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Five Things Jesus Looks for in a Blog Post

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I was chatting with a friend about the motivations behind the sensationalistic and predictable headlines bloggers use to attract attention. Now that I have your attention, this isn’t really about Jesus, but he factors in.

FTC to Penalize Questionable Blogging Practices

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Specifically, the agency now requires bloggers to disclose relationships with sponsors, whether the blogger is paid or merely receives “free” products and services; and for celebrities to disclose their paid relationships with sponsors.

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How Social Is Your Company, Really?

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Do your bloggers, or appropriate company spokespeople, respond to comments and post these on the blog? These are just a few quick examples of the difference between the tools, which can be static and faceless, and true engagement, which only happens when smart, empowered people step in. So you have a blog, maybe two, a couple of Twitter feeds, a YouTube channel and a Facebook page. Your company is truly social, isn’t it? Everything on the checklist is in place.

Debunking Five Social Media Myths

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The concept that e-mail is in decline, rather than dead, is too complex for many bloggers, and the technique of declaring things “dead&# is a tried and true blog traffic generator. Gizmodo, for example, responded with Email is Dead? Certainly there are successful CEO bloggers at major companies, and politicians who use Twitter to communicate with the electorate, like Malcolm Turnbull , Leader of the Opposition in Australia.

A Blog is a Better Social Media Hub Than Twitter

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Movable Type , which is also popular, offers a free, non-commercial Blogger’s License and several paid, “professional&# upgrade options. When there’s a buzz out in the blogosphere that your company has shipped a defective product, is closing its doors, or is under investigation for example, a press release on the wire is no longer the fastest or most effective way to to respond.

11 Actionable Writing Tips [+Examples]

Writtent Blog

When you’re a blogger, statistics are your best friend. Example: It’s a good idea to blog often since 92% of businesses that blog multiple times daily has acquired customers through their blog ( HubSpot ). Image source.

10 Standout Social Media Marketing Examples From 2016

Sprout Social

In order to help get those creative juices flowing, we’ve put together a list of some of the top social media marketing examples of 2016. Instead of copying these examples, use them as inspiration. The 2016 blind pre-order campaign is an example of how Taco Bell sets itself apart.

29+ Actionable Content Writing Tips [+Examples]

Writtent Blog

Here are 29+ actionable content writing tips to help you, along with examples, statistics, and quotes. If you give them specific examples of what to do after reading your content, they’re less likely to go looking for more specific information on other sites.

17 Examples of Blog Archives

Ari Herzog

Some bloggers choose simplicity and others opt for snazz. Please click the bloggers’ names above for I frequent their blogs — some daily, others monthly. Thanks. -- Thanks for reading 17 Examples of Blog Archives by Ari Herzog.

Bloggers Aren’t Just Bloggers: A Solid Example of Multi-Channel Marketing

Convince & Convert

Bloggers are a fantastic springboard for such a strategy because they are easiest to search for contextually and granularly as opposed to searching for influencers on other channels. Bloggers also tend to be active on a plethora of channels since they.

15 Must-Use Words in Your Headlines [+Examples]

Writtent Blog

Example: 15 Must-Use Words in Your Headline. Example: 21 Surprising Statistics You Never Knew about Blue Whales. Example: 7 Facts about Volcanoes that Will Blow Your Mind. Example: 8 Modern Brand Building Tactics for Your Online Marketing Campaign. Headlines.

57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

Blogger Policy. Pledge for Bloggers. Over time I’ve found myself doing more and more foundational work for organizations looking to dip their toes into social media. One of the key elements of this work, in my opinion, is creating a social media policy that fits well with the organization’s goals, culture and risk tolerance. But where to start? As it happens, lots of organizations publish their social media guidelines online, ready for you to review and use yourself.

100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

Blogger Policy. Compilation of Legal Actions Against 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.

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.

Four (of the) Worst Practices for Pitching Bloggers

Webbiquity SMM

Brands that are successful at pitching their news and stories to bloggers increase their online presence, gain credibility, and score those coveted “earned” backlinks that Google values as a factor in search rankings. For example, this blog is focused on B2B marketing.

Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

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Methodology Wikis High Tech United States Peter Kim Bayer Berocca Blogger Relief pack Blog/Blogging Healthcare United Kingdom John Galpin Bank of America Medal Me!

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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. Take Richard Branson’s personal blog for example.

