Free Image Sources for your Social Media & Blog Posts

The Buffer Blog is often a good place to find great articles, and this article regarding sources of free images is no exception. They have categorized 53+ sources into the following groups: Searchable photo sites Free-form photo libraries Photo search tools Create-your-own image tools Embeddable media Since they originally wrote the article, there have been…

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Stop Playing Hide-and-Seek with Social Media Content

Faster and Easier Quality Content for your Social Media Posts A frequent question we get asked is, “Where can I find material to post on our Facebook Page or Twitter account to get more interaction?” There is usually a lot happening in a given industry and in your community, and your followers will find these…

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2 Insanely Easy Ways to Get More Subscribers or Readers

“A lot has been said about ways to get traffic that actually reads your blog or subscribe to it. But, have you managed to get READERS through countless blogging methodologies found all across the web? I’m talking about conversions, NOT raw traffic!

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Emerge2 Blog moved to WordPress

For the past few years, the Emerge2 Blog has been hosted within the Tumblr blogging environment. We have just moved the Emerge2 Blog to a WordPress environment.

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These 7 Simple Tweaks Will Get You More Blog Retweets

Link: These 7 Simple Tweaks Will Get You More Blog Retweets “Did you publish a blog post this week? If you did, I bet you are slyly checking your retweet count. I’m a religious retweet checker simply because retweets are the one of the best ways to evaluate my blog post’s performance. The good news…

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6 Reasons Great Content Fails

Link: 6 Reasons Great Content Fails “That’s right. Sometimes truly great content flops. And to be honest, it’s a big disappointment (and a shame). The silver lining is, there’s usually a pretty good explanation for why that particular piece of content failed to spread, and understanding some of the top reasons why great content fails…

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The Missing Ingredient in Your Blog Strategy: Commenting

Link: The Missing Ingredient in Your Blog Strategy: Commenting “Coming off the very successful Content Marketing World, I thought about all the relationship building it took that helped make CMW the largest event in the industry.  Frankly, it was a combination of a number of things that made it happen. BUT, what really amazed me…

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How to Create Magnetic Content using a Triangle of Relevance

Link: How to Create Magnetic Content using a Triangle of Relevance “What makes online content great? Is there a tangible metric, or is it purely subjective? I think it comes down to relevance. The more relevant the content appears, the more magnetic it becomes. Within this relevance I’ve discovered a formula for brands to magnetize…

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10 Reasons to blog, even if nobody reads it

Link: 10 Reasons to blog, even if nobody reads it “Building an engaged community through a business blog can be extremely difficult — sometimes impossible.” “Every corporate marketing activity must somehow be tied to creating shareholder value and blogging is no different. Let’s look at ten legitimate business reasons why your company should be blogging…

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Answer: How to Add Blog or RSS Feed to Facebook Pages (not FB Notes)

In an earlier post, I asked if anyone knew of a reliable way to have your blog articles automatically posted to your Facebook Page wall, without using Facebook’s built-in Notes Import function (which no longer works reliably or at all for many Pages). We then stumbled across a Facebook app called “RSS Graffiti”. RSS Graffiti…

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