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  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2013
    [Blog] Five proven ways to get more people to read your blog
    Over the last few weeks I have been asked many times about creating an audience for your blog, especially when you are just starting out. This is a vital topic and one that is covered extensively in the book  Born to Blog , but here are a few ideas that helped me in the early stages. Build your own blog network. Many thanks!
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 17, 2016
    [Blog] Better Business Blogs: Correct Those Broken Links
    Are you keeping your business blog fresh? If If you’re like me, and you’ve been blogging for a number of years, chances are some of your links may no longer work. This This guest post, from Susan Boggs, offers tips for successful bloggers and blogs on how to find and correct broken links. Ah, yes, nirvana. Link rot.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2015
    [Blog] The 4 Step Creative Process for Writing Blogs: (& Happy Birthday to WOW Blog)
    Do you struggle with the creative process of writing blogs ? Do you cringe when you need to find a topic for your blog? Over the past 11 years, I’ve written a ton of information about writing great blog posts and newsletters, as well as e-books, white papers and articles to increase your visibility. You’re not alone.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 22, 2012
    [Blog] Pinterest drives enormous blog and business success
    Kate started her blog ( thesmallthingsblog.com ) exactly one year ago. ” “I pinned a photo of a completed style, which directed Pinterest users back to my blog to watch the tutorial video. Thanks to Pinterest, Kate has now gained 16,000 blog subscribers and 14,000 Pinterest followers in just a few months. Pinterest!
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016
    [Blog] Does Your Blog Deliver a Positive User Experience?
    You want your blog to be just that kind of place. Why would you want your blog to be joyful to use? Consider your own experience visiting other blogs and websites. So what entails a bad user experience on a blog? User experience tips from America’s #1 most-visited hospital blog. The opposite is also true.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 26, 2014
    [Blog] The ABC’s of Great Blogging: Be Original and Offer Insight
    Be Original and Offer Insight" width="325" height="228" title="The ABC’s of Great Blogging: Be Original and Offer Insight" /> When it comes to content marketing  and great blogging, insight and originality rules. The ABC’s of Great Blogging. More than ever before, content is king! Content rules!” ~ Ann Handley and C.C. 2011).
  • INDUSTRIAL MARKETING TODAY  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013
    [Blog] Blogging Still Lagging in Industrial Marketing
    Compared to most B2B marketers, blogging still plays a minor role for most manufacturing and industrial companies. Business Blogs Industrial Blogs Blogging Blogs Industrial Marketing Look at these charts from two different surveys to illustrate my point. The [.]. This is only a content summary.
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
    [Blog] Why Blog? The Benefits of Blogging for Business and Marketing
    I had a co-worker email me the other day asking for a blog post about the benefits of business blogging. told her I'd shoot over one of our up-to-date blog posts about why businesses should blog and. The Benefits of Business Blogs for Marketing. In short: blogging , social media , and search engines. Whoops.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2011
    [Blog] Six Ways to Search-Optimize a Blog
    Many of the same principles apply to optimizing a blog for search as for optimizing a business website : use keywords in the body copy, post titles, subheadings, permalink URL, image alt tags and meta tags. But with a blog, you can create any (reasonable) number of top-level categories, and give these keyword-rich labels. Social media.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014
    [Blog] My biggest blogging victory (and you’d never guess it)
    But I would like to discuss what I consider to be my greatest blogging achievement because I think it will take you by surprise, and perhaps create an interesting discussion. My blog has had more than 6 million page views. Blogging is also the most fun part of my job. Blogging is also the most fun part of my job.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2015
    [Blog] How Do You Start Over After Building a Successful Blog?
    In October of 2010 it spent a couple of weeks ranked number 1 on the Ad Age rating of top marketing blogs – a feat that, though just the product of a favorable algorithm, still baffles me. In early December, I re-launched JasonFalls.com, my long-time marketing keynote speaker website , with a blog. The blog stays. Starting over.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, MAY 12, 2016
    [Blog] How to Start a Blog: 7 Steps BEFORE You Blog
    How do I start a blog ? . hear it all the time:  smart professionals, who are great at what they do, don’t know how to start a business blog , and probably wouldn’t have time to blog even if they did start one. Later, when they get stuck, they complain about not having “enough time” to blog. Loud and clear.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 3, 2012
    [Blog] 5 Essential tools to attract a relevant audience to your blog
    It is not difficult to drive traffic to your site but what’s the point if visitors don’t stay around and read your blog post, sign up to your email list or buy your product or service? Let’s look at five great social media tools to ensure you attract a relevant audience to your blog posts. 1. But it does make sense!
