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

Webbiquity SMM

But creating and maintaining a successful blog takes more than just producing helpful and original content; as social media expert Heidi Cohen recently wrote , “The most epic content will FAIL without content distribution. If no one sees your content, what good is it?”

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7 Insider Tips To Help You Get Noticed On Blog Directories


One way to gain visitors is to get noticed on blog directories. Photography, cooking, gardening, cycling, travelling, meditating and more, there are thousands of directories out there each catering to specific niches and interests.

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SEO Guidelines for Sponsored Content and Partner Links

Adam Sherk

Sponsored content in various forms is growing in popularity as publishers seek additional sources of revenue. This topic has been in the news recently with Google first issuing a reminder that any links within sponsored content should not pass PageRank. Sponsored Content Compliance.

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

Waxing UnLyrical

Fortunately for us, there are reliable visual resources to curate content from. This is a guide on where to find visual content resources and how best to use them. Most people appreciate the credit and may even help you promote the content featuring their visuals.

33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing represents the most fundamental and widespread rethinking of marketing practices in decades. Content marketing turns the dominant paradigm of the last half-century—interruption-based mass marketing—on its head. Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics.

The Ironic Beauty Of Google Indexing Tweets And Why Content Marketers Should Pay Attention

SocMed Sean

The challenge, however, is that Google has clearly indicated that over-optimizing content with too many keywords can, and has, resulted in authors being penalized in the rankings. We used to call them directories, but now we call them bad news for your site if you use them.

6 Powerful Ways to Drive Traffic to Your Website

Small Business Mavericks

DirectoriesDirectories are still an important source of traffic for many websites. List your business in directories like Yelp and Angie’s List to get found by local people searching for you, and your customers can leave reviews of your business, which are important for generating more website traffic. Based on your personas, write content that is targeted for each of your market segments using keywords that are searchable and that are searched most often.

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25 Newsletter Content Ideas + Bonus Newsletter Idea Resources

Writtent Blog

Constantly generating newsletter content ideas is not. That’s why we’ve put together this list of 25 powerful content ideas, plus a few additional resources to help you come up with even more ideas for your newsletter. 25 Newsletter Content Ideas.

Article directories

Social Media Network Marketing

Article directories have a big job—every day, thousands of authors and want-to-be authors submit their articles to these directories. Many of the articles that are submitted to these directories are not articles at all, but rather blurbs of nothingness with little content and usually lacking readability. This Spam and plagiarism scam is the bane of article directories and the editors that run them.

Fresh Content Is Crucial To SEO

Bill Hartzer

One of the biggest things that anyone needs to know about search engine optimisation, or SEO, is that fresh content is still king. One way to do this is to keep updating the content on your site while creating valuable content and publishing it on other websites to be references to yours.

Directory Submissions for Backlinks: Tips n’ Tricks to Get Some Love from Google

Harp Interactive

The best way to get back-links is to create valuable content; create it and they will link! Yet another proven method is to submit your website URL to web-directories with decent Google page rank, ex: Yahoo and D’moz. 7 WAYS TO MAKE DIRECTORY SUBMISSIONS LESS PAINFUL!

17 Content Marketing Trends to Keep an Eye On

Writtent Blog

Content marketing — like any other type of online marketing — is continually changing and evolving. Meaning, if your content campaign today looks just like it did in ‘07, then it isn’t as effective as it was in 2007. 65% of Content is Based on Industry Trends.

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity SMM

Three of the top 12 traffic sources for this blog were syndication or content aggregation sites: B2B Marketing Zone , Social Media Informer and Social Media Today. And of course writing compelling content for your audience. Every blogger wants more traffic. How to get it?

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Blog Authorship: Tools to Keep Your Blog Content Safe from Plagiarists and Duplication


If you spend days and nights creating the most outstanding content ever, this post is for you. As a contributing writer, I know all too well how difficult it is to create content that strikes the right chord with editors and readers. Plagiarism Detectors Can Find Content Thieves.

SEO and Content Marketing Specialist Job Opening – Dallas Texas Area

Bill Hartzer

Here at GlobeRunner , we have an immediate need for a Search Engine Optimization / Content Marketing Specialist. If you have some experience with SEO and understand content marketing, or have SEO knowledge and have Public Relations experience, we’d love to talk to you.

Top Tips for Creating Quality Evergreen Content


If you’re like most bloggers, you publish a solid combination of evergreen and time-sensitive content. But what does it take to write really compelling evergreen blog content? Evergreen Content: A Definition. When Older Content Makes Sense. General Writing Content

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SEO is Dead. Content Marketing = Guaranteed SEO

Writtent Blog

While there’s been no official word that Google AuthorRank will be rolled out, it’s clear that Google is perfectly prepared to start using an individual’s expertise to determine content rankings. Article Spinning and Low-Quality Content. Submitting Content to Article Directories.

Why I am No Longer a Link Builder But Now a Content Publicist

Bill Hartzer

It’s now all about link earning , so I am officially going to call myself a content publicist. I am no longer a link builder, but am now an online content publicist. I’m a content publicist. I think the title of this blog post says it all. Really.

Directory of All Things Twitter – Finally!

