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100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

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. Not only do they provide valuable links, they can also supply direct traffic and help build your RSS subscriber list. Create a plain text file, using Notepad or a similar tool, with the following information compiled: Blog name/title (e.g.,

Social Networking Friends vs. Real Life Friends | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

Social Networking Lines Get Blurred With the unprecedented growth of Facebook, it has become the largest social networking platform by far. Is this because social networking is new? The Real Life Social Network v2 View more documents from Paul Adams.

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Twitterfeed, HootSuite RSS Feeds, and Blog Posting Schedules

Kikolani

Are there blogs that you read regularly that you find so good that you end up sharing every post on Twitter? Twitterfeed and HootSuite offer the ability to take a RSS feed from any site and update it to your Twitter account automatically when new feed items are found.

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. So, this recruiting firm is good at networking: online and in the real world. ” Leave a comment (or subscribe) to a blog about IT recruiting. Bookmark a site on a social bookmarking site where they can look it up later and where some of their contacts might discover it. Why is Blogging second?

The Life Cycle of a Social Network

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The launch of Geocities by Yahoo marked for some the beginning of a new revolution in the online media called social networking. Later, several other websites such as Classmates.com and Friendster contributed to the development of social networking to help reach our present day scenario, where we see the domination of Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Google+. Likewise, social networking is also subject to several stages of its own life cycle.

What’s the Right Social Media Scheduling Tool for Your Business?

Webbiquity SMM

With so many different social media scheduling tools to choose from, there’s something for everyone. Every business has its own set of goals when it comes to social media marketing, so it makes sense that they’d use different tools based on those objectives. What is the right social media scheduling tool for your business? What are your goals from social media marketing? What are you goals from social media marketing?

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7 Reasons To Add Amplify To Your Social Networks

Waxing UnLyrical

My friend (and client, but he’s a friend first) Shashi Bellamkonda is, I think, genetically-wired to try and talk about new things – no doubt why he’s Network Solutions’ “social media swami,&# and he mentioned it. You can set up your own blog.

Adventures in Social Networking with Mom and Dad | Almost Savvy

Almost Savvy

As the number of multi-generational families using online social networks increases daily, so does the number of “Oh no, she didn’t!&# Let’s take a peek at three humorous looks at how social media is, or might be, used to connect with our beloved family members.

Mobile Social Networking Growing

Freelance Social Media

About the author Jacinta wrote 70 articles on this blog. Owner of LangfordMedia Blog Twitter blog comments powered by Disqus Previous post: BrightKit is great for managing multiple Twitter accounts Next post: China spends more leisure time online than we do! Media.

Social Networking Online and Non-Profit Organizations | Freelance.

Freelance Social Media

Non-profits see online social media as an inexpensive way to build relationships, increase involvement, and help out with publicity and education efforts. YouTube (46.5%) and Twitter (43.2%) were cited as alternate social networking tools. Media.

How Social Media, Content Transform Marketing from Expense to Investment

Webbiquity SMM

Sales leads generated through inbound marketing–the combination of content marketing, blogging, social media, website chat and SEM–cost 61% less than those produced through traditional demand generation techniques (e.g., Blogging: for any new business blog, traffic typically starts out modest but grows over time. The major search engines also seem to give blogs more respect over time.

Are You A Blogging Addict? Take This Test To See!

SocMed Sean

Recognizing A Blog-Owner VS. A Blogger. And then there are the hardcore, zealous, addicted bloggers who are consistently irritating their fellow employees with statements like “oooh…that’s a great blog topic” and “have you checked out my latest article?”

Pew Research Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks.

Adam Sherk

The content on search engines and social media gets a little lost among all the stats and charts so I thought I’d summarize that data here. Social Media 19% of the public regularly (7%) or sometimes (12%) get news or news headlines through social networking sites.

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2011 Round-Up Of My Social Media Cartoons And Comics

SocMed Sean

2011 was a great year for my blog and I appreciate everyone who stopped by to check it out. The biggest category of content that attracted visitors to SocMedSean.com in 2011 was definitely my social media comic strips. What started as a review of the StripGenerator social network (a social network for people who like to create comics), quickly turned into a fun, entertaining passion for converting real-life social media conversations into humorous art.

