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Four online marketing metrics to obsess about

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Like every new blogger, my dream of success meant getting a business superstar to share my content online. One of my blog posts was tweeted by marketing superstar Guy Kawaski , who has a Twitter following roughly the size of France. Four online marketing metrics.

10 Online Marketing Shortcuts To Increase Productivity

B2B Marketing Insider

Whether you’re in marketing , advertising or any industry for that matter, the world we live in does not exactly allow for much patience. Without further ado, here are 10 online marketing shortcuts to increase productivity. It takes less than a minute to add a line to promote your latest product, service, offer, or resource, which means you are marketing to everyone who gets an email from you. Marketing Strategy

What’s So Funny About Social Media and Online Marketing? April 2012

Webbiquity

Let’s face it; lots of people consider spending one’s days with online games, tinkering in PhotoShop, “working” in Facebook, and using words like “viral” and “targeting” in decidedly non-lethal ways a funny way to make a living.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity

Although content marking is now a nearly universal practice—with 93% of B2B marketers using content marketing— half of all marketers still rank “producing enough content” as one of their top five challenges. Showcase reviews: Marketing Insider Group (Curation).

How to Master Local Lead Generation

PureB2B

Marketing products and services to your local community, however, can still be quite a challenging task. Unlike large-scale marketing, you can’t just use generic promotional strategies and expect your local customers to feel a connection to your company right away.

6 Tools for Automating B2B Social Media Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

Social media can be overwhelming, especially if you’re a B2B marketer, because it can be a struggle to find things to share. Once you’ve started creating a strategy , it’s time to find content to share, schedule it, and monitor what is being said about your brand online.

5 Underutilized LinkedIn Features B2B Marketers May Be Missing Out On

KoMarketing Associates

LinkedIn has been found to be the most effective social media lead generator for B2B marketers, with 60-80% of those surveyed (depending on the study) stating that they have gotten real leads from the platform. To find this job listing, I entered the keywords remote and marketing.

The Secret Ingredient to Effective B2B Content Marketing Performance

KoMarketing Associates

KoMarketing has been writing about the value of content marketing for years. In CMI/MarketingProf’s latest B2B Content Marketing Report , 89 percent of B2B marketers surveyed indicated that they are currently using content marketing tactics.

Best Social PR Guides and Tips of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

And as any blogger can tell you, PR pros understand this, as witnessed by the incredible increase in blogger outreach “pitches&# from corporate PR departments and firms over the past two years. Of course, there’s more to (successful) blogger outreach than just pitching, and there’s more to the new practice of social PR than just blogger outreach. by MediaPost Marketing Daily Commentary. How to Reach Out to Bloggers by Chris Brogan.

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5 Ways to Get Readers to Respond

Writing on the Web

You spend a lot of time writing content on your blog but if the only comments you get are from people looking for free marketing, maybe it’s time to revise your content strategies. Here’s a guest post from Chris Peterson at Straight North integrated marketing services in Chicago.

What Were The Most Effective B2B Marketing Tactics of 2015?

KoMarketing Associates

Even though many B2B marketers are already looking ahead to 2016, it’s may be worth recognizing the accomplishments of the past year. Because a component of your B2B marketing strategy certainly needs to focus on leveraging the experience gained executing tactics and campaigns that worked well. In an effort to shed light on how marketers tackled challenges and made strides in 2015, we spoke to a group of industry leaders across the B2B marketing space.

The 14 Best Content Planning and Research Tools

Webbiquity

With 93% of B2B marketers now using content marketing to build brand awareness and generate leads, success going forward will require producing higher-quality content —not just more of it. Showcase reviews: Online Marketing Institute. Online Marketing Institute.

How to Make Money Blogging:Yes – You Can Still Make Money Blogging!

Writing on the Web

In 2012, advertisers calculated 32% of online advertising transactions on a cost-per-impression basis, 66% on customer performance (e.g. And of course, many blogs are created with the sole purpose of an online store. Sure, that is not likely for most bloggers, but it is possible.

