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How to Use URL Parameters for Facebook Ads Tracking

Jon Loomer

One tool available is URL parameters. While the use of URL parameters shouldn’t replace your Ads Manager reporting, they can provide a backup related to the traffic sent to your website from an ad (or even organically from your page or some other source).

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Example: Use URL Parameters to Verify Facebook Ads Results

Jon Loomer

One approach is using URL parameters. I wrote a tutorial previously about using Dynamic URL Parameters with your Facebook ads for this purpose. First, let’s take a quick step back to detail what URL parameters are and why this is necessary. URL parameters provide an option.

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TikTok Tests New Options to Add External URLs to Clips, Comment Downvoting

Social Media Today

TikTok has expanded its test of adding external links to videos, with some users now able to add Wikipedia, TripAdvisor and Yelp links

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Creating A Friendly URL For Your Google Plus Page

SocMed Sean

While Google+ is pretty easy to setup and use, one of the things I don’t like about Google+ pages is the fact that you can’t create a friendly URL. The URL for my Facebook page is simple to remember. So if another blogger links to a page on my site and I need to change the URL for some reason, I can always use Redirect to tell WordPress “if someone requests the old URL, automatically send them to the new URL.”

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How Bit.Ly Pro Powers My Short URL

Ari Herzog

Amid yesterday’s comments about my announcement of a domain I bought to shorten web addresses , Leo noticed [link] redirected to [link] and wondered why I didn’t use a WordPress plugin instead. It allowed me to publish any blog post on this site and automatically create a short URL with this blog’s domain, e.g. [link]. account, the bookmarklet enabled me to copy and paste a long URL, click a button, and see the resulting short URL with [link] at the beginning.

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How to Edit the Facebook Ad Destination URL by Placement

Jon Loomer

There are reasons you may want to edit your Facebook ad destination URL by placement. Let’s walk through those steps so that you can run different URLs by placement, too. Create a URL with UTM Parameters. This additional code doesn’t change the destination of the URL, but it tags a URL so that you can learn more about the behavior of people who clicked that specific link. An easy way to do this is to use the Google URL builder.

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Create a custom url for your Facebook Page

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Create a custom url for your Facebook Page by cinta5 on June 17, 2010 After being asked a few times how to get a custom url for a Facebook page I decided to go ahead and create a post on how to do it. First, in order to create a custom url the page has to have 25 “fans&# or “likes&#.

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Facebook’s New Comment System: All You Wanted to Know

The Marketing Blog

The latest comes in the form of Facebook’s newly launched comments plug-in, a powerful system that is bound to re-define how users comment on Blogs and other social media sites. Let’s look at this all new plug-in and what makes it vastly different from already available commenting systems like Disqus, Intense Debate etc. The comments box can be installed on any third party website where an interaction like comments is functional.

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Reintroducing Blog Comment Moderation

Ari Herzog

It is common for companies (who don’t comprehend a blog comment is akin to having a conversation) to hire people to write manual comments on blogs all over the place in the hope an unsuspecting reader will click to learn more about the company product. Despite my replacing Akismet with the Growmap Anti-Spam Plugin two months ago that requires commenters to check a box before submitting a comment , the plugin only prevents automatic comments and not manual comments.

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How to Stay on Top of Facebook Ad Comments (Without Losing Your Mind)

agora pulse

Want to respond to Facebook dark post comments? If you’re a seasoned Facebook admin and have an active Facebook page, you’re probably pretty good at responding to comments on your organic posts. But how quick are you to respond to comments on your unpublished posts (i.e.,

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Experiment: What Happens When You Buy TikTok Comments

Hootsuite

Are you curious to find out how bad it would really be to buy TikTok comments? It’s not just vanity: the number of comments on your TikTok video is a positive metric to share with your boss or potential brand partners, and prove to your parents that this is a real job, thank you.

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What Happened When We Tested Four Facebook Ad Comment Tools

agora pulse

Do prospects and customers comment on your Facebook ads? Comments on your ads tell you several things about your business – like how they perceive your product, service, or business in general. You can reach out to them and ask for a testimonial, or use their comments as motivation to plow ahead. But if you don’t may attention to those comments, you’ve missed great business opportunities. Does Your Facebook Ads Comments Tool REALLY Work?

