Link Building Tactics for Publishers
MAY 14, 2013
When it comes to link building publishers have a significant advantage because editorial content, be it hard news or evergreen content, lends itself naturally to linking and sharing. So what link building tactics are most effective for publishers? Blogger and influencer outreach.
The New(ish) Trend Of Publishing Within Publishing
APRIL 9, 2016
What made it most unique, was that they were going to publish it solely on Facebook. Not just a random bunch off "b-side" type of articles that weren't fit for publishing on Business Insider. The thing about this publishing thing. . Writers used to write for publishers. Publishers were the gatekeepers to an audience. Social media enabled writers (and other forms of content creators) to become their own publishing platform. blogger. publisher.
Done with Traditional Publishing
FEBRUARY 13, 2013
Brian Driggs asked me to discuss self-publishing after reading my sordid Fifth Estate story. While I don’t want to dismiss traditional publishing altogether, I can only speak for myself. I will self publish my next book. Learn How to Publish. Image by Hash Milhan.
Stop! Check These Seven Things Before Hitting Publish
APRIL 21, 2016
You wrote an awesome post and you’re about to get it published. Here are seven things you should check before hitting the publish button. Check These Seven Things Before Hitting Publish appeared first on Spin Sucks.
6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”
JUNE 15, 2015
published it. In fact, publishing your article is just the first step. I have shared some of the most essential steps to take right after you publish an article which include: Email those who helped you write it (If you were using any expert quotes).
12 Social Media Tools for Scheduling and Publishing Updates Compared
JANUARY 19, 2015
In this post, I wanted to share my findings for others who are also in the process of choosing a social media publishing tool for their business. The following are the social media tools for scheduling and publishing updates that I chose to research.
Two Tools for Bloggers
APRIL 3, 2011
Isn’t it fun being a blogger? The first is a super, super easy way to publish your blog for the Kindle. Yes, publish your blog for the Kindle. Here is how you do it: Go to Kindle Publishing and set up an account. Click publish. You can publish your Instagrams!
Why Bloggers Should Self-Publish
NOVEMBER 17, 2011
I’ve published seven books in the past seven years, five with traditional publishers (Wiley, Penguin, HarperCollins), and the last two I’ve self-published. In this post I give the specific details of all of my sales numbers and advances with the traditional publishers. Image copyright photogl - Fotolia.com The rest of this article is really three discussions: Why self-publish, rather than use a traditional publisher? Why self-publish?
Two Examples of What NOT to Do When Asking Influential Bloggers For a Link
JULY 6, 2012
In October 2011 a post has been published about an awkward email in which the owner of a famous blog was asked to insert a link to an existing post on his blog using the precise keywords (already in place in text) as the anchor text.
4 of the Best Blogger Outreach Strategies
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
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.
Bloggers: Let Your Content and Your Readers Breathe
JULY 29, 2014
EVERYONE IS BECOMING A PUBLISHER. More people are becoming content publishers by the minute, whether that be: Blog posts like this one. A post on LinkedIn’s new Publisher platform. Breaking your post into a series, publishing 500(ish) words a day for the next 3 days.
2015: The Year of Brand Publishing
JANUARY 12, 2015
Have you ever thought of your small brand as a publisher? More than ever, it is essential that brands become their own advocates by becoming informed resources via brand publishing in order to stand out. Here are four brands that dominate brand publishing: GoPro.
How Much It Costs to Publish on Top Media Websites like Forbes, Entrepreneur, and BuzzFeed.com
APRIL 11, 2016
One of the more difficult tasks for some SEOs who aren’t great content marketers is to generate great content and actually get that content published on top media websites. Well, I found out what one particular blogger charges to get your content published on top media websites.
How to Use Niche Publishers to Drive Revenue
Convince & Convert
JULY 17, 2015
Rather than focus on sites that provide general traffic, go after niche publishers and targeted verticals. While it may be more time-consuming on the front end, you’ll find that working with individual publishers will pay off in the long run.
Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both
AUGUST 20, 2011
As a result, publishers and bloggers of all sizes are constantly bleeding site content to social channels in order to encourage crucial engagement and interaction outside of their homepages. Today, the comment section provides a tool to build community engagement around a publisher.
Guest Bloggers Wanted
JULY 6, 2012
Veteran and amateur writers sent me proposals and I worked with them to publish articles that inspired you to read, comment, like, and share. Please continue reading Guest Bloggers Wanted and leave a comment if inspired. You used to read guest blog posts every Friday.
How To Get Results From Your Blogger Outreach Campaign
APRIL 13, 2011
Bloggers are a unique breed. This is precisely why conducting a blogger outreach campaign can be the most difficult type of social media campaign. Part of the strategy included reaching out to bloggers in the nonprofit space in hopes that they’d write a blog post about the grant.
Bloggers Block – When The Words Just Won’t Come
SEPTEMBER 30, 2012
Blogger’s block sucks more. Blogger’s block, on the other hand, is a bit more challenging. And for me, blogger’s block occurs when I not only can’t write on my own blog, but often stops me from being able to do all the other activities that come with blogging.
What the Best Bloggers Do Right
Convince & Convert
APRIL 24, 2015
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
The Holistic Publishing Platform For Brands
JANUARY 3, 2016
Publishing is going to change online over the next few years, in more ways than we can imagine. The host was Social Media Examiner 's Michael Stelzner (and, if you have never been, you should check out his amazing event, Social Media Marketing World , which is taking place April 17th - 19th, 2016 in San Diego - and I will be presenting there) along with blogger and author, Mark W. blogger. publishing.