Just Because We're Social Networking “Friends” Doesn't Mean I'll.

Almost Savvy

If this happened at a live networking event, the conversation would go something like this: “Hi. If you enjoyed this post, make sure you subscribe to my RSS feed ! Hopefully your post will help illuminate those who think that using social media means using people.

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Find out if the username or vanity URL you want is still available across dozens of social sites? Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website?

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5 Top Resources to Back Up your Social Media Presence!

Harp Interactive

Backing up your social media information is helpful for personal use and a no brainer for any business with an active social presence! What would you do if your entire LinkedIn network suddenly disappeared? HOW TO: Back Up Your Social Media Presence. “We’re

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.

Can Social Media Disrupt Your Life Or Career? 5 Tips For Managing The Timesink

SocMed Sean

Social media offers a lot of great opportunities and access to information. If not kept in check, writing articles, playing online games and surfing blogs, tweets, posts and photos can easily suck away hours from your day. Since I work in social media in my day job , I pop in and out of my social channels during the day, but commit to not spending more than 10 minutes at a time. Put the phone down and stop checking your social channels and email.

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What’s the best social media marketing tool for scheduling your updates?

Janet Fouts

With so many different social media marketing tools to choose from, it can be difficult to find the right solution; one that helps you save time and helps you improve your results. If you’re on the lookout for a social media marketing tool, or feeling displeased with your current one, read on for an in-depth look at some of the top social media tools on the market. But, not just any social media scheduling tool will do. Social CRM tool.

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Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts

Kikolani

Figuring out how to do this with particular systems might pose a specific challenge, especially if those networks only allow you to import one RSS feed. There may also be times where you want to only share writing by you, and if you have a lot of guest bloggers on your site as well as guest posts on other sites, having a full RSS feed for your blog won’t do. Creating a Custom RSS Feed. Here is a portion of my custom RSS feed looks with one post in it. <?xml

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48 Ways to Measure Social Media Success

Webbiquity SMM

Ultimately, as Olivier Blanchard has pointed out repeatedly , social media marketing has to demonstrate an ROI (though he acknowledges the questions have to be made more specific). But it’s crucial to the social media ROI debate to recognize that “R” is an end-of-the-process measure. These metrics don’t represent the goals of social media marketing in and of themselves, but are critical measures to help optimize processes to achieve the ultimate objectives.

Social media loyalty: me like you long time (but me hard to get)

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. The average user of social and new media follows less than five brands.

How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Major Social Network

Buffer Social

This post was originally published in 2016 and has been updated with the latest tips and tricks to grow your following on every social media network. It also includes the latest podcast episode from The Science of Social Media! . You’re taking the dive into a new social network, or you’re itching to grow your existing profile. You’ve got a social media strategy in place and a plan in mind. Connected social networks.

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity SMM

The key is a balanced strategy of search engine optimization (SEO), social media, syndication and guest posting. So where does blog traffic come from, and how does this change over time? Looking at data from the Webbiquity blog, several trends are apparent. This B2B blog isn’t necessarily representative of all blogs of course, but the trends likely aren’t much different for many business blogs. Social media is important.

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Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « We Interrupt This Lifecast: Syndication Overload (Part 2) | Main | Youtube Tuesday: Lost Generation » January 22, 2010 Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/18-1/22 Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. Here are 5 news items or blog posts that I wouldnt want you to miss: 1.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Then this is the blog post for you. I presented today at Social Media AZ , a new conference for Arizonans interested in, and practicing social media. This presentation: “Why Before How: The Keys to Developing a Social Media Strategy in 7 Steps&# also formed the basis for my recent MarketingProfs Webinar. Developing a Social Media Strategy in 7 Steps View more presentations from Jason Baer. I’ve forwarded your blog to him.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Also, at my social media speaking engagements hither and yon I’m often asked what tools I use. So, I took a personal inventory and created this overview of the 39 social media tools I use daily. Blog Comments (The blog is on WordPress) Disqus This is what I use to manage comments here at Convince & Convert. ChatCatcher This is a nice little tool that finds Tweets about your blog posts, and automatically adds them as comments.

Is Social Media Becoming Boring?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > Is Social Media Becoming Boring? Is Social Media Becoming Boring? Social Media is a Trend Wait, what ?

