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Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

They’ve adapted to using online social networks (namely LinkedIn) to identify passive candidates in the last few years and it’s serving them well. ” Leave a comment (or subscribe) to a blog about IT recruiting. Blogging Supports Social Media Marketing.

Social Media Strategy? Think Like a Reporter

Webbiquity SMM

Recent surveys have shown that while businesses are embracing social media in droves, many are doing so without any real strategy in place. Just as these questions are critical to solid journalism, so they can be invaluable to social media strategy development.

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How to Write a Social Media Policy

Webbiquity SMM

Why is having a social media policy in place so critical? Because virtually 100% of companies are now involved in social media—whether they acknowledge it or not. Essential Topics for an Organizational Social Media Policy. Social sharing sites (e.g.

Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

With Social Media Marketing: Strategies for Engaging in Facebook, Twitter & Other Social Media , the inimitable Liana “Li&# Evans has provided the definitive handbook for social media marketers. Social Networking (Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, etc.).

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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. Blogging Tips. Blog Marketing. Social Media.

9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. With almost 200 social monitoring tools (and new entrants still coming to market), available at a range of price levels from free to if-you-have-to-ask-you-can’t-afford-it, how does an organization select the right social monitoring tool for its needs? Monitoring beyond social media.

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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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25 Guest Posts on Blogging, SEO and Social Media

Kikolani

Earlier this week, I shared the top 25 blogging and social media posts on Kikolani. This year, I have had the fortune of being a regular contributor and guest blogger on a lot of awesome sites, including Social Media Examiner , Search Engine Journal , Search Engine Watch , Stay on Search , Vertical Measures , Famous Bloggers , and many others. The following are my top 25 favorite guest blogging contributions, allowing me to cover a wider range of topics.

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78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics and Guides. Building Social Bookmarking Networks 101 by Search Engine Journal. What is Social Media Optimization and Why Should I Care? 30 Tips: The Productivity Guide of Social Media by WebStudio 13.

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Blogging and Social Media Goals for 2010

Kikolani

Here are some of my goals in blogging and social media for 2010. Blogging Goals. This year, two of the most important things I want to focus on in the blogging arena is content and community. Therefore, my goals in blogging are as follows. Create a schedule using Google Calendar for weekly posting on all blogs, including: 2 posts + Fetching Friday on Kikolani. 1 post + Freelance Friday on my Freelance Blog. Regular blog commenting.

Social Media Complainers – your new BFF's

Akamai Marketing

I’ve always advised my clients that its better to have people complain in an open forum where it can be addressed. You know why people complain in public forums? The quicker the response, the happier the complainer and the more impressed the social media listeners are.

3 Golden Business Rules for Social Media Engagement

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With social media, an abundance of resources are at your fingertips. However, without a successful plan and any adequate preparation, your social media efforts will fail. On a particular forum I am active on (yes, I still use them!),

If You Could Use Only One Social Media Solution, Which Would It Be?

Direct Marketing Observations

Traipsing in and bellowing to anyone who will listen, that the tranformative nature of social media will change the way you do business for the better, is a lofty claim. What if you could only use one “social solution&# ? A Ning Like community or Forum solution.

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Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

How can you improve your blog’s position in search engines? Discover the answers to all of these questions and more here in the final selection of the best guides and tips for business blogging from the past year. Blogging Guides, Tips and Techniques. What’s Up, Blog?

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Social Media Affecting BtoB Buying Behavior

Proactive Report

BtoB buyers are actively using social media in many steps along the path of the purchase-making decision. Companies involved in BtoB sales need to implement a social media strategy along with other marketing and sales tactics. Social Media and Social Bookmarking.

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How (and Why) to Map Your Company’s Digital Landscape

Webbiquity SMM

With more than 90% of companies now using social media to find employees and 82% having a Facebook page , there’s no question that business use of social media has become commonplace. What your competitors are doing in social media.

Monitor Your Brand Online-Part 1

Harp Interactive

One of the main objectives for all social media marketing initiatives for a brand is to “ navigate the narrative&#. In order to cultivate the conversations taking place in the social media arena, you need to know that they’re happening! Forums.

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10 Social Media Tools To Help With Your Crowdsourcing Efforts

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There have also been doctors that have used social networking tools, like Twitter, during surgery. Here are ten social media tools that can aid you with crowdsourcing: Twitter It is already being used for many crowdsourcing efforts.

19 Ideas That Will Inspire a Years Worth of Blog Post Topics

Rebekah Radice

Ever sit at the computer, fingers on the keyboard, ready to write the next blog post, but have no idea what to write about? If you’ve struggled to come up with blog post topics, there’s a lot of ways to brainstorm. Ideas for list posts: A list of 100 blog topics.

100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media | chrisbrogan.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Covering social media business strategy and personal power. 100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media. If you like this one, please don’t hesitate to stumble, blog, digg, bookmark, and otherwise promote the hell out of this. Comment frequently (and meaningfully) on blogs that write about you and your posts. Home base is your blog/website. Not everyone needs a blog. account for social bookmarking. Blog on!

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Learning via the Social Media Game

Bare Feet Studios

Tomorrow I am working with an esteemed group of coral reef scientists here in Hawaii to illustrate various ways to use social media. I will be using a version of The Social Media Game , an interactive learning process originally developed by my darling colleague Beth Kantor a few years ago. It just shows you how much app and platform development continues in the sphere of online social networks and mobile options. Social Network. Social Bookmarks.

Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008 I do a lot of surfing. Some for entertainment, some for blogging research. From SEO tips, blogging news, website development links and a ton more. Akku’s last blog post.

The Great Social Media Traffic Debate: Niche or General Networks?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Search Engine Optimization , Social Media > The Great Social Media Traffic Debate: Niche or General Networks? The Great Social Media Traffic Debate: Niche or General Networks? I was fortunate to have the help of James Duthie, a serial guest blogger from Online Marketing Banter , a blog on social media, marketing, and more.?

Social Media is Scary – How to Address Middle Managers | Social.

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Development Social Media Social Media is Scary – How to Address Middle Managers Mon, Mar 2, 2009 Best Of , Best Practices , Social Media Part 3 in a series of posts responding to my original post, “ Social Media is Scary “ So, what can you do to address the myriad reasons for social media being scary?

8 Best Practices for Collaborative Blog Groups

Kikolani

In the last few months, I have had the privilege of becoming a regular contributor on several multi-author blogs such as Search Engine Journal , Famous Bloggers , Social Media Examiner , Search Engine Watch , and Stay on Search. Sites like these usually have their own private groups for the contributors to the blog, which is definitely a great idea. This should be the most obvious and important use of a private blog group. Make Money Blogging. Bookmark.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Blog World Meetups Tweetups and Parties

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Blog World events listing (meetups, tweetups, and parties), and 5 ways to use video for branding on kikolani.com. Blogging / Writing. 7 things that blogging does – important lessons about the value of blogging. Why writing blog posts should not be your top priority – if it’s not producing content, then what is it? How do we know the ROI of blogging ?

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.

Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008 - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Top 1000 Favorite Blogging Links of 2008 I do a lot of surfing. Some for entertainment, some for blogging research. From SEO tips, blogging news, website development links and a ton more. Akku’s last blog post.

19 Ideas That Will Inspire a Years Worth of Blog Post Topics

Rebekah Radice

Ever sit at the computer, fingers on the keyboard, ready to write the next blog post, but have no idea what to write about? If you’ve struggled to come up with blog post topics, there’s a lot of ways to brainstorm. Ideas for list posts: A list of 100 blog topics.

Maximize Your Online Visibility: The Web Presence Optimization (WPO) Framework

Webbiquity SMM

Of course that means it’s imperative to produce relevant, compelling, optimized content for your company’s website and blog, but online visibility goes beyond that. are they more likely to use Facebook or a specialized discussion forum?

What Content People Share And Why They Do It

Mindjumpers

Tweet Written by J-P De Clerck , who is an experienced content, conversion and social media consultant. Like Mindjumpers, he is associated with Social Marketing Forum. Why You Need a Blog: Blogs Are The Websites of The Social Media World.

Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Web presence optimization (WPO)—using tactics like SEO, PPC, online PR, social media, content marketing and reputation management in a coordinated fashion to maximize your online visibility and business results—is the core theme of this blog. Social Media and Search.

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late… posted in Uncategorized |. I’ve done a number of workshops the past few months with clients designed to do two primary things: Land a common understanding across the teams involved around what social media, communities and influencer programs really are and more importantly why it matters to a business. The answer is NOT always social media/community - that would be another warning sign if it was.

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Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This year, I present you my favorite timeless posts of 2007, complete with descriptions about each blog post (which more than quadrupled the workload for me this time around, especially because I tripled the amount of links, but I had fun!) ( Disclaimer : I’m certain that even with this list in excess of 250 links, I forgot a bunch of posts, so if you have any additional recommendations, please feel free to comment and I’ll add them!) Are You a Social Media Idiot?

How to Create a Reader Avatar for Your Blog

ProBlogger

For several years, I’ve been using Reader Avatars (also called Reader Profiles or Personas) on my blogs – and I’ve found them very effective and helpful. To create your first reader avatar, you’ll need to spend some time thinking and writing about a type of reader that you’re either attempting to reach or who is already reading your blog. As a result, I created a section of the DPS forum specifically about making money with photography. Note the forums are currently closed.)

Are You In It To Win It?

Kikolani

It’s that time again – yet another guest blogging contest is full speed an underway over at Blog Engage , the social bookmarking and voting community dedicated to bloggers. My Guest Blog Media Sponsor. Free Blog Review at Bloggeries Blog Forum.

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3 Growth Hacking Strategies for Bloggers to Quadruple Their Blog Traffic without SEO

ProBlogger

Who else wants more blog traffic? Unfortunately getting traffic to a blog is not easy. One of the hardest things for most bloggers is boosting their blog traffic. If you have a fairly new blog, it’s definitely a daunting task. Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger.

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2 Different Tales of Blog Growth

ProBlogger

“What was ‘the tipping point’ for your blog?” The assumption behind the question is that there is often some kind of event that pushes a blog into the limelight. Let me illustrate this by telling the stories of my two main blogs— ProBlogger and Digital Photography School. Back then (it was 2005), nobody was making money from blogs (or if they were, they weren’t talking about it) so it was news that quickly got passed around.

11 Ways I Diversified Traffic Sources for My Blogs to Become Less Reliant Upon Google [With a Surprising Twist]

ProBlogger

Every day I networked with other bloggers, submitted content to other blogs, engaged in forums on my topics, commented on other blogs, learned about SEO and much more. At the time I decided to do a number of things to grow new traffic streams to my blogs including: 1.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

of articles on the topic of Internet Marketing, from SEO to social media to web usability and then some. The article has examples of how social media worked too. This post is really poetry, as are all his other writings and blog posts. Is Social Media Overrated?