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Anything Goes Marketing

As part of my goal to get "down" with the social networks, I thought I would sign up for the service Digg and even submit a few of my blog posts. If you're not sure what Digg is all about, go check it out. Digg like the other social networking sites is another method that bloggers can use to get their story out there to the rest of the world and drive " trafog " (traffic on blogs - another Chad original word). Technorati tags: digg , web statistics

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Successful SNS’s should be modeled on the college campus


The developers of reddit realized that after initial vertical growth based on the general members of Digg , kuro5hin, and Slashdot (techie, geeky, teens, boys), reddit would suffer from the same sort of vulnerabilities that Digg suffered when it didn’t evolve and grow and broaden itself past “ News for nerds. Social Media Marketing College football Digg Google Harvard Harvard University High school Social network service thomas pynchon USENET Yale College

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The Nine Best Reputation Management, RSS, and Social Search Tools


2) Digg. Digg Reader is a tool for keeping up with sites and blogs. Sample review: “Digg is my go-to RSS reader and social bookmarking tool.” A real-time social search engine that finds mentions of brands or topics acrosss blogs, social bookmarking sites, videos, and online forums, plus more than 100 social media properties including Twitter, Facebook, FriendFeed, YouTube, Digg, and Google+.

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10 Ways to Kickstart Your Inbound Marketing Program

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Here are social platforms to consider: Twitter StumbleUpon Digg Slideshare YouTube Facebook LinkedIn Although Facebook and LinkedIn may be core to your long-term inbound marketing program, you cannot emulate organic social media sharing with paid programs on these sites nearly as well. In contrast, Twitter, StumbleUpon and Digg indicate a listing is sponsored, but otherwise include it in the interface like other content.

How to Use Article Marketing as Part of Your Social Media Strategy


Digg - A really popular news/bookmarking site that can bring your articles massive exposure. Submitting your article to Digg takes interested readers directly to your article and your site, where they can also browse archived articles and check you out. Digg this! Tags: Content Marketing article marketing Digg Facebook Interact Media LinkedIn SEOmoz social media Twitter Guest post by Beth Hrusch.

Don’t They Know Who You Are? Why Reputation Management is Crucial


Create accounts on social bookmarking sites like Wikio , Mixx , Digg and/or StumbleUpon. Digg this! Tags: Reputation Management Christopher Barger CrunchBase Digg digital reputation management Facebook Flickr Google Knol Guy Kawasaki Jigsaw Jon Rognerud Lee Odden LinkedIn LookupPage Mixx Naymz Plaxo Scott Monty Socialcast StumbleUpon TechCrunch Tim Young Twitter Vimeo VisualCV Wikio Wikipedia YouTube ZoomInfo

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What Could Kill Google and Facebook

Webbiquity SMM

And Facebook’s size may be no defense against ultimate demise; it wasn’t all that long ago the MySpace was the largest social network, and the experience of social news site Digg—once valued at $100 million but sold recently for just 5% of that —is a cautionary tale. Facebook Social Media Marketing Twitter Digg Facebook changes facebook killer Facebook privacy Google Gears google killer Google Knol LinkedIn MySpace Panda Penguin Picnik twitter killer user experience

Analog Bridges Help Cross the Social Media/Digital Divide ~ScoopD

B2B Marketing Savvy

Digg = Cocktail Party (What’s the latest topic, hottest new trends). World Tagged: Delicious, Digg, Facebook, Google Alerts, Joint Marketing, social media, social network, Twitter. World Delicious Digg Facebook Google Alerts Joint Marketing social media social network Twitter Other Popular Posts: DIY Media Buying Or Use A Pro ? Twitter Deivers A PR Gem Email Scoop.

Analog Bridges to Help Cross the Social Media/Digital Divide ~ScoopD

B2B Marketing Savvy

Digg = Cocktail Party (What’s the latest topic, hottest new trends). World Tagged: Delicious, Digg, Facebook, Google Alerts, Joint Marketing, social media, social network, Twitter. World Delicious Digg Facebook Google Alerts Joint Marketing social media social network Twitter Other Popular Posts: DIY Media Buying Or Use A Pro ? Twitter Deivers A PR Gem Email.

