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. Social media has fundamentally altered the practice of public relations.

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The State of the Blogosphere 2010

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On Facebook this month, the average user created 90 pieces of content and contributed to the more than 30 billion pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, notes, photo albums, etc.) Content Marketing Blogging without an audience is merely a public journal.

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The Best B2B Marketing Ideas of 2010

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The Best B2B Marketing Ideas of 2010 A guest post by Jeff Ogden , president of Find New Customers Although companies like Marketo, Eloqua and Kinaxis have produced terrific written content in blogs, e-books, etc., The great book, Content Rules , urged marketers to “be different.&# 19 , 2010, the marketing take-away I shared was “Think Different.&# 19, 2010. Those are a few of the favorites we found in 2010.

Best Email Marketing Tips, Tactics and Metrics of 2010

Webbiquity

3 items that should be in your 2010 email budget by BtoB Magazine. A better approach may be a simpler newsletter design with a compelling hook to get the reader to click through to a more graphically-rich web page with similar but augmented content.

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.

A Simple B2B Marketing Framework

Everything Technology Marketing

Buyer Centric Tools & Content Layer The next layer "Buyer Centric Tools & Content" aims at creating deeper insight into the buyer to create the tools that inform message creation, marketing content, education of sales and marketing teams, creation of campaigns, etc.

A fascinating “hardcore” B2B social media success

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The case exemplifies an integrated approach to CRM, customer research, SEO, web design, content development, and social media marketing that I think you’ll enjoy! Attract new sales leads through relevant content.

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

Webbiquity

With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. 6 tips for connecting with social media content by iMedia Connection. Chris Garrett advises marketers to simplify their messages, use appropriate channels and appeal to ego among other recommendations to make their social media content more likely to get noticed.

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. Active interacting with others, engaging in conversations, and linking to valuable content.&#.

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. How Do You Make Time For All This Content? B2B Voices , September 1, 2010 Image via CrunchBase. Content (227).

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

What the best practices for professional networking, generating sales leads, connecting with potential business partners, sharing content and getting answers to tough business questions? Mark Walsh reports on company pages, another new feature added by LinkedIn in late 2010.

Best Website Design Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity

Tim Garrigan recommends providing site search capability that gives visitors multiple ways to find content and using labels in your navigation that are clear to visitors (and not based on internal lingo) among other tips for optimizing the user experience on your site.

The 4 C’s of B2B Marketing

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The 4 C’s of B2B Marketing are: Content – the creation of a steady stream of engaging content. Tags: Branding Content Marketing Inbound Marketing Lead Generation Lead Nurturing Marketing Sales Social Media Strategy Thought Leadership

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

Writing on the Web

The Homer Simpson Guide to Content Marketing" alt=" 7 Ways to Market to the Subconscious Brain: The Homer Simpson Guide to Content Marketing" />. The Take-Aways for Content Marketers : Address what’s-in-it-for-readers up front.

Best Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

How many times have you heard the expression “content is king?&# Great content accomplishes at least two of the following objectives: • It helps get you “found&# online. • Great content fills a need for both the consumer and the producer.

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity

And the website/blog includes social sharing buttons, making it easier for site visitors to share the company’s content with their connections across popular social networks. Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies.

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12 Quick Content Marketing Tips and Trends

What Works - What Doesn't

The frigid cold along Route 128 the other morning didn’t keep a standing-room-only crowd from Schwartz Communications’ Breakfast Roundtable on content marketing (using information shared on the Web to drive sales.)

Seven Ways to Use Social Media for Business

Webbiquity

Share content (your own and others’). Producing and sharing content with your market both attracts prospective buyers and educates them, potentially shortening sales cycles. Though business use of social media is rapidly increasing, many executives remain skeptical of its value.

Neuromarketing and How Content Marketing Works

Writing on the Web

Besides sharing what neuromarketing is teaching us about the brain and marketing, there are tips here for most web-based content publications. Emotional Attention + Memory = Content Marketing. Neuromarketing: This is your brain on advertising… Content Marketing that Speaks to the Old Brain. 7 Ways to Market to the Subconscious Brain: The Homer Simpson Guide to Content Marketing. What are 3 ways to frustrated your reader’s brains?

