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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. 15 million downloads of their app(s). On January 28th you may recall that I did a huge blog post on why I’m building a bigger link network. Slashfilm.

API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Episode 3 focusses on monetizing APIs and looking at revenue streams from widgets. Companies that open their business databases and stream that data out, can have an army of hundreds of thousands (mostly) unpaid developers creating Facebook apps, iPhone apps and blog widgets to help sell their products and services. An overview of social media monetization revenues. Ebay API.

PB128: How to Launch a Podcast and Get Your First Million Downloads

ProBlogger

Her Slow Your Home podcast just went past the one million download mark already so she’s had some real success! The show was just about to be downloaded for the millionth time and that is significantly more than the readers that I would have had a year ago on the blog. Getting Started With Your Own Podcast. Today is this podcasts first birthday! How Brooke is monetising her podcast.

8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site

Idaconcpts

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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Android Apps for Baseball Fans

Idaconcpts

Download one or more of these four apps and be prepared to play ball. MLB Countdown Widget. MLB Countdown Widget is a splendid little app. Why pay for what you can get gratis so download this app and save the monthly fee over a pay service. Therefore download MLB Baseball News and never miss out on the latest dope. It truly isn’t over ‘til it’s over.

How to Write a Social Media Press Release #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth

Call to action widgets (sign up for email newsletters, download industry PDF, fill in survey). Shares The days of emailing out a PDF to a small group of journalists and hoping they will open the attachment on their blackberry – lol – and act on it are over. Let’s tame it. What are the Main Features of a Social Media Press Release?

Boosting Opt-Ins with Selz

Kikolani

When they reached out to me to review their service, I didn’t have any ebooks or other digital downloads for sale, so I decided to try out their platform as a way to get opt-ins instead. Before we dive into numbers, let’s compare the two widgets I was using for opt-ins. Next is the Selz widget. Sell digital downloads on Selz. The Selz widget combats that.

How to Drive Traffic from Twitter using @Anywhere

TwiTip

Download Here (zip, 1kb, right click & save) One thing I’ve done in this sample is to get the Tweet box pre-populated with the title of page your user is reading. have been using twitter for a long time and it is just now that I have known about this type of widget or plugins. Not only that, there are a couple of ways you can use @Anywhere to drive traffic to your site.

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My Switch From iPhone To Android: Part One

Jason Yormark

Widgets. like that I can customize my screen(s) with a variety of widgets to give me quicker access to information and features. While you can download a variety of apps to bring this feature back, I do miss having this built in to the core phone itself. After a month or so of research, testing and gathering opinions, I finally made the switch from iPhone to Android.

The 20 Best New Social Media Tools to Try in 2017 (And How to Use Them)

Buffer Social

Download the browser extension to quickly rebrand any links. How to use it: After you request for a beta invite, the team at Ghost Browser will send you a link to download the browser. Download, log in and you are ready to roll! Display your selected social media posts on a public Waaffle board, a website widget, or a full customizable feed using its API. Panda 5. Yotpo.

How to Build a Billion Dollar SEO Empire

Viper Chill

He showed that back in 2010, Retail Me Not were basically paying people to put the Retail Me Not widget on their websites (a widget which came with a dozen internal links to different pages of RMN – do-followed, of course). Of course, the linked text in all of the widgets is “popular coupons” and not Retail Me Not, as you might expect. Billion dollars. Valpak.

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7 Conversion Rate Optimization Tips for Publishers

Adam Sherk

For readers who aren’t familiar with the terminology, CRO consists of moving around and changing different elements on a website to increase conversion rate (signups, downloads, engagement, sales, etc.). 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.&# Conclusion.

The Case for Building a Fiercely Loyal Community

SocialFish

When your members are engaged in your community and feel like it plays a vital role in their lives and/ or their organizations, they aren’t likely to leave you for the latest and greatest widget. If you’d like to read more on The ROI of a Fiercely Loyal community, complete with case studies and action steps, you can download Sarah’s free whitepaper here: [link].

Tell Your Organization’s Story Without Sex

Spin Sucks

It might be intellectual property or a new way of doing things or a super duper cool new widget. ” Just write down the secret word in Corina’s box on your scavenger hunt card (if you don’t have a card, download it here ). By Gini Dietrich The Kardashians. Miley Cyrus. Honey Boo Boo. The Real Housewives. The Real World.  Rogue tweets. Lindsay Lohan. Michael Vick.

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

Webbiquity SMM

John McElhenney provides helpful reviews of three simple and free alternatives to Google Analytics for tracking WordPress site metrics: JetPack Site Stats, Wassup Plug-in and Widget (which provides real-time stats including how many visitors are on your site or blog at any given moment) and Gaug.es (another real-time tool, which works on any website). WordPress Guides and Commentary.

