Pinterest: Great Opportunity for Lifestyle Publishers and Brands

Adam Sherk

While any photo-rich site can benefit from Pinterest, at least at this stage in its evolution there are particularly strong opportunities for lifestyle publishers and brands. As with most social sites it is a good idea for brands to have an official outpost.

12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program.

Saying It Social

Own your brand’s social presence: If you don’t create official channels online, it’s only a matter of time before your customers/clients do it for you and create their own profiles and communities around your brand. It’s important to claim your brand name across all the major social media platforms. If your brand isn’t consistent across the Web, namechk can help you by determining which usernames are still available on a number of the most popular sites.

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Social Media’s Impact on SEO

Ignite Social Media

With the influx of content, marketers are likely wondering how this additional branded content is impacting SEO. All social media sites use NoFollow links, which tells the search engines to not pass PageRank through to those links.

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Book Review: Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

With Social Media Marketing: Strategies for Engaging in Facebook, Twitter & Other Social Media , the inimitable Liana “Li&# Evans has provided the definitive handbook for social media marketers. Social Networking (Facebook, MySpace, LinkedIn, etc.). Share this on Facebook.

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8 Critical SEO and Digital Marketing Opportunities

Adam Sherk

As a user I like the new hosted and mobile-specific article formats, be that Facebook Instant Articles , Apple News Format or Google’s AMP project. Google Panda and other forms of algorithmic filtering continue to impact even reputable brands with quality content.

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Facebook is the world’s most visited social media brand with 54% of the worlds internet population visiting the brand. More than 700,000 local businesses have active Pages on Facebook. Are Twitter Followers Better Than Facebook Fans? Share this on Facebook.

Web CEO SEO Software Platform Review

Kikolani

Then add your social profile URLs: Twitter, Facebook, Google+ and YouTube are supported. It also provides an insight if links are juicy or nofollow, and PR of the domain. 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.

How Social Media Can Increase Your New Site’s Search Visibility

Socialmedia.biz

Google’s own Matt Cutts stated , “We do use Twitter and Facebook links in ranking as we always have in our web search rankings, but in addition we’re also trying to figure out a little bit about the reputation of an author or creator on Twitter or Facebook,” Social media has only grown and developed substantially since Cutts’ statement, in regards to users, relevancy, and overall frequency of activity. Brand Awareness. Post by Adi Englander.

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5 Ways that Social Media Impacts SEO

Adam Sherk

The annotations include things like a thumbnail image or an indication that someone the user is connected to (be that a person or a brand) has shared or liked the page. Bing has stronger relationships with Facebook and Twitter so it is in a better position to utilize their data.

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Getting Started with Integrating Search and Social Media

Saying It Social

Microsoft signed deals with both Twitter and Facebook to incorporate tweets and status updates into Bing. Microsoft recently expanded the arrangement with Facebook, making Bing its default search engine. The links from the profile page may have nofollow tags, but they will drive traffic and different search engines treat the nofollow tag differently.

Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

It is one of the many reasons that content marketing has become so popular, as brands in other industries put an emphasis on content development and promotion and essentially become publishers themselves.

Do Social Signals Drive SEO?

Convince & Convert

When people ask this question, what they mean is, does sharing a web page in your social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Google Plus, Pinterest, etc., You just hit hit publish on that great new blog post. What a great feeling!

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5 Tips to Land Quality Press Links Using HARO

Kikolani

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.

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Twitter users are twice as likely to purchase from companies they follow than are Facebook users. The Right Way to Build Brand(s) via Twitter by iMedia Connection. Twitter gets new, Facebook-like feeds & features by DevBeat.

What Your Webmaster Can’t Do For You

Navolutions

If you’re not starting a brand new company from the ground up, there is a good chance that you have lots and lots of usernames, passwords, and accounts attached to your online presence. R5GJNQWPUEK8 . Pop culture has an obsession with all powerful computer nerds.

Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Tweet Spinner also has a “nofollow&# user list that will algorithmically never follow users who meet certain criteria. Moreover, you can also nofollow people based on their tweets. Digg Diigo Disqus Dopplr Facebook Fetch Flickr FriendFeed gdgt Google Reader Identi.ca

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

Kikolani

Search for conversations about your brand, your competitors or relevant industry terms to find fresh mentions and links. Be sure to follow Kristi on Twitter , Facebook , and Google+.

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Social Media Strategy: 10 Experts Reveal Their Secrets

Viper Chill

Facebook After recently surpassing Google as the most popular site in America and closing in on 500,000,000 monthly unique visitors, Facebook has huge amounts of traffic that you can ethically leverage to grow your business online. I would treat Facebook almost as a stand-alone website.

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Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

A client I worked with last year received a massive boost in search traffic when we removed their brand name from title tags on their blog posts. From there, I have entered the following: Home Title: Viral Marketing : ViperChill (This is the phrase I’m trying to get my site to rank for and a brand name) Post Title: %post_title% Page Title: %page_title% | %blog_title% Those are the main ones, and I recommend you tweak the rest to your preferred preferences. Home What the F ?

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

Viper Chill

If you don’t read the rest of this very long post then let me summarise it as this: Google is failing to enforce their guidelines on a huge scale, especially when it comes to big brands. Are Shopify Facebook’s New Partner or Google’s?

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Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Blog World Meetups Tweetups and Parties

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Blog World events listing (meetups, tweetups, and parties), and 5 ways to use video for branding on kikolani.com. Facebook. What if women had designed Facebook ? 11 killer ways to increase your Facebook Ad CTR – great tips, especially the one about images. Marketing experiments emerge – 9 creative ways to use Facebook Places. 5 Ways to Use Video for Branding.

Comment Marketing 101

ProBlogger

And correct me if I’m wrong, but the first thing you probably hoped to get out of it was some links (even though most of them “nofollow”, hoping that it will still somehow boost your ranking), and also maybe get some traffic while making the blogger notice you. However, the link value that’s passed even through those “dofollow” links is almost not worth mentioning at all compared to other methods of link building (and of course there’s none available through “nofollow” links).

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Your Input Wanted & More

Kikolani

5 ways to build your brand effectively. Why nofollow still matters. Display huge profile pictures on your Facebook page. How to get the most out of Facebook Insights. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, a reader poll, and upcoming posts on the Kikolani Network. Reader Poll. Before I get to the good stuff (the resources of course), I wanted to ask Fetching Friday fans the following question.

PIN’s: The Future of Private Link Building

Viper Chill

Big Brands Dominate the Long Tail. As SEO becomes increasingly difficult and searches are more and more dominated by big brands, the long tail will be the final frontier of search traffic opportunities. You can tweet or Facebook share an article from another influencer.

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Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Part 2 hasn’t been posted as of the compilation of this report, but you should know that SEO is about a strong brand, that you must perform research, real value produces great results, and you must understand where to circulate the message to get the best results. Branding.

How to Optimize Your Content for Authorship Success

ProBlogger

One of the most important things you can do in 2014 as a content creator, is identify who you are as a personal brand by monitoring how you come across online. As a writer, it is essential that you are taking advantage of every opportunity you have to turn yourself into a developed brand. .

The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Facebook Adding users as friends without proper introductions. And if they don’t accept, don’t send the group request more than once by asking them to join via email, wall post, or Facebook message. Using a fake name as your Facebook name.

Use CommentLuv for better comments - Koka Sexton dot Com

Koka Sexton

Amazing 2008 Topps Triple Threads Football box break ¬ Raj Kumar #3401 February 26th, 2009 at 10:23 pm Commentluv is a great plug however if the site owner has the nofollow tag on in the comments then it loses half of it’s value since the search engines will not follow it.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Vacation Announcement

Kikolani

My name = my brand – a reminder that you should keep an eye on the most important brand: you! Link building tool interview with Garrett French of Ontolo – shares some free link building tools, plus shares an important aspect of the value of nofollow links. 4 ways to measure social media and its impact on your brand – tips on measuring exposure, engagement, influence, and lead generation funnels.

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

Viper Chill

I’m aware that admitting and even talking about building a link network probably doesn’t put this brand in a very good light. Please spare the jokes about this brand already having a bad reputation ;). Cnet With More Brand Favoring.

