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Reconsider Fashion PR

Spin Sucks

The fashion PR industry has a pretty interesting story to tell if you can look beyond the Avant-Garde (unwearable) runway creations to the clusters of people backstage, dressed in black, with clipboards, walkie-talkies, and this season’s must-have manicure. Fashion blogging is mega-business.

Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry

Mindjumpers

For a while ago, I wrote a blog post called 4 Ways Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry pointing out among other things how bloggers has become the new (and most important) influencers and how the brands get more and more humanized. Tweet.

A Holiday Guide for the Content Marketer

Spin Sucks

As a content marketer on top of your game, you’ve probably already come up with a killer strategy full of interesting seasonal content for the holidays. A Holiday Guide for the Content Marketer. There are an insane amount of tools available to a content marketer these days.

How This Fashion Brand Found the Sweet Spot in Blogger Relations

Convince & Convert

Sam Zivot is the brain behind all of Lorna Jane’s digital marketing, including blogs, social, email and search strategies. The network effect takes place when a group of social influencers post content at a scheduled time. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

Repurpose Content: A Test and the Results

Spin Sucks

I’m finished with my experiment to repurpose content. Everyone talks about repurposing content. Some people just re-share their content on the social networks, with no updates, while others give it additional legs through eBooks, Slideshare presentations, and more.

7 Content Marketing Secrets to Increase Organic Traffic

Convince & Convert

Here’s a question for you: How effective is your content at driving traffic to your website ? Even if your content is performing well, there’s always room for improvement. But contrary to popular belief, this doesn’t require a new blog post every other day. Suggest Your Content.

Using Visual Content to Increase Blog Engagement

ProBlogger

Visual content is your secret weapon to boosting blog engagement. The blog posts of today demand fresh, eye-catching content that can be read and shared easily, which makes videos, infographics, photos, and slideshows a perfect companion to blog posts.

50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media

Socially Sorted

So h ow can you fast-track your visual content creation so you can free time up for yourself? In this post I share 50 shortcuts to Visual Content Creation for Social Media including tools, strategies and apps that work to save you HOURS of time every month. . Websites and Blogs.

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The Best Content Myth

Geoff Livingston

I wrote a post a couple months ago called watching the Content Marketing Trend Fade to Black that received a lot of attention, mostly positive. There is a difference between content itself as created by both everyday citizens and marketers, and the content marketing trend.

How to Keep the Creative Content Spark Alive

Convince & Convert

Content creation is a fun, but challenging job. We are required to bring original perspectives to the table—not the kind that stop at one or two clever tweets, but perspectives which can be fleshed out into lengthy blog posts, e-books, and white papers.

Content Marketing and Social Business

Janet Fouts

Content marketing is the new buzzword on the lips of every marketer these days, but what does it mean for your newly social business? It depends on whether you can consistently create content that is of high quality, useful and shareable by the people you need to care about it.

The 3 Ways to Succeed at Content Marketing When Everybody in the World is Doing Content Marketing

Convince & Convert

Marketers always kill the golden goose, and content marketing is next on the chopping block. The volume of content being created now is enormous, and we’re nowhere near the apex of the content creation trend. Content marketing works for them, and they know it.

End Of Blogs

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I love my blog. I love your blog. I love blogs. Call me old-fashioned. Loving blogs has nothing to do with me not loving the newer stuff. I love Twitter , Facebook , Google+ and other places to publish, share and connect too, but I have a soft spot for blogs. It really IS the end of blogging and old school newsreaders. This isn't the end of blogs. Please don't stop the blogging. Blogs are important. blogging. content.

Why Content Marketing Fails

Geoff Livingston

Content marketing seems to be the meme du jour. What’s most striking about this conversation remains the blind eye most bloggers have to the majority of corporate blogs, micro messages, and content initiatives that fail. No one wants their content to fail.

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. Don’t overload the page with visuals and content.

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How to Create People-Powered Content That Works for Your Brand

Convince & Convert

Brands are spending millions of dollars and countless hours producing content in an effort to vie for their customer’s attention. What they’re not doing is interacting with your brand, especially with social networks (like Facebook) making it more difficult for them to even see your content.

8 Deep Questions to Define Your Blogging Strategy

Writtent Blog

The majority of blogs aren’t a success. While that truth is harsh and depressing, don’t let it deter you from establishing a content strategy. Anyone can launch and maintain a legendary business blog, provided they have sufficient dedication and direction.

7 Content Marketing Poop Scoops

Convince & Convert

I believe the most common content marketing question I field is: Barry, how do I make exciting content about (insert dull product category here)? On one hand, it’s a good question in that the marketer asking it knows dull content is deadly.

What New Data Tells Us About Blog Advertising

Convince & Convert

The blogging space has grown to be a major part of online publishing with a huge following and audience. On WordPress blogs alone, over 409 million people view more than 20.4 Other top blog advertisers include: Disney, Silk, Home Depot, HP, Minted, Squarespace, and Zappos.

Are You Building A Culture Of Content?

Blue Focus Marketing

Harnessing The Power Of Content To Engage Your Customers. The most common buzzword on the lips of marketers right now is content marketing. Content Distribution. What makes the best content? How is your business building its content currency?

Write Like a Pro: 5 Techniques Top Bloggers Use to Write Successful Blog Posts

Convince & Convert

In all my years of experience working in the content creation space, I’ve received plenty of requests from bloggers, marketers, and even digital marketing agencies to craft amazing articles. Only a minority of them turned out to be successful blog posts. Image via Daily Blog Tips.

