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28 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2013

Webbiquity

Maintaining a company blog has numerous benefits for businesses of almost all shapes and sizes: blogging is an SEO best practice; it drives more website visitors lead conversions; it draws new visitors, expanding the reach of the company website; and it’s core element of a content marketing and online presence optimization strategy. Optimize your blog for search? Stop It!

6 Tips for Encouraging Your Team to Blog

Webbiquity

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. Here is a quick look at six tips that will help you encourage your team to become a part of your content marketing program.

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5 Tips To Promote Your Company Blog

B2B Marketing Insider

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 Everybody, in other words, has clued into this content marketing thing. How do you ever get your work noticed?

5 Proven tips to help with your blogging confidence

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5 tips-to-become-a-more-confident-blogger from Mark Schaefer I f you have been following this blog for a while you know that I have been creating a series of fun and colorful Slideshare presentations from some of my most popular content. I’ve teamed up with my friend Sarah Mason to breathe new life into some vital ideas from my blog archive and I think this one is perhaps our best work yet.

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30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

Webbiquity

Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. The proliferation of themes, tools and plugins have transformed blogs from mere online text collections to powerful interactive, rich-media sites that can attract, engage and educate your potential buyers.

Blog Goals: 5 Tips to Keep Your Blog Focused and on Track

Writing on the Web

Focused and on Track" width="700" height="503" title="Blog Goals: 5 Tips to Keep Your Blog Focused and on Track" />. Is your blog focused and on track? Do you find yourself saying, “I don’t have enough time to blog,” or “I don’t know what to write about?” These two questions are related to the same problem:  not enough clarity about blog goals.

How to get off your ass and start blogging

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“I don’t have time to blog.” ” There is a lot of competition out there and establishing a blog may not be as easy as it once was, but for many businesses it is still an important part of a content strategy. Let’s take each of these problems and address them one by one. 1. I don’t have time to blog. You KNOW blogging works. Get help.

What is the purpose of a blog post today?

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If this sounds familiar to you, it should … I posted the same thing on this blog the same day. Under the Facebook post, my friend Michael Stelzner for Social Media Examiner commented, “Is this a blog post?” What is a blog post any more? While my latest ideas usually start on my blog, there is no telling where they might end up next. Posts for LinkedIn.

An inspirational blogging lesson from Keith Urban

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I would like to tell you the tale of two famous performers and how one of them changed my perspective on business and blogging forever. A few months ago I was fortunate enough to attend two concerts in one week. The struggle in today’s hyper-sensitive world The 10 best big company blogs in the world 5 Proven tips to help with your blogging confidence.

[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. If you’ve got the content nailed, turning your blog into a demand generation machine may require little more than a few simple changes.

Feed the beast: 7 practical tips to improve your blog’s search ranking

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So here are three tools to help: GroupHigh – They have a database of 13 million blogs and a fantastic discovery engine that will help you find relevant bloggers to reach out to.  During the search it retrieves an impressive amount of detail on each of the blogs (e.g. BuzzStream   is focused less on blog discovery and more on managing the outreach process. But with 12.8

22 Exceptional Business Blogging Guides, Tips & Tactics

Webbiquity

A well-written and consistently updates business blog is a vital core element of a successful content marketing program. As noted below, blogs are among the most effective tools for increasing website traffic, generating leads, and acquiring customers. Yet blogging requires considerably less expense and effort than other top marketing tactics like live events, webinars, and video.

Tips on Blog Post Optimization

Writing on the Web

What are the steps you need to follow to ensure each blog post is optimized for search engines as well as well-written for your readers’ interests ? Can’t beat that… Let me know if you have questions about blogging steps. If it all seems too much for you, ask me how you can find assistants to help you with your blog marketing. Oh my… there are a lot.

24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011

Webbiquity

Despite any recent recent rants you may have seen about how blogging is dead or blogs are passé , the fact of the matter is that business blogging is now more important than ever. How can a company launch (or relaunch) a new blog properly? Write great blog post headlines? Optimize blog content for search? Emulate the best corporate blogs? Blog SEO.

