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.

Blogosphere Trends + The Art of Live Blogging

ProBlogger

The live-blogging plugin for WordPress , CoverItLive (the service used in this example post and acquired on Thursday by Demand Media), and ScribbleLive are solid options for general live-blogging assistance. Blogosphere Trends + The Art of Live Blogging.

Trending Sources

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! Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Super list of 50 social media links Have you ever wanted to know more about how to make a huge impact in social networking?

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

Pam Moore

Your blog should not be a copycat version of the rest of the blogosphere. The days of slamming out content that looks, smells and feels like what everyone else is writing are over and done.

7 Reasons WordPress Rocks for Blogs

The Social Media Incubator

There are many blogging platforms in the blogosphere, the difficulty can be in knowing which one will work best for you, and will meet your blogging goals. BlogTrafficExchange considers WordPress to be the best available blogging platform. As you explore WordPress, you will find there are two versions: WordPress.com and WordPress.org. WordPress.com is provided by WordPress, the Open Source blogging software.

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. 6 Tips for Blogging for SEO in WordPress by Business Insider.

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Tweet After Death: How to Use Social Media to Live Forever

Waxing UnLyrical

“At least some healthy minority of we blogosphere mouthpieces must be using post schedulers, and surely at least a few have thought while scheduling, ‘I’ll post something three thousand years from now,’ or accidentally hit the wrong key when typing the date and stumbled onto this by accident.”.

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.

10 Best Time Saving Apps and Plugins To Optimize Your Blog

Kikolani

First off I’d like to say that if you really want a blog that sparkles like a diamond in the blogosphere sea, you need to focus on three things: 1. So the most useful thing you can do today is to install Simple WordPress Backup. Makes backups for your WordPress site simple.

5 Things You Can’t Blog Successfully Without

Writtent Blog

Open source content management systems like WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal are good options. Every day, scores of companies and aspiring bloggers enter the blogosphere with hopes of building a strong community and generating leads and profits.

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.

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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.

35 Great Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

Breakdown of the Blogosphere 31. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 35 Great Social Media Infographics by Pam Dyer on March 3, 2010 Share Here’s a collection of terrific social media infographics that might come in handy.

How to Start a Blog in 5 Steps

ProBlogger

WordPress is by far the most popular blogging platform and for good reason – It is free to use. Keep in mind that WordPress offer two tools: WordPress.com – where they host your blog, look after the back end, and give you access to have it on their own domain.

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

Geoff Livingston

When the blogosphere blew up, Groupon did not address concerns, instead it justified the attempted joke on their blog. Then there was no major social media component, but social media ended up being a key media set when bloggers took to their WordPresses.

The First Ever ViperChill Income Report

Viper Chill

Most of you probably weren’t around the blogosphere a few years ago when a well named blogger named Kathy Sierra decided to quit blogging due to death threats she was receiving. Because one of my free WordPress plugins doesn’t have a feature he wants.

Case Study: Have Your Best Product Launch Ever (Without a Single Affiliate)

Viper Chill

All it really took was a redirect 301 line in a.htaccess file, but since Hostgator had installed WordPress on that new domain and not understood his instructions, there was a lot of unnecessary stuff going on in that file. Block WordPress posts / pages for members only.

5,867 Words on Becoming a Conversion Machine: A Guide for Bloggers

Viper Chill

Did WordPress look ugly back then or what? I’ve recently taken advantage of the ability to have multiple sidebars throughout your WordPress website, and I really think that the result is optimal for my current situation.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

The State of the Blogosphere 2010 by Brian Solis. Nearly half of all bloggers use WordPress, and roughly three-quarters promote their posts via Twitter.

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

This list includes female bloggers that cover a huge variety of topics in the blogosphere. Her blog, But You’re a Girl , covers a ton of topics including blogging, business, events, technlogy, Google, WordPress, and more.

Want Traffic? Then Make Things Happen

Kikolani

The blogosphere has been ever growing and ever dynamic. 11 WordPress Plugins to Analyze and Increase Traffic. This is a guest post by Ramcel Gatchalian. The million-dollar question every newbie blogger ask is “How can I drive traffic to my blog?&#. Driving Traffic.

How to Take a Blog Break Without Losing Momentum

ProBlogger

In the 24-hour machine that is the blogosphere and accompanying social media, there is the potential for our blog/life balance to be so far off kilter it’s all but disappeared from view. As anyone who has ever started a blog knows, it can be hard work.

How to Get Traction with Your New Blog

ProBlogger

If you’re on WordPress, you can download a plugin that will help you navigate your way through post SEO – we use Yoast, and it is user-friendly. Be a visible and genuine addition to the blogosphere. This is it. This is your year, you say.

