Make Your Online Content Sharable! Best Plugins & Widgets (Free)

yMarketingMatters

For an SMB, creating good, valuable content takes a lot of sweat, right? So making this content SHARABLE is a must! I am surprised to find how many of my clients (and many companies) OVERLOOK this or just simply don’t think about this small basic concept when creating content! I know. Its social media marketing.

Dr. Houzz Reveals a Widget-Flawed Google Algorithm

Viper Chill

In that post I showed in great detail how Godaddy were utilising customers who are using their SSL services and getting top search rankings by adding anchor-text-rich backlinks in the widgets that clients place on their websites.

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As one widget goes, another appears

The Way of the Web

Following the decision by Google to shutter Google Friend Connect , that widget will have disappeared, along with the 82 lovely people who chose to support the site via that method. The next time you visit TheWayoftheWeb, you may notice a slight change to the site.

The Anatomy of Viral Content

Pamorama

Sharing content is an integral part of modern life. We share more content from more sources with more people more quickly and more often than ever before. So how do you tap into this behavior and get your content in front of as many people as possible? Anatomy of viral content.

API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Podcast

Laurel Papworth

Episode 3 focusses on monetizing APIs and looking at revenue streams from widgets. API Widget Economy: Social Media Business Ep.003 from Laurel Papworth on Vimeo. One popular widget was the Nintendo wii (see programmable web) mashup of available/in stock Wii’s and a Google map.

Facebook Strategies: Content Over Creative

Dave Fleet

Success on Facebook depends on companies providing interesting, valuable content that engages people through their home base on Facebook. Well, to be more specific, it doesn’t make things easy for brands who provide mediocre content.

7 Things You Need to Know From My Content Amplification Test

Convince & Convert

This is part of the company’s bigger initiative to play both sides of the content and search game, evidence of which can be found in its purchase of Zagat , among other moves. 7 lessons I’ve learned: The Cision content amplification dashboard. Content Amplification report.

9 Glorious Truths About Creating Great Content

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Content has become a core ingredient in the Marketer's recipe for success. The challenge is that creating great content is like creating art: it's not a perfect science and it requires both time and commitment before you start getting good at it (and great results). There are some core lessons that can be learnt from brands who create great content (and some of them ain't pretty). 9 Glorious Truths About Creating Great Content: You are not a machine. content.

Energize Your Fans and Followers with a Sweepstakes

Ignite Social Media

Sweepstakes Widget. This widget allows for you to ask your audience to take different actions to earn entries into your sweepstakes. Once you have your sweepstakes set up in within the widget, you can drive your audience to a landing page or embed it wherever you wish.

Content vs. Community: How Online Publishers Can Nurture Both

mashable.com

Simultaneously, the amount of content produced sky-rocketed , with more compelling material than ever before. However, the past decade hasn’t fostered thoughtful interaction between that content and its consumers. Not technology , not buttons, not widgets.

5 Ways to Produce Content Readers Will Love

Kikolani

Nowadays, we have countless blog posts to read concerning how to improve our traffic numbers through various search engine optimization techniques and blog-design widgets. But I’d like to step back and talk about the content that we post, and our methods for creating that content.

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Content Sharing Trends in 2010 [Infographic]

Pamorama

The link sharing service AddThis , which announced last month that it’s now tracking the interests of more than 1 billion people across the Web , has created an infographic that breaks down the most popular destinations for content shared through its widget. The data helps drive home the importance of making it easy for your Web and blog visitors to share your content by by many different means.

Executive Engagement: Building Top-Floor Content for C-Suites

Convince & Convert

Image via BigStockPhoto.com C-suite executives are a coveted audience for any content marketer. C-level folks DO read content online. An article from the Content Marketing Institute narrowed down three main reasons executives are so difficult to reach: Their decisions mean more.

What TV Is And What Will Never Be

Twist Image

We''ve talked about the TV industry, the technology, the hardware, the software and even the content that drives it, but haven''t talked about you. I don''t know about you, but there comes a moment in my day when I simply want to lean back and let the content do the heavy lifting. Still, you can add all of the features, widgets, apps and connectivity of these devices and we may still net out in the same place: people just like to sit back and watch TV. content.

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5 Tips to Highlight the Best Content on Your Blog

Kikolani

Highlighting the best content on your blog is one great way to show off your most valuable content and entice readers to click from your “traffic-attracting” posts to the ones that provide value and make them a loyal reader. Use a popular post widget. You can display this widget in your sidebar or a widget box in your theme. You can use this plugin widget more than once if you want to configure it differently for each instance.

Embed Facebook Content Into Your Website | Small Business Mavericks

Small Business Mavericks

Widgets and tools that allow for embedded content have been around for years. But I have yet to see a really good tool that allows you to embed Facebook content. About Us What’s a Maverick?

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Search Engine Optimization Tip: Adding Content to your Web Site

Bill Hartzer

For this search engine optimization tip, let’s talk more about content and adding content to your web site. They are, in fact, updated on a regular basis and contain a lot of good content on their subject. How Do You Create Content? How do you create content?

Four Blogging Tools to Make your Content Go Further

ProBlogger

You put in countless hours to create the highest quality content possible week after week. But what good is a solid piece of content if it’s not being put in front of the right audience? to increase your content distribution. Upload your content.

Analytics: what matters to content marketers?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Do you use the ‘throw it against the wall and see what sticks’ strategy in planning content? While this can provide a superficial indication of what content gains traction in social media, it does not provide enough insight to determine the return on investment (ROI) of marketing activity.

