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The Convergence of Search and Social Part 3 – SEO

Josh S Peters

We humans look for keywords that interest us in our social feeds. Search Engine Optimization (SEO) has been around as long as search engines. Over the years it has changed dramatically and now we have social media activity influencing search results in all of the major search engines. The content is what gets shared, it’s what gets those social votes, it’s what we engage with.

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Twitter Cheat Sheet

Josh S Peters

It’s a way for businesses to connect to their customers, get feed back, and interact with the people who enjoy their products enough to talk about them. The Twitter cheat sheet is a quick and dirty primer on Twitter. I’ll cover some of the basic terms, symbols, and ideas behind using Twitter. Twitter Cheat Sheet. ex: I really enjoy @JayBaer ‘s blog. Fill out your profile!

Twitter Cheat Sheet

Josh S Peters

It’s a way for businesses to connect to their customers, get feed back, and interact with the people who enjoy their products enough to talk about them. The Twitter cheat sheet is a quick and dirty primer on Twitter. I’ll cover some of the basic terms, symbols, and ideas behind using Twitter. Twitter Cheat Sheet. ex: I really enjoy @JayBaer ‘s blog. Fill out your profile!

Search and Social Weekly (1.4)

Josh S Peters

This is a short week for links, I just didn’t find that many “must reads” as I was going through my feeds and RSS to include in this roundup. The Difference between Strategy and Tactics. Because sometimes it’s good to get a refresher. How To Cite A Tweet In An Academic Paper. This is a sign of something big, a shift in academia and the influence of social media.

Search and Social Weekly (1.6)

Josh S Peters

So if we want to see more posts flowing through our News Feed, we need to find other ways to open up the spigot. How How do you get a more dynamic & vibrant News Feed full of diverse and ever-changing information? Turns How to Drive More YouTube Views With Pinterest. Do you want more people to watch your videos? Have Behold the MOTHERLODE LIST OF FACEBOOK LISTS! Everyone

Search and Social Weekly (1.10)

Josh S Peters

Google Plus Announces Redesign One Day Before Facebook’s News Feed Announcement  via AllFacebook. What a coincidence: The day before Facebook is set to  reveal changes to its news feed , rival social network  Google Plus  revealed a redesign of its profile pages… 6. It’s 2 days late, but hey, it’s all for a good reason. 2 of them actually. That’s right. … 4. 

Dear United Airlines, Invest your money where you really need it. Customer Service

Josh S Peters

even reached out on Twitter to the seemingly active United Twitter feed with absolutely no reply. There is no one at the other end of that phone. We all remember the United Breaks Guitars fiasco right?  It’s still used as an example of gold star customer dis-service and was something that easily could have been avoided. Well I’m unhappy to report that it’s still going on.

Search and Social Weekly (1.9)

Josh S Peters

Of course, you want plenty comments and likes on each post — this activity certainly helps boost your post visibility in the news feed of your fans. love publishing and have a number of close friends who now run mini-publishing empires in industries that range from mechanical systems to design engineering to convenience stores… 6.  A New Look for News Feed   via Facebook Newsroom.

Social Media Integration – How do all the pieces fit?

Josh S Peters

Build more value into your online presence and integrate your feeds on your site (where appropriate). Social Media Integration takes several forms (Inside, outside, local, global, enterprise, etc.), all of which take some major planning and time to execute. However, there are some basics that you can tackle and start building on your existing Internet marketing tactics. SEM (SEO / PPC).

How I’m cheating on Twitter

Josh S Peters

while ago I created the Twitter account SMFeeds to constantly feed me, and anyone else who cared, posts from what I consider to be the best social media blogs on the web. I hate crapware. I’ve written and spoken about how much I hate it. However, I’m not an unreasonable man. Maybe, just maybe I’m not giving this stuff a fair shake. The Crapware Experiment. The Metrics.

Engagement is Mantra of Social Media, Why Not Mantra of Schools, too?

Josh S Peters

You can follow her on Twitter @ IvanaSendecka or simply “feed yourself “with Inspiring Shipments RSS feed. Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » Engagement is Mantra of Social Media, Why Not Mantra of Schools, too? Engagement is Mantra of Social Media, Why Not Mantra of Schools, too?

The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly in Social Media

Josh S Peters

Another choice is to automate a Twitter feed to avoid the time it takes to build a Twitter network and original content. This is a guest post from Erica Brown Companies from mom and pops to multinational corporations are diving into, or at the very least, dipping a toe in to the pool of social media. So who’s doing it well? Who’s doing it not so well? The last update? Not very engaging.

How to find my Follow Friday nominations

Josh S Peters

only follow those who talk back (unless a news feed I find useful) so you shouldn’t feel too bad about following anyone in that list… I do. I’m also working on lists that breakdown the people I follow into interests and geographic locations so you can find people who are in your same time zone. Follow Friday is a twitter staple at this point. hand pick the people I follow.

