120 Marketing Tactics for Blogs

Pamorama

Part of a good content marketing strategy, blogging helps you position yourself as an expert in your area. . Successful blogs play a pivotal role in delivering your brand message, and help drive sales without using traditional hard-sell tactics. 5 steps for creating a successful blog.

13 Great Guides to Growing Your Blog Audience

Webbiquity SMM

You’ve put extensive effort into your business blog design, content strategy, research, and execution. Why isn’t your blog attracting a higher level of traffic? Business Blogging: Five Reasons You Have No Readers by Spin Sucks.

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16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats

Webbiquity SMM

This final installment covers some fascinating though sometimes contradictory and confusing stats about business blogging and the value of marketing. For example, what percentage of businesses maintain company blogs? 9 Business Blogging Stats and Facts.

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Blogging Upstream

Waxing UnLyrical

Tootzypop , the lifestyle blog I founded for savvy women over 40 , is no exception. In women’s online media, the formula is one part fashion and beauty, one part yoga and fitness, one part recipe swap, a ginormous dose of mommy blogging; mix and cover with a thick frosting of e-shopping.

Your Blog Stinks! You Should Quit!

SocMed Sean

What to do…It’s 2012 and you’ve been blogging for almost a year now with no success. Maybe it's time to give up and pull the plug on that blog. So, maybe it’s time to reconsider whether you’re actually going to make your first million in blogging.

Five Ways to Draw Traffic to a Blog Post

Webbiquity SMM

As buyers spend more time with online articles, blog posts and reviews, and rely less on advertising for product information , companies have quickly caught onto the fact that they need great content to attract new customers and retain their current ones. Guest post by Kylie Ora Lobel.

7 Blog Post Ideas for Nonprofits

SocialFish

If you maintain a blog for your nonprofit, chances are you’ve come up short on ideas more than a few times. Well, in fact there are lots of creative ways to keep your blog active and interesting. There are lots of ways to keep your blog up-to-date with interesting stories.

Is it Shortsighted Not to Host Your Own Blog?

Waxing UnLyrical

Alison Kenney asked this question yesterday in a Facebook group I belong to: “When it comes to your own website, do you think a blog is a must?” ” You’re reading this blog on a business website, so you already know what my answer is.

How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

Company blogs have become virtually essential, and very powerful, component of digital marketing. In addition to their SEO benefits and role in maximizing web presence for brands , blogs produce sales and leads. Which blog post promotion tactics are most effective?

Linkedin Launches Blogs for Members

Janet Fouts

In 2012 Linkedin launched the beginning of what has become a powerful stream of thought leadership blogs through their “ LinkedIn Influencer ” program. Members can follow the blogs of other members even if they are not in their networks and interact on their blog posts.

The End Of Blogging?

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The other week, I celebrated 12 years of blogging (not a typo). I have posted anywhere from four to seven items a week, over on my Six Pixels of Separation blog , every week. To know me, is to know that I am still deeply passionate about my blog, writing and the digital publishing experience. For years, we've been seeing the "conversation" shift from the comments section on blogs to places like Facebook, Twitter , Snapchat , YouTube and beyond. my blog)?

My Blog is Changing Direction

Ari Herzog

If you subscribed to my blog to learn insights and strategies about the digital landscape, you may notice a change in focus. P.S. You may not have noticed this if you subscribe to my blog but I recently changed the physical location of my blog from ariherzog.com to ariherzog.com/blog.

My Top 33 Digital Marketing Blogs

Convince & Convert

Digital marketing blogs may be numerous, but I find them to still be critical. » Digital Marketing blogs content marketing blogs digital marketing digital marketing blog email marketing blogs online marketing blogs social media blogs

Three Words That Will Speed Up Your WordPress Blog

SocMed Sean

And recent trends in social media are showing that sharing photos and images is a great way to make sure that your blog posts are getting traffic. Additionally, Google penalizes slow-loading websites and blogs by not ranking them as high as those that load quickly.

The Death of Blogging: Part 271

Ari Herzog

It seems that every month there is a newspaper article about the death of blogging. Verne Kopytoff wrote a sensationalist headline in the New York Times in February 2011 entitled, “ Blogs Wane as the Young Drift to Sites Like Twitter.” The Importance of Guest Blogging.

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Is Your Blog On LinkedIn?

Small Business Mavericks

By this time, I hope you have been convinced that adding a blog to your site has great potential for enhancing your marketing efforts, adding to your site’s authority, and increasing your audience. But where is your blog being seen? Business2Community & Business.com ask a good question: “ Should You Be Blogging On LinkedIn? But why would your blog be a good idea to post on this site? You invest time and money into the content on your blog.

How to Bring Your Business Blog to the Next Level

SocialFish

Your business blog is a failure. But you keep updating it because all your competitors have blogs. Many company blogs are like this: Business owners start them because everyone else does but you are not sure what to do with it. What Constitutes A Successful Blog?

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Monday Roundup: Get Started With Blogging

Waxing UnLyrical

Maybe you’re even planning to get started with blogging? On January 10th, this blog turns seven. Getting started on blogging can be daunting, but IMHO is worth it. I’ve heard from quite a few of you who want to make blogging a priority this year.

The Rapid eLearning Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Rapid Elearning Blog. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, then you know that’s flat out wrong. However, every week I get emails from blog readers that basically read like this: "My company uses a branded PowerPoint template for presentations.

15 Blog Headlines That Don’t Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

If you came here looking for 15 blog headlines that don’t suck… you were sucked in. By a blog headline that didn’t suck! “Find ways to get people to your blog !” Even if it’s from a blog(ger) I know and respect. I confess.

