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8 Critical SEO and Digital Marketing Opportunities

Adam Sherk

So I put together a round-up of current SEO and digital marketing trends that offer good opportunities for publishers. Also take advantage of additional opportunities such as the “news_keywords” meta tag and Editors’ Picks RSS feeds. It also comes with SEO risk factors, so it is critical to build safeguards into all syndication contracts. Google News.

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Will SEO Exist in 2015?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

SEO used to be a self-standing marketing discipline, having a well defined, generally accepted set of activities and objectives. Today, SEO is much more intertwined with other marketing activities, making it difficult to know where SEO ends and where social media, for example, begins. Google’s SEO Mindset. Great for investors … not so great for SEOs.

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How to Hire Your SEO Partner

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Hiring an SEO specialist is one of the most important decisions you will make in your pursuit of online marketing success. Lawyers pass the bar, doctors have diplomas, but SEOs have nothing of the sort to give you confidence in their level of training and talent. With this in mind, the first two things you want to evaluate in a potential SEO partner are: Methodology. Results.

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

Kikolani

follow a lot of blogs and various RSS feeds. Each time I subscribe to a blog, I organize them by topic (Blogging, Freelance, Social Media, SEO, etc.). Plus, when I’m ready to periodically purge my RSS feeds, I can look at the Twitter handles and figure out quickly whether I have engaged with them or not. How to Export Your Google Reader RSS Feeds & Subscriptions.

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Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ

Ari Herzog

Some of the blogs I read on any given day range in topics from SEO blogs , real estate blogs , social media blogs , and blogs about blogging. You can add RSS feeds, YouTube subscriptions, personalize it with custom themes, and even view your Gmail inbox, all in one place. As you can see, I use iGoogle for all of my RSS feeds. How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle.

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SEO Metrics for Publishers: How are You Tracking and Measuring Success?

Adam Sherk

The technical, editorial and marketing teams are trained in SEO best practices and are integrating them into the daily workflow. When it comes to SEO publishers need to understand and effectively communicate progress and success. SEO is a never-ending process and without good benchmarks, clear and realistic goals and solid reporting it is easy to lose momentum within the organization.

Creating a Custom RSS Feed for Guest Posts

Kikolani

Figuring out how to do this with particular systems might pose a specific challenge, especially if those networks only allow you to import one RSS feed. There may also be times where you want to only share writing by you, and if you have a lot of guest bloggers on your site as well as guest posts on other sites, having a full RSS feed for your blog won’t do. xml version="1.0"

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SEO Mega-Checklist: 75 steps to increased visibility for your site (infographic)

Socialmedia.biz

Almost nobody knows everything about how SEO (search engine optimization) really works. And, honestly, shouldn’t your business be focusing on things like increasing growth and revenue instead of dwelling on the right mix of SEO tactics that will benefit your company? Those who do this for a living have identified more than 200 SEO ranking factors that Google takes into account.

Feature Friday: How iGoogle is My RSS Feed HQ

Ari Herzog

Some of the blogs I read on any given day range in topics from SEO blogs , real estate blogs , social media blogs , and blogs about blogging. You can add RSS feeds, YouTube subscriptions, personalize it with custom themes, and even view your Gmail inbox, all in one place. As you can see, I use iGoogle for all of my RSS feeds. How to add RSS feeds to iGoogle.

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3 Ways to Transform Your Blog Into a SEO Machine

Convince & Convert

Search Engine Optimization (SEO). Using ALL of these options is ideal, but if you can only chose one, then SEO gets my vote every time. Install a good SEO plug-in. My favorite free SEO solution is  WordPress SEO by Yoast , which makes it easy as red light, yellow light, green light. This is an essential component for SEO success. Sharing on social media.

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How I Bumped My RSS Conversion Rate from 16% To 25%

ProBlogger

Want to find out how to boost RSS subscriber conversion? I did, but I hardly found any information about it online! The RSS subscription page was way too busy! What that means is that I don’t know the difference these changes made on conversions for people clicking on the RSS button. Want to help other bloggers and email marketers increase RSS conversions?

