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  • HUBSPOT  |  MONDAY, APRIL 28, 2014
    [Blog] Why Your Blog Is Failing
    Once in a while I''ll hear from someone who''s sold on the value of business blogging, starts doing it, and then doesn''t see any results. Their blog is failing. There are other circumstances a blog could fall victim to, to be sure. These are the macro-level problems I always look at first when troubleshooting a failing blog. You''re using your blog as informal PR. You''re blogging about the wrong things. The blog isn''t hosted on your site.
  • KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES  |  THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2015
    [Blog] 12 Quick Tips for Writing Better Blog Posts
    There are a lot of questions when someone starts a new blog and developing an ongoing blogging initiative. In addition to defining objectives and success metrics, simple concerns on how to actually write an effective blog post arise as well. This post provides a quick outline of 12 tips and best practices we would recommend when writing better blog posts. Blog posts without an organizational structure can be difficult to read and follow.
  • HUBSPOT  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 2, 2014
    [Blog] 30-Day Blog Challenge Tip #1: Getting Started With Blogging
    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. Today''s blogging tip is brought to you by Seth Godin , best-selling author and blogger: "Blog every single day, once a day. Bloggin
  • INDUSTRIAL MARKETING TODAY  |  MONDAY, APRIL 7, 2014
    [Blog] 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 [.]. This is only a content summary. Please click on the headline to read the full article. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.].
  • HUBSPOT  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 9, 2015
    [Blog] How Often Should Companies Blog? [New Benchmark Data]
    "Blog early, blog often.". After all, blogs help businesses attract new website visitors and convert them into leads. Each time you publish an original blog post, you''re creating a new opportunity to get found in search engines, get shared on social media, get linked to by other sites, and get a new person to interact with your company. The question is, how often does a company need to blog? How Many Blog Posts Should You Publish Every Month?
  • MARKETRI  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 13, 2012
    [Blog] 5 B2B Blogging Blunders and How to Avoid Them
    Blogging can generate great results for your firm like increased traffic to your site, a greater number of Web leads, and establishing thought leadership in your industry. While this is true, there are a number of common challenges that B2B firms face in achieving blogging success. Forgetting the difference between a blog post and an article. This is probably the biggest offense committed by B2B firms that are blogging. “I don’t have time for blogging.”
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 14, 2012
    [Blog] How Blog Readers Find You – A Diagram
    I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: a business blog is the best way to get found online, the best way to connect with potential clients, and the pathway to turning readers into clients. So, what’s your favorite excuse for not blogging for your business? Top 3 Excuses for Not Blogging: “I don’t have time to blog.”. “My My clients aren’t surfing the Web reading blogs.”. “Oh, It’s not likely they go online looking for you, your business or your blog.
  • MARKETING INSIDER GROUP  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 9, 2015
    [Blog] How To Write The Perfect Blog Post
    Do you often look at other people’s blogs and go, “Wow! I wish I could write a blog like that”? I’ve researched and pulled together a blog post template that will not only help you write faster and more effectively, but will help you rank higher in search […]. The post How To Write The Perfect Blog Post appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Now you don’t have to wonder anymore.
  • VERTICAL RESPONSE  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 15, 2014
    [Blog] 5 Easy Ways to Blog in Less Time
    You might want to consider blogging. Here are 5 tips to get your blog flowing in no time. Maybe you need to write a blog about managing a virtual environment and you don’t know the first thing about it. Read other blogs. When you have a business to run, there are many other important things to do before blogging. Well, first be aware of why blogging is important ( Here’s a handy infographic by Social Media Today. ). © 2014, VR Marketing Blog.
  • INDUSTRIAL MARKETING TODAY  |  SUNDAY, MARCH 9, 2014
    [Blog] Purpose Driven Industrial Blogging
    When I talk to manufacturers and industrial companies about blogging, which is practically every day, I can’t help but notice that these people do understand that blogging is a key [.]. Content Marketing Industrial Blogs Inbound Marketing industrial lead generation Industrial Marketing This is only a content summary. Please click on the headline to read the full article. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.].
  • HUBSPOT  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 13, 2013
    [Blog] What Is Business Blogging? [FAQs]
    We recently published a blog post answering a common but nuanced question -- " What Is a Landing Page? ". For instance, business blogging. What''s the difference between regular blogging and business blogging? What Is Business Blogging? Business blogging is a marketing tactic that uses blogging to get your business more online visibility. That definition raises two questions: What is "blogging," though? I still don''t know what blogging is!
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, MARCH 24, 2014
    [Blog] 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. About Blogs Content Marketing On Writing Better Online Marketing Writing for the Web blog writing business blogging content marketing with blogs creative work resistance
  • MODERN MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2011
    [Blog] The Blog Tree: New Growth. Fruit for Your RSS Feed [Infographic]
    Last year, storytelling, influence and curation came together in The Blog Tree , a collaboration between Eloqua and JESS3 that turned a hackneyed “top blogs list” into a rich, playful visual that not only listed top marketing blogs, but also showed the interrelationships between and among them. Just as we reimagined our Social Media Playbook into the Social Media ProBook , we’ve similarly revisited The Blog Tree. The Blog Tree: New Growth. Cloud Blog.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 4, 2014
    [Blog] 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 It must have been the coffee. But there I was at 5 a.m.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2015
    [Blog] Blog Design Blink Test: Simple, Easy Navigation
    In order to impress visitors and showcase your business expertise, your blog must pass the “blink” test. As I mentioned in my previous post , your blog design must incorporate three critical elements: Branding/Personality (Banners, logo, photos). Your blog design should offer easy navigation, easy ways to find solutions to their problems. The choices for adding features and widgets to your blog can be overwhelming. Blogs you read. Top blog lists.
  • KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES  |  TUESDAY, MARCH 31, 2015
    [Blog] Survey Says: Your Blogging and Social Media Efforts Are “Not a Factor” in B2B Vendor Selection
    One of those points was in the impact of social media and blogging on the vendor selection process. The role of social media and blogging remains a minimal in vendor selection. 46% indicate a corporate blog is not a factor in vendor selection. That said, in our experience, we understand that blogging and social media serve a range of objectives in B2B content marketing programs. B2B Online Marketing Blog Content Marketing Events & Updates
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 25, 2013
    [Blog] 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. As anyone who runs a blog knows, that’s a tall order, and if you score high in one or two of these qualities, you can feel pretty good.
  • INDUSTRIAL MARKETING TODAY  |  MONDAY, APRIL 9, 2012
    [Blog] Blogs and Social Marketing in the Upstream Oil & Gas Industry
    Even though the companies that operate in this sector are well-known global brands, they are not exactly forward thinking online marketers who use business blogs and social media regularly. However, these companies are no slouches when it comes to using the power of blogging and social media to talk about a politically and emotionally charged topic like hydraulic fracturing. Google the search phrase hydraulic fracturing blogs and it will return 2 million results!
  • HUBSPOT  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 23, 2014
    [Blog] 7 Deadly Blogging Myths: BUSTED
    Even though blogs have been around for years -- decades even -- people still have a ton of misconceptions about them. Blogging''s only for people who''ve majored in English, they cry. I have nothing to blog about, they complain. These statements -- and many more about blogging -- aren''t true at all, but somehow people continue to spread them. 7 Blogging Myths We Need to Put to Rest. 1) Blogging is just a fad. Blogging''s been around for decades.
  • DELICIOUS B2BMARKETING  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 4, 2011
    [Blog] 90 Tips to Make Your Blog Rock
    Jeffbullas's Blog Internet Marketing Home Bio Speaking Grade your Site Marketing Resources Twitter Jeff’s YouTube Contact Congratulations: You have successfully subscribed! Follow Me On Twitter 90 Tips To Make Your Blog Rock Written by jeffbullas - 30 Comments Categories: Blog , Blogging , Social Media Share Tweet Blogging whether it is for your personal passion or for the corporate blog is quite often a journey that has its highs and lows.
  • HUBSPOT  |  MONDAY, MARCH 10, 2014
    [Blog] 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. I''m gonna give it to you straight: Blogging is a long-term investment. Success isn''t going to happen overnight , and blogging isn''t going to give you quick wins.
  • MARKETING INSIDER GROUP  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 1, 2017
    [Blog] Content Marketing Without a Blog – Is It Possible?
    There is an entire world of content out there beyond blogs. 4 out of 5 brands use blogs as part of their marketing strategy. The post Content Marketing Without a Blog – Is It Possible? It’s true, they are one of the most widely used forms of content. They’re cited as the most effective type of content for lead generation – the number one concern of B2B marketers […]. appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. Content Marketing
  • DIGITAL B2B MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011
    [Blog] 4 Reasons You Need a Blog
    If your business does not have a blog yet, this change is one more reason to consider creating your blog. Here are four reasons why a blog may be the best way for your business to create fresh content: Simple Content Formats A blog expands the type of content you create, and a 300 to 750 word blog post is much easier to create than a white paper or technical document. Business Content Social Media blog content marketing Google search
  • DIGITAL B2B MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2011
    [Blog] 4 Reasons You Need a Blog
    If your business does not have a blog yet, this change is one more reason to consider creating your blog. Here are four reasons why a blog may be the best way for your business to create fresh content: Simple Content Formats A blog expands the type of content you create, and a 300 to 750 word blog post is much easier to create than a white paper or technical document. Business Content Social Media blog content marketing Google search
  • HUBSPOT  |  MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
    [Blog] 74 Compelling Fill-in-the-Blank Blog Post Titles [Infographic]
    Imagine how many more views and how much more engagement your blog posts would get if you spent as much time crafting your blog post titles as you do your email subject lines. To help you brainstorm some clickable titles, twelveskip.com created a lovely infographic featuring 74 blog post titles "templates." What''s the most compelling blog post title you''ve ever come across? Blogging
  • THE POINT  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2012
    [Blog] Slidecast: Getting Leads (and More!) From Your Blog
    If you’ve ever wondered how to turn a boring corporate blog into a vibrant, engaging lead generation machine, here’s your opportunity. From Your Blog: 10 Tips for Higher Blog ROI.” In just 18 minutes, you’ll learn: • How to leverage your blog for lead nurturing and customer marketing …. • Plus you’ll hear a real-life case study showing how one company re-launched their blog and generated more than 500 leads in 9 months and a 700 percent ROI.
