Blog your way into a book deal
MARCH 4, 2014
It is my great honor and privilege to introduce to you the next blogger-turned-children’s-author,” the publishing world will probably call him a first-time author rather than someone who has been laying the groundwork for over seven years now. Consider every piece you pen to be the equivalent of the writing sample you’d need to write or submit for the job of your dreams.
The 28 Best Influencer Marketing Tools
AUGUST 9, 2016
Influencer marketing tools can help marketers identify the most relevant and engaging bloggers, journalists, and media outlets in their specific industry segments; reach out to them more effectively; automate low-level, repetitive tasks; and track and monitor results. Sample review: “BuzzStream enables you turn a website or blog post into a contact record in their database.
The 24 Best Online Writing Tools and Apps
JUNE 14, 2016
Among global business leaders, 85% prefer text-based articles (vs. 5% for video) for helping to make business decisions. Sample review: “Create beautiful word clouds in just a few clicks.” — BuzzBlogger. Sample review: “After the Deadline checks spelling, style, and grammar wherever you go on the web.” — BuzzBlogger. Google Review Count: 2,210,000. Pricing: free. 14) Rhymer.
How to Become a Stellar Guest Blogger
JANUARY 4, 2011
Lisa’s Note: This is a very solid article by Ann, so I hope you take the time to absorb her information. If you’ve been submitting guest posts and having no success with publication, this article will shed some light and help you get more exposure. It is going to grab the blogger’s attention, interest and prompt him/her to get back to you to discuss the post.
The 14 Best Content Planning and Research Tools
MAY 17, 2016
Sample review: “Trello is a simple, yet effective project management tool following the agile development model. Sample review: “This is a very easy-to-use tool for brainstorming and creating mindmaps. I use it for mapping out different content and blog post types to include in my editorial calendars.” — Online Marketing Institute. Best Content Planning Tools. 1) Trello. HubSpot.
The new guide to minimizing legal risks in Social Media Marketing
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
JUNE 4, 2015
This section of the original article holds up. If you want to use someone else’s creative work (picture, drawing, poem, article, etc.), get permission first. Rather than copy/paste someone else’s article or upload their photo or video on your own site, link to their work from your site. This section of the original article holds up. Just don’t do it. Just don’t do it.
3 Tips for Future-proofing Your Digital Career
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
NOVEMBER 4, 2015
As an illustrating blogger and sci-fi author, I both fantasize and worry about the future. On the one hand, I’m looking forward to 3D printers that recreate my limbs from DNA samples, nanomedicine where tiny robots travel through my bloodstream to repair cell damage and “Hyperloop” capsules that transport me at the speed of sound. My hipster party. Here they are: 1.
Content Marketing Strategy: A Comprehensive Guide for Modern Marketers
JULY 21, 2015
You create a few sample infographics and share them on social media so people see what the tool is capable of doing, and between that and the traffic coming from organic search, you start to get a few hundred people using it every month. A few of them like it so much they provide their name and email address so they can continue using it. Blogger. mean, where do I start? Not bad.
The Ultimate Guide to Hiring Effective Marketers
OCTOBER 10, 2014
Based on the simple inflation calculator provided by the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, that would be $1450 a year for 2014. ( See this article for full details. ). Based on this article by Joe Hadzima , a lecturer at MIT’s Sloan School of Management, an employee’s salary plus benefits usually totals 1.25 to 1.40 See this MIT Sloan Review article for the full details.).
6 Tips For Building a High Quality Blog Following
JANUARY 14, 2012
The beauty sample delivery service – and its blog – exploded in popularity. At last count, the company had 44,000 Facebook Likes, 14,000 Twitter followers, and 9,400 Youtube subscribers. Editors note) Keep your articles brief. Often this means targeting a niche in which you – the blogger – already belong. “We [are] really writing for ourselves,” Chen explains.
