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Connect Your Blog to Facebook Automatically

Writing on the Web

Are your blog posts fed automatically into Facebook? The other day I was horrified to learn that a dear client was manually posting his blog articles to Facebook. No wonder blogging seems tiresome and time-consuming. How to Automatically Link Blog Posts to Facebook.

The Rapid eLearning Blog

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The Rapid Elearning Blog. If you’re a regular reader of this blog, then you know that’s flat out wrong. However, every week I get emails from blog readers that basically read like this: "My company uses a branded PowerPoint template for presentations.

30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

Webbiquity

Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. more here in 30 of the best business blogging guides and resources of the past year. Why Blog.

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10 Ways to Kickstart Your Inbound Marketing Program

Digital B2B Marketing

Here are social platforms to consider: Twitter StumbleUpon Digg Slideshare YouTube Facebook LinkedIn Although Facebook and LinkedIn may be core to your long-term inbound marketing program, you cannot emulate organic social media sharing with paid programs on these sites nearly as well. In contrast, Twitter, StumbleUpon and Digg indicate a listing is sponsored, but otherwise include it in the interface like other content.

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Ten reasons to blog – even if nobody reads it

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

77 Blogging Stats to Improve Your Blogging Strategy

Writtent

Still not sure whether your business should be out there blogging? Check out this list of blogging stats we curated for you. Blogging & Lead Generation. Businesses using blogs are known to generate 67% more leads. Blogging & Customer Acquisition. Blogging

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Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter

Writing on the Web

How do you get your blog posts to feed into your LinkedIn profile and Twitter automatically? This is the 2nd part of her post Connect Your Blog to Facebook. Your first option is to add the WordPress blog option to your Linkedin profile. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this!

Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog

Webbiquity

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.

Can you digg it?

Anything Goes Marketing

As part of my goal to get "down" with the social networks, I thought I would sign up for the service Digg and even submit a few of my blog posts. If you're not sure what Digg is all about, go check it out. Do you have any good Digg stories or other social network successes?

3 Tips for Better Blog Writing

Writing on the Web

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. Digg this!

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When Business Blogging Works Too Well…

Writing on the Web

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.

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Why You Should Be Happy Before You Blog

Writing on the Web

Three Keys to Blogging When you Are Happy. Get a picture of the person reading your blog, in your mind’s eye. Now I have a daily blog on Facebook where I post original happiness quotations with over 4,700 fans. Come out of this “daydream” and start your blog now!

7 Quick Ways to Curate Industry Content for Your Blog

Hubspot

Blogging for your business is an important part of establishing your company as an industry thought leader, bringing in new site traffic, and converting that traffic into leads and customers. With that goal in mind, here are several quick ways to curate content for your industry blog.

7 Ways to Format Blogs to Engage Readers’ Brains

Writing on the Web

opportunities to engage readers) of your business blog post? It’s the bait on your fishing hook which draws people over to your blog site to read your stuff. There are 7 ways to format your blog posts that will help prime your readers for action. Blog this on Blogger.

Fulfill your resolution to blog in 11 steps

Biznology

So “blogging” is on your 2014 New Year’s resolution. Starting blogging is not going to be easy for you. More people give up on blogging — and writing in general — than give up on going to the gym in order to lose weight and get fit.

Business Blog: 4 Reasons to NOT Write Your Own

Writing on the Web

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.

Business Blog Writing: Come on, light my fire!

Writing on the Web

When it comes to writing content for a business blog , most professionals start from their point of view. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! Related posts: Blog Content: Are you personal… or all business? Blog Writing: What Can We Learn From Reality TV?

8 Blog SEO Tips for Top Search Results

Writing on the Web

What are the most important SEO tips for your blog to get good search results? I don’t have to understand it, I just follow the blog SEO tips and I get better search engine results. When I first started blogging in 2004, I did it intuitively. Blogs are naturally search engine friendly. I use Scribe for my own blog and won’t work on a client blog who doesn’t have it. I don’t think anybody should be blogging without Scribe.

90 Tips to Make Your Blog Rock

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Jeffbullas's Blog Internet Marketing Home Bio Speaking Grade your Site Marketing Resources Twitter Jeff’s YouTube Contact Congratulations: You have successfully subscribed! 90 Tips To Make Your Blog Rock 1. Develop a series of how to blog posts 13.

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26 Ways to Promote Your Blog Post

Marketing Action

You’ve just published a new blog post. There it is, on your blog, ready for the whole wide world to read. About your blog post … Before we get started on how to promote that post, let’s examine the post itself a bit. Has anybody been asking questions your blog post answers?

11 Pro Tips for Better Business Blogging

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Blogging isn’t easy — and certainly not for individuals who don’t have the capacity or desire to commit their minds and time to a long-term cause. Become an Industry Expert Use the blog to position yourself as an industry expert.