5 Tips to Highlight the Best Content on Your Blog

Kikolani

Use a popular post widget. You can display this widget in your sidebar or a widget box in your theme. One favorite of many bloggers is “ WordPress Popular Posts ” with over 300,000 downloads. 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. This is a guest post by David Kendall. WordPress 2.7

Amazon.com As Social Networking

Small Business Mavericks

Buy books, read books, download Kindle files? You can designate a Wish List on Amazon and display your wish list with a widget on your website or blog. Are you a big reader? Do you use Amazon.com a lot? Did you know you can use Amazon.com as a social networking tool? This is truly a useful tool for writers, musicians, artists, other crafts persons, and people in the publishing industries. Amazon.com can be your niche networking space. Amazon also has a cool feature for reviewers called Real Name. Amazon can be used for social networking. Social Media Amazon.com social networking

iGoogle Finished – what’s your favourite RSS Dashboard social media monitoring?

Laurel Papworth

It can’t be a purely RSS play as we need gadgets/widgets for API only based services. Other gadgets, like the  to-do list , allow you to export your data – look for the “Download all” option under the drop-down menu tied to the title of your list. On your mobile device,  Google Play  offers applications ranging from  games  to  news readers  to home screen widgets.

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Apps Optimized for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich

Idaconcpts

You can easily download this player from Google Play Store for free. Beyond Apps: App Widgets. If you happen to be a widget junkie, then you have good news for upgrading to ICS based devices. App Widgets are miniature application views that can be embedded in other applications (such as the Home screen) and receive periodic updates. Honeycomb and Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

How to Turn Your Business Blog Readers Into Paying Customers

ProBlogger

You can use a custom call to action for each post with an in-line link or CTA button, or you can place a universal CTA widget below each post. Adam Connell encourages readers to leave a comment, but he also uses a CTA widget to promote newsletter sign-ups. This is a guest contribution from Alicia Rades. You know that businesses that blog get more traffic than those that don’t.

Google Reader Alternatives: 3 Web Based RSS Readers to Manage Your Subscriptions

Kikolani

You will then get to download a zip file of your Google Reader subscriptions. Netvibes allows you to subscribe to RSS feeds and view them in a Reader (list) or Widgets view. personally find the Reader view loads faster than the Widgets view. If you follow my writing, you probably know how much I love Google Reader. As you can imagine, this stopped me in my tracks. Feedly.

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HOW TO: Move a WordPress blog from one domain to another

Josh S Peters

After that it’s all settings, plugins, themes, and widgets. All of these can be installed by searching for the name of the plugin in the the “Add New&# Plugins area or by clicking on the links below, downloading them, and then uploading them via the same “Add New&# Plugins area. Widgets. The domain transfer is done!  Prep Work. 2. Let The World Know. 6. Feeds.

Seven Habits of Highly Effective B2B Websites

PWB Marketing Blog

For instance, track white paper downloads, completed “Contact Us” submissions, or e-newsletter sign-ups. We have calls-to-action to subscribe to our blog, download our whitepapers, and sign up for our e-newsletter. 5.     Integrate Social Media. Are you thinking about building new B2B website or maybe making a small tune-up? Don’t make a mess out of it. Take a deep breath and relax.

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How to Diversify the Anchor Text of Links to Your Web Site

Bill Hartzer

For example, if your web site is about “red widgets”, then the text part of links to your web site may be “red widgets” when it appears on another web site. So, if you have 100 links to your web site, and 60 of them say “red widgets” and point to your web site, then that’s 60 percent of the anchor text for “red widgets” Based on research around the latest Google algorithms, you would not want more than 60 percent of the links pointing to your web site with “red widgets” Anything higher than that may be an issue.

Podcast 387 - Hidden Wealth of Your Customers

Engaging Brand

This week's  The Engaging Brand podcast  covering social media , business ideas and brand marketing tips , is ready to download. Where is the value exchange for widgets - in how to raise customer satisfaction and customer loyalty? . How you can listen to The Engaging Brand. 1) You can listen on your PC now without downloading any software just click hear to listen to the latest marketing podcast. 2) You can subscribe to the show via  iTunes  or. 3) If you use a different podcatcher then you can subscribe using the following  RSS Feed.

20 More of the Best Twitter Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Mollie Vandor explains in this concise but helpful post how to “download your Twitter archive, so you’ll get all your Tweets (including Retweets) going back to the beginning. As noted here in a preliminary summary of the best Twitter articles and posts of 2012 last fall, “Twitterers collectively post a billion tweets every three days. Spend your time more productively there?

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How to Turn Your Business Blog Readers Into Paying Customers

ProBlogger

You can use a custom call to action for each post with an in-line link or CTA button, or you can place a universal CTA widget below each post. Adam Connell encourages readers to leave a comment, but he also uses a CTA widget to promote newsletter sign-ups. This is a guest contribution from Alicia Rades from  aliciarades.com. But more traffic doesn’t necessarily mean more customers.

Social Selling Tips: 3 Sales Lessons from The Amazing Race

Koka Sexton

New Connections:  Import your Salesforce activity into the new Sales Navigator’s CRM Widgets. Start your race by downloading our latest eBook and visit us on Twitter   @LinkedInSelling  for more insights. The twenty-fifth ‘trip’ of the long-running reality competition  The Amazing Race  premieres this fall. The teams who win work together. Prepare for Detours. Remember the Clues.

