79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012
AUGUST 18, 2012
Find the answers to those questions and many, many more in this collection of 72 fascinating social media marketing facts and stats for 2012. 70% of marketers plan to increase the number of different social platforms they use in 2012.
Case Study: Blogger Outreach for Oxfam America’s International Women’s Day 2012 Campaign
MARCH 26, 2012
One of the most fun projects I’ve worked on recently was Oxfam America’s (OA) International Women’s Day (IWD) 2012 campaign. Since OA already has a robust social media presence, our task was not to add to its social media plan, but to supplement it via blogger outreach.
The Top #Nifty50 Women in Technology on Twitter for 2012
SEPTEMBER 10, 2012
These women are executives, thought leaders, bloggers, authors and role models for younger women with an interest in technology. Next year, Cheryl and I tentatively plan to honor #Nifty50 Women and Men Writers, including bloggers, journalists, authors, and PR professionals.
20 Social Media Blogs You Should Read in 2012
JANUARY 28, 2012
Here’s a list (in alphabetical order) of some great social media blogs to read in 2012. Bloggers, marketers, freelance writers, entrepreneurs, artists, small business owners, and public relations professionals will all benefit from the content here. .
87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012
OCTOBER 16, 2012
76% of marketers said they planned to increase use of video and YouTube in 2012. ( HubSpot ). The two most popular blogging platforms are WordPress (used for 43% of all blogs) and Blogger (35%).
24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012
DECEMBER 12, 2012
This tip from guest blogger Mark Traphagen (again) is almost too good to share. Will Google+ be a “Facebook killer” or just Google’s next failed social network?
33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far
AUGUST 28, 2012
Find the answers to those questions and many more here in almost three dozen of the best social media tips, how-to guides, lists and reports of 2012 so far.
23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012
DECEMBER 4, 2012
Find the answers to those questions and many more here in almost two dozen of the best social media guides, tips, tools, insights and rants of 2012. ” Beyond the Basics: 30 Fresh Social Media Tips for 2012 by KISSmetrics.
Bloggers Block – When The Words Just Won’t Come
SEPTEMBER 30, 2012
Blogger’s block sucks more. Blogger’s block, on the other hand, is a bit more challenging. And for me, blogger’s block occurs when I not only can’t write on my own blog, but often stops me from being able to do all the other activities that come with blogging.
Blogger relations – you’re doing it wrong
AUGUST 15, 2012
Sent : Wed, Aug 15, 2012 at 3:02 AM. At least I was in the “to” line, but there was no effort whatsoever to address me personally – even a “Dear Blogger”, which still triggers the “delete” button for me, would be a step up from this.
4 Low Cost Online Marketing Strategies For 2012
Small Business Mavericks
MARCH 6, 2012
Mom and dad bloggers are the hidden gem of the online world – used to effect, they can be powerful allies but take care, abused, they make even more powerful enemies, and their influence is very strong. By building a network through other bloggers, forums, and social media, you can quickly build a loyal following. If your business has an online presence then you are now in a very competitive market.
Top tips for bloggers and brands
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
Bloggers too, are being taken seriously as true influencers by marketers and are being courted by brands and the PR agencies that represent them. This is the key to building credibility with readers and that, in turn, gives a blogger the influence that brands are looking for.
2012 Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals for Bloggers
NOVEMBER 21, 2012
Without further ado, here are some great Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals for bloggers and online marketers for 2012. Try out these providers that get rave reviews from bloggers. HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers.
Two Examples of What NOT to Do When Asking Influential Bloggers For a Link
JULY 6, 2012
It turned out that the blogger was the famous “analytics evangelist” who wasn’t happy about the tone of the email, so he decided to share it in full with his circle of virtual friends – creating a lot of buzz around it, as you may guess.
How To Start A Blog In 2012
MARCH 22, 2012
Starting a Blog in 2012 is a little bit more complex. How to start a Blog in 2012: Choose the right platform. I would argue that if you want to start a Blog in 2012, start with reading. blogger. Starting a Blog is easy. There's a Blog about anything and everything out there, right now. It's hard for someone considering a Blog to come up with a new and/or different angle.
Guest Bloggers Wanted
JULY 6, 2012
Please continue reading Guest Bloggers Wanted and leave a comment if inspired. You used to read guest blog posts every Friday. Veteran and amateur writers sent me proposals and I worked with them to publish articles that inspired you to read, comment, like, and share.
Social Media Course – $176 – 13 June 2012 Sydney with @InforumGroup
MAY 31, 2012
Social Media Training June 2012. Wednesday 13 June 2012, 2pm-6pm. Did you know you can measure the influence of a blogger or Twitter? AdAge named in the Top 150 Media Bloggers, and she is on Google Plus’ Recommended List.
Meet Imogen: A Fake Wannabe Guest Blogger
APRIL 4, 2012
Please continue reading Meet Imogen: A Fake Wannabe Guest Blogger and leave a comment if inspired. Related articles you may enjoy: Meet Everett Bogue: A Blogger Who Only Wants Blog Readers Who Tweet Because Everyone Else is a Low-life. The Downfall of the Inconsistent Blogger.
Three Most Important Content Marketing Lessons of 2012
NOVEMBER 27, 2012
Now that Google has rolled out AuthorRank, and is starting to place a “trust score” (my term, not an official one) on bloggers and writers, you’re going to start having your content boosted or dinged based on your AuthorRank.
How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing
APRIL 3, 2012
Wednesday, January 4, 2012. How Pinterest Will Transform the Web in 2012: Social Content Curation As The Next Big Thing. The most interesting wave hitting the social web in 2012 is social curation. Summary: 2012 Will Be The Year of Curated Sets. January 10, 2012 6:40 PM.
