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


RSS Readers. Create a curated stream of news and posts from any number of RSS feeds, including publications; blogs; YouTube channels; topics, competitors and brand mentions (through Google Alerts); and internal business content. Sample review: “Digg is my go-to RSS reader and social bookmarking tool.” Feedspot is a modern RSS Reader. 6: The 24 Best Online Writing Tools and Apps. #7: 40: The Nine Best Reputation Management, RSS, and Social Search Tools.

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RSS Reading Habits

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I use a RSS reader and read feeds because it is part of my writing process. Lately, my RSS reading habits have changed. This scan, capture, analyze patterns, and write a blog post is a part of my routine. Reading what friends write. My RSS reading is mostly information gathering or browsing. As Michelle Murrain notes the whole process of writing a blog makes you process the bytes of information that flow through Photo by Lynetter.

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What is RSS? Check out this video

Anything Goes Marketing

Instead of me writing about what RSS (Real Simple Syndication) is , I'll let this whiteboard geek tell you all about it (thanks MarketingProfs!). Feel free to pass this along to your manager who doesn't understand what the hell RSS is and doesn't want to invest in it: Chad H. Tags: RSS youtube

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Another Nail in the RSS Coffin

B2B Memes

But since I’m holding out for gen 2 of the iPad, the death of my RSS habit was strictly theoretical. Yes, I know that the underlying technology of RSS is alive and well; I’m just talking about my use of an RSS reader.). Rather than subscribing to unmoderated streams of content from sites that only sometimes have articles that interest me, I can now directly read what the Twitter users I follow write or recommend. The default view (click to enlarge).

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Sales Leads Via RSS via

B2B Lead Generation

« Give Lead Generation Some Respect | Main | Podcast: How Trigger Events improve Lead Generation » Sales Leads Via RSS via Otter Group CEO, Kathleen Gilroy , pointed me Charlie Woods, Moonwatcher Blog , and his intriguing post on the subject of distributing sales leads via RSS. By using RSS, Woods has eliminated the time consuming task of lead notification, distribution and keeping his management team up-to-date. Bloggers over-hype RSS.

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B2B Lead Generation Blog: Should blogs and RSS be a part of your lead generation strategy?

B2B Lead Generation

« Small companies blogging for leads while big companies watch | Main | Revised Lead generation strategy map for complex sales » Should blogs and RSS be a part of your lead generation strategy? Scobles Link Blog pointed me to this interesting article by Pheedos Bill Flitter, " A Sound Case to Include Blogs and RSS in Your Marketing Mix." Well examine each and provide tips on how a Blog or RSS strategy can compliment what you are doing today."

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How to Write the Perfect B2B Blog Post


They struggle with how to write a good post, one that will get read. This is the first thing your readers see when it pops up in search results, their email inbox, on social and their RSS feeds. How to Write the Perfect B2B Blog Post is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing. by Jesse Noyes | Tweet this By now, blogging is far from a fringe marketing activity.

Better Blog Writing: Attract Clients, Make Sure Your Posts Get Read!

Writing on the Web

src="[link] width="300" height="300" title="Better Blog Writing: Attract Clients, Make Sure Your Posts Get Read!" /> You want to Engage your Blog Readers and encourage them to subscribe to your blog and become regular visitors. Your first priority should be to write a high-quality blog content that will help your readers in some way. Invite your readers to bookmark your blog or sign up for your RSS feeds as well. Writing Better Content to Attract Clients.

How to Write an Effective Business Blog


Instead of saying “We’re the leading producer of widgets…” or some other such self-promoting statement, demonstrate your leadership by writing about the many creative uses of widgets, what to look for in a widget, recent developments in the widget field, or whatever. Factors to consider include the option of hosting the blog on your own existing Web site, RSS feed capabilities, Trackback functionality, and of course personal preference. Who should write for your blog?

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


Then JD Lasica invited me to contribute to , Mike Moran invited me to write for Biznology , Bob Fine invited me to write for The Social Media Monthly , and I’ve written for AdAge , Rosetta Stone , Huffington Post, and some other spots. Editorial Writing : A lot of my friends have serious success when it comes to writing for Fast Company, Inc, Business Insider, Huffington Post , AdAge , and all that — if you have the juice to command it.

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Five Tips to Make Your Writing Sparkle

Paul Gillin

Now that we’re all publishers, writing has become a core skill for marketers. I love good writing, and whenever I get the chance to teach it, I share these five tricks I’ve learned to make anyone’s writing better. Write in Pictures. It’s the single best piece of writing advice I’ve ever had. We write best about topics that stir our passion. Writing coach Don Fry (right) calls these “gold coins.&#

The Blog Tree: New Growth. Fruit for Your RSS Feed [Infographic]


Read Write Web. Fruit for Your RSS Feed [Infographic] is from Eloqua’s It’s All About Revenue, a Blog Covering Business To Business Marketing. by Joe Chernov | Tweet this A couple weeks ago, I attended Content Marketing World , where I presented on the business value of infographics. Although the conference was chock full o’ content marketing goodness, one line rang most loudly: “You’ve gotta go through the eyes to get to the brain.”.

