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”. Post on message boards and other blogs when relevant. Guest post by Jessica Torres.

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.

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6 Laws Every Blogger Needs to Obey so they Don’t Get Sued

ProBlogger

If you’re a blogger, do you know how to stay on the right side of the law? law is that bloggers must be open with the fact that they are being paid to use, promote, or review a product. Come clean with affiliate relationships: This could mean labeling links that drive to your Amazon affiliates, or building a page that explains all of your affiliates and relationships (see Chris Brogan’s About page for an example). Some bloggers like Leo Babauta do not.

38 Ideas For Your Pinterest Strategy

Diva Marketing Blog

Critical : determine your content direction that goes beyond your brands or company messaging. Board and Pin Creation. Include search engine optimize key words in bio, board and pin descriptors. Create media/news board for larger businesses. Example: Bella Cupcake .

9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity SMM

The best also monitor message boards and forums, easy to overlook but critical particularly for niche b2b products and services. For example, a discussion of the latest developments in aerospace composites is probably more likely to happen on a niche engineering forum than on Facebook. A blogger raises a question about your company’s financial outlook.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Part 2 hasn’t been posted as of the compilation of this report, but you should know that SEO is about a strong brand, that you must perform research, real value produces great results, and you must understand where to circulate the message to get the best results.

How Social Media can Fix the Troll and Bullying problem

Laurel Papworth

Wow there are SOOO many examples of the community taking issue with a troll. “The most boorish and abusive of husbands ever,” concluded a blogger on Reality Roll Call.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

Most importantly, Lisa shares the study’s conclusion that “marketers who are new to social media tend to focus on “fast and easy” tactics…rather than on those that show a much higher level of effectiveness (blogger relations, SEO, e.g.).

How to Become a Niche Rockstar: The Guide

Viper Chill

The huge growth of online sites like Youtube, Twitter and Facebook, which have the potential to give anyone a large audience are a great example of this in action. Before I continue, I want to say that I don’t think of myself as an A-Lister, but the following example is relevant.

All your best content may now be considered fake news

Socialmedia.biz

Looking at it another way, this could be the beginning of a process of licensing and verification that will separate the proper journalists and reporters from the bloggers, propagandists, anarchists, marketers, and dirty, dirty affiliate marketers.

Top 10 Reputation Tracking Tools Worth Paying For

mashable.com

Services start out at a minimal price of $1 for individual bloggers and shoot up over $100,000 for large enterprises. There are also watch lists for tracking specific bloggers, blogger profile lists, and social maps (see who links to who). PR people are able to build relationships with influential bloggers, discover new influencers and track products that matter to them.

How to Find Content for Your Blog

Bill Hartzer

But I am going to say that if you are a blogger or someone who has a blog, you probably already know whether or not your content is considered a content farm. Let’s use this blog as an example. – Message Boards (people still use them, and they’re typically on topic).

HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers

mashable.com

But, in many cases, the people who really influence traffic and conversion on your site are the bloggers. One of our clients launched a social media contest and found that one blogger alone shared the contest with thousands of people and directly drove 42% of all traffic to the contest page. To find and activate the people who are truly passionate about your products, services, or sector, you’ve got to carefully monitor the blogosphere, message boards, and forums.

5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

The one embedded above, for example, currently has more than 33,000 views. In many instances, these audiences self-identify online as interested in specific topics, themes, products and/or services and congregate in groups, message boards or communities. Furthermore, messaging was targeted for a specific region, which spoke volumes to New York professionals in need of offices. This helps organizations maintain consistency in messaging to their communities.

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5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

The one embedded above, for example, currently has more than 33,000 views. In many instances, these audiences self-identify online as interested in specific topics, themes, products and/or services and congregate in groups, message boards or communities. Furthermore, messaging was targeted for a specific region, which spoke volumes to New York professionals in need of offices. This helps organizations maintain consistency in messaging to their communities.

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Offline Marketing: Great Ways to Promote Your Blog Without the Internet

ProBlogger

Every blogger wants to promote their blog. When it comes to promotion, many bloggers mostly use the online world as their main marketing vehicle. This is because; every method could work differently for each blogger. Let’s take a look at a few examples below: T-Shirt Marketing.

Cloud Jacking: 7 Steps to Dominate Your Niche

Viper Chill

For example, I’ve managed to build a top 10 personal development blog in 12 months and I was voted the top social media marketer under 21. There’s also the ‘leave your job’ type bloggers writing excellent content such as Cody , Corbett and Christine.

Find Fans’ and Followers’ Pain Points in 5 Simple Steps

ProBlogger

That members of your audience have: As a blogger, you’re only one member of your community, which makes it easy to assume that your audience members are experiencing the problems you expect them to have. As an example, the forum post titled, “help me stop being so addicted to chocolate!!!”

