Three Words That Will Speed Up Your WordPress Blog

SocMed Sean

And recent trends in social media are showing that sharing photos and images is a great way to make sure that your blog posts are getting traffic. Additionally, Google penalizes slow-loading websites and blogs by not ranking them as high as those that load quickly.

The One Tip That Took My Blog To New Levels. Stop Caring.

SocMed Sean

I’ve been blogging for about 5 years now and as I look back over those years, I’m amazed at how much I have learned. When I first started blogging, I was so worried about driving readership, getting listed in the search engines, becoming popular, being liked.

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5 Must Haves for Every Good Blog Post


I run a Social Media Professionals Community on Google+, and I recently asked a few members of the community to provide 5 things they look for in a good blog post. One professional says, “[this is] probably the hardest part of writing a good blog post.” – Julep Media.

Six Links Worthy of Your Attention #426

Twist Image

State of image metadata in 2018 - imatag. "We If only there were metadata attached to things we share, so that we could tell where they came from, or if they were real. Of course, images have always had metadata, from the very first digital cameras. business blog. digital marketing blog. marketing blog. metadata. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

How Social Media Contributes to SEO | Blog Talk Radio

Saying It Social

Had a great time being a guest on Social Geek Radio on Blog Talk Radio last night. Do you know how to use correct page titles, metadata, alt-tags for images, anchor text, etc? If you couldn’t catch it live, you can hear what you missed by listening to the recording below!

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Everyone’s a curator now…

The Way of the Web

And the blog post it inspired was a thought about how the rise of communications technology etc seems to have sucked all the glamour and excitement from air travel. Obviously Youtube and others such as Vimeo have video covered, and my blogs and websites do the job for text.

3 Tools For Managing a Killer Multi-Author Blog

Convince & Convert

Since then, I have worked on over a dozen publications, enjoying the role of editor for newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and corporate blogs over the course of 15 years. Today I am the main editor for , a blog that has welcomed 150 contributors over the past three years.

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3 Tools For Managing a Killer Multi-Author Blog

Convince & Convert

Since then, I have worked on over a dozen publications, enjoying the role of editor for newspapers, magazines, newsletters, and corporate blogs over the course of 15 years. Today I am the main editor for , a blog that has welcomed 150 contributors over the past three years.

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6 Ways Emerging Technologies Are Set to Change the Use of Social Media

SocMed Sean

Maria writes for a variety of blogs and today she shares her thoughts on how a variety of emerging technologies could potentially impact our use of social media, including Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube. This is made possible by the use of metadata, which can recognize a face and then provide the details of a person from his or her social media profile. Today’s guest post comes from Maria Jones, an expert consultant on emerging technologies.

Blog Content Strategy 101


But if you run a blog, you’re a content publisher. Kristina Halvorsen, content strategy guru and founder of content strategy consultancy Brain Traffic , defines content strategy as including editorial strategy, web writing, metadata strategy, search engine optimization, content management strategy, and content channel distribution strategy. Every good blog meets a particular need for a given audience. Do you have a content strategy for your blog, or are you winging it?

Storify Your Stories…Or Maybe Don’t


Unlike some sites where the original poster gets lost through re-blog after re-blog (I’m looking at you WeHeartIt and Tumblr) Storify keeps the metadata of whatever you’ve chosen to embed into your story so attribution never gets lost.

How to Trace an Email Back to Source IP Address


Through this blog, I am going to highlight how to trace an email back to the source. You can easily trace an email address only by looking at the email header as the header of the email contains email metadata and routing information. I hope the blog was helpful.

6 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Blog


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. Use Snappy Social Metadata .

How to Optimize Your Blog Posts for SEO: an Easy-Peasy Guide

Writtent Blog

Keyword research and optimization can improve the performance of your SEO blog posts in search, while social media shares send a clear message to Google that your content is quality. More than 2 million blog posts are published each day! Add Metadata.

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Are You Writing Intelligent Content? Should You Be?

Waxing UnLyrical

Today, organizations are looking to use Structured Content for their ebooks, case studies, research reports and blogs. A piece of “intelligent” content can be created once and served up in many places automatically e.g., blog article served up on an Apple Watch or Google Home.