Content Marketing: Connect the Dots and Drive Results
Writing on the Web
APRIL 18, 2011
Here’s a sample of what you’ll learn: For example, your content should accomplish these 4 goals: Connect with readers right away (ask them about their problems or challenges). Tell a story about a real person that illustrates the concepts in the article. Blog this on Blogger. Share this on Facebook. In the World Wide Web, there often seems to be no rules.
“Send More Email” Top Recommendation for 2013
JANUARY 18, 2013
Read the whole post, or sample our take on these bits of wisdom: 1. Do this by creating share-worthy content (videos, infographics, articles, etc.) and pushing it out for use by others, perhaps partners or bloggers, etc. 4. Make your Facebook page worth reading. Send more marketing emails. Two thumbs up. 2. Add two pages of fresh content to your site per week. Nuff said?
The State of the Blogosphere 2010
DECEMBER 13, 2010
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? Gender Two-thirds of bloggers according to Technorati are male.
A 50-Point Checklist For Creating The Ultimate Landing Page
DECEMBER 11, 2012
Are you providing a sample (preview of first chapter etc.) of your giveaway, if applicable? You should sell this-it’s just that valuable! I am in the process of testing–I’m a new blogger. 101 Landing Page Optimization Tips. (14 chapter article). Landing Page Articles. collection of articles about landing page fundamentals. -->. Facebook.
An Exhaustive Guide to Exceptional Guest Blogging
MAY 5, 2013
Network with other bloggers in your industry to discover websites with a similar commitment to quality, and an audience that can benefit from your message. Use blog comments, subscribers, and Facebook and Twitter engagement as a barometer. 4. Remember, the top bloggers in major industries likely receive hundreds of offers for guest content daily. Or can it? SEO leads have a 14.6%
8 Ready-Made Job Descriptions to Recruit an All-Star Marketing Team
JANUARY 14, 2013
What's better than a blogger for a dog supply-selling ecommerce site? blogger with four poodles at a dog supply-selling ecommerce site! Experience managing non-personal social media accounts like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google+, etc. Growing the company's social media reach. 2) Blogger/Blog Manager. Content samples that demonstrate writing skills.
4 Content Marketing Goals for a Coach Website
Writing on the Web
MAY 2, 2011
So the video gives a sampling of what it’s like to see and hear him. Blog this on Blogger. Share this on Facebook. Content Marketing Tip: Use Ready-to-Publish Articles. How should content marketing be used on the home page of your website? What makes good website copy? No matter what business you’re in, your content must achieve 4 things. What were they?
The Top 20 Twitter Clients being Used in 2012
JANUARY 31, 2012
CIBO (@cibostudios) January 15, 2012. I am assuming that Cibo pulled in this data directly from the Twitter API, so I believe these results are a good enough sampling to be pretty indicative as to the top 20 Twitter clients being used in 2012. HootSuite is a web-based social media dashboard designed to manage a whole slew of social media platforms above and beyond Twitter — Facebook, Linkedin, and have even begun limited support for Google+ — and multiple social profiles in one interface. asked my 2,500 group members: What Twitter client do you use for business ?
11 Ways to Come Up with a Rocking Content Marketing Strategy
APRIL 10, 2014
If you adopt nothing else from this article, carry this tip with you. The world’s best bloggers are expert curators. Just look at the 3,000+ shares the following Facebook post earned: . Check out 15 Call to Action Samples for Rocking Blog Posts that Convert. Image source. No more mediocrity. If that isn’t your motto as a content marketer, it should be. Are you with me?
Etch A Sketch Wins, Then Loses with Social Media
MARCH 23, 2012
Even this Chicago Tribune article states , “ Ohio Arts, alas, does not have a Twitter Handle. couldn’t find any article or post from the company directly about the happenings, except for a small formal statement on their Facebook page. Possibly samples of the candidates as an Etch a Sketch in multiple posts. It’s like Etch A Sketch,” he said.