PPC (pay per click) and Twitter: The Nitty Gritty details | Shuaism

Josh S Peters

What you want to do is take your keywords, do some searches, and then get the RSS feed of that search sent to your Google Reader or feed reader of your choice. Using the Advanced search option (to the right of the search box) you can create more detailed searches and optimize what you’re looking for as you hone your feeds and figure out what’s working and what’s not.

Using Social Media in a Brand Marketing Campaign

Josh S Peters

Lets say that you have all of your listening rss feeds setup and you have unique landing pages and links setup for people you send to your site from Twitter. Using social media in a brand marketing campaign can help make your brand more tangible. The goal is to associate the company with it’s services and offerings. They will tell you exactly what they want if you let them. Build the value.

What do PPC (pay per click) and Twitter have in common? Everything

Josh S Peters

The easiest thing to do is to setup your keywords to be delivered via RSS to the feed reader of your choice (google reader, bloglines, etc). Home About eBooks Social Media and Internet Marketing Speaking Twitter Says You Are Here: Home » Social Media » What do PPC (pay per click) and Twitter have in common? Everything! What do PPC (pay per click) and Twitter have in common?

Forward thinking and a few updates

Josh S Peters

This is just a quick update to those of you who stop by the blog, subscribe to my feed, or get it sent to their inbox. want you to think about moving forward. Not just in a physical direction, for most of you that would mean you would just ram into your desk and that would serve no purpose. I’m talking about moving forward in life, actions, and thoughts. It’s about WOM.

Facebook Updates News Feed Algorithm

Ignite Social Media

Once again, Facebook is changing the way its News Feed is structured and many people have questions as to what it actually means this time. As this new feature on Facebook rolled out, so did a document titled “News Feed Values” by the company, which is meant to supply clarity around exactly that question. Simple, right? Both yes and no. Don’t freak out just yet though, people.

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Facebook Eyes Clickbait-Free News Feed

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook hopes to catch clickbait  in the algorithm net it is using to clean up its News Feed. Research scientist Alex Peysakhovich and user experience researcher Kristin Hendrix detailed the latest change to the social network’s News Feed algorithm in a Newsroom post , saying that the tweak was a response to feedback from users. They described the update to Facebook’s News Feed algorithm as follows: We’ve heard from people that they specifically want to see fewer stories with clickbait headlines or link titles. This is similar to how many email spam filters work.

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Facebook Testing Ability for Users to Post to News Feed But Not Timeline

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook is testing a way to allow users to post to News Feed  without those posts ever appearing in their Timelines. Matt Elliott of CNET  shared the screenshot below, in which a “Hide From Your Timeline” option appeared in his status update composer, and a popup read: Create Posts Just for News Feed: Now you can create posts that only show up in News Feed and search results.

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Top B2B Instagram Feeds You Should Follow Today

Visually SM

Here are five of the top B2B Instagram feeds and some tips on how big brands use the image-sharing service as part of their business to business marketing strategy. It would be easy to dismiss Mailchimp’s approach as frivolous until you take a look at its Instagram feed and realize they’re actually well-crafted images that subtly advance a marketing message without hitting you over the head.

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How to Stay Relevant in an Algorithmic Instagram Feed

Convince & Convert

Instagram recently sparked a social media panic attack when they announced their decision to move from a chronological feed to an algorithmic feed. The new feed is still in beta, but once released widespread, it is possible that users will only see up to 30% of the content produced by the people they follow —similar to how Facebook feeds work. Travelgrammers. Gamers.

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Facebook’s Latest News Feed Algorithm Tweak Eyes More ‘Informative’ Stories

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook wants its users to find their News Feeds  to be more informative. The newest tweak to the social network’s News Feed algorithm , announced Thursday, is focused on delivering more stories that users find made them “feel more informed about the world around them.”. People from our Feed Quality Program look at each story in their feed and rank it on a scale of one to five—one being “really not informative” and five being “really informative.”. Readers: What are your thoughts on the latest change to Facebook’s News Feed algorithm?

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Facebook News Feed: Friends and Family First, Core Values

SocialTimes Facebook

Friends and family come first in Facebook’s News Feed , as the social network detailed the latest tweak to its algorithm  and detailed the values that guide that algorithm. Engineering director Lars Backstrom  announced the algorithm update in a Newsroom post , saying that posts from friends will be ranked higher in News Feed than posts from pages. That’s why today, we’re announcing an upcoming change to News Feed ranking to help make sure you don’t miss stories from your friends. We’ve also found that people enjoy their feeds as a source of entertainment.

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NEVER Feed the Trolls

Janet Fouts

The more you say, the more you feed ‘em. There’s a saying in social media that goes something like this “You know you’ve “arrived&# when you’ve got trolls commenting on your work&#. It’s true, the more connections you have on social media networks the more likely someone will disagree with you. Trolls are a special breed. Well, it can get ugly.

