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PostRank Connect and Analytics for Bloggers

Spin Sucks

It has come to my attention that not every blogger knows about or uses PostRank. You see, PostRank is one of the tools that AdAge uses to determine their Power 150. But what makes me feel better is they don’t comment as much on lists so I still win in the battle of content that makes you think builds trust (as evidenced by my 113 comments).

Tool Tuesday: PostRank Analytics

Akamai Marketing

As a blogger, there are numerous tools at your disposal to track how your content is doing. Because if you are creating content, you are likely distributing and promoting that content in variety of ways, including social media. Enter: PostRank. There are several tabs within PostRank, each designed to give you a unique view of the data. Anyway, hope that helps.

Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts


Figuring out how to do this with particular systems might pose a specific challenge, especially if those networks only allow you to import one RSS feed. There may also be times where you want to only share writing by you, and if you have a lot of guest bloggers on your site as well as guest posts on other sites, having a full RSS feed for your blog won’t do. <?xml CDATA[.

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Top 25 Blogging and Social Media Posts on Kikolani


This first list is a compilation of the top posts on Kikolani, as determined by PostRank ’s engagement analysis. 5 Types of Video Posts for Bloggers This post includes five types of videos and video posts that bloggers can incorporate into their blog to enhance their blogging content. What is PostRank? To find your blog on PostRank, use the search bar under Topics.

Etsy's PR Nightmare: Greeting Cards Making Light Of Rape

Waxing UnLyrical

Walking the transparency talk I WAS going to write about something to do with online integrity, but, like many well-meaning bloggers, I got side-tracked by my Twitter feed. Etsy does not pre-screen users or the content or information provided by users.” “Use The Terms of Use essentially constitute Etsy’s public statement of their content policy. Seems simple enough, right?

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources


Great picture and post on the Information Overload Paradox : The post talks about the issue of overload: I can certainly consume more content than I could two decades ago, but no matter how much content is available, I can’t consume much more. And relative to the sheer volume of content available to me, I’m actually consuming a smaller percentage every day. Feeds? video?

PR for Products vs. Services: Do They Work the Same?

Spin Sucks

It was a follow-up to his first webinar on creating content for pull PR and marketing. He talked about how to force feed prospects your content so, by the time you meet with them, they’re ready to buy from you. The links include our pricing page (under development), boutique vs. large agency , and then content specific to their business needs (i.e. I think it does.

6 Critically Undervalued Social Media Success Metrics

Convince & Convert

The more fans that click “like” and comment, the more likely your future updates are to be seen in their News Feed, dramatically increasing your actual Facebook audience. PostRank. PostRank Analytics solves this problem. The best part of PostRank Analytics is the Engagement Score, which is sort of your Klout score for each blog post. Daily Story Feedback. Klout. Right?

5 metrics to track on Twitter

Akamai Marketing

Now, as I said in an earlier blog post, you should use several different metrics to dig deeper into your audience and see what’s really happening with the content your sharing. PostRank will help balance out the information from Google Analytics, including RSS feed tracking and conversation on Twitter surrounding a particular link. It happened again this weekend. Over mimosas and a lovely chat. Laser focused and sincere the question came: “How many followers should I have on Twitter?&# Ahh, yes. I get this question a lot. Increased brand value?

How to Audit Your Social Media Efforts: 20+ Questions to Ask Yourself

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Can you please share your Twitter feeds on LinkedIn? Also, you should consider sharing your Twitter feeds and Facebook updates on your blog’s sidebar. Content Audit What types of updates do I share? Some tools you can use are Social Mention , Trackur , and PostRank. Tagged as: audit , content. PostRank is becoming one of my favorite tools. In 2008.)

How I Organize Google Reader for Blog Commenting


So after a full weekend of removing feeds that hadn’t updated in a year, I began to slowly collect feeds from new bloggers I have connected with since the last time I did a full sweep of my RSS subscriptions. I can access my RSS feeds on any computer I am logged into my Google account. And I can access my RSS feeds on my phone via the Google Reader app for Android.

20 Top Twitter Monitoring and Analytics Tools


TweetPsych : TweetPsych uses two linguistic analysis algorithms to build a psychological profile of a person based on the content of their tweets. It also works best on accounts that are operated by a single user and use Twitter in a conversational manner, rather than as a content distribution platform. link] How to Use Twitter Analytics Apps to Manage your Feed — 2moroDocs [.]

Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses

Akamai Marketing

Then measure it.You can use Google Analytics, PostRank or even (GASP!) I’ve heard stories of companies that stopped thinking of themselves as a “(insert industry here) company&# and begun to think of themselves as a content generation company. Or someone said you should so your considering it. But where do you start? Well, its an often overlooked question. Define it.