  • B2BBLOGGERS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012
    [Blog] 25 Awesome B2B Blogging Tips
    Why are so many B2B businesses, from the providers of a credit card processing service to the makers of GPS for vehicle tracking, blogging today? Because they recognize the potential power blogging represents—when done right, blogging gives B2B companies a way to generate greater interest, leads, orders, brand awareness and brand loyalty.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 22, 2013
    [Blog] How I discovered my blogging voice by becoming somebody else
    About 10 months ago, I launched Cupid’s Laboratory , a blog about the peculiar world of online dating. And what teenager wants to know about Mom’s online dating blog, for goodness sake? found, as I began to post one blog entry after another, that a new, distinct writing voice was emerging. Someone who doesn’t exist.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2015
    [Blog] How to Make Money Blogging:Yes – You Can Still Make Money Blogging!
    Can you still make money blogging ? As I shared in my last post , the blogging has rapidly changed, but it’s not too late to start a blog, or turn your existing blog in to a source of income. How to Make Money Directly from a Business Blog. which eventually grew into a portfolio of 85 blogs.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  SUNDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2010
    [Blog] Ten reasons to blog – even if nobody reads it
     . Building an engaged community through a business blog can be extremely difficult — sometimes impossible. Look at companies like General Electric who do an amazing job with their blog and yet have almost no “community&# or comments at all. Do your competitors have a blog? There better be. Why not use it? 
  • IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2011
    [Blog] B2B Blogging and Video Takes Off
    But according to a survey released this week, it might have been the year of the blog. The survey found that blogs saw an 27% increase as b2b content marketing usage tactic this year over 2010, with 65% of respondents claiming they use blogs as part of their content marketing strategy. B2B Content Marketing Tactics.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 5, 2015
    [Blog] Business Blog Writing: How to Avoid Time-Suck
    How do you avoid time-sucking traps when it comes to blog writing ? You sit down with your coffee, open email, and an hour later still haven’t posted on your blog. Ninety minutes later, you still haven’t started a new blog post. These types of projects can easily turn into a blog post: Emails. Sound familiar?
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 11, 2011
    [Blog] The Five Surprising Impacts of Blog Comments
    This week I received the 10,000th comment on my blog. And while this lucky commenter (who will be named at the end of the post), will receive a $500 prize package (for real!) I’d like to humbly explain why I have completely changed my mind about the importance of blog comments. . Why comment on a blog? Reza L. Caring.
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 28, 2014
    [Blog] Why Business Blogging Works
    Every month, I run a new hire training class on blogging. While many of the people in that class know why blogging is important for business growth, I''m supposed to teach it as if that''s not the case. First, let''s get on the same page about what a blog is. Okay, so who reads blogs? Blogging helps you establish trust.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2013
    [Blog] 20 blog posts that made a difference — and why
    ” That’s why it is difficult picking out the best blog posts of the year on {grow}. have been blogging for nearly five years and as I looked back at the content on {grow} for 2013, I think I am just now starting to find my voice. I am the most proud of this year, which is probably a good sign that I am still moving ahead.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 23, 2014
    [Blog] 6 Easy Blog Posts You Can Write to Attract Readers
    One universal truth about blog readers is that fresh content will keep them coming back and reading your blog again and again. But there are so many kinds of blog posts that attract readers that it’s hard to choose. Too many choices lead to blog blocks. Photo essays – Blogging doesn’t have to be all about writing.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2012
    [Blog] How do you know if your blog is making an impact?
    About two years ago, I was really down on my blogging. No matter how much you stare at your Google Analytics, it’s not going to interpret for you whether anybody cares about your blog. That’s a generalization I have found that holds up across many types of blogs. felt like my hard work was going nowhere. Drastic action.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2013
    [Blog] Why You Should Write Quality Blog Content
    Quality blog posts are key to your business getting found on the Web. If you want to get found, get known and get clients online, you need to write and publish quality blog posts that resonate with your readers. In the Hubspot blog post, “ Memes vs. MBAs: What is Quality Content, Anyway? What is quality content? Imagery. Storytelling.”
