100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

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Create a plain text file, using Notepad or a similar tool, with the following information compiled: Blog name/title (e.g., Regator (not all blogs accepted). Over time, the top source of traffic for most blogs is search. The two keys to search success are great content and links. Assuming you’ve already got great content, there are many places to get links (e.g. social networking profiles, social bookmarking sites, other bloggers).

Blogosphere Trends + Using Infographics

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Information graphics, or infographics as they are more often called, are a great way to convey complex information clearly and concisely. These, obviously, require a great deal of expertise and skill, but when done right, are a stunning way to provide a large amount of information. Define your focus and make sure that the information you’re presenting is relevant to your point and not simply pretty to look at. You can find her on Twitter @kimber_regator.

Blogosphere Trends + Digging Deeper

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This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Each week, we look at the ten most blogged-about stories of the last seven days, as provided by Regator (which is turning two years old on Saturday!). Use your expertise to provide value to your readers and information that other types of bloggers cannot. You can find her on Twitter @kimber_regator.

Blogosphere Trends + Unicorns

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This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). That’s why I’ve chosen some posts about the ten most blogged-about stories of the last week (provided, as always, by Regator ) to illustrate the importance of choosing the right person. Kimberly Turner is a cofounder of Regator.com and Regator for iPhone as well as an award-winning print journalist. You can find her on Twitter @kimber_regator.

Blogosphere Trends + Your Blog’s Tone

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This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). This week, along with the trends provided by Regator , we’ll be discussing your blog’s tone/voice. The Social Network – Like its sister sites in the Gawker blog network, Defamer ’s tone is colloquial, informal, and often tinged with humor. “ You can find her on Twitter @kimber_regator.

October Trends + The 10 Horrors of Blogging

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We’ll use posts from Regator about these top stories to illustrate how you can avoid the ten horrors of blogging…. is an example of a post with clear tags, author information, and date information. If you aren’t solving a problem, whether it’s giving readers a laugh, information they’re interested in, or a new way of doing something, they won’t have a reason to return to your blog. See you next month with more blogosphere trends from Regator.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #27

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Infographics was one big deal this past year, but the lesson is deeper: if you're really looking to make an impression, stop thinking about your data in terms of text and start thinking about your data in terms of how to best display the information so anyone looking at it can understand what the data is 'saying.'" Matter What You've Heard - The Regator. the regator.

Blogosphere Trends + Humour

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This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). Once again, we’re taking a look at the stories bloggers have been writing about the most during the last seven days (list provided by Regator ). Tip: A conversational, informal tone that connects with readers directly is almost always funnier than formal language. You can find her on Twitter @kimber_regator.

Blogosphere Trends + Encouraging Comments

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This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts). That’s why, as we look at this week’s ten most-blogged-about stories (trends provided, as always, by Regator ), we’ll also pick up some tips on how to encourage readers to interact with content: 1. Kimberly Turner is a cofounder of Regator.com and Regator for iPhone as well as an award-winning print journalist.

Blogosphere Trends + The Art of Live Blogging

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Live-blogging—writing about an event as it happens rather than after the fact—can be a valuable resource for your readers, providing them with up-to-the-minute information about important events and making your blog the go-to destination for information on a developing story. Don’t be afraid to include well-attributed links to other up-to-date coverage or to include quotes from experts to give readers more information.

Blogosphere Trends + Effective Calls to Action

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To give you some examples of these tips in action, I’ll use blog posts about the last month’s most-blogged-about stories, according to Regator (they are, in order: Japan , Libya , SXSW , Charlie Sheen , March Madness , AT&T , Elizabeth Taylor , St. Kimberly Turner is a cofounder of Regator , a site that curates the best of the blogosphere, as well as an award-winning print journalist. Reach her on Twitter @kimber_regator and get free widgets for your blog from Regator.

Blogosphere Trends + Improving Readability

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To give you some examples of these principles at work, we’ll use blog posts about the past month’s most-blogged-about stories (rankings provided, as always, by Regator. The problem with eliminating all links is that linking can provide additional information, promote your old posts, support your opinion, and build community, among other things. You can find her on Twitter @kimber_regator. Hello again, fellow bloggers!

Blogosphere Trends + Interview Tips

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This column is written by Kimberly Turner from Regator (a great tool that gathers and organizes the world’s best blog posts) – Darren. Insights from a social psychologist, a parenting expert, and a mommy blogger add information and expertise. It’s okay to add some personal information to put the subject at ease or build rapport but keep the focus on your subject. Kimberly Turner is a cofounder of Regator.com and Regator for iPhone as well as an award-winning print journalist.

Monthly Trends + How to Instantly Triple Your Post Ideas

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As always, Regator has calculated the ten most-blogged-about stories of the last month, and we’ll be using posts about those popular stories to demonstrate the power of choosing the right angle. While it is valuable for us to hear the general details, it’s not valuable for every blogger to provide the same information. Kimberly Turner is a cofounder of Regator , as well as an award-winning print journalist.

Monthly Trends + 10 Tips for a Flawless Linking Strategy

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This guest post is written by Kimberly Turner, cofounder of Regator. You will not always be the original source for the information you blog about. Example: Despite its humorous tone, Cracked ’s “ 6 Things You Won’t Believe Can Brainwash You On Election Day ” links show that the information for this post came from reputable, trusted sources such as MIT, ScienceDaily, California Institute of Technology, and others. Bring information together.

10 Blogosphere Trends + 34 Handy Grammar Tips

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Here’s how: Take a look at the sentences below about the most blogged-about stories of July (according to Regator , those stories were: Rupert Murdoch , Debt Ceiling , House Speaker John Boehner , Harry Potter , Comic-Con , Amy Winehouse , Anders Behring Breivik , Casey Anthony , World Cup , and Space Shuttle ), then determine how many grammar and spelling errors are in each. It conveys more information about who is performing the action. You can find her on Twitter @kimber_regator.

7 Ways to Find Inspiration: Think Outside the Blog

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It just seems to come pouring out: day after day, month after month, year after year, there is a constant flow of information and inspiration. Given that I’m a reporter, you might think this would be a no-brainer, but as Darren and Kim at Regator have both pointed out, if you’re going to write about trending topics, you’ll want to offer a unique perspective. A Guest Post by Amy Parmenter from The ParmFarm.com.

What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

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One needs to constantly be informed of the latest technologies while striving always to learn and improve one’s knowledge levels. He has to not only be an information resource but be an active participant in the various social web communities that he claims proficiency in.

How a 3 Month Old Website Received 958373 Visits from Google

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You give away so much valuable information to your readers, week after week! One post a week is great and when you do post you really give us meat and potatoes information, very low on the fluff and stuff. Regator is another good source for trends as well. Home What the F ?