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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 Email Marketing Tips, Tactics and Metrics of 2010

Webbiquity

items that should be in your 2010 email budget by BtoB Magazine. better approach may be a simpler newsletter design with a compelling hook to get the reader to click through to a more graphically-rich web page with similar but augmented content. While social media is the flashy show horse of online marketing, email remains the solid workhorse. Email Marketing Tips and Tactics.

Start With Relevant, Aspire To Remarkable

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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 Start With Relevant, Aspire To Remarkable September 17th, 2010 | By Jeremy Victor One truth that we can all agree to is that anyone can be a publisher today. Sign up.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

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Americans spent nearly a quarter of their time online on social networking sites and blogs in 2010, up from 15.8 At its current rate, Twitter will process almost 10 billion tweets in 2010. Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn continued to add users in the second half of 2010, albeit at a slower pace than in previous quarters. The State of the Blogosphere 2010 by Brian Solis.

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Ten reasons to blog – even if nobody reads it

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Search engines give preference to websites that have fresh, relevant content. Wegman’s grocery store employees blog about seasonal recipes and show how to use their food products in new ways. . 7) Indirect sales — Featuring blog-only promotions and offers or opt-in content can expose new sales leads. . 8) PR – Blog posts have the opportunity for massive reach.

A fascinating “hardcore” B2B social media success

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The case exemplifies an integrated approach to CRM, customer research, SEO, web design, content development, and social media marketing that I think you’ll enjoy! Attract new sales leads through relevant content. All reactions and visitor behavior was examined for possible sales leads. > Developed quarterly content plan based on themes established from research.

Top 10 Takeaways from the 2010 Content Strategy Forum

Content Marketing Today

Why An Effective Content Strategy is Fundamental to Effective Content Marketing. We hope you’re a firm believer in the value of content marketing. If so, you know how important it is to deliver relevant and valuable content to your most important current and prospective customers. Content strategy is the kissing cousin of content marketing.

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

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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.

Are the 4Ps Still Relevant or In Need of a Major Reset?

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Promotion - Communication to provide information to prospects about the products / services including advertising, public relations, content marketing, and sales presentations, collateral and tools. The big question nowadays, are these 4-Ps still relevant? Sources: Wikipedia: Marketing Mix - [link] Forrester Sales Enablement Conference 2010 Presentation. If you’ve taken a marketing course over the past few decades you were likely schooled on the 4-Ps: Product, Place, Promotion and Price. Developed in the early 60s by the marketer E.

7 Social Media And Content Marketing Articles You May Have Missed

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Over the past several months, I’ve contributed to a number  social media and content marketing blogs around the web. Enjoy the rest of the article at the Content Marketing Institute. What you may be having a hard time finding after learning that “you are the media” and that you must “think like a publisher” is content to help you learn how to do so.  Sign up.

Internet Trends From The Web 2.0 Summit

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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 30, 2010 Subscribe Internet Trends From The Web 2.0 But she says advertising is back as creative is becoming more relevant. Holy Cow!

6 Rules for Content Marketing

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Marketers are working hard to create great content that can be used to create sales leads , drive website traffic, promote brand, and educate customers and prospects.  It is relevant – generic materials that are not highly relevant to a reader will not result in increased success. It closes a gap – content marketing should answer a business question or problem.

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Overcoming the B2B Marcom Manager's Content Conundrum

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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 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.

Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity

Web presence optimization (WPO)—using tactics like SEO, PPC, online PR, social media, content marketing and reputation management in a coordinated fashion to maximize your online visibility and business results—is the core theme of this blog. making it as simply as possible for visitors to share your site content across multiple social networks), and social analytics. Whatever.

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.  Blogging & Content Marketing. Socialnomics by Erik Qualman.

Marketing Automation Trends for 2010

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In this post I want to focus on the trends in Marketing Automation for 2010. Creation of buyer-centric content. In 2010 you’ll start to hear about marketing methods. At Marketbright, we believe Agile Marketing will emerge as a popular methodology so marketing professionals can adapt and survive in 2010. Social Media Marketing FAIL: In 2010, we’ll see a lot of companies spend a lot of money trying to make a big splash into social networks and many will crash and burn. Manticore Technology wishes you a full-funnel in 2010. predictions. The Contributors.

Best SEO Guides, Tips and Resources of 2010

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How can PDF content be optimized for search? Neil Patel provides an excellent and largely non-technical guide to SEO success, from keyword research and content development through meta tags, search-friendly URLs and link building. Google Search Engine Optimization Starter Guide 2010- Plain Speak on SEO by WorkingPoint. What common SEO mistakes are critical to avoid? SEO Basics.

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Marketing Dashboard: Passive Discovery

Digital Body Language

One of the main ways in which people discover your message , of course, is coming across your messages "passively", through ads, content, and social media sharing. However, great content that allows an organization to earn passive discovery is often much less trackable. Effort this is invested in creating and promoting great content results in a slow and steady growth in awareness.

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

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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. Forget social media and content marketing for a moment, the reason buyer personas matter so much is that B2B buyers and B2B buying has changed. Right?

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

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Jeremy: Tell me a bit about yourself, your role in SAP , and the size of the team that is responsible for social media, content marketing, and online communities. Traditional content marketing and online community marketing in our company is typically managed by our global teams, however, there is a percentage that is done locally. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2.

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. Topics include content marketing, B2B social media, demand generation, marketing automation, and more. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2.

