How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

Company blogs have become virtually essential, and very powerful, component of digital marketing. Is it still worthwhile to get listed in blog directories, and if so, which ones? to RSS directory posting, infographics and guest blogging.

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Web Hosting demystified - II

The Marketing Blog

55 am Discussion forums still alive. these days … ) My quest for a good web-host landed me at several websites, blogs and discussion forums. Although the evolution of blogs has re-defined the art of conversations good old php forum continues to run well despite stuff competition. Popular MBA discussion groups like pagal guy , cool-avenues , job forums, web directories , scripts and other talks are still pretty much a part of traditional discussion forums.

Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches

Viper Chill

They’re simply registering on tons of forums and profile websites, placing their link in their bio’s, and then ranking well for their keyphrase. Once again I’ve noticed another website which is simply spamming forums (and writing articles) in order to rank for their phrase.

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Reuters, Rogers and social dashboards

Sherrilynne Starkie

Reuters has launched Social Pulse , a social media hub on which highlights social media’s most shared news, companies and influencers. The chart is populated by share-of-voice readings, so depending on which companies are being talked about most that day, it will adapt.

Your Link Building Guide for 2018

Razor Social

This happens because companies behind the site go out of business or other reasons. Directory submissions. The days of mass directory submissions are gone, but there may be some SEO value in acquiring links from quality, or niche specific directories.

Maximize Your Online Visibility: The Web Presence Optimization (WPO) Framework

Webbiquity SMM

Of course that means it’s imperative to produce relevant, compelling, optimized content for your company’s website and blog, but online visibility goes beyond that. are they more likely to use Facebook or a specialized discussion forum?

Why Social Media is Scary | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

Development Social Media Why Social Media is Scary Sun, Jan 11, 2009 Best Of , Social Media As one of my company’s social media leads, I’ve had the opportunity to speak with a wide range of people about social media. And companies will fire employees (and do) for blogging.

Half the SEO Techniques Used 5 Years Ago Are Now Spam

Bill Hartzer

200 Manually Directory Submissions. 60 Article Submissions (1 Articles Submit in 30 Top Directories). 5 Forum postings. 200 Manually Directory Submissions. Submitting to “directories” is one way to get your site penalized very quickly. 5 Forum postings.

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Ray's Personal Learning Environment

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Employee directory (through employer). Boston KM Forum. Podcast Directory. Fast Company. Forums. Rays Personal Learning Environment. Formal Training. Classroom. e-Learning. People. Social Networking Application. LinkedIn. Learning2006. eMail accounts. Personal. Evolution. My master address book. GroupWise. Professional colleagues. Day-to-day work colleagues. IT Help Desk. Industry analysts. Professional Societies.

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The Splintering of Content Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

List your website in directories. Search engines began indexing web pages, forums provided a place for people to hang out and get to know each other, paid advertising models have made it easier for marketers to reach their target audiences, social media sites make hanging out much more fun and efficient, blogging allows companies to reach more people in a shorter period of time, and video and audio podcasts offer a new medium for online marketers to exploit.

25 Tips to Get Your Website to the Top – How to be #1 on Google!

Harp Interactive

Submit website to several (50+) paid and free directories (start with Yahoo Local, Google Places, Yelp Business Pages etc). Visit popular industry forums, blogs etc and comment (create a Gravatar linked to your company email first).

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How NOT to Build Links to Your Website: Courtesy of American Express

Bill Hartzer

Through a division called “ American Express Market 3D “, American Express is doing Inbound Link Building, Social Bookmarking, and General Directory Submissions. – Inbound Link Building: Locate 15 General Directories and Submission. Directory, and Best of the Web.

How to Leverage the Potential of Blogger Outreach


X is a company that has seen its ranking de-value because of the recent Penguin update. Spend Time at Relevant Forums. You need to do the rounds of specific niche based forums. So what are these niche forums? Blog Directories.

The Basics of B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity SMM

If you’re not sure your strategy is on track—or not sure what your company’s social media marketing strategy is —hopefully this post can help. Businesses and brands can use LinkedIn to share that type of content on their company pages.

