The Importance of Content Marketing When Building SEO Strategies [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Earlier this month, Mai wrote an article about why you should put content marketing at the heart of your brand strategy , in which she gives a summary of the importance of content marketing for your brand. and articles/guides, whereas audio content and podcasts are the least popular.

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[Cool Infographic Friday] Content for SEO

SocialFish

Quoth this post : “The power of content for SEO is clear, as 92 percent of marketers cite content creation as effective for search engine optimization. Web pages are the leading content for SEO gains, cited as “very effective” by 50 percent of marketers.

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SEO Guidelines for Sponsored Content and Partner Links

Adam Sherk

Sponsored content in various forms is growing in popularity as publishers seek additional sources of revenue. However in any implementation it is important to comply with search engine guidelines to avoid negative repercussions for SEO. Sponsored Content Compliance.

The New Face of SEO: Content Creation Comes First [Infographic]

Mindjumpers

Traditionally, we think of SEO as something very technically rooted. Today, SEO is changing more and more towards a creative and marketing mindset, where content creators think about their audience first by prioritizing engaging content before optimisation for search engines.

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SEO Tips for Infinite Scrolling

Adam Sherk

Social sites use infinite scrolling as a way to offer a never-ending stream of new content, and it has appeal for sites that want to offer a seamless browsing experience for large groups of items. Don’t Forget SEO. This creates an obstacle for SEO.

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5 Ways that Social Media Impacts SEO

Adam Sherk

Here are five ways that social media impacts SEO, or more specifically search engine visibility, rankings and traffic: 1. Unfortunately many social media sites add a “nofollow” attribute to any links within user generated content.

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Will SEO Exist in 2015?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

SEO used to be a self-standing marketing discipline, having a well defined, generally accepted set of activities and objectives. Today, SEO is much more intertwined with other marketing activities, making it difficult to know where SEO ends and where social media, for example, begins.

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8 Critical SEO and Digital Marketing Opportunities

Adam Sherk

So I put together a round-up of current SEO and digital marketing trends that offer good opportunities for publishers. Some are newer, others are longstanding, but I wanted to gather them together and focus on the benefits for news and content sites. Syndication and Sponsored Content.

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Content Marketing, Social Advertising, and SEO: Which Is Most Important?

Simply Measured

A lot of marketers say content is king. Still others, despite the drastic changes to Google’s algorithm, say that a website is worthless without SEO. . It takes great content, a social plan, AND mindfulness of SEO best practices to make it out there. Content is king.

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. Below is a list of the best SEO tools out there right now. A must for small businesses and content marketing professionals.

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How to Hire Your SEO Partner

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Hiring an SEO specialist is one of the most important decisions you will make in your pursuit of online marketing success. Lawyers pass the bar, doctors have diplomas, but SEOs have nothing of the sort to give you confidence in their level of training and talent.

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Marketing Minds: Maddy Osman – SEO Content Specialist @ The Blogsmith

Puzzle Marketer

Maddy Osman SEO Content Strategist @ The Blogsmith What brought you into the field of marketing (tell your story) and what makes you feel so passionately about it?: Oftentimes, their updates benefit the user and hurt the content provider.

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7 Local SEO Mistakes You Do Not Want To Make

Idaconcpts

You’re at your wit’s end working and spending your hard earned money on your website’s local SEO rankings, yet nothing seems to be working. Local SEO, when done right, can tap into markets that are willing and interested in your business. You copy-paste your content.

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5 SEO Tactics That Will Always Work

Small Business Mavericks

If you’re looking for evergreen SEO tactics – those methods of optimizing your website that worked ten years ago, work now, and will continue to work long after most people have forgotten when they started, – then I have some good news for you. Here are 5 ways you can SEO your website that will always work. How you optimize your page title may change from time to time, but optimizing your page title will always be an essential SEO element.

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Is SEO Still Relevant?

