Dr. Houzz Reveals a Widget-Flawed Google Algorithm
APRIL 7, 2014
In that post I showed in great detail how Godaddy were utilising customers who are using their SSL services and getting top search rankings by adding anchor-text-rich backlinks in the widgets that clients place on their websites. mean, each of these widgets has more than a dozen links in them (without no-follow, of course) and they’re clearly benefiting from it. And on it goes.
CommentLuv 2.9 – Guide for Blog Owners & Commenters
JUNE 8, 2011
This guide will cover what is new for both blog owners and blog commenters alike as well as how to install and configure this plugin on your WordPress blog. CommentLuv is a plugin that allows commenters to leave a link to their latest post behind with their comment. For example, Extreme John left behind this comment and CommentLuv link on yesterday’s guest post.
Facebook Connect Launches First Widget
Freelance Social Media
FEBRUARY 19, 2009
Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Facebook Connect Launches First Widget by cinta5 on February 19, 2009 “Today, we’re launching our first social widget for Facebook Connect, the Comments Box. About the author Jacinta wrote 70 articles on this blog. Media. Marketing.
8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site
MARCH 29, 2011
First, let’s see how effective a good widget or app can be. If you’re looking for a way to have added functionality or control over your site, consider these: PayPal Donations Button : Mighty Widgets created this great little tool to make including a donation option on your website or social media page easy. This handy widget makes embedding a form simple and intuitive.
PB125: How to Handle Critical and Attacking Comments from Blog Readers
JUNE 20, 2016
Handling Critical Comments and Attacks from Blog Readers. In my recent podcast on the characteristics of successful blogging , I touched on the topic a couple of times of putting yourself out there for public comment and critique. In Today’s Episode How to Handle Critical and Attacking Comments from Blog Readers. You can use the following widget to ask a question.
What TV Is And What Will Never Be
JULY 31, 2013
No chatting, sharing, liking, friending, commenting, curating, ranking, delegating or debating. Still, you can add all of the features, widgets, apps and connectivity of these devices and we may still net out in the same place: people just like to sit back and watch TV. widgets. We like to watch. Don''t forget that. You can plug in all of the Apple TV units that you want, and bump up the number of Netflix subscriptions too. While all of this is true and dramatic, in terms of the media landscape, we still like to watch. Could well be, but we still like to watch. ahhhh.
Android Apps for Baseball Fans
APRIL 11, 2012
Users will comment on your posts so make sure that you have your facts straight. MLB Countdown Widget. MLB Countdown Widget is a splendid little app. Android Apps Tech & Gadgets android baseball android baseball apps baseball banter free iscore baseball softball mlb baseball news mlb countdown widgetIt truly isn’t over ‘til it’s over. Baseball Banter Free.
Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy
JULY 30, 2010
Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Are Blog Comments Dead? Written on July 30, 2010 by Justin Levy in blog , community , facebook , interactions , social media , twitter 23 Comments - Leave a comment! Admittedly, I comment a lot less than I used but I share tons more now. Thomas I like comments.
7 Creative Ways to Increase Instagram Followers
MARCH 31, 2016
Your brand identity strengthens. #3 Add an Instagram Widget to your Website. Get the attention of your fans while they are on your website through a noticeable and accessible Instagram widget, so they can easily check you out on Instagram. Having the Instagram Widget on your website helps people to find you on Instagram… #4 Don’t Forget the Power of Email.
18 WordPress Social Media Plugins to Live By
MAY 23, 2016
Some of the features include: Facebook comments. New Google Plus Badge Widget. The New Google Plus Badge Widget makes it easy to show off your Google+ page in your sidebar or other areas of your site. Try it: https://wordpress.org/plugins/new-google-plus-badge-widget/. 6. Pinterest Widgets. Try it: https://wordpress.org/plugins/pinterest-widgets/. PopUps.
