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Why Nofollow Isn’t Such A Bad Thing

Small Business Mavericks

Even today, many bloggers and webmasters are suspicious of nofollow links. Certainly, you don’t want all your inbound links being nofollow, but does it really hurt if some of them are? There are more reasons for wanting to post content on another website besides receiving inbound links. You’re getting paid – A few online markets are now starting to pay guest bloggers for unique content. If you receive $50 or $100 for your article, does that nofollow link really matter? If not, then you don’t understand marketing.

NoFollow Links in Press Releases? How To Revise Your Press Release Strategy

Bill Hartzer

Therefore, all links in press releases should have the nofollow attribute added to the links, so that the press release does not pass any SEO ( Search Engine Optimization ) value to the website it’s linking to. It was specifically asked if all links in press releases need to be nofollowed or just “links with optimized anchor text” in press releases need to be nofollowed.”

7 SEO Principles Bloggers Must Remember

Convince & Convert

Writing solid content is only one piece of the puzzle when it comes to marketing a successful blog. It’s important to advantage of search engines by building link equity, flattening your blog, and using other SEO tactics to make sure your content is getting the attention it deserves. Nofollow links to sites with which you don’t want/need to share link equity.

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Connecting Bloggers and Businesses Through Guest Blogging with PostJoint


There are lots of great guest blogging and blogger outreach networks available to bloggers who are looking for fresh content for their sites and businesses who want to connect with bloggers in their industry. Here’s what I found are the main benefits to this network for bloggers and businesses. The Benefits of PostJoint for Bloggers. Try It for Free.

Bloggers: This Is How Long Your Posts Should Be

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Bloggers: This Is How Long Your Posts Should Be Bloggers: This Is How Long Your Posts Should Be Written by Glen, this post has 63 Comments When I analysed the most tweeted blog posts ever, I found that Twitter users like posts that are around 1,100 words long. Reply maren kate says: February 19, 2010 at 7:01 am Great content Glen!

Link-building Tips and Tools for Bloggers in a Post-Panda and Penguin World


So you might be asking what more can be written about link building for bloggers? Bloggers have an advantage that static and retail websites don’t. In February of 2011, Google released the Panda update that took rankings away from websites with low-quality content and sites with more advertising than content. Penguin, announced in April 2012, decreased search visibility of websites that participated in black-hat SEO, keyword stuffing, cloaking, link schemes , duplicate content, and other activities that violated Google Webmaster Guidelines. link]

Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide Written by Glen, this post has 83 Comments Many bloggers end up having a love-hate relationship with StumbleUpon. With StumbleUpon, it’s all about the users and the content that the community enjoys. Home What the F

Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

When it comes to link building publishers have a significant advantage because editorial content, be it hard news or evergreen content, lends itself naturally to linking and sharing. In addition producing quality content on a daily basis creates a steady stream of new opportunities. Blogger and influencer outreach. Recommended Tactics. Link reclamation. Partner links.

How to Become a Stellar Guest Blogger

This post is meant to outline the “ quality &# approach to guest blogging where: Linking (and keywords in the links) is not the most important thing What matters is networking with niche bloggers and influencers as well as building a positive brand image So read on if you are serious about guest blogging… 1. This is a guest post by Ann Smarty, a blogger and web entrepreneur.

22 Effective SEO Tips to Optimize Your B2B Website

PWB Marketing Blog

Google calls their search results “Universal Search” and blends listings from all types of content it gathers from crawling the World Wide Web. Information needs are different for B2B buyers, so the type of content and how it’s optimized will be different for B2B. Optimizing all your online content will bring more visitors to your website and ultimately generate more leads.

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Your Big Brains Can Raise Awareness of Your Organization, Part 1 of 2.


You can write blogs, publish white papers, curate great content, create creative infographics or make YouTube movies – all of these are excellent and relatively easy ways to go about establishing yourself or your organization (or both, I’ll get to that). This is a great optimization post from social media enthusiast and popular blogger, Kristi Hines. How’d I do?

Why Blogs that Allow Guest Posts Will Be Penalized in 2013


I don’t feel guest blogging is bad, nor that all bloggers who do it will be penalized by Google. You should just not accept guest posts from people who submit content to you that way. People who write content this way are spammers or a terrible SEO Company. Instead of an overdone “write for us” page that begs people to submit content, why not try this?

10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments


Yes, her readers come back over and over because of the exceptional content Kristi provides, but also because she rewards those who take their time to read her posts and leave their thoughts in comments with Dofollow , CommentLuv , and KeywordLuv enabled links back to their blogs. How do you know whether a blog is Do or Nofollow? This is a guest post by Ana Hoffman. Want some of that?

The Most Important SEO Metrics For Backlinks Analysis


Hence why monitoring the links of your website is just as important as running a content marketing campaign to acquire quality links. To quickly determine if a link is dofollow or nofollow, you can install the Chrome Nofollow extension, which will highlight all nofollow links. Meta nofollow. Is the content valuable to the reader and well researched?