Webbiquity 2010 Christmas Card


Digg this! Wait for it… Rudolph in red-hosed rain gear. Merry Christmas from Webbiquity! Share this on Bebo. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on del.icio.us. Share this on Facebook. Share this on FriendFeed. Post on Google Buzz. Share this on LinkedIn. Share this on Mixx. Share this on Reddit. Stumble upon something good? Share it on StumbleUpon. Share this on Technorati. Tweet This! Random

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Inside The Busy Mind Of A Marketer


by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this What goes on inside the head of today’s marketer? In a word, lots. With brand awareness, nurturing of leads , managing events and even social media duties falling squarely on marketing’s shoulders, it’s no shock that marketers have much on their minds. Our friends at Quarry recently cooked up this Mind Map visualization to help sort out all the various demands crying for marketers’ attention, and how marketing automation help get a grasp on them all.

Video: Dell On Why NPS Matters


by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this. Here at the MarketingProfs Digital Marketing Forum in Austin, TX, NPS is a hot topic. Otherwise known as Net Promoter Score, we’ve written on how valuable a metric it can be for determining how your customers and prospects are engaging with you online. Adam Brown , Director of Social Media at Dell, took a few minutes to speak with me on just how highly valued Dell values NPS. Check out the video below: Click here to view the embedded video.

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A great title is what gets your blog post read


In today’s decontextualized world of walls, feeds, RSS, e-mail, diggs, reddits, Stumbles, tweets, and retweets, you need to attract your potential reader based only on the appeal of your title and nothing else, especially if [.]. Image by reinvented via Flickr Long blog post short: please be as descriptive as possible when titling your blog posts.

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The 12 Days of Social Media; a Holiday Post


2 Digg and Reddit bookmarking. . I don’t know if I am a great Christmas caroler, but I do like to play with words, and engage audiences with interesting posts. In the spirit of the holidays, and with inbound marketing and social media continuing to explode, here’s my take on the 12 Days of Christmas , social media style. On the 12 th Day of Christmas, my content gave to me…. . 12 Google Plus sharing and discussing. 11 Facebook status updating. 10 Tweets worth retweeting.

How to Write a Content Marketing Blog Post

Writing on the Web

Digg this! Here’s a little review of steps involved in writing and publishing a blog post: Once you have written the body of the post, it’s time to check for effectiveness: Before you publish, here are a few smart things to check for: And now you are ready for important final steps… What is missing here? What additional steps should smart content marketers take to get results from blogging? Blog this on Blogger. Subscribe to the comments for this post?

[Cartoon] Ellber & Email Marketing


by Michael Martin | Tweet this Ellber’s setting up promotions for a new turbo oven and some pickle flavored donut mix! see Ellber’s first adventure ). But with limited insight into who’ll be interested in what, he’s decided to send the offers to everyone – he’ll just split the list down the middle.

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1,600 SXSW Speakers, Three Twitter Lists


by Andrew Moravick | Tweet this. Pop quiz: How many speakers presented at SXSW Interactive? Answer: More than you’d imagine. In fact, way more – 1,600 if you’re looking for a number. Remarkably (but unsurprisingly) 91% of SXSWi speakers are active on Twitter. (Who Who are the 9% who aren’t, and how’d they get selected to present?) . Today we’re pleased to share with you all the active speakers in three Twitter lists.

[Chart] Would Rebecca Black Make A Good Marketer?


by Joel Rothman | Tweet this When’s the best day of the week to send out email? Well, if the 30 million hits Rebecca Black has earned on YouTube is any indication, you might think you “gotta get down on Friday.&#. But we crunched the numbers on 1.5 billion email sent in the first half of this year, and even though 13% of emails get sent on a Friday, most people are working for the weekend at that point.

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11 Tweet-Friendly Takeaways from Eloqua’s Grande Guides


by Andrew Moravick | Tweet this. We said “ lists are dead ,” but the convenience of sharing information in “Five Fast Facts,” or “Eight Exciting Excerpts,” is rather hard to quit. So to have alittle fun (while nevertheless remaining informative) we decided to make our own list of tweet-ready tidbits, but here’s the kicker… our list goes up to eleven ! That’s right – eleven tweetable lines lifted from Eloqua’s Grande Guides ready for your consumption.

