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How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

In addition to their SEO benefits and role in maximizing web presence for brands , blogs produce sales and leads. According to recent research , more than half (52%) of consumers say blogs have impacted their purchase decisions; and 57% of marketers say they’ve acquired new customers with their blogs. 25 Easy Ways to Promote Your Blog by Kim Garst.

How to be Twitterific – 39 Expert Twitter Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

From humble beginnings, Twitter has grown to become an indispensable source for online news alerts as well as a vital marketing tool. As its popularity and user base grows, techniques for getting the most out of Twitter, third-party tools that add special-purpose value, and the platform itself continue to evolve. How can brands and individuals make their tweets stand out?

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity SMM

How to get it? So where does blog traffic come from, and how does this change over time? What’s important here isn’t the specific results from this blog, but what those results say about how to get more traffic to your blog. Six conclusions that can be drawn from this graph: It takes time to build a blog audience. Post frequency matters.

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HOW TO: Guide to Performing Website Audits

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You can build all the links you want, but if your website isn’t optimized, Googlebot won’t be able to crawl the site properly. Over the past several years, Google and Bing have released guidelines for webmasters to make websites more crawlable. This is a consolidation of all the guidelines released by Google and Bing over the years to improve onsite optimization. Geo Redirects.

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How to Get More People to Read Your Tweets and Get More Retweets!

yMarketingMatters

Twitter says it expects to add 26 million active users by the end of the. Social Media Marketing Tips Twitter Getting ReTweets hashtags marketing for small business more retweets Retweets social media Twitter directories twitter marketing twitter networking twitter tips WefollowTwitter has been growing tremendously. In 2010, Twitter had 75 million user accounts. In 2011 (and the year is not over yet), there are 100 million active user accounts, with 50 million active users and 230 million tweets every day.  

How To Automate Twitter Without Looking Like an Idiot

SocialFish

AUTOMATE IN FAVOR OF ENGAGEMENT – this post will show you how. These two don’t traditionally play well together, and for a very long time, Perfectionist Tyler won most of the battles, which led to two results: Reasonable success in school. His need to optimize every last detail of tasks and projects is a little intense. ————– Confession time.

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How To Create A Successful Blog For A Business or E-Commerce Website

SocialFish

Many business owners and e-commerce site operators overlook the power of blogging, mostly because the traffic isn’t directed to their product or services pages, so they wonder “why bother?”. Yet, have you ever tried to promote or build links to your product pages? And how many reputable publications will let you insert a promotional pitch and link back to your product pages?

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How to Use LinkedIn to Become a Networking Superstar

Rebekah Radice

As the Internet buzzes with social media activity, knowing where to network can be a challenge. Professionals are signing up to join LinkedIn at a rate of more than two new members per second. LinkedIn provides extended visibility for the business professional looking to establish themselves as a subject matter expert. and don’t forget to grab the Infographic below).

An Expert’s Guide to How to Get SEO Right

Convince & Convert

When it comes to bettering your website’s search engine ranking, the importance of following good SEO practices cannot be emphasized enough. Thanks to Andrew’s all-encompassing experience in technical SEO, stakeholder management, and sales, he can pinpoint exactly why SEO will continue to matter in times to come and how clients can make the most of it.

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How to Make Better Visualizations for Your Blog

Convince & Convert

Do you ever run out of ways to promote your blog content? In this post, we’re going to look at the tools, ideas, and distribution channels you can use to gain additional exposure for your content through the use of images and video. Let’s say you sell electronics and have a blog post on the latest updates to iOS 8. One week, you could promote the video.

How to Host a Succesful Web Contest

Idaconcpts

Everyone loves to be a winner, receive recognition, and get things for free. As such, if you are searching for ways to increase your website’s traffic, consider hosting a web contest to appeal to those basic human desires. If developed correctly, the contest could even boost the company’s sales for months to come. Email this to a friend? Offer Incentives.

How To Apply Social to Membership Retention and Renewal

SocialFish

It provides additional ways to reach, understand, and engage members, helping to make your job easier and more fulfilling. There are responsibilities–for the vast majority of associations, it will be up to those in membership to map social media data to the membership database and make sense of how members are using social media. This is how.

How to Grow Your Blog (the Right Way)

Rebekah Radice

Or why one blog builds a solid readership, while another struggles to find an audience? From content to promotion, creating a blog that gets noticed takes time. There are ways to grow a blog without scouring the web. This last week, I was fortunate to receive a nomination for Social Media Examiner’s “Top 10 Social Media Blogs.” How to Grow Your Blog (the Right Way). 1.

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33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Unlike other modifiers attached to the discipline (consumer marketing, b2b marketing, trade show marketing, digital marketing), the term “content marketing” doesn’t describe an audience, tactic, or channel, but rather a completely different approach to marketing. What types of content are most valuable to my sales prospects? How does Cisco Services compare?”)