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

Viper Chill

If you enjoyed this post, you can: Save on Delicious Share on Facebook Print > [link] title="Click to send this page to Twitter!" If the industry is very competitive, you have little chance without a strong brand or big links. Another is that nofollow links don’t count.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

There’s relationship building (see rule #6), influence, branding, and more. Handling all incoming inquiries professionally (and even quickly) can do wonders on indirectly building up your blog (and maybe even your brand) with high regard.

ViperChill Monthly Report #1

Viper Chill

This site is practically brand new, so it’s going to be a while until we establish a decent amount of visitors. If you enjoyed this post, you can: Save on Delicious Share on Facebook Print > [link] title="Click to send this page to Twitter!" You have a really good brand then.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, First Newsletter & Tennis Street Magic

Kikolani

Facebook. How to create your own custom Facebook share URL – super easy and makes sure you get the image you want shared with your pages! How to use status tagging successfully on Facebook pages – great way to get your posts noticed on other Pages (tip: when you promote a new blog post on your personal profile, status tag your blog’s fan page to get new fans!). Matt Cutt says don’t use nofollow for internal links – EVER.

Lessons to learn from Blekko and T-Shirt marketing

The Way of the Web

And from online and offline interactions, those people will probably spread the word to say 100 people (Average number of Facebook friends is 150 as an example). And that’s ignoring the concerns about the brand identity, and what happens in someone undesirable wears our logo etc.

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Paid Bloggers Still Get Google Downgrades

Bare Feet Studios

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. The nofollow may well make that harder, but then again, if you are under contract I think it’s the buyer’s responsibility to track the postings of the paid blogger. at the Rotary Club of Honolulu Sunset May 28-30: Social Media Skills for Musicians: Twitter, Facebook, Blogging, & Podcasting at the N?

The Very First Thing You Should Do in 2010

Viper Chill

Now that we’re beginning a New Year, many people (myself included) feel like they are able to wipe the slate clean and try a ‘fresh start’ or a new strategy for a brand new year. Why Build a Brand Base? What do you think of building a brand base?

Fetching Friday – Resources, Blog World Expo & Akismet

Kikolani

7 brand building tips for you b2b blog – if you have trouble making your b2 blog standout, try these tips. Facebook. An experiment in platform exclusive content – metrics from a free ebook available on Facebook only. 35 impressive Facebook fan page profile pictures – great ways to utilize your 200px by 600px space on your page. 11 ways to promote your Facebook page outside of Facebook – great ideas to try if you want more fans!

ViperChill Monthly Report 2

Viper Chill

I also ran a small experiment that meant I paid people with over 500 Facebook friends $10 to post a link to my RSS feed. If you enjoyed this post, you can: Save on Delicious Share on Facebook Print > [link] title="Click to send this page to Twitter!" The facebook promotion idea is cool.

Reputation Management for Wordpress (Free Plugin)

Viper Chill

Reputation management (or monitoring, in this case) is about tracking your brand online. It’s always good to see who is singing your praises and it’s important to know who is criticising you or your brand so you can respond where necessary. Home What the F ?

ViperChill Monthly Report 3

Viper Chill

If you enjoyed this post, you can: Save on Delicious Share on Facebook Print > [link] title="Click to send this page to Twitter!" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 28 Comments Oscar - freestyle mind says: January 1, 2010 at 12:30 pm Congrats for your website grow! Home What the F ?

6 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging 4 Years Ago

Viper Chill

I’m not naive enough to think that you would stick around here if I provided absolutely no marketing value, simply because of who I am or the brand that I’ve built. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 88 Comments Vinay says: May 26, 2010 at 11:07 am Great tips Glen!

Why Social Media Is a Better Investment than SEO

ProBlogger

To be sure, search engines do drive a lot of traffic, however, with the increasing pollution of search engines with content farms, Google’s love of big brands/big media, and the increasing amount of work required to rank for ever longer keywords, SEO is no longer worth the effort for most bloggers. The power of brands. Google loves brands. To given you an example of how much authority brands are given, several months ago I conducted an experiment.

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