SocMed Sean

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

SocMed Sean

Remember, the more you clean up those old posts the more they will pay you back with increased search engine traffic or organic traffic from social networks like Twitter and Facebook. "Spring" via promanex on Flickr under creative commons license. Ahhhh Spring!

BrainDump: 101+ Things You MUST Know About Social Media For Business

SocMed Sean

YouTube 37) YouTube is the second largest search engine on the planet (only second to Google). 46) Blog content can be gold for the search engines, but you should write your articles based on what the search engines want, write for your readers.

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25 Social Media Pet Peeves – How Many Are You Doing?

SocMed Sean

Junk content that is only meant to bait the search engines , not offer value to readers. A while back, I asked a fairly straight-forward question on my Facebook page : What is your social media pet peeve? Mine is people who just post quotes all day long, thinking they are being inspirational.

The One Tip That Took My Blog To New Levels. Stop Caring.

SocMed Sean

When I first started blogging, I was so worried about driving readership, getting listed in the search engines, becoming popular, being liked. Stop caring about how you rank from a search engine perspective. If it doesn’t turn your engine, don’t write it.

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Bloggers Block – When The Words Just Won’t Come

SocMed Sean

Blogging requires writing, graphic design, search engine optimization, relationship building, social promotion, and a lot more. Frustrated courtesy of M artinaK15 on Flickr via Creative Commons Writer’s block sucks. Blogger’s block sucks more.

Beyond Your Borders: Promoting Your Business Internationally Using Social Media

SocMed Sean

The Benefits Of Social Media Engagement While search engine marketing is generally geared towards increasing sales conversions for your website, social media marketing is best seen as a PR tool, for building and maintaining brand awareness, gathering customer feedback and managing negative feedback about your brand. Today’s guest post comes from Christian Arno, the founder of Lingo24 , a global translation company specializing in website localization and optimization.

Blog Tip – Write For Your Readers, Not The Search Engines

SocMed Sean

Before we ever dive into the technology behind their blog, I like to explore their content and their attitude toward the search engines. The problem is, what if the search engine spiders like your content, but your readers don’t?

2011 Round-Up Of My Social Media Cartoons And Comics

SocMed Sean

2011 was a great year for my blog and I appreciate everyone who stopped by to check it out. The biggest category of content that attracted visitors to SocMedSean.com in 2011 was definitely my social media comic strips.

LinkedIn Tip: Be Sure To Add Skills To Your LinkedIn Profile

SocMed Sean

In addition to listing your education and experience, the skills section can help your profile by adding tags that ensure your profile is more attractive to search engines and easier to locate for those using the LinkedIn search.

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

SocMed Sean

This sure opens up a lot of possibilities, from redirecting an old URL to a new address, to helping clean up the complex or nonsensical URL that is coming from an abysmal publishing system – providing you with a URL that is not only user-friendly but also search engine-friendly.

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7 Surefire Ways StumbleUpon Can Make You A Better Blogger

SocMed Sean

As you use StumbleUpon and the SU engine learns more and more about what you like and dislike, you’ll start seeing some familiar faces when SU tells you that “so and so also likes this” When you see these folks, follow them.

5 Easy Ways to Organically Increase Your App Downloads and Lift Rankings

SocMed Sean

The second aspect of the optimization is optimizing the app for the search engine results. These reviews and rankings are one of the more important criteria that search engines use to identify positions in search results. This week we welcome guest blogger Robert Everett.

So What’s The Big Deal About Google + Your World? Will It Kill Facebook And Twitter?

SocMed Sean

And, of course, I use Google as my search engine of choice. Here we go again…Google treading in areas that it just doesn’t seem to “get” Don’t get me wrong.

Search Engine Optimisation Benefits For Small Organizations

SocialFish

Even so, most site owners do not fully understand how important search engine optimisation is for their online entities. Gaining A Site That Users And Search Engines Love. SEO basically offers an experience that is also perfect for search engines.

