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Social Media Horror Story With A Happy Ending

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Today’s article is a guest post by Dennis Yu, an international speaker and author on search engine marketing and Facebook marketing. Today’s article is a guest post by Dennis Yu, an international speaker and author on search engine marketing and Facebook marketing.

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2013: The Year For Women Business Owners

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Specifically social media marketing was at the top of the list, a close second was search engine optimization (SEO). If you are a woman business owner, you’re going to love to hear this news!

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Alan K’necht: Über Thinker & SEO Brainiac: An Interview

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Social has always been a critical part of SEO but up until recently it didn’t form part of the various search engine algorithms. This impact is only going to be further improved upon by the leading search engines.

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Klout’s Effect On The Classroom, Your Career & More

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It comes as part of a deal that now plugs Klout into Microsoft’s search engine, Bing, as part of its social search algorithm. A Klout score, while controversial to many, is becoming more mainstream and carrying more weight in the real world. For those who care, my own score is currently 56.)

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Facebook Graph Search: 5 Must-Reads

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That reason is a search engine, which Facebook is calling Graph Search. Yesterday, Facebook announced Graph Search – a new type of search where “the objects we search for aren’t web pages but instead virtual representations of real world objects: people, places and things.”

Twitter’s Simpler Search: 5 Must-Reads

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By Carl Franzen Tech bloggers have noted that Twitter’s recent moves betray ambitions to become a more comprehensive search engine, or at least add the capabilities of a search engine to its existing website, so whether this is just the beginning of a sea change in Twitter search remains to be seen.

Content Marketing is More Than Just Blogging

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Content marketing is about more than just blogging. While that’s the first thing that people think of — at least me, as a professional blogger — content is anything that can be read, watched, seen, or heard.

5 Things Google+ Pages for Brands Are Missing

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Many people have been boasting the potential search engine optimization advantages these Google+ Pages will have, but there are 5 important things Facebook Pages have that Google+ Pages currently do not. Google+ Pages for brands have launched; let the comparisons to Facebook brand pages begin!

How Google’s Newest Announcements Will Affect SEO

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Currently, the changes just appear to be on the user end, and not change search engine optimization in any way. On Tuesday, Google let loose on to the world a slew of new announcements , all changing the way users can search the web.

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How To Write The Perfect Twitter Bio

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On top of that, remember that people can see your Twitter bio through search engines, so do not be fooled that only your followers are seeing this! Writing your Twitter bio may be the most complicated thing about Twitter.

Bing Adds Facebook Integration

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Enter Bing , Microsoft’s search engine (or “decision engine,&# ) that just added a whole slew of Facebook integration features. As Facebook is growing from just being a social network to almost being a lifestyle, a lot of websites are starting to develop around it.

Three Most Important Content Marketing Lessons of 2012

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We’ve had our tried-and-true algorithms and techniques busted by Google, we’ve had new algorithms and measurements introduced, which actually sent some search engine optimization professionals out of business.

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

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By Jennita As the lines of SEO and Social Media continue to be blurred, it’s becoming very clear that getting a page to rank highly in the search engines takes a combination of the two disciplines.

Is Jeremy Epstein The Yoda Of Community Marketing?

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He’s a former Microsoft executive who use to help partner companies improve their marketing engines and operations. What Henry Ford, Espresso, And Community Have In Common.

7+ WordPress Plugins For Every Website

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All In One SEO Pack – Search Engine Optimization is necessary to make sure your website ranks among the top results when somebody searches for something relating to your website. WordPress is one of the best website content management systems out there – and not just for blogs.

Apple and Firebelly: How These Two Opposites Go Hand In Hand

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Apple retail stores around the world are known for their sophisticated glass engineering, internally stamped concrete floors, custom-made wooden tables, and sleekly focused graphics.

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Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

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With a little bit of time and effort, the following guide can help you turn LinkedIn into a lead generation engine and give you the inside track to generating more business with LinkedIn. Below are 5 social media must-reads that we wouldn’t want you to miss.

