Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Are Blog Comments Dead? Written on July 30, 2010 by Justin Levy in blog , community , facebook , interactions , social media , twitter 23 Comments - Leave a comment!

Non-Facebook Users: Please Comment Here

Ari Herzog

Scroll below his post to add a comment — and be forced to comment through Facebook. Whether or not you choose to share that comment on your Facebook wall is up to you, but it’s either comment with Facebook or don’t comment at all.

10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments

Kikolani

PageRank 5, Alexa rank about 15K and constantly dropping (in case you are not familiar with how Alexa rank works, the lower the number, the better), a wealth of comments on every post. And blog commenting is still one of the easiest ways to get backlinks. Marketing Takeaway.

Blogosphere Trends + Effective Calls to Action

ProBlogger

His latest video on making money online encourages bloggers to build products, and for good reason: according to his blogging income breakdown , 40% of his February income came from ebooks and another 9% from membership sites such as Third Tribe Marketing and ProBlogger.com. Even if you’re not selling anything (yet), you still want your audience to take action by commenting, interacting, sharing, Facebook “liking” your post, watching your videos, attending your events, etc.

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. Search marketing?

3 Tips For Effective Blogger Outreach

Mindjumpers

Integrate it to build relationships: Like all social media, blogger outreach can be interwoven with your wider marketing strategy. Monitor the mentions you get and be ready to comment, answer questions and make replies to those who write about you.

Why Great Writers Win Out in the Blogosphere—And How to Join Them

ProBlogger

If new visitors never stick around, if you rarely get retweets, or if there’s tumbleweed blowing through your comments section, this might not be because you’re getting anything wrong in terms of promotion. Of course, the ability to write isn’t the only skill you’ll need as a blogger—but it’s a crucial one, and perhaps even more important than being able to market your blog well, or handle the technical side of things. This guest post is by Ali Luke of Writers’ Huddle.

iPhone 4 First Impressions

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking iPhone 4 First Impressions Written on June 25, 2010 by Justin Levy in iphone , video 6 Comments - Leave a comment!

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Use CommentLuv for better comments - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Use CommentLuv for better comments I just finished my daily ritual of reading my favorite sites. Once I left a comment I saw that it had grabbed a feed from my site of the last post and added it. Leave a comment!

The New Dork - Entrepreneur State of Mind

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week | Main | Fans With Benefits: Add Value On Your Facebook Page » March 09, 2010 The New Dork - Entrepreneur State of Mind “Yeah, Now I’m in the Blogosphere.

Mass Engagement: How to Get Hundreds of Tweets & Comments On Your.

Viper Chill

Even though I do such little promotion, many posts get hundreds of retweets and comments. If you can get someone to comment on your blog, there’s a good chance you can get them to subscribe to it as well. Anyone can retweet, comment, or link to you once. Home What the F ?

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

For anyone in marketing or PR being asked to make “data-driven&# decisions “based on the numbers&# (and doesn’t that include pretty much everyone in marketing and PR these days?), Social Marketing Lifts Organic Conversions by MarketingSherpa. ** 5 Stars.

10 Outreach Tools Every Marketer Needs

Kikolani

The front and center of outreach marketing is the process of creating meaningful connections with other people, instead of just trying to make a sale. They do not only engage in witty commenting, but also seek information about brands and make online purchases.

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7 Truths About Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Thanks to books like The New Community Rules , written by yours truly, Engage , Social Media 101 , and others, social media marketing is, for the time being, going to still be on people’s minds as they discover this bright and sunny marketing opportunity. Great comments!

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

of articles on the topic of Internet Marketing, from SEO to social media to web usability and then some. They are strategic guides that hopefully will enhance your internet marketing experiences in the future. Barry Welford explores ways to make blog comments more engaging.

Google Me – quick thoughts for and against…

The Way of the Web

→ Google Me – quick thoughts for and against… June 30th, 2010 · View Comments So the rumours are building about the ‘Facebook killer’ being worked on at Google. And whenever there are big rumours, the blogosphere rushes to comment.

Services & Tools for Bloggers

The Marketing Blog

18 am Services & Tools for Bloggers Jump to Comments Ever since the philosophy of blogging has become popular a lot has happened in the blogosphere planet. Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit 2 Comments Filed under Cool Stuff , Tech Tags: browser plugin , desktop blogging , semantic web , Tagaroo , Windows Live Writer , Zemanta , zemanta plugin 2 Comments Blog Editors « SEA Property July 15, 2008 at 11:50 am [.]

Weekly Reads: Facebook, Marketing Trends and Social Media’s Effect on Stereotypes

Dave Fleet

Alongside my ongoing book reading challenge , I start off every day by reading the latest goings-on in the public relations, social media and tech blogosphere. Also: interactive marketing trends and how social media may break down gender stereotypes. Interactive marketing predictions.

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Marketing Beyond The Blog Buzz

Diva Marketing Blog

In 2004, I stepped into the blogosphere with Diva Marketing and soon after began developing workshops for the American Marketing Association on a national and local chapter level. Blogs must be integrated into your marketing strategy to be effective: goals, objectives.

Marketing In the Round – Q&A Part 2 – Staffing and Measurement

SocialFish

Gini Dietrich is the CEO of Arment Dietrich, an integrated marketing communications firm based in Chicago. She also is the lead blogger at Spin Sucks and, of course, co-author of Marketing in the Round with Geoff Livingston.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #27

Twist Image

Well here is one, coming from Patri Friedman , grandson of free-market theorist, Milton Friedman. That's only half of the story in this very interesting Blog post about what is really happening in the Blogosphere. Now it's your turn: in the comment section below pick one thing that you saw this week that inspired you and share it. blogosphere. free-market theory.

