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

Webbiquity

And as any blogger can tell you, PR pros understand this, as witnessed by the incredible increase in blogger outreach “pitches&# from corporate PR departments and firms over the past two years. Of course, there’s more to (successful) blogger outreach than just pitching, and there’s more to the new practice of social PR than just blogger outreach. How to Reach Out to Bloggers by Chris Brogan. Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. Like what? Will Traditional, Social Media Blend? How Is PR Changing? Digg this!

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The State of the Blogosphere 2010

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Brian Solis Home Articles Business – Marketing PR 2.0 – New Communications Social Media Speaking Books Appearances About The State of the Blogosphere 2010 December 13, 2010 View Comments The question we ask ourselves when examining the state of the blogosphere is whether or not the cup is half full or half empty? If drinking from the glass, it is then half empty. startups.

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity

The social media release is used for blogger outreach. bloggers are overwhelmed with pitches and unlikely to write about the company’s press release, the company uses the press release as a hook and offers to write a (informational, non-promotional) guest post on the topic. These links send more traffic to the blog (which the blogger likes) and spread the company’s fame.

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

Webbiquity

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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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. Pinch Gallery 's website redesign project gave us the opportunity to take Blogger even further. Why did we do it? How did we do it?

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Social Media for Busy Business Bloggers

Writing on the Web

The number of social media users age 65 and older grew 100 percent throughout 2010, so that one in four people in that age group are now part of a social networking site. With the onslaught of social media in the last 10 years, the ever constant question is, what can it do for my business and my business blog? It’s the numbers. Over 25% of U.S. activity on the web. Not the only tool.

Book Review: Tales From a Veteran Blogger

Paul Gillin

They include detailed accounts of some of his more notable confrontations, such as a 2004 dustup with the influential Radicati Group and a 2010 challenge to a controversial Gartner report. Brill was a longtime product manager for IBM’s Social Business products, where he fought an uphill and often public battle against Microsoft. Telling Stories. Ed Brill. Opening Up.

Report: Blogs Are An Important Part Of The Marketing Mix

B2B Marketing Insider

And even though bloggers stated feeling that they aren’t treated with the same respect as traditional media representatives, it’s the buyers who had the final say. From 7,205 bloggers, the survey reports that 81% have been blogging for more than 2 years,  two thirds of bloggers are male, and 65% are age 18-44 years old. Michael Brenner Nov 11 2010 Thanks Andrew!

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

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. Most bloggers tweet each of their posts only once. Best of 2010: 14 Ways Every Business Should Be Using Twitter by Inkling Media. All You Need to Know About Twitter in 2010 [Infographic] by Mediabistro. Tweetvolume.

Best Website Design Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity

33 Beautiful Social Media Icon Sets For Designers And Bloggers by WebDesignBooth. Things That Websites Need in 2010! Website design standards continue to evolve and grow more sophisticated. Tables are out; CSS is in. Flash is out (or should at least be used sparingly): HTML5 is (almost) in. Screen sizes now range from small smartphone screens to large, widescreen desktop monitors.

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

B2Bbloggers

Unleashing Your Revenue Engine – Eloqua Experience Keynote Recent Guest Bloggers 1. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. What advice do marketers have when it comes to producing, promoting, and following up on webinars? We put this question to our #B2Bchat audience in our latest session. Here is what the experts had to say: Q. What are innovative ideas of promoting webinars?

Best Cool SEO Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Marty Weintraub delivers a blog eulogy for Google’s free AdWords Keyword tool, which wasn’t killed so much as neutered in October 2010, and suggests four alternatives including WordStream. Comprehensive 2010 SEO Guide to Keywords by Bruce Clay. The Top 10 SEO Competitor Tools for 2010 by ineedhits Blog. Must be something in the water…). Long Live SEO! URLinfo.

