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Use SEO to Augment Your Business Development Plan

Spin Sucks

One of the most important elements of a business development plan is SEO, yet most skip it entirely. The post Use SEO to Augment Your Business Development Plan appeared first on Spin Sucks. Comments I totally agree. by howie goldfarb I've been working in content marketing and SEO for over a. Gini Dietrich has why it is critical for prospecting. would. would.

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How Google+ Could Affect SEO


Here is a discussion of how Google+ could affect SEO. Comments within Google+. In the past one would think that a post with 2,000 comments would be better than one with just 200, however social media has proven that it is important to consider who is making the comment and how close the comment was created in relation to the time of the original post. Circles.

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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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Beyond SEO: The Power of Brand Building

Spin Sucks

By Jeremy Durant With content creation there is an obsession with SEO—and rightfully so. But SEO—particularly around keywords and phrases—may not be the end all, be all. Brand Building with SEO: Means to an End The reason there have been so many changes to the Google algorithm the past few years is they are trying to keep companies honest. This works the same with SEO.

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

Webbiquity SMM

And, you have to monitor this conversation continually, and respond to all – either positive, neutral and negative comments or specific mentions. ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Jon Rognerud is a recognized authority on SEO, who has spent more than 20 years creating and managing web and marketing projects from small to large companies, including positions at online giant Yahoo!

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. Throw some effective SEO into the mix, and BOOM… your content rocks, rolls, and ranks! 3. Utilize SEO Tools.

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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. Engage.

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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. 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.

Monday Roundup: SEO Tips

Waxing UnLyrical

On today’s roundup, we’re talking SEO (search engine optimization). Enduring Questions on Press Releases and SEO. 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. Writing Effective Alt Text For SEO. Please share in the comments below.

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Is Using Facebook Comments Good for Publishers?

Adam Sherk

There were some interesting posts over the weekend from Steve Cheney and Robert Scoble on whether utilizing Facebook Comments kills or in fact increases user authenticity within on-site commenting. TechCrunch also shared that comments are down but quality is up since implementing the system and they’re going to stick with it for the time being. think it is. Social Media

51 Profitable SEO Niches to Dominate with Low Competition

Viper Chill

If there is a positive response to this kind of post I’ll definitely do more like it in the future, so please do share your feedback in the comments! 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. If nothing else, this could be a good niche just to test your SEO skills. Just Starting with SEO?

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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. That could actually harm your SEO in the year to come. Absolutely.

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4 Essential Firefox Plugins for SEO


I don’t think I’m going to upset too many individuals when I say that Firefox is the SEOs browser of choice. There are plugins for almost anything SEO related that you may want to do with your browser but then there are those plugins that nearly all SEOs have. As far as the essential plugins for SEOs these four will do most of what you need. Email this to a friend?

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5 SEO Writing Techniques to Consider in 2015

Writtent Blog

SEO writing techniques? SEO Writing Techniques: 5 Ways to Create Better Content. It lets you plan around important dates, identify gaps in your strategy, and maintain publishing consistency, which is important for both readers and SEO. Creating It enables you to structure your content for better readability and SEO. Yes, SEO matters. Leave a comment.

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10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments


PageRank 5, Alexa rank about 15K and constantly dropping (in case you are not familiar with how Alexa rank works, the lower the number, the better), a wealth of comments on every post. Let’s face it: most commentators on any blog appreciate a high-quality backlink or two – after all, link building is still the cornerstone of top Google rankings. Want some of that? Result?

27 Must Use SEO Tools for Incredible Content Marketing Results

Writtent Blog

Not too hard if you have the right skills and strategy, but without an arsenal of SEO tools at your disposal, you are bound to waste time and money. Below is a list of the best SEO tools out there right now. Moz has several good online marketing and SEO tools that can help you get results, some of which you don’t even need to pay to use. It’s of the free SEO tools.

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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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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. 92% of marketers say that content creation is very effective for SEO.  It is definitely effective, but only if you know how to create content that’s perfectly optimized for the latest rules of SEO. If you are a newbie to the world of SEO copywriting, this is a must-read list.

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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Matt Cutts Comments on My April Fool’s Prank

Bill Hartzer

show with Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis, Matt Cutts commented my our April Fool’s prank. I’ve edited the video to pull out Matt Cutts’ comments so you don’t to have to listen to the whole entire hour-long show. Here are Matt Cutts’ comments: Leo Laporte : I was really disheartened that a couple of weeks ago that you left Google.

How to Do an SEO-Friendly Blogging


Sufficient SEO knowledge will sky rocket your performance you aim at. Below, I’ll share many actionable tips to facilitate your becoming an SEO-savvy blogger. Is Your Website SEO-friendly? For a detailed and thorough website audit, you will require an expert SEO, but I will let you know the content related issue you can fix yourself. Writing an SEO-friendly text.

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

Viper Chill

That being said, it amazes me that every SEO blog is preaching the same old things that they’ve been saying for years. One person I was disappointed to see doing this was Rand at SEO Moz. I won’t say his surname, as I don’t want this post to rank for his name (I don’t like ‘outing’, either). Taking Advantage of the Downturn. Content Not Fresh?

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Maximize Blog Traffic with Top 27 SEO Plugins

Writtent Blog

In my last post, I touched on how using these 27 must use SEO tools can deliver incredible content marketing results, and they really can – I hope you found the post useful. Yoast WordPress SEO. All in One SEO Pack. As the name suggests, All in One SEO Pack gives you everything you’ll need to maximize blog traffic. SEO Ultimate. SEO Smart Links. SEOPressor.