Convince & Convert

But what I found particularly interesting was that the number 5 job skill for LinkedIn in 2014, based on recruiter searches, was SEO and paid search. That’s right, the much-maligned SEO was the number five job. I’m a huge proponent of content marketing and social media.

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Is SEO Still Relevant?

Convince & Convert

But what I found particularly interesting was that the number 5 job skill for LinkedIn in 2014, based on recruiter searches, was SEO and paid search. That’s right, the much-maligned SEO was the number five job. I’m a huge proponent of content marketing and social media.

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The 21 Best Content Curation Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Although content marking is now a nearly universal practice—with 93% of B2B marketers using content marketing— half of all marketers still rank “producing enough content” as one of their top five challenges. Store and repurpose content for later reposting.

This One Thing Has Become The New SEO Reputation Management Secret This Year

Webbiquity SMM

But it doesn’t stop there – you have to continually expand content and build incoming links for these properties too. For example, you could reference content pieces from your LinkedIn articles to your Twitter profile, and boost its “trust”, resulting in higher rankings for that web property.

How to Improve Your Facebook Page SEO

SocialFish

With Graph Search, you can combine keyword searches with friends who’ve shared content on Facebook related to that search. Google has been indexing Facebook Pages for quite some time now , so Facebook Page SEO (search engine optimization) isn’t anything new.

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Four SEO Tips for WordPress Websites

Idaconcpts

WordPress is the world’s most popular content management system. If you work with WordPress, or you’re considering building a website on the platform, you will have probably wondered about SEO and whether there is anything specific you can do to optimize your site. Get an SEO Plugin.

Do Social Signals Drive SEO?

Convince & Convert

Being the savvy content marketer you are, you now set out to to bring an audience to that post. There is so much speculation about how social media and SEO interact, but what’s the real story? Links are still a major driver of SEO. So Does This Really Drive SEO?

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3 Ways To Improve SEO Without Adding New Content

Small Business Mavericks

Everyone knows you can improve your search engine optimization (SEO), and potentially gain new search rankings, by adding new content to your website. But how about improving search rankings by not adding new content. Here are three ways you can increase your SEO potential without adding new content to your website. Delete Pages – Instead of adding new content to your website, try taking some content away.

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Monday Roundup: SEO Tips

Waxing UnLyrical

On today’s roundup, we’re talking SEO (search engine optimization). Enduring Questions on Press Releases and SEO. Why: In this guest post for WUL, Jessica Torres shares how she made her blog Cavy Savvy a success using smart SEO. vs. Black Hat SEO.

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Why Small Businesses Need SEO

Small Business Mavericks

It’s called search engine optimization (SEO). SEO is something every business can employ at little expense and receive huge benefits. Now, I’m not saying SEO is a cure-all panacea for a failing business. What I am saying is that SEO can be the difference between a business that fails to get noticed and a business that is found in the search engines by customers looking for your product or service. 5 Benefits of SEO for Small Businesses.

5 Ways Your Social Media Posts Improve Your SEO

Convince & Convert

But the experience of industry professionals has been universal—highly engaged content has much greater SEO value than do less popular pages. Google’s algorithm is designed—and is constantly being tweaked—to find and rank high-quality, useful content for each search query.

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Use Google Authorship to Improve SEO and Drive Traffic

Pamorama

Don’t miss a huge branding opportunity: Link your Google+ profile to the content you create Google is looking to put user identity at the forefront of a number of its products, including search. Blogging Brand Branding Google Google Plus Search SEO google plus

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How to Name an Image for SEO Purposes

Idaconcpts

When optimizing your site for SEO purposes there are several considerations to take into account. If your site relies heavily on images for content, it is a great idea to prep your site with a rich folder structure.

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Does Cookie-Cutter SEO Work?

Small Business Mavericks

It was targeting what have come to be called “content farms.” ” A content farm is just a fancy name for websites that make up a cookie-cutter template for its content, then jam thousands of pages into its system using that cookie-cutter template. If you think cookie-cutter SEO is going to work for you today, then you need to educate yourself on the experience of these content farms. Your SEO has to be as unique as your content.

