• BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 14, 2012
    [Digg, Ning] The best online reputation defense is a good offense
    If you’re a serious businessman who’s business isn’t digital, you’re probably too busy making money to fart around on social media. Social media’s stupid, right? Just because you’re old-fashioned doesn’t mean it isn’t working. So, please beware. It’s 2012 not 2006 — olly olly oxen free.
  • MODERN B2B MARKETING  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 17, 2011
    [Digg, Ning] Identifying the Hottest Social Networks and Niche Sites for Your Target Audience
    Ning: A platform for creating social networks, Ning allows users to build their own unique social destination, customizing every element from profile questions to design choices. by Maria Pergolino In the buyer driven atmosphere of 2011, B2B marketing can’t ignore social media.  Such online channels can’t be overlooked.
  • MODERN B2B MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 12, 2011
    [Digg, Ning] Should I Open A New Social Channel? 5 Questions To Ask Yourself
    Digg : Delve into this library of articles on almost every topic. Ning : Design your own social network to connect customers, prospects, vendors and industry associates. General info sharing sites like StumbleUpon and Digg cover a wide variety of topics and that includes user profiles as well. Do Stay connected to customers? 
  • B2B IDEAS @ WORK  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2011
    [Digg, Ning] The B2B Inbound State of Mind: Build the Brand
    Bookmark phenomenal content on Delicious, StumbleUpon or Digg. Launch your own social network on Ning to engage your prospects and customers. Click to see VIDEO "Inbound State of Mind". Brand building is a long-term marketing strategy that coincides with a similarly enduring inbound marketing strategy. Host a webinar. Write an ebook.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] What Are Your Target Audience’s 5 Top Web Sites?
    Neuromarketing blog and Neuromarketing social networking site on Ning. Digg this! If you want to create content that engages readers, you have to know their online habits and interests. Yet how many of us scramble to post on a blog or upload a  video to YouTube without taking time to survey our target audience ? They won’t stay.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  SUNDAY, OCTOBER 24, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Neuromarketing Books for Marketing to Brains
    They also founded an excellent social networking site, Neuromarkting.com , a Ning group, for people interested in how brain science can be applied to marketing. Digg this! There are new neuromarketing companies and books galore, and I believe most offer important clues for content marketers. Well, of course it would. Tweet This!
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Easy Steps to Amplify Your Blogging
    Once you’ve decided on the specific topic, you can create a hub using one of many different services such as Browse My Stuff (what I use), Individurls , MySyndicaat , Feedbite , Planetaki , Protopage , Netvibes , PageFlakes , or even community oriented solutions such as Ning and WordFrame.  Digg this! Introducing Topic Hubs.
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Easy Steps to Amplify Your Blogging
    Once you’ve decided on the specific topic, you can create a hub using one of many different services such as Browse My Stuff (what I use), Individurls , MySyndicaat , Feedbite , Planetaki , Protopage , Netvibes , PageFlakes , or even community oriented solutions such as Ning and WordFrame.  Digg this! Introducing Topic Hubs.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] PR needs to Focus on Conversations
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. It’s no secret that the number of publications has declined over the last few years. The impact of that can be felt in B2C as well as B2B Marketing. There are fewer numbers of print publications remaining and every company’s marketing department wants to garner more traditional press. Let me explain ….
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 7, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Social Networking for Business: What’s Right for Yours?
    Don’t forget, it might (or might NOT)  be any of the “Big 3″   It could be a small community on a Ning network just waiting for an expert like you to join in the conversation. Digg this! (As I’m on vacation for a week, I’ve invited Sydni Craig-Hart to share social networking tips.). Blog this on Blogger.
  • B2B MARKETING ZONE POSTS  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 3, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Top 47 B2B Marketing Posts - Hot Topics Ning and Facebook - July 2010
    Digg this! Ning (22). Best of B2B Marketing. July 1, 2010 to July 31, 2010. Featured Sources. The following are the top items from featured sources based on social signals. But the human race is made up of all kinds of people and some of them have more important things to do. Like hooking their toilet up to Twitter.  Bloody great idea.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, JULY 29, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] How to Make Social Proof Work Online
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. Do some client recommendations work better than others? Social proof is such a strong trigger for online action, it’s good to know what works best for your Web content marketing strategies. We are least influenced when we don’t know the person and we’re only provided with a rating.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 28, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Online Persuasion: What Do Clients Say?
