12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program.

Saying It Social

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. If your desired username or vanity URL is still available, you simply click through each one to claim it. Be sure to build trust by adding value to the community consistently over time.

How to Create a Latest Posts Portfolio Page with WP RSS Aggregator


You can use the settings option for WP RSS Aggregator to configure features such as limit the number of posts shown on each page, limit the number of feed items stored from each feed source, make the links nofollow, and whether you would like the new links to open in a new page. Some sites, like Search Engine Watch and Business 2 Community place your author-specific RSS link on your page using the standard RSS icon. Add “feed” to your author page URL.


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HOW TO: Guide to Performing Website Audits

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Canonicalization and URL Structure. Rather than wasting your time rehashing this topic, I have written a handy guide that explains URL structure best practices in full. To summarize the article, there should only be one URL used to get to the homepage of your website. Just make sure there is only one version, and it’s not followed by an index.php, index.html, etc… URLs should contain words only and no numbers or symbols. Noindex and Nofollow.

Your Link Building Guide for 2018

Razor Social

URL Rating (UR). Nofollow links also matter. Some links, for example, the ones from blog comments may have the rel=”nofollow” attribute. <a <a rel=”nofollow” href=” [link] “>Example of nofollow link</a> Any paid links must have the rel=”nofollow” attribute to comply with Google’s guidelines. The nofollow attribute gives search engines instructions not to follow the link. Business 2 Community.

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? And yes, you need a mixture of both Dofollow and Nofollow links, because that’s what natural link building looks like. How do you know whether a blog is Do or Nofollow? Personally, I use SEOBook Toolbar (free download), which has a function to highlight Nofollow links on any given page. This is a guest post by Ana Hoffman.

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.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Hawaiian Relaxation & More


8 things to avoid when building a community. How to check shortened URL’s. And on the Dofollow blog, I will discuss the reason nofollow still matters. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Hawaiaan relaxation & meditation, and what to expect next week on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup. Here are some of the best articles I have stumbledupon this week. Blogging. Reasons to love CommentLuv blogs.

Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

You can also choose a very aggressive spam filtering method that will consider any DM with a URL as spam. You might also want to see that they are future upstanding members of the community. Tweet content: URLs. If a high percentage of the user’s Tweets are filled with URLs, you might not have an interest. Your pruning filters also can apply to Twitter users who are inactive, if their tweets contain URLs, or if they tweet too excessively (default: 600 per month).

7 Ways to Start Building an Audience for Your New Blog


You fill in your name, email address (which only the blogger can see) and your blog’s URL, as well as writing the comment itself. And by default most WordPress comments sections apply the “nofollow” attribute to all links, so there’s no point in commenting just to create a backlink to your blog. #3: And if you’re not already a member, why not join the ProBlogger Community ? 4: Put Your Blog’s URL in Your Social Media Bios.

Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

Permalinks Permalinks are simply the URL’s for your posts. p=38 but if you look at the URL for this post you will see [link] I’ll let you decide which one you think looks better. Not only does this new format tell someone what your page is about before clicking on it, the words in the URL will also be highlighted in search engine results if your post is relevant to the search query. It will move your old URL’s properly and in a search engine friendly manner.

How to Optimize Your Content for Authorship Success


&]rel=author query parameter and @rel DOES NOT contain nofollow. Your readable author bio pages inlcude<a href=”[profile_url]?rel= Run your URLs against the validator tool to be approved. After approval, tweet the URL and see the Card appear below your tweet. Authorship is valid if: <a> tag @href is a Twitter profile URL and @rel is “author” or @rel is “me”. Jaclyn Freedman is the Community Manager for ClearVoice.

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


A look at if an online community was created with different values. URL shortener – has some interesting “ easter eggs &# and supposedly passes all the link juice! 5 ways to use your social profiles for SEO – tips on how followed and nofollowed profiles can help with link credit and more.

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


Check by going to the following URL, and replace domain.com with the website’s domain. 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. 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. Join communities like My Blog Guest.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Should I Change My URLs for SEO? Your strategies must employ content creation, community management, local/maps optimization, among others. 10 Ethical Ways to Buy Links : While some may argue that you need to nofollow links purchased via paid reviews (which is suggested here), link buying isn’t over and is a great way for many people to get the visibility they feel they deserve and the SEO value that may come from it. Community Management.

6 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging 4 Years Ago

Viper Chill

target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 88 Comments Vinay says: May 26, 2010 at 11:07 am Great tips Glen! Where my first one has nearly 10x the traffic, it doesn’t have nearly the same amount of interaction from the community. I love how so many bloggers will tell you to write short posts but I know that’s not the community you’re aiming for. All the media forms are available and it is easier than ever to expand a group in to a community. Home What the F ?

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

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. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 65 Comments Nabeel | Create Your First Website says: August 9, 2010 at 12:08 pm Hi Glen, Awesome stats as always. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

What You Can Learn From The Most Tweeted Blog Posts Ever

Viper Chill

URL Shorteners: Which Shortening Service Do You Use? target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 35 Comments Anne Lyken-Garner says: January 11, 2010 at 11:27 am This is great stuff. Well spotted, I hadn’t thought of it in that way (which is why I love this community). Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide

Viper Chill

With StumbleUpon, it’s all about the users and the content that the community enjoys. Either way, it’s good to take full advantage of all the features available and become a genuine, helpful user of the community. Look at What Is Hot A good way to get traffic from any social media website is to look at what is hot and is working well in that specific community. URL shortener – would that be less effective than the redirection you gave? Home What the F ?

