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Monday Roundup: SEO Tips

Waxing UnLyrical

On today’s roundup, we’re talking SEO (search engine optimization). Enduring Questions on Press Releases and SEO. How My Guinea Pigs Became Famous Guest Bloggers. Why: In this guest post for WUL,  Jessica Torres  shares how she made her blog Cavy Savvy a success using smart SEO. 3.  Google Penguin 2.0 vs. Black Hat SEO. Hence the seven posts below.

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5 Mistakes Bloggers Make with SEO and What to Do About Them

ProBlogger

It’s not unusual to get expert help in the area, and my guest on  today’s ProBlogger podcast  is the person I turn to for help with SEO here on ProBlogger and also Digital Photography School : Jim Stewart. Jim has been in the SEO business since 1999, and helps companies across Melbourne rank well in search at  StewartMedia. What really is successful seo? SEMRush.

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3 Growth Hacking Strategies for Bloggers to Quadruple Their Blog Traffic without SEO

ProBlogger

One of the hardest things for most bloggers is boosting their blog traffic. The #1 reason most bloggers quit is because they don’t see any growth in their traffic. If you’re one among them, this article is for you!  We’ll discuss a few growth-hacking tips to grow your blog traffic without actually doing any SEO. And ask for a feedback from other bloggers. Are you ready?

How to Build a Billion Dollar SEO Empire

Viper Chill

A few weeks ago I was one of the tens of thousands of people who enjoyed reading a blog post on Priceonomics about “The SEO Dominance of RetailMeNot” It was an absolutely fascinating read because, being a total SEO geek, I rarely find information in this space that hasn’t been repeated 100 times before. Aaron Wall of SEO Book had a different take on the subject.

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Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Regular WUL readers know that Shonali (a friend and former colleague at Socialmedia.biz ) showcases guest posts about how to build, engage and sustain an online community, among other things. And I’m hoping you can tell us if our strategy makes sense or if it sucks (don’t hold back!), so that others might gain insights for their own community efforts. So our ragtag army of cruise bloggers, travel writers, technologists and travel professionals teamed together to reverse-engineer the cruise discovery, planning and booking experience. Building a New Kind of Cruise Community.

Open Community Case Study – GoPlow

SocialFish

Community: GoPlow. GoPlow is the Snow & Ice Management Association ‘s (SIMA) online community. Brian believed they couldn’t do that until they had a open community website generating solid content. GoPlow is not only the center of their online community-building efforts, but an already profitable revenue center too. Check them out: GoPlow Community.

Dear Bloggers, I Apologise. Regards, the SEO Industry

ProBlogger

So what is it that I do for a job? I’m an SEO. SEO has become a bit of a dirty word (okay, it’s an acronym, not a word) lately. And one of the most vocal groups of this negativity is from you guys—the blogging community. There is a growing perception that SEO is full of tricks and cheats. believe you can divide up SEO today into three categories. The scammer SEO.

12 Simple Tactics to Boost Your SEO and Increase Your Influence Through Guest Blogging

Convince & Convert

If your content marketing efforts include guest blogging or submitting e-zine articles, taking a few minutes to synchronize your effort with 12 basic SEO tactics can boost visibility and do powerful things for growing your influence. 1. Learn more about using SEO tactics for blogs  here. 2. Create Blogger Relations Directly With the Most Influential Bloggers in Your Client’s Industry.

Can Communities Serve As Perfect Add-On For Your Blog?

Mindjumpers

Tweet Written by Nabanita Roy , who is a web enthusiast and blogger currently working as a Community Development Executive at forums.com. How does a blogger generally relate to a forum? There are several community building tools for blog promotion. You get to know bloggers from different places, communities and of varied blogging spheres. Is that all?

Are Blog Subscribers the Only Success Metric?

Spin Sucks

Writing with keyword SEO juice and link love as second nature. Cultivating community with authentic engagement every day. Create and build a fabulous community that supports you? When a blogger hits the big time and earns a ton of subscribers or has a large community commenting, said blogger has to be there to reply, engage, comment, and return the favor.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

mashable.com

As a result, publishers and bloggers of all sizes are constantly bleeding site content to social channels in order to encourage crucial engagement and interaction outside of their homepages. As publishers continue to rely on the outside social web to foster their communities, they often witness dire consequences. more social and real-time community will self-perpetuate content.

What Do the Best Bloggers Have in Common?

Kikolani

If you haven’t read about that many blog success stories , you may or may not know that it is in fact, the blogger’s attitude which plays a major role in the success of any given blog. As a blogger, your mindset defines your attitude. In any case, a blogger must always identify the end-goal before beginning a write-up. Someone you might call a “hobby blogger”. Good luck!