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2015
    [Blog] 4 Reasons to Publish on a LinkedIn Blog
    Do you know about LinkedIn blogs? And are you blogging yet on LinkedIn ? I’m not yet, but I will be right after I write this blog post! The importance of using a LinkedIn blog is that it will add dimension and help in building a well-documented profile. Indeed, you should opt for a newspaper-like kind of formatting.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 7, 2012
    [Blog] Blog Writing: 5 Tips to Break a Blogging Rut
    Business blog writing is tough. No matter how long you’ve been writing on your business blog, sooner or later, you’ll find yourself in a blogging rut. There are many reasons that people blog – the most important being to convey their personal message in a clear, concise way. Read other blogs.
  • INDUSTRIAL MARKETING TODAY  |  TUESDAY, JULY 22, 2014
    [Blog] To Blog, or Not to Blog…That’s the Question Many Industrial Companies are Asking
    Manufacturers, distributors and engineering companies have read or heard about all the benefits of content marketing in general and blogging in particular but many are still sitting on the fence. I’m often asked the question, “Should we start a blog?” It is a simple question but the answer is not a simple yes or a [.]
  • SYNECORE  |  SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2014
    [Blog] My 60-Minute Blog Challenge
    A couple weeks ago Hubspot presented the Blogosphere with a challenge to conceptualize, write, and post a blog in 60 minutes flat. As such I decided to make a guide about writing a blog in an hour with the stipulation that I had only an hour to research, write, and edit it before hitting the publish button. How meta. Good luck!
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 10, 2015
    [Blog] Nobody can blog for you, but maybe they can blog WITH you
    Blogging is one way to build the kind of trust required to gain this kind of access to people’s lives. Yet if you turn the whole blog writing process over to someone outside your business, you may be educating your readers but failing to build the relationships that are so important in a service-based business.
  • CONTENTLY  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016
    [Blog] Beyond the Blog
    Reaching the 99 percent, Busk knows, means doing more than just posting on your blog. The post Beyond the Blog appeared first on The Content Strategist. Media Social Blog FeaturedThe SXSW program is always a great barometer of dominant buzzwords. Take “content marketing.” It’s a content revolution, people.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2013
    [Blog] The ultimate guide to becoming a blogging superstar
    By Mars Dorian, Contributing {grow} Columnist. I am a self-proclaimed social media rockstar, without any credentials, so I feel more than qualified to present you with the Ultimate Guide to Becoming a Blogging Superstar. Warning: The following blog post will help you gain instant money & fame. Start blogging immediately.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2014
    [Blog] The secret ingredient for successful small business blogging
    When we talk about blogging and content marketing, it’s easy to focus on the things we can measure: Page views, comments, social shares, number of posts, and subscribers. But to win clients with a blog, you don’t need to become popular. Blogging doesn’t mean you’re just writing, pressing that publish button, and promoting your posts.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29, 2016
    [Blog] 6 Tips for Encouraging Your Team to Blog
    However, some employees might avoid blogging because they doubt their own writing skills, aren’t sure what to write about, or simply don’t have the time. You can show your team that contributing to the company blog doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Business Blogging Content MarketingGuest post by Jill Phillips.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, JULY 17, 2014
    [Blog] Creating the beautiful blog with Stanford Smith
    recently had a chance to catch up with Stanford Smith , one of the best social media marketing minds in the business and certainly the go-to-guy for all things blogging. Stan was the co-author of the best-selling book  Born to Blog: Building Your Blog for Personal and Business Success One Post at a Time.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 21, 2011
    [Blog] Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter
    How do you get your blog posts to feed into your LinkedIn profile and Twitter automatically? This is the 2nd part of her post Connect Your Blog to Facebook. Your first option is to add the WordPress blog option to your Linkedin profile. There is an option to add your blog link with Typepad or WordPress. Twitter.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2012
    [Blog] Better Blogging: Messages that Inspire Desire…
    Why should you be writing and publishing blog posts and Web content for your business? The only reason “you should be blogging” is to get your message across to the people who need it. All the other reasons pale in comparison: My business needs a good website/ blog to look professional. What’s your message?
  • KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 16, 2014
    [Blog] 14 B2B Blogging Best Practices from Creation to Promotion
    Blogging has emerged and remains a critical component of B2B content marketing strategies across all industries. Blogging is an effective way for B2B brands to interact with peers, colleagues, or prospects on a daily, weekly, or monthly basis, driving leads and generating brand awareness.  . Blog Post Optimization.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2012
    [Blog] How to Turn a Small Blog Audience into Small Army
    Every single day we focus on how to get more traffic to our blogs, increase our conversion rates, and sell more. When your audience is small  you can run your blog like a VIP experience. When somebody who reads your content hears your voice you go from “that person who writes that blog” to a real person.  Tweet.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2013
    [Blog] How to Blog without Boring Readers in the Holiday Season
    How do you blog about the Holiday Season – without boring your readers? So what does the holiday season mean for your blog? The holiday season provides a lot of opportunity for keyword-rich blogging. Check out blog analytics to see what is trending and adapt your own blog entries to have more SEO opportunities.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 14, 2011
    [Blog] The 7 Fundamentals of Starting a Company Blog
    Starting a corporate blog is a commitment and should be carefully thought-through before executing. grow} community member Tabatha Bourguignon  told me she is starting a blog for her company, Sandy Bay Networks, and asked me about the steps to take to get started. Let’s Including the blog. How will you sustain the blog?
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, JULY 3, 2014
    [Blog] Newsletters, Social Media, Blogs: What’s Best?
    width="300" height="200" title="Newsletters, Social Media, Blogs: Whats Best?" /> Have blogs and social media replaced e-newsletters ? Content Marketing Managing Your Ezine & Blog Tasks Newsletter Nuggets Ezine Attracting Clients e-newsletters newsletters Online Marketing Whats Best?" my success. ” What about you?
  • AD YOUR COMMENT HERE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 3, 2013
    [Blog] Twitter, Facebook and Blogging Training Sessions
    Blogging. BLOGGING 101. The Whys and Hows of blogging. How to set up a blog. Basics of a blog post. BLOGGING 102. Toolkit Twitter blogging Facebook Syracuse Training I’ll be holding several 101 and 102 training sessions throughout the summer through the TEDCenter at Syracuse University.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 5, 2013
    [Blog] Your Business Blog: Guest Blogging Etiquette
    Guest Blogging Etiquette" src="[link] width="240" height="217" title="Your Business Blog: Guest Blogging Etiquette" /> Last month, we contributed a post asking if guest blogging is really a necessary element to a good blog. First, reciprocal guest blogging can be a great opportunity for all. Photo Source).
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 20, 2012
    [Blog] Should your blog posts look more like this?
    blogging Blogging best practicesBy Neicole Crepeau, Contibuting {grow} Columunist. Neicole   Crepeau  a blogger at  Coherent Social Media   and the creator of  CurateXpress , a content curation tool. She works at  Coherent Interactive  on social media, website design, mobile apps, & marketing.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  MONDAY, JULY 30, 2012
    [Blog] Is there anything new in blogging? No.
    I walked away from the recent Blog World and New Media Expo a bit depressed and I haven’t been able to shake it. Here is a rough comparison of the two events: Blog World attendance: Maybe 2,000? Blog World keynote: Chris Brogan. Blog World space: In the basement of the convention center, next to the taco stand.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2013
    [Blog] 6 Easy Tips to Write a Blog Post in 30 Minutes
    Can you write a blog post and publish in under an hour? Here’s how I research, write , add an image, compose a compelling title, and optimize for SEO and publish a blog post in under an hour. The 6 basic steps for writing a blog post for a business blog are these: Find a problem your readers and customers need solving.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 3, 2013
    [Blog] What does it take to start a blog these days?
    The blogging life used to be so easy. Just five years ago, a blog was still a novelty and if you started one, you would probably occupy a niche in your industry. New entertainment alternatives and social media distractions have probably challenged blogging’s role as the king of content. What’s a blogger to do?
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 22, 2014
    [Blog] Search and Replace Will Change Your Blog Forever
    If you’ve been blogging for a long time, your life has probably changed a number of times. Yes, it’s true that both my blogs s**t the bed in a catastrophic failure; but, before that happened, I did some pretty amazing things. When After five years of blogging shamelessly on behalf of AH, what was I to do? Be subtle.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 28, 2012
    [Blog] What makes a perfect B2B blog post?
