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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

With the changes that Google is making, content – quality content – is more important than ever. But you shouldn’t want better content just for the sake of Google. Content has become an important part of online marketing. What do visitors to your site want?

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The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Although content marking is now a nearly universal practice—with 93% of B2B marketers using content marketing— half of all marketers still rank “producing enough content” as one of their top five challenges. Ideal for live blogs, breaking events, and conferences.

How to Get More Blog Traffic – Content Promotion Checklist [Infographic]

Webbiquity SMM

With apologies to George Berkeley , if a blog post is published but no one shares it on social media, does it make an impact? As the amount of online content produced each day has exploded over the past few years, it’s become more challenging to grab attention and stand out.

11 Content Marketing Tools To Promote Your Blog

SocialFish

You know how I love posts about content curation tools. Here’s one by Adam Nowlin, that originally appeared on his blog here , and is reposted with permission for you. First, you can post your own topics and are rewarded for creating quality content.

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Content Calendar for Content Marketing

PWB Marketing Blog

Metrics for content marketing, are key to understanding campaign performance! General analytic data including time on the site and the number of new visitors. The calendar I created for them shows the days and times content is posted.

7 Steps to Successful Content Marketing [Infographic]

Pamorama

Content marketing is a way of communicating with your customers and prospects without pitching your products or services. . Also known as inbound marketing , content marketing is non-interruptive. Marketers use content marketing for: Brand awareness (79%). Your blog.

WordPress vs Drupal: Which CMS is Right for Your Site?

Idaconcpts

Most websites these days have massive amounts of content that must be managed for the smooth functioning of the site. The role of this falls to content management systems, or CMSes. Even more interesting, Drupal is preferred by sites that have high traffic numbers.

How to Make Your WordPress Site Google AMP Compatible

Bill Hartzer

That means that if your website can serve up Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) versions of your content then you will probably see more traffic from mobile. Google will be encouraged to show your site more often in the mobile search results.

5 Visual Content Curation Ideas to Ramp Up Your Blog and Social Strategy

Waxing UnLyrical

Social media and blogs require a certain frequency of posting to remain “viable” and effective. Fortunately for us, there are reliable visual resources to curate content from. This is a guide on where to find visual content resources and how best to use them.

7 Ways to Find Epic Blog Writers for Your Site

Writtent Blog

It’s not a secret anymore that creating quality content is a priority for any business willing to grow their blog and get more customers. Recent research shows that 61 % of clients are more likely to order products and services from companies that create custom content.

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10 Ways to Get More People to Read Your Content

Pamorama

You work hard to create great content — people should see it. Content marketing creates brand loyalty by engaging current customers and attracting new ones. Producing great content increases sales and customer referrals and offers a strong ROI (return on investment).

120 Marketing Tactics for Blogs

Pamorama

Part of a good content marketing strategy, blogging helps you position yourself as an expert in your area. . Content marketing consists of producing and publishing information that builds trust and authority among your ideal customers. 5 steps for creating a successful blog.

3 Ways to Improve Your Site’s User Retention

Convince & Convert

User Generated Content. User generated content is one of the most exciting things to hit content marketing since its inception. Interactive Content. Like UGC, interactive content is a total game changer in the realm of content marketing.

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Blog Topics: How to optimize content for topics versus keywords

Razor Social

Did you know that the average length of content in the top 10 search results is over 2,000 words? Longer content is typically more valuable content. They are very detailed articles that contain as much relevant content as possible related to the topic. Blogging and SEO

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Measuring Your Content Marketing Success [Infographic]

Pamorama

Content marketing one of the most reliable and effective tactics available to digital marketers. Brands are increasingly employing content marketing strategies to generate product awareness and drive demand. Here’s how they suggest that you track your content marketing success.

How to Use Infographics to Bring Traffic to Your Site

SocialFish

In order for your blog or website to stay alive and well, you need traffic. When your site is too complicated, visitors don’t stick around for long. Readers are drawn to your site. You can be a more useful site.

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Your 16-Point Content Publishing Checklist

Convince & Convert

The same goes for publishing content. Here are my top 16 items to check before you push your content live for all the world to see. Content Is my title effective? Does my content have a main takeaway? Is my content useful? Is my content error-free?

12 (of the) Best Content Marketing Infographics of 2013

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing is more than just text of course, and infographics have become one of the most popular non-text formats. How do infographics fit with other content marketing tactics? Infographics About Content Marketing. Pam is a content marketing rockstar.

How to Develop Your Blog while Stealing Content from Others

Kikolani

Don’t know what about you but I am sick and tired of this statement: The best way of growing your blog traffic is content marketing. The problem is, too many bloggers believe great content is enough to make their blogs sparkle. Tons of good content live on the Web.

25 Principles Mobile Site Design- Delight User & Drive Conversion

Kikolani

From ThinkWithGoogle about Mobile Site Design. But what makes a good mobile site? To answer this question, Google partnered with AnswerLab to research how a range of users interacted with a diverse group of mobile sites. Blogging

25 Excellent Content Marketing Tools for Your Brand

Pamorama

Successful content marketing initiatives have many moving parts. Creating powerful content that grows your business can be a discouraging process. The good news is that there are many content marketing tools available to help you streamline the process. Content Curation Tools.

