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.

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.

Trending Sources

wordpress Resources at siteground

Social Media Strategery

You see, the current state of the social media blogosphere is very much like an echo chamber , in that a bunch of social media evangelists, strategists, gurus, and other experts are talking to and amongst one another. Powered by Wordpress. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0

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.

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.

65 Terrific Social Media Infographics

Pamorama

Breakdown of the Blogosphere. The History of WordPress. As you know, infographics are visual representations of information, data, or knowledge. They present complex concepts quickly and clearly, and communicate ideas in an easily understandable fashion.

What the Priests and Social Media Citizens Have in Common?

Social Media Citizens

The blogosphere is an ideal place for that; it’s like a big church where you can push your ideas to so many different audiences.

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.”.

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.

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.”.

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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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.

Ford Sets Record for Biggest Tweetup Ever

Pamorama

link] Ford Fiesta Movement in the Blogosphere this Week | Beechmont Ford [.] pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact Ford Sets Record for Biggest Tweetup Ever by Pam Dyer on December 3, 2009 Share Setting a Guinness World Record is a classic way to drum up publicity.

A Blog is a Better Social Media Hub Than Twitter

Socialized

My blog is on WordPress, which is very popular for its rich feature set, wide variety of (generally free) third-party plug-ins and themes, and ability to use widgets. Everything is managed from the WordPress Web site. WordPress even has a cool iPhone app. With this version of WordPress I can easily change themes, install and remove plug-ins and customize my blog.

Ten Reasons PR Pros Should Blog

Waxing UnLyrical

It makes the blogosphere less frightening. And, quite frankly, the blogosphere can be daunting. If Kami Huyse hadn’t given me the opportunity (and a genteel kick-in-the-butt), I would never have ventured into the blogosphere.

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.

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.

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.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Hong Kong Time Lapse

Kikolani

Plagiarism is alive and well in the blogosphere – what’s a blogger to do? WordPress. 15 WordPress plugins to install on a new blog. 10 minimal WordPress themes. Is WordPress screwing up your SEO ?

Blogs: I'll Show You Mine if You'll Show Me Yours

Almost Savvy

I wrote about my own entry into the blogosphere late last year: Blogging Between Hot Flashes. Powered by WordPress

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26 Free Tools for Monitoring Your Brand's Reputation

Pamorama

Blogpulse : A service of Nielsen BuzzMetrics, it analyzes and reports on daily trends in the blogosphere. pamorama marketing, life, social media Home About Bookshelf Links Contact 26 Free Tools for Monitoring Your Brand’s Reputation by Pam Dyer on December 6, 2009 Share Are you listening? Do you know what people are saying about your brand?

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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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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The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On

Firebelly

Many in the blogosphere are calling it a "Facebook killer." Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly Work: Social Media Optimization Summits | Main | 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read This Week » February 11, 2010 The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On A lot has been happening in the social and search (and social search) realms in the past few weeks.

Need Social Media Coaching?

Taylor Marek

Note: If you want access to the vault where this coaching is stored, here is the link: [link] Now I’m not going to go around like other spammy websites in the blogosphere recommending you to buy this product of mine (pretend I’m waving something around), join an e-mail list (I only provide you with blog post updates and secret tidbits when something is new on my site), or *insert internet scam here*.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, ASW11 & Productivity Systems

Kikolani

Essential statistics from the State of the Blogosphere 2010 – this post summarizes some major findings, but if you want the full details, head to the source at Technorati. WordPress.

40 Social Media Blogs You Should Be Reading

Pamorama

′s mission then and now is to help brands understand how to use social media tools (social networks, the blogosphere, social software, etc.) The Future Buzz : The Future Buzz is a blog about Web marketing/PR strategies, spreading buzz in the blogosphere, and building long-term visibility for your brand, business, and art on the Web.

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.

Fetching Friday – The First Resources Mashup of 2010

Kikolani

How to get more exposure in the blogosphere. Upgrading WordPress 2.9 WordPress. Don’t let your WordPress customizations get the best of you. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, a humorous Happy Holiday, and the week in review at kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbledupon this week. Blogging. 90 awesome blog posts thast inspired my blog growth in 2009.

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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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.

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).

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 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.

Journoggers – Journalists that blog

Laurel Papworth

While some journalists adapt to the new writing style well, understanding the media shifts and blogging well as part of the blogosphere, other journalists that blog – let’s call them journoggers – stand apart from the blogosphere, raiding it for content, and disturbing equilibrium.

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.

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 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).

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.

Zemanta: A blessing in disguise for bloggers?

The Marketing Blog

It is actually solving a key problem which is in the blogosphere and as they say the whole blogosophere will be Zemified ! Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit 12 Comments Filed under Internet Marketing , Product Marketing Tags: Blog , Firefox , firefox plugin , Hyperlink , On the Web , Tom Raftery , TypePad , Web search engine , WordPress , Zemanta , zemanta firefox plugin , Zemanta for Bloggers 12 Comments Freelance Seo India April 11, 2009 at 8:46 pm Very cool.