The State of the Blogosphere 2010

www.briansolis.com

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.

7 Ways To Build Your Brand In The Blogosphere

ProBlogger

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.

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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. Kimberly Turner is a cofounder of Regator , a site that curates the best of the blogosphere, as well as an award-winning print journalist. Blogosphere Trends + Effective Calls to Action.

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.

5 Marketing Myths

Geoff Livingston

Myths and misconceptions are abound in the marketing blogosphere. From a research perspective this data represents a small sampling, in turn creating myths about marketing that don’t apply to the whole profession. 1) Analytics Make Your Marketing Program Succeed.

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

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.

How CMOs Integrate Marketing Agencies and Consultants

Geoff Livingston

Image by cleonleclerc Consider how companies integrate agencies and consultants into the modern, multichannel marketing environment. Contrary to today’s blogosphere conversation, CMOs, other C-level business executives, and their marketing lieutenants still drive marketing strategy in organizations.

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

ProBlogger

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. Why Great Writers Win Out in the Blogosphere—And How to Join Them. This guest post is by Ali Luke of Writers’ Huddle. Is your writing holding you back?

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.

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.

7 Branded Experience Marketing Tips for Artists and Writers

Geoff Livingston

Music biz marketer Corey Biggs interviewed me five times for the book to help artists brand and market themselves. Based on those interviews, I have accumulated several branded experience marketing tips. Here are seven tips for personal experience marketing: 1) Focus on Actions.

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?

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Best New B2B Marketing Blogs – The Blog Tree (Infographic)

Webbiquity SMM

The best B2B marketing blogs are once again creatively presented by marketing automation provider Eloqua and JESS3 in this year’s Blog Tree. As Joe Chernov explains in his blog tree post , “All gene pools benefit from healthy DNA, and if the blogosphere is going to continue to evolve, it’s important that new voices are heard.

An introduction to blogging: Making your mark on the blogosphere

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe An introduction to blogging: Making your mark on the blogosphere 09/02/2010 tags: architecture blogging , blog strategy , blogging , construction blogs , Content Marketing by Gemma Went I spoke at the Construction Marketing training event last week about blogging and how to introduce it into your business.

65 Terrific Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

Since social media marketing is a relatively recent addition to organizations’ integrated marketing communications plans, it’s imperative for marketing professionals to gain as much understanding as possible about how people leverage social media for everyday interaction.

Debunking 4 Common Instagram Myths

Jenn's Trend

Unfortunately, all too often, something gets said in a popular publication and it gains viral steam across the blogosphere. Instagram instagram instagram for business instagram hashtags instagram marketing instagram stories instagram strategy instagram success social media social media marketingMany times this information is not quite accurate, or even completely off base.

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.

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?

Time to Rethink Your Blog Strategy? Writing Epic, Incredible Blog Posts

Pam Moore

I recently saw a video and blog post from a leader in the social marketing space offering tips to generate new ideas for content blog writing. Content marketing is no different. Your blog should not be a copycat version of the rest of the blogosphere.

Non-Facebook Users: Please Comment Here

Ari Herzog

Across the blogosphere, Danny Brown wrote in September why he installed Lifefyre as a commenting system — and he wrote a month later why Disqus was installed to replace Livefyre. When he's not blogging, Ari helps brands improve their digital media marketing.

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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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.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Online Cause Marketing

Geoff Livingston

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly of Cause Marketing. The above presentation was delivered to the Cause Marketing Forum last Tuesday, February 14. When the blogosphere blew up, Groupon did not address concerns, instead it justified the attempted joke on their blog.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Although the framework has been for the most part enthusiastically embraced (and dozens of people have downloaded the framework white paper ), a few people on Twitter questioned the need for a “new” marketing concept. Content Marketing. Inbound Marketing.

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.

Facebook Edgerank Changes & Rumors: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

Like many in the blogosphere, I noticed a “September slump” in regard to reach on some of the Facebook pages I manage. Blog Facebook Social Media Social Media Marketing

Blogging or bust!

SocialFish

The American Geophysical Union – AGU Blogosphere. The Canadian Marketing Association – CMA Blog. I love this slide deck by Deirdre Reid , for a talk given to the AENC.

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Blogger Integrates With Google+

Small Business Mavericks

Blogging is still one of the most powerful online marketing tactics. It’s a decent place for new small business bloggers to their start in the blogosphere. Google has said from the beginning that it plans to integrate all of its services with Google+. Well, that integration is happening right now for Blogger, the Google blogging platform.

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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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.

Why are CEOs Afraid of Going Social?

SocialFish

The blogosphere is abuzz with the results of a new CEO.com survey which looked for social media accounts for all of the CEOs of the Fortune 500, and found that 70% of CEOs are not using social media.

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.

5 Colleges Using Social Media to Boost Student-Alumni Relations

SocialFish

Even college presidents are constantly connected, according to The University of Massachusetts Dartmouth Center for Marketing Research, which found 58 percent of presidents are posting to Facebook , 55 percent to Twitter, and 35 percent to their own blog.

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. 7 Key Elements to a Successful Business Blog by TopRank Online Marketing.

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8 Deep Questions to Define Your Blogging Strategy

Writtent Blog

Marketing Manager Katelyn Stokes writes that your brand essence should fit the following criteria: Single-Minded: Your brand can be practical and pragmatic, but it shouldn’t be attainable and luxurious. How saturated is the blogosphere in your industry?

25 Ways to Create Shareable Content

Convince & Convert

You’ll find this happening in the blogosphere every year. For Valentine’s Day one year, Hubspot asked experts why businesses should create marketing that people love and want to share. The trend toward using the web to grow your business continues.

Live and Die with Headlines

Geoff Livingston

In a world driven by social network and search engine marketing, you live and die by headlines. Today’s social media blogosphere discussion revolves around content marketing , but little is said about the actual headlines. Image by deathtiny41.

Blog Business Models 4: Affiliate Marketing

ProBlogger

This guest post is by Anshul Dayal of Nichsense Niche Marketing. Many entrepreneurs who own successful online businesses have followed similar paths through the world of blogging, internet, and affiliate marketing. So what led me to blogging and the world of internet marketing?

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!