• GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  MONDAY, APRIL 21, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] The cure for Bloggus Interruptus
    Like anything, the more you blog, the better you get at it. For the past five years, I have blogged my butt off. even tried to publish posts that would create limited conversation so I could focus on relaxation, and it worked — during this month I did not write a single blog post. ” I love blogging. Re-fuel.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 17, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Being Banned Ain’t What It Used to Be
    He was referring to the news story that had posted the night before, on the national blog. quick scan of the comments section on the blog revealed a deep suspicion about the quality of the book and its author: “The Author should thank the Ministry of Culture for the free publicity this book is receiving now. Virginia Commonwealth U.
  • WRITTENT  |  WEDNESDAY, APRIL 16, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] How Often Should You Update Your Blog? A Data-Driven Answer
    'When it comes to blogging, is more always better? You should blog as much as possible, until your quality starts to slip. Some of us are familiar with HubSpot’s state of inbound report , which has consistently found that the more blogs you publish, the more traffic, leads, and sales your business will generate.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Success Secrets of a Writing Career: WOOT & WOOF
    Take any writing assignment, either for yourself, your own business, blog, or ebook , or one for a paying client. Recently I read a good post about “ The 5 Qualities You Need to Successfully Self-Publish Your Book, ” by Nina Amir on The Future of Ink blog. ’ Thinking doesn’t drive results.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  MONDAY, APRIL 14, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 83 Exceptional Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014
    '“Big data” is one of the trendiest buzzwordy terms in marketing/technology/business today. CMOs say they feel pressure from the top to prove the value of marketing, just 51% of CEOs agree “that marketing’s financial value is clear to the business.” Digital Buzz Blog ). Business Blogging Stats and Facts.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 10, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] A sustainable process for optimized content marketing and brand publishing
    Everyone is busy. Not only does the site benefit through increased business, but also all non-paid programs can benefit from this intentional internal linking. relative few likes and shares on a product listing or blog post today may seem insignificant in the grand scheme of your marketing efforts. It’s a common challenge.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 8, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] How to Make Yourself Blog When You Just Don’t Feel Like Blogging
    'Here’s a tip for how to make yourself write a blog post when you’re totally uninspired. Here’s how I went from barely awake blog procrastination to publishing this morning. Your brain still has to sort out what’s relevant to your business, your readers, and their challenges. ” attitude.
  • INDUSTRIAL MARKETING TODAY  |  MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Winning the Engineer’s Mindshare with Industrial Blogging
    Business Blogs Content Marketing Industrial Blogs Industrial blogging Industrial Marketing Marketing to engineers technical SMEs 'Engineers love a challenge and solving problems. They are always on the lookout for gaining knowledge from their peers. They trust and have more confidence in reading or hearing something [.].
  • HUBSPOT  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 6, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Hidden Budget Costs, LinkedIn Cheat Sheets & More in HubSpot Content This Week
    While we of course found little ways to enjoy the sunlight and the April Fools'' Day pranks, we also got down to business -- blogging business, at least. This blog post will arm you with the information, data, and examples you need to optimize your landing pages for lead generation. Read This. So, it’s a new month.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Better Blog Writing: Getting Hooked by Your Own Hook
    looking for a “hook,” a magnetic headline that would draw readers into my client’s blog like bees to honey. About Blogs Content Marketing On Writing Better Writing Great Blog Content blog content blog writing business blogging content marketing with blogs Eureka! Call me back.”
  • VERTICAL RESPONSE  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] The Top 20 Places Your Business Needs to Be Listed Online
    'Remember when you had to find a phone book and flip through hundreds of pages in order to find a local business? Since Internet search is the primary tool to finding businesses today, it’s vital to make sure your business is listed on all applicable online directories. Business listings appear in Google Maps. Advantages.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 1, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] My biggest blogging victory (and you’d never guess it)
    But I would like to discuss what I consider to be my greatest blogging achievement because I think it will take you by surprise, and perhaps create an interesting discussion. My blog has had more than 6 million page views. Nearly every business opportunity I receive these days comes directly or indirectly from {grow}. Funny old.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, MARCH 31, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Blog Writing Tips: How to Become Productive and Prolific at Those Tasks You Hate
    'How can you develop more productive blog writing habits ? know many small business owners who purposely procrastinate on writing and finance tasks they hate. 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. Think about it.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] The economics behind Copyblogger’s decision to end blog comments
    'The well-known Copyblogger site sent a shockwave through the blogosphere when it announced it would no longer entertain comments on its blog. Anybody can do anything they want on their blog if it makes good business sense. But here is my question: Why does it make good business sense? They really didn’t say.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 26, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Learn from my mistakes: Use Internetiquette to win online business!