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LinkedIn Tip - “Hey, Baby. What's Your URL?”

Almost Savvy

What’s Your URL?&# Each LinkedIn profile is given a default URL, which is a combination of the LinkedIn domain and a bunch of numbers.? Click on “Edit&# to change the URL to include your name. Those with a common name may find that their desired LinkedIn URL is already taken by another member of the same name. Now that you are the proud owner of a customized LinkedIn URL, use it for personal branding purposes.

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How to Identify Spam in Blog Comments

Ari Herzog

The above screenshot is a comment posted to AriWriter two hours ago. Because this blog is powered by WordPress and I run a spam detection plugin called Akismet that automatically places comments meeting certain criteria into a holding pattern, the bestiality comment was not published. In the below screenshots, you can view his identifying information and extracts of his comments: Sometimes names and email addresses are different, but the website is the same.

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How to Monitor Comments on your Instagram Ads (and why it’s crucial to do so!)

agora pulse

They’re actually the easiest native way to get leads as you can’t have any clickable URLs on organic Instagram posts. Like ads on Facebook, your Instagram Ads receive comments. Engagement on Instagram means likes and comments, if a higher number of likes on your Instagram ads is not something you have to worry about, a higher number of Instagram ad comments can be a concern. Because you have no way whatsoever to natively see what these comments are and manage them.

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Did You Approve That Blog Comment?

Ari Herzog

I’m sure the folks at New York-based JKAhosting.com don’t know what’s going on around the blogopshere, so they and other companies should pay attention to a series of blog comments I’ve received in recent days — that are identical to the following screenshot: If the text is too small, you may click the image to zoom. But the company didn’t post the comment. The comment is not unique to this blog, either. Tags: blogging , comments.

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Facebook’s New Comment System: All You Wanted to Know

The Marketing Blog

The latest comes in the form of Facebook’s newly launched comments plug-in, a powerful system that is bound to re-define how users comment on Blogs and other social media sites. Let’s look at this all new plug-in and what makes it vastly different from already available commenting systems like Disqus, Intense Debate etc. The comments box can be installed on any third party website where an interaction like comments is functional.

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10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments

Kikolani

PageRank 5, Alexa rank about 15K and constantly dropping (in case you are not familiar with how Alexa rank works, the lower the number, the better), a wealth of comments on every post. 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.

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How to Check the Quality of Facebook Ad Traffic

Jon Loomer

URL Parameters and Google Analytics. I’ve written before about how to use URL parameters and Google Analytics to check your results. Set up your URL parameters however you’d like, but I prefer the Dynamic URL Builder that Facebook provides within ad creation.

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How To Promote You Facebook Page URL on Your Personal Profile.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How To Promote You Facebook Page URL on Your Personal Profile Facebook doesn’t make this easy. Option 2: Add the URL to your Facebook Page in your “Write something about yourself&# box. Now write a call to action and the URL of your Facebook Page. Note: You must include the “[link] at the beginning of your URL, otherwise it will not be a live link.

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CommentLuv 2.9 – Guide for Blog Owners & Commenters

Kikolani

This guide will cover what is new for both blog owners and blog commenters alike as well as how to install and configure this plugin on your WordPress blog. CommentLuv is a plugin that allows commenters to leave a link to their latest post behind with their comment. For example, Extreme John left behind this comment and CommentLuv link on yesterday’s guest post. Benefits for Blog Commenters. for Commenters. Valuable Commenters vs. Comment Spammers.

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Bit.ly Makes A Better URL Shortener

Koka Sexton

Makes A Better URL Shortener Bit.ly is a URL shortner for use with services like Twitter where every letter counts. There are many URL Shorteners available online like TinyUrl but Bit.ly Besides having just the URL Shortener, you can also sign in and get detailed stats of all the URLs you have linked to. Leave a comment! I was also using some other url shortner services for my Logo Design Company but I think I should give bit.ly

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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. Nonetheless, I’m still amazed at some of the comments left on the blog. There are always the really bad comments that make no sense at all, and then there are actual comments by real people. Occasionally I get some really funny blog comments.

