Worst Blogs Online & Why Technorati Likes Them

Idaconcpts

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.

How to Claim Your Blog with Technorati

Ari Herzog

After 20 minutes of scratching my head and several automated email messages telling me I was unsuccessfully claiming my blog with Technorati (one of the larger blog registries out there), I learned the secret. Social Media Technorati

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5 Strategies to Build a Network of Bloggers and Journalists

Waxing UnLyrical

Find directories ( alltop.com , technorati ). Interact with them on Twitter, comment on one of their blog posts, or even just retweet one of their tweets to let them know you are paying attention. Guest Post by Alicia Lawrence.

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

Webbiquity SMM

do they have a blog, how prominently is it featured, social bookmarking links, social media account links, etc.). • Twitter metrics (followers, following, frequency of tweets, general level of interactivity).

Blogs Influence Consumer Spending More Than Social Networks

Pamorama

Blogging breeds community, where influence is born. A new survey from Technorati has found that many consumers are turning to blogs when they’re looking to buy something.

Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses

Akamai Marketing

Blogs for business are an outstanding tool for business, they can build community, be the backbone of your social media program, and drive traffic to your website, just for starters. Welcome to blogging, the place where you try to suck less. Blog regularly 1-3X minimum per week.

How to REALLY Increase B2B Blog Traffic

PWB Marketing Blog

Good content isn’t enough for a blog. You can have the best blog in the world, but if nobody goes to it, then you’re spinning your wheels. Great content and consistent traffic are the backbone for creating a viable blog. Explode Your B2B Blog Traffic.

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Does your brand take bloggers seriously?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Technorati is not the voice of blogging authority that it once was, but each year the advertising network publishes a report that is required reading for internet marketers. Formerly known as The State of the Blogosphere the report has been renamed the 2013 Digital Influence Report because it takes a look at the broader social Internet as well as blogs and bloggers. However brands are spending 57% of their social budgets on Facebook and only six per cent on blogs.

The Blogosphere is Thriving

Mindjumpers

Tweet Blogging is here to stay. According to Technorati , people spend more and more time and resources on maintaining blogs. Analysis shows that women are more susceptible to the branding of products and more likely to write about brands on their blogs.

How I Set Up My WordPress Blog In 2 Hours

Waxing UnLyrical

But really, how many blogs does a gal need? If you and I talk regularly on Twitter, or Facebook… heck, even in the early days of WUL (and I have to stifle a giggle as I say that, because this blog is barely two years old!), Don’t agonize too much over starting your blog.

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

As each year passes, blog marketing techniques evolve. I receive a lot of questions on a regular basis about blogging, online marketing, and traffic generation, so I thought I would share my answers in this post. Blog Platform. Comments are the life of your blogging community.

100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Over time, the top source of traffic for most blogs is search. 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).

Blog World LA 2011 Recap – Session Notes and Experiences from #BWELA

Kikolani

Because I decided the night before, until 2:30am in the morning, was a great time to update my blog with new pages for my favorite subjects ( blogging , business , SEO , and social media ) and my new services. Do more than just a blog post for a product review.

The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

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). What Steve Kamb did to build a six-figure blog in the overly saturated health niche.

Google selling the Galaxy Nexus…What’s Next!?

Shift Digital

Just this past week Google announced on their Google Mobile Blog that the company has begun selling the HSPA+ version of their pure Google Experience phone, the Galaxy Nexus. Many of the technorati are already speculating on what the search giant will begin selling next in the new Devices section. News amp Blog galaxy giant gift card glasses Google gsm network hd nexus samsung sandwich sprint t mobile technorati unlocked iphone wallet web store

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?

How to Build a Superblog: Insights from the Technorati Top 10

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » How to Build a Superblog: Insights from the Technorati Top 10 How to Build a Superblog: Insights from the Technorati Top 10 Written by Glen, this post has 62 Comments It’s no secret that one-man blogs can make a lot of money.

Why Your Corporate Website Needs a Blog

Bill Hartzer

If you are in charge of a B2B (business to business) corporate web site, you might have wrestled with the decision of whether or not your company should create a blog. The Nuts about Southwest blog is the corporate blog of Southwest Airlines. Share this on Technorati.

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. Technorati Tags : workliteracy.

Lifting the Fog of the Blog: 8 Strategic Questions Before You Write 1 Word

Convince & Convert

There are more than 150 million blogs, according to Technorati’s “State of the Blogosphere&# report. As a frequent blog consultant, I find the success impediment isn’t really the effort required, but rather a planning deficit. What other blogs do they read?

Millions Of WordPress.com Blogs On Pause Due To Back-End Outage

Idaconcpts

The error seems to be affecting the entire site network, so it’s millions of sites and people’s personal blogs. Share this on Technorati. Wordpress Wordpress Blog Stats wordpress ddos wordpress ddos attack wordpress down wordpress hack wordpress.com problems

25+ Phenomenal Resources to Help You Market Your Blog Better

Writtent Blog

Go through these 25+ resources that teach you how to market your blog better and the next thing you know you’ll be commanding a six-figure monthly audience. The Complete Guide to Building Your Blog Audience. Learn to Blog. Blogging Tips. Your blog has a beautiful design.

