The 4 Types of Content Metrics That Matter

Convince & Convert

In a post last week, I talked about turning your content marketing upside down and focusing first on what behaviors you want your content consumers to perform. Key question answered: How many people consumed your content, measured as page views, downloads, or views?

Mapping Content to the Sales Funnel AND Buyer types

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You often hear about the concept of mapping content to the sales funnel (especially in B2B Marketing) but it’s not so common in practice. The other version of this is the mapping of content to your buyer types and this too is one I have ignored for a while … until now! Digg this!

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The Anatomy of Viral Content

Pamorama

Sharing content is an integral part of modern life. We share more content from more sources with more people more quickly and more often than ever before. So how do you tap into this behavior and get your content in front of as many people as possible? Anatomy of viral content.

StumbleUpon Traffic to Magazine and Content Sites Down 27%

Adam Sherk

To get a better sense of the situation I pulled StumbleUpon referral figures from 2010-2012 for a group of 47 news and content sites that we work with at Define Media Group , primarily magazine brands. Publisher Survey: Reddit Traffic Way Up, Digg Way Down.

6 Must-Have Social Plugins for Your WordPress Blog

Convince & Convert

Digg Digg. Digg Digg lets you choose which buttons you want to display, and whether you want a floating sidebar (all the rage lately) or a top bar. Digg Digg with a floating left implementation.

How to Curate Content: The Secret Sauce to Getting Noticed, Becoming an Influencer, and Having Fun Online

Buffer Social

If you’re looking for a competitive edge, a way to establish your authority, a way to get more followers, one of the best, proven paths to online success is content curation. It’s both as simple and as difficult as finding great content and sharing it with your audience.

17 Ways to Succeed in Viral Content Marketing

Writtent Blog

Every marketer’s dream is to create a piece of viral content. People share content that makes them feel a certain way. Amuse, intrigue, or excite your audience if you’ve got dreams of viral content marketing, but don’t make them feel frustrated or guilty.

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Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

mashable.com

Simultaneously, the amount of content produced sky-rocketed , with more compelling material than ever before. However, the past decade hasn’t fostered thoughtful interaction between that content and its consumers. A more social and real-time community will self-perpetuate content.

Free Summer School For Marketers

Twist Image

The fact remains, that many of us either can''t afford the material cost to attend these types of schools or we can''t afford the time and dedication needed to get this done because we''re older, have been in the workforce for several years and have a family that needs to be supported. With a focus on Business-To-Business and a slant towards content marketing and social media, MarketingProfs is filled with fascinating articles, blog posts and interviews. branded content.

Google Chrome: The Ideal Browser for Bloggers and Content Authors?

Idaconcpts

For all bloggers and content authors there’s nothing more annoying than a browser’s crash just before you were about to hit the ‘submit’ or ‘publish’ button into a blogging or CMS system. Digg this!

Content Curation for Twitter: How To Be a "Thought Leader DJ"

blogbrevity.posterous.com

The pièce de résistance was Saturday night which started out with vintage-clothed or black-tie revelers for the resurgence of 1940s swing music, but transformed at midnight to outlandish outfits of every type for house and techno music until the club closed at 4 a.m.

A Review of the New Digg Images and Universal Taxonomy.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

And while you’ve all come to expect my rants about Digg , I simply cannot deliver that this time around. In fact, the new Digg pictures launch has been bunched up with other great features that I’m quite happy about. So, Digg, nice work this time.

Kevin Rose and Jay Adelson Respond to Digg Complaints

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

An emergency Drill Down episode was held where numerous Digg users, including regular hosts Andy ( MrBabyman ), Reg ( zaibatsu ), and Muhammad ( msaleem ) spoke with other Digg users, including David Cohn ( DigiDave ), Karim ( supernova17 ), JD Rucker ( oboy ), and Jay Fowler ( SilentJay74 ).

Kevin Rose is Digg's Biggest Hypocrite » Techipedia | Tamar Weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Opinion , Social Media > Kevin Rose: Digg’s Biggest Hypocrite Kevin Rose: Digg’s Biggest Hypocrite by Tamar Weinberg on November 7, 2007 Share You know what I find funny?

Mapping Content to the Sales Funnel AND Buyer types

Buzz Marketing for Technology

You often hear about the concept of mapping content to the sales funnel (especially in B2B Marketing) but it’s not so common in practice. The other version of this is the mapping of content to your buyer types and this too is one I have ignored for a while … until now! Digg this!

How publishers curate the world of content

emediavitals.com

eMedia Vitals Vital Answers eMedia Jobs Blog How GEO scales international content to local markets Blog NewsTilt lesson: Know thy audience Blog A ‘niche within a niche’: Behavioral targeting. Content providers are experimenting with all sort of ways for editors and technology to push outside content to readers, whether through aggregation or curation (for a lengthy discussion about the difference, check out the Nieman Journalism Lab ).

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23 Reactions to the New Digg, and It's Not Good » Techipedia.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Since the Digg submission of my story was already buried , I sincerely hope that Digg listens to what their community members have to say. By trying to make Digg more social, it really became less social. Michael via Twitter ) [Today is] the day that Digg died. Digg 3.0

The Ultimate Guide to Infographic Marketing

Convince & Convert

This couldn’t be more true for infographics, which became a highly popular and effective content marketing tool three or four years ago. With honest beginnings, infographics were now a value-sucking black hole in the content marketing universe. Repurpose Old Content.

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4 Content Curation Ideas to Implement Now

blog.junta42.com

Junta42 Content Marketing blog The Content Marketing Revolution How Junta42 Works Find a Vendor Blog Community About Us Top 42 Blogs The Book « Are My Customers Interested in What I Have to Say? Main September 22, 2010 4 Content Curation Ideas to Implement Now I caught Paul Gillin's column in B2B magazine yesterday on how curation is the new creation.  For example, Junta42 has been curating the top content marketing blogs for over three years now.

