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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.

How to Build a Community that Thrives

Spin Sucks

We talked a lot about engagement and networking and building community. In the early days of social media, everyone talked about community. Build a community. Talk to your community. Community is the bee’s knees. Everyone should have a community.

Using Guest Bloggers

Spin Sucks

She’s fairly new to the social/blogosphere scene, in terms of commenting and connecting with the crazy Spin Sucks community (yes, you!) She asks, How do you decide who to feature as a guest blogger every week? How do you determine how you use guest bloggers?

The State of the Blogosphere 2010

www.briansolis.com

After all, the blogosphere at one point seemed to succumb to the allure of the statusphere and the effortlessness and trendiness of rapid-fire, micro publishing. The State of the Blogosphere 2010 Since 2004, Technorati has published its annual State of the Blogosphere report.

What Every Business Blogger Can Learn from SaaStr

Spin Sucks

My world of PR in the last decade largely revolved around the blogosphere. There is no secret formula here; these are techniques every business blogger can adopt, and their marketing counterparts can help them build it. Get real with your community. By Aly Saxe.

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.

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.

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. These things all grow your blog and your community. Blogosphere Trends + Effective Calls to Action.

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 also has a talent for community engagement. Deb is an accomplished blogger.

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.

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.

Blogger Outreach is Media Relations

blog.journalistics.com

Journalistics Home About Subscribe Blogger Outreach vs. Media Relations by Jeremy Porter on September 30, 2010 I’ve seen a lot of buzz for blogger outreach lately. Is blogger outreach really a new service offering? Blogger outreach should be a daily task for you.

How David Blogger Can Beat Goliath with Triberr

Geoff Livingston

Today, media companies dominate the blogosphere. How can a small independent Davina or David blogger compete with Goliath brands like AOL, Gawker and Mashable? Brands and Razoo, I compared my blogger list with PR firm’s list of preferred social channels.

7 Strategies for Growing Community on Your Blog

ProBlogger

This week on ProBlogger we’ve been looking at the topic of building community on a blog. We started by identifying 9 benefits and 3 costs of community on a blog and then looked at 5 stages of building community on a blog. Consider a Dedicated Community Area.

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

ProBlogger

One of the hardest things for most bloggers is boosting their blog traffic. The #1 reason most bloggers quit is because they don’t see any growth in their traffic. Having a list of hungry email subscribers is an asset for every blogger. And ask for a feedback from other bloggers.

Thinking of Quitting Blogging? The Tale of One Blogger Who Did (and What Happened Next!)

ProBlogger

There has been a definite shift in the blogosphere over the last 12 or so months, and I’ve heard story after story of people who feel a real sense of transition in the air. I knew that I was deeply burned out on writing, yet my personality is one that craves connection and community.

Super list of 50 social media links - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

I have collected a Super Link List from around the blogosphere for you to be all that you can be online! 10 Habits of Highly Efficient Social Media Power Users Blogger or Mind-Reader?

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Social Media Clout: Klout them up – don’t you know who I am?

Laurel Papworth

Klout is the social media ranking tool – tells companies how influential a twitterer or blogger or Pinterester is in influencing others to find, filter and forward their stuff. Online Communities social media social networks blogger relations Klout score social media influence

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9 World-class Bloggers Share Their #1 Email List Building Tip

ProBlogger

I wondered the same thing, so I asked major bloggers for their advice. Partner with other bloggers. Partnerships with other bloggers can help both blogs reach new audiences and build their reach. 9 World-class Bloggers Share Their #1 Email List Building Tip.

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The Slippery Slope of Association Blogger Outreach

www.mizzinformation.com

skip to main | skip to sidebar mizz information Tuesday, October 5, 2010 The Slippery Slope of Association Blogger Outreach Its not often that two of my favorite things to blog about happen to intersect but today youre in luck. Mom blogger drama has made its way to the association world.

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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.

Crowdsourced Funding: How to ask for $75K but get $1.5million

Laurel Papworth

How does one build a community that will give money to a project? Kickstarter is an online community where you put up your project that you need funding, in this case to make a new dock for the iPhone. The community then decides to put money in, if the project is worth it.