The Best Blogging Platform and Plugins
SEPTEMBER 1, 2011
Comment notifier (alerts people who leave comments that someone has responded). Feature comments. Most commented widget. Recent comments. Recent comments widget. Tweetbacks (shows tweets as comments on the blog). Livefyre (commenting system we recommend to everyone). Sure, Jeremy! need some questions. Free Plugins. Popular posts.
Spring Cleaning For Your Blog – How A Little Work Can Drive Search Engine And Social Media Traffic
MARCH 18, 2012
Tips For Cleaning Up Your Blog And Improving Your Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Clean up those plugins – If you have been trying out new plugins or widgets for your blog, be sure to delete them if you’re not using them. Do you have too many widgets? Are those widgets slowing down your blog? Leave a comment and let me know. Ahhhh Spring! There you go!
Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources
JANUARY 31, 2011
Widget output? That said, if you already have one of these, let’s say a WordPress based blog/site, then it may make sense to look at some plug-ins, reblogging, widgets that help with this process. These can be used as curation tools where the output is then used to form blog posts or can be displayed as widgets. How do you do it and what tools are available to you? Aggregation.
How to Drive Traffic from Twitter using @Anywhere
MAY 8, 2010
have been using twitter for a long time and it is just now that I have known about this type of widget or plugins. Anywhere is great because it lets your users do the most common activities relating to Twitter (tweeting, following) without leaving your site. Not only that, there are a couple of ways you can use @Anywhere to drive traffic to your site. Adding @Anywhere To Your Site 1.
10 Tools for More Productive Online Marketing
AUGUST 29, 2016
You create customized widgets on your dashboard that can run literally anything: sales, CRM, support, social media, marketing, analytics, and a dozen others. Let us know in the comments! Online marketing is a many headed monster. The average marketer has to balance social, content, email, and other inbound marketing tactics. GetResponse. You are only limited by your imagination.
Why Share of Voice is a Useless PR Metric
MAY 24, 2011
Let’s say that our client is Widget co. Widget co has a 20% SOV and their nearest competitor has 30%. The following month Widget co is at 18% and their rival at 37%. Comments or angry tweets below, or to @theelusivefish. This is a guest post by my Edelman colleague Rob Clark. Why do we measure? It shows you some of the cards they have on the table. More ink.
6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”
JUNE 15, 2015
Reply to all the comments both on your own blog and around social media sites! One of the first things I am doing is adding my live URL to Cyfe Twitter search widget. We are always eager to hear about a new service, so leave a link in the comments. You have invested in that content. Your awesome team was involved. You all have edited, polished, and (finally!) published it.
Five Steps to a Social Listening Program
MARCH 28, 2012
If anyone is talking about your industry, you, or your competition in comments of blogs, news articles, video or the social networks, you now have the opportunity to decide if you want to say something. Blog comments, Q&A sites, forums and discussion boards, oh my. The user experience in netvibes isn’t superb, but you can toggle the layout to a newsfeed type or a widget.
Introducing a New Design at AriHerzog.com
FEBRUARY 1, 2016
Days after telling you about bringing back commenting , I’m pleased to share I upgraded the design of the site. Ability to add widgets after every post. Threaded comments. have a lot of topics in draft mode and I hope you’ll enjoy reading and participating in the comments. Long-time readers of my blog (and thank you) may recall I experimented with simpler blog designs as early as 2009. always strived to focus your eyes on my words and less on distractions. Here’s a blog post I wrote in 2010 that highlighted some of those designs. Mobile responsive.
Three Ways to Get the Most From Your Brand’s Blog
MAY 15, 2014
Check out this post and see how many genuine comments and interactions it got. Avoid Widget Overload. One of the most annoying things about reading a blog is when it’s overwhelmed by widgets. Don’t just count on the little “share this” widget at the bottom of your article. However, some methods are going to get you more bang for your buck than others. Implementation
The State of Link Building 2016: What I Learned Manually Analysing 1,000 Search Results
JUNE 22, 2016
The types of links here include things like irrelevant blog comments, forum profile pages, social bookmarking links and very often from non-English Blogspot blogs. Billion Dollar Houzz Prove Widget Links Still Work. To summarise much longer commentary, I revealed that Houzz were using their widget to unsuspectingly embed dozens of hard-coded links in the websites of those who used it.