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Twitterfeed, HootSuite RSS Feeds, and Blog Posting Schedules

Kikolani

Twitterfeed and HootSuite offer the ability to take a RSS feed from any site and update it to your Twitter account automatically when new feed items are found. Pros of Automatic RSS Feed Updating. wouldn’t call these cons, but here are some things to consider when choosing an RSS feed to automatically update to your social networks. HootSuite RSS Feeds. Step 1.

Forget About SEO and Do This Instead for Traffic: Much More Effective and Quick Results

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As good as it works for me, search engine optimization (SEO) is not the be all end all for everyone. For someone like me, SEO is critical because I rely on free organic search traffic to find my websites over time. For those entrepreneurs, these alternatives to SEO can drive traffic to their sales funnel (either a sales page, capture/squeeze page) a lot quicker. Like this post?

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100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. Not only do they provide valuable links, they can also supply direct traffic and help build your RSS subscriber list. So, having recently completed a submission campaign for a client, here is an updated list of blog directories and RSS syndication sites that remain active and free. Before you get started with blog directory and RSS submission, here is a list of assets you’ll need to have ready in order to make your submission work productive. 100+ Blog Directories and RSS Submission Sites.

Are Blog Subscribers the Only Success Metric?

Spin Sucks

Writing with keyword SEO juice and link love as second nature. Migrating from freebie to Feedblitz (or other RSS publishing options). Blog Social Media Ad Age Power 150 analytics Big data Bloggers Blogging clicky community content content marketers Feedblitz Google IT Link Love plug ins RSS search search marketers SEO server subscribers Success thought leader

Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » SEO » Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Written by Glen, this post has 175 Comments As many of you will know, I love Wordpress. I use it on most of my affiliate sites which make me thousands of dollars per month and I also use it on my blogs, such as this one. I’m certainly not alone when it comes to utilising this CMS though — tens of millions of sites online are powered by the software. To change your title tags, I recommend you install this awesome SEO plugin. Awesome.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Matt Cutts on Blackhat SEO

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on kikolani.com. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbled upon , retweeted on @kikolani , and read in RSS subscriptions this week. Search Engines / SEO. Twitter SEO? Have Your Registered for Blog World Yet?

How to Turn Your Twitter Profile Page into an SEO Masterpiece

TwiTip

How to Turn Your Twitter Profile Page into an SEO Masterpiece 46 If you have spent any time around social marketing you probably know that SEO and social media go hand and hand. You can even SEO your Twitter pic (avatar)… Yes, you can even SEO your profile picture! Burn Baby Burn… Burn Your Twitter feed: Why would you want to use an RSS feed for Twitter? Well, by using RSS, people can subscribe to your posts (and in this case Tweets) and get instant feeds sent to them. The Missing Link… This is probably the most important part of your Twitter SEO.

How Social Media, Content Transform Marketing from Expense to Investment

Webbiquity SMM

One reason is that reader subscriptions (when via email or RSS feed) tend to grow over time as the blog establishes its voice and readership. But the larger factor is SEO: the longer a blog is actively contributed to, the more content there will be for search engines to index, the more links it will attract, and hence the more search-driven traffic it will enjoy.

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How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity SMM

The key is a balanced strategy of search engine optimization (SEO), social media, syndication and guest posting. But it makes sense: the more often your blog is “seen&# on other sites, the more people will bookmark it, subscribe to your RSS feed, and type in the URL directly. SEO doesn’t produce immediate results, but is crucial over the long term. How to get it?

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Social Media requires good SEO Management

Social Media Network Marketing

Thursday, July 1, 2010 Social Media requires good SEO Management Social Media needs SEO [Search Engine Optimization] Management. The reason to work on SEO while managing and handling Social Media is so that your brand comes up ahead on the Google and other search engines. Thus new press releases and new matter can be easily fed in via RSS coding. Unported License.