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! Leave a comment! ¬ higher ed marketing » Contextless marketing links, Feb. Social bookmarking is a cornerstone to my marketing.

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What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Interviews , Marketing , Opinion , Social Media , Websites > What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This year, I present you my favorite timeless posts of 2007, complete with descriptions about each blog post (which more than quadrupled the workload for me this time around, especially because I tripled the amount of links, but I had fun!) ( Disclaimer : I’m certain that even with this list in excess of 250 links, I forgot a bunch of posts, so if you have any additional recommendations, please feel free to comment and I’ll add them!) Do You Have a Blog Commenting Strategy?

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. Technorati is not the voice of blogging authority that it once was, but each year the advertising network publishes a report that is required reading for internet marketers. The state of influence today: increasing marketing budgets and greater influencer professionalism.

5 Visual Content Curation Ideas to Ramp Up Your Blog and Social Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

A few months ago, when I was buried in research for a visual marketing piece, I came across an interview of Marcel Just, a cognitive imaging expert. Most marketers I know (myself included) have no real experience with design. Guest Post by Jessica Davis.

How Netflix Could Solve its Price Increase Debacle

Waxing UnLyrical

Since the emails started rolling out, Netflix has been taking a beating of “ Dear Netflix – &# tweets, comments (38,007 as of this writing) on its Fan page, and overall really bad sentiment across the blogosphere and social media. Guest post by Joe Hackman.

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When Bad Times Make Good Marketers

Diva Marketing Blog

Today I noticed an article in the Wall Street Journal title, " When Bad Times Make Good Movies" and thought that is exactly what is occurring today in the marketing community. Bad times are making us better marketers. If bad times are making us good marketers.

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213: Blogging and Content Marketing: 10 Things To Know

ProBlogger

10 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging and Content Marketing When I Started. Today, I want to share the audio of a keynote I gave at a conference early last year about 10 things I wish I’d known about blogging and creating content for content marketing when I started. 10 THINGS I WISH I KNEW ABOUT CONTENT MARKETING WHEN I STARTED. Further Listening on 10 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging (and Content Marketing) When I Started.

ViperChill Monthly Report 7 (Ranking for “Viral Marketing”)

Viper Chill

Personal Update I recently noticed that ViperChill was regularly being shown on the first page of Google for the phrase ‘viral marketing’ While I haven’t pushed hard to rank for this phrase, I have optimised the site around that term. Thanks for the comment Melvin!

What Blogging for Fun Taught Me About Blogging for Profit

ProBlogger

A well done blog can bring in new customers, establish yourself as an expert in your field, open up communication with your clients, and support your SEO and marketing. Know your part in the blogosphere. Comment and share. Guest post, link back, comment on other blogs. Trying to get commenters on your blog can be really frustrating at first—it normally doesn’t happen automatically, but keep at it! This guest post is by Becky Canary-King of Direct Incorporation.

Creating a Strategy for Internet Marketing Success

Viper Chill

I help people build remarkable websites that gain traffic through viral marketing. Continue… The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers Written by Glen on September 6th, 2010 103 Comments I’ve been a big advocate of guest blogging over the years; currently ranking no.1

Latest Social Media Tool Tips You Need To Know

SocialFish

There has been so much going on lately in the social media blogosphere that it seems the most efficient way to let you know the most important stuff is in a quick round-up post. Cause Marketing: Using Pinterest to Tell the Story (RealTime Report).

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5 Fatal Mistakes Your Paid Content Marketers *Are* Making (and How Much it’s Costing You)

ProBlogger

As Content manager at Problogger.net, I see agency pitches all the time, from marketing shops large and small. Just this week, I turned down content submitted by a global digital marketing agency. And if your paid content marketer can’t do it, you’ve blown your dough.

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25 Ways to Create Shareable Content

Convince & Convert

Read the comments. If you have an active community on your blog or on one of the social networks, read the comments! If no one is commenting on the content you create, read the comments on other blogs within the industry. Read the comments on Facebook updates.

Should PR and Marketing pay bloggers to post?

The Way of the Web

Web Strategy Wikinomics Rankings ← How Leo LaPorte is saving my relationship… The best social games on any platform… → Should PR and Marketing pay bloggers to post?

24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

But as the blogosphere continues to expand (as noted by Diana Adams below), it becomes more difficult to stand out and be heard above the noise. How to Be an Awesome Blog Commenter by HubSpot Blog. 7 Key Elements to a Successful Business Blog by TopRank Online Marketing.

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Content Aggregation: The Future of (B2B and Consumer) Media?

Webbiquity SMM

Meanwhile, the blogosphere continues to expand and pundits like Joe Pulizzi have declared that we are all publishers now. These technologies include Browse My Stuff (which powers both the B2B Marketing Zone and Social Media Informer ) and Paper.li , which enables users to create custom online “newspapers&# based on a Twitterer and his/her followers, a hashtag subject or a Twitter list. Bloggers and content marketers want traffic. Subscribe to the comments for this post?

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. Every PR or marketing person who is focused on journalists or bloggers should read this. So first, a little background: I’m the co-founder of The Shelf, an influencer marketing platform.

What’s More Important? The Steak Or The Sizzle?

Jason Yormark

As of this writing, Jon claims to have received over 1,700 subscribers, 1,000 Twitter followers and 600 likes/comments on Facebook prior to even writing a single post and only publishing his movie style trailer promoting his upcoming blog launch.