Should You Blog? (yes, and here’s how …)

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I recently wrote a piece for Mashable on how to create a company blog. Since it’s already written (and since I promised not to republish on my blog other than a summary) if you’re interested please have a read over there. What should you blog about? Most blogs are.

BLOGGER ALERT: How to Start a Blog and Make Money Blogging

Tech Zulu Event

In this article you’ll discover how to start a blog that makes money. There are four types of blogs; written blogs, video blogs, photo blogs and a combination of these. We’ll primarily be discussing written blogs. How to make money with a written blog.

Chartbeat is to Blogs as Google Analytics is to Print Newspapers

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I’ve been using Chartbeat for over a month now to track performance of my blog and I find myself looking at Google Analytics much less these days. I’m only writing about the product because I’m passionate about it.

Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups

SoCal CTO

skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Thursday, March 22, 2007 Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups Ive been participating in a Yahoo Group that are users of LinkedIn and who are Bloggers: [link] Its an interesting group of folks from diverse backgrounds. Its also been interesting to see the interaction of tools involved - Social Networking, Blogging and a Discussion Group. to help bloggers and blog readers with comments.

Small Business Marketing | Get Customers versus Get Leads

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On the card I usually write the date, where I met the person, how I met them and what value I can bring to the table. Over 50,000 journalists use HARO to find experts to interview for TV, newspapers, books, magazines and blogs. Blogs and Forums. Search Engine Optimization (SEO).

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Innovation and Geography

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skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Tuesday, February 20, 2007 Innovation and Geography I ran across a post in Read/Write Web - Does Location Matter in Web Innovation? Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller SEO for Startups Startup Version 1.0 Where LinkedIn Works for Me A Different Kind of Incubator - The Hive About this Blog Southern California Tech Central Southern California Tech Central Loading

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Understanding the Underbelly of Online Marketing & Why You’ll Lose if You Don’t

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SEO / SEM are promotional techniques for marketing through the Google distribution channel, which have yielded huge benefits to many companies – Yelp being a prime example. When I first started blogging Digg was still at its peak. How do people drive SEO growth?

The Power of Quora & Why Benchmark was Right to Pay Up

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Take AVC.com, the blog by Fred Wilson. He wrote a blog post that always stuck with me about how there are regulars on his blog who hang out there a bit like “Cheers&# just having a chat with a metaphorical beer in hand. They ARE blog posts.

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Why Your Marketing Campaign Sucks

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” Here’s what I mean … Let’s start with what it takes for a journalist to want to write a story. Do I have an “angle” from which to write the story (first company to do X, company does biggest X, consumer behavior is doing X)?

Guerilla Marketing, Brad Feld Style

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Brad proudly described how the company successfully used thought leadership marketing to seed a marketplace in which companies can outsource their SEO campaigns to a legion of independent, third-party “optimizers.” Write Your Own Playbook.

Mafia Sourcing – How Insider’s Game User Generated News

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Here’s how I learned: When I first started blogging 18 months ago or so I started asking people the best way to get distribution. but I wanted to be sure I wasn’t writing just for my mom. I put up a button on my blog and noticed that I got a few clicks on the button.

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Attorney and Startup Business Advisor – Aaron Shechet

SoCal CTO

I can be found on LinkedIn , have a blog Holocognics and my firm’s website is www.SolutionsLLP.com. You are writing about the essentials of business. I am planning right not to write a post about how startups often get SEO wrong. I really like the focus of your blog.

10 Marketing Lessons for Early-Stage Tech Startups

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Because market is such a broad topic, I’m restricting these lessons to PR marketing (as opposed SEO, SEM, product marketing, etc.). Market to Your Target Audience – I’ve seen a lot of startups who like to write blog posts on life as an entrepreneur.

This Week in VC Episode 6 with @Jason Calacanis: Best One Yet

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StackOverflow is a free Q&A site for software developers, blending functionality from wikis, blogs, forums, and social voting (similar to Digg/Reddit); 7.1mm unique visitors per month; new funds will be used to build out engineering team and build out product.

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The 7 “Free” Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

Jason Nazar

Helpful Resources about Search Engine Traffic : 68 Helpful SEO Tools. The type of sites that might link into you are blogs, traditional press online, forums or bulleting boards, or content rich sites that are focused on a similar topic.To Create a target list of blogs that could cover your product or content. Helpful Resources about for Getting Referral Traffic : Top Blogs List (with email contacts). The 7 Ways to Get (unpaid) Traffic on the Web. “If

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The 7 Ways to Get Traffic on the Web

Jason Nazar

Helpful Resources about Search Engine Traffic : 68 Helpful SEO Tools. The type of sites that might link into you are blogs, traditional press online, forums or bulleting boards, or content rich sites that are focused on a similar topic.

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How to cleverly integrate your own URI shortener

SoCal Delicious

Shortcut: sebastian-x.com Blog About Blogroll Links How to cleverly integrate your own URI shortener Posted on 30 December, 2009 This pamphlet is somewhat geeky. For example when you operate a WordPress blog, you could code nearly everthing below in your 404 page (consider alternatives ).

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Pour And Stir II – Managing Your Cost Per Customer

InfoChachkie

Such Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is modern-day snake oil. For instance, if you sell a software security solution, you might write an article that describes ten ways consumers can protect themselves online, highlighting your solution as one potential tool.

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Interview with Vince Bianco, Newsforce

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Vince Bianco: The company has been around since 2006, and we started by launching an SEO tool for press releases for professionals. Those companies are ones they don't have time to write about, or don't have an interest in, or who they just don't have the resources to write about.

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The first 6 steps to homegrowing basic startup analytics | Futuristic Play by @Andrew_Chen

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Heres 5 steps to start exploring: View the "Best Of" list with 50+ essays on viral marketing, gaming, and ads » Get introduced: About this blog, why entrepreneurs and marketers recommend it » Receive updates by email or RSS feed or Twitter. This blog is to address these questions.

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An Afternoon with Rap Genius | Mahbod Moghadam (Co-Founder)

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More recently, a conflict with Google over SEO practices saw heavy penalties on their search results, but ultimately led to a resolution between the two parties.

Interview with Milo Sindell, Knowledge Genie

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Instead of writing a book, we wanted to develop a platform to bring our methods to life, and scale our knowledge. It is differentiated from a Squidoo, eHow, blogs, or Google Knol in that it has a greater depth of information, and provides deeper information to the user. In a way, it's kind of like a book I'm reading right now on web SEO, which was packaged form individual blogs.

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