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.

105 Types of Content to Fill Up Your Editorial Calendar

Convince & Convert

That’s why we recently launched a new feature for our content marketing editorial calendar tool that helps marketers plan any type of content they could possibly want to publish. I also like to mix up our content types to keep our editorial calendar fresh for our audience.

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17 Examples of Blog Archives

Ari Herzog

Some bloggers choose simplicity and others opt for snazz. php wp_get_archives('type=monthly'); ?> php wp_get_archives('type=postbypost&limit=100'); ?> Please click the bloggers’ names above for I frequent their blogs — some daily, others monthly.

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.

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. Perhaps the single most successful type of blog post. Example: 17 Fun Facts about the Human Brain.

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

wiki.beingpeterkim.com

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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The One Type Of Blog Post The Will Transform Your Blog Immediately

ProBlogger

This post type is stuffed with legendary tips, it’s bursting with value. Head over to Quora and type in your hot topic, now pick a question that your audience is looking for and that get’s some traction (how many upvotes does it have). Bad Example….

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.

183: 9 Types of Questions to Ask On Your FaceBook Page to Get More Comments

ProBlogger

Most bloggers spend a lot of time on Facebook and it’s for good reason. Further Resources on 9 Types of Questions to Ask On Your FaceBook Page to Get More Comments. Example of where I asked a question in a link post. I’ve actually got nine types of questions that you can ask.

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12 Types of Facebook Live Videos that You Could Create to Help You Grow Your Blog and Business

ProBlogger

This week we’re taking a deep dive into Facebook Live Video and how you can use it as a blogger to deepen relationships with your readers, build your profile, extend your reach on Facebook and much more. 7 Types of Facebook Live Videos I have Created.

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

First, ask yourself, “If I were searching for information on this topic, what would I type into a search engine?”. Take, for example, my post on guinea pigs and tomatoes. But I also make sure I promote other bloggers, and participate without posting any links.

180: 7 Types of Facebook Live Videos that Grow Your Audience, Build Your Brand and Make Money

ProBlogger

In today’s lesson, I want to talk about Facebook live video which is a technology that has been around for a while now on Facebook and that I think continues to be something that bloggers could get a lot of value out of. You can be a bit playful in these types of sessions.

180: 7 Types of Facebook Live Videos that Grow Your Audience, Build Your Brand and Make Money

ProBlogger

In today’s lesson, I want to talk about Facebook live video which is a technology that has been around for a while now on Facebook and that I think continues to be something that bloggers could get a lot of value out of. You can be a bit playful in these types of sessions.

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.

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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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”.

52 Types of Blog Posts that Are Proven to Work

ProBlogger

As a blogger, you can choose from a much bigger variety of possible blog post types (and content in general). That’s why every blogger needs some variety in terms of content if they want to be doing this for a longer period of time. This list is divided into a couple of sections depending on the purpose and characteristics of each content type. This is one of the most popular post types and one that arguably brings the most value to the reader.

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.

10 Types of Killer Filler Content for Your Blog

ProBlogger

Last week I ran an impromptu Ustream chat session with my Twitter followers on the theme of Blogger Productivity (to celebrate the launch of Blog Wise ). The pressure of posting daily, coupled with keeping the quality and usefulness of posts high, tips some bloggers over the edge—particularly those who write longer, deeper articles that take a great deal of thought and research to prepare. Let’s look at a few examples. An example posting schedule.

The Red Ocean Strategy of Miming Top Bloggers

Geoff Livingston

We see many, many novices and intermediates emulating, learning from, and trying to be a top ranked blogger. With estabished loyal readers and word of mouth mechanisms in place (social network followings and RSS subscriber bases), top bloggers are almost impossible to unseat.

The Four Primary Types of Social Media Strategy

Geoff Livingston

One of the best examples of an organization that fosters participation is the nonprofit Social Media Club. A great example of content server is Rubbermaid, and its Adventures in Organization blog. Consider 350′s efforts with this type of strategy.

