Social Media Best-Practices for Nonprofits (And Mistakes to Avoid)Jeremy Silverstein
For nonprofits, social media marketing can be just as advantageous as it is for businesses. It's a great way to build support, grow your ranks of volunteers, and increase donations. ...
Marketing Technologists: Who They Are and Why They Matter [Infographic]Ryan Hadfield, Rachel Martinez
Marketing technologists play a vital role in B2B marketing. Here's a look at why marketing technologists matter today and why they will be needed even more in the near future.
Seven Ways to Ensure Fans Don't Miss Your Facebook Page UpdatesTom Treanor
Are you tired of reaching less than 5% of your fans with your Facebook page posts? If so, then you need to find new ways to get your updates in ...
, Blog Comments
, Content Marketing
, Customer Acquisition
, Customer Relationships
, Lead Generation
, Social Media
, Social Networking
How to Measure the Success of Your Guest Post or ArticleAyodeji Onibalusi
Guest-blogging is one of the most effective and widely used methods of gaining exposure via sites other than yours. But measuring the effectiveness of a guest-posting campaign is where most ...
How to Make a Negative Review a Positive ExperienceHolly Cordner
Your first instinct on seeing a negative online review may be to immediately and vigorously defend your business. But don't overreact. You may well be able to turn the situation ...
Marketing Megatrends: Observations From Arianna Huffington at Vocus's Demand Success ConferenceKerry O'Shea Gorgone
Demand Success conference keynote speaker Arianna Huffington gave attendees her take on marketing today, as well as on how the workplace needs to change to sustain the wellbeing of employees.
Top 10 Content Marketing Strategy Mistakes, and How to Correct Them (Part 1 of 3)Tommy Walker
"Content marketing strategy" is a phrase that gets thrown around quite a bit, but how well do we really understand it? Not well at all, which is why content marketers ...
, Content Marketing
, Direct Marketing
, Inbound Marketing
, Lead Generation
, Marketing Strategy
, Social Media
, Web Content
, Web Copy
Back to the Blogging Basics [Slide Show]Christian Gulliksen
Here's timely refresher in the ABCs of developing and keeping a loyal blog readership—some seemingly obvious, but all-too-often ignored, best-practices.
Four Reasons It Pays to Have a Company BlogChris Lee
Having a strong online presence is essential in today's economy, and an excellent way to ensure such a presence is to establish a blog that's connected to your company website.
Dissecting Social Media Buzz on Controversial Topics
Not all social media conversations, particular those related to controversial health topics, are legitimate or authentic, according to a study by KDPaine & Partners that explores the nature of viral ...
Five Ways to Quickly Build Backlinks (and Get Relevant Traffic)C. Wise
If you're a small business, building backlinks to your website can be an effective way to gain traffic and increase revenue—no matter what your industry. Here are five ways to ...
SEO and Comment Spam: A Cautionary Tale
If your SEO and social media strategies run afoul of best-practices, you might have a bigger problem than diminished Google rankings: Your brand's reputation might take a very public hit. ...
Three Ways to Boost Blog Comments and Your SEO Program
You might not think of your blog's comment section as an integral part of your SEO strategy. But you should. "If you can get comments on your blog, you'll increase ...
What I Did Right: How I Averaged 80 Comments and 135 Tweets in My First Week of BloggingLisa Petrilli
My first-ever two blog posts have received 159 comments and have been tweeted 272 times. I'm simply stunned. But my foray into blogging has shown me that it can be ...
Talk to the Hand
If you blog, you've certainly encountered your share of bizarre, offensive or spammy comments. It comes with the territory. Each of us has our own standard, and you've probably developed ...
Trust Agents: The New Digital NativesChris Brogan, Julien Smith
What are so-called Trust Agents? Trust Agents have established themselves as non-sales-oriented, non-high-pressure marketers. They are digital natives using the Web to be genuine and to humanize their business. They're ...
Three Tips for Improving Your Business Blog
Business blogging can do wonders for your bottom line. It can bring in more Web traffic, give you more exposure, allow you to tailor your company's message, and give you ...
Tell 'Em What You Think
"One of the best ways to grow your blog, is to leave it," says Mack Collier in a recent post at The Viral Garden. "What I mean by this is, ...
Why All the Talk About Dog Food?Aaron Strout
Have you ever heard the expression "eat your own dog food"? It's a concept that essentially means that one is "walking the talk," or leading by example. Many companies have ...
Brainstorm Like a Rainmaker
Brainstorming a steady stream of ideas for your blog can be a challenge—especially when you're short on time and have already covered obvious topics. If you're facing writer's block, Michael ...