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The Many Faces of Internet Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

In the early days, companies joined traffic rings and wrote articles for each other’s websites, or paid for display ad space. It didn’t take long for directories to pop onto the scene. From there, search engines, forums, and pay-per-click advertising took over. You’ll likely find a few forums where athletes meet to discuss their interests, but you’ll also likely find a few blogs where this occurs naturally.

SEO Firm Offers Natural Link Building Services

Bill Hartzer

There are so many companies out there that claim to offer natural link building services, which is an interesting type of service. If your company offered something called “natural” link building services, then the links that you get to your website uh, well, would NOT be natural?

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SEO Guidelines – Four Major SEO Pitfalls to Avoid

Social Media Marketing

Some of the best link building techniques are: Article writing, Blog posting, Forum Posting, Social Networking sites, Social Media sites etc. E-mail marketing is also an easy link building search engine optimization that can be implemented by any company. There are some article directories that are frequently visited by genuine customers. If you own a website, then definitely you would be using the basic SEO techniques to drive traffic to your site.

8 Ways To Build Backlinks In Boring Niches


No matter if you are doing SEO for an event website or a carpet cleaning company, there are lots of backlinks opportunities waiting for you. A blog, directory, forum or a news magazine? Yes, you can apply this technique whether you are a lawyer or have a cleaning company.

Are You In It To Win It?


Last but not least, the sponsors for this contest include the following awesome bloggers, companies, and individuals! Leading Travel Directory for Travel Websites. Free Blog Review at Bloggeries Blog Forum.

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33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Disruptive as it is, this philosophical shift has spread widely and quickly: according to recent research , “86 percent of companies serving consumers and 92 percent of ‘business to business’ companies now use content marketing.”

Search Engine Marketing Manager Job Opening in Mesquite, Texas

Bill Hartzer

Our client is a large, stable distribution company starting a new/ separate e-tail division thus this is a newly created position. – Develop and implement quality link programs and/ or directory listings. – Strong Research skills and ability to review articles, blogs, web discussion forums, press releases, etc. A recruiter friend of mine is currently looking for a Search Engine Marketing Manager. The job opening/position is located in Mesquite, Texas.

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing


If you’re a business, you may have the luxury of hiring an awesome Internet Marketing Company to keep up with the trends, but as individuals managing a blog for as a hobby or for profit, it’s up to you to not only maintain that blog but keep up with ways to increase traffic.

12 Ways To Keep Your Customers Happy

The Realtime Report

Apart from always offering a friendly smile and a helpful hand, what else can you do to improve your company’s customer service standards and ensure total satisfaction? Your company’s online reviews are a huge factor when it comes to swaying potential new customers in your direction.

Link Building Secrets – Post Panda and Penguin


Use a term similar to; “ Hire an SEO company” ”hire a mentor” buy a new car” in your Google Alerts, and rope the cow before it’s placed in the barn! directory your keywords. allintitle:directory “your keywords”. allintitle:forum your keywords.

Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

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.&# then provides tips for maximizing company blog success.

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50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Although fewer Americans use Twitter than Facebook, Twitter users “are far more likely to follow Brands/ Companies than social networkers in general. 51% of active Twitter users follow companies, brands or products on social networks.

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Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Bill Hartzer

Facebook and Twitter are some of the main outlets for social media, but there are numerous types of social media like blogs, wikis, forums, chat rooms, etc. This social media monitoring tool is not only for hotels, you can track and monitor your brand, your company, and you reviews about your company and your company’s products. You can also measure and track engagement while determining which conversations in chat rooms, forums, etc.

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SEO Mega-Checklist: 75 steps to increased visibility for your site (infographic)

And, honestly, shouldn’t your business be focusing on things like increasing growth and revenue instead of dwelling on the right mix of SEO tactics that will benefit your company? Add Noodp (No Open Directory Project) & Noydir (No Yahoo Directory). Post by Nirav Dave.

