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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.

How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic | jasonyormark.com

Jason Yormark

jasonyormark.com Home About Me My Videos My Resume Contact Me Browse > Home / Social Media / How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic | Subcribe via RSS How To Use LinkedIn Groups To Drive Website Traffic August 19th, 2009 Posted in Social Media Tweet Share Everyone knows that Linked In is THE social network for professionals, allowing you to create a living resume, perform targeted job searches, collect recommendations and connect with others.  It wasn’t until recently however that I realized the potential of utilizing Linked In Groups to drive blog traffic.

Android Apps for Baseball Fans

Idaconcpts

Meet new friends by joining private or public groups or you can even create your own group. 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.

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How to View Google Offers Near You

Idaconcpts

It’s also possible to add a Google Offers widget to iGoogle. Google Offers Group Buying GrouponLast week, Google sort-of confirmed to  Mashable about the existence of Google Offers by reporting that: Google is communicating with small businesses to enlist their support and participation in a test of a pre-paid offers/vouchers program. The trick is knowing how to find them.

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Have You Been A Victim Of Grouponitude?

Jason Yormark

I’m as guilty as anyone for being sucked into the group buying frenzy. negative or hostile state of mind in response to the use of a group buying deal. Grouponitude encounter usually goes something like this: Store Owner: Welcome to Old Franny’s Widgets & Stuff! Me: Fantastic pleasant shop owner!  I’ll just take these 2 widgets, and some of this stuff! Hey, a deal is a deal.  Of course I’m not sure what I’m going to do with all those massages and laser hair removals. Grouponitude. What is Grouponitude you ask? grou ? pon ? i ?

5 Ways to Improve Your Online Shareability

Unspoken

Here are a few ways to do it: Add a “share this” widget. Make it really easy for readers and viewers to share your content by having a widget installed that allows a single click to post to their social media accounts. You don’t need to make your content one unending advertisement, but alerting groups to the fact that you mentioned them is one easy way to ensure shareability. Producing content online is a really smart way to garner attention for your personal brand and your small business. Make content entertaining. Use Facebook Authorship.

Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

These activities typically involve collaboration with multiple groups including tech, edit and audience development as well as the SEO, PR and social media teams. Widgets and badges. Utilizing various forms of widgets and badges is a tactic more often used by other types of businesses, but it is applicable to publishers too. Recommended Tactics. 1. Link reclamation. What Else?

How to Write a Social Media Press Release #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth

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. Call to action widgets (sign up for email newsletters, download industry PDF, fill in survey). Let’s tame it. What are the Main Features of a Social Media Press Release?

37 of the Best Facebook Page Apps for Brand Marketing

Pamorama

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. Teams can manage complex campaigns – including Profiles, Pages, Events, Groups, and Search. Post Planner schedules posts, helps you find content ideas, and brand your Facebook posts across all of your pages and groups. Ecwid.

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Facebook takes over the Internet

Social Media Citizens

According to Anne Herngaard , there core technologies that will make it happen can be grouped in three categories: “1. SOCIAL PLUGINS : Consists of easy-to-use widgets to incorporate on your website with a simple code to provide the user with a more personal experience. believe very soon you are going to notice such kind of recommendation widgets on all major websites and blogs.

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

SocialFish

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. You can do advanced keyword studies for your title tags once you’re ready to run your own SEO firm.

8 strategies for Pinterest for business

Janet Fouts

Use Pinterest as a focus group. 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. 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. Best example? Win win.

How Social Media Can Be Magic For Your Blog

Peg Fitzpatrick

Embed the pin on your blog post with the Pinterest widget. Share your article in relevant LinkedIn and Facebook groups and Google+ communities. 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. hope so.

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.

5 Social Media Management Tools and Services You May Not Know About Yet (But Should)

Kikolani

But what I love in particular about their platform is that you can schedule posts to the Facebook and LinkedIn groups you belong to. They even provide analytics so you can see engagement statistics for each profile, page, and group that you post to. If you follow my writing, you know that I love introducing people to new things. KnowEm. Have you ever visited @Apple on Twitter?

Six Surprising B2B Content Marketing Ideas

PWB Marketing Blog

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. widget is a good way to extend a brand into a customer’s everyday life. Or, create a LinkedIn Group around a shared interest of your customers. So how do you find new content that engages audiences?

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Association Curation

Aggregage

Below is a view of videos that is in a widget on their home page.  By partnering with Magnify.net, ABM has been able to pull together videos from various sources into a library that is interesting and relevant for their readers. This is what I start with in Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources. Curation – how do you select the best content.

Adjectives are Cheap: Sell Yourself with Nouns and Verbs

Waxing UnLyrical

” ~Alan Weiss, principle, Summit Consulting Group. Reduce marketing costs by 45% by creating a widget that puts the e-zine together for you. Guest Post by Ann Wylie. “Adjectives are cheap. Everyone is a ‘best selling’ author or a ‘sought after’ speaker or a ‘world class’ coach. Here’s what I’ve found: Don’t get shot down.

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Top Tools for Mobile Marketing

SocialFish

Wirenode : An easy-to-use mobile website builder whose features include seamless photo uploads to your site, visitor and page view tracking, QR codes and widget add-ons. ClubTexting : A texting app that has special features for social groups and nonprofits. The world of mobile marketing has been in development for several years now and businesses of all stripes have “gone mobile”.

Reducing Cognitive Load: The Best UX Design for Your Community Site

SocialFish

Take a good, hard look at everything, even the cool widget you spent days perfecting — what adds value and what doesn’t? Group similar things together. Rather than searching all over the community for something similar, group items together so it takes less brain power to find them. Or even find what it’s for? So I grumbled through the process and finally figured it out.

