22 Exceptional Business Blogging Guides, Tips & Tactics

Webbiquity

A well-written and consistently updates business blog is a vital core element of a successful content marketing program. As noted below, blogs are among the most effective tools for increasing website traffic, generating leads, and acquiring customers. Nine Blog Writing Guides.

Why Your Sales Funnel May Run Dry Without a Business Blog

Industrial Marketing Today

Industrial marketers who don’t use a business blog are missing a key component of feeding the top of their sales funnels. You can find lots of online articles about the advantages of using a business blog for building thought leadership, communities and humanizing your company.

Smart Business Blog Linking: Top 25 Content Marketing Blogs

Writing on the Web

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B2B Lead Generation Using a Business Blog

Industrial Marketing Today

Business blogs for lead generation Even though business blogging is not widely used in B2B marketing and especially in industrial marketing, it can be very effective as a tool for lead generation. Do you have or need a lead generating business blog?

Why Business Blogging Works

Hubspot

Every month, I run a new hire training class on blogging. While many of the people in that class know why blogging is important for business growth, I''m supposed to teach it as if that''s not the case. First, let''s get on the same page about what a blog is. Blogging

Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog

Webbiquity

Over the last decade, business blogs have gone from being a novelty to a leading-edge practice to an essential element for any company seeking to optimize its presence on the web. According to Small Business Trends and HubSpot , the percentage of businesses with blogs has increased from less than half in 2009 to nearly two out of three in 2011. Why are so many companies now embracing blogging?

24 (of the) Best Business Blogging Guides, Tips and Tools of 2011

Webbiquity

Despite any recent recent rants you may have seen about how blogging is dead or blogs are passé , the fact of the matter is that business blogging is now more important than ever. How can a company launch (or relaunch) a new blog properly? Blog SEO.

Best Business Blogging Tips of 2009, Part 2

Webbiquity

How can you develop a steady stream of new topic ideas to write about on your blog? Attract more blog traffic? Which highly successful blogs should you emulate, and what can you learn from them? What common blogging mistakes should you avoid? How do blogging and other “real time&# activities like social media posting affect Google search results? 5 outstanding corporate blogs by iMedia Connection. How to find topics for your blog posts by My Blog.

What Is Business Blogging? [FAQs]

Hubspot

We recently published a blog post answering a common but nuanced question -- " What Is a Landing Page? ". For instance, business blogging. What''s the difference between regular blogging and business blogging? What Is Business Blogging?

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Does Business Blogging Still Get Results in 2017? New Data from 1,000 Bloggers [Infographic]

Hubspot

2017 marks the fourth consecutive year Orbit Media Studios has tapped the insights of 1000+ business bloggers to publish a research report on blogging statistics and trends. This year, the survey breaks down into 11 questions across three categories: Changes in the blogging process.

What the Future Holds for Business Blogging

Hubspot

And because business blogging is one of the most effective ways for marketers to consistently deliver content to their audiences -- and because it''s right in my wheelhouse as HubSpot''s blog manager -- I thought I''d share with you what I think the future of business blogging holds.

4 Business Blogging Best Practices

Hubspot

Great business blogs have to walk a fine line: they have to create value for current and prospective customers while at the same time supporting a strategy that provides business growth. The media business online is about impressions and clicks. Connect with HubSpot

Is Blogging Right for my Business? The Benefits of a Business Blog

NuSpark

The strategy of blogging, especially from a b2b perspective, can be somewhat misunderstood. So I thought I’d raise the question on the benefits of blogging to the NuSpark Marketing content alliance team, and get their reaction to the following question. “I’m I’m not convinced a blog is right for my business, plus I’m concerned over time and resources. Give me some reasons how a blog on my site can contribute to lead generation and business growth”.

Before and After: The Transformation of One Business Blog

Hubspot

Our marketing agency Revenue River''s blog was boring. As an inbound marketing company that specializes in creating custom, beautiful websites for our clients in HubSpot’s COS, we were embarrassed when we looked at our blog compared to the designs we had implemented for others.