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

Pamorama

An example of this is the Twitter API. Blogger : Blogger is a free blogging platform owned by Google that allows individuals and companies to host and publish a blog. Forum : Also known as a message board, a forum is an online discussion site.

Social Media Strategy: 10 Experts Reveal Their Secrets

Viper Chill

For example, you might not know that I helped one newspaper go from a limited social media presence to helping them hit the Digg homepage over 40 times. Use the messaging system in SU to actively promote your links. I will certainly take that on board. Home What the F ?

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

www.convinceandconvert.com

Also, some bloggers (including Ari Herzog and Valeria Maltoni ) don’t favor including tweets as comments, since they are not true “comments.&# See an example at the bottom of this post (the little squares that animate when you put your cursor over them).

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Twitter Hashtags: Nonprofits Speak Up

www.devonvsmith.com

Growth » Twitter Hashtags: Nonprofits Speak Up Nonprofiteers have been collectively organizing online for years–from email listserves to teleconferences to online message boards.

A New Theme, Part 2: When Your New Theme Crashes Your Blog

ProBlogger

Then you see this message: Fatal error: Call to undefined function wp_get_theme() in /home/colores/public_html/allcolores.com/wp-content/themes/path/library/functions/utility.php on line 119. Weekend days in the United States, for example, are Saturday and Sunday.

Why Twilight has Such a Massive Following—and How to Apply This Concept to Your Blog

ProBlogger

I see message boards and fan sites brimming with excitement over the latest film or gossip about one of the actors, and when they show snippets of the premiers on the news, there are always lots of screaming fans. Why bloggers should care. Take this blog post for example.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Also, some bloggers (including Ari Herzog and Valeria Maltoni ) don’t favor including tweets as comments, since they are not true “comments.&# See an example at the bottom of this post (the little squares that animate when you put your cursor over them). Use WWSGD to include a little message before or after each of your posts, asking readers to subscribe to your RSS feed (or buy you a drink). disclosure – I am on the Board) [link].

Transfer Your Blog From WordPress.com to WordPress.org Part 1

ProBlogger

You can choose to export only your posts, for example, and create brand-new pages at your blog’s new home. What’s a blogger to do? This is the message I received when I tried uploading my file: “This WXR file (version 1.2)

Ethics in Social Media: A Glossary | Bare Feet Blog

Bare Feet Studios

Second – Conflicts of Interest As bloggers, podcasters, marketers and PR professionals adopt social media tools and tactics, they are often caught in the middle of problematic situations. There’s an example here.

Beat Your Fear of Technology, and Grow Your Blog

ProBlogger

If every past encounter with technical challenges left you feeling frozen, or was easily resolved by someone else in your office or home, it makes sense that you won’t necessarily feel comfortable in this area just because you’re now a blogger. And it will give you courage to keep learning about more aspects of your blogging business—SEO or social marketing, for example. Why not create a learning group and invite bloggers in your niche to participate?

When is Brand Evangelism a Crime? Exploring the Royal Caribbean.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Only recently, however, this story has become widely critiqued, with bloggers calling the practice a “vicious … royal mess&# that “crossed the line.&# Most of what we know about the program, we have learned here on the Cruise Critic boards.

Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Forums and Message Boards (the oldest and second-most commonly used forms of social media). For example, she devotes six pages to why companies shouldn’t rely on interns for their social media strategy or execution.

Social Media Monitoring Grudge Match: Radian6 vs. Scout Labs

www.socialmediaexplorer.com

They also don’t do a good job of catching message boards and forums, though I’m sure that will improve over time. While I’m not sure why there was an inconsistency in the number of Twitter messages returned, it may have something to do with spam/duplication filters.

KeywordSmash Free Keyword Research Tool Launched

Bill Hartzer

As a blogger, online marketer, writer, and a shameless self-promoter, I am always on the hunt for content and ideas for creating online content. Discussions (forums, message boards).

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Your standard messaging goes to the effect of “Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to every [concern] individually, but we are reading them.&# I sent him a message requesting that he create an actual account, and he totally neglected me.

Get Your Social Media Story Straight | Blogging and Content.

Convince & Convert

But then I pulled on a loose thread, and the Timberwolves’ messaging sweater unraveled instantly. I got hooked on the Star Tribune Twolves message board in 2002 and haven’t looked back. Although I don’t post very much at all these days, I still read the threads on Twolvescentral.com (Star Tribune kind of killed the boards) on my iPhone every day. I must have used the Edelman WalMart 'flog' example 20 times in pitches and workshops!