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ProBlogger FAQ: How Long Should Posts Be?

ProBlogger

They mentioned the correlations companies like Moz and serpIQ have found between long-form content and search result placement, and also number of backlinks. ProBlogger FAQ: How Long Should Posts Be?

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103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

How does social media use differ in B2B vs. B2C companies? As many companies have learned the hard way, unanswered complaints on social networks can go viral, causing real damage to a company’s brand. More than one-third of Fortune 500 companies have active Google+ accounts.

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

Convince & Convert

In fact, social media can be MORE transformative for a B2B company than a B2C company. Creating and calibrating a social media strategy for any company should follow the same process. You need to determine why your company should be social, for whom your efforts are intended and where your audience is in the buying cycle, and how you’ll measure success. Private brand communities vs. Facebook.

Build Your Brand a Social Content Ladder in 5 Steps | Blogging and.

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Too many companies and organizations are reinventing the content wheel for every social outpost they maintain. Social Mention (or a paid social media listening package like Radian6 , if you have one) Go to www.socialmention.com and search for your company or product name (in quotes), and set the pull-down to “all.&# Twitter Lists How your company or product are referred to in consumer-created Twitter lists can yield important taxonomy insights.

It's Time for Real-Time

Convince & Convert

Amber is Director of Community for Radian6 , co-proprietor of the influential Brass Tack Thinking blog (formerly Altitude Branding), a cool mom, a motivating force, and a hell of a flautist). We also have an outstanding publisher ( Wiley & Sons ), and a fortuitously patient, experienced editor ( Shannon Vargo ) guiding us through the obstacle course. We reconfigured our companies to accommodate phone. Not just the big companies, but the every companies.

22 Exceptional Business Blogging Guides, Tips & Tactics

Webbiquity SMM

Why the Company Blog is More Important Than You Think by Business2Community. This presentation from Billy Mitchell and the team at MLT Creative covers the benefits of blogging, how to keep company politics out of business blogging (“Everything starts with strategy.

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Does Your Blog Have a Long Tail | Blogging and Content Creation.

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Last week, I co-published a white paper with Chris Baggott , the CEO of Compendium Blogware (I’m on their advisory board). While this is important for a blog like mine, it’s flat-out critical for e-commerce companies, and others that are blogging for business. RT @falkory: #cursomestreseo Long Tail já são 56% das consultas [link] (Via @nick_martini) [link] Freelance Publishing RT @GrafMartin @tunderwood: Does Your Blog Have a Long Tail?

9 Antidotes to the Facebook Algorithm Squeeze

Convince & Convert

Remember this: Facebook is a public company. Further, it is also true that many company posts do not succeed on Facebook today. They will likely have a better chance at Facebook engagement than will your company account. Engage Your Community with Facebook Groups.

Book Review: Optimize

Webbiquity SMM

It’s also crucial to optimize content produced by customer service (FAQ’s, common how-to guides), HR, and subject matter experts in field consulting, engineering and sales for search.

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105 Types of Content to Fill Up Your Editorial Calendar

Convince & Convert

That’s why we recently launched a new feature for our content marketing editorial calendar tool that helps marketers plan any type of content they could possibly want to publish. Find a keyword your audience is looking for, and publish content to provide that information.

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105 Ideas to Add to Your Editorial Calendar

Convince & Convert

That’s why we recently launched a new feature for our content marketing editorial calendar tool that helps marketers plan any type of content they could possibly want to publish. Find a keyword your audience is looking for, and publish content to provide that information.

Ultimate Guide to Instagram For Fashion

Later

A fashion-forward Instagram strategy can drive traffic, make sales, and attract a loyal community of followers. Shoppers are no longer limited to searching for an outfit by scrolling through endless studio photos on a company’s website.

Influencer Marketing for Small Business: 7 Steps to Finding the Right Influencers (+ Free Templates!)

Later

For example, with an influencer partnership, you could be aiming to improve your follower growth, boost your engagement on a branded hashtag, build a stronger community, or generate more leads to your website to make more sales. .

Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

A colossal list of more than 120 sites to add to your ping list for automatic notification each time you publish a new post. J-P De Clerck reports that less than half of companies have blogs, despite the fact that “blogs are real social media hubs and cornerstones of inbound marketing.&#

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10 Unexpected Places to Find Business Blogging Inspiration

Writtent Blog

Before business blogging existed, personal bloggers spent years publishing unique content to the web. Most big-name bloggers have built their audience by being an active participant in other communities, doing social media extremely well, and attending every professional conference possible.