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Neuromarketing and How Content Marketing Works

Writing on the Web

Digg this! What are 3 ways to frustrated your reader’s brains? Last week, I presented a speech at the 5th International Customer Media Congress in Haarlem, The Netherlands. Besides sharing what neuromarketing is teaching us about the brain and marketing, there are tips here for most web-based content publications. I hope you enjoy it and learn something. Let me know if you have questions… Blog this on Blogger. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Share this on del.icio.us.

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[Chart] Which City Has The Most Marketing Expertise?


by Elle Woulfe | Tweet this New York is great for fashion. Austin is the live music capital of the world. And London is perfect when you want to soak up some culture. But where can you find the largest cluster of Eloqua experience? We gathered the data and pinpointed the hot spots for largest number of Eloqua users per city, broken down by Marketing & Sales. You can click here to explore the interactive map.

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5 Resources For Warming Up Your Lead Nurturing


by Heather Foeh | Tweet this. Lead nurturing is a always a hot topic among marketers and that definitely holds true on the Topliners community as well. Here’s a round-up of some recent and popular discussions and posts about lead nurturing to jump-start your Friday creativity. Why not grab a blank piece of paper and jot some ideas that might work for you? Summer is coming and it’s a great time to “warm up&# your leads! Sorry, I couldn’t resist.).

4 Tips for Getting WAY more from Email Marketing


by Amber Stevens | Tweet this. Part of what I love about being a marketer at Eloqua is that I get to engage with other marketers to understand their pains as well as perceptions of our product. O ne question that we’re often asked at events is, “How is Eloqua different than my email solution?&#.

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[Chart] Thank You, Marketing Automation


by Egan Cheung | Tweet this “ D?mo mo arigat? ”. Those first 2 words of Styx’ greatest song translates to roughly “ Thank you very much ”. And, as this Chart of the Week shows, marketers should be thanking Mr. Roboto for the automation he provides. For this chart, we divided companies into either the bottom 30%, the middle 50% and the top 20% in their use of marketing automation. We then looked at the overall volume of form submissions those companies received in the first half of 2011.

5 Must-Read B2B Marketing & Social Media Books


by Joe Chernov | Tweet this. Rule #5: Reimagine; Don’t Recycle (via Content Rules ). Great advice. So great, in fact, that we try to live it (when it comes to marketing, anyway) every day. Take our book reviews – please. (Why Why do I feel the urge to insert a Henny Youngman reference here?) Periodically we review a must-read B2B marketing or social media book on this blog. But it doesn’t take long for those reviews to get buried beneath our avalanche of fresh content.

[Chart] Marketing Automation Means More Marketing Jobs


by Elle Woulfe | Tweet this We all know that marketing automation is a powerful tool for generating, scoring and qualifying leads. But according to benchmark data of Eloqua customers, it can also mean more marketing jobs and higher productivity. A deeper look into our recent benchmark report shows that businesses that are implementing advanced automation boast higher headcounts and greater productivity per marketer than those who have are no automation in place.

[Video] @MayorEmanuel Creator On Twitter Fiction & Personal Branding


by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Dan Sinker has been a lot of things over the course of his life: a punk rock journalist, publisher, teacher and imposter. It’s that last title that brought him celebrity status. Dan is creator of the now famous @MayorEmanuel Twitter feed. For those who missed it, Dan started the feed when former White House Chief of Staff Rahm Emanuel began running for mayor of Chicago. Dan expertly mimicked the real Emanuel’s famously combative style and penchant for explitives.

Reddit is rolling out new user profile and moderation features


Those profile posts will be combined with your other submissions to create something more akin to the love child of Facebook, Twitter, digg, and del.icio.us. So, in digg or Delicious, you can submit your own links or content to your own profile and other people are welcome to comment or upvote (or downvote) but they’re not allowed to drum you out of the corps because you’re only sharing–or shilling–on your own space. My fancy new reddit user profile page!

