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The Blogosphere is Thriving


People today speak of the blogosphere as a collective term of bloggers. The blogosphere, even though it is spread across the world, can be considered as social network in itself or a community where people are inspired by each other and share information and views.

The State of the Blogosphere 2010

After all, the blogosphere at one point seemed to succumb to the allure of the statusphere and the effortlessness and trendiness of rapid-fire, micro publishing. The State of the Blogosphere 2010 Since 2004, Technorati has published its annual State of the Blogosphere report.

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How to Get an Influencer's Attention

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As information flow is infinite, many find that it is of utmost importance to capture the attention of the select few who serve as influencers — these are the people who can actually stop their followers in their tracks to help spread your message.

7 Ways To Build Your Brand In The Blogosphere


It’s a great way to connect with potential customers – the blogosphere gives you a ready-made audience who are already interested in your type of product or service. If you’re wondering how to turbocharge your brand in the blogosphere, here are seven ways to get you started.

The Dos and Don’ts of Influencer Marketing

Simply Measured

1024 512 Influencer marketing is becoming more and more popular by the day. Influencer marketing allows companies, big or small, to reach a highly relevant audience. Influencer marketing is now almost a household term for online marketers. The following are a few suggestions on what you should, and shouldn’t do to ensure your influencer marketing campaigns deliver maximum results and ROI. The Dos of Influencer Marketing. #1. Choose Your Influencers Carefully.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I’m working with influencer marketing platform, The Shelf. So first, a little background: I’m the co-founder of The Shelf, an influencer marketing platform. Epiphany #3 : Don’t go for the “Kim Kardashians” of the blogosphere.

How to Grow Your Blog by Interviewing Influencers


The ways that you utilize your blog to make an impression may vary, but the one thing you don’t want to do is become attached to strategies that have grown redundant (either for your blog, specifically – or for the blogosphere in general). . Identifying the Right Influencers to Network .

HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Business News Advertising & Marketing Small Business Advice Career Development Money & Finance Business Apps Now Trending : The Future of Social Media Parenting [COMIC] November 12, 2010 Ben Straley View Comments HOW TO: Activate Your Brand’s Super Influencers email share email share Do you like this story? Identifying your key influencers is fairly straightforward.

3 Tips For Effective Blogger Outreach


Tweet Bloggers are one of the key influencers in the online sphere. Reflections on Brand Advocates & Social Influence. Working with social media PR a lot of good publicity can be gained from getting the right mention of a large blog.

Will Social Media Influence The Travel Channel Launch's of "Deep Fried America?" An interview with host Jay Ducote

Diva Marketing Blog

I’ve been active in the blogosphere for over 12 years and have known some great food bloggers. Jay Ducote came to my attention when he battled it out last year on the Food Network show Food Network Star Season 11. For those who might not be food TV fans (a guilty pleasure of mine.

5 Marketing Myths

Geoff Livingston

Myths and misconceptions are abound in the marketing blogosphere. 5) CMOs Trust Influencers. That was until I read a recent SiriusDecisions report that showed CMOs trust marketing bloggers and influencers the least of all sources when it comes to making purchase decisions.

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Super list of 50 social media links - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

I have collected a Super Link List from around the blogosphere for you to be all that you can be online! I just published on Social Influence Marketing which might make interesting reading too (if I may add myself!)[link]

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Beating the Algorithm

Geoff Livingston

In the old days of “influencer relations” (you know way back when in 2009), PR professionals targeted the magic middle and top tier bloggers, which triggered larger blog coverage, and then more often than not traditional news media. Image by MUMA Monash.

Get and Keep Readers

Geoff Livingston

The blogosphere is dominated by an established leadership of individuals and media companies that own a majority of the market. Remaining open to change and evolution is essential for long term survival in the blogosphere.

What ComScore Data Tells Us About Google+

Geoff Livingston

Almost all of these influencers have less than 50,000 followers, and a great majority have less than 10,000. While perceived to be dominant in this corner of the blogosphere, they represent just one small part of the Google+ community. Social Media ComScore facebook google influencer

Social Media Clout: Klout them up – don’t you know who I am?

Laurel Papworth

Klout is the social media ranking tool – tells companies how influential a twitterer or blogger or Pinterester is in influencing others to find, filter and forward their stuff. Klout began with a very simple idea: Everyone has influence—the ability to drive action.

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11 Characteristics of Highly Influential Blog(ger)s

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Taking this theme a little further, I decided to branch out into the blogosphere, but using the number seven this time around was a tad too limiting. There are so many blogs out there that regurgitate news, causing clutter in the blogosphere.

To The Crowd #crushIQ


Lately, I have been reading in the blogosphere that "content is king." We establish a network of influencers to promote the campaign weeks before it begins. The influencers receive content first, perpetuating their status as influencers.

Using Social Media to Make People Feel Special

Waxing UnLyrical

As PR pros, we have to find ways to make our clients feel special, the communities we build feel special, the media, bloggers & influencers we reach out to feel special, and so on. A social media lesson from hibachi.

PIN’s: The Future of Private Link Building

Viper Chill

This isn’t some “SEO is Dead” article you see go viral in the SEO blogosphere every six months, but a genuine prediction based on how Google search results have evolved over the last few years. It’s not building better connections with influencers.

