Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ

Ari Herzog

I don’t know about you, but as a real estate blogger, I tend to read a lot of blogs during my workday. You can add RSS feeds, YouTube subscriptions, personalize it with custom themes, and even view your Gmail inbox, all in one place. How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle.

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5 Tips for Blogging in the Post RSS Era

Geoff Livingston

Building a successful blog in 2006 depended on building a loyal readership via RSS. In 2011, RSS usage has dramatically declined with many people receiving their news from friends in social networks online or via email. How does one write a great, well-read blog in the post RSS era?

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How to Create a Latest Posts Portfolio Page with WP RSS Aggregator

Kikolani

If you write for a lot of different websites like I do, whether it is as a guest blogger or freelance writer , then you have probably struggled with finding a way to share your latest posts from all of those sites with your audience. The plugin you will need is WP RSS Aggregator.

The Changing State Of Blogs

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They enabled people to comment and share, had links within the text, and were also available via RSS feeds. Remember RSS feeds ? It was the ability for readers/community members to "subscribe" to a blog feed. We would use independent RSS readers, web browser-based readers or email add-ons to have these pieces of content delivered to the reader, the moment that they were published by the writer. I'm not sure who a blogger is anymore. blogger. community.

10 Ways Strengthen Your Twitter Community with Commun.it

Kikolani

Today, I’m going to look at one that can help you find new people to connect with, identify the most valuable people in your community, cut through the noise, and strengthen relationships with those who are most important to your business or blog.

What to Look For When Hiring a Community Manager

mashable.com

Commonly referred to as the “Community Manager,&# these brand ambassadors are a company’s direct link to its customers, owning the critical responsibility to grow, shape and respond to online conversations happening around that brand. Do You Need A Community Manager?

The Value Of Blog Comments

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In the beginning God created the Blogs and the RSS. 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. They can favorite the Blogger's tweet about the post. blogger. online community.

The Blog Turns 20 This Year

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Blogs were better defined as an online journal that enabled writers to instantly publish their content to the world for free (it could also be easily distributed through the power of RSS - a term that is also all-but-forgotten). I have met some of my closest friends because they are bloggers.

HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers

Kikolani

HootSuite offers many great features that can aid bloggers in managing their Twitter accounts for blogging uses including promotion, monitoring, keyword tracking, reputation management and more. Are you on a contributor on a multi-author blog, such as Famous Bloggers ?

Social Media Informer

Sherrilynne Starkie

Its tagline is “The Best Content about Social Media for Business”, and it sits alongside Alltop and Social Media Today in terms of content and community. Related posts: RSS is easy to use. More than three-quarters of RSS users are male.

Top 10 Social Media Time Saving Tips for the Busy Blogger

Kikolani

These could be special groups of bloggers that you want to include in a future social media promotion, or a list of companies that you want to reach out to. Reach out to other bloggers and try to run a promotion for their audience. This is a guest post by Brad Smith.

Blogger Outreach is Media Relations

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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 to Use Social Media Strategy to Reach Mommy Blogs

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you have a brand or product for parents, targeting and partnering with mommy bloggers is a great way to get exposure. For example, if you have a product for teenagers you would not want to pick a pregnancy blogger. Mommy bloggers do not love broad press releases.

Social Media Automation, Respect, Credibility And Robots

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An online connection recently introduced a new service that enables people on Twitter to bring together a small group of trusted Bloggers that will automatically retweet out to everyone's network all of the Blog posts that the group of Bloggers creates individually. On the surface, it seems like a cool idea: you choose the Bloggers you know and trust, and all of the content created by this collective is shared within the entire collective's Twitter network. blogger.

How Social Media Can Be Magic For Your Blog

Peg Fitzpatrick

Alltop is the RSS-feed aggregation site that helps people scan the news and find content. You can submit your blog’s RSS feed in order to get it on an Alltop page. Share your article in relevant LinkedIn and Facebook groups and Google+ communities.

What's The Point In Commenting On Blogs?

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Eventually, additional features like the ability for a reader to comment on a post and the introduction of RSS (a syndication feature that would notify readers by email or web-based readers when the blogger updated or published to the blog) helped to propel the platform to the mainstream. Simply put, there is a strong legion of new media pundits who believe that a blog isn''t a blog without comments and the back and forth between the key blogger and the readers.

7 Tips for Busy Bloggers on Finding Time to Blog

ProBlogger

Last week I tweeted a question asking my Problogger followers to share the biggest challenge that they face as a blogger. 7 Tips for Busy Bloggers on Finding Time to Blog. Building Community. I recently came across this great video from Aussie blogger Kemi Nekvapil.

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Is Blogger Copyright Dead?

ProBlogger

Content scraping—by automated programs that pull entire posts from your blog for republishing elsewhere—and autoblogging—where sites regurgitate whole articles from your RSS feed on their pages—are the most common content ripping practices. You’re a blogger.

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? Get more useful information by subscribing for free to the RSS feed. Do Your Homework All bloggers aren’t the same. I am a Blogger.

