Increase Blog Traffic with These 12 Ideas
AUGUST 4, 2015
Increase Blog Traffic. Following is a list of 12 things to increase blog traffic and beat the summer doldrums. The people in that group are people I really respect and I decided it was time to get affiliate marketing a fair shake. by emmahardy This is a smart blog.
Nine PR Blogs to Read
DECEMBER 16, 2014
By Gini Dietrich On the ninth day of Christmas, Spin Sucks gave to you… nine PR blogs to read, eight PR up-and-comers , seven must-listen podcasts , six communicator gifts , five communications trends , four free webinars , three strategy games , two Crazies secrets , and the PR win of 2014.
Content Marketing Lessons Learned From Our Best Performing Blog Posts
JANUARY 2, 2015
Hopefully we learn a few content marketing lessons by reviewing the past year, then use that information to develop even more effective editorial calendars in 2015. Here are some of Polaris’ most popular blog posts from 2014, along with the lessons they taught us. Business Blogging
Business Blogging: Five Reasons You Have No Readers
FEBRUARY 11, 2015
By Eleanor Pierce It’s a common complaint: You have a business blog , but no one’s reading. Maybe your blog’s boring, hard to find, or poorly written. But maybe the reasons no one reads your blog are a little harder to suss out. How we plan our content marketing.
The Spin Sucks Blogging Process
APRIL 16, 2012
Last week, Mitch Joel wrote a blog post called, “ Watching Me Blog.” ” It was in response to Chris Brogan’s piece, “ Watching Mitch Joel Blog ,” which he wrote while we were all in Norway and, literally, watching Mitch blog.
Responding (Or Not) to Blog Comments
JUNE 19, 2012
During our stay there, we ended up having a conversation about blog comments and replying to them. Valeria, who is one of the smartest people I know, rarely gets any comments, but her blog is one of the go-tos for nearly everyone in marketing. Your blog is your home.
How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared
FEBRUARY 5, 2015
Therefore, next Thursday, I am going to host How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared. Andy and I have a friendly competition and, let’s be real, this is my blog, so I’m hoping to beat him in number of attendees and in the super positive feedback.
Blogging trends for content marketers
JANUARY 10, 2016
Blogging for business has gone from perceived trend to a valuable business tool that helps achieve real marketing objectives. How are bloggers approaching their work in this age of content marketing—and how do marketers’ efforts compare?
Five Reasons People Aren’t Reading Your Blog
AUGUST 24, 2015
By now, most companies understand they need to harness the power of social media and content marketing. You’ve talked to enough marketing gurus and experts to know blogging can be a powerful way to expand your online presence and communicate thought leadership. By Rebecca Devine.
Binge Blogging: 30 Blog Posts in 30 Days
NOVEMBER 16, 2014
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.
How Long Should a Blog Post Be? [A Data-Driven Answer for B2B]
Sword and the Script
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
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.
50 Tips to Make Your Company’s Blog Rock
AUGUST 20, 2012
I’m taking a few days of vacation time (before Patti Knight kills me) so we went through the 2010 most popular blog posts and updated a couple to run here again. It’s interesting to go back and look at both what I was reading two years ago and where I was getting blogging ideas.
Drive Blog Traffic With These 4 Content Marketing Tools
MAY 7, 2015
When it comes to content marketing, there’s a lot of “been there, done that” out there. 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. LinkedIn Blog Posts.
Blogging Mistakes Equal Lessons Learned
AUGUST 6, 2012
A couple of weeks ago, I made a blogging mistake. That week, a handful of people sent me the Chick-fil-A Mashable story about fake Facebook accounts and, because I needed a blog topic, I was in a hurry, and it seemed like an open and closed case, I blogged about it.
5 Ways to Get More Blog Reads With Social Media
JULY 21, 2015
Marketing is more than the sum of its parts. While each component of your marketing strategy (email, PR, social media, blogs) should bring you results, it’s often better when two or more components work together. Take blogging and social media.
Are Blog Subscribers the Only Success Metric?
OCTOBER 4, 2012
If your blog was ranked (how does that even happen?) and suddenly had a ton of subscribers, would that change your outlook on blogging? Let’s back up… when you launched your blog , was it your goal to earn 500 or 1,000 subscribers in 12 months?
Lessons (and Stats) from Six Years of Blogging
AUGUST 30, 2012
A few weeks ago, you may have seen a very sly mention of the very first blog post written for Spin Sucks (which was published at 11:35 p.m. It’s not even my sister’s blog, Pintology , that has 20,000 monthly views in its second month of existence. It’s a blog.
Blogging vs. Press Releases vs. Coverage; Unscripted Marketing Links
Sword and the Script
JUNE 11, 2016
Earlier this month, the Content Marketing Institute (CMI) was acquired by events company UBM for a reported $17.6 This is because content marketing is about publishing and building an audience you own, rather than rent. The Blogging Gutenberg .
The 12 PR Blogs You Must Subscribe to (and Read) in 2017
DECEMBER 22, 2016
On the twelfth day of Christmas, Spin Sucks gave to you 12 PR blogs you must subscribe to—and read—in 2017. The post The 12 PR Blogs You Must Subscribe to (and Read) in 2017 appeared first on Spin Sucks. I'm always looking for new blogs to sign up to and if.
