Basic SEO for Bloggers


Who wants to spend all that time writing creative, helpful content? It’s not 2001 anymore. Keywords are still vital to determining how you rank for certain queries, but remember to adapt your content to fit the term. The best bloggers I know are writing constantly.

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20 Bloggers to Watch in 2012


As Michael Stelzner said at Blogworld, “You’re not a blogger, you’re a publisher!”. He had a popular blog, Free Pursuits, but focused on creating a legacy rather then just being a blogger. Marcus started a swimming pool company in 2001. More bloggers to watch.

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Effective Planning for Video Content


Whether you’re an established blogger or simply trying to break into film production, developing a video requires the consideration of some key pieces before, during, and after the green light process. Look at the still frames and think, which ones enrich the emotion and theme of the content.

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Social Sharing – Getting News Content Right in 2011

Proactive Report

“The challenge now is to produce content – not ads – that can create connections between people. In this environment, forward-thinking advertisers are shifting budgets towards social strategies that center around creating content that’s likely to be shared.&#.

How to Use Private Label Rights to Get Content for Your Blog


For the time-strapped blogger who’s constantly struggling to write fresh, unique content, PLR can seem like a godsend. Although PLR can be a useful tool in developing content for your blog, it isn’t a “copy and paste” solution (at least, it isn’t if you don’t want the Big G to come down hard on you and your search rankings!). To understand why, let’s take a closer look at what PLR content is and how you can use it effectively to develop content for your blog.

40 Core Philosophies From the Most Famous Marketers in History

Buffer Social

What: John Deere may be best known for farm equipment, but he also has another distinction: He may very well have created content marketing. ” Her suggestions to do this including content curation, user-generated content and using social media to tell bigger stories.

Is Your Blog Spiraling Into An Echo Chamber?


But the truth is a lot of bloggers hit the big time in their circle of contacts and think they’ve made it as big as they ever will get. The truth of this whole vicious cycle is that you begin to rot as a blogger when you hit the edge of your echo chamber.

5 Steps to Launch Your International Social Media

Convince & Convert

Launched in 2001, Lingo24 has clients in over sixty countries, and translated over forty million words in the last year. They’re also avid bloggers, and frequently access the Web on mobile devices. Localize your content. How can you adjust the content to make it relevant to them?

“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook

Besides, even if they’re very good at hiding the fact, over on Twitter and Facebook, it’s not your content, it’s their content. The content on your blog, however, belongs to you, and you alone. Suddenly it got a lot easier for the bloggers to be lazy.

How I Network on Friendster, Facebook, MySpace, and LinkedIn Â?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

First (Real) Stop: Friendster In 2001, I took the plunge into Friendster , and as an early adopter, I befriended just about anyone I had some sort of association with and reciprocated every friend request. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

Blogosphere Trends + Using Infographics


They’re also working on a tool that will allow bloggers and others to create their own infographics using a plug-and-play system. If you have the resources, interactive graphics such as this timeline of Middle East protests is just about the most engaging content you can provide. This infographic on travel ten years after September 11, 2001 makes effective use of lines and graphics to pull the viewer’s eye down the page and onto the next piece of information. Writing Conten

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

This should be a wake-up call for companies’ content on pursuing outbound marketing initiatives. Blogger for Huffington Post and @op_editorial , Marketer, Do-Gooder, Master Surfer! Award-winning marketing and social media blogger.

What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Blog Business Model 1: Land Public Speaking Gigs Through Your Blog


Marcus has told us his story before, in the post From Small-time Blogger to Professional Paid Speaker: My Journey. Since 2001, I’ve owned an inground swimming pool company that installs pools throughout Virginia and Maryland. This is the first post in our series on Blog Business Models.

From The Information Age To The Connected Age " GigaOM

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Google monetizes the human behavior on the web — human action captured in web pages as links, content and meta data. I can see individual bloggers turning to branded package and kickstarting of the gifted train. read more | digg story Sphere: Related Content [.]. GigaOM.

5 Fast Tips for Going Multilingual on Twitter


Your stats for other online content can be revealing here. Producing accurate foreign language content can be tricky. These can range from celebrities to the leaders and popular bloggers in your own particular field. Being part of their conversations lets you monitor what they are saying: about your blog as a whole or your latest post, about other bloggers, about wants, desires and frustrations. This guest post is by Christian Arno of Lingo24.

