7 SEO Principles Bloggers Must Remember

Convince & Convert

Nofollow links to sites with which you don’t want/need to share link equity. Most bloggers want their articles to rank on Google, as well as their home page (especially when searching for their name), but probably don’t need “About Me” or “Contact Me” to rank.

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Bloggers: This Is How Long Your Posts Should Be

Viper Chill

I’m not a blogger who will guess numbers and just throw stats out there, so I decided to do an in-depth analysis. If your niche isn’t here then look at successful sites to see the types of posts that other bloggers are writing and how long their articles are on average.

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Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide

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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.

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. Link-building strategies for bloggers. Links can do this regardless of whether or not they contain the “nofollow” attribute, contain redirects, come from a site with a high PageRank , and so on. If you know a blogger who writes a lot of guest posts, search for their name and Google+ on Google. For example….

Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

For example, creating a large extended footer with links to every site in your network, with anchor text that is clearly for SEO, is not the way to go. Blogger and influencer outreach. Bloggers tend to be the best candidates for outreach activities that can lead to inbound links.

10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments


However, what I see many bloggers do, newbie bloggers in particular, is not really knowing how to use the resources Kristi and so many other bloggers provide to maximize their link building efforts. How do you know whether a blog is Do or Nofollow?

3 Forums with CommentLuv-Like Functionality


You can see what I mean in the following example. Bloggeries – Bloggeries Blog Forum is a place for bloggers to discuss blogging. Latest blog post links are nofollow.

Ahrefs Review: How to Use Ahrefs to Analyze Your Blog

Razor Social

The type of links displayed are: NoFollow – These links pretty much have no value to your website in terms of SEO. For example, most links from blog comments are NoFollow because too many spammers were using comments to get links.

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.

PIN’s: The Future of Private Link Building

Viper Chill

For example, when I want to see how my football team, Newcastle, have fared against Liverpool, I literally don’t have to click anywhere. While I don’t wish to reveal those exact industries, let me give you an example closer to home, with ViperChill.

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Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

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For example, I sometimes recommend guest blogging as a great way to build your authority in your niche and will then link to my guide on guest blogging. For example, if you head on over to test.com, you will see it is both accessible at [link] and [link] Try this on your own site and see if it is the same. NoFollow Certain Pages I did say there may be some tactics that people frown upon in this post, and this is the first. I use Blogger. Home What the F ?

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Top 10 Attributes of a Successful Blogger : If you like writing, have good grammar skills, are creative, and have an entrepreneurial spirit, you might make a great blogger for yourself or your company! Geography, for example, comes into play here.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Nearly 3/4 of active Twitter users are bloggers. 40 Examples Of Creatively Designed Twitter Backgrounds by Tripwire Magazine. Daniel Flamberg shares some fascinating intelligence on Twitter users, such as that: • 72% of active Twitter users are bloggers. •

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

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I’ve made similar comments in multiple blog posts and have always backed it up with as many examples as necessary. Another good example are RetailMeNot. Here are a few common examples of unnatural links that may violate our guidelines: [.].

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Guest Blogging: The Ultimate Guide

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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.’ Blog posts to a blogger are like paintings to an artist.

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

Viper Chill

These links are not no-followed either which is Google’s recommendation for widget links; check the websites in that Ahrefs screenshot for examples (thanks to Mr. Floate for helping me with that). There were quite a few angry webmasters there, with one example being Stephen.

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. For example, check out this case , this example , and this one. The most important part of the example is the Google+ link. Here’s an example author bio page.

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,

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 great way of getting quality links is by using the HARO platform.

The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Considering the above example, I pose a question on Facebook etiquette: Is it appropriate to let these requests sit in pending mode or to reject the friends outright?? Sending a pitch to a blogger requesting a link exchange even though your site has no relevancy at all to their content.

An Extensive Guide To Web Form Usability


For example, wouldn’t it be weird to ask someone their name only after having asked a number of other questions? Dropbox provides a fine example of what a registration form should look like. For example, pre-select the user’s country based on their IP address. Magazine. Network.

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.

The Ultimate Guide to Leaving Comments On Blogs


Getting to know other bloggers – leaving a comment can often be a great way to get on the radar of another blogger. There’s no real debate around the legitimacy of these comments – they are spam and any blogger in their right mind mark them as such.

How to Really Build Backlinks and Dominate Google

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These are some high profile examples, but there are literally millions of useful sites online. For example, this site is “trying&# to rank for the phrase viral marketing. As an example, a site ranking 2nd for me right now is a page on Wilson Web. Leave Blog Comments Most blog comments are nofollowed (this means search engines aren’t supposed to give weight to the link, though I believe Yahoo and Bing still do) so they don’t provide much link juice directly.

