Blogger outreach often receives bad press due to the bad practices of those doing it. Well, it's time to highlight some people who get it right. Denver based digital agency, V9SEO, applied the ethical, tailored approach that we strongly advocate to deliver a successful outreach campaign for their client. Their client was the Californian ski resort of Mountain High. They delivered on their brand objectives and were able to objectively review the great results of the campaign with … [Read more...]
Toronto unmasked via the blogosphere
As some of you will know, we've been asking the good folk of Toronto to help us to create a very large list of all of the blogs in their fair city. So, how useful is a great big list of blogs? We think it's much more useful if it has the ability to 'self-organise' around themes or topics that you might be interested in. More specifically, how can you segment a very large list of blogs so that you can find what you're interested in? Happily, we've developed such a mechanism within Inkybee … [Read more...]
Inkybee User Update: All your blogger outreach data and info in one place
Inkybee has always presented the best metrics for assessing the blogs you are interested in - audience reach, engagement, posting activity, social media followers, SEO variables, and more. Now we've added the ability to show and record lots more information on every blog, all in one place. Every blog now has a "blog details" button. Click on it and you'll see: 1 Social Media: The social media accounts associated with that blog, including new Klout and Kred data, plus the ability to add … [Read more...]
Hey, Toronto Bloggers, Who is the Fairest of them All?
Inkybee has bloggers at its core. The power and significance of blogging has never been greater. Just this week, Jeff Sieh nicely summarised why Twitter is important, but it's a blog that "should be considered your core branding and content anchor site". And if you like stats, Hubpot shared this infographic that leaves no doubt as to the power of blogging. Well, Inkybee has got masses of the best blogs from all over the world, covering just about any subject matter you could think of, and … [Read more...]
What are the best Influence Marketing blogs on the planet?
We got Inkybee to tell us the Top 50 according to the criteria outlined here. But we'd like to know what you think. So we've reproduced the list here in the list.ly format so you can vote them up and down and add your own. Will the marketing world concur with Inkybee? Let's see. Please do share and embed this list and add your comments below too. … [Read more...]
Who Influences the PR Influencers?
A couple of weeks ago we published our list of "60 of the best English speaking PR Blogs in the world". Now we've taken this a step further by creating a new list of the blogs associated with the most followed Twitter accounts from our original list. We curated the original list of great PR blogs by creating a linguistic fingerprint of the Public Relations profession and then ranking the blogs found based on relevance, visibility, engagement and activity. You can read the full methodology … [Read more...]
60 of the best global PR blogs
Today, after lots of messing around with data, we're please to be publishing an Inkybee view of 60 of the best PR blogs in the world. Why? Well, everyone loves a list. And, there are certainly a few of similar lists about at the moment. But, as far as we're concerned, the primary reason for doing this it to experiment a bit with the powerful technology behind Inkybee. Last month Cision published a list of their Top 50 PR blogs and earlier this year PRWeek published their "Powerbook" of the … [Read more...]
The Inkybee browsing bar – a fresh way to review blogs
We're very excited to announce that we've rolled out a pretty useful bit of new functionality. Our users told us that they wanted to review their blogs with their metrics at the same time. So we've built the 'Inkybee Browsing Bar'. It enables a completely fresh way to look at any blogs by viewing the blog homepage whilst also seeing the important metrics and having access to 'add to' and 'remove from' list functionality. The Browsing Bar view is accessible by clicking this … [Read more...]
Inkybee User Update: Look What’s New
We've been garnering lots of feedback from Inkybee's best users. And we're acting on it, so today we're pleased to announce two great updates that we've just rolled-out: 1 You can enter contact details for any of the blogs you are tracking. Now you can store the email addresses, telephone numbers and more for any personal contacts you have with a blog. 2 You can filter the results of your blog research, honing in on the best blogs. On any discovery results page you can change how … [Read more...]
Bye, bye limited beta, hello World!
This week Inkybee is proud to say "bye, bye" to her early Beta phase and "hello" to her Global Launch. And to reward our beta users, there is an amazing launch deal to pick up, but only for the next few days - until 30 April. Get in now and that price is held forever* and there's no contract to sign, so what have you got to lose? Inkybee has buzzed her way into every single major English speaking country in the world - from Canada to Australia, the United States to New Zealand and Ireland … [Read more...]