Blogger Integrates With Google+
Small Business Mavericks
OCTOBER 25, 2011
Google has said from the beginning that it plans to integrate all of its services with Google+. Well, that integration is happening right now for Blogger, the Google blogging platform. I’ve kept it no secret that I’m a fan of WordPress on your own domain name, but there are still people who would rather use Blogger as a free blogging platform. If you are a Blogger user and a Google+ user, then I believe integrating your two accounts will cause a big boost in your blog. Blogger has done a lot to help new businesses go online.
Google News Lab, Algorithms, and Content Creation
JULY 7, 2015
Introducing Google News Lab. And now Google News Lab has launched, which is billed as, “a new effort at Google to empower innovation at the intersection of technology and media.” They’re helped journalists, bloggers, and citizen journalists pull data for part of the story while the humans add the color. Go play in the Google News Lab tutorials.
Blogger Outreach: Three Steps to a Successful Program
SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
Going through the list of questions, there were a lot around finding the right bloggers to pitch for your product or service. Finding the Right Bloggers. There are multiple tools you can use to find the right bloggers to pitch: Vocus (paid). Google Blogsearch (free). They are the first step in developing your list of bloggers to reach. Blogger Outreach.
Four (of the) Worst Practices for Pitching Bloggers
NOVEMBER 23, 2015
Brands that are successful at pitching their news and stories to bloggers increase their online presence, gain credibility, and score those coveted “earned” backlinks that Google values as a factor in search rankings. Best practices in blogger outreach , social PR, guest blogging and related topics have been covered here previously. ” Perfect!
How Bloggers Can Benefit From Google’s Rich Answers
JUNE 27, 2016
That achieving first position on page one of Google through organic traffic is the target of any blog or online business. And it makes a world of difference to your traffic. I’m going to show you how utilising a particular feature of Google can help you to a prominent position on the first page of Google – making good use of Rich Answers. Answers provided by Google.
Two Examples of What NOT to Do When Asking Influential Bloggers For a Link
JULY 6, 2012
Editorial in-content links, the most valuable kind of links today, are impossible to get without contacting people; even if you have a few friends among influential bloggers in your niche that you can ask for a favor to guest post on their blog or just to insert an anchor text link to the existing post, eventually you will run out of them, and new backlinks will be waiting to be made.
4 of the Best Blogger Outreach Strategies
Convince & Convert
FEBRUARY 26, 2015
Image via BigStockPhoto.com I’ve been writing about, participating in, and talking about blogger outreach for years. My favorite posts and topics of conversation revolve around actual examples or case studies of blogger outreach done well. To complete that guide, I want to provide a wrap up of my favorite blogger outreach examples from the past year.
The New Model: How Google+ “Gets” Content
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
MAY 15, 2012
Google+ has just won the People’s Choice award for social media at The Webby Awards presented by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. This may come as a surprise, since Google+ isn’t as popular as was first expected. Prior to the latest Google updates, links were closely related to high rankings and more pronounced visibility in search engine results pages (SERPs).
Top tips for bloggers and brands
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
Bloggers too, are being taken seriously as true influencers by marketers and are being courted by brands and the PR agencies that represent them. Here are some tips for new bloggers to help get the best out of brand relationships: Seattle-area Blogger Meetup Group Photo (2) (Photo credit: Chris Pirillo). Should the blogger tweet throughout the event? Related articles.
34 (of the) Best Google+ Tips, Tactics and Guides of 2011
FEBRUARY 23, 2012
Google+ (or Google Plus) is many different things, depending on who you ask. It’s the tool Google will use to beat Facebook. It’s Google’s latest attempt at social media, and they finally got it right. It’s “the linchpin of Google’s plan to own the entire internet” (see below for the source of that quote). ”).
Guest Bloggers Wanted
JULY 6, 2012
21 Reasons to Use Google Analytics by David Murton. If you can give me solid writing about a new and emerging media subject, I can give you an engaged international readership with hundreds of daily visitors with a Google page rank of 5. Please continue reading Guest Bloggers Wanted and leave a comment if inspired. You used to read guest blog posts every Friday. Know someone?
Google Chrome: The Ideal Browser for Bloggers and Content Authors?
OCTOBER 8, 2010
For all bloggers and content authors there’s nothing more annoying than a browser’s crash just before you were about to hit the ‘submit’ or ‘publish’ button into a blogging or CMS system. Instead of running as one process, Google learned from the other browsers mistakes and designed Chrome in such a way so each page or tab runs as a separate process. Google Chrome Protection.
Google+ and World Domination
JULY 5, 2011
If you’re as into social media networks as I am you’d have to have your head in the sand to miss the launch of Google+ , a shiny new social network from Google. Adding the “ Authorship tag to syndicated posts will allow users to follow specific authors and list your content on the +1 tab of your Google profile. What if you did get into Google+ already?