11 Editorial Guidelines Every Business Blog Needs

Hubspot

Many business bloggers have learned that their blog is one of their most crucial inbound marketing assets. Not only do companies that blog generate 55% more web traffic, but 57% of businesses have also won a customer through their blog. Explain the blog's objective.

13 Awesome Headlines for Business Blogging Success

Hubspot

Blog content gets shared across all types of social channels. So for a blog post, the headline is its call-to-action. To save you some time, we wanted to give you a jump-start on succeeding at this critical aspect of business blogging.

A Sampling of the Sexiest Business Blogs on the Internet

Hubspot

Have you ever looked at a blog that just took your breath away? No matter what industry they''re in, companies are stepping up their game by focusing on their blog design in addition to content. Part of having a beautiful design is also improving the user experience of your blog.

Why Every Business Blog Needs Evergreen Content

Hubspot

When it comes to the different types of content you can publish on a business blog , there is a world of possibilities. But among all those variations of blog content is a very important one that often gets overlooked. What Is Evergreen Blog Content? Connect with HubSpot

Why the Inverted Pyramid Doesn't Work for Business Blogs

Hubspot

One of the blogs I really admire is the KISSmetrics blog -- it consistently features very well written and researched posts that make me think. And I had a realization … I have never written a blog post in the style of the inverted pyramid.

11 Clever Ways to Nurture Leads With Your Business Blog

Hubspot

When it comes to the role of business blogging in inbound marketing, there''s no question that it fits quite nicely into the ''Attract'' stage of the methodology. But there''s another part of the inbound marketing methodology where blogging also fits -- and doesn''t get enough credit.

10 Simple Strategies for Business Blog Content

Hubspot

Are you sick of business blogging ? Do you feel like you brain is empty and out of ideas for blog posts? The reality is that the web is full of too many great ideas and different types of content, that you should never run out of things to blog about, regardless of your industry.

12 Reasons Your Business Blog Is Failing

Hubspot

Let's say that a couple of months ago, you decided to really start drinking the inbound marketing Kool-Aid, and you took the plunge: you started a business blog. 12 Reasons Your Blog is Failing. In business blogging, actionable content performs better.

Checklist: How to Start a Business Blog

Hubspot

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.

10 Common Business Blogging Questions Answered

Hubspot

Yesterday Dan Zarrella expanded his scientific webinar series with a presentation analyzing the science behind blogging for business. The Science of Blogging ( #BlogSci ) quickly became a trending topic on Twitter, highlighting people’s strong interest in the subject.

11 Safeguards to Prevent Business Blogging Embarrassment

Hubspot

You just wrote an awesome blog post. No matter how remarkable the content of that blog article is, there are still countless things that could be wrong with your post. 11 Things to Do Before Publishing a Blog Post. You're (probably) not business blogging just for fun.

How to Launch and Grow a Business Blog From Scratch [SlideShare]

Hubspot

Roughly six months ago, I was tasked with launching a new business blog for Sidekick , an email productivity tool built in HubSpot''s startup labs. I thought sure, I''ve been blogging for HubSpot for over two years. I spent days Googling "how to launch a new blog."

11 Essential Business Blogging Software Features

Hubspot

So you've made the decision to start a business blog. A blog is a powerful tool to help your business get found online, increase organic traffic, and generate leads and customers. 11 Key Blog Software Features for Businesses. Blog Functionality.

Methodology: Brainstorming Awesome Business Blog Posts

Hubspot

It can be very tricky to come up with ideas for new blog posts, especially if you’re just getting started and need inspiration. For some inspiration, follow along with me here as we write an optimized blog outline together. ” This leads into your blog post pretty quickly.

The Ultimate Guide to Designing the Perfect Business Blog

Hubspot

Yes, as an inbound marketer, your blog content has to be amazing. As a business becoming a blogging machine, it is easy to focus 100% on content and ignore valuable design elements of your blog that can act as powerful boosters of traffic and leads of your business.

