12 Lessons I’ve Learned from Writing 1,000 Blog Posts

Webbiquity

I’m not sure I craft “perfect” blog posts even after writing 1,000 of them—but I’ve certainly learned a few things. For the record: I wrote 440 posts on the Blogger-based WebMarketCentral blog between 2005 and 2010, and have now published 560 posts here on Webbiquity.

9 Easy Ways to Get More Leads from Your B2B Blog

Act-On

Subscribers and shares are great, but let's dig into how you can grab more leads from your blog right now. Here are 9 easy ways to get more leads from your B2B blog. B2B Marketing Content Marketing Lead Generation B2B b2b blog lead generation leads

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Our Favorite Articles & Blog Posts of 2017

KoMarketing Associates

Much like our Secret Santa gift exchange, this list of our favorite articles and blog posts from past year has become an annual end-of-year tradition. I constantly find portions, if not all, of the data used as references (and SEO-friendly links) across a range of publications, blogs, and other platforms. In my experience, it is easy to get bogged down in research and rewrites to achieve the perfect blog post. B2B Online Marketing Blog

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Better Business Blogs: Correct Those Broken Links

Writing on the Web

Are you keeping your business blog fresh? 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. Our blogs would rank high for our keywords, and life would be wonderful.

eBook: The 9 Ingredients Your Need to Create Better Content

how your content groups — support content, blog posts, or product documentation, for. The 9 Ingredients. You Need to Create. Better Content It isn’t easy. In fact, producing great content that stands. out and helps meet your business objectives takes a. lot of work.

5 Ways Blog Analytics Improve Your Business Blog

Writing on the Web

How do you use your blog analytics ? There are many easy-to-use blogging analytics tools out there, but the really successful bloggers know their results and tailor their blogs accordingly. And if you haven’t subscribed to my blog, now would be a perfect time!

7 Ways to Create More Interesting Content for Your Blog

Act-On

And one of the most reader-friendly, popular types of content is blog posts. Marketers who produce blog content are landing 67 percent more leads for their organizations than those who don’t. If they are capturing lots of replies, there’s likely enough interest to warrant a blog post.

Simplify Your Blog Writing: Shortcuts to Publishing a Leadership Blog

Writing on the Web

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Your Business Blog: Guest Blogging Etiquette

Writing on the Web

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Report: How Top Businesses Approach Content Creation

companies we surveyed create are articles and blog posts, followed by presentations and technical documentation.

10 Reasons Why No One Is Reading Your B2B Blog

B2B PR Sense

Despite all your efforts, does your B2B blog get about as much traffic as a back alleyway? Low traffic is a frustrating challenge for any blog owner, and it might be tempting to throw in the towel -- but hear us out first! So.What’s Holding Your B2B Blog Back? It's A New Blog.

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Top Marketing Blogs You Should Be Reading

Radius

For marketers, it probably doesn’t come as a surprise that blogs are the second most used tactic for content marketing (behind social media content). But if you’re like me, then chances are you’re pretty selective with your blog subscriptions and visits. B2B Marketing Blogs.

17+ Guest Blogging Rules All Blog Managers Wish You Knew

Content Marketing Institute

Yet, anyone who manages an organization’s blog likely has run into guest bloggers (or wannabe guest bloggers) who focus too much on the “blog” part and not enough on the “guest” part. Writers focus too much on the “blog” part and not enough on the “guest” part, says @AnnGynn.

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Convert articles and blog posts to video

Biznology

Convert articles and blog posts to video. Your blog reflects your content marketing strategy—right down to the keywords. In the case of tech solution vendors, blogs are full of middle-of-the-funnel stuff that responds to customer concerns with a minimum of hype and marketing-speak.

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How to Make Money Blogging

Writing on the Web

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.

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Watch Your Tone! The Ultimate Guide to Developing Your Company’s Tone of Voice

2 Lori Wizdo, Buyer Behavior Helps B2B Marketers Guide the Buyer’s Journey, Forrester Blog, October 4, 2012. Blog, August 4, 2014. Have a look at this blog post — it includes phrases like “grabbing coffee,” “go. WATCH YOUR TONE!

Purpose Driven Industrial Blogging

Industrial Marketing Today

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. Please click on the headline to read the full article. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.].

5 Tips To Promote Your Company Blog

Marketing Insider Group

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

Is Your Blog a Golden Egg?

Content Marketing Institute

Why do most blogs look like boring, identical, everyday eggs? In the heavily saturated world of food and cooking blogs, most content creators adopt a gentle, sophisticated brand voice with descriptive language and long, detail-heavy sentences. Go to your spreadsheet of competitor blogs.

Blogging Strategies for End-of-Year Business Blogs

Writing on the Web

How are you doing on your business blogging strategies for 2015 ? 4 th Quarter Blogging Strategies. This is one of the most overlooked functions of professional websites and blogs, yet it is one of the most financially rewarding.