TwitterSays – Volume 1

Josh S Peters

TwitterSays (395)  is finally done and available for download. Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » TwitterSays – Volume 1 TwitterSays – Volume 1 Written on June 1, 2010 by Josh Peters in Social Media 3 Comments - Leave a comment! Big thanks to the 102 people who contributed to the book. Sorry.

10 SEO Tactics That No Longer Work (If They Ever Did) | Small.

Small Business Mavericks

Did you just buy a nifty SEO book, or download one for free, that promises to tell you everything there is to know about SEO? Red widgets, yellow widgets, pink widgets with blue polka dots, etc. Having a separate page for each widget is not going to help you rank for widgets. About Us What’s a Maverick? Be careful. Adding meta keywords is a waste of time.

How To: Remove Paid Links Without Hurting Your Search Engine Rankings

Bill Hartzer

So, if you want to rank well for “red widgets”, then having lots of links with “red widgets” in the anchor text pointing to your site will help your search engine rankings. You should be monitoring this on a regular basis already, but in this case you need to use a few tools (using more than one tool will make sure you get all the links) to download all of your links. Download all of the links to your website using these tools: - Google Webaster Tools [link]. Then, download all of the links to your site and pull them into your spreadsheet.

Four Ways to Charge for Content

Spin Sucks

We all deserve to make money on our content and this should help us begin to find ways to charge.&#. I’ve always believed that service providers are more willing to pay other service providers than someone who makes widgets for a living. How many of you have downloaded music for free? My first reaction was, “GOOD! And that opened the can of worms. That’s right.

All of Seth Godin's Free ebooks in one place | Shuaism

Josh S Peters

His blog is incredibly insightful and he produces books and ebook left and right. I was looking through my ebook collection the other day and noticed I had a ton of his ebooks, but didn’t know if I had all of them so I went to his site to see and I was stunned to discover he didn’t have a list of all his free ebooks to download (or at least I didn’t see it). Enjoy!

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Popup Opt-in Forms: Case Studies, WordPress Plugins, and Alternatives

Kikolani

Aweber Web Form Widget – This free plugin for Aweber users will allow you to install web forms easily on your blog, including as a checkbox in your comment form. plan to analyze signups for a month without a free content download, then add in a free download to see the difference. It’s been almost three years since I first wrote about popup opt-in forms on Kikolani.

7 Effective Tips To Grow Your Social Media Presence The Right Way

ProBlogger

You’ll have access to plenty of widgets which you can add to your dashboard. There are tons of other widgets that can help you with a variety of other things, not just social media. Price: Free to use for up to five widgets, paid plans start at $19/month. This is a guest contribution from Adam Connell. Not just in terms of growing a following but growing an engaged following?

Knowledge Worker 2.0 - Power to the people

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Widgets. Most Downloaded. |. Post: Download file. 150 favorites | 3621 downloads | 64 embeds ( Stats ). Download file. favoring the go- getters adapted (a little) from Un-Managing: Unleashing the Creative Beast in your Team Tara Hunt, GOVIS 2007 Slide 12: widgets Slide 13: understanding of what constitutes knowledge work is narrow [link] Slide 14: What does this mean for Knowledge Workers and Knowledge Management? Slideshare.net (beta). My Slidespace. Upload. Community. Latest. |. Most Viewed. |. Most Embedded. |. Featured. |. Most Favorited. |. web2.0.

7 Ways to Infuse Your Company Website with Brand Personality

Writtent Blog

Feel free to spruce up your website content with a fun layout, author bios, and some seriously sassy social media widgets. As long as the network is clearly recognizable, the sky and your creativity are the only limits to how much brand personality you can express in your “follow us” widget: Image Credit: Yammy Social. 3-5 seconds. Sounds easy enough, right? Your Blog.

How To Be A Twitter Spammer

Josh S Peters

If you like it, feel free to download it from Scribd (below), or from SlideShare if you prefer. Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » How To Be A Twitter Spammer How To Be A Twitter Spammer Written on September 3, 2009 by Josh Peters in Social Media 13 Comments - Leave a comment! this is great!

Join us for an #IBM #SWFChat w/@mnburgess @jaferrar @KimWhitler @ProfessorGary @MainCane83 #HR #SocBiz

Blue Focus Marketing

Or, for your convenience, we’ve created this handy widget to let you follow along right here from our blog: #SWFChat Tweets. Download ~> Free Chapter 3 – “Brands Under Pressure” Communication Education Innovation Social Business Strategy The Social Employee Twitter Professor Kimberly A. Professor Gary R. ” Co-Author of The Social Employee (McGraw-Hill).

20 Ways to Generate ROI from a Corporate Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Use “ads&# in your blog sidebar, and in-post text links where appropriate, to drive visitors to your white paper or other gated content download pages. When you come out with a new white paper, summarize one of the main findings in a blog post with a link to the page to download the full document. All of the old measurements are moot.&#. What should they promote? Got more?

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