Does your brand take bloggers seriously?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Brands are flocking to Facebook but are overlooking the significant opportunities and value that bloggers bring to digital marketing initiatives, according to the T echnorati 2013 Digital Influence Report. Formerly known as The State of the Blogosphere the report has been renamed the 2013 Digital Influence Report because it takes a look at the broader social Internet as well as blogs and bloggers. Brands tend to use reach metrics which often are no measure of influence.

Twitter Search or Instagram Search: Which is Better for Business?

Diva Marketing Blog

Recently I was chatting with long time BBF, Paul Chaney , about the changes in social media from the days when we began in what was then called The Blogosphere.

Tweet Bombs and Waterfalls

Geoff Livingston

Roughly 120 bloggers and online influencers kicked off the World Food Day campaign off with a tweet or three. The $16,000 RNC awareness campaign hit the web with GOP influencers propelling the message to the fore of Twitter with a #firepelosi hashtag bomb.

How To Become An Ethical Blogger


However, for the influencing powers that bloggers have, it is of utmost importance. The Blogosphere is a common ground where bloggers from different cultures, nations, and religions meet. a) Do not let your content or views be influenced by bribery offers of gifts and money.

What IS the Right Culture?

Geoff Livingston

I asked Ben what he thought the biggest myth circulating the blogosphere is on workplace culture. These changes combined will start to influence employees’ behaviors, but it’s not a one way conversation.” Image by kingdom of dreams.

The Importance of Guest Blogging

Ari Herzog

Some bloggers that I met on the blogosphere have a fantastic and unique style, and it’s often through guest posts that I find their blogs. If you do, you can link to your content (where relevant and within reason) that you have written on your own blog and around the blogosphere.

7 Writing Strategies to Boost Traffic on Your Blog

Writtent Blog

Contrary to what newcomers to the blogosphere believe, blogging can be tough. Mention influencers. Cite, quote, and mention influencers in your posts, and let them know that you have included them. Image source.

Crowdsourced Funding: How to ask for $75K but get $1.5million

Laurel Papworth

Identifying and working with Influencers. It drives me nuts how many of my clients are terrified of bloggers and twitterers and do everything in social media (blog, Facebook, YouTube, Tumblr) except work with influencers.

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. Your blog should not be a copycat version of the rest of the blogosphere.

Anyone with a New Idea is a Crank Until the Idea Succeeds

Webbiquity SMM

In order to do this, you need to set your website up like a ‘hub’ for your industry that attracts visitors naturally through search engines, the blogosphere, and social media.”


5 Things You Can’t Blog Successfully Without

Writtent Blog

Every day, scores of companies and aspiring bloggers enter the blogosphere with hopes of building a strong community and generating leads and profits. Blog successfully and you cam smile all the way to the bank.

Wow Online Influencers With An In-Person Experience

Convince & Convert

Skip to content Skip to navigation Skip to footer Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media Consulting Social Media Strategy Blog Social Media Consulting Blog Social Media Consulting Speaking Newsletter Free Social Media Tools Twitter Interviews About Lijit Search Wow Online Influencers With An In-Person Experience July 9th, 2010 |Written By: Paula Hahn | View Comments Tweet Guest post by Paula Hahn Managing Director at Marina Maher Communications (MMC).

Posturing Wastes Corporate Content

Geoff Livingston

But some marketers ignore the relational value of social content, and abuse these media to posture, positioning for influence and popularity rather than serving. Fellow blogger Rich Becker recently discussed the Fifth Estate, and how the PR blogosphere doesn’t act responsibly.

Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses

Akamai Marketing

Seriously, the blogosphere is different, you are allowed and even encouraged to experiment and be creative.

5 Essential Qualities of Growing Your Blog Quickly in a Crowded Niche


In fact, Amy recently launched arguably the most thorough online training course for Facebook marketing ever produced—Facebook Influence. This is a guest post by Marcus Sheridan , recently named one of the Top 10 Social Media Bloggers of 2012 by Social Media Examiner.

Social Results Will Stay Small

Geoff Livingston

Customers don’t care about social, in-store, mobile, content marketing, white glove treatment for influencers, or any of the other strands of spaghetti you see strewn across the marketing blogosphere wall. Chart Source: CMO Survey. If you think small, you stay small.

20 Killer Facts About Business Blogging

Writtent Blog

There are more than 80 known languages utilized in the blogosphere. ( Blogs are 63% more likely to influence purchase decisions than magazines ( Contentplus ). About two-thirds of marketers say their company blog is “critical” or “important” to their business.

Busting Facebook’s Most Widespread Myth

Convince & Convert

I personally don’t find this metric so interesting because it represents very little and is too heavily influenced by post frequency. This metric is therefore influenced by the average reach of each post and also by the number of posts published each week.

Differentiating in a Sea of Sameness

Geoff Livingston

Maturation in social media marketing has created a sea of sameness, where conversations revolve around listening, responding, strategy, ROI, influence, etc.

7 Branded Experience Marketing Tips for Artists and Writers

Geoff Livingston

But in the end, it’s the consistency of actions that builds influence and brand reputation over time. So much focus today in the blogosphere is on the hot social networks. as key determinants of influence. Jimi Hendrix Image by jbhthescots.