Archive for Blogging SmartBlogs

Most social media managers know the power of content marketing. By creating and sharing our best content, we generate great resources for our social feeds and huge value for our audience. But are we really getting all of the value we can out of our content? We may not be, and the fix may be as simple as adjusting how we approach our social media sharing.[…] Continue Reading »

By know you should know that blogging is one of the most important inbound marketing tactics available to business owners, CEOs and marketing executives.

Our research has shown that the more you blog, the more traffic you can expect on your website. Some of the recent changes to the Google algorithm have supported the importance of blogging, but there are still a set of best practices that ensure you get the biggest bang for your blogging buck.[…] Continue Reading »

Building your business’ reputation through blogging isn’t like those Fidelity commercials where the people look down, and all of a sudden there’s a green path, telling them exactly where to go. It’s not like the State Farm commercials where you can repeat a simple jingle, and someone appears to solve all your problems. Often the path is unclear.[…] Continue Reading »

SmartPulse — our weekly nonscientific reader poll in SmartBrief on Social Media — tracks feedback from leading marketers about social media practices and issues.

This week, we asked: Have you ever produced event coverage as part of your social media presence?

  • Yes: 65.15%
  • No: 34.85%

Almost 2 in 3 SmartBrief on Social Media readers say they’re producing original event coverage as part of their social media presence.[…] Continue Reading »

Blogging provides your company an opportunity to share meaningful knowledge with potential clients and customers, which in turn gets them to know, like and trust you. Once they know, like and trust you and your company, the sale isn’t too far behind. But blogging without social media is like peanut butter without jelly, fluff without the marshmallow or thunder without lightning.[…] Continue Reading »