The Perfect Blog Post

Ian Lurie
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I have strived (striven? striveded?) for years to write the perfect blog post. I think I finally have it. Here goes (ahem):

Introduction involving cute puppy, family member, description of recent travels or new toy.
Synergy. Web 2.0 internet conversations branding. Branding conversations web 2.0 XML hyperlinking dynamic community.
Twitter.

Facebook social media 3.0 mashup, ROI analytics and metrics to leverage marketing. Blogging RSS web 4.0. Dry humor here hahahaha. Google is on a mission to possess our very souls. Yahoo! sucks. Microsoft joke hahahahahahhaha.

Steve Jobs is cool. Guy Kawasaki quote here. Steve Ballmer chair-throwing reference. Reference to 2008 presidential campaign.
Self promotion.

Analogy to current events that is so tenuous it stretches the very fabric of space and time. Unsubstantiated rumors and claims. Obligatory grammar bad. A typo or too.
Web 5.0!. Shining epiphany!

Obligatory List

  • Web 2.0
  • Write great content
  • Join the conversation
  • Be sincere
  • List of 10000 sites you can add your link to

Flattering other bloggers link.
Desperate plea for comments, bookmarks, Stumbles and Diggs.
Attempt at friendly goodbye.
Toodles!

Ian Lurie
Founder

Ian Lurie is the founder of Portent. He's been a digital marketer since the days of AOL and Compuserve (that's more than 25 years, if you're counting). Ian's recorded training for Lynda.com, writes regularly for the Portent Blog and has been published on AllThingsD, Smashing Magazine, and TechCrunch. Ian speaks at conferences around the world, including SearchLove, MozCon, Seattle Interactive Conference and ad:Tech. He has published several books about business and marketing: One Trick Ponies Get Shot, available on Kindle, The Web Marketing All-In-One Desk Reference for Dummies, and Conversation Marketing. Ian is now an independent consultant and continues to work with the Portent team, training the agency group on all things digital. You can find him at www.ianlurie.com

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Comments

  1. “Steve Ballmer chair-throwing reference.”
    Hey! Bloggers are only taking what Ballmer gives them on a silver platter. All he has to do for us to stop making fun of him is to quit being an idiot.

  2. Badly writtent flattering comment.. containing lgre number of typos.. Attemplting to show insight and knoledge on the topic.
    followed by visit my blog for more info on the topic. http://www.cankoklu.com which isn’t even remotely related to the post.

  3. I have to admit I’m slightly disappointed. This post is lacking the token image of a random animal yelling about some sort of internet marketing issue.

  4. ROFL! Have you been hanging around with Rhodester?
    Oh, and Robyn’s reply reminds me of the last verse of the classic David Allen Coe song “You Never Even Called Me By My Name” aka “The perfect country and western song”:
    “I was drunk the day my mama got out of prison.
    So I went to pick her up in the rain.
    But before I could get to the station in my pickup truck.
    She got run over by a %&@#&*@ old train…”

  5. Stumbled, Dugg, Tweeted, RT’d, Requested other RT’s, Sphunn, FB’d and Blog Comment Spammed.
    This post is so effing awesome that I have re-purposed and packaged in an e-book that I am selling on 360SELL.com (home of the preeminent original sales improvement consulting organization, International), entitled “How to Write The Perfect Blog Post”, although you cannot sue me for plagiarism, since I have referenced Web 5.1 and therefore improved upon your original.
    Besides, I will now move to China, India or Eastern Europe – so good luck in trying to stop me!

  6. Reply just long enough to know I read at least the first line and conclusion so people don’t think I’m too desperate to links back to my site from my now highlighted (highlit,highlited), underlined SEO name.

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