  • INDUSTRIAL MARKETING TODAY  |  FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2012
    [Blog] Why Industrial News Releases Make Good Blog Posts
    B2B Marketing Collateral Business Blogs Content Marketing Inbound Marketing Industrial Blogs Industrial Marketing Blogging News Rleases Press RleasesPress or news releases about industrial products have been and still are very popular. They work because the content is mainly about features that help engineers specify these industrial products. [.]. This is only a content summary. Please click on the headline to read the full article.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 16, 2015
    [Blog] 4 Ideas to Generate Blog Topics
    How are you doing with your 2015 blog goals ? Are you publishing blog topics that include compelling, relevant content that solves the problems of your readers? A study on B2B content marketing has shown that 70% of businesses online have more content now than they had last year, and of these, 80% are doing so through corporate blogs. Narrow down blog post ideas with Google AdWords Keyword Planner. You can also find him on Twitter , Google+ and his personal blog.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 30, 2014
    [Blog] The Scariest Blog: No Personality
    What’s the scariest blog post you have ever read? For me it’s a blog or website without any personality. If you’re not writing real stories, your content – on your blog, in your newsletter, on your web pages – runs the risk of being boring. Since then, I’ve moved on to ghost blogging and ghost writing expert ebooks, focusing on leadership and personal development topics. Storytelling and personalization is the key piece in content marketing as I see it.
  • DELICIOUS B2BMARKETING  |  MONDAY, APRIL 4, 2011
    [Blog] 4 Content Strategies for B2B Corporate Blogging
    Real-Time Activity Stream 4 Content Strategies for B2B Corporate Blogging Derek Edmond | Apr 1, 2011 | 0 Comments No matter how much planning and goal setting goes into a B2B corporate blog, the writing and content ultimately is what will make a blog successful. The B2B blog team must develop content that resonates with a target audience and is tailored around specific goals. Blog Post Examples Galen De Youngs list of top B2B blogs is a great example.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 31, 2011
    [Blog] 3 Tips for Better Blog Writing
    I stumbled upon The Content Factor and found their approach to blog writing and white papers refreshing: The Content Factor provides good advice for content marketing strategies: But to be successful with blogging , you have to recognize some key differences: The best blogs are personified. Readers like to feel like they know the blog writer and feel some of the blog writer’s personality and humanity come through. Blogs have to be kept up.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, JULY 11, 2013
    [Blog] Business Blogging: How to Optimize Older Posts
    Clearly, one of the most important things that you can do when it comes to a business blog is to share new content. But what about those older blog posts that are hanging out on your blog somewhere? Make it easy for your blog reader s to learn more about your solutions to their problems. Yes, writing with passion is great, but as long as you’ve got readers on your blog, lead them to older posts. Business blogs can be tricky creatures.
  • KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES  |  TUESDAY, MAY 12, 2015
    [Blog] Maximizing Your Content: 5 Ideas for Repurposing Blog Posts
    Many marketers simply move on to the next blog post or piece of content, letting the previous posts phase into obscurity (except for maybe an occasional tweet or Facebook post). Here are some of the areas where B2B marketers can repurpose their blog posts. Some of the ways you can translate blog posts into video is by taking heavy or key concepts from a post and explaining them in a video format. When your content is written, and the promotion is done, what do you do next?
  • B2B LEAD GENERATION BLOG  |  TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016
    [Blog] New Chapter for the B2B Lead Blog
    You may have noticed the B2B Lead Blog has a new look. That’s because it’s my personal blog again. Back when I started this blog in 2003, I couldn’t find any place where people were sharing ideas related to lead generation and the complex sale. Lastly, if you subscribe to this blogs via RSS, please update your subscription to the new feed at the top right of the page or use this address: [link]. You may have noticed the B2B Lead Blog has a new look.
  • HUBSPOT  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 16, 2016
    [Blog] How to Get Subscribers for Your Blog: 7 Fresh Ideas
    When it comes to growing and scaling your blog, there are three critical things you need to think about: how you're going to get new visitors to discover your blog, how you're going to convert those visitors into quality subscribers, and how you're going to leverage your most dedicated subscribers to share your content and attract new audiences. Subscribers are a very, very important part of this whole process -- especially if you're in the early stages of blogging.
  • MARKETING ACTION  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 14, 2015
    [Blog] Why Blogging Is More Important Than Ever
    Blogs. There are 500,000 new blog entries posted every day. Millions of companies are finding out why blogging matters now more than ever. The reality is: 70 percent of people say they learn about a company through a blog as opposed to an ad. Your Blog.). Blogging is the light at the end of the algorithmically rigged tunnel. Blogging drives every other form of online marketing. Images boost blog readership.
  • HUBSPOT  |  TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 18, 2014
    [Blog] How to Make Your Blog Posts SEO-Friendly [Checklist]
    Today, HubSpot has launched an SEO Panel that will help take you through how to optimize your blog posts as you''re writing them. Rather, these tips are meant to get you started with improving SEO for your blog. If you''re not a customer, you can use this checklist as a reminder as you blog. When writing for your blog, it''s important not to stuff a ton of your keywords into a single post. Blogs that are responsive will conform to the screen of any device.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 15, 2014
    [Blog] How to Lure Readers to Your Blog from Social Media
    from Social Media" width="300" height="212" title="How to Lure Readers to Your Blog from Social Media" /> Let’s face it; sometimes it’s hard to draw people’s attention away from their many social media accounts. I know that I’m guilty of not being willing to leave the social media site I’m browsing to visit an outside blog or article. Here are a few ideas to get reader’s eyes off of their Facebook or Twitter page and onto your blog: As Usual, Content Comes First.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2015
    [Blog] 10 Reasons why you should have an active business blog
    Blogs have been around for quite some time now. Business blogs just started to go mainstream about 10 years ago. Blogs have been around for so long because they can be a very useful communication tool for businesses. Unlike your website, your blog can communicate news, events, and up-to-the-minute details with your customers and target audience. Here are 10 reasons why you should maintain a blog for your business: Blogging is easy.
