How I Organize Google Reader for Blog Commenting

Kikolani

As some of you may know, I recently launched a photography blog, Photostry. And one thing I discovered very quickly about the photo community is if you want comments, you better start giving comments first. So how do I organize all of those blogs? In Google Reader, of course.

Micro Persuasion: Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Become a Knowledge Management Ninja with Google Reader. I have been using various RSS readers for nearly five years now - Ive tried them all. However, none matches the power of Google Reader. The Core Philosophy: Google Reader is a database and a feed reader.

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The Productive Online Business Toolbox: My Must-Have Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I also have the Google Calendar gadget on my Gmail sidebar, so I have an easy way to access my upcoming meetings, appointments, and phone calls. Google Reader. I don’t care what people tell you about RSS dying — Google Reader is still pretty darn awesome.

10 Ways Strengthen Your Twitter Community with Commun.it

Kikolani

Today, I’m going to look at one that can help you find new people to connect with, identify the most valuable people in your community, cut through the noise, and strengthen relationships with those who are most important to your business or blog.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Every time I tell someone I’m a Community Manager , I get a varied response. or “So do you blog on the interwebs all day, or sumthin?&# But what if you’re Community Managing for a company that makes matchbooks? A community participates.

“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook

gapingvoid.com

Home Buy Art Here Stormhoek Winer(y) Hughs Book Daily Cartoon Email About Contact/Connect Home Hugh MacLeod Cartoons drawn on the back of business cards August 19, 2011 (3 days ago) “Reclaim Blogging&# : Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook. Google+ was not mentioned by you.

Facebook Reader a welcome feature

Sherrilynne Starkie

Google will soon shelve Reader and this has created a lot of panicky online noise from ardent fans. I have had a Reader account for several years now, but hadn’t really ever used it. I did, at one time, make use of an RSS reader called BlogBridge. But little by little Twitter and Facebook have taken over the reader duties for me. The report says Facebook Readers will pull in not news stories and will intersperses them with Facebook friend’s updates.

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Bamboo Project Blog. The Power of Blogging ISNT Just in Reading Them. In a few weeks were going to be looking at blogs in the Work Literacy course. First was my experience last week in talking with people about blogging and learning. Week 3-- Blogs. Blogging.

Stop Wasting Money: How to Get the Most Out of Your Blogging Education

Kikolani

Here are my top 12 tips for making sure you get the most bang for your buck when purchasing conference passes, courses, and ebooks for your blogging education. They are all courses I have taken myself and have found valuable for my blog and my business. Blogging

Is Your Blog Spiraling Into An Echo Chamber?

Kikolani

Blogging is all about connecting with people and continually making networks of folks who read and comment. Most blog tip sites constantly tell you to “use Twitter or Facebook” to reach the masses. When I first started blogging in 2001, I was a complete newbie. Blogging

Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani

Kikolani

Thanks to an idea from Michele McGraw on ways to prep your blog before an event, I decided to do two lists for newer readers as well as people I meet at Blog World Expo later this week. Without further ado, here are the posts readers have engaged with the most.

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iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth

I teach classes on social media monitoring – computer classes – and the students set up iGoogle to find and monitor Media, blogs, Twitter, Facebook, images, key influencers, keywords, CEO and brand mentions and so on. Google Reader doesn’t have gadgets.

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Blog Comments (The blog is on WordPress) Disqus This is what I use to manage comments here at Convince & Convert. ChatCatcher This is a nice little tool that finds Tweets about your blog posts, and automatically adds them as comments. Use WWSGD to include a little message before or after each of your posts, asking readers to subscribe to your RSS feed (or buy you a drink). Despite being free, Google keeps adding functionality to Google Analytics.

179: How to Lower the Bounce Rate on Your Blog

ProBlogger

11 Techniques for Lowering the Bounce Rate on Your Blog. In today’s lesson I want to talk about a statistic or metric that is in Google analytics that I see bloggers talking about a lot – that of ‘bounce rate’. Further Resources on How to Lower the Bounce Rate on Your Blog.

PB179: How to Lower the Bounce Rate on Your Blog

ProBlogger

11 Ways You Can Lower Your Blog’s Bounce Rate. In today’s lesson I want to talk about a statistic or metric that is in Google analytics that I see bloggers talking about a lot – that of ‘bounce rate’. Further Resources on How to Lower the Bounce Rate on Your Blog.

How to Get More Content for Your Blog

ProBlogger

One of the biggest challenges that bloggers face – whether they are blogging for themselves or their business – is creating enough content. Most people can’t just write a blog post in 15 minutes. Use Google Reader to subscribe to your favorite sources.

179: How to Lower the Bounce Rate on Your Blog

ProBlogger

11 Techniques for Lowering the Bounce Rate on Your Blog. In today’s lesson I want to talk about a statistic or metric that is in Google analytics that I see bloggers talking about a lot – that of ‘bounce rate’. Further Resources on How to Lower the Bounce Rate on Your Blog.

How to Increase Twitter Engagement with Nestivity

Kikolani

Use this tool to really start talking to your Twitter community vs. broadcasting at them. Promote your blog posts with discussions on Twitter. Invite people to come and talk about your latest blog posts on Twitter. How to Participate in a Nestivity Community. Blogging

Five models of content curation

SocialFish

This is a pretty good deconstruction of how we actively curate content for you here on SocialFishing, and it’s a useful way to think about particular kinds of posts you could be posting on your association or nonprofit blog relative to your industry topics.