    Birkenbihl , a famous business coach in Germany who unfortunately died recently, came up with a great way to deal with offline / online deals. The post Learn from my mistakes: Use Internetiquette to win online business! appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. No need to thank me. Vera F.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Creative Work, Blogging, Writing and Resistance
    Everyone encounters resistance when it comes to blogging, writing, and creative work. It doesn’t matter whether you’re trying to put together a 300-word blog post, a novel, a political campaign, complete a mural or sculpture, compose a symphony, or create a new app. 'Ever get stuck? And it loves fear. The solution? Write.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 8 dead easy steps for writing a blog in less than an hour
    Writing a blog post doesn’t have to be an overwhelming or time-consuming task. If you’re just starting a business blog, you may feel creating even one post per week will take up too much of your precious time. If you really need to get your blogging time down to less than an hour, we can help. 'Image credit: HubSpot.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 20, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Key Content Marketing Strategy: Answer Readers’ Questions
    You must devote a few key content pages to answering readers’ questions about your business products and services. ” Of course, this applies to your business blog as well. How many times do you read a great blog and have questions about what it’s actually offering? I’ll go create one this week.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 11, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 11 Thought-Provoking Guides to Content Marketing for 2014
    'A few months ago, the Webbiquity blog celebrated content marketing week —six posts in eight days showcasing the best content marketing insights and guides from the year, starting with  30 Remarkable Content Marketing Facts and Statistics and culminating with  14 Best Content Marketing Tips, Tactics and Techniques.
  • HUBSPOT  |  MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 8 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Blogging
    And I''ll bet anyone who starts blogging for the first time can relate. Luckily, you''re not the first person to start blogging. So I thought I''d share some of the things I wish I knew when I first started blogging for HubSpot five years ago. What I Wish I Knew Before I Started Blogging. Is blogging a challenge?
  • WINDMILL NETWORKING  |  MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Are You Interested in Becoming Social Media Writer? Start by Blogging
    Now, anyone who wants to be a social media writer can start blogging and subsequently gain an audience more quickly. To get into blogging, one needs to select from the many blogging platforms. Start by Blogging by Robert Morris - Maximize Social Business.
  • HUBSPOT  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Getty's New Free Stock Photos Come With a Price
    If the image can be embedded (not all can), you will see a little button with brackets underneath the photo: Then a popup comes up with the embed code and a preview of how the image will look on your blog or website: Copy the code onto your site, and you should be good to go. Think about your typical business blog.
  • HUBSPOT  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 6, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] A Sampling of the Sexiest Business Blogs on the Internet
    'Have you ever looked at a blog that just took your breath away? No matter what industry they''re in, companies are stepping up their game by focusing on their blog design in addition to content. And it''s not just B2C companies -- B2B companies are investing serious time into the design of their business blogs, too.
  • PAUL GILLIN  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Bulldog Reporter’s Faux Pas Shows Why Not to Take Research at Face Value
    'This lead from a recent Bulldog Reporter case study on business blogging certainly caught my attention: “Recent  research  reveals that 64% of American companies will launch their own corporate blogs in 2014, and the average budget for corporate blogging will increase by nearly one-sixth. ” Holy cow!
  • WINDMILL NETWORKING  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 4, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 4 Tips To Help Make Your Video Work For You
    For the most part, companies understand the power of YouTube and know that they … Continue Reading 4 Tips To Help Make Your Video Work For You by Jayson Duncan - Maximize Social Business. They fail to establish goals and objectives that will make their videos successful.