Get and Keep Readers

Geoff Livingston

As a blogger, I did well during the RSS era with the Buzz Bin. In the process I lost 5000 RSS subscribers. For a little while, my personal blog did well in its stead based on my social network communities and good will.

How David Blogger Can Beat Goliath with Triberr

Geoff Livingston

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. RSS readership has increased by 14% since July.

Email or RSS: Which Do You Prefer

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Email or RSS: Which Do You Prefer Written on January 13, 2010 by Justin Levy in email , hubspot , rss , social media 40 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. In doing educational seminars and speaking to a variety of different groups, I usually have to describe what RSS actually is.

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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mizz information: List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers

www.mizzinformation.com

skip to main | skip to sidebar mizz information Monday, February 1, 2010 List of Nonprofit Social Media and Community Managers Every time I see Jeremiah Owyangs list of corporate social media strategists and community managers I wonder when hell do a similar list for companies with fewer than 1,000 employees--or nonprofits, for that matter.

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Tactical Tips for Building an Online Community

ProBlogger

Here are just a few social media nuts and bolts that keep the Tripawds Blogs community together. How to build community on membership sites. Also create a forum discussion for welcoming new bloggers, and update the topic after first posts get published.

Why as a Developer, I Switched to Blogger.com and Why I'm Staying With It

Stay N' Alive

Since writing for LouisGray.com a few years ago I've been curious about Blogger. I talked to Rick Klau , Blogger's Product Manager at the time, at a BlogWorld expo a few years back and he insisted I try it. I admit I didn't like the interface of Blogger at first.

Ignore the A-list Bloggers

ProBlogger

But I believe I need to get the message out to all newbie bloggers. Hundreds of thousands of fans, followers, and subscribers shows that the A-lister knows how to grow a community. You can’t even give your ad space away for a dollar while A-list bloggers easily command 500 times that amount. Of course you shouldn’t ignore A-list bloggers! Community is queen. In my opinion, second behind content is community. Ignore the A-list Bloggers.

How To Start A Blog In 2012

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My general recommendation is to use the free version until you start seeing uptake by the community. While we do live in a world of RSS feeds and links tossed around via Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter, the best Blogs are designed well. blogger. online community. rss feed. Starting a Blog is easy. Starting a Blog in 2012 is a little bit more complex. There's a Blog about anything and everything out there, right now.

Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide Written by Glen, this post has 83 Comments Many bloggers end up having a love-hate relationship with StumbleUpon.

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.

96 Free Professional Blog Topics

Geoff Livingston

The following are 96 topic ideas for bloggers that need a little help figuring out what to write about. By resolving a question, a blogger can write more authentically, and create their own thesis. Image by HansKristian.

Etsy's PR Nightmare: Greeting Cards Making Light Of Rape

Waxing UnLyrical

Walking the transparency talk I WAS going to write about something to do with online integrity, but, like many well-meaning bloggers, I got side-tracked by my Twitter feed. Join the Grymm & Epic community for creative entrepreneurs, or read her heavy metal blog on Steff Metal.

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Quality Vs. Volume: The Traffic Spectrum, and How Bloggers Can Harness It

ProBlogger

There are only 24 hours in a day, and the blogger’s job is to convince readers to spend a few precious minutes with us. Though for bloggers at the beginning of their careers, the one-at-a-time scenario is very real. an active community of commenters or forum members.

Work with Bloggers

Aggregage

I’m often asked about whether it’s necessary to work with bloggers when you create a topic hub. However, the practical answer is that it’s always better to work with bloggers and other content sources rather than just taking their content without any outreach. But it is still seems better to work with bloggers. The strict answer is that likely it’s not an issue if you abide by certain use principles.

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Bringing Open Community To Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Because if there’s one thing I believe takes public relations from good to great, it’s when your audiences start becoming your community through the relationships you develop with them. Why did you write Open Community ? So, what is “Open 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. One advantage blogs have over other websites is the ability to submit to tons of various blog and RSS aggregators. Although it has been several months since the list has been updated, there is a huge compilation of blog and RSS directories listed at TopRank.

Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Effectively connect with bloggers and other key online influencers in your industry? Social Media Press Releases and Blogger Outreach. The 5 Cs of Blogger Relations by prTini. ** 5 Stars. Noting (very accurately I might add) that “The top bloggers receive hundreds of pitches a day. Even bloggers with less traffic to their site are still being pitched on a regular basis.

How to Become a Stellar Guest Blogger

blog.2createawebsite.com

AdSense/CPC Blogging & RSS Design Getting Started Making Money Traffic / Promotion The Step-by-Step Guide to Guest Blogging June 14, 2010 · 33 comments This is a guest post by Ann Smarty of MyBlogGuest.com. This is a guest post by Ann Smarty, a blogger and web entrepreneur.

The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers Written by Glen, this post has 103 Comments I’ve been a big advocate of guest blogging over the years; currently ranking no.1

2012 Round-Up Of My Social Media Cartoons And Comics

SocMed Sean

In case you were wondering, my favorite comic that I created this year was the “Truth” In Social Media that questioned whether bloggers should strive to be first to report information or should work to be accurate in their information. Bloggers: Would You Rather Be First Or Right?