57 Notable and Unique Content Marketing Ideas

Writtent Blog

The average marketer today uses 12 different content marketing tactics. Ten years ago, only a handful of us had even heard of content marketing. Today, your typical brand is investing in original articles, social media, blogs, eBooks and more. Old-Fashioned Serials.

How To Promote Your Blog With Content That Will Grow Your Traffic, Links, and Shares

ProBlogger

Starting a blog is easy. Step-by-step tutorials to creating a blog and one-click CMS installations have ballooned the number of online blogs to over 200 million. But creating a blog isn’t the part you should worry about. Break up your content with subheadings.

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PB166: Editorial Strategy – 11 Factors to Consider When Shaping the Content Strategy for Your Blog

ProBlogger

Factors to Consider When Shaping Content Strategy for Your Blog. In today’s lesson, I want to share 11 factors to consider when thinking about developing your blog’s editorial strategy and thinking about your blog’s editorial style. Vanessa’s Blog Style and Shenanigans.

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Content Week: how to consistently come up with great post ideas for your blog.

ProBlogger

Content. Today we start with some ideas on generating content, and across the week, we will be chatting to bloggers who consistently come up with great ideas. So content – where can we look for inspiration? If you’re a blogger, it’s likely you read other blogs.

How to Future Proof Your Website or Blog

Idaconcpts

Your SEO is only one part of your website, and every aspect of your site or blog is potentially vulnerable to changes made by Google but also in technology in general. If you run a blog or a website then you work in the tech industry, and that’s an industry that is notoriously fast moving.

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. Image Credit: Content Marketing Institute.

How to Grow Your Blog by Interviewing Influencers

ProBlogger

Regardless of your particular industry, you likely created a blog in order to draw attention and traffic to your brand. A blog is one layer in a broad spectrum of inbound marketing techniques used to build momentum for a business. Your next interview guest in the blogging niche?

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Four Benefits of Charitable Content Strategies

Spin Sucks

That is why, as a marketing consultant, I always recommend fitting in a good cause when creating a content strategy. not only will charitable content keep people interested, it will also attract social shares, links, traffics and possibly even conversions to your site.

5 Tips for Great Content Curation

mashable.com

5 Tips for Great Content Curation. In reality, good content curation isn’t as simple as pushing a share button. It’s actually a combination of finding great content and following some simple best practices on how to successfully share that content. Fashion.

LOOKK: Community That Connects Designers With Consumers

Mindjumpers

So why should the fashion industry be left behind? We all know that London Fashion Week showcased how to use social media to its full potential with competitions, updates and photos on Facebook, Twitter and blogs. Tips to Managing Both Your Content and Community.

ICYMI: What Old School Hip Hop Teaches Us About Content Marketing

SocialFish

What Old School Hip Hop Teaches us About Content Marketing from Aptify. Content creation is a grind. Gain an inspirational perspective from this unlikely source to make content creation more fun, authentic, creative and effective. How do you curate content?

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20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog

Webbiquity SMM

The core of social media marketing efforts should be the corporate blog. Through a blog, marketers become publishers, providing their audience with relevant and valuable content. Publishing has historically relied on advertising, or sponsorships, to pay for content production.

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Why Brands Need Image Recognition to Understand Visual Content – The Experts’ View

Talkwalker SM

With the rise of visually driven platforms such as Instagram, Pinterest and Snapchat ( over 600 million pictures uploaded each day just for the latter), visual content has never been as important as it is today.

4 Ways Social Media Has Changed The Fashion Industry | Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers

High heals have stepped on runways, the new collections have been featured on famous models and the exclusive group of high fashion characters have been catched on front-row. Is there any difference between the fashion week procedure now and some years ago?

How Engaging Pinterest Content Can Triple Your Website Referral Traffic

Convince & Convert

From recipes to workouts, interior design, fashion and more, there seems to be an endless trove of content opportunities on Pinterest for companies to showcase their offerings. The question is, with so much content on Pinterest, how are leading companies standing out?

Why Fresh Blog Content is Now 35% More Important

ProBlogger

Taste, of course, being the positive effects good SEO brings to our blogs. One of the gazillion factors that makes up SEO, and one we’re going to explore today, is content freshness. Whether it’s a Twitter feed, Facebook integration, reader comments, or just a good old-fashioned constant stream of new articles, these days there’s a good chance even a website dedicated to your grandma’s cats is dynamically updated with some form of fresh content.

PB145: Is Your Obsession With Creating New Content Hurting Your Blog?

ProBlogger

Is Your Blog Being Hurt by Your Obsession to Create New Content? Blogging Groove Update: Facebook group will remain live. Creating content, building your readership, monetization. Blogging, Podcasting, YouTube, Social (paid and organic).

Top Tips for Creating Quality Evergreen Content

ProBlogger

If you’re like most bloggers, you publish a solid combination of evergreen and time-sensitive content. But what does it take to write really compelling evergreen blog content? Evergreen Content: A Definition. Should You Use Timestamps on Your Blog?

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Five Social Media Trends for 2016

Spin Sucks

Fact 3: According to Content Marketing Institute , only 29 percent of B2B businesses use Instagram as a content distribution platform. For example, if you’re a fashion retailer, you shouldn’t just post clothes taken in the studios. Long-form content.

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