How to turn your business blog into a publisher

Biznology

Since this single goal unites nearly all businesses, many companies have turned their business blogs into publishing powerhouses. However, in addition to selling this product, the company also has developed a well-trafficked blog that publishes new information daily.

4 Reasons to Publish on a LinkedIn Blog

Writing on the Web

Do you know about LinkedIn blogs? And are you blogging yet on LinkedIn ? I’m not yet, but I will be right after I write this blog post! Since early 2014, LinkedIn opened its publishing platform to its 300+ million users.

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Simplify Your Blog Writing: Shortcuts to Publishing a Leadership Blog

Writing on the Web

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B2B Blogging Gets Publishing Discipline

Paul Gillin

This is a great chance to take a snapshot of best practices in the field, and I was struck by this year’s entries in the corporate blog category. It’s clear to me that the best B2B companies are taking their blogging to the next level. Publishers?

For Sales Blogging and Social Selling – Think Like a Publisher

Avitage

Huffington Post, see Mike Kunkle’s excellent webinar) To fuel this content dependent activity, many are urging sales people to blog, and to become thought leaders. It does not require sales people to “blog” – certainly not in the way most people, and marketing bloggers, think of blogging. Here’s where the blogging premise is flawed: they shouldn’t have to create content.

15 Elements Most Successful Blogs Have in Common

Act-On

What’s on your blog? But are there blog elements you’re missing? There are a few basic components almost all successful blogs share. These are the widgets, share buttons, and other mechanics of the blog. In other words, your blog is a soft-sell environment.

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6 Social Media Publishing Best Practices

Modern Marketing

" Regardless of where you fall in the social media marketing chain, there are best practices and things to remember when it comes to social media publishing. One of the biggest mistakes brands make is not establishing a consistent cadence of publishing.

Best Practices For Social Media Publishing

Modern Marketing

Even though many brands have seen their organic reach decline over the years, and have used paid posts to get their updates in front of their audience, it is more important to understand the basics of social media publishing. Best Publishing Practices.

Content Checklist: Don’t Publish Without It

Writing on the Web

Once I published a post without a title. Fortunately, before I publish I run an analysis for how a post will score with the search engines using Scribe , a great tool. But if you don’t use Scribe you could be publishing stuff that search engines don’t grasp.

Blog Content: 4 Ways to Make Your Blog Unique

Writing on the Web

Want to make your blog stand out? Try finding unusual facts and weird blog content. Give your blog a unique look and feel by publishing unusual blog content. Where can you find this unusual blog content?

Ask a Content Strategist: How Many Stories Should I Publish Per Month?

Contently

Welcome to the March edition of Ask a Content Guy, which we’re now renaming Ask a Content Strategist! On top of all that, there’s a pretty good chance your CMO is about to stroll by and ask about your content calendar. How much content should I actually publish?

Content Marketing Tip: Start with Ready-to-Publish Articles

Writing on the Web

Content marketing is easier when you can outsource some of the writing and researching to qualified writers. A great way to short-cut the time needed to research, write and publish quality online content is to find a good writer to supply articles.

7 Ways to Create More Interesting Content for Your Blog

Act-On

Creating engaging, interesting content is a top priority for marketers, yet only 30 percent say they are effective at it. And one of the most reader-friendly, popular types of content is blog posts. Here are seven strategies for generating more engaging and effective content.

Blog ROI: 4 Tactics to Capture Greater Results

Act-On

The majority of B2B companies are blogging. In fact, 81 percent are participating in this well-proven marketing activity, according to the Content Marketing Institute. We know our brands need blogs, but to capture greater results, we need something more than just a wordy post.

Content Marketing Requires the Mindset of a Publisher

Sales Engine

Content marketing uses the same skills and tactics as publishing a magazine—only the distribution methods, audience-building techniques, and analysis tools are different. But with everyone jumping on the content marketing bandwagon, it’s not enough to publish a blog or a white paper.

A Beginner's Guide to Publishing on LinkedIn

Hubspot

LinkedIn announced in February 2014 that they'd be opening up their publishing platform to the public. Unwilling to leave good marketers behind, we've put together a roundup of everything you need to know before you hit publish on LinkedIn. 5) Pay attention to when you publish.

10 Ways to Generate More Leads from Your Business Blog

The Point

Here are 10 proven ways to generate more leads from your blog. And no, #1 is not “write better content” (because you already knew that.). It’s highly likely that most of your blog traffic will come, not from visitors wandering over from the main corporate site, but through search.

[Infographic] 10 Ways to Generate More Leads from Your Business Blog

The Point

The social media landscape is littered with business blogs that, on the surface, do everything right. They may feature relevant content, of real value, published with good frequency. Sourcing, developing, and publishing great content is the hard work.

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Content Promotion Checklist [Infographic]

Webbiquity

With apologies to George Berkeley , if a blog post is published but no one shares it on social media, does it make an impact? As the amount of online content produced each day has exploded over the past few years, it’s become more challenging to grab attention and stand out.

