Videos Can Now Be Added to Facebook Comments

SocialTimes Facebook

Videos are everywhere on Facebook, and they can now be included in one more place: comments and replies to posts from users, pages, groups and events. Software engineer Bob Baldwin announced in a note that the social network released the new feature worldwide Thursday.

Why You Should Stop Writing Blog Comments

Ari Herzog

Valeria Maltoni challenges you to comment less and converse more. You don’t get that from commenting alone. This is seen whenever someone adds a new comment and enables you to have a nested back-and-forth conversation with as many people who choose to hit reply.

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Matt Cutts Comments on My April Fool’s Prank

Bill Hartzer

show with Leo Laporte and Jeff Jarvis, Matt Cutts commented my our April Fool’s prank. I’ve edited the video to pull out Matt Cutts’ comments so you don’t to have to listen to the whole entire hour-long show. Google Search Engines

The Value Of Blog Comments

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Last week, Mathew Ingram over at GigaOm published a Blog post titled, Yes, blog comments are still worth the effort. It seems like there's a movement for more and more Blogs to not bother having the comments enabled. Blog comments are becoming increasingly valuable. We need to take a step back to remember how far we have come in order to get an indication of the future (and what it could mean to the overall value of Blog comments). blog comment.

910 Blog Comments You Wrote Here

Ari Herzog

Search engines prove this statement true, evident by people such as Marc Pitman discovering old content to answer new questions. Old content is especially helpful when one sees lots of comments, tweets, and other social sharing metrics reflecting the value of whatever is written. 90 is the number of comments about blog lurking , illustrating why you choose not to comment. Analytics indicate less people are commenting, but it is obvious you remain a committed lurker.

Association Social Media: American Society of Civil Engineers

SocialFish

——————— Welcome to Elizabeth Bookhultz, Social Media Specialist, American Society of Civil Engineers! On the other hand, Twitter is where we find a lot of academics and engineering firms.

Search Engine Optimization: 10 Search Engine Ranking Problems

Bill Hartzer

I often talk to people who claim that they are suffering from poor search engine rankings. Easily, the number 1 issue I see in client websites preventing higher search engine rankings is lack of links. Subscribe to the comments for this post?

Spring Cleaning For Your Blog – How A Little Work Can Drive Search Engine And Social Media Traffic

SocMed Sean

Remember, the more you clean up those old posts the more they will pay you back with increased search engine traffic or organic traffic from social networks like Twitter and Facebook. Leave a comment and let me know.

Blog Comment Spammer Leaves Comment. Forgets to Spin the Content.

Bill Hartzer

When you have a fairly popular blog, you have to deal with comment spammers. Unfortunately, blog comment spamming still works apparently, or at least the blog spammers haven’t learned that it doesn’t work. Occasionally I get some really funny blog comments.

Hide Facebook Profile from Search Engines

Ari Herzog

Despite being friends with relatively few people on Facebook, anyone, friend or not, can read or comment on my wall. I allow the global Facebook community to find me, read my personal profile updates and comment when inspired; but I disable my profile from being indexed by search engines.

25 Important Search Engine Optimization Mistakes to Fix Right Now

Bill Hartzer

When it comes to optimizing your web site for the search engines , search engine optimization, there are a lot of things that you can do that will hurt your search engine rankings. There are quite a bit more SEO mistakes on my search engine optimization audit list.

Blog Tip – Write For Your Readers, Not The Search Engines

SocMed Sean

Before we ever dive into the technology behind their blog, I like to explore their content and their attitude toward the search engines. The problem is, what if the search engine spiders like your content, but your readers don’t? Have a comment or differing opinion?

What's The Best Discovery Engine? | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

» What’s The Best Discovery Engine? Until Bing called itself a “decision engine,&# not many people had heard that term. And I’d wager to say the same thing about “discovery engine,&# though I like that term. You must be logged in to post a comment.

