Ways to Reduce Comment Spam in WordPress

Once you tweak several codes to secure your blog from the cyber criminals like hackers and a number of malicious bots, it’s time to prevent the comment spam over your WordPress based blogs. In any self hosted WordPress blog the most common problem bloggers often encounter is combating the comment spam on a frequent basis.[…]

5 iPhone Apps for Creating Fun Social Media Graphics at Conferences

One of the many great things about apps and an iPhone is that you can be productive or at least productively kill time, should you ever be blessed with such a thing as “free time”.   Mobile social media usage is on the rise and one of the most productive opportunities to be creative is using your […]

Content Marketing Optimization: 8 Content Ideas for Business Blogs

At the SES conference this week I gave several presentations on Content Marketing: “Content Marketing Optimization” and “The Convergence of Search, Social & Content Marketing”.  In the CMO session, I provided SEO tips for each spoke in a hub and spoke model. The hub in this situation was a blog and one of the most common […]

Big Business Blogging, The Right Way #IntelSMP

At Intel’s first Social Media Conference in Portland this week, 100+ Intel social media practitioners from all over the world came together with about 20 industry subject matter experts to share and engage social media best practices. One of those speakers was Lionel Menchaca, the Chief Blogger at Dell and a real pioneer in the world of […]

Blog Marketing Strategy: 7 Steps to Social SEO Success

At BlogWorld Expo in New York this week I presented a session about Dominating Your Niche with Social Content and SEO.  It was crammed with information and I know there are many online marketers looking for practical advice on business blogging and blog marketing that didn’t attend.  Based on the blog marketing we do here […]

Dominate Your Niche with Social SEO & Blogging – BlogWorld Expo New York

BlogWorld Expo is holding it’s first conference in New York this week and I’ll be presenting “Dominate Your Niche with Social SEO & Blogging” on Tuesday at 10:15am as part of the Social Business Track. This post is a light preview of that session and I hope to see you there. Is blogging dead? A […]

Social SEO & PR Events: BlogWorld New York, OMS Minneapolis, SES Toronto, Vocus Users Conference

The disciplines of search, social media, content marketing and online PR continue to intersect and often combine to create a powerful mix. Besides leveling the playing field, companies and individuals are creating competitive advantages as they adapt to shifts in technology and consumer behavior. Learning and mastering the ability to integrate should be top of […]