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Samsung Threatens Bloggers and Provides a Valuable Lesson

Spin Sucks

Then we had a healthy debate about it and she convinced me it’s something we should all know about and consider for any future blogger relations and/or brand ambassador programs. So here’s the story… Samsung Threatens Bloggers.

15 Amazing Women Bloggers You Should Get to Know

Janet Fouts

As I wrap up the year I want to take a moment to share with you 15 amazing women bloggers I’ve gotten to know, respect and learn from on a daily basis. Some of them I know in person, but many I know through their blogs and Twitter personas.

QR Codes & Mobile: The Time is Now

Spin Sucks

a creative design group that offers Web Design | WordPress | Mobile | Print | SEO | Graphic Design | Social Media | QR Code Consulting. If you haven’t they can be fun and lead to videos, pictures, mobile information and more that is unveiled with a simple scan.

Guest Bloggers Wanted

Ari Herzog

You used to read guest blog posts every Friday. Why Negative Blog Comments are Needed by Jeannie Chan. Musing About Mobile Networking by Rob the Web Guy. 8 Tips for Successful Business Blogging by Lior Levin. How to Conquer the Peaks of Blogging by Nick Sotos.

Gushcloud: Mobilizing Social Media Marketing

Mindjumpers

Consequently, representing Mindjumpers at this year’s conference included meeting with a variety of these passionate and engaged newcomers in the social media ballgame (see my blog post on BigMarker.com , April 3 rd 2012). Mobilizing target networks online. Tweet.

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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This Blog Is Dead

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Blogging (as we knew it) is dead. Not even all that ago and think about the early days of blogging. It''s obvious why the popularity of blogs took hold. Newspapers could use blogging as a farm team for their printed publications. They could allow journalists not getting enough ink on paper to explore their ideas on a blog. In 1997, wired teens created online diaries, and in 2004 the blog was king. Blogs are for 40-somethings with kids. blogger.

The Blog Turns 20 This Year

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Yesterday, The Guardian posted an article titled, The blog turns 20: a conversation with three internet pioneers. This blog, has been around for eleven years. I can''t thank you enough for being here, and I can''t tell you how grateful I am that blogging was invented. blogger.

How to Promote Your Blog: 5 Tools to Improve Rankings of Your Old Content

SocialFish

To keep your blog growing, you add more and more content doing your best to market everything you write. But while doing that, you may be missing a low-hanging fruit, something that may boost your blog traffic considerably over time, that is go back and optimize your old content.

Can Travel Bloggers Live Well From Their Blogs?

The Realtime Report

Can Travel Bloggers Live Well From Their Blogs? Travel blogs have become quite popular over the years, and it’s easy to see why the best of the bunch have come so far. Here are the basics of creating a successful travel blog: Choose Your Niche.

Share Your Blog Here

Ari Herzog

Every blogger wants eyeballs and new subscribers. If you’re a blogger, what do you write about? 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. Let’s see how many blogs we can all learn about. How to Identify Spam in Blog Comments.

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Diversify Your Blog with Video Blogging

Idaconcpts

There are many reasons why bloggers may decide to incorporate video blogging onto their site. Sometimes it is because the blogger has something that they’d rather say – or show – with verbal rather than written words. Making a change to your blog is like making an investment.

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9 Social Media Tools Every Blogger Needs To Know About

Kikolani

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.

15 Wasteful Habits of Unproductive (and Unsuccessful) Part-Time Bloggers

Kikolani

It’s hard enough to build a successful and profitable blog when you have all day and night to devote to it. But when you’re a part time blogger working around a full time job, taking care of the kids and/or your elderly parents, success can seem like it’s a mile away. The fact is, if you want to succeed as a part time blogger, you’d better bring your “A game” at all times. You simply cannot afford to be wasting time in the few hours you have to devote to blogging each day.

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.

Blogging Is Dead (Again)

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Blogging is dead. Why go through the hassle of thinking up unique thoughts, trying to formulate them into sentences and paragraphs, and then pull it all together in a text-based Blog post? In a surefire way to draw attention and traffic, The New York Times ' latest piece of linkbait is an article titled, Blogs Wane as the Young Drift to Sites Like Twitter. Blogging isn't really dead. So, is Blogging truly waning? " Blogging isn't dead. blog post.

Was Eleven Years Of Relentless Blogging Worth It?

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I started blogging eleven years ago yesterday. When blogging first became something (it later become "a thing," but it just started out as something), I could feel the cloud parts and the fresh air enter my lungs. As a marketing professional, I used blogging as a gateway to share my ideas. I still believe, to this day, that we take blogging for granted. Blogging has become the gateway drug for not just breaking news, but everyone''s opinion on it.

The Truth About Writing Killer Content for Mobiles

ProBlogger

We’re being told constantly that mobile content is like a snack, long texts are dead. You’ve just read TOP myths about mobile users. Yes, mobile users choose different content; yes, they use it in the different time and, what is more important, the different way.

What Social Media Means For Your Business in 2014/2015

yMarketingMatters

It also allows you to reach out directly to influencers, bloggers, media and journalists to tell your story. Sign up HERE to get my blogs on the latest social media and marketing trends, updates and best practices.

Content Marketing is More Than Just Blogging

Firebelly

Content marketing is about more than just blogging. While that’s the first thing that people think of — at least me, as a professional blogger — content is anything that can be read, watched, seen, or heard.

Klout Adds WordPress But Not For Self Hosted Blogs?

Jason Yormark

Quite frankly I think those that write successful blogs carry more influence then just about anyone in the social media sphere, so a welcome addition. Apparently the new addition only covers WordPress.com hosted blogs and not self hosted blogs. Mobilize Your WordPress Blog!