  • WINDMILL NETWORKING  |  FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] How Business Blogs Can Use reddit for Creative Content Strategy
    'When businesses embark on a blogging journey, there are many roadblocks that occur, such as: writers block! little time and resources lack of creativity no theme/focus not appealing to target audience Not to mention the super-hard task of convincing your CEO “Blogging has ROI! We can achieve business goals with blogging!”
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] The secret ingredient for successful small business blogging
    What can you do if you’re a solo-entrepreneur, freelancer, or small business owner? Can you still win business online? But small business owners have a secret weapon—an advantage that those big companies rarely possess. Small business bloggers have an opportunity to specialize and to develop their own small fan club.
  • WRITTENT  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 26, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Do You Make These Mistakes When Writing Content for the Web?
    'There is only a 16% chance someone will actually read your entire blog article. Formatting your articles appropriately is key to success at business blogging. It doesn’t matter how much you enjoy the subject matter, nothing makes a blog reader’s eyes cross faster than a “wall of text,” that lacks any formatting whatsoever.
  • VERTICAL RESPONSE  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 20, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] What LinkedIn’s New Blogging Tool Means for Your Business
    'LinkedIn just announced it’s adding blog features to personal profile pages. This new feature, which combines social media and content marketing, could mean big things for small businesses like you. Back in 2012, LinkedIn allowed high profile users, or influencers, like Bill Gates, to write blog posts. Write your post.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 19, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Your Business Blog Year 10: Is It Still Worth It?
    'Does blogging still make sense for your business? Is a business blog worth the time you need to research, write, format and publish quality content? Some busy professionals ask me if it’s worth it to blog or would keeping in touch with people through social media sites work just as well?
  • HUBSPOT  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Why Writing for a Company Publication Is So Damn Hard
    And not necessarily because the story doesn''t align with your business'' industry or subject matter. And Dan, whose career has been steeped in the media business up until he joined HubSpot last year , couldn''t help but agree. suspect they would apply to anyone else who writes for a company publication like a business blog.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 17, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts
    'Company blogs have become virtually essential, and very powerful, component of digital marketing. In addition to their SEO benefits and role in maximizing web presence for brands , blogs produce sales and leads. Which blog post promotion tactics are most effective? 25 Easy Ways to Promote Your Blog by Kim Garst.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 12, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Easy to Make Ebook and Blog Writing Mistakes
    'Here’s why it’s so easy to make these common ebook and blog writing mistakes: Many small business professionals with a business blog are keenly interested in getting their message out there, and don’t care so much in writing “properly.”. She specializes on the topic of small business tips and resources.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 11, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 27 More Remarkable SEO Guides, Tips and Tactics
    How should SEO professionals strategically align frameworks for maximizing online visibility and business results? SEO Makeover for 2014: A Practical Guide for Businesses by Portent. ** 5 STARS. Rethink Link Building for Best B2B Marketing by MLT Creative Ideas@Work Blog. 150 Blog Posts in 50 Days: Why Were Marketers Mad?
  • HUBSPOT  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 13 Widgets, Plugins, and Add-Ons to Enhance Your Blog's Performance
    'With real estate above, below, and to the side of your blog posts themselves, y our blog is a lot more than just the content you publish to it. This can leave blog managers in a tizzy, and the result is usually a blog littered with a ton of unnecessary bells and whistles. 13 Common Add-Ons to Consider for Your Blog.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] A Checklist for a Good Blog
    'After I got home from our Publishing at Sea cruise, I checked out the good blogs of our amazing group of authors , including those of our experts, like Judith Briles ! Of course, as writers, they all had important things to say on their blogs. good blog post title that makes me want to read the full post.
  • WRITTENT  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 6, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 11 Signs Your Business is in Dire Need of Blogging
    'Does it feel like your business is stuck in a bit of a marketing rut? The solution to your problem might be business blogging – or creating more content if you’re already on it. If you’re not convinced that your company stands to benefit, here are 11 surefire signs that you desperately need to start business blogging: 1.
  • WRITTENT  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Blog Formatting: How to Make Your Readers Love Your Blog
    'Blogging has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially with businesses now utilizing this little Internet secret to bump up traffic to their websites. Nothing will stamp out that interest faster than a poorly formatted blog, though. Think about your own likes and dislikes when planning out your blog page.
