Wondering what the future is for blogs?

Is blogging dead?

To discover what the future holds for blogging, I interview Mitch Joel and Mark Schaefer.

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The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

In this episode I interview Mitch Joel and Mark Schaefer. Mitch is the president of Mirum, author of CTRL ALT Delete, host of the Six Pixels of Separation podcast and a blogger at TwistImage.com. Mark Schaefer is a marketing consultant, author of The Content Code, co-host of The Marketing Companion podcast and a blogger at businessesGROW.com.

Mitch and Mark discuss the premise that blogging as we know it is dead.

You’ll explore the future of publishing your content on social networks and beyond.

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social media how toIs your blog generating leads for your business?

Are you looking for ideas?

Offering a suitable and relevant reward in return for people’s contact information is a great way to generate business leads.

In this article you’ll discover eight ways to generate leads with your blog.

Why Lead Generators?

A lead generator (or lead magnet) is something you offer to your blog visitors in the hope that they’ll exchange their contact information (email, address, zip code, etc.) in return for access to whatever it is you’re providing.

Once you have that contact information, you can use it to target those people with ads on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

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social media how toDoes your business have a blog?

Do you allow comments?

One of a blogger’s toughest tasks is managing the discussions around posts, and determining which comments are valuable and which are spam.

In this article I’ll explore top blog commenting systems and the features that make them a great choice for your blog.

Comment Moderation and Spam

Whenever you post content, it is almost guaranteed you will receive some spam in your blog comments. People will submit comments that are completely irrelevant to the discussion to get exposure for themselves or drop a link to their website.

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Discover how to choose a comment system for you blog.

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social media how toDo you blog for business?

Are you looking for a resource to help you take your blogging to the next level?

Whether you’re blogging for business as an individual or as part of a team, these expert articles will help you increase your blog’s shares, improve your content delivery, measure your progress and more.

Each of these articles will help you understand and master a specific part of blogging for business.

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social media toolsAre you part of a team that collaborates on content?

Want tools to make the collaboration process more efficient?

Whether you’re working on blog post or creating social media updates, the more people involved, the richer the results can be. Using collaboration tools makes the process smooth and seamless.

In this article I’ll share eight collaboration tools to improve your productivity.

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social media how toAre you struggling to publish regularly to your blog?

Have you thought about bringing in other writers?

With a team of bloggers, you can share the workload and keep your blog updated with fresh content.

In this article you’ll discover how to set up and support a blogging team for your business.

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Discover how to build a blogging team.

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social media how toDo you want to attract more readers to your blog?

Looking for ways to keep visitors coming back for more?

Creating great blog posts won’t get you results unless you have an audience that reads and engages with them.

In this article I’ll share six ways to grow your blog audience and turn first-time visitors into devoted readers.

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Are you interested in starting a blog for your business?

Want to know how to set it up to get the best results?

There are lots of design and functionality options to consider when setting up your business blog. However, only a few make a vital difference in your blog’s success.

In this article you’ll discover the seven critical elements you need for your business blog.

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social media toolsDo you have a company blog?

Are you looking for ways to improve it?

Everything counts in blogging.

In this article I’ll share some must-have tools for your business blog to help you do all of that and more.

#1: Accentuate Social Follower Counts

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Discover 26 blogging tools to simplify your life.

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