The True Meaning Of Content

Small Business Mavericks

» The True Meaning Of Content What is the true meaning of content? But today, content has a rather broad view. Content has moved beyond the web page. Of course, not all content is created equal. About Us What’s a Maverick?

Google+ Growing With The Times – Are You Badged Yet?

Small Business Mavericks

changing the background color of a widget to match your page’s color. including a widget that displays your Google+ profile’s circle count. According to an article on WebProNews, some businesses are receiving a 30% increase in followers simply because of the widget. If your content is of a reasonable standard, then you shouldn’t find it too difficult to encourage readers to click on social media buttons. Social Media google website badges widgets

Marketing Marvels – Build Remarkable Content Marketing Hubs with Uberflip

Convince & Convert

Uberflip solves a really important problem for a marketer, which is that content marketing in particular is getting crazy, everybody’s doing more and more of it. All the research says that 70% of marketers are creating more content this year than ever before. So content and CTAs.

How publishers curate the world of content

emediavitals.com

eMedia Vitals Vital Answers eMedia Jobs Blog How GEO scales international content to local markets Blog NewsTilt lesson: Know thy audience Blog A ‘niche within a niche’: Behavioral targeting. Content providers are experimenting with all sort of ways for editors and technology to push outside content to readers, whether through aggregation or curation (for a lengthy discussion about the difference, check out the Nieman Journalism Lab ).

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Twitter Eases Process of Embedding Timelines

SocialTimes Twitter

Vandor also said publishers no longer need to create and save widgets to their accounts. You can also use our new oEmbed API to seamlessly integrate profile, list, like or collection timelines directly into your CMS (content-management system).

Content Week: how to consistently come up with great post ideas for your blog.

ProBlogger

Content. Today we start with some ideas on generating content, and across the week, we will be chatting to bloggers who consistently come up with great ideas. So content – where can we look for inspiration? Your own content. Curate content.

Search Engine Optimization Tip: Expand On Your Best Website Content

Bill Hartzer

This SEO tip has to do with looking back at your web site statistics and looking at your website’s history to see which content is best. Acquire more content (the warmest air you can find) and add it to expand your web site’s overall number of pages.

Your Ultimate Guide to Creating Amazing Content that Draws Readers Into Your Blog

ProBlogger

What you need is pillar content. Also known as “cornerstone content” and “evergreen content”.) And just in case you’re not convinced … Michael Hyatt agrees, and even Daily Blog Tips no longer publishes content daily.). Writing Content

8 Marketing Trends to Implement in Your 2012 Marketing Plan

yMarketingMatters

Inject your own special personality into your brand, and each piece of content. So many businesses don’t really take the time to get to “know” and speak to their target audience in their marketing content. Trend #3 – Provide Valuable Content!

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Increase your SEO with Team Content Marketing!

ProBlogger

Content marketing and SEO is getting more difficult. Most new bloggers and content writers will get started with their site, staying active for a couple months, and then reality hits them. Content Marketing can be FRUSTRATING! Today’s Content Marketing Strategy for SEO.

101 Marketing Tools and Technology Tips for 2017

Razor Social

Optimize your website content for sharing on social media. When people share your content from your website to social platforms, you need to make sure that it’s shared in the best possible way. Automate sharing of evergreen content. Implement content upgrades.

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8 Deep Questions to Define Your Blogging Strategy

Writtent Blog

While that truth is harsh and depressing, don’t let it deter you from establishing a content strategy. Will you provide author bylines or photos, and allow contributors to develop specialties within the framework of your content strategy? Blogging Content Creation Content Marketing

6 Influencer Marketing Strategies to Boost End-of-Year Sales

Convince & Convert

Try to think of something photo- or content-worthy , so they can integrate it into a post. Taco Bell once sent thank you gifts to their most passionate fans and earned a ton of content and photo opps tagging their brand. Co-Create Visual Content. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

Native Instagram Analytics Are Here…Sort Of

Ignite Social Media

This is much higher than what Facebook content is currently seeing at ~1%. The activity by day and hour is great for community managers when planning content for the week.

How to Speak Like a Human (and Why It Matters)

Convince & Convert

In fact, you’re such an expert on them that it’s probably hard for you to remember what it was like not to know everything about widgets or smart phone helicopter blades or what have you. Content Marketing content marketing human and humor jellyvision marketing messaging tone

Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

When it comes to link building publishers have a significant advantage because editorial content, be it hard news or evergreen content, lends itself naturally to linking and sharing. In addition producing quality content on a daily basis creates a steady stream of new opportunities.

7 Mind-Numbingly Easy Marketing Changes You Probably Haven’t Made Yet

Convince & Convert

They’re looking at your content. Just above and just below your content. The beautify of this form is that it doesn’t interrupt users while they’re looking at your content. Put a signup form just above your content, and just below it.

How to Get Your First 1,000 Followers on Every Major Social Network

Buffer Social

Follower count is one of those metrics that has tons of meaning – both for the confidence of the social media manager and for the distribution of the content you share. Place follow links and widgets on your blog or website. Create several updates so there is content on the page.

Spring Cleaning For Your Blog – How A Little Work Can Drive Search Engine And Social Media Traffic

SocMed Sean

I find posts with no Alt tags on the images, meta tags that just weren’t well thought-out, and content and data that, while correct at the time, is now a bit outdated. Do you have too many widgets? Are those widgets slowing down your blog?

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?

6 cool curation sites you may not have heard of

SocialFish

Content Strategy Featured Social Learning Social, In Theory So my new thing is curated news sites. Or curated stories, as they are not all “news” per se.