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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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. Even more interesting, Drupal is preferred by sites that have high traffic numbers. If you can master it, you can build just about any site that you can imagine.

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6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of

SocialFish

So my new thing is curated news sites. This was sparked by the death of Google Reader, which depressed me so much that I stopped reading blogs altogether for a while. (By A fair amount has been written about Medium and it’s supposedly new paradigm for online blogging.

How to Make Your WordPress Site Google AMP Compatible

Bill Hartzer

Google will be encouraged to show your site more often in the mobile search results. So, how do you make your WordPress site compatible? Here’s how to make your WordPress Site Google AMP compatible.

6 Best Sites for Virtual Tour

Idaconcpts

Then go over this site and have your private tour of some of the places listed by Unesco as the World Heritage List. This is a brilliant site to browse through as the images are just stunning and makes you feel that you are actually there walking.

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Business Listing Sites For Australia

Social Media Marketing

Here is the list of Australian Business Listing sites having good page rank and good Alexa Rank. Thanks for visit on blog

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Which Social Media Sites Are The Riskiest?

Small Business Mavericks

According to one survey , Facebook is the riskiest social media site for businesses online. 43% of businesses found video sharing sites to be slightly risky. Company and third-party blogs are considered less risky than Twitter or Facebook, which indicates that businesses are warming up to blogging. LinkedIn is considered slightly risky by 43% of businesses and not risky by 35%, making it more trusted than Facebook, Twitter, video sharing sites, or blogs.

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What Happened When I Removed the Blogroll from My Site

Bill Hartzer

14 days ago, I decided to perform an interesting experiment here on my site, where I completely removed the blogroll. These were sitewide links to highly trusted sites, all on-topic links. Here’s what happened 14 days after I removed the blogroll links from my blog.

Google Showing Multiple Domains in SERPS for Site: Command

Bill Hartzer

Google is showing multiple domain names in its search results when the site: command is used if domains pointing to the main domain include the canonical tag. The screen capture above shows more than one domain for a site:billhartzer.com search. I wrote that blog post back in 2013.

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

5 Tools That Will Boost Your On-Site Engagement

Kikolani

Engagement improves visitor Time on Site, Reduces Bounce Rate and improves SERPS. You have to give them an obvious and immediate benefit to make them stay on your site. Here are five tools you can use to convert your casual browsers into active site users.

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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120 Marketing Tactics for Blogs

Pamorama

Part of a good content marketing strategy, blogging helps you position yourself as an expert in your area. . Successful blogs play a pivotal role in delivering your brand message, and help drive sales without using traditional hard-sell tactics. 5 steps for creating a successful blog.

3 Ways to Improve Your Site’s User Retention

Convince & Convert

In addition, when such campaigns feature hashtags and other social elements, they have the ability to go viral fast—attracting more and more people to visit your site and encouraging them to stay and explore. Many blogs and online publications are weary of conversation.

How to Future Proof Your Website or Blog

Idaconcpts

Your SEO is only one part of your website, and every aspect of your site or blog is potentially vulnerable to changes made by Google but also in technology in general. So how do you protect your site against the future in other ways?

What Happens After People Get To Your Site

Katie Lance

What Happens When People Click to Your Site? After you apply Katie’s great strategies and tactics for social media, what happens when people arrive at your site? You worked hard to get new site visitors. 3 Things You Need to Do to Prepare Your Site for New Visitors.

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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.

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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7 Ways to Spot Epic Copywriters for Your Site

Writtent Blog

Not just a website, but one that is active (check out the blog), was obviously professionally developed, and makes you feel confident about procuring their services. Is the copy on the site effective ? Are their own sites visible? Need some web content for a landing page?

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Blogging Upstream

Waxing UnLyrical

Tootzypop , the lifestyle blog I founded for savvy women over 40 , is no exception. In women’s online media, the formula is one part fashion and beauty, one part yoga and fitness, one part recipe swap, a ginormous dose of mommy blogging; mix and cover with a thick frosting of e-shopping.

The Site Speed and SEO Connection

ProBlogger

Turning your blog into a highly optimised, relevant, platform takes time. Fortunately, SEO has shortened the distance between blog owner and reader. So, how can you make your site rank higher, perform faster, and remain popular? The Googlebot crawls sites independently, judging their worth based upon several factors. Of these factors, site speed is the easiest to control. Speed, itself, is derived from the time it takes between site clicks and views.

Moving Site from Static Home Page to Latest Posts

Bill Hartzer

Well, as you probably know, or at least if you read my blog (this site), or follow it, you’ll know by now that I’m always testing various things on the site. I thought it was time for another test, so take a look at my site’s home page now. Blogging

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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.

