The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools
FEBRUARY 13, 2017
Sample review: “This site lets you find out how many times a URL was shared, as well as the journalists and bloggers who shared it.” Social media monitoring is vital for virtually every B2B or B2C brand. 58% of consumers follow brands on social media.
The 21 Best Content Curation Tools
FEBRUARY 21, 2017
For bloggers, add a share button to posts to make it easy for others to Flip.
23 Outstanding Social PR Guides
JULY 22, 2014
Is blogger outreach still an effective PR strategy? Guides to Influencer and Blogger Outreach. GroupHigh.com – The “Blogger Outreach” Multi-Tool by Justice Mitchell. The 10 best ways to pitch a blogger by ragan.com.
Four (of the) Worst Practices for Pitching Bloggers
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
Brands that are successful at pitching their news and stories to bloggers increase their online presence, gain credibility, and score those coveted “earned” backlinks that Google values as a factor in search rankings.
5 Simple Steps To Turn Readers Into Buyers – Content Marketing That Sells
JANUARY 12, 2016
An aspiring bloggers end goal (I suspect), would be income and impact. As a blogger, blogging about building a blog, you would need to understand at which stage on this journey my readers are…. Guest post by Tom Hunt. So you have set up a blog and social media profiles….
13 Great Guides to Growing Your Blog Audience
MARCH 25, 2015
” Survey of 1000+ Bloggers: How to Be in the Top 5% by Orbit Media Studios. Andy Crestodina reports on findings from the Department of Blogger Labor Survey , which asked 11 questions of more than 1,000 bloggers.
34 Compelling Content Marketing Stats and Facts
JUNE 16, 2015
A whopping 93% of bloggers say they either “don’t mind” or enjoy being approached by brands. 55% of bloggers say the question of whether or not to expect payment from a brand in return for blogging was dependent on the agency, brand or the blogging activity in question.
6 Tips for Encouraging Your Team to Blog
JUNE 29, 2016
The ability to work remotely for the best bloggers can also be a great incentive. Guest post by Jill Phillips. When it comes to search engine optimization and conversion rates, content marketing is an absolute necessity.
16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats
MARCH 15, 2016
There are approximately 250 million blogs online today, and this number doesn’t even include blogs on Google’s Blogger platform, which does not disclose usage statistics.
28 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2013
JANUARY 27, 2014
Jeff Bullas provides 20 tips to help bloggers create a steady stream of fresh content, including creating lists, republishing infographics, curating content (kind of like this post), reporting news, analyzing research results, and reviewing tools or applications.
83 Exceptional Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014
APRIL 14, 2014
adults aged 18-34, four-fiths say bloggers “can be very or somewhat influential in shaping product or service purchasing decisions. ( Though 62% of marketers blog or plan to blog in 2013, only 9% of US marketing companies employ a full-time blogger.
How to Get More Blog Traffic – Content Promotion Checklist [Infographic]
AUGUST 30, 2016
The first imperative for marketers and bloggers is to create better content , specifically content that is carefully targeted, answers distinct questions, and resonates emotionally with readers or viewers.
The 24 Best Online Writing Tools and Apps
JUNE 14, 2016
Sample review: “As a newer blogger, I used to type my posts in WordPress itself because when I would type them in Word I had coding issues after I pasted them into the post…I was introduced to this program and instantly fell in love.
The Top #Nifty50 Women Writers on Twitter for 2013
OCTOBER 28, 2013
bloggers). Each year, the #Nifty50 awards honor 50 men and 50 women who actively engage on Twitter. 2011 was the inaugural year. In 2012, the #Nifty50 recognized the top men and women on Twitter in the technology realm.
48 Phenomenal SEO Guides, Tips & Tactics
FEBRUARY 24, 2015
As Geddy Lee of Rush sang in the band’s 1981 hit Tom Sawyer , “changes aren’t permanent. But change is.” ” While he wasn’t referring to SEO (which wouldn’t really exist for another 16 years), the lyrics certainly apply. Image credit: Stone Temple Consulting.
The 28 Best Influencer Marketing Tools
AUGUST 9, 2016
Influencer marketing tools can help marketers identify the most relevant and engaging bloggers, journalists, and media outlets in their specific industry segments; reach out to them more effectively; automate low-level, repetitive tasks; and track and monitor results.
7 Reasons Why Your Business Blog Is Failing (And How To Fix Them)
SEPTEMBER 23, 2016
Luckily, hosting sites like WordPress and Blogger make it easy for the average Joe to make an attractive blog with minimal know-how. Find his advice for new bloggers on Scribblrs.com. Guest post by Eric Brantner. Having an online presence is all but a necessity for businesses today.
23 Outstanding Social Media Marketing Guides
DECEMBER 16, 2014
For those unfamiliar with Triberr, Jim Dougherty explains its a platform that “allows bloggers to increase their distribution by creating tribes that can (potentially) pool their collective social audiences.”