5 Sure Fire Social Media Tactics To Jump Start Your Job Search

Jason Yormark

Personal Blog – I can’t say enough about how having a personal blog that you contribute to regularly can stand you out from the crowd. Make the commitment to creating and writing to a personal blog 1-2 times a week, and you’ll be amazed at what doors can open up for you. How To Blog More Effectively Part 1: Keywords Social Media-ize Your Blog 5 Steps To A Professional Grade Blog On A Budget. Social Media Friendly Blogging.

7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Thanks to books like The New Community Rules , written by yours truly, Engage , Social Media 101 , and others, social media marketing is, for the time being, going to still be on people’s minds as they discover this bright and sunny marketing opportunity.

Sharing Content in Another Stream

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Sharing Content in Another Stream Written on January 21, 2010 by Justin Levy in google , social media , twitter 21 Comments - Leave a comment!

7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Marketing > 7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins 7 Deadly Blog Writing Sins by Tamar Weinberg on July 15, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Frank Lee.

Analysis of Five Top Blogs and What You Can Learn from Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I discovered many of them tend to quit, lose hope, or even become less dedicated to their blogs when it seems they are not seeing any result for a period of time. In blogging, however, we all know that there is nothing like overnight success and you will only get what you put into it.

Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ

Ari Herzog

The following is a guest blog article by Chris Apple. I don’t know about you, but as a real estate blogger, I tend to read a lot of blogs during my workday. You may be asking yourself, “How does he stay current with all of those blogs?” First, you’ll need a Google account.

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21 of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides of 2013 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Guest blogger James Barnett offers helpful tips for using Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and blogging to run PR campaigns at live events, for example, on Twitter: “Use hash tags (#) to stay on topic with trends and create a buzzword around your brand.

Why I Share What I Share

Kikolani

I feel like I’ve been in a more opinionated mood recently, and I hope that is alright with you, my readers. In the last few weeks, I have been changing up my strategies quite a bit, from taking the time to comment on blogs to turning off my Twitterfeed and other social media automation services. Unfortunately, I don’t have the time to read every article that all of the blogs I follow write. How I Organize Google Reader for Blog Commenting.

11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There are at least ten characteristics off the top of my head that make blogs and bloggers successful. These characteristics give the blogs mentioned below fame, fortune, and loyal followings. Want to build your blog and following? Give your readers a taste of the real you.

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17 Digital Marketing Experts Share Their Top Tips, Tricks, and Tools

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Shannon Paul is a social media manager at the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and blogs on social media for business at Very Official Blog. I’ve edited a lot of blog posts and with new writers especially, I almost always invariably move the third paragraph to the top.

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6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of

SocialFish

This was sparked by the death of Google Reader, which depressed me so much that I stopped reading blogs altogether for a while. (By A fair amount has been written about Medium and it’s supposedly new paradigm for online blogging.

The Innovative Educator: 5 Things You Can Do to Begin Developing Your Personal Learning Network

Buzz Marketing for Technology

PLNs provide individuals with learning and access to leaders and experts around the world bringing together communities, resources and information impossible to access solely from within school walls. 2-Pick 5 Blogs you find interesting and start reading them. Subscribe via RSS Reader.

Why, How and When to Quit FeedBurner

SocialFish

If you are currently using Feedburner for your RSS feeds, you may have noticed – as we did – that your blog feed is totally dead. Easiest way to check this – subscribe to your own blog in Google Reader, and see if it’s pulling the latest content.)

5 MUST READ links this week

SocialFish

I love all the blogs I read every day – I just couldn’t skip them altogether. Warning: Not Having An Online Community Is Costing You Money by Adi Gaskell on Social Business News. 2012 Update from the CEO – open letter to investors from Larry Page, CEO of Google.

Why as a Developer, I Switched to Blogger.com and Why I'm Staying With It

Stay N' Alive

Just last year, I was running this blog on a self-hosted Wordpress instance, the same server I was running SocialToo.com. If I wanted to accomodate my entire community, that would be another $30 per year. I can expect my blog to be up 100% of the time. It works right on my blog.

Social Media Strategy from A to Z » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Blogging , Business , Marketing , Social Media > Social Media Strategy from A to Z Social Media Strategy from A to Z by Tamar Weinberg on May 28, 2010 Share Social media might be old. Blogging.

20 Tools to Grow Your Business, Efficiency and Productivity

Waxing UnLyrical

Basically it helps you schedule meetings right in your Google calendar, by detecting (usually quite accurately) times being discussed via email. Feedly : so … we all went through Google Reader withdrawal and started looking around frantically for an alternative.

23 (More) of the Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resources of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

” The collection here provides guidance on getting the most out of Google+, Facebook and Twitter, as well as network-specific spam definitions and keyboard shortcuts. For example, useful tools for keeping a collaborative calendar include Google Calendar, Outlook, Basecamp and ZOHO.

20 More of the Best Twitter Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

50+ Creative Twitter Headers for Your Inspiration by Social @ Blogging Tracker. Two new features for self-service advertisers by Twitter Advertising Blog. Optimizing Twitter for Lead Generation by Marketo B2B Marketing and Sales Blog. ” Your Twitter Archive by Twitter Blog.

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Finding Fresh Voices

Justin Levy

I have been seeking out fresh voices in two main ways: Google Reader – A few days ago I went through all of my feeds, analyzed the stats and unsubscribed from blogs that weren’t providing value to me any more.

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How to Curate Content: The Secret Sauce to Getting Noticed, Becoming an Influencer, and Having Fun Online

Buffer Social

Curate from curators – newsletters, communities, etc. Curate from curators – newsletters, communities, etc. They browse communities where stories are gathered and upvoted — crowdsourced curation, more or less. Robust RSS reader with content discovery.