Secrets of Success Behind Blogging Success Summit

Debbie Weil

One of the reasons I’ll be talking about blogs and why they’re your social media hub on Feb. Another reason is that Mike Stelzner, creator of the online Blogging Success Summit , invited me to and he is persuasive. Recipe for a successful blogging conference.

49% of the world’s top 100 blogs are using WordPress

The Way of the Web

An interesting study released yesterday by Pingdom reveals that 49% of the top 100 blogs as ranked by Technorati are using WordPress as their CMS platform. Blogging open source wordpress domain names platforms setup wordpress hosting

The Bamboo Project Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Bamboo Project Blog. You can: Take a picture (or several) and upload them to Flickr or to your blog. Write about your hometown in your blog. " Use the same tag for Technorati. Technorati Tags : web2.0wednesday. They are: For the most comments on a wide range of blogs (not just the â??topâ?? Technorati Tags : comment08. I thought about this while reading Brad Neubergs little gem of a blog post on Creating a Personal Research Agenda.

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. Technorati**.

Kick Start Your Blog by Embracing the Nobodies

Kikolani

Your blog has been up for about six months, and your traffic is hovering around ten unique visitors per day… on a good day. In searching for an effective blog promotion strategy , you eventually realize that commenting on other blogs can be a good way of getting some attention. So you make your list of the hottest blogs to be on, and subscribe to them all. Let’s be honest – a few clicks through to your blog are always nice, but that’s not what this is really about.

Mobile Blogging – How to Make Your WordPress Blog Smartphone Ready

Kikolani

WordPress Mobile Pack was the first plugin I discovered while surfing another WordPress blog on my Droid. It basically allows you to setup your blog in a mobile format with four basic theme colors (black, red, blue, and green).

To blog or not to blog – that is the question

Proactive Report

Some conflicting numbers showed up this week about blogs: The State of the Blogosphere from Technorati claims 70% of businesses are blogging. According to a recent analysis of websites and blogs by Percussion only 20.5% of mid market tech companies have an active blog.

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

Since the whole purpose of this blog is to share my thoughts and experiences, I thought it might be a good exercise to just dump out the items that come to mind first on certain topics. Don’t ignore blogging, tweeting and developing content for YouTube.

Search Engine Optimization: Why a Blog is Important

Bill Hartzer

When talking to business owners about marketing their businesses on the internet, I often get asked about why I always recommend that their online marketing strategy, their search engine optimization efforts, include a blog. – You can publicize the RSS feed of your blog.

Social Media Presence of the Technorati Top 20

Viper Chill

Continue… The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers Written by Glen on September 6th, 2010 103 Comments I’ve been a big advocate of guest blogging over the years; currently ranking no.1 In other words, I would rather be mentioned on a popular blog than write for it.

How Twitter Employees Send Tweets

Firebelly

Other obvious conclusions: • The technorati use Macs. Business Insider analyzed the Twitter habits of the Twitter staff from tweets sent last week and weekend (day and night) – specifically for source – and the results were interesting.

12 Essential Tips for Revitalising Your Blog in 2012

ProBlogger

As 2011 comes to a close, now is a better time than ever to evaluate your blog, its performance, and most importantly, what you can do to improve your blog in 2012! A point I always like to drive home is that you will never find blogging success by turning into an “eternal student”, one who always consumes information but never creates or takes action. And that is an essential ingredient to growing a popular blog. What about your blog makes it distinct?

When’s the Best Time to Publish Blog Posts?

ProBlogger

So in preparation for my upcoming webinar, titled Science of Blogging, I decided to combine all of my existing data on timing with my new research into one master post on the subject. The first time I looked at blog post timing was when I was analyzing retweets.

24 Things I Do When Launching a New Blog

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » 24 Things I Do When Launching a New Blog 24 Things I Do When Launching a New Blog Written by Glen, this post has 108 Comments Launching a new blog is very daunting for some whilst very exciting for others. my new blog.

Blogging Success Summit 2011

ProBlogger

If you’re looking to take your blogging up a notch in 2011 with some great training then you’ll want to check out Blogging Success Summit 2011. It includes teaching from 23 successful bloggers including: Technorati CEO Richard Jalichandra. Business Blogging

Social Media Presence of the Technorati Top 20

Viper Chill

Increase Traffic and Authority by Listing Your Blog

Kikolani

There are a lot of places to list your blog for getting the maximum exposure, as well as places where you can receive blog reviews that may be the first impression a visitor may come across for your site. Here are some to add your blog or submit your site to in order to increase your blog traffic and reputation. Want to get reviews and ratings for your writing skills and your blog? For Top Blog Lists. Want to get listed as a top blog in your niche?

Neil Patel’s Guide to Writing Popular Blog Posts

ProBlogger

Do you wish you knew the secret to writing popular blog posts? Over the past five years I’ve started two blogs. The first one became a Technorati top 100 site, and now I’m working on Quick Sprout. Image copyright Yuri Arcurs - Fotolia.com Fortunately I’ve learned a few lessons about writing popular posts while running these two blogs, and now I want to share those lessons with you. Really great blog posts sound like they were written just for you.