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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. No wonder blogging seems tiresome and time-consuming. How to Automatically Link Blog Posts to Facebook. Facebook. 1.       Use the networked blogs application. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this!

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.

Checklist: How to Start a Business Blog

Hubspot

People like to get something from blogs they read. You don’t have to be Shakespeare to have a good blog. The fact is that web sites with a blog received 55% more visitors , 97% more inbound links and 434% more indexed pages than those that didn’t have a blog. Give your readers something to chew on – A blog post should be 400-600 words on average.

Twitter: the little bird that grew up strong

Writing on the Web

Another few days later I got my business partner Yael K. And if you want a FREE step-by-step report on how to set up an effective Twitter profile, get my report “Twitter, Facebook and Your Website: A Beginning Blueprint for Harnessing the Power of 3 for Your Business” here. from The Wharton School and is co-founder of the social media marketing company Miller Mosaic Power Marketing that works with clients to effectively use social media marketing for their businesses. Her main blog is at [link]. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! Share this on LinkedIn.

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B2B Blogging Trends for 2011

Webbiquity

Blogging is often viewed as the core component of a B2B social media marketing strategy, and other than discussion forums, it’s the most mature component of social media. Facebook, Twitter and even newer tools like Quora may be sexier and get more attention, but blogs are the workhorses essential to making social media marketing work. So what’s next for B2B blogging?

Content Marketing Results: 18 Ways to NOT Get Blog Traffic

Writing on the Web

What are you doing or not doing on your blog that screws up your traffic? Here’s a typical one… “Okay, Patsi, I’ve been following you for a while now, and your blog writing tips have helped. I’m posting twice a week, but I’m still not getting comments, and my traffic stats stink. You can learn new blogging habits. Digg this!

Best Business Blogging Tips and Guides of 2010 (So Far), Part 1

Webbiquity

Stumped for new blog post topic ideas? Struggling to increase blog traffic? Learn how to make your blog the center of your social media efforts, build traffic, write great posts and more here in some of the best tips, tactics and guidance for blogging of 2010 so far. 100+ SMB Blogging Ideas to Kick Start 2010 by Small Business Trends. Lisa Barone offers 100 topic ideas to kick start your blog posts, divided into various categories such as Go Social, Highlight Your Customers and Get Personal. Digg this! Share this on LinkedIn.

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12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010

Webbiquity

WordPress is no longer just the leading blog platform , but is now the most popular open-source CMS (content management system) as well. 10 Free WordPress Themes for Small Businesses by American Express OPEN Forum. 10 SEO Tips To Get Your WordPress Blog Ranking Highly In The Search Engines by SEOheap. How I Create and Manage A WordPress Website by Graywolf’s SEO Blog.

Best Business Blogging Tips and Guides of 2010 (So Far), Part 2

Webbiquity

How can you craft more compelling blog headlines? How can you get more links to your blog? Find the answers to those questions and others here in more of the best guides to business blogging of 2010 so far. Blog Optimization, Post Title SEO & Deadeye Targeting by aimClear. Marty Weintraub explains, with his customary depth and real-world illustration, how to use keyword research to craft blog post titles that draw both human readers and high organic search position. Meaningful Metrics for B2B Blogging by Proteus B2B Marketing. Digg this!

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Punk Chihuahua Reveals 4 Secrets to Better Blogging

Writing on the Web

How’s your content marketing with blogs ? Are you brilliantly blogging several times a week? The blog must be fed anyway. Treat your blog like a prized chihuahua… feed it well and it will do wonders to attract readers… But if you don’t feed it and take care of it, it will turn nasty, and bark and growl for attention. All of which will end up biting you in your traffic stats. Here are my favorite tips for coming up with a blog post when you’d rather be out playing tennis: Start with a picture. Blog this on Blogger.

