9 Awesome Tools for Content Authors and Bloggers

Pamorama

Content marketing isn’t easy. 5 Content Idea Tools. It’s not uncommon to find yourself racking your brain for killer content ideas. Portent’s Content Idea Generator. Content Marketing Ideas Generator. Need to improve the quality of your content?

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The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Although content marking is now a nearly universal practice—with 93% of B2B marketers using content marketing— half of all marketers still rank “producing enough content” as one of their top five challenges. Store and repurpose content for later reposting.

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Bloggers: Let Your Content and Your Readers Breathe

Myrland Marketing

More people are becoming content publishers by the minute, whether that be: Blog posts like this one. Remember, it isn’t their job to “stick to it,” and to spend their valuable time reading our content. Let your content breathe. EVERYONE IS BECOMING A PUBLISHER.

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.

How to Own Your Blogger Outreach Process

Convince & Convert

At GroupHigh, I have worked with both brands and agencies on blogger outreach strategy. No matter the goal or the end result, a blogger outreach strategy that works has key components and crucial ingredients. Why Bloggers? Bloggers are highly trusted resources.

4 of the Best Blogger Outreach Strategies

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com I’ve been writing about, participating in, and talking about blogger outreach for years. My favorite posts and topics of conversation revolve around actual examples or case studies of blogger outreach done well.

Two Examples of What NOT to Do When Asking Influential Bloggers For a Link

Idaconcpts

It turned out that the blogger was the famous “analytics evangelist” who wasn’t happy about the tone of the email, so he decided to share it in full with his circle of virtual friends – creating a lot of buzz around it, as you may guess.

Journalism Is Not Content Marketing

Twist Image

Many people in other segments of the media suggested that journalists should not worry, because of the myriad of opportunities that now exist in the content marketing space. Asking a journalist to become a content marketer is like asking a police officer to babysit your dog. . blogger.

What the Best Bloggers Do Right

Convince & Convert

So what are the qualities or distinct characteristics that mark these super bloggers, setting them on a plane higher than us lesser mortals? Being regular and keeping that blog fresh is one thing that nearly every successful blogger did. Last time I checked , 3.75

Bloggers Unite! A 10-Point Guide for Blogger Collaboration

Convince & Convert

Here’s a blogger collaboration guide to get you started: Note: If you’re already doing some blogger collaboration, check your activity against this list. Web marketing isn’t a solo endeavor.

How Smart Nonprofits Do Blogger Outreach Right

SocialFish

Related Posts Awesome Nonprofit Social Media Decks from #14NTC How Smart Nonprofits Do Blogger Outreach Right BREAKING: LinkedIn is Shutting off the Jobs Tab for Groups How to Lead Your Way to a Social Organization Get Open Community on Audible Why They Don’t Follow You On Instagram.

Bloggers Block – When The Words Just Won’t Come

SocMed Sean

Blogger’s block sucks more. Blogger’s block, on the other hand, is a bit more challenging. And for me, blogger’s block occurs when I not only can’t write on my own blog, but often stops me from being able to do all the other activities that come with blogging.

3 Ways to Identify Influencers for Your Blogger Outreach Campaign

SocialFish

So, you’re about to kick off a Blogger Outreach campaign. If you have a blog and you haven’t planned to do blogger outreach – you need to start planning. The point of this post isn’t to sell you on the idea of blogger outreach. Do they share other people’s content?

The Changing Face of Authoritative Content

Waxing UnLyrical

How content can be used to shape opinion and drive behavior should be a huge part of your social PR strategy. But what we consider “authoritative content” has changed dramatically, and continues to do so. How social drives content.

Presenting as Shock Jocks… Or Bloggers?

Waxing UnLyrical

But more than that, it’s the content our audience is interested in. If the content doesn’t deliver, the humor is pointless. Blogging Events Shonali Burke Social Media Speaking #bweny alienating your audience bloggers blogworld presentation skills shock jocks

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Content Promotion Checklist [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

As the amount of online content produced each day has exploded over the past few years, it’s become more challenging to grab attention and stand out. The helpful content promotion checklist infographic below from CleverClicks is an excellent guide.

Smarter Ways to Measure Authoritative Content

Waxing UnLyrical

Last week I talked about how what we consider “authoritative content” has changed rapidly, and continues to do so. If you’ve bought into that, then how do you find smarter ways to measure authoritative content? What does this mean for your content?

The Anatomy of Viral Content

Pamorama

Sharing content is an integral part of modern life. We share more content from more sources with more people more quickly and more often than ever before. So how do you tap into this behavior and get your content in front of as many people as possible? Anatomy of viral content.

Why LinkedIn Is Now Such a Powerful Content Marketing Tool

Visually SM

Virtually overnight, everyday LinkedIn users found their content reaching tens of thousands of readers when before they would have struggled to reach a few hundred. There’s a reason for this: LinkedIn content marketing produces results, and here’s why your company should get on board.

Advertising Is Not Content Marketing

Janet Fouts

And Content Marketing is not Advertising. That content written by “amateurs” or worse yet “engineers” is not worthy of publication. A company hires us to do influencer outreach and then has trouble with the way the blogger phases their review or post.

Bloggers: Would You Rather Be First Or Right?