6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

RWW Network. 6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. RSS is easily one of the best things to happen to web publishing in the past 10 years. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Feed Sifter is an almost painfully simple RSS filter that filters in by keyword. not via an RSS reader).

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You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure! Social Media Analytics

Harp Interactive

The client wants to know if their social media campaign is working! They want to understand how social media marketing will meet their goals before they commit to a budget allocation for a “mythical campaign&#. Blog Comments. RSS & email subscriptions.

Who Profits From Social Media?

Small Business Mavericks

According to an article on My Edmonds News website, small businesses stand to profit more from social media than big businesses or corporations. So what is meant by social media? You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0

15 of the Best Social Media Monitoring Tools to Save You Time

Hootsuite

Social media monitoring tools let you keep track of every conversation, account, keyword, and hashtag that’s relevant to your business. But before we do, let’s look at exactly what social media monitoring is and why it’s critical to any successful social marketing strategy. Bonus: Download a free guide to learn how to use social media monitoring to get more customers and boost sales. What is social media monitoring?

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search The 6 Dangerous Fallacies of Social Media October 8th, 2008 |Written By: Jay Baer | View Comments Tweet (Amazing Gangsta Chimp image by the talented Matt Cioffi ) You may have heard of social media.

Obama Reiterates the Power of Social Networks

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Obama Reiterates the Power of Social Networks by cinta5 on November 10, 2008 Over the last year Obama’s campaign was all over the internet.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

She specializes in social media strategies that lead to actionable plans to achieve real world objectives. I’ve spent a lot of time working with various social media monitoring tools and I’ve whittled my list of favorites down to two or three. based on budget or schedule) Once you’ve answered those questions you can compare major social media monitoring tools. And that’s how I pick the right social media monitoring tool for the job.

Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/11-1/15

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 4 Ways To Celebrate MLK Day With Social Media | Main | Youtube Tuesday: ESCP Europe Human Experience » January 15, 2010 Social Media Weekly Roundup 1/11-1/15 Theres a lot going on in the social media space and so much can get lost or overlooked in your RSS feed reader. Here are 5 news items or blog posts that I wouldnt want you to miss: 1.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Social network connectivity is becoming the post-modern email newsletter. This puts significant pressure on email to be more relevant, because most of what would be contained in an email newsletter or special offer now happens faster and more personally within Facebook, Twitter or other social outposts. Because the real advantage email has over social is data. Will you spend some time thinking about how to integrate your social messaging, not building a throne for it?

Social Media Stats – It's Raining Content!

Almost Savvy

Posted by Irene Koehler in Blogging , Facebook , LinkedIn , Social Media , Twitter on July 20, 2010 | 15 responses Does it ever feel that there is a non-stop downpour of Facebook posts, YouTube videos, Twitter tweets, LinkedIn connections and blog posts?

Social Media Lessons From the Offline Real World

Convince & Convert

Conversely, in the social media community, checking-in is a frequent behavior, and legions of blog posts are written about location-based services. I have recently become fascinated by the way that people who don’t work in social media use social. Previously, I spent a great deal of time trying to meet everyone in the world’s of social media and PR. What stories compel them to share with their networks?

How to Deal with Brand Controversy on Social Media

Convince & Convert

Janice Person , Social Media Director for Monsanto , joins the Social Pros Podcast this week to discuss dealing with controversy on social media, respecting transparency, and proactive versus reactive social media strategies. From Expion , a case study about how H&R Block mobilized 90,000 tax professionals in social media using Expion to guide their activity. The RSS feed is: [link]. Holy Social!

8 Ways Businesses Should Use Social Media

Kikolani

Many businesses hear about the advantages of social media in terms of marketing their products or services, but some forget to look at other major benefits of social media beyond finding leads or making a sale. Social Mention. More Tips on Social Media for Business.

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

Pam Moore

We are living in exciting times with the advancements in technology, artificial intelligence, live video streaming, user behavior analysis, data measurement and analysis, communication mediums, social media marketing, social networking and the power at our fingertips to bring human beings and communities together. Take a listen to the 124th episode of the Social Zoom Factor podcast for 10 ways you can activate your audience today!