How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

But creating and maintaining a successful blog takes more than just producing helpful and original content; as social media expert Heidi Cohen recently wrote , “The most epic content will FAIL without content distribution. If no one sees your content, what good is it?”

7 Insider Tips To Help You Get Noticed On Blog Directories

ProBlogger

One way to gain visitors is to get noticed on blog directories. Photography, cooking, gardening, cycling, travelling, meditating and more, there are thousands of directories out there each catering to specific niches and interests.

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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.

100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

The two keys to search success are great content and links. Assuming you’ve already got great content, there are many places to get links (e.g. social networking profiles, social bookmarking sites, other bloggers). But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. So, having recently completed a submission campaign for a client, here is an updated list of blog directories and RSS syndication sites that remain active and free.

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The Two Core Elements of B2B Social Media Marketing Success

Webbiquity SMM

There have been numerous models proposed for social media and content marketing (including the Four C’s of Social Media Marketing model previously published here), but when all of the complexity is stripped away, social media marketing success comes down to two core elements: content and amplification. Content is like singing a song. Content can be produced in a wide variety of formats: • White papers. Tweet / retweet their posts and other content, and ask questions.

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.

Connecting Bloggers and Businesses Through Guest Blogging with PostJoint

Kikolani

There are lots of great guest blogging and blogger outreach networks available to bloggers who are looking for fresh content for their sites and businesses who want to connect with bloggers in their industry. The Benefits of PostJoint for Bloggers.

Why Bloggers Need to Audit their Links

Bill Hartzer

Link audits are essential for bloggers who wish to optimize their sites for search engines. They are now just as important as developing the right content and getting people to link to your site.

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity SMM

Every blogger wants more traffic. Three of the top 12 traffic sources for this blog were syndication or content aggregation sites: B2B Marketing Zone , Social Media Informer and Social Media Today. And of course writing compelling content for your audience.

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Blog Authorship: Tools to Keep Your Blog Content Safe from Plagiarists and Duplication

ProBlogger

If you spend days and nights creating the most outstanding content ever, this post is for you. As a contributing writer, I know all too well how difficult it is to create content that strikes the right chord with editors and readers. Plagiarism Detectors Can Find Content Thieves.

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SEO and Content Marketing Specialist Job Opening – Dallas Texas Area

Bill Hartzer

Here at GlobeRunner , we have an immediate need for a Search Engine Optimization / Content Marketing Specialist. If you have some experience with SEO and understand content marketing, or have SEO knowledge and have Public Relations experience, we’d love to talk to you.

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Top Tips for Creating Quality Evergreen Content

ProBlogger

If you’re like most bloggers, you publish a solid combination of evergreen and time-sensitive content. But what does it take to write really compelling evergreen blog content? Evergreen Content: A Definition. When Older Content Makes Sense. General Writing Content

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12 (of the) Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Techniques of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Many “traditional” journalists now write blogs; does that make them bloggers? What are the (current) best practices for pitching bloggers? Blogger Outreach Remains Crucial for PR Pros by SocialTimes.

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Dear Bloggers, I Apologise. Regards, the SEO Industry

ProBlogger

You know the ones—those poorly written and often templated emails asking if you’ll publish their awesome, relevant, and completely unique blog content on your site. But typical features of a good marketer is someone who is offering: relevant content to your audience.

Maximize Your Online Visibility: The Web Presence Optimization (WPO) Framework

Webbiquity SMM

Of course that means it’s imperative to produce relevant, compelling, optimized content for your company’s website and blog, but online visibility goes beyond that. Execution: this includes multiple avenues of content creation, distribution and follow-up.

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The Ultimate Guide to Infographic Marketing

Convince & Convert

This couldn’t be more true for infographics, which became a highly popular and effective content marketing tool three or four years ago. With honest beginnings, infographics were now a value-sucking black hole in the content marketing universe. Repurpose Old Content.

WordPress Themes 101

Unspoken

Although WordPress began as a tool for bloggers, it has now expanded to include a sophisticated content management system. Backing up will save you costly time and energy rebuilding functionality and content lost in translation.

15 Blogger Resources Not Previously Featured on ProBlogger

ProBlogger

This is a guest post by the creators of the new site Bloggers’ Domain: 369 (and counting) blog tips, tools and resources. One of the most exciting things about being a blogger is finding new ways to improve your blogging experience. A social-media conference directory.

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. Fishkin’s main point is that you need to build great content—then, the links will come to you.

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Search Traffic Declining? You’re Not Alone (and What to Do About It)

Webbiquity SMM

BuzzFeed mentions changes in behavior, greater use of social networks for content discovery, and a 52% increase in traffic from “‘Dark social,’ that netherland of direct traffic” (i.e., In early 2013, Google devalued general directory links for search rankings.

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. In February of 2011, Google released the Panda update that took rankings away from websites with low-quality content and sites with more advertising than content. paid links (with the exception of those from directories). Link-building strategies for bloggers. Submit your blog to blog directories.