CommentLuv 2.9 – Guide for Blog Owners & Commenters


For example, Extreme John left behind this comment and CommentLuv link on yesterday’s guest post. 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.

How to Generate Blog Post Ideas

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You can find ideas in literally any niche, with some examples being their marketing , finance , gadget and humour sections. As an example, you can see the most posts you all enjoyed the most at ViperChill by going here. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

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

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I’ve seen so few examples of this that I wonder actually how many people know about it. To really cement this idea in your head, allow me share an example from the personal development niche. These bloggers have helped each other out a lot. Wow, awesome example!

A Step by Step Guide to Fixing Any Google Penalty


An addition in Google spread sheet is of “contact examples” wherein the user can upload images of email examples set out to webmasters you are associated with. For example, if you are updating an article about a particular sport on some sports web portal it will attract the targeted audience and will not spam the web portal. Avoid posting links on random or affiliated websites rather nofollow the link or remove them.

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How to Promote Your Business, Blog or Website on Twitter


So, without further ado, here are some ways you can use Twitter for promotion, with some examples for businesses and bloggers / article writers. Article / Blog Post Promotion: If you’re a social media blogger, send a link to a post Twitter tips. For example, you can do searches on a particular keyword that includes a question (?). HootSuite for Blogging – Twitter Management for Bloggers.

The Most Important Blog Post You'll Probably Never Read

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Steve Pavlina is the biggest personal development blogger in the world. With over 160,000 subscribers he’s one of the biggest bloggers online and no praise he receives is without merit. In many ways, he’s a successful blogger. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

Essential SEO Settings for Every New WordPress Blog


Some bloggers, designers, and WordPress developers have a kind of love-hate relationship with SEO. There are only so many hours in a day, and if you spend most of them on, for example, link building then there’s not much time left to do some honest writing. 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.

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


Often they’re looking for two things: Guest bloggers with big platforms, such as a big social media following. Guest bloggers who’re established experts. Example: Let’s suppose you’re interested in weight loss for women. Become a guest blogger.

A New Linking Strategy: Out is the New In


We allow links in the comments, but we nofollow them so no link juice escapes. Some A-list bloggers have written about this topic. Kimberly Turner’s Monthly Trends + 10 Tips for a Flawless Linking Strategy touches on the subject, for example. So, what’s a blogger to do? I’ve been thinking a lot about my linking strategy lately.

How a 3 Month Old Website Received 958373 Visits from Google

Viper Chill

For example, I picked a totally random date from 2009 – August the 8th – and found these to be the most popular searches that day in the United States: Imagine you could predict what someone was going to search for in the future. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

Cloud Jacking: 7 Steps to Dominate Your Niche

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For example, I’ve managed to build a top 10 personal development blog in 12 months and I was voted the top social media marketer under 21. There’s also the ‘leave your job’ type bloggers writing excellent content such as Cody , Corbett and Christine.

My thoughts on Facebook’s commenting system

The Way of the Web

Blog comments have long been one way of creating community between bloggers, whether or not those comments are seo-friendly ‘do follow’ links or ‘no follow’ If someone posts a great comment on my site, I’d like them to get the small reward of a direct link to their site, if anyone wants to find out more. And judging by the SEOMOz toolbar’s ‘NoFollow’ indicator, the Facebook comments are followed links back to Facebook everytime.

Do you lose value by turning off comments on a blog?

The Way of the Web

No wonder so many of the more prominent bloggers have turned comments off, particularly when they tend to elicit the most rabid of fanboys for particular companies. The usual example is Fred Wilson’s community at avc.com.

Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches

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target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 153 Comments Oscar - freestyle mind says: September 14, 2010 at 9:12 am I’ve started an SEO experiment recently and I’m having some nice results. Reply Glen says: September 14, 2010 at 5:39 pm Aren’t most of them nofollow?

Definitive Guide to Becoming Likeable Online

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Let’s put it this way: I’m far more likely to link to my best friend in a blog post than a random blogger and I’m far more likely to send my favourite cousin a copy of my new product for free than someone I don’t know. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

2897 Words on How to Create Viral Content (The Key Element Behind.

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If you use Google Reader in a list format for example – like I do – then your headline determines whether myself or anyone else using the service will click on your listing to read the post. Link ] Headline example : Do You Know Why Printer Ink is so Expensive?