Search Engine Optimization THEN Blogging THEN Social Media Marketing

Webbiquity SMM

Nonetheless, as I was identifying their needs; talking about where they are now; and what they’re goals and challenges are, one of the partners was skeptical about search engine optimization (SEO). And links are a critical part of rising in the search engine rankings.

Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

Regular WUL readers know that Shonali (a friend and former colleague at Socialmedia.biz ) showcases guest posts about how to build, engage and sustain an online community, among other things. so that others might gain insights for their own community efforts. So our ragtag army of cruise bloggers, travel writers, technologists and travel professionals teamed together to reverse-engineer the cruise discovery, planning and booking experience. Guest Post by J.D. Lasica.

Should your online community be open or closed?

SocialFish

This post originally appeared on Online Community Results. We partner with OCR on many online community strategy and implementation projects – contact us if you need help with yours. Open spaces have the power to attract users and draw them deeper into the community.

Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation

Waxing UnLyrical

You may have created great content, and you may have a good distribution plan, but shares and engagement are unlikely to come unless you have also focused on community building. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn Content Marketing: Without Community, It’s Only Half the Equation.

Would you join a Community Manager Association?

SocialFish

So money isn’t the issue; it’s the value that associations place on the discipline of community management…which, at present, stands at about…not much. Or, to take it a step further, what about an association for association community managers? Featured From the Trenches Open Communit

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & New Search Engine Community

Kikolani

This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup and a new search engine news community on kikolani.com. Search Engines / SEO / Analytics.

How to Name Your Private Online Community

SocialFish

The name of your association’s private online community may not seem that important in the grand scheme of your community strategy, but it can send a subtle but strong signal about your community and can really affect your community’s engagement.

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.

Can Communities Serve As Perfect Add-On For Your Blog?

Mindjumpers

Tweet Written by Nabanita Roy , who is a web enthusiast and blogger currently working as a Community Development Executive at forums.com. There are several community building tools for blog promotion. You can add a forum area to your blog community to know your readers mind.

The truth in online health communities

Harp Interactive

Like any company with marketing-savvy, they put in place an aggressive, integrated SEO and social media marketing plan in order to saturate the search engines with “their&# side of the story. Customers love to display creative badges and search engines love the links!

10 Reasons Businesses Will Start Using Google+ Communities in 2014

Convince & Convert

Well, with over 150,000 communities with more than 10 people, and tens of thousands will thousands of members, Google+ is really happening. Types of G+ Communities There are two types of communities: 1. Private: This content cannot be shared outside of that community and can only be viewed by members. Why Use Google+ Communities? Here is a really big thing: Google indexes the community and its content when ‘public’.

A Tale of Two Communities Part II – Salesforce.com

SocialFish

This post is the second in a two-part series where guest blogger Garry Polmateer , former association executive currently working at NimbleUser helping organizations with Salesforce, looks at two online brands through the lens of the concepts in our book, Open Community.

The New Competition: For-Profit Communities with Deep Pockets

SocialFish

I pulled up an old file with random notes about online communities and started researching. Something big is happening in the world of professional communities – the world that associations are used to dominating – and I can’t ignore it. Meet the cast of new community players.

Top 10 Search Engine Optmization Blunders of 2011

Bill Hartzer

This year, though, I thought that I would come up with a new list, the Top 10 Search Engine Optimization Blunders of 2011. This year was especially good for search engine optimization mistakes and blunders–and I had to narrow down the list quite a bit. Search Engine Optimization

Community management and content creation

Janet Fouts

Community Management Isn’t Content Creation. (go Now, I don’t 100% disagree with him that not all community managers are suited to create content. To tell great stories you have to stop having your community managers produce your content. Community managers?

Learning to Speak Your Community’s Language

Convince & Convert

Establishing Your Brand in a New Community. As a social and community expert, Matt presses the importance of engaging with your clients and community in an organic and authentic way, especially when trying to enter a new community or client base.

CheapTweet Upgrades Its Social Deals Search Engine

Bill Hartzer

CheapTweet.com , a major Twitter-based social deals search engine site, has launched CheapTweet Version 2, in celebration of indexing over 5 million deals online to offer users an better social shopping experience. Tags: Search Engines

How Transparency Creates Engaged Communities

Convince & Convert

Topcoder is a community of designers, developers, and data scientists who specialize in design and technology. This community develops enterprise-level work for some of the biggest companies in the world. How to effectively build and nurture a community. The Sharing Economy.

7 Skill Sets for Nurturing Open Community

Convince & Convert

Tweet Guest post as part of the virtual book tour by Maddie Grant and Lindy Dreyer to explore concepts from their new book Open Community : a little book of big ideas for associations navigating the social web. You Don’t Have to Own A Community to Build Community.

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Hide Facebook Profile from Search Engines

Ari Herzog

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. I am a Facebook oxymoron.

Search Engine Optimization Horror Story Contest Launched

Bill Hartzer

Do we really need another Search Engine Optimization (SEO) contest ? This Search Engine Optimization is different. They’re looking for Search Engine Optimization Horror Stories, extreme examples of cases where Search Engine Optimization efforts have failed.

