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.

Becoming More Accessible on Social Networks

Kikolani

Everyone uses social media in their own way. The following is for those who want to be found on social networks, or for the networks on which they want to be found. Social Media Dataflow. Why You Want to Be Found on Social Networks. Directory: [link].

Want to Learn How to Rock the Top 3 Social Networks?

Kikolani

It’s entitled 40+ Tips on How to Become a Social Media Rockstar on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ – the three social networks I feel are the most important. Home and Garden Web Directory. Louisiana Internet Marketing Company. It’s that time again.

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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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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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.

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). Social Media B2B ).

Mopsos - Social bookmarking as a core knowledge sharing approach for companies

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You are here: Home > November 2007 > Friday 30 > Social bookmarking as a core knowledge sharing approach for companies. Social bookmarking as a core knowledge sharing approach for companies. Yesterday, together with my colleague Ricardo Sueiras of PwC UK, we had a demo of Connectbeam the entreprise social bookmarking appliance. Connectbeam is an enterprise social networking tool using shared bookmarks and tags as a way to connect people.

How to Get More Google+ Reviews for Your Business

Navolutions

Phil Barnett Plumbing’s five stars on Yelp have helped push his website to the #1 slot for “plumbers in Livermore,” and together they have helped transform his company overnight. Add all your social networks and a link to Yelp if you have one.

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What is the Value of a Tweet or Facebook Fan?

Laurel Papworth

Here’s some statistics for you: Eventbrite – Online Ticketing, Social Conference Organiser. On average, across all social channels, each share is worth an average of $1.78 chompon_social_action_value. // ]]> JustGiving Not For Profit.

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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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.

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).

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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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.

5 Must-Do Twitter Style Tips

Harp Interactive

Bonus tip: Use the same avatar to represent you or your business/brand across the social universe. This is also the place that gets searched by directories like TweepML and Twellow when pulling words that people search for. Register your Twitter account(s) with Twitter Directories.

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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.

Sharing My Database of Listening Vendors

Net-Savvy Executive

In late 2006, I decided it would be interesting to find every company in the world that offered social media listening tools or services. I thought I'd find a few dozen companies. Five years on, I've found hundreds of companies, and I'm still finding more. Today, I'm sharing the database that I've been using to track them: Companies in Social Media Analysis. The directory is a bit more than a list. The location of the company's main office.

Ray's Personal Learning Environment

Buzz Marketing for Technology

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

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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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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.

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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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. Q2) Why does blending social media improve the effectiveness of other tactics?

34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

It’s the fastest-growing social network ever. It’s a pain in the arse because it’s yet another social network to join. It’s Google’s latest attempt at social media, and they finally got it right.

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I Will Not Write About Old Spice

Adam Cohen

Already there are too many write-ups about the inspirational campaign from a social media perspective. I am not going to share how the social campaign is a brilliant extension of a series of creative and funny TV commercials. Directories… Scroll to Top

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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). Social Media B2B ).

How To Promote Your Business In 2011 | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

Social bookmarking – Bookmark and share all of your content at two or three social bookmarking sites daily. Social networking – Pick two or three social networks and be active on those networks about an hour every day.

Top 6 Rules of Digital Marketing: Learn from Matomy and Other Masters

Idaconcpts

After all—knowing that we need a website and a social media presence is old news. Social media. Yes, you need to have a social media presence. You should not, however, be limiting your social media efforts to Facebook and Twitter.

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Linking Up on LinkedIn

Idaconcpts

She works at Media Needle, a social media/word-of-mouth marketing agency based out of Los Angeles.]. Launched in 2003, LinkedIn is a business-related social networking site. With last month’s LinkedIn stock market launch the company is more talked about than ever.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Flying Kittens

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, business, freelancing, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Social Media / Social Networking.

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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. Blogging took off like a rocket followed by social networking and video marketing. The key to finding your target audience, or audiences, online is to understand search and social psychology.

Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Over the last decade, business blogs have gone from being a novelty to a leading-edge practice to an essential element for any company seeking to optimize its presence on the web. Why are so many companies now embracing blogging? Three ranking factors that have recently taken on increased importance from Google (and will therefore likely soon become important to other search engines as well) are content quality and authority, social media links and content freshness.

Writing Around the Web – Keyword Research, Google+, and Google Analytics

Kikolani

Writing Around the Web is a monthly series highlighting guest posts I’ve written on blogging, business, SEO, social media, and other topics! Optimizing Your ActiveRain Profile – ActiveRain is one of the top social networks devoted to Real Estate professionals. If you want to do well on this network, as well as have your profile come up in search results, you will need to do the following things to optimize your ActiveRain profile. Social Media.

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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Reasons to Love CommentLuv Blogs

Kikolani

Now, if I am commenting on a post about link building, I still want to use my usual profile so people will recognize me, but I also want to leave a CommentLuv link behind to my link building resources post from my company’s blog. Leave Articles from Article Directories NEW!

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

Webbiquity SMM

While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. 51% of active Twitter users follow companies, brands or products on social networks.

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20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing

Kikolani

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.

The Rise of the "Influence" Peddlers

Net-Savvy Executive

As the measurement clubs start to work out their competing standardization efforts for measuring social media, the battle to define influence is flaring up in all the usual places. A growing group of companies is experimenting with different approaches. At Defrag this year, I saw several new companies with new variations on analyzing influence and profiling people. Tweet like no algorithm is coldly deciding your social worth.

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter is used (officially) in 65 of the Fortune 100 companies , 63% of small to midsized businesses, and nearly half of all B2B enterprises. Which companies are really succeeding on Twitter, and how are they doing it? 7 Really Cool Things About the New Twitter by Social Media Today.

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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? Tip #2 Boost Your Social Media Presence. 12 Ways To Keep Your Customers Happy.

Recognizing our Agency Partner Founding Members

Sprout Social

As we evolve our agency offering and build on the learnings and collaboration we’ve had with our founding members, we want to take a moment to recognize these agencies, who offer excellence to their clients in social media day in and day out. social messages annually. Social Babies.

Indians in Social Media (2009) «

The Marketing Blog

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. Having said that the ripples in the social media wave created by many Indians involved are ensuring that Social Media is taken to the next level. and the Indians in Social Media are still very less.

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. 500 companies maintaining corporate blogs has dropped for the first time since 2007. companies now maintain blogs.