Bloggers important in PR

Sherrilynne Starkie

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.

How To Become An Ethical Blogger

Kikolani

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.

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How to Create Content for Your Site that Your Readers Will Love

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Don’t forget that customers, potential customers, media, and potential business partners are all visiting your web site. Without good content, you are less likely to impress visitors to your web site, and it is harder to convert. What do visitors to your site want?

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How to Use Infographics to Bring Traffic to Your Site

SocialFish

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. Readers are drawn to your site. You can be a more useful site.

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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. Last time I checked , 3.75

The Best Free (or Cheap) Tools for Blogger and Influencer Outreach

Adam Sherk

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.

7 Ways to Find Epic Blog Writers for Your Site

Writtent Blog

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. Find blog writers on freelance sites.

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Bloggers: Let Your Content and Your Readers Breathe

Myrland Marketing

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

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. For both public relations and search engine optimization, publishing content via other people’s sites is a critical part of their everyday duties.

Basic SEO for Bloggers

Kikolani

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.

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Dispelling Misconceptions About Bloggers

Kikolani

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.

A Startup’s Struggles and Successes in Influencer Outreach: How to Set Up Your First Blogger Campaigns

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

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.

SEO Mega-Checklist: 75 steps to increased visibility for your site (infographic)

Socialmedia.biz

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. Breadcrumbs make your site more accessible to search engine robots.

The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites

www.fastcompany.com

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.

The Site Speed and SEO Connection

ProBlogger

From ProBlogger SEO expert Jim Stewart of Bloggers SEO Last year the Australian retailer Booktopia gave a presentation where they shared that speeding up their page load times by 1 second, equated to an extra $600,000 on the bottom line. So, how can you make your site rank higher, perform faster, and remain popular? The Googlebot crawls sites independently, judging their worth based upon several factors. Of these factors, site speed is the easiest to control.

Best Buy Mistakenly Exposes Their Exclusive Blogger List

Bill Hartzer

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. Best Buy also send those bloggers certain products to test and review.

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How to Increase Site Speed and Improve Your SEO Ranking

ProBlogger

Whether you’re a hobby blogger or have turned your blog into a business, your main goal is always going to be increasing the number of visitors you have to your site. The closer to number one your site lands, the more people who will see it and visit your page.

Introducing Our Niche Site Case Study (With a Twist)

Viper Chill

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. There is no doubt our sites will get traffic.

Should You Move Your Blogging Site To HTTPS?

ProBlogger

Without it, all the information sent to a site — login details, information on forms and even passwords — can be stolen at some point between the user and the server. In the future, all sites will be subject to these not secure warnings for users on Google Chrome.

3 Tips For Effective Blogger Outreach

Mindjumpers

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.

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. I came across your site, Ariherzog.com, and would like to offer you free content. Michael Dolen is among a slate of guest bloggers for me. Every blog publisher wants to increase eyeballs and visits.

Why Char-Broil’s Blogger Outreach Program Gives Me the Warm and Fuzzies

Convince & Convert

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. I interviewed bloggers who had phenomenal experiences with PR pros and compiled this post.

9 Be’s: Successful Blogger Secrets You Need to Know

Rebekah Radice

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.

SEO for Bloggers: A Basic Explanation

ProBlogger

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.

9 Social Media Tools Every Blogger Needs To Know About

Kikolani

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.

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? The way you approach these publishers forms the very core of Blogger Outreach.

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

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.

5 Ways To Do Blogger Outreach Better

SocialFish

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.

The Triple X Niche Site Case Study is Now Live (With a BIGGER Twist)

Viper Chill

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. Site Setup. This part involves anything before site is live with content on it.

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.

Interview: How a Poker Membership Site Made $100,000 in its First Week

Viper Chill

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. Most bloggers do.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Baby Blogger on Board

Kikolani

10 Free Tools Every Business Blogger Should Bookmark – Explore the free tools out there that will help you be better at business blogging and content creation. Are You Just Another Dumb Blogger? So how do you really know if your site has been penalized?

Why Paying Bloggers For Posts Changes The Game

Dave Fleet

Tweet There’s been a lot of debate back and forth around bloggers (generally mommy bloggers , although they’re certainly not the only ones) receiving direct payment for posts over the last little while. Sometimes that will incorporate a blogger outreach program.

Bloggers to Watch in 2017

ProBlogger

I curated Bloggers To Watch column here on Problogger for four years and it is phenomenal how much has changed since I wrote my last post in 2012. In that time, popular bloggers have pivoted multiple times. So fascinating that I asked to compile another list of bloggers that haven appeared on my radar. This post features bloggers who have gotten my attention over the past year. It doesn’t reflect the top bloggers online. What bloggers are you watching in 2017?

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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6 Things Bloggers Can Learn From Dr. Seuss

Kikolani

Here are 6 things that bloggers can learn from the legend, Dr. Seuss. Never underestimate the value of learning something new, from new social media sites to a new piece of technology like the 4G Slide Android Phone. As bloggers, success rarely ever comes overnight.

Write Like a Pro: 5 Techniques Top Bloggers Use to Write Successful Blog Posts

Convince & Convert

In all my years of experience working in the content creation space, I’ve received plenty of requests from bloggers, marketers, and even digital marketing agencies to craft amazing articles.

How to Choose the Best Social Media Site for Your Business

Rebekah Radice

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?

20 Bloggers to Watch in 2012

ProBlogger

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. Deb is an accomplished blogger.

15 Wasteful Habits of Unproductive (and Unsuccessful) Part-Time Bloggers

Kikolani

But when you’re a part time blogger working around a full time job, taking care of the kids and/or your elderly parents, success can seem like it’s a mile away. While it’s not impossible to transform yourself from a part time blogger to a highly successful full time blogging machine (think Kristi Hines , creator of this blog and others), those blogging part time face unique challenges. Being a Part Time blogger doesn’t make you any less serious than those that blog full time.