If you are on Twitter and have a sizable following, you can dramatically increase blog views and blog subscriptions by tweeting them following each new post. However, if you are into social media in any big way, updating Twitter, Facebook and posting to reviewing and bookmarking sites are all horribly time consuming. You can ease…
If you’re on LinkedIn or Twitter then you’ve really already said, “Be active.” But, practically speaking, what else should or can you do? Do you know what’s being said about your company? About your products or suppliers? What about you? Here’s my practical approach.
Before we go further, this post assumes that the reader has been blogging for at least 3 months, and has a clearly defined reason for blogging.
So far you’ve been told to:
• Set up a blog in your chosen platform.
• Submit your URL to various online directories.
• Create an editorial calendar.
• Write compelling content that will engage your readers.
• Visit other blogs and when appropriate comment on various posts.
• Approach website and blog owners in your niche to request that your blog link be added to their site(s).
• Promote your blog via social media, i.e. Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn.
Technorati CEO, Richard Jalichandra presents his poll results at the Social Media World Forum. Talk
Microblogging (Twitter, Facebook) is helping blogging: more bloggers said blogging more than previous years; 59% said they were blogging more; 3/4 in the “professional” category say they blogging more than last year.
I am thrilled to share key findings from research that Don Bulmer and I conducted called The New Symbiosis of Professional Networks. The research was conducted as part of our 2009 fellowship with the Society for New Communications Research (SNCR). Don and I began this research this summer in efforts to explore a greatly overlooked area in social media – how decision-makers are using social media in their work.
The Social Media World Forum (North America) occurred last week, but I think the video I have from it is still fresh despite my regrettable delay in posting clips of it. In this clip (2:49) you’ll see Richard Jalichandra, CEO of Technorati, discuss the following points: