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10 Fun and Interesting Presentation Ideas

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No matter where you are, find some interesting or funny comment about the town you are in or the group you are with. Sometimes that’s OK, but images can also help you create a more fun and interesting presentation.

7 Ways to Create More Interesting Content for Your Blog

Act-On

Creating engaging, interesting content is a top priority for marketers, yet only 30 percent say they are effective at it. If they are capturing lots of replies, there’s likely enough interest to warrant a blog post. Content Marketing blog content interesting content

Four (of the) Worst Practices for Pitching Bloggers

Webbiquity

Brands that are successful at pitching their news and stories to bloggers increase their online presence, gain credibility, and score those coveted “earned” backlinks that Google values as a factor in search rankings.

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).

Beauty Bloggers: Top 100 Influencers and Brands

Onalytica B2B

Where it used to be most common for high profile celebrities to be spokespeople and endorse beauty products, the ever-expanding phenomenon of bloggers and vloggers are increasingly being seen to take over this role. Hayley (TPB) – Beauty and Lifestyle blogger at Tea Party Beauty.

How To Generate ROI (Return On Interesting) With Content Marketing

B2B Marketing Insider

Recently one of my colleagues discussed the concept of “Return On Interesting” with Content Strategy. He is one of SAP’s most prolific bloggers and a self-described “ technology evangelist.” So here it is verbatim: Why Interesting is Important.

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? Interesting. Spend time creating an accurate, interesting headline. At the end of the day, the most important characteristic of a successful blogger is having the courage to push that publish button! I’m 100 percent convinced that almost anybody can be a successful blogger with the right framework, dedication and attitude. By Mark Schaefer.

The art of writing the perfect blogger pitch

Biznology

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.

The Top 100 Bloggers On Triberr

B2B Marketing Insider

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.

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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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 am interested in content advertising opportunities on your site, Schaefer Marketing Solutions,because of its great pool of write-ups.

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

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

If you’re not confident in your writing skills, can you still be a great blogger? Spend time creating an accurate, interesting headline. At the end of the day, the most important characterstic of a successful blogger is having the courage to push that publish button!

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.

The Quantum Mechanics of Blogger Outreach

Biznology

My long tail blogger outreach strategy is periodically challenged or criticized as being too aggressive. The argument generally goes as follows: if you send thousands of email pitches to topically- and demographically-relevant bloggers and online influencers in one go, you’re spamming.

5 Ways CEOs Can Be Interesting on Twitter [SlideShare]

Hubspot

Given all of these barriers to create and maintain an account, how is a CEO supposed to go the extra mile and actually be interesting on Twitter? She provided some advice and simple but powerful illustrations to help executives be more interesting on Twitter.

5 Trends from New Blogger Survey That Probably Won't Surprise You

Modern Marketing

Orbit Media Services conducted a survey of over 1,000 bloggers for the second year in a row to see how this core content marketing tactic is changing. How Frequently are Bloggers Publishing? What Media are Bloggers including in their Content?

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. Blogs (including online journalists, curators, aggregators, group blogs, and bloggers).

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

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Your interactions with this group may lead you to new store fronts, show you interesting products or teach you something new. Thought leader — This might be a well-known blogger who has established their position through consistently creating helpful content. By Mark Schaefer.

Interesting Infographics: The Story Behind Influencer Marketing

LEADership

Bloggers, Facebook users, people on Twitter or Instagram can all be influencers if people look to them to help guide decision-making. Bloggers in particular are one of the most influential sources of information for decision-making, with 31% of consumers turning to blogs for help.

Expert Blogger Shares Secrets to Success: Wit & Wisdom

Marketri

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. Hopefully Mark’s insights and advice will convince you that blogging is worth it and can be interesting, even for professional services firms! MG: While I reached out to reporters and other bloggers by email, I also shared my posts on LinkedIn and Twitter.

Why most marketers should ignore A-List bloggers

Biznology

And it feels tantalizingly possible–I mean, don’t you just need to know the right person and get the most interesting angle to them? 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.

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

Hubspot

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. but for some reason, lots of beginner bloggers think they can get away with the old copy-and-paste technique.

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 influencer outreach is alive and well

Biznology

As I mentioned last month in Influencer Marketing Tools of the Trade , Dan Krueger and I are in the midst of an earned-media blogger outreach campaign on behalf of Skinny & Co. Everything the blogger does on your behalf — for free — is a gift, a blessing, a mitzvah !

How to Find Great Guest Bloggers

Vertical Response

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.

Confessions of a “Type A” Blogger

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The Law of Influence : your influence is determined by how abundantly you place other people’s interests first. A guest post from {grow} community member Taryn Erickson. A perpetual ‘go-getter’ by nature, when I jumped into the Social Media scene it was a calculated attack.

Book Review: Tales From a Veteran Blogger

Paul Gillin

I’ve been a reader of Ed Brill’s blog for several years, not because of any particular interest in the IBM/Lotus products that he long championed, but because he’s just so good at blogging.

The Business Blogger's Ultimate Guide to Mastering Lead Generation

Hubspot

In fact, these are some of the more effective ways to leverage your blog for lead generation, because you have the ability to better target readers based on the articles they're reading, which are the types of articles and topics that interest them.

Confessions of a Full-Time Blogger

Hubspot

A recent conversation a few of us full-time bloggers had via our corporate chat platform: "Before I check the style guide , does anyone remember if we capitalize the word my in headlines?". 25 Confessions From Full-Time Bloggers and Content Creators.

The Biggest Mistake Business Bloggers Make (and how to avoid it!)

Writing on the Web

The biggest mistake business bloggers make is that they are frequently ego-centric. Bloggers are so passionate about their message and their expertise , they preach. ” Bloggers assume that their readers are like them and interested in the same things.

Bloggers Block? How to Get Your Creative Writing Mojo Back

Writing on the Web

Ever get stuck with blogger’s block? Writer’s and blogger’s block is a completely natural event experienced by writers , usually as a side-effect of writing for a deadline. Read about something that interests you. Can’t get a spark of creativity going?

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: 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.

Interesting Infographics: The Go-To Guide For The Best B2B Marketing Blogs

LEADership

These are a few of the bloggers highlighted in DNN’s intriguing infographic: Brian Solis - As an analyst, best-selling author and speaker, Brian is a valuable source for understanding the way new technologies are moulding companies and the marketing world.

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

Webbiquity

Jeff Bullas provides 20 tips to help bloggers create a steady stream of fresh content, including creating lists, republishing infographics, curating content (kind of like this post), reporting news, analyzing research results, and reviewing tools or applications.

Blogger’s Block: Writing Tips to Get “Unstuck”

Writing on the Web

I’ve got Blogger’s Block. (Yes, Yes, even experienced bloggers can get stuck from time to time.). It’s interesting, no? Much easier to show than tell, and you can clearly see my four favorite resources for breaking bloggers’ block.