How to Write the Worst Guest Blogging Pitch of All Time [Template]
JUNE 5, 2013
And we''re always thrilled to feature bloggers when they contribute thoughtful, original content that our amazing readers (ahem -- that''s you) would love. Something like: "Guest Post: 20 Tips to Increase Your Facebook Page Reach." Feel free to use “blogger” “company name” or “INSERT NAME HERE” instead of the blog manager’s name. But that’s not always what we get. Ready?
How to Tailor Content Distribution Throughout the Fashion Life Cycle
OCTOBER 29, 2015
Because the biggest fashion icons are highly sought-after for promotions, it’s not as easy as shipping off a free sample to Blake Lively and having her promote it. These are the articles that will be most successful when it comes to social sharing, and they will also generate more search engine traffic for you. As a retailer, you live the fashion life cycle. Growth. Maturity.
Recent Writings: Negativity, Social Gaffes and Farewell to Case Studies
JULY 15, 2011
Here’s a sampling of what I’ve been talking about. The article notes that Epson reported that revenue per visitor nearly doubled after it started including customer reviews on its site. Once the legal department gets involved in approvals, most meaningful content gets sucked out of the article. Love Your Critics. Read more and comment on The CMO Site.
Confessions of a Google Spammer
MAY 27, 2015
Some examples of my “work”: Some Samples of My Automated Article Creation "Work" c. 30am: Check in with my partner and employees, Facebook, and chat with my two journalist friends in Beijing. We're working with a very well known SEO blogger in the U.K. Before I became an inbound marketer, I once made $50,000 a month spamming Google. worked a maximum of 10 hours a week.
Blog Marketing Tactics - 10 Tested, Proven Ideas
JANUARY 4, 2011
All you need to do is create an excel doc and add the email addresses of popular bloggers/journalists in your industry and brief description of what they cover (bonus points if you know these people well enough to do this without descriptions). Throughout 2008, I gathered quotes from some of my favorite bloggers and published it: 22 inspirational quotes. Exactly. 6. Well done.
A Marketer's Guide to Accumulating Awesome Online Reviews
MARCH 15, 2012
It makes sense -- the bigger the sample size, the more legitimate the results, right? If you're the awesome inbound marketer I know you to be, you're an avid blogger who is always looking for a hot new article topic. So, how important are online reviews to consumers? Survey says: Very! Why Your Business Needs Quality Online Reviews. Leverage Your Blog. Create Case Studies.
How to Be an Awesome Blog Commenter
JANUARY 10, 2011
Online tools like blogs, Twitter and Facebook have made it easier for people to share with one another, but they don’t necessarily make the Web social. This post will discuss how to be a thoughtful and engaged commenter, whether you are active in the blogosphere or on LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and message boards. Keep Your Signs Off Other People’s Yards.
The Mi6 Chart Toppers, November 2010
MI6 Marketing Agency
DECEMBER 15, 2010
The Mi6 Chart Toppers List is a top 10 list of the most popular charts based on # of views during a specific month. I’ve included a link to the source article/post and added my observations and recommendations. Article/Post: Twitter’s Official Analytics Product Has Arrived. Article/Post: 2010 Toolbox.com/PJA Social Media Index: Wave VI, IT Audience Results. Brand recall?
Crunchy, salty, nutritious news & views on B2B marketing for technology companies | Velocity - the B2B marketing acceleration agency for technology companies
JUNE 22, 2009
B2B Marketing Magazine just published an article we wrote on what every B2B marketer should be thinking about the mobile web. great example from a drop-down menu in a Royal Opera House web form: That’s just a small sample. Check… Read more… Doug Kessler | December 15th, 2008 | 3 comments Five Basic Social Theories of Online PR Roger , our web wonderwall, posted a terrific article on the essentials of Online PR. The book of the webinar of the movie: The Velocity B2B Content Marketing Workbook. Come and get it! Come and get it! World. See it here.