SocMed Sean

To all my blogger friends, I would love to hear opinions on whether it is more responsible for us to be right vs. first when reporting information. Blogs Facebook Social Media Twitter best practices blog facebook social media social networking tips Web Content Management

The Best Free (or Cheap) Tools for Blogger and Influencer Outreach

Adam Sherk

Blogger and influencer outreach is an area with strong crossover between PR, audience development and link building. For publishers it typically involves identifying users that are sharing, discussing and linking to content from your brands and their competitors, and about specific topics.

Meet Imogen: A Fake Wannabe Guest Blogger

Ari Herzog

Anything I send over would be written with the site’s readership in mind – as long as you’re happy with the resulting material, you’d be welcome to publish it as you see fit and the content will be owned by you entirely (in that I won’t send it to anyone else, either before or after publication.). Please continue reading Meet Imogen: A Fake Wannabe Guest Blogger and leave a comment if inspired. The Downfall of the Inconsistent Blogger.

The New Model: How Google+ “Gets” Content

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The way content is shared today changes online marketing, putting content to the forefront of what users, companies, brands and products are about. Increase CTR (20-30%) and minimize bounces which occurred because users couldn’t find relevant content.

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Google Chrome: The Ideal Browser for Bloggers and Content Authors?

Idaconcpts

For all bloggers and content authors there’s nothing more annoying than a browser’s crash just before you were about to hit the ‘submit’ or ‘publish’ button into a blogging or CMS system.

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.

The Hot Mess Dumpster Fire That Is Corporate Content

Twist Image

How many brands are creating content that you just can't wait for? . We've been looking at this content marketing space for some time now. In short, any brand can create content (in short and/or long form) and have that content distributed (in text, images, audio and video) for free (well, almost free) to the entire planet. These brands can put that content on their own website, app, blog, etc. Still, how many of these brands have "must see" content.

The Keys To Writing Compelling, Creative Content

Convince & Convert

Although arousing curiosity has proven to be (somewhat) effective, remember that “curiosity killed the cat” and if you’re not careful it just might kill your content too. So, that said, how do you keep your content from getting stale and unappealing to your readers?

12 Time-Saving Tools for Content Marketers

Convince & Convert

Content marketing is the ultimate way to build brand awareness and connect with your customers. Fortunately, there are lots of great, time-saving tools out there that can dramatically increase the impact of your content marketing efforts. Contently. Contently solves that problem.

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How This Fashion Brand Found the Sweet Spot in Blogger Relations

Convince & Convert

Either they work only with blogger networks or agencies, or they own their blogger relationships in-house. In fact, according to this case study, it’s possible a blogger outreach sweet spot may exist in the middle of these two schools of thought. The Pros of Blogger Networks.

That Time the Godfather of Content Laughed at Me

SocialFish

More than two years ago, when I wrote about why I thought content marketing doesn’t work for associations , I figured it was a benign enough topic. Literally being laughed at for being stupid and knowing nothing about content marketing or associations…or pretty much anything.

Monday Roundup: Email Content

Waxing UnLyrical

But how do you get the most out of your email content, when it seems it’s the medium most people love to hate? 16 Ways to Create Email Content Your Subscribers Will Love. 6 Ways to Repurpose Your Content. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Monday Roundup: Email Content.

105 Types of Content to Fill Up Your Editorial Calendar

Convince & Convert

From our research at CoSchedule , we found that planning awesome content is a major challenge for most content marketers. I also like to mix up our content types to keep our editorial calendar fresh for our audience. What Types Of Content Will Help You Tell Your Story?

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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.

Writing tricks for content marketers

Sherrilynne Starkie

Now when it comes to content marketing , writers need to know about search engines and how digital formats are impacting reader habits and preferences. For content marketers the task becomes more complex with the need to attract search engines as well as humans to a story.

How To Create More Content, Faster, Without Sacrificing on Quality

SocialFish

Every time I come across a blogger who is able to write every day, or who produces a new ebook once or twice a month, I feel an overwhelming jealousy. But if your aim is to write more productively and create varied content, then read on. Learn The Art Of Content Re-packaging.

How to Promote Your Blog: 5 Tools to Improve Rankings of Your Old Content

SocialFish

To keep your blog growing, you add more and more content doing your best to market everything you write. But while doing that, you may be missing a low-hanging fruit, something that may boost your blog traffic considerably over time, that is go back and optimize your old content.

Blogger to WordPress – Why Make The Change?

Firebelly

Recently a lot of websites and blogs have made the transition from Google’s Blogger service to an independently-hosted WordPress installation. One of the disadvantages with Blogger is that it only does that – blogs.

How to Market with Mom Bloggers

Convince & Convert

Therefore, brands of every genre are teaming up with mom bloggers and reporting awesome brand lift and campaign results. From fashion brands to food to travel, any brand that has moms as even some of their consumers has been at least dabbling with mom blogger partnerships.

60 Steps for Your Content Writing Checklist

Convince & Convert

It’d be a shame if I didn’t have a detailed checklist for my #1 activity: content writing. For all my industry peers who face the daily challenge of keeping in mind all aspects of content creation, this list breaks down a content marketing process step-by-step.