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Of 4,200 Visitors Driven by a Facebook Ad, How Many Should Convert?

Jon Loomer

According to Google Analytics ( using URL parameters ), these ads sent about 4,200 people. I did use URL parameters for this Reach campaign targeting a warm audience, and those results were a bit more tempered. Let me know in the comments below!

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New York Times Plans to Implement Permanent Redirects on IHT.com urls

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk New York Times Plans to Implement Permanent Redirects on IHT.com URLs by Adam Sherk on May 15, 2009 For anyone who’s been following the story of the shutting down of IHT.com and the migration of International Herald Tribune content to the New York Times Global Edition , there has certainly been criticism over the lack of permanent redirects from the old IHT.com URLs to the corresponding new URLs on NYTimes.com.

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Counting “Real” Likes on any URL – Evaluating the Salt Lake City vs. Fresno Campaign

Stay N' Alive

The “like buttons&# tally votes by the number of shares of the URL, followed by the total number of comments on each share. There is a way however, for anybody to get the “real&# tally of votes for a URL with Facebook Graph API. It turns out with Graph API you can pass a URL to it to get the ID and additional information about that URL.

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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. Whatever the reason, you should have noticed that none of the blog comments that are left on my blog actually allow outgoing links to websites. I am more interested in the conversation, and the comments by real people that are left on my blog posts: and I love engaging and talking with my blog readers.

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How to Set Up Blog Comments as Goals in Google Analytics Using WordPress Hacks

Kikolani

Absolutely – you can start with your comments! What You Can Learn from Setting Up Blog Comments as Goals. Here are a few things you can learn from setting up comment form submissions as goals in Google Analytics. Discover what referral sites are sending the most commenters. Learn the difference between commenters and regular traffic. A good reason to encourage comments! See what part of the world your commenters are coming from.

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4 Steps to Refocus PR Measurement on Metrics that Matter: Part 1

Waxing UnLyrical

Create tracking links generated via Google Analytics’ URL builder (free, and I’ve been talking about the need for PR to do this for a looong time ) for each category of “media” you’re going to be working with. ” This could be reaching a specific URL, for example; if that’s set as your goal, and GA shows it as complete, you know they actually got there.

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Counting "Real" Likes on any URL - Evaluating the Salt Lake City vs. Fresno Campaign

Stay N' Alive

The "like buttons" tally votes by the number of shares of the URL, followed by the total number of comments on each share. There is a way however, for anybody to get the "real" tally of votes for a URL with Facebook Graph API. It turns out with Graph API you can pass a URL to it to get the ID and additional information about that URL.

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URL Be Sorry! Google Cuts Back on Top-ranking Exact-match Domains

ProBlogger

Poor quality content is already a no-no, as are paid links or those created by spamming blog comments and discussion forums. URL Be Sorry! This guest post is by Rob Henry of K2L Marketing. Regular Google users will know that one of the easiest ways to get a good ranking in its search results is for your web address to exactly match the search query.

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5 Easy Steps to Install the Disqus Commenting System on a Google Blogger Blog

Ari Herzog

I adore the ease of creating a blog with Google’s Blogger (or Blogspot) platform — which AriWriter once was before migrating to WordPress in the fall of 2008 — but the commenting system is not user friendly. Good luck adding a comment from a mobile device, for instance. If you are a blogspot owner, you can have the Disqus commenting system up and running on your blog in less than five minutes.

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How to Use Facebook for Business and Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In fact, you’re likely spotting the shift; instead of companies posting their URLs on television commercials, they’re asking their followers to join them on Facebook. Make sure you apply the username to your Facebook Page, not your personal profile, and be sure to use something memorable that people can find by plugging in the URL. a comment?, Share your thoughts in the comments. Thanks for allowing me to comment! Seriously, is this comment spam?

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The Liberation Of Comments And The New Storytelling

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People leaving comments on a Blog has changed. The primary reason that people leave a comment on a Blog is to add their perspective. Many will point to comments as the key differentiator between what is a Blog and what would otherwise be known as an article. The question is this: is a Blog post any less valuable if the comments don't take place on the Blog post but happen anywhere and everywhere in the online sphere? blog comment.