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Many loyal readers have checked in on the newsletter throughout 2011 to get both evergreen content , the content that typically embraces these monthly updates, in addition to something completely new, monthly digital trends – the stuff you use for presentations and proposals, for arguing that social media and online marketing does have a firm place in today’s landscape.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Nearly 3/4 of active Twitter users are bloggers. Dave offers “25 ideas for ways you can get value out of Twitter, with a mix of business and personal focus,” such as meeting new people, staying on top of the news, influencing the influencers, and re-purposing content. It has enabled revolutions in real life as well as in digital marketing. More than 80% of U.S.

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How to Create a Latest Posts Portfolio Page with WP RSS Aggregator


If you write for a lot of different websites like I do, whether it is as a guest blogger or freelance writer , then you have probably struggled with finding a way to share your latest posts from all of those sites with your audience. It helps you drive traffic to the content you create offsite. The Plugin. The plugin you will need is WP RSS Aggregator. Here are some steps to try.

Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

Meta Tags When you search for a site in Google, you’ll see a snippet of content under the page link. Therefore, if you save your images as “minimalist-marketing.jpg&# or whatever your content is about, then Wordpress will automatically generate that text. NoFollow Certain Pages I did say there may be some tactics that people frown upon in this post, and this is the first. The Nofollow attribute was first introduced by search engines to help stop spam on the web from ranking in search results. This will help your content get indexed quicker by Google.

PIN’s: The Future of Private Link Building

Viper Chill

After all, this was the company that introduced the rel=”nofollow” attribute so we could link out to websites without giving them “link juice” That isn’t the real headline for the article – I’ve got to have some fun in these serious posts – but Google have publicly cracked down on pretty much everything when it comes to link building.

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The Secret to Growing Your Blog Twice as Fast With Half the Effort

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You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » The Secret to Growing Your Blog Twice as Fast With Half the Effort The Secret to Growing Your Blog Twice as Fast With Half the Effort Written by Glen, this post has 78 Comments Any blogging advice besides telling someone to choose a niche they love, write engaging content, network in your niche and stay consistent, is secondary. Like it.

How to Get a Footer Link from (And Why I’m Continuing with “Dark SEO”)

Viper Chill

Matt emailed me privately to ask that my content was only preaching white hat SEO and that he wouldn’t regret linking to me. We’ve also established they’ll only really do something about it when some blogger shows what they’re actually doing. Build great looking websites with great content and earn links. I had nothing to hide and told him as such.

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

70% of bloggers are organically talking about brands on their blog, and 38% of them post brand or product reviews. 35% of bloggers are professional journalists. Frequent best-of contributor Brian Solis shares stats from Technorati showing that nearly half of all bloggers are U.S.-based, How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes?

Guest Blogging: The Ultimate Guide

Viper Chill

In it’s simplest form, guest blogging is the exchange of content from one blogger to another, for a site which the author does not own. writes content for another website and this act makes you a ‘guest blogger.’ This, of course, is why so many bloggers care about their feed count. Blog posts to a blogger are like paintings to an artist.

10 Premium SEO Tools That You Can Try for Free (or Cheap)


Fresh Web Explorer – Discover emerging trends in keywords, phrases, and URLs in the web’s freshest content. Content. After the trial, pricing starts at $19 per month – one of the best for bloggers and small businesses. What I really like this tool for is content research. Premium SEO Tools with Free Account Options. MajesticSEO. SEOmoz. Raven Tools. Metrics.

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Why Google Pushed Me to Build a (Bigger) Link Network

Viper Chill

Google had zero idea about these backlinks until a blogger who previously had zero readers wrote about it. I do believe there is a right way to do things when it comes to building a network, like actually making the sites you build attractive and useful, meaning no default WordPress theme and no-spun content. Mostly nofollow and those that are dofollow are spammed to hell.

How Sponsored Posts Can Ruin Your Blog


More bloggers accept guest posts for their sites. Guest posts are an arrangement where a guest author will write content and submit it to the blog. In exchange, the blogger will allow the blogger at least one backlink to promote their own website. Guest blogging is a great opportunity for both the blogger and the guest author to receive exposure and share ideas. Most bloggers are more than happy to receive free content to their site and offer a backlink in return. A blogger will not generally pay nor receive money for a traditional guest post.

The best tips for online writing with reference to famous celebrities (Article for training purposes)

The Way of the Web

Writing online, optimising for search engines and marketing your digital content via social media isn’t rocket science. Using data in this way can be a temptation to emulate a content farm, but can also be useful for quality, investigative journalism and great content. And don’t forget to put your keyword first in your short and relevant headline.

The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

The bottom line: If your content is good enough to stand on its own, it will be Retweeted. Sadly enough, the bury reason (which was public for all to see) was not at all about the writer of the post but was about the content itself. Using content from another blog without attribution. If they are just pimping their own content, well, no, that’s not okay. Usually.)

