12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010
FEBRUARY 10, 2011
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
JANUARY 12, 2011
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.
Search Engine Optimization Tip: How to Remove a Web Page from Google
JUNE 18, 2010
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
JANUARY 8, 2014
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.
There Is No Salvation for the ‘Facebook Expert’
JANUARY 26, 2017
In the old days of search marketing, it was about tricking the dumb robots –buy links, cloak, spin content, or whatever trick you could pull. Choose your business objective, load up your content, connect your audiences –that’s it.
Five Reasons Why I Love Wordpress
OCTOBER 23, 2009
Main | Stop tweeting about the # of followers you have » October 23, 2009 Five Reasons Why I Love Wordpress WordPress was originally made as a blog publishing application but has now evolved into a huge content management system (CMS). These are what turn the basic blog program into a full content management system. Essentially, the WordPress theme system is a way to skin your website.
Five Ways to Become a PR Technologist
JUNE 27, 2012
It means you understand how to use a content management system. You know the principles of search engine optimization. This week our guest posts focus on adapting the traditional to the new. The week will culminate tomorrow with a webinar on How to Socialize Your Newsroom.
Taxonomy in Content Curation
AUGUST 31, 2011
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
SEPTEMBER 7, 2016
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
JULY 8, 2011
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
JUNE 8, 2012
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
MAY 28, 2014
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
7+ WordPress Plugins For Every Website
APRIL 15, 2011
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
MARCH 18, 2011
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
MAY 20, 2016
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
NOVEMBER 4, 2014
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
NOVEMBER 21, 2011
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
OCTOBER 18, 2010
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
JANUARY 30, 2012
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
JANUARY 31, 2011
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?
MARCH 21, 2012
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
21 Content Marketing Tools to Use in 2014
MARCH 4, 2014
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.
Best Responsive Web Design To Boost Your Online Business
APRIL 28, 2016
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.
25 Reasons Why Google Hates Your Blog
JANUARY 27, 2012
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.
Building a New Kind of Cruise Community
APRIL 15, 2015
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.
Content Marketing: Dos and Dont’s [Report]
NOVEMBER 16, 2012
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.
22 Social Media Marketing Management Software & Services Reviewed - Online Marketing Blog
OCTOBER 31, 2010
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.
The Blogger’s Essential WordPress Guide: 13 Top Tutorials
JUNE 12, 2012
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.
Tech Tip: 3 Simple Things You Can Do To Improve The Backend Of Your Site
JANUARY 22, 2013
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.
How to Optimize Your Blog Posts for SEO: an Easy-Peasy Guide
DECEMBER 2, 2013
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
JULY 23, 2013
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
JANUARY 3, 2014
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
SEPTEMBER 17, 2012
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
DECEMBER 21, 2011
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
JULY 19, 2013
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.
Brand Monitoring, Social Analytics, Social Insights
OCTOBER 3, 2010
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
MAY 13, 2009
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
AUGUST 24, 2014
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
OCTOBER 8, 2009
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
JUNE 30, 2010
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.