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


First example. 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. Second example.

17 Examples of Blog Archives

Ari Herzog

Some bloggers choose simplicity and others opt for snazz. php } remove_action('thesis_hook_archives_template', 'thesis_archives_template'); add_action('thesis_hook_archives_template', 'my_archive'); Styles are enhanced with custom CSS code: custom.archive h3 {margin-top: 0;}.custom.archive

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57 Social Media Policy Examples and Resources

Dave Fleet

Here are 57 61 great social media policy templates and resources to use when building your own. Blogger Policy. Pledge for Bloggers. Social Media Guidelines Template. 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.

100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

Template: Blogging and Social Media Policy. Template: Internet and Email Policy. Blogger Policy. Template: Social Media and Social Networking Policies and Procedures. Template: Social Media Policy for Associations (Real Estate).

How to Create Your Guest Blogging Strategy [with a 5 step template]


When I blogged for fellow Aussie blogger Jeff Bullas. I had a call to action in the article and linked to our Negative Comments Response Template (for Social Media) landing page. I’d aspired to write for Jeff’s blog for a long time so I’ll use it as an example as we go.

Bloggers: This Is How Long Your Posts Should Be

Viper Chill

I’m not a blogger who will guess numbers and just throw stats out there, so I decided to do an in-depth analysis. If your niche isn’t here then look at successful sites to see the types of posts that other bloggers are writing and how long their articles are on average.

15 Quick and Easy Productivity Super-Hacks for Busy Bloggers


As a blogger, you have a knack to find just one more task that needs to be done. 15 Quick and Easy Productivity Super-Hacks for Busy Bloggers. Use email templates. As a blogger, I receive a ton of email each day. However for templates, that strategy works like a charm.

Why Bloggers Should Self-Publish


Why bloggers should self-publish. I’ll give you a very specific example. Ultimately, authors (unless you are, for example, Stephen King) have to do their own marketing for books. Why should bloggers self-publish? The team at Creatspace let you pick the size of your book and then have Microsoft Word templates that you download to format your book within. Why Bloggers Should Self-Publish. By James Altucher of

7 Tips for Busy Bloggers on Finding Time to Blog


Last week I tweeted a question asking my Problogger followers to share the biggest challenge that they face as a blogger. 7 Tips for Busy Bloggers on Finding Time to Blog. I recently came across this great video from Aussie blogger Kemi Nekvapil.

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How to Reach Out to Bloggers

Home About Speaking Newsletters Contact Best Of Work With Me How to Reach Out to Bloggers January 7, 2010 View Comments New here? Are you hoping to connect with bloggers and get the word out about your product or service? Do Your Homework All bloggers aren’t the same.

PB170: 9 Ways to Stay Inspired and Avoid Bloggers Burn Out


How to Stay Inspired and Avoid Bloggers Burn Out. In today’s lesson I want to talk about blogger burnout and how to avoid it. Some bloggers push through it and others get stopped in their tracks by it. Further Resources on 9 Ways to Stay Inspired and Avoid Bloggers Burn Out.

PB136: The Best Investment of Time You’ll Ever Make as a Blogger


Why Evergreen Content is the Best Investment of Time for a Blogger. In Today’s Episode Examples of Evergreen Content. Long Exposure Photography: 15 Stunning Examples – 15 inspirational images. Examples of Evergreen Content Submitted by Facebook Followers.

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The 3 Emails You Must Send During a Launch … and a Fresh Alternative for Bloggers


You’ll get to see this topic through the lens of known bloggers and marketers, but I’ll also reveal my own use of each one of these strategies and concepts. Blogger to launcher basics. Check out this example to see her B-School bumper.

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WordPress Themes 101


Although WordPress began as a tool for bloggers, it has now expanded to include a sophisticated content management system. Examples of widgets include the little boxes that display the last five blog topics or the most recent blog comments.

