TopRank Marketing in the News 011810

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Which notable industry publications and blogs mentioned TopRank® Online Marketing the first half of January, 2010? Here you go:

ClickZ Social Media All-Stars 2009 – TopRank Marketing CEO Lee Odden was included in this list of 20 “luminaries and pioneers of the social media frontier” by ClickZ author and author of Socialnomics, Erik Qualman. Erik got a little creative and blashpemous and assigned Odden as a DH for the American League of social media all stars. (The MN Twins are of course, in the National League)

SEMMYs 2010 – TopRank Marketing is helping with the judging for the 4th year in a row. Even better news is that TopRank’s Online Marketing Blog has 7 entries in various categories for top blog posts of 2009. Obviously, none of the categories we’re nominated for are categories we’re judging. 🙂

PostRank Top Blogs of 2009 – TopRank’s Online Marketing Blog earned 7 badges and 2 special mentions in the PostRank ranking of top blogs. A few of the category rankings include:

  • Public Relations #1
  • Online Marketing #1
  • Content Marketing #4

Social Media Club Lousiville –  TopRank CEO Lee Odden will be presenting “10 Must Know SEO Tips for Communicators” at the Feb 16, 2010 Social Media Club event in Louisville, Kentucky.

American Express OPEN – TopRank Online Marketing CEO Lee Odden was included in this list of 80 Small Business Twitterers You Should Be Following along with Guy Kawasaki, Pete Cashmore and Mike Arrington.

CRM Mastery – How to Write Compelling Social News Headlines. Adam Singer’s post on headline writing gets due praises on Jim Berkowitz’s CRM blog.

Top 100 Most influential marketers of 2009 – TopRank’s (Not Top Rank) CEO, Lee Odden was ranked #16 in this list of most influential marketers in 2009 by Invesp.

SmartBrief on Social Media – Keep your Web site from becoming a “tombstone” – TopRankBlog was cited for a post on the need for content in digital marketing.

Techipedia – Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009. Six posts from TopRank’s Online Marketing Blog by Michelle, Bowles, Adam Singer and Lee Odden were included in this coveted list of best internet marketing posts by Tamar Weinberg, Author of New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web.

Search Engine Land – 2010 Marketing Predictions & Resolutions. Three articles from Online Marketing Blog were included in this new year roundup of predictions.  BTW, that’s not a big list, this is a BIGLIST.

HubSpot – Must-Read Inbound Marketing Predictions and Resolutions for the New Year. TopRank’s coverage of eMarketer was included in this recommended list of 2010 predictions.

Social Media Today – Benefits of Running Polls on Twitter. Social Media Today syndicated a post from TopRankBlog gaining it an additional 100+ tweets.

MarketingVOX – Industry Buzz. A post by TopRank’s Michelle Bowles on Email Marketing was picked up by MarketingVOX

Penelope’s Trunk – Brazen Careerist – Penelope’s Guide to Blogging. TopRank’s advice on blogger relations was cited in this guide to blogging by the CEO of Brazen Careerist.

Compendium Blogware – Now here is someone who gets it!  Nice to see the folks at Compendium appreciating our advice on Blogging and SEO. We’ve been writing about it since 2004 🙂

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