What Happens When Guy Kawasaki Shares Your Content?

Guy Kawasaki

After reading this piece on digital influencer marketing on the Marketo blog, I wanted to share an experience I had recently with my own blog.

Sometimes, all it takes to get noticed in this world is a good piece of PR, being in the right place at the right time, or someone influential singing your praises.

Recently, I was fortunate enough to have one of my articles shared by one of the most influential people on the web… Guy Kawasaki.

In this article I’ll show you the profound effect a few simple social shares from Guy Kawasaki had on the volume of traffic reaching my site, and how it helped grow my social channels significantly.

Before you ask, I’m not presenting this information as some kind of brag, I want to share the data with you to demonstrate the amazing boost you can get to your traffic when a highly influential person shares your content with their network.

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My Top 5 Internet Marketing Blogs

Top 5 Internet Marketing Blogs

There are a lot of good online marketing blogs out there, and I read many of them on a daily basis. However, to make my top 5 online marketing blogs, you need to go the extra mile, you need to reward the time I spend reading your blog with amazing insight, value, and entertainment.

Whilst my RSS reader is jam packed full of different online marketing blogs, I find that there are 5 that really stand out.

These top 5 internet marketing blogs are blogs that I believe offer that little something extra, and as a result, I actively visit them on a daily basis. I believe that these blogs stand out from the crowd and deserve a place of pride in your bookmarks.

So without further ado, I’ll begin the epic top 5 internet marketing blogs rundown.

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How to Stand Out in a Crowded Digital Marketplace

How to stand out in a crowded digital marketplace

The web is massive!

In fact, some would argue it is infinitely massive.

The trouble is, for digital marketers, it’s beginning to feel a little crowded.

Since the inbound marketing revolution began, businesses and organisations, big and small, have been on a mission to inundate the world with wonderful new content. Blog posts, videos, photography, podcasts, ebooks, you name it, the web is now filled with the stuff.

There is some spectacular content out there, there is some good content out there, the majority of it though, is worthless trash.

In this article I’ll give you some great tips on how to stand out in a crowded digital marketplace.

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What is Good Traffic?

What is Good Traffic

Getting traffic to your website is great!

It gives you a warm feeling inside to know that people are visiting your website. The higher the number, the bigger your ego.

But was all traffic created equal? And if not, what is good traffic?

Over the last 12 months there has been a revolution in thinking when it comes to online marketing. Just a few years ago, general website traffic was a key metric when it came to measuring the success of digital marketing campaigns.

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How to Target Your Audience to Get More Readers and Sales

How to Target Your Audience

So you’ve started a blog, you’ve got this great new product, or you’re ready to offer some hot new service to the world.

That means it’s time to get out there and find some readers, customers or clients and start building your empire. WOOHOO!

The trouble is… Where do you begin?

The most important thing you can do as a small business owner, blogger, marketer, or anyone involved in the sale of products or services, is to figure out how to target your audience.

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