How to Syndicate Your Blog to Digg
JANUARY 20, 2011
It used to be taboo to promote your own blog articles on Digg but, since June 2010 when the social bookmarking site was improved, this is no longer frowned upon. Presuming you have an RSS feed for your blog, you merely have to log into your Digg account and follow the prompts to verify to Digg you are the owner of your blog. Social Media Digg RSS
Eight Common Blogging Mistakes
AUGUST 9, 2012
We created an editorial calendar and everyone was responsible for blogging, from the interns on up through me. Our goal was to blog about the silly things people do to hurt the perception of the PR industry and perpetuate the “spin doctor” image. So I’ve created a list of eight things to consider while you’re blogging. Disaster. And figure it out we did!
Why Nobody Should Buy Digg ?» Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 24, 2008
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Why Nobody Should Buy Digg Why Nobody Should Buy Digg by Tamar Weinberg on December 20, 2007 Share It hasn’t even been a week and my once positive outlook of Digg has come to a sour end. Initially, both sent emails asking Digg for an explanation.
6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of
OCTOBER 21, 2013
So my new thing is curated news sites. This was sparked by the death of Google Reader, which depressed me so much that I stopped reading blogs altogether for a while. (By By the way – I am currently using Feedly, but only reluctantly, and I’ve discovered I was tired of reading what I was reading, so culled it down to around 30 blogs. Anyway. ” Read more.
6 Must-Have Social Plugins for Your WordPress Blog
Convince & Convert
MARCH 14, 2012
And with the thousands of plugins out there in the WordPress repository, finding the right ones for your site can be a ridiculously time-consuming (and headache-inducing) feat. Social plugins and optimization are more important than ever though , and can really make a difference in your site’s traffic and engagement. Digg Digg. All in One SEO Pack. Photo Dropper.
Know About Social Bookmarking Sites - Social Media
Social Media Network Marketing
JANUARY 1, 2011
In the online world of Social Media we have the well known sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and so on. In this same world we have sites that enable you to share the various pages and blogs that may be of interest to you. These sites enable you to share links of pages / sites / blogs that you would like to recommend. Social Bookmarking sites are handy at two levels. There are various sites that enable Social Bookmarking. The popular ones are Delicious, Digg, Stumbleupon and so on.
8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site
MARCH 29, 2011
There are many basic, yet overlooked, tools and plugins that you can add into your website arsenal to add functionality and intention to your business or personal site. While these are a totally different beast than going the advertising campaign way, there’s still something to be said for having an extremely functional and user friendly site for brand recognition. Digg this!
The Rapid eLearning Blog
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
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. Feel free to send comments to the blog. It’s the live site. That could be any Web site.
30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources
MAY 14, 2013
Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. The proliferation of themes, tools and plugins have transformed blogs from mere online text collections to powerful interactive, rich-media sites that can attract, engage and educate your potential buyers.
The Most Buried News Sites on Digg
JULY 23, 2009
Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Buried News Sites on Digg by Adam Sherk on July 23, 2009 It’s no secret that mainstream news sites are experiencing increased exposure on social news sites like Digg. Back in March Soshable noted that 46% of the Digg front page is controlled by 50 websites. Major news sites have seen strong increases in social media referral traffic over the past couple years, and Digg continues to be among the top referrers. 403 14 dailymail.co.uk 387 15 telegraph.co.uk
Search Engine Optimization Tip: Adding Content to your Web Site
MAY 14, 2010
For this search engine optimization tip, let’s talk more about content and adding content to your web site. You would think that when planning a new web site or a totally new version of your web site that you can sit down, make a list of web pages, create the content, and forget about it. Web Sites that Rank Well Are Experts. Digg this! How Do You Create Content?
Add a Social Sharing Toolbar to Build Traffic and Engagement
NOVEMBER 10, 2010
Building traffic is key to successful Web sites and blogs. Tags: Social Media add Apture building traffic content Digg Extendy Facebook Google HootSuite Social Share increase traffic Instant messaging Meebo shares ShareThis social Social network Social Networking social web toolbar toolbars traffic traffic building Twitter Wibiya your site Social Web technologies have made traffic building easier via the use of sharing. Social sharing is a major behavioral shift — social.
Spring Cleaning For Your Blog – How A Little Work Can Drive Search Engine And Social Media Traffic
MARCH 18, 2012
Just a heads-up…your blog may need some Spring cleaning, too. So in preparation for my blog Spring cleaning, I thought I’d put together a checklist of things that I want to do that would positively impact my SEO and I figured I’d share it in hopes that might help you out. WP-CleanFix is a great plugin that can help you do some Spring cleaning on your blog.