Stop Link Building, Write Good Content

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” If you’re not a search engine optimization wonk, I’ll explain it this way: Two years ago, you could win Google searches if you had more links pointing back to your site than anyone else for those same keywords. And if they read it for a while, Google will pronounce it good, and your content will rise to the top of the search engine rankings. Blog Blogging Content Marketing Social Media content marketing Search Engine Optimization SEO

3 Great Weekly Social Media Podcasts

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Lastly, I’ve found Six Pixels of Separation , a weekly podcast that covers “blogs, podcasts, viral marketing, consumer generated content, search engine marketing and anything related to digital marketing.&#

How To Build Your Own Social Network On WordPress

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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. I’ve touted before all of the different things WordPress can do as a content management system. It’s no secret that I’m a WordPress advocate, but I’ve just recently discovered one of the project’s most impressive features– running a social network.

SEO Isn’t Dead. The New SEO

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Many people think that’s what it means, but remember, Google is an information engine. People who are aware of what’s going on with Google, but aren’t mired in the details of SEO every day may have heard the oft-used-but-incorrect phrase, “SEO is dead.”

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The Best Content Marketer? An Orange Cone

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You’re not rocketing to the top of the search engines, landing big speaking and book deals. When I played college soccer, my coach, Larry, said something that has stuck with me for the last 25 years: the best defender a forward will ever face is an orange cone.

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

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Your LinkedIn company page gets listed in Google’s and LinkedIn’s search engines, allows others to follow your company’s updates, gives you a place to promote services and products and even reports analytics.

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The Social Media News We’re Linking About

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Most of Snapchat’s infrastructure is hosted on Google’s cloud computing service, App Engine. Most of our data, including unopened Snaps, are kept in App Engine’s datastore until they are deleted.”.

Is Google Losing Focus?

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It’s safe to say that nearly everybody knows Google as a search engine. Essentially, the target is to get people to view Google as more than just a search engine. It’s true, Google isn’t a search engine, it’s a brand.

Monday’s 5 Social Media Must-Reads

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PageRank, Meet SocialRank: How Does Going Social Help Your Search Engine Rankings? Below are 5 social media must-reads from last week that we wouldn’t want you to miss. 9 New Rules For YouTube Marketing.

TAKING A LOOK AT OUR TOOLKIT

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-App Development Tools (<<great article on tools to get started) -Buffer (Hootsuite, SproutSocial) -Bottlnose -Camtasia -Conversion Rate Optimization Tools: Here’s are two great articles with tool-lists from State of Digital & Search Engine Journal -D3JS -Ditto -Followerwonk -GNIP -ifttt -iMACROS -Javascript, jQuery, JSON, node.js -Likealyzer -Live Chat Software -LinkedIn Inmail -NUVI -Oculus Rift -Open Site Explorer.

Interview with Chanelle Schneider, Millennial Specialist

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Today, I ask a search engine. With all the studying being done on Millennials, Firebelly decided to interview one of the top Millennial specialist, Chanelle Schneider.

5 Helpful Social Search Articles

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Social Search Optimization A search engines ultimate mission is to serve the most relevant information it can. Social Media Optimization – Gearing up for Social Search Today, search engine rankings are becoming the most sought-after metric in the online world.

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Social Media Marketing POV: What’s Your Blogging Motive?

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Is it purely for Search Engine Optimization ( SEO )? I am sure we have all searched the web on a specific topic and the search engines have produced less than favorable or relevant results. Have you set goals? Do you know what your audience wants?

Interview with Danny Sullivan Part 3: Real-Time Search

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Interview with Danny Sullivan Part 2: Vertical Search & Video

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Flickr Friday: The Content Grid

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Greenpeace's Unfriend Coal Campaign Calls Facebook A "So Coal" Network

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Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Branding Outside The Box | Main September 17, 2010 Greenpeaces Unfriend Coal Campaign Calls Facebook A "So Coal" Network Greenpeace rolled out the  Unfriend Coal Campaign after Facebook chose coal to power its data center in Oregon.

Twitter announces #NewTwitter

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5 Helpful Social Media Must Reads

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Facebook says that, in addition to special celebrity-oriented videos, the live video channel will also be used for official Facebook announcements, press events, live chats with Facebook engineers and live streaming of its developer conference, f8.

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Firebelly at Brainstorming & Social Media Optimization Summits

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5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles

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YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places

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Digitalia | Indianapolis Social Media Marketing « Firebelly at Blog Indiana | Main | 5 Helpful Facebook Places for Business Articles » August 24, 2010 YouTube Tuesday: Checking In With Facebook Places People are calling it a FourSquare killer.

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