35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

Whether you’re anxious to get started marketing on Facebook, already there but looking for better results, or not sure if Facebook is right for your company (despite the eye-popping audience numbers), you’ll find guidance here in some of the best posts on Facebook marketing so far in 2010: tips, tactics and best practices for building Facebook pages, growing your fan (or “like&# ) base, advertising, optimizing for search, using Facebook apps and tools, and more, from experts like Mari Smith, Lisa Barone, Ching Ya, John Haydon, Brian Carter, Marty Weintraub and Shel Holtz.

Five Reasons You May Not Be Spending Enough on Content Marketing

Tom Pisello

Marketers are scrambling to address the power shift and overcome lead generation and conversion issues by delivering more content and tools over more channels to actively engage ever more empowered, skeptical and frugal buyers. Having the right content and tools to help fuel buyer’s decision making process is essential. Content Marketing and the Forgotten Sales Professi.

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

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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. Tips for Getting Business Buyers Engaged With Content Marketing Let’s face it. Get the timing right—send relevant communications based on where they are in the buying cycle.

Best Google AdWords Tips and Tactics of 2010

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According to recent research from eConsultancy, “Paid search consumes the largest portion of online lead generation budgets, accounting for 28% of spending (in 2010), up from 22% in 2009.&# In addition, more than half of companies that use paid search increased their budgets for it last year. Google Instant) and changes within AdWords itself. When should you use the AdWords Editor?

How to Calculate Social Marketing ROI

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Her response: “When [our target audiences comes] to our site, they watch the videos and they are engaging with the content on the site. We think richer measures such as referring keywords, top content, bounce rate, average time spent on site, pages-per-visit and content analysis yield more actionable insight that will only get better. They include Indium Corp., EMC Corp. 1900%.

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

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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 Want to Engage Senior Executives? Be relevant: Understand their business and their role, including how they are measured and held accountable. Think Mobile. Agree? Disagree?

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?

Content Marketing: What Content People Share And Why They Do It

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Why do people share content? However, in trying to answering it, one can find a lot of value for his business and “target groups” in this social media and multi-channel marketing age where content plays an increasing role and content marketing is a hot topic. Content is an enormously broad concept that we use every day without really defining it. We talk about how it should be: how important relevant and share-worthy content, how crucial it is in lead nurturing, how it makes or breaks our email marketing programs and even how it has become a currency.

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

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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. Technology Naughty Vs. Nice In 2010 2. clicks down. So What’s the Best Approach for B2B blog success?

5 Things You Shouldn’t Expect from Marketing Automation

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Create interesting and relevant content. Many marketers fail to consider the amount of educational content necessary to address their buyers’ concerns. While a marketing automation system will deliver the content, you’ll still need to develop a content strategy and create engaging communications. Define buyer personas. Engage with others through social media.

7 Steps For Dealing With Negative Blog Reviews And Comments.

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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 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!&#

Content and Karma and Pandas, Oh My

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Last week we looked at the inconvenience and embarrassment of poor website housekeeping , and the uncomfortable truth that all content is findable and that is not always good news. That grumpy old panda is sick of being manipulated by low-quality content crammed full of keywords. This is what search engine experts lovingly call “dead content”. Start with your keywords.

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 ? Or Does It? 5.

Top 11 Ad Agency Predictions for 2011

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squirrel fights ”).   As Forrester said in  March, 2010, agencies are “entering into the great race for relevance”. As we turn the page on 2010, here are Blue Focus Marketing’s Top 11 Predictions for ad agencies. In all cases, ad agencies will sharpen their strategic focus, produce content on a wider scale and use consumer insights to better understand targets.

What Content Marketing Will Look Like in 2016: 40+ Predictions

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It’s hard to believe that this marks the eighth year of our annual content marketing predictions. Regardless, it’s still clear that the content marketing space is the most dynamic and exciting sector in the marketing industry. While I am ever the optimist, my personal content marketing predictions for 2016 are a bit of a mixed bag (and are sure to be wrong).

How to Engage Hyperactive Tech Buyers: Insights from TechTarget

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TechTarget has identified hyperactive IT researchers as ones who store content until they’re ready to consume it. Does that mean they are collecting content as they find it, yet will continue gathering information throughout the process? A. When they’re ready to look at a specific vendor, they’ll download more content. How can marketers respond to this? A.

5 Proven Strategies for B2B Social Media Marketing

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Android Advertise Network Blippr iPhone App Mashable France MashDeck Twitter App Mobile Site Social Media Events Twitter Guide Book Facebook Guide Book Partners App Development WordPress Experts MaxCDN Content Delivery Dynect Managed DNS Rackspace Hosting Intridea About Us Submit a Tip! The success of the campaign also prompted Regus to have Affect implement similar campaigns in five additional markets in Q1 of 2010. Submissions once a day till Nov 26, 2010 per category Top 5 per category will advance to finalists round Good luck to everyone! Learn more. Be a resource.&# 4.

Exclusive Interview Eloqua's Director Of Content @jchernov.

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Well, this week, in my interview Eloqua’s Director of Content, Joe Chernov ( @jchernov ), you’ll benefit from the same thing. We cover marketing automation, the recent consolidation in the industry, and of course, b2b social media, content marketing and ROI. This notion of “social content … with a purpose” is what I am most excited about. It was Michael. That’s DBL.

Engaging Content is Key to Content Marketing Success?

Tom Pisello

Monday, August 09, 2010 Engaging Content is Key to Content Marketing Success? According to recent survey results, 90% of B2B marketers are actively involved in producing custom content , and are investing some 25% of marketing budgets to custom content creation and promotion. Content Marketing and the Forgotten Sales Professi. Do White Papers Still Engage?