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Why Quality Content is the Core for Any SEO Strategy

Writtent Blog

Is quality content the backbone of your SEO strategy? Shabby content doesnt engage readers. Here is a closer look at what qualitative content is and why it should be the main driver of every search engine optimization strategy. Why Create Quality Content?

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SEO Strategies: Optimisation Ideas for Your Google+ Page

Mindjumpers

Tweet Guest post written by Emma Tomlinson , who is the Head of Retail at Smart Traffic, a SEO consulting company based in Bristol delivering successful campaigns to both SMEs and major brands. Posts – If you want to put up an article or any content, make it visible to the public.

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What About PDFs and SEO?

Small Business Mavericks

While it’s true that a lot of PDF content isn’t the greatest SEO content, it’s not true that PDF documents are bad to have on your site if there are good reasons for PDFs to be there. An article at Search Engine Land details the pros and cons of PDFs for SEO. If you can add spec sheets, forms, manuals, and other types of easily loaded content that users will want to download or print, it’s logical to do it in PDF format.

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How to Reverse Engineer Your Competitors’ SEO Strategy

Convince & Convert

The web is becoming increasingly saturated, which means more sites, more content and—most worryingly—more competitors. Scrutinize Their Onsite Content. Analyze Their Technical SEO. Do they utilize multimedia content to keep readers on site? Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

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Editorial SEO Tactics for the Newsroom

Adam Sherk

By now most editorial sites are employing basic SEO best practices in the newsroom but how many are taking full advantage of every opportunity? First content is created then the key page elements (title tag, headline, URL, image attributes, etc.)

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5 Power Tips for Writing Killer Blog Headlines for SEO and People

Harp Interactive

Categories: Blog , blogging , Content Creation , Content Marketing , Social Media & SEO Tags: blogging , content marketing , seo and headlines , tips for good headlines , Write Great Headlines , writing great headlines How to write blog headlines that get found and shared!

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8 Ways To Tune Up Your SEO

Small Business Mavericks

Your site has a power source that acts like the engine in a car — the SEO factors can be okay but not be as powerful as possible, just like the car that needs a tune up. Neil Patel at Search Engine Journal just gave us 7 Under-the-hood Optimization Techniques That Will Rock Your SEO and act like that tune up to get your site as powerful as possible: Make your site secure. SEO Is Never Finished. That’s exactly what happens when your SEO is tuned up, too.

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Branded Content: 6 Things To Remember before Publishing

Mindjumpers

Therefore, as a little help to content marketeers, we have made a small checklist. Make sure all content is relevant to your business. Whenever you publish content it should be relevant for both your audience and your own business perspectives.

SEO Copywriting: 25 Best Practices for 2014

Writtent Blog

To the dismay of businesses and marketers, SEO copywriting best practices do not guarantee high SERP rankings. All of them adhere to SEO and content creation guidelines. In 2014, SEO copywriting is about quality – well-written optimized content that appeals to humans.

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An Expert’s Guide to How to Get SEO Right

Convince & Convert

When it comes to bettering your website’s search engine ranking, the importance of following good SEO practices cannot be emphasized enough. He is the Co-Founder of Online Marketing Gurus , an award-winning global SEO agency that has collaborated with giants such as Salesforce and Coca Cola.

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Content, Marketing and SEO

The Way of the Web

If you get the brand story and a handful of pieces of content working well, then you can boost the people who are visiting it in a number of ways. It’ll be interesting to see what effects a rise in content marketing has on the market for content creation.

How Rich Answers Provide a New Approach to SEO

Convince & Convert

However, in today’s post, I am going to emphasize a completely different angle, and I am going to show you an entirely new way to do SEO. Let’s start with reviewing how traditional SEO ranking signals work. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

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