Blogging Etiquette in the Face of a PR Pitch: What Miss Blogging.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

As someone who does public relations for companies, I’m sure you carefully pick your bloggers for the pitch. Bloggers have to weed out the crap and PR pros need to find the right people for the job. The job of someone who does blogger outreach can be difficult. It’s not always the people doing blogger outreach who don’t get it right. Yes, seriously.

Looking to Guest Post on Authority Sites? Here’s How to Find the Best Blogs


It’s no secret that getting your content published on the most popular and highly trafficked blogs in your niche can do a lot to grow your business. You need to first figure out which blogs are worth publishing on, and then you need to convince the blog owner that your content is worth publishing. And when they publish content, they’re thinking about how it benefits them.

How to Really Build Backlinks and Dominate Google

Viper Chill

Links from other sites to your site are basically a ‘vote’ that tell search engines you are trusted and you are a good resource for whatever your content is about. To explain how this works in the most basic of forms, when you write articles (for free) for another website, they’re happy to give you a backlink in the byline in return for your content. For example, if I contact a big blogger out of the blue and ask them to link to my latest article, it’s probably not going to happen. Do you think it will chase other bloggers away? Great point.

5 Tips to Land Quality Press Links Using HARO


The final thing you should look for is whether or not their links are Dofollow or Nofollow. That being said, even a Nofollow link can earn you a massive amount of referral traffic if the site is popular. A High Quality Website – Maintaining your blog or website with high-quality content and valuable information will also help you build a strong first impression.

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Paid Bloggers Still Get Google Downgrades

Bare Feet Studios

Bloggers who had earned a decent or better Page Rank saw their status tank to zero once Google realized they were being being paid for certain posts by advertisers. Bloggers who are compensated can use the “nofollow&# tag within their outbound links to keep those links from being tagged by Google as paid content. I wonder how many bloggers and paying advertisers address this detail specified in their contracts? With perfect timing, the Social Media Club Question of the Week ( #SMCQ10 ) has been about “Free Content.&# O Hawai?i

How to Generate Blog Post Ideas

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You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » How I Generated One Years Worth of Content Ideas In One Hour, And You Can Too How I Generated One Years Worth of Content Ideas In One Hour, And You Can Too Written by Glen, this post has 66 Comments I have a confession to make. But it’s not only search volumes I use this tool for; it’s also great for content ideas.

A New Linking Strategy: Out is the New In


Instead of being a helpful way to share relevant content with our readers, we’ve come to view them as a way to increase our SEO. We allow links in the comments, but we nofollow them so no link juice escapes. As the search engines get smarter, and the value of comment links, forum links, and social media links drops, the value of in-content links (i.e. Some A-list bloggers have written about this topic. So, what’s a blogger to do? I’ve been thinking a lot about my linking strategy lately. There was no central starting point. It has to change.

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Essential SEO Settings for Every New WordPress Blog


Some bloggers, designers, and WordPress developers have a kind of love-hate relationship with SEO. Many SEO-centered people don’t put a strong focus on the content quality they’re creating. No matter if you’re a blogger managing your own site, or a developer creating sites for others, SEO is always an important element, though it may not be the most important one. If you’re a blogger, then getting new visitors is in your best interests, obviously. The main content block always needs to appear first in the HTML structure. p=POSTID.

CommentLuv 2.9 – Guide for Blog Owners & Commenters


If you enjoy blog commenting and are also a blogger, CommentLuv enabled blogs (such as this one) gives you a chance to showcase your latest blog post with your comment. This means that the blog owner as well as other commenters will be able to see the kind of content you write which means a lot more clicks to your site than just the simple website URL you leave on a standard comment form.

A Step by Step Guide to Fixing Any Google Penalty


The content of a website and back links generated are monitored by search engines to determine the authenticity of the service provider. Avoid posting links on random or affiliated websites rather nofollow the link or remove them. Blog post can be reviewed by cross examining the website content. A low quality post can be detected by cross examining the post and cross checking various parameters such as: How authentic the content is? – Try to make the message personal with as precise content as possible. Why did we get the Penalty? What should we do to Improve?

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Cloud Jacking: 7 Steps to Dominate Your Niche

Viper Chill

I completely believe in honest engagement and quality content to help you rise about the competition. There’s also the ‘leave your job’ type bloggers writing excellent content such as Cody , Corbett and Christine. When you have an idea in mind of what to offer people (content on a particular topic) then you need to find where they are getting it already.

An Extensive Guide To Web Form Usability

Yahoo’s registration form effectively groups related content through purple headings and fine lines. While Constant Contact groups related content, it separates the groups too much, which could confuse the user. Justin Mifsud I am a user interface designer and user experience consultant by day and blogger by night. Magazine. Network. Job Board. Smashing Directory. Coding.