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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. Share this on LinkedIn. Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. Like what? Will Traditional, Social Media Blend?

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Why LinkedIn Is Now Such a Powerful Content Marketing Tool

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In September, Andreessen Horowitz partner Benedict Evans published a Google Analytics chart of his blog traffic spanning back to 2010 when he launched it. This would be all rather depressing if it were still 2010, the year Evans launched his blog, but in recent years several major social platforms have risen to solve this distribution problem. And then there’s LinkedIn.

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity

The social media release also links back to the company’s LinkedIn and Twitter accounts. 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. 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.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity

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. At its current rate, Twitter will process almost 10 billion tweets in 2010. Social Media 3Q Update: Who Uses Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, & MySpace?

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Social Media for Busy Business Bloggers

Writing on the Web

First, why should you bother with social networking sites ( Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter ) if you’re in business? 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. It’s the numbers. If you want customers, you need to go where they are online.

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! Share this on LinkedIn. 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. What website design trends should graphic artists take note of?

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.

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. Share this on LinkedIn. 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. HOW TO: Create Custom Backgrounds for Twitter, YouTube, & MySpace by Mashable. s, 50?s,

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

B2Bbloggers

Use social media to promote via Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook. 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. If a rep. Pacific).

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?

20 LinkedIn Groups Every Marketer Should Join

Hubspot

What these marketing pros may not realize, though, is they can easily access the latest marketing news and insights from well-known names in the field -- and even join in on interesting marketing conversations -- through LinkedIn groups. If you’re a nonprofit marketer, this is the largest and most active nonprofit marketing group on LinkedIn! Created: April 20, 2010.

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

Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn groups, community sites (e.g. 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. Share this on LinkedIn. Share content (your own and others’). Get ideas for product development. Share this on Bebo.

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.

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. 10) If you run out of ideas , go to a LinkedIn forum for your industry.  If you look around the web, there is so much advice about blogging it’s not funny. Answer it. 

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

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find it to be especially valuable and hassle-free for updating Twitter, Facebook, and LInkedin simultaneously. I do this only occasionally, however, as my friends/followers on each site don’t have much overlap. 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. Smart. implement bit.ly Nifty.

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.

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. Share this on LinkedIn. Whatever.

Best Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

Share this on LinkedIn. 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? Digg this!

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. Taking a poll in a LinkedIn or Facebook group, asking for input from Twitter followers, or asking for information through comments on blogs are some of the ways to gather information. Image by HubSpot via Flickr. Here they are: Monitor. Engage. Manage.

Neuromarketing and How Content Marketing Works

Writing on the Web

Let me know if you have questions… Blog this on Blogger. Share this on LinkedIn. 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.

LinkedIn: How to Properly Plant It into Your Social Media.

B2Bbloggers

So how do you justify the effort required to sow and nurture your presence on LinkedIn, especially the time and resources that could be invested elsewhere? In this week’s #B2BChat , we’ll share ideas and thoughts about LinkedIn. Some questions we’ll pose to help guide the conversation include: Do you have a LinkedIn strategy? Do you use LinkedIn for prospecting?

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?

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.

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.

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.

What the Future Holds 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 : Facebook Status Updates Tell the Story of Romance Gone Awry [INFOGRAPHIC] October 28, 2010 Ben Parr View Comments What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing email share email share Do you like this story? LinkedIn Ads (beta) deploys a similar approach, but the eyeballs don't seem nearly as powerful as Facebook. Learn more. Interesting.

Content Marketers: How to Think and Act Like a Publisher

B2Bbloggers

For blog articles, of course Twitter , Facebook , LinkedIn , but look for other niche destinations too – BusinessWeek Exchange is great for B2B. Unleashing Your Revenue Engine – Eloqua Experience Keynote Recent Guest Bloggers 1. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. So how do you begin to find or create the content you will need to succeed? keeping readers loyal). Sign up.

