Best of ClickDocuments "Connect the Docs" Blog in 2009

Ambal's Amusings

2009 was the first year of Connect the Docs. Enjoy the following collated list of best blog posts from Connect the Docs in 2009. Top 5 Blog Posts. A big thank you to all our readers, guest bloggers and interviewees for helping us build Connect the Docs. Content Marketing - The Ultimate Cheat Sheet. You and I live in an era when creating and distributing content have become democratized.

ClickInsights: What was your "Aha" moment in 2009? - Part 2

Ambal's Amusings

I have invited our Panel of B2B Marketing Experts to reflect on 2009 and answer the following question: What was your aha moment in 2009 ? Blogs. Forrester Blog for Interactive Marketing Professionals. Ardath Albee's blog Marketing Interactions.

ClickInsights: What was your "Aha" moment in 2009? - Part 1

Ambal's Amusings

I have invited our Panel of White Paper Experts to reflect on 2009 and answer the following question: What was your aha moment in 2009 ? Blog WhitePaperPundit Twitter Jonathan_Kantor. He is also the author of the White Paper Pundit blog. WritingWhitePapers Blog.

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The Big Question June 2009: Where is Your Time Spent?

B2B Marketing Traction

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B2B Lead Generation Benchmark Study 2009

Sales Lead Insights

With this in mind, please consider: Tweeting "B2B Lead Generation Benchmark Survey: Takes 10-minutes or less & you get a free exec summary – [link] " Mentioning this B2B Lead Generation Study, and providing the link to the survey at [link] , in your own blog or e-newsletter. B2B Lead Generation Benchmark Study 2009. Please participate in this important B2B Lead Generation Benchmarking Study by taking this fast and easy online survey.

Appointment Setting, Blogging and Lead Nurturing - Interview on Marketo's Blog

Smashmouth Marketing

Just a quick post to point readers to an interview of me on Marketo 's blog, Demand Generation and Social Media: Thought Leadership with Mike Damphousse of Green Leads. I noticed you use Twitter frequently and have an active blog.

Happy Sixth Month Blog Anniversary!

Ambal's Amusings

Six months ago we embarked on the ClickDocument: Connect the Docs blogging journey. ClickIdeas ClickIdeas is a hub for bringing together expert picked blog posts and articles from around the web on these topics: • Content Marketing.

Appointment Setting, Blogging and Lead Nurturing - Interview on Marketo's Blog

Smashmouth Marketing

Just a quick post to point readers to an interview of me on Marketo 's blog, Demand Generation and Social Media: Thought Leadership with Mike Damphousse of Green Leads. I noticed you use Twitter frequently and have an active blog.

How Live Blogging Makes You a Better Blogger

B2B Marketing Traction

Subscribe to Our Blog. Home | Services | Blog | About | Resources | Contact. Services. About. Resources. Contact. The page you requested could not be found.

Best of 2009 (So Far): Blogging for Business, Part 1

WebMarketCentral

How can you attract more traffic to your blog? Find free and legal images to add to your blog posts? Make money from your blog? Discover the answers to these questions and others here in the first set of the best posts about business blogging so far this year.

Best of 2009 (So Far): Social Media Marketing, Part 4

WebMarketCentral

Compelling thought-leadership content, blog posts, white papers, video and SEO efforts support and create long-term value for social media tactics. Facebook's InsideFacebook blog reports that in February and March of this year, the number of Facebook users age 35 and over doubled.

2009 Big List of B2B Marketing and Sales Blogs

Proteus B2B Marketing

With all the micro-blogging, I’ve often wondered whether the number of bloggers who actually create original, substantial content is decreasing. Tags: B2B Social Media b2b blogging B2B Blogs B2B Selling Don’t get me wrong, you can create meaningful thought in 140 characters, but it’s a lot easier to write 140 characters (no matter how well crafted) than it is to consistently create original content for [.].

Demand Generation Blogs Continued

LeadSloth

In the spirit of Twitter’s Follow Friday I’d like to finally publish the remaining Demand Generation blogs that I enjoy reading. Earlier I published the Top 10 Demand Generation vendor blogs and the Top 10 Marketing Automation Blogs. Of course, there were many great blogs that I forgot to include, so here are the remaining ones! This is more of a meta-blog, aggregating a large number of B2B blogs, including this blog. Net-Results blog.

Where should your corporate blogs live?

Chris Koch

Earlier this year I surveyed B2B marketers about their approaches to corporate blogging. The blogs are an integrated part of the corporate marketing strategy and are usually hosted on the corporate website. They encourage subject matter experts to blog, track what they write about, and offer blogging guidelines and help when needed. They do not set up or tend corporate blogs. The corporate homepage can direct a fire hose of traffic to the blog from the start.