  • WRITTENT  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 15 Unbelievably Powerful Pro-Tips for Rockstar Blog Titles
    'What’s the easiest thing you can do to improve your blog’s traffic, subscribers, and lead generation overnight? Write better blog titles. m firmly convinced that nothing matters more to how well your blog will perform than really nailing your article headlines. You Won’t Believe How Effective this Blogging Hack is!
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 28 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2013
    '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.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 27, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Write an Ebook: How Are Books and Blogs Alike?
    'and Blogs Alike?" src="[link] width="300" height="240" title="Write an Ebook: How Are Books and Blogs Alike?" /> How do business bloggers write an ebook ? To me, writing a blog post is a micro version of ebook writing. publish the blog post. One step at a time. research to find out more about this. understand.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 25, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 6 Easy Tips to Be a Better Blog Writer
    'How can you get to be a better, faster blog writer ? Did the job of blogging or writing fall into your lap? Or have you been a professional writer for some time, who’s now transitioned into blogging for yourself or a business? Don’t plan to write all 17 blogs you need for the month in one day.
  • WRITTENT  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 8 Things To Be Prepared For When Starting A Blog
    'According to Hubspot , blogging for your business will increase your website traffic by at least 55%. Every time you post on your blog, you’re creating another opportunity to be found by potential clients for your business. What Will You Blog About? Choosing a Blog Title. Blog Domain. Travel?
  • WRITTENT  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] How to Start a Blog: 8 Hacks to Skyrocket Traffic 1000% a Month
    'Figuring out how to start a blog isn’t the hard part. It isn’t easy, but I’ve succeeded at growing traffic to a new blog 1000% a month for 9 consecutive months with some pretty scrappy content creation and promotion tactics. And the benefits of improved blog traffic traffic are pretty clear: Image credit: SocialMediaSlant.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 22, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Guest Blogging is NOT Dead (And Matt Cutts Didn’t Say It Is)
    'The digital marketing blogs and media have lit up in the last couple of days with reports that “guest blogging is dead,” based on this post from Matt Cutts, the head of Google’s Webspam team. There are still many good reasons to do some guest blogging (exposure, branding, increased reach, community, etc.). ”).
  • SYNECORE  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Looking for Content Marketing Success? Try an Editorial Calendar.
    'Your organization creates a blog. Your organization regularly posts content to its blog. Regularly posting content is the key to blogging success. As business floods in, blogging is often the first to fall by the wayside. Rather, blogging is a strategy that requires consistency. Check. Build Your Calendar.
  • HUBSPOT  |  SATURDAY, JANUARY 18, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 30-Day Blog Challenge Tip #17: Use H1 Tags
    'From January 2-31, we are challenging everyone to blog more to see firsthand the results that blogging can generate. Participating companies should submit their blog URLs on this page to enter the challenge. Winner(s) will receive a complimentary ticket to INBOUND 2014 and be featured on the HubSpot inbound marketing blog.
  • WRITTENT  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 17, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 8 Deep Questions to Define Your Blogging Strategy
    ' The majority of blogs aren’t a success. Anyone can launch and maintain a legendary business blog, provided they have sufficient dedication and direction. An equally dangerous mistake is to start publishing without knowing exactly what we’re doing… The technical aspect of blogging is certainly important to your success.
  • WRITTENT  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 14, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 5 Signs Your Company Needs a Blog Writing Service
    'A business blog is important for your company’s online visibility, maybe writing just isn’t your cup of tea. Here are five signs you need a blog writing service. business blog is crucial to the online visibility of your company. After all, sites with blogs tend to enjoy  55% more visits  than those without.
  • HUBSPOT  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 15 Blog KPIs You Should Already Be Tracking
    'Anyone who manages a business blog knows all too well that the darn things require quite a bit of commitment. 15 Blogging KPIs You Should Be Tracking. 1) Overall Blog Visits. In other words, how many visits does your blog rake in in a given period of time? Where is the traffic to your blog coming from?
