The Blogosphere is Thriving

Mindjumpers

People today speak of the blogosphere as a collective term of bloggers. The blogosphere, even though it is spread across the world, can be considered as social network in itself or a community where people are inspired by each other and share information and views.

The Blogosphere in 2010

Social Media Marketing

I just found the State of the Blogosphere in 2010 report over at BlogHerald. It's chock full of lots of data about blogs and the bloggers who blog them, taken from the BlogPulse survey that includes over 150,000,000 blogs.

3 Tips For Effective Blogger Outreach

Mindjumpers

Tweet Bloggers are one of the key influencers in the online sphere. Just like journalists in traditional media, bloggers in social media should not be taken lightly and an appropriate plan must be made if you as a brand wish to include blogger outreach to your social media efforts.

How To Become An Ethical Blogger

Kikolani

Therefore, bloggers should be made aware of the do’s and don’ts of blogging, both, the new and seasoned ones. Fulfilling this need, I bring forth a framework of the norms of ethical blogging to inspire every blogger, especially the newbie, to help become ethical bloggers.

7 Ways To Build Your Brand In The Blogosphere

ProBlogger

Blogger outreach is one of the most effective ways to build your brand. It’s a great way to connect with potential customers – the blogosphere gives you a ready-made audience who are already interested in your type of product or service. Give Bloggers Your Product.

Does your brand take bloggers seriously?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Brands are flocking to Facebook but are overlooking the significant opportunities and value that bloggers bring to digital marketing initiatives, according to the T echnorati 2013 Digital Influence Report. 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. Bloggers offer brands enhanced value through their own social media activity.

Blogosphere Trends + Readability Scoring

ProBlogger

Blogger and “social media scientist” Dan Zarrella’s research found that posts written for lower grade levels were shared more often on Facebook—with those written on a second-grade level being shared about 40% more often than those written on a twelfth-grade level. Kimberly Turner is a cofounder of Regator , a site that curates the best of the blogosphere, as well as an award-winning print journalist. Blogosphere Trends + Readability Scoring.

Blogosphere Trends + Improving Readability

ProBlogger

Hello again, fellow bloggers! Kimberly Turner is a cofounder of Regator.com , Regator for iPhone and the brand-new Regator Breaking News service for journalists and bloggers. Blogosphere Trends + Improving Readability. Last month, we talked about how to find and interpret your blog’s readability score. If you weren’t happy with what you found, don’t worry: there are plenty of ways to improve readability and we’ll look at a few today.

Blogosphere Trends + Interview Tips

ProBlogger

In today’s post, we’ll look at how some bloggers covered this week’s most talked-about stories using interviews and how you can use interviews to your advantage. As always, the weekly blogosphere trends have been provided by Regator.com. One interview in particular, from “ An amazing 24 hours: Round-up of NOM tour and marriage equality news ,” was featured by several other bloggers and news organizations. Blogosphere Trends + Interview Tips.

Blogosphere Trends + A Challenge

ProBlogger

Hi-dee-hoo, fellow bloggers! Thanks for joining me for another edition of the weekly blogosphere trends, provided by Regator.com. If you truly want to take it to the next level, download Darren’s 31 Days to Build a Better Blog , which has enough tasks to last you an entire month and is an incredible resource for any blogger…particularly those who are ready to stop talking about what they’ll do someday and start doing today. Blogosphere Trends + A Challenge.

Blogosphere Trends + Guest Posting

ProBlogger

The most important thing to remember is that guest posts are a win-win situation for the host blog and guest blogger. Preferably, you’ll pitch your idea to a blog you read regularly, but even if you’re trying to expand your niche by writing for a blog that is new to you, take time to skim posts dating back two to three months to ensure that your ideas are in line with the blogger’s vision. Lesson: As a general rule, bloggers do not want recycled content.

Blogosphere Trends + Storytelling

ProBlogger

Because today, we’re going to use the weekly blogosphere trends from Regator to talk about the importance of storytelling in blogging. And that’s the route that many bloggers take, but the straight facts aren’t always your best bet. Let’s see how some bloggers used storytelling to enhance posts about this week’s top stories: 1. It also allows the blogger to share a bit of her personality. Blogosphere Trends + Storytelling.

Blogosphere Trends + Being Opinionated

ProBlogger

Man alive, I hate bringing you a list of blogosphere trends that includes both Lindsay Lohan and Jersey Shore—not to mention Sarah Palin. As a blogger, I am all for that. If you look at the web’s top bloggers, you’ll find they have a couple of things in common: a unique voice , which we talked about recently, and opinions to share. Blogosphere Trends + Being Opinionated.