8 strategies for Pinterest for business
JUNE 11, 2012
Like in the case of Oreck, this is not about the widget you sell, it’s about the mindset of the person who might be interested in it and also to show a bit of the human side of the company. Pinterest has become a running joke to many. It’s not about you. You don’t need to be blatant about what you offer your customers. Be subtle. Best example? Oreck on Pinterest. Everybody loves a story.
How to Build a Billion Dollar SEO Empire
APRIL 15, 2014
have to say that I agree with Barry’s conclusion in his post that I do believe Google would give Retail Me Not a penalty, but then side with his commenters in that it would purely be for public display, and it’s something that would quickly be dealt with and revoked if it were to ever happen. If you did, please do leave a comment (good or bad). Billion dollars. And it was.
20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools
SEPTEMBER 15, 2010
Want to show the world how social you are with a cool widget on your website or blog? Social Mention also lets you set up alerts (simiar to Google Alerts) and offers a widget that can be installed on a website or blog to display the real-time buzz about your specified topic. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Cool Web Tools. Social Mention. ** 5 stars. uberVU. Outbrain.
How Social Media Can Be Magic For Your Blog
FEBRUARY 22, 2016
This will lead to more likes, comments, and shares for their content. Embed the pin on your blog post with the Pinterest widget. Social media can be the magic that helps people find your blog articles. A few years ago, blogging and social media were separate. Blogging was long-form, serious, and crafted. Social media was short-form, personal, and spontaneous. You are the magic.
12 (of the) Best WordPress Guides and Plugin Reviews of 2011
JANUARY 30, 2012
” This brilliant article delves into the technological, economic, cultural and environmental factors behind the success of WordPress, and inspired more than 70 comments. the Flexi-Pages widget for adding sub-menu navigation and Mass Edit Pages for WordPress for making small changes to a large number of pages at once). How did WordPress emerge as the leading blog platform?
So you've got a blog, now what? How to promote your bloggo
JULY 5, 2010
You’ve got all the whistles, bells and widgets added to it. Comment on other, relevant blogs Find other blogs within your niche and comment there, adding the link to your blog. Social media is very much about reciprocity, so you’ll find that the authors of those blogs you comment on may well head over to your blog and comment there themselves. Readers.
Help Change the Laws On Stalking
JUNE 7, 2011
You can help by: If you or someone you know has been the victim of stalking and you wish to share your story, share in the comments or on our Facebook page. You can use the ChipIn widget below, and it will go direct to Jodi’s Voice and you will receive a tax receipt (payments can be made via Paypal or credit card) – just click on the green ChipIn button. It was 2:40 a.m. Same thing.
7 Conversion Rate Optimization Tips for Publishers
NOVEMBER 16, 2010
Don’t ask users to create an account just to comment – many publishers make the mistake of forcing a visitor to create an account to do even basic activities on site like rating an article or commenting. There are plethora of widgets available that make it very easy to implement this functionality on a media site. – Adam. Define your conversion goals. Yes / No.
5 Tips to Highlight the Best Content on Your Blog
NOVEMBER 14, 2012
Use a popular post widget. You can display this widget in your sidebar or a widget box in your theme. You can use this plugin widget more than once if you want to configure it differently for each instance. For example, you could have a widget for your most popular posts in each category, or have separate widgets for the most popular posts in the last month and most popular posts of all time. Experiment with different settings and see what your readers tend to prefer: popular posts sorted by view count, comment count, or average daily views. 2.
