Startups To Watch in 2011

Idaconcpts

Startups rapportive Startups To Watch in 2011 storific supermarmite this or thatThe most successful startups are able to stay a step ahead of their competition by analyzing the current trends to predict the next hot application that will captivate the public.

The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Cheryl and I thought it would be a great idea to collaborate on this special social media project—and so the process began for creating the 2011 #Nifty50 List of Top Twitter Women. She’s an entrepreneur, marketer, blogger, and alum of Wharton and Purdue.

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15 Amazing Women Bloggers You Should Get to Know

Janet Fouts

As I wrap up the year I want to take a moment to share with you 15 amazing women bloggers I’ve gotten to know, respect and learn from on a daily basis. Social Media in Action blogging women bloggers

Bloggers Unite Today Around Food

Ari Herzog

Blog Action Day in 2011 is a collaboration among 2,250 bloggers in 100 countries who come together to write about one topic on each of their blogs today — October 16, 2011 — and this year’s topic, in conjunction with World Food Day , is the f-letter word.

B2B Blogging Trends for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

To answer those questions, the founders of the B2B Marketing Zone asked 22 of the most influential b2b marketing and PR bloggers—including Roxanne Darling, Jay Baer, Ardath Albee, Erik Qualman and Chris Abraham—for their prognostications.

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Discounted Tickets for BlogWorld & New Media Expo in NY (May 24-26, 2011)

Idaconcpts

Deal: Registration to 2011 BlogWorld & New Media Expo. Date: May 18-24, 2011. This May 24-26, 2011, BlogWorld , a conference specifically for bloggers and social media specialists, will be taking place in New York. Date: May 18-24, 2011.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Get the details behind these stats and many, many more here in more than 40 of the best articles and blog posts about social media, search, budgeting and digital marketing research, facts and statistics of 2011 so far. Is a Blog Still Important in 2011?

Presenting as Shock Jocks… Or Bloggers?

Waxing UnLyrical

Blogging Events Shonali Burke Social Media Speaking #bweny alienating your audience bloggers blogworld presentation skills shock jocksMuch has already been written about BlogWorld at which, for the most part, I had a really great time.

How To Get Results From Your Blogger Outreach Campaign

SocialFish

Bloggers are a unique breed. This is precisely why conducting a blogger outreach campaign can be the most difficult type of social media campaign. Part of the strategy included reaching out to bloggers in the nonprofit space in hopes that they’d write a blog post about the grant.

The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.

Curation a Key Theme in B2B Blogging Trends in 2011

Aggregage

The new white paper – B2B Blogging Trends in 2011 has been released. Several of the contributors pointed out that a big challenge in 2011 is rising above the noise. B2B Bloggers can rely on curation, aggregation and filtering as a technique to produce quality content in an on-going basis. That’s why Yann Ropars tells us that: 2011 is often cited as the year of ‘curation’. Certainly one of the big trends is curation.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Nearly 3/4 of active Twitter users are bloggers. The 11 Twitter Tools and Apps I Use Every Day in 2011 by Business2Community. Daniel Flamberg shares some fascinating intelligence on Twitter users, such as that: • 72% of active Twitter users are bloggers. •

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Blogger to WordPress – Why Make The Change?

Firebelly

Recently a lot of websites and blogs have made the transition from Google’s Blogger service to an independently-hosted WordPress installation. One of the disadvantages with Blogger is that it only does that – blogs.

SXSW 2011: Strong on Networking; Less on Content

Dave Fleet

The blogger lounge alone provided significant value for me through the opportunity to meet and learn from new people. I just arrived home from South by Southwest Interactive after six days down in Austin, Texas.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, 2011 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

Kikolani

8 Ways to Make Money With a Blog (And the Major Mistake You Should Avoid) – If you carefully survey the world of successful bloggers, you will find a variety of revenue generating opportunities. Here are my thoughts on a 21 bloggers who are taking action!

Blogger Outreach Changes the PR Timeline Forever

Convince & Convert

PR behemoth Ketchum (the PR agency of record for ConAgra) caught it’s foot in a bear trap of its own manufacture recently, when it thunk up and perpetrated a bait and switch blogger outreach program. Bloggers Are Not Reporters. Bloggers are also typically not full-time writers.

3 Tips For Effective Blogger Outreach

Mindjumpers

Tweet Bloggers are one of the key influencers in the online sphere. Just like journalists in traditional media, bloggers in social media should not be taken lightly and an appropriate plan must be made if you as a brand wish to include blogger outreach to your social media efforts.

Blog World LA 2011 Recap – Session Notes and Experiences from #BWELA

Kikolani

Then I took the shuttle from the Westin to BlogWorld with Jelena Woehr whom I met at last year’s BlogWorld where she gave me a copy of the Yahoo Style Guide (great guide for blogger, copywriters, editors, and so forth in the digital world).

Irresponsible Blogger Syndrome: Do You Have It?

Saying It Social

What is Irresponsible Blogger Syndrome? Irresponsible Blogger is a common Syndrome which can afflict bloggers of any shape and size, regardless of expert status and subject matter. No blogger is safe from Irresponsible Blogger Syndrome without taking the proper precautions.

12 (of the) Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Techniques of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Many “traditional” journalists now write blogs; does that make them bloggers? What are the (current) best practices for pitching bloggers? Blogger Outreach Remains Crucial for PR Pros by SocialTimes.