Almost Savvy

Facebook Tip: How To Choose Who Can See Your Friends New Tool Makes My Email Work Harder and Smarter Social Media Stats – It’s Raining Content! 5 Responses to “Directory of All Things Twitter – Finally!&#

Directory of Social Networks for Learning Professionals

Buzz Marketing for Technology

LEARNING TOOLS DIRECTORY. DIRECTORY OF. DIRECTORY OF SOCIAL NETWORKS FOR. Directory of Social Networks for Learning. Learning : Exposing the power of sharing user created content. Centre for Learning & Performance Technologies. Knowledge, Skills and Tools for the Learning 2.0 CONTACT. GUEST MAP. JANE HART. WRITING & SPEAKING. CONSULTANCY. LEARN TECH NEWS. LEARN TECH LIBRARY. 100 TOOLS. TOP 10 TOOLS LISTS. 25 TOOLS. NEW TOOLS FOR LEARNING CLUB.

WordPress Themes 101


Although WordPress began as a tool for bloggers, it has now expanded to include a sophisticated content management system. Backing up will save you costly time and energy rebuilding functionality and content lost in translation.

How to Make Better Visualizations for Your Blog

Convince & Convert

Do you ever run out of ways to promote your blog content? If so, then visual content may be the solution. In this post, we’re going to look at the tools, ideas, and distribution channels you can use to gain additional exposure for your content through the use of images and video.

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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.

Why Article Marketing Will Never Die

Small Business Mavericks

The True Meaning Of Content » Why Article Marketing Will Never Die A couple of days ago I wrote about Google’s recent algorithm change and how it is beating down the article directories. I’m not willing to say that article directories are dead.

8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan


Inject your own special personality into your brand, and each piece of content. So many businesses don’t really take the time to get to “know” and speak to their target audience in their marketing content. Trend #3 – Provide Valuable Content!

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Manage and Distribute Business Profile Data Free to Online and Mobile Directory Publishers

Bill Hartzer

Better yet, Would you want to distribute that data for free to online and mobile directory publishers? (UBL) and Locationary have announced a strategic partnership to manage and distribute business profile data free to online and mobile directory publishers.

5 Colleges Using Social Media to Boost Student-Alumni Relations


The university’s Social Media Directory is proof that university leaders are using the tools of their students and society to stay connected. Content Strategy From the Trenches Social Learning

Publishing Content Beyond Your Blog

Small Business Mavericks

Most online businesses publish content in two places – their website and their blog – it’s a standard online marketing strategy. You will often see references to publishing content in article directories, Facebook, HubSpot, Squidoo and perhaps even on other blogs as a guest author. Content doesn’t need to be published in the same repository all the time. So what sort of content could you publish beyond your blog?

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. Execution: this includes multiple avenues of content creation, distribution and follow-up.

The web articles directory – for submission and use of their articles!

Social Media Network Marketing

This is one place on the net that really has good content. The amazing benefits of this site are: Web articles directory is a SEO friendly portal and all URLs are easily crawled and indexed by the search engines. If you submit articles to the directory, you increase your website traffic and link popularity. Article submission to the directory is absolutely free. [as This premium site is an educational resource and article submission service.

Obsolete SEO Techniques It’s Time To Forget

The Realtime Report

Instead, the best way to go about it is to write user friendly content with a general theme in mind which will allow you to insert relevant keywords naturally into the text. Mass Directory Submission. Obsolete SEO Techniques It’s Time To Forget.

Does Your Content Grab People’s Interest?

Small Business Mavericks

The Google Panda update has really made people stop and take stock of the content on their website. Content for the sake of content is going out the door. What’s now needed is content that grabs a reader’s attention. The term ‘quality’ content is often bandied about – and it’s not a term I’m overly fond off since one persons view of ‘quality’ is going to be entirely different to someone else’s.

PR Departments Take Note: How to Find Relevant Journalists on Twitter


Just came across Press Pass , a directory of journalists on Twitter categorized by media outlet , by beat and by region. You can of course also use various Twitter directories, but those will also pull in anyone who has journalism keywords in their bio.

7 Local SEO Mistakes You Do Not Want To Make


You overlook local websites and business directories. Online directories, review sites, and local blogs are great sources of local traffic and can significantly boost your visibility on local SERPs. You point all of your content’s links to the homepage.

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Lawyers, It’s Time To Stack The Deck In Your Favor

Myrland Marketing

They might check you out on one of many lawyer referral services or directories. Let Your Content Guide Them You can do all of this through placing what is commonly being referred to today as your content ….in Do you know anyone like this?

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

Webbiquity SMM

BuzzFeed mentions changes in behavior, greater use of social networks for content discovery, and a 52% increase in traffic from “‘Dark social,’ that netherland of direct traffic” (i.e., In early 2013, Google devalued general directory links for search rankings.

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The Splintering of Content Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

List your website in directories. Of course, there are also photo sharing sites, infographics directories, slideshare and webinar platforms, and much more. In a word, there are more ways to develop content than ever, and more are popping up all the time. Content marketing is not just writing articles and spreading them around the Web. What Is Content Marketing? The term “content marketing” came about in part because of the splintering in tactics.

StumbleUpon Channels: Which Media Brands Are Doing Well?

Adam Sherk

StumbleUpon Channels are a good opportunity for publishers (and any business involved in content marketing) because they create a direct pipeline to users that are specifically interested in your content. Lifestyle Content. Monitor this if you share a lot of video content.

Why Twylah Is My Favorite Influential Tool


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. Twylah Directory.

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Five Things Your Homepage Should Definitely Have

Small Business Mavericks

I think a content audit should be done about every six months, because you consistently are adding content to your site, and it’s easy to inadvertently change something. You are consistently adding content to your site, right? While you are at it, check all the local directories your business is listed in and make sure the listing is correct. Web Design and Search Engine Optimization content audit homepage website audit