4 Ways Facebook Instant Articles Will Change Blogging Forever
MAY 17, 2016
Facebook Instant Articles is Facebook’s latest way for you to engage your audience with material you post on your blog. According to Facebook, the over 1,000 publishers who are using Facebook Instant articles are seeing 20% more clicks and 30% more shares. What exactly are Facebook Instant Articles? Starting with Facebook Instant Articles. Mobile matters.
Facebook Eyes Clickbait-Free News Feed
AUGUST 4, 2016
Facebook hopes to catch clickbait in the algorithm net it is using to clean up its News Feed. Research scientist Alex Peysakhovich and user experience researcher Kristin Hendrix detailed the latest change to the social network’s News Feed algorithm in a Newsroom post , saying that the tweak was a response to feedback from users. They described the update to Facebook’s News Feed algorithm as follows: We’ve heard from people that they specifically want to see fewer stories with clickbait headlines or link titles. This is similar to how many email spam filters work.
How ‘Google AMP’ & ‘Facebook Instant Articles’ Integration With WordPress Will Transform The Internet?
SEPTEMBER 8, 2016
It would be worth noticing how Google AMP and Facebook Instant articles behave with WordPress, and how the wonderful combination of these three would transform the internet. Now that we are clear with accelerated Mobile Page, let’s move ahead with Facebook Instant Articles. What are ‘Facebook Instant Articles’? How to Integrate Facebook Instant Articles with WordPress?
Facebook News Feed Algorithm Changes: 5 Must-Reads
DECEMBER 5, 2013
This week, Facebook announced more changes to its news feed algorithm. Facebook News Feed Algorithm Changes…Again. Facebook issued news feed algorithm changes again and community managers everywhere are fighting the urge to melt their faces off. Facebook Announces More Links In The News Feed. Read all about how these will affect your page in these must-reads.
There’s No Perfect Headline: Why We Need to Write Multiple Headlines for Every Article
AUGUST 24, 2016
But it also places extra importance on the headlines we choose for our content, as headlines have the power to influence readers even if they don’t read any more of the article. Even with the articles we read online. For instance, the headline of this article I wrote—”A Gene That Makes You Need Less Sleep?”—is Most people don’t read content online. On Google: .
A PR Pro’s Guide to Facebook News and New Features
APRIL 20, 2016
The big Facebook F8 Conference was last week and there was lots of news out of it, namely video, instant articles, and a massive change to the news feed. Facebook Social Media aol Arment Dietrich BuzzFeed exploding watermelon f8 conference facebook stock gary vaynerchuck instant articles medium news feed changes shareable video video on facebookHere is the PR pro's guide to it all. The post A PR Pro’s Guide to Facebook News and New Features appeared first on Spin Sucks. Comments Yep. Totally, totally agree with you. We're also going to test. This bothers.
What Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm Means To Your Reach
DECEMBER 6, 2013
Last week, Facebook once again made an update to the way stories are ranked in the news feed. Facebook is on a continuous basis adapting the news feed algorithm and trying to solve which content that should be displayed to what users, as the News Feed only allows room for a certain amount of content. Similar Posts: Facebook Updates News Feed. Especially on mobile.
Turning off the ViperChill RSS Feed: What You HAVE to Tell Your Blog Readers
MARCH 21, 2013
Countless news articles have been written by the BBC, New York Times, the Verge and many other huge publications, all highlighting other services that people can be using instead. A list of options includes: Feedly – highlighted as the best alternative to Google Reader by The Verge mostly due to its speed, minimalist style, and the fact that it’s free. ProBlogger: 94,647.
Facebook Instant Articles: How to Get Started for Business
AUGUST 27, 2016
Wondering what Facebook Instant articles are or why they should matter to your business? billion monthly active users on mobile , they decided to develop “Instant Articles,” allowing brands to publish articles to the app that load with unprecedented speed. Ready to learn how to use Facebook Instant Articles in your business? Through an RSS feed.
Is Article Marketing the Way to Build Traffic to Your Blog?
APRIL 13, 2011
In February Google rolled out an update to their algorithms likely directed at sites that duplicate content for article marketing as well as those that “spin articles (replacing phrases and words so they aren’t exact duplicates and then posting to article hosting sites). Give it up on the article marketing and spend your time building really great content.
Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts
JUNE 27, 2011
Figuring out how to do this with particular systems might pose a specific challenge, especially if those networks only allow you to import one RSS feed. There may also be times where you want to only share writing by you, and if you have a lot of guest bloggers on your site as well as guest posts on other sites, having a full RSS feed for your blog won’t do. <?xml CDATA[.
The Changing Face Of Article Marketing
Small Business Mavericks
APRIL 19, 2011
» The Changing Face Of Article Marketing Article marketing is a mainstay of Internet marketing. It’s been around since the earliest days of the Internet and Web-savvy marketers have been very effective in using article marketing to drive traffic to their websites and in closing the sale. Or find websites within your niche that publish articles.
Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide
JANUARY 11, 2017
We want to work with partners to evolve our current formats— Facebook Live , 360 video , Instant Articles , etc.—to We’re going to start testing this using Instant Articles, so that readers can start to see multiple stories at a time from their favorite news organizations. 12, we will begin to test a way for publishers to combine multiple Instant Articles into one post.
Why Article Marketing Will Never Die
Small Business Mavericks
MARCH 4, 2011
The True Meaning Of Content » Why Article Marketing Will Never Die A couple of days ago I wrote about Google’s recent algorithm change and how it is beating down the article directories. However, I didn’t definitively answer the question about whether article marketing will die. Article marketing has been around for a long time. Not yet.
Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ
MARCH 10, 2011
The following is a guest blog article by Chris Apple. You can add RSS feeds, YouTube subscriptions, personalize it with custom themes, and even view your Gmail inbox, all in one place. As you can see, I use iGoogle for all of my RSS feeds. How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle. Almost all blogs have some form of RSS feed that syndicates their content out on the web.
The Secret to Feeding Your Family with a Blog
JULY 14, 2011
It said: “FEED THE PEANUT. For you, Feeding the Peanut may mean paying medical bills or mounting credit card debt. For me, Feeding the Peanut is taking care of those that I love, including my newborn daughter. submitting articles full of keywords and gibberish to thousands of article directories. using tools to bookmark articles on dozens of sites.
Online Tools that Help with PR
JANUARY 8, 2015
Feedly. Feedly is a user-friendly place to store your blog and news subscriptions. Anytime a new article is published, it appears in your account. When they publish something new, you’ll see it in your Feedly page and can read and share from there. I always recommend people take the time to comment on articles, where they have expertise. Canva to the rescue!
Instagram’s New Algorithm – What You Need to Know
MARCH 23, 2016
It begins with co-founders Mike Krieger and Kevin Systrom explaining that “on average, people miss about 70% of the posts in their Instagram feed” , which may be alarming to some. Facebook’s introduction of its algorithm, which was due to extraordinary growth , was a much-needed overhaul of the News Feed. The question now is, does Instagram need it too? What This Means for Brands.
Here's A Unique Thought On Article Writing
Small Business Mavericks
MARCH 27, 2011
» Here’s A Unique Thought On Article Writing I don’t read Michael Martinez much, but I trust that he knows what he’s talking about. Such was the case recently when I read his thoughts on how to get quality articles for your website. The gist of the article, and sorry if I ruin the punch line for you, is that you should write them yourself.
Four Ways to Fight Content Thieves
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
Tools such as Yoast (a WordPress plugin), FeedBlitz (an RSS feed and email subscription service), and Genesis (a WordPress theme) automatically create that sentence for you so it appears any time someone scrapes your content. Sometimes it’s as easy as contacting the content thieves and asking them to take the blog post or article down. Every day. She was livid (rightfully so)! Sorry.”
6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds - ReadWriteWeb
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
6 Ways to Filter Your RSS Feeds. Information overload is a real problem for many web users, and one way to cope with it is to filter your RSS feeds so you only see what you want to see. There are many ways to filter news feeds from your favorite sources, including passively by relying on meme trackers like Techmeme or social news services such as Google Readers shared items. Feed Rinse is a best of class RSS filtering application. Feed Sifter is an almost painfully simple RSS filter that filters in by keyword. Products , RSS & Feed Management. Last100.