20 Social Media Blogs You Should Read in 2012

Pamorama

Here’s a list (in alphabetical order) of some great social media blogs to read in 2012. He blogs about building strong brands through passion, innovation, creativity, and common sense. He blogs about social media marketing and customer-engagement topics.

Do you syndicate your blog?

Janet Fouts

You see, lots of bloggers have their blog posts syndicated on other sites that aggregate content, and sometimes we write posts specific to a site just to get our names in front of more readers who frequent that particular web site. It’s like guest blogging, but more focused.

How Social Media Can Be Magic For Your Blog

Peg Fitzpatrick

Social media can be the magic that helps people find your blog articles. A few years ago, blogging and social media were separate. Blogging was long-form, serious, and crafted. Some people predicted that social media would replace blogging because of declining attention spans.

Share Your Blog Here

Ari Herzog

Can you describe your blog in a few sentences? All you have to do is scroll to the comment section below, fill in your real name and email address, and type in the URL to your blog. Then, write to your heart’s content to describe your blog. Whatever you write about — internet marketing, mobile devices, gardening, frog leg delicacies, or something more eccentric — this is your chance to share your blog with me and with other readers. Media blogging

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Happy 7th Birthday to My Blog

Ari Herzog

Today is the seventh birthday of my blog! If you’ve never visited the archive , you can trace my first blog posts about apartment life and the environment and see when I started writing about digital media. I want you to know about them and I want my blog to be the conduit.

Diversify Your Blog with Video Blogging

Idaconcpts

There are many reasons why bloggers may decide to incorporate video blogging onto their site. Whatever your reason may be for incorporating video blogging, it is important to plan out your strategy beforehand rather than simply jumping right in. Business & Marketing video blogging

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Is a Great Blog in the Eyes of the Beholder?

Kikolani

If you’re anything like me, you’ve put tons of heart (time and work) in your quest to create a great blog to showcase your work or business. In fact, you give your absolute best effort in producing each and every single thing you do in blogging. What exactly is a Great Blog?

Is Guest Blogging Really Dead?

Small Business Mavericks

The Internet erupted yesterday when Matt Cutts said that guest blogging is “done.” My interpretation is this, Guest blogging as a link building tool only is a dead science; you can expect the search engines (especially Google) to start roughing it up a bit. Guest blogging, like any other kind of content marketing, must first and foremost follow the quality rule. Like article marketing, guest blogging was taken over by the spammers.

6 Ways to Get Your Employees Blogging

SocialFish

Recently, at my company, I was tasked with starting up a company blog. This is where it gets fun… we have helped our clients build successful blogs and come up with a blogging strategy, content calendars, etc. Write a blog? I don’t know how to write a blog.

How to Learn Social Media Marketing: 15 Blogs for Beginners

Pamorama

Are you blogging, Facebooking, tweeting, or pinning? 20 social media marketing blogs you should be reading in 2015 This is an unordered list — all of these blogs are packed with helpful information. Buffer Buffer’s blog is one of the best in the social media space.

12 Most Creative Strategies to Craft an Effective Blog Post

Peg Fitzpatrick

Do you wonder why some blog posts tend to attract a lot of readers and get a lot of reaction? In these 12 most creative strategies to craft an effective blog post, we’ll look at ideas how you can accomplish more on your blog. Review the quality of your blog post.

7 Simple Blog Post Ideas for Your Small Business

Unspoken

Even with all of the emerging storytelling technology for small businesses, blogging remains an effective way to reach an audience with your marketing messages. It’s smart to experiment with your social channels and video options like Periscope , but great blog content is also really important. Blog posts that give information that may seem overly simple to you may actually draw in the exact consumer base you want. Blog about it. Blog Internet marketing Tools

The One Tip That Took My Blog To New Levels. Stop Caring.

SocMed Sean

I’ve been blogging for about 5 years now and as I look back over those years, I’m amazed at how much I have learned. When I first started blogging, I was so worried about driving readership, getting listed in the search engines, becoming popular, being liked.

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WordPress Hack Directed At.com Blogs

Small Business Mavericks

If you read the news about a recent WordPress hacker who targeted a massive number of WordPress blogs, relax. The former hosts blogs much like Blogger.com. However, that doesn’t mean your WordPress blog can’t be hacked. There are too many to recommend here now, but know that you can increase your WordPress blog’s security in a number of ways. If you’re worried that your WordPress blog might be vulnerable to attack, don’t panic.

6 Reasons a Blog Should be the Center of Any Social Content Strategy

Webbiquity SMM

Despite the many business benefits of blogging , it remains an underutilized tactic. 500 fastest-growing companies and just 35% of the Fortune 100 enterprises maintain blogs. And presuming that blog is hosted on your company domain (e.g.

Happy Belated 9th Birthday to My Blog

Ari Herzog

May 2016 marked the ninth birthday of my blog! You can visit the archive and read my initial blog posts about apartment life, later posts about digital marketing, and ultimately about minimalism and productivity. Are you receiving my blog posts by email? Blog News birthday

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Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success

Waxing UnLyrical

That’s a blog post for another day. Take every question your company gets asked and consider writing a blog post to answer it. Competitor websites, blogs and industry forums. If a blog post falls in the forest and there’s no one around to read it, does it even exist?

30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

Webbiquity SMM

Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. more here in 30 of the best business blogging guides and resources of the past year. Why Blog.

6 Guest Blogging Emails That Suck

Ari Herzog

The top navigational bar of this blog makes it very clear that guest blog posts are accepted. Here are 6 real examples of emails that suck: The 6th reason your email sucks: You never researched nor read my blog.

Recipe for Successful Blogging

Mindjumpers

Tweet Blogging can be complicated and it is quite different from traditional writing styles. Blogging is a quick and an interactive way of expressing your ideas – more like online diaries, but written with an aim of making people read it. How to Start a Blog. ›