7 Social Media Mistakes Bloggers Should Avoid

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Here are Paul’s 7 Social Media Mistakes Bloggers Should Avoid. Although like-baiting might help you get more retweets, shares, and likes, it will not result in repeat traffic. The results will help you determine if adjustments must be made.

The bloggers are the victims of bad blogger outreach

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I just wrote an article , Blogger outreach is earned media PR, isn’t it? wherein I suggested that some bloggers are kinda jerks because they lead any blogger outreach with “here’s my advertising packet.” That said, these bloggers are the victims.

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The blogger’s kryptonite

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I did posts to help out friends. Is guest posting a viable strategy to gain attention or a blogger’s kryptonite? The post The blogger’s kryptonite appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. I did posts to help out friends.

5 Proven tips to help with your blogging confidence

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5 tips-to-become-a-more-confident-blogger from Mark Schaefer I f you have been following this blog for a while you know that I have been creating a series of fun and colorful Slideshare presentations from some of my most popular content.

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Blogger outreach is more PR than social media

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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. So, what my team and I developed is the equivalent of blogger-brand speed dating.

6 Engagement Marketing Lessons from Successful Video Bloggers

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

The next generation of bloggers is here. And they are computers

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Illustration courtesy Flickr CC and Justin Aerni The post The next generation of bloggers is here. And they are computers appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. The writing bots are here.

7 Tools for Finding & Connecting With Influential Bloggers

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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?

Why it pays to be a patient blogger

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But that is not necessarily an ideal quality to have as a beginning blogger! Uber blogger Chris Brogan famously said that it took him three years to attract his first 100 blog subscribers. Help others, Support other new bloggers. I have a “healthy impatience.”

Brands and Bloggers: Keep Your Sponsored Content Legal

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Marketers, bloggers, brands and other content publishers are legally required to mention if they have a relationship that could bias the opinions they share. Brands, bloggers, and influencers, you’re on notice: the FTC expects disclosure. By Kerry Gorgone, {grow} Contributing Columnist.

The Ultimate List of Websites Every Blogger Should Bookmark

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All bloggers have a number of websites that they visit every single day. Wouldn't it be great if all of those helpful resources were just a mouse click away? What are some of the best websites that all bloggers should add to their bookmark bar?

The art of writing the perfect blogger pitch

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Over the last five years that Abraham Harrison has been pitching bloggers on behalf of clients, we have learned a thing or two about how best to reach bloggers, how to engage them, how to get them to carry our client’s message to their readership. Whether we’re doing an outreach to the bloggers of mainstream media and celebrity blogs or to someone who has just set up a blog for the first time, it all begins with the message model.

Do you have to be a great writer to be a great blogger?

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If you’re not confident in your writing skills, can you still be a great blogger? Let’s take a look at a few tricks of the trade to help you sharpen your writing skills. At the end of the day, the most important characteristic of a successful blogger is having the courage to push that publish button! Get help. I think it is a perfectly viable option to hire a professional writer to help you. By Mark Schaefer.

Five Tips to Help You Write Outstanding Content For Your Blog

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These five tips can help you more dependably write outstanding content for your blog. This will also help you to place the paragraphs in the right order. Search optimize your content to help it rank highly in the search results of major search engines.

Five ways to be a more confident blogger

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How can you overcome this trepidation and become a more confident blogger? Here are five ideas to help! Being an effective blogger means having the courage to be imperfect. There are tons of people willing to help out there.

Brands Take Note: Bloggers are Journalists in the Eyes of the Law

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The best blogging makes a statement, but if that statement is negative in nature, the blogger might get sued for defamation (making an untrue statement—written or verbal—that tends to damage someone’s reputation). By Kerry Gorgone, {grow} Contributing Columnist.

Six Tips to Beat the Wintertime Blogger Blues

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I’d like to share a few helpful tips to beat the winter time blues. The post Six Tips to Beat the Wintertime Blogger Blues appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. I’d like to share a few helpful tips to beat the winter time blues.

I am a blogger. In other words, a piece of meat.

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If you are a blogger, expect to be copied, cheated, and ransacked. These examples have involved small-time players brashly using blogger’s content for their own commercial gain. Bloggers are the latest in a long line of abused professional workers. The post I am a blogger.

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Do you have to be a great writer to be a great blogger?

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If you’re not confident in your writing skills, can you still be a great blogger? Why not at least run posts by them for a few weeks to help you improve? Get help. I think it is a perfectly viable option to hire a professional writer to help you.

