11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Taking this theme a little further, I decided to branch out into the blogosphere, but using the number seven this time around was a tad too limiting. There are so many blogs out there that regurgitate news, causing clutter in the blogosphere.

The New Dork - Entrepreneur State of Mind


Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week | Main | Fans With Benefits: Add Value On Your Facebook Page » March 09, 2010 The New Dork - Entrepreneur State of Mind “Yeah, Now I’m in the Blogosphere.

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Google Me – quick thoughts for and against…

The Way of the Web

And whenever there are big rumours, the blogosphere rushes to comment.

Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses

Akamai Marketing

Then measure it.You can use Google Analytics, PostRank or even (GASP!) Seriously, the blogosphere is different, you are allowed and even encouraged to experiment and be creative.

Five Things Jesus Looks for in a Blog Post


Incidentally, the “is dead” meme is still extremely popular after many years of faithful service in the blogosphere. Postulate that anything is dead, lame, irrelevant or worthless and you are on your way to Google Analytics heaven.

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25 Guest Posts on Blogging, SEO and Social Media


Now I want to share some of my off-site content, as I have been doing a LOT of writing around the blogosphere. Do You Make Any of These 10 Simple SEO Mistakes – From not looking at analytics to a bad linking strategy, here are 10 common SEO mistakes and why they are bad for optimization. How to Use Google Analytics to Lower Your Bounce Rate – Key factors to look at in your analytics, and how to use them to lower bounce rate.

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3 Key Features to Blog from a Smart Phone


Since the beginning of idaconcpts.com, I was really excited about sharing my insights on marketing and web analytics with the blogosphere. When idaconcpts.com started back in 2008 (side note: we’re past the 2nd year mark!

How to Build Relationships and Grow Your Blog with Comments


And that’s simply not the case, in today’s blogosphere. How to Set Up Blog Comments as Goals in Google Analytics Using WordPress Hacks. This is a guest post by Tune Seidelin. Are you getting more traffic, than the server on your cheap hosting account can handle? Are you getting tons of links from other blogs? And do you have core group of loyal readers, doing everything they can to help spread the word about your latest content?

Lifting the Fog of the Blog: 8 Strategic Questions Before You Write 1 Word

Convince & Convert

There are more than 150 million blogs, according to Technorati’s “State of the Blogosphere&# report. “We Will Create _ Posts Per Month, With in Charge of Editorial, and in Charge of Analytics.&#.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Chicago Lightning


Exploring loyalty in the blogosphere – are bloggers transient with their loyalty, or does it depend on the community? Search Engines / SEO / Link Building / Analytics. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week.

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Journoggers – Journalists that blog

Laurel Papworth

While some journalists adapt to the new writing style well, understanding the media shifts and blogging well as part of the blogosphere, other journalists that blog – let’s call them journoggers – stand apart from the blogosphere, raiding it for content, and disturbing equilibrium.

Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani


Fetching Friday Many great posts over the last year have been from my Fetching Friday series, where I compile the best posts of the week throughout the blogosphere on a variety of topics, including blogging, social media, SEO, personal development, and more.

10 Outreach Tools Every Marketer Needs


Over the years, the blogosphere has evolved into a prosperous hunting ground for marketers, entrepreneurs and individuals seeking to promote their projects and ideas.

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The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On


Many in the blogosphere are calling it a "Facebook killer." Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly Work: Social Media Optimization Summits | Main | 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week » February 11, 2010 The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On A lot has been happening in the social and search (and social search) realms in the past few weeks.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

And… Brian Solis is the most eloquent writer I have ever seen in the blogosphere. Some of Adam Singer’s points include demonstrating passion, getting full analytics, limits of 140 characters, and being in full control of the content and the website.

How to Conduct Your Annual Blogging Review


For these first statistics I have used Google Analytics latest terminology. The blogosphere is fast moving and changes rapidly. By ProBlogger Expert Nicole Avery.

7 Simple Ways To Attract More People to Your Blog


There are few things more frustrating than pouring your blood, sweat, and tears into a masterfully crafted blog post only to see the analytics at a standstill days after posting. This is a guest contribution from Ryan Currie at Spokeo.

Will Social Media Influence The Travel Channel Launch's of "Deep Fried America?" An interview with host Jay Ducote

Diva Marketing Blog

I’ve been active in the blogosphere for over 12 years and have known some great food bloggers. I see engagement on Twitter and Instagram but I don’t go too deep into analytics.

How to Silence Readers From Commenting on Your Blog


Copyright Artsem Martysiuk - Fotolia.com You open your Google Analytics to check your blog’s stats. You may have published a number of articles and achieved traffic of some kind, but unless you relentlessly promote your blog you will simply be a little spark in the blogosphere.

3 Ways to Make More Affiliate Income as Bloggers


The Blogosphere is a crowded space these days. Pay careful attention to: Traffic source: You can find this information from Google Analytics or the control panel of your website. Performing search keywords: Google Analytics can help you with this type of information and tell you which pages are performing best. Use Google Analytics to figure out which of your blog posts is getting the most traction. Did you set goals in Google Analytics?

The Case For and Against Popup Opt-In Forms


It has only been one week, but in comparing the week previous to the week after the popup my growth on Google Analytics is 11%, and my total is up 48% for the month. What long-term effects would there be on the blogosphere?

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


Next, I went to my first session – the Technorati State of the Blogosphere keynote. Use your Analytics – your most popular blog posts and the keywords people search to get to your website could be the basis for great product ideas.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, ASW11 & Productivity Systems


Essential statistics from the State of the Blogosphere 2010 – this post summarizes some major findings, but if you want the full details, head to the source at Technorati. Search Engines / SEO / Analytics.

