4 Ways to be a Better B2B Twitterer
JULY 21, 2009
You can tweet about any of these, though revolutionary innovations tend to attract the most attention on Twitter, blogs and other forms of social media. There's a tremendous amount of interest in Twitter among b2b marketers.
Best of 2009 (So Far): Blogging for Business, Part 1
OCTOBER 13, 2009
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 2008: Blogging for Business, Part 3
SEPTEMBER 10, 2009
How can generate more targeted traffic to your blog? Find the answers to these questions and others here in WebMarketCentral's final list of the best posts on business blogging from the last year. Tags: Blogging for Business
Best of 2008: Blogging for Business, Part 2
JUNE 24, 2009
Everyone who writes a business blog ultimately wants the same thing—more traffic. A more broadly helpful post from this blog is 7 Steps to Better Business Blogging guest contributor Ann Handley of MarketingProfs. Tags: Blogging for Business
Best of 2008 (So Far) - Blogging for Business, Part 2
NOVEMBER 20, 2008
How do you come up with a great blog name? What's needed-beyond unique and useful content-to really make a blog successful? Which common blogging mistakes should you avoid? Where is the best place to host your blog?
Which is Better for Driving B2B Blog Traffic - Twitter or LinkedIn?
NOVEMBER 11, 2009
I recently did a little test to determine whether Twitter or LinkedIn was more effective at driving traffic to a few specific posts on this blog. While the results aren't scientific by any means, they are enlightening.
Blog Marketing for Non-Bloggers
OCTOBER 18, 2007
Rarely do I drop what I'm doing to read a newsletter article, but that's what happened when I came across Elge Premeau 's Using Blogs to Attract Attention (Without Having Your Own) in the RainToday newsletter.
The Other 6 P's of Blogging
APRIL 10, 2008
Following up on my recent post on The 4 Ps of Effective Business Blogging , here are six more Ps to keep in mind for business blogging success. Prodigious One of the original 4 Ps of blogging was persistenceâ€”writing new posts on a regular basis.
The 7 Deadly Sins of Blogging
APRIL 29, 2008
The flipside of the ten P's of blogging previously covered here are the attributes or characteristics that should be avoided in creating a successful business blog. syndrome in blogging, where every post is about ME, MY company, or MY product or service. Very bad blog etiquette.
Chapeau Blog Awards - Only Two Days Left to Vote!
APRIL 28, 2009
If you enjoy the coverage on this blog of social media marketing , SEO , online tools and web marketing —as well as occasional off-topic ramble , vacation or home project photos —please cast your vote for WebMarketCentral in the Chapeau Blog Awards today! (Or
Best of 2008 (So Far) - Blogging for Business, Part 1
SEPTEMBER 8, 2008
Which blogging platform is best for your needs? How can you more effectively convert blog readership into revenue? What SEO tactics are crucial to incorporate on your blog? How can you get the most out of your RSS feed(s)?
Social Media Best Practices Start with Blogging
SEPTEMBER 5, 2008
There are several different tools and tactics included under the umbrella of "social media"â€”including podcasting, video, social bookmarking, wikis, forums, and social networkingâ€”but the ideal starting point is blogging.
The 11th P of Blogging: Perspective
APRIL 11, 2008
The 10Ps of blogging may seem to be quite enough, but a recent article by Matt Richtel of the New Yorks Times entitled Work fast, die young: The blogger lifestyle? Why do you blog? If you are getting 300 or more visits per month, your blog is in the top 1/2 of 1% of all blogs.
The Four P's of Effective Business Blogging
FEBRUARY 15, 2008
I was recently invited to give a presentation on the "do's and don'ts" of creating a successful business blog. In thinking about the topic, words beginning with the letter "p" kept coming to mind: Persistence: the number one reason, by far, that blogs fail is that they aren't maintained.
Podcast Promotion vs. Blog Promotion
SEPTEMBER 12, 2007
While there are several similarities between blog and podcast promotion, as an audio medium, podcasts offer several addition avenues for distribution. FeedBurner also provides an excellent tutorial on how to produce, store and index your podcasts using popular blogging tools.
Top 100 Social Media Blogs for 2007
NOVEMBER 26, 2007
The VirtualHosting blog just announced their list of the Top 100 Social Media and Social Networking Blogs for 2007. tags: VirtualHosting blog, Top 100 Social Media and Social Networking Blogs for 2007, Web 2.0,
New Blog, Old Tool
MARCH 8, 2007
A couple of quick items: First, Mike Schultz , co-founder of the Wellesley Hills Group and publisher of Rai nToday , is now writing his own blog. The Services Insider Blog is focused on marketing and selling professional services.
Top Blog Posts in First Three Years of WMC
JUNE 25, 2008
It's been three years since the launch of this blog, and it still gets less traffic than the Huffington Compost (sigh). Anyway, taking a look back at the first three years of the WMC blog, here are the ten most popular posts as chosen by you, my elite (in the good sense!)