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Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010

B2Bbloggers

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 Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 December 23rd, 2010 | By Sean Sullivan The following is guest post by Sean Sullivan, security advisor for F-Secure North America. Unleashing Your Revenue Engine – Eloqua Experience Keynote Recent Guest Bloggers 1. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. For the top B2B professionals, 9 to 5 is a myth. Or Does It? 5.

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Top 56 B2B Marketing Posts for September 2010

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

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. And as any blogger can tell you, PR pros understand this, as witnessed by the incredible increase in blogger outreach “pitches&# from corporate PR departments and firms over the past two years. Social media and the big conversation “fail” - grow - Practical Marketing Solutions , September 26, 2010 I am feeling sad and a bit ashamed of myself. Like what?

The five elements of a perfect blog post

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

After all, is there such a thing?  I had to dig deep on this question and turned to the qualities of my favorite bloggers to find some common themes.  There is really only one way to differentiate yourself as a blogger.  The best bloggers are real. Be surprising.  I think Joey Strawn is a great example of an entertaining and slightly off-kilter blogger. Human. Mix it up.

Ten ideas for the beginning blogger

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Still, I’ve learned a few lessons that might help if you’re a beginner blogger and I thought I would give you the inside scoop.   . 1) The biggest obstacle to blogging is … not what you think. If you look around the web, there is so much advice about blogging it’s not funny. It’s not writing skill or time or ideas. It’s confidence. Respect your readers.

Expert Blogger Shares Secrets to Success: Wit & Wisdom

Marketri

For you reluctant bloggers out there, I wanted to share my recent interview with expert blogger, Mark Goodfield, a tax partner and managing partner of Cunningham LLP in Toronto, Canada. Mark started his blog “ The Blunt Bean Counter ” in September 2010, and in just a few years he has gained incredible recognition as an expert in the financial, business, and tax world. But, I jumped right in, and once I started to blog I began paying more attention to other bloggers and interacting with them, leaving them comments and sharing information. How did he do it?

Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business

Webbiquity

Social media provides a more direct path to identifying and building relationships with a variety of voices in your market: analysts, journalists, customers, bloggers and other key influencers. Though business use of social media is rapidly increasing, many executives remain skeptical of its value. Share content (your own and others’). Get ideas for product development. Digg this!

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

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Also, some bloggers (including Ari Herzog and Valeria Maltoni ) don’t favor including tweets as comments, since they are not true “comments.&# But, if you want to organize and harvest the tweets about your posts, this is the plug-in you want. All In One SEO Pack Like many bloggers, I utilize the excellent All in One SEO Pack plug-in to optimize posts for search engine rankings.

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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. March 5, 2010.

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B2B Marketing Metrics That Matter [#B2Bchat Recap] | B2Bbloggers.

B2Bbloggers

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 Metrics That Matter in B2B Marketing [#B2Bchat Recap] August 27th, 2010 | By Andrew Spoeth Measurement is close to the heart of many marketers, and B2B marketing is no exception.

Best Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

How many times have you heard the expression “content is king?&# That’s the case because, in an increasingly competitive and noisy market, buyers care not so much about what you sell as about what you know , and what you are passionate about. Great content fills a need for both the consumer and the producer. So how do you produce great content? Content Marketing Strategy and Tactics.

7 Hot Trends In B2B Marketing Analytics | B2Bbloggers.com - B2B.

B2Bbloggers

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 Hot Trends In B2B Marketing Analytics October 7th, 2010 | By Maria Pergolino No matter what area of the B2B market you’re involved with, change is a constant. Social media?

Buyer Personas: Where (and How!) to Start | B2Bbloggers.com - B2B.

B2Bbloggers

Unleashing Your Revenue Engine – Eloqua Experience Keynote Recent Guest Bloggers 1. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. That is content – read marketing material of any kind – that is created and crafted in a way that is makes a personal connection and demonstrates a real life understanding of the people to whom the company is trying to market. Right? Be honest. Sign up.

