12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

WordPress is no longer just the leading blog platform , but is now the most popular open-source CMS (content management system) as well. 10 SEO Tips To Get Your WordPress Blog Ranking Highly In The Search Engines by SEOheap.

25 Important Search Engine Optimization Mistakes to Fix Right Now

Bill Hartzer

When it comes to optimizing your web site for the search engines , search engine optimization, there are a lot of things that you can do that will hurt your search engine rankings. There are quite a bit more SEO mistakes on my search engine optimization audit list.

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Search Engine Optimization Tip: How to Remove a Web Page from Google

Bill Hartzer

This is only one seo tip out of many search engine optimization tips I have been providing over the years. All of my search engine optimization tips are meant to be specific , they should not take too much time to implement, and are meant to be directly to the point.

The 2014 Digital Marketing Ecosystem

Puzzle Marketer

Marketing technologists (those that understand how it all fits together) will become invaluable as businesses adopt customer relationship management solutions, email service providers, content management systems, and big data. You can generate content with WriterAccess.

Four SEO Tips for WordPress Websites

Idaconcpts

WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system. Not only is it used by almost a quarter of new webmasters, it’s also the system of choice for 17% of Alexa’s top one million sites on the web.

Don’t Kill Your SEO Chances Before Your Blog Has Even Begun

ProBlogger

It’s a tried and tested truism that to be truly successful when it comes to attracting organic traffic from search engines like Google, you have to be willing to stick at it. Search engine crawlers will also take a dim view if they repeatedly find they can’t access a page.

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Taxonomy in Content Curation

Aggregage

I ran across an interesting post by Karan Bavandi: “Link Management System&# vs. “Content Management Systems&# – In search of tools for curators. Re-engineering the taxonomy is a huge task.

5 Copywriting Techniques That Affect SEO

Writtent Blog

It’s easy to make the mistake of thinking copywriting and search engine optimization (SEO) are two separate things. SEO is for search engines; it’s about appealing to their algorithms. Search engines care more about your content’s authority.

The Importance of H2 Headings

Idaconcpts

How can H2 headings help my search engine rankings? Because headings are defined with HTML code, search engines understand that these pieces of text are of particular importance. Your content management system should have a simple way to add an H2 heading to each page.

How Many Ways Can You Design A Website?

Small Business Mavericks

Still others prefer to use a content management system. There are of course many content management systems. There are open source systems like Joomla, WordPress, and Drupal. And there are many premium systems that you can buy. You want it search engine optimized. There’s not just one way to design a website. Every website is different.

27 Must Use SEO Tools for Incredible Content Marketing Results

Writtent Blog

Content marketing is about creating, optimizing, and distributing valuable content to grow your web presence and steer the actions of consumers. Some are free, others are paid, but they can all help you get incredible content marketing results. Content Marketing SEO

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7+ WordPress Plugins For Every Website

Firebelly

WordPress is one of the best website content management systems out there – and not just for blogs. Redirection – A must on every blog migration, Redirection is a simple manager of 301 redirects.

How To Build Your Own Social Network On WordPress

Firebelly

I’ve touted before all of the different things WordPress can do as a content management system. No, you’re not going to create the next Facebook or MySpace on a simple WordPress website, but it’s a great (and cheap) alternative to social network creation engines such as Ning or Grouply. Will BuddyPress replace the need to manage a Facebook page or replace other social networks?

5 Ways to Build Online Authority Using Content Marketing - A Guest Post By Paul Chaney

Diva Marketing Blog

5 Ways to Build Online Authority Using Content Marketing. One of the best ways to establish your online authority is through the use of content marketing. Create Content in the Form of a Blog. And one of the best ways to create such content is through a blog.

5 Things You Can’t Blog Successfully Without

Writtent Blog

Open source content management systems like WordPress, Joomla, and Drupal are good options. High-Quality Content. You can’t blog successfully without quality content. Search engines like Google tend to take notice of this, too. Blogging Content Strategy

Eight Factors to Consider When (Re)Launching a Business Blog

Webbiquity SMM

In addition to the traditional benefits of business blogging , recent changes in the way search engines rank content have made blogging crucial for obtaining and maintaining high search engine visibility. Three ranking factors that have recently taken on increased importance from Google (and will therefore likely soon become important to other search engines as well) are content quality and authority, social media links and content freshness.

9 Must-Have WordPress Plugins

Idaconcpts

WordPress is the standard content management system for millions of websites, because there’s no web development platform that’s as user-friendly, valuable, and adaptable. This will help the search engines better index your blog.

12 (of the) Best WordPress Guides and Plugin Reviews of 2011

Webbiquity SMM

WordPress is not only the most popular blogging platform , but is increasingly becoming a leading website content management system (CMS) as well. What are some techniques, beyond the obvious, for search-optimizing WordPress content?

Marketing via Aggregation, Filtering and Curation – Tools and Resources

Aggregage

Great picture and post on the Information Overload Paradox : The post talks about the issue of overload: I can certainly consume more content than I could two decades ago, but no matter how much content is available, I can’t consume much more. Can it scrub to clean up content?

Ask Bill Hartzer: We redesigned our website, pushed it live but did not catalogue our old URLs. What do we do?

Bill Hartzer

Whenever you redesign your website, it’s important to set up 301 Permanent Redirects from the old URLs to the new URLs so that website visitors and the search engine bots know that the page has moved its location to a new URL. Since the search engines crawl websites a lot, there is a good chance that most of your old web pages will result in a 404 error, and that will be on the list. Search Engine Optimization

Best Responsive Web Design To Boost Your Online Business

Kikolani

Best responsive web design (BRWD) involves a collection of sophisticated techniques, which allows your website to adapt to any screen size by rendering the content in an easily readable and navigable form. Google doesn’t like content repetition.