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Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

For traditional publishers, link building typically falls within the third main bucket of a comprehensive SEO program, which includes technical, editorial and marketing initiatives. However there are plenty of benefits to link development beyond SEO, in particular driving traffic, increasing awareness and building audience. mail newsletters and RSS feeds. Link reclamation.

Take Advantage of Additional Google News Opportunities for Publishers

Adam Sherk

the key is to treat it as a supplement and not a replacement for fundamental editorial SEO. 2) Standout tag – With the standout tag you can highlight up to seven articles per week, which offers a way to give an extra boost to priority content. Recommended Tool: Yoast News SEO 2.0. Yoast recently came out with an updated version of their News SEO plugin for WordPress.

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

Small Business Mavericks

» 10 SEO Tactics That No Longer Work (If They Ever Did) Confused about SEO? 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? If your SEO guru or free e-book download is telling you to do these 10 things, fire him or throw the book away. About Us What’s a Maverick? Be careful.

5 Immediate Ways To Improve Your SEO

Small Business Mavericks

Well, there are several things you can do right now to improve your SEO. In just a couple of weeks, you can improve your SEO tremendously. Here are the top 5 ways to improve your SEO right now. Tailor Your Title/Meta Tags – If all of your Title and Meta tags are the same, then you’ve lost the SEO war. Improve your SEO with these 5 strategies.

Writing Around the Web – Social Media SEO, Google Analytics, and Social Proof

Kikolani

Writing Around the Web is a monthly series highlighting guest posts I’ve written on blogging, business, SEO, social media, and other topics! Featured Post – How to Optimize Social Media Profiles for SEO. This month’s featured piece just went live today and is part of the 2011 Bad-Ass SEO Blogging Contest. What’s at stake in this blogging contest? Tweet.

3 Ways A Blog Helps You SEO-Wise | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

There are other benefits to blogging, but these are three of the biggest SEO benefits. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 Ways A Blog Helps You SEO-Wise | Small Business Mavericks [link] Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Click here to cancel reply. About Us What’s a Maverick? This invites the search engine spiders back to your site to crawl it.

HOW TO: Guide to Performing Website Audits

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Cloaking or duplicating content is a huge no-no for SEO. Keeping that in mind, it may be the worst SEO mistake of your life. Image optimization is a commonly overlooked practice, but it does carry a lot of SEO value if done properly. Microdata is a little-covered topic in relation to SEO, but it does pack a powerful punch. This is a guest post by Harrison Jones. Summary.

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Everything You Need to Import and Display RSS Feeds with WordPress

ProBlogger

Just as other people are displaying and reading your feed in their apps and devices, you can use external RSS feeds to supplement and strengthen your site’s primary content. In this post, you’ll see how easy it is to grab external RSS feeds and display them anywhere on your WordPress-powered site. Displaying feeds with the default RSS widget. Why do it? WP-o-Matic.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The newsletter, which was sent within the first week of the month, would include new research findings from surveys conducted by research groups such as the Pew Research Center, new discoveries from a marketing firm’s eye tracking study, or data that was recently culled across a multitude of SEO agency case study reports. Should I Change My URLs for SEO? And I did. Have a look.

50 Tips to Make Your Company’s Blog Rock

Spin Sucks

Install the SEO All In One pack on your WordPress blog. Subscribe to  SmartBrief  newsletters, RSS feeds, and  Google alerts  in order to find ideas for new content. Implement “subscribe” buttons via RSS and email. Comment appropriately on blogs ranked by Google on the major key word or phrase you are trying to optimize for SEO. Enjoy! Ask questions. Create contests.

Email or RSS: Which Do You Prefer

Justin Levy

Justin Levy Marketing and Social Media Home About Archives Contact Disclosures Newsletter Speaking Email or RSS: Which Do You Prefer Written on January 13, 2010 by Justin Levy in email , hubspot , rss , social media 40 Comments - Leave a comment! If youre new here or just an old friend, Id love it if you subscribed via RSS feed. In a recent survey of their customers HubSpot found that their customers preferred to subscribe to blogs via email subscription nearly 12 times more than their preference for RSS.  Otherwise, and more often, I prefer to subscribe via RSS

Are You Getting Bad Real Estate SEO Advice?