How Readers Find Your Blog: A Diagram

Writing on the Web

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?

Blogging with Personality and Tim Ferriss

Writing on the Web

How much personality should you show on your blog without becoming an ego-blogger ? I recommend listening to his short video about sharing your personality on your blog, an interview done by Rohit Bhargava , author of Personality Not Included. Digg this!

Punk Chihuahua Reveals 4 Secrets to Better Blogging

Writing on the Web

How’s your content marketing with blogs ? Are you brilliantly blogging several times a week? The blog must be fed anyway. Treat your blog like a prized chihuahua… feed it well and it will do wonders to attract readers… But if you don’t feed it and take care of it, it will turn nasty, and bark and growl for attention. Here are my favorite tips for coming up with a blog post when you’d rather be out playing tennis: Start with a picture.

11.5 Steps to Video Blogging in 30 Minutes

Writing on the Web

I plugged in my Logitech Webcam , pulled up a previous post on my blog, and spoke into the camera. Using video blogging , you can easily get found by clients who have problems you can fix. Copied the embed code from YouTube and posted it into the html side of blog platform.

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Blogging Is Good Business – 8 Tips To Get It Right

B2B Marketing Insider

My own social journey (and years of procrastination) pushed me into starting this personal blog nearly a year ago. There were 3 data points on blogging that I thought were worthy of an entire post: 57% of businesses have acquired a customer through their blog. Promote your blog.

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Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid on Your Company Blog

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But if you’re looking to do more — establish your company’s executives as thought leaders in the industry, develop relationships with customers or gather feedback from prospects and clients — then a company blog is a much better choice.

15 Blog Design Hacks to Maximize Social Sharing

Writtent

While those three are definitely all very important factors of a successful social media marketing strategy, there’s still one important component we often forget to consider: blog design. Complementary Button & Blog Designs. Image source.

How to Start a Blog Serial Writing Project

Writing on the Web

??. If you’ve been reading my blogs for any length of time, you know about my problem with writing: I love to write , and I can write too much. Write an overview of the idea with the 5 points listed and post it on your blog. Edit each blog post into a stand alone article.

6 Sure-fire, Can’t Miss Ways to Increase Blog Views

Modern Marketing

by Joe Chernov | Tweet this We recently deconstructed why some of Eloqua’s 280 blog posts generated considerably more views than others. Your blog needs to be the hub of your content wheel. It means if you engage in content marketing (creating e-books, infographics, videos – that sort of thing), the assets should first appear on your blog , and you should standardize linking to your blog from all of your social outposts. Your blog should give readers what they want.

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After Google Reader’s demise, does RSS matter to your business?

Vertical Response

With Google Reader gone, feed junkies are scrambling to choose one of several dozen alternative platforms, such as Feedly , the new Digg Reader or NewsBlur. appeared first on VR Marketing Blog.

Vote: What Makes You Read a Blog Post?

Writing on the Web

What do you find is the most important thing about a blog post? Mark Schaefer over at {grow} blog asked this question and gives his opinion. Take a few minutes to decide, then leave a comment about the top blogging elements that get you to read a post. Here is an excerpt of Mark’s opinions, using a rating of 1-5 with 5 being most important, from his post A Scorecard of 7 Blogging Essentials. Sometimes the only thing that will save a blog post is a great headline.

Five Benefits of Blogging for Business

Webbiquity

Blogging provides business executives and marketers with opportunities beyond and distinct from a typical company website. Blogs are seen as key sources of information rather than just promotion. Blogs are also core to a successful social media marketing strategy. Digg this!

100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity

Over time, the top source of traffic for most blogs is search. But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. To give credit where it’s due, both the TopRank Online Marketing Blog and Robin Good have provided nice lists in the past, but as changes in the blog directory world can be challenging to keep pace with, both now include dead links and directories that have significantly changed their policies (e.g. Webbiquity B2B Marketing Blog).

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Content Curation: How to Become a Thought Leader

Writing on the Web

Here’s an important post from Joe Pulizzi’s Junta42 blog, Content Curation Grows Up, Original Content Still Key. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! Content Marketing with Blogs: What Do You Believe? Blog Content: Are you personal… or all business?

Blog Marketing Tactics - 10 Tested, Proven Ideas

delicious b2bmarketing

I want to share a list of tactics and approaches I’ve used/experimented with at this blog to attract from 40,000-250,000 organic visitors monthly and more than 8,500 RSS/email readers. This is in the hopes of inspiring some new ideas to help your blog or your client’s blog.

A great title is what gets your blog post read

Biznology

Long blog post short: please be as descriptive as possible when titling your blog posts. Image by reinvented via Flickr. by Chris Abraham.