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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. Most Popular Free Windows Downloads of 2010 by Lifehacker. ** 5 Stars. Looking for an easy way to create a cool graphical email signature with trackable interactive buttons?

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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. Related posts: B2B Marketing Content: Lure or Lasso? A recent Cone Inc.’s

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. When does content need to be mobile?

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Report: Blogs Are An Important Part Of The Marketing Mix

B2B Marketing Insider

Share: Read more from Social Media Blog , Blogwell , Marketing Mix , Social Media 4 Comments Post a comment Andrew Corliss Nov 9 2010 I believe blogging but all acts of social media are now necessary for businesses. Michael Brenner Nov 11 2010 Thanks Andrew!

Internet Trends From The Web 2.0 Summit

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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

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Want a Bigger Marketing Budget? Send Less Leads to Sales

B2B Lead Generation Blog

What if a mere percentage of that was diverted to your marketing budget to invest in better lead-qualification tools such as marketing automation, content strategy, lead nurturing, and telequalification?

The 39 Social Media Tools I’ll Use Today

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Apture is a handy plug-in that finds photos, videos, links and related content that you can embed or link to within your posts with a single click. Content Creation Cameras For still photos, I typically use my iPhone 3GS or Panasonic Lumix TZ5.

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Marketing, Death and Taxes

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How To Focus On Your Marketing Plan

B2B Marketing Insider

For example, effective demand generation with high quality content that meets customer needs will produce awareness and will drive consideration of your product. Pick your best content from this year along with your best media and plan to fund that to start.

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11 Myths of Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity

This person is answering questions about your products and/or services, responding to or redirecting complaints, sharing interesting content, providing more information…you’ll probably want to be a bit careful about who gets this responsibility. -> 2.

Is The White Paper Dead for B2B Marketing?

Buzz Marketing for Technology

In a recent conversation I was having with the Bloom Group they believe “the practice of publishing white papers must come to a close because of the utter proliferation of white papers, and the poor content contained within so many of them.”

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The five elements of a perfect blog post

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I would love to hear about what makes a post memorable for you … Tags: Blogging best practices Content Marketing Social Media best practices blogging “How do I create the perfect blog post?&#. That question by a young student stopped me in my tracks.

Social Media and the Case for Marketing Optimism

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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. 6 Key Metrics for a Social Media Measurement Dashboard [Best of SEW 2010 #4] by Search Engine Watch.

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. Why Content is King No More… by Webfadds.

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.&# contention that “You don’t need a PR agency.&# Get More from your SEO Press Release by InteractMedia SEO Content Marketing Blog.

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6 Rules for Content Marketing

Modern B2B Marketing

Marketers are working hard to create great content that can be used to create sales leads , drive website traffic, promote brand, and educate customers and prospects. Unfortunately, not all content is created equal. Keep business goals in mind when creating content.

How to Calculate Social Marketing ROI

Paul Gillin

Her response: “When [our target audiences comes] to our site, they watch the videos and they are engaging with the content on the site. If leads aren’t coming in as quickly as we had estimated, we can adjust costs downward to improve ROI by setting up content-sharing arrangements.

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Marketing Automation Trends for 2010

LeadSloth

In this post I want to focus on the trends in Marketing Automation for 2010. Creation of buyer-centric content. In 2010 you’ll start to hear about marketing methods. At Marketbright, we believe Agile Marketing will emerge as a popular methodology so marketing professionals can adapt and survive in 2010. Social Media Marketing FAIL: In 2010, we’ll see a lot of companies spend a lot of money trying to make a big splash into social networks and many will crash and burn.

15 things marketers should stop doing and thinking in 2011

Chris Koch

Mobile is just a content channel. We’re dismissing mobile because we can’t see ways to pump content through phones to buyers. Buyers don’t like looking at content on smart phones. Optimize your content for phones. We need to close the loop on what buyers do with our content and use that insight to predict what they will do next. This is a typical comment: “I’ve got plenty of content.