Online Communities are Not Virtual

Biznology

Do you consider message boards, forums, virtual realities, and virtual communities to be a waste of time, populated by losers? Abraham PR respects online community; Abraham PR respects the online life. There is a general misunderstanding that online virtual communities are escapist.

Are anonymous communities most authentic?

Biznology

And all will be well in the communitys garden. I am a proponent of “real name” communities. I am also a proponent of safe communities — and real name accountability tends to civilize people’s behavior online in a big way.

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Trying GroupHigh for Blogger Outreach Campaigns

Biznology

I am hereby making the jump from humans to robots for all my blogger research. And what was I comparing all of these social CRMs, influencer-identification services, and blogger databases to? What My Clients Have Taught Me about Blogger Outreach (business2community.com).

The state of earned media blogger outreach

Biznology

I’ve been doing earned media blogger outreach as a profession since 2006 and a lot has changed. To be frank, there are a lot of bloggers with their hands out looking for pay to play these days that it can feel a little daunting.

Blogger outreach is more PR than social media

Biznology

My expertise, however, is online community outreach and engagement. Back in 2006 I developed a strategy of blogger outreach that allowed my to reach out to more than just 25 top-tier bloggers by hand over time but to 2,500-5,000 bloggers. The Long Tail of Blogger Outreach.

7 Tools for Finding & Connecting With Influential Bloggers

Hubspot

Bloggers are trusted voices who can bring in customers and help you build your community. Reaching out to potential blogger is a more intricate process nowadays than it was even five years ago. Want to achieve worthwhile results from your blogger outreach efforts?

6 Engagement Marketing Lessons from Successful Video Bloggers

Modern B2B Marketing

Author: Elaine Ip If anyone has mastered the art of engaging an audience, it’s successful video bloggers (otherwise known as vloggers). She understands the value of participating with her community. .

5 Key Characteristics Every Social Media Community Manager Should Have

Hubspot

Social media is an effective tool to engage your target audience, drive website traffic and, ultimately, boost sales; so why do so few companies employ a social media community manager? First, what are the benefits of having a community manager? What does the community manager not do?

The Top 100 Bloggers On Triberr

Marketing Insider Group

For a couple of years I have been using Triberr as a way to connect and share some of my favorite blogger’s content in one easy-to-use dashboard. Dashburst compiled the 100 top bloggers on Triberr so you know who to pay attention to on the site and blogging circuits.

Tumblr Shuts Down Popular Blogger: Who's Next?

Hubspot

That’s exactly what happened to a popular blogger who goes by the name Bohemea. Worse, Bohemea claims other Tumblr bloggers have been similarly wiped out. But shutdowns like the one that happened to Bohemea could scare business bloggers away, Balboni says.

How to Become the Best Blogger in Your Niche

Hubspot

So here’s my thesis: If you are the best blogger in your niche, you can be the most successful in your niche. If blogging is the core of content marketing, and content marketing is the path to success, then we must conclude that being a kickass blogger is the path to marketing success.

Blogger outreach is earned media PR, isn’t it?

Biznology

My definition of blogger outreach has always been about acquiring earned media coverage from bloggers and online influencers. My definition–and my assumption–has always been that blogger outreach is public relations and not paid media.

Target Creates a Community: #PhillipLimForTarget

Modern B2B Marketing

A success story like this takes a tremendous amount of marketing, some true customer obsession, the desire to build a fantastic customer and fan community, and some social media smarts. They knew that in the world of fashion, independent, unaffiliated, unpaid bloggers often have the most sway.

4 Promotion Strategies Used by the Best Business Bloggers

Modern Marketing

70% of business bloggers have had their blogs for more than two years. ?44% 44% of business bloggers have more than two blogs. There is an exclusive group of business bloggers, which we’ll call “The 10K Club”, who receive more than 10,000 page views per month.

New Blogger? Get Started on WordPress.com

Marketing Action

For bloggers with limited technical experience or no time to spend on that aspect of managing a website, wordpress.com is the way to go. The first step to becoming a WordPress blogger is to register your account. You’re part of a whole blogging community.

Lead your customers to your best online content: here’s how

Biznology

Become a guest blogger to get links to your site: contributing well-written content on other blogs that target your audience is a great way to expand your reach, as well as get links back to your site. Just make sure to use your local city or community name in those internal hyperlinks.

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4 Promotion Strategies Used by the Best Business Bloggers

Modern Marketing

70% of business bloggers have had their blogs for more than two years. ?44% 44% of business bloggers have more than two blogs. There is an exclusive group of business bloggers, which we’ll call “The 10K Club”, who receive more than 10,000 page views per month.

How to Transform Yourself Into an Agile Business Blogger

Hubspot

Many inbound marketers and business bloggers get so caught up in (or weighed down by?) But another way is the agile way -- the way that lets bloggers go with the flow, respond to new opportunities, and generally get over the fear of the blinking cursor and, as Nike said, Just Do It.

Earned-media micro-influencer marketing master class

Biznology

Blogger outreach tends to focus on only identifying and engaging top-25 influential bloggers. We collect every blogger who has ever had a thematic interest in our customers. Increase community engagement? Bloggers are libertarian contrarians.

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Why most marketers should ignore A-List bloggers

Biznology

We here at Biznology are by no means an A-list blog, although we are very happy with our community on digital marketing. The D-List bloggers! And those D-list bloggers influence the C-List, who influences the B-List, and then the A-List. Admit it.

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Bloggers: Brush Up on Your Writing Skills

Writing on the Web

Business bloggers: just how good are your writing skills? Most bloggers and those who run small businesses that publish blogs are not natural-born writers, or even trained writers. There are lots of resources for business bloggers available in many different mediums.