21 Content Marketing Tools to Use in 2014

Writtent Blog

What if a marketer was only as good as their content marketing tools? The brands that succeed at content marketing are those that take an agile stance. ContentForest’s Title Tool is an excellent sidekick for content calendar creation. Image credit: content marketing experience.

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25 Reasons Why Google Hates Your Blog

ProBlogger

The millions and millions of people hungrily consuming blog content out there in the global online space we call the Internet? Creating high-quality, relevant content is a must if you want your blog to be noticed by search engines but it’s only part of the picture. The very heart of search engine optimization is understanding what people are searching for online and aligning your own content to those searches. You don’t make your URLs search engine friendly.

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Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

Waxing UnLyrical

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. Assumption 1: Create content. A year ago we set out to build a travel company and cruise discovery engine, but along the way Cruiseable turned into a travel and cruise publication as well. Our roots are in Silicon Valley, so we knew we didn’t want to just create or license expert content.

22 Social Media Marketing Management Software & Services Reviewed - Online Marketing Blog

www.toprankblog.com

Over the past 6-9 months, I’ve been researching and reviewing a variety of social media management tools that help with everything from source network connections to campaign & social content management to monitoring & measurement.

Content Marketing: Dos and Dont’s [Report]

Mindjumpers

Skyworld.com has just released their second complimentary white paper from the series on Successful Content Marketing. The report defines content marketing as both “an art and a science. Find a void in their experiences and aim to fill it with your content marketing efforts.

Tech Tip: 3 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve The Backend Of Your Site

SocMed Sean

To get you started on the right track, here are 3 simple ways to make the management of your website/blog backend much simpler: URL Rewriting The Apache server has a mode rewrite module which will give you the opportunity to effectively redirect one URL to another.

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The Blogger’s Essential WordPress Guide: 13 Top Tutorials

ProBlogger

I know that many readers do use WordPress—either the free or paid version—and it’s the content management system of choice for many high-profile sites. released: complete digital sales and lead generation engine for WordPress. Over the last couple of months, we’ve taken a close look at WordPress here on ProBlogger.

How to Optimize Your Blog Posts for SEO: an Easy-Peasy Guide

Writtent Blog

In fact, it’s really difficult to seperate search engine optimization from social media and content marketing, because these three factors form the pillar of a modern inbound marketing strategy. Content Marketing = Guaranteed SEO. Everyone loves visual content!

Blogging Metrics: How to Find and Apply Actionable Intelligence

Writtent Blog

If the purpose of your content strategy is profit, customer acquisition or even brand awareness, it’s critical to apply regular analysis and take immediate action. Content creation and promotion are hard work, so make sure your efforts are paying off. Do blogging metrics really matter?

How to Optimize Your Blog for SEO: 5 Steps

Writtent Blog

89% of modern consumers use search engines to make purchase decisions, and 75% of search users never click beyond the first page of search results. Fortunately, publishing fresh content regularly is one of the best ways to build positive SEO for your business. Avoid Duplicate Content.

Vanessa Fox Discusses Search, Siri and Social

Geoff Livingston

She just released the second edition of her book, Marketing in the Age of Google , one of the best resources you can buy to understand how search impacts business outcomes, as well as content creation and social media marketing. Search engines want to rank useful pages.

70+ Resources on How to Start a WordPress Blog

Kikolani

Sure, there are other blogging platforms and content management systems you can use on your own domain, but none are quite as popular or powerful as WordPress. Importing Your Content. One question I get asked often is how to start a blog.

World Class Processes, the War of Ideas and Other Content Strategy Wins

Writtent Blog

The media was buzzing about the power of content marketing this week. It’s all too familiar of a fact that content marketing is much harder than it used to be. The Case for Associations Adopting World Class Content Processes.

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Brand Monitoring, Social Analytics, Social Insights

www.web-strategist.com

More customers, buyers, and consumers are creating content everywhere they go. They don’t want to end up being trilobites and have become part of a larger system: Recent acquisitions include Scoutlabs+Lithium(community), Filtrbox+Jive(Community), Techrigy+Alterian(WCM) and others.

50 Ways to use Social Media, listed by Objective « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing

www.web-strategist.com

Collectual these folks own social media budgets: LIST [link] in reply to spicedawg56 1 week ago « Community Platform Pricing for New Clients Scorecard: Should Startups Have Community Managers? Couple your email newsletter content with additional website content on a blog for improved commenting. Try out a short series of audio podcasts or video podcasts as content marketing and see how they draw. Example: what Jeremiah Owyang did for Hitachi Data Systems.

How to Optimize Your Content for Authorship Success

ProBlogger

One of the most important things you can do in 2014 as a content creator, is identify who you are as a personal brand by monitoring how you come across online. The purpose of Google Authorship is to help segment out true quality content from the plethora of content living on the web.

The Most Common Causes of Duplicate Content on News Media Sites

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Common Causes of Duplicate Content on News Media Sites by Adam Sherk on October 8, 2009 Although search engines keep improving on their ability to deal with duplicate content, this continues to be one of the main SEO issues facing news and content sites. Therefore it is critical for publishers to diagnose and eliminate (or at least mitigate) the duplicate content issues on their sites.

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary

Pamorama

Atom also provides a standard way to export an entire blog, or parts of it, for backup or for importing into other blogging systems. The service began as a blog comment search engine. “Blog&# can also be used as a verb, meaning to maintain or add content to a blog.

How to SEO Your Blog Post Series

ProBlogger

Another great time to use series is if you find a group of posts on your site that have similar content with overlapping keywords. Under these circumstances it would be beneficial to rework your content into a series and allow it to build upon itself. Note, though, that Google says “almost always” when it discusses this, so there must be occasions where the search engine likes an article deeper in the series for some reason. Writing Content SEO series SEO