Email or RSS: Which Do You Prefer

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Email or RSS: Which Do You Prefer Written on January 13, 2010 by Justin Levy in email , hubspot , rss , social media 40 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. In doing educational seminars and speaking to a variety of different groups, I usually have to describe what RSS actually is.

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How to Create a Latest Posts Portfolio Page with WP RSS Aggregator

Kikolani

The plugin you will need is WP RSS Aggregator. This plugin allows you to combine multiple RSS feeds and publish them on one single page using a piece of shortcode. How to Get Your Author RSS Links. When you get to your author page, look for an RSS feed link.

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?” How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle.

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Bringing Open Community To Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Because if there’s one thing I believe takes public relations from good to great, it’s when your audiences start becoming your community through the relationships you develop with them. Why did you write Open Community ? So, what is “Open Community&# ?

Four Tools to Help Build Your Social Community

Waxing UnLyrical

I’ve found that one of the most important things to do, when trying to build one’s online community, is to participate consistently in your preferred channels. Hint: If you optimize your blog posts by properly filling out the excerpt , then this will work even better.

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.

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Ready, Set, Action! How to Activate Your Social Media Audience and Communities

Pam Moore

I provide you some solid examples, recommendations and supporting free tools for how you can activate your audience with content, value and community building. How to activate your audience to nurture relationships and build community.

7 Skill Sets for Nurturing Open Community

Convince & Convert

Tweet Guest post as part of the virtual book tour by Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer to explore concepts from their new book Open Community : a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. You Don’t Have to Own A Community to Build Community.

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The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers Written by Glen, this post has 103 Comments I’ve been a big advocate of guest blogging over the years; currently ranking no.1

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Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community.

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community / Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community On A Budget | Subcribe via RSS Community Bootstrapping: Tools & Strategies To Build A Community On A Budget July 22nd, 2009 Posted in Community Tweet Share Having a thriving community where your users or customers frequently visit, interact, provide feedback and evangelize your products/services is an extremely valuable scenario.

Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

” Leave a comment (or subscribe) to a blog about IT recruiting. The nice thing about SEO, blogging and social media marketing, is that the results are cumulative and compounding. People are much more likely to link to a blog post than your “services page” too.

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.

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?

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Vanns Community Manager Update: I Turned The Opportunity Down

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Community , Social Media / Vanns Community Manager Update: I Turned The Opportunity Down | Subcribe via RSS Vanns Community Manager Update: I Turned The Opportunity Down September 14th, 2009 Posted in Community , Social Media Tweet Share Because so many of my family, friends, friends of friends, etc. Vanns already has a community site up and running.

How to Discover Irresistible Content Ideas Using Reddit, YouTube, Quora, and Online Communities

Buffer Social

Developing consistently great content for your social media accounts, blog posts, webinars, online courses, and workshops is a major challenge from both a creative and resource standpoint. How to subscribe : iTunes | Google Play | SoundCloud | Stitcher | RSS.

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The Changing State Of Blogs

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Are blogs dead? and I on to his podcast to discuss this whole, "is blogging dead?" What is a blog? In the early days of blogging (I started Six Pixels of Separation in 2003), I defined blogs as a personal publishing platform that enabled anyone to write something, hit the publish button, and instantly have it distributed to the world for free (and fast). At the time, many new types of blogs started down the same path. Remember RSS feeds ? blogging.

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Social Media Informer

Sherrilynne Starkie

Social Media Informer is a website that collates social media blog posts to create an online where people can get all the latest news, information and opinion. Regular readers of this blog may notice a new widget featured in the right margin. Related posts: RSS is easy to use.

The difference between an audience and a community in new media

Akamai Marketing

Two of those words are “audience&# and “community.&# The maestro directs, he coaxes, he makes the orchestra the best it can be, that’s what a good community manager’s job as well. Why should you care if you have community vs. audiences?

Snapchat Marketing Strategy 101: Getting Started, Building a Community, and Generating ROI – Carlos Gil [SSM027]

Buffer Social

How to listen : iTunes | Google Play | SoundCloud | Stitcher | RSS. Below are the websites and other tidbits that were mentioned in today’s podcast about creating incredible Facebook communities using groups. 5 Top Snapchat Tips for Marketers – The Buffer Blog.

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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. blogging.

Online Community Manager – Social Media Business

Laurel Papworth

Also, we managed the Junior Masterchef online communities (Facebook, blogs, forums) and keeping kids safe online against their own efforts! and also the launch of our brand spanking new Social Media Q&A online community forum at The Community Crew. Online Communities social media Social Media Australia Social Media Business social networks itunes online community podcast video youtube

Are you thinking about your blog all wrong

Convince & Convert

Not all that long ago, blogs were consumed consistently and comprehensively. A blog was a comfortable slipper of information that fit into your daily (or near-daily) pattern because you were “fed” updates via RSS and/or email. Blog consumption is a Mixtape not an Album.