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A Look Inside An SEO Expert’s Head

Small Business Mavericks

Alan Bleiweiss is an expert who specializes in forensic site audits, and his recent Moz Case Study: One Site’s Recovery from an Ugly SEO Mess  takes us into his thought process and the steps used to analyze what is happening. The comments are always good, too, because they further the discussion. There are many signals in SEO, but these are what he calls the five super-signals: Quality. He uses these super-signals to score the various factors, or signals, that make up the SEO of a site. hope you take a look at it after you are done here. The QUART Mindset.

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27+ Resources to Learn SEO Copywriting

Writtent Blog

However, don’t expect to reach scores of buying masses until you master SEO copywriting and leverage search traffic. Learn SEO Copywriting: 27 Useful Online Resources. Does SEO Copywriting Still Matter? SEO Copywriting: The Five Essential Elements to Focus On – Another golden oldie by Brian. Work some SEO best practices into your preferred method and you are good to go.

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. Share in the comments!

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Writtent Blog

That’s why SEO (Search Engine Optimization) has developed as an art form as well as its own niche; people want to know the “secret” of how to get to #1 and will devote time and/or money to do so. But some popular beliefs about SEO are just flat-out wrong. This lead many SEO copywriting blogs to proclaim the “death” of the keyword. The keyword is dead. Reality. Myth 2. Reality.

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


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 and the Stock Market: How to Profit from Google Penalties

Viper Chill

write about SEO and various company tactics in order to educate, not expose or hopefully negatively impact any company. Ironically this was only discovered when an unknown blogger, who had never previously written about marketing or SEO covered their tactics. If you did enjoy it or have any type of feedback please do leave a comment. When Panda 4.0 Airbnb. Airwatch. AppNexus.

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How to Get a Footer Link from (And Why I’m Continuing with “Dark SEO”)

Viper Chill

When I first started out with SEO I was determined to be as “whitehat” as possible. Matt emailed me privately to ask that my content was only preaching white hat SEO and that he wouldn’t regret linking to me. I had nothing to hide and told him as such. This blog is not really known at all outside of the SEO ‘circles’ online. love Gmail. Soundcloud.

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Why Quality Content is the Core for Any SEO Strategy

Writtent Blog

Is quality content the backbone of your SEO strategy? SEO Strategy: What Is High-Quality Content? However, most would agree, especially in the context of content marketing and SEO, that the term quality content can in a nutshell be defined as: original, purposeful, and correctly optimized information or media that people and search engines are driven to read, view, and share.

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How Social Media Can Improve Your Business SEO

Engaging Brand

Many business owners seem to have fallen under the same belief when it comes to digital media and marketing: social media is a fad, I need to focus on my SEO and the visitors will come. I''m here to tell you something:  that is wrong. What if I told you that social media and SEO were actually related? Social media not only has an impact on your SEO, but also on your sales.

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14 Blog Writing Tips for Creating SEO-Friendly Blog Posts

Writtent Blog

If you’re in charge of your company’s blog, SEO is just as important for you as creating quality content that inspires engagement and generates leads. Setting up Google Authorship for your posts is just smart SEO for getting traffic from Google. Claiming Google Authorship is also beneficial for SEO because it creates rich snippets for your blog posts when they appear in search.

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SEO Poison 2.0 – Revenge of the Linkfarmers

The New Strategist

It seems like it was a millenia ago that I wrote this article outlining the dangers to your web presence of purchasing sketchy backlinks ->  SEO Poison: What you get when you hire a link farmer. However, these promises come with a heavy does of black-hat SEO practises that end up causing far more damage to your website than you’d expect. Well, I’m glad you asked!

There is Nothing About Negative SEO in Google Webmaster Guidelines

Bill Hartzer

There is nothing about Negative SEO in Google’s Webmaster Guidelines. After a review of Google’s Webmaster Guidelines, from what I can tell, there are no actual references to the practice of Negative SEO. If there were references to Negative SEO, then the BBB could theoretically point these out to their member companies reminding them of it. Are you surprised?

SEO is Dead. Content Marketing = Guaranteed SEO

Writtent Blog

SEO as we know it is actually gone forever. There’s currently no way to achieve guaranteed SEO results by achieving a coveted spot among these in-depth articles. recent Searchmetrics study brought more weight to what we’ve known for a full year: social signals, defined as shares, comments, ReTweets and similar factors, is critical to guaranteed SEO results. Be Social.

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22 Must Know SEO Writing Tips for Higher Rankings

Writtent Blog

SEO writing tips in 2014? Despite all the speculation in the industry,  SEO is not dead , and it can still help you rank in SERPs when creating content. SEO Writing Tips: 22 Ways to Rank Higher in SERPs. 1. Use SEO-friendly software. One of the lesser-known SEO writing tips, Google looks at bounce rates and time on site when ranking pages. 6. Image source.

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. This most often occurs when spammers leave comments on blogs. To Stay away from Flash other SEO killers that can alienate search engines.

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5 Copywriting Techniques That Affect SEO

Writtent Blog

It’s easy to make the mistake of thinking copywriting and search engine optimization (SEO) are two separate things. SEO is for search engines; it’s about appealing to their algorithms. In reality, however, copywriting and SEO work together. Keep the following SEO copywriting techniques and tips in mind when writing for your website. 1. Write for the User First.

Does SEO Copywriting Limit Creativity?

Writtent Blog

SEO copywriting might seem boring and uncreative at first, and it can at times be very repetitive. It’s up to the SEO copywriter to follow thought leaders and keep up with best practices and trends. To balance all of that information, keep human readers coming back for more, and maintain or improve search engine rankings, SEO content creators have to be creative.