The Most Important Blog Post You'll Probably Never Read

Viper Chill

I’m simply telling the truth, and giving you the real state of the blogosphere for no other reason than it’s about time something like this was said. The point I’m making is simply this: Teaching is a very, very profitable business, especially in the blogosphere.

Data Mining: The Ultimate Guide to Niche Analysis

Viper Chill

WordPress seo. Niche research in the blogosphere can help you to generate new post ideas, find link sources, obtain new design ideas, find how people are making money and much more.

The Future of Blogging: I Had to Tell You This

Viper Chill

For example I could have shared the Matt Cutts blog ranking tip I’m about to reveal in a separate post, then copied 90% of my WordPress SEO article, slapped it on the end and then hit publish. This is an important blog post, because it makes a prediction.

How to Generate Blog Post Ideas

Viper Chill

You will find blogs with tips here and there on Wordpress SEO , and I go and write what I think is the only guide you’ll ever need. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers

mashable.com

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How to Build Relationships and Grow Your Blog with Comments

Kikolani

And that’s simply not the case, in today’s blogosphere. How to Set Up Blog Comments as Goals in Google Analytics Using WordPress Hacks. This is a guest post by Tune Seidelin. Are you getting more traffic, than the server on your cheap hosting account can handle? Are you getting tons of links from other blogs? And do you have core group of loyal readers, doing everything they can to help spread the word about your latest content?

The Case For and Against Popup Opt-In Forms

Kikolani

There have been several plugins built for WordPress, and designs by email marketing services available to manually install a popup form to greet visitors to your website asking them to subscribe to a newsletter or mailing list. I am sing the Popup domination plugin for Wordpress.

Blogging Between Hot Flashes

Almost Savvy

Do I belong in the blogosphere? The first lesson anyone learns about the blogosphere is “listening&# before jumping in to conversations. Do you belong in the blogosphere? Powered by WordPress

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Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani

Kikolani

Fetching Friday Many great posts over the last year have been from my Fetching Friday series, where I compile the best posts of the week throughout the blogosphere on a variety of topics, including blogging, social media, SEO, personal development, and more.

How to Get Traction with Your New Blog

ProBlogger

If you’re on WordPress, you can download a plugin that will help you navigate your way through post SEO – we use Yoast, and it is user-friendly. Be a visible and genuine addition to the blogosphere. This is it. This is your year, you say.

The 7 Habits of Highly Ineffective Bloggers

ProBlogger

If you look around in the blogosphere I’m sure you’ll find tons of bloggers who fit this description perfectly. Networking in the blogosphere isn’t even difficult. What’s great about it is that it allows you to create an optimized blog post offline, and then send it to any WordPress blog you want. If you have some friends in the blogosphere, you can let them know whenever you publish something really valuable (your pillar content).

How I Bumped My RSS Conversion Rate from 16% To 25%

ProBlogger

Besides having an obvious call to action above the fold and getting to [social news site] ‘s frontpage, the blogosphere doesn’t much discuss how to convert more readers to subscribers. This guest post is by Gab Goldenberg, of The Beginner’s Guide To Usability Testing.

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Tweet After Death: How to Use Social Media to Live Forever [Redux]

Waxing UnLyrical

“At least some healthy minority of we blogosphere mouthpieces must be using post schedulers, and surely at least a few have thought while scheduling, ‘I’ll post something three thousand years from now,’ or accidentally hit the wrong key when typing the date and stumbled onto this by accident.”.

Should You Use a Third-Party Commenting System on Your Blog?

ProBlogger

” I have used both the built-in WordPress commenting system and a third-party commenting platform for an extensive period of time. My choice: default WordPress comments. WordPress has built-in support for Gravatar as long as your theme is properly coded (most good themes are).

100 Media Monitoring Tools for PR

www.pamil-visions.net

BlogScope is an analysis and visualization tool for blogosphere which is being developed as part of a research project at the University of Toronto.

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Micro Persuasion: Turn Gmail Into Your Personal Nerve Center

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Data Shows English Blogosphere Has Peaked » Sunday, February 25, 2007. How to blog from Gmail (Gmail + Wordpress/TypePad/Blogger + IMified). This works if you blog on Blogger, Wordpress, Moveable Type or TypePad. Micro Persuasion. Steve Rubel explores the impact of digital trends on business, culture, media and marketing. « NBA Launches Social Network | Main. Turn Gmail Into Your Personal Nerve Center.

3 Key Features to Blog from a Smart Phone

Idaconcpts

Since the beginning of idaconcpts.com, I was really excited about sharing my insights on marketing and web analytics with the blogosphere. My blog was hosted at WordPress.com and I had just bought my first Macbook Pro and iPhone 3G so I downloaded the WordPress iPhone app and gave it a try.