31 Tips for Improving Sales and Marketing Lead Generation Alignment

B2B Lead Generation Blog

What am I missing? I’d love to hear other tips or ways you’ve leveraged lead generation to improve the Sales and Marketing alignment. Universal Lead Definition: Why 61% of B2B marketers are wasting resources and how they can stop [More from the blogs]. B2B Marketing: The first step a systems integrator took to achieve Sales-Marketing alignment  [More from the blogs]. Be honest.

7 Reasons Why Your Business Blog Is Failing (And How To Fix Them)

Webbiquity

That’s why a regularly maintained blog is a must-have for every business. Anyone can start a blog for their business. Blogs are hard work. Unfortunately, many people become discouraged and abandon their blogs in frustration. If you want to build your blog readership, you have to publish content consistently. When you start your blog, create a posting schedule.

3 Tips for Using Social Media for B2B Marketing

Webbiquity

Here are three tips for using social media more effectively in your B2B marketing. And keep in mind that this doesn’t only pertain to blogs, although creating a blog for your business and using social media to showcase that blog within the right communities is a great strategy. Use the tips mentioned above to optimize this business potential today.

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. That’s exactly why we share a list of the top marketing blogs each year. The Best Marketing Blogs of 2015. ABM Blogs.

25 Awesome B2B Blogging Tips

B2Bbloggers

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. Set goals : Why are you blogging?

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Tips on Writing a Great Blog Post:Give it a Rest

Writing on the Web

But I’m having trouble with my blog writing.  So I pull out my bag of great blog post tricks, and determine where I’m stuck in the process.  As I mentioned in my last blog post , Graham Wallas observed that creative solutions appear sequentially: Preparation => Incubation => Illumination => Implementation. It’s why you’re writing the blog post.

12 Quick Tips for Writing Better Blog Posts

KoMarketing Associates

There are a lot of questions when someone starts a new blog and developing an ongoing blogging initiative. In addition to defining objectives and success metrics, simple concerns on how to actually write an effective blog post arise as well. This post provides a quick outline of 12 tips and best practices we would recommend when writing better blog posts.

Top 5 Content Marketing Blog Aggregators

Writing on the Web

Have you created a list of your top 10 blogs?  If not, you’re missing out on opportunity to improve your search rankings.  It’s easy, smart and can help your business blog get inbound links. I’ve talked about creating your own Top 10 lists  before, and it still makes sense, even more so given the way SEO  works today. Engage with other blog authors, build relationships. Radius.

Better Business Blogs: Correct Those Broken Links

Writing on the Web

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. So give your readers a blog that they will enjoy! The good news?

11 Expert Tips for Growing Your Company's Blog

Hubspot

Most marketers dream about the day their blog has "made it.". Or maybe, it''s when your blog makes a "blogs to watch" roundup. Recently, we launched a new ranking tool called Inboundrank -- using different parameters like traffic, domain authority, and social shares, we ranked the top marketing blogs in the U.K. The key is to remain consistent with your blogging efforts.

6 Easy Tips to Write a Blog Post in 30 Minutes

Writing on the Web

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. How about 20 minutes? That’s my record.

How to Blog for Your Business Using Personality

Writing on the Web

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. This is an important skill to master when it comes to writing a business blog that attracts readers yet keeps a professional brand.

SEO Tips for 2015

Vertical Response

In this two minute video, our Search Engine Optimization manager, Chipper, provides SEO tips for the New Year, including the importance of mobile, and search engines such as Bing and Yahoo! Get more marketing tips and tactics by subscribing to our weekly blog updates. © 2015, VerticalResponse Blog. The post SEO Tips for 2015 appeared first on VerticalResponse Blog.

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13 Great Guides to Growing Your Blog Audience

Webbiquity

You’ve put extensive effort into your business blog design, content strategy, research, and execution. Why isn’t your blog attracting a higher level of traffic? Find guidance on those topics and more here in a baker’s dozen of the best guides to growing your blog audience from the past year or so. Got a well-written business blog, but a shortage of readers?