    The amazing and progressive Eloqua company sponsored me to create The Grande Guide to B2B Blogging and it really turned out to be a sensational piece of work. It’s full of new tips and tricks to make your company blog sing and do a happy dance. It’s my first official kick-ass infographic: Tweet.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2011
    [Blog] 20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog
    The core of social media marketing efforts should be the corporate blog. Through a blog, marketers become publishers, providing their audience with relevant and valuable content. Corporate blogs can operate in a similar fashion, except that the sole sponsor or advertiser is the company itself. What should they promote? Got more?
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 7, 2016
    [Blog] The lost blogging monarchy, the defeat of links, and the war on social media
    Derackshan is credited with starting the blogging revolution in Iran and is called the father of Persian blogging. At the top of my blog it says “Marketing, Social Media, Humanity” and this post from this remarkable man is an exceptional exploration of this intersection. I would like for you to dream for a moment.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 25, 2011
    [Blog] 29 Reasons Why Your Company Blog Has Stalled
    In almost every situation, publishing a blog is an excellent strategy. blog creates a new marketing asset that generates leads, qualifies prospects, builds loyalty and retains customers. Unfortunately, publishing a blog is much easier than maintaining its growth. They will quickly become the #1 source of traffic for your blog.
  • INDUSTRIAL MARKETING TODAY  |  MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014
    [Blog] Winning the Engineer’s Mindshare with Industrial Blogging
    Business Blogs Content Marketing Industrial Blogs Industrial blogging Industrial Marketing Marketing to engineers technical SMEs Engineers love a challenge and solving problems. They are always on the lookout for gaining knowledge from their peers. They trust and have more confidence in reading or hearing something [.].
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2015
    [Blog] Tools that help generate blogging ideas
    Today, this blog will share some tips and tools about where to find current topics and fuel ideas for writing. You might even be able to come up with a new blog post just about your question and the answers you receive. To give you a better idea how it works to fuel your creative writing juices, I entered the word “blogging”.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2012
    [Blog] How Blog Readers Find You – A Diagram
    I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again:  a business blog is the best way to get found online, the best way to connect with potential clients, and the pathway to turning readers into clients. So, what’s your favorite excuse for not blogging for your business? My own program, Joan Stewart: Smart Blogging-in-a-Box tutorial.
  • DELICIOUS B2BMARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 25, 2012
    [Blog] Is Blogging Dead or Are Companies Not Trying Hard Enough?
    But the stat I want to talk about today is the number of blogs on the Internet. According to Technorati , there are 158 million blogs floating around, which is partly why I’m so surprised to keep reading that blogging is dead. I get it. My guess is many people or companies say, “Let’s start a blog!”
  • INDUSTRIAL MARKETING TODAY  |  MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012
    [Blog] Blogs and Social Marketing in the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry
    Even though the companies that operate in this sector are well-known global brands, they are not exactly forward thinking online marketers who use business blogs and social media regularly. Google the search phrase hydraulic fracturing blogs and it will return 2 million results! The facts, figures and the hype are mind-boggling.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2015
    [Blog] 10 Reasons why you should have an active business blog
    Blogs have been around for quite some time now. Business blogs just started to go mainstream about 10 years ago. Blogs have been around for so long because they can be a very useful communication tool for businesses. Here are 10 reasons why you should maintain a blog for your business: Blogging is easy. Conclusion.
  • WRITTENT  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 25, 2013
    [Blog] Top Blogging Statistics: 45 Reasons to Blog
    Whether you are a small business owner just learning nuts and blots of blogging magic or already a blogging guru, you need to keep abreast of the most important blogging trends if you want to succeed in your blogging efforts. Wondering if you need to set up a blog ? 10) 33% of B2B companies use blogs
  • B2B LEAD GENERATION BLOG  |  FRIDAY, AUGUST 11, 2006
    [Blog] B2B Lead Generation Blog: New Book on Corporate Blogging
    B2B Lead Generation Blog About Free Resources Get FREE Updates Instantly Get A FREE Chapter from my book. « Webinar: Eight critical success factors for lead generation | Main | New E-Book Offers Great Advice » New Book on Corporate Blogging Its exciting when someone you know launches a new book.