Five Examples of Blogging Voices
MARCH 20, 2012
Attaining voice is part of that 12-month blogging journey. Five Examples of Blogging Voices . These examples of styles, tone, personality, and delivery contribute to blogging voice. Jack Steiner has been blogging for more than eight years. and she blogs at Soulati-‘TUDE!
40+ Blogs Inbound Marketers Should Be Following
APRIL 16, 2015
My daily mantra as an inbound marketer: stay focused, be passionate. News Content Inbound Marketing
Four Easy List Building Strategies to Implement on Your Blog Today
APRIL 24, 2017
The post Four Easy List Building Strategies to Implement on Your Blog Today appeared first on Spin Sucks. What are you doing today to grow your email list? Dev Sharma shares four proven list building strategies that can help build your email list and increase customer interaction.
Add Tweetable Quotes in WordPress Blog Posts
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
Here’s a great example of a “sound bite” from an article by Gregory Ciotti : Even though he didn’t use an obvious call-to-action like asking people to tweet his sound bite, the tweets kept pouring in: Here’s an example from a recent article on Michael Hyatt’s blog.
Two Blogging Camps: Which is Better?
JUNE 11, 2012
They blog about social media, online marketing, and best practices. When it comes to social and content marketing, they are the A-Team. Members of each group sell plenty of books, know how to attract fans, and have mastered the fine art of blogging.
4 Ways to Establish Yourself as a Thought Leader Through Guest Blogging
AUGUST 5, 2015
Sometimes writing fabulous blog posts on your business blog isn’t enough to drive the traffic you really want. One of my favorite content marketing strategies is guest blogging. Here are a few strategies to help you maximize your guest blogging efforts.
10 Ways to Get Comments On Your Blog
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
We live in an attention-deficit world where comments and shares on blog posts are at a premium. The post 10 Ways to Get Comments On Your Blog appeared first on Spin Sucks. Here are 10 ways to be sure you'll get both every time.
Is the corporate blog still content marketing’s “home base”?
SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
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. ” Dave’s business is social media and digital marketing consulting. His company has a corporate blog.
A Blog Post About Nothing
JUNE 1, 2011
How lame is this blog post (very)?? A Blog Post About Nothing originally appeared on Spin Sucks on June 1, 2011. entrepreneur Leadership blogworld Danny Brown ethics in data location-based marketing twitter follow
15 Non-Obvious Business Trends Shaping 2017 (Retail, Consumer, Tech, Marketing, and Media)
The Influential Marketing Blog
DECEMBER 9, 2016
Join my email list to receive a curated collection of the most under appreciated marketing stories of the week and useful insights every Thursday! . 2017 Marketing & Social Media Trends. Blogs, Podcasts & Vlogs. Content Marketing & Curation. Email Marketing.
Top Three Spin Sucks PR Blog Posts of 2015
DECEMBER 28, 2015
Dig into analytics to see what the most popular PR blog posts on Spin Sucks were for 2015, and then write a post on it for the end of the year.”. But alas, I’m just going to share the most popular PR blog posts that analytics was able to record. By Laura Petrolino.
Content Marketing isn’t Just for Marketers Anymore
MARCH 2, 2016
Content marketing isn’t just for marketers anymore. Salespeople, customer service reps, call center agents, on-boarding staff—anyone who directly connects with customers—should be part of the content marketing process.
Highlights from the State of Blogging in 2017 Survey
Sword and the Script
JANUARY 10, 2017
It’s easy to believe there are a million marketing blogs but that’s just not true. If you blog about marketing – especially with any semblance of frequency – you are in fact among a fair small group. Marketing ranked sixth, which I’d have guessed would have ranked higher.
5 Must-Have Types of Content Marketing
NOVEMBER 25, 2015
When you think of content marketing, you probably think of blog posts. Let’s look at the types you absolutely need in your content marketing strategy. Blog Posts (All Lengths & Types). Yes, you know you need blog content on your business site. Guest Blog Posts.
The 11 Most Read Blog Posts of 2014 (and a Bonus!)
DECEMBER 22, 2014
Because after compiling this list of our 11 most read blog posts of 2014, I’m sad to say I barely merited a mention! The 11 Most Read Blog Posts of 2014. He talks about PR versus marketing versus sales, and outlines ways to measure the effectiveness of your PR campaigns.
8 Tips to Attract Your Readers with Engaging Blog Posts
PR in Your Pajamas
JANUARY 13, 2016
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?”
How the New York Public Library’s Blog Mobilizes Communities
APRIL 24, 2015
The term “content marketing” casts a wide net when it comes to ways to promote and publicize a brand or organization. However, blogging is one of the leading tools in any brand’s content marketing strategy. Q: How did the NYPL decide to start a blog program?
JUNE 13, 2012
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.
8 common blog missteps
APRIL 18, 2016
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.
How PR pros and marketers can crack ‘the blogging cycle’
JULY 21, 2015
If blogger campaigns aren’t part of your marketing strategy, you’d better fix that. However, smart blogging campaigns achieve excellent results for established brands and startups. Almost 40 percent of marketers agree that blogs are the most valuable type of content marketing.
3 Listening Lessons for Marketers
APRIL 6, 2017
At the Forrester Consumer Marketing Conference held in New York on April 6th, marketing and insights leaders from Adobe, Forrester and Cision shared how they listen to improve marketing communications.