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Connect Your Blog to Facebook Automatically

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Are your blog posts fed automatically into Facebook? The other day I was horrified to learn that a dear client was manually posting his blog articles to Facebook. No wonder blogging seems tiresome and time-consuming. How to Automatically Link Blog Posts to Facebook.

30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

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Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. more here in 30 of the best business blogging guides and resources of the past year. Why Blog.

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B2B Blogging Trends for 2011

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Blogging is often viewed as the core component of a B2B social media marketing strategy, and other than discussion forums, it’s the most mature component of social media. So what’s next for B2B blogging? Digg this! Share this on LinkedIn.

Business Blogging – Do You Have What It Takes?

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Though blogging provides significant business benefits (e.g. increasing a firm’s credibility and visibility in search), developing a blog isn’t the right move for every organization. The web is littered with abandoned blogs; according to Technorati , only 7.4

Twitter: the little bird that grew up strong

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Another few days later I got my business partner Yael K. And if you want a FREE step-by-step report on how to set up an effective Twitter profile, get my report “Twitter, Facebook and Your Website: A Beginning Blueprint for Harnessing the Power of 3 for Your Business” here. from The Wharton School and is co-founder of the social media marketing company Miller Mosaic Power Marketing that works with clients to effectively use social media marketing for their businesses.

Checklist: How to Start a Business Blog

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People like to get something from blogs they read. You don’t have to be Shakespeare to have a good blog. The fact is that web sites with a blog received 55% more visitors , 97% more inbound links and 434% more indexed pages than those that didn’t have a blog.

Best Business Blogging Tips and Guides of 2010 (So Far), Part 2

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How can you craft more compelling blog headlines? How can you get more links to your blog? Find the answers to those questions and others here in more of the best guides to business blogging of 2010 so far. Blog Optimization, Post Title SEO & Deadeye Targeting by aimClear. Annabel Candy details eight traits to cultivate for blogging success, such as being concise, focused and persistent. Meaningful Metrics for B2B Blogging by Proteus B2B Marketing.

Punk Chihuahua Reveals 4 Secrets to Better Blogging

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How’s your content marketing with blogs ? Are you brilliantly blogging several times a week? The blog must be fed anyway. Treat your blog like a prized chihuahua… feed it well and it will do wonders to attract readers… But if you don’t feed it and take care of it, it will turn nasty, and bark and growl for attention. All of which will end up biting you in your traffic stats. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this!

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Vote: What Makes You Read a Blog Post?

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What do you find is the most important thing about a blog post? Mark Schaefer over at {grow} blog asked this question and gives his opinion. Take a few minutes to decide, then leave a comment about the top blogging elements that get you to read a post. Here is an excerpt of Mark’s opinions, using a rating of 1-5 with 5 being most important, from his post A Scorecard of 7 Blogging Essentials. Sometimes the only thing that will save a blog post is a great headline.

How to Launch a Successful Blog in 12 Weeks: Lessons from Webbiquity

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One of the primary reasons most blogs are abandoned is that it takes time to build an audience. As the graph shows, it took just 12 weeks for traffic to Webbiquity to surpass the traffic level of a far more established blog. Blog Traffic After Launch - Webbiquity vs. WMC.

Blog Marketing: How Readers Find Your Business

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What’s your favorite excuse for not blogging for your business? Here are some that I hear: “I don’t have time to blog.&#. “My clients aren’t surfing the Web reading blogs.&#. And they do go to Facebook , Twitter , and LinkedIn.

100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

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Over time, the top source of traffic for most blogs is search. But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. Not only do they provide valuable links, they can also supply direct traffic and help build your RSS subscriber list. So, having recently completed a submission campaign for a client, here is an updated list of blog directories and RSS syndication sites that remain active and free. Webbiquity B2B Marketing Blog). Blogged.

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Search Engine Results: 3 Tips for Savvy Bloggers

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I don’t know why it took me so long to learn this SEO stuff, but I DO know that I wouldn’t post one more blog post without using Scribe SEO Tool. Besides, blogs are naturally search engine friendly…Then I thought, oh heck, I trust Brian Clark, let’s give it a whirl and I can always unsubscribe after a month. I just love it when it tells me I’ve got a 100% score on a blog post. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! Share this on LinkedIn.

How to Write a Content Marketing Blog Post

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What additional steps should smart content marketers take to get results from blogging? Blog this on Blogger. Digg this! Share this on LinkedIn. Related posts: Content Marketing Results: 18 Ways to NOT Get Blog Traffic.

How Blogging Is Like Playing Tennis

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Blogging for your business is like playing tennis: you read the environment, deliver key shots, get ready for the next post, respond to feedback, and try to stay on target. The biggest excuse they use for not blogging enough is they don’t have enough time. but it’s also true they don’t blog enough because they don’t have a journalist’s mindset. Blogs have the benefit of immediacy (with no requirement for a webmaster’s help) and alacrity.

