The 21 Best Content Curation Tools
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
Curation can take a variety of forms: Weekly “best of” compilations (example: V3*Broadsuite blog ). The 20+ tools showcased here enable you to automatically find, source, search, store, organize, annotate, and/or share content from a wide range of publishers and social sources. Ideal for live blogs, breaking events, and conferences. 19) Ctrlq RSS Search.
26 Outstanding LinkedIn Tips and Tactics
MARCH 27, 2013
Indisputably the largest business-oriented social network, LinkedIn has emerged as a crucial site for professional networking, B2B marketing, hiring and job seeking. LinkedIn now boasts more than 200 million members across 200 countries, and adds two new members every second; what’s more, 35% of LinkedIn members use the site daily. LinkedIn can help by iMedia Connection.
The Blog Tree: New Growth. Fruit for Your RSS Feed [Infographic]
It's All About Revenue
SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
Last year, storytelling, influence and curation came together in The Blog Tree , a collaboration between Eloqua and JESS3 that turned a hackneyed “top blogs list” into a rich, playful visual that not only listed top marketing blogs, but also showed the interrelationships between and among them. The Blog Tree: New Growth. Every leaf links to the corresponding blog.
Integrating RSS Feeds, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+, a Primer for Managing your Social Media Time Efficiently
SEPTEMBER 28, 2011
If you’re like me (and if you’re not, read this anyway), you’re looking for ways to monitor social media and blog feeds without jumping around to multiple platforms. We’re all busy, and am sure we have our own methods to monitor, share, and comment on the tweets, posts, blogs, and updates we receive each day. So I did a little research, and with the help of some tools, I think I am closer to my vision. First, my toolset: RSS Reader from Google. Accounts on LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and Google+. RSS Share for Google Plus and Google Reader.
4 Timesaving Tools Even the Busiest LinkedIn Networker Will Love
MARCH 26, 2013
LinkedIn is more than just Facebook in a business suit. Perhaps most importantly, LinkedIn allows for easy touches that build business and relationships. More and more professional services firms are starting to realize this, which may be why LinkedIn overtook Twitter and Facebook as the most popular social network for B2B marketers in 2012. Tool #1: Newsle. What is it?
5 Ways Blog Analytics Improve Your Business Blog
Writing on the Web
APRIL 27, 2016
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. This is the fifth element in the CAST system for effective blog content : C ontent (compelling). Are you using SEO tools? A ssets (free). S ocial Media. T rack.
Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter
Writing on the Web
FEBRUARY 21, 2011
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. For LinkedIn you have a couple of options as well. 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.
What are The Most Popular Social Media Tools?
JUNE 2, 2016
Everybody wants to be great at social media, but instead of spending dozens of hours every week making it happen, start relying more on tools that can help you drive amazing results in less time. The 14 Most Popular Social Media Tools of 2016. Want the same post to go to your company LinkedIn page and personal LinkedIn page. Make note of the most viewed blog articles.
LinkedIn Launches New Contacts Tool to Make Relationship Management Easier
APRIL 25, 2013
If you''re anything like me, you love LinkedIn not just for all its awesome marketing tools , but also for its fantastic personal networking features. So when I saw a new feature announcement from everyone''s favorite professional social network grace my RSS reader this morning, needless to say, I got a little giddy. About LinkedIn Contacts. 2) Helpful Notifications.
Tools I use to amplify social campaigns
JUNE 30, 2015
SOCi is really a very interesting and powerful tool that things differently and thinks better about what social needs to be for businesses in order to show a return on investment while minimizing the overhead of a huge social media team. ” What I like about this tool is that the queue is never empty, you can recycle the evergreen content. Engagement! That is where SOCi comes in.
11 Free Sales Tools to Pump Up Your Pipeline
JANUARY 17, 2017
That’s why the world of online sales tools has exploded in the past few years – industrious entrepreneurs are finally realizing the inherent struggles of being a salesperson, and responding with a plethora of tools designed to make your job easier. Some sales tools can cost up to $30k per year, and even more if you’re looking to use it with everyone on your team. Streak.
31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010
JANUARY 24, 2011
Discover how to accomplish all of the tasks above and more using some of the coolest free and modestly priced social media and web tools released in the past year or so. Cool Social Media Tools. This tool makes unfollowing non-followers easy. A free tool for finding the relative influence of any Twitter user. A powerful people search tool. Other Cool Web Tools.
26 Content Marketing Tools to Use in 2013 | OMI Blog
JANUARY 16, 2013
OMI Blog - Internet Marketing Training Courses & Certification Programs. 26 Content Marketing Tools to Use in 2013. And, while content marketing is more than just tools and needs a solid strategy to be successful, there are a plethora of tools out there that can make the job of creating content just a little bit easier. Storify – I love this tool. Ricky.
