10 Things That Expose Good Sites to Google Panda

Adam Sherk

Google Panda was designed to go after sites with a high volume of thin or low-quality content (among other things) in an effort to improve the overall strength of the search results. Here’s an example of site that was hit by Panda 4.0

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Smart Monetization for Publishers in a Facebook Instant Articles Era

SocialTimes Facebook

Facebook opened Instant Articles to all publishers in April, and Google introduced Accelerated Mobile Pages last October. At F8 in April, Facebook boasted about some interesting results from publishers using Instant Articles.

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Article Distribution Sites with a PR 3 or Higher | Freelance.

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Article Distribution Sites with a PR 3 or Higher by cinta5 on April 23, 2009 Distributing articles can help build links to your website. Below is a list of distribution sites with a PR of 3 or better. I will be checking back on this site from time to time. I have an article I want to submit but worried about the consequences.

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How ‘Google AMP’ & ‘Facebook Instant Articles’ Integration With WordPress Will Transform The Internet?

Kikolani

It would be worth noticing how Google AMP and Facebook Instant articles behave with WordPress, and how the wonderful combination of these three would transform the internet. Now that we are clear with accelerated Mobile Page, let’s move ahead with Facebook Instant Articles.

Article Marketing - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Article submission is a great way to do propaganda about your business, your blog, your website, or yourself too. If you are writing about your business or your blog a good authentic article fetches you a great number of traffic.If Many search engines crawl and hook onto the keyword and keyword phrases of a site to put it in their results list. Ofcourse this does not mean that you keep stuffing the article with key words and phrases just about unnecessary.

25 Google Plus Resources, Articles, and Reviews to Help You Get Started

Pamorama

25 articles, resources, and reviews to help you understand the basics of Google+. At least two sites tracking Google+ user demographics say males make up more than 73 percent of the site’s users. Google+ (or is it “Google Plus&# ?), the search giant’s big social initiative, has arrived and there’s a lot to learn.

32 Blog Post Ideas for Your Next Article

Writtent Blog

Feeling a little stumped about your next article? These blog post ideas work for the most popular sites, like Buzzfeed and Huffington Post! Create a resource list of your website’s articles on a given topic. Image source.

Six social media tactical articles you need to read

SocialFish

The latest demographic info for each of the major social sites. It includes some nice fails from some big sites you know well. Just a few links I’ve been saving for you recently.

5 Places To Publish Your Articles

Small Business Mavericks

Article marketing is still alive and well on the Internet. Do you ever wonder where you can publish your articles and build links back to your website or get the attention you deserve as an expert in your field? Here are 5 non-article directories that are great places for marketing your article content. HubPages – HubPages is a place for authors to publish articles on a variety of topics.

Putting the Art in Article, Part II: IntermediART to Advanced SmARTy Pants

Waxing UnLyrical

Great visuals can enhance your articles. Don’t forget to include an embed code with a link back to your site to make sharing (and link building) easy! They work well as stand-alone web content or even as an additional outline of a full length article.

How to Create Content for Your Site that Your Readers Will Love

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Don’t forget that customers, potential customers, media, and potential business partners are all visiting your web site. Without good content, you are less likely to impress visitors to your web site, and it is harder to convert. What do visitors to your site want?

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Putting the Art in Article, Part I: Beginner Thou ART, Teach I Shall

Waxing UnLyrical

Below I’ve collected a list of tools to help you put the “art” in your article. With the amount of free content creator tools on the web, there is no reason why you should not be putting images in your blog posts, articles, news releases or any other web content.

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How My Article on Quitting Foursquare Caused a 5500% Spike in Blog Traffic in 1 Day

Ari Herzog

You can see the Foursquare article is responsible for the mountain. Keep in mind that these are overall blog visitors, not specific to the Foursquare article. The article itself, through November 20, received 14,959 total visitors — with 13,748 unique visitors.

3 Ways to Improve Your Site’s User Retention

Convince & Convert

Through sharing their pictures, videos, articles, and opinions, they feel a greater connection to your brand, while you generate the ability to gain new and innovative perspectives within your content. Ensure your site has the tools for conversation. Sites such as EW use Spot.IM’s

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Is Your Site Self-Service?

Small Business Mavericks

An interesting observation was made in Jennifer LeClaire’s CIO Today article about customer service trends. The observation is that today’s “digitally native customer” (those who are comfortable and competent with technology) prefers a site that is self-service to working with an agent. If I want an answer about a company’s service or product, I’d much rather go on the site and get the information immediately.

Is Article Marketing the Way to Build Traffic to Your Blog?

Janet Fouts

In February Google rolled out an update to their algorithms likely directed at sites that duplicate content for article marketing as well as those that “spin&# articles (replacing phrases and words so they aren’t exact duplicates and then posting to article hosting sites).

Facebook Instant Articles: How to Get Started for Business

Rebekah Radice

Wondering what Facebook Instant articles are or why they should matter to your business? Every day the demand grows for faster sites and a better user experience. Ready to learn how to use Facebook Instant Articles in your business? So what exactly are Instant Articles?

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Day Four: How to Publish, Promote, and Propagate Your Article

ProBlogger

Your content marketing job doesn’t end on the day your article goes live. This article you spent three days crafting deserves attention, and it’s your job to ensure it gets it. Emailing your article to your list of readers or including it in your email newsletter.

ZDNet Buys Domain Name: Immediately Gets 2 Year Old Trusted Site Banned in Google

Bill Hartzer

ZDNet wrote a scathing article on their site, blaming Google for the error, claiming that Google got it all wrong. Google absolutely got it right, and was correct in banning the site in Google. Adds great content on the site.

Social Media - A Site That Tells Your Age In Your Photo!

