your blog to the next level in 2011. Let’s make some resolutions! resolve to be funnier. resolve to be more opinionated.
WAXING UNLYRICAL [Twitter] The Everything In Between Post
| SATURDAY, JANUARY 29, 2011
As someone said to me on Twitter a while back (can’t remember who it was, sorry), “Every day you wake up is a good day. As I am grateful for the messages of goodwill that flowed to us both over Twitter and Facebook, many from folks who have never met my husband. Comment as pts moderator Lori Getting info Pending approval share On Facebook On Twitter flag Delete Hide Unhide Ban user New! on Twitter and Facebook. Mark as read Approve comment Im with you - I think its cool to say good morning on Twitter! think most days are good days. After about 3.5
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Why Your Newsletter Incentive is Repelling People
| WEDNESDAY, MARCH 16, 2011
What is Twitter and can I convert customers with it? Understand how Twitter can add to your profits (in under 20 minutes). This guest post is by Amy of Harrisonamy.com. We’ve seen recently how you can help pay the rent using your email list , so making sure that as many people as possible sign up is critical to increase your earning potential. Most bloggers know that one way to encourage people to sign up to their blog is to offer an incentive. Some kind of free report, or ebook or other gift that is a tempting reward for a visitor to transform into a newsletter subscriber.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] Blogosphere Trends + Unicorns
| SATURDAY, JULY 31, 2010
You can find her on Twitter @kimber_regator. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Darren. Okay, okay, so we’re not actually talking about unicorns…but even though it’s a vital part of your blog’s tone and voice, I didn’t think you’d click on anything that sounded as deceptively unsexy and unexciting as what we’re actually discussing this week, which is grammatical person. Before you zone out, stick with me for a sec: It’s not as bad as it sounds. I’m trying, you guys.). Share This.
PROBLOGGER [Twitter] How to Keep Track of Your Accounts as a Remote Blogger
| MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
You can update it via the Web, by voice, by text, by email, and by Twitter! This guest post is by Jane Meighan of www.RunawayJane.com. One of the main benefits of being a blogger has always been that you could work from anywhere in the world—whether you are surrounded by the hustle and bustle of New York City, or sitting in a quiet, secluded beach hut somewhere in Thailand. Provided you have good internet access and a computer, you can be based anywhere. am sure many of you remote bloggers out there will have experienced some or all of these at some point too. Back up everything.
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