  • HUBSPOT  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 5, 2014
    [Blog] 12 Ways to Get More Blog Subscribers [Infographic]
    For lots of bloggers, publishing blog post can feel a little anticlimactic. But wouldn''t it be nice if people actually noticed when you published a blog post? Enter: Blog subscribers. If you can get people to subscribe to your blog via email, you can start to build a long-term, sustainable traffic source. So how do you actually get people to give over their information to receive your blog posts? Blogging
  • HUBSPOT  |  FRIDAY, MARCH 20, 2015
    [Blog] A Simple Formula for Writing Kick-Ass Blog Titles
    A Foolproof Formula for Writing Clickable Blog Titles & Headlines. Topics are very general and could yield several different blog posts. A working title, on the other hand, is very specific and guides the creation of a single blog post. It''s also worth noting that none of those titles are perfect -- they should just be specific enough to guide your blog post. (We''ll Read this blog post for more on optimizing your content for SEO.). Look, I said ass.
  • HUBSPOT  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 9, 2015
    [Blog] How to Research Blog Topics: A Step-by-Step Process
    Conducting research is an essential part of writing quality blog content. In this post I will take you through a four-step process for researching your blog posts. This process will help you validate your blog ideas, fill your posts with interesting and relevant content, and increase the chance your readers will engage with you. Once you fine-tune this process , it shouldn’t take longer than an hour to do research for each blog post. Blogging Daily
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2008
    [Blog] Official Google Docs Blog: Live blogging with Docs
    Live blogging with Docs. Posted by: Amit Agarwal , a professional technology blogger at Digital Inspiration and an exceptionally creative Docs user We were first introduced to Amit Agarwal when he sent us a video , detailing how to use Docs as an RSS feed reader (check out the accompanying and instructive blog post , as well). We watched the video, read his blog post, and were completely impressed. If someone is reading your live blog already, he may have to reload the page.
  • MARKETRI  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 4, 2013
    [Blog] Twelve Tips for Law Firm Blogging Success
    When it comes to law firm marketing, establishing a legal blog with quality content is a great way to showcase your insights on legal trends, updates, case outcomes and impacts, as well as your legal advice that is geared toward your current client base and client prospects. If you’re not sure if blogging is worth the effort, think again. There are a whole host of benefits to blogging! A blog regularly adds fresh content to your firm’s website. Blogging
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 11, 2015
    [Blog] 7 Stats You Should Know About Business Blogging in 2015
    Business blogging is not an option for your business. As you already know, keeping a blog on your company’s homepage filled with industry news, insights, and informative content is beneficial to your business for many reasons. These 7 statistics will give you reason enough to get blogging. 1) B2B marketers that use blogs receive 67% more leads than those that do not. 3) Marketers who have prioritized blogging are 13x more likely to enjoy positive ROI. Blogging
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 10, 2011
    [Blog] When Business Blogging Works Too Well…
    Blogging for your business works like this: You blog about the problems you solve for your clients. But then your business grows, you get busy, and what happens to the blog? I’ve seen hundreds of blogs written by smart professionals that haven’t been posted since last November. I think I enjoy blogging for other people more than I do for myself! I guess the problem is this: blogging for your business is the best darn way to market on the planet.
  • B2B MARKETING TRACTION  |  MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2013
    [Blog] 3 Reasons Headlines Matter on Your Website or Blog
    Headlines are an important element of your website or blog. One way to do this is to use different levels of headlines (H1, H2, H3 and more) to break up text and show your site visitors how you’ve organized your blog post or page content at a glance. Catchy and clever headlines make a difference, especially on blog posts. Search Engine Optimization Web Site Projects b2b blog content marketing SEO Photo by mikecogh on Flickr - Some Rights Reserved.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 8, 2012
    [Blog] The Naked Blog: Dress Up Your Words
    What can you learn about blog writing and content marketing from the theater? Blog writing is similar. With blog writing and content marketing, you need to spell things out. Heck, even adding hyperlinks breaks up the text in a blog post. Related posts: Writing The Naked Blog: Dress Up Your Words. Writing Great Blog Content: Painful? Blogging Naked: Personality Is Included. How to Start a Blog Serial Writing Project.
  • KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 11, 2014
    [Blog] Blogging vs. Journalism: Identifying the Fundamental Differences
    As a content marketer, I often times have to switch my brain from news writing (journalism) to blogging, and vice versa. For those that don’t write news or blog posts (or both) on a daily or weekly basis, the fine line that separates these two writing processes can easily become blurred. While I’m not calling blogging the Chuck E. Cheese of writing, this ease of differentiation should apply when comparing blogging and journalism.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 30, 2015
    [Blog] Blogging Strategies for End-of-Year Business Blogs
    How are you doing on your business blogging strategies for 2015 ? I don’t believe in making New Year’s resolutions, but after 15+ years working with executive coaches and consultants , I know that having clearly defined goals and expectations for a business blog or website is critical to help you get found, get known, and get clients. 4 th Quarter Blogging Strategies. If you need a blog review, don’t hesitate to contact me.
  • MODERN B2B MARKETING  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 2014
    [Blog] 10 Blogs to Bookmark: Social Marketing Edition
    Author: Maggie Jones There are a lot of blogs about marketing out there, and many of them are worth reading — well-written, original, full of valuable information and fresh perspectives. To help our friends in marketing sort through the blogosphere in record time, we’re compiling a list of our most bookmark-worthy marketing blogs, narrowing down the list to 10 in each category. Here are our 10 must-bookmark social marketing blogs — who makes your top 10?