  • HUBSPOT  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 13, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] The ABCs of Content Marketing: A Glossary of Terms
    Think about how cool it''ll be to tell your boss that your blog post actually generated not just a site visit, not just a lead. Blogging. Blogging is a core component of content marketing, driving site traffic, quality leads, and establishing your position as a thought leader in your industry. Agile. Analytics. Buyer Persona.
  • WRITTENT  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 10, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 20 Killer Facts About Business Blogging
    'About two-thirds of marketers say their company blog is “critical” or “important” to their business. Part of the reason is that blogs are a great way to engage your visitors.  ( U.addresstwo ) Still not sure whether you need to have a blog? Blogs can give you credibility and authority.
  • LEADERSHIP  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 7, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] 3 Steps to Establish Thought Leadership with Your B2B Blog
    Below are 3 fundamental steps to use your B2B blog and present your organization as a thought leader in the industry: 1. It’s all very well to profess that your blog aims to lead and inspire. Your business blog must incorporate these essentials; and it is not difficult to do so today. know how hard it is with my blog!
  • WRITTENT  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] How to Come up with Blog Post Ideas that Make Your Readers Rave
    Whether you’re blogging daily or twice weekly, you’re pretty much bound to hit a major creative block at some point. To help you create an editorial calendar that your readers will love, we’ve compiled a list of ideas to help you develop topics that will boost your metrics: Use Your Blogging Metrics. Blogging
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 6, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Content Shock: Why content marketing is not a sustainable strategy
    'This post will demonstrate in simple economic terms why content marketing — the hottest marketing trend around — may not be a sustainable strategy for many businesses. Let’s say that in 2009 I spent 5 hours a week creating content that would be consumed by my blog readers. When supply exceeds demand, prices fall.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 3, 2014
    [Business, Business Blogging] Start an Expert Ebook with an Outline: 11 Steps
    Just as business blogs caught fire in 2004-2005, expert ebooks are what smart professionals use as a key marketing tool to get found, get known and get clients. So let’s get busy. '11 Steps" src="[link] width="300" height="225" title="Start an Expert Ebook with an Outline: 11 Steps" /> Are you an expert? Ask ‘ what if?’
  • INDUSTRIAL MARKETING TODAY  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 23, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] Blogging Still Lagging in Industrial Marketing
    '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.
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 18, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] How Hard Can YOUR Company Blog? Announcing the 30-Day Blog Challenge
    Well, if you''ve been meaning to get your blogging muscles in shape, we''re here to help you do it. Today, we''re excited to announce the 30-Day Blog Challenge, which will run from January 2, 2014 - January 31, 2014. Think you have what it takes to get your blogging muscles in shape and show ''em off to the world? Blogging
  • HUBSPOT  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] Want to Dominate Organic Search? How Blogging Can Help
    'We always hear that blogging is important for our search engine rankings. Since we haven''t explained the connection between blogging and SEO in-depth for a long time, we figured it''s high time we get to it. How to Improve Your SEO With Your Business Blog. 1) Blog. blogging. SEO Blogging But like.
  • WRITTENT  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] 6 Surefire Ways to Convert Traffic from Your Blog
    'While the basic function of a business blog is to convert your visitors into leads and eventually sales, you still want to entertain, educate, and delight. The very first impression new visitors have of your site, whether it’s the main page or the blog, is the load time. Give Your Blog Play on Other Landing Pages.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 11, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] How to Blog without Boring Readers in the Holiday Season
    'How do you blog about the Holiday Season – without boring your readers? So what does the holiday season mean for your blog? The holiday season provides a lot of opportunity for keyword-rich blogging. You can expand topics beyond your core business services to what truly matters in life. Several things! win-win!
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] 30 Remarkable Content Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)
    82% of businesses plan to increase spending on content marketing in the coming year. B2B firms spend, on average, more than 25% of their marketing budgets on the development, delivery and promotion of content to drive business leads. How Blogging Used in Content Marketing? Cox Business ). Cox Business ).
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 6, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] 4 ways to keep a blog on schedule
    By now you know how important it is to regularly update your blog. Consistency is one of the biggest ways you can help maintain and generate business by putting your blog on the top of the search engines. It will list everything you want to put on your blog, when you want to post it, and much more. Create a Schedule.