Are there any ethical bloggers left out there?

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There must be a critical mass of influential bloggers out there accepting money for blog posts, otherwise these people would go away! I invite them to do posts because they have great ideas or to help them get some exposure for their own work.

Tumblr Shuts Down Popular Blogger: Who's Next?

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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.

Help. I’m enslaved by my smartphone.

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Sellas is an in-the-trenches digital marketer & owner at B Squared Media , blossoming blogger, and a purveyor of psychographics. The post Help. appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. By Brooke B. Sellas, {grow} Contributing Columnist.

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6 Critical steps to help fight for your online privacy

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This helps to reduce the chance that your residential address will appear publicly on directory sites like Whitepages, Superpages, AnyWho, etc. The post 6 Critical steps to help fight for your online privacy appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}.

How to Become the Best Blogger in Your Niche

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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.

Help me solve marketing’s biggest mystery

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So help me out here. The post Help me solve marketing’s biggest mystery appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. by Barry Chignell Related Stories Authorship and the Invisible Blogger: Are you writing yourself out of success?

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Social Media for Busy Business Bloggers

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Today’s guest post was contributed by social media ninja Christine Buffaloe , who founded Serenity Virtual Assistant Services to help busy professionals manage their online tasks. She can help you improve your online presence through smart social media participation.

Authorship and the Invisible Blogger: Are you writing yourself out of success?

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Is the age of the independent blogger over? Can a solo blogger compete with corporate sites? Resources mentioned in this podcast: Gini Dietrich’s post on the end of the independent blogger. appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}.

4 Promotion Strategies Used by the Best Business Bloggers

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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.

Tools that help generate blogging ideas

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Every blogger knows the challenge of finding topics to write about. Here are some tools that can help fuel your creative juices and find some great writing topics. Not all of the ideas may work, but they will likely help give you a boost or an idea you didn’t have before.

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Earned-media micro-influencer marketing master class

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Be grateful (nobody is required to help you). 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. Bloggers are libertarian contrarians.

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Expert Blogger Shares Secrets to Success: Wit & Wisdom

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For you reluctant bloggers out there, I wanted to share my recent interview with expert blogger, Mark Goodfield, a tax partner and managing partner of Cunningham LLP in Toronto, Canada. But, I jumped right in, and once I started to blog I began paying more attention to other bloggers and interacting with them, leaving them comments and sharing information. MG: While I reached out to reporters and other bloggers by email, I also shared my posts on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Help! My Brand Went Viral: 12 Small Brands That Made It Big

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Ansel's new confection really gained steam after a food blogger from Grub Street tried a Cronut and documented the experience. Sphero was part of the inaugural class of Disney's Accelerator tech-development program, which helps companies expand creatively using Disney's impressive resources.

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8 Mistakes Most Beginner Bloggers Make (And How to Avoid Them)

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It''s okay -- it happens to pretty much every new blogger. So for all of you beginner bloggers out there who are looking to get up-to-speed quickly, keep on reading. Need help figuring out what those goals are and how to address them? Need help loosening up?

How to Have the Most Productive Q1 Ever: 11 Helpful Tips

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Have a look, and see which ones will help you achieve the most this quarter. It seems like there are just so many online resources for marketers, and especially for bloggers -- just look at what a single Google search yields.

How to Transform Yourself Into an Agile Business Blogger

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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.

4 Promotion Strategies Used by the Best Business Bloggers

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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 pitch a blogger

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So last week, I told you how NOT to pitch a blogger in your PR outreach, so it raises the pregnant question of what exactly should you do? Just how do you pitch a blogger? It has to do with whether a blogger is. Image via Wikipedia.

Crossing the influence line: When does sponsorship destroy your reputation?

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Thought leader — This might be a well-known blogger who has established their position through consistently creating helpful content. appeared first on Schaefer Marketing Solutions: We Help Businesses {grow}. By Mark Schaefer.

How to Find Great Guest Bloggers

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Digital marketing strategist Ashley Bennett says small businesses can reel in top-notch bloggers if they know where to look. Bennett offers these four tactics to get some bites from bloggers. “Serious bloggers and journalists are on Twitter,” she says.

DIY Digital PR (Online Engagement & Blogger Outreach)

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Yesterday’s Biznology® Webinar with Chris Abraham was all about blogger outreach and online engagement. He shows how his team helped introduce their Mezamashii “brilliant” run project not only to the top runners, athletes, and celebrities, but to all runners. Photo credit: zoxcleb.