SEO Search Engine Optimisation - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

We know that SEO means Search Engine Optimization. We also now that SEO is important for us to rank higher on Search Engines. A quick tip: You need to get your Site, Blog, Social Media Page on to being Indexed by Search Engines. million people worldwide have used this Search Engine Submission Service Go Here And Submit! So go on and make your page go higher on search engines.

Meet Team Sprout: Brian, Platform Engineering Manager

Sprout Social

Brian Cordonnier, a Platform Engineering Manager on Sprout’s Publishing Squad, embodies this commitment both in his work at Sprout and his hobbies outside of the office. Department: Engineering. How did you get into engineering and into your role at Sprout?

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Six On Page Search Engine Optimization Must Do’s

Small Business Mavericks

Search engine optimization is not all about gaining inbound links. Use keywords carefully – these tags are for users and search engines now look at them from a user’s perspective. Once you have published your web page, be sure to add it to the sitemap (both the user and search engine sitemaps). Search engine sitemaps are regularly checked by the search engines. Newly found urls are then visited and indexed by the search engines.

Is Bing The Best Search Engine?

Small Business Mavericks

This is probably the best idea that Bing could come up — a blind search engine test. search engines bing google search engine search resultsBing keeps trying to convince, by one way or another, that its search results are better than Google’s. They’ve tried just about everything they can think of. But they have one more card to play (or maybe not), and they’re playing it pretty heavy right now.

For Kids - A Visual Search Engine From Google - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Google has introduced a Search Engine for Kids. It is more of a visual search engine for kids. Parents you got to know this. This means you do not have to worry about adult sites and so on. It is called Kiddle.co. It is powered by Editors and Google safe search

Summer Engineering Internships at Sprout

Sprout Social

What’s it like to spend the summer as an intern on Sprout Social’s engineering team? From day one, engineering interns at Sprout are part of the team. Interns are also matched with a mentor, typically a senior engineer, with expertise in their areas of interests.

The Importance of Search Engine Optimization

Jason Yormark

With this in mind, I think it’s important to look at some statistics to better understand why search engine optimization is so important. Here are some numbers to contemplate in this regard: 90% of the adult population in the United States uses a search engine to find information online. About 80% of all searches come from the organic search engines and not the paid search listings. The following is a guest post from Matt Davidson, an extremely talented search marketer.

New Search Engine Launched: Only Searches New gTLD Domain Names

Bill Hartzer

There’s a new search engine out there that apparently has ditched the legacy.COM,NET and.ORG TLDs (Top Level Domains) and only show New gTLDs in its search results. Newgle is a new search engine using Google Custom Search that takes the legacy TLDs out of the search results.

Paying to Boost Organic Search Engine Rankings on Google

Bill Hartzer

Google has always been adamant about the fact that paying for Google AdWords ads will not boost your site’s organic search engine rankings. So, I do believe Google when they say that paying for Google AdWords ads won’t boost your organic search engine rankings.

Search Engine Submission Now Officially a Scam

Bill Hartzer

I can finally officially declare that all search engine submission services are now scams. If you receive an email from [b]anyone[/b] claiming to offer search engine submission services or a similar submission service–it is spam and also a scam. Search Engine Optimization

Disallow Search Engines in Robots.txt File? No Worries on Google

Bill Hartzer

Well, actually I’m not surprised when it comes to Google, but this is the first time I have seen a website disallow the search engines from indexing their website. A website has a robots.txt file directive for the search engines to NOT index their website. Google Search Engines

Websites and Search Engines are Far from Dead

Webbiquity SMM

Search engines are going away. John notes that though he has done all he “can to get found on the search engines—SEO, PPC, blogging and social media,” his website generates a trickle of leads for digital marketing services. Websites are dead.

A new search engine for marketing podcasts

Convince & Convert

MarketingPodcasts.com is a discovery engine for marketing podcasts. So, I challenged my team (especially our developers at Marketing Press) to figure out how to build a discovery engine on top of WordPress. Are you ready to make marketing education much, much easier?