The Anatomy of Viral Content

Pamorama

Social   media fosters a group/herd mentalit y — you learn from and are recognized by your peers, and you rely on them for a sense of belonging. The New York Times Customer Insight Group’s study, The Psychology of Sharing , set out to determine what motivates people to share content online. Interactive content, including games, quizzes, and widgets. Video/audio.

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. Are you a member of a group on Linked In that would be interested in the post? Skip to content The Cube Home About us Speaking/Training Contact us Pitch us Subscribe So you’ve got a blog, now what? It looks great. Visitors can easily subscribe by rss or email (can’t they?). Readers. Sound familiar?

How a Simple Productivity Tool Helped Create the World’s Best Marketing Blog

Viper Chill

Mockup #3: The Group Chat. I’m not great at drawing chat windows in Photoshop but hopefully you get the idea. imagine this feature alone would be awesome for those who partake in mastermind groups. Premium Feature #1: Group Moderation. BONUS Marketing Tip: Give Me a Widget! Add a link back to your website in the bottom of the widget, of course. Nothing.

How to Grow Your Mailing List With Cash & Other Incentives

Kikolani

group of 20 bloggers and businesses contribute $25 per month, allowing them to run one contest per month. When you click to get your widget, you will be taken to a page with instructions on how to install the contest on your website. For WordPress users, this will be through the use of a plugin and custom widget code you add to the plugin’s settings. The best part?

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The Case for Building a Fiercely Loyal Community

SocialFish

In this loud crowded marketplace we all operate in, it’s critical to have a group of people who will help you spread the word about your association. 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. Isn’t that what associations DO?

The Convergence of Search and Social Part 7 – A Strategy Framework

Josh S Peters

GOAL: Increase awareness of blue widgets and increase the sale of blue widgets by 10%. Check out Forums, wikis, groups, blogs, etc. When it comes to setting up a search and social strategy there is no end to the ways you can put the pieces together and it can be as simple or as complex to piece together as you want / need it to be. Simple Search And Social Strategy Framework.

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Crowdfunding Tools to Fundraise the Project of Your Dreams

SocialFish

If you’ve spent much time looking at business blogs, or have friends who support causes on social media, chances are you’ve heard of crowdfunding.  In case you’re unfamiliar with the term, crowdfunding usually means drawing funds from a group of people to support a specific cause. It has an easy-to-use dashboard and widgets to help you keep track of your progress.

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

wiki.beingpeterkim.com

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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8 Things I’m Trying to Improve with This New Convince and Convert Website

Convince & Convert

Partially through the featured posts widget top left, and also through some “you might also like” tools at the bottom of each post. We reduced the number of categories significantly, and mapped all old posts to this new group, which required a ton of crafty 301 redirect work from the folks at Marketing Press. and we do! This design is great. Stay tuned. 6. Thanks guys! 7.

Advertising Flight 2020: Destination “The Future” @whartonfoa #whartonfoa – The Wharton Future of Advertising Program’s Advertising 2020 Project

Blue Focus Marketing

Now that just about anybody can sell a widget, the advertisers who communicate their brand’s vision the best will reap the greatest rewards in this new model. The question right now is how to manage such large groups of people spread out across the globe. Gone will be the days of interrupting consumers’ lives with didactic demands to buy some magical new wonder product.

Are Blog Subscribers the Only Success Metric?

Spin Sucks

Some of what transpired on that roadway to earn a katrillion subscribers may have included these mile markers: Deploying the latest bells, whistles, widgets, and plugins to spiff up the house and make it attractive and enticing. And you might have a rich, lively, and loyal group who does just that. Today’s guest post is by Jayme Soulati . Didn’t think so.

The Arrogance Of Being Right

Waxing UnLyrical

If I bust my butt at Widgets, Inc. Author information Matt LaCasse Social Media Account Manager at KimberMedia Matt LaCasse believes that finding the methods and channels customers and audiences use, and engaging with them in their comfort zone, is the key to effectively communicating with those groups on behalf of clients. The first is a response to Yahoo! While I disagree with Ms.

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Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog

Webbiquity SMM

For example, if Acme Widgets wants to rank for the very competitive phrase “widget management software,” and their corporate site is at acmewidgets.com, they may want to use the URL widgetmanagementsoftware.com for the blog. creating a group blog) can help spread the load and allow for more frequent posting, a variety of styles, and broader topic coverage. First, doing so will help keep subsequent posts organized into logical groups, without “category proliferation” (an excessive number of categories) or multiple overlapping topic areas.

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eLearning 2.0 Technologies and Concepts: Start Pages as Environments for Self-Organized Learners

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Several advanced students (2-3 from each group) participated in this experiment. What I like most is the combination of RSS feeds, bookmarks and widgets in one tab (section) according to a context. It took me some time to realize that it is more effective to have on one section RSS feeds from one topic, together with the relevant bookmarks and widgets, rather than having all RSS feed, all bookmarks and all widgets on separate sections. Each channel is implemented with existing components, including html and link components and widgets. eLearning 2.0 Malinka.

10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

Consumer segmentation models are typically owned in these groups, and often they are leveraged for behavioral patterns that help with the proverbial 4 Ps – Product, Price, Place and Promotion.  Knowing Customer Behaviors What internal group knows more about your customer’s behaviors and acts?  That stuff is important to the business, no doubt.  What did I miss?

Pinterest for Business?

Janet Fouts

Start with a core group of pins and then drip them in over time. Ph, and of course don’t forget to share your pins on social networks, add the Pinit button to your blog and maybe even add a widget with your recent pins to let people see what is important to you. I admit I’m a little behind with this post. Its’s the media darling of the day. Or at least it was.

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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. Those campaigns are grouped together in the reporting tab to show you the progress of each campaign. Ready? Mention.