Bloggers: Would You Rather Be First Or Right?
FEBRUARY 28, 2012
To all my blogger friends, I would love to hear opinions on whether it is more responsible for us to be right vs. first when reporting information.
Kmart Halloween Campaign Combines Social Media, Mommy Bloggers, Live Video — and Breaks A World Record
The Realtime Report
OCTOBER 22, 2012
Mommy bloggers were invited to view the event live, and it was streamed live on UStream. Social Media Campaigns #kmartworldrecord costumes Draftfcb Halloween Kmart mommy bloggers Monternez "Monty" Rezell Ustream
Bloggers Unite! A 10-Point Guide for Blogger Collaboration
Convince & Convert
DECEMBER 20, 2012
Here’s a blogger collaboration guide to get you started: Note: If you’re already doing some blogger collaboration, check your activity against this list. Web marketing isn’t a solo endeavor.
2012 Round-Up Of My Social Media Cartoons And Comics
MARCH 23, 2013
It’s that time again, time to bring all of my 2012 social media comic strips, cartoons and humorous graphics into one single post. Sean Links to my 2012 Social Media Comics Social Media Comic – Why Don’t Our Customers Like Our Facebook Page?
28 (of the) Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2012 (So Far)
OCTOBER 23, 2012
Find the answers to those and many more questions here in more than two dozen of the best Twitter how-to guides, resources, tools and reviews of 2012 so far. ” For the slightly less ambitious or technical, try Blogger LinkUp. The Top 20 Twitter Clients being Used in 2012 by WindMill Networking. Twitter isn’t just for the birds anymore.
How My Guinea Pigs Became Famous Guest Bloggers
SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
But I also make sure I promote other bloggers, and participate without posting any links. When you’re just starting a blog, chances are there’s another blogger out there who writes on the same topic as you do and already gets tons of traffic. Guest post by Jessica Torres.
9 Social Media Tools Every Blogger Needs To Know About
OCTOBER 29, 2012
As a blogger, you have to wear several different hats, from creating good quality blog post to trying to spread the word for your blog and connecting with others. From my own personal experience, here are the top 9 social media tools every blogger needs to know about.
Basic SEO for Bloggers
OCTOBER 18, 2012
I’m always impressed by bloggers who can relate their posts to seemingly irrelevant images, like Dan Schure’s post in SEOmoz. The best bloggers I know are writing constantly. This is a guest post by Derek Mabie. Most of us understand how to search online.
Top 10 Guest Blog Posts of the First Half of 2012
JULY 10, 2012
Our guest bloggers create about 30 percent of the content on the blog, and we love having you because we get to showcase some of the great talent within our community (cough, with a few exceptions, cough). The Top 10 Guest Blogs on Spin Sucks for 2012.
The Anatomy of the Perfect Pitch
MARCH 7, 2012
And while this is written in the context of media/blogger relations, I believe these elements apply to practically anything and anyone you’re pitching. You might have access to a media (that includes bloggers these days) database, or you might only have access to search engines.
20 Bloggers to Watch in 2012
DECEMBER 30, 2011
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. He runs a popular blog, but I wouldn’t called him a blogger.
6 Ways Personal Development Can Make You a Better Blogger
JANUARY 26, 2012
Having a strong self-confidence is essential for any successful blogger. If there are two characteristic that every blogger needs, they are persistence and consistency. Do you know what separates unsuccessful bloggers from successful ones? This is a guest post by Timo Kiander.
12 Random Acts of Social Media Kindness Campaigns: World Kindness Week 2012 RAK
OCTOBER 25, 2012
1 billion people on Facebook, it’s usually easier to influence through tastemakers hence inviting bloggers on press junkets and Twitterati to launch parties.
#LoveCapeTown Campaign Shakes Up “Fam” Trip With Crowdsourced Tips for Travel Bloggers
The Realtime Report
SEPTEMBER 5, 2012
Cape Town Tourism’s most recent marketing initiative used a clever combination of travel blogging, crowdsourcing and social media to draw attention to the city, ranked 23rd among the top 25 travel destinations worldwide in TripAdvisor’s 2012 list of Traveler’s Choice Destinations.
How Bloggers Can Create and Use White Papers
FEBRUARY 8, 2012
White papers were first used only by companies that sold expensive and technical products, but nowadays they’re being effectively used by small business and bloggers, not only to generate leads directly, but to also generate emails for newsletters. How Bloggers Can Use White Papers.
Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Baby Blogger on Board
JUNE 15, 2012
10 Free Tools Every Business Blogger Should Bookmark – Explore the free tools out there that will help you be better at business blogging and content creation. Are You Just Another Dumb Blogger? I’ve Got a Baby Blogger on Board!
How to Leverage the Potential of Blogger Outreach
SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
Blogger outreach is reaching out to the blogger community to create a relationship that involves you having regular, constructive and mutually beneficial contact with them. What is Blogger Outreach? The way you approach these publishers forms the very core of Blogger Outreach.
Seek or Shout: A Review
MAY 2, 2012
Well, now Cision has a similar service, but it’s for journalists, bloggers, and PR pros. Communication PR blogger relations cision media relations Public Relations publicity seek or shoutI don’t know why the new service from Cision makes me want to play hide and seek.
What’s So Funny About Social Media and Online Marketing? April 2012
APRIL 23, 2012
” As blogger Chad Richard advises, “You have to see it for yourself.”
7 SEO Principles Bloggers Must Remember
Convince & Convert
AUGUST 9, 2012
Most bloggers want their articles to rank on Google, as well as their home page (especially when searching for their name), but probably don’t need “About Me” or “Contact Me” to rank. Writing solid content is only one piece of the puzzle when it comes to marketing a successful blog.