How to Increase Your Content Visibility in Google Knowledge Graph
Convince & Convert
APRIL 15, 2016
The way our mind acquires, operates, and responds reminds me of the Google Knowledge Graph. Google Knowledge Graph is the largest warehouse of knowledge in digital history—and it’s doing it with your help. What Is Google Knowledge Graph? In a nutshell, Google knowledge graph is a systematic way of organizing facts, people, and places to improve the relevancy of search outcomes.
Google Hangouts: Turning Bloggers into Broadcasters
JUNE 5, 2013
Google+ has allowed bloggers to become broadcasters , adding a visual component to each blog post, and all you need to become a “Blogcaster” is a webcam, an internet connection, and Google+. Understanding the Basics of Google+. First, create a Google+ public event announcement a few days to a couple weeks before your Hangout. Hangout Preparation. Claim Your Work.
Bloggers: Let Your Content and Your Readers Breathe
JULY 29, 2014
Updates on Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Facebook & Tumblr. Blogging Content Marketing Uncategorized Bloggers Content Content marketing Facebook Google+ How To Write A Blog Post LinkedIn Marketing Publisher Tumblr Twitter Visual Content EVERYONE IS BECOMING A PUBLISHER. We don’t have much time to grab our readers’ attention these days. Comments on blog posts.
What the Best Bloggers Do Right
Convince & Convert
APRIL 24, 2015
So what are the qualities or distinct characteristics that mark these super bloggers, setting them on a plane higher than us lesser mortals? I am inclined to think that entry to this rarefied region is free, as long as you get these three steps just right. Being regular and keeping that blog fresh is one thing that nearly every successful blogger did. Last time I checked , 3.75
Creating A Friendly URL For Your Google Plus Page
JUNE 24, 2012
I finally got around to creating my Google+ page for SocMedSean. While I’m not really confident of the future of Google+, it doesn’t appear to be fading as fast as Google Wave did, so maybe Google is invested in the long-term search/social integration of the platform and is going to continue to shovel money into it. So here’s what I did. Cheers!
Top 5 Google Chrome Extensions For Bloggers
JUNE 21, 2012
Today, I’m going to share with you some of the Google Chrome extensions that have made my daily blogging tasks easier. All you need to do is type in your URL and tons of information about your site’s SEO will pop out, from your indexed pages in Google and Bing, to your Pagerank and traffic levels. Google Dictionary. Top 5 Google Chrome Extensions For Bloggers.
The Best Free (or Cheap) Tools for Blogger and Influencer Outreach
APRIL 30, 2013
Blogger and influencer outreach is an area with strong crossover between PR, audience development and link building. Finding Bloggers and Influencers. Just search on something like “fashion blogger,” “foodie” or whatever topic you need and you’re on your way. Google+ Tools. CircleCount and FindPeopleonPlus are decent databases of Google+ users.
A Review of Google Social Media Tools
OCTOBER 30, 2013
Google has often been blasted for failing to understand social media and capitalize on the rise of this communication channel. When asked about Google social media tools, the average person will immediately mention Google+. However, that is not the only venture from Google into social networks and, in some markets, not even close to its most successful one. Google Buzz.
The Blogger’s Guide to Google Authorship
OCTOBER 31, 2012
At the 2011 SMX Advanced event , Matt Cutts announced the Google initiative to support authorship markup, or more simply, to give you ownership of your content in the search results. Authorship , in this context, refers to Google’s parameters for making a verified connection between a person’s original web content and their Google Plus profile. If not, sign up here.
5 Goals Every Blogger Should Set Up in Google Analytics
OCTOBER 23, 2012
The simplest way to do this is by using Google Analytics. Google Analytics helps you not only see stats about your visitors, but also lets you create and measure your website goals and objectives. But, you likely already have a Google Analytics account, so let’s just dive in to creating the first goals for your website. How to measure your Google Analytics goals.
Is Google Quietly Embracing Paid Inclusion?
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
Let’s think about Google’s current product offerings, what services they are offer us as business owners, online merchants, and website owners. Over the years, Google says that it’s free to get listed. It seems as though that Google just won’t send you a lot of traffic to your website unless you pay for it. Is Google quietly embracing paid inclusion?
Why Bloggers Should Consider Engaging on Google+
JULY 12, 2011
Google announced its new baby, Google+ (G+, Google+). If you have a Google account, you can now sign into it here. Okay, so #1 took the cake in terms of exciting news in our place, but there’s been a lot of buzz about Google+ this week in social media circles. As an added bonus, the way Google+ works, comments pop up in real time. Community plus.
Google Author Rank and the Have Nots
MARCH 5, 2013
The rush to become officially integrated into the Google Author Rank system or has begun. It’s unfortunate, because Google Authorship forces weighted search rankings that favor popularity and SEO skills over substance. There have been many blogs about how to implement Google’s Author Rank system , but this isn’t one of them. Geoff Livingston on Google+.
Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore
MARCH 16, 2015
Shares Extract: George Brandis today said that “Bloggers are not Journalists” meaning they don’t need the same protection. It’s probably worth investigating the number of bloggers killed in the “Line of Duty”… Today, George Brandis Attorney General for Australia stated that “ bloggers are not journalists ” in regard to the #metadata debate (Government accessing Big Data vs Privacy debate). AG George Brandis ‘I don’t regard bloggers as journalists.’ And we may need those bloggers in the future.
PostRank Connect and Analytics for Bloggers
APRIL 9, 2011
It has come to my attention that not every blogger knows about or uses PostRank. PostRank Connect and Analytics for Bloggers originally appeared on Spin Sucks on April 9, 2011. Blog Social Media adage adage power 150 doug davidoff Google analytics matt royse postrank Spin SucksMy mission today is to change that! people like to RT the heck out of lists.
Meeting Google’s Quality Guidelines: Will Google EAT Your Content?
AUGUST 17, 2016
Google’s Updated Quality Guidelines . This past November, Google released their Quality Rater Guidelines so that businesses, marketers, content writers, and SEO experts could get an idea of exactly what the search engine giant was looking for when it came to quality content. Then, on March 28, Google updated the original document and pared it down from 160 pages to 146 pages.
Advisory: Google+ Begins Booting Brands
JULY 21, 2011
Much has been said about marketing on Google+. Both of us have been intentionally conservative about marketing on the new network due to a statement from Google+ specifically asking businesses and brands to wait until it formalized its business offering. To date, ABC News Radio, LAUNCH and Boing Boing have all been removed, or have voluntarily taken down their Google+ profiles.
Google AdWords – Easy Tips for Bloggers and Small Business Owners
AUGUST 20, 2012
Google AdWords is one of the most popular ways of online advertising. Track the conversions and use the recorded data in Google Analytics to see what serves you the best. You're reading Google AdWords – Easy Tips for Bloggers and Small Business Owners , originally posted on Kikolani and copyrighted by Kristi Hines, freelance writer and professional blogger. Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+. Improve Your Work Habits – Healthy Living Tips For Bloggers. This is a guest post by Ivan Dimitrijevic. Campaign Budgeting.
What Every Business Blogger Can Learn from SaaStr
JULY 15, 2015
There is no secret formula here; these are techniques every business blogger can adopt, and their marketing counterparts can help them build it. The post What Every Business Blogger Can Learn from SaaStr appeared first on Spin Sucks. By Aly Saxe. Great investors love to send reading recommendations to their investees. follow many great blogs. I’ve helped create some notable ones.
A Startup’s Struggles and Successes in Influencer Outreach: How to Set Up Your First Blogger Campaigns
Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg
MARCH 12, 2015
Every PR or marketing person who is focused on journalists or bloggers should read this. Without further ado, this is a great story: Working with bloggers can be a somewhat daunting task if you’ve never done it before. When we decided to start marketing our app, we tried Google AdWords, social ads, social media, and a bunch of other tactics to help market our app. Yes, I know.
Facebook Live Coming to Desktops, Laptops
SEPTEMBER 14, 2016
You’ve got to put in a comment, and then you hit next, and when you hit next, it will bring up a secondary screen, which kind of looks like a Google Hangout screen, and you can adjust your camera and microphone … Then you hit “Go Live.”. Facebook Web Video bloggers Cameras Comments Danny Goodwin Delilah Taylor Desktops Do-It-Yourself Facebook Live Google Hangouts Journalists laptops Live Videos Livestreaming Media Search Engine Journal Status Updates Video Bloggers Videos Vloggers1st FB Live from laptop… Testing it out. Can you see and hear me?
Blogger Outreach Changes the PR Timeline Forever
Convince & Convert
SEPTEMBER 27, 2011
PR behemoth Ketchum (the PR agency of record for ConAgra) caught it’s foot in a bear trap of its own manufacture recently, when it thunk up and perpetrated a bait and switch blogger outreach program. Simon Salt has an excellent post about this that rightly points out that the bloggers should have been more cognizant of the overall scenario, and asked who Ketchum was representing.
Blogger to WordPress – Why Make The Change?
FEBRUARY 18, 2011
Recently a lot of websites and blogs have made the transition from Google’s Blogger service to an independently-hosted WordPress installation. One of the disadvantages with Blogger is that it only does that – blogs. It can be a tricky process, because transferring isn’t easy when you have hundreds of posts published already. WordPress can run an entire website.
Things Bloggers Should Know Before Using Google Adwords
OCTOBER 6, 2014
Google Adwords has been the most popular tool for online advertising. However, a few know that it can be a highly relevant tool for bloggers too. Many popular blogs are already using Google Adwords to popularize and monetize the sites. While you might already be using other advertisement platforms, Google Adwords opens new ways to rise to the top. Arbitrage. Bridge Page.