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8 Critical SEO and Digital Marketing Opportunities

Adam Sherk

So I put together a round-up of current SEO and digital marketing trends that offer good opportunities for publishers. Hosted and Mobile-Specific Article Formats. As a user I like the new hosted and mobile-specific article formats, be that Facebook Instant Articles , Apple News Format or Google’s AMP project. App Indexing and App Store Optimization.

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The Importance of Content Marketing When Building SEO Strategies [Infographic]


Earlier this month, Mai wrote an article about why you should put content marketing at the heart of your brand strategy , in which she gives a summary of the importance of content marketing for your brand. and articles/guides, whereas audio content and podcasts are the least popular. Similar Posts: Put Content Marketing at the Heart of Your Brand Strategy.

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Google Plus SEO: The Business Benefits


Google+ places a heavy emphasis on search engine optimization (SEO), which differentiates it from other social media networks like Facebook and Twitter. . Although Facebook and Twitter are essential to marketing efforts, both impede Google from accessing much of their data, which limits their SEO effectiveness. Google Plus and Local SEO. Google Plus and social signals.

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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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This One Thing Has Become The New SEO Reputation Management Secret This Year

Webbiquity SMM

Therefore, it is imperative, as a business owner or marketer, to focus on improving and maintaining a healthy reputation in the marketplace. In this article, I will be going over one of the biggest kept secrets of this year when it comes to managing your reputation online. Make sure you are posting relevant content such as; articles, pictures, videos and links.

5 Power Tips for Writing Killer Blog Headlines for SEO and People

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , blogging , Content Creation , Content Marketing , Social Media & SEO Tags: blogging , content marketing , seo and headlines , tips for good headlines , Write Great Headlines , writing great headlines How to write blog headlines that get found and shared! Read more. ).

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Four SEO Tips for WordPress Websites


If you work with WordPress, or you’re considering building a website on the platform, you will have probably wondered about SEO and whether there is anything specific you can do to optimize your site. The answer is that there are a number of SEO techniques you can use that are especially effective for WordPress sites. 1. Get an SEO Plugin. Link to Your Related Articles.

Feature Content that Answers Questions for Better SEO

Spin Sucks

He found an article on Medium by Daniel Victor that explores how you should search on Twitter , specifically (though it would work on Google, too), by adding one word. Because our content marketing world is made up by a good portion of search engine optimization, we tend to think in keywords. For instance, what is content marketing? By Gini Dietrich. What time is it? The word?

There’s No Perfect Headline: Why We Need to Write Multiple Headlines for Every Article

Buffer Social

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. I don’t believe the perfect headline exists, though. Even with the articles we read online. In the second study , Ecker had people read four articles (two factual, two opinion). What’s

SEO Strategies: Optimisation Ideas for Your Google+ Page


Tweet Guest post written by Emma Tomlinson , who is the Head of Retail at Smart Traffic, a SEO consulting company based in Bristol delivering successful campaigns to both SMEs and major brands. Most of us know that social media has been playing a big role in several businesses’ Internet marketing campaign. And, right now, Google+ is one of the dominating social networking sites.

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Increase Your Business With Social Media and SEO

The Realtime Report

Increase Your Business With Social Media and SEO. If you want to improve your business, then you need to use social media along with your SEO strategies. Many businesses feel that since they have a SEO plan in place, they don’t need to leverage the power of social media. Another advantage that social media as a SEO strategy provides is that you get many backlinks.

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Top SEO Do's And Don'ts To Try Out In 2015

Social Media Marketing

Search engine optimization was the key way of drawing visitors to the website and even today it is used as a preferred marketing tool, to get the message across to your potential customers. There are certain elements of search engine optimization which are important from the marketing point of view. Keep in mind that forming an SEO strategy comes prior to designing a website.

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How to Reverse Engineer Your Competitors’ SEO Strategy

Convince & Convert

Use this information to test the topics for yourself, even if you start with something small, like social posts or articles for your blog. 3. Analyze Their Technical SEO. Analyzing your competitors’ technical SEO can allow you to locate any techniques you might be missing. Start Once you’ve scrutinized the page for these factors, you can delve deeper into more advanced SEO.

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Editorial SEO Tactics for the Newsroom

Adam Sherk

By now most editorial sites are employing basic SEO best practices in the newsroom but how many are taking full advantage of every opportunity? To be successful an editorial staff needs to do more do more than just optimize headlines and title tags; there are a wide range of editorial SEO tactics that need to be employed. What other SEO tactics should newsrooms employ?

