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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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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?

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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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.

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.

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.

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

Webbiquity

10 Free Social Media Tools Every PR Pro Should Master In 2010 by the COMMS corner. B2B Social Media Strategy: 5 Steps to Gaining Executive Buy-in by B2B Bloggers. With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics and Guides. Building Social Bookmarking Networks 101 by Search Engine Journal. Todd’s guidance is straightforward and practical; finding the time to do this well is the hard part. by Kuno Creative.

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

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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?

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?

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?

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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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!

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.

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.

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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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.

Using Blogger to make quality websites beyond the Blog

Confluent Forms

Pinch Gallery 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? And the result?

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.

Top 15 Recommended Social Media Books of 2010

WindMill Networking

It seems like only yesterday when I was blogging about the top 15 recommended social media books of 2009 , but here we are ending out 2010.  With the growing use of social media by both businesses and professionals, there was another influx of excellent books regarding its various uses that were published in 2010.  Not to mention the ever-growing importance of social strategy.

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.

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

B2Bbloggers

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.

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?

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?

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.

7 Factors To Consider Before You Follow Someone On Twitter

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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?

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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Want to Engage Senior Executives? Think Mobile. | B2Bbloggers.com.

B2Bbloggers

May 26th, 2010 | By Jeff Wilson It’s the question that has dogged B2B marketers since the beginning of time, how can we get time with senior executives in large enterprise companies? Unleashing Your Revenue Engine – Eloqua Experience Keynote Recent Guest Bloggers 1. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. Think Mobile. Enter the humble mobile device. This is a price of entry.

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.

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.

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.

7 Steps For Dealing With Negative Blog Reviews And Comments.

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 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!&#

Practical B2B Blog Strategy | B2Bbloggers.com - B2B Social Media.

B2Bbloggers

Unleashing Your Revenue Engine – Eloqua Experience Keynote Recent Guest Bloggers 1. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. But at the end of the day success in the B2B sphere isn’t about conversations and engagement: it’s about sales. Especially when studies suggest that the overwhelming majority of visitors to a B2B blog are first timers. clicks down. Or Does It? 5.

Measuring the Value of Digital Marketing [#B2Bchat Recap]

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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 Measuring the Value of Digital Marketing [#B2Bchat Recap] May 3rd, 2010 | By Andrew Spoeth How do B2B marketers tackle the question of marketing campaign  value ? Search (PPC and SEO). These

Metrics That Matter in B2B Marketing [#B2Bchat]

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] August 26th, 2010 | By Andrew Spoeth Measure everything! Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. Absolutely not. It’s only a start.

7 Social Media And Content Marketing Articles You May Have Missed

B2Bbloggers

Unleashing Your Revenue Engine – Eloqua Experience Keynote Recent Guest Bloggers 1. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. Over the past several months, I’ve contributed to a number  social media and content marketing blogs around the web. Here’s a round up in case you missed them. Has social media for business hit the mainstream? The must Do’s are focused on Tweeting.

Three Views On The Future Of The CMO

B2Bbloggers

Unleashing Your Revenue Engine – Eloqua Experience Keynote Recent Guest Bloggers 1. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. Technology Transcendence For kids today, technology is omnipresent. It’s just there, in everything they do. They are born digital natives. Technology is just a part of life (kinda like sliced bread is for us). It must be a part of your subconscious. Sign up.

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5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Business News Advertising & Marketing Small Business Advice Career Development Money & Finance Business Apps Now Trending : Skype Group Video Calling Comes to Mac November 4, 2010 Erica Swallow View Comments 5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing email share email share Do you like this story? The success of the campaign also prompted Regus to have Affect implement similar campaigns in five additional markets in Q1 of 2010. Learn more. Be a resource.&# 4.

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5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Business News Advertising & Marketing Small Business Advice Career Development Money & Finance Business Apps Now Trending : 3 Tips for Maximizing Engagement With Facebook “Likes&# and Shares November 4, 2010 Erica Swallow View Comments 5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing email share email share Do you like this story? The success of the campaign also prompted Regus to have Affect implement similar campaigns in five additional markets in Q1 of 2010.