Bloggers important in PR
MARCH 28, 2012
Bloggers are increasingly important in public relations, according to a white paper published today by DWPub. Eighty-two per cent of PR professionals work with bloggers to provide coverage for clients, while 98% find bloggers useful or invaluable. Bloggers are here to stay and the PR industry is beginning to embrace them. 54% said they have built a rapport with bloggers.
#FollowFriday: For Bloggers, By Bloggers
FEBRUARY 25, 2011
Well, this isn’t a #FollowFriday for a particular person; rather a site that is written for bloggers by bloggers. The brain child of Danny Brown and contributed to by Joey Strawn , Frank Dicksinson , Aaron Lee , and Judy Dunn , For Bloggers, By Bloggers is chock full of tips for everyone interested in blogging to the most sophisticated blogger.
How To Become An Ethical Blogger
SEPTEMBER 24, 2015
Therefore, bloggers should be made aware of the do’s and don’ts of blogging, both, the new and seasoned ones. Fulfilling this need, I bring forth a framework of the norms of ethical blogging to inspire every blogger, especially the newbie, to help become ethical bloggers. Are you an ethical blogger? Bloggers may define or interpret them differently. Thanks.
How to Use Infographics to Bring Traffic to Your Site
JULY 30, 2013
The problem is, many bloggers and those with websites don’t get as much traffic as they like, and it is natural to wonder why. When your site is too complicated, visitors don’t stick around for long. Other than it being a way to simplify concepts and ideas for your readers, there are several other reasons to use infographics on your site. Readers are drawn to your site.
#FollowFriday: The Friendly Blogger
MARCH 25, 2011
Well, Lisa Drubec had it all figured out when she named her blog The Friendly Blogger. She is about as selfless as they come, guest blogging all over the web and allowing you to promote yourself right on her site. FollowFriday: The Friendly Blogger originally appeared on Spin Sucks on March 25, 2011. FollowFriday Social Media friendly blogger link building lisa drubec SEM SEO
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? Write Often In a Curata study of over 400 business bloggers, they found that the best bloggers—one’s with over 10,000 page views or more per month—shared some similar traits. Last time I checked , 3.75 Your guess is as good as mine.
3 Ways to Identify Influencers for Your Blogger Outreach Campaign
JULY 17, 2013
So, you’re about to kick off a Blogger Outreach campaign. If you have a blog and you haven’t planned to do blogger outreach – you need to start planning. The point of this post isn’t to sell you on the idea of blogger outreach. This resource can be a one-off piece of content like some sort of authoritative ‘Best bloggers in X industry’ type of starting point.
SEO for Bloggers: A Basic Explanation
FEBRUARY 6, 2017
Just reading that phrase can make some bloggers break into cold sweats. Google’s search algorithm is secret and constantly in a state of flux, but we can figure out elements of it by seeing what has worked for other sites similar to your own. In general, search engines want to refer searchers to sites that are the most relevant to their search requests. What is SEO?
Meet Imogen: A Fake Wannabe Guest Blogger
APRIL 4, 2012
Anything I send over would be written with the site’s readership in mind – as long as you’re happy with the resulting material, you’d be welcome to publish it as you see fit and the content will be owned by you entirely (in that I won’t send it to anyone else, either before or after publication.). Otherwise I’d be happy to chat about alternative arrangements if you’d rather not link to a corporate site. Needless to say, the offer is open to any other sites you might own as well as scifitalk.com. Alas, no. Very best, Imogen.
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. Finding Bloggers and Influencers. Just search on something like “fashion blogger,” “foodie” or whatever topic you need and you’re on your way. But the same general approach applies to any industry. Each tool is free unless otherwise noted.
SEO Mega-Checklist: 75 steps to increased visibility for your site (infographic)
JUNE 20, 2016
To help address this issue, we’ve put together a checklist of 75+ actionable On-page & Off-page SEO strategies that, if incorporated correctly, can improve your site’s ranking in the search engine results. in, co.uk), is useful if you want to rank higher in a specific country, as it helps you to boost your local search ranking, but it limits the global ranking of your site.
7 SEO Principles Bloggers Must Remember
Convince & Convert
AUGUST 9, 2012
These seven SEO tips can play a major role in pushing your blog up the search engine totem pole, allowing you to rank higher and therefore garner more visitors to your site. How information is organized into categories, pages, and subpages on a website, and how they link to each other is called site architecture or information architecture. This site is deep, not flat.
