Top-10 B2B Marketing Topics of 2010

Everything Technology Marketing

With 2010 coming to an end, it is time for a quick review of the most popular B2B marketing posts on the Everything Technology Marketing blog. 36) I hope you had a successful and productive 2010.

Ten reasons to blog – even if nobody reads it

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. Building an engaged community through a business blog can be extremely difficult — sometimes impossible. Look at companies like General Electric who do an amazing job with their blog and yet have almost no “community&# or comments at all. Do your competitors have a blog?

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Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

Read on to learn how social media is changing PR, how pitching bloggers is different from traditional media outreach, how to optimize press releases for search and online distribution, which tools should be in your social PR toolbox and more here in some of the best articles and blog posts on social PR of 2010 so far. SESNY: 5 Tips To Optimize Press Releases For Search by TopRank Online Marketing Blog. Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations.

Eloqua Experience 2010

LeadSloth

Eloqua has more information about this in a blog post. In Monday’s blog post I emphasized that process and best practices are they key to unlocking the full potential of Marketing Automation.

The State of the Blogosphere 2010

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Blogging appeared passé as many individuals opted for microblogging, investing in the art of the short form. But blogging perseveres – as it should. Blogs are the digital library of our intellect, experience, and vision. With blogs, we are investing in our digital legacy.

50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

You’ll find the answers to these questions and many more here in 50 of the best Twitter tools, posts, how-to guides and rants of 2010 so far. In Social Media, Twitter is Just the Start by Social Steve’s Blog.

The five elements of a perfect blog post

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“How do I create the perfect blog post?&#. Your title is the first thing people see in their blog readers and it may very well determine whether somebody reads your post or not. Jay Baer is a master of this on his Convince and Convert Blog.

5 Corporate B2B Blogs That You Should Copy

Anything Goes Marketing

The importance of blogs in your B2B marketing mix can't be overlooked. Blogs are too important in keeping customers and future customers informed about your industry, your products and your company, driving people to your website, and generating leads. A recent study by Hubspot found that those companies that use blogs generate 67% more leads than those that don't. Tags: lead generation social media blogging

12 Lessons I’ve Learned from Writing 1,000 Blog Posts

Webbiquity

I’m not sure I craft “perfect” blog posts even after writing 1,000 of them—but I’ve certainly learned a few things. For the record: I wrote 440 posts on the Blogger-based WebMarketCentral blog between 2005 and 2010, and have now published 560 posts here on Webbiquity.

Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity

Social media networks and blogs consume nearly 25% of people’s time online. Americans spent nearly a quarter of their time online on social networking sites and blogs in 2010, up from 15.8 At its current rate, Twitter will process almost 10 billion tweets in 2010.

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A Simple B2B Marketing Framework

Everything Technology Marketing

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.

3 Business Blogs with Proven ROI from Industrial Companies

Industrial Marketing Today

A business blog is an important and integral component of inbound marketing. While there are plenty of business blogs from B2B marketing consultants (including this one), industry portals and vertical search engines, there aren’t too many from manufacturers and industrial companies.

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A fascinating “hardcore” B2B social media success

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> Created a blog that frequently featured their customers. They also used the blog as a way to establish conversations in the industry. > These channels included:blog, e-newsletter, Twitter, light-hearted videos, podcasts, Facebook and LinkedIn. >

78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

Here’s a modest contribution to help with that effort; more than six dozen of the best, most bookmark-able articles and blog posts about social media tactics, tools and strategies written so far this year, by leading writers like John Jantsch , Lori Dicker , Lee Odden , Lisa Barone , Jay Baer and many more. Andrew Ran Wong provides a valuable list of productivity tips for Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, blogs, Google and other social networks to help readers get more done in less time.

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December. What types of information are worth sharing, beyond blog posts? How Many Times Do You Tweet Your Blog Post?

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Top 56 B2B Marketing Posts for September 2010

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

Best of B2B Marketing for September 2010. Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far) - Webbiquity , September 1, 2010 Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations. Social media and the big conversation “fail” - grow - Practical Marketing Solutions , September 26, 2010 I am feeling sad and a bit ashamed of myself. B2B Voices , September 1, 2010 Image via CrunchBase. Setting up a B2B blog or a Facebook or Twitter [.]. Blogs.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

Blogs represent 50%, Facebook 47% and…Twitter scores 41%.”. Stephanie Frasco recommends having an SEO keyword-heavy profile, blogging, using applications and engaging in conversation among other practices for maximizing your impact through LinkedIn.

Best Website Design Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity

Why settle for plain social media icons on your website or blog when you can add personality with these sets, featuring social media icons in woodgrain, blue jelly, hand-drawn doodle, origami, chrome, grunge, crumpled paper and other outside-the-box styles. 5 Things That Websites Need in 2010!

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My five biggest blogging mistakes

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I am creeping up on 1,000 blog posts — I’ve probably blogged “a bible!” It takes time, patience and hard work to find your voice and build a successful blog. ” And that’s the way I started to blog. I love blogs and bloggers.

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity

For SEO and traffic purposes, the press release and social media release link back to the company’s website/blog. These links send more traffic to the blog (which the blogger likes) and spread the company’s fame. Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies.

