Your website sucks

Biznology

Their sites were responsive before the responsive website was a thing. I was on a sales call with a DC-area architecture firm looking for some website love. Nothing could load the firm’s website because the entire site and all its content was hidden in an Adobe Flash blob.

Your corporate website needs to become a trap

Biznology

During a meeting on Friday he quipped, “a website is a trap — or should be.” The same thing is true when it comes to your website. When it comes to boring corporate websites, there’s really no such thing as a freeloader.

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After Google Reader’s demise, does RSS matter to your business?

Vertical Response

When Google Reader, a popular service for consuming content by RSS feeds, shuttered on July 2nd, it ignited a debate amongst the some 200,000 publishers and marketers who use RSS (really simple syndication) to stream content to their audiences. RSS is passive.”

57 Little Things to Double Check Before Your Website Launch

Hubspot

Admit it: Launching a new website is stressful -- even for the most seasoned digital marketers. Websites are complex. Instead of worrying about the what ifs, wouldn''t it be much easier to have a comprehensive website checklist to run down before every site launch?

SOCi allows me to load up on topical social content and then let go

Biznology

Content Marketing Social Media Marketing brand advertising Brand Experience Facebook Google RSS social media twitter Website

8 Reasons Your B2B Website Is Ready For A Redesign!

EMagine B2B Blog

At eMagine, we like to say your website is your most visible face, and you always want to put your best face forward. Is your website turning potential customers and prospects away? 1) Your Website Is A Dinosaur: When was the last time you redesigned your website?

A Look Back at 20+ Years of Website Design

Hubspot

Web design has come a long way since 1991 when the first ever website was published. Exclusively text-based, this first website marked the beginning of what would become a digital revolution. Yes, today''s internet can handle media-rich websites.

Does Google Think Your Website Is Spam?

Hubspot

Not every awful website is web spam. Some companies just happen to have bad websites. How do you know that the SEO you're outsourcing is truly legitimate and won’t result in your website being considered spammy? So, how do you know if your website is spammy?

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Search isn’t about search anymore, it’s about social

Biznology

Pinterest : If you offer products, you need to share your products on Pinterest , just make sure link everything back from each product page of your website. Search will never be the same as it was as recently as a few years ago.

10 Helpful Uses of RSS Feeds for Marketing

Hubspot

By now, most members of the inbound marketing community are probably aware that RSS exists (and if you don't, this blog post will help ). While this may be true, my guess is that many still aren't aware of just how versatile RSS can be. 10 Helpful Marketing Uses of RSS Feeds.

15 Things People Absolutely Hate About Your Website

Hubspot

So why is it that many websites are still chock full of the elements that so many visitors have bemoaned over and over? So we compiled a list of the 15 most annoying things we've seen on websites to act as a sort of guide for what not to do when designing your website.

Understanding Your B2B Website: 10 Key Terms to Know

Hinge Marketing

In professional services, over 80% of prospects will check out your website when considering engaging with a firm. Before Googling, researching social media profiles, or asking a colleague, buyers will go to your website to begin learning if your firm is the right fit. Websites

Social media strategy leaders: Tory Starr

Biznology

I spend about an hour each morning before work going through RSS feeds and newsletters, reading up on trends and trying to understand the latest platform features and algorithm shifts. Introduction to the Interview.

How Social Media, Content Transform Marketing from Expense to Investment

Webbiquity

Sales leads generated through inbound marketing–the combination of content marketing, blogging, social media, website chat and SEM–cost 61% less than those produced through traditional demand generation techniques (e.g.,

Content Promotion Strategy: 23 Proven Ways to Explode Website Traffic

Writtent

In order to help you turn your business blog into an authoritative website, we’ve curated content promotion ideas to boost your strategy: 1. Gentlemint , a Pinterest-style website dedicated to “manly things?” Company Assessment: What do you think of our website redesign?

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity

But it makes sense: the more often your blog is “seen&# on other sites, the more people will bookmark it, subscribe to your RSS feed, and type in the URL directly. Every blogger wants more traffic. How to get it?

Upgrade your lame agency website into your social media brand HQ

Biznology

So, there’s a built-in aggregator that I can set up to suck in all the RSS feeds of all the blogs to which I contribute, including Twitter. Image via CrunchBase. At the end of the day, none of us own anything we do on Facebook, Twitter , Pinterest, Google +.

The 26 Best WordPress Plugins

Webbiquity

WordPress is far and away the most popular content management system (CMS) for websites. It runs between 25% and 28% of all websites, and nearly 60% of all sites built using any sort of CMS platform. You customize the RSS, Twitter and Google Alert Sources you want to use.

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Why Host a Blog on Your Corporate Website?

delicious b2bmarketing

› Home › Column › Search › SEO Why Host a Blog on Your Corporate Website? Today, I’m going to share my opinion of why you might want to consider adding a blog to your corporate website. Who would really want to link to a corporate website?

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Finding The Right Calls-To-Action For Your B2B Website

delicious b2bmarketing

MEMBER LOGIN > | BECOME A MEMBER > Column: Strictly Business Finding The Right Calls-To-Action For Your B2B Website Nov 17, 2010 at 12:23pm ET by Shellie Foriska Marketers continue to search for ways to convert more website visitors into actual leads. Using the power of website analytics can help make that search a little easier. By knowing the right assets to offer, this will help convert more website visitors into qualified leads.

Latest Trends in Email Marketing: RSS and Calendar Reminders

Anything Goes Marketing

The concept behind a blogletter is to be able to publish blog posts (or any RSS feeds for that matter) directly to an email and send it to subscribers. The tools are now here and here are two approaches that you can use to take advantage of this technology: Integrating RSS feeds and emails.

