Blogging Tips for PR Pros

PR Expanded

Fast forward almost ten years and blogging is so ubiquitous that not only are blogs supplanting traditional media channels as sources for breaking news, practically every single company I can think of has one. So don’t do that for your blog, either! blogging Content PR 2.0

Top Blogs For PR To Follow

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

There are many public relations industry blogs that offer know-how on everything from crafting brilliant media pitches to perfecting presentation skills. But how to determine which blogs are me-too, and which are worth your while? After that, the blog world is your oyster!

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Binge Blogging: 30 Blog Posts in 30 Days

Polaris

What is binge blogging? Similar to binge watching, binge blogging is the practice of blogging more frequently than usual for a period of time. If you’re blogging once a week, a binge could be posting 3 to 4 times a week for a month. I love blogging.

Content Marketing Lessons Learned From Our Best Performing Blog Posts

Polaris

Here are some of Polaris’ most popular blog posts from 2014, along with the lessons they taught us. I certainly found his answers helpful, publishing them as a Q&A blog post in February titled What Canadian PR Agencies Should Know About New Anti-Spam Legislation. Business Blogging

A Ten-Minute Blog Post

Rock the Status Quo

The Complete Guide to Building Your Blog Audience: Content Syndication by QuickSprout I ran some interesting content syndication tests in early 2014 to see how it benefited my blog.

Blogging Upstream

Waxing UnLyrical

Tootzypop , the lifestyle blog I founded for savvy women over 40 , is no exception. In women’s online media, the formula is one part fashion and beauty, one part yoga and fitness, one part recipe swap, a ginormous dose of mommy blogging; mix and cover with a thick frosting of e-shopping.

Blogging trends for content marketers

PR Daily

Blogging for business has gone from perceived trend to a valuable business tool that helps achieve real marketing objectives. A survey by Orbit Media Studios says that bloggers spend more time creating blog posts, with the average post taking about two and a half hours to write.

Best Blogging Tips For PR Professionals

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

But good, crisp writing is only part of what makes a blog well-read and shareable. There are some do’s and don’ts that can make the difference between a blog that “talks to itself” and one that is a must-read. Do blog with a purpose.

7 blogging mistakes to avoid

PR Daily

No matter what your purpose for blogging—whether it’s corporate, personal or you’re doing it for a living—there’s likely room for improvement. But it all depends on what kind of blogging you’re doing, and it’s critical to avoid mistakes. Blogging every day.

Three big lessons I’ve learned from 10 years’ blogging as PR Warrior

PR Warrior

I recently notched up 10 years blogging under the PR Warrior handle. But seriously, blogging regularly since 2007 has allowed me to… MORE. The post Three big lessons I’ve learned from 10 years’ blogging as PR Warrior appeared first on PR Warrior | Trevor Young. Blogging Content marketing Owned media Professional speaking Darren Rowse Mailguard Mark Masters Mark Schaefer Pet Sitters Ireland PR Warrior

Blogging is dead: just 36% of internet users write blogs

Stuart Bruce

Blogging is dead, long live blogging. An interesting statistic from the GWI Brand report reveals that 36% of internet users aged 16-64 said that they wrote on a personal blog within the last month.

How to write a blog post

Public Relations Sydney

If you want to be seen as an industry expert or thought leader a great way to boost your profile is to write blog posts. Blogs are the best way of demonstrating your expertise online, controlling your message and building your reputation.

8 Tips to Attract Your Readers with Engaging Blog Posts

PR in Your Pajamas

Everyone seems to be blogging nowadays! How do you make your blog posts stand out? There are few technical parts in blogging: decent grammar, good vocabulary, great idea, and awesome written expression. Are you wondering how you can get more people to read your blog posts?”

8 common blog missteps

PR Daily

The most common question for PR pros and content marketers creating a blog is a simple one: How do I get started? Under each mistake, Wallagher outlines how you can rectify your misstep to boost your blog’s traffic and increase your content’s reach.

A Simple Formula for Writing Blog Posts in 8 Painless Steps

Polaris

Unless you happen to be a gifted writer, there is nothing simple or painless about writing blog posts. Yet business blogging is an important part of marketing today. Regular blogging can have a big impact on your business. The topic for this post was “business blogging.”

How Long Should a Blog Post Be? [A Data-Driven Answer for B2B]

Sword and the Script

If you’re looking for a short and easy answer to blogging questions, here you go: How long should a blog post be? How long should it take to write a blog post? How often should I publish blog posts? Two Comprehensive Studies about Blogging.

Is it Shortsighted Not to Host Your Own Blog?

Waxing UnLyrical

Alison Kenney asked this question yesterday in a Facebook group I belong to: “When it comes to your own website, do you think a blog is a must?” ” You’re reading this blog on a business website, so you already know what my answer is.

7 PR blogs worth reading

PR Daily

While there are only seven PR blogs mentioned here, the list is actually much larger. If you have a PR blog you’d like to recommend, please do so. Without further ado, here are a handful of PR blogs you should read. Bad Pitch Blog.

Email Newsletter Subscribers or Blog Subscribers: Which is Better?

Polaris

I’d rather have blog subscribers.”. Are blog subscribers better? If someone subscribes to your blog, you do not have permission to email them anything except your blog. (If You can email them your blog to promote engagement.

Drive Blog Traffic With These 4 Content Marketing Tools

Cision

After all, everyone’s blogging, so how can you stand out? I am admittedly not a designer, and I don’t have the budget to hire a graphic artist for all my blog posts. You can use them on your blog, social media, email…anywhere. LinkedIn Blog Posts.

