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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.

Master List ?(A Wiki of Social Media Marketing Examples)?

For an additional 500, be sure to visit Master List 2.  And the third 500 has started on Master List 3. To learn how to contribute/edit, visit the Administration page. Wikis  Automotive  United States  David Bausola   Ford   Hurra Torpedo campaign   Presentation sharing  Automotive  United States  Philippe Deltenre   Ford   Where are the Joneses? adenin Facebook Page   Social networks  High Tech  United States  Meryl K. Evans   adenin TECHNOLOGIES Inc. Adenin Twitter   Microblogging / Microsharing  High Tech  United States  Meryl K. Whittemore   ePi Tech Inc.

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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.

7 FBML examples to rock your Facebook fan page.

home services Products.NET news system SMS product Articles Best of Subscribe forum contact Home > Marketing > Social Media > 7 FBML examples to rock your Facebook fan page. Mar 22nd 2010 7 FBML examples to rock your Facebook fan page. The static FBML widget can be added multiple times, and in multiple places (sidebar and tabs) to facilitate this. If for example you wanted some flash video, or embedding of a flash game, the FB:swf, and FB:flv are perfect candidates. To include it again anywhere on your Facebook Static FBML page, try using this example.

Real-Time News Curation - Types And Real-World Examples

Print this article Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 3: Types And Real-World Examples Whats more important? So this is by no means an attempt to rank or highlight the best out there, but only a dutiful report of what I have found during my investigation and I am very eager to discover more great examples to expand this collection. Types of Curation 1. magazine in 2006.

10 Ways to Advertise your YouTube Channel (With Examples)


There will be some video and photo examples to help you along though! The guys of Lonely Island are some of the most successful YouTube stars of all time, but even they still have a blog that is updated when things are happening with them: Don’t forget to add the YouTube subscriber widget to your blog. 10 of the best ways to advertise your YouTube channel. 1. Yes, I know. link].

Association Curation


Association Curation Examples. On the surface, this is pretty classic example of association curation and aggregation.  Another example of association curation comes from what ASAE did with curation of its 2011 Meeting.  Another great example of curation is the American Business Media Videos Site.  Curation – how do you select the best content. SalesProCentral.

8 strategies for Pinterest for business

Janet Fouts

Best example? Here’s a good example of a brand page for Vineyard Brands , a wine importer on Pinterest. Take The Mother Company for example. Here’s a great example of this from entrepreneur Alyssa Gregory. 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. Oreck on Pinterest.

The Spin Sucks Inquisition: Scott Baradell

Spin Sucks

Looking at it broadly, spin propagandizes, deceives people, and undermines democracy.  It’s obvious, for example, that the evolution of our corporate media has brought our federal government to a standstill, and that many people believe things that aren’t true, because they are being willfully misled. And I was right! What is the Biggest Mistake You’ve Made in Your Career?

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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. Real-Time News Curation – Types And Real-World Examples.

Six Surprising B2B Content Marketing Ideas

PWB Marketing Blog

For example, a manufacturer of fuel density sensors can offer an estimation tool that calculates how much money commercial fleets can save annually by using fuel density meters on their trucks. Widget – This is a small web application that provides a simple function – such as weather, news headlines, sports scores – without requiring the user to visit a website.

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Why Share of Voice is a Useless PR Metric

Dave Fleet

Let’s say that our client is Widget co. makers of fine hypothetical examples since 1912). 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%. This is a guest post by my Edelman colleague  Rob Clark. Why do we measure? You know which of their products is getting the thrust and in what markets.

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


One excellent example of this is Havahart’s blog. 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. Understand Content vs. Keywords. Implementatio

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

Viper Chill

For example, I recently sent 1,000+ clicks to various search results (from around the world) to see if an increased click-through rate (CTR) would influence search engine rankings. Billion Dollar Houzz Prove Widget Links Still Work. Within 24 hours of my blog post about Houzz’s shady tactics going live, they removed all links in their widgets , as shown below. Natural.