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Content Marketing: How to Measure Its Effectiveness [Infographic]

Pamorama

Content marketing metrics can be confusing and preoccupy your time, so start by selecting a just a few fundamentals to measure. Content marketing is key in today’s marketplace — it is the intersection of awareness and lead generation. Time spent on-site per user.

5 Tools That Will Boost Your On-Site Engagement

Kikolani

Engagement improves visitor Time on Site, Reduces Bounce Rate and improves SERPS. Your content may well be the best there is, it may deserve your visitors’ time, but that’s not enough. You have to give them an obvious and immediate benefit to make them stay on your site.

Reducing Cognitive Load: The Best UX Design for Your Community Site

SocialFish

This excellent post is by Molly Talbert and originally appeared on the Higher Logic blog. And you definitely don’t want this to happen to your community members when they use your site. Good UX makes a site easier and more intuitive to use.

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Should You Move Your Blogging Site To HTTPS?

ProBlogger

You’ve no doubt seen the subject of HTTPS in the media recently – the importance of applying it to your blogging website in order to preserve your Google rankings has been widely reported. How Does This Affect Your Blog? The post Should You Move Your Blogging Site To HTTPS?

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Your Blog Stinks! You Should Quit!

SocMed Sean

What to do…It’s 2012 and you’ve been blogging for almost a year now with no success. Maybe it's time to give up and pull the plug on that blog. So, maybe it’s time to reconsider whether you’re actually going to make your first million in blogging.

What Happens After People Get To Your Site

Katie Lance

And as an experienced, SEO content-marketing strategist, publicist and author of three published books, she helps business owners boost sales, awareness and credibility. What Happens When People Click to Your Site? Get your content marketing strategy plan in place.

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Why You Should Be Repurposing Your Blog Content

Kikolani

A major part of your content strategy probably consists of brainstorming new topics for blog articles, getting them written, and organizing them on an editorial calendar. Producing fresh content on a regular basis has become the norm for most websites, resulting in a seemingly never ending archive of blog articles, most of which become lost in this black hole of content, never to be visited again. Advantages of Repurposing Content. Blogging

5 Tips for Building a Content Marketing Strategy for Nonprofits

SocialFish

Content Planning Beyond Just Website Design and SEO. Because of this, there can be more of a struggle to produce engaging content on a regular basis. Content marketing is the peas to your website design carrots. 92 percent of nonprofits utilize content marketing.

17 Content Creation Secrets to Wow Your Readers

Convince & Convert

Creating high-quality content is critical to content marketing success. With more than 2 millions blog posts published every day, you need a way to make your content stand out. You’ll have wasted your effort in creating the content, no matter how good it is.

A Beginners Guide to Content Marketing [Plus Infographic]

Pamorama

Content marketing has changed the way consumers research and buy your products. Every day, people form impressions of brands from many touch points: Ads, product experiences, tweets, Google, Facebook, blog posts, websites, and conversations with family and friends. Blog posts.

33 Phenomenal Content Marketing and Copywriting Guides and Tips

Webbiquity SMM

Content marketing represents the most fundamental and widespread rethinking of marketing practices in decades. Content marketing turns the dominant paradigm of the last half-century—interruption-based mass marketing—on its head. Content Marketing Guides, Tips and Tactics.

The Anatomy of Viral Content

Pamorama

Sharing content is an integral part of modern life. We share more content from more sources with more people more quickly and more often than ever before. So how do you tap into this behavior and get your content in front of as many people as possible? Anatomy of viral content.

Why LinkedIn Is Now Such a Powerful Content Marketing Tool

Visually SM

In September, Andreessen Horowitz partner Benedict Evans published a Google Analytics chart of his blog traffic spanning back to 2010 when he launched it. In February 2014, the company announced it would begin rolling out its blogging platform to all English-speaking users.

How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

Company blogs have become virtually essential, and very powerful, component of digital marketing. In addition to their SEO benefits and role in maximizing web presence for brands , blogs produce sales and leads. If no one sees your content, what good is it?”

Five Ways to Draw Traffic to a Blog Post

Webbiquity SMM

As buyers spend more time with online articles, blog posts and reviews, and rely less on advertising for product information , companies have quickly caught onto the fact that they need great content to attract new customers and retain their current ones. Post user-generated content.

Does Your Content Have Superpowers?

PWB Marketing Blog

A few years ago, while serving on a social media panel during a presentation to a local entrepreneurial group, I casually remarked that, “Content is everything; social media is just plumbing.” In order to succeed, your content marketing needs superpowers.

How to Repurpose Your Content Again and Again

Convince & Convert

Let’s face it: most of your old blog posts are aging like milk, not wine. At this point, you’ve probably spent a lot of time creating content. It took you months (maybe even years) to publish all those high-quality blog posts.

Introduction To Real-Time Content Marketing

Visually SM

The marketing world has exploded with social content initiatives in the last few years, and when combined with the urgency and real-time expectations of audience and customers, and new marketing discipline has emerged, one that call “real time content marketing.” Content promotion. If marketers and brands are not part of the content conversation in either their own brand space or the broader category space, they might as well not exist to a certain degree.