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Blog Redundancy

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Social Media Blog Regurgitation by Justin on August 29, 2010 I’ve struggled lately coming up with blog posts. However, I think social media blogs can be redundant.

How to Cut Costs with Your Own Support Community

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Maintaining traditional channels like phone, email and live chat support are a must—but a solid support community can cut that burden drastically, saving you time and money. But good communities are more than support channels. Take a look at some strong examples of community support.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & New Search Engine Community

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup and a new search engine news community on kikolani.com. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Blogging / Writing.

Blogging – Just Do It!

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Blogging , Branding , Business , Social Media on October 16, 2009 | 4 responses Holy Toledo, am I having a great time at BlogWorld ! Excellent questions poured in via email, Twitter, the AlmostSavvy Facebook page , and comments on my blog. s last blog.

What's The Point In Commenting On Blogs?

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What is the true value of a comment on a blog? If you go back in time (a little over a decade ago), the mainstreaming of blogging as a publishing platform brought with it a couple of unique features. Simply put, there is a strong legion of new media pundits who believe that a blog isn''t a blog without comments and the back and forth between the key blogger and the readers. A personal story: often when people leave a comment on my blog, I do not respond.

5 Steps To A Professional Grade Blog On A Budget

Jason Yormark

The great news is that these days, even a great looking, unique blog doesn’t have to come with a hefty price tag. I’ve been toying around with WordPress for years, and the formula for launching a professional grade blog is not as difficult or expensive as you would think.

44 Blogging Questions and Answers

Kikolani

I would have to say that it was the fastest and hardest I’ve typed within one hour, but it was a great experience where I got to really learn a lot about what blogging questions people have today. Social Media Examiner’s Live Blogging Q&A. Blogging During the Holidays.

Judging A Blog Post By Its Cover

Waxing UnLyrical

Because when you live in a world as fast-paced as ours, you just have a few seconds while your potential reader is skimming through her email, or RSS reader, or website, and decides whether or not to click through and read the fully story… or move on.

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The Value Of Blog Comments

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In the beginning God created the Blogs and the RSS. Last week, Mathew Ingram over at GigaOm published a Blog post titled, Yes, blog comments are still worth the effort. It seems like there's a movement for more and more Blogs to not bother having the comments enabled. The macro theory here is that Blogging is a part of Social Media which inherently means that the spirit of community needs to be present. blog comment. blogging.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

One question we hear quite a bit is how to start a blog. There are quite a few things to consider when going down the path of starting a blog. software, blogging site, etc.). It is also great for socializing and building your own community. It is called WP RSS Aggregator.

Improving Family Life, One Blog Post at a Time

Convince & Convert

The RSS feed is: [link]. The photo-centric blog for parents gives multitudes of ideas for fun projects, games, and adventures to embark on with kids. And as parents do the activities, they take photos of their kids and share them on social media and in the comments section of the blog.

Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Are Blog Comments Dead? Written on July 30, 2010 by Justin Levy in blog , community , facebook , interactions , social media , twitter 23 Comments - Leave a comment!

5 Ways To Spice Up Your WordPress Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’re just getting started blogging (or maybe even if you’ve been doing it a while), here are some WordPress plugins I really really like. Why bother, if you already have a search box on your blog, you ask? A great way to add some pizazz to your blog.

Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses

Akamai Marketing

Blogs for business are an outstanding tool for business, they can build community, be the backbone of your social media program, and drive traffic to your website, just for starters. Welcome to blogging, the place where you try to suck less. Are you trying to create community?

24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Despite any recent recent rants you may have seen about how blogging is dead or blogs are passé , the fact of the matter is that business blogging is now more important than ever. How can a company launch (or relaunch) a new blog properly? Write great blog post headlines?

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How to Start a University Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

Image: Katie Harris via Flickr , Creative Commons Connect with the people you serve The goal wasn’t to create a blog. So when the idea of a blog first entered my head, I shared it with all of them. You can’t start a blog like ours unless the community wants it.

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8 Stops on the Path to a Better Blog

Convince & Convert

You already know that a blog can be a powerful tool for building authority and thought-leadership, sharing benefits of your company/product, and addressing your audience’s needs and concerns. As we mentioned in our last Blog Rescue , captioned slideshows are a great way to keep things moving.

How to Start a Successful Blog in 7 Easy Steps

Rebekah Radice

Are you looking to start a blog? Ready to dive into the world of blogging, but not sure where to begin? Back when I started my first blog in 2004 I felt lost. what blog platform should I even use? Today, starting a blog isn’t time-consuming or difficult.