29+ Actionable Content Writing Tips [+Examples]

Writtent Blog

Here are 29+ actionable content writing tips to help you, along with examples, statistics, and quotes. If you give them specific examples of what to do after reading your content, they’re less likely to go looking for more specific information on other sites. Use the Active Voice.

Six On Page Search Engine Optimization Must Do’s

Small Business Mavericks

Search engine optimization is not all about gaining inbound links. For a small business, your on page strategies are equally if not more important than your off page activities. Use keywords carefully – these tags are for users and search engines now look at them from a user’s perspective. For example, [link]. Once you have published your web page, be sure to add it to the sitemap (both the user and search engine sitemaps).

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The Importance of Search Engine Optimization

Jason Yormark

With this in mind, I think it’s important to look at some statistics to better understand why search engine optimization is so important. Here are some numbers to contemplate in this regard: 90% of the adult population in the United States uses a search engine to find information online. About 80% of all searches come from the organic search engines and not the paid search listings. Spending just a few hours a week on these activities can make all the difference.

Websites and Search Engines are Far from Dead

Webbiquity SMM

Search engines are going away. ” Professor Gelernter and John certainly have a point in that streaming information (a Twitter feed being a prime example) is an increasingly popular way to consume web content (and time). Websites are dead.

What Affects The Search Engines - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

In the online world, Search Engines are critical. Knowledge of Search Engines form an important part of Social Media professional's day to day activity. It is critical that you understand what a Search Engine is looking for and how best you can make use of the opportunity. While you do understand the important criteria of the Search Engine you need to keep in mind that the algorithms are updated and changed constantly. Search Engines also look at MetaTags.

25 Important Search Engine Optimization Mistakes to Fix Right Now

Bill Hartzer

When it comes to optimizing your web site for the search engines , search engine optimization, there are a lot of things that you can do that will hurt your search engine rankings. There are quite a bit more SEO mistakes on my search engine optimization audit list.

44 Questions to Ask Your Search Engine Optimization Company

Bill Hartzer

I quickly recalled all of the search engine optimization work I did for a search engine optimization client. One of the most difficult keyword phrases I worked on for a search engine optimization client was “gift baskets&#. Can you show me examples of past work?

Search Engine Optimization: Anchor Text Flows Just Like PageRank

Bill Hartzer

As someone who has been actively creating and optimizing web pages for the search engines since 1996, I have always been curious when it comes to everything related to Search Engine Optimization. I get even greater satisfaction when I can find something that I believe is useful to other people and I can point it out–especially to my colleagues in the Search Engine Optimization industry. relied primarily on on-page content for search engine rankings.

One Activity You Should Do On Your Blog Every Day

ProBlogger

I want to suggest a simple activity that I think can be almost as important as creating new content for your blog. Search Engine Optimisation. I don’t spend a heap of time on SEO but as I read back through the post, I will tweak it to better optimise for search engines.

How Social Media Can Affect Your Search Engine Rankings

ProBlogger

Now more than ever, marketing experts are improving their marketing strategy with fewer resources, and they are shifting marketing budgets from traditional to digital tactics like search engine optimization and social media. How Social Media Can Affect Your Search Engine Rankings.

How to Use IFTTT to Automate Search Engine Optimization Tasks

Bill Hartzer

So an example combination that could be used on the Ifttt website is “If I’m tagged in a photo, create a status update on Facebook”, or “If someone retweets my tweet, send me an email update”. Search Engine Marketing

A Complete Guide to Facebook’s Q3 2016 Financial Results, Earnings Call

SocialTimes Facebook

billion monthly active users as of Sept. The third quarter marked a record quarter for adding daily active users year-over-year, as Facebook averaged 1.18 More than 80 percent of pages are active via mobile. He shared the example of Tide.

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Top 5 Search Engine Optimization Audit Quick Tips

Bill Hartzer

If you have every noticed a sudden loss of website traffic or if the traffic has gone down considerably then it’s time to start thinking about a search engine optimization audit. The first step in your Search Engine Optimization Plan should include an SEO Audit.

31 Expert Guides to Maximizing Online Brand Visibility – WPO

Webbiquity SMM

” As indicated by the posts from Search Engine Watch and All Twitter highlighted below, that is starting to change, but only just. Beyond Search & Social: Online Marketing in 2014 by Search Engine Journal. Time for a New Definition of SEO by Search Engine Watch.

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This One Thing Has Become The New SEO Reputation Management Secret This Year

Webbiquity SMM

What Search Engines Are Looking For? Google and other search engines have different criteria that they look for when they are trying to figure out the rankings for different keywords and phrases. Guest post by Jon Rognerud.

Link Building: Four Types of Backlinks to Pursue (And Three to Avoid)

Webbiquity SMM

Given that more than 90% of both business-to-business and local consumer purchases now begin with online search, search engine optimization (SEO) has become essential for business success. Create business accounts and actively participate on Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and Google+.

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When It Comes to Facebook Posts, Size Matters

SocialTimes Facebook

Search-engine-optimization results are better. Post activity: Posts that have a lot of likes, comments and shares (especially from the people a person interacts with most) could appear higher in a person’s feed.

101 Vital Social Media and Digital Marketing Statistics for (the Rest of) 2013

Webbiquity SMM

For example, 93% of marketers use social media for business. Facebook, Twitter and Google+ are the most popular social networks with search engine marketers. Search Engine Journal ). Search Engine Journal ). Search Engine Journal ). Search Engine Journal ).