How To Engage On Sites Using Facebook’s New Commenting Plugin

Dave Fleet

We’ve already looked at the pros and cons of the Facebook commenting plugin for businesses considering implementing the plugin on their sites. Do they just avoid commenting on sites using this plugin? Maintains engagement on sites with Facebook commenting plugin installed.

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. There are various sites that enable Social Bookmarking.

The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites

www.fastcompany.com

Expert Blog. The Secret, Selfish Side Of Social-Curation Sites. This blog is written by a member of our expert blogging community and expresses that experts views alone. ); Copyright 1997-2007 Omniture, Inc. More info available at [link] -->. Fast Company. Subscribe. Newsletter. Search. Stumbleupon. linkedin. Google+. ); Co.DESIGN. Co.CREATE. Co.EXIST. Co.LEAD. TECHNOLOGY. MOST INNOVATIVE COMPANIES. MAGAZINE. BY Expert Blogger Brian Andreas | 03-08-2012 | 3:00 PM.

How to Increase Site Speed and Improve Your SEO Ranking

ProBlogger

Whether you’re a hobby blogger or have turned your blog into a business, your main goal is always going to be increasing the number of visitors you have to your site. The closer to number one your site lands, the more people who will see it and visit your page.

Is it Shortsighted Not to Host Your Own Blog?

Waxing UnLyrical

Alison Kenney asked this question yesterday in a Facebook group I belong to: “When it comes to your own website, do you think a blog is a must?” ” You’re reading this blog on a business website, so you already know what my answer is.

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.

Introducing Our Niche Site Case Study (With a Twist)

Viper Chill

With the launch of a brand new niche site case study where I build a website from scratch and share the results with you all, in public, via this website. Both from the success of the sites they built and the reactions from their audience. There is no doubt our sites will get traffic.

My Blog is Changing Direction

Ari Herzog

If you subscribed to my blog to learn insights and strategies about the digital landscape, you may notice a change in focus. P.S. You may not have noticed this if you subscribe to my blog but I recently changed the physical location of my blog from ariherzog.com to ariherzog.com/blog.

How to Make a QR Code for Your Web Site

Bill Hartzer

My friend Josh just reminded me this morning that I had not set up a QR Code for my blog yet. I have to admit that I have heard of and actually used QR codes, but I have not taken the time to actually set up a QR code for my blog.

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Which News Sites Have the Highest Reading Level According to Google?

Adam Sherk

I saw Malcolm Coles’ post on Google’s reading level scores for UK newspapers and thought it would be fun to do the same thing for US news sites. So what reading level does Google assign to major news sites in the US? I was going to look at top 25 US newspapers online according to Journalistics but I decided to include a wider variety of news sites. How do the US news sites stack up? But which sites are aiming high or low? The Top News Sites on Blekko.

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8 Basic Yet Necessary Tools or Plugins for your Site

Idaconcpts

There are many basic, yet overlooked, tools and plugins that you can add into your website arsenal to add functionality and intention to your business or personal site. Wufoo Form : Anyone interested in including a form on his or her site should consider Wufoo Form by Yola.

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The End Of Blogging?

Twist Image

The other week, I celebrated 12 years of blogging (not a typo). I have posted anywhere from four to seven items a week, over on my Six Pixels of Separation blog , every week. To know me, is to know that I am still deeply passionate about my blog, writing and the digital publishing experience. For years, we've been seeing the "conversation" shift from the comments section on blogs to places like Facebook, Twitter , Snapchat , YouTube and beyond. my blog)?

Do you syndicate your blog?

Janet Fouts

You see, lots of bloggers have their blog posts syndicated on other sites that aggregate content, and sometimes we write posts specific to a site just to get our names in front of more readers who frequent that particular web site.

Is Your Blog On LinkedIn?

Small Business Mavericks

By this time, I hope you have been convinced that adding a blog to your site has great potential for enhancing your marketing efforts, adding to your site’s authority, and increasing your audience. But where is your blog being seen? Business2Community & Business.com ask a good question: “ Should You Be Blogging On LinkedIn? But why would your blog be a good idea to post on this site?

How Social Media Examiner Became the Biggest Site in Social

Convince & Convert

Mike_Stelzner Tweet This From his blog , to his podcast , to the yearly Social Media Marketing World conference his team puts together, one cannot argue that Mike Stelzner , CEO/Founder of Social Media Examiner , is a leading voice on all things social media.

The Death of Blogging: Part 271

Ari Herzog

It seems that every month there is a newspaper article about the death of blogging. Verne Kopytoff wrote a sensationalist headline in the New York Times in February 2011 entitled, “ Blogs Wane as the Young Drift to Sites Like Twitter.” Media blogging

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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.