  • INDUSTRIAL MARKETING TODAY  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 9, 2014
    [Blog] Purpose Driven Industrial Blogging
    When I talk to manufacturers and industrial companies about blogging, which is practically every day, I can’t help but notice that these people do understand that blogging is a key [.]. Content Marketing Industrial Blogs Inbound Marketing industrial lead generation Industrial Marketing This is only a content summary.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2014
    [Blog] Better Blog Writing: Getting Hooked by Your Own Hook
    looking for a “hook,” a magnetic headline that would draw readers into my client’s blog like bees to honey. About Blogs Content Marketing On Writing Better Writing Great Blog Content blog content blog writing business blogging content marketing with blogs But there I was at 5 a.m.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Blog] Creative Work, Blogging, Writing and Resistance
    Everyone encounters resistance when it comes to blogging, writing, and creative work. It doesn’t matter whether you’re trying to put together a 300-word blog post, a novel, a political campaign, complete a mural or sculpture, compose a symphony, or create a new app. Ever get stuck? And it loves fear. The solution? Write.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
    [Blog] Epic Business Blog Content: 2 Questions Every Blog Owner Must Ask
    If you’re in business and have a business blog, you’re frequently challenged by what to write. In my ebook Content Marketing with Blogs , I suggest business blog posts should be written with the 4 E’s as a guide: What you publish on your business blog should: Entertain. Educate. Engage. Enrich.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2015
    [Blog] Blog Design Blink Test: Simple, Easy Navigation
    In order to impress visitors and showcase your business expertise, your blog must pass the “blink” test. As I mentioned in my previous post , your blog design must incorporate three critical elements: Branding/Personality   (Banners, logo, photos). The choices for adding features and widgets to your blog can be overwhelming.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2015
    [Blog] How to Blog for Your Business Using Personality
    Do you know how to blog for your business using personality yet remaining professional? No, seriously – there’s an ongoing trend to be personal with blogs. I see it everywhere – blogs, email, newsletters. But it’s nice to get to know something about a  blog author  you spend time reading.
  • B2B LEAD GENERATION BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Blog] New Chapter for the B2B Lead Blog
    You may have noticed the B2B Lead Blog has a new look. That’s because it’s my personal blog again. Back when I started this blog in 2003, I couldn’t find any place where people were sharing ideas related to lead generation and the complex sale. You may have noticed the B2B Lead Blog has a new look.
  • INDUSTRIAL MARKETING TODAY  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2012
    [Blog] Why Industrial News Releases Make Good Blog Posts
    B2B Marketing Collateral Business Blogs Content Marketing Inbound Marketing Industrial Blogs Industrial Marketing Blogging News Rleases Press RleasesPress or news releases about industrial products have been and still are very popular. This is only a content summary. Please click on the headline to read the full article.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2011
    [Blog] Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog
    Over the last decade, business blogs have gone from being a novelty to a leading-edge practice to an essential element for any company seeking to optimize its presence on the web. Why are so many companies now embracing blogging? blog helps on all three fronts much more than a standard corporate website. Location. Author(s).
  • B2B MARKETING INSIDER  |  TUESDAY, MAY 3, 2016
    [Blog] 5 Tips To Promote Your Company Blog
    million new blog posts each month on WordPress alone. The post 5 Tips To Promote Your Company Blog appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing Blog blor promotion Content promotion Social MediaThe competition is fierce out there. There are 58.6 How do you ever get your work noticed? Is it even worth it?
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  SUNDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2011
    [Blog] How blogging changed a life
    Blogging. discovered blogging at the cusp of my new life. During this period of life-changing stress, I was having problems with high blood pressure. I had to monitor my BP every hour and there was only one time it always fell back into a normal zone — when I was blogging. Literally, the act of blogging improved my health.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2011
    [Blog] How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data
    So where does blog traffic come from, and how does this change over time? Looking at data from the Webbiquity blog, several trends are apparent. This B2B blog isn’t necessarily representative of all blogs of course, but the trends likely aren’t much different for many business blogs. How to get it?
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015
    [Blog] How to Make Money Blogging
    Do you know how to make money blogging? Let me ask you this: Are you earning money because of your blog?  If so, your blog is a means of indirect sales. As I talked about in my last post , there are two different methods you can earn money blogging: Directly. How to Make Money Indirectly from a Business Blog.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2011
    [Blog] 3 Tips for Better Blog Writing
    stumbled upon The Content Factor and found their approach to blog writing and white papers refreshing: The Content Factor provides good advice for content marketing strategies: But to be successful with blogging , you have to recognize some key differences: The best blogs are personified. Blogs have to be kept up.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013
    [Blog] Business Blogging: How to Optimize Older Posts
    Clearly, one of the most important things that you can do when it comes to a business blog is to share new content. But what about those older blog posts that are hanging out on your blog somewhere? Make it easy for your blog reader s to learn more about your solutions to their problems. It uses the YARPP plugin.