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Your corporate website needs to become a trap


4) RSS Subscription — At the very least, your site should have a news section. New announcements could offer the same tools as a blog: RSS feeds , subscribable via newsreader, are a good way of creating content that is accessible and readable to both passing visitors as well as Google’s indexing spiders and bots. Newsletters: Great More Crap I Gotta Write! I just started as Director of Social Media at Unison Agency in Washington’s historic Georgetown.

My social media marketing posts from 2011


I have been writing for Biznology every Tuesday since January 18th, 2011, so there are quite a few posts that may well be useful for you now that you never had an opportunity to read before — before you knew about Biznology or me. Read more… Social Media Marketing Blog cluetrain manifesto Facebook RSS Seth Godin social media twitter I am traveling this week so I have decided to spend my blogging time aggregating some of my favorite Biznology blog posts.

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


So, what I did — what I do — is spend a little time every couple weeks in the SOCi Scheduler searching for evergreen articles from around the web about health, nutrition, fitness, lifestyle, exercise, and even the relevant posts I am writing for my newest fitness blog, But you can’t cheat too much, you really do need to spend some time writing a witty and salient business plea.

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Blog so you can be taken completely out of context


What I mean is that my bloggers tend to write based on a lot of assumed context. When they write my company. In a world of excerpting, reading, sharing, retweeting, and sharing shares, or decontextualized via RSS or auto spamblogs, simply all of the breadcrumbs. Internet Marketing Public Relations Social Media Marketing Abraham Harrison Blog brand Corporate blog derrida derridian Facebook how to blog IBM LinkedIn RSS TwitterImage by quinn.anya via Flickr.

How to get others to blog

Chris Koch

Set up an RSS feed of key news sources and bloggers and forward the good stuff to your SMEs. You don’t have to write their posts for them, but you must interview them regularly to find out what they are hearing from customers and what trends they are seeing in the market. Then take a look at the transcript and highlight the sections that you think would be interesting for them to write about. This all happens before the writing begins. Write for them.

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Social media writes your biography in real time


As Twitter and Facebook have come to the front row of the Web in the last few years, a few have hinted that, by posting frequent status updates, in practice people were writing their autobiographies in real time. In a world of , Google-cached pages, RSS readers, Twitpics, and retweets, you write once, and it's cached everywhere. Image via Wikipedia. by Aaron Kim.

Blogging 101


Are you thinking about writing a blog for your company, but don’t know where to start? Thanks to all of our sponsors: Internet Marketing Social Media Marketing Webinars Biznology Webinar Blog blogging Internet marketing RSS social media WordPressImage via Wikipedia. Yesterday, I gave a Biznology Webinar called, “Blogging 101,” that covered the basics of starting and maintaining a blog.

How to Launch a Successful Blog in 12 Weeks: Lessons from Webbiquity


Blogging and Twittering work together synergystically; writing quality blog content, then tweeting about it, can help increase both your relevant Twitter following and blog readership. Write compelling, relevant (i.e., The best way to obtain links is to attract them naturally, by writing link-worthy content. Write guest posts for popular blogs. Add your blog and feed links to blog directories and RSS syndication sites.

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The ABC’s of Business Blogging: Create Shareable Content – Don’t Be a Bore

Writing on the Web

Many bloggers are writing reasonable content. And don’t tell me, “it’s hard coming up with new stuff to write about,” or, “I’m so busy, I don’t have time to figure this out for myself.”. Other calls to action could include an invitation to bookmark or signup for an RSS feed. Content Marketing Getting Read How to.Tips On Writing Better Writing Great Blog Content Attracting Clients business blogs personal stories personality

5 Things You Can Do On Vacation If You Can't Get Work Out Of Your Mind

Smashmouth Marketing

I'm stimulated by creative work such as writing a fun blog article or doing a souped up graphic that is needed for a presentation, creative work for me is relaxing. I came back refreshed, despite the three days of rain: Write a couple blog articles - not the tough, fact filled kind, but the light ones that come easily. (I Tags: art blogs marketing SEO twitter drivel rss lists

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Social Media Success Stories

Anything Goes Marketing

I just connected to someone as I was writing this post. Here is an example of what this looked like on Twitter search : The result was a surge of traffic to my blog, additional Twitter followers, and blog RSS subscribers. Tags: Blogger social media RSS search social bookmarking Twitter viral marketing online communities Web 2.0.

Great Newsletters: 5 Must-Haves for Better Design

Writing on the Web

I’ve been writing about business newsletters (relevancy and branding), and great newsletters also have a lot of thought put into design and layout. . Write in a conversational way, avoid using a formal 3rd person impersonal business bio. RSS feeds: can extend the reach through Email Marketing Tips Ezines We Love Writing Better Ezines e-newsletters newslettersHave you noticed what great business newsletters have in common?

