Stephen manages growth at BuzzStream and also ponders and writes about outreach strategies that he hopes are occasionally helpful. When he's not doing all of that you can find him trying to level up his home cooking or playing games of strategy and chance.

The BuzzStream Unmatched Folder: Turn Any Email Into a Contact

Does this sound familiar? You reach out through a contact form or you send your outreach to a generic email at a website or publication - something like info@abc.com or editor@xyz.com.  And then you wait, and wait, and finally...success! You got a response!  The only thing is, you got that Read more
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How to Create a Winning Content Promotion Plan

The original version of this post was written by the ridiculously talented Stephanie Briggs. Although it has been updated heavily it’s incredible how much of the original information still rings true. To keep up to date with her current goings-on, head over to Briggsby. Many content marketers Read more
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New BuzzStream Dashboard & Inbox: A Single Place to Review and Act on Your Outreach

We’re extremely excited to announce the completion of a new Dashboard and Inbox in BuzzStream. The Dashboard gives you a single place to act on all of your emails and tasks, across all of your team’s projects and email accounts. Dashboard Inbox The dashboard inbox is the biggest change Read more
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BuzzStream Research Improvements: Powerful Tools to Find The Information You Need

Whether you’re putting together your list for the first time, reviewing data that we’ve discovered for a list that you’ve imported, or gathering relevant context to send effective outreach to contacts, you’ve got to find the right information at the right time. To help you out with that, we’ve Read more
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Content Research Strategy: Finding Unique Topics In an Oversaturated Niche

If you’ve been writing content for a significant amount of time, you know that consistently identifying high value topics can get very difficult. In fact, once you’ve built up a decently sized content catalog it may feel like you’ve already covered all the ground possible. Combine that with Read more
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The Criteria Pros Use to Qualify High Authority Link Opportunities

Great outreach starts with a great list. Indeed, you can have the most excellent content and writers who can craft fantastic personalized emails. However, if you get your list wrong, none of that will matter and you will be wasting your time. Getting to that right list involves two processes: Read more
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BuzzStream, GDPR, and You

GDPR goes into effect May 25th and as you might expect has some potentially serious ramifications for your outreach program. As of now, there are many areas of the regulation which seem intentionally vague, and some which appear downright contradictory. Over the next few months things will become Read more
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BuzzStream Data: The Outperforming Outreach Tactics We Learned From Analyzing 12,000 Campaigns

Outreach is at the heart of any strategy geared towards getting links, building buzz, or increasing brand awareness. Still, despite the fact that almost every company that cares about promoting their site or content sends outreach, there are tons of questions. Some of the ones we hear most often Read more
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The Anatomy of Poorly Targeted Outreach

Ladies and gentleman, let me introduce you to BuzzStream co-founder Paul May. Whether you’re familiar with our company or not, you should expect to be hearing his name everywhere soon. With a diversity of expertise rivalling many of the Renaissance masters, Paul is a real life Most Interesting Read more
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RIP Roundup Posts: Here’s a 5 Step Process to Engage Influencers With Superior Content

Ah, the influencer roundup post that is so near and dear to all of our hearts. I think by now everyone’s familiar with the general approach: Find a list of influencers in your space Reach out to those influencers and ask them to contribute a quote Once the article is published, reach Read more
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