Dear Blog Comment Spammer: I Think Your Comment Spam Tool is Broken

Bill Hartzer

Dear Blog Comment Spammer, who just left a comment on one of my recent blog posts: I think whatever software tool or script that you are using is broken. I don’t even think an automated bot of some sort would allow comments like these on a blog.

44 Questions to Ask Your Search Engine Optimization Company

Bill Hartzer

I quickly recalled all of the search engine optimization work I did for a search engine optimization client. One of the most difficult keyword phrases I worked on for a search engine optimization client was “gift baskets&#. Subscribe to the comments for this post?

Search Engine Optimization: Why Image Alt Tags are Important

Bill Hartzer

This is only one SEO tip out of many search engine optimization tips I have been providing over the years. All of my search engine optimization tips, like this one , are meant to be specific, they should not take too much time to implement, and are meant to be directly to the point.

…and Blog Comment Spam Continues

Ari Herzog

With names such as SEO Forum, SEO Outsourcing, and Herbalife, it is pathetic that despite clear instructions that real names are required when adding comments, people continue to leave comments with their company names or other search engine optimized keywords.

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How Social Media Can Affect Your Search Engine Rankings

ProBlogger

Now more than ever, marketing experts are improving their marketing strategy with fewer resources, and they are shifting marketing budgets from traditional to digital tactics like search engine optimization and social media. Comments on Pinterest. Comments on Reddit, Digg, StumbleUpon.

When It Comes to Facebook Posts, Size Matters

SocialTimes Facebook

Search-engine-optimization results are better. Post activity: Posts that have a lot of likes, comments and shares (especially from the people a person interacts with most) could appear higher in a person’s feed.

Book Review and Giveaway- The Commitment Engine by John Jantsch

Janet Fouts

The Commitment Engine: Making Work Worth It , by John Jantsch. In the Commitment Engine he shows us what commitment really means in a business and a personal sense. Want a free copy of the commitment engine?

Search Engine Optimization Tip: How to Remove a Web Page from Google

Bill Hartzer

This is only one seo tip out of many search engine optimization tips I have been providing over the years. All of my search engine optimization tips are meant to be specific , they should not take too much time to implement, and are meant to be directly to the point.

Search Engine Optimization Firms Like RankPay Still Hurting SEO Industry

Bill Hartzer

I am still amazed that search engine optimization firms like RankPay are still relying on what I would call shady marketing techniques like sending UCE Spam (UCE stands for Unsolicited Commercial Email), trying to get more search engine optimization business.

Search Engine Optimization Tip: Adding Content to your Web Site

Bill Hartzer

This is only one seo tip out of many search engine optimization tips I have been providing over the years. All of my search engine optimization tips are meant to be specific, they should not take too much time to implement, and are meant to be directly to the point.

Search Engine Optimization Tip: Check Your 404 Errors

Bill Hartzer

This is only one seo tip out of many search engine optimization tips I have been providing over the years. All of my search engine optimization tips are meant to be specific, they should not take too much time to implement, and are meant to be directly to the point. In fact, this search engine optimization tip is pretty simple: check your 404 error pages on your website. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tags: Search Engine Optimization

Search Engines Technical Limitations - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Understanding the Search Engine could be advantageous for you. Search Engine Optimization is the process of building your Blog / Site / Social Profile in a way such that the Search Engines can easily find them. Since Search Engines have certain limitations. Search Engines programmes can read text not images, animations and forms. A Link structure that is not developed well and is broken then the Search Engine will overlook this.

Facebook Live Coming to Desktops, Laptops

SocialTimes Facebook

Danny Goodwin of Search Engine Journal shared this video (embedded below) from Facebook user Delilah Taylor , in which a Live Video option appeared in her status update composer while accessing the social network via desktop. You’ve got to put in a comment, and then you hit next, and when you hit next, it will bring up a secondary screen, which kind of looks like a Google Hangout screen, and you can adjust your camera and microphone … Then you hit “Go Live.”.

Search Engine Optimization: Why a Blog is Important

Bill Hartzer

When talking to business owners about marketing their businesses on the internet, I often get asked about why I always recommend that their online marketing strategy, their search engine optimization efforts, include a blog. And the search engines will notice, as well.

