Archive for Blogs and Blogging

Blogging With An Editorial Calendar

One of the reasons I’m such a big fan of WordPress (it’s one of the main tools we use in delivering our Managed Marketing Services) is because there are so many great tools that and plugins that are developed and shared by members of the WordPress community. Today I want to tell you a little [...]

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Top 50 Blogs By Accounting Professors, Students and Professionals

The Biz-learner blog has compiled an interesting list of Top 50 Blogs By Accounting Professors, Students and Professionals. The list is a compilation of blogs authored by academia as well as other professional blogs that may appeal to accounting students. The list is broken into 4 main categories: Accounting Professors Forensic Accounting and Tax Professors [...]

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Finding Top B2B Blogs

Last night in our Social Media Pro class, one of the topics we discussed was finding blogs in your specific area of expertise to follow and contributing to the conversation. In addition to using search engines like Google Blog Search, AllTop and Technorati to find blogs, we also discussed the fact that many sites and [...]

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The Blogger’s Voice – a content creation service

One of my fellow Duct Tape Marketing Coaches is part of a new company that provides content for blog owners – The Blogger’s Voice. Here is how it works – a journalist from The Blogger’s Voice will research your website to discover which keywords are good for your content to target and optimize for. Then [...]

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Keep Tweeps On Your Site With @Anywhere

Twitter recently announced their @Anywhere platform that allows you to integrate Twitter into your blog or web site with just a few lines of java script. We already had lots of tools to allow people to interact with Twitter from our sites, so what's the big deal? The reason you want this is because with [...]

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80 Blogs for Modern Day Marketing Students

The folks at Online Colleges have put together their list of 80 Essential Blogs for the Modern-Day Marketing Students. They were kind enough to include this blog on their list which I really appreciate. They also included several blogs from my fellow Duct Tape Marketing coaches. The list is organized by the following categories: General Branding [...]

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What should I write about on my blog?

One of the challenges professional service firms face when starting a blog is consistently coming up with topics to write about.  Back in September of 2008, I offered 5 tips to find topics to blog about. Here are three more tips for finding topics to blog about: Guest blogging – Most of us have other [...]

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Comment Spam – You’re wasting your time

I’ve started and thought better about publishing this post several times because I didn’t want to sound snarky during the holidays. I finally decided to push the button on it because I think that some small business owners may be receiving some bad advice related to leaving comments on blogs in order to improve SEO. [...]

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Blogging and Social Media For Business – What’s Your Strategy?

Yesterday, I was involved in a great discussion about how small business owners can take advantage of social media tools (blogs, LinkedIn, etc.) to grow their businesses while still balancing all of the other hats we have to wear. My answer to this question is social media tools are just that, tools. In order to [...]

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Demystifying Facebook for Business

This week, Bethany Spilde and I will be conducting the third workshop in the  Growing Your Small Business – The Social Media Series. This session will focus on using Facebook to grow your business. Here is the workshop description: April 22 Demystifying Facebook for Business With over 150 million users, the ability to find and [...]

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