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 26, 2012
    [Blog] Blog Like Perez Hilton: 10 Ways to Bring Traffic to Your Blog
    The second-best thing about writing a blog is that you have an opportunity to express your opinions, thoughts, and viewpoints to the rest of the world. But the number one advantage to blogging is that it’s a meritocracy; in other words, anyone can be successful at it! He comes from an unremarkable background far away from Hollywood, but his blogging has amassed thousands of followers and his approach has changed the way people view the entertainment industry.
  • THE POINT  |  TUESDAY, MAY 27, 2014
    [Blog] If You Write B2B Copy, You Need This Blog Post
    Those of you who have been subjected to sales training at some point in your careers may remember a technique called “the assumptive close.” It goes something like this: “Would you like the car in red or blue?” ” “Can I deliver that to you this Friday?”
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  TUESDAY, AUGUST 23, 2011
    [Blog] How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data
    So where does blog traffic come from, and how does this change over time? Looking at data from the Webbiquity blog, several trends are apparent. This B2B blog isn’t necessarily representative of all blogs of course, but the trends likely aren’t much different for many business blogs. What’s important here isn’t the specific results from this blog, but what those results say about how to get more traffic to your blog.
  • MODERN B2B MARKETING  |  MONDAY, JUNE 20, 2016
    [Blog] Get Your Blog On: 4 Steps to Blogging Success
    Author: Elaine Ip To blog or not to blog, there is no question. I remember when I started my own blog in 2003, when I was an oversharing, bright-eyed teenager. It was back when Xanga was all the rage, and my blog was an outlet for me to share my day-to-day musings—what I did that day, what I was looking forward to, and yes, embarrassingly enough, who my crushes were. In both situations, it all comes down to developing buyer personas for your blog. Blog title.
  • PAUL GILLIN  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2012
    [Blog] Live Blog: Lotusphere 2012 Opening Session
    Michael J. Fox kicks off as guest speaker, telling about his diagnosis with Parkinson’s Disease at the age of 29 and how it sparked his interest in the Internet. “I found out I was part of a community.” ” Web activism has enabled him to raise $270 million to battle Parkinson’s. Fox’s brief speech isn’t very relevant to social business, but the audience receives him well.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 10, 2014
    [Blog] Great Blog Content: What Makes You Mad?
    If you want to write great blog content , tap into what makes you mad. Great blog content is always about what your readers care so much about it keeps them up at night. Here’s a checklist to help you create great blog content : Shortcuts to Content. About Blogs Attracting Clients Content Marketing Getting Read How to.Tips blog content business blogging business blogs writing on the web
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 16, 2015
    [Blog] How to Blog for Your Business Using Personality
    Do you know how to blog for your business using personality yet remaining professional? No, seriously – there’s an ongoing trend to be personal with blogs. I see it everywhere – blogs, email, newsletters. This is an important skill to master when it comes to writing a business blog that attracts readers yet keeps a professional brand. I can’t stop myself from reading her blog and newsletters. How do you blog for your business?
  • MARKETING INSIDER GROUP  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 9, 2010
    [Blog] Report: Blogs Are An Important Part Of The Marketing Mix
    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 9, 2010 4 Subscribe Report: Blogs Are An Important Part Of The Marketing Mix Share The proof is in folks: blogs are an important part of the marketing mix, according to Technorati’s recent &# State of the Blogosphere &# report. Who Blogs?
  • WEBBIQUITY  |  MONDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2011
    [Blog] Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog
    Over the last decade, business blogs have gone from being a novelty to a leading-edge practice to an essential element for any company seeking to optimize its presence on the web. According to Small Business Trends and HubSpot , the percentage of businesses with blogs has increased from less than half in 2009 to nearly two out of three in 2011. Why are so many companies now embracing blogging? A blog helps on all three fronts much more than a standard corporate website.
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 12, 2014
    [Blog] 10 Powerful Blogging Hacks for the Efficient Marketer
    When I first started to blog for a living, I found it hard. A few years later, blogging full-time isn''t as daunting. While it''s not always a walk in the park, I''ve developed some processes and discovered some shortcuts that have made it easier to create quality blog posts at scale. If you''re reading this post, chances are you''re using your blog to do something for your business. Whatever your goal, you should use it as a jumping off point for your blog content.
  • MODERN B2B MARKETING  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 16, 2014
    [Blog] 10 Blogs to Bookmark: Content Marketing Edition
    Author: Maggie Jones Marketers love blogging, so it’s no surprise that there’s a huge number of blogs devoted to the art and science of all things marketing. are often intimidated by the sheer number of blogs to sort through. That’s why we’re compiling a list of our favorite marketing blogs — check them out, bookmark them, and let us know what you think! Areas of Expertise : Copy writing, blogging. Moz Blog.
  • HUBSPOT  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 25, 2017
    [Blog] The Character Count Guide for Blog Posts, Videos, Tweets & More
    When it comes to writing text for your blog and social media posts, many marketers wonder, "But what's the character limit?" Below, you'll find a more detailed guide to character limits and ideal character counts for posts on your blog, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, SnapChat, and YouTube. 1) Blog Posts. When it comes to the length of blog posts, there are a few different items to consider. SEO Social Media Content Marketing Blog Daily Canonical
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 12, 2011
    [Blog] Business Blog: 4 Reasons to NOT Write Your Own
    Here’s the message, loud and clear: 99% of busy business professionals and attorneys should not – repeat, not – waste their precious productive hours writing their own blog posts and website content. The more time you blog , the less time you will have available to serve your clients. Currently, you write three blog posts a week. 250/hour X 3 hours = $750.This means you are investing a whopping $750 every week into your blog. Who will upkeep your blog?