Search Engine Optimization Tip: Check the Whois on Your Domain Name

Bill Hartzer

This is only one SEO tip out of many search engine optimization tips I have been providing over the years. All of my search engine optimization tips are meant to be specific, they should not take too much time to implement, and are meant to be directly to the point.

How to Leverage Blog Comments to Increase Search Rank

ProBlogger

When the topic of getting blog comments for SEO comes up, your first thought would probably be to get links to your site by commenting on other blogs. Well, I usually don’t waste my time with that technique, because most comment links are no-follow anyway.

Throwback Thursday: Search Engine Watch Circa 1999

Bill Hartzer

Today is Thursday, and every Thursday I try to feature one search engine or search engine website. Today, because of the official announcement that Danny Goodwin is leaving Search Engine Watch , I thought I would feature Search Engine Watch. Search Engines

How to React to Comments for Your Reputation Management

Kikolani

You’ve been following the conversation about your brand using one of the many monitoring tools available to help you manage and monitor your online reputation and now it has caught wind of a few negative comments or posts about you or your company. This is a guest post by Jay Buerck.

Search Engine Optimization Tip: Expand On Your Best Website Content

Bill Hartzer

This is only one Search Engine Optimization tip out of several SEO tips I have been providing over the years. All of my search engine optimization tips are supposed to be specific, they should not acquire a lot time to implement, and are supposed to be directly to the point.

Search Engine Optimization: 5 Keyword Research Tips

Bill Hartzer

One of the most important, if not the most important, part of search engine optimization is keyword research. Here are five keyword research tips that will help your overall search engine optimization efforts. First of all, you want to clearly define your search engine marketing efforts. Subscribe to the comments for this post? Search Engine OptimizationProperly researching the keywords and keyword phrases is important for several reasons.

Top 5 Search Engine Optimization Audit Quick Tips

Bill Hartzer

If you have every noticed a sudden loss of website traffic or if the traffic has gone down considerably then it’s time to start thinking about a search engine optimization audit. The first step in your Search Engine Optimization Plan should include an SEO Audit.

Mike Dillard Sues Website Owner Over Manipulative Search Engine Optimization Techniques

Bill Hartzer

In fact, it appears that all of this is because of organic search engine listings in the Google search engine. “Like most internet search engines, Google uses a large index of keywords and where those words can be found online.

Why Popular Science Killed Their Comments And The Huffington Post Should Too

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If the comments following this post or any others were gone, how much of a difference would that make? Last week, Popular Science shut off the comments on their website. In an article titled, Why We''re Shutting Off Our Comments , online content director, Suzanna LaBarre stated: "Comments can be bad for science. " You would think that there must be technology to moderate these bad comments and fix it. Why not tweet your comment? blog comments.

Would You Add Google+ To Your Blog Comments?

Small Business Mavericks

How many different blog comment applications are out there? If you are a WordPress user, then you know you don’t need to add a plug-in or application to encourage comments on your blog. However, you can add comment management services like Disqus or CommentLuv. But what if Google+ had a blog comment system? Let me tell you why you should consider it: A blog comment system owned by Google would be SEO gold. That would help your blog and your commentators.

Facebook Journalism Project: A Complete Guide

SocialTimes Facebook

This month, our engineering team, in collaboration with the engineering team of German news organization Bild , will launch a test to explore offering free trials to engaged readers, right from within Instant Articles.

13 Not-So-Scary Ways to Become a Master at Blog Commenting

Writtent Blog

Every content marketing strategy should involve a plan for blog commenting. However, taking the time to leave comments really matters, and it’s an integral part of your content promotion strategy whether you realize it or not. Leaving comments on other websites, of course.

Facebook Live Updates for Facebook Mentions

SocialTimes Facebook

Engineering manager Jesse Chen and product manager Chris Hatfield detailed the following updates to Facebook Live for Mentions in a Facebook Media blog post : Team prompts, which allows users to create drafts of the descriptions for their Facebook Live posts.