Social Media Network Marketing

Microsoft engineers Corom Thompson and Santosh Balasubramanian developed the site to test out the company's new face-detection API. More than 35,000 tried it just in the first few days to see if the site could guess their age and gender. Join Me On TSU - The Social Media Site!

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Get Your Site on Google’s Front Page Search

Bill Hartzer

Have you received an email (usually an unsolicited email) from someone offering to get your site on Google’s front page? Article Writing and Article Submissions, as well as Directory Submissions, are now considered to be spam techniques, and should NOT be done.

7 Ways to Find Epic Blog Writers for Your Site

Writtent Blog

A comments section is among the easiest ways to find professional blog writers for your site. Being small doesn’t mean top experts will never agree to write articles for your blog. Advantages you’ll get: Experts will bring new expertise to your site and expand your online audience.

The Changing Face Of Article Marketing

Small Business Mavericks

» The Changing Face Of Article Marketing Article marketing is a mainstay of Internet marketing. But recently, article marketing has taken a huge turn – for better and for the worse. Or find websites within your niche that publish articles.

Why Article Marketing Will Never Die

Small Business Mavericks

The True Meaning Of Content » Why Article Marketing Will Never Die A couple of days ago I wrote about Google’s recent algorithm change and how it is beating down the article directories. Article marketing has been around for a long time. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Google Hosts Low Quality Article Directory with Links They Want Us to Remove

Bill Hartzer

Google is hosting the very articles that contain links that Google is telling us that they want removed. In fact, he said not to build links using article directory websites. Here’s a sample article directory that would fall into this category: [link]. Oh, the irony.

Know About Social Bookmarking Sites - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

In the online world of Social Media we have the well known sites such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and so on. In this same world we have sites that enable you to share the various pages and blogs that may be of interest to you. These sites enable you to share links of pages / sites / blogs that you would like to recommend. Social Bookmarking sites are handy at two levels. One is, they are handy to share and spread the message / articles etc.

Is it an ad or an article? Going native!

Sherrilynne Starkie

On nearly every publication tested, respondents identified native advertising as an article. . As long as the article meets the informational need of the reader, the fact that it’s paid for shouldn’t be an issue.

Why millions of WordPress sites are at risk

SocialFish

A good example of why occurred with the public disclosure that the TimThumb.php script (an image resizing tool used in many themes) was vulnerable, and had been used by hackers to gain access to a large number of sites using the system.

Google Page Speed Ratings One Year Later: News Sites Range from Up 27% to Down 73%

Adam Sherk

The launch of Google’s Page Speed Online (which allows users to get Page Speed scores without installing a browser extension) reminded me that it has been a year since I looked at the page load times of major news sites. Site Page Speed Score. So which sites are now the best performers?

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

Socialmedia.biz

To help address this issue, we’ve put together a checklist of 75+ actionable On-page & Off-page SEO strategies that, if incorporated correctly, can improve your site’s ranking in the search engine results. Breadcrumbs make your site more accessible to search engine robots.

Here's A Unique Thought On Article Writing

Small Business Mavericks

» Here’s A Unique Thought On Article Writing I don’t read Michael Martinez much, but I trust that he knows what he’s talking about. Such was the case recently when I read his thoughts on how to get quality articles for your website. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Which News Sites Have the Most Keywords in Common with eHow?

Adam Sherk

Articles like “How to Pour Water Into a Glass Cup” make it difficult to dispute eHow’s reputation as the poster child of content farms. But in terms of keyword targeting, how different is eHow from major news sites? Then I added in a few major tech news sites to round out the list.

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#LetsAskNancy: Lawyers, Why Should You Publish Your Content On Other Sites?

Myrland Marketing

Why Should Lawyers Post Content On Other Sites? We have more channels, or sites, available to us than ever before. On sites that curate content from many lawyers, such as JD Supra ?

Regions Bank Fails to Renew Domain Name – Web Site Goes Down

Bill Hartzer

As a result, their web site is down. As a result, the web site went into “Pending Delete” status: If you fail to renew your domain name by the specified date, the registrar, Network Solutions in this case, will put up a landing page with a bunch of PPC (Pay Per Click) ads.

Six social media tactical articles you need to read

SocialFish

The latest demographic info for each of the major social sites. It includes some nice fails from some big sites you know well. Just a few links I’ve been saving for you recently.

The Triple X Niche Site Case Study is Now Live (With a BIGGER Twist)

Viper Chill

November 1st is now upon us, so that means it’s the launch of the Triple X Niche Site Case Study. For any of you who missed the unveiling post , this is a niche site case study with a twist. Site Setup. This part involves anything before site is live with content on it.

Content Marketing Smart – Why Your Blog Article is Just the Beginning

ProBlogger

End result: One 2000 word, comprehensive article on Facebook Ad best practices. In this article I’ll dive into content marketing smart, not hard. Your blog article is just the beginning. Longer blog articles could have a greater number of links, increasing their SEO.

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How to Choose the Best Social Media Site for Your Business

Rebekah Radice

If you’ve wondered which social media site is right for your business , it’s no surprise. How to Choose the Best Social Media Site for Your Business. Twitter is another social media site that’s appropriate for any business or vertical.

Search Engine Optimization Tip: Adding Content to your Web Site

Bill Hartzer

For this search engine optimization tip, let’s talk more about content and adding content to your web site. You would think that when planning a new web site or a totally new version of your web site that you can sit down, make a list of web pages, create the content, and forget about it.

The Pending Implosion Of Daily Deal Sites

Twist Image

While there is no shortage of people trying to get a deep discount, the volume and flow of these daily deals site will soon reach the point of consumer fatigue. ClickZ posted an interesting article today titled, Only 20% of Daily Deals Users Come Back for Full Purchases , that offered the following pieces of data: 19.9 daily deal site. Be careful if you're thinking that you can replicate the success of Groupon.

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