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4 SEO Tactics That Damage Your Brand’s Reputation

Convince & Convert

From a marketing perspective, you’ve got to feel at least a little sorry for SeaWorld for the utter devastation of its sterling brand. SEO is all about boosting your company in search engine rankings, but you can’t step all over your brand during the climb. Too many companies use stale and icky SEO tactics to reach for the coveted first page of rankings.

35 SEO Copywriting Tips for Rocking Content

Writtent Blog

 . SEO copywriting refers to the art of writing copy that ranks well in search. To help you please both your readers and the search engines, we’ve compiled a list of 35 of the best SEO copywriting tips for rocking content, all of which are based on actual experience. We have also included a number of resources for writers and marketers. Really want people to read your articles?

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2015 SEO No-No’s

Saying It Social

We see the articles containing tips of what to do when it comes to SEO all the time- redundant, complicated, and hard-to-implement. In this article you will find the top 5 tips of what not to do when you’re trying to optimize your online pieces for search engine purposes. The post 2015 SEO No-No’s appeared first on. Digital Marketing SEO Google Google AdWords Google Panda Organic search Search engine marketing Search engine optimization Search engine results page SERPs Web search engine

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Six social media tactical articles you need to read


SlideShare Presentations From #RLTM Realtime Marketing Lab  (Realtime Report). I was a Helpdesk Expert at this event in New York last week, and there’s a ton of info here on some new social tools which may be of interest. WordPress SEO Tips: 7 Deadly Mistakes You Want to Avoid  (RazorSocial). The latest demographic info for each of the major social sites. Self-explanatory.

25 Google Plus Resources, Articles, and Reviews to Help You Get Started


And Google+ looks like and quacks like Facebook in many ways. I’ve jumped into the Google Plus fray to try it out and determine what potential benefits it offers social media marketers. 25 articles, resources, and reviews to help you understand the basics of Google+. How Will Google Plus Affect SEO? Officially, there’s no official indication of how Plus will affect SEO, but plenty of speculation and some obvious hints about where things may be headed. Even though Facebook’s traffic seems to be slowing in the U.S. Facebook vs. Google+ [Infographic].

SEO Copywriting: 25 Best Practices for 2014

Writtent Blog

To the dismay of businesses and marketers, SEO copywriting best practices do not guarantee high SERP rankings. All of them adhere to SEO and content creation guidelines. In 2014, SEO copywriting is about quality – well-written optimized content that appeals to humans. SEO has evolved. It can also improve SEO. Read SEO Copywriting Aloud. Write First.

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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. SEOmoz covered this a while back in a post on indexation for SEO and I thought it was a good idea. Sounds good, but are your efforts working?

104 Fascinating Social Media and Marketing Statistics for 2014 (and 2015)

Webbiquity SMM

Looking at marketing surveys and studies from the past year, a few trends are clear, among them that buyers are firmly (and increasingly) in control of the purchase cycle. In response, marketers are producing an increasing amount and variety of content to support all stages of the decision process. What do marketers rate as the single most valuable SEO tactic? SEO is #2.

5 SEO Writing Techniques to Consider in 2015

Writtent Blog

SEO writing techniques? As an online writer or marketer, the key is to strike the right balance; create  quality content that people want to read and search engines want to index. Here are five effective techniques to work into your digital marketing plan. SEO Writing Techniques: 5 Ways to Create Better Content. Especially when you’re an online marketer.

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SEO Copywriting Best Practices for 2015

Writtent Blog

2014 was another fast-paced year in the world of SEO. In case it isn’t clear, last year’s SEO strategy can’t be recycled for the year to come. Here are a few data-driven observations on how SEO has changed recently, and some expert tips on how to accommodate them: Consumers Are Pickier. This includes: High-quality, informative content marketing.

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51 Profitable SEO Niches to Dominate with Low Competition

Viper Chill

When an SEO guy tweets a G Trends screenshot of how fast one of your niches is growing and you hope noone else saw it. Well, I went a little overboard with the research for this very article and found so many niches you can capitlise on it with that I’m really not worried about competition. If nothing else, this could be a good niche just to test your SEO skills. Florida.

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The Four Skills Digital Marketers Need Today

Spin Sucks

By Avi Levine We all know that marketing is changing, and businesses are taking note of the move online, which requires the need for digital marketers. In my work training marketing professionals, I’ve studied hundreds of job postings for marketing talent. SEO is about optimizing websites at a page and server level to generate traffic and conversion.

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Is Article Marketing the Way to Build Traffic to Your Blog?

