Your Business Blog Sweet Spot: How to Find It and Keep It

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How to Find It and Keep It" width="315" height="205" title="Your Business Blog Sweet Spot: How to Find It and Keep It" /> Have you found your business blog sweet spot? In previous posts I shared how storytelling and personalization are key to creating a blog with personality, and that the biggest mistake business bloggers make is ego-centric blog posts. What are your online reading habits, blogs, websites, articles, videos, podcasts?

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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. Businesses in particular can capitalize on this because businesses that blog experience 126% higher lead growth than non-blogging businesses. Blog Checklist.

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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. Ning (22).

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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.

Blog or Website: Do You Use Wordpress as a Website?

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Do you use Wordpress for your business website? My content business, ContentforCoachesandConsultants.com , is built on a blog platform, although I don’t use it as a blog. I use it as a traditional website for my business, with product pages, etc. It can be customized to look like a traditional website for any business, or you can get something customized specifically for your needs. Blog this on Blogger. Add this to Ning.

Blog Content: Are you personal… or all business?

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Do you stay on track with your blog content and business goals, or do you share personal stories and events that are peripheral? The post was about staying on target with your business goals when you create content for your blog. My blog niche is arts and crafts. Most of my favorite other artsy blogs do this routinely. One day they blog about what happening at home. “Blogs represent people. allows followers to connect with the blog.

Content Marketing Ideas: Rethinking Blogging

Writing on the Web

There was a time I was in love with blogging … I had already been in the business of content marketing for 5 years on the Web, using an old-fashioned website platform. In 2004, I started blogging. But my lover wasn’t really “the blog.&# Writing on my blog is my way of reaching out to people looking for ways to write content on the Web so that they can get found, get known and get new business. Blog this on Blogger.

Content Marketing Results: 18 Ways to NOT Get Blog Traffic

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What are you doing or not doing on your blog that screws up your traffic? At least a few times a week I get an email from a smart professional who struggles with making their web marketing work to get found, get known and get clients. Here’s a typical one… “Okay, Patsi, I’ve been following you for a while now, and your blog writing tips have helped. Action : No way to subscribe to get email updates to blog. You can learn new blogging habits.

Your Business and the Web: Getting Better?

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How has your business been affected by the Web? I know it’s completely changed my life and the way I work. Both the quantity and quality of my business are vastly improved in terms of marketing ease, deliverability and profits. But hang on, I need to clarify my ideas first… I know people who are still doing business without the Web, saying things like, “My clients don’t spend time surfing the Internet.&#. More work, more results, neither?

19 New Featured Sources on the B2B Marketing Zone

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the BMZ) was officially launched a year ago as the first content aggregation hub for leading business-to-business bloggers. Should You Use Foursquare for Your Business? CK’s B2B Blog ( SMS Mobile Marketing Mix Audience ). B2B Social Media: Why Do Business Professionals Use Social Media? Writing on the Web ( Ning Advertorial Business Blogging Online Marketing Linkedin Landing Page ). B2B Blogging Excellence , May 25, 2010.

Social Media Strategy? Think Like a Reporter

Webbiquity SMM

Recent surveys have shown that while businesses are embracing social media in droves, many are doing so without any real strategy in place. Without a strategy, there may be no clear ownership, or definition of success, or measurement, or integration with other marketing and PR efforts—all of which can lead eventually to wasted time and effort, abandoned blogs and Facebook pages, and even the erroneous conclusion that social media doesn’t work for us.

Content Marketing: What Are Your Target Audience’s Interests, Needs, and Wants?

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Yet how many of us post on a blog or upload a video to YouTube without taking time to survey what are our target audience ‘s interests, wants and needs? Content marketing requires that you publish frequently on your site, your blog, and in social media. Here’s a quick list of survey questions to ask your target audience to help define what they want to read: What are the five top web sites you visit frequently in your work? Harvard Business Review blogs.

Social Networking for Business: What’s Right for Yours?

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Will your business fall in the water if you don’t? You should only attend the “events&# that make sense for you and your business. If so, it’s likely because the strategy (or in this case the platform) didn’t fit your business. Take the time to interview your current clients, as well as any clients whom you’ve met with but aren’t working with yet. The success of your business depends on your ability to know your target audience.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

Sure, teenagers spend a lot of time on YouTube, but did you know that three-quarters of business executives watch work-related online videos weekly? ” Or that49% of B2B journalists write blogs, and 84% are on Twiter? Get the details behind these stats and many, many more here in more than 40 of the best articles and blog posts about social media, search, budgeting and digital marketing research, facts and statistics of 2011 so far.