5 Strategies to Build a Network of Bloggers and Journalists

Waxing UnLyrical

Creating a network of bloggers and journalists is a great way to provide mutual support in the world of online media. For both public relations and search engine optimization, publishing content via other people’s sites is a critical part of their everyday duties.

Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Regular WUL readers know that Shonali (a friend and former colleague at Socialmedia.biz ) showcases guest posts about how to build, engage and sustain an online community, among other things. so that others might gain insights for their own community efforts. So our ragtag army of cruise bloggers, travel writers, technologists and travel professionals teamed together to reverse-engineer the cruise discovery, planning and booking experience. Guest Post by J.D. Lasica.

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A Tale of Two Communities Part II – Salesforce.com

SocialFish

This post is the second in a two-part series where guest blogger Garry Polmateer , former association executive currently working at NimbleUser helping organizations with Salesforce, looks at two online brands through the lens of the concepts in our book, Open Community.

Social Media Community Manager's Management

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? Tuesday, September 7, 2010 Social Media Community Managers Management Monitoring Social Media can be overwhelming. Hi Folks, do you work as an Online Community Manager?

Interview with Community Manager: Helen Lynch from Yell.com

Social Media Citizens

Helen Lynch is a community manager at Yell.com, UK’s leading local search engine. G: How did you build your experience as community manager? Over the past 8 years I’ve moved from moderation and moderator management through customer support and community management and then into social media, content and community management within the marketing industry. G: What are you top resources for community management?

The New Competition: For-Profit Communities with Deep Pockets

SocialFish

I pulled up an old file with random notes about online communities and started researching. Something big is happening in the world of professional communities – the world that associations are used to dominating – and I can’t ignore it. Meet the cast of new community players.

How to Leverage the Potential of Blogger Outreach

Kikolani

Blogger outreach is reaching out to the blogger community to create a relationship that involves you having regular, constructive and mutually beneficial contact with them. What is Blogger Outreach? As can be imagined, there are two ways of approaching such bloggers.

Can Communities Serve As Perfect Add-On For Your Blog?

Mindjumpers

Tweet Written by Nabanita Roy , who is a web enthusiast and blogger currently working as a Community Development Executive at forums.com. How does a blogger generally relate to a forum? There are several community building tools for blog promotion.

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194: 5 SEO Tools for Bloggers

ProBlogger

5 Blogger SEO Tools. I had Jim on the show back in episode 94 to talk about the biggest mistakes bloggers make with SEO and since that time have had a lot of questions in the Facebook group about what tools to use in SEO. We also talk about Google’s Search console and how it’s really an essential thing all bloggers should be using. Lastly we touch on Google’s most recent updates and how they are impacting bloggers. Resources on 5 SEO Tools for Bloggers.

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Why Bloggers Need a Personal Landing Page

Kikolani

As a blogger you’ve got an ultimate goal: stand out of the crowd of fellow bloggers and -writers and get your words read by a large ammount of enthusiastic, engaged readers. Let’s see some of the most important advantages for bloggers of having a personal landing page.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Every time I tell someone I’m a Community Manager , I get a varied response. Really, many people trying to describe Online Community Managers, end up sounding like this: Others may know what Community Manager is, but don’t know exactly how much it entails.

198: 6 First Income Streams Recommended for Bloggers

ProBlogger

I’ll suggest 6 income streams that I see bloggers often starting with and at the end nominate my favorite one that I think can be a good place to start for many bloggers. So if you’ve been wanting to start monetize your blog – whether you’re a new blogger or an established one – or even if you’ve been monetizing but want to add another income stream – this episode is for you. Links and Resources on 6 Recommended First Income Streams for Bloggers.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Since I can’t read everything written by the Internet Marketing community, I ask my Twitter and Facebook followers for their own recommendations.

A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The New Community Rules talks about the important role social media has begun playing in our lives. Fortunately, we have social media communities to inspire us. Access to these social media communities is free. …and more The New Community Rules will serve the needs of the one-man business to the corporate entity looking to understand the fast-changing nature of social media as they look to market their products and formulate strategy.

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. Reverse engineer your content creation. You simply need to reverse engineer your content creation strategy.

31 Expert Guides to Maximizing Online Brand Visibility – WPO

Webbiquity SMM

event sponsorships, community outreach, analyst coverage, trade association membership) components. ” As indicated by the posts from Search Engine Watch and All Twitter highlighted below, that is starting to change, but only just.

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The New Model: How Google+ “Gets” Content

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Prior to the latest Google updates, links were closely related to high rankings and more pronounced visibility in search engine results pages (SERPs). Marketing Search Engine OptimizationThis is a guest post by Joel Harrison.

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Traffic Technique 1: Search Engine Optimization

ProBlogger

If you’re one of the thousands of bloggers out there who’s trying to generate the right kind of blog traffic , you’ve probably felt a bit bewildered at some point. The search engines, of course, also look at the amount of quality content you have around particular keywords.

PB161: 3 Things Most Bloggers Don’t Pay Enough Attention To

ProBlogger

In today’s lesson, I will highlight 3 things that I see a lot of bloggers ignoring – or not paying enough attention to – that could be limiting the potential of their blog. Further Resources on 3 Things Most Bloggers Don’t Pay Enough Attention To.

Dear Bloggers, I Apologise. Regards, the SEO Industry

ProBlogger

Each day, I work with businesses and websites to make sure their sites and Internet presences are in the best shape possible to be found in search engines. And one of the most vocal groups of this negativity is from you guys—the blogging community. Dear Bloggers, I Apologise.

Is Blogger Copyright Dead?