Comparing Email Service Providers for Bloggers


One major sticking point for most bloggers who are setting up a newsletter is deciding what email service to use. Offering a load of advanced features including sign-up forms, scheduled sending, automated message sequences, tagging and segmenting your audience to target with different messages and fancy templates to help your emails look great. For example do you know how to use HTML code? Built by bloggers for bloggers” is the tagline of this new kid on the email block.

Watching Me Blog

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For example, with this blog post I might tweet: "What's your blogging philosophy? Schaefer , Avinash Kaushik , Jason Falls , Gini Dietrich , Tom Peters , Jay Baer , Darren Rowse and David Meerman Scott follow this template and write a post about how they Blog. blogger. Blogs are one of the most valuable marketing tools ever created. I believe that. I don't just say it. I mean it by walking the talk.

7 Places Bloggers Can Get Design Work Done (Without Breaking The Bank)


Whether it’s a beautifully put together custom job, a WordPress theme, a template or something frankensteined together with a vague knowledge of HTML and CSS. Because finding someone like this seems tough, many bloggers will overlook necessary design updates, or try to do it themselves.

An Introduction to Landing Pages for Bloggers – An Interview with Tim Paige from LeadPages


Getting better conversions on our websites is something I think bloggers really need to know, and Tim certainly doesn’t hold back! Landing Pages for Bloggers. Things like: What landing pages are and why they’re useful for bloggers.

Link-building Tips and Tools for Bloggers in a Post-Panda and Penguin World


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. Link-building strategies for bloggers. Guest blogging is really the best way bloggers can build links to their website that will not only count for search rankings (99% of the time) but will also lead to increased traffic generation. See the first paragraph of this post as an example. For example….

Analysis of Five Top Blogs and What You Can Learn from Them

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I was contacted by 16-year-old blogger Onibalusi Bamidele who has guest-written this post. There is a trend among many new (and even old) bloggers. Yet many bloggers who have not even spent up to a year on their blogs keep complaining about not achieving any results.

The Blogger’s Guide to Online Marketing – 31 Steps to a Profitable Blog


Today we’re launching a brand new ProBlogger Resource – something we’ve been working on for many months now – The Blogger’s Guide to Online Marketing – 31 Steps to a Profitable Blog. Customer life-cycle analysis example. Joint venture email template.

50 Shortcuts to Create Visual Content for Social Media

Socially Sorted

At Socially Sorted, my content manager and I have an “ideas dump” document where we basically throw any and all ideas that we have… thoughts, ideas, screenshots, examples (we don’t copy of course, but instead use them for “inspiration”). Time.

45 Marketing Tools to Consider for 2017

Razor Social

An example of zap can be – When I receive a new email (the trigger) in Gmail, send me an SMS message (the action). For example, automatically send a tweet based on a trigger, and then automatically store that tweet in a Word document.

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The Benefits of Being a Transparent Blogger [Case Study]


One of the most successful bloggers online right now is also one of the most transparent. Pat’s not the only one—there are plenty of other bloggers who do the same thing. Transparent bloggers are open about who they are, what they do, and even how much they make. There are very few successful bloggers that have managed to remain anonymous online. Pat’s personal brand is strong because he connects with readers as well as other bloggers through his voice.

PB117: Case Study – How One Blogger Used a Blog Post, SlideShare Deck, Lead Magnet, Email Sequence and a Webinar to Earn Over $28,000


A Blogger Shares How She Made $28,000 Using The 4 Stages of Warming Her Readers Up. Creating great lead magnets through creating content specific upgrades (gave you some examples of this). Has quick wins and really practical examples, suggests tools to use. With great examples.

The Highest Converting Facebook Page I’ve Ever Seen

Viper Chill

Like the time I decided to email every single Technorati Top 100 blogger asking for their ’secrets to success’ It took me longer than I would like to admit, and of the few replies (12 to be exact) I did receive, pretty much all said the same thing.