Connect Your Blog to Facebook Automatically
Writing on the Web
FEBRUARY 18, 2011
Are your blog posts fed automatically into Facebook? The other day I was horrified to learn that a dear client was manually posting his blog articles to Facebook. No wonder blogging seems tiresome and time-consuming. How to Automatically Link Blog Posts to Facebook. 1. Use the networked blogs application. Blog this on Blogger. Share this on LinkedIn.
100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog
OCTOBER 25, 2010
Over time, the top source of traffic for most blogs is search. But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. Not only do they provide valuable links, they can also supply direct traffic and help build your RSS subscriber list. To give credit where it’s due, both the TopRank Online Marketing Blog and Robin Good have provided nice lists in the past, but as changes in the blog directory world can be challenging to keep pace with, both now include dead links and directories that have significantly changed their policies (e.g.
How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data
AUGUST 23, 2011
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. Search is the top source of traffic for most blogs over time.
New Chapter for the B2B Lead Blog
B2B Lead Generation Blog
JULY 19, 2016
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. We’re leveraging tools and approaches nonexistent a decade ago. You may have noticed the B2B Lead Blog has a new look.
Why Blog? The Benefits of Blogging for Business and Marketing
SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
I had a co-worker email me the other day asking for a blog post about the benefits of business blogging. I told her I'd shoot over one of our up-to-date blog posts about why businesses should blog and. For even more reasons why you should blog for business and marketing -- and how to get started -- download our free ebook here. So, the first benefit of blogging?
3 Demand Generation Dangers in a B2B Blog Redesign
B2B Lead Blog
AUGUST 1, 2012
A big part of lead gen is content, and the simplest content machine on the web is a blog. The blog is our corporate thought leadership beacon, and it’s good mojo for our partners (blogroll!). And as Neil Patel, Eloqua, Marketo and Hubspot have shown us, when B2B content is crafted correctly, it becomes a killer tool for attracting qualified prospects to your sales funnel.
Search isn’t about search anymore, it’s about social
MAY 19, 2015
Google is severely penalizing sites that are buying links or are invested in private blog networks. In addition to editorial “blog” content, it’s always worth developing content on the maddafella.com domain in addition to producing content only for social media. LinkedInners : Apparently LinkedIn is a thing. I think you should start with Medium and Linkedin. Do it!
LinkedIn Launches "Content Marketing Score" and Trending Topics Site
MARCH 27, 2014
Today, LinkedIn introduced two tools to help make your social media marketing a bit smarter: Content Marketing Score and Trending Content. One tool will help you measure your company''s success and the other will give you insight into what successful content looks like, giving you much more context into being successful on LinkedIn than was previously available on the platform.
Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010
JANUARY 31, 2011
What types of information are worth sharing, beyond blog posts? Which are the most helpful third-party tools for Twitter? Get the answers to these questions and more here in some of the best Twitter guides, tips and tools of the past year. 40 useful things you can share on Twitter besides blog posts by Social Media Today. How Many Times Do You Tweet Your Blog Post?
Simple Ways to Power your Website with Social Media
Content Marketing for BI
MAY 11, 2011
The simplest way to get started is to connect to the major social media outlets: Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn. FT FacePress II – Pushes new blog posts to your Facebook Fan page using Facebook’s mobile e-mail address. TweetMeme Retweet Button – This places a retweet button next to your blog posts so that users can retweet your post. Websites used to be easy.
Your corporate website needs to become a trap
FEBRUARY 5, 2013
I can’t tell you how many of my blog posts were directly inspired by morning emails from Godin and Brogan. Each newsletter, even if it’s “just” a blog-to-email newsletter, needs to be insightful, germane to the subject, and valuable. 4) RSS Subscription — At the very least, your site should have a news section. The next step is to trap them.
Where’s your marketing plan? The most important marketing tool.
APRIL 24, 2013
“Marketing Plans are an incredibly useful, but frequently overlooking tool for marketers” wrote Bill Blaney, author of B2B AtoZ. Getting Started: The Most Important Tool – The Marketing Plan. blogging, forum posting, RSS feeds linking, guest posting. The most important marketing tool. In this book, he writes on page 76. Education. Location.
Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You | chrisbrogan.com
Buzz Marketing for Technology
SEPTEMBER 30, 2008
Make Your LinkedIn Profile Work for You. LinkedIn is a professional network built around one’s employment capabilities. People who use LinkedIn expertly, like Christopher S. Here are some thoughts on amping up your LinkedIn presence. The first horror show I see when reading other people’s LinkedIn profiles is that they’re written completely dry, as if robots are the only thing that will read them. LinkedIn has an official opinion on connecting up with others. business , linkedin , networking , socialmedia100 , socialnetworks.
