Effective types of native advertising for small businesses

Biznology

You’ve seen it when you scroll through Facebook , though you might not even realize some of those posts are sponsored. Are you extremely active on Facebook or Twitter ? Are there any bloggers or social media influencers in your area?

The 26 Best WordPress Plugins

Webbiquity

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. Sample review: “This convenient feature can save you time when it comes to your social media sharing.

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The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity

Social media monitoring, analytics and stats for Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram, with benchmarking to measure your performance against peers, insights to optimize content, and reporting capabilities. Sample review: “Find interesting content on ANY topic.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity

Sample review: “Add and curate content from any public webpage. Sample review: “One of the most important tools in a marketer’s tool belt is knowledge. Sample review: “Recently, Instapaper got a refresh; it looks and feels better-organized.

The 28 Best Influencer Marketing Tools

Webbiquity

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.

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity

Facebook is the world’s most visited social media brand with 54% of the worlds internet population visiting the brand. More than 700,000 local businesses have active Pages on Facebook. Facebook, Twitter Growing As Video Referral Sources by MediaPost Online Media Daily.

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The 14 Best Content Planning and Research Tools

Webbiquity

Sample review: “Trello is a simple, yet effective project management tool following the agile development model. Sample review: “This is a very easy-to-use tool for brainstorming and creating mindmaps. Sample review: “Super user friendly, works perfect and is very affordable!

The 15 Best Content Distribution and Amplification Tools

Webbiquity

Sample review: “LinkedIn Pulse is a mobile app that pushes news feed of your selected topic to your device. Sample review: “You can re-purpose some of your best content for Medium.com. Sample review: “Tumblr is the best social network for finding, telling, or sharing visual stories.”

3 Steps to Executing a Flawless Influencer Marketing Campaign

Modern B2B Marketing

Are they more likely to browse Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, or another social media channel? Also, 92% are active on Facebook, 88% on Twitter, and 76% on LinkedIn. You can do this yourself, or you can use a blogger introduction site such as Tomoson.

No More Geek-Speak: SEO for Smart Bloggers

Writing on the Web

Here is a sample analysis… As you can see, each post or page is graded on search engine standards. Blog this on Blogger. Share this on Facebook. How can you learn basic search marketing for blogging in 5 minutes or less?

The ultimate list of 20 worthy social media rants

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

” I saw a banner ad on Facebook for a training program: “How to use Twitter hashtags to drive massive sales.” I don’t think we should necessarily take our cues from the most extreme data point in the sample set. Stuck it on Facebook. By Mark Schaefer.

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3 Little-Known Ways to Use Content Marketing for Client Education

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Why aren’t people seeing or interacting with my Facebook posts? A sampling of clients. Sellas is an in-the-trenches digital marketer & owner at B Squared Media , blossoming blogger, and a purveyor of psychographics. By Brooke B. Sellas, {grow} Contributing Columnist.

This Brand Ambassador Program Goes Against the Grain

Paul Gillin

The PR agency for a startup called Social Rebate has been asking bloggers to comment on the company’s somewhat novel approach to brand ambassadorship. The only compensation brand advocates receive is free samples and perhaps an advance look at a new product.

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A Simple Formula for Writing Kick-Ass Titles

Hubspot

For the sake of demonstration, let''s say our working title is "X B2B Companies Using Facebook in Cool Ways.". While I''m sure lots of people would love to click into a post that said "10 B2B Companies Killing Facebook So Freaking Hard They Don''t Need Any Other Marketing Channel".

3 Tips for Future-proofing Your Digital Career

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

As an illustrating blogger and sci-fi author, I both fantasize and worry about the future. My core biz friends are added on Facebook. As an illustrating blogger and sci-fi author, I both fantasize and worry about the future. By Mars Dorian, {grow} Contributing Columnist.

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The 16 Best Sites for Free Stock Photos and Videos

Webbiquity

Sample review: “Pixabay.com (offers) thousands of copyright-free images that can be used on your blog or even for commercial use.” Sample review: “Finding great images to use is not easy, especially if you want to avoid stock image disaster.

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How to Plan a Seasonal Marketing Campaign: A 5-Step Guide

Hubspot

consisted of a video piece that urged viewers to give the gift of a healthy heart to someone they love on Valentine's Day by applying for a free sample of MegaRed via its Facebook Page. To return the love, MegaRed would send the user a free sample, too.

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Funny Business: The Best Digital Marketing Humor, 2014 Edition

Webbiquity

Sample: Did you hear about the Buddhist who refused Novocaine during a root canal? How To Be Funny: Stand-Up Comic Takes Public Speakers to School by DIY Blogger NET. What are you laughing at? If the answer is “nothing,” then you need to read this post!

The 14 Best Personal Productivity Tools

Webbiquity

Sample review: “These top productivity tools will help you grow…(use) RescueTime for tracking your time, eliminating distractions, and optimizing your daily productivity.” — Marketing Insider Group (Startup). Sample review: “Do we really need to get complicated apps for to-do lists?

The new guide to minimizing legal risks in Social Media Marketing

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Facebook : Don’t use personal timelines or friend connections to administer promotions (e.g. Include an acknowledgement that the promotion is in no way endorsed by or associated with Facebook.

The Nine Best Reputation Management, RSS, and Social Search Tools

Webbiquity

Here are nine of the best tools for monitoring your brand, key topics, influential bloggers, focused news sites, and obscure social media networks. Sample review: “Maybe it’s me, but Google Alerts seems popular with journalists and publicists but rather unknown to the rest of the world.

