The Best Business Blogging and Social Media Marketing Resources for 2008 and 2009:
Welcome to our compiled list of the 40+ Best of the Best of business blogging, social media marketing, and social media optimization. We’ve scoured the web for the best of the best of the web in terms of social media and business blogging to make this an ultimate resource for all your new media marketing needs.
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Aim for the Longtail:
• Aim for the Longtail
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Getting Started Creating a Niche Blog:
• Choosing a Name for Your Niche Blog (Domain Name or Website URL) by Dosh Dosh
Choosing WordPress Blog Themes:
• 100 Excellent Free WordPress Themes by Smashing Magazine
• Choosing a Premium WordPress Themes by Smashing Magazine
• Graph Paper Press Premium WordPress Themes
• Revolution Premium WordPress Theme
• Unstandard WordPress Theme
• Sketch’d WordPress Theme
• Firebug is a fantastic free wordpress theme.
• Pearsonified free and premium Themes
• Zombie WordPress Theme
• WordPress Theme and Web Design Inspiration.
• Pool and K2 (example) are quite lovely WordPress themes.
Choosing Your Business Blog’s Layout for Usability:
Getting Started in Social Media:
• Getting Started with Social Media-A Guide and Resource List by Jared Goralnick
Social Media Usage Statistics for Marketers
Social Media Best Practices:
• Social Media Best Practices from Servant of Chaos
Social Media Power Tools and Toys:
• Ultimate social media resource and tool list by Frank Grueber
Business Blogging Policy Guidelines:
• Thomas Nelson’s Corporate Blogging Guidelines
Social Media for Productivity and Collaborative Communication:
Reputation Management with Social Media
Writing Tips and Techniques:
Lifehacks Writing Tips | Writers Resources @ Lorelle at WordPress
Social Media that Really Connects:
Corporate Social Media Case Studies:
Lifestreaming with Social Media:
• Create a lifestream (go to bottom section)
• Organize your online life for productivity with lifestreaming.
Best of the Social Media Rockstars:
Best Intermediate Blogging Resources:
• 7 Types of Blog Posts Which Always Get Links and Traffic by Skellie at Problogger
• 20 Blogging Projects for You by Chris Brogan
• 22 Socialbookmarking Sites that Actually Work by Caroline Middlebrook
• Copywriting for Blogs by Copyblogger
Thought Leadership with Social Media Marketing:
Blogging and Social Media Marketing for Christian Organizations
• Tips for Church Blogging Using a Bridge Strategy
• Church Blogging by Brian Bailey (link to be added soon…)
Basic Search Engine Optimization:
• What’s a #1 Ranking in Google Worth?
• Guide to Search Engine Optimization by Aaron Wall
• 11 Dos and Don’ts of SEO by Stuntdubl (excluding buying text links)
• Linkbuilding Tips for New Websites by Dosh Dosh
Landing Page Optimization Tools
Internet and Social Media Marketing:
• 10 Ways to Build Web Traffic from Dosh Dosh
Monetizing the Web with Affiliate Marketing:
Design and Social Media:
Social Media Careers
Nonprofits and Social Media Marketing
• Coming Soon…
Web Metrics, Conversion, and Landing Page Optimization
Web 2.0 and Technology Productivity
• Coming Soon…
Wikis for Business and Enterprise 2.0:
• Coming Soon…
Niche Specific | Real Estate Blogs and Social Media
Niche Specific | Environment Blogs and Social Media
Niche Specific | Health Blogs and Social Media
We make these fantastic resources available as a service to you. We hope you enjoy. Stay tuned for further updates, such as wikis, productivity, and web metrics. Thanks to Connie Bensen for this idea.
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