100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools


It’s the perfect tool to keep up with the hottest topics, perform ego searches and feed your addiction for what’s up, what’s now or what other people are feeding on. Track the effectiveness and reach of published content across social media channels with one simple view of activity across your social marketing campaigns and drill down to see the details of how a particular piece of content is being consumed, shared, commented on, and favorited. $. Collecta is a real-time search engine bringing content to you as it’s posted. PostRank.

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100+ Social Media Monitoring Tools

It’s the perfect tool to keep up with the hottest topics, perform ego searches and feed your addiction for what’s up, what’s now or what other people are feeding on. Buzzient Buzzient provides a next-generation solution for social media analytics and integration of this valuable content with enterprise applications. PostRank offers both free and $ plans.

How to Generate Blog Post Ideas

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » How I Generated One Years Worth of Content Ideas In One Hour, And You Can Too How I Generated One Years Worth of Content Ideas In One Hour, And You Can Too Written by Glen, this post has 66 Comments I have a confession to make. While the service was a little too basic to pay for, I do still enjoy the company’s Postrank tool.

Social Media Optimization Tools

Keyword optimized social content and channels of promotion provide abundant signals to search engines for improved visibility on standard, social and real-time search. In today’s succinct social web with Twitter, status updates and micro-content, being able to conserve space with a reliable URL shortener is very helpful. Heck, we’ve been blogging about SMO since 2006!

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10 More Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master (Part Two)

PR Value : If you want as many people as possible to access your content, then this is a no-brainer - get it done! PostRank PostRank does what it sounds like it should: ranks the quality of posts based on a set of variables. If you see something with a PostRank 10 next to it, thats a pretty good indication its a decent post. PR Value : This is great to ascertain the value of content, providing a method / system to ranking posts in order of importance. Pages. Home About Connect Got something? So, without further ado, here is round two. PR Value: Running a blog?

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary


Atom : Web feeds are used by the blogging community to share recent entries’ headlines, full text, and even attached multimedia files. These providers allow other Web sites to incorporate the blog’s “syndicated&# headline or headline-and-short-summary feeds under various usage agreements. Web feeds benefit publishers by letting them syndicate content automatically.

Like Stuff On Facebook? Say Cheese, You're An Ad!

Waxing UnLyrical

The unit will give brand-related action such as a “like&# or a check-in a lot more visibility on Facebook by adding them to an ad unit in addition to users’ news feeds. Though clearly marked with the words “sponsored story,&# the ad — which will includes a user’s name, just like the news feed — is not optional for Facebook users. Zilch. You tell me.

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44 Blogging Questions and Answers


Be sure to list your new blog URL as well as your new RSS feed URL in that post so people can subscribe easily to your new site or visit it directly. We blog about content marketing and social media (very broad topics and very widely covered). Question: What is the best way to get a quality group of guest bloggers to supplement content? Enjoy! One or the other? Or add a ?

How Pink Panties Heralded India's Social Media Movement

Waxing UnLyrical

With the number of dialects numbering over a thousand, these invite customized content delivery. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. In the Indian context, the web has begun to move beyond a media genre that was no different in terms of interruption when compared to conventional media like television and radio. Awesome.

Weekly Roundup: The Gerald Durrell Edition

Waxing UnLyrical

3 ways to get great content from your boring business , by Shannon Paul. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. I still have not checked out Quora, heading over to Shannons post on making boring content better. What a cast of characters. Not to mention a whole host of plants, insects and animals. Do go have a read.

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Increase Traffic and Authority by Listing Your Blog


Adding your blog to the PostRank system (if it’s not already there) and under particular topic categories, you can get ranked in the top blogs on that topic based on your blog’s social engagement. Alltop imports the feeds of popular blogs on a range of subjects (like blogging ) for the site’s visitors and those following Alltop’s category Twitters. If so, head over to MyBlogGuest and connect with other blogs who are looking for and accepting guest posts to increase your traffic and your blog content. For Reviews. For Top Blog Lists. Social Profiles.

How to Monitor Your Brand Using Twitter Search


Create RSS feeds for your Twitter search results Create e-mail alerts for your Twitter search results using TweetBeep If you educate yourself about how they work, search engines will become one of your most valuable tools. All content on pamorama is licensed under Creative Commons With users pouring out their thoughts in 140-character bursts, a great deal of discussion revolves around products and services. These tweets are very relevant because other consumers can read and be affected by them. This great video tutorial offers some simple techniques to get you started.

On Lists, Their Importance, And How To Get On One

Waxing UnLyrical

Talk to them, engage with them and their content and show them that you should be on that list. For example: Obvious: Share their content. If you’re sharing PR-related content, an obvious hashtag is #pr. Because even if your content is not relevant solely to independent PR professionals, it might still be of interest to them. Yes, really! You know why? and so on.