  • WRITTENT  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 4, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] 10 Compelling Calls to Action to Brighten Your Blog
    Call to actions are lines of text, buttons, or images that exist to invite your business blog readers to engage in a certain activity. Whether you’re inviting them to click through and read an earlier blog or download your eBook, these invitations should be enticing, descriptive and anything but subtle. Blog Banners.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] Smart Business Blog Linking: Top 25 Content Marketing Blogs
    'Top 25 Content Marketing Blogs" src="[link] width="300" height="300" title="Smart Business Blog Linking: Top 25 Content Marketing Blogs" /> If your business blog needs to get inbound links , here’s a prime example of how to do it. Engage with other blog authors, build relationships. Who cares?
  • WRITTENT  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 26, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] 13 Undeniable Reasons to Start a Business Blog
    'These days, social media has become incredibly prevalent, not just for people to stay in contact with one another, but as a new platform for businesses to advertise and reach their customers. Just about every business has a website to take advantage of that, but what about a blog? Your business is your baby. Blogging
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] Ghost Writers Needed: For Business Blogs Everywhere
    'Many professional business blogs need ghost writers. How else can busy professionals maintain quality content and frequent publishing schedules? What about you and your blog? ” But it’s not at all easy to find quality ghost blog writers who understand your business and clients, is it?
  • WRITTENT  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] 7 Effective Ways to Market Your Business Blog
    billion pages each month – and that’s just on WordPress-hosted blogs! Business blog marketing is a critical part of a modern content marketing strategy, and we’ve detailed 7 of the best ways to see better results here. Building your first 1,000 blog followers is tough work. Blogging Marketing Tools Online Marketin
  • SYNECORE  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] How to Achieve Blogging Success [Infographic]
    'Blogging has become a widely useful method for driving website traffic and generating quality leads, helping brands form connections that matter through the production of contextually-relevant content. By consistently providing information your target audience finds interesting and useful, you too can achieve blogging success!
  • WRITTENT  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] Blog Writing: Answers to Top 9 FAQs
    'As our customers approach us for blog writing services, they tend to ask the same questions over and over. Business blogging is different from personal, you are limited in time and have to set priorities… Often it’s just difficult to find the time to do the writing even though you know your business and your customers extremely well.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 13, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] Why You Should Write Quality Blog Content
    'Quality blog posts are key to your business getting found on the Web. If you want to get found, get known and get clients online, you need to write and publish quality blog posts that resonate with your readers. Most professionals and small business owners are told that once or twice weekly is a bare minimum. Imagery. Storytelling.”
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] 103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)
    'As the use of social media in marketing has become ubiquitous, marketers have turned their attention to making the use of business social media more sophisticated and strategic. How can marketers help their organizations move from “social media marketing” to “social business”? B2B PR Sense Blog ). Wrong.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] 103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)
    'As the use of social media in marketing has become ubiquitous, marketers have turned their attention to making the use of business social media more sophisticated and strategic. How can marketers help their organizations move from “social media marketing” to “social business”? B2B PR Sense Blog ). Wrong.
  • INTEGRATED B2B  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] How to set up a company blog – and what NOT to do
    'B2B companies have had mixed experiences with blogs. In fact, we’ve seen countless blog deaths among our B2B clients. That’s a great aim, but there are many challenges and pitfalls to using blogging in business contexts. So what types of business blogs are really effective? Instead, start at the other end.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 6, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] How to Find Great Blogs for Better Business Blogging
    'Writing quality content is key for your business blog. Never stop focusing on  better business blogging. But what about reading great blogs yourself? Why do you need to find great blogs to follow? When you find good info that’s helpful to your readers/clients, you’ll want to share that on your blog.
  • WRITTENT  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] Infographic: All The Awesome Things Blogging Can Do for Your Business
    'Business blogging is an awesome opportunity to build your company, grow sales and raise brand awareness. Quickly get an idea of all the opportunities blogging has for your business. Blogging has it all. Blogging Infographics Want to triple traffic coming to your website? No problem!
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] Why Use Animated Videos on a Business Blog?