11 Must-Subscribe Marketing News Blogs and Websites

Hubspot

Subscribe to these blogs and websites via email or add them to your favorite RSS reader to stay on the cutting edge of all things marketing! TechCrunch ( Subscribe via RSS | Subscribe via Email ): Follow TechCrunch to stay on top of new technology developments and the latest tech news.

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Google is a lying liar that lies

Biznology

Google still loves RSS and ATOM – Google loves structured date, remember? I’ve been producing websites since 1993, submitting sites to directories well before search engines sent out bots and spiders, and tailoring content for Google since late 1998.

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It’s Time to Audit Your Website’s Social Functionality (Checklist)

Modern B2B Marketing

I figured I would do this by clicking on the Pinterest and LinkedIn Follow-Me buttons every time I was on an interesting brand’s website. An audit of your website’s social functionality. Then, go and make the adjustments to your website as appropriate. RSS Feed: ?

Integrate Social Networks with your Corporate Website with ‘Social Sign On’

delicious b2bmarketing

Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang Home About Speaking Research Media Contact Subscribe via RSS Connect with Jeremiah: twitter friendfeed linkedin flickr technorati Connect with Jeremiah on twitter A few years ago, critics said Blogging was a fad.

How to Build the Ultimate Online Newsroom

Webbiquity

RSS feeds for press releases and blog posts. Upcoming events and speaking engagements should include the date, name of the conference or event, a description of the company’s participation in the event, and links to the conference website and the speaker’s bio (if applicable).

B2B Lead Generation Blog: Blogging & RSS Events

B2B Lead Generation Blog

» Blogging & RSS Events Business blogging consultant extraordinaire, Debbie Weil , just informed me that shes launching a half-day seminar on Blogging & RSS. Blogging & RSS Jumpstart Half-Day Workshop Cant make it to DC?

Email Autoresponders 2.0 in B2B Marketing

Anything Goes Marketing

By autoresponder email, I mean the confirmation email that a registrant immediately receives when they fill out a form on a website. In this post, I want to concentrate on the use case in which a user either signs up for a newsletter or to access resources from your website.

Build a Blog in 1 Day (or Less) – Step-by-Step Guide

Puzzle Marketer

If every-time someone visited their websites and a credit card order form came up, followers would get quickly discouraged. Add your social media icons and some special images around signing up for RSS or email alerts. Now that you have some content and it actually looks like a website, you can start to go back to some of the basics of your website. Work-Life / Productivity blog blogging godaddy photoshop rss templatemonster wordpress

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Blog so you can be taken completely out of context

Biznology

They simply assume that people who are reading content from Marketing Conversation or Because the Medium is the Message --or even an article on the corporate Website--are in on the joke. should be linked to their bio on the corporate website at best case or.

B2B Websites: To Publish Prices, Or Not To Publish…That Is The.

Industrial Marketing Today

This is not a new problem; business marketers have been debating the pros and cons of publishing prices on their websites for several years now. I found a series of blog posts on pricing on your website at Dave Jung’s B2B Blog , some of those articles date back to 2006.

Doug Johnson Website --Skills for the Knowledge Worker

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Special note from Linworth Publishing : If you say you “saw it on my website, you will receive a $5 discount on any of my books. dougwri RSS. dougwri Comments RSS. My response is on my own website » Author: (forget stored information). Doug Johnson.

“Change Before You Have To”…Think Conversion NOW

LEADership

Get more website hits, build bigger subscriber lists to their RSS blog feed, attract more fans on Facebook, expand network of connections on LinkedIn, find more followers on Twitter—it’s all about quantity, numbers, traffic.

The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity

Discover, review and curate content from blogs, news sites, Google Plus, Facebook, Amazon, Ebay, YouTube, Twitter, Flickr, Instagram, Wikipedia, or any RSS feed. Share discovered content on social networks, in email newsletter, on websites, portals, or web apps. 19) Ctrlq RSS Search.

Making Website Reviews Easy

The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking Making Website Reviews Easy The website is a few years old, there are some inconsistencies in font and the colors don’t match all that well.

15 Elements Most Successful Blogs Have in Common

Act-On

13) An RSS feed. Plenty of people prefer RSS feeds to email sign ups. And yet, many websites are still not quite mobile friendly, as DemandWave revealed in their just-published 2016 State of B2B Digital Marketing : 15) Readability. What’s on your blog?

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Chart: Where Did Our Twitter Traffic Go?

Modern Marketing

RSS feeds, including syndicated tweets appearing on other websites, or newsreaders, don’t show Twitter. Social Media b2b blogs b2b marketing b2b websites social media marketing Twitter twitter traffic

Is Your Industrial Website Still Just a Business Card?

Industrial Marketing Today

Home Marketing Matters About Contact B2B Marketing Store Company Website Is Your Industrial Website Still Just a Business Card? Why should you care about your company’s website? She said, “Treat your website as if you were hiring a six-figure salesperson.

Successful Industrial Websites Require Part DiY and Part.

Industrial Marketing Today

I am referring to updating, maintaining and sometimes marketing their industrial websites. I make my living providing marketing services including designing and marketing industrial websites. Free Website Design Guide: Step-by-Step Guide to Website (re)Design.

5 Rules of Website Redesign for Engaging Engineers and Industrial.

Industrial Marketing Today

Today, technical buyers and engineers expect suppliers to have a substantial online presence with a website packed with relevant content in a variety of formats and easily searchable. Is your site ready for this shift in expectations or do you need a website redesign?

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