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Social Media Automation Rules No Brand Should Break

Sprout Social

You still need to check in on messages and your community. When we talk about automation, we’re talking about scheduling posts, sending out company content promotion on a regular schedule and having keyword alerts set up. Automation gets a bad rap.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Your strategies must employ content creation, community management, local/maps optimization, among others. About to Publish a Post? It includes considerations for the types of things you need for good SEO (and again, attention) when publishing blog posts. Publishing videos?

100 Examples of Corporate Social Media Policies

Koka Sexton

The following table contains the names of over 100 companies and organization that have published their Employee Social Media Policies or Guidelines online… The left side column is the name of the organization, and it is linked to their organizational or corporate home page.

47 Things to Tweet That Will Electrify Twitter Engagement

Rebekah Radice

If you’re a brand or agency, use tailored trends to find a cause or topic important to your company. Show your followers that you care about their opinion by asking them for feedback about your company or business. This works in multiple ways: Builds community rapport.

13 Ways to Use Facebook Events for Your Brand

Sprout Social

In order to get more out of Facebook, you have to go beyond publishing a handful of posts per day. If you’re hosting a party to celebrate your company’s 10th anniversary, you’d probably want your photo to be festive and incorporate the 10 years somehow.

An Open Letter to Facebook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With the initiative for Facebook to be open and to empower businesses to host pages that celebrate their business, offering deals and giving the community the ability to converse directly with the business or entity these pages represent, you forgot about accountability.

47 Things to Tweet That Will Electrify Twitter Engagement

Rebekah Radice

If you’re a brand or agency, use tailored trends to find a cause or topic important to your company. Show your followers that you care about their opinion by asking them for feedback about your company or business. This works in multiple ways: Builds community rapport.

Doug Johnson Website --Skills for the Knowledge Worker

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Special note from Linworth Publishing : If you say you “saw it on my website, you will receive a $5 discount on any of my books. Technology communications tools • Students use telecommunications to collaborate, publish, and interact with peers, experts, and other audiences.

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Personal Knowledge Management - Pollard

Buzz Marketing for Technology

While we did not coin the term, what we use the term to mean has received considerable uptake in the KM community, and is starting to be used, at least in part and in pilots, in quite a few organization. Have these coordinators create, maintain and publish Canvassing Lists (e-mail groups) with e-mail, IM, phone and other contact information for the people in these subject matter networks, so that anyone in the firm who wants to canvass people in a network can do so with one click.

How to Save the World - PKM An Update

Buzz Marketing for Technology

While we did not coin the term, what we use the term to mean has received considerable uptake in the KM community, and is starting to be used, at least in part and in pilots, in quite a few organization. Have these coordinators create, maintain and publish Canvassing Lists (e-mail groups) with e-mail, IM, phone and other contact information for the people in these subject matter networks, so that anyone in the firm who wants to canvass people in a network can do so with one click.

PKM and the Organization - Pollard

Buzz Marketing for Technology

It will be published later this year as a chapter in a compendium book on emerging trends in KM. Many companies that jumped early onto the KM bandwagon have all but abandoned it, while many organizations that waited are now repeating the mistakes of the pioneers. Pick up the phone, walk down the hall, use IM (if your company allows it), use Skype (if your company allows it), or, as a last resort, send an e-mail to the people who might know what you need to know.

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

Convince & Convert

co-authored with Clinton Bonner ) Is Your Company More Interesting Than My Wife? My friends at Social Media Examiner (where I first published #19 and #21) have built a very successful business on this concept. link] Aaron Lee Thanks for sharing this great blog post Jay, I’ll try to play around with the title and coming up with titles like “Is Your Company More Interesting Than My Wife?&# All blog owners should do this to see what their community prefers.

Social Pros 18 – Ike Pigott, Alabama Power

Convince & Convert

Huge thanks to data-driven social media management software company Argyle Social for their presenting sponsorship, as well as Infusionsoft , Janrain , and Jim Kukral at DigitalBookLaunch. They asked B2B companies, “What was your best social media format?

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

Convince & Convert

Personality I am compelled by the fact that the bottom line objective of social media is to add human elements to companies that have acted like inhuman, robotic cyborgs for the past 40 years. It’s a benefit, not a drawback that (despite what others might proclaim) there is no social media playbook that can taken off the shelf and executed in rote fashion for all companies. The second is the humanity that companies are able to bring using social media.