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 25, 2015
    [Blog] 8 Great Marketing Blogs You Probably Don't Follow (But Should)
    With thoughtful content, original ideas, clear how-tos, and consistent schedules, these blogs have become household names (at least in your marketing department). While these blogs deserve the recognition and readership they''ve cultivated, many people assume that those are the only places you should go for original, quality marketing ideas. There are plenty of up-and-coming blogs worthy of following -- you just have to know where to look. 7) The Oktopost Blog.
  • VERTICAL RESPONSE  |  FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2013
    [Blog] The Best Marketing Blog Posts of 2013
    If there’s one thing that’s certain about successful marketing strategies this year, it’s that content marketing, blogging in particular, rocked 2013! Blogging is more important than ever, and this “ 2013 Blogconomy ” infographic via ignitespot makes it very clear why: Interesting content is one of the top 3 reasons people follow brands on social media. In 2013, small businesses with blogs generated 126% more leads.
  • MARKETRI  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 1, 2012
    [Blog] Our Top 10 Best Practices for Blogging
    Typically, blogging is the cornerstone of any content marketing plan that we develop for our clients. Blogging draws traffic to your Web site, demonstrates thought leadership, and gives you a great base of content to repurpose for other marketing tactics like newsletters, webinars, and videos. Blogging is one of the best and most cost efficient ways to generate and share your unique thought leadership. Blog posts are intended to be short and informal.
  • HUBSPOT  |  THURSDAY, APRIL 3, 2014
    [Blog] The Secrets to Writing an Attention-Grabbing Blog Post [Infographic]
    Whether it''s the first or the billionth blog post you''ve ever written, blogging can sometimes feel like you''re shouting in a crowded arena. If you''re looking to spruce up your blog posts and grow your reader base, keep on reading. The Secrets of a Killer Blog Posts: How to Get Your Reader''s Attention. What other tips do you have for writing top-notch blog posts? Blogging
  • B2B LEAD GENERATION BLOG  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 17, 2012
    [Blog] B2B Lead Roundtable Blog: Our 10 most popular blog posts of 2012
    That said, as this is the last blog before 2013, I was inspired by Mr. Kasem to do our own version of a year-end countdown. I compiled a list of the top 10 most-tweeted blog posts from the B2B Lead Roundtable Blog. Four blog posts focused on some aspect of social media. Five blog posts outlined the importance of understanding where customers are in the buying cycle, and responding appropriately. Thank you for reading the B2B Lead Roundtable Blog.
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 17, 2017
    [Blog] How to Transform Your Blog Content into Compelling Videos
    But we wondered if video content had a place on our blog as well. Marketers are prioritizing visual content, but many marketers don't know how to start -- and others worry that video will disrupt and replace written blog content altogether. Read on for our latest data about how content marketing is shifting and for a deep-dive into our first experiment turning blog posts into compelling video content. Can Blog and Video Work Together? Blog Post Views.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 21, 2015
    [Blog] How to Make Money Blogging
    Do you know how to make money blogging? Let me ask you this: Are you earning money because of your blog? If so, your blog is a means of indirect sales. As I talked about in my last post , there are two different methods you can earn money blogging: Directly. How to Make Money Indirectly from a Business Blog. An indirect method of making money from a business blog would be income because of your blog. Are you earning money because of your blog?
  • HUBSPOT  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 24, 2014
    [Blog] 30-Day Blog Challenge Tip #23: Repurpose Blog Content
    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. Today''s blogging tip is brought to you by Joshua Feinberg , Co-founder and Chief Inbound Marketing Officer at SP Home Run Inc. Blogging
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, MARCH 18, 2015
    [Blog] 11 Expert Tips for Growing Your Company's Blog
    Most marketers dream about the day their blog has "made it.". Or maybe, it''s when your blog makes a "blogs to watch" roundup. Recently, we launched a new ranking tool called Inboundrank -- using different parameters like traffic, domain authority, and social shares, we ranked the top marketing blogs in the U.K. To learn what made the top blogs on the list so successful, we reached out to some of the marketers who run them. Create blog content from these.
  • BASEONE  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 9, 2014
    [Blog] To guest blog or not to guest blog?
    Is guest blogging and SEO still a match made in heaven
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  FRIDAY, JANUARY 16, 2015
    [Blog] Does Your Blog Pass the Blink Test? 3 Critical Blog “Must Haves”
    Does your blog pass the blink test? They won’t stay, they won’t get to know you and they won’t subscribe to your blog. If it doesn’t, you could be spending a lot of your valuable time blogging for nothing. Bad blog design = bad marketing = no new business. The three critical blog “must have” elements you need to consider: Branding/Personality (Banners, logo, photos). You may have noticed my photo on the top right corner of my blog.
  • KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES  |  THURSDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2012
    [Blog] Our Favorite Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2012
    21 Business Blogging Tips from the Pros - Cindy King, Social Media Examiner. You can see more of the posts, articles, and information Casie likes on Twitter , LinkedIn , and Google+ and read her blog posts here. Make better decisions in AdWords with your Google Analytics data - Dan Friedman, The Google AdWords Blog. This was one of my favorite blog posts from Google’s own blog which introduced the ability to receive select Analytics data in the AdWords interface.