6 types of content your readers hate

Biznology

When creating content for your blog, social media profiles, email subscribers, and other purposes, you don’t want to irritate your readers. Insensitive Content. This same type of insensitive content just got Denver Post columnist Terry Frei fired. Text-Speak Content.

Should Publishers Blog?

Hubspot

Once upon a time, blogging was considered amateur. The biggest value proposition that blogging brought to the table was the democratization of great ideas. Anyone could launch their own blog and start writing--there was no formal education or media job required.

Top 20 Content Marketing Blogs You Should Read Every Day

Marketing Insider Group

What are the top content marketing blogs you read every day? And while there is a long list of blogs and media sites I browse , a bunch of great B2B Marketing blog sites , and many, many more sites I could mention, this is my go-to list of top content marketing blogs I read every day.

Most Valuable Publishers

Contently

What’s more noteworthy than the quality of Bryant’s free verse is where the poem was published: on The Players’ Tribune, a sports media publication that lets athletes create their own content and share it directly with fans.

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.

13 Great Guides to Growing Your Blog Audience

Webbiquity

You’ve put extensive effort into your business blog design, content strategy, research, and execution. The short answer is to write great content and then promote it effectively. Why isn’t your blog attracting a higher level of traffic?

Reasons to Attend the AuthorU Publishing Conference

Writing on the Web

Recently a successful leadership coach asked me where to go to learn how he should write and publish his book. There are a lot of book publishing conferences to pick from. There’s a lot to learn if you want to write, publish and market an expert ebook.

The 23 Best Content Ideation Tools

Webbiquity

Great content—the kind that resonates with your audience—starts with great topic ideas. What are the best tools for finding great content ideas? Here are almost two dozen of the best content ideation tools finding and capturing bursts of inspiration. ” — B2B PR Sense Blog.

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Why You Should Write Quality Blog Content

Writing on the Web

Quality blog posts are key to your business getting found on the Web. Not everyone agrees on what quality content is. Quality content scores high with readers, your target clients, and with search engines. There’s a lot of emphasis on publishing frequently.

The 19 Best Content Marketing Blogs From 2014

Marketing Insider Group

My favorite tool for finding the top content on a particular topic is BuzzSumo , who conveniently allow you to pull up a list of articles, infographics, videos and interviews from the past day, month, week or year. These are in no particular order, grouped by publisher.

Power to the Publishers: Content Is Going Full Throttle

Modern B2B Marketing

But you can break through the clutter by providing valuable content that effectively attracts, reaches, and engages your audience—educating them rather than advertising to them. Content Can Be Measured. Content Marketing b2b Consumer

The LinkedIn Publishing Platform Puts Power in the Hands of the B2B Buyer

KoMarketing Associates

This past month LinkedIn announced they will be opening up the ability for every user to publish their own content on LinkedIn, through individual profiles. Platforms and publishers like Linkedin realize (or are realizing) the influence they have in buyer markets.

How to Transform Your Blog Content into Compelling Videos

Hubspot

Here at HubSpot, we've told fellow marketers about the importance of creating compelling video content to engage your busy audience. And for the most part, video content lives on social media channels -- like Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube. The State of Video Content.

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LinkedIn Has Opened the Content Marketing Floodgates

Digital B2B Marketing

LinkedIn has gone Tumblr on us and B2B content marketers are drooling. Finally, you can publish directly on LinkedIn, along with people like Bill Gates and Richard Branson. B2B Content Marketing Will Flood LinkedIn. LinkedIn Will Favor On-Site Content.

A Checklist for a Good Blog

Writing on the Web

After I got home from our Publishing at Sea cruise, I checked out the good blogs of our amazing group of authors , including those of our experts, like Judith Briles ! Of course, as writers, they all had important things to say on their blogs.

Blog your way into a book deal

Biznology

In 2014, your first step towards becoming a published author with a traditional publishing house is to start a blog focused on what you’ll eventually want to write a book about. Your second step is to grow a community around the writing you’re doing on your blog.

Five Ways to Draw Traffic to a Blog Post

Webbiquity

As buyers spend more time with online articles, blog posts and reviews, and rely less on advertising for product information , companies have quickly caught onto the fact that they need great content to attract new customers and retain their current ones. Post user-generated content.

5 Tips For Maximizing Your Published Content

Hinge Marketing

You’ve published your content, now what? If you haven’t heard it, listen closely… Your content is begging to be shared and consumed by eager audiences , so don’t let all your hard work go to waste. 2) Blog about it. Content Marketing

8 Steps To Become A Brand Publisher

Marketing Insider Group

Why Businesses Need to Become Brand Publishers? In short, businesses need to become brand publishers because the world has changed and our tired, old promotional tactics are no longer working they way they used to. Content is the new advertising. What do publishers do?

Blog Goals: 5 Tips to Keep Your Blog Focused and on Track

Writing on the Web

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Maximizing Your Content: 5 Ideas for Repurposing Blog Posts

KoMarketing Associates

When your content is written, and the promotion is done, what do you do next? 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).