Dispelling Misconceptions About Bloggers

Kikolani

I’ve been reading a variety of blog posts and reactions to them recently about how bloggers should be doing this but should not be doing that that. I’ve come to realize that there are a few major myths about bloggers circulating out there that are just wrong.

How to Use Social Media Strategy to Reach Mommy Blogs

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you have a brand or product for parents, targeting and partnering with mommy bloggers is a great way to get exposure. For example, if you have a product for teenagers you would not want to pick a pregnancy blogger. Mommy bloggers do not love broad press releases.

Best Quora Guides and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Blogger interest in the site seemed to follow a similar pattern. In any case, here are a few of the best Quora how-to guides and insights of 2011. Is Quora still a significant social media destination?

Top 10 Public Relations Blunders of 2011

Bill Hartzer

So, here is this year’s list, the top ten public relations blunders of 2011. But things spun out of control when blogger Christopher Soghoian – targeted (and annoyed) by the campaign – posted the agency’s pitch emails online, while USA Today reported of false claims in pitches.

24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Guidance for New Bloggers. 20 Common Mistakes Made By New Bloggers by Ink Rebels. 12 things every business blogger should know how to do by Ragan’s PR Daily. 21 Ways Bloggers Engage by Heidi Cohen. Top 10 Blog Directories 2011 by SEO Wizardry.

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The 5 Must-read Books for Bloggers in 2011

ProBlogger

This book will resonate with bloggers who are struggling to launch products from their blogs, or who are shying away from aggressive launch tactics. Many bloggers are embracing the concept of the human curator. A lot of demands are made on a blogger’s creativity.

Two Examples of What NOT to Do When Asking Influential Bloggers For a Link

Idaconcpts

In October 2011 a post has been published about an awkward email in which the owner of a famous blog was asked to insert a link to an existing post on his blog using the precise keywords (already in place in text) as the anchor text.

34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

In one of the first, if not THE first, Google+ directories, you can find people to follow and add to your circles across a broad range of topic areas from bloggers, journalists and tech entrepreneurs to scientists, filmmakers and foodies.

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How to Spice up Your Social Media Strategy in 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Jennifer Mattern is a professional blogger, freelance business writer, and former PR and social media consultant. How to Spice up Your Social Media Strategy in 2011 is a post written by Tamar Weinberg. ]. This is a guest post by Jennifer Mattern.

One Step Forward And Fifty Steps Back For Bloggers (And Society)

Twist Image

Instead of treating Bloggers as if they're not capable of reporting the news or having journalistic integrity, why not just elevate the journalists that we deem as "worthy" to a more professional status? Key to the plan would be legislation establishing the 'status of professional journalist' in order to distinguish those committed to 'serving the public interest' from 'amateur bloggers.' Bloggers and journalists no longer have a symbiotic relationship. blogger.

Understanding Viral Content Marketing [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Social Media content sharing Pro Blogger Roi for companies Viral conntent Viral marketing Voltire DigitalTweet On our blog, we have several times written about how to create a viral success.

6 Ways to Right Size that Big Blogger Ego

Geoff Livingston

Ever find yourself or one of your blogging friends suffering from a case of big blogger ego? And when you talk to them, tell them you’re a blogger or an Internet personality. Reality blogger relations ego humility Narcisism

6 Things Bloggers Can Learn From Dr. Seuss

Kikolani

Here are 6 things that bloggers can learn from the legend, Dr. Seuss. Social media has allowed small, passionate bloggers to create communities around their work. As bloggers, success rarely ever comes overnight. Holding an opinion is important for any writer/blogger.

15 Wasteful Habits of Unproductive (and Unsuccessful) Part-Time Bloggers

Kikolani

But when you’re a part time blogger working around a full time job, taking care of the kids and/or your elderly parents, success can seem like it’s a mile away. While it’s not impossible to transform yourself from a part time blogger to a highly successful full time blogging machine (think Kristi Hines , creator of this blog and others), those blogging part time face unique challenges. Being a Part Time blogger doesn’t make you any less serious than those that blog full time.

How to Get Your Profile and Data Completely Disconnected from Klout

Unspoken

November, 1 2011: As of today you can request complete opt-out of your Klout account! GOOGLE PLUS YOUTUBE BLOGGER. LATES UPDATE. Login your Klout account —> profile settings —> if you would like to delete your account press here!

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Why Most Social Media Departments Fail

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It’s 2011. Those who joined the social media party in 2007 are thriving; those who join in 2011 often find themselves at a complete loss.

40 Bloggers to Watch in 2011

ProBlogger

Welcome to the 2011 list of bloggers to watch. It was where thousands of the world’s best bloggers met to network and learn. I recommend that bloggers of any niche attend conferences such as this to check out the rising stars. See, Peter isn’t like us bloggers.

Once upon a time, I Believed in the Fairytale of Klout

Unspoken

Recently however in direct response to the larger outcry from many online communities, news outlets and many bloggers, Klout finally start talking. On August 10th 2011 Klout announced on their blog that they now measure influence across 10 networks.

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Case Study: Blogger Outreach for Oxfam America’s International Women’s Day 2012 Campaign

Waxing UnLyrical

You might remember my telling you about this ; long story short, we were asked to provide digital support for the campaign; specifically, to engage bloggers with the goal of raising awareness for the campaign and the work that OA does to empower women around the globe.

5,867 Words on Becoming a Conversion Machine: A Guide for Bloggers

Viper Chill

Blogs take a long time to build, since they’re very much relationship focused, and just relying on RSS – like most bloggers do – sets you on a horrible path when it comes to converting readers into buyers.