Dr. Houzz Reveals a Widget-Flawed Google Algorithm

Viper Chill

On January 28th you may recall that I did a huge blog post on why I’m building a bigger link network. About a month after my blog post, Godaddy dropped back to page two for all of the terms they were ranking number one for.

As one widget goes, another appears

The Way of the Web

Following the decision by Google to shutter Google Friend Connect , that widget will have disappeared, along with the 82 lovely people who chose to support the site via that method. Blogging Business Monetisation Monetising Writing flattr making a living monetisation supporting bloggers

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8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site

Idaconcpts

While these are a totally different beast than going the advertising campaign way, there’s still something to be said for having an extremely functional and user friendly site for brand recognition. First, let’s see how effective a good widget or app can be.

What Type Of Content Should My Company Produce?

Twist Image

My background in writing, journalism and some university broadcasting made me a prime candidate for Blogging, tweeting and audio Podcasting. All too often content produced at the corporate level is self-serving at best and thinly veiled advertising at worse. Great content gets shared not because you have a widget that makes it easy to share, but because it's truly valuable. I've seen great curation happen on Blogs, in Podcasts and in email newsletters. widget.

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

SocialFish

Whether you’re new to the blogging game or you’re simply wondering how to squeeze your blog for whatever value it can bring your organization, it’s no secret that there are about a million dos and don’ts when it comes to effectively harnessing your own little patch of online real estate.

Blog Formatting: How to Make Your Readers Love Your Blog

Writtent Blog

Blogging has become increasingly popular in recent years, especially with businesses now utilizing this little Internet secret to bump up traffic to their websites. Nothing will stamp out that interest faster than a poorly formatted blog, though. Blogging

44 Blogging Questions and Answers

Kikolani

I would have to say that it was the fastest and hardest I’ve typed within one hour, but it was a great experience where I got to really learn a lot about what blogging questions people have today. Social Media Examiner’s Live Blogging Q&A. Blogging During the Holidays.

5 Ways to Improve Your Online Shareability

Unspoken

Being found in a search engine is important but perhaps even more powerful is having others do your advertising for you by way of online word-of-mouth recommendations. 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.

“Reclaim Blogging”: Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook

gapingvoid.com

Home Buy Art Here Stormhoek Winer(y) Hughs Book Daily Cartoon Email About Contact/Connect Home Hugh MacLeod Cartoons drawn on the back of business cards August 19, 2011 (3 days ago) “Reclaim Blogging&# : Why I’m giving up Twitter and Facebook. With a blog you have to think.

The Full Blog Monetization Menu – 60+ Ways to Make Money With Your Blog

ProBlogger

You think about it all the time – how great it would be to make money from your blog. Making money from your blog is not something that happens by accident. Once you understand all of the possible ways to monetize your blog, it’s much easier to devise the right plan.

Four Blogging Tools to Make your Content Go Further

ProBlogger

Let’s say we are searching for a particular infographic about, say, Digital Advertising. All you have to do is type Digital Advertising into the search box, hit Enter, and Visual.ly will bring up a list of visualizations tagged with the keyword Digital Advertising.

22 Social Media Marketing Management Software & Services Reviewed - Online Marketing Blog

www.toprankblog.com

Direct Message Lab – Provides consulting, implementation and a platform (REACH) for centralized management of social media promotions & contests, advertising and measurement.

Reading Roundup: What’s New in Blogging Lately?

ProBlogger

I’d love to hear what changes you’re making, if you’re starting a blog , revamping a current one, branching out into online business or something else? WHSR Twitter Chat Recap: Blog Smarter and Stay Productive to Grow Traffic | Web Hosting Secret Revealed.

Why Social Media Is So Important for Your Business in 2014

yMarketingMatters

Read my blog on “ Which Social Media Channels Should I Use For My Business? And of course, blogging is key! Read my blog on Make Your Online Content Sharable! Best Plugins & Widgets (Free). Sign up HERE to get my blogs directly to your inbox!