26 Outstanding LinkedIn Tips and Tactics

Webbiquity

Furthermore, due to its multiple sharing options including buttons, apps, personal updates, company updates, and industry-focused group discussions, LinkedIn is often among the top three or four traffic sources for B2B blogs. Find the answers to these questions and many others here in more than two dozen expert LinkedIn guides, tactics, tips and infographics. Marketing with LinkedIn.

3 Tips for Better Aligning B2B Content Marketing & SEO in 2017

KoMarketing Associates

Here’s a look at 3 tips for creating smarter content in 2017: Understand & Educate Yourself on the Factors in Search. While I’d certainly encourage you to check out the webinar in full (in addition to Andy’s accompanying blog post on Curata), here are a couple of the main points he touched on for adapting your content in the new year: Semantic Search. Just kidding. But how? Great.

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The truth behind why my blog sucked for two years

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The other day I was digging deep into my blog to do some research. Looking back into the past is difficult because it forces me to face the fact that my blog sucked. You know, the embarrassing memories of high school might fade, your early attempts at dating are forgotten, but blog posts, for better or worse, last forever like that red wine stain on the carpeting. Sucked.

Blog Writing Tips: How to Become Productive and Prolific at Those Tasks You Hate

Writing on the Web

How can you develop more productive blog writing habits ? Whatever the task, whether it’s calling up clients and prospects, writing a new blog post, or preparing taxes, a lot depends on your mindset. Perhaps these productivity tips are nothing new, but like most things in life, if you don’t use them they don’t work. What’s it going to take?

Blogging Tips: Unique Ideas to Boost Your Blog

Writing on the Web

I feel like we hear a lot of the same blogging tips over and over again. While it is definitely useful to know your blogging basics and how to boost readership, how about we change it up a little and offer some ideas on how to boost your blog in ways that you’ve maybe not thought about before? Guest Blogging Goes Both Ways. This will boost your credibility.

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Lessons learned while deleting 274 blog posts

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After more than seven years of blogging I had a lot of clutter. So I started at the beginning of the {grow} timeline and began deleting blog posts. When the dust had cleared, I had trashed 274 blog posts. It was fun to go back and figure out who left the first of 65,000 comments on this blog. Since those early days I have had more than 65,000 comments on the blog.

Spring-Cleaning: Social Media Tips & Tricks to Organize Your Accounts

KoMarketing Associates

Here is a guide to social media spring-cleaning, including tips and tricks to better organize your accounts. You should be linking to your website and blog, and also cross-linking to your other social media profiles. B2B Online Marketing Blog Social Media Strategies Social Media Marketing social media tips social media tricks inches of snow to melt. Enjoy! on a weekday.

Does Your Blog Deliver a Positive User Experience?

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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? To identify potential user experience issues on your blog, think about what frustrates or annoys you when you visit a website. The opposite is also true.

10 simple tweaks to generate more sales through blogs

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We’re not supposed to expect sales though blogs, right? In fact, your blogging space is a very important sales opportunity because if people are finding you through search, these are high-potential leads. I am NOT saying to be “sales-y” in the content of your blog. Here are 10 ideas to optimize sales through blogs. And Your tips are. by Mark W.

The 10 best big company blogs in the world

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There seems to be a lot of noise about the “death of the company blog.” ” In a world with so many shiny balls to chase like Snapchat and Instagram, are blogs still vibrant? Important? A few years ago, I did a comprehensive study of the best company blogs in America and I thought it was time to re-consider this channel. What are the best company blogs today?

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8 Data-Driven Tips for Using Images in Blog Posts

Hubspot

If you knew something as easy as adding images to your blog posts would increase your readers, subscribers, followers, and leads, wouldn''t you do it every single time?  . To get more eyeballs on your blog, you''ll have to be more strategic than that -- and this blog post will help you get started with that strategy. SEO Blogging Content Creation Ninety-four percent!

4 Tips to Attract More Readers to Your Business Blog

Writing on the Web

How can you attract more readers to your business blog? Blogs have become a social media platform for everyone. When you know how to blog , you can write about anything relevant to your business’ audience that will enrich customers’ knowledge and show how your business will be beneficial to them. But coming up with a successful blog can be a tough job. Use SlideShare.