Case Study: Blogger Outreach for Oxfam America’s International Women’s Day 2012 Campaign
MARCH 26, 2012
You might remember my telling you about this ; long story short, we were asked to provide digital support for the campaign; specifically, to engage bloggers with the goal of raising awareness for the campaign and the work that OA does to empower women around the globe.
Meet Imogen: A Fake Wannabe Guest Blogger
APRIL 4, 2012
On the heels of my popular advice why some people suck at emailing me requests to publish their guest blog posts, I received a message with the following subject line: Professional Copywriting for Sci Fi Talk. Please continue reading Meet Imogen: A Fake Wannabe Guest Blogger and leave a comment if inspired. Related articles you may enjoy: Meet Everett Bogue: A Blogger Who Only Wants Blog Readers Who Tweet Because Everyone Else is a Low-life.
The Best Free (or Cheap) Tools for Blogger and Influencer Outreach
APRIL 30, 2013
Blogger and influencer outreach is an area with strong crossover between PR, audience development and link building. For publishers it typically involves identifying users that are sharing, discussing and linking to content from your brands and their competitors, and about specific topics.
My Top Posts of 2013 on SEO and Social Media for Publishers
DECEMBER 17, 2013
The Best Free (or Cheap) Tools for Blogger and Influencer Outreach. Top Link Building Tactics for Publishers. Related posts: My Top Posts of 2011 on SEO, PR and Social Media for Publishers. Publishing
5 Strategies to Build a Network of Bloggers and Journalists
SEPTEMBER 13, 2013
Creating a network of bloggers and journalists is a great way to provide mutual support in the world of online media. For both public relations and search engine optimization, publishing content via other people’s sites is a critical part of their everyday duties.
What Every Business Blogger Can Learn from SaaStr
JULY 15, 2015
There is no secret formula here; these are techniques every business blogger can adopt, and their marketing counterparts can help them build it. The results were published articles that really didn’t say much of anything. By Aly Saxe.
Blogger to WordPress – Why Make The Change?
FEBRUARY 18, 2011
Recently a lot of websites and blogs have made the transition from Google’s Blogger service to an independently-hosted WordPress installation. It can be a tricky process, because transferring isn’t easy when you have hundreds of posts published already.
A Startup’s Struggles and Successes in Influencer Outreach: How to Set Up Your First Blogger Campaigns
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
MARCH 12, 2015
Every PR or marketing person who is focused on journalists or bloggers should read this. Without further ado, this is a great story: Working with bloggers can be a somewhat daunting task if you’ve never done it before. We needed fashion bloggers. Most bloggers have a media kit.
Book Review: APE – Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur by Guy Kawasaki and Shawn Welch
DECEMBER 28, 2012
Stay Akamai: It’s a natural step for bloggers to consider publishing; self publishing books is easier than ever before. People who could provide you the details of how to self-publish. From Blogger to Author? The Social Role in Self Publishing.
5 Steps to Submitting a Guest Post & Getting It Published
JUNE 20, 2011
After some emails back and forth with a potential guest blogger on my site, he suggested I write a little guide on how to submit a guest post in a way that will increase the likelihood of getting it published.
Bloggers: Would You Rather Be First Or Right?
FEBRUARY 28, 2012
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.
5 Things to Do after You Hit “Publish” on Your Next Blog Post
FEBRUARY 25, 2016
I feel like my idea generation is going well and that the writing and completion phases are great, but I can’t help but wonder if there is more that I should be doing after I hit publish, and wonder if you could give me some tips into what I should be doing before I move on to writing the next post.
5 Ridiculous SEO Myths Every Blogger Should Ignore
JANUARY 17, 2017
SEO scares or confuses most bloggers and for very good reason. Write a relevant, helpful blog post for a fellow blogger in your niche. However, if you have a newer site or have not published something in a long time Google might ignore you for a while.
Irresponsible Blogger Syndrome: Do You Have It?
Saying It Social
APRIL 18, 2011
What is Irresponsible Blogger Syndrome? Irresponsible Blogger is a common Syndrome which can afflict bloggers of any shape and size, regardless of expert status and subject matter. No blogger is safe from Irresponsible Blogger Syndrome without taking the proper precautions.
How To Be a Better Guest Blogger
AUGUST 16, 2015
Every blog publisher wants to increase eyeballs and visits. 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. I have two guest posts that I would like to have published. But I will still publish guest posts.
In praise of Econsultancy; a publishing model that works
JUNE 23, 2012
Econsultancy is a client, I’m one of its guest bloggers, I’ve been to Econsultancy events, parties, training sessions and have worked with them in partnership with several of my former and current clients. First of all, a giant disclosure.
My 6 Best Tips for Beating Blogger Overwhelm
OCTOBER 12, 2016
Here’s the problem: When you’re a blogger, and you hit Peak Overwhelm in your life, the first thing anyone suggests when you mention it to them is to ditch the blogging stuff. I find an evergreen type post that’s 2-3 years old, update it if necessary, and then re-publish it.
9 Be’s: Successful Blogger Secrets You Need to Know
JUNE 8, 2015
The tips below will show how you to harness the power of blogging and become a better blogger…overnight. 9 Be’s: Successful Blogger Secrets You Need to Know. Before you hit publish, review your post to ensure you maintain the integrity and credibility of your blog.
Roadmap to a Bloggers’ Roundtable
SEPTEMBER 12, 2011
Bloggers’ roundtables have been around for a while. Here, then: The what, why, and how of a bloggers’ roundtable. What is a bloggers’ roundtable ? Instead of standing at a podium, the speakers sit by a speakerphone, while the audience—the bloggers—dial into a conference line.
20 Bloggers to Watch in 2012
DECEMBER 30, 2011
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. Alexis Grant is a publishing powerhouse. More bloggers to watch.