Stop Your Smartphone From Telling Burglars Where You Live

Ari Herzog

Because today’s smartphones are preinstalled with GPS technology (that power your maps and Foursquare apps so you always know where you are), that technology is also added in the form of metadata that is attached to every photo or video your device records. Photo by Pieter Vieu.

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Bloggers Are Not Journalists – But They Are Abducted, Imprisoned Tortured and Assassinated the Same #HowManyMore

Laurel Papworth

It’s probably worth investigating the number of bloggers killed in the “Line of Duty”… Today, George Brandis Attorney General for Australia stated that “ bloggers are not journalists ” in regard to the #metadata debate (Government accessing Big Data vs Privacy debate). Or at least the Julian Assange/Wikileaks version of blogging/social media is the object of the law. In Greece, Sokratis Giolias was blogging on corruption.

3 New Features to Help You Achieve Online Sales on Pinterest

Ignite Social Media

Product pins are pins that are mass-generated when a catalog has been uploaded to Pinterest and includes product information from metadata. For more on reaching these audiences and converting customers, check out the Paid Strategy for Social Media Content article on the Ignite blog.

Optimise Your Blog with Google Search Console: A Treasure Trove of Traffic


I cannot stress how important it is to implement the use of Google Search Console on your blog , as I see far too many bloggers ambling along without it when it can add invaluable insight into how you should be optimising your blog’s performance.

Want better results? Start with social testing

Sprout Social

Decide what you want to test and determine your hypothesis: I want to test which approach to sharing links to our blog content drives the most clicks on social. This will be an A/B test where I compare image-based posts vs. metadata posts.

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

Buzz Marketing for Technology

The debate was recently posted on again in a useful way on this blog by Tom Mandel, Transforming enterprise work â?? He also closes his piece with another thought that is consistent with a number of posts on this blog, including mine. In the early days of blogs, Tom was skeptical of their role for knowledge workers. We were in a session together and I had to follow his concerns with a session on what blogs bring to business. argues that his own blog â??

[DIGITAL TIPS] Combining SEO And PPC To Advance Your Marketing Strategy

SocMed Sean

Long-term outcomes can be achieved with tactics like: Optimization of the page: involves using metadata and density of keyword enables search engines to easily crawl your web pages. He regularly contributes his knowledge on the leading blogging sites.

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#HashAtIt: Now You Can Search Hashtags Over Multiple Social Platforms

The Realtime Report

Enter ; the site bills itself as “the first social media search engine that gives users a way to gather information on any metadata tags (#hashtags) from popular social networks.” embed their boards on their personal social networks, blogs, or websites.

Facebook Ads and Multiple Text Options Feature

Jon Loomer

I used it to create primary text and headline variations for an ad promoting my blog post about the importance of traffic. First, Facebook will pull the description from my website metadata.

50 Ways Marketers use Social Media to Improve Their Marketing

Harp Interactive

Not every company needs a blog. Add social bookmark links to your most important web pages and/or blog posts to improve sharing. Build blogs and teach conversational marketing and business relationship building techniques. Turn your blog into a mobile blog site with Mofuse.

The New Social Currency, a research from Social Listening to Audiences Analysis


Once those conversations were identified using Pulsar, we exported the audience metadata and fed that into Audiense, which gave us a detailed view of the audience within a matter of hours. Blog Consumer Insights

So You Want Traffic? This Is NOT Gonna Help


Is your blog traffic THIS empty? It is the key to every blog. Bloggers need traffic, no matter for whatever reason they are blogging. Every blog needs just more and more eyeballs. You could have read a lot about what to do to earn visitors for your blog. Blogging

[Cool Social Tools] IssueLab: To Unlock PDF Jail, Share What You Know


A couple weeks ago, Ernie Smith blogged at Associations Now that “PDF files are like nicotine for nonprofits: Some associations just can’t quit them.”.

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8 Tips for Social Video Storytelling


Take the time to add additional metadata such as locations and people’s full names–not “Shawna and Bob talk”–so you can track images down for re-use in the future. Plus you now have quotes for easy use in social shares, blogs and newsletters.

