100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

social networking profiles, social bookmarking sites, other bloggers). But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. To give credit where it’s due, both the TopRank Online Marketing Blog and Robin Good have provided nice lists in the past, but as changes in the blog directory world can be challenging to keep pace with, both now include dead links and directories that have significantly changed their policies (e.g. Blog-directory.

The Two Core Elements of B2B Social Media Marketing Success

Webbiquity SMM

There have been numerous models proposed for social media and content marketing (including the Four C’s of Social Media Marketing model previously published here), but when all of the complexity is stripped away, social media marketing success comes down to two core elements: content and amplification. Easy to share: encourage sharing and make it easy by including social sharing buttons on your content whenever practical.

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79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers. Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below).

The Basics of B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity SMM

Although more than three-quarters of B2B technology marketers use social media to market their products, less than half say they can tie social channels to revenue generation for their businesses. But it may also be a problem with basic B2B social media marketing strategy.

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10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

It happens in all industries, but lately I’ve seen retail companies keep their “Consumer Insight&# group focused on traditional insight like mall traffic patterns and planograms. People are the fuel behind social media, which is really just tools and tactics.

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? How I promote my new blog posts by The Social Media Hat.

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Link Building: Four Types of Backlinks to Pursue (And Three to Avoid)

Webbiquity SMM

Local directories and high-quality industry directories. Virtually all businesses can benefit from providing their company and contact details to the local versions of Google, Bing and Yahoo!, as well as online yellow pages and other similar directories. Social media.

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Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st

Adam Cohen

Marc Meyer and Jason Breed have done an amazing job over the last year plus bringing in some highly respected and social-media-knowledgeable folks like Chris Brogan , Amber Naslund , Beth Harte and Jason Falls. Q3) Which tactics have the most impact when combined with social media?

How to find a social media marketing agency

Sprout Social

If you’re struggling with your social presence these days, you aren’t alone. After all, businesses have their hands full when it comes to social media and customer expectations. Here’s a quick glimpse from Sprout’s 2019 Social Index. Social media management.

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Why Social Media is Scary | Social Media Strategery

Social Media Strategery

Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Social media is scary. The problem with this structure is that social media renders these traditional roles and responsibilities obsolete.

79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers. Not only do leads generated through social and content marketing cost half as much as traditional outbound-generated leads (see below), they also close at higher rate (again, see below).

Indians in Social Media (2009) «

The Marketing Blog

Home About In the Media Royal Challengers Bangalore Fanatic Fans Challenge Basics of Search engine optimization (SEO) September 29, 2009.11:01 01 am Indians in Social Media (2009) Jump to Comments By-and-large most of us would agree with that Social media is still in a nascent stage in the Indian context and there is a lot that remains to be explored in the Social media space. and the Indians in Social Media are still very less.

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity SMM

The key is a balanced strategy of search engine optimization (SEO), social media, syndication and guest posting. Social media is important. Of the top dozen sources of traffic, four were social networking or related sites: Twitter , LinkedIn , Facebook and HootSuite.

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Make Your Company Look Alive

Net-Savvy Executive

When I talk with people in the social media analysis business, it's common to speculate about a coming reduction in the number of competitors. A number of companies have already gone away; they're just not the ones you've heard of. First, you need a company web site.

2012 Acquisitions in Social Media Analysis

Net-Savvy Executive

I've been tracking acquisitions in social media analysis for years. This year, I thought I'd do something new: I wrote a recap of the activity, which you can find at The Year in M&A, Social Media Analysis 2012. Companies

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. I try to follow the trends and news around social media as best I can. The Social 7 An informative (and fun!)

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Finding a Social Media Analysis Tool With Specific Capabilities

Net-Savvy Executive

Quick, name a social media monitoring tool that can monitor Instagram. I launched Social Media Analysis in 2009 to move industry news coverage from my personal blog to its own site. Is SMA on your go-to list of resources for keeping up with the social media tools market?

My 9 Favorite Wordpress Social Media Plugins | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media , Wordpress / My 9 Favorite Wordpress Social Media Plugins | Subcribe via RSS My 9 Favorite WordPress Social Media Plugins October 6th, 2009 Posted in Social Media , Wordpress Tweet Share The WordPress platform never ceases to amaze me. Below are my 9 favorite WordPress social media plugins.

Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Bill Hartzer

More and more businesses are getting into social media – an umbrella term that covers various activities that help bring about social interaction on the internet. 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. What is needed are powerful methods, and tools to track your brand in the social media paradigm.

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Language Support in Social Media Analysis

Net-Savvy Executive

Does your social media program include foreign language requirements? Even if your company does business in only one country, you might need multiple languages. We were talking about monitoring Arabic-language social media, and someone pointed out that their analysts know Arabic.

How to Run Social Media Contests That Actually Increase Revenue

Sprout Social

Social media contests have been used by brands of all sizes to get more followers, increase engagement and generate buzz. With organic reach becoming increasingly difficult to earn, social media contests offer a great way to get more eyes on your social posts and boost engagement.

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Using Social Media in an Awareness Campaign | Shuaism

Josh S Peters

Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » Using Social Media in an Awareness Campaign Using Social Media in an Awareness Campaign Written on November 23, 2009 by Josh Peters in Social Media 9 Comments - Leave a comment!