ProBlogger

Image by stock.xchng user Spiders As an old-skool content creator, I’ve been astonished at the things I’ve heard and read in recent months on this topic, particularly among the blogging community. And we all know the search engines work actively to penalize such sites anyway.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

User Friendly SEO : These are the tactics that search engine optimizers should use to optimize for search engines and user experience. Your strategies must employ content creation, community management, local/maps optimization, among others. Community Management.

How to Reach Out to Bloggers

www.chrisbrogan.com

Home About Speaking Newsletters Contact Best Of Work With Me How to Reach Out to Bloggers January 7, 2010 View Comments New here? Are you hoping to connect with bloggers and get the word out about your product or service? Do Your Homework All bloggers aren’t the same.

5 Mistakes Bloggers Make with SEO and What to Do About Them

ProBlogger

Search Engine Optimisation and all that goes with it is an incredibly important part of successful blogging, but it’s also a topic than many find too advanced – particularly for beginners. 5 Mistakes Bloggers Make with SEO and What to Do About Them.

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7 Surefire Ways StumbleUpon Can Make You A Better Blogger

SocMed Sean

For a while now, I have been hearing stories about how other bloggers are getting great traffic results from StumbleUpon. Instead, stumble other bloggers’ content and sprinkle some of your articles in with them.

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.

PB136: The Best Investment of Time You’ll Ever Make as a Blogger

ProBlogger

Why Evergreen Content is the Best Investment of Time for a Blogger. Further Resources on Evergreen Content the Best Investment of Time You’ll Ever Make as a Blogger. What New (and Old) Bloggers Need to Know about SEO.

A 10 Step Guide to Becoming a Better Blogger – Starting Today

ProBlogger

Instead of trying things out at first, guessing, hitting a wall and then becoming discouraged, this post is a ten step guide to becoming a better blogger than you are right now. Besides your content, search engine optimisation will help increase your traffic.

24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Lisa Peyton highlights three examples of successful Google+ brand pages such as the NASA page , where “The active space and science community on Google+ may support speculation that platform users are mostly tech-savvy early adopters.

The Digital Marketing First Timer’s Guide to Generating Leads

Kikolani

Some websites have guidelines for guest bloggers, so ensure that you understand all requirements before submitting a post. A site like Buzzfeed allows Community Members to generate their own posts by having an account. Search Engine Optimization.

Why Can’t We Define Public Relations?

SocialFish

Some of us even integrate what might be considered more traditional marketing: Email, database development, search engine optimization, trade shows, search engine marketing, inbound marketing, cultivate and convert leads, gamification, and mobile technology. [LONG POST ALERT!].

How I Tweaked my WordPress Blog to Rank Better in the Search Engines

ProBlogger

As bloggers and website owners, improving our websites is an absolute must, and search engine optimization is important if we want to get more traffic through search engines. It is almost as if SEO gives us esoteric super-powers that are only fully understood by a small community of internet marketers. I also preferred to have more pages indexed by the search engines anyway. How I Tweaked my WordPress Blog to Rank Better in the Search Engines.

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This Blog Sucks (And You're Probably Not Reading This)

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I could also name some bloggers that I'd like to see stop. I see too many agencies and bloggers struggle with their blogs. Because it's good for search engine optimization. Because it helps an agency build a community. blogger. online community. search engine optimization. I don't mind that I'm becoming a dinosaur. I'm not going to lie and say that I was shocked to read the DigiDay article, Agencies Ditch Blogs , that they published on Monday.

The Value Of Blog Comments

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The story goes back to the early days of Blogging (now, over a decade old) where the discourse tightens over the idea that anyone and everyone should be able to contribute to content, and that the true value of Blogging content - in the first place - is how the Blogger engages and responds in the comment section. The macro theory here is that Blogging is a part of Social Media which inherently means that the spirit of community needs to be present. blogger. online community.

Link-building Tips and Tools for Bloggers in a Post-Panda and Penguin World

ProBlogger

So you might be asking what more can be written about link building for bloggers? Bloggers have an advantage that static and retail websites don’t. Link-building strategies for bloggers. Remember that link building should not just be solely for increasing search engine rankings or building up PageRank. If you are an active member of the community and contribute valuable information, chances are people will want to get to know you better by visiting your blog.

Monday Roundup: SEO Tips

Waxing UnLyrical

On today’s roundup, we’re talking SEO (search engine optimization). How My Guinea Pigs Became Famous Guest Bloggers. Why: Ian Cleary provides some great tips that make SEO a snap for bloggers of all skill levels.

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3 Secrets to Not Getting Discouraged as a Blogger

ProBlogger

The other night, I was catching up with a writer friend who is taking his first steps towards becoming a professional blogger. No wonder so many authors turn into drunks and most bloggers don’t receive their due appreciation. If you spend all your time on maintaining your community, you’ll never able to grow it. Remember: if you’re writing posts that are optimized for search engines, then you’re not writing for today.

Public Relations becomes Community Relations – Social Media

Laurel Papworth

If you have the relationship with the community, and they like and respect you, it’s tough to turf you out and go with a competitor agency. Build and manage the community and you automatically take on a “public relations manager&# role. But tomorrow, the company that manages say, the largest community of women in the right demographic online, becomes a public relations company. Seeking Australian mum bloggers to write about what they love to write about. ?What

I’m not Technical Enough to Blog [Misconceptions New Bloggers Have #4]

ProBlogger

A couple of years ago I wrote a series of posts here on ProBlogger that looked at ‘Misconceptions New Bloggers have’ We covered: Blogging Takes Super Human Effort vs Blogging is Easy. Today I’d like to add another misconception – that you have to be technical to be a successful blogger ! I wonder how many potentially great bloggers have been put off starting a blog because they perceived blogging to be a technical task?

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Book Review: Optimize

Webbiquity SMM

That’s clearly good for searchers, as search engine results have become more relevant and useful. “95% of journalists use search engines…89% of journalists use blogs and 65% use social networks for story research.”