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Blog Marketing: How Readers Find Your Business

Writing on the Web

What’s your favorite excuse for not blogging for your business? Here are some that I hear: “I don’t have time to blog.&#. “My clients aren’t surfing the Web reading blogs.&#. “Oh, that means I’ve got to write about my business every week?&#. And they do  go to Facebook , Twitter , and LinkedIn. Blog this on Blogger.

Vote: What Makes You Read a Blog Post?

Writing on the Web

What do you find is the most important thing about a blog post? Mark Schaefer over at {grow} blog asked this question and gives his opinion. Take a few minutes to decide, then leave a comment about the top blogging elements that get you to read a post. Here is an excerpt of Mark’s opinions, using a rating of 1-5 with 5 being most important, from his post A Scorecard of 7 Blogging Essentials. Sometimes the only thing that will save a blog post is a great headline. Insanely great content (5.0) – You want people to return to your blog over and over.

100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity

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.

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3 Easy Tips to Target Readers with Your Content

Writing on the Web

This is a guest post from Sam Briones, a freelance writer, who explains how to get targeted traffic to read your online content. You check your blog, and the only comments are from your mother. Have the right domain name : You may love to write about web design, but if your domain name is something like Katlovesdogs.com, then nobody will ever associate your website or blog with design. Submit your work to article submission sites: You’ve gotten your domain right, but people are still not visiting your blog. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! Tweet This!

Search Engine Results: 3 Tips for Savvy Bloggers

Writing on the Web

I don’t know why it took me so long to learn this SEO stuff, but I DO know that I wouldn’t post one more blog post without using Scribe SEO Tool. Besides, blogs are naturally search engine friendly…Then I thought, oh heck, I trust Brian Clark, let’s give it a whirl and I can always unsubscribe after a month. I can’t live without it now. just love it when it tells me I’ve got a 100% score on a blog post. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! Share this on LinkedIn. Michael Martine’s Best Blog Traffic Tips.

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How Blogging Is Like Playing Tennis

Writing on the Web

Blogging for your business is like playing tennis: you read the environment, deliver key shots, get ready for the next post, respond to feedback, and try to stay on target. The biggest excuse they use for not blogging enough is they don’t have enough time. but it’s also true they don’t blog enough because they don’t have a journalist’s mindset. Customers will not be flocking to your door just because you are blogging (or Tweeting for that matter). It can help your search rankings and drive traffic to your site. Digg this!

Online Content Marketing Results: Poll Says 50% Dissatisfied

Writing on the Web

In a recent poll , I asked readers if their marketing tasks were easier, faster, more effective since publishing a website or blog… Half of respondents said yes , significantly better results since doing web marketing. This brief poll was hosted on here on this blog, so only my readers would have responded. I don’t reach significantly large numbers to be able to say half of all people using the Web to publish content are dissatisfied. And, I’d love to hear from you in the comments about what you think the challenges are, for using the Internet to grow business.

Proper Care and Feeding of a Blog

Webbiquity

By the same token, despite the many benefits of a business blog , not everyone should rush into it. Like owning a pet, writing a blog isn’t rocket science but does require a certain level of care and attention, lest the effort end up among the millions of abandoned, forgotten and neglected blogs littering the online landscape. Here are seven tips for a healthy blog and a happy blogger. healthy blog thrives on fresh content, at least once per week, more often if possible. Maintain your blog. Blogging is a social activity. Digg this!

7 Ways to Format Blogs to Engage Readers’ Brains

Writing on the Web

opportunities to engage readers) of your business blog post? It’s the bait on your fishing hook which draws people over to your blog site to read your stuff. And you know yourself that a well-crafted headline gets more traffic than a bland one. The call to action is what gets you business results and turns readers into clients. Blog this on Blogger.

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How Readers Find Your Blog: A Diagram

Writing on the Web

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? Top 3 Excuses for Not Blogging: “I don’t have time to blog.&#.

Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid on Your Company Blog

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Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Explore Classifieds Trending Stories OMG, the Oxford English Dictionary Added New Words! Corporate websites are often little more than interactive brochures that display basic information and describe what the business offers. Have an account? Is it advice?

