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Top-10 B2B Marketing Topics of 2010

Everything Technology Marketing

With 2010 coming to an end, it is time for a quick review of the most popular B2B marketing posts on the Everything Technology Marketing blog. Thank you all for participating in this blog - I learned a lot from our discussions this year. See you in 2011

Best of 2010 – 13 Twitter Tips for Increasing Engagement


2010 in Review! original on increasing engagement posted October 18, 2010) A major frustration for people trying out Twitter for the first time is figuring out how to get anyone to respond. While it’s ok to post your blog posts to Twitter, etc., Comment on their blog posts. They set up their Twitter account, tweet a few times and wonder why no one responds.

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Ten reasons to blog – even if nobody reads it

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 . Building an engaged community through a business blog can be extremely difficult — sometimes impossible. Look at companies like General Electric who do an amazing job with their blog and yet have almost no “community&# or comments at all. Every corporate marketing activity must somehow be tied to creating shareholder value and blogging is no different. Digg this!

12 Lessons I’ve Learned from Writing 1,000 Blog Posts


In Taekwondo, students are taught they must perform each kick at least 1,000 times before they can safely say they have learned the kick perfectly. I’m not sure I craft “perfect” blog posts even after writing 1,000 of them—but I’ve certainly learned a few things. But blogging success is impossible without regular posting. Hence, 1,000. Quality matters.

Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)


Read on to learn how social media is changing PR, how pitching bloggers is different from traditional media outreach, how to optimize press releases for search and online distribution, which tools should be in your social PR toolbox and more here in some of the best articles and blog posts on social PR of 2010 so far. SESNY: 5 Tips To Optimize Press Releases For Search by TopRank Online Marketing Blog. Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. Like what? Will Traditional, Social Media Blend? by MediaPost Marketing Daily Commentary. Digg this!

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Best Email Marketing Tips, Tactics and Metrics of 2010


items that should be in your 2010 email budget by BtoB Magazine. In addition, we can say whatever we want in an e-mail and not get interrupted by someone else’s point of view,&# and suggests using other communications methods such as instant messaging, phone calls, live meetings, web conferences, blogs and wikis in situations where those tools are really more appropriate and effective.

Report: Blogs Are An Important Part Of The Marketing Mix

B2B Marketing Insider

They reported in a separate study by Technorati that blogs are right up there with many traditional media in terms of importance and influence on their buying behavior. Blogs Influence On Buyers When asked “what is your likelihood to purchase a brand, product or service from these information sources?&#  42% reported that blogs influence their purchase behavior.

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


You’ll find the answers to these questions and many more here in 50 of the best Twitter tools, posts, how-to guides and rants of 2010 so far. Brian Solis provides a wealth of statistics that answer these questions and more, e.g., 87% of Americans said they were familiar with Twitter in 2010, up from just 26% in 2009. So what are the best ways to use Twitter for business? Crabs.

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The five elements of a perfect blog post

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“How do I create the perfect blog post?&#. Your title is the first thing people see in their blog readers and it may very well determine whether somebody reads your post or not. Jay Baer is a master of this on his Convince and Convert Blog. He is even drawing cartoons to go along with his blogs. Of course it would because you’ve crafted a perfect blog post!

5 Corporate B2B Blogs That You Should Copy

Anything Goes Marketing

The importance of blogs in your B2B marketing mix can't be overlooked. Blogs are too important in keeping customers and future customers informed about your industry, your products and your company, driving people to your website, and generating leads. recent study by Hubspot found that those companies that use blogs generate 67% more leads than those that don't. Tags: lead generation social media blogging However, anyone that can open a.

My five biggest blogging mistakes

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I am creeping up on 1,000 blog posts —  I’ve probably blogged “a bible!” It takes time, patience and hard work to find your voice and build a successful blog. I am not good at the patience part. When I arrived on the blogging scene I looked around and found a few people “doing it right.” ” What a waste of time. Arrrgh.

Practical B2B Blog Strategy | - B2B Social Media.


Common wisdom suggests that: publishing conversational posts engaging with your audience cross-promoting on all the relevant social media channels having a professional blog theme and working with keywords and search engine optimization will give you the best shot at success. Especially when studies suggest that the overwhelming majority of visitors to a B2B blog are first timers.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010


Social media networks and blogs consume nearly 25% of people’s time online. Americans spent nearly a quarter of their time online on social networking sites and blogs in 2010, up from 15.8 70% of bloggers are organically talking about brands on their blog, and 38% of them post brand or product reviews. The State of the Blogosphere 2010 by Brian Solis. Email.

