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Social Media -Outsource or Not?

Atom Thought

As owner of a blog, a facebook page, a twitter account and a linkedin group I take out extra time to give adequate attention to each one of them. Social Media Outsource.

How dotConverse Helped a Brewupub Regain it’s Reputation

Atom Thought

A well known brewery&pub received a massive public back-lash owing to a guest’s blog write about the alleged poor experience at the property. This blog post became viral and users started writing negative. You all would have heard about the Lemp incident. It was a turning point for social media and service industry in India.

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Birth of the Chief Marketing Technology Officer

Atom Thought

Not long back, it used to be a pain creating a special promo page on a corporate website, adding some content,or starting a blog for the business, creating a promo mail id, analyzing traffic data or even putting a small 3 field form! Marketing used to have a tough time negotiating with IT on whys, Digital Insight Digital Marketing

Close Looping Your Social Media Marketing Campaign!

Atom Thought

It was also integrated with their facebook page, twitter and blog. Do let us know at atomthought if you have already executed close looping in your campaigns, we will be glad to share with our readers on the blog, rss and on social media.

Facebook Notes- Thoughts

Atom Thought

On the other hand, I have been able to integrate my blog with it and suddenly I have a populous notes section. I can also feel that it’s easir to pen down thoughts than writing a full fledged blog, writing notes is also quicker and one can do it via mobile from anywhere. Measure-Up Your Super-Performance Blog! Tags: Digital Discover Digital Feature blogging facebook notes microblogging twitter

India Strategy for Social Networking Sites!

Atom Thought

I am sure you also have many thoughts, that you would want to share with likeminded people, I shall be glad to publish them right here on this blog for a healthy discussion. My new article on Strategies for Social Networking Sites has just been published on ‘DesiCretive’ You can view the article here: [link].

10 Digital Trends to Observe in 2009

Atom Thought

Related Posts: Measure-Up Your Super-Performance Blog! The 10 digital trends to observe in 2009 is an insightful feature that showcases trends which can bring about a change in the way we look at digital marketing. 2 ways to consume this content: A. 10 Digital Trends to Observe in 2009 e-booklet. Right Click and Save the e-booklet. The abridged version is right below: 1.

The Ultimate Online Social Experience!

Atom Thought

I have personally been aggressively engaged in tracking the events in Mumbai through twitter, facebook, Wikipedia, flickr , various blogs and not forgetting good old Google. Along the way a few enthusiastic users just fed TV news on twitter, a few more business minded used the opportunity to promote their blogs or business websites (all in good vain). For anyone interested in online social behaviour , last 48 hours have been like a live case study.

Mumbai Terror Attack on Social Media!

Atom Thought

While all these twitter posts and blogs help the relatives and friends of people who are stuck, in terms of getting to know real time and actual situation, it is also being speculated that the terrorists are also using twitter to understand and evaluate the situation in Mumbai. . . . . . Twitter is shouting incessantly: Nov 27, 10:37 AM: deepakshenoy: CCTV footage from CST being shown, people shot outside the station, two guys came and opened fire , lobbed grenades.

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.

My Blog Monetization Results

Jason Yormark

About a month ago I decided I wanted to test out ads on my blog to see what kind of return I would get by devoting some right sidebar space for a medium sized ad. I was a bit leery about the idea, but figured it was worth a shot seeing as my blog traffic had reached a point where I thought the return could be worth it. Blogging

My Blog Monetization Experiment

Jason Yormark

Have I succumbed to the temptation of ads on my blog?!?! Let’s be honest, monetizing blogs is no new secret. In fact most blogs do this very thing through display ads, affiliate links, or sponsored posts. I received an email from the IZEA network (affiliate link) notifying me that my blog qualified for their display ad program. BloggingThat’s an ad over there on the right. Well, at least for a bit the way I see it.

20 Social Media Marketing Blogs You Should Read in 2013

Pamorama

Looking for the best social media marketing blogs? I’m always trying to keep pace with the evolving social media marketing landscape, and reading many of the fantastic blogs out there helps me stay on top of best practices. You’ve come to the right place!

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?

Twist Image

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)?

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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.

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