Five Marketing Metrics that are Definitely NOT “Worthless”

Webbiquity SMM

Online marketing activities preovide marketers with a wealth of metrics; actually, too much information. Just as a pilot needs instruments to fly accurately and safely, marketers need a broad set of interim metrics to measure their overall web presence and activities.

A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter reported 313 million monthly active users at the end of the second quarter of 2016, up from 310 million at the end of the first quarter and up 3 percent year-over-year. For example, we’ve improved blocking on Twitter, which can be an effective way to handle unwanted interaction.

Attack of the Consumer! The Many Ways Consumers Can Put You Out of Business Online

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Had I not had personal connections at both companies, it’s unlikely I would ever have gotten the company back into the listings.Comparison shopping engines (CSEs) also use customer ratings to reward good performers and push bad performers out of the results.

Search and Social Lessons from the Zenith Social Media Marketing Conference

Webbiquity SMM

For example, “This Facebook contest will drive 100 new leads in 90 days.”. • Now it’s 2% (because search engines have gotten better). • “If you don’t have open graph tags on your site, need to do that now.”

7 Tactful Ways of Facing The Horrors of Digital Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

You have tailored activities for various digital channels, continuous PPC campaigns, the site is filled up with quality content to the brim, and other forms of digital assets are in place. For example, you can turn it into a game. Guest post by Philip Masterson.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

User Friendly SEO : These are the tactics that search engine optimizers should use to optimize for search engines and user experience. Using Authorship Markup to Increase Click-Through Rates in the SERPS : A new tag lets you identify authors in search engines and helps you get seen.

25 of the Best Web Presence Optimization Guides of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

PR, social media, and the production of fresh, high-quality content are vital for maximizing search engine visibility. and is much more important) then lists 10 action steps to focus “on social media activities that have SEO impact.”

DataSift Curation Engine Aims for Relevance in Real-time

www.skepticgeek.com

Examples of these variables include: Profile information like name, location, bio, number of follows, followers, lists, etc. The example discussed is of any politicians from a Twitter list tweeting the word “scandal”.

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The Social Side of Brand Management

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

For instance, if my business was named Example, and I wanted to see what has been said about Example on Twitter, I would do the following: site:twitter.com “Example”. For example, Veterans United Home Loans hosts reviews on their user-friendly site Veterans United Reviews.com.

How Google Instant Impacts Search Engine Optimization

Bill Hartzer

Google Instant is an enhancement to Google’s search engine that shows you, and changes, the search results as you type, in real time. As you type, Google’s algorithm predicts and displays search queries based on other users’ search activities.

How I Tweaked my WordPress Blog to Rank Better in the Search Engines

ProBlogger

As bloggers and website owners, improving our websites is an absolute must, and search engine optimization is important if we want to get more traffic through search engines. For example, for hypertension, I had the URL [link] on a static WordPress page. . I decided to turn my static-page reference site into an online magazine instead, and to feature articles that would encourage social activity where people would be allowed to leave comments.

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How Much of Your Traffic “Should” Come from Search?

Webbiquity SMM

In some cases, this information can be quite useful and enlightening, for example, when looking at average email open rates by industry. But the difference in the increase between sites with active SEO programs (18% average increase) and those without (5% average growth) was significant.

Best Social Media and Digitial Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 1

Webbiquity SMM

Or that a third (or more, depending on which study you believe) of all clicks go to the top result on a search engine query? Social Media Stats, Facts and Research Does Facebook Need To Build A Search Engine?

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Social and Alternative Search Engines. A realtime social search engine that pulls current and recent results for any term from Twitter, Facebook, Google Buzz, Digg and Delicious. Looking for an easy way to create a cool graphical email signature with trackable interactive buttons?

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How Search Engine Optimization Adds Value to a Website

Bill Hartzer

Most likely, if you have a website for your business, you probably have been pitched by a host of companies about the benefits of Search Engine Optimization. But search engine optimization should do a lot more than just help you “get found&# in the search engine results.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2010

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Here are other examples about how to leverage the popular video sharing site to get a job. Pam’s post has some great examples of how to find those “social media experts&# who just don’t deserve to be hired.

Why SEOs Need to Pay Attention to Freebase

Bill Hartzer

If you are an online marketer, and, more specifically, and SEO ( search engine optimization professional), you need to start paying more attention to Freebase , which is a part of the Knowledge Graph. Information from Freebase is being actively used RIGHT NOW in Bing.

5 Ways that Social Media Impacts SEO

Adam Sherk

How does social media activity impact search engine optimization? Here are five ways that social media impacts SEO, or more specifically search engine visibility, rankings and traffic: 1. Fortunately a good deal of social activity revolves around sharing links.

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Social Media Insecurity: What to do When Online Activity Affects.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social media is about helping one another and building real strong friendships, usually around a certain interest or activity. A deep understanding and full support of your partner’s activities online and off will translate to a long and happy relationship. An example.

How NOT to Build Links to Your Website: Courtesy of American Express

Bill Hartzer

As a courtesy and value-added service, American Express is building links and doing search engine optimization for many of their small business clients. Examples of unnatural linking could include buying links to pass PageRank or participating in link schemes.

The Fight for the Future of Influencer Analytics

Convince & Convert

The most notable changes are: An increase in ranking factors from approximately 100 to 400, meaning there are vastly more activity and behavior types comprising your Klout score. For example, using Peek I can determine that my friend Jason Falls has 3.1

Why Google Has the Hammer To Make Businesses Use Google Plus

Convince & Convert

Everyone’s all abuzz and atwitter about Plus, the new social network from a search engine company with which you might be familiar. Long ago, search engines recognized that any idiot could write “discount auto parts&# 37 times on a Web page, and try to get ranked #1.