Quantum Entanglements: The Social Media Scandals

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Kaycee Nicole Swenson brought her sparkly brand of wholesome, flirtatious courage to a wide audience on the internet from 1999 through May 14, 2001 , when her mother Debbie announced that Kaycee had passed away suddenly. Accelerated by MaxCDN Content Delivery Network.

Hawaii Officially Dips Toes in the Waters of Social Media

Bare Feet Studios

As I understand it, this blogger trip is not the first time Hawaii tourism has paid for blogger fam trips – though it is the first official blogger tour and significant campaign of which I am aware. I tripped across this article from 2001 (!)

This weeks #SocialMedia Tweetchat Topic: Destruction of the Media Industry: Will We Be Better Off In the Long Run?

Direct Marketing Observations

Newsroom employment would peak in 2001 as newsstand sales of the top 100 magazines approached 30 million. Meanwhile, US newsroom employment fell to a 25-year low and magazine newsstand sales dropped 63% from of their 2001 peaks. I’ll add a couple of thoughts directed squarely at the corporate side of this discussion that relate to content, trust and brands. Today anyone can produce content and distribute to a potentially sizeable market.

Web Worker Daily " Archive Busyness vs. Burst: Why Corporate Web Workers Look Unproductive "

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In my heart I know I can only truly engage with 200 bloggers and yet… I am subscribed [.]. Over at his blog, Michael Specht (one of very few Australian HR bloggers - my wife is the only other I know of) is talking about managing an always-on work life, the intrusions it makes into work-life balance and the culture clash always-on can introduce between busy and bursty workers. [.]. Table of Contents. Copyright 2001–2008 Giga Omni Media, Inc.

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Weekly Roundup: The Magic of Discovery

Waxing UnLyrical

Does blogger outreach really require engagement? There is so much great content out there and its posts like this that make it easier to stay up-to-date. And my guest bloggers, both frequent and infrequent.

Social Media Network and me

Social Media Network Marketing

I have been working in the Social Media Networking Online Space since 2001 alongside with the Brands and Clients. While writing content I keep in mind the SEO requirements so that the page / site comes up high on the search engines. Powered by Blogger

Robert Scoble Discusses Women In Tech

Geoff Livingston

Following up from the joint blog post, “ Why Tech Already Has Women… &# co-authored with Danny Brown , noted tech blogger Robert Scoble felt the critical remarks in the post were unfair. But let’s go back to 2001. I held an open-to-the-public dinner for bloggers.

AMA Handbook of Public Relations Published

Bill Hartzer

Before the invasion of YouTube , Facebook , and bloggers, the Internet was embraced by visionary PR professionals working feverishly to develop online content to advance a client’s agenda. In 2001, he received an honorary Doctorate of Public Service from Muskingum College.

Blogs are Becoming the New Front Door for Prospects: Is Yours Open?

5 Most Popular Blog Posts Content Marketing: How to get your subject matter experts on your corporate blog (7) Social Marketing: Twitter contest boosts followers 43% (6) Marketing Research: Cold, hard cash versus focus groups (4) Email Marketing: Improve deliverability by deleting subscribers? (4)

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Diva Marketing Blog

Our content may be a little smarter and a little deeper than your average web humor (sometimes). My favorite social media tactic is contributing to the content and community in highly specialized LinkedIn groups to generate B2B leads.

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Diva Marketing Blog

Social marketing is about the ability to connect to your target market cost effectively, frequently, and succinctly with value content.  Working with clients at home and internationally since 1998, we help clients with strategy, messaging, content development and media relations.

10 Realizations that Will Crush Your Little Heart In Your First Year of Blogging


As a new blogger in a very crowded niche, I’ve found the year tough. It’s been tough finding my voice among so many others, producing content that is rich and teaches others a thing or two, attracting traffic that sticks (subscribers)—all while trying to establish a schedule. Are you presenting your readers with boring content? And it will take you more than a few minutes to promote your content properly and on a daily basis. It’s not 2001 anymore!

From Side Project to Sustainable Business … Using Social Media


I had been working online since 2001 and by 2008 was confident I’d accumulated enough skills and experience that finding work wouldn’t be a problem. You’ll create content and you’ll need to promote it. Not only do you need to promote your content, you need to promote the meaningful transactions that affect your bottom line. As a blogger, an essential meaningful transaction occurs when a visitor subscribes via RSS or email.