Co-op SEO and the Future of Websites | Guest Posts | Social Media.

Convince & Convert

“I can publish search engine optimized pitches for free, really?&# Each of the 27,000 companies that use the service had the same goal – to share their pitch. The more one company shares their pitch, the more views it has, the more backlinks it provides, and so on. It’s not just distribution, it’s self publishing. I think PitchEngine has the potential to change the way we publish – maybe even the way we think of our blogs and websites.

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Is Social Conversation a Myth?

Convince & Convert

it’s really not possible for a company (or even an individual like me) to have true conversations within social media – and certainly not with any real scale or breadth. That’s why “ humanization &# is – at least to me – a better and more accurate description of what companies and individuals can and should aspire to achieve on the social Web. Remember, social media makes big companies seem small again.

Why Content Marketing Matters To Me And Should To You

Convince & Convert

Is Your Company in the Content Marketing Industry? What formerly was the sole bastion of the media, is now also a company bailiwick. Consider a company like Kodak. Kodak (and thousands of other companies) are writing blogs, taking photos, uploading videos, making presentations and creating all sorts of other content. If you purchase a magazine ad to promote your company, that ad might generate a lot of new customers. I like the idea of building a community.

Blastoff for My New Social Media Newsletter

Convince & Convert

I’ll continue publishing the Social Media Messenger after a short hiatus. Ive founded 5 companies, and spent 15 years running digital marketing agencies.

Do You Have the Guts to Expect Social Media Failure | Social Media.

Convince & Convert

Swept up in a frenzy created by mainstream and business media, companies rush to adopt the hot new thing, to ensure that the competition doesn’t have some sort of secret weapon. These types of half-cocked efforts almost invariably fail, and then those companies use those initial failures as a rationale for non-participation – sometimes for years. And anyone who tells you they absolutely know what will work for your company definitely does not understand this business.

UNcanny Insights From UnMarketing | Book Reviews | Social Media.

Convince & Convert

I wonder how Stratten feels about companies servicing customers differently , based on their online influence? DJ Waldow Director of Community, Blue Sky Factory @djwaldow [link] unmarketing Thanks a lot Jay. by Glenn Friesen – read the full story where this content was originally published, at UNcanny Insights From UnMarketing | Book Reviews | Social Media Consulting – Convince & Co… Share and [.]

The 8 Wrong Questions PR Firms Are Asking About Social Media | PR.

Convince & Convert

But there are still plenty of PR firms (and companies, for that matter) looking at social media purely as a distribution vehicle. Let me hear about it: View Comments | Subscribe To This Blog | Sign Up For Our Newsletter Share This Post: Similar Posts That You Might Enjoy: 4 Steps to Drive Sales with a Social FAQ 18 Social Media Quotes My Wife Is Sick of Hearing Me Say The 3 Amigos: Email, Blogging, Social Sharing Jonny Stark Wow, quite a few comments on here already!

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

Convince & Convert

Unify Your Team The first step is for companies to devise a coordinated strategy that uses email and social communication synergistically. Today, most companies have separate email marketing and social media departments, and they need to merge (or at least cooperate fully) to eliminate the unfocused, tone-deaf message conflicts that are all-too-common today. DJ Waldow Director of Community, Blue Sky Factory @djwaldow [link] Graeme White interesting!

Why Influence Mining is the Next Gold Rush | social crm | Social.

Convince & Convert

McCann : We know not just identities, but also a second order of information about your content publishing frequency, density, and topical focus. JB : How are companies incorporating influence metrics into their marketing? JB : In addition to influencer outreach, how can companies engage in influence mining for customer service? Should companies treat customers differently? TA : Each of our companies is a “smart agent&# in some way.

220: What You Should Include in Your Email Newsletters

ProBlogger

What You Should Include in Your Email Newsletters (and Answers to 4 FAQs About Email). It drives traffic, and helps us build our community, understand who’s reading our blog, and monetize both directly and indirectly. It helps us to build community. We use our email to direct people to some of the social media accounts that we’re building community on, to drive engagement. I would highly commend that company to you as well.

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

Convince & Convert

The point of tracking software isn’t to determine how many tweets were sent mentioning a company, it’s to figure out what those tweets say, and what the business ramifications are. I interviewed Adam Schoenfeld , President and Co-founder of RowFeeder to learn more about the company and its plans. “We think we’re ideal for companies needing that next level of insight into online conversation,&# he said.