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. How are you using client recommendations in your online content marketing ? Do you add them as an afterthought? Maybe you just collect them and put them on a separate page for testimonials? Or are they a major part of your content creation strategies? It’s called social proof. And I know this.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, JULY 27, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Content Marketing Results: 18 Ways to NOT Get Blog Traffic
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. What do you need to know about about the way people read online to make your content marketing efforts pay off? What are you doing or not doing on your blog that screws up your traffic? I’m posting twice a week, but I’m still not getting comments, and my traffic stats stink. question. You bet.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] 19 New Featured Sources on the B2B Marketing Zone
    Writing on the Web ( Ning Advertorial Business Blogging Online Marketing Linkedin Landing Page ). Digg this! The B2B Marketing Zone has really taken off over the past few months with the recent addition of numerous great bloggers.  For those not familiar with it, the B2B Marketing Zone (a.k.a. Sarah Worsham ( @sazbean ). June 7, 2010.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, JULY 26, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Blog Marketing: How Readers Find Your Business
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. 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?&#. Share this on Bebo.
  • HUBSPOT  |  FRIDAY, JULY 23, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Checklist: How to Start a Business Blog
    If so then include Reddit and Digg. You also want to build a following on your networks, whether it be your own Ning network or Twitter. Excellent content leaves the reader with something new that they didn’t have before. People like to get something from blogs they read. Can you really afford to miss this opportunity? CONTENT.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, JULY 22, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Top 10 Tips for Creative Blog Writing
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. What creative writing tips would you offer to budding writers? Yesterday I had the pleasure of introducing my husband (aka Attila the Honey ) at the Lake Chapala Society , our local gringo gathering place and library. These tips also apply to blog writing. Don’t squelch your imagination. a lot.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 21, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Attractive Content: Speak to the brains
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. How do you write content that attracts readers to your products and services? read somewhere that most of what goes into our brains never reaches our conscious mind: Our five senses are processing 11 million pieces of info per second. Of these only 40 enter our conscious awareness. What do you think?
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, JULY 20, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Top 100 Women Creating Online Income Streams
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. Thank you Milana Leshinsky. You’ve been an inspiration to me for the last few years. And now this comes as a special honor, to be included on your list of Top 100 Multiple Income Streams Women. First, here are the criteria I used to identify them: Content-rich blog. High quality web site. Live events.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, JULY 19, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Content Creating Processes: Do you know too much?
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. Have you ever felt like a secret agent who knows too much? Hopefully, you’ve learned what to share and what not. Most educated professionals I know will tell you they struggle when it comes to preparing speeches and writing content. One clear message, that leads to an action, a shift in thinking.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, JULY 15, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Content Marketing Ideas: Rethinking Blogging
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. There was a time I was in love with blogging … I had already been in the business of content marketing for 5 years on the Web, using an old-fashioned website platform. In 2004, I started blogging. It changed my life and opened doors and filled a few piggy banks. It was like magic. Customers rule.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 14, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Blog Checklist: 10 Items BEFORE You Publish…
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. What is a good checklist before you publish on your blog? I’m preparing some learning modules for a content marketing presentation and came up with this checklist of 10 items. Tell me what you think. Here’s what happens, usually. Write 350-600 words ( educate, entertain, engage, enrich readers).
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, JULY 13, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] 3 Biggest Challenges for Online Content Marketing?
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. What are the three biggest challenges to marketing your business? know, I know, there are so many, but if you could distill them into the most crucial for online content marketing, how would you do it? I’m always asking you, because some of my readers are very smart and think of things I don’t.