6 Tips for Understanding the B2B Business Decision-Making Process.

B2Bbloggers

Unleashing Your Revenue Engine – Eloqua Experience Keynote Recent Guest Bloggers 1. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. content marketing communications strategy that recognizes this as every business buyer’s position can make the difference between an engaged prospect or an unsubscribe, a loyal customer or a lost sale. The buyer isn’t spending their own money. Why buy?

Neuromarketing and How Content Marketing Works

Writing on the Web

Let me know if you have questions… Blog this on Blogger. What are 3 ways to frustrated your reader’s brains? Last week, I presented a speech at the 5th International Customer Media Congress in Haarlem, The Netherlands. Besides sharing what neuromarketing is teaching us about the brain and marketing, there are tips here for most web-based content publications. hope you enjoy it and learn something. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on del.icio.us. Digg this! Share this on Facebook. Share this on FriendFeed. Email this via Gmail. Add this to Google Bookmarks.

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Upcoming Event: How To Build A Demand Generation Machine With.

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First Event: How To Build A Demand Generation Machine With Online Events WHEN: Wednesday, April 28, 2010, 11:00pm PDT / 2:00pm EDT / 7:00pm BST Every marketer responsible for lead generation and nurturing knows the power of online events. Unleashing Your Revenue Engine – Eloqua Experience Keynote Recent Guest Bloggers 1. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. Sign up.

Get the Most Out of Twitter Hashtags

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Submissions once a day till Nov 26, 2010 per category Top 5 per category will advance to finalists round Good luck to everyone! Purchase Tickets Nominate Now Recently Trending Digg Founder “Burned Out,&# May Leave by End of 2010 View Comments The Case For Social Media in Schools View Comments 10 iPhone Apps for the Global Foodie View Comments New Twitter Design Based on the Golden Ratio [IMAGE] View Comments Which Words Does Google Instant Blacklist? More About Mashable » Mobile Version News Submit News About Us Advertise Contact Us Privacy Policy © 2010 Mashable.

Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity

You must consistently create relevant compelling content,&# Martine Hunter presents seven tactics for re-engaging with a neglected blog, including refreshing old blog posts, turning news releases into blog articles, and enlisting guest bloggers to lighten the workload. Best Business Blogging Tips and Guides of 2010 (So Far), Part 1. Grow your audience? by MarketingSherpa. by ClickZ.

Exclusive Interview With SAP's Director Of Social Media - Michael.

B2Bbloggers

Since launch, it has been recommended by influential bloggers such as ZDNet and has indirectly driven significant numbers of SAP Crystal Presentation Design downloads. Unleashing Your Revenue Engine – Eloqua Experience Keynote Recent Guest Bloggers 1. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. Enjoy the read. Michael: The growth of social media has not gone unnoticed at SAP.

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How to use social media for B2B

Chris Koch

For example, the number of RSS subscribers bloggers have, the number of comments to the blog post, the number of page views, etc. Image by HubSpot via Flickr. want to do something ambitious and I’m hoping you’ll help. I’d like to create a guide for how to use social media in B2B that does not involve talking about the specific tools—as least not in the top line. Here they are: Monitor.

Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity

He also advises, “many brands will supplement their blogging with Blogger Relations, YouTube videos, Twitter, Facebook, etc…the content created for one outlet, e.g., a YouTube video, ought to be promoted across any other frequently-used channels.  When appropriate, let key bloggers know about it.&# Hmm, sounds a lot like WPO. Or maybe it just hasn’t caught on.

Best Social Media Stats and Market Research of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

Data junkies, stats addicts, web trivia buffs rejoice — here are a deluge of social media, search and other marketing research facts and figures from 50 articles and blog posts published so far in 2010. Senior marketing execs see their companies moving to social media in 2010 by The Viral Garden. Facebook: Facts & Figures For 2010 by Digital Buzz Blog. More than 1.5

7 Factors To Consider Before You Follow Someone On Twitter

B2Bbloggers

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 Factors To Consider Before You Follow Someone On Twitter June 9th, 2010 | By Jeremy Victor Two of the most common questions asked when some begins using Twitter are, “Who should I follow?