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The state of earned media blogger outreach

Biznology

I’ve been doing earned media blogger outreach as a profession since 2006 and a lot has changed. To be frank, there are a lot of bloggers with their hands out looking for pay to play these days that it can feel a little daunting. So, dropping a rate card is the smart blogger’s way of saying “no. unless.” Yeah, infographics! Earned media. Very cool.

Take your bloggers and social media influencers to lunch

Biznology

And, it’s so very rare that anyone who pitches bloggers and expects them (us) to do stuff for free ever asks bloggers (us) out to do stuff IRL (in real life). Connect with them on LinkedIn. But you also must remember that most bloggers have very rich lives outside of their blogging life. Bloggers and their readers know each other. But pick up the tab.

The state of the blogger outreach union ten years on

Biznology

I stared my first blogger outreach agency back in 2006. Ten years on, the state of the union of blogger outreach is good for brands and agencies but great for the bloggers and online influencers. Tell anyone that you’re a blogger or a podcaster and you’ll know what I mean. Blogger Outreach is Hard. Blogging Isn’t Cool. Blogging is Hard. Groan.

Four ways Facebook Instant Articles will dramatically impact marketing

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Facebook announced it would open up Instant Articles -– formatted and optimized to load almost immediately -– to any publisher without a special approval process. To make it effortless for even small bloggers, Facebook announced in a post this week that it is teaming up with WordPress for a plugin that allows us to publish from our blog directly to Facebook. Of course.

5 Underutilized LinkedIn Features B2B Marketers May Be Missing Out On

KoMarketing Associates

LinkedIn has been found to be the most effective social media lead generator for B2B marketers, with 60-80% of those surveyed (depending on the study) stating that they have gotten real leads from the platform. Of course, most people using LinkedIn know that there is a robust job search and posting section, but I don’t think many marketing departments are using it to its fullest potential.

Why LinkedIn Is Now Such a Powerful Content Marketing Tool

ScribbleLive

Facebook just revamped its long-neglected Notes tool so it’ll allow you to publish Medium-like articles and blog posts to your already-existing friend network. And then there’s LinkedIn. Virtually overnight, everyday LinkedIn users found their content reaching tens of thousands of readers when before they would have struggled to reach a few hundred. Of course not.

The Ultimate List of Websites Every Blogger Should Bookmark

Hubspot

All bloggers have a number of websites that they visit every single day. What are some of the best websites that all bloggers should add to their bookmark bar? 22 Websites Every Blogger Should Bookmark. It has links to all the widget builders for share and follow buttons for Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Google+. But trust me, it's easy. Safari.

35 experts weigh-in: How we create influence on Facebook

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So I asked a few of my friends … What do you think it takes to become powerful on Facebook? Facebook forces companies and people to compete for attention pixel-by-pixel. We create outstanding visual images that people like to share on Facebook, driving traffic back to our own website.” But on the Internet, we HATE rules. We HATE structure. ” Be Visual. Human.

The Top 100 Bloggers On Triberr

B2B Marketing Insider

For a couple of years I have been using Triberr as a way to connect and share some of my favorite blogger’s content in one easy-to-use dashboard. Triberr is an influencer platform that connects you with other bloggers in “Tribes” usually based on the topics you are interested in and write about. The post The Top 100 Bloggers On Triberr appeared first on B2B Marketing Insider.

Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter

Writing on the Web

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. Blog this on Blogger. Share this on Facebook. Share this on LinkedIn.

25 Awesome LinkedIn Tips for B2B

B2Bbloggers

Now to complete her “Awesome Tips” series, she takes on LinkedIn. In a lot of industries, when you say social media, people automatically think Facebook and Twitter—sites known around the world as some of the most popular, effective ways of engaging with prospects. How can you make the most of LinkedIn for your B2B company? B2B BloggerEnjoy, Jeremy.

Social Media for Busy Business Bloggers

Writing on the Web

First, why should you bother with social networking sites ( Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter ) if you’re in business? As of June 2011 Facebook has 750 Million users. Facebook tops Google for weekly traffic in the U.S. I always advise clients and colleagues to stick to the major social media site icons, such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and Pinterest.

Connect Your Blog to Facebook Automatically

Writing on the Web

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. So I asked Facebook expert Annalaura Brown to write this guest post. How to Automatically Link Blog Posts to Facebook. Facebook. Blog this on Blogger. Share this on Facebook. Yikes!

Facebook Goes Mainstream, Which Isn’t Such A Bad Place To Be

Synecore

A few weeks back I wrote a blog arguing, in essence, that Facebook’s adroit shift to mobile and video in recent years has put the social platform on a clear path to dominate the digital marketing world. Ever one drawn to a dramatic and snappy headline, I titled the piece Facebook Uses Mobile Video to Take Over the World. Yes, Facebook's average user demographic is aging.

