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How Google+ Could Affect SEO

Idaconcpts

Here is a discussion of how Google+ could affect SEO. Organizations ranging from Dallas SEO organizations to major tech blogs such as Mashable are watching as Google implements Google+. Social Media Web Analytics Google google plus seo google+ seoGoogle HQ is constantly looking for ways to improve the quality of searches. Circles. Quality of Posts. Facebook is with Bing.

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My Top Posts of 2011 on SEO, PR and Social Media for Publishers

Adam Sherk

Nevertheless, here are my top 10 posts of 2011 by pageviews: Which NBA Teams Have Seen the Most Growth on Twitter and Facebook? Editorial SEO Tactics for the Newsroom. Looking at my 2011 posts, it is interesting that a sports topic got the top slot since that’s not a major focus for me. Related posts: My Top Posts of 2010 on SEO, PR and Social Media for News and Sports.

How to Hire Your SEO Partner

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Hiring an SEO specialist is one of the most important decisions you will make in your pursuit of online marketing success. Lawyers pass the bar, doctors have diplomas, but SEOs have nothing of the sort to give you confidence in their level of training and talent. With this in mind, the first two things you want to evaluate in a potential SEO partner are: Methodology. Results.

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Two Major Changes to SEO this Year

Spin Sucks

SEO has a few basic principles that will never change, but search engines routinely refine their algorithms in ways that usually make any fringe efforts worthless. This year, in particular, has been especially harsh on websites that focused a lot of their attention on SEO. Social Media +1 adam justice bing Google latent semantic indexing SEOLatent semantic indexing.

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The Nifty 50 Top Women of Twitter for 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Interactive Minnesotan skilled in web strategy, conversion rate optimization (CRO), e-commerce, SEO, social media, QR codes (she knows a lot about QR codes), design, UX, analytics and inbound marketing. Officially, an expert in inbound marketing, online visibility and personal branding, via social media, SEO and SEM. What is it? The answer may come from the email marketing field.

50 (of the) Best Social Media Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Read on for answers to these questions and more from some of the best minds in social media in some of their best blog posts and articles of 2011 so far. 2011 Trends: Make Your Corporate Site A Social Media Hub by Business 2 Community. 2011 Predictions: Top 12 Reasons Businesses Will Fail at Social Media by FruitZoom. Are These Social Media Trends of 2011 Part of Your Strategy?

Is SEO A Voodoo Science?

Small Business Mavericks

You’d think that SEO is some kind of magic if you listen to some professionals in this field. Only an expert SEO can do this. The truth is, SEO is no voodoo science. Some SEOs swear by their keywords. Usually, SEOs talk about on-page SEO factors and off-page SEO factors. Off-page SEO factors generally are a reference to links. Your job as SEO is to think about all of those factors. Some SEOs develop a formula. But there is no SEO-by-the-numbers routine that works for every web page. Watch Ma, no hands!

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5 Ways that Social Media Impacts SEO

Adam Sherk

Here are five ways that social media impacts SEO, or more specifically search engine visibility, rankings and traffic: 1. This is a necessary step to combat spam but it takes away the SEO value of the links. Ultimately it is about establishing things like trust, credibility, popularity, influence and topical authority, all of which are good for both SEO and social media marketing.

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Will SEO Exist in 2015?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

SEO used to be a self-standing marketing discipline, having a well defined, generally accepted set of activities and objectives. Today, SEO is much more intertwined with other marketing activities, making it difficult to know where SEO ends and where social media, for example, begins. Google’s SEO Mindset. Great for investors … not so great for SEOs.