SEO - Why a Small Business Needs a Blog
MAY 12, 2008
However, a blog can be a valuable tool in helping smaller, newer players improve their rank and generate search traffic. Finally, on three other phrases, both the site and blog appeared on the first results page, in most cases, across all three search engines.
7 Essential Tools for Business Blogs
APRIL 22, 2007
There are several ways your business can benefit from blogging short of starting your own blog, from simply identifying and monitoring the most influential blogs in your industry, to asking bloggers to write about interesting developments at your company, to guest-blogging.
PR and Blogging Outreach: Practical Tips
SEPTEMBER 4, 2007
In my first post on PR and blogging , I had discussed the macro issues impacting the quality of outreachâ€”both traditional media and blogging. Based on these three components, here are 8 Tips about Blogging Outreach : 1. READ the blog, understand the tone.
Top 40 B2B Marketing Blogs - B2B Marketing Zone
SEPTEMBER 9, 2009
Beyond having the best blogs as sources of content, much of the growth has to do with the site's ability to generate "Best Of" lists such as: Twitter - Content - Lead Nurturing - Best of B2B Marketing Social Media - Twitter - Measurement - Sales - Best of B2B Marketing Zone Twitter - Content - Social Media - B2B Marketing Best Of June Subscribing to the Best Of B2B Marketing Zone is a great way to get the best from these sources. Tags: Blogging for Business
Best of 2007: Articles and Blog Posts on Google AdWords
JANUARY 24, 2008
The last post here presented some of the best articles and blog posts on general search engine marketing practices. This post focuses on interesting observations and helpful advice pertaining specifically to Google AdWords, the largest SEM platform.
Best of 2007: Articles and Blog Posts on SEM
JANUARY 22, 2008
In addition to best practices in search engine marketing , the following articles and blog posts were among the best of 2007 at providing helpful guidance for creating and managing effective search marketing programs.
PR and Blogging Outreach: Macro Issues
AUGUST 10, 2007
has changed the practice of PR and how PR professionals can best take advantage of blogging and other social media. When Tom asked me to contribute an article about PR and blogging outreach, I was both flattered and yet apprehensive at the same time.
Best of 2007: Blog Posts on Social Media Marketing
JANUARY 18, 2008
Here are some of the best blog posts on social networking and social media marketing strategies and tactics. My last post listed several of the best news articles from 2007 on how to effectively use social networking sites for marketing.
Adding Social Networking Links to Your Blog
DECEMBER 13, 2006
Happening across Blogs Are Like Pliers on the One by One Media blog , I noticed two things: 1) these guys are pretty smart, and 2) the social networking links across the bottom of each post are cool. Still, this is, theoretically, a helpful traffic-building tool to add to your blog.
Chapeau Blog Awards - Congratulations to ViralBlog
MAY 5, 2009
Congratulations to ViralBlog , named Best Marketing & Advertising Blog in the 2009 Chapeau Blog Awards. But it was a great honor to be nominated, and to everyone who took the time to vote for this blog—thank you! ViralBlog is written by a "collaborative team of viral bloggers (who) haunt the globe for great viral and social media cases every day.(the)
Best of 2007: Articles and Blog Posts on Strategy and Branding
FEBRUARY 20, 2008
Here are a collection of the best online articles and blog posts to help you think about the big picture and answer the big questions about brand-building and marketing strategy. by Loyalty Marketing Blog Jonathan Treiber makes the case that customer loyalty can't be bought, only earned.
Best of 2007: Articles and Blog Posts on SEO (Part 2)
JANUARY 30, 2008
Following up on my last post, there were just too many excellent newsletter articles and blog posts on SEO last year to fit them all into one post, so here are more of the best bits of SEO guidance from 2007.
Best of 2007: Articles and Blog Posts on SEO (Part 1)
JANUARY 28, 2008
Judging by the number of high-quality articles and blog posts still devoted to the topic (so many I had to split this category into two posts), SEO remains a critical component of online marketing success. SEO is dead? Balderdash!
New Hub Site Focuses on B2B Marketing Intelligence
JULY 1, 2009
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Best of 2009 (So Far): SEO Guidance, Part 4
DECEMBER 29, 2009
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?
Best of 2009 (So Far): Social Media Marketing, Part 4
DECEMBER 31, 2009
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.
7 Reasons Every Business Needs to Twitter
JANUARY 11, 2010
This is a great potential source of new product/service enhancement ideas as well as topics for blog posts, white papers or other content.
Best of 2009 (So Far): Twitter Tips and Tactics, Part 2
DECEMBER 28, 2009
Learn the answers to these questions and others here in more of the best blog posts and articles from last year on Twitter techniques, tools and tactics. What are the four stages of Twitter enlightenment? How important is Twitter for business?