16 Enigmatic Business Blogging and Other Marketing Stats

Webbiquity

As winter comes to an end, so too does the Winter Wonderland of Marketing Stats series that’s been running here over the past few months. This final installment covers some fascinating though sometimes contradictory and confusing stats about business blogging and the value of marketing.

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.

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Optimizing Your WordPress Business Blog

Industrial Marketing Today

However, none of that can happen until you drive lots of interested traffic to your business blog. Optimizing (SEO) your business blog is critical because it allows your target audience to find you in search engines and attract traffic.

3 Business Blogs with Proven ROI from Industrial Companies

Industrial Marketing Today

A business blog is an important and integral component of inbound marketing. As a result, many of them either ignore blogging as a marketing strategy or wait until their competition launches one. Exhibit #2: Indium Corporation Blogs.

33 Business Blogging Statistics

Zoominfo

If content is king, consider your blog its throne. In the B2B space, consistent blogging can have a huge impact on the success of your business—i.e. If your company isn’t blogging—it’s time to start. Check out these numbers: 33 Business Blogging Statistics.

B2B Lead Generation Using a Business Blog

Industrial Marketing Today

In order to satisfy the demands of the C-suite, the marketing department usually provides easy-to-measure metrics like traffic, page views, time spent and number of leads captured. And the tug-of-war between sales and marketing continues. Good luck in getting your blog project approved.

Inbound Marketing Analytics 101

The Effective Marketer

With “ An Introduction to Inbound Marketing Analytics “, you get an overview of what to measure and why. Especially useful for small companies and those who are just starting out with their marketing programs and need some help identifying key metrics, the eBook is packed with good advice. Inbound Marketing Analytics Overview. In the eBook you will see metrics for the following marketing tactics: Social Media. Email Marketing.

Industrial Blogs for Lead Generation Using Inbound Marketing

Industrial Marketing Today

If you are an industrial or a manufacturing marketer, you know all about the constant pressure of generating high-quality sales leads. There are three key ideas in the headline of my post – 1) Industrial blogs, 2) Lead generation and 3) Inbound marketing.

Business Blogging: Boosting Your Financial Institution's Organic Traffic

SmartBug Media

Is business blogging a part of your financial institution’s marketing strategy? If the answer is no, keep reading to learn how blogging can help drive traffic to your website. The History of Blogging. The concept of blogging was introduced in 1994, when a college student wanted to publish his writing online. Justin Hall created a simple site that shared links and photos, and there we had it—the first “blog.” What Is Business Blogging?

Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity

How can you improve your blog’s position in search engines? Discover the answers to all of these questions and more here in the final selection of the best guides and tips for business blogging from the past year. Blogging Guides, Tips and Techniques. Blog SEO.

What Is Business Blogging? [FAQs]

Hubspot

We recently published a blog post answering a common but nuanced question -- " What Is a Landing Page? ". to someone just getting started with inbound marketing. For instance, business blogging. What''s the difference between regular blogging and business blogging?

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How Do New Leads Find Your Business Blog?

Predictive Response

Inbound marketing is one of the most transformative trends in online marketing since pay-per-click ads. Instead of interrupting your target market’s other searches, videos, and games with marketer-centric ads, inbound marketing is about pulling shoppers in when they actually need you. One of the best tools for inbound marketing is a business blog. The post How Do New Leads Find Your Business Blog?

How to Make Your Business Blog Be All It Can Be

Industrial Marketing Today

Home Marketing Matters About Contact B2B Marketing Store Company Website How to Make Your Business Blog Be All It Can Be by Achinta Mitra on May 3, 2010 in Industrial Marketing & Web 2.0 , Industrial Marketing Blog Remember the U.S.

What the Future Holds for Business Blogging

Hubspot

Lately, the whole marketing community is abuzz about content. Content is a necessity for any successful inbound marketing strategy, and with more and more marketers creating it, it''s becoming increasingly difficult to stand out from the barrage of content out there -- a lot of which is, well.

[Infographic] 10 Ways to Generate More Leads from Your Business Blog

The Point

The social media landscape is littered with business blogs that, on the surface, do everything right. Most of those same blogs, however, do little to generate leads, subscribers, or any other kind of measurable engagement or ROI.

4 Tips for a Successful Inbound Marketing Strategy (+ Webinar)

Leadspace

Whereas outbound marketing focuses on cold calling and making outbound interactions to bring in potential customers, inbound marketing is quite the opposite. Instead of outreach to actively generate awareness of your business, you go about it more passively. Marketing

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.

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.

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.

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. Because not all blog readers are brand new visitors, right? 5) Add Blog Content to Workflows.

The 45 Inbound Marketing Terms You Should Know [Glossary]

Hubspot

Here on the HubSpot blog, we’ve written glossary-themed posts that cover some of the core components of inbound marketing -- we''ve covered email marketing , website optimization , social media , and the list goes on. Blogging. Business Blogging.

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.

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.

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.

What Exactly Do You Do?

Webbiquity

” the delightful Shelly Kramer asked me when I met her recently face-to-face for the first time, at a Minneapolis internet marketing event. And thanks as always for reading the Webbiquity blog. “So—what exactly do you do?”

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 Business Blog Editorial Calendar Every Marketer Needs [Free Template]

Hubspot

At this point, we know that consistent, frequent blogging is critical to your business’ online success. In fact, according to the 2012 State of Inbound Marketing , 70% of companies that publish articles 2-3 times per week have acquired a customer through their 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.

Three Key Insights on How B2B Marketing is Changing

Webbiquity

What content marketing channel do B2B marketers pretty much all agree is highly effective? And what potentially powerful B2B marketing strategy is perhaps the most overlooked? The (Almost) Universal B2B Marketing Channel. mix of inbound vs. outbound marketing tactics.

Guest Blogging: An Important Strategy of Industrial Marketing

Industrial Marketing Today

I’m sure by now you’ve heard about all the great benefits of blogging as a cornerstone of your content marketing. However, one aspect of this industrial marketing strategy that doesn’t [.]. Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.]. Business Blogs Content Marketing Inbound Marketing Industrial Blogs Guest blogging Guest posts inbound links industrial lead generation industrial web design SEO Thought leadership

Don’t Let Lack of Content Stop You from Blogging

Industrial Marketing Today

The mantra for effective business blogging is to regularly pump out fresh content that is reader-centric and not focussed too much on you, your products or your company. More power to you if you already have a horde of avid readers who visit your blog every time you post new content.

Why Industrial News Releases Make Good Blog Posts

Industrial Marketing Today

Visit my website for more content on industrial marketing.]. B2B Marketing Collateral Business Blogs Content Marketing Inbound Marketing Industrial Blogs Industrial Marketing Blogging News Rleases Press RleasesPress or news releases about industrial products have been and still are very popular. They work because the content is mainly about features that help engineers specify these industrial products. [.].

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.

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.