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

Webbiquity SMM

With Google’s most recent Panda algorithm updates, attributes like content freshness and social signals (strengths of blogs, not corporate websites) will gain increased importance in search ranking. Promote new content most effectively? Optimize blog content for search?

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30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

Webbiquity SMM

Particularly with Google’s emphasis in its recent Panda and Penguin algorithm updates on content that is fresh, compelling, unique, social, and naturally linked to, blogs have become even more essential to SEO strategies. Content Development and Writing Tips.

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The Basics of B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity SMM

This may be a problem with measurement, or with setting the wrong objectives for social media marketing (it’s far more effective for customer service and driving traffic to top-of-the-funnel content than to direct purchase, for example).

How To Create A Successful Blog For A Business or E-Commerce Website

SocialFish

82% of customers enjoy reading relevant content from brands. You can’t just install WordPress in your /blog directory. While the recipe for a successful blog strategy can be a mix of ingredients, great content is definitely the foundation.

Offsite Content Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

Content marketing can take place on your website or offsite. But where do you find your offsite content marketing sources? Here are 4 suggestions for offsite content marketing, places where you can publish your content or have others publish content on your behalf. Other blogs – You should write to your own blog as often as possible, but don’t be afraid to be a guest blogger too. Directories – Not all directories are created equal.

Online Content Distribution: Guide To The Best Content Syndication Services

www.masternewmedia.org

In fact, such content redistribution partners can be major publishing giants like USA Today , The New York Times , The Washington Post , and others. In this guide I have brought together and reviewed the most interesting online content distribution services presently available.

How Google Brought SEO Back to the United States

Bill Hartzer

You got hundreds or thousands of ‘directory’ links. The emphasis is on Content Marketing and Media Outreach, as well as Blogger Outreach: something that can’t easily be outsourced to companies in India and in the Philippines.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Based on specific criteria, normally actionable takeaways and evergreen content, I review the content and post it here to share with Techipedia readers and new visitors. Content Development/Marketing. Content Development/Marketing.

Google Index: 6 Ways to Get Your New Website Added Fast

Kikolani

If the content is crawl-able. This refers to server response time and whether the content is SEO optimized or not. Search engines use “spiders” to “crawl” the Internet, constantly searching for new and fresh content. 3: Add blog content. Put together a content strategy.

Best Link Building Strategies for Your Blog

Kikolani

The three best links are; Natural –these are links given by other sites that want to link to your content because it is in their industry or niche and provides a value to their readers. These types of links require you to write good content that provides a value and get the word out about it.

22 Effective SEO Tips to Optimize Your B2B Website

PWB Marketing Blog

Google calls their search results “Universal Search” and blends listings from all types of content it gathers from crawling the World Wide Web. Information needs are different for B2B buyers, so the type of content and how it’s optimized will be different for B2B.

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A Fresh Start

Kikolani

I tried many forms of making money online, including advertising on my blog, AdSense sites, affiliate marketing, and maintaining a directory. As for the specifics, here is a sampling of the services I will be offering bloggers and businesses. For Bloggers.

79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below). 40% of Twitter users rarely post anything but primarily consume content there.

If You Didn’t Think RSS Was Dead Before, Facebook Just Killed it, Completely

Stay N' Alive

As social began to take over people began to get used to consuming curated content rather than everything at once. I feel the Save button, especially with Instant Articles, resolves all that – one place, in a familiar curated news feed, for your readers to consume content.

SEO Mega-Checklist: 75 steps to increased visibility for your site (infographic)

Socialmedia.biz

Semantic markup helps you to tell search engine robots what your content is all about, thereby making it easier for them to index it, which results in improved search engine ranking. Place Your Site’s Content Above The Fold. Check For Duplicate Content. Post by Nirav Dave.

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Branding With Blogger Outreach

www.marketlikeachick.com

Home Contact About Advertise Professional Event Representation Services Be Featured Market Like A Chick Marketing From A Woman's Point of View Branding With Blogger Outreach by Coree on February 12th, 2010 A marketing or PR employee may ask, “why blogs?”, Bloggers have readers.

How NOT to Build Links to Your Website: Courtesy of American Express

Bill Hartzer

Through a division called “ American Express Market 3D “, American Express is doing Inbound Link Building, Social Bookmarking, and General Directory Submissions. – Our SEO content writers create an original blog post related to your industry and post on a proprietary network.

How to Immediately Gain Traction on Twitter (and Grow Your Business)

Rebekah Radice

Find people to follow and connect via Twitter directories such as Twellow and WeFollow. Share Quality Content…Daily. The biggest struggle for any business owner or entrepreneur is finding and sharing content consistently. Want to get more exposure for your top content?

A Fresh Start on Kikolani

Kikolani

During the webinar, he talked about content and how people were being driven mad by the misconception that to be successful, you had to pump out tons of content. Most content creators spend 80% of their time creating content and 20% promoting it.