Grab Your Free Guide to Lead Nurturing


by Joe Chernov | Tweet this Anyone who follows our blog knows that we write for all marketers, not just those responsible for demand generation. That said, most people know us for our Marketing Automation and Revenue Performance Management solutions, so we want to make sure our content skews toward the “operations” side of marketing. One of the most important topics for the demand gen and marketing ops functions is Lead Nurturing – the process of cultivating leads that are not (yet) ready to buy.

Win a Signed Copy of “Content Rules”!


by Joe Chernov | Tweet this. We love Content Rules. You know that by now. But what we also love is this new category we pioneered: Revenue Performance Management (RPM). We struck the RPM match a while back, and now industry analysts, financial analysts and other vendors are all fanning the flame. But creating a new category is hard work. Really hard. To get the fire burning bright enough that the world will notice, we need a lot of fuel – and each piece of content is another log.

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Survey: More Than Half of Marketers Responsible for Revenue Goals


by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this Calls for a revenue revolution in the marketing world appear to be gaining ground, according to new survey conducted by DemandGen Report and Eloqua. Nearly 53% of respondents said that their marketing departments were responsible for meeting a revenue goal. That figure shows that more marketing departments are moving away from fuzzy measurements towards accounting for their impact on revenue growth.

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[Chart] Webinars, Data Taking Off In The AppCloud


by Egan Cheung | Tweet this The recent launch of Eloqua’s AppCloud has been met by an enthusiastic community of partners, developers, and marketers eager to get a more complete picture of their buyers profiles. We’ve been curious about what people are most enthusiastic about. We looked at the total number of apps installed by our customers and found that over 200 Customers have installed apps and used them in over 2100 different types of connections to our partners this quarter.

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3 Top Topics from Topliners


by Heather Foeh | Tweet this. Every day dynamic conversations are happening between marketers who want to increase their topline revenue. They’re happening at local Eloqua Customer Success Tours , during Eloqua University weekly Power Hour session, and of course, on Topliners.com. Here are a few of the recent discussion highlights from the Topliners community: Imagine It: Digital Body Language on Print?

And the Winners of the #ContentChallenge Are …


by Joe Chernov | Tweet this. Everyone. Welcome to my “ Oprah moment.” Alas I get to say: “And you get a car, you get a car, you get a car.” Only they aren’t cars. They are books. But they are remarkable, change-your-career, reinvent-yourself books.

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3 Top Topics from Topliners


by Heather Foeh | Tweet this. Marketers: when you need a dose of inspiration from your peers or a great idea for increasing response and conversion rates, hop on over to the Topliners.com community. Every week hundreds of conversations are happening between marketing managers, directors, marketing operations professionals and many more smart folks.

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Top 3 Topics from Topliners


by Heather Foeh | Tweet this. It was a milestone week on the Topliners community as we gained our 1000th registered participant joining in the active discussions that are popping up each day. If you’re interested in getting ideas to increase your top-line revenue, stop by and see us. Here are a few of the great items we were discussing this week: Imagine It: When Do You Stop Nurturing? How do you know when it’s time to throw in the towel?

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[Chart] Web Traffic Growth In Europe, Asia Reveals Marketing Opportunity


by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this With this year’s Eloqua Experience Europe taking off this week, we thought it worth it to look at some of the trends our clients in the Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) as well as Asia Pacific (APAC) markets are seeing. Turns out they’re seeing explosive growth in unique web visitors. In fact, marketers in those regions have been growing interest in their online content as much as 3x faster than their American counterparts.

[Chart] How Personalization Increases Email Open Rates


by Egan Cheung | Tweet this What’s in a name? When it comes to email marketing , a lot. We were discussing subject line personalization this week, and to settle the debate, we looked at 202 Million emails sent in January 2011. It turns out that personalizing your subject line can help – if you do it right. Emails with someone’s name have open rates about 4.7% over the average. Subject lines that use the recipient’s company name have a lower average rate by 2.6%.

3 Resources For A Squeaky Clean Marketing Database


by Heather Foeh | Tweet this. If you’ve been using a marketing automation system for even a short amount of time you already understand the difficulties with keeping it clean. Not only do you have emails, landing pages and other assets to keep tidy and organized, you also have the data itself which can quickly become unruly. Happily the Topliners community is here to help you with three resources that will clean house!