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How to Create a Reader Avatar for Your Blog

ProBlogger

For several years, I’ve been using Reader Avatars (also called Reader Profiles or Personas) on my blogs – and I’ve found them very effective and helpful. To create your first reader avatar, you’ll need to spend some time thinking and writing about a type of reader that you’re either attempting to reach or who is already reading your blog. We’ve created a template you can use to help you do this, and I’ll be sharing some examples of my own reader avatars throughout this post.)

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What is Roblox? Everything You Need to Know About the Social Gaming Platform

Hootsuite

Nikeland is another noteworthy branded experience where nearly 20 million users go for sporty quests and to collect Nike gear for their avatars. Unless you’re Rip Van Winkle or the North Pond Hermit, we’re willing to bet you’ve heard the word “Roblox” floating around in the past few years.

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How to Build a Blog that Has Lasting Impact Upon Its Readers

ProBlogger

I’ve previously published an exercise in building a reader profile or persona to help you get clarity around this. The post How to Build a Blog that Has Lasting Impact Upon Its Readers appeared first on ProBlogger. Photo by Kristian Angelo on Unsplash.

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3 Facebook Search Tips You Might Not Know About

agora pulse

You can use it for a few different research exercises, including: Checking out the competition. Building up your ideal client avatar. Can Facebook search really help you reach your social media marketing goals? Unlike Twitter , Facebook doesn’t have a separate advanced search function. All we’ve got is the “Search Facebook” bar in the top left hand corner. It wasn’t always like this.

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How to Build a Blog that Has Lasting Impact Upon Its Readers

ProBlogger

I’ve previously published an exercise in building a reader profile or persona to help you get clarity around this. The post How to Build a Blog that Has Lasting Impact Upon Its Readers appeared first on ProBlogger. Photo by Kristian Angelo on Unsplash.

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Getting to know your client (and why her shoes have f*@k all to do with it)

Absolute PA

I bet when you started out in business one of the first things you heard about was the “Ideal Client Avatar”. There’s a reason most Ideal Client Avatar exercises are so f*cking boring… it’s because they don’t actually work. Most of the client avatar exercises I see are missing the point. Ditch the boring, same old exercises, get rid of “Katie” and her labradoodle and get up close and personal with your ideal client’s feelings.

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5 ways to create better buyer personas with social media data

Sprout Social

The following example of a buyer persona does a good job of visually representing windchime’s ideal customer avatar, Jerome Carter, via demographic information, motivations, goals, frustrations and even personality traits.

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260: How One Recipe Blogger Turned Her Blog Around with a Simple Mindshift

ProBlogger

Create an avatar to learn more about your readers. How to Create a Reader Avatar for Your Blog (with free downloadable template). I created an avatar of my reader and I’ve even shared this avatar with them in a post and they all pretty much said, “Yup, that’s me.” ” Now I write to my avatar. One of the things that I used to do after I did my first avatars was to print them out and put them next to my computer.

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This is All You Need to Write the BEST Social Media Bio

Rebekah Radice

No phony avatars or grainy pics. Through this exercise, you’ll focus on expanding your strengths. When was the last time you updated your social media bio? If you’ve spent time agonizing over what to write, how to write, and what to include – let me put your mind at ease. Sharing your strengths, skills, and unique solutions doesn’t have to be difficult.

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Build the Perfect Blog Audience for You

ProBlogger

Essentially, you are creating a brand avatar for yourself. Ideally, that brand avatar should be representative of where your audience wants to be. Kern is a master of this brand avatar. He is a brand avatar for where they want to be. An exercise for you. The purpose of this post is simply to get you thinking about your blog’s brand avatar. This is just an exercise to get you thinking about your brand avatar, and your audience.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Internet Marketing Internship

Kikolani

The magic fairy goal setting exercise. 9 sites to create cartoon images of yourself for avatars and profile pics. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, details about an exciting Internet Marketing internship program, and what’s coming up on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon and retweeted on @kikolani this week. Blogging / Writing.

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How Businesses like Sylvan Learning Center and Computer Explorers.

Saying It Social

Simply upload a generic avatar or cartoon/clip art picture and you’ve fulfilled the photo requirement! This exercise could be particularly fitting for a Computer Explorers program that is already focusing on implementing technology!