On The Death Of Google Reader
APRIL 11, 2013
But is this just a sign of RSS feeds becoming a part of Internet Past? Before Google announced they were shutting down Reader , I hadn’t looked at my feed in months, maybe a year, or more. ” This is mainly because Twitter has become my RSS feed over the last couple of years. I think this could be the beginning of the end for the RSS feed. He also blogs.
Facebook Takes Scissors to Paper App
JUNE 30, 2016
The first section in Paper is your Facebook News Feed , where you’ll enjoy inspiring new designs for photos, videos and longer written posts. For example, the same team that built Paper also built Instant Articles —a fast and interactive experience for reading articles in News Feed—using many of the same tools, design elements and fundamental ideas as Paper.
How To Curate Content Better In Less Time
DECEMBER 26, 2016
Time spent reading niche-related blog articles is important to keep up with industry news. Still, feeding the content monster can take over if you let it. Feeding the content monster can take over if you let it. I like to use Feedly to create folders for the different types of content I create. Feedly: Add RSS feeds into folders for different accounts or topics.
33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips
APRIL 23, 2013
Discover the answers to these questions and many more here in more than 30 of the best content marketing articles and blog posts of the past year. ” Feeding The Content Marketing Beast – 7 Places to Find Cheap Content by Heidi Cohen. Parker Roger Dooley Shelley Pringle Sherri Liebo Slavik Volinsky Steam Feed Steven Van Belleghem ’ Yawn. The most revenue? ”).
22 Expert Guides and Reviews of 200+ Social Media Tools
SEPTEMBER 22, 2015
In the posts highlighted below, 20 (or so) social media marketing pros review more than 200 tools, ranging from popular, widely used tools like Buffer, Hootsuite and Feedly to intriguing but lesser-known apps. Image credit: Buddy Media. No one has time to put every one of those tools through its paces. Which are most worth investigating and investing in? for competitive research. viralWoot
Ex-NBC News, CNN Anchor Campbell Brown to Lead Facebook News Partnership Team
JANUARY 6, 2017
They told Rutenberg that Brown would focus on matching Facebook’s journalist partners with the social network’s features, including Facebook Live livestreaming videos, Instant Articles and News Feed. Facebook Revolving door Campbell Brown Chris Ariens CNN Education Facebook Live Instant Articles Jim Rutenberg Journalism Journalists Live Videos Livestreaming Media NBC News News News Feed Publishers television The 74 The New York Times TV TVNewser VideosBrown said in her Facebook post: I have some exciting news to share. I grew up in journalism. Happy New Year!
Facebook Adds New Weapons to Its Fight Against Fake News, Hoaxes
DECEMBER 15, 2016
Vice president of News Feed Adam Mosseri said in a Newsroom post detailing Facebook’s new efforts: We believe in giving people a voice and that we cannot become arbiters of truth ourselves, so we’re approaching this problem carefully. Stories that have been disputed may also appear lower in News Feed. Once a story is flagged, it can’t be made into an ad and promoted, either.
Save Time and Effort With Facebook Saved Audiences
NOVEMBER 23, 2016
I suggest referring to this article on what the best ones are to have in your repertoire. Advertising/Marketing Facebook Ad Targeting age Algorithms Behaviors custom audiences Elite SEM gender Google Analytics Income Interests Jackson Salzman Lookalike Audiences News Feed power editor Purchasing Habits Saved Audiences Targeted AdsI say yes. How do you do this?
Twitterfeed, HootSuite RSS Feeds, and Blog Posting Schedules
JULY 6, 2010
Twitterfeed and HootSuite offer the ability to take a RSS feed from any site and update it to your Twitter account automatically when new feed items are found. Pros of Automatic RSS Feed Updating. I wouldn’t call these cons, but here are some things to consider when choosing an RSS feed to automatically update to your social networks. Twitterfeed Feed Setup.
A Dying Breed
APRIL 15, 2016
If the story is not in your feed, or you're being forced to leave wherever that feed may be, it's getting harder and harder to get those readers to click out of their native environments (the places that they want to keep thumbing through). Shortly after that, they removed the delineation between what was an "article" and what was the "blogging section." The voice of the blogger transitioned from personal perspectives (written in a personal way) to looking, feeling and sounding like an article. news feed. Tags: article. I didn't "own" the platform.
