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14 Social Media Blogs We Love (& Why You Should Too!)

Blogger Valentine

It’s Valentine’s Day when we celebrate romance and who’s more romantic than a blogger? They share their enthusiasm, knowledge and emotions regularly without expectation of compensation.  In the spirit of romance we celebrate fourteen of the social media blogs we love and the bloggers behind them in alphabetical order.

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5 Ways to Drive Business With Content Marketing [Examples]

Free Content

Many businesses are reticent to give their content away for free. Their dilemma is that strong, useful information doesn’t just happen. Despite relatively low-cost social media and internal media distribution, the combination of deep knowledge and great content development require both human and financial resources.

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Successful Business Blogging: The Secret Sauce

What's your secret sauce?

What’s the problem with business blogs? Most of them are ho-hum. They suffer from bland-blog-post-syndrome.

Considered a cost of doing business (which is code for I think I need this content but I can’t figure out why), business bloggers just fill their posts with valueless content. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog

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Social Media: How to Deepen Participant Relationships

Build relationships

Despite its engagement focus, social media can be a difficult environment in which to build deep, long-term customer relationships. Most social media participants fall into the 90% join but lurk, 9% do something easy such as sharing where limited effort or investment is required and 1% are your advocates. As a result, it’s difficult to continue these relationships outside social media to generate yield profitable revenue. Here are twelve ways to build your email house file to extend relationships and drive conversions. Source: Heidi Cohen’s Actionable Marketing Blog

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