87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Is blogging coming back or trailing off? Social networks and blogs In the U.S Social media and blogs reach 80% of all U.S. Just 23% of Fortune 500 companies maintain an active blog, vs. 37% of Inc. Digital Buzz Blog ). Digital Buzz Blog ). Blogging Stats.

4 Ways Facebook Instant Articles Will Change Blogging Forever

agora pulse

Facebook Instant Articles is Facebook’s latest way for you to engage your audience with material you post on your blog. Facebook Instant Articles are all about providing a media rich experience that doesn’t slow down on mobile phones. Mobile matters.

77 Blogging Stats to Improve Your Blogging Strategy

Writtent Blog

Still not sure whether your business should be out there blogging? Check out this list of blogging stats we curated for you. Blogging & Lead Generation. Businesses using blogs are known to generate 67% more leads. Blogging & Customer Acquisition. Blogging

Why Every Entrepreneur Must Become a Blogger

ProBlogger

This is a guest contribution from blogger and graphic designer Luke Guy. You’ve heard about this blogging stuff. Is blogging really worth it? Knowledge is ever exploding and your competition probably just started their blog yesterday. Do you still need a blog?

How To Create A Successful Blog For A Business or E-Commerce Website

SocialFish

Many business owners and e-commerce site operators overlook the power of blogging, mostly because the traffic isn’t directed to their product or services pages, so they wonder “why bother?”. Blogging can help you overcome those challenges. and then blogging about their needs and wants.

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Google Introducing ‘Mobile Friendly’ Tags in Search Results and Signal It Will Start Impacting Search Rankings

ProBlogger

Over the last couple of years any blogger who has paid attention to their analytics will know that how people are reading blogs is changing. No longer are people simply arriving on your blog on their desktop computer or laptop but on tablets, mobile phones and more.

32 Experts Share Their Best Blog Post Promotion Tips

Kikolani

In celebration of the launch of my first premium training course on how to promote your content , I asked some of the top blogging, content marketing, and online marketing experts to answer one important question. Link out to bloggers with large followings.

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Tips from the Trenches: Best Blogger Productivity Tools

ProBlogger

When we put together Blog Wise , I thought I would be the only blogger who didn’t use many (okay—any!) As it turned out, very few of the pro bloggers we spoke to relied on any apps or tools other than Gmail , Google Calendar , and Evernote. Blogging software. MarsEdit for editing blog posts offline, recommended by Liew Cheon Fong. Springpad mobile note-taking software, recommended by Morgan Barnhart. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

10 Blogging Tips We’ve Learned from International Idioms

Convince & Convert

I’m not saying you completely suck at blogging, but there’s always room for improvement. With these idioms, you will always remember how you can improve your blog. This one is especially meaningful when it comes to blogging well. Blog about what you know.

A Clearer View Of Augmented And Virtual Reality

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Mitch Joel   --  author, blogger and president of global digital marketing agency Mirum  -- wasn't dubbed the "Rock Star of Digital Marketing" for nothing. Your most-read/most-shared blog post is. I have been blogging almost every day since 2003. I'm hoping that my most-read/most-shared blog post is the next one. blogger. business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. mirum agency blog. mirum blog. mobile.

How to Build and Monetize a Mobile-Optimized Blog

ProBlogger

For bloggers, creating a mobile site can seem daunting. Without the time, money and a working knowledge of various coding languages, a mobile site can seem out of reach. What’s more, way back in 2010, she predicted that mobile users would surpass desktop users by 2014.

8 Data KPIs Every Blogger Should be Using to Grow Their Blog

ProBlogger

When it comes to growing a blog, there are a hundred different directions one could take. In this post, I cover eight different key performance indicators that every blogger should be tracking, and how each of these metrics can be used to grow a blog over time.

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All in One: Tools and Apps to Be a Blogger who Can Write, Edit, Proofread, and Create Images

Kikolani

Content is not a king of blogging. While it’s nearly impossible to drive traffic to your blog and keep readers interested in your product without creating an outstanding content, everything depends on you only when it comes to promoting your website. Benefits: mobile-friendly app.

Why Web Push is the Next Big Thing for Bloggers

ProBlogger

Raise your hand if you’re a blogger who’d like to turn your one-time visitors into repeat visitors — and eventually, engaged community members. Read on to learn what exactly web push is, and why it’s the next big thing for bloggers. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

How I Set Up My WordPress Blog In 2 Hours

Waxing UnLyrical

But really, how many blogs does a gal need? If you and I talk regularly on Twitter, or Facebook… heck, even in the early days of WUL (and I have to stifle a giggle as I say that, because this blog is barely two years old!), Don’t agonize too much over starting your blog.

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

As each year passes, blog marketing techniques evolve. I receive a lot of questions on a regular basis about blogging, online marketing, and traffic generation, so I thought I would share my answers in this post. Blog Platform. Comments are the life of your blogging community.

How To Build A Successful Business Blog (a Getting Started Guide)

Rebekah Radice

That’s where blogging comes in. Building a successful business blog can give your business the edge it needs. Because they’re the exact steps I took to set up my award winning blog! Read my ultimate getting started guide to building your business blog.

The Hot Mess Dumpster Fire That Is Corporate Content

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My blog, Six Pixels of Separation , started back in 2003. It wasn't the first corporate blog. These brands can put that content on their own website, app, blog, etc. Today, he posted an article titled, Nobody Reads Your Corporate Blog Because It's Boring. Most of them have blogs. Chris lays out the blog problem like this: "But there's a NEW challenge afoot. It's not just blogs. blogger. blogging. business blog. corporate blog.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

One question I get asked often is how to start a blog. While there are many platforms to choose from, I always suggest that if your purpose for blogging is anything related to branding, business, or making money online, then you want to go with WordPress on your own domain. Blogging