PR Departments Take Note: How to Find Relevant Journalists on Twitter

SocialFish

Just came across Press Pass , a directory of journalists on Twitter categorized by media outlet , by beat  and by region. The Next Web  has more background info, including an interview with the founders which includes their ideas for how they see the future of the site. Each journalist is ranked based on the number of followers they have and their number of tweets.”

Network Exclusive: How to Thrive After Penguin 2.1

Viper Chill

Also known as “Google Hummingbird”, there seems to be fewer people talking about this then there was than the introduction of Penguin or even its version predecessor, Penguin 2.0. The reason is simple: I wanted to be absolutely sure I was giving the right advice on what to do after this update. What I’m about to share with you is nothing mind-blowing.

How to Immediately Gain Traction on Twitter (and Grow Your Business)

Rebekah Radice

From daily conversations to marketing tactics, how and when you engage has evolved. And like with anything else, taking the time to learn how to use it properly is the key to success. If you’ve been looking for ideas to help elevate your Twitter presence and expand your business through Twitter , read on. Not sure how to find them?

How to Optimize for “Direct” Website Traffic

Webbiquity SMM

One of the most valuable features of Google Analytics is the ability to drill into detail on traffic sources; not just how much traffic came from search or social media, but how much came from each specific search engine or social networking site. If you’ve captured their interest and are relevant to someone else’s needs, your name is likely to come up.

How to Leverage the Potential of Blogger Outreach

Kikolani

Blogger outreach is reaching out to the blogger community to create a relationship that involves you having regular, constructive and mutually beneficial contact with them. What this means is that you keep communicating with bloggers regularly and don’t just get in touch with them, when you want a guest blog to be posted. Blog Directories. To Conclude.

HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence

mashable.com

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Social Media News Twitter Facebook Foursquare YouTube MySpace Google Microsoft Humor & Culture Now Trending : iPhone Versus Android: Nielsen Delivers the Numbers [STATS] November 2, 2010 Sarah Kessler View Comments HOW TO: Gain Twitter Influence email share email share Do you like this story? To learn how to measure influence, visit [link]. We spoke with Kawasaki and Scoble to get their keys to Twitter success. think 5,000 is a good number.

How to Build a Six-Figure Blog Without Anyone Knowing

Viper Chill

This guide is going to reveal the concept of Email Blogging, a strategy which I personally think is one of the easiest and most profitable ways to make money online. The idea behind Email Blogging actually came to me by mistake. It was email marketing (or, a friend of mine who uses email marketing) that led to my accidental discovery. total accident. Right? Solo Ads.

Best Twitter Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter came of age in 2010, growing at a scorching pace —from 75 million users at the beginning of the year to more than 190 million by the end of December. Twitter is used (officially) in 65 of the Fortune 100 companies , 63% of small to midsized businesses, and nearly half of all B2B enterprises. Which companies are really succeeding on Twitter, and how are they doing it?

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HOW TO: Activate Your Brand's Super Influencers

mashable.com

Home Social Media Business Entertainment Tech Web Video Dev & Design Apple Mobile Social Good Jobs Business News Advertising & Marketing Small Business Advice Career Development Money & Finance Business Apps Now Trending : The Future of Social Media Parenting [COMIC] November 12, 2010 Ben Straley View Comments HOW TO: Activate Your Brand’s Super Influencers email share email share Do you like this story? They share your social media campaigns with their larger social network, passing on links to your contests, promotions, deals, and other marketing campaigns.

How to Create a Backup and Disaster Recovery Plan for Your WordPress Blog

ProBlogger

Whatever the problem may be, without a backup of information contained on a hard drive – either using external hardware or a cloud subscription – you have to rebuild from scratch. When it comes to managing a website, the loss of such information causes more than just a headache for you. It can also make important personal data vulnerable to cyberattack. Backup Tools. General

5 Sites to Boost Your Local SEO

Idaconcpts

Local searches allow businesses to get their names noticed by customers in their area, but taking advantage of local searches can be difficult for business owners that are unfamiliar with local sites. If a business wants to rank for competitive search terms in their local market, they can normally benefit from backlinks from sites that boost local rankings. Foursquare. Facebook.

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How to Really Build Backlinks and Dominate Google

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » SEO » How to Really Build Backlinks and Dominate Google How to Really Build Backlinks and Dominate Google Written by Glen, this post has 160 Comments Without a doubt, the most frequent post request I’ve had on this site is a post about link building. rarely take requests, simply because people rarely know what they really want until you give it to them, but this time things are a little different. Therefore, I like to think I know quite a bit about the topic and can provide some insights in this space. Sorry!

How to Evaluate an Expired Domain Name

Bill Hartzer

It used to be on the same topic of the website that he owns, and he wanted to know if he should purchase it and redirect it to his current website. Here is how to evaluate an expired domain name for “SEO Value&#. This search shows you all of the links going to the domain name, including subdomains and all pages on the website. Add this to Mister Wong.

