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.).

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

the sources below provide a vast wealth of data, statistics and research results, as well as a bit of interesting social media trivia. How are consumers and b2b decision makers using social media in their buying processes? Social Media Facts and Stats.

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The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

If you answered yes to any of these questions, you may need a refresher course on social media etiquette — and perhaps real-life etiquette also. Here are some egregious sins that you must not perform on social media sites. Perhaps that why I love social sites so!?

12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials 12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program YESTERDAY 1. 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. Are you using social media to grow your business?

Do Social Signals Drive SEO?

Convince & Convert

You immediately go to all your social media profiles and share about it with a link. Over the next few days, you share the post again on social media, and continue to get shares from others as well. Must be all those “social signals” you got, right?

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Social Media Strategy: 10 Experts Reveal Their Secrets

Viper Chill

For example, you might not know that I helped one newspaper go from a limited social media presence to helping them hit the Digg homepage over 40 times. Facebook can be a great opportunity for social media marketing, especially if you engage fans on a Fan Page.

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Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

Community manager Jen Lopez explains how SEOmoz increased its total Twitter followers by 250% to over 27,000 people. Hint: it helps to have a community manager. Twitter: Marketers Still Struggling To Understand Social Channel by MediaPost Online Media Daily.

PIN’s: The Future of Private Link Building

Viper Chill

It has been shared thousands of times on social media and been read over 40,000 times, making it one of the most popular articles I’ve ever written here. Social Media

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HOW TO: Guide to Performing Website Audits

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

This area should link to subcategory, terms of use, social media, privacy statement, sitemap, and contact pages. Noindex and Nofollow. Any irrelevant pages like terms of use, PDF files, privacy policy, and sitemaps should be nofollowed.

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Introduction to blog communities – a beginners guide. Nofollow blogs vs. Dofollow blogs. Social Media. Using social search to create a stronger personal brand. How social media can change the world. 30 secret rules of social media.

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


A look at if an online community was created with different values. 25 social media link building queries for content promotion – inurl, site-specific, and generic social media queries. 5 tips to kick start your link building via social media monitoring – how to start social media link building. Social Media / Social Networking.

Google javascript Changes Put Publishers in Violation of Sponsored.

Adam Sherk

I can’t imagine they would, especially when virtually no one outside of the developer and SEO communities is even aware that this change has taken place. Leave a Comment Subscribe (1-2 posts per week) Connect with Me Recent Posts Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

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

Viper Chill

Being totally honest here, I didn’t even notice it myself until members of our private community started sharing their experiences: At first I kind of dismissed this blog post. Mostly nofollow and those that are dofollow are spammed to hell. Social Media

Should We Continue To Trust Google? | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

I thought Google had added a nofollow algorithm for article directories and that it wouldn’t count those links because the idea is to get your links from publishers who use your articles rather than to rely on links from the directories. About Us What’s a Maverick?

10 SEO Tactics That No Longer Work (If They Ever Did) | Small.

Small Business Mavericks

PageRank Sculpting – A few SEOs taught a couple of years ago that you could increase your link popularity to your best pages by adding a nofollow attribute to links pointing to your terms of service and privacy policy pages. About Us What’s a Maverick?

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10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments


What does it really take to build a hustling and bustling blog with a thriving and active community around it? properties, social bookmarking sites, forums, just to name a few. How do you know whether a blog is Do or Nofollow? This is a guest post by Ana Hoffman.

Connecting Bloggers and Businesses Through Guest Blogging with PostJoint


They simply allow you to connect with businesses on your own terms and even suggest that if you want to accept payment for placing content, you should follow Google’s rules of using nofollow with any links added in sponsored content. 8 Ways Businesses Should Use Social Media.

Build Backlinks – 14 Easy Ways

Convince & Convert

Let’s focus on how to build backlinks other people use to point attention toward your website via blogs, articles, social media sites, and so on. But it’ s a fallacy that all social media sites have no-follows.

What Your Webmaster Can’t Do For You


Endorsing other local businesses is a great way to show who’s a real, active member of the community, and who doesn’t like sending customers to their favorite business? If one site needs more SEO help than the other, your webmaster can help you set up one of them as a “nofollow” link.

ViperChill Monthly Report 3

Viper Chill

ViperChill has been ‘relaunched’ now for 2 and a half months and the community has grown by over 1,000 subscribers in this time which amazes me. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 28 Comments Oscar - freestyle mind says: January 1, 2010 at 12:30 pm Congrats for your website grow!

17 CommentLuv Enabled Blogs to Visit


FamousBloggers is a great site to find lots of informative bloggers who know how to educate their readers on the art of blogging , social networking , and making money online. Small Business Ideas from the Social Media Virtual Assistant.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Hawaiian Relaxation & More


Social Media. Will social media change in 2010 ? 8 things to avoid when building a community. Best social networking Google Chrome extensions. Next week on Kikolani , I will share my blogging and social media goals of 2010, and also an analysis of how blog commenting makes a difference. And on the Dofollow blog, I will discuss the reason nofollow still matters.

Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You might also want to see that they are future upstanding members of the community. 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.

7 Ways to Start Building an Audience for Your New Blog


Even though much of the conversation that used to happen in blog comments now takes place on social media, commenting on other people’s blogs can still be effective in the early days of a blog. And if you’re not already a member, why not join the ProBlogger Community ?