GDPR & Demand Generation: What Your Team Needs To Know

Speaker: David Crane, Head of Content & Thought Leadership, Integrate

Much of what we’ve seen in B2B marketing publications, martech vendor blogs and from word-of-mouth borders on fear-mongering.

How Do You Choose a Blog Platform?

Writing on the Web

How do you choose a blog platform ? . In my last post, How to Start a Blog: 7 Steps BEFORE You Blog , I shared important information you want to consider before your first post, including signing up for a trial blog. Congratulations on deciding to start a blog!

10 Ways to Generate More Leads from Your Business Blog

The Point

Here are 10 proven ways to generate more leads from your blog. It’s highly likely that most of your blog traffic will come, not from visitors wandering over from the main corporate site, but through search. On our blog , we use the Indeed Smart PopUp for WordPress.)

How to Write Blog Posts: Awesome Graphic

Writing on the Web

Do you know how to write blog posts so that they actually get read? Some people think blogging is easy : Write it and it will be read. If you’ve ever written a blog post , you know that’s not true, and it’s hard to craft a post people will read.

The definitive guide to automating blogs

Tomorrow People

Blogs: they are difficult, time-consuming and very manual. This blog will show you how to master this and end all of your problems with blogs once and for all. So what's the solution? Automating them of course!

Starting a New Blog?6 Things a Business Blog Must Have

Writing on the Web

Are you starting a new blog ? What should you include in your blog if you want to use it to attract clients? I’ve been talking about how to start a blog in my recent series of posts. Your header needs to clarify what the blog is giving to readers. Branding and Your Blog.

Beyond the Blog

Contently

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.”

Here’s Why Infographics Outperform Blog Posts

Contently

Blog post fatigue. Many brands currently invest in content , but most tend to fixate on one format: the blog post. Over the past year, more than 60 percent of Contently clients were exclusively producing blog posts, which is an unhealthy figure. for a blog post.

Blogging Or Vlogging – Which One Is Right for Your Brand?

Marketing Insider Group

In case you haven’t heard, vlogging is the new blogging. The post Blogging Or Vlogging – Which One Is Right for Your Brand? Research shows that businesses are, on average, creating 18 vlogs a month. Yep, vlogs.

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How To Blog: Finding Your Blog Voice

B2B Marketing Traction

Identifying the voice of your blog can be tricky. What is the “voice” of a blog? Determining the voice of your blog requires understanding your desired audience and knowing what will interest them. For example, do you want to entertain with your blog posts?

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Blogging Still Lagging in Industrial Marketing

Industrial Marketing Today

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. Please click on the headline to read the full article. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.].

Blog Content: 4 Ways to Make Your Blog Unique

Writing on the Web

Want to make your blog stand out? Try finding unusual facts and weird blog content. Give your blog a unique look and feel by publishing unusual blog content. With such an abundance of content available on the Internet, how can you make your blog unique?

Smart Business Blog Linking: Top 25 Content Marketing Blogs

Writing on the Web

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The 10 Best Marketing Action Blogs of 2016

Act-On

Here are the 10 best marketing action blogs from 2016, appearing in no particular order except that they’re all #1 in our hearts. From SEO, to customer lifetime value, to account-based marketing, here’s a list of the blogs that we think you should read in order to properly wrap up 2016 and get 2017 off to a rockin’ start. Check out this blog to learn how personalization is worth the investment, and how to go about getting started.

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A Guide to Every Blog Content Format You Can Create

Spiralytics

Content Marketing blogging content formatUsing a variety of content formats has been proven to help diversify traffic and keep the audience engaged.

Top Marketing Blogs You Should Be Reading

Radius

For marketers, it probably doesn’t come as a surprise that blogs are the second most used tactic for content marketing (behind social media content). But if you’re like me, then chances are you’re pretty selective with your blog subscriptions and visits. B2B Marketing Blogs.

[Infographic] 10 Ways to Generate More Leads from Your Business Blog

The Point

The social media landscape is littered with business blogs that, on the surface, do everything right. Most of those same blogs, however, do little to generate leads, subscribers, or any other kind of measurable engagement or ROI.

The Staircase Guest Blogging Strategy

Hubspot

Our startup journey has proved it -- guest blogging is king, queen and all the aces in content marketing. Guest blogging lets you share expertise and build authority in the industry, and the backlinks you receive to your own website helps your SERP rankings. Start a loveable blog.

Lead Generation Blogging

Salesfusion

The post Lead Generation Blogging appeared first on Marketing Automation | Lead Generation | Email Marketing | Salesfusion. [one_half valign="middle"]. Partner Portal. Why Partner With SalesFUSION. [/one_half]. one_half]. one_half_last valign="middle"]. frame style="none"] [/frame]. [/one_half_last].

Beyond the Blog Post: 6 Content Formats Your Audience Wants

Contently

But that doesn’t mean you can rely solely on blog posts. So while you may start with blog posts to build a foundation for potential customers to find, that doesn’t mean every member of your audience wants to read a 600-word article.