Services & Tools for Bloggers

The Marketing Blog

18 am Services & Tools for Bloggers Jump to Comments Ever since the philosophy of blogging has become popular a lot has happened in the blogosphere planet. There was a time when traditional bloggers used to rely on ms-word because of comfort factor and less exposure with web-based blogging clients. Services & Tools for Bloggers [.] I guess, it's an entrepreneur/ blogger fav topic to blog when starts a startup.

Blogosphere Trends + Humour

ProBlogger

Once again, we’re taking a look at the stories bloggers have been writing about the most during the last seven days (list provided by Regator ). Let’s see how some bloggers have covered this week’s hot topics with humor…. Blogosphere Trends + Humour. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Darren.

Blogosphere Trends + Unicorns

ProBlogger

A post with this much focus on the blogger is risky because unless he or she has established a relationship with readers so that they care a great deal about personal viewpoints, the post runs the risk of being less useful to readers. Even though the grammatical person was almost certainly not the first thing on these bloggers’ minds, each of the above posts would have been vastly different had the bloggers chosen a different option. Blogosphere Trends + Unicorns.

Blogosphere Trends + Digging Deeper

ProBlogger

Looking deeper: Conservative blogger Kathleen McKinley’s “ Weddings and More. The post hypothesizes on the company’s current value and, just as importantly, explains how the blogger arrived at those figures. Use your expertise to provide value to your readers and information that other types of bloggers cannot. Blogosphere Trends + Digging Deeper.

Blogosphere Trends + Encouraging Comments

ProBlogger

This is a great example of a blogger spurring conversation and debate by sharing a strong opinion. Blogosphere Trends + Encouraging Comments. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Darren. You may have heard the stat that for every 100 people who read your post, only one, on average, will leave a comment. The fact is, most of us are lurkers by nature.

Blogger: Redirecting

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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10 Blogosphere Trends + 34 Handy Grammar Tips

ProBlogger

Oh, and there’s never a need to hyphenate when using an adverb ending in “ly” and an adjective (“extremely confused blogger,” for example). Kimberly Turner is a cofounder of Regator.com , Regator for iPhone and the brand-new Regator Breaking News service for journalists and bloggers. 10 Blogosphere Trends + 34 Handy Grammar Tips. Online retailer Zappos has recently seen a “substantial” increase in revenue after correcting the grammar and spelling of reviews on its site.

Blogosphere Trends + Effective Calls to Action

ProBlogger

You might be saying, “I’m a blogger, not a sales person. His latest video on making money online encourages bloggers to build products, and for good reason: according to his blogging income breakdown , 40% of his February income came from ebooks and another 9% from membership sites such as Third Tribe Marketing and ProBlogger.com. In this example, the bloggers directly asks readers to vote in the poll and state their case in the comments.

Blogosphere Trends + The Art of Live Blogging

ProBlogger

In this example, the categories, nominees, and predicted winners could all be filled in prior to the show, leaving the live-bloggers with extra time to cover the spontaneous moments and announcements of winners. This particular live-blog also makes the author of each comment undeniably clear, which is especially important when opinions are being shared in a post by multiple bloggers. Blogosphere Trends + The Art of Live Blogging.

10 Habits of Effective Bloggers

Kikolani

To help ensure that you keep your blog active and popular, here are a few tips to make yourself a better blogger. So many bloggers begin with ideas of grandeur, but soon find that they have no real structure or organization for pushing their ideas forward. If you want to be a better blogger, go into blog ownership with a game plan. With the blogosphere constantly changing, it’s important to keep your eyes on the road. Simple On-Page Tag Optimization for Bloggers.

Blogosphere Trends + Handling High Word Counts

ProBlogger

change “the opinion of the blogger” to “the blogger’s opinion”). Instead, the blogger broke the story up using an engaging timeline format. Blogosphere Trends + Handling High Word Counts. This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Darren. I’m often asked about the “ideal length” for a blog post.

Blogosphere Trends + Your Blog’s Tone

ProBlogger

The subject matter is certainly important, but it’s likely that the blogger’s voice and tone also play an important role in your appreciation for the content. Bloggers whose personalities shine through their writing are often more appealing, engaging, readable, and influential than those who hide their true voices. Michael Steele – When it comes to being controversial, angry, opinionated, and divisive, political bloggers have every other niche beat, hands down.

Blogger Integrates With Google+

Small Business Mavericks

Well, that integration is happening right now for Blogger, the Google blogging platform. I’ve kept it no secret that I’m a fan of WordPress on your own domain name, but there are still people who would rather use Blogger as a free blogging platform. If you are a Blogger user and a Google+ user, then I believe integrating your two accounts will cause a big boost in your blog. Blogger has done a lot to help new businesses go online.