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  MONDAY, JULY 12, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Social Media Strategy? Think Like a Reporter
    Digg this! Recent surveys have shown that while businesses are embracing social media in droves, many are doing so without any real strategy in place. Yet developing such a strategy can be challenging; where does one start? Who: the first who question is who will be in charge of social media efforts? Who else will be involved? Tweet?
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, JULY 12, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Content Marketing Results: Landing Pages Rule
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. How do you get readers to take action? Short answer: a landing page. Also known as a sales page, squeeze page). Otherwise, you may be creating a great brand, great thought leadership, great content… and so what? Sooner or later, you need to ask your readers to actually do something. Tweet This!
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, JULY 9, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Online Reputation? 4 Tips
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. Friday’s guest post is by Robert Stretch , author of VA Mortgage Center blog: For business people, few things are more important than reputation. Thanks to the worldwide web — which sometimes feels as vast as a universe-wide web — monitoring your online reputation demands serious attention. Socialize.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, JULY 8, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Online Content Marketing Results: Poll Says 50% Dissatisfied
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. 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. One-third said yes, but still needs improvement. say, not much difference. Buzz up!
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 7, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Phony Testimonials and Dumb Social Proof
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. How do you get good client testimonials for your sales copy, for example, content for a landing page, when you don’t have a lot of previous clients? There’s no doubt that social proof is one of the key ways people decide to buy or try your products or services. don’t blame him. Liking.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, JULY 6, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Best Content Content Marketing Tool on the Planet?
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. Here is a quick video I made this weekend with my Flip camcorder… It’s just a short one… let me know if I can help you with your business blog. What’s your biggest challenge with blogging, and content marketing? Share this on Bebo. Blog this on Blogger. Add this link to Box.net.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, JULY 5, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Is the Social Web Changing How We Write?How to Write Like You Talk
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. How to Write Like You Talk" alt=" Is the Social Web Changing How We Write? How to Write Like You Talk" />. Hello, Patsi’s readers. m Barb Sawyers, a blogger who shares her interest in encouraging people to write like they talk. Sometimes you don’t think you’re connecting with your readers.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, JULY 2, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Blog Content: Are you personal… or all business?
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. Do you stay on track with your blog content and business goals, or do you share personal stories and events that are peripheral? got an interesting comment on a post I did beginning of June and I can’t stop thinking about it. Don’t Jerk Readers Around: 5 Tips for Staying on Track. Tweet This!
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 30, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Business Results from Online Content Marketing?
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. Please vote: What has been your experience using the Web to promote your business? Online Surveys & Market Research. Share this on Bebo. Blog this on Blogger. Add this link to Box.net. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on del.icio.us. Share this on Facebook. Share this on FriendFeed.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 29, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Your Business and the Web: Getting Better?
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. How has your business been affected by the Web? Have you felt the difference like a Tsunami or a soft summer drizzle? I’m curious. know it’s completely changed my life and the way I work. Yikes, …I feel an urge to create a new poll coming on! They’re just not web-savvy. Tweet This!
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, JUNE 28, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Why Use a WP Sales Page Template?
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. Have you tried to create a landing page using Wordpress? And I know others have too. You can waste a lot of time and still not get a professional looking page that works to get people to buy or sign up. Last Thursday, I interviewed Suzanne Bird-Harris , a programmer who developed the WP Sales Page template.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 23, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Sales & Landing Pages Using Wordpress: Learn How
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. If  you want to learn about formatting sales and landing pages using Wordpress , please register for the free Webinar I’m hosting Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 4 p.m. I’m interviewing Suzanne Bird-Harris, developer of the WP Sales Page wizard. Can’t make the call? Email. Share this on Bebo.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 22, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] 8 Ways to Use a Wordpress Sales Page
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. Do you know how many ways a sales page can be used? woke up thinking about this… because maybe you don’t think a “ sales page &# is something you need except once in a while for a product launch, when you’re trying to sell something. Thursday, June 24, 2010 at 4 p.m. Email. digress.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, JUNE 21, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Create Wordpress Sales Pages: Learn how this week
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. Do you need to create professional looking sales or landing pages? Want to save yourself the hassles? You can learn to do this using your Wordpress platform. There are very few drawbacks to using Wordpress as your primary web platform. When you do encounter a problem, it’s easy to find a solution.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 18, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Blog Boredom: Renew and Refresh
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. One important key to effective blog marketing is to keep your brain clean and fresh. By that I mean, it’s easy to fall into ruts and become bored and boring. I’m reading Tony Schwartz new book “ The Way We’re Working Isn’t Working.&#. I’ll be back next week. Tweet This!