PB129: How to Create Your Facebook Advertising – 3 Types of Ads to Consider

ProBlogger

Three Types of Ads to Consider When Creating Facebook Advertising. Today we are talking about Facebook advertising. Facebook has been putting more emphasis on advertising, and I know it something that many of you grapple with. You can use the following widget to ask a question.

6 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Blog

ProBlogger

It was a little over two years ago when I first went online and bought my blog’s domain name. I probably read the entirety of the ProBlogger website in that time, as well as other web development blogs, cramming in as much knowledge as I could. Experiment with Advertising.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

One question we hear quite a bit is how to start a blog. There are quite a few things to consider when going down the path of starting a blog. software, blogging site, etc.). The following are resources for starting your own blog using a WordPress installation.

35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

How to set up a Facebook fan page that works by Direct Creative Blog. Dean Rieck shares his top 10 tips for creating a managing a successful business Facebook page, from using FBML to create a landing page to promoting your page through email and your company blog. Facebook Marketing Tips: Make the Most of Your Fan Page by TopRank Online Marketing Blog. 10 Ways to Create a More Engaging Facebook Page by TopRank Online Marketing Blog. Facebook Advertising.

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Your Epic End-of-Year Blog Audit Checklist: Where You’ve Been and Where You’re Headed!

ProBlogger

There’s not a single day left of 2016 to blog on! The best way to look over all you’ve done and gather your thoughts about where you’d rather be next year is to go through your blog and social media and audit your performance. How to Do an End-of-2016 Blog Audit.

10 Compelling Calls to Action to Brighten Your Blog

Writtent Blog

Call to actions are lines of text, buttons, or images that exist to invite your business blog readers to engage in a certain activity. Click here to download our free eBook Blogging for Beginners today! Blog Banners. There is absolutely nothing subtle about blog banners.

How to Craft a Blog that Attracts Customers and Converts Like Crazy

ProBlogger

So, you want to turn your blog into an online business? then you need to know one thing: A blog that doesn’t make money is a hobby, and a hobby is not a business. Choose social widgets that allow them to like your content without leaving your site.

The 3 Building Blocks of a Blockbuster Blog

ProBlogger

Whether it is to pour out your musings in black and white, or to promote your business among your target audience, or even to create a record of important events that future generations can look back at years later, the reasons for blogging are as numerous as there are blogs on the internet.

How to Make More Money Blogging, Stop Worrying About Advertising, and Get Back to Writing What You Love

ProBlogger

You’re spending too much time on your blog, and it’s starting to feel like hard work. Not only that, but your blog still isn’t making quite as much money as you’d like. If you’re labouring over a blog with few subscribers and low traffic, trying to scrape another half a percent on your affiliate conversion rate or posting three times a day to boost page views, you’re on the wrong track. It’s a blog-supported business, and it’s failing. Sell freelance blogging.

Spend 10 Minutes Doing This Every Day and You Could Transform Your Blogging

ProBlogger

Today I want to suggest an exercise that has the potential to improve your blogging profoundly if you build it into your daily routine. Look at another blog. I choose a blog and then spend 5-10 minutes reviewing it. Lastly I like to try to mix up the style of blogs.

The 29 Best Social Media Monitoring Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Showcase reviews: MarketingLand, Social Media Today, StoreYa Blog. ” — Blogging Wizard. Showcase reviews: Blogging Wizard, MarketingLand, ViralBlog. Showcase reviews: Blogging Wizard, BuzzBlogger, Nikki Woods, Rebekah Radice, Social Media Today, StoreYa Blog.

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BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

Since the whole purpose of this blog is to share my thoughts and experiences, I thought it might be a good exercise to just dump out the items that come to mind first on certain topics. Don’t ignore blogging, tweeting and developing content for YouTube.

The Missed Opportunity: How Brands Are Missing Out on Facebook

Jon Loomer

These questions are the foundation of your blog posts. Your most commonly asked questions are the titles of blog posts. The vast majority of these blog posts won’t have anything to do with your product. Create an opt-in widget on your site.