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

I took a look at 14 lists that have come out over the last year for the top bloggers, social media marketers, search marketers, and entrepreneurs. This list includes female bloggers that cover a huge variety of topics in the blogosphere.

Looking for Guest Bloggers

Ari Herzog

In his expose on why bloggers should write guest articles for other bloggers , Christopher Roberts opines the advertorial aspect: When you guest post on a popular blog, people get to know you. Some bloggers that I met on the blogosphere have a fantastic and unique style, and it’s often through guest posts that I find their blogs. I’m looking for more bloggers and writers to bring back features every Friday. Photo by earl53.

11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Taking this theme a little further, I decided to branch out into the blogosphere, but using the number seven this time around was a tad too limiting. There are at least ten characteristics off the top of my head that make blogs and bloggers successful. Sometimes bloggers don’t.

Why Great Writers Win Out in the Blogosphere—And How to Join Them

ProBlogger

Of course, the ability to write isn’t the only skill you’ll need as a blogger—but it’s a crucial one, and perhaps even more important than being able to market your blog well, or handle the technical side of things. You don’t need any specialist equipment to write, whereas the cost of a good audio or video setup might put you off, especially if you’re a new blogger. Some bloggers think it should give information, or report on breaking news.

Bloggers to Watch in 2017

ProBlogger

The blogosphere has changed so much over the past decade. I curated Bloggers To Watch column here on Problogger for four years and it is phenomenal how much has changed since I wrote my last post in 2012. In that time, popular bloggers have pivoted multiple times. So fascinating that I asked to compile another list of bloggers that haven appeared on my radar. This post features bloggers who have gotten my attention over the past year.

Zemanta: A blessing in disguise for bloggers?

The Marketing Blog

30 am Zemanta: A blessing in disguise for bloggers? While writing a blog-post a bloggers needs to spend time & effort thinking about appropriate tags which would make it easy for other bloggers to locate the blog-post. A powerful plugin from Zemanta enables bloggers to focus on ‘writing’ while it takes care of their hyperlinking , images and tagging needs. The good things first > As a blogger you can now focus only on writing and quality content. >

Successful Blogger Outreach – What to Do and What to Avoid

Kikolani

This week at Affiliate Summit West, I definitely learned some great things from the sessions, and I thought I would share one that is pertinent to my audience: blogger outreach. Blogger outreach – a powerful way to connect! Ways NOT to Do Blogger Outreach.

20 Bloggers to Watch in 2012

ProBlogger

As Michael Stelzner said at Blogworld, “You’re not a blogger, you’re a publisher!”. ” I love Maria’s work because talented curators are needed in this cluttered blogosphere. He runs a popular blog, but I wouldn’t called him a blogger.

A Nation of Bloggers: Good or Bad?

Laurel Papworth

Steve Jobs says he doesn’t want a “nation of bloggers&# rather something with “editorial oversight&#. I suspect that Koehler might also prefer editorial oversight – given that he just quit because bloggers picked up on a story that mainstream media missed. I don’t want us to see us descend into a nation of bloggers,” says Jobs. “I “I didn’t topple Horst Koehler … And nor was it all the bloggers in Germany.

The 7 Habits of Highly Ineffective Bloggers

ProBlogger

The advice on how to be “the effective guy” is just so common online that it starts to get boring … You know, reading yet another article on how to be a great blogger and all… So why not take a different approach and consider the seven habits of highly in effective bloggers instead? If you look around in the blogosphere I’m sure you’ll find tons of bloggers who fit this description perfectly. This is the first sin bloggers make.

A Startup’s Struggles and Successes in Influencer Outreach: How to Set Up Your First Blogger Campaigns

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Every PR or marketing person who is focused on journalists or bloggers should read this. Without further ado, this is a great story: Working with bloggers can be a somewhat daunting task if you’ve never done it before. We needed fashion bloggers. Most bloggers have a media kit.

The Downfall of the Inconsistent Blogger

Ari Herzog

The site is now lifeless and lost in the annals of the blogosphere. If you’re a blogger, don’t let this happen to you. It deserves some love. -- Thank you for reading The Downfall of the Inconsistent Blogger at AriWriter. The following is a guest blog post by Daniel Offer. It’s so common that it’s practically proverbial. A person has a great idea, and the motivation to start a blog suddenly dawns upon him.

3 Ways to Make More Affiliate Income as Bloggers

ProBlogger

The first step is to look at what other bloggers are promoting. This is probably the most common way bloggers get started with affiliate marketing. The Blogosphere is a crowded space these days. One example of a blogger who has become a known name in the blogging industry is none other than the owner of this blog – Darren Rowse. He developed his name as a blogging expert by helping hundreds of thousands of bloggers via his blogging guide and training events.

Should PR and Marketing pay bloggers to post?

The Way of the Web

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