Fetching Friday – 22 Marketing Links


3 Marketing Tools I Miss (and Their Alternatives) – If you used PostRank, Formulists, or Google Reader, here are the best alternatives. Blogging / Content. The Penultimate Guide to Making Money with Paid Content Writing – Copywriting and content writing hasn’t made me rich or anything like that but it has provided some pretty handy supplementary income over the years.

How to Reach Out to Bloggers

Get more useful information by subscribing for free to the RSS feed. Postrank Topics – search by topic. Provide photos to go with the piece, or a video, or whatever other content. You'll even find Mr. Brogan in there, but that doesn't mean you don't have to follow all the rules above. :) PostRank Topics – There's about a gazillion of them. (I

Customize Your Blog's Error Page in 5 Easy Steps

Waxing UnLyrical

This should contain all the content, links, and/or images you want. Select all the content, and hit “copy.&# Look for the current content of your 404 page. Paste your new content in exactly that place. Your shiny new content should be winking right back at you. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email.

Link Love Monthly: Best of November 2010 [experimental]


Clearly this is enough to keep y’all busy for a while, but if you want more SocialFish curated links, here’s the link to the feed to subscribe to Maddie’s Reader shares. *NB or higher out of 10 by my beloved PostRank plugin. I will tell you that doing it like this, using PostRank, saved me around 50% of the time I usually take over this. Outspoken Media).

The Problem With PR

Waxing UnLyrical

If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. While I come from one of the industry leaders in the distribution of content, the idea of what content we are distributing has been in a constant flux over the last 10 years. to my RSS feed or Subscribe by Email. Most PR pros (and firms). In this world of Web 2.0, Thanks!

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16 Free Must-Read eBooks About Social Media


Content , Cory Doctorow. PDF) Doctorow, one of the voices behind the blog Boing-Boing, is well-known for his opinions on technology, DRM, and the future of content. to the RSS feed for updates on this topic.Powered by WP Greet BoxWordPress, 16 Free Must-Read eBooks About Social Media, Feb [.] All content on pamorama is licensed under Creative Commons And it’s getting harder to keep up. Building a Social Media Team , Amber Naslund. PDF) If you’re considering deploying a team to tackle your social media efforts, this is a great read. Antony Mayfield.

28 Resources from My Internet Marketing Toolbox

Viper Chill

You can see how many people are subscribing to your RSS feed and from which sources, and if you use the new Google Analytics integration, you can see how many clicks each individual post is getting from feed readers. Postrank I have been using Postrank Analytics for about 3 weeks now and find it really impressive. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!" No problem.

What I've Learned About Blogging Based On A Year's Worth Of Data

Jason Yormark

At the end of the day, driving eyeballs to my blog isn’t really the ultimate goal, writing useful and appreciated content is. Most achieved a Postrank of higher then 6, and 9 out of the 10 articles dealt with social media. For those not familiar, Postrank is a nifty little WordPress plugin that provides some analysis into the social engagement factor of the content you create.

Tunisia, Social Media And Change

Waxing UnLyrical

But anything more than that risks repeating the mistakes committed by many a marketer; putting too much emphasis on the channel and not enough on people and content. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. Tunis is only 250 miles to the west of Malta. There’s no doubt social media played its part. It is just a facilitator.

How Google Instant Might Impact Your Small Non-Profit

Waxing UnLyrical

Relevant content is, and will continue to be, key to reaching searchers. If you focus on one thing, focus on this: creating timely, engaging content that meets the needs of your target audiences. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. What does Google Instant mean for non-profit organizations? Yahoo! Search algorithms.

The Facebook Juggernaut: Exponential Growth + World's Leading News.


And Facebook could be a major disrupter in realm of news and media An interesting post on ReadWriteWeb suggests that Facebook could become the world’s leading news reader and contends that, with a few tweaks, it could be a major player in the distribution of news content. (An A recent article on the Facebook blog encouraged members to set up a news feed on Facebook. pamorama [.]

Playing With

Waxing UnLyrical

Amplify’d from Connect your community with a Twitter daily newspaper About a month ago, I discovered , a service that aggregates content linked to by people in a Twitter community into an online newspaper. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. I figured, why try to reinvent the wheel?

Nice writeup on aka @SmallRivers from @jangles.

Waxing UnLyrical

Amplify’d from Connect your community with a Twitter daily newspaper About a month ago, I discovered , a service that aggregates content linked to by people in a Twitter community into an online newspaper. If you liked what you saw and read, Id love you to subscribe to my RSS feed or subscribe by email. I figured, why try to reinvent the wheel?

How To Get Your Blog Project Approved

Waxing UnLyrical

I always referred to it as something like “a website with dynamic content and social media capabilities.” Our community was now creating the bulk of our content. With Google Analytics I can see if people are engaging with our blog’s content and then use that information to adapt to the preferences of site visitors. Content reach New audiences mean new opportunities.