    'Are you considering creating an animated video for your business blog? Did you know that blog posts and articles with images perform 91 percent better than those without them ( Skyword study, 2011 )? ” I still do; I immediately locate the “strategic humor” in Harvard Business Review. Oh yeah.
  • DIGITAL B2B MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 29, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] The Trick to Seeing Through Marketing Statistics
    An example I recently came across is Passle’s State of Business Blogging 2013 report, with markedly different results from the Content Marketing Institute’s 2014 Benchmarks report. 'If you torture the data long enough, it will confess to anything. Turn Stats Upside Down. Before you react, turn the same metric upside down.
  • WRITTENT  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] 10 Unexpected Places to Find Business Blogging Inspiration
    Great content creators learn to find inspiration in unexpected and surprising places, regardless of whether they’re in business blogging or composing music. Before business blogging existed, personal bloggers spent years publishing unique content to the web. Blogging 'I’ll clue you into a little secret. Quora.
  • SALES PROSPECTING PERSPECTIVES  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 25, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] Sales Prospecting Perspectives Weekly Recap - Week of October 25, 2013
    Rosabeth Moss Kanter shared Three Things that Actually Motivate Employees over at Harvard Business Blog: mastery, membership, and meaning. in his blog on Wednesday. Both networking and marketing work together to drive demand, and in this blog post, Paul describes how 'Good morning, Sales Prospecting Perspectives Readers.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] 3 Tips to Help Content Marketers Understand Sales Cycles
    If you’re constantly struggling with your business blog and exasperated with the lack of qualified leads, you may be missing key points in your content strategy. Simply posting a blog per day won’t amount to anything if you’re not taking your customers’ sales cycles into account and adjusting your marketing strategy accordingly. What’s
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 23, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] 6 Content Marketing Rules for Professionals on the Web
    'Professionals on the Web" src="[link] width="292" height="284" title="6 Content Marketing Rules for Professionals on the Web" /> For busy professionals who want to get found on the Web, writing quality content that not only informs but generates business leads is a challenge. Many don’t even know what content marketing means.
  • HUBSPOT  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 22, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] What to Do When Facebook Goes Down
    This, without a doubt, should make you feel pretty reassured of your marketing plans if you''re using your website now to its fullest abilities -- like, say, starting a business blog , building landing pages that house amazing offers , and optimizing your site for SEO and lead generation. Take your blog, for instance.
  • WINDMILL NETWORKING  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] Blogging Success Metrics You Should Analyze
    'One of the most important things you can do to ensure your business blogging success is to measure your results. There are several metrics you can choose from to determine whether your blog is continuously growing and helping the bottom line for your business. Featuring Contributions from Global Thinkers.
  • INDUSTRIAL MARKETING TODAY  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] Use Content to Uncover Tacit Know-how Inside the Minds of Engineers
    Business Blogs Content Marketing Industrial Marketing mind of the engineer Tacit know-how 'I recently read the survey, 2012 Mind of the Engineer that was released by UBM Electronics, the global leader in media and marketing solutions for design engineering and the electronics [.]. This is only a content summary.
  • WRITTENT  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] Business Blogging ROI in 3 Steps: Keep It Simple
    'Measuring the ROI of your business blogging can be difficult at times because of all the factors that come into play. By making regular blog post updates, you’ll get tons of benefits like higher search engine visibility, more inbound links, press mentions, and more! Simple – they bring money to your business! Blogging
  • SOCIAL MEDIA B2B  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 11, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] How to Create a B2B Content Culture
    'B2B marketers know that content creation – and blogs in particular – is a critical part of the marketing arsenal. As a person who runs a blog or two and is a contributor to several others, I’m always on the lookout for new ideas on how to keep the content machine going. How do you get enough ideas? Learn to Teach. Write about that.
  • HUBSPOT  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 10, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] How to Choose a Solid Topic for Your Next Blog Post
    It''s easy to dismiss as procrastination or writer''s block , but being critical of what you write about is actually really smart -- because aimless blogging is almost as bad (sometimes as bad) as not blogging at all. Until now, I''ve been talking about blog post "topics" because it''s the nomenclature most people are familiar with.