PB123: How Much Traffic Should a Blog Have Before Monetizing

ProBlogger

When is a Good Time to Monetize Your Blog. The question is how early should I monetize my blog? I know a lot of you are starting or relaunching blogs or starting second blogs. How much traffic should you have to offer advertisements on your blog?”

20 More of the Best Twitter Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2012

Webbiquity SMM

Most effectively use Twitter advertising? 50+ Creative Twitter Headers for Your Inspiration by Social @ Blogging Tracker. Two new features for self-service advertisers by Twitter Advertising Blog. ” Your Twitter Archive by Twitter Blog.

Facebook Messenger Customer Chat Plugin: Closed Beta

Jon Loomer

I’ve received countless questions during the past week about the nifty little Messenger widget that hovers on the right side of my website. Facebook Marketing News and Information Facebook Ads How To Facebook Advertising Facebook Messenger Facebook Messenger Customer Chat Plugin

How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Major Social Network

Buffer Social

Place follow links and widgets on your blog or website. Step three : Include a Follow button on your website or blog. You can place it in a popular place on your website or blog. For instance, we’ve added the follow button to the author profiles on the Buffer blog.

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5 Facebook Ad Tools That Take The Pain Out Of Ad Creation

agora pulse

Facebook advertising can be complex and confusing. At the time, boosted posts were called “Promoted posts” and I, like many others, started my advertising journey by clicking the “Promote” button. A green number will appear on the pixel helper widget.

Content Week: how to consistently come up with great post ideas for your blog.

ProBlogger

Some of us have ideas coming out our ears with not enough hours in the day to turn them all into posts, and some of us have times where we’re scratching around the bottom of the barrel trying to come up with useful, interesting, engaging content on our blogs day after day, year after year.

12 Essential Tips for Revitalising Your Blog in 2012

ProBlogger

As 2011 comes to a close, now is a better time than ever to evaluate your blog, its performance, and most importantly, what you can do to improve your blog in 2012! A point I always like to drive home is that you will never find blogging success by turning into an “eternal student”, one who always consumes information but never creates or takes action. And that is an essential ingredient to growing a popular blog. What about your blog makes it distinct?

How to Select the Perfect WordPress Theme for Your Blog

ProBlogger

So let me take you through the most important elements of the decision-making process, so you can select the perfect WordPress theme for your website or blog. WordPress was originally designed to work with traditional text blogs, but over the years this purpose has evolved into something much broader. Some possible applications include: Video blogs: this is a new breed in the blogging world. Mostly, traditional blogs are text only content. Widget-ready areas.

How—and Why—to Make Your Blog Print-friendly

ProBlogger

When crafting your blog, it is easy to neglect how it might look to someone who wants to print your articles and posts. For the code-skittish, there are some special tools and plugins you can use to help get your print-ready blog set up, and we’ll get to those shortly.

Influence Met Transparency with @Kred

Unspoken

PeopleBrowsr is a global industry leader in the social media revolution and offers many Social Media engagement services and tools to global brands, advertising and PR agencies.

Beginner Week: Bite the Bullet and Start Your Blog with this Seven-Point Checklist

ProBlogger

Today, please welcome Ali Luke from Zen Optimise , who has put together a handy checklist of things you should do in your first week of blogging to get yourself off the ground. Until you get your blog up and running, you won’t really know what you need to know.

7 Ideas for Seriously Growing Your Subscribers

Kikolani

Your blog may look great and offer a variety of rich original content, but without a significant subscriber base, there’s only potential and not results. Your blog’s bounce rate is the percentage of visitors to your website who leave after viewing only one page.

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Blogs and educating the eflective practitioner

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Widgets. Post: Blogs and educating the eflective practitioner. Blogs and educating the eflective practitioner View SlideShare presentation or Upload your own. This presentation is about using blogs in higher education as reflective journals. It applies blogging to developing Donald Schons concept of the reflective practitioner and his idea of the practicum as a. Blogs can act as the â??glueâ?? Blogs and educating the eflective practitioner. blogs.