7 Actionable SEO Strategies You Can Do Today

SocialFish

————– As you dive deeper into the world of Internet marketing, you learn that one thing is usually a constant: SEO takes hard work. It’s why people outsource it in the first place.  On the most basic level, we all “know” how SEO works, really… but SEO strategy implementation is a whole other beast, and it’s what most of us often struggle with. So yeah, actually doing SEO can be hard. There’s no question that I like doing on-page SEO. Face it, SEO is and will always be an ongoing process. How the hell does it help your SEO?

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Social Media > 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook 10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don’t Involve Twitter and Facebook by Tamar Weinberg on March 17, 2010 Share This is a guest post by Itamar Kestenbaum. Check it out!

Women in Blogging: 125 Fearless Female Bloggers

Kikolani

took a look at 14 lists that have come out over the last year for the top bloggers, social media marketers, search marketers, and entrepreneurs. This list includes female bloggers that cover a huge variety of topics in the blogosphere. They are not only bloggers, but many are also published authors, entrepreneurs, CEOs, experts in their niche, and overall inspirations. Enjoy!

Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » SEO » Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Written by Glen, this post has 175 Comments As many of you will know, I love Wordpress. I use it on most of my affiliate sites which make me thousands of dollars per month and I also use it on my blogs, such as this one. I’m certainly not alone when it comes to utilising this CMS though — tens of millions of sites online are powered by the software. To change your title tags, I recommend you install this awesome SEO plugin. Awesome.

Bloggers, Think for Yourselves: Reject the SEO Rumor-Mongers!

ProBlogger

SEO industry veterans declared “and from this day forth, all link building is spam, especially through guest posts!” Soon after, some more fresh-faced SEO professionals came along and gave link building a few new names. In order to appease bloggers, panic-stricken lemmings of the SEO world have recently been purporting the value of “link earning” rather than link building.

Why SEO is Easier than Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

However, the number of SEOs I’ve come across are much fewer and farther between than social media marketers. In fact, I hear the same SEO names every day; I learn of a new “social media expert&# twice a day. When it relates to SEO, you can start right away. After all, you can’t learn SEO just by reading about it. Why, then, is SEO really easier?

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Why Bloggers Need a Personal Landing Page

Kikolani

As a blogger you’ve got an ultimate goal: stand out of the crowd of fellow bloggers and -writers and get your words read by a large ammount of enthusiastic, engaged readers. Let’s see some of the most important advantages for bloggers of having a personal landing page. Enhanced Accessibility Will Delight Your Blog’s Community. Want Some SEO Value?

SEO Strategy In Social Media?

Social Media Network Marketing

Hello Folks, Many a times we have heard of this nomenclature: SEO. The full form of SEO is Search Engine Optimization. SEO is the method by which you improve the ranking of your site on the search engines. Many a times am asked if SEO is only for website? Well this is not entirely true, while they are definitely used for websites they are 'also for any Social Media that you may be utilizing to connect with your target audience' This means that SEO is useful for community managers, bloggers and anyone who would like to be found on various search engines.

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31 Expert Guides to Maximizing Online Brand Visibility – WPO

Webbiquity SMM

Given all of the changes Google has made affecting organic ranking factors (asking webmasters to disavow low-quality links, reducing the value of guest blogging , ignoring links in press releases , etc.),  the practice of SEO—optimizing owned content for search—is no longer sufficient for maximizing a brand’s online visibility. Add SEO to the list above and you’ve got WPO.

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Top blogger-tastic takeaways from #BWENY

SocialFish

He has good stuff to say about user-generated content being good for SEO. Live from BlogWorld: How to use SEO to corner a niche with your blog – another post on SBOSM, this time penned by Gregory J White of the American Institute of CPAs, talking about a presentation by Lee Odden , who I was very bummed to miss at BWE last year. Have a look-see. Here are two examples.

Connecting Bloggers and Businesses Through Guest Blogging with PostJoint

Kikolani

There are lots of great guest blogging and blogger outreach networks available to bloggers who are looking for fresh content for their sites and businesses who want to connect with bloggers in their industry. Here’s what I found are the main benefits to this network for bloggers and businesses. The Benefits of PostJoint for Bloggers. Try It for Free.

Swipe Right for Hot SEO: Match the Link Building Tactic to Your Site

Kikolani

With all the different SEO strategies out there, it can be hard to know which links are best for your site. To help you navigate the SEO maze, we’ve collated some effective SEO link building techniques, and matched them with industries, businesses, and websites. We’ve also included plenty of actionable SEO pro-tips so that you can bask in the glory of their SEO link building efforts. Where your SEO strategy starts. Let’s get the fundamental SEO strategy pillars out of the way: Costings : How much time and money can you dedicate to your SEO right now?

Increase your SEO with Team Content Marketing!