B2B Blogging Trends for 2011
FEBRUARY 8, 2011
Blogging is often viewed as the core component of a B2B social media marketing strategy, and other than discussion forums, it’s the most mature component of social media. Facebook, Twitter and even newer tools like Quora may be sexier and get more attention, but blogs are the workhorses essential to making social media marketing work. So what’s next for B2B blogging?
77 Blogging Stats to Improve Your Blogging Strategy
JULY 6, 2016
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. 92% of bloggers who posted multiple times on a daily basis were successful in acquiring a customer via their blog. Blogging & Sales.
100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog
OCTOBER 25, 2010
Over time, the top source of traffic for most blogs is search. social networking profiles, social bookmarking sites, other bloggers). But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. To give credit where it’s due, both the TopRank Online Marketing Blog and Robin Good have provided nice lists in the past, but as changes in the blog directory world can be challenging to keep pace with, both now include dead links and directories that have significantly changed their policies (e.g. Webbiquity B2B Marketing Blog). Blogged.
32 Experts Share Their Best Blog Post Promotion Tips
SEPTEMBER 17, 2013
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. What’s your most successful method of promoting a blog post or other single piece of content? So how then does a blogger successfully promote a brand new blog post?
Real-time Search Optimization for News Sites
MARCH 16, 2010
Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Real-time Search Optimization for News Sites by Adam Sherk on March 16, 2010 The major search engines are making real-time search a priority, resulting in good visibility opportunities for news sites especially for breaking news. So how can news sites maximize their real-time search visibility?
Auto-Post Your Blog Posts to Digg « Saying It Social
Saying It Social
AUGUST 26, 2010
Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Auto-Post Your Blog Posts to Digg The new Digg lets you set it up so that your blog posts will auto post to Digg! All you have to do is log in to Digg then go to your Settings and click on the menu item to “Import Feeds. Enter the URL of your Blog’s Feed and then you will be given a verification code to add to one of your blog posts so that Digg can verify your blog. Blog at WordPress.com.How cool, right?!
Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog
NOVEMBER 21, 2011
Over the last decade, business blogs have gone from being a novelty to a leading-edge practice to an essential element for any company seeking to optimize its presence on the web. According to Small Business Trends and HubSpot , the percentage of businesses with blogs has increased from less than half in 2009 to nearly two out of three in 2011. Why are so many companies now embracing blogging? A blog helps on all three fronts much more than a standard corporate website. Will the blog be part of your corporate site or have its own unique URL ? Location.
10 Steps to Creative Blogging
AUGUST 8, 2012
There is nothing worse than producing a blog post that is lacklustre and without passion or zest. So to give myself and others a little creative inspiration I’ve put together these useful and practical steps to help you achieve a greater sense of creativity, whether you are blogging for business or in a personal capacity. Let’s take a journey and unlock our creative blogging selves!
Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?
OCTOBER 6, 2010
Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement? by Adam Sherk on October 6, 2010 It is safe to say that most news sites are now experimenting with various forms of user engagement and content promotion through social media. So which news sites are getting the most out of their social media efforts?
What Could Kill Google and Facebook
JULY 18, 2012
You’d probably rip the place on every review site you can think of and then never return to that establishment. Yet we tolerate exactly that type of behavior from leading search and social media sites every day, and even reward them with growing traffic and more of our precious time. Given these issues, it’s little wonder that Facebook has the lowest user satisfaction rating of all the major social media sites. The leading micro-blogging tool isn’t as friendly to other web services as its cute little bluebird icon would make it appear. Twice.
News Sites on the New Digg: Who is Active, Who is Gaining Followers?
AUGUST 4, 2010
Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk News Sites on the New Digg: Who is Active, Who is Gaining Followers? by Adam Sherk on August 4, 2010 The new Digg has gotten a lot of attention for the opportunities it creates for publishers (see ReadWriteWeb and BlueGlass for details). Do they want to follow and interact with specific media sites?
20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing
SEPTEMBER 25, 2012
As each year passes, blog marketing techniques evolve. If you’re a business, you may have the luxury of hiring an awesome Internet Marketing Company to keep up with the trends, but as individuals managing a blog for as a hobby or for profit, it’s up to you to not only maintain that blog but keep up with ways to increase traffic. Blog Platform. Enjoy! Content.
Which News Sites Have the Most Valuable Facebook Pages?
MAY 17, 2010
Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Which News Sites Have the Most Valuable Facebook Pages? News sites utilize Facebook Pages to increase brand visibility, promote content, interact with users and drive traffic back to their main sites. The possibility of selling more CPM on associated pages of the linked content site? ref=ts).
Analysis: Revealing the Highest Earning Blogs that Sell Advertising
JUNE 27, 2013
It has been a long time since I published a data-centric blog post, even though they’re often my favourite to write and tend to get the best response. Today I’m going to share with you some of the biggest earning blogs (and a few non-blogs) on the web that don’t rely on affiliate links or selling products. Blogging Impressions: 865,000. Ad Units: 1 (8).
NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg
AUGUST 11, 2010
Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg by Adam Sherk on August 11, 2010 Through branded profiles and the personalized “My News” feature on the new Digg, publishers are hoping that building up followers who view them as a preferred or trusted source will enable them to reach a larger number of users on a regular basis.
90 Tips to Make Your Blog Rock
JANUARY 4, 2011
Jeffbullas's Blog Internet Marketing Home Bio Speaking Grade your Site Marketing Resources Twitter Jeff’s YouTube Contact Congratulations: You have successfully subscribed! Sometimes we need to find that inspiration to write that next post or optimize the blog so that maybe one day you will be able to monetize your expertise and content and retire to the Bahamas.
Social Bookmarking and PR: Making Friends and Influencing People
SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
The social bit comes in as you can make “friends” with people on the site. Find people who are following sites like yours and you have a ready-made, often very willing, target audience who will share your content, and send you quality web traffic. Social networking sites of all kinds use humans – instead of algorithms – to filter content. Can you? Carlo Pandian.
Worst Blogs Online & Why Technorati Likes Them
FEBRUARY 16, 2011
There are good blogs, and there are bad blogs. In an ideal world, all the bad blogs would just go away and no one would ever read them, and all the good blogs – the ones with great design and even better content – would float to the top and thrive. And any blog, good or bad, has the same chance of making it onto the Technorati Top 100. Digg this!
We'll Always Have Blogging
Social Media Marketing
OCTOBER 21, 2010
Corporate blogging has been with us for quite some time, with some major companies having forayed into the space in the early to mid 2000s. Or is it that there's a purpose that isn't served by blogs? "I If you look at the recent statistics shared by eMarketer (" Corporate Blogging Goes Mainstream "), you'll see that only about a third of companies use blogs. Why is that?
How To Start a Blog in 7 Days
JULY 6, 2011
I just don’t have the commitment to build a better blog in 31 days. In fact, I don’t think anyone needs 31 Days to Build a Better Blog. You have the talent, you have the passion, and, evidently, you have the desire to improve your blog. Let’s build a blog people want to read. Your blog is better already as you read this sentence! Why do you blog?
Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 11, 2008
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Industry News , Internet , Social Media > Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion Digg: Your Privacy is an Illusion by Tamar Weinberg on January 11, 2008 Share When Digg came out with its new social features , some folks applauded the move while others despised it. But are they secure?
The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This
APRIL 25, 2012
This is an important blog post, because it makes a prediction. A prediction about the future of blogging; a platform actively used by over 181 million people (Nielsen data for October 2011). Why the successful ‘make money online’ blogs of the past have now faded into obscurity. What Steve Kamb did to build a six-figure blog in the overly saturated health niche.
Free Summer School For Marketers
JUNE 24, 2013
Still an amazing magazine in print, the Fast Company web experience is an even more amazing wealth that also extends into sites like Co.CREATE , Co.DESIGN and Co.LABS. Long before I was a contributor here, I was simply a fan of the marketing blog posts that you can find here. LinkedIn Today is full of fascinating articles and blog posts that can also be organized by what is news, what influencers are posting or even by specific industry/channel. There are thousands of marketing blogs on the Internet. marketing blog. Spoiler alert: I dropped out of university.
Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
MAY 9, 2008
Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict Confessions and Reflections of a [Former] Digg Addict by Tamar Weinberg on May 9, 2008 Share As many of you know, I took off my Digg hat and put it on the shelf on January 28th after algorithmic changes at Digg made it extremely tough for me to appreciate the social news site that used to give you somewhat of a “high for getting your stories front-paged. Completely. Exactly.
How to Generate Blog Post Ideas
MAY 6, 2010
More specifically, I’ve feared that I would run out of blog post ideas. You can find blogs that will give you a few link building tips each week and then I go ahead and write 15 in one post. You will find blogs with tips here and there on Wordpress SEO , and I go and write what I think is the only guide you’ll ever need. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"
Did Your Blog Have a Tipping Point? Here’s How My 2 Blogs Grew
NOVEMBER 18, 2014
This is actually a question I often ask full time bloggers who I meet because I love to hear the back story about how their blog broke through to have enough readers to make a living from. What I’ve found in asking the question is that there are many different pathways to full time blogging. How Did Your Blog Grow? What has your blog’s growth been like?
Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
JANUARY 24, 2008
An emergency Drill Down episode was held where numerous Digg users, including regular hosts Andy ( MrBabyman ), Reg ( zaibatsu ), and Muhammad ( msaleem ) spoke with other Digg users, including David Cohn ( DigiDave ), Karim ( supernova17 ), JD Rucker ( oboy ), and Jay Fowler ( SilentJay74 ). This will give other users a chance at getting exposure on Digg. Digg (Humor.Kind