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Creating Engagement in B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Over the last few years of writing this blog I have talked a lot about the virtues of creating a steady stream of content that is consistent in its frequency to bring people back to your site time and time again. As you may know already, blogging is a quantity game. A recent Cone Inc.’s

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11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity

Certainly the tools are new: Twitter has only been around since 2007, Facebook since 2006, and even blogging has been popular for less than a decade.

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31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Economic conditions may have been tough in 2010, but there was no shortage of online innovation. A social media monitoring tool that tracks your brand and keyword searches across Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, Youtube, Google Buzz, Blogs, and News, and reports results hourly.

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Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business

Webbiquity

The social media “big four&# –Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and blogs–as well as specialized social event tools like Lanyrd , Meetup.com , Eventbrite and Amiando can all help with arranging and promoting offline opportunities to meet in-person with your online social acquaintances.

Top 25 Articles and 8 Topics in B2B Marketing for March 2010

B2B Marketing Zone Posts

March 2010. Great stuff in the world of B2B Marketing for March 2010. We’ve hit a new low: The shittiest social media marketing plan ever - grow - Practical Marketing Solutions , March 10, 2010 A local news and media company is getting into the social media consulting business. Real Examples of Social Media ROI - Customer Experience Matrix , March 19, 2010 Summary: some published examples of “hard&# ROI from social media. Socialnomics blog by Erik.

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Internet Trends From The Web 2.0 Summit

B2B Marketing Insider

Skip to content Home About Michael Brenner Appearances B2B Marketing Insider Michael Brenner's Blog on B2B Marketing Content Marketing Demand Generation Mobile Sales Alignment Search Marketing Social Media Strategy November 30, 2010 Subscribe Internet Trends From The Web 2.0

The New Marketing Accountability

B2B Marketing Insider

Michaels B2BMarketingInsider blog is dedicated to sharing the ideas, topics and marketing strategies that drive real results like sales, leads, and higher customer loyalty.

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

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Blog Comments (The blog is on WordPress) Disqus This is what I use to manage comments here at Convince & Convert. ChatCatcher This is a nice little tool that finds Tweets about your blog posts, and automatically adds them as comments.

Marketing, Death and Taxes

B2B Marketing Insider

Finding The Time To Tweet or Blog? Michaels B2BMarketingInsider blog is dedicated to sharing the ideas, topics and marketing strategies that drive real results like sales, leads, and higher customer loyalty.

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How To Focus On Your Marketing Plan

B2B Marketing Insider

Michaels B2BMarketingInsider blog is dedicated to sharing the ideas, topics and marketing strategies that drive real results like sales, leads, and higher customer loyalty.

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The ultimate guide to blogging when you don’t have time to blog

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This is a blog post for anybody who has trouble finding the time to blog. When I first started blogging, I tried to be Chris Brogan, who writes at least one post every day. 4) Set sacred blog time. Inspirations for blog topics are everywhere.

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Is The White Paper Dead for B2B Marketing?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Such content can include: • A blog by the subject-matter expert(s). • Discussion forums. • Surveys/polls that the audience can take. • A news aggregation feature. • And yes, white papers.

7 Ways to Market to the Subconscious Brain: The Homer Simpson Guide to Content Marketing

Writing on the Web

Blog this on Blogger. The Homer Simpson Guide to Content Marketing" alt=" 7 Ways to Market to the Subconscious Brain: The Homer Simpson Guide to Content Marketing" />.

How to Calculate Social Marketing ROI

Paul Gillin

whose blog-driven search strategy yielded a six-fold increase in leads in just one quarter, and Clickable , whose Gurus drove a 400% one-year growth in billings. In the example below, lead activity appears to correlate positively with traffic to a company blog.

20 of the all-time best Twitter bios

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Smart ass blogging mom. Twitter biographies might be the ultimate creative-writing challenge. You have 160 characters to spin your personal story! Here are 20 great mini-biographies that caught my eye and stole my heart. Enjoy! QueenRania. A mum and a wife with a really cool day job….

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Social Media and the Case for Marketing Optimism

B2B Marketing Insider

Michaels B2BMarketingInsider blog is dedicated to sharing the ideas, topics and marketing strategies that drive real results like sales, leads, and higher customer loyalty.

55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. How to Use Your Blog to Drive Social Sales by Social Media Examiner.

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33 (of the) Best Marketing Strategy Guides and Insights of 2010

Webbiquity

Big Ed’s Top 10 B2B Marketing Trends For 2010 by Marketing-Gimbal. Edward Brice pretty much nailed the significant b2b marketing developments for 2010 (e.g. 2010: Social Network Advertising and Marketing Outlook by Brian Solis.

Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

We’ve seen these before—meaningless, over-used goobledygook buzzwords in press releases—but here Adam Sherk provides an updated list for 2010, topped by “leading,&# “unique,&# “solution&# and “innovator&# and proceeding through “customer-centric,&# “outside the box&# and “peak performance.&# Google Launches Blog Finder for Any Topic by ReadWriteWeb. Get More from your SEO Press Release by InteractMedia SEO Content Marketing Blog.

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How Do You Start Over After Building a Successful Blog?

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In October of 2010 it spent a couple of weeks ranked number 1 on the Ad Age rating of top marketing blogs – a feat that, though just the product of a favorable algorithm, still baffles me. The sad reality of launching a blog today is far different from when I started SME.

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