The Long Tail of Blogger Outreach

Biznology

That’s fair enough, and surely a common question, and a question we must address close to the beginning of every sales call we make at Abraham Harrison , when we propose blogger outreach to a prospective client. Image via Wikipedia.

Bloggers: Feel Free to Repeat Yourself

B2B Memes

If you aren’t actively engaging with your community by reading, asking, and listening, your ideas, old or new, won’t be relevant. Big ideas justify repetition. Imagine: After days of writer’s block, you’re suddenly inspired to write a long and insightful blog post.

28 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2013

Webbiquity

7 company blogs that build community by Ragan.com. Best Tips for Beginning Bloggers. 7 Content Writing Secrets Every Blogger Should Know by Basic Blog Tips. ” 5 Steps To A Successful Blog – A First-Time Blogger’s Business Plan by Viral Mom.

Why you shouldn’t bring your social media (completely) in-house

Biznology

Someone who has completely rebuilt itself to over-serve its communities. Blogger Outreach Blogging Community Manager Crisis Management Crisis Response Public Relations Social Media Marketing Business expert Facebook Marketing and Advertising social media twitter United States zappo

Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers

delicious b2bmarketing

Website Grader Badge Connect with Us HubSpot on Facebook HubSpot on Twitter InboundMarketers LinkedIn Group ProMarketers Facebook Group Subscribe to Blog RSS Want to share your Inbound Marketing advice with the community? That was the voice of many of my bloggers at one time or another.

Build some social media marketing backbone you big wuss

Biznology

It’s all totally embarrassing if you’re shy (and I can almost guarantee that most Online Community Managers are introverted by nature) and afraid of rejection or confrontation.

5 Bloggers Who Started a Blog in 2017 and Survived

Marketing Insider Group

Just recently we asked the ProBlogger Community to submit their stories of starting a blog, and their tips for those considering starting a blog in 2018. Successes: While she’s enjoyed meeting the blogger community where she has received a lot of support, she realised she needed to write for her avatar, not other bloggers. We hope you enjoy discovering some new bloggers, and enjoy their stories.

24 of the Best Google+ Guides, Tips, Rants and Raves of 2012

Webbiquity

Lisa Peyton highlights three examples of successful Google+ brand pages such as the NASA page , where “The active space and science community on Google+ may support speculation that platform users are mostly tech-savvy early adopters.

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Understanding Online Community and Influencers with @Tamar Weinberg [@InboundNow #8]

Hubspot

In the show we chat about: The importance of understanding your online community. For audio and the complete transcript head click here: Connecting with your community and infleuncers online. It really depends on the communities that your service or product targets. "So,

30-Day Blog Challenge Tip #15: Join the Blogging Community

Hubspot

Today''s blogging tip is brought to you by David Berkowitz , Chief Marketing Officer at MRY : "Take part in the blogging community. Follow other bloggers you respect on Twitter or other platforms. Send bloggers a private message or email when they create some content that moves you.

2015 is the Year of Message Boards and Forums

Biznology

In the beginning, the Internet was populated by an infinite number of ad hoc communities. Over the past decade, these safe and private communities have been consumed and subsumed by Facebook, Google, Twitter, Reddit, and others. Set Up Your Forum to Serve Your Community.

What Your Business Needs To Know About Google+

Modern Marketing

How To Add +1 Button to Blogger – A guide from Blogger. Google+ Answers On Twitter – The new Twitter stream for Google+ Answers community.

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Social Media is Like Riding a Bike

Biznology

Both riding motorcycles and managing online communities are dangerous. But, like the vibrating of a spider’s web when something touches the threads of its web, you need to become one, if you will, with what normal and healthy sound and look like with your community.

Fulfill your resolution to blog in 11 steps

Biznology

A majority of my revenue is generated from blogger outreach, namely long-tail and deep-dive, outreach that extends all the way into the thousands of bloggers. As part of the client service work on behalf of my clients I have engaged with many thousands of bloggers over the last decade.

“How I Work”: Amanda Nelson, Community Marketing Director at Salesforce @amandalnelson #HowIWork

Heinz Marketing

This week I’m excited to feature Amanda Nelson , Community Marketing Director at Salesforce. Amanda has held numerous positions at Salesforce for the past six years and is a well-known blogger in the B2B marketing community. Plus, if you’re in the Hartford, Connecticut area – stop by the dog park or community theater. In addition to my morning run, I take dance classes and do community theater. By Matt Heinz, President of Heinz Marketing.

Vulnerability is essential to your social media marketing success

Biznology

But before I release you into the wild, I need to remind you: CAVEAT: After you will have been doing social media engagement and marketing for a while, after you will have become as comfortable and safe in your community as a bug in a rug, you must remain professional, vigilant, and respectful!

What Would Those Bloggers Tell Their Younger Selves Before Traveling Abroad

Altitude Branding

To help facilitate and expedite the process, following are several bloggers who looked at their foreign travels and took a moment to reflect on what they would have changed. You have to adopt customs, to eat locally, to contribute to the community, to make friends.

Does integrity make you a social media loser?

Chris Koch

Another popular blogger, Mitch Joel, worries that he sucks at Twitter because he doesn’t follow everyone back. Share and Enjoy: Latest Post Social Media B2B marketing Chris Brogan Google marketing Mitch Joel Online Communities social media management social media strategy Social network Triberr TwitterIn three plus years of tweeting, I’ve picked up what I perceive to be the general etiquette for engaging on Twitter.

Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Effectively connect with bloggers and other key online influencers in your industry? Social Media Press Releases and Blogger Outreach. The 5 Cs of Blogger Relations by prTini. ** 5 Stars. Noting (very accurately I might add) that “The top bloggers receive hundreds of pitches a day. Even bloggers with less traffic to their site are still being pitched on a regular basis.

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