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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. I 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. Slashfilm.

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.

8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site


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.

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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.

What TV Is And What Will Never Be

Twist Image

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


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

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! A comment makes us feel good and/or helps to extend the post itself. Thomas I like comments. link] M.

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! I need some questions. Free Plugins. PostRank.

7 Creative Ways to Increase Instagram Followers

Socially Sorted

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. Leave your comment below! .

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

SocMed Sean

7 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!

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: Pinterest Widgets. Try it: PopUps.

9 Tools to Address Various Aspects of Visual Marketing


It showed how to make a super simple craft, and it was still receiving favorites and comments more than a year later. you can use this extension to create a widget on your site that displays both photos and videos from Instagram, Facebook and more. Visual marketing has been growing steadily throughout the years now. Few people enjoy reading a wall of text. Create Images. Canva.

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Top 10 WordPress Theme Frameworks in 2016


Packed with page elements: Comes integrated with the basic WordPress page elements such as custom widgets, background, templates, headers and page layouts. Main Ultimatum Features: Drag and Drop Theme Builder: Ultimatum is equipped with a unique layout builder that allows you to drag and drop native WordPress widgets. Do share it with us in the comments section below. Avada.

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. They produce destination pages or widgets or both. Images?

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.

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.

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

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. I 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. I 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. No sidebar.

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. Here’s a recording of a webinar I did for Thirsty Girl to get you started, and if you still have burning questions about using Pinterest for business, post them in the comments below.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Retweet, reply, comment, and like relevant content, right from your tagboard. Get real-time visibility into your number of likes, comments, shares, retweets, replies, potential impressions, reach, followers, and more on Twitter and Facebook. Thanks to Curalate, you don’t have to spend your time calculating likes and comments by hand. These tools can help you find out. 16) Nuvi.

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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. Cyfe. You are only limited by your imagination.

How to Build a Billion Dollar SEO Empire

Viper Chill

I 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. More Proof that Widget Spam Works. Billion dollars. And it was. Amazon Coupon.

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10 Tips to Build Better Converting Twitter Traffic

Sprout Social

Just create a new widget for Twitter search and your searchable archive will be building up over time. It uses powerful curation feature letting you pick social media reviews or testimonials you want to feature on your site and publish it using the site widget. Please share your thoughts and tips in the comments! Twitter is an integral part of social media marketing these days.

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.

How to Drive Traffic from Twitter using @Anywhere


As you’ve seen there are useful options for integrating it with your website, You can find out more (including documentation) about @Anywhere at Twitter’s dedicated site: May 8, 2010 Comments May 8, 2010 catepol @catepol Thank you very much for this post. Not only that, there are a couple of ways you can use @Anywhere to drive traffic to your site.


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?

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.


How to Convert Blog Visitors to Social Media Followers

On the header and the footer there are follow buttons for Facebook, Twitter and Instagram and on the right sidebar there is an Instagram follow widget. Please leave your comments below. Post by Adi Englander. Do you want to drive more blog traffic with social media? Would you like to convert blog visitors to social media followers? Set your blog’s tweet button to mention your handle.

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.

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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. You have to show social-proof to your readers which can be in the form of a widget displaying “1267 people liked it&# or “900 people tweeted about it.&#

Search Engine Optimization Tip: Add a Breadcrumb Trail

Bill Hartzer

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.

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.

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. I know others may disagree…this is my guidance) 55) Allow for comments on your posts. 56) Respond to comments on your posts as frequently as possible. 57) Don’t delete negative comments. Cheers!

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! Things moved at the speed of light, right? It’s not the magic pill. Offline and online.

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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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101 Marketing Tools and Technology Tips for 2017

Razor Social

We already mentioned LeadPages, and this tool offers an image widget that lets you easily add photos, logo, and other graphics to your pages. Feel free to write your thoughts and ideas in the comments below. Are you tired of all the fluff you read on marketing? Want a list of tried and tested marketing technology tools and tactics you can immediately implement in your business?

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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.