Six Surprising B2B Content Marketing Ideas

PWB Marketing Blog

Or, build a microsite with community features like discussion forums and message boards. Different people consume different types of content. One of the biggest challenges B2B marketers have is coming up with new content.

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How to Build a True Learning Community at the Core of Your Membership Model

SocialFish

And what is the role of social media-enabled learning communities in the modern membership organization and other comparable types of knowledge service delivery? archived member discussions on the topic, captured from message boards.

Trending Sources

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

I don’t buy that one, as in my experience, Twitter pretty much dies between noon on Friday and early Saturday morning.) 93% now consider online message boards successful, while 86% say the same for blogging and 81% for Twitter; all figures similar to the previous year.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Part 2 hasn’t been posted as of the compilation of this report, but you should know that SEO is about a strong brand, that you must perform research, real value produces great results, and you must understand where to circulate the message to get the best results.

How to Evaluate an Expired Domain Name

Bill Hartzer

A friend recently asked me about a domain name he was thinking of buying. If a domain name has 30,000 links from one message board (a footer link?), If you end up buying the domain name will other site owners linking to that domain name remove the links to you?

5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

mashable.com

Generate Leads There are two types of marketing departments — those that are cost centers and those that bring in leads and sales. In many instances, these audiences self-identify online as interested in specific topics, themes, products and/or services and congregate in groups, message boards or communities. This type of focus is fertile ground for lead generation and driving revenue for business-to-business marketing.&# 10 Inspiring "Buy One Give One" Proje.

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HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers

mashable.com

That’s pretty incredible, considering social campaigns require no media buys and cost next to nothing to implement, whereas banners and search ads are a huge expense. There are a wealth of social media measurement tools that enable marketers to find the people who are talking most about their brand, see what type of content they’re sharing and with whom, and how they are sharing it (e-mail, Twitter Twitter , Facebook Facebook , their own blogs, etc.).

6 Laws Every Blogger Needs to Obey so they Don’t Get Sued

ProBlogger

Buy royalty-free images: You can also simply buy royalty-free images and not have to worry about copyright. No matter the attribution type you use, it’s still a polite to link to the original Flickr page. When it comes to reviews, comments or copy on message boards, you do not own the content: the original author owns it. This guest post is by Neil Patel of KISSmetrics. If you’re a blogger, do you know how to stay on the right side of the law?

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A Brief History Of Social Media

socialmediarockstar.com

The first “tweetup&# type social media events were 2600 meetings. Bulletin Board Systems (BBS’s) – (1979 – 1995) image: Robert Watson The first BBS or electronic “Bulletin Board System&# was developed and was opened to the public in 1979 by Ward Christensen. BBSes had social discussions on message boards, community-contributed file downloads, and online games.

How Offline Promotion Landed 300 New Blog Visitors

ProBlogger

And these are the kind of people who aren’t trolling comment threads and message boards like the rest of us. Naturally, this type of article and domain address was perfect to market to the under-30 demographic. This guest post is by Kyle Taylor of The Penny Hoarder.

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

Pamorama

C Chat : Chat can refer to any kind of communication over the Internet, but traditionally describes one-to-one communication through a text-based chat client commonly called an instant messaging application. Forum : Also known as a message board, a forum is an online discussion site.

Social Media Strategy: 10 Experts Reveal Their Secrets

Viper Chill

Facebook for me is a lot of work, for a small audience of people who are not in the learn, buy or convert mode. Use the messaging system in SU to actively promote your links. Forums Message boards are really the first internet form of social media, after IRC.

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Cloud Jacking: 7 Steps to Dominate Your Niche

Viper Chill

There’s also the ‘leave your job’ type bloggers writing excellent content such as Cody , Corbett and Christine. By now you should have a good idea of where your market spends their time online and what type of websites they like to visit. Home What the F ?

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

www.convinceandconvert.com

Use WWSGD to include a little message before or after each of your posts, asking readers to subscribe to your RSS feed (or buy you a drink). Print n Share For true device-agnostic types, this is a great app that allows you to print from your iPhone to any printer.

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A New Theme, Part 1: 11 Ways to Prepare for Your Blog Theme Upgrade

ProBlogger

Check to make sure that the theme is blog-friendly, perhaps by looking at implementations of it on other blogs before you buy. Read what the deal includes and what it doesn’t, and life will be easier after you type in your credit card information and make the purchase.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Use WWSGD to include a little message before or after each of your posts, asking readers to subscribe to your RSS feed (or buy you a drink). The genius of this plug-in (and the reason it’s named after Seth Godin) is that you can set one message for first-time visitors, and a second message for repeat visitors. SocialMention For more comprehensive social media searching, I use SocialMention , which indexes blogs, tweets, message board posts, and a lot more.

Social Media Monitoring Grudge Match: Radian6 vs. Scout Labs

www.socialmediaexplorer.com

They also don’t do a good job of catching message boards and forums, though I’m sure that will improve over time. While I’m not sure why there was an inconsistency in the number of Twitter messages returned, it may have something to do with spam/duplication filters.

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Your standard messaging goes to the effect of “Unfortunately, we are unable to respond to every [concern] individually, but we are reading them.&# I sent him a message requesting that he create an actual account, and he totally neglected me.

Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Look to Yelp and Forums When you get beyond social networks, the heaviest concentration of influential impressions is on ratings and reviews sites (32%), followed by discussion boards/forums at 29%. Same with the message board trolls, who are all too easy to overlook in favor of bloggers and Twitterers. Sore spot with us PR types.) Sore spot with us PR types.) They became like Mac users and spread our brand message like crazy.