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.

Blog your way into a book deal

Biznology

It is my great honor and privilege to introduce to you the next blogger-turned-children’s-author,” the publishing world will probably call him a first-time author rather than someone who has been laying the groundwork for over seven years now.

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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The 24 Best Online Writing Tools and Apps

Webbiquity

Sample review: “Create beautiful word clouds in just a few clicks.” — BuzzBlogger. Sample review: “After the Deadline checks spelling, style, and grammar wherever you go on the web.” — BuzzBlogger. Sample review: “The cornerstone skill of great PR is being able to write well.

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!

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 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.”

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".

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!

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.

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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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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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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?

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.

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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“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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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.

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

Marketing Insider Group

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.

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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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.

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.

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?

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.

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.

How to Write the Worst Guest Blogging Pitch of All Time [Template]

Hubspot

And we''re always thrilled to feature bloggers when they contribute thoughtful, original content that our amazing readers (ahem -- that''s you) would love. Something like: "Guest Post: 20 Tips to Increase Your Facebook Page Reach."

How 5 Companies Are Using Inbound Marketing to Succeed in Competitive Markets

Hubspot

Here’s a quick sample of some of that campaign''s content: This approach not only addressed a concern The Rodon Group’s potential customers were facing, but something the entire country was worried about. Rocky Balboa. Susan "I Dreamed a Dream" Boyle. The 1980 U.S. Men’s Olympic Hockey Team.

Recent Writings: Negativity, Social Gaffes and Farewell to Case Studies

Paul Gillin

Here’s a sampling of what I’ve been talking about. PR practitioners who undertake influencer relations programs often discover an odd disconnect between them and traditional media relations: Bloggers don’t operate by the same rules as reporters.

Blog Marketing Tactics - 10 Tested, Proven Ideas

delicious b2bmarketing

All you need to do is create an excel doc and add the email addresses of popular bloggers/journalists in your industry and brief description of what they cover (bonus points if you know these people well enough to do this without descriptions). Sample image from 2009 blogger quotes project 7.

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Confessions of a Google Spammer

Hubspot

Some examples of my “work”: Some Samples of My Automated Article Creation "Work" c. 9:30am: Check in with my partner and employees, Facebook, and chat with my two journalist friends in Beijing. We're working with a very well known SEO blogger in the U.K.

Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity

With Social Media Marketing: Strategies for Engaging in Facebook, Twitter & Other Social Media , the inimitable Liana “Li&# Evans has provided the definitive handbook for social media marketers. Social Networking (Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, etc.). Share this on Facebook.

A Marketer's Guide to Accumulating Awesome Online Reviews

Hubspot

It makes sense -- the bigger the sample size, the more legitimate the results, right? If you're the awesome inbound marketer I know you to be, you're an avid blogger who is always looking for a hot new article topic.

Online Marketing News in 2009: The Year’s Hottest Events

Modern B2B Marketing

MySpace and Facebook sign real-time search deals with Google. Facebook Pushes People to Go Public. Time spent on Facebook by 18-24 year olds declines. Facebook is awarded $711 million in damages from Sanford Wallace, the notorious "Spam King". Technorati release their state of the blogosphere - shows that most bloggers are just hobbiest and number one use of Twitter is to promote blogs. FTC Cracks Down on Blogger Payola, Celebrity Tweets.