22 Simple Tips to Grow Your Email List Organically

yMarketingMatters

Your email list is the core and infrastructure of your business. Obviously for email marketing to be effective, you’ve got to possess a list, right? You must grow your list organically and you must do it by offering value, that’s it.

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Content Curation Tools: A Curated List of Content Curation Tools

Razor Social

It’s probably the easiest tool to use on this list – once you sign up and install the Pocket button (browser extension), you’ll be able to save articles from any website with just one click. What tools from the above list would you consider using? You know we love comments.

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The Fantabulous Lists of Social Media Case Studies

Social Media Citizens

I’ve been browsing through the lists of top social media case studies and I thought I am going to share some of the top sites with you: Casestudiesonline.com by Tod Maffin. A List of Social Media Marketing Examples by ( [link] ). The Association Social Media Wiki’s List by ( [link] ).

To Livefyre and Back Again: Vanilla WordPress Commenting System Returns

Ari Herzog

There are many reasons for the change back to the default, most notably that many long-time commentators had complained about various functions (or lack of functions and didn’t want to wait until future plugin versions included their wish lists). Marking comments as spam, for instance, required multiple clicks instead of one. I reserve the right to return to Livefyre (or any other commenting system) in the future. Blog News comments plugins Wordpress

Rethinking Blog Comments Again

Ari Herzog

If you look at every blog post I wrote in 2014 in reverse chronological order from yesterday’s post rationalizing why I tweet to my first post on branding , the above numeric series indicates how many comments people wrote on each post. This includes my comments, too. Why do I allow people to comment if few do? If you start at the beginning of the series (on the left) and skip over the 3, 0, and 1, the next three posts have zero comments. Musings comments

Is Using Facebook Comments Good for Publishers?

Adam Sherk

There were some interesting posts over the weekend from Steve Cheney and Robert Scoble on whether utilizing Facebook Comments kills or in fact increases user authenticity within on-site commenting.

A Partial Reading List for PR Students

Social Media Strategery

There are a lot of other great resources out there (please share them in the comments), but sadly, even more that will lead you down a path full of shortcuts and hacks. Image courtesy of Flickr user vasta.

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910 Blog Comments You Wrote Here

Ari Herzog

Old content is especially helpful when one sees lots of comments, tweets, and other social sharing metrics reflecting the value of whatever is written. Here is a short list of some older blog articles that are popular for a reason. 90 is the number of comments about blog lurking , illustrating why you choose not to comment. 75 is the number of comments about the value of writing negatively , which according to Jeannie Chan, speaks volumes about what you think.

5 Painless Ways to Get Maximum Blog Comment Love

Shift Digital

My favorite blogs also feature one more magic ingredient: a loyal fellowship of readers that love to comment. There are other added benefits of blog commenting including better search engine optimization, and building your reputation as a thought leader in your industry.

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.

Blog check list for getting noticed

Sherrilynne Starkie

Here’s a great infographic check list from the folks at DivvyHQ to help bloggers build an audience. Blog comment policy. Some tried and true tactics are include and some new ideas too. Enjoy! 12 Things To Do After You’ve Written a New Blog Post infographic.

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Pinterest’s List of Imitators – Part 1

Idaconcpts

Fast Company released in October 2012 a list of Pinterest imitators. In this first list, we will take a look at the obvious knockoffs and in an upcoming article we will take a look at those startups that offer a fresh take. Let us know in the comments section below.

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List of Social Media Management Systems (SMMS)

www.web-strategist.com

The system allows the manager to see an aggregated view of what’s happening (from views to comments) and may offer some form of analytics and conversion metrics. Facebook integration offers in-line commenting. There is also comment aggregation as well as workflow between teams.

Blog Comment Spammer Leaves Comment. Forgets to Spin the Content.

Bill Hartzer

When you have a fairly popular blog, you have to deal with comment spammers. Unfortunately, blog comment spamming still works apparently, or at least the blog spammers haven’t learned that it doesn’t work. Occasionally I get some really funny blog comments.

The Ultimate List of Snapchat Best Practices

agora pulse

Combined with our list of Snapchat best practices, this can mean big results, and that’s always work investing in. Leave us a comment and let us know what you think! . The post The Ultimate List of Snapchat Best Practices appeared first on Agorapulse.

CommentLuv 2.9 – Guide for Blog Owners & Commenters

Kikolani

This guide will cover what is new for both blog owners and blog commenters alike as well as how to install and configure this plugin on your WordPress blog. CommentLuv is a plugin that allows commenters to leave a link to their latest post behind with their comment.

Stop Losing Track of Instagram Comments

The Social Media Hat

Social Media Stop Losing Track of Instagram Comments. Comments From Engaged Followers Are Too Easily Buried In Notifications. You see, when you post a great image to Instagram, it will garner all kinds of likes and comments. Comments are effectively buried!

Entrepreneurs: List Building Strategies

Jon Loomer

But the dirty little secret is that list building is my most important revenue source, and it’s not that close. Not only is Facebook critical to my traffic-driving engine, but it’s also central to my list-building efforts. My List. My List Drives Traffic.

Dear Blog Comment Spammer: I Think Your Comment Spam Tool is Broken

Bill Hartzer

Dear Blog Comment Spammer, who just left a comment on one of my recent blog posts: I think whatever software tool or script that you are using is broken. I don’t even think an automated bot of some sort would allow comments like these on a blog.

Why Livefyre Is The Best Blog Comment System Evah

Waxing UnLyrical

I think Livefyre, the comment system that has been implemented on WUL for just under two months , is da bomb. I’m not one to get overly excited by blog comment systems, but this one has me blown away. This is part of the Blogging for Grasshoppers series.