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Embrace the “One to One to Many” Approach by Working with Bloggers

WindMill Networking

Working with bloggers not only embraces this strategy through the posts they write, but through their varied social media presences as well. Bloggers can be some of the most effective voices of your brand. Embrace the “One to One to Many” Approach by Working with Bloggers by Kristen Matthews - Maximize Social Business. Blogger Outreach b2b Blog blogger bloggers blogs channels chat content Facebook followers group LinkedIn Photo presence start strategy the social tips tweet updates Instead of running … Continue Reading.

What Your Business Needs To Know About Google+

It's All About Revenue

It’s called Google+ , and it’s been labeled the search giant’s Facebook contender. Google+ is aiming at Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter users. At its core Google+ is a social media platform, much like Facebook. We wrote last week about how Google’s +1 button had a lot of catching up to do with to match the popularity of the Facebook “Like” button. Facebook.

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Earned-media micro-influencer marketing master class

Biznology

Blogger outreach tends to focus on only identifying and engaging top-25 influential bloggers. We collect every blogger who has ever had a thematic interest in our customers. Social media is much bigger than Facebook. Blogs (including online journalists, curators, aggregators, group blogs, and bloggers). Bloggers are libertarian contrarians. My goal?

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What are the best social media platforms for your business?

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If you are reading this post, you might have discovered it through Twitter or Facebook. But if you have no emotional connection to me as a blogger, are you going to hire me? The best social media platform for your organization The default position for social media marketing seems to be Facebook. Facebook is like a gambling addiction. You can’t ignore Facebook.

How I Came in Second to Bill Gates: The Brilliance of the LinkedIn Influencer Program

Hubspot

This article originally appeared on LinkedIn Today. It’s not a fantasy if you’re Bill Gates , you wrote this post , and you’re a LinkedIn Influencer. David Kerpen, and entrepreneur and author, has the most popular article on LinkedIn -- " 11 Simple Concepts to Become a Better Leader " -- which has been viewed 1.8 This ranks me as the 61st most followed influencer on LinkedIn.

Secrets of Busy Bloggers: 4 Social Media Time Savers

Writing on the Web

I must be doing something right: these tips have resulted in new clients directly from Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn. Create and/or join groups in LinkedIn. LinkedIn is highly valued for its predominance of business-minded people. Many of my readers are busy professionals who don’t have a lot of time for blogging or social media. Use social media. Use a VA.

LinkedIn is the New B2B Media Powerhouse

Digital B2B Marketing

Digital B2B Marketing Eric Wittlake's Blog on B2B and Digital Marketing Home About Posts Comments Media Rants In Practice Measurement Content Research Social Media News In Theory Demand Generation ← That’s John Doe to You Social Media and Selfless Social Good → LinkedIn is the New B2B Media Powerhouse March 25, 2011 by Eric Wittlake 1 Comment LinkedIn announced 100 million members (with a great infographic) earlier this week and look to be on track for an IPO in the second quarter. For B2B marketers, LinkedIn cannot be ignored. Targeting Data.

The future of blogging and online publishing

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Do we turn to Facebook notes? LinkedIn as a business publishing platform? If you are a blogger, online marketer, or just a lover of smart and creative business discussions, you will love this connection between Mitch and myself on the future of blogging. Do we turn to Facebook notes? LinkedIn as a business publishing platform? I don’t think so. Today? Today?

How I Easily Got 25% More Views on My LinkedIn Profile

Hubspot

Three months ago, CEO Brian Halligan , Marketing VP Kipp Bodnar , and I bantered about our relative rank on LinkedIn’s “Most-Viewed Members at HubSpot” list. LinkedIn’s handy 90-day “charts” feature (found on the “Who’s viewed your profile” page) made it easy understand the sources (e.g., LinkedIn Search, People Similar to You) and keywords (e.g., Zippo. I did this quickly.

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The Basics of B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy

Webbiquity

Start conversations with your followers by sharing great content; mentioning specific individuals in your social media posts (using “@” before their name on Twitter, LinkedIn, or Facebook, and “+” on Google+); and asking questions. And they shouldn’t be used at all on LinkedIn. This is why 94% of recruiters use LinkedIn to vet candidates.

10 Tools to Help Get More Social Media Traffic

WindMill Networking

Related Stories Embrace the “One to One to Many” Approach by Working with Bloggers Boost Credibility on Social Media with Customer Stories Blog + Social Media: Not Your Mom’s Donor Acquisition / Retention Plan. Social Media Traffic Generation articles Blog bloggers Business content Facebook followers LinkedIn LinkedIn Groups Locations Photo shares start strategy StumbleUpon tips Twitter video Website YouTube Triberr If you keep a regular blog, I recommend … Continue Reading.