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 17, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Rant: The Problem with Formatting Sales Pages.
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. Even when you’re giving something away, for FREE, you’ve got to write good “sales&# copy that spurs people into action. Unless you’re Naomi Dunsford of IttzBiz and know how to skillfully weave obscenities into headlines or emails, what cha gonna do? how to sell socks to centipedes.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 16, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Blog or Website: Do You Use Wordpress as a Website?
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. Online Surveys & Market Research. Do you use Wordpress for your business website? Many people do.  And I’d like to know if you do, how long you have used it as a website, and what your opinion of it is. Leave a comment if you’d like, since the poll only gives you a yes/no choice. Smooth.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 15, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Twitter: the little bird that grew up strong
    Digg this! Add this to Ning. Why Twitter Is Such a Powerful Social Media Platform , this week’s guest post by Phyllis Zimbler Miller , When I first heard Twitter mentioned two years ago – in a teleseminar with the BlogSquad! I checked it out because I valued Patsi’s advice. Thus I didn’t join. And then something happened! 
  • GROW - PRACTICAL MARKETING SOLUTIONS  |  SUNDAY, APRIL 4, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] Why politics may drive the social web
    Ning:  The “Brown Brigade&# had 6,000 members. Digg this! To set the stage, this was one of the most important state elections in American history.  Healthcare reform was the centerpiece of the Democratic platform and its success hinged on the simple fact that the party held 60 seats in the U.S. Brown did not have one.
  • MARKETING GENIUS BLOG  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 13, 2010
    [Digg, Ning] 5 Big Trends In Marketing Automation 2010: #5 Branding Goes Social
    Putting together contagious content to establish your brand as a leader, developing a viral video , blogging, SEO, and engaging with the social community and providing expertise wherever the community exists (your Facebook fan page, LinkedIn Groups, Ning communities) all help drive brand awareness. Digg this! Branding Goes Social.
  • WEBMARKETCENTRAL  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 18, 2008
    [Digg, Ning] The Social Media Email Signature
    Social media email signatures can also include elements like AIM name, Digg page, Sphinn profile and Ning group. In the old days, email signatures pretty much just mirrored business card information: name, company, title, phone, fax (gotta love that 80's technology still hanging on!) and email address. signatures. Christina L.
  • WEBMARKETCENTRAL  |  MONDAY, JUNE 30, 2008
    [Digg, Ning] A Few More Thoughts from Christopher Barger
    He likes Ning , Digg , del.icio.us , Reddit , Facebook , and Lee LeFever's In Plain English videos. Two weeks ago I shared some online marketing/PR wisdom from GM's social media guy, Christopher Barger. Here are a few more of his thoughts to wrap things up. but recognizes that it has an impact.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 27, 2008
    [Digg, Ning] Social Media U: Take a Class in Social Media - ReadWriteWeb
    Daviss wiki called Integrating 21st Century Tools into Your Teaching , which shows you how to use Del.icio.us , GMail , Ning , Google Docs and more. ReadWriteWeb. RWW Network. ReadWriteWeb. ReadWriteTalk. Last100. AltSearchEngines. About. Subscribe. Contact. Advertise. RWW Daily by Email. RWW Weekly Wrap-up. Web Apps. Trends. Google. Web 2.0.
  • WEBMARKETCENTRAL  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 18, 2008
    [Digg, Ning] Best of 2007: Blog Posts on Social Media Marketing
    Reasons Why Niche Social Media Outlets are Better Than Digg by AjaxNinja After noting that "Digg has an immense amount of traffic and getting landed on the front page will send a tsunami of new readers to your blog or website, but getting onto the front page is incredibly difficult.
 

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