How Bloggers Can Benefit From Google’s Rich Answers

ProBlogger

For example, If we were to type in a particular question: You will see that Google has extracted the information from a third-party website, in this case bbcgoodfood.com. For example, if we were to ask the question: “How old is Malcolm Turnbull?”

198: 6 First Income Streams Recommended for Bloggers

ProBlogger

I’ll suggest 6 income streams that I see bloggers often starting with and at the end nominate my favorite one that I think can be a good place to start for many bloggers. So if you’ve been wanting to start monetize your blog – whether you’re a new blogger or an established one – or even if you’ve been monetizing but want to add another income stream – this episode is for you. Links and Resources on 6 Recommended First Income Streams for Bloggers.

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.

5,867 Words on Becoming a Conversion Machine: A Guide for Bloggers

Viper Chill

Blogs take a long time to build, since they’re very much relationship focused, and just relying on RSS – like most bloggers do – sets you on a horrible path when it comes to converting readers into buyers.

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. For example in category one was a blog which I started with a friend on the Athens Olympic Games. My Top 5 Mistakes as a Blogger.

What New Data Tells Us About Blog Advertising

Convince & Convert

With Blogger and Tumblr, the total audience is much larger. Advertisers have partnered with bloggers for years, particularly in the women’s lifestyle space, because of the highly targeted and desirable audience (women 18-34), the association with premium content, and high social engagement.

PB129: How to Create Your Facebook Advertising – 3 Types of Ads to Consider

ProBlogger

Three Types of Ads to Consider When Creating Facebook Advertising. In Today’s Episode How to Create Your Facebook Advertising – 3 Types of Ads to Consider. Facebook determines objectives for each type of post. Facebook determines objectives for each type of post.

5 Unique Ways to Engage Influencers

Ignite Social Media

You might assume by this headline, I’m talking about the type of “influencer” programming offered by massive media companies like Time, Inc.

5 Ways Bloggers and Content Creators Could Use Anchor

ProBlogger

For those of you who have not seen it here’s an example of an update I created on it earlier in the week: The idea is that one person records a short audio clip (under 2 minutes) on their smart phone (iPhone only I think at the moment) and posts it for others to hear.

How One Blogger More than Doubled Her Comments, Traffic, Shares and Subscribers With a Simple Tweak

ProBlogger

I tweeted this little proverb a few days ago because it encouraged me in a moment of personal frustration with the slowness of growth of one of my projects (something I’m sure many bloggers can relate to). 2 Types of Needs Your Readers Have. Mix Up Your Types of Posts.

15 Quick and Easy Productivity Super-Hacks for Busy Bloggers

ProBlogger

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. As a blogger, I receive a ton of email each day. Examples of an evergreen post: Long list posts.

Why Bloggers Should Consider Engaging on Google+

ProBlogger

Rather, I’d like to share a few first impression thoughts on how I see it as being useful for bloggers. For example, last night (1.07am … yep, it was a rough night) I asked those following me on Google+ for their thoughts about ebooks.

The Post Your Fellow Bloggers Don’t Want You to Read

Viper Chill

Your fellow blogger does not want you to see this because these simple tactics are guaranteed to help you make more money from blogging, and (possibly) reduce the potential income they can make themselves. And then bloggers look at how they can make money with products as well.

3 Blogger Monetisation Lessons from Facebook’s Branded Content Policy Update

ProBlogger

Essentially, what most bloggers were doing before this update, was in contradiction to Facebook rules. The policy update then goes on to describe prohibited and non-prohibited types of branded content. Facebook Branded Content Policy Change and What it Means for Bloggers.

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

ProBlogger

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.

5 Goals Every Blogger Should Set Up in Google Analytics

ProBlogger

First, type in a name for your goal and make it active. The you will see a list of Goal Type options. Then, select Pages/Visit as a Goal Type, and enter as the Goal Details visits with Pages/Visit greater than your average Pages/Visit. Match Type: select Exact Match.