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Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

My years in social marketing tell me that, yes, we need to infuse our content with SEO goodness, with keywords and structured data and optimized metadata. Our go-to-market plan consists of a Cruise Ambassadors program , influencer outreach, word of mouth through Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter, targeted campaigns, email marketing, growth hacking and guest blogging – like this post. Guest Post by J.D. Lasica.

WordPress 3.6 is now available

The Way of the Web

Developers also benefit from a new audio/video API with access to metadata like ID3 tags, HTML5 markup for more elements, better filters for revisions, and a long list of additional changes. Blog Design & Development html5 native media player oscar update wordpress wordpress 3.6 The latest version of WordPress, which is version 3.6, is now live with some new functions and features.

Types Of HTML 5 Content | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

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How to Make Money on YouTube – With 10 Examples!


3: Drive traffic to a website or blog Often, the best way to make money on YouTube isn’t on YouTube itself. 8: Get your metadata right If you’re having a hard time bringing in traffic, you can try using our YouTube views service to boost your social proof. appeared first on Devumi Blog.

Cryptocurrency should appeal to regulators

Buzz Marketing for Technology

But if you had a digital dollar that was issued on a blockchain, and you cut rates, you’d be able to see in real time all the metadata about how that money was circulating and flowing through the system,” Alex said. Please feel free to review previous posts in this blog series, about digital currency security , building trust , blockchain details , and r eputational issues.

11 best social media listening tools


The mentions tracked via the Synthesio Social Listening Platform are enriched with robust metadata about the content, author, and tone. The tool searches for mentions of your brand across all social networks, blog articles, and reviews sites.

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With the New Design, Twitter Kills RSS, Literally

Stay N' Alive

Other blogs say “RSS isn’t dead.&# (of which side I tend to agree with). The link to the RSS in the profile page metadata (ie. Tags: Technology Twitter social blog Clients Facebook google reader rss

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Working with Social Media Data: Content

Net-Savvy Executive

From the text of tweets, blog posts, and product reviews to pictures, videos, and audio recordings, content is everything that people are posting and sharing online. I've spent a lot of time blogging about it here over the years, too. Before you can analyze, you need data.

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How to Make Your Blog Load Faster than ProBlogger


Would you like to make your blog load faster than ProBlogger? Today I’m going to share eight simple tips to increase your blog speed. But first, you’ll need to know how quickly your blog is loading right now. How to test your blog’s speed.

8 Fun Things to Try on Instagram You Probably Haven’t Thought of Before

Buffer Social

The Later blog did a great job rounding up some top examples. Alt text is metadata that helps computers recognize what an image is all about. One of the things we love about social media is how quickly it evolves.

10 Things Google will Love About Your Website you Probably Don’t Have


XML sitemaps also give the spiders metadata about your pages such as the last time a page was updated and how important one page is to the rest of the website. Be sure to stop by and grab a copy of my free 8,000+ word guide to guest blogging and become a fan on Facebook. If you learn anything about SEO, the first thing you probably will hear about is keywords.

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Twitter Homepage Refresh | Justin Levy

Justin Levy

New Twitter homepage = blog FAST! link] This comment was originally posted on Twitter [link] Ari Herzog If you visit [link] , you can search metadata from bios, urls, locations, and names.

Toward a New Knowledge Society

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Embed in your blog. Embed in your blog. Like blogs and blogging â?? content author, publisher, classifier) Distributed metadata â?? metadata models â?? analogy: personal information [link] Slide 36: Metadata Slide 37: What Will We See? (beta). My Slidespace. Upload. Community. Widgets. Latest. |. Most Viewed. |. Most Embedded. |. Featured. |. Most Favorited. |. Most Downloaded. |. Slidecasts. Uploading.

Here’s what you need to know about the Google+ shut down

Sprout Social

Here are a few steps you can take to update your social strategy in preparation for the Google+ shutdown: Remove the Google+ sharing buttons from your website and blog posts, and do the same for your clients. If you own or moderate an engaged community on the platform, make sure you download your community metadata using the instructions given previously. In October 2018, Google announced that it will be shutting down the consumer version of Google+ owing to insufficient usage.