Top-10 Marketing Automation Blogs

LeadSloth

A couple of people recently asked me which blogs I’m frequently reading. Please send me your favorite blogs, because there must be lots of great Marketing Automation blogs that I haven’t found yet! BTW 1: Some of these blogs are more about lead generation, demand generation or inbound marketing, so maybe the title of this blog post is not ideal. But regardless of the terminology, these are the blogs that I enjoy most :- ).

Top 80 B2B Marketing Posts for 2009

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

This technique was also used to generate the Hot Trends in B2B Marketing for 2009. Top 80 Posts - December 1, 2008 to November 30, 2009. How to Create a Social Media Marketing Strategy - WebMarketCentral , March 24, 2009. PR Meets Marketing , February 16, 2009. Twitter Analytics: Five Practical, Lesser Known Free Tools for B2B Professionals - B2B Marketing Savvy , August 31, 2009. 42+ Social Media Marketing Tools - Junta 42 , June 2, 2009.

Best of 2009 (So Far): SEO Guidance, Part 4

WebMarketCentral

Find the answers to these questions and others here in more of the best SEO blog posts from this year. Which factors are really most important in search engine rankings? How do search engines treat different forms of keywords?

Live Blogging Sales 2.0 Event With Twitter - INTENSE Experience

Smashmouth Marketing

Luckily I don't have to write more about the experience tonight, because Jep Castelein of the Leadsloth blog did a quick video interview with me after the event. I survived the first day of doing live twitter coverage of the Sales 2.0 event in San Francisco.

Live Blogging Sales 2.0 Event With Twitter - INTENSE Experience

Smashmouth Marketing

Luckily I don't have to write more about the experience tonight, because Jep Castelein of the Leadsloth blog did a quick video interview with me after the event. I survived the first day of doing live twitter coverage of the Sales 2.0 event in San Francisco.

Best of 2009 (So Far): SEO Guidance, Part 3

WebMarketCentral

Find the answers to these questions and others here in more of the best blog posts and articles on search engine optimization from the past year. Blogging helps.

Hot B2B Marketing Content May 2009

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals from May 2009. How to Use Twitter for Business - WebMarketCentral , May 6, 2009. Buzz Marketing for Technology , May 28, 2009. Marketing Interactions , May 12, 2009. 5 Important Ways Sales can help Marketing - Modern B2B Marketing , May 26, 2009. ZoomInfo, Chris Abraham and Me - A Social Media Case Study - WebMarketCentral , May 26, 2009. Marketing Interactions , May 14, 2009.

Hot B2B Marketing Content May 2009

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

The following are the top posts from featured sources based on social signals from May 2009. How to Use Twitter for Business - WebMarketCentral , May 6, 2009. Buzz Marketing for Technology , May 28, 2009. Marketing Interactions , May 12, 2009. 5 Important Ways Sales can help Marketing - Modern B2B Marketing , May 26, 2009. ZoomInfo, Chris Abraham and Me - A Social Media Case Study - WebMarketCentral , May 26, 2009. Marketing Interactions , May 14, 2009.

Best of 2009 (So Far): Search Engine Marketing

WebMarketCentral

What's the real the optimal cost per lead for your SEM program? How can you improve conversion rates? Keep your search marketing program growing? Assure you that aren't overlooking any important opportunities for optimization?

How Live Blogging Makes You a Better Blogger

B2B Marketing Traction

I don’t know about you, but one of the challenges for someone new to blogging is researching and writing entries without spending tons of time. I’m pretty conscientious about my blog entries. I don’t want to put out only my opinion nor do I want to generate fluffy or light blog entries. I want to reference other opinions, videos, blog entries, etc. Last month I live-blogged at a conference. What have you learned about live blogging? Tweet.

How Live Blogging Makes You a Better Blogger

B2B Marketing Traction

I don’t know about you, but one of the challenges for someone new to blogging is researching and writing entries without spending tons of time. I’m pretty conscientious about my blog entries. I don’t want to put out only my opinion nor do I want to generate fluffy or light blog entries. I want to reference other opinions, videos, blog entries, etc. Last month I live-blogged at a conference. What have you learned about live blogging? Tweet.

Best of 2009 (So Far): Cool Web Tools, Part 2

WebMarketCentral

Looking for a more powerful way to share presentations online? Consolidate your online profiles and social networking presence? Create a cool Twiiter background even if you're not the artistic type? Generate word-of-word referrals? Use social media more effectively for research?

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Top-10 Demand Generation Vendor Blogs

LeadSloth

In my previous post I listed the Top-10 Demand Generation blog by marketers and consultants. Today I’ve put together a list of vendor blogs. Most of these vendors blogs really get ‘online marketing’, so they talk about best practices rather then just touting their products, and they post regularly. In alphabetical order: ActiveConversion B2B Marketing Blog. For Eloqua I’m following two blogs. Hubspot Internet Marketing Blog.