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A Step by Step Guide to Fixing Any Google Penalty


While this is an essential procedure to provide a fair chance to every website to rank high in search engine results it might hamper a company’s growth if not handled by proficient professionals. On one hand Link directories are an effective solution for generating quality back links but postings on insignificant directories is considered spam and should be removed at the earliest. Participating in various forums irrespective of the topic should be avoided.

7 Advanced Social Media Marketing Strategies


you might also benefit from giving your audience insight into your company culture. You already know to find groups, communities, forums and other such social networks online that are focused on your specific areas of expertise; now do the same for your specific geographic areas of influence.

Indians in Social Media (2009) «

The Marketing Blog

A couple of years of ago, one could easily identify active users through blogs & discussion forums. Top Blogs Directory – The marketing & social media section in the directory of top Indian blogs. I work at Miracle Technologies, a webdesign company based in Chandigarh, India, and we also use Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn to promote our brand and get in touch with our clients.

Become a Digital Marketing Certified Associate (DMCA) with Simplilearn


So you’re not just getting prepared for one company’s certification program. And you’re not just getting prepared for third-party company certifications.

Burrp Delhi

The Marketing Blog

“This looks like a focused version of mouthshut and we already have several directory listings like Indiamart. So according to me Burrp is a mashpup of a directory listings + user-reviews + web2.0 Share this: StumbleUpon Digg Reddit 3 Comments Filed under Kool Companies 3 Comments Anand August 10, 2007 at 11:48 am The comment section of this blog itself is a demostration of the wisdom of crowds. Home About In the Media Customer Service : Sorry what’s that ?

Advice for a New Internet Marketer (or How to Spot Internet.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

“What are good companies to target? Overall, the questions were basic and I worried that the individual was looking to target companies for clients before actually understanding the nuances of the culture of Internet marketing as a whole.

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Joomla! Surpasses 15 Million Downloads

Bill Hartzer

Burge is an active member of the CMS community, an editor at the Joomla Extensions Directory, helped found the Drupal Atlanta User Group, and now runs the Atlanta Joomla User Group. – Marko Milenovic – Milenovic works as a security consultant for a US-based company in Belgrade, Serbia. forum called Trending Topics, where debate on current topics is encouraged. Open Source Matters , Inc. OSM), the not-for-profit organization that supports the Joomla!

Your Guide to the Crowdsourced Workforce - ReadWriteWeb

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Weve written about a number of companies that employ crowdsourcing to produce their product or service here on ReadWriteWeb, but in this post well specifically look at companies that allow you to leverage the crowd to get something done. The official definition of crowdsourcing from Jeff Howe, is "the act of a company or institution taking a function once performed by employees and outsourcing it to an undefined (and generally large) network of people in the form of an open call."

Market yourself as an individual

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Discussion forums still alive. People came to his small world and started doing different things and created web directory and online shopping paradises. Subscribe to Blog Updates Feedburners Stats Email Subscription My Company About Hi, I am Daksh author of themarketingblog & co-founder of Iffort, a web-strategy & digital marketing consulting firm. Quick post – Cool sites ( August 2, 2007.10:53

51 Profitable SEO Niches to Dominate with Low Competition

Viper Chill

Just from those two comments alone you can get the idea to: Create a directory of people who build tiny houses and send them leads for a fee. Car Shipping Companies. auto transport companies: 6,600 monthly searches. car transport companies: 4,400 monthly searches.

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Network Exclusive: How to Thrive After Penguin 2.1

Viper Chill

You can see I quickly got to work trying to analyse where I thought the problem lied (with a lot of help from Diggy too): It’s also what we’ve been preaching in the forums for weeks now, but I wanted to do a lot more testing before I ran a blog post about it. Penguin 2.1

13 Advanced Link Building Strategies You (Probably) Haven’t Used

Viper Chill

I’ve actually use the first option to find companies who are relying on other’s to rank sites that they then rent out to that specific business. You may be curious why I use ‘Company’ as the column heading for the tweet where they wrote about me.