Blog Writing: What Can We Learn From Reality TV?

Writing on the Web

As a blogger, you know by now that increasing your traffic means grabbing your audience’s attention and keeping it. While Writing on the Web and other websites like it have featured dozens of solid tips for improving your blog writing , I’m going to offer a source of divine inspiration when the going gets tough. The same goes for your blog. Blog this on Blogger.

The 17 Best WordPress Plugins for Social Media, SEO, and Better Visitor Engagement in 2013

WindMill Networking

Search engines can crawl your site faster” The problem, and the oxymoron of writing a blog post about WordPress plugins while seeking faster speed, is that it is commonly known that WordPress plugins can slow down your website. That’s why the number of plugins listed below are greater than the number in the title of this blog post. The answer is FEWER. JetPack Publicize.

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Blogging for Business: Persistence Pays

Writing on the Web

Is your blog like my tennis, a hit or miss? know people who blog like that. They write 600-900 words every few weeks, then wonder why they aren’t getting search traffic. Blogging doesn’t work that way. Steady as you go, writing at least twice a week, at least 350 words, focusing on the key words that drive results for your business, mixing information with stories, always keeping the reader in mind. Blogging is a bit like tennis: you want to keep the ball in play. You can’t do that when your blogging is a hit and miss.

Looking Back at 100: Top 10 Posts on the Webbiquity Blog (So Far)

Webbiquity

Hard to believe that this blog, officially launched just a few months ago, has already surpassed 100 posts. Thank you for reading, and without further ado, below are the 10 most-viewed posts on this blog to date. These are the posts that readers have “voted&# as the best by their traffic so far. At its core, social media is not about doing new things, but about doing things you’ve always done as a business person differently.&#. 8. Almost) 100 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Blog Posts and Articles of 2009. How to Write an Effective Business Blog.

Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers

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Blog HubSpot TV Contributors Marketing Kit Internet Marketing Blog The HubSpot Inbound Internet Marketing blog covers all of inbound marketing - SEO, Blogging, Social Media, Landing Pages, Lead Generation and Analytics. For Indium Corporation , a supplier of soldering materials and electronics assembly equipment, blogging is now a central piece of the marketing mix.

The Real Reason Behind Blog Procrastination

Writing on the Web

Hi, my name is Suzanne Bird-Harris. I’m a WordPress consultant and online business coach. Patsi asked me to guest post on her blog, and it comes at a good time, on the heels of an interesting blog survey… In a recent survey , I asked readers what their biggest hurdle was when it came to blogging. What to blog about to reach your goals? Blog this on Blogger.

Breaking Down the Inbound Marketing Mix

Hubspot

Spend 40% on Blogging / Content Creation. Each time you publish a blog post you are increasing the indexed page volume of your site and the ability to rank for important keywords. Helpful Links: Learn more about why every business should blog and learn a few Business Blogging Lessons From Google's Chief Blogger. Helpful Link: Want More Leads? Directory.

Top 56 B2B Marketing Posts October 2010

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far) , October 5, 2010 While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. Like most questions in business, the answer is, “it depends,&#   but I’d like to offer a couple practical ideas that might help you when this inevitably comes up at your company. While it’s ok to post your blog posts to Twitter, etc., Un-clog your blog. This one is creating moderate traffic.

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Top 47 B2B Marketing Posts - Hot Topics Ning and Facebook - July 2010

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

The 20 craziest things you can do on Twitter - grow - Practical Marketing Solutions , July 7, 2010 OK, we’ve heard all the great business success stories about connecting and learning through Twitter. Simple B2B Marketing Framework - Everything Technology Marketing , July 10, 2010 We often discuss in this blog how B2B marketing is becoming more complex, and how to manage this complexity. But that’s content for another blog post. Content is not just about an email send, or a blog post, or a white paper, or a Tweet. Name your blog. Digg this! Maybe.

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