On Weirdoes, The Long Tail, Seth Godin And You

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On Page 16 of the business book, We Are All Weird , by one of the world's foremost authorities on business, marketing and leadership, Seth Godin (best-selling author of Purple Cow , Linchpin , The Dip and countless others), it becomes abundantly clear that the business world as we know it is gone. This manifesto about the end of the mass market illustrates a fundamental and massive change in business that we have yet to begin to truly understand. marketing. marketing blog.

Why Your Marketing Needs Real-Time Data

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Another Advertising Week in New York is upon us and so far I have seen some great presentations from companies like Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Quantcast, comScore, and even Yahoo! We often throw this idea around as marketers – “being relevant”, but few people discuss how! The idea focused on how I could show the IAB MIXX audience how to target marketers like themselves with real-time data. We then added to that with web information from Google, comScore, and Quantcast.

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Measuring your Social Media Impact? Meet your new Best Friend!

Harp Interactive

Not only does it pull in your website traffic ranks and graphs from Compete.com, Alexa and Quantcast, Social Website Analyzer also categorizes your website’s social presence into buckets with hyperlinks for each including: Search engine results for social back links for Google, Bing and Yahoo.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. This year, I am pleased to bring back our Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 thanks to an excellent sponsor, HubSpot. Blogging. Creating a Corporate Blogging Policy?

How to Use Niche Publishers to Drive Revenue

Convince & Convert

Much like the stock market, you put your brand at risk any time the majority of your reach is concentrated in one channel. A Better Way to Use Affiliate Marketing. You’ll also find that working within a targeted market will greatly increase your ROI.

30 Tips To Be a Digital Storyteller

Ari Herzog

I wrote the below list in 2013 and recently updated it, providing a primer for people who determine if blogging is right for them. Choose a name for your blog. Self-host your blog via WordPress.org. Determine the blog’s focus. Consider Quantcast and Alexa.

Weekend Project: Research the Audience You Want … but Don’t Have


In fact, “guessing” is one of the main reasons why most blogs fail, most products bomb, and most newbie entrepreneurs end up pulling their hair out in undeserved frustration. Many of you probably don’t have a blog up and running yet, and that’s fine. Have you heard of Quantcast ?

Compete Responds To Criticism

Dave Fleet

While I (and several people on Twitter) wasn’t thrilled with the tone of “you are well down the long tail of the internet&# (which sends a message of “just wanted to remind you you’re nothing to us&# ), I took Matt up on his offer and emailed their support address: Hi, I’m reaching out following a tweet from your twitter account regarding a recent blog post of mine ( [link] ). Would you mind if I published your response as an update to my blog post?

The New Writer’s Guide to Evaluating Websites for Guest Posting Opportunities


What most people don’t realize is that it’s almost as easy to go wrong with guest posting as it is with any other content marketing technique. Finding the most valuable guest blogging opportunities on high-authority sites takes time. Ensure that the website is not a blog network.

38+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools and Reviews

Webbiquity SMM

ALOT is a catalog of free “apps for your PC” in a range of categories including entertainment (comic books, TMZ, The Onion, IMDB search), food, games, travel, music, news (The New York Times, CNN, Fox News, Stock Market Watch), reference, social networking (e.g.,

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Unseen Sea


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Blogging / Writing. Let’s go over the tools that will allow you to manage these important blog elements.

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Data Mining: The Ultimate Guide to Niche Analysis

Viper Chill

First I’ve highlighted a huge list of tools that serve various different functions and can be great resources to add to your marketing arsenal. Quantcast Visitor Demographics. Below is Quantcast’s estimation as to which sites people visit after Reddit. guest blogging.

Weekend Project: Research Your Existing Audience


In fact, the following strategies will allow you to determine exactly who your best customers are so that you can optimize your marketing to speak directly to their fears and fantasies, and push their “hot buttons,” allowing you to attract more of the same (high-value) customers. With strategic engagement, you can virtually guarantee that your marketing will resonate with your ideal target audience. For example, a while back Blog Tyrant held a “Jam” about Blogging SEO.

The Ultimate Guide to Professional Product Review Pitches


Product review blogs are one of the best ways for ecommerce sites to spread the word about their products and build backlinks to increase organic search traffic. That being said, there are thousands of small-to-medium-sizes product review blogs on the Internet all vying for the opportunity to secure free products for reviews and giveaways. If you host your blog on a blogging platform subdomain, you can’t expect to review expensive products or offer lavish giveaways.

$100,000 in One Week, a Viral Nova Follow-Up

Viper Chill

Someone who launched a website of this style a few months ago left a comment on the previous blog post and shared that his website made $100,000 in one week, just one month after he launched it. They even wrote three blog posts on the subjecting hypothesising why.

ViperChill Monthly Report 4 (My 1st National Press)

Viper Chill

If it’s relevant to your niche and helps your own blog grow, then I’m achieving what I set out to do with this blog. I made another big announcement this week when I told the world that I sold my biggest blog, PluginID. This blog or PluginID? Home What the F ?