How I Ranked for 66000 Visitors Worth of Keywords

Viper Chill

The top results for most keyphrases are either a Wikipedia page, a site that is very focused around community, or a clear leader in an industry. So, if a result for personal development was johndoe.com/personal-development, that would be my URL, but “johndoe.com&# would be after -site: Run this 5 step process for all of your keyphrases and you should have a good idea of how many backlinks it will take to rank for them. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

ViperChill Monthly Report 5 (My New Apartment)

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. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 79 Comments Tom | Build That List says: March 3, 2010 at 11:07 am You have some fantastic stat’s (and some numbers that I would love to be able to claim as my own. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

How to Generate Blog Post Ideas

Viper Chill

Simply change the tag in the URL to whatever you write about and you’ll find popular content around that topic. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 66 Comments book says: May 6, 2010 at 11:11 am Glen, I think, you got the idea for this post from your personal experience. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

Building a $1000000 Website in 12 Months

Viper Chill

target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 101 Comments Design Informer says: November 26, 2009 at 12:11 pm Can’t wait to read more. I appreciate your value to this community. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

Social Media Strategy: 10 Experts Reveal Their Secrets

Viper Chill

That means setting aside time to answer community questions, point people to resources, and find ways to be useful to your audience – whether that’s educating or simply entertaining them. The great thing about Twitter is that anyone can sign up and easily find his “community.&# If you really want to succeed in Digg, then treat it like a real life social community. The idea is that bloggers are stronger in numbers and when they can leverage each other’s communities.

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How I Really Built a Blog with 6500 Subscribers

Viper Chill

Instead of dwelling on the sale, I want to praise the growth of such a big community and share the steps involved in duplicating my success. Over the last 4 years I have been immersed in the SEO community and tried hundreds of different tactics to get websites ranking. after this post read How I Built a Blog with 6,500 readers on Viperchill.com (weird URL, awesome blog) this is probably the best blog post I have read this [.] Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

28 Resources from My Internet Marketing Toolbox

Viper Chill

For example, if I want to leave a lot of blog comments, it’s going to be a hassle to constantly type in my name, email, and URL. This is a community site where the content with the most votes gets pushed to the homepage. Again, I don’t make money via this (and don’t recommend you do either) and just like testing the systems, but Blackhat World is a community of people really pushing the limits, which can give you a lot of insights about what is possible online.

Conquering Big Industries: My Bulletproof SEO Strategy

Viper Chill

target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 126 Comments Dan says: July 19, 2010 at 8:24 am Too cool Glen, I find myself copy and pasting every article to all my web guys. Reply Sharel says: July 19, 2010 at 7:08 pm Hi Glen, For the company blog, what is the suggested URL comany.com/blog or blog.company.com ? SuzanneVara Reply Glen says: July 20, 2010 at 8:57 am Thanks Suzanne, It’s great to have you as part of the community. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

How a 3 Month Old Website Received 958373 Visits from Google

Viper Chill

target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 170 Comments Dev | Technshare says: June 8, 2010 at 11:09 am Woww. Thanks for leaving your first comment Reply Geoff says: June 8, 2010 at 4:13 pm Hi Glen, Thanks for your sharing so much with the community. It scares me to think what tricks you have up your sleeve that you keep to yourself… Cheers Vince Reply Chris Guthrie says: June 9, 2010 at 10:49 pm Don’t share your actual URL’s. Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

How to Make Money With Blogs & Blogging

Viper Chill

In order to get mentions on other blogs then you need to be focusing on being involved in the communities for that industry online and providing the very best content that you can. Note that this applies to blogs who want to retain a community and an audience, not automated spam blogs or blogs that get most of their traffic from search engines like with my $10,000+ per month site. Especially when it comes to the ‘community’ and other blogs for mentions and links?

The Ultimate Social Media Etiquette Handbook

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It’s important to understand the communities you contribute to and to understand the rules of the sites that you target. FriendFeed is a service but it’s also a community. There’s no SEO value to these comments (they’re nofollowed by default), and all this approach does is makes you lose credibility in the eyes of the blogger. It’s about the collective, the community, and the common good. It’s about building community.

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. I deserve absolutely no credit for this discovery, and owe it all to people in our community who were happy to discuss these effects on their own sites which I hadn’t noticed, and it seems like the entire SEO community didn’t notice either (for at least a week).

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!"

How I Make Thousands of Dollars Per Month Online

Viper Chill

I was running a community site at the time and besides premium memberships, they aren’t that easy to monetise. I’ve hired programmers to create scripts that I later sell to niche communities for a great return and I’ve also built and sold popular blogs. Blogs, forums and other types of community sites take a long time to grow and build some form of traction. Would you mind posting some sample “mini site&# urls for reference? Home What the F ?

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