October Trends + The 10 Horrors of Blogging

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Gruesome typos and grammatical errors, ghastly headlines, confusing echo chambers, dreadfully empty comments sections, and more! We’ll use posts from Regator about these top stories to illustrate how you can avoid the ten horrors of blogging…. The Horror: Ghost-town comments sections. Start by making it easy to comment. The Reason example above has an inviting, clearly structured comments section that requires nothing more than a name.

Monthly Trends + Resolutions for a Better Blog

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It’s the beginning of the month as well as the year, so, as always, Regator has provided blogosphere trends for the month, and I’ll use posts about these popular stories to inspire you to make a vow to improve your blog in the New Year. I resolve to interact with commenters. In this example, blogger Robert Seidman responds to questions and even refers back to one commenter’s previous comment, showing that he pays attention to what’s being said on his posts. Happy 2011!

Monthly Trends + How to Instantly Triple Your Post Ideas

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As always, Regator has calculated the ten most-blogged-about stories of the last month, and we’ll be using posts about those popular stories to demonstrate the power of choosing the right angle. Please share your thoughts in the comments! Kimberly Turner is a cofounder of Regator , as well as an award-winning print journalist. Find her on Twitter @kimber_regator and visit Regator’s widget site to get free widgets for your blog.

Blogosphere Trends + Effective Calls to Action

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Even if you’re not selling anything (yet), you still want your audience to take action by commenting, interacting, sharing, Facebook “liking” your post, watching your videos, attending your events, etc. To give you some examples of these tips in action, I’ll use blog posts about the last month’s most-blogged-about stories, according to Regator (they are, in order: Japan , Libya , SXSW , Charlie Sheen , March Madness , AT&T , Elizabeth Taylor , St.

Blogosphere Trends + The Art of Live Blogging

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I’ve used blog posts about the last month’s most frequently blogged about stories, according to Regator (they are, in order: Egypt , Super Bowl XLV , Academy Awards / Oscars , Libya , national budget , Charlie Sheen , New Zealand earthquake , Mobile World Conference , CPAC / Conservative Political Action Conference , and Radiohead ) to illustrate live-blogging techniques and practices that you can start using on your own blog: 1.

Monthly Trends + 10 Tips for a Flawless Linking Strategy

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This guest post is written by Kimberly Turner, cofounder of Regator. Showing that you’re reading a competitor’s blog (especially if you take the extra step to leave thoughtful comments there) can be the start of great relationship that has advantages for you, the other blogger, your readers, and the community as a whole. Please share your thoughts in the comments! Kimberly Turner is a cofounder of Regator , as well as an award-winning print journalist.

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

March 25, 2009 at 10:35 pm Social Media Question of the Week: Finding a Social Media Vendor — Regator Blog April 1, 2009 at 5:25 pm This Week in Search Marketing Staffing – 7/14/08 — Onward Search Blog July 24, 2009 at 1:33 pm Social Media Works… Is It Working For You? Tucson Search Engine Optimization August 24, 2010 at 12:46 am { 69 comments… read them below or add one } Dana July 8, 2008 at 9:23 am This is so great Tamar!