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My 5 Best Blogging Tips After 15 Years of Instant Publishing

March 9, 2014 by Angela Booth

Blogging Tips

Everyone has blogging tips to give, and after 15 years, so do I. The thing is, I’m even more enthusiastic about blogging now than I was in the beginning. Truth to tell, when I started out as a blogger, I had absolutely no idea what I thought I was doing.[read more]

Why Creating a Blogging Website is Essential

October 27, 2013 by Darin L. Hammond
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Everyone Should Blog

Who benefits from a blogging website? You do. Whoever you are you will benefit from blogging, but you must locate your reasons for blogging or you will fail. Most of you seek out blogging as a forum for expression, and this is the ideal, but not the only motivation.[read more]

4 Ways to Amp Up Your Blog This Autumn

October 7, 2013 by Lisa Onland

The Blogger in Autumn

 

It’s October which means Autumn is officially upon us and it’s time to start getting ready for sluggish mornings, extra layers and limited time outdoors, conditions theat happen to be extremely conducive to blogging as there are fewer reasons to be seduced outside into the sunshine.[read more]

Social Media: 5 Must-Have Tools for Bloggers

July 3, 2013 by Kiesha Easley
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For many, blogging is a business, whether it be full-time or part-time. As such, a blogger needs to take advantage of certain tools and resources to achieve the 3 M’s of Blogging — monetization, marketing, and (social) media.[read more]

Are You Hooking Potential Customers with Your Blog?

July 2, 2013 by Jasmine Henry

The bottom line is you can’t hook your readers if you don’t offer information they need to consider your service or product. Blogging for business isn’t worth much without that hook, so start paying attention to the middle of your sales and marketing funnel.[read more]

Ruining Social Media Credibility with Bad Spelling & Grammar

April 27, 2013 by Adrian Snood
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case in point

A website or blog is often the first place that you go to learn a little bit more about the individual or company. So if your online content has many spelling errors or grammatical mistakes, then why should your visitors take you seriously?[read more]

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Blogs: Still Your Most Reliable Social Media Tool

March 26, 2013 by bobby marhamat
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Blogging: back to basics

Social media is without a doubt a pivotal part of helping any new business grow. But in the maelstrom of social media options, many businesses are overlooking one of the most basic and important options at their disposal: blogging. Here are three key ways blogging is still a powerful tool.[read more]

How List.ly Can Blow Up Blog Traffic

March 20, 2013 by Mike Allton

List.ly boosts blog traffic (image: Krissy.Venosdale/Flickr)

There are a lot of different tools to help with content creation, drive traffic, and keep your website up to date, but there's one tool that can help you do all three at the same time: List.ly. According to co-founder Nick Kellet, List.ly is "true social curation with lists as a metaphor."[read more]

Triberr to Take the Blogging World by Storm

March 16, 2013 by Mike Allton

Triberr blogging services

Triberr founder calls it a Blog Amplification Platform. Each member shares their latest blog posts, and other members amplify the blog by sharing each other's posts to social media.[read more]

Integration of Push Marketing Campaigns into Social Media

February 19, 2013 by David Goehst

Many people are shifting from push marketing to strictly pull marketing, and we’ll see why strictly pull marketing techniques simply will not get the job done when considering the overall scope of marketing campaigns.[read more]

Small Businesses Connect with Customers Using Social Media

February 3, 2013 by Nicole Arnold

If you loved big businesses, chances are you’d probably be working for one. But you are an entrepreneur; you work for yourself and for your customers. Here are a few tactics that differentiate you from big business by giving you a name, a face, an attitude and allowing you to connect with your customers.[read more]

10 Benefits of Using Images in Blogs

February 3, 2013 by Mike Allton
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I have always told my clients that every blog post needs to have at least one image, and I stick to that rule myself. Here are ten benefits to making sure that every time you write a blog post, you include at least one great image.[read more]

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Everything You Need to Learn About Blog Comments and SEO

December 13, 2012 by Kevin Jorgensen
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It is an effective SEO tactic to leave comments on the blogs of people with digital influence, but not for the reason you might think. The value comes from audience engagement that builds relationships - most bloggers love comments, and it's a great way to get noticed and develop relationships that increase your authority and digital influence.[read more]

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Engaging Veterans Online

August 13, 2012 by Levi Newman

Anyone who has served this country's military knows that the sacrifice, both to country and family, is second to none. As a result, veterans should always be given extra appreciation, dedicated time, and a big thank you. Businesses, in particular, can benefit from taking this approach to engaging vets.[read more]

Why Businesses Should Encourage Social Media Managers to Unplug

August 9, 2012 by Deborah Sweeney
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Forever being logged in has its adverse effects that settle in after some time. Burning out, settling into a routine that stifles creativity, and even stressful tolls taken on your physical self can easily take an innovative and fresh position and turn it into something mechanical all too soon. There’s something to be said about businesses that encourage their social media departments to unplug after hours and even during working hours (yes, I said it).[read more]

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Social Media "Worst Practices": Making People Laugh

August 8, 2012 by Hollis Tibbetts
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Humor in Social Media is a tricky thing. If you want to try to be funny in social media - go for it (carefully) - the world needs more laughter. The world needs more laughter - but don't let it be at your (or your company's) expense![read more]

Applying the Lawyer's Art of Persuasion to Your Advertising

July 20, 2012 by Erin Pheil

Do you use questions in your blog titles (or blog posts, tweets, Facebook updates, etc)? If so, would you like to know how you can make them more persuasive? Did you know I'm using the technique I'm going to be teaching you ON you, right this very second?[read more]

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The Economics of Inbound Marketing: Lower Costs, Higher Conversion

July 15, 2012 by Barry Feldman
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In marketing today, you embrace economics or you embrace unemployment. This article highlights the stats that have the connected world going gaga for the blogging, content marketing, SEO, and social media tactics that constitute inbound marketing -- a world where the objective has changed from finding customers to employing Internet-based tactics to allow customers to find you.[read more]

Summer Vacation Social Media Needs: a Campfire, a Good Story and a Fishing Pole

July 10, 2012 by Bryan Kramer

People use mobile devices more and computers less to check email and engage with their networks in the summer months, and they’re typically slower to respond. Even your own internal resources get stretched as people take time off. So how do you manage your social media when engagement is down during these hazy days of summer?[read more]

How to Live-tweet from an Event

July 6, 2012 by Tia Fisher
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Intelligent live tweeting helps you make a positive impression up there on the big conference screen and may well help you make contacts and friendships. It might look easy, but it's a real skill. Read these tips to learn how to make a good impression and avoid the pitfalls.[read more]

 
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