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SEO Run Amok

Spin Sucks

In fact, if you don’t practice SEO, you obviously don’t ‘GET IT’ and might have poor personal hygiene. There are two common reasons cited for avoiding SEO; both completely unacceptable: 1. What the hell is SEO, anyway? In reality practicing SEO does improve traffic to a blog. FTW. I am King of the SEO Lab. SEO Social Media Brian Meeks hampton stevens the atlanti

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SEO vs Design

Idaconcpts

The Need of Effective SEO. Let’s look first at the SEO side of things. So SEO will give this person the chance of getting a much wider audience, which in turn will give them a chance to earn some money from it. An effective SEO campaign can be done on any type of site and doesn’t automatically impose some sort of rigid, unpleasant layout on the site. Best of Both Worlds.

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Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

How can Twitter to used to support SEO efforts? Twitter and SEO. The Tweet Effect: How Twitter Affects Rankings by The Daily SEO Blog. How to Get More Followers on Twitter by Graywolf’s SEO Blog. The 11 Twitter Tools and Apps I Use Every Day in 2011 by Business2Community. It has enabled revolutions in real life as well as in digital marketing. Twitter Tools.

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Alan K’necht: Über Thinker & SEO Brainiac: An Interview

Firebelly

Social analytics, the role of social in the future of SEO, and his favorite city – Auckland. His handle on SEO and analytics – and online marketing in general make him a hot commodity at conferences all over the world. Social has always been a critical part of SEO but up until recently it didn’t form part of the various search engine algorithms. Favorite Drink?

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SEO Pointers - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

SEO is an important criteria for your online activities. SEO [Search Engine Optimization] if done accurately and consistently then it can be a very rewarding work. Below are a couple of myths and pointers that one should consider while working on SEO tasks: Duplicate the content: Having a couple of blogs that are same is not the way to go. Link: Your best SEO is linking the various matter with each other. Another task of SEO is Keyword. SEO should not be considered later - it is the first part that is to be done planning for.

How to Get the Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In 2011, this list is becoming more exclusive and only those who sign up will get this great content. If you’re interested in top notch Internet Marketing content, please subscribe to the monthly mailing list to be provided with the posts you’ve come to love in social media marketing, SEO, PPC, link building, entrepreneurship, web design, and so much more. Sign up today to get in on this amazing opportunity at the super low rate, available for a limited time. [ How to Get the Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 is a post written by Tamar Weinberg. ].

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What Do Social Media And SEO Have In Common?

Mindjumpers

SEO and social media have been historically disparate methods of generating business online. SEO services considered the effects of social media on search engine rank negligible, at worst and fleetingly effective, at best. In light of relatively recent developments, the lines between SEO and social media have blurred. Relationships. To Follow or Not to Follow. Perspective.

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11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Here are 11 concrete ways I think the environment in which B2B Marketers operate will evolve in 2011. NFO is the new SEO – that’s News Feed Optimization on Facebook. Around this time last year I wrote about the 10 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2010 and while I would say 7 out of 10 have already materialized and the others are on their way. Enjoy! Email this to a friend? Tweet This!

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2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Women

Blue Focus Marketing

Cheryl and I thought it would be a great idea to collaborate on this special social media project – and so the process began for creating the 2011 #Nifty50 List of Top Twitter Women. Interactive Minnesotan skilled in web strategy, conversion rate optimization (CRO), e-commerce, SEO, social media, QR codes (she knows a lot about QR codes), design, UX, analytics and inbound marketing.

Eleven Digital Trends to Watch In 2011

SocialFish

Eleven Digital Trends to Watch in 2011. Location, Location, Facebook – If 2010 belonged to solely Foursquare, it’s likely that Facebook will rain on their parade in 2011. SEO is really really really really important. View more presentations from Edelman Digital. Relationship-building, too. This should be a “doh!&# for associations. The reach is the easy part. Check!

Forget About SEO and Do This Instead for Traffic: Much More Effective and Quick Results

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As good as it works for me, search engine optimization (SEO) is not the be all end all for everyone. For someone like me, SEO is critical because I rely on free organic search traffic to find my websites over time. For those entrepreneurs, these alternatives to SEO can drive traffic to their sales funnel (either a sales page, capture/squeeze page) a lot quicker. Like this post?