  • TYPE A COMMUNICATIONS  |  TUESDAY, JANUARY 10, 2017
    [Blog] 12 Lessons I’ve Learned From Writing 1,000 Blog Posts
    January 10, 2017 by Tom Pick In Taekwondo, students are taught they must perform each kick at least 1,000 times before they can safely say they have learned the kick. read more. Marketing Andrew M.
  • HUBSPOT  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 31, 2014
    [Blog] 8 Data-Driven Tips for Using Images in Blog Posts
    If you knew something as easy as adding images to your blog posts would increase your readers, subscribers, followers, and leads, wouldn''t you do it every single time? . To get more eyeballs on your blog, you''ll have to be more strategic than that -- and this blog post will help you get started with that strategy. Follow the eight tips below to learn data-driven tips that will help you squeeze the most value out of images in your blog posts.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 4, 2013
    [Blog] 4 Tips to Attract More Readers to Your Business Blog
    How can you attract more readers to your business blog? Blogs have become a social media platform for everyone. When you know how to blog , you can write about anything relevant to your business’ audience that will enrich customers’ knowledge and show how your business will be beneficial to them. You can provide information on your blog that solves people’s key problems in your field, and they’ll keep coming back and become regular readers.
  • KOMARKETING ASSOCIATES  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 20, 2015
    [Blog] 100+ Quick Ways to Find Blog Post Inspiration
    You don’t have to be a “writer” by profession to publish a blog post or tweet out an article. Here’s a look at 100+ quick ways to find blog post inspiration every day: Keyword Research. Use Buzzsumo to figure out the highest shared blog posts for a particular topic or keyword set. Share a blog draft with your colleagues and ask for their feedback. Create a list of your favorite blogs and make it a point to read what they post on a regular basis.
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 21, 2014
    [Blog] 3 Blog Optimization Experiments You Might Want to Embrace
    I’ve been blogging at Convince & Convert for almost six years, and we’ve been fortunate to see a very steady traffic increase year-over-year. But with many new competitors for online attention, including the proliferation of marketing blogs, podcasts, Medium, LinkedIn becoming a content platform, aggregators like Forbes.com, and other information repositories, you must constantly test and innovate to stay sharp and keep/grow your audience. Blogging
  • MODERN B2B MARKETING  |  MONDAY, JULY 14, 2014
    [Blog] The 3-Step Guide to Better Blogging
    Author: Maggie Jones Having a blog for your business used to be a “nice to have”– great if you needed a project for your summer intern, or a centralized location for SEO-boosting content. Today, blogs are practically required of companies who take their marketing seriously, and for good reason – they’re a relatively inexpensive, but highly effective investment of your money and time. That said, as blogs have become more common, the “blogging bar” has definitely been raised.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014
    [Blog] Blogging Tips: Unique Ideas to Boost Your Blog
    I feel like we hear a lot of the same blogging tips over and over again. While it is definitely useful to know your blogging basics and how to boost readership, how about we change it up a little and offer some ideas on how to boost your blog in ways that you’ve maybe not thought about before? Here are a few ways that you can get new (and old) eyes on your blog and keep them engaged. All of us bloggers like to include informative bits of information in our blog posts.
  • BUZZ MARKETING FOR TECHNOLOGY  |  SATURDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2008
    [Blog] The Bamboo Project Blog
    The Bamboo Project Blog. The Power of Blogging ISNT Just in Reading Them. In a few weeks were going to be looking at blogs in the Work Literacy course. As we think about that module and the fact that for most people, their primary interaction with blogs is to read them, Im growing impatient with this idea from a learning perspective. In fact, I have to go on record right now as saying that reading blogs is only a small part of what makes blogs powerful for learning.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7, 2015
    [Blog] Tools that help generate blogging ideas
    Today, this blog will share some tips and tools about where to find current topics and fuel ideas for writing. You might even be able to come up with a new blog post just about your question and the answers you receive. Portent is a fun site that helps you hash out an idea or a title for a blog by just entering a keyword or key phrase into the free online tool. To give you a better idea how it works to fuel your creative writing juices, I entered the word “blogging”.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, 2014
    [Blog] Six great blogs for B2B Marketers
    While this used to mean reading business books and magazines, today it means blogs. We’ve all heard the stats about blog proliferation. A new blog launched every six seconds—or whatever. And there is no dearth of blogs on B2B marketing. So I would like to share my favorites, the blogs where I find inspiration, new ideas, and provocative stories to keep the gray matter humming. B2B Lead Roundtable Blog, by Brian Carroll, with additional contributors.
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2016
    [Blog] My Best Biznology Blog Posts of 2016
    If you bring it, they will post, share, tweet, and blog you! I hope my exhaustive list of all my favorite blog posts I share with you below allow you to catch up on the articles, posts, and content that you missed in 2016. My Best Biznology Blog Posts of 2016. If you post it will they come (to read your blog)? What content to blog for Google search success. The post My Best Biznology Blog Posts of 2016 appeared first on Biznology.
  • DELICIOUS B2BMARKETING  |  THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2011
    [Blog] 11 Pro Tips for Better Business Blogging
    View Comments LivingSocial Says It Will Overtake Groupon in January 2012 View Comments The Age of Mediocrity: Why Rebecca Black Is Everyone’s Fault [OPINION] View Comments 11 Pro Tips for Better Business Blogging March 24, 2011 by Scott Gerber View Comments email share email share Scott Gerber is a serial entrepreneur, syndicated columnist, public speaker and author of Never Get a “Real&# Job. Become an Industry Expert Use the blog to position yourself as an industry expert.