10 Reasons why you should have an active business blog
JANUARY 12, 2015
Blogs have been around for quite some time now. Business blogs just started to go mainstream about 10 years ago. To put things in perspective in relation to the other digital marketing extras you might have for your business (in addition to your website), Facebook was opened to everyone in 2006, Twitter also launched in 2006, and LinkedIn launched in 2003. Conclusion.
What was Linkedin Thinking?
MI6 Marketing Agency
JULY 14, 2010
Audience: Linkedin Group Managers, Linkedin Product Managers, Community Managers. The primary tool and channel for our launch and to build the community was our Linkedin Group. Since the beginning we’ve used the Linkedin group for new member welcomes and introductions , for discussions, conversations and to make connections. So What Should Linkedin Do?
Blog Like Perez Hilton: 10 Ways to Bring Traffic to Your Blog
Writing on the Web
SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
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! Here are ten ways to increase traffic flow to your blog: Put your blog in your email signature.
What are the most reliable content channels to connect with customers?
grow - Practical Marketing Solutions
NOVEMBER 9, 2015
LinkedIn connections. Blog and video communities. LinkedIn connections. Blog and video communities. Joe sort of mashes together Tumblr/Medium/Instagram and Pinterest but I think the connection to a blog or YouTube community is distinct, important, and powerful for this reason: this is your most actionable audience because this is where the emotional connection resides.
10 Helpful Uses of RSS Feeds for Marketing
SEPTEMBER 8, 2011
By now, most members of the inbound marketing community are probably aware that RSS exists (and if you don't, this blog post will help ). While this may be true, my guess is that many still aren't aware of just how versatile RSS can be. The good old RSS feed can be a lot more powerful than you might think. 10 Helpful Marketing Uses of RSS Feeds. Write about it!
13 Brands Using LinkedIn Company Page Features the Right Way
MARCH 20, 2012
Back in November, I set out to write a post to highlight businesses that were using LinkedIn's company page features effectively. Needless to say, I couldn't find enough examples to create a compelling post, so in my dismay, what I actually ended up writing was, " 11 Reasons Your LinkedIn Company Page Sucks.". Blog RSS Feed. What can I say? News Module. No way, Jose!
The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today
OCTOBER 31, 2010
Also, at my social media speaking engagements hither and yon I’m often asked what tools I use. So, I took a personal inventory and created this overview of the 39 social media tools I use daily. I find it to be especially valuable and hassle-free for updating Twitter, Facebook, and LInkedin simultaneously. Are you pushing email subscriptions to your blog hard enough?
LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account
Buzz Marketing for Technology
OCTOBER 3, 2008
LinkedIn Tips and Tweaks: Do More with your LinkedIn Account. If you are on LinkedIn but haven’t had a chance to explore all the features yet, this quick LinkedIn guide should come in handy. It shares tweaks and some lesser known features of LinkedIn that help you do more with your profile. You should be logged into LinkedIn for any of these tips to work. Export LinkedIn Contacts. To export your LinkedIn contacts to Outlook or your Gmail address book, go here and save the details of your LinkedIn connections as a CSV file.
The 26 Best WordPress Plugins
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
Here are more than two dozen of the best WordPress plugins to optimize the performance, appearance, and popularity of your website or blog. Publicize for WordPress allows you to automatically share blogs to Google+ profiles and other platforms you may use.” — Express Writers. There are lots of tools out there that do this, but the one we use is called SumoMe. 1) Publicize.
Fulfill your resolution to blog in 11 steps
JANUARY 7, 2014
So “blogging” is on your 2014 New Year’s resolution. Starting blogging is not going to be easy for you. More people give up on blogging — and writing in general — than give up on going to the gym in order to lose weight and get fit. Blog wasn’t built in a day. 1) What is your agenda for starting a blog? Good for you. Blogger.
Is Blogging Right for my Business? The Benefits of a Business Blog
OCTOBER 28, 2011
The strategy of blogging, especially from a b2b perspective, can be somewhat misunderstood. So I thought I’d raise the question on the benefits of blogging to the NuSpark Marketing content alliance team, and get their reaction to the following question. “I’m I’m not convinced a blog is right for my business, plus I’m concerned over time and resources. Give me some reasons how a blog on my site can contribute to lead generation and business growth”. That being said, blogging once a month won’t help you all that much. A blog is a wonderful tool.