What the Future Holds 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 : 3G Mobile Internet Comes to Mount Everest October 28, 2010 Ben Parr View Comments What the Future Holds for B2B Social Media Marketing email share email share Do you like this story? LinkedIn Ads (beta) deploys a similar approach, but the eyeballs don't seem nearly as powerful as Facebook. Learn more. Social media is capable of so much more.

4 Tips for B2B Marketing on Facebook

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Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Startups Jobs Business News Advertising & Marketing Small Business Advice Career Development Money & Finance Business Apps Now Trending : Crowd-Sourced Johnny Cash Video Scores Grammy Nomination May 20, 2010 Leyl Master Black View Comments 4 Tips for B2B Marketing on Facebook email share email share Do you like this story? link] Werkadoo Weekly Digest: 14 May – 20 May 2010 « Werkadoo [.] View More » Web Video Mull Over 2010 With This Interactive.

Five Audiences for Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity

Other Industry Influencers: bloggers and other social media influencers don’t have the same motivations as journalists and shouldn’t be approached the same way (a point that an awful lot of PR firms have yet to figure out, judging by most of the pitches I see). Share this on LinkedIn. level executives respond to different messages than do mid-level management. Engage them.

12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010

Webbiquity

Effective SEO Techniques Every WordPress Blogger Should Use by BloggingPro. Code to Create Custom Share Buttons for Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Delicious by B2B Online Marketing. Share this on LinkedIn. WordPress is no longer just the leading blog platform , but is now the most popular open-source CMS (content management system) as well. WordPress Themes and Plugins.

What’s the Best Social Media Monitoring Tool? It Depends

Webbiquity

The company’s built-from-the-ground-up monitoring tools cover more than 50,000 sources, and its database of more than one million journalists, bloggers and media sites are invaluable for connecting with the right writers and performing effective outreach. Share this on LinkedIn. Until fairly recently, keeping track of your organization’s online presence was relatively easy. Other than your company’s website, most mentions were likely in well-known online news sites or trade industry publication sites. No more. Alterian SM2 Freemium. Social Mention. UberVU. Vocus.

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Overcoming the B2B Marcom Manager's Content Conundrum

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 Overcoming the B2B Marcom Manager’s Content Conundrum April 29th, 2010 | By Joan Damico B2B marcom managers solve the content conundrum with a social media workflow.

The 9 Worst Ways to Use LinkedIn for Business

Hubspot

LinkedIn is a powerful social network to connect with industry professionals, especially for B2B. People use LinkedIn to connect with coworkers and industry peers, get business advice, and even find new jobs. It’s a great place for businesses to make relevant LinkedIn users aware of their brand. Don’t Promote Your LinkedIn Page on Your Website. Of course not.

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.

Print Advertising's Fit Into Today's Marketing Mix #B2Bchat Recap.

B2Bbloggers

B2Bchat Recap] June 4th, 2010 | By Jeremy Victor Well this week’s #B2Bchat on print advertising and where it fits into today’s marketing mix was a lively discussion. Join us for next week’s #B2Bchat on LinkedIn, Thursday, June 10th at 8pm Eastern (5pm Pacific) by following the hashtag #B2Bchat ! Unleashing Your Revenue Engine – Eloqua Experience Keynote Recent Guest Bloggers 1.

Top Takeaways From Blogwell Philly 2010

B2B Marketing Insider

Skip to content Home About Michael Brenner Appearances B2B Marketing Insider Michael Brenner's Blog on B2B Marketing Content Marketing Demand Generation Mobile Sales Alignment Search Marketing Social Media Strategy November 11, 2010 1 Subscribe Top Takeaways From Blogwell Philly 2010 Share On Tuesday, November 9th I was fortunate enough to attend and participate in Blogwell Philly 2010.

The Ultimate Glossary: 101 Social Media Marketing Terms Explained

Hubspot

Blogger - Blogger is a free blogging platform owned by Google that allows individuals and companies to host and publish a blog typically on a subdomain. LinkedIn - LinkedIn is a business-oriented social networking site. TweetDeck - TweetDeck is an application that connects users with contacts across Twitter, Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn and more. Internet websites.