17 Plugins to Improve Your WordPress Blog

Ari Herzog

The blog platform, as an open source community, is collectively shared by anyone and everyone who contribute code and provide feedback about what works and what needs improvement. Simple Trackback Validation is gobbledygook that reduces spam trackbacks by confirming the IP address of the trackback sender is equal to the address of the web server the URL is referring, and then checking the remote web page and ensuring that page has a link to this blog.

Blogosphere Trends + Effective Calls to Action

ProBlogger

These things all grow your blog and your community. You know that most of your readers are lurkers, but how do you lure them out to become an active part of your community? You might be saying, “I’m a blogger, not a sales person. I create content. Why would I need to worry about calls to action?” But if you are, I’d encourage you to adjust your thinking.

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The Ultimate List of Social Media Definitions You Need to Know

Hootsuite

Community manager. A community manager is a social media professional who nurtures relationships among a group of social media users so that the community acts on behalf of the common interest. A group is an online community within a social network. Lurker.

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Convince and Convert Blog: Social Media Strategy and Social Media.

Convince & Convert

link] [link] Kirsten Khire #7 – lurkers or inactive accts? I wonder if this has to do with the correlation between the black community and musicians. Lots of lurkers. DJ Waldow Director of Community, Blue Sky Factory @djwaldow [link] DJ Waldow Jay – Brilliant, digestible recap. I wonder if this has to do with the correlation between the black community and musicians. Lots of lurkers.

How to Really Build Backlinks and Dominate Google

Viper Chill

If I take that URL and do a link search in Yahoo (they shows more backlinks than Google) I can find link sources I can also use: The operator I use in Yahoo is simply “link: pageurl -site: domain.com &# (no quotes) obviously changing the parts in bold for the site that is actually ranking for your keyphrase. Flippa is a place for people to buy and sell websites and has a very interactive community. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

The Social Media Analytics Compass: What and How to Measure

Razor Social

In an audience you will typically have the following: Lurkers – People that monitor what you share but don’t interact. Engagers – These are people that are more active in your community and you’ll start recognizing some of the names. Community Responsiveness. If you’re not responsive to your community they’ll stop interacting so it’s important to measure this.