The Blogger’s Guide to Online Marketing

The Effective Marketer

The Blogger’s Guide to Online Marketing is one of ProBlogger ’s newest ebooks, written by the Web Marketing Ninja. Written specifically for bloggers, this online marketing guide features yet another set of 31 steps intended to help bloggers start making money with their blogs. Many bloggers go years and years without seeing readership increase or any revenue at all. Know when to stop marketing.

Key Takeaways from MarketingProfs’ #ContentBootCamp

KoMarketing Associates

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending MarketingProfs’ Content Creation Boot Camp, a pre-conference workshop kicking off the 2014 B2B Marketing Forum. This is an age-old question for content marketers. I think that’s part of what makes content marketing so exciting!

Social Media: 3 Things Teenagers Can Teach Business About Getting It Right

Writing on the Web

While it is still relatively easy to find baby boomers who have no social media accounts, it’s tough to find a millennial without at least one online profile. The truth is that there is actually a lot to be gleaned from the younger generation.

How to Fight the Infobesity Monster with Quality, Shareable Content

KoMarketing Associates

Consider the following: 93% of B2B marketers use content marketing ( Content Marketing Institute ). 82% of marketers who blog see a positive ROI for their inbound marketing ( HubSpot ). 60% of marketers create at least one piece of content each week ( eMarketer ).

The TOP 25 Must-Read Internet Marketing Blogs

Writtent

Thanks to the growing number of blogs popping up online, digging through the abundance of content to find resources that consistently provide value is challenging. With the TOP 25 internet marketing blog list in your Feedly account – you’ll have everything you need at your fingertips.

Blogging vs. Journalism: Identifying the Fundamental Differences

KoMarketing Associates

As a content marketer, I often times have to switch my brain from news writing (journalism) to blogging, and vice versa. Let’s take a look at some of these differences as we attempt to help bloggers and journalists stay on track and deliver the type of content they intend to their audience.

Blog Like Perez Hilton: 10 Ways to Bring Traffic to Your Blog

Writing on the Web

Of course, being a winning blogger is more than just creating good content. After you do so, every email that you send will be a marketing message that could bring you another reader. How will this generate traffic?

Business Blog: 4 Reasons to NOT Write Your Own

Writing on the Web

And not because this article will tell you anything you don’t already know – rather, it will remind you of business principles that you already apply in your everyday professional work but which you forgot once you started marketing online. You are not a professional blogger.

12 Marketing Techniques to Increase Your Firm’s Visibility

Hinge Marketing

We’ve officially crossed this year’s halfway mark, and it’s time to check in on the marketing strategy you created at the beginning of 2015. It may be time to adjust your strategy or incorporate additional marketing techniques to drive your firm forward.

Content Promotion Strategy: 23 Proven Ways to Explode Website Traffic

Writtent

While that’s certainly an idyllic thought of a world in which marketers can just focus on creating outstanding content, it’s just not accurate anymore. Marketer Steve Weller recommends delaying the promotion of your content, to instead focus on curating really great stuff.

Five ways to help your product market itself online

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

If you sell a web app or a software product that has web elements, it’s time to consider how your product can help market itself. More and more we’re seeing marketing built into products, allowing the code to do some of the advertising work for you.

How NOT to pitch a blog | Online Marketing Blog

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Online Marketing Blog TopRank’s internet marketing blog on the intersection of digital PR, social and search engine marketing. Pitching bloggers and print journalists are somewhat similar, but in the end, they can be very different things. If you can’t bother to find out the name of the blogger, then your message isn’t really that important. Don’t send blanket solicitations to bloggers in the same general industry.

Feed Your Blog Automatically to LinkedIn & Twitter

Writing on the Web

If you are using any other platform such as WordPress.com, Typepad or Blogger, then you will need to see if you can find instructions for this since I don’t know how to do it. Blog this on Blogger. Why Use Twitter, Facebook & LinkedIn for Content Marketing?

Top 4 SEO Tips for Small Business Blogs on a Shoestring Budget

Writing on the Web

Of course, you’ll only be able to do that if you generate remarkable content that offers actionable information.Here are a few strategies that can help you identify quality blogs: a) Create an account on platforms like myblogguest , etc.