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8 great reasons for private blog groups – great tips on why you should get your writers together, including post promotion and strengthening your community. Scribnia – why you should join this great blogging community. The big bad social bookmarking scam – why you shouldn’t pay spammers to spam your site on social bookmarking sites. Social Media.

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

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

They’re tasked with contacting bloggers about different initiatives, sending out story ideas and “press releases&# (hopefully with a social component, since those are preferred by many bloggers). You asked me to request your media kit in response to my pitch, so what do I know?

Link-building Tips and Tools for Bloggers in a Post-Panda and Penguin World


Later, social networks like Digg,, and others were affected as well. Links can do this regardless of whether or not they contain the “nofollow” attribute, contain redirects, come from a site with a high PageRank , and so on. Complete your social network and forum profiles. If you participate on any social media network, social bookmarking site, community, or forum, you will want to make sure that you have a link to your blog on that website in your profile.

ViperChill Monthly Report 7 (Ranking for “Viral Marketing”)

Viper Chill

Although I don’t have any goals for the size of the community here, I still think it is an interesting metric to monitor. Im amazed on how you get so much traffic from Stumbleupon since that social network isnt really for marketing types of stuffs right? Home What the F ?

6 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging 4 Years Ago

Viper Chill

When I was launching PluginID, I was very confident that I could make the blog a quick success because of my background in the SEO and Social Media space. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 88 Comments Vinay says: May 26, 2010 at 11:07 am Great tips Glen! Home What the F ?

ViperChill Monthly Report 8

Viper Chill

Although I don’t have any goals for the size of the community here, I still think it is an interesting metric to monitor. On a personal level I have allowed my social life to take up far too much of my time this month. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

ViperChill Monthly Report 10 (The Month with Just One Post)

Viper Chill

The top 10, were: ViperChill: 928 wordpress seo: 580 viral marketing: 525 social media strategy: 248 viper chill: 230 guest blogging: 138 102 ( Bug? Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

How to Generate Blog Post Ideas

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » How I Generated One Years Worth of Content Ideas In One Hour, And You Can Too How I Generated One Years Worth of Content Ideas In One Hour, And You Can Too Written by Glen, this post has 66 Comments I have a confession to make.

Guest Blogging: The Ultimate Guide

Viper Chill

I’ve been interviewed about marketing using guest posts over 10 times, I’m mentioned on the homepage of a guest posting community and I’ve written far more of them than I care to remember. However, i do have a social presence (i.e Home What the F ?

Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide Written by Glen, this post has 83 Comments Many bloggers end up having a love-hate relationship with StumbleUpon.

Mass Engagement: How to Get Hundreds of Tweets & Comments On Your.

Viper Chill

Comments help you to show a form of social proof that you can’t fake without a lot of time and they allow you to see if people are really interested in the type of content you’re putting out there. Anything that shows community on your site is also a good thing in my eyes.

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Viper Chill

Although I don’t have any goals for the size of the community here, I still think it is an interesting metric to monitor. I’m about two weeks away from releasing my first software product, and I can’t wait to see the reaction in the marketing community.

What You Can Learn From The Most Tweeted Blog Posts Ever

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » What You Can Learn From The Most Tweeted Blog Posts Ever What You Can Learn From The Most Tweeted Blog Posts Ever Written by Glen, this post has 35 Comments I ran a poll in the sidebar here for a few days asking people what their main goals were for 2010 in terms of internet marketing. In Summary I love doing posts like this because it’s clear to see what is working on the top social media sites and what isn’t.

216: How to Create a Style Guide for Your Blog (and Why You Should)


Really great conference, very good community. Most larger publications, most media would adopt the spelling and grammatical guidelines of an external style guide. Many media will just say we adopt the AP Stylebook or we adopt the Chicago Manual Of Style and they give all their writers access to these books so that if there’s ever a question of what they should be including or how they should be spelling a word or how they should be using grammar, they can just refer to that.

The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers The Most Effective Way to Increase RSS Subscribers Written by Glen, this post has 103 Comments I’ve been a big advocate of guest blogging over the years; currently ranking no.1

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The Secret to Growing Your Blog Twice as Fast With Half the Effort

Viper Chill

Partner on Social Media Platforms As bloggers, we tend to try to promote our sites on as many places as possible. Instead of just using your new blog partnership as a way to promote each other on your individual blogs, you could use it to help each other on social platforms as well.

How to Build a Superblog: Insights from the Technorati Top 10

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » How to Build a Superblog: Insights from the Technorati Top 10 How to Build a Superblog: Insights from the Technorati Top 10 Written by Glen, this post has 62 Comments It’s no secret that one-man blogs can make a lot of money.

ViperChill Monthly Report 9

Viper Chill

Although I don’t have any goals for the size of the community here, I still think it is an interesting metric to monitor. Some people are even saying that social bookmarking is a waste of time. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

Cloud Jacking: 7 Steps to Dominate Your Niche

Viper Chill

For example, I’ve managed to build a top 10 personal development blog in 12 months and I was voted the top social media marketer under 21. Spend time interacting in the relevant communities without being someone there just to gain something in return. Home What the F ?