Web Presence Optimization, Reloaded

Webbiquity SMM

Because more than 80% of consumer purchases and 90% of b2b buying cycles now begin with search. Social media, online PR and user-generated content sites open up a new world of places to be “found.&#.

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. This B2B blog isn’t necessarily representative of all blogs of course, but the trends likely aren’t much different for many business blogs.

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Maximize Your Online Visibility: The Web Presence Optimization (WPO) Framework

Webbiquity SMM

Recent research makes clear that, for high-value consumer purchases as well as b2b procurement, being as “findable” as possible online is critical to winning the business. Paid Presence (search engine ads, banner ads on trade or publication sites, social network ads).

How to Optimize for “Direct” Website Traffic

Webbiquity SMM

One of the most valuable features of Google Analytics is the ability to drill into detail on traffic sources; not just how much traffic came from search or social media, but how much came from each specific search engine or social networking site.

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Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

I did a website analysis and custom demonstration for a local IT recruiting company recently. This is a very successful company. They’ve adapted to using online social networks (namely LinkedIn) to identify passive candidates in the last few years and it’s serving them well.

Social Media Strategy? Think Like a Reporter

Webbiquity SMM

Recent surveys have shown that while businesses are embracing social media in droves, many are doing so without any real strategy in place. Just as these questions are critical to solid journalism, so they can be invaluable to social media strategy development.

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

Webbiquity SMM

” Looking at the same sample of 40+ b2b technology websites used in the recent b2b mobile website strategy post here, the average for the first quarter of 2012 was about 39%. A fourth factor is the level of PR or media relations activity undertaken by the company.

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Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Web presence optimization (WPO)—using tactics like SEO, PPC, online PR, social media, content marketing and reputation management in a coordinated fashion to maximize your online visibility and business results—is the core theme of this blog. The best 159 social websites by Populair.

22 Exceptional Business Blogging Guides, Tips & Tactics

Webbiquity SMM

Why the Company Blog is More Important Than You Think by Business2Community. B2B Blogging: Beyond the Basics by MLT Creative on SlideShare. This Is One Of The Best Sources of Blogging/Social Media Information by Joshua Wilner.

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78 (of the) Best Social Media Marketing Tips, Guides, Tools and Strategies of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

With the amount of helpful content about social media marketing growing faster than Facebook’s user base or Lindsay Lohan’s court appearances, it’s tough to keep up. Social Media Marketing Tips, Tactics and Guides. Building Social Bookmarking Networks 101 by Search Engine Journal. Todd Heim supplies a helpful guide to best practices for building a following on and generating traffic from social bookmarking sites like Digg, Reddit, Mixx and Propeller.

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

Webbiquity SMM

” Looking at the same sample of 40+ b2b technology websites used in the recent b2b mobile website strategy post here, the average for the first quarter of 2012 was about 39%. A fourth factor is the level of PR or media relations activity undertaken by the company.

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9 Criteria for Selecting a Social Media Monitoring Tool

Webbiquity SMM

Social media monitoring tools are increasing essential for companies of all sizes as the explosion of social media content renders manual monitoring efforts hopeless. With almost 200 social monitoring tools (and new entrants still coming to market), available at a range of price levels from free to if-you-have-to-ask-you-can’t-afford-it, how does an organization select the right social monitoring tool for its needs? Monitoring beyond social media.

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55 (of the) Best Social Media Tips, Tactics and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

If 2009 was the year many marketers puzzled over, poked at and pondered incorporating social media into their marketing mix, 2010 was the year of diving in. 500 companies now call social media “very&# or “somewhat&# important to their marketing or business strategy.

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100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

social networking profiles, social bookmarking sites, other bloggers). Webbiquity B2B Marketing Blog). Meta description: (usually no more than 200 characters, e.g., “Webbiquity is the fusion of SEO, search marketing, social media, reputation management, content marketing and social PR to make you or your company omnipresent on the web for your unique search phrase.&# ). Over time, the top source of traffic for most blogs is search.