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The 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Reprise

Webbiquity SMM

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 ) present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list. Now, along with Tom Pick ( @TomPick ) and myself, we would like to introduce the recipients of the 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men Award.

Add a Local Element to Your SEO Links

Small Business Mavericks

As I’ve written before, having a successful SEO strategy involves a number of elements, with getting your content out there being foremost among them. business that is looking to boost their SEO through inbound links should keep this in mind. SEO for Small Business link building local search SEOBut having links is still an important part of the larger strategy. successful inbound link is one that can appropriately mirror a potential consumer’s internet search. They may search, for example, for “replacement tires Chicago” or “replacement tires 60614.”

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B2B Blogging Trends 2011: Towards an Integrated Approach

Conversionation

You can read a summary of the trends and their thoughts and tips in the B2B Blogging Trends 2011 white paper. B2B Blogging Trends 2011. In many organizations, blogs are still seen as almost separate entities. Several other organizations have no blog at all. included). Should a company blog? Should employees blog? There are no “musts” in business. They should be obvious by now.

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Top 11 Social Media Marketing Blog Posts of 2011

Firebelly

Here are the top 11 social media marketing posts on the Firebelly blog in 2011 based on number of views. How Google’s Newest Announcements Will Affect SEO. Facebook For Business Tip #1: Pages not Profiles. Social Search: Tempur-Pedic “Ask Me” Commercial. 9. Facebook For Business Tip #8: Wildfire Contests. 8. Gettin’ Unique With QR Codes. 7. Clever QR Code Example: The World Park. 1.

2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men

Blue Focus Marketing

Today, Tom Pick ( @TomPick ), Online Marketing Executive at KC Associates , who blogs at his award winning B2B Webbiquity , and I ( @ckburgess – Blue Focus Marketing @BlueFocus360 )  present 50 remarkable men on our 2011 #Nifty50 Top Twitter Men list.  In real life, he is a SEO, developer, entrepreneur, struggling poet, gastronome, explorer from Chicago. Adam L. Andres Silva A.

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Fewer PR Organizations Plan to Increase Focus on SEO and Social Media in 2011

Adam Sherk

The results of the Vocus 2011 PR Planning Survey are out and the number of organizations that plan to focus more on SEO and social media has declined. In this year’s survey 51% of the respondents indicated that they would focus more on SEO in 2011, down from 57% in 2011. So if anything more attention needs to be paid to SEO. Public Relations

Best Quora Guides and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

According to Compete.com, traffic to the site did fall off sharply in February and March of 2011 after an initial surge, but has rebounded to new highs since then (though half a million unique visitors per month isn’t particularly impressive for a social media site). In any case, here are a few of the best Quora how-to guides and insights of 2011. Will it go the way of MySpace?

22 Effective SEO Tips to Optimize Your B2B Website

PWB Marketing Blog

With that said, here are 22 SEO tips to optimize your online B2B presence: Participate in Social Media - SEOMoz released a study correlating data from over 10,000 keyword rankings and the factors that influence Google to highly rank a website. With “nofollow” turned on, a search engine crawler will not follow the link and your site will not get SEO dinged for pointing to a spam site.

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Why SEO Is Getting Harder

Small Business Mavericks

Many website owners have given up on SEO entirely. The reason businesses are abandoning SEO in favor of social media is because it is getting more and more difficult. As difficult as SEO is, it’s still based on a few proven principles. While these have not caught on just yet, you can bet that schema will eventually catch on, and when it does it will make SEO a lot harder. That’s why it will become even more important for small businesses to have a solid SEO company on their side. SEO for Small Business business search engine optimization SEO

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Best Facebook Marketing Tips, Techniques and Tools of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity SMM

How can Facebook be used to support an SEO strategy? Why Facebook Should be Part of Your SEO Strategy by gShift Labs. As it approaches one billion users, Facebook has evolved from a site where friends and family share photos to an online marketing juggernaut rivaling Google. What common mistakes should marketers avoid? Facebook Marketing Tips & Techniques. ” The solution?

