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This is the May 5 2009 special edition of Who's Blogging What, a newsletter that covers 900+ top web marketing blogs to help busy online professionals involved in social media, search marketing, email, user experience and web analytics. Listed below are the posts from April 2009 that our readers found to be the most useful. Subscribers are updated weekly. If you would like to be kept up to date you may enter your email address in the box at the right.

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The most useful posts of April 2009

April 2009. Small signs of an economic recovery emerged but a potential pandemic led the White House to issue its first #followfriday on Twitter. An icon of Silicon Valley was unceremoniously booted from Dancing With The Stars. Scientists discovered a way to use Twitter with brain waves, just a bit too late to save Oprah from breaking the cardinal rule of online communications. Web marketers kept working as hard as ever. Here are the posts that our readers found to be the most useful this month.

Social Media: [score]
  • How to Monitor Your Social Media Presence in 10 Minutes a Day (HubSpot) [1.99]
  • How to Ask Questions on Twitter and Get Responses (Viva Visbility) [1.95]
  • 25 Must Read Social Media Marketing Tips (Top Rank) [1.87]
  • How to Increase Your Site's Traffic Through Facebook Share (Inside Facebook) [1.80]
  • The 25 Facebook Groups with Over 1 Million Members (Inside Facebook) [1.77]
  • Facebook Shares Tips and Case Studies for Brand Marketers (Mashable) [1.76]
  • 5 Rules Of Facebook Flirting (All Facebook) [1.69]
  • The Art of Writing Great Twitter Headlines (CopyBlogger) [1.68]
  • 5 Tips for Optimizing Your Brand's Facebook Presence (Mashable) [1.60]
  • 5 steps for using LinkedIn as lead generation tool (B2B Lead Generation) [1.49]
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Search Marketing: [score]
  • Ten Free SEO Tools Every SEO Professional Must Use (V7) [3.33]
  • 10 free SEO tools you should bookmark (Econsultancy) [1.96]
  • How to make money with SEO (Seth Godin) [1.63]
  • 10 Ways To Be A Great SEO (Search Engine Journal) [1.49]
  • Advance SEO Tips for e-Commerce Site Architecture (Conversion Counts) [1.35]
  • 35 Non-Google SEO How tos, Tutorials & Other Resources (SEO Optimise) [1.38]
  • Why I disagree with Seth Godin's SEO strategy advice (Social Media Experience) [1.32]
  • The Split Keyword Phrase Works Like A Charm (SEO Journal) [1.27]
  • How to Do Keyword Research for an Established Site (Search Engine Journal) [1.27]
  • 25 SEO tips to create trust with the search engines (Econsultancy) [1.24]
User Experience: [score]
  • 16 Best Web Design Galleries for Inspiration (Six Revisions) [1.90]
  • The first question every web site designer must ask (Seth Godin) [1.64]
  • Three Steps That Guarantee Every Word of Your Copy Gets Read (CopyBlogger) [1.62]
  • Conversion killers -- does your site contain any 'Nuke Buttons'? (Conversion Rate Experts) [1.50]
  • 7 Landing Page Conversion Killers (RSS Ray) [1.37]
  • 50 Trigger Words and Phrases for Powerful Multimedia Content (CopyBlogger) [1.32]
  • 30 Creative Examples of the Hand Drawn Style in Web Designs (Six Revisions) [1.28]
  • 50 Stylish Navigation Menus for Design Inspiration (Six Revisions) [1.26]
  • How to Spot Quality within Web Design: Examples & Tips (Function) [1.21]
  • Design To Sell: 8 Useful Tips To Help Your Website Convert (Smashing) [1.18]
Email: [score]
  • 10 Ideas to Create Excitement and Increase Mailing List Conversions (Cre8pc) [1.85]
  • How to Revise an Email So That People Will Read It (Harvard Business) [1.74]
  • 10 Creative Email Footer Designs (Style Campaign) [1.73]
  • Measuring deliverability and image blocking using clicks and opens (Email Marketing Reports) [1.25]
  • 5 Ways to 'Use What You Have' In Your Next Email Campaign (VR Marketing) [1.19]
  • Video within email is finally becoming a reality (Email Marketing Voodoo) [1.07]
  • Images in HTML email: time for change? (Email Marketing Reports) [1.05]
  • Top 10 Triggered B2B Email Marketing Campaigns (Anything Goes) [1.03]
  • Size Matters: 12 ways to grow your email opt-in list (VKI Studios) [0.90]
  • How Long Should My Email Subject Line Be? (Marketing Insights) [0.89]
Web Analytics: [score]
  • How To: Track Social Media Analytics (Mashable) [1.69]
  • How To Monitor Your Rankings Using Google Analytics Advanced Filter Segmentation (Blogstorm) [1.59]
  • Big List of Google Analytics API Resources (Aim Clear) [1.51]
  • Segmentation Options in Google Analytics (Analytics Talk) [1.26]
  • 6 Tools You Can Use to Troubleshoot Google Analytics Yourself (ROI Revolution) [1.22]
  • Marketing Optimization with Google Analytics (Google Analytics Blog) [1.18]
  • How does [Google] Analytics get all that info? (Marketing Tech) [1.03]
  • Using Google Analytics for Keyword Segmentation and In-Depth Analysis (Practical Ecommerce) [0.94]
  • Analytics and AdSense, Together at Last (Google Analytics Blog) [0.93]
  • Tracking Error 404 Pages and Broken Links in Google Analytics (VKI) [0.91]

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