What Affects The Search Engines - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

In the online world, Search Engines are critical. Knowledge of Search Engines form an important part of Social Media professional's day to day activity. It is critical that you understand what a Search Engine is looking for and how best you can make use of the opportunity. While you do understand the important criteria of the Search Engine you need to keep in mind that the algorithms are updated and changed constantly. Search Engines also look at MetaTags.

How to Reverse Engineer Your Competitors’ SEO Strategy

Convince & Convert

For example, websites on HTTPS can implement HSTS, which tells search engines your site is secure. Analyzing your competitors is great, but if your findings are spread across multiple documents, it’s unlikely you’ll be able to reverse engineer their techniques effectively.

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SEO Search Engine Optimisation - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

We know that SEO means Search Engine Optimization. We also now that SEO is important for us to rank higher on Search Engines. A quick tip: You need to get your Site, Blog, Social Media Page on to being Indexed by Search Engines. million people worldwide have used this Search Engine Submission Service Go Here And Submit! So go on and make your page go higher on search engines.

The Difference Between SEOs and Search Engine Marketers

Bill Hartzer

During a recent comment thread on Facebook by my buddy Steve Floyd , the subject of SEOs (Search Engine Optimization pros or “search engine optimizers”) and SEMs (Search Engine Marketers or “Pay Per Click professionals”) came up.

Cool Facts About Search Engines

Engaging Brand

We all use search engines every day. All these search engines offer a valuable resource to dig through the endless supply of information strewn across the web and bring us what we are searching for. But how did search engines start? Here are some cool facts that you may never have known about search engines: The Users. These users have definite ways of accessing information: 93% of consumers worldwide use search engines to find and access websites.

Association Social Media: American Society of Civil Engineers

SocialFish

——————— Welcome to Elizabeth Bookhultz, Social Media Specialist, American Society of Civil Engineers! On the other hand, Twitter is where we find a lot of academics and engineering firms.

Search Engine Optimization: 10 Search Engine Ranking Problems

Bill Hartzer

I often talk to people who claim that they are suffering from poor search engine rankings. Easily, the number 1 issue I see in client websites preventing higher search engine rankings is lack of links.

Why And How To Submit Your Small Budget Film To Search Engines - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

With this level of connectivity people utilise the Search Engines like never before. Search engines are the most valuable source of information assimilation. You type a few phrases or words [KeyWords] in the search space of the Engines and you get hundreds of links on the single topic.

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Behr Paint Now Offering SEO and Search Engine Marketing Services

Bill Hartzer

But, apparently Behr Paint ( Behr Process Corporation ) is now offering search engine optimization and search engine marketing services to registered BehrPro professionals. Search Engine Optimization Wow, that’s one headline that I thought I would NEVER write.

Appalling: US Patent US8515941 B1: System for Generating Search Engine Spam

Bill Hartzer

US Patent US8515941 B1 granted Aug 20, 2013, is titled “System for unique automated website generation, hosting, and search engine optimization” And their websites still rank well in Google despite Google Panda 4.0. Google Search Engine Optimization Search Engines

Do Google +1s and Shares Help Search Engine Rankings?

Bill Hartzer

The whole idea of this study was to figure out whether or not Google +1s actually help search engine rankings. But they only count when they’re combined with other search engine ranking factors. So, that begs the question here: Do Google +1s and Shares Help Search Engine Rankings?

Hide Facebook Profile from Search Engines

Ari Herzog

I allow the global Facebook community to find me, read my personal profile updates and comment when inspired; but I disable my profile from being indexed by search engines. I am a Facebook oxymoron.

Does Buying Facebook Likes Help Search Engine Rankings?

Bill Hartzer

According to this unsolicited commercial email (spam), getting more Facebook Likes will increase your search engine rankings. Googles software engineer, Matt Cutts, has confirmed reports that Google uses social signals, such as links from Facebook and Twitter, as a ranking factor.