40 Bloggers to Watch in 2011

ProBlogger

Welcome to the 2011 list of bloggers to watch. It was where thousands of the world’s best bloggers met to network and learn. I recommend that bloggers of any niche attend conferences such as this to check out the rising stars. See, Peter isn’t like us bloggers.

Bloggers, Think for Yourselves: Reject the SEO Rumor-Mongers!

ProBlogger

In order to appease bloggers, panic-stricken lemmings of the SEO world have recently been purporting the value of “link earning” rather than link building. Google knows this; bloggers should know this as well. Community: Comments and social media build communities from content.

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. But yeah the bottom line is that the blogging community is in a win-win situation. Services & Tools for Bloggers [.]

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.

How to Get Traction with Your New Blog

ProBlogger

It sounds frightening to plenty of newbie bloggers, but SEO can be a real boon if you pay a little bit of attention to it straight up. Blogging is ultimately a community of people, creators and readers alike. Be a visible and genuine addition to the blogosphere. This is it.

Analysis of Five Top Blogs and What You Can Learn from Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I was contacted by 16-year-old blogger Onibalusi Bamidele who has guest-written this post. There is a trend among many new (and even old) bloggers. Yet many bloggers who have not even spent up to a year on their blogs keep complaining about not achieving any results.

Is Perfectionism Stalling Your Productivity?

ProBlogger

Yet die-hard perfectionism holds many a blogger back from achieving their full potential. I’ve seen it many times online—and discussed it with plenty of bloggers, from all walks of life and areas of the blogosphere, over the years. Bloggers like Jon Morrow and Leo Babauta work closely with their readers, and are happy to show their human sides. Showing up—publishing great content—is square one for bloggers.

Singapore Social Media Workshop for PR and Online Media: September 2011

Laurel Papworth

If you want to know how to put out a social media press release, how to set up an online community monitoring station and how to measure social media, this workshop is for you! learn how to build a social media newsroom for social media press releases (using free tools) instead of sending out PDFs to journalists and bloggers. Understand how to measure the effectiveness of your press releases in Twitter and the blogosphere and social media marketing.

How to Get Traction with Your New Blog

ProBlogger

It sounds frightening to plenty of newbie bloggers, but SEO can be a real boon if you pay a little bit of attention to it straight up. Blogging is ultimately a community of people, creators and readers alike. Be a visible and genuine addition to the blogosphere. This is it.

24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

But as the blogosphere continues to expand (as noted by Diana Adams below), it becomes more difficult to stand out and be heard above the noise. Guidance for New Bloggers. 20 Common Mistakes Made By New Bloggers by Ink Rebels. 21 Ways Bloggers Engage by Heidi Cohen.

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Eight Common Blogging Mistakes

Spin Sucks

That said, there are several mistakes we made early on we still see bloggers making. But, if you install a commenting system such as Livefyre , it helps you create conversation and community.

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7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Thanks to books like The New Community Rules , written by yours truly, Engage , Social Media 101 , and others, social media marketing is, for the time being, going to still be on people’s minds as they discover this bright and sunny marketing opportunity.

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. Keeping your tone positive and staying open to contradictory viewpoints will help maintain a healthy community and positive vibe.

How to Write a Great Business Blog Post

SocialFish

Because sometimes you ARE wrong, and pretty much every time there is someone who disagrees with you, and in the blogosphere, that is all welcomed and expected. The life and experience of the blogger is typically the source of inspiration and insight. Think like a blogger.

Behind the Curtain of a Sports Social Media Giant

Convince & Convert

Social Media Stat of the Week: NFL hires 32 bloggers. The NFL confirmed this week that it would hire 32 bloggers to cover this season : one for each team. Social media, it seems, has not killed the blogosphere. Bryan Srabian, The SF Giants @srabe.

Using Social Media to Make People Feel Special

Waxing UnLyrical

As PR pros, we have to find ways to make our clients feel special, the communities we build feel special, the media, bloggers & influencers we reach out to feel special, and so on. A social media lesson from hibachi.

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. >

Get and Keep Readers

Geoff Livingston

As a blogger, I did well during the RSS era with the Buzz Bin. For a little while, my personal blog did well in its stead based on my social network communities and good will. Big media companies have muscled in, and established bloggers dominate sectors.