ProBlogger

Content marketing and SEO is getting more difficult. Most new bloggers and content writers will get started with their site, staying active for a couple months, and then reality hits them. This was the push some businesses and bloggers needed to find a better way to build quality SEO. Today’s Content Marketing Strategy for SEO. No traffic to their articles.

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Bloggers To Watch: Jen Bishop talks about how to become a full-time blogger

ProBlogger

In this interview, we discuss what she has accomplished since becoming a full-time blogger. You became a full-time blogger earlier than planned. How did you get people to trust a ‘new’ blogger? Vignettes is a creative online community centred around Instagram. Bloggers To Watch: Jen Bishop talks about how to become a full-time blogger. Never!

Top 10 Social Media Time Saving Tips for the Busy Blogger

Kikolani

But it’s going to have a huge impact on SEO, so I guess we have no choice. These could be special groups of bloggers that you want to include in a future social media promotion, or a list of companies that you want to reach out to. Reach out to other bloggers and try to run a promotion for their audience. Best of #SMAZ – Blogging Tips, Social Media ROI, & SEO.

How to Turn Your Twitter Profile Page into an SEO Masterpiece

TwiTip

Twitip Getting more out of twitter Follow 102,289 followers Subscribe 20,083 subscribers starters guide getting followers tools tips business people news add a tip David McClellan @simmentors David McClellan aka -Twitter Dave. I am a Co-blogger at SIM Mentors, a social influence media blog. How to Turn Your Twitter Profile Page into an SEO Masterpiece 46 If you have spent any time around social marketing you probably know that SEO and social media go hand and hand. You can even SEO your Twitter pic (avatar)… Yes, you can even SEO your profile picture! Thanks.

Bringing Open Community To Public Relations

Waxing UnLyrical

Because if there’s one thing I believe takes public relations from good to great, it’s when your audiences start becoming your community through the relationships you develop with them. But I was curious to see how Maddie and Lindy perceived not just Open Community , but its juxtaposition with public relations. Why did you write Open Community ? online. Lets play.

Social Media requires good SEO Management

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? Thursday, July 1, 2010 Social Media requires good SEO Management Social Media needs SEO [Search Engine Optimization] Management. The reason to work on SEO while managing and handling Social Media is so that your brand comes up ahead on the Google and other search engines.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As many of you know, I have an annual tradition of giving back to the community on my birthday, which is why this year is no different. Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), SEO: Strategy. SEO: Information.

Is Blogger Copyright Dead?

ProBlogger

Image by stock.xchng user Spiders As an old-skool content creator, I’ve been astonished at the things I’ve heard and read in recent months on this topic, particularly among the blogging community. Then I’ll outline what bloggers should do if they find their rights have been infringed. You’re a blogger. Is blogger copyright dead? They are illegal.

How to Reach Out to Bloggers

www.chrisbrogan.com

Home About Speaking Newsletters Contact Best Of Work With Me How to Reach Out to Bloggers January 7, 2010 View Comments New here? Are you hoping to connect with bloggers and get the word out about your product or service? Do Your Homework All bloggers aren’t the same. Bloggers can be fickle and often work to the beat of their own drum. I get dozens of pitches a day.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

Facebook (71%) and Twitter (67%) are close behind…Other channels used by B2B marketers include YouTube (48%), blogging (44%) and online communities (22%).” 64% of businesses believe consumers follow them to “feel connected” to the brand, and 61% say it is to be part of a community. Or that 73% of U.S. ” Nearly a quarter prefer video content to text.

A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Business , Marketing , Social Media > A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web A Brief Introduction to The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web by Tamar Weinberg on July 15, 2009 Share After years of trial and error and months of writing, The New Community Rules ( O’Reilly link | Amazon link ) has been released, and I wanted to dive into some of the concepts I discuss in the book, many of which I hope to explore in depth in future blog posts.

A 10 Step Guide to Becoming a Better Blogger – Starting Today

ProBlogger

Instead of trying things out at first, guessing, hitting a wall and then becoming discouraged, this post is a ten step guide to becoming a better blogger than you are right now. SEO matters. In a world where it is really hard to stand out in a big crowd, pairing great SEO with writing for your specific audience will grow your readership quickly and effectively. . 4. Right?

Infographic: Is it Time to Consider SEO Automation?

ProBlogger

This gust post is by SEO for Salesforce. Is it safe for bloggers to stop caring about SEO yet? Can we all just install an SEO plugin for WordPress and focus on creating quality content? If you read some of the problogger.net articles this year about how Google’s Panda updates sent some bloggers looking for a life boat , the answer is unfortunately no. For better or worse, online advertisers and PR firms are getting smarter about distinguishing between sites that reach vast, highly engaged audiences and those that connect with smaller communities.

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