How to Prevent Black Hat SEO Techniques Against Your Vulnerable Website

ProBlogger

Regardless of the efforts Google makes with the purpose to stop black hatters from attacking vulnerable websites, these tactics haven’t become obsolete. Black Hat SEO practices are usually performed with the purpose to trick search engines. Doorway Pages as a Threat to Your Website. This page seems relevant to the search engine because it contains the right keywords.

Search Engine Optimization Tip: How to Remove a Web Page from Google

Bill Hartzer

All of my search engine optimization tips are meant to be specific , they should not take too much time to implement, and are meant to be directly to the point. This search engine optimization tip has to do with removing a page or a specific URL from the Google search engine. To do this, you need a Google Account. Add the No Index Tag to the Page.

How To Promote Your Business In 2011 | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

Ways A Blog Helps You SEO-Wise » How To Promote Your Business In 2011 When it comes to promoting a small business, you have to prepare for changes. Make sure it is optimized to receive search engine traffic. Claim your business – If you are a local business, claim your business in each of the search engine’s local business directories.

How to Use Your Blog to Leverage Social Proof and Increase Your Authority

ProBlogger

Have you ever wanted your readers to take more notice of what you have to say? And have you ever wanted other bloggers, journalists and writers to reference you as an expert in top publications on the web? But HOW? With social proof comes authority, and all the benefits that it has to offer. The key to successfully leveraging social proof. Over to you.

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How to Troubleshoot WordPress

ProBlogger

Over the years, I’ve developed a troubleshooting methodology while working with my WordPress technical support clients.  My methodology helps  to solve the majority of WordPress crashed sites I’ve come across, and I wanted to share it with you, the good readers of ProBlogger. cannot claim that I invented the process, but I have brought together a number of useful tips from the WP community and combined them to create a repeatable and verifiable way to isolate and troubleshoot WordPress problems. like to divide WordPress into four layers: plugins.

How to Leverage Blog Comments to Increase Search Rank

ProBlogger

When the topic of getting blog comments for SEO comes up, your first thought would probably be to get links to your site by commenting on other blogs. And I want to bring focus to the comments on my own blog. Having user-generated content on your site has always been an easy way to gain search engine traffic from long-tail keyword queries.  How it works.

28 (of the) Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2012 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

According to recent social media research , Twitter now has more than 165 million users, and is attracting nearly a million new users each day. 62% of the Fortune 500 companies have at least one Twitter account, and the average Fortune 100 firm maintains 10 separate Twitter handles to support different product lines, divisions, functional areas and geographic regions. How can you stand out among all the chirping, build your Twitter presence, grow your following, and get your content promoted? How to Grow Your Twitter Following. Twitter Tips for Newbies.

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4 Key Factors to Rank High in Google

Idaconcpts

You may have read a lot about search engine optimization techniques, but they weren’t enough to take your website to a high rank in Google. They may seem easy at first glance, but there are actually more to them. Here are are 4 key factors on how you can get hold of a good position in Google: Blog for Other Blogs. Link Submission to Link Directories.

How to Back Up and Move a WordPress Blog

ProBlogger

Sometimes you’ll need to move your blog from one host to another. Before trying the DIY method, it’s worth checking to see whether your new hosting company offers a site transfer service for new customers. If you just need to learn how to make a simple backup of your posts, and don’t need to move hosts, take a look at this ProBlogger post.

Directory Submissions for Backlinks: Tips n’ Tricks to Get Some Love from Google

Harp Interactive

The more that relevant websites link to your website, the better Google likes you. Similarly, when a website links to your website,  Google considers it a recommendation or a vote of confidence and increases your ranking. The best way to get back-links is to create valuable content; create it and they will link! WAYS TO MAKE DIRECTORY SUBMISSIONS LESS PAINFUL!

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Want to Learn How to Rock the Top 3 Social Networks?

Kikolani

It’s that time again. I’ve missed out on several great contests in 2012, but this one I just couldn’t pass up thanks to the amazing number of both cash prizes and non-cash prizes sponsors. It’s entitled 40+ Tips on How to Become a Social Media Rockstar on Twitter, Facebook, and Google+ – the three social networks I feel are the most important.

Looking to Guest Post on Authority Sites? Here’s How to Find the Best Blogs

ProBlogger

It’s no secret that getting your content published on the most popular and highly trafficked blogs in your niche can do a lot to grow your business. However, if you’ve ever tried to land these guest blogging spots, then you also know it’s not the easiest thing to do. You see, there is a lot of competition to get published on popular blogs. Let’s get to it….

Podcasting Is Looking Better All The Time

Small Business Mavericks

In 2008, a little over half of the US adult population (55%) went online to get news about the presidential election. In 2013, about that many (56%) owned a smartphone, and 51% banked online according to Pew Research. People are using technology as they drive and walk and work, and a lot of people are listening to podcasts. Do You Need Help To Do A Podcast? Search Engine Journal just came to the rescue with Albert Costill’s addition to their Content Marketing 101 series. What Do I Need To Do A Podcast?