June 4, 2013

55 expert tips to produce better & faster content

by David Spark

David Spark offers hundreds of tips on how to produce content better and faster. Check out his selection of the 55 creative content and media production tips. Continue reading

February 25, 2013

The power of content marketing for business

by Guest

In an age where content reigns supreme, how do you continue to publish valuable content and keep your readership engaged? Get some insight on what constitutes valuable content from and check out Jefferson and Tanton’s new book, ‘Valuable Content Marketing’, to dive deeper into the topic. Continue reading

October 23, 2012

Why Google Authorship matters to your business

by JD Lasica

If you create content on the Web, then your biggest challenge is to have people find you in search. If you create original content, someone, somewhere, at some point has ripped off your material and republished it as their own. Or perhaps they’re a partner site that has your permission to republish your content. Google, Bing and the other search engines often have a hard time determining who published it first and who’s the rightful owner. In other words, whose link should appear higher in the search results? Continue reading

June 27, 2012

Blogger outreach is earned media not paid, right?

by Chris Abraham

My definition of blogger outreach has always been about acquiring earned media coverage from bloggers and online influencers. My definition — and my assumption — has always been that blogger outreach is public relations and not paid media. I may well be mistaken.

My definition–and my assumption–has always been that blogger outreach is public relations and not paid media. I may well be mistaken. “Earned media (or free media) refers to favorable publicity gained through promotional efforts other than advertising, as opposed to paid media, which refers to publicity gained through advertising. Continue reading

December 14, 2011

Social media success demands talent above technology

by Chris Abraham

It’s more than just technology that will elicit success. Hiring and training people based on their ability to write, and their ability to connect and engage people is key. While technology has moved things forward, human relationships are still fundamental. Continue reading

December 7, 2011

The Social Media News Release explained in detail

by Chris Abraham

After dissecting the blogger outreach pitch, we move on to the Social Media News Release (SMNR), a site we create to support all of our blogger outreach campaigns. Here we examine a sample, line-by-line. Continue reading