  • HUBSPOT  |  WEDNESDAY, JUNE 14, 2017
    [Blog] Does Influencer Marketing Actually Work? A HubSpot Blog Experiment
    On the blog team, we're always looking for ways to scale traffic -- which gets continually harder as your audience grows. When I started experimenting with influencer marketing strategies for the HubSpot Sales Blog seven months ago, I was operating under a few key assumptions: If one influencer is good, 23 is better. A huge name on a standard quality blog post is better than an unknown name on a great quality post. Social Media Daily Blogging
  • MARKETING INSIDER GROUP  |  WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 30, 2015
    [Blog] SEO Best Practices For Your Blog
    If so many other companies are blogging too, why should you invest time and resources in business blogging? Business blogging is no longer a nice-to-have for your company, it is a must for several […]. The post SEO Best Practices For Your Blog appeared first on Marketing Insider Group. There are millions of bloggers around the world publishing new content every day.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 21, 2014
    [Blog] The ABC’s of Business Blogging:How to be Heard above the Noise
    How to be Heard above the Noise" width="232" height="232" title="The ABCs of Business Blogging: How to be Heard above the Noise" /> Let me ask you a couple of questions about your business blogging. How are your prospects (and clients) finding you among all the other blogs and sites online? Here are some tips for good business blogging, simplified, as simple as ABC. The ABC’s of Great Blogging.
  • ANYTHING GOES MARKETING  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010
    [Blog] 5 Corporate B2B Blogs That You Should Copy
    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
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, MAY 25, 2011
    [Blog] Why You Should Be Happy Before You Blog
    Three Keys to Blogging When you Are Happy. Just like when you walk into a restaurant, the waiter immediately communicates without saying one word what your service experience might be like, the opening phrases of your blog or website are going to speak volumes about how you are thinking and what you are feeling. Get a picture of the person reading your blog, in your mind’s eye. Don’t email from this state of mind, and don’t blog, and don’t write web content!
  • HUBSPOT  |  FRIDAY, OCTOBER 3, 2014
    [Blog] 7 Company Blogs We're Seriously Crushin' On
    That time you opened up a random link from Facebook, only to discover a smile creeping across your face because the link is from a blog you just can''t get enough of? And remember when you looked through your tweets and saw that you pretty much exclusively share content from one blog? Other times, these crushes last a little longer -- like when you discover a blog you end up reading every day. In case you need some new blogging inspiration, check ''em out below.
  • HUBSPOT  |  THURSDAY, AUGUST 13, 2015
    [Blog] Want More Blog Traffic? Focus on Growing Subscribers
    "How do I grow traffic to my blog?". It's one of the most common questions I get from people launching a new blog, and I always tell them the same thing: The key to growing blog traffic is actually to focus on growing subscribers. On the HubSpot blogging team, we found that investing in the growth of your email subscriber base is critical to growing and scaling traffic to your blog -- whether it's in its infancy, or it's been around for years.
  • MARKETRI  |  FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2012
    [Blog] The Top 3 Sources of Blog Traffic that are NOT on Social Media
    It’s well-documented that sharing content on social media is the best way to build readership on your blog. There’s no doubt that social media has made blogging easy, right? General Blog Directories. Blog Directories catalogue thousands of blogs and make them searchable by topic and keywords. Oftentimes, they’ll also provide a brief description of the blog and its content. Blog Syndication Websites.
  • MODERN MARKETING  |  TUESDAY, APRIL 24, 2012
    [Blog] Introducing “The Blog Tree: UK Edition” [Infographic]
    The Blog Tree series of infographics embodies both of our philosophies. Called The Blog Tree: UK Edition, our latest infographic centers on bloggers in the UK. With the help of our European PR firm (Hotwire PR), Edelman’s nifty BlogLevel influence “grader,” and the design chops of JESS3, we are able to provide you with an interactive guide to the most influential marketing-related blogs in the UK. The Blog Tree: UK Edition.
  • MARKETING INSIDER GROUP  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 7, 2016
    [Blog] 70 Smart Tips to Instantly Boost Your Blog
    By Federica Auletta, Market Inspector Blogging has become a universal issue. With hundreds of millions of blogs, nowadays everyone can start one. However, many of these blogs remain inactive, condemned to oblivion, and most of them are simply ineffective and therefore invisible. The post 70 Smart Tips to Instantly Boost Your Blog appeared first on Marketing Insider Group.
  • WRITING ON THE WEB  |  WEDNESDAY, JULY 24, 2013
    [Blog] Better Business Blogging: 7 Lessons from Liberace
    What can we learn from Liberace about better business blogging ? How can you make your business blog a little more flamboyant or sexy? Here’s how you can take away some of Liberace’s style and wisdom and apply it to your business blog: Add color: Liberace began his career as a classical pianist. Does your business blog “wear black?” Do you connect with your audience of blog readers? Do you let your blog readers know about your success?
  • BIZNOLOGY  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 25, 2012
    [Blog] Add a blog and blogging to your New Year’s resolution
    Edelman recruited me because I blogged about Wal-Mart ; Rosetta Stone invited me to blog for them because I blogged about learning German; AdAge invited me to write for their DigtialNext andGlobal News blogs; blogging about social media marketing resulted in being invited by Socialmedia.biz and this blog, Biznology , to blog for them; and in the fervor of the presidential elections, I pursued column inches in The Huffington Post.
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