Bloggers: Let Your Content and Your Readers Breathe
JULY 29, 2014
This gets pulled in when you share it on other sites, and gives your readers some additional context or emotion. Blogging Content Marketing Uncategorized Bloggers Content Content marketing Facebook Google+ How To Write A Blog Post LinkedIn Marketing Publisher Tumblr Twitter Visual Content EVERYONE IS BECOMING A PUBLISHER. A post on LinkedIn’s new Publisher platform. Digestible.
3 Tips For Effective Blogger Outreach
NOVEMBER 23, 2011
Tweet Bloggers are one of the key influencers in the online sphere. Just like journalists in traditional media, bloggers in social media should not be taken lightly and an appropriate plan must be made if you as a brand wish to include blogger outreach to your social media efforts. There is no such thing as a standardized press release to be sent out or any standardized pitch.
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. Gatekeepers are the ones who control what is published on their site. Guest Post by Alicia Lawrence.
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. Each participating blogger would host a giveaway on their blog, and this always did wonders for us! We needed fashion bloggers. My First Epiphany. Short.
7 Ways to Find Epic Blog Writers for Your Site
OCTOBER 11, 2013
A comments section is among the easiest ways to find professional blog writers for your site. Review all content, find bloggers whose comments are the most valuable and thought-provoking, and assure them a chance to contribute to your blog. Advantages you’ll get: Experts will bring new expertise to your site and expand your online audience. Find blog writers on freelance sites.
Basic SEO for Bloggers
OCTOBER 18, 2012
would only be able to find your site (1) by typing in the exact URL in the address bar or (2) by clicking on a link to your site from another site. I’m always impressed by bloggers who can relate their posts to seemingly irrelevant images, like Dan Schure’s post in SEOmoz. The best bloggers I know are writing constantly. This is a guest post by Derek Mabie.
Dispelling Misconceptions About Bloggers
JUNE 23, 2011
I’ve been reading a variety of blog posts and reactions to them recently about how bloggers should be doing this but should not be doing that that. I’ve come to realize that there are a few major myths about bloggers circulating out there that are just wrong. Here are some things about bloggers that should be obvious, but obviously aren’t. Photo Credit. Maybe.
5 Ridiculous SEO Myths Every Blogger Should Ignore
JANUARY 17, 2017
SEO scares or confuses most bloggers and for very good reason. That might be you if you trying to trick Google with: too many links from spammy sites. 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. too many keywords in your posts.
The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites
APRIL 3, 2012
The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites. BY Expert Blogger Brian Andreas | 03-08-2012 | 3:00 PM. Collaborative curation has the potential for a brand and a shopper, a group of friends, perhaps even quarreling bloggers to create something relevant together. ); Copyright 1997-2007 Omniture, Inc. More info available at [link] -->. Fast Company. Subscribe. Newsletter. Search. Stumbleupon. linkedin. Google+. ); Co.DESIGN. Co.CREATE. Co.EXIST. Co.LEAD. TECHNOLOGY. MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANIES. MAGAZINE. Expert Blog. And what about the platforms themselves? So whats next?
Best Buy Mistakenly Exposes Their Exclusive Blogger List
DECEMBER 19, 2014
Best Buy , in a recent internal communication to their Wolf Bloggers exclusive blogger list, sent out an email to their list of bloggers about an agreement with another affiliate organization. One of the bloggers subsequently Replied All to the list, which then exposed Best Buy’s entire exclusive blogger list. Site ID (SID): 2. From: contact@XXXXXX.
Introducing Our Niche Site Case Study (With a Twist)
OCTOBER 17, 2013
With the launch of a brand new niche site case study where I build a website from scratch and share the results with you all, in public, via this website. Both from the success of the sites they built and the reactions from their audience. While those are beneficial to both blogger and reader, I don’t just want to follow that mold. Hopefully. This is ViperChill. Mr. V.
PostRank Connect and Analytics for Bloggers
APRIL 9, 2011
It has come to my attention that not every blogger knows about or uses PostRank. PostRank Connect and Analytics for Bloggers originally appeared on Spin Sucks on April 9, 2011. My mission today is to change that! You see, PostRank is one of the tools that AdAge uses to determine their Power 150. And Matt’s guest post had 19 comments, 42 likes, and 269 tweets.
How To Be a Better Guest Blogger
AUGUST 16, 2015
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 came across your site, Ariherzog.com, and would like to offer you free content. So I was just wondering if I can also do something for your site, maybe writing an article for your site FREE of cost as a guest writer. Michael Dolen is among a slate of guest bloggers for me. Unique content?
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. This is a big one for bloggers to clearly understand. As a blogger, you’re not simply a disseminator of information. Be Responsible. How can you do this? Do your due diligence. Be Responsive.
