Top 4 SEO Tips for Small Business Blogs on a Shoestring Budget

Writing on the Web

Consequently, a lot of small businesses and professionals today are struggling to achieve their SEO goals on a restricted budget. After all, for small companies, hiring an expensive agency is often not feasible. Having said that, there are still a lot of smart yet pocket-friendly SEO tips that businesses can implement on a shoestring budget. Here are 4 top SEO tips for small businesses on a shoestring budget: Contribute to High Authority Blogs in Your Niche.

Small Business Content Marketing: When to Hire A Freelance Writer?

Writing on the Web

When should you hire a freelance writer for your blog or website? Most small businesses don’t realize how much writing goes into publishing (and updating) a website or blog. Yet the content on your website or blog is the key component of your content marketing strategy. your web content should be well-written and SEO optimized — as well-thought out as anything else you do to market yourself and your small business.

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Your Business Blog Year 10: Is It Still Worth It?

Writing on the Web

Does blogging still make sense for your business? Is a business blog worth the time you need to research, write, format and publish quality content? Some busy professionals ask me if it’s worth it to blog or would keeping in touch with people through social media sites work just as well? It’s a good question, particularly for small businesses, coaches and consultants who don’t have staff and a lot of time.

Best Business Blogging Tips and Guides of 2010 (So Far), Part 1

Webbiquity

Stumped for new blog post topic ideas? Struggling to increase blog traffic? Learn how to make your blog the center of your social media efforts, build traffic, write great posts and more here in some of the best tips, tactics and guidance for blogging of 2010 so far. 100+ SMB Blogging Ideas to Kick Start 2010 by Small Business Trends. How to Never Run Out of Blog Topics to Write About by Internet Marketing for Business Owners.

11 Pro Tips for Better Business Blogging

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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! Blogging isn’t easy — and certainly not for individuals who don’t have the capacity or desire to commit their minds and time to a long-term cause. Become an Industry Expert Use the blog to position yourself as an industry expert.

102 Compelling Social Media and Online Marketing Stats and Facts for 2012 (and 2013)

Webbiquity SMM

Today’s most effective marketers are optimizing content across channels, coordinating search and social marketing activities with traditional PR, and measuring their web presence and performance with sophistication. 21% plan to implement such a system in the coming year, but another 17% “don’t know what a social CRM system is and why businesses need it.” Despite growing interest in the concept of social business , less than 20% of U.S. B2B Lead Blog ).

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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. It provides b2b marketers, trade industry journalists, analysts and other subscribers with a single subscription point for all of the best thought leadership content in b2b marketing and PR. Should You Use Foursquare for Your Business? CK’s B2B Blog ( SMS Mobile Marketing Mix Audience ). B2B Blogging Excellence , May 25, 2010.

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. Is a Blog Still Important in 2011?

B2B Blogging Trends for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

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. Facebook, Twitter and even newer tools like Quora may be sexier and get more attention, but blogs are the workhorses essential to making social media marketing work. Research from HubSpot shows that small businesses with blogs have twice as many Twitter followers as those who don’t.

30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

Webbiquity SMM

Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. The proliferation of themes, tools and plugins have transformed blogs from mere online text collections to powerful interactive, rich-media sites that can attract, engage and educate your potential buyers. more here in 30 of the best business blogging guides and resources of the past year.

50 Content Marketing Influencers You Need To Follow

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It is a blog post that informs you of industry changes or a video on social media that reveals a customer reviewing the brand. Mark Schaefer - Speaker, Business Consultant, Author. Mark Schaefer has over 30 years of experience working in global sales, PR, and marketing. His marketing firm, Bowler Hat, works with small and mid-sized businesses across the world to help them develop effective digital marketing strategies.

Content Curation in B2B Marketing

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November 7, 2010 Content Curation in B2B Marketing Posted by: Lee Odden of Online Marketing Blog on 06/29/10 1 Comment : Linking Blogs : Add to del.icio.us : Many of the B2B companies that publish corporate blogs have long realized the value of publishing useful content in the form of white papers, case studies, webinars, newsletters and other types of educational content. I cannot imagine the need for original blogging going away anytime soon.

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! Corporate websites are often little more than interactive brochures that display basic information and describe what the business offers. Unfortunately, if approached incorrectly, a company blog has just as much potential to embarrass your company or alienate customers.