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

Cody Ward

Add your social media icons and some special images around signing up for RSS or email alerts. Now that you’ve got the some of the graphics set up… Write your first post. Write your first page. Work-Life / Productivity blog blogging godaddy photoshop rss templatemonster wordpressI have been admiring professional authors, speakers, consultants, and bloggers for some time now.

Engage Your Blog Readers with Meaty Content

Writing on the Web

One thing you can do is set up an RSS feed for Google News to alert you to interesting stories about developments in the industry. When an organization like the Community Financial Services Association of America issues a white paper called “Payday Loans and Deposit Advance Products,” you can write a post about it and provide a link to it for your readers. Don’t Be Afraid to Write Longer Posts. 4 Common Blog Writing Stumbling Blocks.

Six Steps to a Remarkably Powerful, Personal Network - Liz Strauss at Successful Blog - Thinking, writing, business ideas. You're only a stranger once.

Buzz Marketing for Technology

in 50 Words - Liz Strauss at Successful Blog - Thinking, writing, business ideas. Success Can Come Right Out of Nowhere - Liz Strauss at Successful Blog - Thinking, writing, business ideas. I have a copy of Liz’s new book “The Secrets To Writing A Successful And Outstanding Blog&# and to the readers who love her insight and writing style I’d say this ebook is the bomb. RSS Feed. Liz Writes For. Liz Also Writes (3). Writing (220).

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity SMM

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. Don’t overlook smaller blog directories and RSS syndication sites that can collectively drive notable traffic (as well as providing valuable links for SEO purposes). And of course writing compelling content for your audience. Every blogger wants more traffic. How to get it?

USA Today is Web 2.0. OK

Anything Goes Marketing

My blog, your blog, OUR blogs : As a community member, you can write your own blog on USA Today or you can read one of the various "expert blog" on the USA Today website. The effect is that you feel like your really one with the USA Today website as you can try and copy the experts and comment on their articles as well as write your own. They also have a section called "Other Voices on the Web" which is an RSS feed of articles from other sites.

The Recession is Here - Time to Become an Eco-Marketer

Anything Goes Marketing

I would recommend to post in on your website and even create an RSS feed. With an RSS feed, you can promote in your email footers and it can be re-used by other bloggers and companies. If you have Jimmy from the development team who did a lunch and learn on how he coded a solution that will benefit your clients, get him to write it down and post it on a blog. Did I just write in caps? youtube landing pages enewsletter RSS webinars / webcasts Google

Do-it-Yourself Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Your WordPress.

Industrial Marketing Today

Home Marketing Matters About Contact B2B Marketing Store Company Website Do-it-Yourself Search Engine Optimization (SEO) for Your WordPress Blog by Achinta Mitra on May 31, 2010 in Industrial Marketing Blog , Industrial Marketing Strategies , Industrial Websites , Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Instead of an industrial marketing strategies post that I typically write, this is more of an implementation post.

copywriting that sells: powerful copy is easier than you think

The Effective Marketer

The Effective Marketer Effectiveness is a discipline and it can be learned Home About the Effective Marketer Books Speaking Copywriting That Sells: Powerful Copy is Easier than You Think Writing great copy is easy. Writing powerful, attention grabbing copy that will help you sell is another story. Copywriting is easy, but writing powerful copy that sells is what separates the wimps from the champions. The goal is to write persuasive copy. Simplify your writing.

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Which Format Is Right for Your Next Blog Post?


For example, if I wanted to write a post about social media, there is probably a different angle I could take that would work for each of the following formats. Examples: How to Write a Great Email Signature [+ Professional Examples]. How to Write a Blog PostChoices are hard.

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Want to generate business? Write a book.


If you've ever thought about writing a book and wondered if the effort would be worthwhile, a new study suggests the answer is a strong "yes." It's worked for my friends Yvonne DiVita and Jay Lipe -- it may also be a path to greater success for your business. ** Terms: publishing a business book, writing a book for business, book marketing The Web marketing portal: Contact Tom Pick: RSS feed

Want to generate business? Write a book. (Part 2)


Mike Schultz , a principal at the Wellesley Hills Group , and his team of professional services marketing experts at have released a follow-up report to The Business Impact of Writing a Book , published earlier this year. Their new report, The Ultimate Guide to Publishing and Marketing a Business Book , lives up its name.

better time management with smart calendars

The Effective Marketer

Yes, I may remember the task from time to time and I write it down in a yellow sticky note, but getting it into my task list (be it in Outlook where I centralize everything, or in a paper notebook that I used back in the day) triggers some type of psychological commitment that is not the case otherwise. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0

How to Choose the Best Podcast Host


The problem is that generating an RSS feed requires technical skills. RSS Feed: (It stands for Really Simple Syndication, on the off chance you didn’t know that). Podcasts are a great way to put out high quality content without having the effort of writing it.