  • PWB MARKETING BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 31, 2011
    [Blog] How to REALLY Increase B2B Blog Traffic
    Good content isn’t enough for a blog. You can have the best blog in the world, but if nobody goes to it, then you’re spinning your wheels. Great content and consistent traffic are the backbone for creating a viable blog. Explode Your B2B Blog Traffic. Our blog had been averaging about 150 visitors per week since June.
  • SALESFUSION  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 26, 2014
    [Blog] Taking Inbound Marketing Beyond Blogs and Tweets
    The post Taking Inbound Marketing Beyond Blogs and Tweets appeared first on Marketing Automation | Lead Generation | Email Marketing | Salesfusion. Best Practices Customer Interaction Nurture Marketing Social Media
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 12, 2014
    [Blog] An unexpected blogging journey with Jeff Bullas
    And then he discovered blogging and it changed his life. In this fascinating and raw interview, one of the most famous bloggers in the world discusses his shaky start, the tipping point for his blog, and how he started to turn his blog into a business. And then he discovered blogging and it changed his life. by Mark W.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2015
    [Blog] 4 Ideas to Generate Blog Topics
    How are you doing with your 2015 blog goals ? Are you publishing blog topics that include compelling, relevant content that solves the problems of your readers? study on B2B content marketing has shown that 70% of businesses online have more content now than they had last year, and of these, 80% are doing so through corporate blogs.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2011
    [Blog] You’ve picked the wrong goal for your blog
    Nearly every day I receive some variation of this question – “How do I drive more traffic to my blog?&# I would go as far to say that there seems to be an obsession with traffic among bloggers. Picking the right measure for success is vitally important because it should drive all of your blogging efforts.  seconds right? 
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2014
    [Blog] The Scariest Blog: No Personality
    What’s the scariest blog post you have ever read?  For me it’s a blog or website without any personality. If you’re not writing real stories, your content – on your blog, in your newsletter, on your web pages – runs the risk of being boring. Storytelling and personalization  is the key piece in  content marketing  as I see it.
  • CONVERSIONATION  |  SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2011
    [Blog] Blogging and Content Marketing: Results Versus Personality
    A corporate blog has a purpose. So, it’s obvious you want to get results with your blog. However, the rules and best practices of efficient blogging should not undermine vision and personality. Blogging is a balancing act. Blogging Content marketing blogging content marketing
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011
    [Blog] A Scorecard on the 7 Blogging Essentials
    This corporate blogging question was submitted to me by our good {grow} friend Brent Pohlman : On a scale of 1-to-5, with 5 being a requirement, which items are most critical to a great blog post? First, any company blog should be aligned with your marketing objectives and those will vary company to company. Great Title. Image.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  SUNDAY, JUNE 3, 2012
    [Blog] Blogging turns the notion of competition upside down
    I had to laugh out loud when I took this phone call the other day.  A representative from a marketing agency in New York approached me about creating a guest post on my blog. Last week a lady wrote “Dear Mr. Schaefer, I wanted to let you know that we are using your blog post for an eBook our company is creating. ME:   Really.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014
    [Blog] How to Lure Readers to Your Blog from Social Media
    from Social Media" width="300" height="212" title="How to Lure Readers to Your Blog from Social Media" /> Let’s face it; sometimes it’s hard to draw people’s attention away from their many social media accounts.  I know that I’m guilty of not being willing to leave the social media site I’m browsing to visit an outside blog or article.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011
    [Blog] When Business Blogging Works Too Well…
    Blogging for your business works like this: You blog about the problems you solve for your clients. But then your business grows, you get busy, and what happens to the blog? I’ve seen hundreds  of blogs written by smart professionals that haven’t been posted since last November. Blog this on Blogger.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2011
    [Blog] How to make your company blog connect like a personal blog
    As director of social media for Flightster one of my very first assignments was to create and maintain our company blog.  When I researched other blogs in our industry and compared them with all of the personal blogs I read on a daily basis I was amazed at how bad they were. It wasn’t long before I stopped reading those blogs.