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. After a neat discussion with Sam Zivot of Lorna Jane , I now have an awesome example of how these two tactics actually can be complimentary. The Pros of Blogger Networks.

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. Look for online communities of bloggers and contribute to their conversations to begin building contacts in your focus area. Guest Post by Alicia Lawrence.

2 Simple But Brilliant Content Marketing Examples from the Great White North

Convince & Convert

A blogger + iPhone + 15-second video = content marketing success. 2 Simple But Brilliant Content Marketing Examples from the Great White North is a post from: Convince and Convert: Social Media Strategy and Content Marketing Strategy.

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.

How To Be a Better Guest Blogger

Ari Herzog

We are open to introducing our readers to new voices by way of guest posts; but, after years of blogging and receiving email requests from wannabe bloggers, I’ve learned that a lot of people don’t understand the difference between blogging and article marketing. Here are 6 real examples of emails that suck: The 6th reason your email sucks: You never researched nor read my blog. Michael Dolen is among a slate of guest bloggers for me.

How My Guinea Pigs Became Famous Guest Bloggers

Waxing UnLyrical

Take, for example, my post on guinea pigs and tomatoes. For example, Google “allintitle: can guinea pigs eat tomato” and then compare it with “allintitle: can guinea pigs eat tomatoes”. But I also make sure I promote other bloggers, and participate without posting any links.

6 Ways Personal Development Can Make You a Better Blogger

Kikolani

Having a strong self-confidence is essential for any successful blogger. For example, if you want to start guest posting, but are afraid to give it a shot, start by submitting your posts to smaller blogs first. Do you know what separates unsuccessful bloggers from successful ones?

9 Social Media Tools Every Blogger Needs To Know About

Kikolani

As a blogger, you have to wear several different hats, from creating good quality blog post to trying to spread the word for your blog and connecting with others. From my own personal experience, here are the top 9 social media tools every blogger needs to know about.

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? Let me explain this phrase by way of an example. Searching For Bloggers.

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”.

7 SEO Principles Bloggers Must Remember

Convince & Convert

Most bloggers want their articles to rank on Google, as well as their home page (especially when searching for their name), but probably don’t need “About Me” or “Contact Me” to rank. Writing solid content is only one piece of the puzzle when it comes to marketing a successful blog.

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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.

3 Examples of Content You Can Include in Your Email Newsletter

ProBlogger

A lot of bloggers struggle with what to include in their newsletter. Some bloggers use their newsletter to send content that doesn’t appear anywhere else. Example: Planning with Kids. Some bloggers use their newsletter as an email subscription to their blog. Example: Smart Blogger. Jon Morrow from Smart Blogger argues strongly for this type of newsletter. And his own newsletter is a good example of one: You can see how short Jon’s newsletter is.

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!

6 Things Bloggers Can Learn From Dr. Seuss

Kikolani

Here are 6 things that bloggers can learn from the legend, Dr. Seuss. Learn from people, learn from experience and learn from example. Social media has allowed small, passionate bloggers to create communities around their work. As bloggers, success rarely ever comes overnight.

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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20 Bloggers to Watch in 2012

ProBlogger

As Michael Stelzner said at Blogworld, “You’re not a blogger, you’re a publisher!”. He had a popular blog, Free Pursuits, but focused on creating a legacy rather then just being a blogger. He runs a popular blog, but I wouldn’t called him a blogger.

15 Wasteful Habits of Unproductive (and Unsuccessful) Part-Time Bloggers

Kikolani

But when you’re a part time blogger working around a full time job, taking care of the kids and/or your elderly parents, success can seem like it’s a mile away. While it’s not impossible to transform yourself from a part time blogger to a highly successful full time blogging machine (think Kristi Hines , creator of this blog and others), those blogging part time face unique challenges. Being a Part Time blogger doesn’t make you any less serious than those that blog full time.

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 ?

Pinterest Basics for Bloggers

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For example, if I see a pretty wedding dress, I will pin it to my “wedding ideas” board, which is full of images of my favorite wedding-related ideas gathered from various websites. Bloggers can make use of these “clickthrough images” to attract more people to our blogs.

5 Ridiculous SEO Myths Every Blogger Should Ignore

ProBlogger

SEO scares or confuses most bloggers and for very good reason. Write a relevant, helpful blog post for a fellow blogger in your niche. Take this post as an example. The post 5 Ridiculous SEO Myths Every Blogger Should Ignore appeared first on ProBlogger.