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How Google’s Newest Announcements Will Affect SEO

Firebelly

So the changes to Google’s feature lineup leave a lot of people wondering how this will affect SEO and what they can do to possibly optimize their current site to take advantage of the new abilities. On Tuesday, Google let loose on to the world a slew of new announcements , all changing the way users can search the web. But the simple answer is: nothing’s changed.

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News Feed Optimization (NFO) is the new SEO!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

11 B2B Marketing Predictions for 2011 Around this time last year I wrote about the 10. One of the big mistakes I often see with companies when they are setting up a Page on Facebook is they spend more time planning “the wedding than they do the marriage” as I like to say. And you would be surprised what I hear. Also more advanced techniques like Polls, Promotions and Contests.

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Is Twitter Good For SEO?

Small Business Mavericks

There has been a lot of speculation as to whether or not Twitter is good for SEO. think there is one thing that is evidence that Twitter is, indeed, good for SEO (but that’s not the only benefit). So how can Twitter help you improve your SEO? There are several indicators of relevance and quality attached to Twitter as an SEO tool. Tweet authority – Both search engines look at page authority when determining the value of a link with organic SEO. SEO for Small Business bing google search engines SEO TwitterThese are just guesses.

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How To Promote Your Business In 2011 | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

Ways A Blog Helps You SEO-Wise » How To Promote Your Business In 2011 When it comes to promoting a small business, you have to prepare for changes. Here are some of the most effective strategies for promoting a business in 2011. About Us What’s a Maverick? Marketing today is a far cry different than it was in 1950, or 1980, or even in 2000. Update your blog daily.

SEO Metrics for Publishers: How are You Tracking and Measuring Success?

Adam Sherk

The technical, editorial and marketing teams are trained in SEO best practices and are integrating them into the daily workflow. When it comes to SEO publishers need to understand and effectively communicate progress and success. SEO is a never-ending process and without good benchmarks, clear and realistic goals and solid reporting it is easy to lose momentum within the organization.

Looking Back on the Year of the Panda: Google Algorithm Changes

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In case you missed it through all the chaos, below lists all of the crazy Google changes that occurred in 2011and just what they all meant: Top 10 Google Algorithm Changes of 2011. Dec. 1: Ten More Updates Announced – Although the updates are over for 2011, ten more updates were announced for 2012. Marketing Search Engine Optimization algorithm google panda seoLike this post?

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, 2011 Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Search Engines / SEO. Is Google+ Imperative For SEO? The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Google stuff.

Link Love Monthly: Best of January 2011

SocialFish

The Social Media Marketer’s SEO Checklist – SEOmoz. I can’t find you: Search Engine Optimization Basics for Associations (Part 1) – Ray Van Hilst. Deconstructing Your Social Business Plan For 2011 – David Armano. The 10 Reasons Integration Is Crucial In 2011 – Gini Dietrich. Toolbox. Twitter for Mac – Twitter blog. – Jesse Stay. Truth.

5 Simple SEO Tips To Optimize B2B Video

PWB Marketing Blog

Putting your videos on YouTube is the first step for SEO. B2B Internet Marketing B2B Social Media SEO Google Analytics Industrial Powerpoint VideoHave you heard about Universal Search? It’s Google’s term to describe their search results. Nowadays Google ranks more than just websites. If your business puts video online, make sure it’s optimized for search engines. This does two things.

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Blog World LA 2011 Recap – Session Notes and Experiences from #BWELA

Kikolani

Because I decided the night before, until 2:30am in the morning, was a great time to update my blog with new pages for my favorite subjects ( blogging , business , SEO , and social media ) and my new services. Why I Am Attending Blog World Expo 2011 Plus a 20% Off Discount Code. Great Education for Bloggers at the Blogging Success Summit 2011. Thursday. Why so late you ask?