20+ Cool Social Media and Web Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Looking for a way to monitor social media activities and results on a tight budget? Want to show the world how social you are with a cool widget on your website or blog? Social Mention. ** 5 stars. A social media monitoring tool that combines powerful features (e.g.,

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Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

use automated social bookmarking tools like IMAutomater and Shareaholic tips for increasing traffic to your blog. Seven Ways to Revive a Neglected B2B Blog by MLT Creative. Get High Resolution Photos And Edit For Free by Trailblaze Social Media With Josh.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info? Find out if the username or vanity URL you want is still available across dozens of social sites? Display a feed of brand-related comments from a variety of social networks on your website?

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How to Succeed on Social Media When You Have No Idea What You’re Doing

Rebekah Radice

How do you define social media success? Even when you have no idea what you’re doing, you can still create success on social media. Today I launch a new book, “ Social Media Mastery: A Comprehensive Guide to Social Media Success.” Social bookmarking.

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30 Awesome Blogging Guides, Tips and Resources

Webbiquity SMM

Despite the occasional “death of blogging” pronouncements (often made, ironically, in blog posts), blogs remain the core of a robust social media strategy. 500 companies maintaining corporate blogs has dropped for the first time since 2007. companies now maintain blogs.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, An Interview & Gift Wrap Inspiration

Kikolani

14 social media experts react to Facebook’s new message system – a look at how influencers feel about the change. Facebook Pages for B2B social media marketing – a look at the elements of three successful B2B pages. How to update Facebook status and Twitter with Rockmelt – a look at a new social media management tool. 7 social link building tips – how engagement can build links. Social Media / Social Networking.

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Facebook Summit and Hamsters with Soul

Kikolani

Why leadership and team building exercises should not be ignored by small businesses – it’s not just Intel that gets great benefits from these – any company should use these today! Social Media / Social Networking. How B2B companies utilize Facebook.

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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!), Quick Jump: Social Media: Getting Started, Implementation, and Execution.

The Wells Fargo Debacle.how to get around it

Akamai Marketing

The power of events, ESPECIALLY B2b events, is undeniable and people are still attracted to them, computers and phones not withstanding, most of us prefer the company of human beings. Hosting clients and company leaders together has innate benefits, and throw in a little education, some inter-industry networking and you have a recipe for business success. What’s your social currency?

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How to Succeed on Social Media When You Have No Idea What You’re Doing

Rebekah Radice

How do you define social media success? Even when you have no idea what you’re doing, you can still create success on social media. Today I launch a new book, “ Social Media Mastery: A Comprehensive Guide to Social Media Success.” Social bookmarking.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

of articles on the topic of Internet Marketing, from SEO to social media to web usability and then some. The article has examples of how social media worked too. In it, he offers some thought-provoking insights into what must be understood before going into social media marketing.

The FASTForward Blog " Managing Personal Knowledge: Setting a Foundation for Transformation? : Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Usually those that did the transforming came along as social and cultural changes set the stage for this transformation. We can argue the relative contributions of the technology and the social context. Share and Enjoy: These icons link to social bookmarking sites where readers can share and discover new web pages. s companies can use technology to place users in control of information, and is home to ongoing discussion about the user revolution and Enterprise 2.0

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late. : Community Group Therapy

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Nuggets from Social Media workshops as of late… posted in Uncategorized |. I’ve done a number of workshops the past few months with clients designed to do two primary things: Land a common understanding across the teams involved around what social media, communities and influencer programs really are and more importantly why it matters to a business. The answer is NOT always social media/community - that would be another warning sign if it was. Social Degree.

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Best Internet Marketing Blog Posts of 2007 » Techipedia | Tamar.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Sites: General The Big Boys of Social Bookmarking: The Top 20 Sites (10e20): Chris Winfield ranks the top 20 social bookmarking sites by their Alexa rankings and gives a short description of what each does — in case you haven’t ventured beyond Digg. 24 Do-Follow Social Bookmarking Sites that Actually Work (Caroline Middlebrook): Get some powerful links on some of these lesser-known social sites.

100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media | chrisbrogan.com

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Covering social media business strategy and personal power. 100 Personal Branding Tactics Using Social Media. If you like this one, please don’t hesitate to stumble, blog, digg, bookmark, and otherwise promote the hell out of this. A really nice layout doesn’t have to cost a lot, but shows you’re more than a social media dabbler. Passports are accounts on other social networks and social media platforms. account for social bookmarking.

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