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Dr. Houzz Reveals a Widget-Flawed Google Algorithm

Viper Chill

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


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

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.

PB125: How to Handle Critical and Attacking Comments from Blog Readers


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.

8 Things I’m Trying to Improve with This New Convince and Convert Website

Convince & Convert

Partially through the featured posts widget top left, and also through some “you might also like” tools at the bottom of each post. Note About Blog Comments Speaking of the podcast, our guest a couple weeks ago (one of our best episodes ever, by the way) was Brian Clark from Copyblogger. Here are the 8 main things I’m trying to improve with this new design: 1.

How Commentluv Premium Promotes Your Blog

Ari Herzog

Every blogger wants people to visit, read, and comment. Commenting has a stigma of being hard. While it’s easy for you to comment, studies show you would rather tweet a link to the article or share it on your Facebook profile than taking time out of your day to type in a name, email address, website, and whatever words inspired you to leave that comment. But commenting can be very rewarding — especially if the blogger provides ways for other readers to interact with you. How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Focus on KeywordLuv and CommentLuv.

Android Apps for Baseball Fans


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.

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Are Blog Comments Dead? | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

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.

18 WordPress Social Media Plugins to Live By

Sprout Social

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: 6. Pinterest Widgets. Try it: PopUps.

7 Creative Ways to Increase Instagram Followers

Socially Sorted

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.

The Best Blogging Platform and Plugins

Spin Sucks

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.

How to Drive Traffic from Twitter using @Anywhere


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.


Spring Cleaning For Your Blog – How A Little Work Can Drive Search Engine And Social Media Traffic

SocMed Sean

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


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.

Introducing a New Design at

Ari Herzog

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.

20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity SMM

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.

The State of Link Building 2016: What I Learned Manually Analysing 1,000 Search Results

Viper Chill

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.

6 Social Tools to Use Immediately After You Hit “Publish”


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.

Three Ways to Get the Most From Your Brand’s Blog


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

Why Share of Voice is a Useless PR Metric

Dave Fleet

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.

Social Media Side Wiki

Social Media Network Marketing

The Side Wiki that permits the public to comment about any web site in a side bar displayed in their web browser. How To Tackle Negative Comments While Managing Com. Optionally use this Widget installer to add this link to your blogger blog. Unported License. Based on a work at Social Media Ne. Reactions: Email This BlogThis! Full form of.

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8 strategies for Pinterest for business

Janet Fouts

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.

Five Steps to a Social Listening Program

Spin Sucks

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.

10 Tools for More Productive Online Marketing


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.

How to Build a Billion Dollar SEO Empire

Viper Chill

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.

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How Social Media Can Be Magic For Your Blog

Peg Fitzpatrick

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.

How Do I Turn Off The Trending Box In Facebook?

SocMed Sean

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!

Help Change the Laws On Stalking

Spin Sucks

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.

So you've got a blog, now what? How to promote your bloggo

Gemma Went

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.

7 Conversion Rate Optimization Tips for Publishers

Adam Sherk

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


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.

Native Instagram Analytics Are Here…Sort Of

Ignite Social Media

” 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.

8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan


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. 

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BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

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.

12 (of the) Best WordPress Guides and Plugin Reviews of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

” 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?

9 Simple & Powerful Copywriting Tips

Writtent Blog

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.

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Warning: Are You Making These 8 Traffic-Killing Mistakes?


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!