Growing Your List: Improving Engagement

Make your blog’s mailing list more effective with this entry in the “List Building for Bloggers” series. See all the LBB posts here. In this article you will learn about: Quality vs. quantity. Measuring engagement. The human and technical factors that affect engagement. The role of branding. Subject lines. Focusing your list. Custom fields, segmentation…

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Five Tips for Loving Your List this Holiday Season

1. Stay Relevant You’ll probably find yourself writing – and therefore mailing – more, especially if your blog can find a holiday angle. Just ensure that your writing and email volume doesn’t go so far off-piste that your piste-off your readers (sorry, couldn’t resist that one). 2. Break the News If you’ve just discovered a great…

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Five Easy Steps for Easy Video Marketing Online

Video marketing online is exploding. The average US viewer now watches more than 187 videos online per month, and that number is only increasing. To help your business attract customers through this exploding new medium, I recommend video blogging. While many people are intimidated by the technical complexities of producing online video (or are just…

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Three Essential Tips to Growing Sales and Service, One Tweet at a Time (at @ProBlogger)

Twitter offers small businesses and independent professionals unique opportunities to out-maneuver their larger competitors, by using the social network as a real-time prospecting and customer service system. You can improve your pipeline and grow a stellar support reputation simply by following these three simple tips: Use Twitter Search to find leads and spot problems in…

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Growing Your List: Accelerating Subscriber Growth

Growing Your List: Accelerating Subscriber Growth [This is the fourth article in the List Building for Bloggers #LBB series] In this post you will learn about: The basics of online list growth. Integrating with social media. Email to a friend. Creating and testing incentives. Making the most of offline events. The role of advertising. Subscriber…

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Five Key Steps to Grow Your Mailing List #LBB

Five Key Steps to Grow Your Blog’s Mailing List [This is the third article in the List Building for Bloggers #LBB series. Read the first and second ones.] In this post you will learn about: How to get subscribers What to send your subscribers When to send it Listening to Unsubscribes Promoting your list There’s…

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How to Get Started in Online Video – Guest Post

Thanks Phil for having me on the FeedBlitz blog to talk a little video. For those I haven’t met yet…a virtual quick hello and nice to meet you. A quick background before we get into the meat and potatoes: My name is David Siteman Garland. I’m the founder of The Rise To The Top where…

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Lists, Email Marketing and your Blog #LBB

[This is the second article in the List Building for Bloggers #LBB series. Read the first one here] Your Blog’s List The most effective marketing tool available to you is email marketing. In the previous #LBB article I compared email to other forms of social media and showed you that not only did it outperform…

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3 Simple Ways to Repurpose Your Blog Posts, by Denise Wakeman

How many ways are you leveraging your blog posts? Most people write a post and that’s the end of it. You’re probably syndicating your blog feed to the usual places: Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn, at the very least. And that’s a good thing. Yet there are many other ways to get more mileage out of…

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