Small Business Mavericks

» Are You Getting Bad Real Estate SEO Advice? Hat tip to Matt McGee for bringing this to my attention, but I have long thought that real estate agents and brokers were getting bad SEO advice. There are other things I’d recommend for SEO. But for SEO, I wouldn’t recommend it. I’d rather see you start a blog or list your website in local directories.

Social Media Dominates 2010 PR Planning, But SEO Increasingly in.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Social Media Dominates 2010 PR Planning, But SEO Increasingly in the Mix by Adam Sherk on December 2, 2009 A new whitepaper from Vocus with their 2010 PR Planning Survey results has some encouraging statistics about the increasing role of search engine optimization in the overall PR mix.

Looking Back on the Year of the Panda: Google Algorithm Changes

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Nonetheless, 2012 is the time to take these Panda updates seriously and make SEO changes for the better. Get my Internet Marketing newsletter , buy my book, The New Community Rules: Marketing on the Social Web , and subscribe to the Techipedia RSS feed. Marketing Search Engine Optimization algorithm google panda seoThe launch initially impacted 12% of U.S. Like this post?

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Is Your Business Worth An Extra Hour Per Week? 5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Blog

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Enhance Your SEO. And while there are certain aspects you can undertake, if you have a small website (under 20 pages), what SEO can do is very limited.  Yet, the most important aspect of SEO for a small site is blogging.  Therefore, the very act of blogging, adding great content, and keeping your site “moving” vs. “static,” will enhance your SEO ranking. 2. Interested?

Analyse your RSS Feed

Koka Sexton

Koka Sexton dot Com Home About Koka Contact Twitter FULL RSS Analyse your RSS Feed Your RSS readership is just as important as tracking your visitors with Google Analytics. have all of my blogs pushing their RSS feeds through Feedburner. FeedBurner is the leading provider of media distribution and audience engagement services for blogs and RSS feeds.

The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers Written by Glen, this post has 103 Comments I’ve been a big advocate of guest blogging over the years; currently ranking no.1 We could use few more of the brilliant SEO posts you make. Home What the F ? Awesome! Ha ha.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

How can Twitter to used to support SEO efforts? The delightful Kristi Hines digs deep into Twitter, explaining how to do things like deleting a “Recent Image,” create customized RSS feeds from Twitter, use Twitter’s Advanced Search, search Twitter results using Google, get the most out of your Twitter bio and more. Twitter and SEO. More than 80% of U.S.

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Why I’ll Keep Growing My Private Link Network After Google’s “Crackdown”

Viper Chill

The conversation we had wasn’t very interesting, and it probably shows a very geeky time of my youth, but it does highlight one thing: Even at 16 I was crazy about SEO and the communities discussing it. In the last 72 hours the SEO world has gone crazy about the news that PBN’s (Private Blog Networks) are being hit by Google. To use as part of SEO testing. P.P.S.

How Q&A Sites Can Boost Your SEO | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

» How Q&A Sites Can Boost Your SEO SEOmoz has a great article on how Q&A sites can boost your SEO. All in all, I think Pavel put together a very good and very thorough analysis of Q&A sites and their SEO value. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 About Us What’s a Maverick? What’s The Best Discovery Engine?

Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » SEO » Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches Written by Glen, this post has 153 Comments Would you believe there’s a top ranking site in a niche with over 300,000 searches per month which only has 4 pages and spams forums for links?

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here’s how I do it : I read and review hundreds — thousands — of articles yearly, on all Internet Marketing topics from SEO to social media to general entrepreneurship (new for 2010!), SEO: Strategy. SEO: Information. Facebook SEO Ranking Factors, 2010 Study Results (aimClear): Wow, the depth of this report is incredible. SEO: Strategy. Enjoy!

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