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3 Business Blogs with Proven ROI from Industrial Companies

Industrial Marketing Today

A business blog is an important and integral component of inbound marketing. While there are plenty of business blogs from B2B marketing consultants (including this one), industry portals and vertical search engines, there aren’t too many from manufacturers and industrial companies. Exhibit #2: Indium Corporation Blogs. times increase in blog traffic; 6.0 Results: 2.7

7 Steps For Dealing With Negative Blog Reviews And Comments.


About | Advertise | Submissions | Write for Us CrowdsourcedFRD Home Advertising Branding Content Marketing Lead Gen SEO-SEM Social Media More Strategy Design PR eBooks Educational Facebook Guest Posts Twitter 7 Steps For Dealing With Negative Blog Reviews And Comments June 12th, 2010 | By Trey Pennington “Oh no, a popular blogger wrote a blog post panning our product!&#

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010


Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December. What types of information are worth sharing, beyond blog posts? 40 useful things you can share on Twitter besides blog posts by Social Media Today. How Many Times Do You Tweet Your Blog Post? by Ask Aaron Lee.

Best Website Design Guides and Tips of 2010


Why settle for plain social media icons on your website or blog when you can add personality with these sets, featuring social media icons in woodgrain, blue jelly, hand-drawn doodle, origami, chrome, grunge, crumpled paper and other outside-the-box styles. Things That Websites Need in 2010! Items to Delete From Your Website Today by HubSpot Blog. Tables are out; CSS is in.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010


Blogs represent 50%, Facebook 47% and…Twitter scores 41%.”. Stephanie Frasco recommends having an SEO keyword-heavy profile, blogging, using applications and engaging in conversation among other practices for maximizing your impact through LinkedIn. Mark Walsh reports on company pages, another new feature added by LinkedIn in late 2010. How Can I Look Amazing On LinkedIn?

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)


Here’s a modest contribution to help with that effort; more than six dozen of the best, most bookmark-able articles and blog posts about social media tactics, tools and strategies written so far this year, by leading writers like John Jantsch , Lori Dicker , Lee Odden , Lisa Barone , Jay Baer and many more. Andrew Ran Wong provides a valuable list of productivity tips for Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, blogs, Google and other social networks to help readers get more done in less time. How to Monitor Your Social Media Presence in 10 Minutes a Day by HubSpot Blog. s, 50?s,

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How to Produce and Promote Webinars Successfully [#B2Bchat Recap]


You’ll also find Andrew speaking at industry events, co-moderating the weekly #B2Bchat series on Twitter, and blogging at Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. B2BChat] About Contact Us Advertising Info Privacy Policy Terms Of Service Submit Your Blog Write For Us Badges Newsletter Sign Up RSS Feed © Make Good Media | we help you, make good media

Top 56 B2B Marketing Posts for September 2010

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Best of B2B Marketing for September 2010. Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far) - Webbiquity , September 1, 2010 Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. Social media and the big conversation “fail” - grow - Practical Marketing Solutions , September 26, 2010 I am feeling sad and a bit ashamed of myself. Savvy B2B Marketing , September 1, 2010 The other week I had a post on the Content Marketing Institute about how to develop an editorial calendar for content marketing. Include the blog URL in your email signature.

5 Best Practices for B2B Corporate Blogging |


About | Advertise | Submissions | Write for Us CrowdsourcedFRD Home Advertising Branding Content Marketing Lead Gen SEO-SEM Social Media More Strategy Design PR eBooks Educational Facebook Guest Posts Twitter 5 Best Practices for B2B Corporate Blogging October 25th, 2010 | By Roy Russo Standing out from the millions of blogs online can be a difficult task for marketers.

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010


Economic conditions may have been tough in 2010, but there was no shortage of online innovation. It enables users to perform slashtag searches, so for example, rather than just searching for “social media marketing&# and getting a zillion results of all types, you can search for “social media marketing /blogs&# to see only results from blogs. Create video emails?

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How Do You Start Over After Building a Successful Blog?

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What if I told you I knew someone who built a blog and its subsequent community from nothing into the top blog in its vertical in the world, drove over one million pageviews per year, almost a million unique visitors per year and became widely known as an industry thought leader because of his writing there, and then gave it all up only to start over from scratch? The blog stays.

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A Simple B2B Marketing Framework

Everything Technology Marketing

We often discuss in this blog how B2B marketing is becoming more complex, and how to manage this complexity. But that's content for another blog post. Marketing is getting involved in many more areas that touch the customer along the buying process, multiplied by a dizzying variety of new tactics, online communications and engagement platforms.

A fascinating “hardcore” B2B social media success

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Developed custom landing pages for groups of keywords used to find the company and specific calls to action based on individual customer needs. > Created a blog that frequently featured their customers. They also used the blog as a way to establish conversations in the industry. > Established “scorecard&# through their CRM system to track lead nurturing progress.

The Best Email Subject Line For Teleprospecting I've Seen Yet.