IF you haven’t THEN you should use IFTTT for social

Biznology

IFTTT can stalk your phone, your behavior on Twitter , Instagram , Bitly, Blogger, Buffer, Delicious, Facebook , Facebook Pages, Feedly, Fitbit , Flickr, Foursquare, your iOS or Android GPS location , LinkedIn , Pocket, Reddit, SoundCloud , Tumblr, Twitter, Withings, and even Yo (and so many more, I just cherry-picked). Crosspost your tweets with hashtag#in to LinkedIn.

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What is the future of blogging?

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I’m not sure who a blogger is anymore. I recently posted a piece of long-form content on Facebook and Michael Stelzner of Social Media Examiner asked me, “is this a blog post?” ” Well … it started as a blog post but now it’s a Facebook post. Facebook and LinkedIn want to be the publishers of your content. I love Mitch Joel.

10 Free Tools Every Business Blogger Should Bookmark

Hubspot

As a business blogger , most of the tools you need to do your job live right up there in your noggin. Here are 10 free tools that will make you a better business blogger , and how to use them. 10 Free Tools Business Bloggers Should Bookmark. 4) LinkedIn Polls. Many people aren't aware that LinkedIn actually has a free polling feature for groups. Got a computer?

Simplicity is the Best Policy: 6 Essentials for the Successful Blogger

Writtent

It may seem counterintuitive, but reaching out to other bloggers with the promise of supporting each other is a guaranteed way of gaining readers. For example, it’s well-known that the majority of clothing brands work closely with other fashion bloggers to showcase their apparel. Connect with Others. Give the People What They Want. Design Thoughtfully. Branch Out. Use Visual Aids.

10 New Facebook Features Your Brand Needs To Know

It's All About Revenue

by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this If your company uses Facebook to drive online engagement, then you’ve likely noticed the flurry of enhancements the social media giant has made in recent months. So we turned to the cadre of experts at Involver , a Preferred Facebook Developer and technology provider, to break down the 10 most important new Facebook features for marketers.

Buy domain names for all your pages, products, and services

Biznology

Kimberly-Clark had a campaign to promote their Welcome Original Thinkers quiz, so we registered wotquizinfo.com just for the landing page that we put together for bloggers and online influencers. Infomercials and commercials have become smart. They’ve always given viewers unique promo codes 800-numbers, and “tell the operator you saw us on WXYZ.” Now they all do.

Four marketing mega trends nobody’s talking about

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The social media dead-end — Facebook, LinkedIn and the others don’t want links any more. For the first time in history, the number of people posting on private networks like Messenger, WhatsApp and Snapchat exceed what is being posted on public social networks like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn. It’s time to give up and surrender to Facebook.

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How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity

In this example, a press release is distributed online, posted to the company’s Facebook and Twitter updates, and used to create a social media release (using a tool such as PitchEngine ). The social media release also links back to the company’s LinkedIn and Twitter accounts. The social media release is used for blogger outreach. Share this on Facebook. Digg this!

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12 Essential LinkedIn Groups for B2B Marketers

KoMarketing Associates

Based on multiple user surveys and research studies, it has been determined that the “big 3” of social media platforms include Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn. In this post, we’ll focus on LinkedIn and identify which professional groups are the most essential for B2B marketers to join via the LinkedIn network. Digital Marketing – 349,268 members.

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Build some social media marketing backbone you big wuss

Biznology

So, if you don’t have the stones to get out there to identify your target market or markets, find out who the top influencers are, find out where they live online and what they’re saying, and then discovering how to contact them, be it via email, forms, on Daily Mile, Facebook, LinkedIn , or wherever — and then reach out and say hello. Or your village. Make it you.

If you perform only to an empty house your show will close

Biznology

People are spending the money and devoting the resources required to create compelling and engaging social media posts, not only just on Facebook but also on LinkedIn , Twitter , Pinterest , and even Google+. This can include a long-tail blogger outreach campaign, it should include an A-list influencer outreach, be they on blogs, Twitter, Facebook, or wherever.

Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers

delicious b2bmarketing

Website Grader Badge Connect with Us HubSpot on Facebook HubSpot on Twitter InboundMarketers LinkedIn Group ProMarketers Facebook Group Subscribe to Blog RSS Want to share your Inbound Marketing advice with the community? My real challenge was getting my staff to warm to the concept of being a blogger. That was the voice of many of my bloggers at one time or another.