Building Your Community On Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Building Your Community On Social Media I Work As Freelance Social Media Network Professional And Review OnLine Earning Opportunities. ? Free Search Engine Submission Of Your Business, Brand, Referral, Product, Personal URL Submit Your Site For Free Get Listed On Google, Bing, Yahoo And More!

New Search Engine For Vets | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

Enter The Age Of Facebook Phone Calls » New Search Engine For Vets If you are a veterinarian or pet doctor, then you now have a new way to market your practice. It’s a search engine for veterinarians powered by Google. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Courseopedia Search Engine Helps You Find Courses

Bill Hartzer

I’m always fascinated by the new niche search engines that great entrepreneurs are launching. So, if you offer a course, then you most likely will want to “optimize&# for the Courseopedia search engine by getting your courses listed. Tags: Search Engines

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Does Search Engine Optimization Benefit Your Visitors?

Kikolani

These 9 tips are geared toward simple ways to optimize your site for your visitors, not just for search engines, although these techniques might help you get better rankings as well.

10 Community Manager Responsibilities that Don't Involve Twitter.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Every time I tell someone I’m a Community Manager , I get a varied response. Really, many people trying to describe Online Community Managers, end up sounding like this: Others may know what Community Manager is, but don’t know exactly how much it entails.

Reducing Cognitive Load: The Best UX Design for Your Community Site

SocialFish

And you definitely don’t want this to happen to your community members when they use your site. Because unlike my experience with that un-named airline, if members give up, the consequences feel pretty small for them — they just won’t use the community.

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Search & Social – Understanding the Interdependence

Mindjumpers

The plan should encompass content, platform, and community management – and put a great deal of focus into the interdependent elements of search and social together. Do they know how factors like search engines crawl, index and retrieves, and how linking affects search results?

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. Community. For me everything relates to community in some way. Want a free copy of the commitment engine?

Different Roles In The Community - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Free Search Engine Submission Of Your Business, Brand, Referral, Product, Personal URL Submit Your Site For Free Get Listed On Google, Bing, Yahoo And More! million people worldwide have used the Free Search Engine Submission Service Go Here And Submit!:

Is Jeremy Epstein The Yoda Of Community Marketing?

Firebelly

What Henry Ford, Espresso, And Community Have In Common. I love his approach – he thinks aloud and collaborates in the open with the members of his community, shares best practices, and relentless connects people.

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. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Google+ Communities Yay or Wait and See?

Janet Fouts

I don’t know about you but I’ve gotten more than a dozen invitations to Google+ communities in the last couple of days. In case you’re not aware of what that means, Google+ launched a new feature, Google+ Communities on Dec 6. The future of Google+ Communities.

How to Discover Irresistible Content Ideas Using Reddit, YouTube, Quora, and Online Communities

Buffer Social

This week on The Science of Social Media , we’re sharing a simple, yet proven formula that you can use time and time again to discover irresistible content ideas using Reddit, YouTube, Quora, and other online communities. Part III: Using YouTube as a massive content search engine.

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Industry Buzz: 4 reasons why rasa.io is the up and coming community platform

SocialFish

For many associations, engagement happens exclusively online, and getting an online community to an effective place is a long-term, detailed task. Here at SocialFish, we’re strong advocates of the Open Garden concept and online communities, so we’re always eager to test out new platforms.

Search Engine Statistics:: Google's share dips

The Marketing Blog

50 am Search Engine Statistics:: Google’s share dips Jump to Comments Although, Google continues to dominate the search market in U.S. The study says, among the top three search engines, Google sent the most visits to the four categories below. Current Search Market Share by Major Search Engines – from Market Share/H… The virtual fly on the wall… 4 Comments Filed under Google , SEO , Search Engines , Web 2.0

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. How Social Media Can Affect Your Search Engine Rankings.

Search Engine Optimization: Why We Still Need Meta Tags

Bill Hartzer

Recently, there has been a lot of debate in the search engine marketing community about some of the more simple or basic elements of search engine optimization, a web page's meta tags. We call those people search engine spammers, and that's one reason why search engines need people like Matt Cutts to help clean up the search engine results. The search engines did not look at the content of the entire web page.

Social Media Community Manager's Management

Social Media Network Marketing

Sections To Read Home Main Page Community - Social Media Network Online Who will benefit from this blog? Tuesday, September 7, 2010 Social Media Community Managers Management Monitoring Social Media can be overwhelming. Hi Folks, do you work as an Online Community Manager?

Growth Hacker Marketing And The Rise Of Engineers In Marketing

Twist Image

These Growth Hackers are engineers, coders and entrepreneurs who don''t know (or follow) the traditional marketing path (because it''s not something they have studied or practiced). Brands enter into the social media fray as a way to build community, conversation and connect with influencers with this military-like mentality that every media channels must be conquered and infiltrated with their marketing message or brand dilution will set in. engineer.