Business Blog: 4 Reasons to NOT Write Your Own

Writing on the Web

And not because this article will tell you anything you don’t already know – rather, it will remind you of business principles that you already apply in your everyday professional work but which you forgot once you started marketing online. You are not a professional blogger.

8 Ways What You Write Will Affect Your Bottom Line

Writtent

99% of the time, the written word is the chosen medium for companies doing inbound marketing. I’m certain you’ve encountered bad content online that isn’t doing anyone any favors. Content marketing is an investment, and you definitely deserve to see a return!

A B2B SEO Strategy to Attract the Right Prospects

Hinge Marketing

Like “SEO for lead generation” or “targeting the right audience.”. targeted marketing. market segmentation. SEE ALSO: SEO and Professional Services Marketing: What Every CEO Should Know. We all know LinkedIn is great for B2B marketing, but many firms fail to use LinkedIn Groups. Blogger Outreach. Our Lead Generating Website Guide details how your firm can generate qualified leads with its website. Any Industry Online Marketing Strategy

A B2B SEO Strategy to Attract the Right Prospects

Hinge Marketing

Like “SEO for lead generation” or “targeting the right audience.” targeted marketing. market segmentation. SEE ALSO: SEO and Professional Services Marketing: What Every CEO Should Know. Blogger Outreach. Online Marketing Strategy

What to Include in a Content Marketing Proposal

KoMarketing Associates

From the stats I’ve come across recently, starting a content marketing program or ramping up content efforts seems to be a common business resolution for 2016. If you’re looking for some ideas of things to include in your content marketing proposal, you’ve come to the right place.

30 Killer Resources to Learn Content Marketing

Writtent

Despite the fact that 86% of brands have adopted content marketing practices, 82% of marketers say they’re not receiving training. From idea generation to strategy and more, here are the best of the best: 1. Content Marketing Made Easy. 29 Content Marketing Secrets.

10 Metrics Every Marketing Team Should Track

Hinge Marketing

It is the mandate often heard by marketing teams for professional services firms. Many marketing teams are already blazing a path toward visibility for their firm using thought leadership marketing techniques, such as blog posts, books, speaking engagements or social media.

Introducing the Blog Topic Generator, Learning to Not Hate Writing, and More in HubSpot Content This Week

Hubspot

Check out The Marketer''s Pocket Guide to Writing Good (and yes, we know it should be "Well"). Get Ideas From the Blog Topic Generator [Free Tool]. And it''s called the Blog Topic Generator ? Check it out, fellow bloggers. 10 Common Mistakes Most Business Bloggers Make.

Best Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity

That’s the case because, in an increasingly competitive and noisy market, buyers care not so much about what you sell as about what you know , and what you are passionate about. Content Marketing Strategy and Tactics. by Savvy B2B Marketing.

25+ Phenomenal Resources to Help You Market Your Blog Better

Writtent

If you truly want to become a successful blogger, you need to nail the marketing part, and not just the content. Go through these 25+ resources that teach you how to market your blog better and the next thing you know you’ll be commanding a six-figure monthly audience.

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Is Your White Paper a Sales Pitch in Disguise?

Writing on the Web

I asked Laura Carlson to share with you here some important perspectives on content marketing. With all of these advancements for content marketing, it’s about time we shred the white paper. Marketing Automation Software Guide (MASG) posted an article on this topic. Microsites are also powerful lead generation tools. Blog this on Blogger. Content Marketing: You mean give away information without a pitch?

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The New Risks in Pay-for-Placement Guest Blogging

Hinge Marketing

SEE ALSO: 5 Tips to Take Your Guest Blogger Outreach to the Next Level. Marketing experts agree that while there is still some gray area, their advice would be to shy away from paying for guest blog placement. Content Marketing Online Marketing

B2B Content Marketing: Do More Than Reinvent the Wheel

KoMarketing Associates

If you’re like me, you spend a good amount of time scrolling through content marketing blogs for advice and suggestions that will give your content a leg up. Don’t get stuck reinventing the wheel with your content marketing! B2B Online Marketing Blog Content Marketing