12 Business Blogging Shortcuts for Time-Crunched Marketers

Hubspot

After a very successful HubSpot Twitter chat on Tuesday (join us for the next one on January 24th at 3:30 PM EST!) Because we really want our readers to adopt business blogging as part of their daily (or weekly, depending on your competitive needs!) Set blogging deadlines.

10 Business Blog Posts You Should Write NOW

Hubspot

And of all the content creation methods available to you, a business blog is easily one of the most important content platforms in inbound marketing. The problem is that business blogging can be difficult. 10 Business Blog Posts You Should Write NOW.

7 Fatal Business Blogging Mistakes (And Easy Fixes!)

Hubspot

Creating remarkable content is one of the core components of inbound marketing, and one of the best ways to generate a steady flow of fresh content is by publishing a business blog. Ready to start applying some blogging band-aids? Not Integrating Your Blog With Your Website.

Expert Advice: Overcoming Business Blogging Challenges

Hubspot

Blogging and creating content is an essential part of any SEO strategy. Blogging means more pages on your site, more keywords being used, and (if your content is good) more inbound links. Blogging Best Practices. Webinar: Blogging for Business. Connect with HubSpot

5 Critical Metrics to Measure Business Blog Performance

Hubspot

This is an excerpt from HubSpot's ebook, " An Introduction to Business Blogging." Download the complete ebook for more marketing tips about business blogging. Business blogging without measuring results is a complete waste of time.

7 Steps to an Even Better Business Blog

Hubspot

Blogging is often overlooked for other flashier social media marketing options like Facebook and Twitter. However, having a successful business blog not only supports lead generation; it also provides thoughtful engaging content needed to be successful on social media.

Everything You Need to Sell Your Boss on Business Blogging

Hubspot

All of that has been pretty easy to integrate into your day to day marketing responsibilities, but there's one thing you really want to make more time for: blogging. Writing blog content on a regular basis requires time that you just don't have. This blog post (how meta is that?)

5 Steps to Ensure Your Business Blog Isn’t Boring

Hubspot

This is a guest post written by Alvina Lopez, a freelance writer and blog junkie who blogs about accredited online colleges. It seems that in the last few years, businesses have finally wizened up some. The best way of doing this is by creating and maintaining a blog.

4 Business Blogging Lessons From Google's Chief Blogger

Hubspot

Karen Wickre is a long-time business communicator, wordsmith & media specialist. Karen has worked at Google since 2002, specializing in business writing and media relations. Karen first launched Google’s corporate blog back in 2004. Connect with HubSpot

12 Revealing Charts to Help You Benchmark Your Business Blogging Performance [NEW DATA]

Hubspot

Most inbound marketers understand that business blogging is a critical part of a comprehensive inbound marketing strategy. Furthermore, how does that vary between B2B and B2C companies, and smaller and larger businesses? The Effect of Blogging Frequency on Website Traffic.

9 Awesome Ways to Market a Business Blog

Hubspot

We like instant gratification, and when it comes to blogging, these emotions are no different. Most business bloggers understand that it is important to create interesting content on a frequent and consistent basis. What suggestions do you have for more blog marketing?

How to Create a Successful Business Blog in Minutes

Hubspot

Fact: it is obscenely easy to set up a business blog today and begin driving new, qualified traffic to your site soon. If you're not already doing this, though, you can and you should be blogging for your business. Start Blogging at 60mph. Connect with HubSpot

13 Business Blogging Mistakes and Their Easy Fixes [Ebook]

Hubspot

Great business blogging combines compelling industry content with clear calls-to-action to support lead generation. For many marketers businesses blogging can be a huge competitive advantage, but also a challenge internally. Which blogging mistake do you see the most?

6 Reasons a Blog Should be the Center of Any Social Content Strategy

Webbiquity

Despite the many business benefits of blogging , it remains an underutilized tactic. 500 fastest-growing companies and just 35% of the Fortune 100 enterprises maintain blogs. And presuming that blog is hosted on your company domain (e.g.

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