Why Char-Broil’s Blogger Outreach Program Gives Me the Warm and Fuzzies
Convince & Convert
JANUARY 28, 2014
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. While these posts are important, educational, and often very funny I had trouble finding positive examples of PR professionals going above and beyond when it came to blogger outreach. Enjoy!
20 Bloggers to Watch in 2012
DECEMBER 30, 2011
As Michael Stelzner said at Blogworld, “You’re not a blogger, you’re a publisher!”. She has become famous for her weekly resource posts, Fetching Friday , and is a prolific guest poster on many high-profile sites. He had a popular blog, Free Pursuits, but focused on creating a legacy rather then just being a blogger. Deb is an accomplished blogger. Enjoy!
Pinterest Basics for Bloggers
MARCH 25, 2012
Let’s start mapping out Pinterest strategies for your site! Bloggers can make use of these “clickthrough images” to attract more people to our blogs. Set up your bulletin boards and pin images from your site. Then, when other users click on an image, they’re taken to your site, where that picture is located. Pinterest Basics for Bloggers. The Pinterest home page.
9 Social Media Tools Every Blogger Needs To Know About
OCTOBER 29, 2012
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. Often the most popular bloggers are also the most influential on social media sites. Addict-o-matic.
How to Leverage the Potential of Blogger Outreach
SEPTEMBER 24, 2012
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 this means is that you keep communicating with bloggers regularly and don’t just get in touch with them, when you want a guest blog to be posted. What is Blogger Outreach? Blog Directories.
5 Ways To Do Blogger Outreach Better
JANUARY 15, 2014
One thing that is certain is the effectiveness of working with targeted influential bloggers to promote any aspect of your brand. From a new product to an infographic to a DIY YouTube video to a product giveaway, bloggers are helping brands score actionable mentions. Here are 5 ways that you can take your relationships with bloggers from decent to awesome. Tweet this ).
Blogger Correspondant Great Barrier Reef Itinerary: #QldBlog
APRIL 10, 2012
Ten of the world’s most imaginative bloggers arrive in Cairns, the gateway to the Great Barrier Reef and our northern-most frontier city. I’ll do a little teaching (based a survey of the winning bloggers’ needs) and we’ll also spend some time workshopping the winners’ blogs together. We are looking for bloggers in all kinds of niches. Sunday 10 June.
Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers
NOVEMBER 29, 2010
I took a look at 14 lists that have come out over the last year for the top bloggers, social media marketers, search marketers, and entrepreneurs. This list includes female bloggers that cover a huge variety of topics in the blogosphere. They are not only bloggers, but many are also published authors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, experts in their niche, and overall inspirations. Enjoy!
The Triple X Niche Site Case Study is Now Live (With a BIGGER Twist)
NOVEMBER 1, 2013
November 1st is now upon us, so that means it’s the launch of the Triple X Niche Site Case Study. For any of you who missed the unveiling post , this is a niche site case study with a twist. We believe this has the potential to be the biggest and best niche site case study ever shared on the internet. Site Setup. This part is everything after the site launch.
Why Every Entrepreneur Must Become a Blogger
JANUARY 21, 2015
This is a guest contribution from blogger and graphic designer Luke Guy. As you know eBay, Amazon, and all these the other sites spend millions to do one thing. What if you’re an ecommerce site? Google is a business site and they make billions, simply by building trust and letting users feel the Google experience without spending a penny. Is blogging really worth it?
8 Questions for a Big-Time Marketer Turned Influential Blogger
Convince & Convert
JULY 17, 2015
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. Bloggers don’t want to be used as a campaign or marketing asset—they do their best work when they are a part of the brand. Q: You’re a travel blogger.
The Complete Bloggers’ Guide to Web Hosting
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
While I fully agree that these three are quality hosting companies, I wouldn’t label them as the best WordPress hosting choice for every blogger. A lot depends on your specific needs as a blogger, your budget and even which features you may want to add to your site in the future. The site simply must be up most of the time. It is best to try for a site that has a 99.9%
Interview: How a Poker Membership Site Made $100,000 in its First Week
AUGUST 13, 2012
Three days later I was at a friends house and he got to talking about some of the membership sites he uses for training. Since he’s a professional poker player the site in question was indeed a poker site, named BlueFirePoker. The name sounded very familiar, and after a quick check on my phone, I realised it was the site Billy owned. Most bloggers do. A lot.
How to Choose the Best Social Media Site for Your Business
APRIL 11, 2016
If you’ve wondered which social media site is right for your business , it’s no surprise. How to Choose the Best Social Media Site for Your Business. Twitter is another social media site that’s appropriate for any business or vertical. Not a blogger? Does it feel like a new social network pops up almost daily? That depends on your answers to a few questions.