Search Engine Optimization Tip: Add a Breadcrumb Trail
MAY 2, 2010
To put it another way, if you are wanting to get a web page on your site to rank well for ‘red widgets’ then a breadcrumb trail will allow you to add another text link on your site that says ‘red widgets’ that points to your ‘red widgets’ category page. For example, if someone is on your ‘red widget wheels’ page then that page could link to your ‘red widgets’ page (assuming that one of your categories is ‘red widgets’). Widgets. Red Widgets. Red Widget Wheels.
BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business
FEBRUARY 3, 2013
Facebook 19) The vast majority of post/comments made by visitors to a Facebook page go unanswered. 50) Spend time learning about plugins, themes and widgets. Links to articles within your blog should stay in the same window. (I know others may disagree…this is my guidance) 55) Allow for comments on your posts. 57) Don’t delete negative comments. content plan.
8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan
JANUARY 19, 2012
Remember to make all your content, on all your marketing touch points, sharable with plugins and widgets to help spread your content wide and deep on the Web. Would LOVE to get your comments and what you think 2012 Marketing Trends will be. What a year was 2011 for social media and marketing! It’s not going to blast your sales from $0 to $10,000 overnight. Offline and online.
9 Simple & Powerful Copywriting Tips
AUGUST 4, 2014
Sure, there are a million other widgets out there, but your widget is one-of-a-kind, because __. Share in the comments! Image source. My name is Karri, and I am a consumer. Every day, wherever I turn, someone is trying to sell me something. Most of the time I just scroll on by, but occasionally something catches my eye and makes me click or call. Simple. Powerful. Connective.
Tell Your Organization’s Story Without Sex
FEBRUARY 10, 2015
It might be intellectual property or a new way of doing things or a super duper cool new widget. Comments ginidietrich I thought they might get the day confused with. Related Stories How to Write Blog Posts that Get Read and Shared Sponsored Comments: Is the Web About to Get Uglier? By Gini Dietrich The Kardashians. Miley Cyrus. Honey Boo Boo. The Real Housewives. Rogue tweets.
Native Instagram Analytics Are Here…Sort Of
Ignite Social Media
JULY 22, 2016
” Engagement: “Number of likes and comments on your post” It’s no surprise to see Impressions and Reach offered considering the metrics provided by Facebook Insights. comments. It’s taken four years for a native analytics offering from the tool, but it’s here! Instagram Insights. The Good: Instagram Insights Exists! Instagram Post Metrics. metric options.
eLearning 2.0 Technologies and Concepts: Start Pages as Environments for Self-Organized Learners
Buzz Marketing for Technology
JUNE 27, 2008
comments: Mitko Denev. What I like most is the combination of RSS feeds, bookmarks and widgets in one tab (section) according to a context. It took me some time to realize that it is more effective to have on one section RSS feeds from one topic, together with the relevant bookmarks and widgets, rather than having all RSS feed, all bookmarks and all widgets on separate sections. Nice to meet you here and thank you for this comment! Each channel is implemented with existing components, including html and link components and widgets. Post a Comment.
Warning: Are You Making These 8 Traffic-Killing Mistakes?
APRIL 6, 2016
Fix it: Some of the key areas where blog design goes wrong are: Sidebars : get rid of any widgets that aren’t pulling their weight, and fix any that are broken or look weird. Who you are – make sure you have an About page, and consider an About widget in your sidebar. If someone leaves a comment for the first time, welcome them to your blog! Share it with us in the comments!
6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of
OCTOBER 21, 2013
And as a long-time subscriber, I can comment on news items and ask for more info. 3. So my new thing is curated news sites. Or curated stories, as they are not all “news” per se. Maybe in a future post I’ll let you know which of those I recommend, that survived the Maddie cull of 2013 ). Anyway. It was a breaking point. ” Read more. ” 2. So to speak.
How Do I Turn Off The Trending Box In Facebook?
FEBRUARY 9, 2014
The content in this widget providers users with a quick way to see what topics of conversation are trending across the entire Facebook community. Feel free to share it in a comment! In case you haven’t notice, Facebook recently launched an addition to the user-experience called their “Trending” box. response from Facebook, however, has yet to be published. Cheers!