How Social Media Can Affect Your Search Engine Rankings

ProBlogger

This is a guest contribution from digital media project manager Sandeep Sharma. Companies, too often, omit their social media marketing strategy from their SEO strategy, which is a grave mistake. Consumers who use social media (vs.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2008: Social Media, SEO, and More " techipedia | tamar weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There’s no order to the posts; I’ve used my bookmarks and a variety of social sites and peer recommendations to create this list. 4 Reasons Many Big Brands Downplay SEO : Why aren’t all Fortune 500 companies engaging in SEO? What is the ROI for Social Media?

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Atlanta Women In Social Media Marketing_1

Diva Marketing Blog

However it became crystal clear that although Diva Marketing celebrated its 5th blog-birthday my social media network is more global than local. What is happening in Atlanta social media marketing? Where are the Atlanta women in social media marketing?

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Reuters, Rogers and social dashboards

Sherrilynne Starkie

Reuters has launched Social Pulse , a social media hub on Reuters.com which highlights social media’s most shared news, companies and influencers. It displays the news that is most popular in Reuters social network.

Finding Social Media Professionals

Bare Feet Studios

Home About What We Do PayPal Speaker Contact Subscribe Press / PR Bare Feet Network Internet Literacy for Business: Blogging, Podcasting, Online Video & Social Media Howto, Consulting, Training & Public Speaking Home > Gossip 2.0 , News , Social Media > Finding Social Media Professionals Finding Social Media Professionals by Roxanne Darling on October 10, 2008 There is a long-standing concept in the digital space know as “signal vs noise.&#

Search Traffic Declining? You’re Not Alone (and What to Do About It)

Webbiquity SMM

If your website traffic from organic search has fallen over the past year, take some small solace in knowing you’re not alone—in fact, you’re in good (if not happy) company. Use directories based on their relevance and value, but as with news releases—not just for backlinks.

5 Visual Content Curation Ideas to Ramp Up Your Blog and Social Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

Social media and blogs require a certain frequency of posting to remain “viable” and effective. When searching for an image for a social media or blog post, search with emotive or action words instead of simply using keywords that you might use for SEO.

Social Media Is A Path To Achieving Brand Objectives

Social Media Network Marketing

Many a times we may wonder where is Social Media taking us. Social Media is like an investment. Social Media requires focus, planning, adherence to plan, continuity, consistency and freshness. Social Media comprises of various elements which I have shared below. Social Media Networking is part of the overall marketing scenario. Our Social Media efforts are an extension of the brand 's overall marketing efforts.

What “Industry Presence” is — and Why It Matters to Online Visibility

Webbiquity SMM

The web presence optimization (WPO) framework includes tracking and measuring online marketing metrics for five key channels or disciplines: Press (PR), Social, Website (SEO), Paid, and Industry. Key influencer sites (usually blogs; these are also part of Social Presence).

30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

Webbiquity SMM

Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. Why You Want To Be the Last Blog Standing by Outspoken Media. companies now maintain blogs.

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. Paid Presence (search engine ads, banner ads on trade or publication sites, social network ads).

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Given the increasing level of social media noise, which advanced practices are most helpful for Twitter marketers today? Find the answers to those questions and others here in more than three dozen expert Twitter marketing guides from top social media pros.

How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. If you are officially representing your company, you’d want to create an Official Page.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), Quick Jump: Social Media: Getting Started, Implementation, and Execution.

What Happens When Leadership Starts Saying “Yes”

Waxing UnLyrical

how fast things will move once leadership is on board with social media. Which one I use depends on the company I’m in. It took years and years of evangelizing about the benefits of social media before we had an official presence. We need social media guidelines!”.

5 Strategies to Build a Network of Bloggers and Journalists

Waxing UnLyrical

Creating a network of bloggers and journalists is a great way to provide mutual support in the world of online media. Find directories ( alltop.com , technorati ). Utilize Social Media. Guest Post by Alicia Lawrence.

What is Web Presence Optimization, and Why Should I Care?

Webbiquity SMM

As indicated in the masthead of my blog, it has both an explanational definition (The fusion of SEO, search marketing, social media, reputation management, content marketing and social PR) and a reasonal one (Being omnipresent on the web for the search phrase that uniquely describes you or your organization.) It is a structured approach to getting your name, company, product or service found online when people are searching for what it is you have to offer.

How to Optimize for “Direct” Website Traffic

Webbiquity SMM

One of the most valuable features of Google Analytics is the ability to drill into detail on traffic sources; not just how much traffic came from search or social media, but how much came from each specific search engine or social networking site.

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24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

With Google’s most recent Panda algorithm updates, attributes like content freshness and social signals (strengths of blogs, not corporate websites) will gain increased importance in search ranking. How can a company launch (or relaunch) a new blog properly?

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Online Reputation Management For Businesses: A Comprehensive Guide

Harp Interactive

Many big companies are regularly confronted with this Internet Reputation Management nightmare and have to employ strategies to push down negative press and relegate Google position of negative sites that malign their brands. Create sub domains, blogs, media channels (.TV);

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.”