  • WRITTENT  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] 35 Killer Blog Post Ideas for an Awesome Business Blog
    'To build an awesome business blog, regular updates and original quality content are unquestionable. Copyblogger suggests a variety of tricks, from Google Alerts to mind mapping, or you can start by reviewing the following blog post ideas:  Industry News. Blog about company features that distinguish you from your competitors.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 9, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] Common Mistakes Made by Beginning Bloggers …and 5 Tips to Fix Them
    'and 5 Tips to Fix Them" src="[link] width="300" height="227" title="Common Mistakes Made by Beginning Bloggers.and 5 Tips to Fix Them" /> When you first start a business blog, it’s easy to make a few blogging mistakes. While it seems like nearly every business already has a blog, new blogs are popping up every day.
  • WRITTENT  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] Blogging for Business: 58 Unbeatable Reasons to Run a Blog
    'Merely having a static site for your business today is just not enough. In fact –        without regular updates  – such a website can even hurt your business. Blogging for business is a HUGE opportunity. The more you blog – the more traffic, leads and sales you get. Blogging is hot and growing.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] 6 Easy Tips to Write a Blog Post in 30 Minutes
    'Can you write a blog post and publish in under an hour? There’s usually too much for small business professionals to handle. 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. How about 20 minutes? That’s my record.
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] What the Heck Is Blogging? A Sneak Peek Into Marketing's Newest Pastime [Infographic]
    And I''m just one type of blogger -- a business blogger -- but there''s way more questions about the world of blogging than those that revolve around day-to-day responsibilities. How many people read blogs? If you write for a business'' blog, what kind of business metrics can you drive? Blogging
  • HUBSPOT  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] What if Your Marketing Shut Down for a Month?
    21 days without being in business? Whether you''re reading this as a business owner or a marketer, I think you might have already wondered something along these lines yourself. 69% of HubSpot''s blog post visits in July were to posts published prior to July. 'Well folks, it happened. Would you still generate leads? How many?
  • LEADERSHIP  |  TUESDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] How to Make Your B2B Blog Deliver Incredible Results
    'Blogging Best Practices Checklist: Part 1. have been writing this blog for close to four years now. That to me is the most important factor behind the quality and effectiveness of a blog; doesn’t matter whether it is B2B, B2C or a personal blog. By owner I mean the person or organization that takes ownership of the blog.)
  • HUBSPOT  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] Inbound 101: Your One-Stop Shop for a Comprehensive Marketing Curriculum
    Use this Introduction to Inbound Marketing Analytics to find out how to measure and analyze all of your marketing efforts from email campaigns to blogging. Assignment: Ensure that you never fall behind on your blog by filling out this Excel template that will help you stay organized and maintain a solid blog publishing schedule.
  • WRITTENT  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] 11 Copywriting Tips and Hacks to Make Your Content More Appealing
    'Ever wonder about the difference between quality content, and the sorts of blogs you can’t help but share on your personal Facebook page? Can you define the x-factor behind blogs which feel like a conversation with a best friend, and the ones that put you to sleep? If your business’s online voice can include humor, go big.
  • HUBSPOT  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] The 45 Inbound Marketing Terms You Should Know [Glossary]
    'Here on the HubSpot blog, we’ve written glossary-themed posts that cover some of the core components of inbound marketing -- we''ve covered email marketing , website optimization , social media , and the list goes on. So we thought it was time to create a blog post that could serve as an inbound marketing glossary. Blogging.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] Epic Business Blog Content: 2 Questions Every Blog Owner Must Ask
    'If you’re in business and have a business blog, you’re frequently challenged by what to write. In my ebook Content Marketing with Blogs , I suggest business blog posts should be written with the 4 E’s as a guide: What you publish on your business blog should: Entertain.
  • WRITTENT  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2013
    [Business, Business Blogging] 13 Writing Rules to Ignore for Becoming a Legendary Content Creator
    Blogging is about developing a voice as a company or personal brand online, and opening up conversations between consumers and companies. Not only are traditional conclusions uncommon in great content marketing, there’s reason to believe they could be a terrible idea for your business blog. Have 5 Sentences per Paragraph.
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