Why Customer Service is the Future of Social Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With the rise of Facebook’s popularity, the launch of Twitter, and the surge of influence from social news sites like Digg, social media looked to be a great breeding ground for marketers to make their mark. Without the true community that helped build Digg, it died.

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The 11 Types of Alexa Hot URLs and How to Get There

Bill Hartzer

I have watched the Alexa Top URLs for over a month and determined that the list can be broken into certain types of URLs. Longer if the article has gone popular or hot on a social bookmarking site like Digg. are notorious for these types of mainstream linkbait articles.

Content Marketing Smart – Why Your Blog Article is Just the Beginning

ProBlogger

Let’s rethink how we create content. In this article I’ll dive into content marketing smart, not hard. I’ll discuss re-using your content in five awesome ways that will save you time, energy, and increase your content ROI in the new year.

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Flickr Friday: The Content Grid

Firebelly

Posted | Permalink Reblog (0) | | Digg This | Save to del.icio.us | TrackBack TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] Listed below are links to weblogs that reference Flickr Friday: The Content Grid : Comments Verify your Comment Previewing your Comment Posted by: | This is only a preview.

Analysis: Top 100 Twitter Users

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Analysis: Top 100 Twitter Users Analysis: Top 100 Twitter Users Written by Glen, this post has 24 Comments In terms of traffic, I feel like Twitter is becoming a sort of hybrid between Digg of a few years ago and StumbleUpon.

Content Aggregation For Links, Traffic And Buzz

thefuturebuzz.com

If you’re a content producer of any variety, researching, collecting and then putting together the best material you can find is huge, especially if you’ve got an eye for top content in your niche. This includes aggregating content.

Local TV News Teams Having Fun with Pinterest

Adam Sherk

Among the types of boards that are popular are lifestyle content (recipes and food, fashion, home, etc.); Related posts: NBC Targets Local Markets on the New Digg. While Pinterest is a natural fit for lifestyle publishers there are good opportunities for broadcast media too.

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30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

Webbiquity SMM

Particularly with Google’s emphasis in its recent Panda and Penguin algorithm updates on content that is fresh, compelling, unique, social, and naturally linked to, blogs have become even more essential to SEO strategies. Content Development and Writing Tips.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Based on specific criteria, normally actionable takeaways and evergreen content, I review the content and post it here to share with Techipedia readers and new visitors. Content Development/Marketing. What Type of Twitter Account Should You Create?

Why Twylah Is My Favorite Influential Tool

Unspoken

It gives your followers or customers an instant insight into the content you tweet about the most. Through this, you will have the possibility of increasing your influence and engagement by concentrating on the content and subjects that work best with your followers. Digg Digg.

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Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content for Social Media.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Viral content is what people look for. Viral content is what people bookmark. Viral content is what people talk about. Viral content can spark memes. Viral content is the foundation for linkbait. What is makes good viral content?

Content Update: Stories connect Us

Firebelly

» October 09, 2009 Content Update: Stories connect Us David Hoppe on the value of content My friend David is a great human being. David and I hung out this week to talk content. Error type: Your comment has been saved.

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Storify filters online content into easy-to-read stories

venturebeat.com

The web-based software lets users integrate content from API-enabled sites like Twitter into a single thread where users can place pieces of content in the order that they choose. Users simply type in a headline and drag content into the thread.

Once Upon a Time With Klout….The Final Chapters

Unspoken

According to Klout the content created by the above well known spam profile is among one that drives the most action. It appears that SPAM is content that Klout values. Exporting Twitter Content to a datastore as a service or other cloud based service, however, is not permitted.”

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Web Presence Optimization, Reloaded

Webbiquity SMM

Here once again, for visual types, is web presence optimization in picture form. Social media, online PR and user-generated content sites open up a new world of places to be “found.&#.

The Most Remarkable People on Social Media Today

Unspoken

ANNI BRICCA is a founder of www.BreastHealthOnline.org , a non-profit organization which promotes healthy recoveries for women through all types of breast surgery. Tweets on content creation, content marketing. SHELLY KRAMER Marketing/brand strategist, idea generator, digital content magician, scribbler, information junkie. Digg Digg.

Thumper’s Rule – Knowing When And How To Avoid An Online Argument

SocMed Sean

Before you go off on a rant, think about whether the content is actually useful to the other members of the community. ” If the answer is NO, then stop typing. Digg this!

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Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Web presence optimization (WPO)—using tactics like SEO, PPC, online PR, social media, content marketing and reputation management in a coordinated fashion to maximize your online visibility and business results—is the core theme of this blog. Digg this!

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The Unfortunate Investment of Social Media (and its Consequences)

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s a screenshot of a story that became popular with a whopping 235 Diggs. It was taken the night of January 28, 2008 (approximately 11PM EST): While Digg typically allowed stories to hit the front page within 80-120 votes (the latter being more rare than normal), it’s now requiring almost double the number. This is a Digg submission from August 17th: The problem is quite evident that the most dedicated and seasoned users are feeling the brunt of the impact.

Once upon a time, I Believed in the Fairytale of Klout

Unspoken

In an article that was published in the New York Times Joe Fernandez said “We analyze data from 13 different online networks and take into account all reactions to a person’s content.” Digg Digg.

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Key content marketing trends for 2010

Gemma Went

Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe Key content marketing trends for 2010 24/01/2010 tags: 2010 trends , Content Marketing , Measurement , mobile , ROI , Social Media by Gemma Went This is a great resource for us marketing folk. It contains insights from some of the smartest people in marketing about key content marketing trends for 2010.