10 outstanding corporate blogs

PR Daily

There seems to be a lot of noise about the "death of the company blog.". In a world with so many shiny balls to chase—such as Snapchat and Instagram—are blogs still viable? What is the state of the art in company blogging? What are the best company blogs today?

Blogging for SEO: 7 tips

PR Daily

Blogging for search engine optimization (SEO) is one way to increase your visibility, but it takes more than just posting an article now and then. The best way to increase SEO for blogs is to be strategic. In addition to looking better for visitors, it’s important when blogging for SEO.

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How the Mall of America uses its 55425 blog to bolster awareness for the largest mall in U.S.

Communications Conversations

Turns out, MOA is doing some interesting things with its (relatively newly revamped) blog, 55425. So, I sat down with Timothy Pate, digital project manager at MOA and talked about the blog and how MOA is using it to drive awareness and interest for the popular international destination.

How the New York Public Library’s Blog Mobilizes Communities

Cision

However, blogging is one of the leading tools in any brand’s content marketing strategy. And for nonprofit organizations on a budget, blogging can often be the most effective way to engage and mobilize communities. Q: How did the NYPL decide to start a blog program?

How to Attract Top-Tier Guest Bloggers to Your Blog

Cision

You know that guest blogging on other authority websites is one way to establish your thought leadership and expertise. But did you also know that accepting guest bloggers on your business blog is a way to get great content that they’ll help you promote? Make Your Blog Appealing.

The ultimate list of blog post ideas

PR Daily

The days of staring blankly at a white Microsoft Word screen are over, and it’s all thanks to “The Ultimate List of Blog Post Ideas.”. to get you started with blog posts. Thus, your ideas for blog posts should reflect this change in sentiment and reading behavior.

Is the corporate blog still content marketing’s “home base”?

Communications Conversations

Drive all social traffic back to our corporate blog and/or web site. Drive all social traffic back to our corporate blog and/or web site. His company has a corporate blog. Dave blogs using LinkedIn’s publisher feature on a regular basis.

15 Blog Headlines That Don’t Suck

Waxing UnLyrical

If you came here looking for 15 blog headlines that don’t suck… you were sucked in. By a blog headline that didn’t suck! “Find ways to get people to your blog !” Even if it’s from a blog(ger) I know and respect. I confess.

My 30-Day Blogging Challenge: The Importance of Syndicated Content

Polaris

My binge blogging challenge is complete—this post is the final one in my 30-day challenge. You can read about why I decided to binge blog and some of the lessons I learned along the way HERE and HERE. Was binge blogging a good idea? Business Blogging I made it!

Monday Roundup: Get Started With Blogging

Waxing UnLyrical

Maybe you’re even planning to get started with blogging? On January 10th, this blog turns seven. Getting started on blogging can be daunting, but IMHO is worth it. I’ve heard from quite a few of you who want to make blogging a priority this year.

Adding Playlists to a Blog Post? HOW FUN!

Rock the Status Quo

Let’s try an experiment… Click the > button on the playlist below, then pop back up and read this blog post while it plays. I love the idea of adding playlists to blog posts, eBooks and other pieces of content that can deepen the experience and make the content more memorable.

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Study: Big Companies Lag at Blogging, Social Media

Sword and the Script

I’ve read and blogged about previous reports produced by the UMASS Center for Marketing Research for several years now. Blogs as a tool of corporate influence is flat to declining. . It’s a very difficult perception to overcome because a blog is really, or ought to be, a news site.

8 reasons job seekers should start blogging

PR Daily

Have you ever considered the ways a blog can help you get a job? I meet a lot of young people entering the work force, and I always recommend blogging to get ahead in almost any career. In a blog, you can show them. Blog about what you aspire to be. Blog for the job.

40+ Blogs Inbound Marketers Should Be Following

PR 20/20

My daily mantra as an inbound marketer: stay focused, be passionate. News Content Inbound Marketing

Blogging vs. Press Releases vs. Coverage; Unscripted Marketing Links

Sword and the Script

Aside from the well-deserved round of congratulations, it occurred to me the acquisition is an indication of a maturing industry for content marketing, which of course includes blogging. The Blogging Gutenberg . Benchmarks: Blogs Press Releases and Coverage.

Finding Keywords: The First Step to Blogging Success

Waxing UnLyrical

That’s a blog post for another day. Take every question your company gets asked and consider writing a blog post to answer it. Competitor websites, blogs and industry forums. If a blog post falls in the forest and there’s no one around to read it, does it even exist?

Why and how to set editorial guidelines for your blog

PR Daily

Virtually every content marketing program involves a blog. All important ingredients for increasing readership, reputation and lead generation start with your blog. Here are eight things to include in your blog guidelines: 1. Blog and content objectives. Blog images.

Should I keep blogging?

Communications Conversations

Two Facebook posts in the last week got me thinking: Should I really keep blogging? First, Geoff Livingston talked about how if he had to do it all over again, and start his social presence from the ground up, he would NOT blog. And, it got me thinking: Should I keep blogging in 2015?

Six Quick Tips for Writing Short Blog Posts

Journalistics

Some people give me a hard time about how long my blog posts are (you know who you are). If I decide to write a 500-word post about how to write shorter blog posts, I can do it. I think his blog is a great example of how you can deliver both quantity and quality from your blog.

9 steps to crafting alluring blog posts

PR Daily

Marketers who have made blogging a priority are 13 times more likely. report blogging as a top inbound marketing tactic. Blogging is an important part of your digital marketing strategy. The first step to coming up with new blog topics is the brainstorm.

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