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Extend the Life of Your Event with Post-Event Planning

Waxing UnLyrical

Hosting an event is just the beginning of its life-cycle. The content you create and the leads you nurture will keep your event alive well after its end date. Tip: Keep the hashtag short and simple, and make sure you have it displayed at the event so the audience knows to participate.

Virtual Event Technologies Defined

SocialFish

This is the first in a new series of guest posts by famed blogger on social media and events, Jeff Hurt, of Velvet Chainsaw Consulting. Especially when you are used to planning face-to-face events. The type of digital event solution you should use depends upon your goals.

Blogger Relations: Know Your Audience

Spin Sucks

Last month, ConAgra, the company that owns the brand, and Ketchum , their PR firm, invited food and mom bloggers to a night out with “ Ultimate Cake Off &# host George Duran and (my favorite) food analyst Phil Lempert. Turns out, upon finding out, bloggers were not pleasantly surprised.

Samsung Threatens Bloggers and Provides a Valuable Lesson

Spin Sucks

Then we had a healthy debate about it and she convinced me it’s something we should all know about and consider for any future blogger relations and/or brand ambassador programs. So here’s the story… Samsung Threatens Bloggers. We created an event out of nothing.

Are Bloggers Community Managers?

Spin Sucks

Are all bloggers also community managers? Are Bloggers Community Managers? Some bloggers are (whether they know it or not) community managers; others are new media journalists, content curators, or simply diarists. So What’s a Blogger to Do?

The PR Pro and Blogger Manifesto

Spin Sucks

A few weeks ago, I spoke at the Vocus User’s Conference about the PR pro and blogger relationship. Part of that presentation (and something I developed for the presentation Danny Brown and I did at BlogWorld ) was a PR pro and blogger manifesto and many people asked if I would blog it.

Presenting as Shock Jocks… Or Bloggers?

Waxing UnLyrical

Blogging Events Shonali Burke Social Media Speaking #bweny alienating your audience bloggers blogworld presentation skills shock jocksMuch has already been written about BlogWorld at which, for the most part, I had a really great time.

Top tips for bloggers and brands

Sherrilynne Starkie

Bloggers too, are being taken seriously as true influencers by marketers and are being courted by brands and the PR agencies that represent them. This is the key to building credibility with readers and that, in turn, gives a blogger the influence that brands are looking for.

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

Kmart Halloween Campaign Combines Social Media, Mommy Bloggers, Live Video — and Breaks A World Record

The Realtime Report

To get consumers excited about Halloween costumes, Kmart hired ad agency Draftfcb to create a live event, a social media campaign, a visually impressive ad — and to break a world record. Mommy bloggers were invited to view the event live, and it was streamed live on UStream.

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.

Blogger Outreach Changes the PR Timeline Forever

Convince & Convert

PR behemoth Ketchum (the PR agency of record for ConAgra) caught it’s foot in a bear trap of its own manufacture recently, when it thunk up and perpetrated a bait and switch blogger outreach program. Bloggers Are Not Reporters. Bloggers are also typically not full-time writers.

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.

Dispelling Misconceptions About Bloggers

Kikolani

I’ve been reading a variety of blog posts and reactions to them recently about how bloggers should be doing this but should not be doing that that. I’ve come to realize that there are a few major myths about bloggers circulating out there that are just wrong.

PostRank Connect and Analytics for Bloggers

Spin Sucks

It has come to my attention that not every blogger knows about or uses PostRank. It gives you pageviews, how long a person spent on the page, “engagement&# events, Twitter, comments, Facebook likes, Delicious bookmarks, and linkbacks. I also win in average points per event.

What Happened at Problogger Training Event 2016

ProBlogger

I shared them because sometimes as bloggers it’s easy to procrastinate – and to avoid doing those important things that we know will bring life to our blogging. This year around 500 bloggers attended PBEVENT at RACV Royal Pines on Australia’s Gold Coast.

Why Char-Broil’s Blogger Outreach Program Gives Me the Warm and Fuzzies

Convince & Convert

A few months ago I was struck by the number of posts floating around that discuss digital marketing “fails,” and blogger outreach gone bad—so many posts that just focused on what not to do. I interviewed bloggers who had phenomenal experiences with PR pros and compiled this post.

Social Media Events Calendar and Advice Guide

Convince & Convert

The social media events season is again upon us. I’m often asked what social media events I recommend. If you think the social media event will be great, chances are you’ll be right. Your experience level and it’s fit with the event.

#LoveCapeTown Campaign Shakes Up “Fam” Trip With Crowdsourced Tips for Travel Bloggers

The Realtime Report

And even before the 2010 event, Cape Town Tourism was no stranger to crowdsourcing and social media, having produced a city guide with content crowdsourced using Facebook and Twitter.

5 Ways To Do Blogger Outreach Better

SocialFish

One thing that is certain is the effectiveness of working with targeted influential bloggers to promote any aspect of your brand. From a new product to an infographic to a DIY YouTube video to a product giveaway, bloggers are helping brands score actionable mentions.