3 Easy Tips to Target Readers with Your Content

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This is a guest post from Sam Briones, a freelance writer, who explains how to get targeted traffic to read your online content. You check your blog, and the only comments are from your mother. Have the right domain name : You may love to write about web design, but if your domain name is something like Katlovesdogs.com, then nobody will ever associate your website or blog with design. It is always a good idea to check out blogs and websites with the same niches as yours.

How Readers Find Your Blog: A Diagram

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I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again: a business blog is the best way to get found online, the best way to connect with potential clients, and the pathway to turning readers into clients. So, what’s your favorite excuse for not blogging for your business?

Proper Care and Feeding of a Blog

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By the same token, despite the many benefits of a business blog , not everyone should rush into it. Like owning a pet, writing a blog isn’t rocket science but does require a certain level of care and attention, lest the effort end up among the millions of abandoned, forgotten and neglected blogs littering the online landscape. Here are seven tips for a healthy blog and a happy blogger. Maintain your blog. A blog with obsolete (e.g. Digg this!

Online Content Marketing Results: Poll Says 50% Dissatisfied

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In a recent poll , I asked readers if their marketing tasks were easier, faster, more effective since publishing a website or blog… Half of respondents said yes , significantly better results since doing web marketing. This brief poll was hosted on here on this blog, so only my readers would have responded. Web marketing is crowded: Ten years ago there weren’t as many businesses in your field competing for readers’ attention online. Blog this on Blogger.

7 Ways to Format Blogs to Engage Readers’ Brains

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opportunities to engage readers) of your business blog post? It’s the bait on your fishing hook which draws people over to your blog site to read your stuff. And you know yourself that a well-crafted headline gets more traffic than a bland one. Blog this on Blogger.

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Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid on Your Company Blog

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Sign in All Social Media Tech & Gadgets Business & Marketing Video Mobile Dev & Design Media Social Good Startups Explore Classifieds Trending Stories OMG, the Oxford English Dictionary Added New Words! Starting Without a Strategy Don’t take starting a company blog lightly.

Blog Writing: What Can We Learn From Reality TV?

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As a blogger, you know by now that increasing your traffic means grabbing your audience’s attention and keeping it. When writing for your blog be sure to develop a unique (even quirky) personality and keep it consistent. The same goes for your blog. Blog this on Blogger.

Blogging for Business: Persistence Pays

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Is your blog like my tennis, a hit or miss? I know people who blog like that. They write 600-900 words every few weeks, then wonder why they aren’t getting search traffic. Blogging doesn’t work that way. Steady as you go, writing at least twice a week, at least 350 words, focusing on the key words that drive results for your business, mixing information with stories, always keeping the reader in mind. Blog this on Blogger. Digg this!

Looking Back at 100: Top 10 Posts on the Webbiquity Blog (So Far)

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Hard to believe that this blog, officially launched just a few months ago, has already surpassed 100 posts. Thank you for reading, and without further ado, below are the 10 most-viewed posts on this blog to date. These are the posts that readers have “voted&# as the best by their traffic so far. At its core, social media is not about doing new things, but about doing things you’ve always done as a business person differently.&#. Digg this!

Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers

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Blog HubSpot TV Contributors Marketing Kit Internet Marketing Blog The HubSpot Inbound Internet Marketing blog covers all of inbound marketing - SEO, Blogging, Social Media, Landing Pages, Lead Generation and Analytics. What made you want to start your first blog?

The Real Reason Behind Blog Procrastination

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I’m a WordPress consultant and online business coach. Patsi asked me to guest post on her blog, and it comes at a good time, on the heels of an interesting blog survey… In a recent survey , I asked readers what their biggest hurdle was when it came to blogging.

Top 56 B2B Marketing Posts October 2010

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50 (of the) Best Twitter Guides, Stats, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far) , October 5, 2010 While a dwindling number of business executives still dismiss Twitter as a waste of time, recent research suggests it is one of the most valuable social networks for business. Like most questions in business, the answer is, “it depends,&# but I’d like to offer a couple practical ideas that might help you when this inevitably comes up at your company. Un-clog your blog.

Breaking Down the Inbound Marketing Mix

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Spend 40% on Blogging / Content Creation. Each time you publish a blog post you are increasing the indexed page volume of your site and the ability to rank for important keywords. Find relevant conversations that are happening on blogs, in social media, etc.

Top 47 B2B Marketing Posts - Hot Topics Ning and Facebook - July 2010

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The 20 craziest things you can do on Twitter - grow - Practical Marketing Solutions , July 7, 2010 OK, we’ve heard all the great business success stories about connecting and learning through Twitter. A Simple B2B Marketing Framework - Everything Technology Marketing , July 10, 2010 We often discuss in this blog how B2B marketing is becoming more complex, and how to manage this complexity. But that’s content for another blog post. Name your blog. Digg this!