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5 Helpful Social Media Must Reads

Firebelly

Twitter Launching Official Tweet Buttons This Week By Ben Parr Twitter is launching an official Tweet Button for sharing articles on websites and counting how many times a URL has been shared. In a comment I left at Julien Smith’s blog, I talked about how time and friendship are being distorted by the Internet. Your comment has not yet been posted. Your comment could not be posted. Error type: Your comment has been saved.

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How To Post Effectively on Facebook

Mindjumpers

Effectiveness was measured according to comments and likes. Think twice about using URL shorteners: Engagement is in general 3 times higher for posts that used a full-length URL. Fans follow instructions well: If you want your fans to like or comment, don’t hesitate to ask them. Facebook Marketing & Communication Buddy Media comments Facebook Page indutries key findings likes post effectively Report

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How to Subscribe to Facebook Business/Fan Page Posts in Your.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to Subscribe to Facebook Business/Fan Page Posts in Your Favorite Feed Reader Hint: You can also use these tactics to get the RSS Feed URL of your page if you wish to import your Facebook Page’s feed on your blog or other sites! Pingback by How to Subscribe to Facebook Business/Fan Page Posts in Your Favorite Feed Reader | July 30, 2010 | Reply Leave a comment Click here to cancel reply.

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Publishers: Solve Tracking Code, Duplicate Content Issues with the.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Publishers: Solve Tracking Code, Duplicate Content Issues with the Canonical URL Tag by Adam Sherk on April 30, 2009 Really you shouldn’t need it. Every piece of content on your site should exist on one permanent, unique URL, and any duplicate pages should be consolidated through 301 redirects. Do you recommend inserting the canonical URL tag on every page of a site, or only those that exhibit tracking codes?

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Dentyne "Friend Request" Commercial: 60 Connections In Every Bottle

Firebelly

Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Youtube Tuesday: Lost Generation | Main | 5 Social Marketing Stories You Need To Read » January 27, 2010 Dentyne "Friend Request" Commercial: 60 Connections In Every Bottle Many companies now include a Facebook or Twitter URL in their television commercials. Your comment has not yet been posted. Your comment could not be posted. Error type: Your comment has been saved.

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Will Publishers Add Cross-Domain Rel=Canonical to Syndication Deals?

Adam Sherk

by Adam Sherk on December 16, 2009 Yesterday Google announced that it is now supporting the rel=&# canonical&# link element (sometimes referred to as the canonical URL tag) across different domains. If you’re not familiar with rel=&# canonical&# see Publishers: Solve Tracking Code, Duplicate Content Issues with the Canonical URL Tag ). UNRELATED SIDE NOTE Right after I published this post I noticed a mistake with the URL, so I immediately re-published with a different URL.

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Which Buttons are Packing the Punch?

Idaconcpts

Subscribe to the comments for this post? Tags: Blog marketing Conversion Google Analytics Google Analytics URL Builder Twitter how to guides social media marketing twitter marketing web analytics google analytics even tracking how to install twitter buttons how to measure twitter buttons how to test twitter buttons [This is a guest post from Naoshi Yamauchi. Follow him at @Yamalytics. ]. What this post is about.

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Stop The Spam, Please!

Small Business Mavericks

One particular type of spam that I find particularly egregious is blog comment spam because I see so much of it. Here are five specific ways I can tell a blog comment is spam and why I won’t approve it. Your comment is written by your company name or a keyword phrase. If that is the case, then I’ll send your blog comment to the spam folder. Your comment won’t be approved. Your comment is too generic. Your comment is full of links.

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How Commentluv Premium Promotes Your Blog

Ari Herzog

Every blogger wants people to visit, read, and comment. Type in a URL or click a link and voila. Commenting has a stigma of being hard. While it’s easy for you to comment, [.] Please continue reading How Commentluv Premium Promotes Your Blog and leave a comment if inspired. How to Enhance Your Blog Comment: Focus on KeywordLuv and CommentLuv. Recent comments Superb post Ari! I am a strong believer in comment luv. Photo by Edumigue.

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