21 Awesome Inbound Marketing Blogs You Should Be Reading

Hubspot

Now we have content marketing, blogging, SEO , social media , and other ways to attract visitors and leads to our business instead of pushing out unwanted messages to our audience. In addition to the great content we provide here on the HubSpot blog, we thought we would share with you some of our other favorite blogs on everything inbound marketing. So here is a list of 21 awesome inbound marketing blogs you should start reading today. B2B Inbound Blog.

30+ Best Marketing And Tech Blogs To Follow In 2017 – Part 3

AdFreak

The universe of tech blogs is vast! Just notice how many more tech blogs there are than, say, blogs about home remodeling or sailing! And, surprise, surprise there are even more tech blogs than blogs dedicated to cute kittens. So, in the ocean of opportunities, the question becomes more difficult than ever: Which of all of these tech blogs are worth your time? Best Tech Blogs To Read. MonkeyData blog is a place for SMBs inspiration.

5 Reasons Why Deleting Your Blog Posts Is Stupid

Hubspot

As a popular blogger and PR firm Edelman's EVP of digital strategy, if Steve does something radical on the web, people will take notice. And that's exactly what happened when he decided to trade the two blogs he'd maintained over several years for a new Tumblr blog , deleting the hundreds of his blog posts he'd created along the way. Why Deleting Blog Posts Is Stupid for Businesses. Free Download: Better Business Blogging in 2011.

Content SEO

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Home About Resources Archives Subscribe Consulting Contact Online Marketing Blog BIGLIST Blogs SEO Social Media Content Marketing PR Liveblogging Interviews More » B2B SEO: Content Sourcing & Optimization Lee Odden on May 3rd, 2010 B2B , Content Marketing , Online Marketing , SEO , SEO Tips Share B2B marketers have always been in the business of “ content marketing “ with white papers, case studies, webinars, demos, free consultations, ebooks and the like.

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Best of the New Marketing Books

WebMarketCentral

The complex sale -- which combines elements of consultative, competitive, and team selling -- is now the norm for business-to-business sales. Brian's book shows how to identify your best leads and target sales approaches; align sales and marketing to optimize both the number and quality of leads; build strong sales pipelines; and use multiple lead-generation vehicles, including email, PR, referrals, blogs, and speaking opportunities.

139 Content Marketing Blogs to Watch in 2017 (Broken Down By Category)

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million blog posts are published every single day. To help make it less overwhelming, our team scoured the web to identify the top content marketing blogs (by category) you should be reading in 2017. We looked at three main factors when choosing which blogs to add to the list, including: Quality (How good is the subject matter?). The blogs on this list cover a wide range of topics. Blogging. Top Marketing Blogs to Watch in 2017 (and Beyond). #1. Over 2.5

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. Subscribe to our RSS Feed Subscribe via Email Your email: Learn Inbound Marketing Inbound Marketing Software Learn how HubSpot can help turn your business into an inbound marketing machine. What made you want to start your first blog?

103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity

As the use of social media in marketing has become ubiquitous, marketers have turned their attention to making the use of business social media more sophisticated and strategic. How can marketers help their organizations move from “social media marketing” to “social business”? Between large and small businesses? 97% of all consumers search for local businesses online. (An Is social media displacing PR? B2B PR Sense Blog ).

103 Compelling Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2013 (and 2014)

Webbiquity SMM

As the use of social media in marketing has become ubiquitous, marketers have turned their attention to making the use of business social media more sophisticated and strategic. How can marketers help their organizations move from “social media marketing” to “social business”? Between large and small businesses? 97% of all consumers search for local businesses online. (An Is social media displacing PR? B2B PR Sense Blog ).

Understanding the Consumer Engagement Cycle With Jason Keath of @SocialFresh [@InboundNow #26]

Hubspot

So I wanted to get you on the show today to talk a little bit about: you've written a number of posts on in-sourcing versus outsourcing your social media, how companies should approach that, some better blogging tips -- because you recently did a better corporate blogging presentation that I checked out -- and then talk about online influence and what is online influence and how can companies leverage it and find other influencers to kind of help do what they are trying to do.

31 Influencers to Follow in 2017

Marketo

Guy Kawasaki was the former Chief Evangelist of Apple but since then has been busy writing 13 books, keynoting, and serving as the Chief Evangelist of Canva. John Jantsch is a small business marketing consultant, speaker, and author of Duct Tape Marketing , Duct Tape Selling , The Referral Engine, and The Commitment Engine. What would I do if I were starting a blog from scratch? Jon Loomer is an entrepreneur, business owner, accidental marketer, and Facebook Ads geek.