50% Discount Ends in 36 Hours on the Blogger’s Guide to Online Marketing Kit


A few weeks ago here on ProBlogger we launched a product I’m really proud of—the Blogger’s Guide to Online Marketing Kit written by the Web Marketing Ninja (the guy who has helped me shape my own blogging business model over the last few years). a library of 21 templates, documents and examples to help you develop your own blogging business model. We launched the Blogger’s Guide to Online Marketing Kit with a limited-time 50% discount (down from $99.99

4 Prerequisites to Writing an Excellent Roundup Post


After creating a template that explains the purpose of your roundup post and lists the questions, send your message to each of the contributors and allow them two weeks to respond.

Streak: Possibly the Best CRM System for Small Business

Waxing UnLyrical

While it’s now a huge industry, good CRM ( customer relationship management ) is a practice that many of those who are forward-looking-and-thinking PR pros (such as WUL’s own Kirk Hazlett , to name just one example) are meticulous about. For example, here is one of my pipelines.

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Customize Your Blog's Error Page in 5 Easy Steps

Waxing UnLyrical

After which, click on the 404 Template button and you’re in. You can basically add anything you want to this template. For Lady Non-Techno-Einstein, the words “add anything you want to this template&# strike fear into the belly of the beast.

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Defining Social Media Success, Objectives, Goals, and KPIs in a Nutshell

Pam Moore

Too many bloggers, podcasters, YouTubers, live streamers and more spend their life touting how easy it is to make money using social media. Example business and marketing goals. Example KPIs. Example SMART goals.

SEO PowerSuite – Everything You Need for Your Website’s SEO


For example, you can highlight one of your keywords, click on the Keyword Difficulty button below your list of keywords, and then click on Update to get detailed metrics about your competitors in search to determine difficulty.

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A Guide to Conversion Rate Optimization Tool Categories

Razor Social

With the Pro Pack you get A/B testing, pro insights, advanced configuration options, and access to pro templates. It comes with a library of nicely designed form templates to get you started, and the forms you build will work equally well on desktop and mobile.

Time to Rethink Your Blog Strategy? Writing Epic, Incredible Blog Posts

Pam Moore

They instructed bloggers to daily “borrow” ideas and themes from other leading bloggers and influencers in their industry. Backing up what you write about with facts, case studies and examples.

5 Great Hashtag Campaigns From The Hospitality Industry

Talkwalker SM

Here are 5 great examples of hashtag campaigns from the hospitality industry that will inspire your social media strategy. This success can be partly explained by the continued involvement in the campaign of travel blogger Jessica Stein (2.3

Email Overload: The Secret to Getting Inbox Zero Every Time

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For example, let’s say someone emails me about a possible project. A search like “label:bloggers techipedia” will find mentions of “techipedia” in all emails that I have assigned the Bloggers label to.

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How to Plan Your Blog Post from Start to Finish


A lot of bloggers barely plan their posts (if they plan them at all). While some bloggers feel that planning kills their spontaneity, I find a plan liberating. Prominent bloggers who removed comments – Steve Pavlina, Seth Godin, Copyblogger (brought them back), Michael Hyatt (brought them back). This might be enough for some bloggers, but I tend to flesh out each section with a few more notes before I start writing. (I’ll Using a Standard Template for Your Blog Posts.

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


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. Content Re-packaging: Examples, Tools and More Tool! These are only a few examples, but you get the general idea.

How to Choose (and Use) the Best Tools for Your Business


Your requirements are that it integrates well with other tools that you use, it offers a wide variety of templates that are mobile friendly, it allows you to preview emails before you send them, and it helps you create great forms and squeeze pages. I must confess – I am a tool junkie.

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114+ Copywriting Formulas to Get Traffic & Leads

Writtent Blog

To make it even easier for you, we’ve created a comprehensive collection of the best copywriting formulas, with simple examples, all in one place – a quick and easy reference for you to use. Example: How to Write Compelling Headlines. Example: How to Write Headlines Like David Ogilvy.