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The First Ever ViperChill Income Report

Viper Chill

The data was put together by a respected analytics company, and you can find the full list here. Most of you probably weren’t around the blogosphere a few years ago when a well named blogger named Kathy Sierra decided to quit blogging due to death threats she was receiving.

8 Ways to Get More Out of Your Facebook Fan Page Today


If you have been paying even the slightest attention to the blogosphere lately, you would have noticed that it’s abuzz with talk about the new Facebook fan pages. You see the analytics data (or “insights” in Facebook terms) about that fan page.

When Bad Times Make Good Marketers

Diva Marketing Blog

Whittemore, Flooring the Consumer, had a terrific recap of posts from around the blogosphere about the conference themes.

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Will Social Media Influence The Travel Channel Launch's of "Deep Fried America?" An interview with host Jay Ducote

Diva Marketing Blog

I’ve been active in the blogosphere for over 12 years and have known some great food bloggers. I see engagement on Twitter and Instagram but I don’t go too deep into analytics.

Bloggers Flash Back to 2006 and Flash Forward to 2009

Diva Marketing Blog

What I love most about the blogosphere is the ability to find new and fresh voices - wonderful talented people from around the world you'd never know existed if it wasn't for their blogs. As December 2005 drew to a close, I asked a few bloggers what their wish list was for the new year. 2006.

The 8 Most Greatest Tips to Write Unstoppably Killer Headlines Guide Ever


So why did we avoid writing analytics-crushingly good headlines? In an ever busier, fuller blogosphere, we battle one another with our headlines. This guest post is by Eric Cummings and Michael Cummings of On Violence. Nearly a year and a half into making small strides in one of the smallest niches on the Internet—the MILblog (military blog) community—our traffic started going up. We had one question.

Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This article covers five blogging topics: WordPress setup, design, validation, plugins, and analytics. Blog Metrics: Six Recommendations for Measuring Your Success (Occam’s Razor): Web analytics wizard Avinash Kaushik shares ways to see how you’re successful in your blogging efforts. I Live in the Blogosphere (SEO 2.0): Mark Dykeman’s guest post makes a bold statement: “The blogosphere is my communication medium and my blogs are transmitters.&#

Content Week: how to consistently come up with great post ideas for your blog.


Every month, Darren does a “deep dive” into his analytics to see what posts did well and what might be useful to revisit. Over the years, plenty of bloggers have found themselves in the same situation, written a bunch of ideas down, and shared them with the blogosphere. Content.

Why’d You Choose That Domain Name?


” We set up our first Google Analytics profile and hardly use it. However, as time passes I can’t help but think keyword-rich domains will become a dime a dozen, and will get sifted out to the bottom of the blogosphere while unique, original concepts rise to the top.

Should PR and Marketing pay bloggers to post?

The Way of the Web

There have been mixed reviews around the topic in the blogosphere but I still think it's a bad idea to pay bloggers against a few kind words, and call me naive, I don't think bloggers would want to place irrelevant content on their blogs.

Do You Need a Pinterest Consultant? Interview with Jade Craven of dPS


I was just a normal person trying to make it in the blogosphere. Pinleague is an analytics solution. You can even see how much income Pinterest is generating for you after you integrate this tool with Google Analytics.

Why I Haven’t Made a Dime From My Blog—and How You Can


What I did: Wrote about a variety of topics, and kept no analytics on what was popular or why. What I should have done: I should have deliberately tested various types of content with my audience and used those results (Google Analytics) to hone in on what I should’ve written more of in the future. This guest post is by Alexander Heyne of Milk the pigeon.

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Data Mining: The Ultimate Guide to Niche Analysis

Viper Chill

Niche research is a little like viewing your website analytics where it’s really pointless checking your stats if they don’t lead to you making any site changes. While the top results in Alexa are not the same as my actual analytics stats, some of the phrases are definitely there.

Stop the Posturing About Government 2.0 and Do It Already

Social Media Strategery

Time to step out of the echo chamber of the social media blogosphere. 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.

8 Reasons Why Students Should Blog


Here are eight reasons why students should join the blogosphere. A couple of months ago I published a review on my blog for a book called Social Media Analytics. This is a guest blog post by Michael White of Musings of a PR Student. Students should be worried about their job prospects. Competition is rife and the top advertised jobs receive hundreds of applications.

Bloggers, Think for Yourselves: Reject the SEO Rumor-Mongers!


Even if it is for link building purposes, a lot of quality content can be generated by people who haven’t yet made a name for themselves in the blogosphere. This guest post is by Dustin Verburg and Jeriann Watkins of Page One Power.

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What’s the Secret to Monetizing Social Media?


According to the 2011 Technorati State of the Blogosphere , of the bloggers who put advertising on their blogs, 60% use self-serve tools, while 50% have affiliate advertising links on their site. Go on a guest posting spree teaching people how to use web analytics … offering half your consultations fee in your byline. This guest post is by Neil Patel of KISSmetrics. Have you been able to make money from social media?

7 Habits of Professional Bloggers


That might mean being self-disciplined enough not to check your emails during dinner, or not obsessing over Google Analytics. I’ve seen a few train-wreck situations in my time in the blogosphere, where comment threads have got out of hand, or where two bloggers have attacked one another in their posts. This guest post is by Ali Luke of Aliventures. Your blog isn’t growing as fast as you’d hoped.

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

Viper Chill

Though I don’t do this personally, it’s a popular choice around the blogosphere so that’s why I’m covering it. Right now I have heatmap tools built in to other services I use like Google Analytics and Visual Website Optimizer.

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Interviews , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Websites > What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?