Best of 2009 (So Far): SEO Guidance, Part 2

WebMarketCentral

Discover the answers to these questions and others here in more of the best articles and blog posts on the practice of SEO so far this year. What two simple words answer almost every SEO question? What common SEO mistakes should you watch out for? How do you create a 301 redirect?

Best of 2009 (So Far): Social Media Marketing, Part 2

WebMarketCentral

Find the answers to these questions and others here in more of the best articles and blog posts on social media marketing from this year so far. practices, blogs and more. Social media, and discussions of its value for PR and marketing, have become ubiquitous.

6 Easy Steps to Increase Leads from Your Corporate Blog

The Point

If your blog post showed up in a Google listing, would someone click on it? Tags: B2B Marketing Blogs Social Media blog marketing lead generation b2b demand generation b2b lead generation Demand Generation Title your posts for Google and Twitter. Forget nuance. Is it short (well short of 140 characters) so that someone can easily retweet it without editing? Does it immediately communicate, in specific, tangible terms, what the [.].

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The B2B Marketing Party of the Year: The Marketing Cloud Party at Dreamforce 2009

Modern B2B Marketing

If so, on Thursday night you will want to attend what is going to go to be remembered as the Marketing Party of 2009 ! Regis- just one blog from the Moscone center. Tags: Modern B2B Marketing B2B Marketing Dreamforce 2009 Marketing Party Salesforce Integration The Marketing Cloud Are you a B2B Marketer planning to be in the San Francisco Bay area next week? Three Reasons: Awesome Location! I don’t think it gets much cooler than the St. Regis in San Fran cisco.

Best of 2009 (So Far): Cool Web Tools, Part 1

WebMarketCentral

Find them all and others here in the first set of the best cool web tools for 2009. Mail), social networking sites (Facebook, MySpace), blogging platforms (WordPress, Blogger, TypePad), media sites (Flickr, YouTube) and more. Looking for a slick tool to easily build branded widgets?

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Best of 2009 (So Far): SEO Guidance, Part 1

WebMarketCentral

Find the answers to these questions and others here in the first set of the best blog posts and articles on search engine optimization (SEO) from 2009 (so far). The writer notes that WordPress blogs are nofollow by default, but again you can fix that with the dofollow WordPress plugin.

No More Cash for Blog Posts?

Reachforce

Blogging for pay has always been a touchy subject, some people are rabidly against it, some think it’s ok…really I figure it is like any other paid endorsement, if you tell people that you blog about a product because they pay you to do it then at least I can

Generating Blog Traffic (and Leads) Using Email Subscriptions

The Point

Either by the time you read this (or, if not, soon thereafter) this blog will have undergone a design facelift, its first since we launched it two years in April 2007. Tags: B2B Marketing Blogs E-mail Installed Base Marketing Lead Management Lead Nurturing Marketing Automation RSS Social Media blog promotion email marketing enewsletters

Dreamforce 2009: Engaging Effectively with Social Networks using Salesforce.com

Modern B2B Marketing

There are over 200 million blogs and 54% of bloggers post content or tweet daily.

LeadSloth Marketing Automation Blog – Survey Results

LeadSloth

LeadSloth Marketing Automation Blog – Survey Results. About two weeks ago I posted a survey that asked the LeadSloth readers what they wanted to read about. As it goes with surveys, it took some effort to get people to fill it out. But this week it reached critical mass, so I was able to draw some interesting conclusions. The Most Requested Topics. The top 6 topics mentioned in the survey were: Metrics & ROI. Marketing Automation Best Practices. Lead Nurturing / Drip campaigns.

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Best Business Blogging Tips of 2009, Part 2

Webbiquity

How can you develop a steady stream of new topic ideas to write about on your blog? Attract more blog traffic? Which highly successful blogs should you emulate, and what can you learn from them? What common blogging mistakes should you avoid? How do blogging and other “real time&# activities like social media posting affect Google search results? 5 outstanding corporate blogs by iMedia Connection. How to find topics for your blog posts by My Blog.

5 Tips for Optimizing your Facebook Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

If you already have a blog, podcast series or video series you can effectively use Facebook to attract another audience to interact with those assets. You can use the Notes page to import blog posts to your Fan page, you can use the My Del.icio.us

Best of 2009 (So Far): Social Media Marketing, Part 1

WebMarketCentral

7 Social Media Predictions for 2009 by Search Engine Watch Erik Qualman produced this list of predictions in January. Many free services will become defunct"—hmm, not yet, but there are still three months of 2009 to to. Welcome to the first best-of-2009 (so far) compilation.

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