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Seven Podcasts to Add to Your iTunes Feed

Spin Sucks

Therefore, I bring you the seven podcasts you must add to your iTunes feed to laugh, learn, and live. The post Seven Podcasts to Add to Your iTunes Feed appeared first on Spin Sucks. By Gini Dietrich. There have been lots of predictions that 2015 is going to be the year of the podcast. Because I’ve been co-hosting one for years now, I like the sound of that. The Friday Five.

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Facebook Displaying Vertical Videos in Mobile News Feed

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook has begun displaying vertical videos in News Feed  in its flagship mobile application. Tim Peterson of Marketing Land  reported on the update, and a spokesperson for the social network told him via email that its tests found that users watched vertical videos for longer time periods and with audio when they were presented vertically in News Feed, adding: We know that people enjoy more immersive experiences on Facebook, so we’re starting to display a larger portion of each vertical video in News Feed on mobile. Readers: What are your thoughts on this change?

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Facebook’s Big News Feed Announcement That Benefits Brands

Firebelly

Today Facebook announced several upcoming changes to the News Feed. One announcement stood out to me as something that may be a big benefit to brands – the Following Feed. The Following Feed contains ALL posts from pages that people Like — not Edgerank-filtered updates. ” You can learn about all of the changes here. What do you think?

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Facebook News Feed Algorithm Changes: 5 Must-Reads

Firebelly

This week, Facebook announced more changes to its news feed algorithm. Facebook News Feed Algorithm Changes…Again. Facebook issued news feed algorithm changes again and community managers everywhere are fighting the urge to melt their faces off. Facebook Announces More Links In The News Feed. Read all about how these will affect your page in these must-reads.

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Facebook Updates News Feed

Mindjumpers

Last week, Facebook announced that they are going to update its News Feed to display more “high quality content” that is relevant for the users. Only three weeks ago, Facebook introduced an update to the news feed that allows organic stories to appear near the top of the News Feed if the stories are still getting likes and comments, as this improves the experience of the news feed.

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Facebook to Change News Feed to Focus on Friends and Family: Here’s Everything You Need to Know

Buffer Social

The goal of Facebook’s News Feed is to show people the stories that are most relevant to them. Now, Facebook has announced one of their most significant News Feed shuffles. On Wednesday , Facebook shared that the News Feed algorithm is going to shift so that it will more favorably promote content posted by the friends and family of users. The News Feed should entertain.

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What You Need to Know About Facebook’s News Feed Changes

SocialFish

Facebook page admins take note: just when you thought you’d figured out Facebook’s EdgeRank algorithm, they’ve changed the game and the way News Feed works. Here’s what you need to know about the News Feed changes: Story Bumping. As Facebook rolls out these changes to the News Feed, what are you noticing about the way your page and/or content is performing?

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News Feed Optimization (NFO) is the new SEO!

Buzz Marketing for Technology

This is the algorithm that controls what you see in your News Feed when you log into Facebook. This is a new type of optimization called News Feed Optimization and it’s the next big race for all of us to embark on. And you would be surprised what I hear. It occurs to me my definition of content often differs from their definition of content.

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Feedburner to Feedblitz – Why We Migrated Our RSS Feed

Convince & Convert

Did you know that you don’t need a third-party feed service to deliver an RSS feed? It’s no secret, but using a service like Feedburner has become a common best practice for feed delivery among bloggers and marketers alike. The service is free so there’s no risk involved (theoretically) and using a feed service isn’t something that marketers see as an option.

3 Ways to Fight Facebook’s Algorithm and Customize Your Feed

Convince & Convert

Click to read more » facebook The Social Habit edgerank news feed social media statisticsImage from BigStockPhoto.com. My wife asked me today if something had changed at Facebook. “I used to see a lot more posts from my friends about where they are, and what they are doing, and the basic comings and goings. like that stuff, because I can easily keep up to speed with them.

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Force Feed

Twist Image

It's the kind of stuff that lets the ugly side of opinions (which they see as news) seep into the feed and, to a certain degree, you see sides of people that you had never known (no matter how long you have known them). It's just the many dimensions that shape your Facebook experience when your friends like, follow and regurgitate (or copy) the content that's in their feeds. The other day, Facebook announced changes to the news feed. They also launched a News Feed Values to better explain their positioning. Force feed me. The feed will never be perfect.

What Facebook’s News Feed Algorithm Means To Your Reach

Mindjumpers

Last week, Facebook once again made an update to the way stories are ranked in the news feed. Facebook is on a continuous basis adapting the news feed algorithm and trying to solve which content that should be displayed to what users, as the News Feed only allows room for a certain amount of content. Similar Posts: Facebook Updates News Feed. Especially on mobile.

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