Five Steps to a Social Listening Program

Spin Sucks

If you’ve seen Jay Baer speak, you’ve seen his example of a motel review on TripAdvisor that has been sitting there for YEARS talking about fear of being murdered in the motel and HIV in the mattress. The user experience in netvibes isn’t superb, but you can toggle the layout to a newsfeed type or a widget. Today’s guest post is written by Lisa Gerber. Develop your Keywords.

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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Journalists on Facebook: Official Pages or Subscribe Button on Regular Profiles?

Adam Sherk

Since the subscribe button has only been around for a month or so there are still plenty of well-known journalists using official pages, for example Nicholas Kristof of The New York Times. Pages also allow for more functionality like special widgets and custom tabs. I was talking with John Shehata from ABC News yesterday about Facebook, and he brought up an interesting question.

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37 of the Best Facebook Page Apps for Brand Marketing


Drag and drop widgets make it simple to create a custom campaign from scratch without writing a single line of code, giving you complete creative control. Related Articles 10 Examples of Social Media ROI [Infographic] The Importance of Brand Recommendations in Your Marketing Strategy Essential Content Marketing Editorial Calendar Template Every Marketer Can Use. Ripe Social. FanAppz.

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Five Tips for Mapping Your Content Journey to Fit Gen Z

Spin Sucks

GoPro is a perfect example of a company that has structured their story around their customer journey. Buzzfeed is one example of a company with a wonderfully friendly mobile experience. Today, however, brands are more transparent than ever when advertising their gadgets and widgets. By Daniel Glickman. Tell Your Brand’s Story. Be Mobile Friendly. Don’t Bore with Details.

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Creating Google Plus Business Pages

Janet Fouts

For example: Friend Mike Elgin created a page where he and his wife plan to share their new diet called The Spartan Diet and he says he’ll be sharing on this page instead of to the circles of foodies he had created. It’s Probably not a good idea to create a fan page that uses a brand name for example. Everybody’s been arguing over the value of Google Plus lately.

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How to Measure CRM ROI for Your Nonprofit


For example, many CRM vendors offer free ROI calculators on their site, where you can plug in a few variables and crank out an estimate. In the section below, we’ll give you some examples of common cost and gain metrics—some that are universal, and others that are specific to nonprofit organizations. Here are some common examples: Data migration. What is nonprofit ROI?

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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. Looking for a way to monitor social media activities and results on a tight budget? Cool Web Tools. uberVU.

6 Influencer Marketing Strategies to Boost End-of-Year Sales

Convince & Convert

Rafflecopter has a widget that lets brands organize giveaways with bloggers very easily. Lowes is a great example of a brand who pushes the consumer voice to the front of their messaging. Because time is of the essence, I’m diving right into the bottom line: You need to create some more sparks for your brand today. And you can. Send a Surprise Gift. Co-Create Visual Content.

How Social Media Can Be Magic For Your Blog

Peg Fitzpatrick

For example, if you want to position yourself as an expert in adoption, you should try to list your blog in Adoption.alltop. 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. You are the magic. Reddit.

8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan


This is a good example of a power statement: “We help [your target market] to [solve this problem or benefit you in this way].”. 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. What a year was 2011 for social media and marketing! Trend #1 – Humanize Your Business!

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6 Winning Social Media Promotion Ideas

Sprout Social

For example, A Beautiful Mess is a popular blog in the DIY and Lifestyle space. Services like Mailchimp make this easy through social media widgets. You can add a follow widget with your links to the sidebar or footer of your newsletter. For example, Jeff Bullas shares three relevant hashtags to spread his blog post effectively: How to 10x Your Instagram Marketing Your social media channels are ready. You setup your profile and created some content. But how do you promote your social media profiles to get viewers to follow, like and share?

Search Engine Optimization Tip: Add a Breadcrumb Trail

Bill Hartzer

Let’s look at an example. 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.