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Are You a Productive Reader? - Stepcase Lifehack

Buzz Marketing for Technology

We read to make us feel good, about what we’ve done or what we could do or what others have done — even about what a smart person we look like reading such a smart book on the subway — and not as an exercise in personal growth. Get your own Avatars at Gravatars. exercise. ABOUT. HOWTO. FORUMS. ADVERTISE. ARCHIVES. PODCAST. WRITERS. CONTRIBUTE. TEMPLATES. CONTACT. SEARCH. ALL POSTS. FEATURED. PRODUCTIVITY. COMMUNICATION. LIFESTYLE. MONEY. TECHNOLOGY.

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This is All You Need to Write the BEST Social Media Bio

Rebekah Radice

No phony avatars or grainy pics. Through this exercise, you’ll focus on expanding your strengths. When was the last time you updated your social media bio? If you’ve spent time agonizing over what to write, how to write, and what to include – let me put your mind at ease. Sharing your strengths, skills, and unique solutions doesn’t have to be difficult.

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Weekend Project 1: Fix a Mess of a Multi-topic Blog

ProBlogger

Creating a customer avatar of your ìOneî reader. Much has been written lately in blogland about messaging and customer avatars. Even if many of your real live readers do not precisely match this avatar, your messaging is clear, focused, and personal. How are you going to be able to narrow down your ideal reader traits to a single avatar? For this exercise, you do (and after this, it might not be a bad idea!).

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Seven truths about online influence

SocialFish

It’s like when you stick something in both the “strength&# and “weakness&# boxes in a SWOT exercise – it’s rendered totally meaningless without context. With all this talk about influence metrics , here’s my take on what I think you should pay attention to when looking for influencers in your open community. Influence has to do with relationships between people – both online and offline.

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216: How to Create a Style Guide for Your Blog (and Why You Should)

ProBlogger

Ideally, what you want to create is some kind of avatar or persona or reader profile for your blog. I talked about this in Episode 33 where I actually talked through how to create an avatar for your blog and we actually did an article on ProBlogger recently that gave you a template for creating an avatar for new blogs. I think that’s a useful exercise to do. How and Why You Should Create Style Guides for Your Blog.

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Last Day at Wells Fargo

Taylor Marek

I got my exercise that way as well. That was my exercise, running two miles a day, from the middle of December until today (August 21, 2009). 1) How to write a Check (1) Real-time Twitter Feed Popular Posts How to write a Check (3541) A Personal Review of Avatar (235) Marketing Fail: iNET Web Case Study (167) #85 Sponsored by GoDaddy: How Fast do you want your money, The Best Advertisement, Intel Quad-core and Plasma TV’s (151) Entrepreneur vs. Employee, Which one are you?

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2014 Reboot: Get Ready for the New Year With a Blog Overhaul

ProBlogger

It’s no longer art, and no longer an exercise in intellect. We all feel the urge to tweak our logos and change our avatars. We are mining ProBlogger content this week for super-useful information to kick-start your blogging year with gusto. Today we delve into the world of giving your blog a shake-up for 2014 when you’re a bit weary of the same-old same-old. Ryan Barton, author of Smart Marketing , shows us the way.

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Top 10 Ways to Use del.icio.us - lifehack.org

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Get your own Avatars at Gravatars. exercise. ABOUT. HOWTO. FORUMS. ADVERTISE. ARCHIVES. PODCAST. WRITERS. CONTRIBUTE. TEMPLATES. CONTACT. SEARCH. ALL POSTS. FEATURED. PRODUCTIVITY. COMMUNICATION. LIFESTYLE. MONEY. TECHNOLOGY. MANAGEMENT. Your ID: Password: Forget your ID or password? Help. -->. Enter your email address: May 24th, 2007 in Featured , Technology. Top 10 Ways to Use del.icio.us. Del.icio.us

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213: Blogging and Content Marketing: 10 Things To Know

ProBlogger

Most people have been through some sort of an exercise like this and have created something like this. Some people would call them personas or avatars today. I know some people like personas and avatars, other people don’t. Most people’s avatars, most people’s understandings of their readers ends at ‘They’re 34, they’re male, they live in these sorts of… ‘Their demographical information. Whether you’ve got an avatar or not, understand these things.

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182: How to Use MindMaps in your Blogging

ProBlogger

I love to do this exercise with a group of people, I find when you do it in a more of a social context and brainstorming together, that’s when the real magic sometimes can happen. But I would put aside a little bit of time every week just to do this type of exercise alone, as well. This is an exercise I did a couple of years ago, as I was thinking about who do I need to work with me at ProBlogger. You develop this avatar of who is reading your blog all based on a mind map.