  • B2B MARKETING INSIDER  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 23, 2015
    [Blog] Anatomy Of The Perfect Blog Post
    If you’ve ever written a blog post before, you know that blogging isn’t as easy as it seems. But blogging has many business benefits and plays a big role in the success of your content […]. The post Anatomy Of The Perfect Blog Post appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
    [Blog] Blog Like Perez Hilton: 10 Ways to Bring Traffic to Your Blog
    The second-best thing about writing a blog is that you have an opportunity to express your opinions, thoughts, and viewpoints to the rest of the world. But the number one advantage to blogging is that it’s a meritocracy; in other words, anyone can be successful at it! Seek out similar blogs. Just look at Perez Hilton.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
    [Blog] The Naked Blog: Dress Up Your Words
    What can you learn about  blog writing  and  content marketing  from the theater? Blog writing is similar.  With blog writing and content marketing, you need to spell things out. Heck, even adding  hyperlinks  breaks up the text in a blog post. Related posts: Writing The Naked Blog: Dress Up Your Words. stories.
  • WRITTENT  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 1, 2013
    [Blog] 14 Blog Writing Tips for Creating SEO-Friendly Blog Posts
    If you’re in charge of your company’s blog, SEO is just as important for you as creating quality content that inspires engagement and generates leads. After you slave and sweat over writing those high-quality articles your readers love, use this checklist of 14 blog writing tips to properly optimize your blog posts. Media.
  • CONVERSIONATION  |  TUESDAY, MAY 24, 2011
    [Blog] B2B Blogging Trends 2011: Towards an Integrated Approach
    In many organizations, blogs are still seen as almost separate entities. Several other organizations have no blog at all. Should a company blog? Should employees blog? However, when not blogging you are missing out on important opportunities. In this post, I will not tackle the ‘advantages’ of blogging.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
    [Blog] 10 Free Blog Post Ideas
    I have this creative system to develop blog post ideas. Every day as I think of ideas that might make a great blog post, I dutifully record it as a headline in WordPress for later assessment. But there was another list that I want to give to you: Good blog post ideas that I never intend to write. Up for it? What was I thinking?
  • IT'S ALL ABOUT REVENUE  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 28, 2012
    [Blog] How to Write the Perfect B2B Blog Post
    by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this By now, blogging is far from a fringe marketing activity. 65% of B2B marketers used blogging last year , the third most popular tactic, according to the Content Marketing Institute. As a result, the world gets another abandoned blog. Follow these tips, you’ll be on your way to B2B blogging perfection.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
    [Blog] Blogging Strategies for End-of-Year Business Blogs
    How are you doing on your business blogging strategies for 2015 ?  If you haven’t set any goals, or you’re just starting out, here’s how you can still get in the game and get some traction in 2015. 4 th Quarter Blogging Strategies. If you need a blog review, don’t hesitate to  contact me.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
    [Blog] Business Blog: 4 Reasons to NOT Write Your Own
    Here’s the message, loud and clear: 99% of busy business professionals and attorneys should not – repeat,  not  – waste their precious productive hours  writing their own blog posts  and  website content. The more time you  blog , the less time you will have available to serve your clients. It’s hard to keep up your blog.
  • KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2015
    [Blog] Survey Says: Your Blogging and Social Media Efforts Are “Not a Factor” in B2B Vendor Selection
    One of those points was in the impact of social media and blogging on the vendor selection process. The role of social media and blogging remains a minimal in vendor selection. 46% indicate a corporate blog is not a factor in vendor selection. B2B Online Marketing Blog Content Marketing Events & Updates Stay tuned.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 15, 2012
    [Blog] Blogging and the fairness challenge
    A dear friend was recently lamenting that her blog had become nothing but blah, blah, blah. Blogging best practices personal branding Power and influence on the webThere was no commentary, discussion, or meaningful debate. But ironically, she said that it was not her style to “take a stand” on any issue. My story.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
    [Blog] Great Blog Content: What Makes You Mad?
    If you want to write great blog content , tap into what makes you mad. Great blog content is always about what your readers care so much about it keeps them up at night. Here’s a checklist to help you create great blog content : Shortcuts to Content. Or, what makes your readers mad? It makes them angry. and “how come?” learned.
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