The Basics of B2B Social Media Marketing Strategy
MARCH 29, 2016
For most companies, these groups include at a minimum: Journalists (trade, business, and local media); Industry bloggers and other influencers; Current customers; Prospective customers; Your team (employees, consultants, channel and business partners); and.
Six Best Practices for Marketing with White Papers
MARCH 25, 2014
It’s extraordinarily unlikely that your white paper will be the first ever written on a specific topic, so before diving in and writing, conduct some research to discover what’s already been written by analysts, journalists, bloggers, and competitors.
21 of the Best Social Media Marketing Guides of 2013 (So Far)
OCTOBER 8, 2013
Guest blogger James Barnett offers helpful tips for using Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and blogging to run PR campaigns at live events, for example, on Twitter: “Use hash tags (#) to stay on topic with trends and create a buzzword around your brand.
31 Expert Guides to Maximizing Online Brand Visibility – WPO
APRIL 29, 2014
Many SEO companies do the same with their outreach to bloggers.
5 Ways Your Website Could Be Hurting Sales
JULY 28, 2016
Jessica Kane is a professional blogger who has worked in eCommerce for the last five years. Guest post by Jessica Kane. Every marketing pro and modern business owner knows the importance of a solid online presence.
24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012
DECEMBER 12, 2012
This tip from guest blogger Mark Traphagen (again) is almost too good to share. Will Google+ be a “Facebook killer” or just Google’s next failed social network?
87 More Vital Social Media Marketing Facts and Stats for 2012
OCTOBER 16, 2012
The two most popular blogging platforms are WordPress (used for 43% of all blogs) and Blogger (35%). Though social media marketing is now used in about 90% of companies, techniques, platforms and best practices continue to evolve. Should you include Pinterest in your mix?
79 Remarkable Social Media Marketing Facts and Statistics for 2012
AUGUST 18, 2012
The most popular frequency for blog posting is weekly (60% of bloggers). Note: a slightly shorter version of this compilation was recently published as a guest post on Jeff Bullas’ blog. Social media and inbound marketing techniques have been a boon for marketers.
Link Building and Mobile SEO in 2017
MARCH 3, 2017
Gaining quality links requires building strong relationships with bloggers and websites relevant to your niche. In addition, most reputable bloggers will reject spam comments; so not only will you not get the backlink, you will damage your site’s reputation in the process.
Search Traffic Declining? You’re Not Alone (and What to Do About It)
SEPTEMBER 9, 2013
Best practice is to develop a relationship with the blogger before asking for the guest post opportunity; asking for the opportunity with a personal note; understanding their audience and proposing a topic that is suitable; and not requesting (or worse, requiring) any specific quid pro quo.
34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
In one of the first, if not THE first, Google+ directories, you can find people to follow and add to your circles across a broad range of topic areas from bloggers, journalists and tech entrepreneurs to scientists, filmmakers and foodies.
How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts
FEBRUARY 17, 2014
Pinterest diva Rebekah Radice here outlines more than two dozen tactics for promoting posts, from social networks to blogger communities like Triberr, Social Buzz Club and Viral Content Buzz, to manual and automated social bookmarking sites.
33 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Resoures of 2012 So Far
AUGUST 28, 2012
He or she who knows everybody and everybody knows him or her”) and the sharer (“one who distributes information to the bloggers to journalists through the specialized webzines.
Three Things Smart B2B Marketers Will be Doing in 2016
JANUARY 25, 2016
The answers to that question—from influential bloggers like Michael Brenner , Paul Gillin , Cheryl Burgess , Jeff Cohen , Carla Johnson , Neal Schaffer , and J-P De Clerck among others—have been compiled in a free eBook, B2B Marketing Trends for 2016.
28 (of the) Best LinkedIn Marketing Guides of 2014
JANUARY 20, 2015
To a first level connection we can simply send a message, 2nd and 3rd level connections might get an invitation or an introduction,” guest blogger Viveka von Rosen (again) succinctly explains how best to utilize this communications framework.
The 26 Best WordPress Plugins
FEBRUARY 23, 2017
In its early days, the relative ease of use compared to technical power attracted bloggers to the platform, and its open source nature attracted a broad developer following. WordPress is far and away the most popular content management system (CMS) for websites.
19 Excellent Guides to SEO Link Building
SEPTEMBER 16, 2014
Contrary to articles and blog posts claiming link building is dead , the reality is that it’s not—as even Google’s Matt Cutts has confirmed. But like SEO more generally, it has evolved. Image credit: SEO Book.
27 (of the) Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2014
JANUARY 6, 2015
And lest you think online brand newsrooms appeal only to traditional journalists, they are also being accessed by bloggers, tweeters, customers, potential investors, anyone who is interested in your company.” Guides to Journalist Pitching, Media Relations, and Blogger Outreach.
24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011
JANUARY 16, 2012
Guidance for New Bloggers. 20 Common Mistakes Made By New Bloggers by Ink Rebels. 12 things every business blogger should know how to do by Ragan’s PR Daily. 21 Ways Bloggers Engage by Heidi Cohen. Huge List of Useful Tools for Bloggers by ShoutMeLoud.