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3 Ways Data’s Popularity Is Changing Business

Modern Marketing

Publishers across industries – bloggers, advertisers, academics, journalists and marketers – who want to succeed will need to be taught the science of data analysis along with the art of writing. Nielsen ratings became a household name by sampling household television viewing. Facebook. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this. Do you feel like you hear the word “data” thrown around a lot lately? You’re not crazy.

What is the role of content marketing in an ad-free world?

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

I probably see ads on Facebook but I’m “blind” to them. Traditionally, those provocations might be ads, coupons or product samples. Mark Schaefer is the chief blogger for this site, executive director of Schaefer Marketing Solutions, and the author of several best-selling digital marketing books. By Mark Schaefer. Here’s the current state of my advertising consumption.

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Content Marketing Strategy: A Comprehensive Guide for Modern Marketers

Hubspot

You create a few sample infographics and share them on social media so people see what the tool is capable of doing, and between that and the traffic coming from organic search, you start to get a few hundred people using it every month. Blogger.

Want to Generate More Leads? Try These 6 Tips

Kapost

Both Twitter and Facebook now have ad campaigns specifically designed to help you acquire leads. But how do you land a good guest blogger? There are so many techniques to generate leads; this is only a sampling of some of the best and most efficient.

6 Principles of Persuasion for an Amazing Copy

Writtent

Inversely, highly effective research can go a long way to further the words of an up-and-coming blogger. Consider creating an exclusive forum or secret Facebook group for your fans. What’s the best marketing you’ve ever encountered? Maybe it’s T-Mobile’s “can you hear me now?” campaign.

The State of the Blogosphere 2010

delicious b2bmarketing

On Facebook this month, the average user created 90 pieces of content and contributed to the more than 30 billion pieces of content (web links, news stories, blog posts, notes, photo albums, etc.) To begin, let’s take a look at the residence of bloggers worldwide.

Business Blog Writing: Come on, light my fire!

Writing on the Web

In the sample quote I used about a “128-bit secure site,&# wouldn’t it be more interesting if the business blogged about a client who had a bad experience using an unsecured website? Blog this on Blogger. Share this on Facebook.

Why SEO Is The Key To Successful Marketing

B2B Marketing Insider

It also includes a foreward by freelance blogger and marketing consultant Kristi Hines ( @kikolani ) and some extra quick start guides, sample frameworks and more… Another Great Example of Content Marketing. Everyone uses a search engine!

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Content Marketing: Connect the Dots and Drive Results

Writing on the Web

Here’s a sample of what you’ll learn: For example, your content should accomplish these 4 goals: Connect with readers right away (ask them about their problems or challenges). Blog this on Blogger. Share this on Facebook.

“Send More Email” Top Recommendation for 2013

Marketing Action

Read the whole post, or sample our take on these bits of wisdom: 1. and pushing it out for use by others, perhaps partners or bloggers, etc. Make your Facebook page worth reading.

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An Exhaustive Guide to Exceptional Guest Blogging

Writtent

Network with other bloggers in your industry to discover websites with a similar commitment to quality, and an audience that can benefit from your message. Use blog comments, subscribers, and Facebook and Twitter engagement as a barometer.

How to Tailor Content Distribution Throughout the Fashion Life Cycle

Content Standard

Because the biggest fashion icons are highly sought-after for promotions, it’s not as easy as shipping off a free sample to Blake Lively and having her promote it. As a retailer, you live the fashion life cycle.

Marketing with Videos: What’s Wrong with the Script?

Writing on the Web

I was shocked to read some sample scripts for video commercials being filmed at the studios of iMotionVideo last week in Orlando. I know, I know, I should film this blog post with my webcam, but I’m in my pajamas… Blog this on Blogger. Share this on Facebook.

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A 50-Point Checklist For Creating The Ultimate Landing Page

delicious b2bmarketing

Are you providing a sample (preview of first chapter etc.) I am in the process of testing–I’m a new blogger. Facebook. Build, Publish & A/B Test Landing Pages Without IT. Support | Log In or. About. Features. Templates. Landing Page Examples. Partners. Pricing.

8 Ready-Made Job Descriptions to Recruit an All-Star Marketing Team

Hubspot

What's better than a blogger for a dog supply-selling ecommerce site? A blogger with four poodles at a dog supply-selling ecommerce site! Experience managing non-personal social media accounts like Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, LinkedIn, Google+, etc. 2) Blogger/Blog Manager.

4 Content Marketing Goals for a Coach Website

Writing on the Web

So the video gives a sampling of what it’s like to see and hear him. Blog this on Blogger. Share this on Facebook. How should content marketing be used on the home page of your website? What makes good website copy?

The Ultimate Guide to Hiring Effective Marketers

Hubspot

Mark is the Executive Director of Schaefer Marketing Solutions , and has been hailed by AdAge as one of their Power 150 Marketing Bloggers. Around the late 2000s, it was things like social media marketing , aiming to make use of sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Sample Job Ad.

How to Avoid Becoming a Marketing Fossil

Hubspot

Now, consumers are talking about your brand on social media in real time, whether you’re participating or not, and every customer service interaction on Facebook or Twitter comes with an audience of potential buyers.

11 Ways to Come Up with a Rocking Content Marketing Strategy

Writtent

The world’s best bloggers are expert curators. Just look at the 3,000+ shares the following Facebook post earned: . Check out 15 Call to Action Samples for Rocking Blog Posts that Convert. Image source. No more mediocrity.