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. For example, you can choose to show excerpts, loop playback, manually set the animation between slides, and more. Use a content slider. WordPress 2.7

Search Engine Optimization: Anchor Text Flows Just Like PageRank

Bill Hartzer

Probably the best example of this is “miserable failure&#. For example, if one web page has a PageRank of 5 and it links to another web page, PageRank should (under normal circumstances) flow to the page it links to: and that page would normally be a PageRank of 4. Let me provide an example: Here is an Example. Let’s say that I have a regular anchor text link, something like “red widgets&# , and that links to a page about red widgets (redwidgets.html): “red widgets&# link on page 2 ==> links to ==> redwidgets.html.

Top 6 Ideas for Incredible Viral Content for Social Media.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Some examples follow: What are Your Chances of Surviving a Zombie Apocalypse? Examples include: Instant Domain Search (with its AJAX glory) Website Monitoring Tests Think about it this way: MyBlogLog has a widget , statistics, and a community. Here is an example of each: As you can tell, both of those instructional videos work quite well. Viral content can spark memes.

The Best Social Sharing Plugin Is Getting Better

The Social Media Hat

Updated Popular Posts widget : All new features including post thumbnails, custom styling and time-based filtering. Here's an example of what the new popular posts widget looks like in 2.0: In addition to those and other general enhancements and improvements, Warfare Plugins promises ONE MORE THING. Social Media The Best Social Sharing Plugin Is Getting Better. Dustin W.

Influence Met Transparency with @Kred


Example of Top Community Members: There is no influence without transparency. You can share your Kred on your blog, website, Facebook, Twitter, G+, LinkedIn via links, widgets or even export the chart. Last week major online news channels were reporting the launch of a new influential service offered by PeopleBrowsr called Kred. What is Kred ? follows. Kred will not give you a score.

How to Turn Your Business Blog Readers Into Paying Customers


For example, let’s say you offer social media management services. In this example, the testimonial supports the content without it being a direct sales pitch for your services. Here’s an example from Time-Warp Wife. Here’s an example of how freelance writing coach Elna Cain handles this approach. For example, they might be interested but not ready to buy yet.

How to Turn Your Business Blog Readers Into Paying Customers


For example, let’s say you offer social media management services. In this example, the testimonial supports the content without it being a direct sales pitch for your services. Here’s an example from Time-Warp Wife. Here’s an example of how freelance writing coach Elna Cain handles this approach. For example, they might be interested but not ready to buy yet.

Social Influence and the Impact of Klout API

Laurel Papworth

API stands for Application Programming Interface – it lets you put a widget on your website that is updated every time someone updates their database. For example, I added the browser button so that when I am on Twitter it shows the tweeters Klout score live with the tweets. E.g. Klout updates an influencers score but you see it on Salesforce or in a Reuters newspaper article.

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2 Million Backlinks and 15 SEO Answers from Google’s Matt Cutts

Viper Chill

” What should we do with embeddable codes in things like widgets and infographics? “My answer is coloured by the fact that we’ve seen a ton of people trying to abuse widgets and abuse infographics. would not rely on infographics and widgets as your primary way to gather links. would recommend putting a no-follow, especially on widgets. link network.

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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. Today’s Exercise Of course, there are tons of examples in Spin Sucks on how organizations are using each of the five storytelling techniques to help you figure out your pieces. By Gini Dietrich The Kardashians. Miley Cyrus. Honey Boo Boo. The Real Housewives. The Real World. 

Apps Optimized for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich


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. Widgets give you fast access to information without opening apps. Honeycomb and Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

Launch Sales with Landing Page Optimization

Spin Sucks

If you are an exterior home contractor and your search engine results page title is focused on roofing, do not take people to a page predominately focused on siding, for example. One great example of this is Unbounce. See the Menucopia example below for a good example of content that is simple yet informative. And that’s where landing page optimization comes in.

Naming your Facebook page

Janet Fouts

link] for example. So River City Widget Factory becomes River-City-Widget-Factory. Somebody asks for your Facebook page address and you say: Sure, it’s “ slash river hyphen city hyphen widget hyphen factory&# ! How do you even begin to share that with somebody? suggest you immediately create a What should be in your name? That’s it.