How to Set Up Blog Comments as Goals in Google Analytics Using WordPress Hacks

Kikolani

Setting up a goal in Google Analytics tells it that someone has completed something important on your website, such as buying product, signing up to your email list, or similar. Absolutely – you can start with your comments! A good reason to encourage comments!

The WordPress Comment System, Plugins and Moderation

Kikolani

After clearing out around 2,500 pending comments and over 3,000 spam comments, I thought it was time to do a little update post on how I do comment moderation and otherwise determine what comments to approve or delete. The Overall Commenting Picture.

Herding Comments In The Digital Wind

Twist Image

Chris Brogan decided to turn off the comments on his blog yesterday. In his blog post, cutely titled: Turning Off Comments and Why We Will All Be Okay , he lists the reasons as: Comments are everywhere. In short, we''re not just adding our opinions in a comment section on a blog, but we''re creating an entirely new piece of content (like this blog post). Blog comment spam is brutal. blog comments. commenting. comments.

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5 Steps to Creating a Productive Blogging To Do List

ProBlogger

I have always been a to do list writer, but I haven’t always used a to do list productively. See if any of the following sound familiar, you: Write things on your to do list after you have done them, just so you can cross them off. Create a weekly master list.

Corporate Social Media Reading List

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Corporate Social Media Reading List I’m a huge fan of social media. After scouring the internet for information, this is the super list of social media posts that I came up with as a reading list. Leave a comment!

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Why Should You Comment On A Blog Post?

Direct Marketing Observations

I was reading an article today titled, Behind the Wheels: An all-too-real Cinderella story it had 12 comments. Which got me to wondering: How come useless throw away blog posts and articles have tons and tons of comments and the good stuff gets next to nothing? People are suckers for lists. Do you share it, save it, or comment? Why should you comment? As a reader, should we all be obligated to comment on a blog post? blogging blog comments blogs

15 List Post Ideas When You Get Writer’s Block

Kikolani

It’s one of the irrefutable, iron-clad laws of blogging: everyone loves list posts. You’ve no doubt written your fair share of list posts, and they’ve no doubt been among the more successful posts on your blog. Make a list of the best of whatever happened in your niche in the last week.

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3 Email List Building Techniques You Need To Use in 2017

ProBlogger

If you’re serious about blogging, I’m sure you’re already building an email list (or planning to do so). No one wants to subscribe to another email list just to pile up more junk in their email inbox. This is why most marketers use lead magnets for list building.

Enterprise: List of 40 Social Media Staff Guidelines

laurelpapworth.com

This list also includes policies called; Staff blogging policies, enterprise social network guidelines, Employee Blogging Policies, Staff engagement in online communities, and so on. Other lists: Christyweb , Beth Kantor , LGEO Research , .

Help! How do I grow my email list?

Absolute PA

Created a juicy free something of value to grow your email list of willing subscribers. But HOW do you actually grow your list? When I work with clients on their list building campaigns we split promotions into two clear avenues: 1. What’s your favourite way to build your list.

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My speed dating method for obliterating your to-do list

Absolute PA

Put it on the list and give it a realistic amount of time – say 30 mins. Go through adding your tasks and timings until you have a list of tasks in front of you. The post My speed dating method for obliterating your to-do list appeared first on Alicia Orre.

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Get More Comments: Focus on the First Comment

ProBlogger

That’s when you begin to wonder … why isn’t anybody leaving a comment? There are blogs with readerships in the hundreds of thousands with barely a handful of comments per post. Why don’t people comment? This may come as a bit of a shock if you’ve been navigating the blogosphere for any length of time, but commenting on a blog is not a natural or intuitive behavior. But for commenting to happen, they must understand it as an option.

12 Best Comments Plugins To Consider For Your WordPress Website

Kikolani

And nothing works better than the comments plugins that open a platform for viewers to comment, question, interact and even give feedback. Let us take a look at the best available comments plugins that work wonder for your WordPress site. Yoast Comment Hacks.

Super list of 50 social media links - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

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? I have collected a Super Link List from around the blogosphere for you to be all that you can be online!

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Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

wiki.beingpeterkim.com

For an additional 500, be sure to visit Master List 2. And the third 500 has started on Master List 3.

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How to Organize Your Facebook Friends and Pages with Custom Lists

Shift Digital

Last week, Beatriz gave us some great reasons why we should take control of our Facebook privacy using lists. This week, I’ll give you some simple instructions on how to create custom lists in Facebook, and how to do it without spending hours on Facebook.

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TopRank’s top UK influencers + bloggers list. 4 reasons I’m on it (that you can apply too)

Absolute PA

What makes this list so special is, rather than ranking blog sites (where there may be several blog contributors) TopRank researched individual bloggers. To make the list, a blogger needed to write consistently about online marketing and have an engaged audience. Woo-hoo!

PB138: Challenge: Create a List Post

ProBlogger

Challenge: Create a List Post. Today’s Challenge: Write a List Post. Write and publish a List post. Head to the FB group (search for ProBlogger Challenge Group on FB) and look for the update I’ve done there were I call you to share your list posts. A Simple List Post.

The Ultimate Guide to Leaving Comments On Blogs

ProBlogger

7 Benefits of Leaving Comments on Other People’s Blogs. Building your own profile – leaving a comment gets you seen. Leaving a good comment can make people pay attention. You never know where a great comment might lead! 4 Types of Commenters.

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Find Readers for Your Blog Through Commenting and Relationships

ProBlogger

Today, we’re going to talk about how to find them in the first place by building community, strengthening relationships, and commenting on other blogs. Today I want to focus on two things: prolific usefulness through commenting , and networking/relational growth.