Janet Fouts

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). Use a plugin like Scribe SEO to fine tune your posts. Maybe not anymore.

How to Align Social Media and SEO Strategy

Simply Measured

Are your social media efforts aligned with your SEO strategy? Here are some useful SEO strategies you can use in your social media efforts. 1. The goal is to make sure that the content looks interesting enough for people to click on, as this translates to more page visits, which is good for SEO. Got any questions about SEO and social media marketing? Download.

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SEO in 2014: Where It’s All Headed


It’s that magical time of the year again when everyone tries to guess what’s next for SEO. 2013 was a downright bizarre year for SEO, which is why you’re bound to see all sorts of wacky predictions for 2014. What Happened to SEO in 2013? 2013 was the most turbulent year for SEO since they invented the internet. But What Really Happened to SEO in 2013?

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58+ Resources to Master SEO Copywriting

Writtent Blog

If you want to be competitive as a copywriter, your work needs to be optimized for SEO. What is the point of writing an amazing and compelling article if people can’t find it on the web? If you are a newbie to the world of SEO copywriting, this is a must-read list. Section 1: An Introduction to SEO Copywriting. 1. What Is SEO? The 7 Sins of SEO Copywriting.

SEO is Dead. Content Marketing = Guaranteed SEO

Writtent Blog

SEO as we know it is actually gone forever. Prior to September 23rd, marketers could draw rich insights from data on the keywords that were driving visitors to their sites from Google. There’s currently no way to achieve guaranteed SEO results by achieving a coveted spot among these in-depth articles. Article Spinning and Low-Quality Content. The post SEO is Dead.

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Duplicate Content: Two Ways to Avoid SEO Problems

Spin Sucks

This week our guest posts focus on the latest trends in SEO. Other websites may use your articles as syndicated content – and that is just fine. The beauty of practicing “white hat” SEO is that your refinements are done according to the search engines’ recommendations. Louis-based digital marketing agency, Evolve Digital Labs. Today: Duplicate content by  Derek Mabie. .

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. This year, I am pleased to bring back our Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 thanks to an excellent sponsor, HubSpot. HubSpot has recently launched a most amazing Marketing Grader tool to help you measure the effectiveness of your website. Should I Change My URLs for SEO?

SEO Isn’t Dead. The New SEO


People who are aware of what’s going on with Google, but aren’t mired in the details of SEO every day may have heard the oft-used-but-incorrect phrase, “SEO is dead.” ” My utter contempt for any phrase that says “ is dead” notwithstanding, SEO is anything but dead. What SEO Used to Be Like. Humboldt penguins mate for life.

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How to Do an SEO-Friendly Blogging


In the present era of content marketing peak, it is not enough to be simply an excellent writer and an expert in the field. Sufficient SEO knowledge will sky rocket your performance you aim at. If you are still not sure if blogging is right for you, consider the following: 70% of customers learn about a company through blog articles. Is Your Website SEO-friendly?

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The Hidden Insights of SEO


Long back Search Engine Optimization(SEO) used to be a discipline governed by blackhat marketers. With the moving time ‘Hidden Insights of SEO’ turned to be ‘ a game of common sense’. Before we go ahead with the ‘ Concealed Insights of SEO’ , I would like to highlight some of the essential categories of SEO tools. Technical SEO. Ranking. Content Ideas.

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SEO Isn’t Dead: 10 Ways to Use It for Business

Writtent Blog

While it may come as a surprise to some people, SEO is still alive and kicking. magazine published click-bait piece recently with the title “ SEO is Dead. In fact, it’s what smart SEOs have been doing for a really long time. To achieve improved rankings in the year to come, here are ten bullet-proof SEO and OAO tips for your business. Online Marketing SEO

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Revealed: The New SEO (When Google Takes Freshness Too Far)

Viper Chill

If it was, Microsoft’s billions pumped into Bing would have gave it more than a few % market share. That being said, it amazes me that every SEO blog is preaching the same old things that they’ve been saying for years. Since we’re talking about SEO, I thought an SEO search result would be good to start things off. Taking Advantage of the Downturn.

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3 Ways to Transform Your Blog Into a SEO Machine

Convince & Convert

Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Using ALL of these options is ideal, but if you can only chose one, then SEO gets my vote every time. Install a good SEO plug-in. My favorite free SEO solution is  WordPress SEO by Yoast , which makes it easy as red light, yellow light, green light. This is an essential component for SEO success. Sharing on social media.

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The Changing Face Of Article Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

» 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. Articles are still good marketing tools.