Etsy's PR Nightmare: Greeting Cards Making Light Of Rape
JANUARY 25, 2011
Walking the transparency talk I WAS going to write about something to do with online integrity, but, like many well-meaning bloggers, I got side-tracked by my Twitter feed. The article that held my attention involved my favorite online shopping site – Etsy.com, and a particular seller of offensive greeting cards. And why, once you’ve made said policies, you’ve gotta stick to them.
Facebook Pages Paid for 31.68% of Total Reach in April (Report)
JUNE 1, 2016
The News Feed algorithm now predicts how likely you are to click on an article and how long you are likely to spend reading it–all this in order to put more relevant content into your News Feed. Brands on Facebook are slowly beginning to accept the fact that the social network is a pay-to-play platform. Social analytics and reporting firm Locowise found that 43.28
The Wheel and Spoke Model of Content Marketing
AUGUST 11, 2016
Related Stories The 11 PR Professionals to Follow Podcast: A Behind-the-Scenes Look at a Popular PR Show Seven Podcasts to Add to Your iTunes Feed. There is much debate about where content lives and whether or not the wheel and spoke model of communications is dead. Here is a different look at it. The post The Wheel and Spoke Model of Content Marketing appeared first on Spin Sucks.
EzineArticles Says Keyword Density Is Important | Small Business.
Small Business Mavericks
APRIL 7, 2011
» EzineArticles Says Keyword Density Is Important If you’ve been paying attention to the Google Panda update, you’ve noticed that EzineArticles – the largest article directory online – was hit and suffered a huge traffic loss. But what is even more of a shame is the article directory’s response to the update. About Us What’s a Maverick? So do I.
The Anemic State Of Content And News
JUNE 30, 2016
Still, there is a very strong likelihood that you have already shared this article. Sure, we all know the countless times that people share things like celebrity death hoaxes or an article of an event that took place years ago, but somehow made its way back into a Facebook newsfeed. Let's not even begin to discuss how often "news" items are shared that are, in fact, articles from the parody site The Onion. Did you read the article? Did you share the article without reading it? You really need to read the article to understand just how bad this is.
Another Round of Changes for Facebook’s Trending Feature
JANUARY 25, 2017
Cathcart provided more details on the changes to Trending: In order to provide people with more context on what is trending on Facebook, we will now display a headline from a publisher’s article about that topic. Previously, topics may have trended due to high engagement on Facebook around a single post or article. starting Wednesday. What are your initial thoughts?
The Changing State Of Blogs
DECEMBER 10, 2015
They enabled people to comment and share, had links within the text, and were also available via RSS feeds. Remember RSS feeds ? It was the ability for readers/community members to "subscribe" to a blog feed. From a blog post to an article. rss feed. Tags: article. Are blogs dead? Why is this question being debated so much lately? Earlier today, Social Media Examiner 's Michael Stelzner invited Mark W. Schaefer (author of The Content Code , Social Media Explained , etc.) and I on to his podcast to discuss this whole, "is blogging dead?" It's hard.
18 Things About Facebook Rankings To Remember
Small Business Mavericks
SEPTEMBER 26, 2014
Once upon a time, a business could utilize the organic reach of their Facebook Page posts and show up on the news feeds of interested followers. Chris Crum has put together Everything Facebook Has Said Over The Past Year About News Feed Ranking on WebProNews. He has 18 points from their series of “News Feed FYI” announcements since August of 2013. Facebook shows more articles, comments & mobile clicks matter — December 2013. Facebook talks about trending topics and their influence on news feed rank — August 2014. Now, not so much.
The Medium Is/Is Not The Message
JANUARY 5, 2017
No more gatekeepers (as Seth Godin calls them), no more editors deciding which articles go where (and how long/what it should say). The unique qualifiers that made something a blog post over an article is gone. Blogs used to be different because they were personalized (like an online journal), on a blog platform, RSS feeds, comments, etc. Now, there is nothing that distinguishes a blog post from an article these days. According to Ev's article about this situation , year-over-year, readers and published posts were up about 300%. article. rss feed.