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9 Steps to Take When You Loathe Your Own Blog

ProBlogger

It’s no longer art, and no longer an exercise in intellect. We all feel the urge to tweak our logos and change our avatars. This guest post is by Ryan Barton, author of Smart Marketing. You’ve got an editorial calendar, you’ve scheduled blog posts weeks in advance. Look how professional you are. Well done. You’re an inspiration. You press Publish and bask in retweets, praise, and a flood of comments.

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246: 9 Ways to Accelerate the Growth of Your Blog

ProBlogger

One of the best things I ever did when I started my main blog today, Digital Photography School, is to create avatars, one of the best things that you can do. My first avatars were pretty light, they had demographics, where they hung out online, how they spent their money as it pertained to my topic, the questions that they had, the felt needs that they had. Gradually over time, I began to deepen my avatars. This essentially is the avatar that I was just talking about.

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196: Blogger Spotlight – Nikki Parkinson from Styling You, Shares How She Built a Business Around Her Blog

ProBlogger

Do you have an avatar in mind? Have you ever gone to that stage of creating up a sign or an avatar, or is it just the girlfriend that you have in mind? I probably have a number of avatars now that I think about and could probably put names to them because they are beautiful readers and followers who come back time and again. My avatars are pretty related to exact people, which is reverse stalking creepiness but that’s okay.

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196: Blogger Spotlight – Nikki Parkinson from Styling You, Shares How She Built a Business Around Her Blog

ProBlogger

Do you have an avatar in mind? Have you ever gone to that stage of creating up a sign or an avatar, or is it just the girlfriend that you have in mind? I probably have a number of avatars now that I think about and could probably put names to them because they are beautiful readers and followers who come back time and again. My avatars are pretty related to exact people, which is reverse stalking creepiness but that’s okay.

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182: How to Use MindMaps in your Blogging

ProBlogger

I love to do this exercise with a group of people, I find when you do it in a more of a social context and brainstorming together, that’s when the real magic sometimes can happen. But I would put aside a little bit of time every week just to do this type of exercise alone, as well. This is an exercise I did a couple of years ago, as I was thinking about who do I need to work with me at ProBlogger. You develop this avatar of who is reading your blog all based on a mind map.

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PB167: My Million Dollar Blog Post? (and How Procrastination Almost Stopped me Writing It)

ProBlogger

It’s not impacting us now even though we know we should eat well, we should exercise, we should look after our mental health, we should look after our education and those types of things that help us to be healthy people. How to Overcome Blogger Procrastination. In today’s lesson I want to talk about an issue that I think is at the heart of why many blogs don’t reach their potential.

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PB167: How Procrastination Stopped Me Writing a Million Dollar Blog Post (and how I overcame it)

ProBlogger

It’s not impacting us now even though we know we should eat well, we should exercise, we should look after our mental health, we should look after our education and those types of things that help us to be healthy people. How to Overcome Blogger Procrastination. In today’s lesson I want to talk about an issue that I think is at the heart of why many blogs don’t reach their potential.

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Facebook Credit: Zuckerberg next Treasurer of the Internet App2User

Laurel Papworth

They can be cds/dvds, software for your office, downloadable whitepapers and books on an iPad, ringtones, music/videos on the iTunes store, films on DVD, images like backgrounds and avatars. Expect to see everyone from Nike (rewarding you for uploading your nutrition/exercise program) to TV Stations (rewarding you for becoming a Fan/Like of Lost or Big Brother page) jumping in. Facebook has just announced it’s plans to expand it’s Facebook currency.

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PB167: My Million Dollar Blog Post (and How Procrastination Almost Stopped me Writing It)

ProBlogger

It’s not impacting us now even though we know we should eat well, we should exercise, we should look after our mental health, we should look after our education and those types of things that help us to be healthy people. How to Overcome Blogger Procrastination. In today’s lesson I want to talk about an issue that I think is at the heart of why many blogs don’t reach their potential.

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The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Add an avatar and a bio at the minimum. Polishing a tarnished reputation is often an exercise in futility. Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook by Tamar Weinberg on December 10, 2008 Share Social media mimics real relationships — in many cases.

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How to Transfer WhatsApp Data From Android To iPhone Officially

Tweaklibrary

Finally, after a long wait, Apple and WhatsApp have partnered to allow you to move your WhatsApp data and information from an Android phone to an iPhone. About 10 months after the official announcement, WhatsApp began offering the possibility to send data from Android phones to iPhones.