Sales Prospecting Perspectives

Hopefully my content was up the task and they became opportunities for us, but that is a blog for another day. The best email subject line I've seen in my career came through my Inbox this week. Brad G, one of our inside sales reps shared an email he had received from a prospect praising his persistence in prospecting him. We call it "polite persistence" here at AG and I was very proud that the prospect not only responded to Brad, but took the time to compliment his approach and work ethic. Love to see that. It read " Attention: Jim - Final Follow up". or "do I know Pete"? Brilliant!!

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Why are America’s fastest-growing companies killing their blogs?

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Are America’s fastest-growing companies shifting away from blogging as a primary social media platform?  ”Maybe” could be a conclusion based on new research examining the INC 500 from The Center for Marketing Research at the University of Massachusetts. For the first time in the five years that this research has been conducted, the use of blogging declined.

Top 20 CRM Blogs of 2009

B2B Lead Generation Blog

Forecasting Clouds ranked the top 20 CRM blogs based on their content, readability and frequency of posting. As I read over the list of blogs, I discovered some new ones worth reading along with a number of bloggers I already follow. Here's a partial list of the CRM blogs on their list: PGreenblog and CRM: The Conversation – Paul Greenberg. Beagle Consulting Blog – Denis Pombriant. Brent’s Social CRM Blog - Brent Leary. Media Blog – Ginger Conlon, Mila D’Antonio, Elizabeth Glagowski and. The Forrester Blog for Business. Destination CRM Blog –.

Best of 2010 – How-to: Use Netvibes for Social Media Monitoring


2010 in Review! original on social media monitoring posted September 24, 2010). Check out the News tab Monitor mentions of your topic on various news services, including Google News, blogs, and Flickr. 3. Check out the Conversations tab Keep track of mentions of your topic on Twitter (including hashtags), WikiAnswers, YahooAnswers, Topsy, blogs, and other social networks. 5.

Creating Engagement in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Over the last few years of writing this blog I have talked a lot about the virtues of creating a steady stream of content that is consistent in its frequency to bring people back to your site time and time again. Their platform is good up to 20,000 people and we had 24,000 signed up for our January 19, 2010 virtual event. A recent Cone Inc.’s Creating Engagement. Measuring Engagement.

Top 25 Articles and 8 Topics in B2B Marketing for March 2010

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

March  2010. Great stuff in the world of B2B Marketing for March 2010.  Best Social Media Stats and Market Research of 2009 - Webbiquity , March 31, 2010 Whether you need data to back up a proposal for investing in social media marketing for CFO, want to understand which online tactics work best for engaging with customers and prospects, or are just an analytics data junky, you’ll find a treasure trove of key insights and happy hour trivia in this collection of the best articles and blog posts on social media and other marketing research of the past year. Hot Topics.

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The ultimate guide to blogging when you don’t have time to blog

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This is a blog post for anybody who has trouble finding the time to blog. When I first started blogging, I tried to be Chris Brogan, who writes at least one post every day. Bonus points: Long posts lose readers any way. 4) Set sacred blog time. Inspirations for blog topics are everywhere. Seriously though, Google “ideas for blogs.&# You will? 

11 Myths of Social Media Marketing


Certainly the tools are new: Twitter has only been around since 2007, Facebook since 2006, and even blogging has been popular for less than a decade. Tags: Social Media Marketing best practices blogging Facebook myths of social media marketing offshoring risky rules social media marketing costs Twitter Social media is so easy we can hire an intern to do it. Argh, no! Um, no.

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together


For SEO and traffic purposes, the press release and social media release link back to the company’s website/blog. These links send more traffic to the blog (which the blogger likes) and spread the company’s fame. Likewise, any other blog or media coverage, or bylined articles by the company, are shared via social media sites. Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies.

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55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010


If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. Most valuable is his dissection of the best way to use the popular social sites, YouTube and blogging in an integrated manner that capitalizes on the strengths of each platform. Adoption soared. 85% of Inc. Mistakes were made.

Creativity with Blogger; using it to make quality websites beyond the Blog

Confluent Forms

Pinch Gallery website For some time now, we've been documenting how people can take advantage of Google's Blogger service to make blogs that really showcase their incredible content by using the flexibility provided by this free hosted service. You could hack your way around it, burying a blog article by post-dating it and referencing it directly, but that's just sloppy.

30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources


Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. The proliferation of themes, tools and plugins have transformed blogs from mere online text collections to powerful interactive, rich-media sites that can attract, engage and educate your potential buyers.

2010 in review for Fearless Competitor

Fearless Competitor

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Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010


Rachel Hunt supplies valuable guidance on how to use social networking, award submissions, guest blogging, speaking opportunities and original research to maximize the impact of PR efforts. After a quick trip through the history of social media press releases, Maddie Grant muses that the essential elements of a social media release remind her of nothing more than…a blog. Google Launches Blog Finder for Any Topic by ReadWriteWeb. Get More from your SEO Press Release by InteractMedia SEO Content Marketing Blog. Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far).

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