6 Ways Personal Development Can Make You a Better Blogger

Kikolani

Once you get involved with different self-improvement topics, your mind starts to change and you’ll start seeing everything differently (the people, the world, the events). Having a strong self-confidence is essential for any successful blogger.

Bloggers to Watch in 2017

ProBlogger

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. It doesn’t reflect the top bloggers online. What bloggers are you watching in 2017?

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.

What Do the Best Bloggers Have in Common?

Kikolani

If you haven’t read about that many blog success stories , you may or may not know that it is in fact, the blogger’s attitude which plays a major role in the success of any given blog. As a blogger, your mindset defines your attitude. Someone you might call a “hobby blogger”.

8 Questions for a Big-Time Marketer Turned Influential Blogger

Convince & Convert

Recently I conducted and published a survey capturing the input of 4,000 of the top bloggers on marketing partnerships. One of the key takeaways was that the majority of bloggers want to work directly with the brands. Q: You’re a travel blogger.

Everything You Need to Know About Nurturing Influencer Relations

Convince & Convert

Image via StuffParentsNeed.com Yesterday, I posted on a stellar event that Unclaimed Baggage put together to appeal to local bloggers and earn some authentic coverage for their brand. Tiffany is one of the bloggers who attended the event that Unclaimed Baggage hosted.

An Innovative Approach to Outreach Marketing from a Quirky Brand

Convince & Convert

Unclaimed Baggage found a new way to engage bloggers and grow their brand, while earning their place as our outreach marketing example of the month. Let’s dive in and see how they worked with bloggers. They were able to pull a list of 30 bloggers by location parameters.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Baby Blogger on Board

Kikolani

10 Free Tools Every Business Blogger Should Bookmark – Explore the free tools out there that will help you be better at business blogging and content creation. Are You Just Another Dumb Blogger? I’ve Got a Baby Blogger on Board!

7 Productivity Tips for Bloggers

ProBlogger

You can find episode 40 of the ProBlogger Podcast “7 Productivity Tips for Bloggers” here. Further Reading: 15 Quick and Easy Productivity Super-Hacks for Busy Bloggers. 3 Ways Scheduling Will Make You a Better Blogger. 7 Productivity Tips for Bloggers.

ProBlogger Event Speakers Share Their Experience

ProBlogger

At this year’s 7th Annual ProBlogger Event, hundreds of bloggers will come together to network with each other and learn from over 30 speakers and subject matter experts. Bloggers are speaking, and most of the speakers blog. Getting to know other bloggers.

Top blogger-tastic takeaways from #BWENY

SocialFish

From BlogWorld Expo: Make blogger PR outreach painless – another SBOSM post on Jason Falls’ session about bad pitches.

Pinterest Basics for Bloggers

ProBlogger

Bloggers can make use of these “clickthrough images” to attract more people to our blogs. website, who specialise in organising corporate events. Pinterest Basics for Bloggers. This guest post is by Yang of ChilliSauce.co.uk.

LinkedIn for Bloggers – Branding, Authority and Traffic

Kikolani

When it comes to connecting with bloggers, I usually have no problem finding their Twitter, Facebook, StumbleUpon, and even YouTube channels. If those don’t impress you, how about the number of people who have the following in their profile: 43,112 results for blogger.

6 Tools That Help Bloggers Manage and Monitor Their Online Reputation

Kikolani

As a blogger, your name stands for the quality and authenticity of your posts, apart from your personal and professional interest in having a “clean and positive” online reputation. This is a guest post by Per Schmitz.

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.

12 Bloggers to Follow on Snapchat Right Now

ProBlogger

Therefore, I’ve rounded up bloggers and online entrepreneurs like you who are making the most of the fastest-growing platform. So these are a few bloggers I’ve seen do Snapchat super well (I’m also a fan of thepioneerwoman, likeavegan, and thesugarhit).

#SoSlam 2012 The One Event You Must Attend

Shift Digital

Each year, I look for 2 or 3 events to help me keep my edge, continue building my network and meet people who have similar passions in social media, digital marketing and blogging. You know those events – the ones that boast of a lot of answers and tons of great discussions, but end up leaving you high and dry wondering why you even bothered spending the money in the first place. Social Slam is not that type of event.

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What [insert current event] can teach you about [insert industry]

Jeff Esposito

Whenever a celebrity makes a mistake, a company misspeaks, a natural disaster or political snafu occurs, bloggers take it upon themselves to pen a post of what we can learn from X. Most of which is irrelevant to the reader and just pops up in feeds because the bloggers are trying to draw more eyeballs by having a post tied to current events or snafu – often called newsjacking.

Grow Traffic to Your Blog Through Guest Posting and Creating Content for Other Blogs, Forums, Media and Events

ProBlogger

So head over to ProBlogger.com for episode 37: Grow Traffic to Your Blog Through Guest Posting and Creating Content for Other Blogs, Forums, Media and Events , show notes, and to leave a comment, or a review.

My Top 5 Mistakes as a Blogger

ProBlogger

My Top 5 Mistakes as a Blogger. After I saw that my second blog started to make money I began to dream about ‘going pro’ as a blogger. As each event happened we added the results to the event. My Top 5 Mistakes as a Blogger.