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5 Essential SEO Tips For Magento Ecommerce Stores

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This is where search engine optimization or SEO comes into the picture. The fact that there is little information available on how search engines rank websites makes it even more complex. Not only are these URLs search engine friendly but they make the links human readable.

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

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After culling through old posts, looking at my analytics , analyzing keywords and metadata, and looking at my various social sharing processes , I was a bit surprised at the nugget I drew from all of it. Stop caring about how you rank from a search engine perspective.

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#HashAtIt: Now You Can Search Hashtags Over Multiple Social Platforms

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Enter #HashAtIt.com ; the site bills itself as “the first social media search engine that gives users a way to gather information on any metadata tags (#hashtags) from popular social networks.” Are hashtags part of your brand’s marketing plan?

Track Your #Hashtags More Easily With HashAtIt

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There’s a new social search engine in town: HashAtIt.com says they can make it easy to combine all the metadata tags (those # symbols followed by a word or unspaced phrase) and look them up. But it was tricky and time-consuming before this great search engine showed up. I like that there’s some differences from other metadata tracking platforms, and I think it’s going to be interesting to see how many ways this will be useful.

Six Links Worthy Of Your Attention #314

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Using Metadata To Find Paul Revere - Kieran Healey. "I He doesn't say, 'here's the source code,' for example, but rather, 'there is a secret repository containing the data and the appropriate commands for your portable analytical engine.'" (Alistair for Hugh). . metadata. Is there one link, story, picture or thought that you saw online this week that you think somebody you know must see?

Optimise Your Blog with Google Search Console: A Treasure Trove of Traffic


Sitemaps are files that give search engines and web crawlers important information about your site regarding how it is organised and the type of content your site contains. Other information is included, such as how often your site is updated, metadata, and information about videos and images.

Pinterest for Business: How to Get Started & Be Successful

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Pinterest is different from other social media platforms in that it acts more like a search engine. Important Point: It seems fun to get clever with your board names but remember Pinterest acts as a search engine. To enable Rich Pins, you need to add some metadata to your site.

So You Want Traffic? This Is NOT Gonna Help


Traffic Mistake #2 – Writing for Search Engines. OK search engine traffic is what everyone wants, coz that’s organic and natural. In order to get a lot of search engine traffic you have to optimize your blog (in general) and every blog post.

10 Tips to Optimize Your Presence on Pinterest

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Pinterest is an influential visual search engine… and, as such, this means you can optimize it for your own gain. That means you need to give Pinterest all the right information so that you crop up as high as you can in their search engine results.

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Content Curation versus Content Aggregation


The people in charge would have noted that the above velvet Mr. T metadata indicated it was a painting, an original, from the 20th century, and possibly placed it next to the Van Gogh or Mondrian. There are contextual cues that no amount of keywords or metadata can surface.

Ultimate Guide to Twitter Hashtags


According to the official source : Hashtags are a community-driven convention for adding additional context and metadata to your tweets. Written By: Ann Smarty | @seosmarty Ann Smarty is the Director of Media at BlueGlass where she serves as the Editor of Search Engine Journal.

Building a New Kind of Cruise Community

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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. 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. Guest Post by J.D. Lasica.

10 Things Google will Love About Your Website you Probably Don’t Have


Google also rewards sites that make it easy for their search engine spiders to do their job. The key to getting a high ranking on search engine result pages is to prove to Google that your site is the best one for a given keyword set. XML sitemaps also give the spiders metadata about your pages such as the last time a page was updated and how important one page is to the rest of the website.

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How Social Media Contributes to SEO | Blog Talk Radio

Saying It Social

Show description: How can a solid social media presence dramatically increase a website’s search engine ranking? Do you know how to use correct page titles, metadata, alt-tags for images, anchor text, etc?

How to Optimize Your Blog Posts for SEO: an Easy-Peasy Guide

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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. Add Metadata. Great SEO isn’t really a standalone practice anymore.

How to Optimize Your Content for Authorship Success


Metadata on Twitter. Twitter Cards enable you to attach media to Tweets that link your content: It’s social’s all-important metadata. In addition, authors can cross-check proper authorship implementation and troubleshoot with engineers if there are any issues.

Traffic Technique 6: Backlinks


Search engines link to the sites they list, advertising links to sales pages, and other tools that aren’t part of the web, but are still online—like RSS and email—help us generate traffic through links. Oh, and the search engines will penalise those sites, too.

Online Content Curation: The Key To Building Visibility, Authority And Value


Modern libraries even employ professionals with titles such as " metadata specialists ". HiveFire engineers and scientists work with machine learning, natural language processing, and information retrieval.

Detecting Deception in Social Media

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A third step is to allow users to blacklist a site altogether; once you know it's not what you're looking for, there's no need to rely on the spam-scoring engine. It's bad enough when people are wrong as they express facts and opinions on the Internet. Mistakes happen.

Why Curation Is Just as Important as Creation [OPINION]


He is the CEO of Magnify.net , a real-time video curation engine for publishers, brands, and websites. Top Stories Photo & Video Galleries Top Lists Trending Topics Twitter YouTube Facebook iPhone Google Video More Topics. People Recommended Mashable Staff More people.

50 Ways to use Social Media, listed by Objective « Web Strategy by Jeremiah Owyang | Social Media, Web Marketing


Learn how tagging and other metadata improve your ability to search and measure the spread of information. Cheers search engine optimisation sol This is a very comprehensive list. Yes, its true and even though this is not an "official" guideline for any of the big engines, it does make a really big difference as more engine spiders are able to quickly read and register valid pages and sites much faster than those that are invalid.

Social Media From A to Z: A Glossary


The service began as a blog comment search engine. BoardReader : BoardReader is a free search engine that allows users to search for keywords only in posts and titles of online forums.

Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 2: Aggregation Is Not Curation


Some of the newest real-time curation and newsmastering engines have started sporting some “ intelligent ” internal auto-filtering capabilities, for which I can only, at least for now (just like Kevin Marks of BT in the video above), be very skeptical.

Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 5: The Curator Attributes And Skills


Having familiarity with filtering " variables " available inside search engines. Adding relevant or missing metadata when needed. d) SEO Understanding the value of long-tail keyword research and content niches for search engine optimization.

Online Content Distribution: Guide To The Best Content Syndication Services


As you well know, this not only may likely bring you quite a few extra visitors, but it can also boost your ranking inside the SERPs (search engine result pages).

12 kinds of Knowledge Workers

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Knowledge packager - if you didnt do knowledge work you would probably be an engineer or mechanic. They provide a sociality-driven incentive for bloggers to apply metadata tags to their posts. Metadata has never been more fun!". Well, thats perhaps an exaggeration, but Im personally much more interested in metadata that means something for people other than me. This is what I find most interesting in this scheme: metadata is shared - thats built into the design.

How to Make Money on YouTube – With 10 Examples!


8: Get your metadata right If you’re having a hard time bringing in traffic, you can try using our YouTube views service to boost your social proof. To keep that momentum going you’ll need to have a strong keyword plan that keeps you near the top of the search engines.

Mathemagenic " Reasons for using weblog to keep information bits

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If the original disappears or is moved, I could use the quote for find it (usually it’s an updated location easily found with any search engine, otherwise I use Internet Archive Wayback machine ). From another, it is essentially a set of webpages connected by links, with permalinks, metadata and underlying standards. Mathemagenic.

Social Media Monitoring Grudge Match: Radian6 vs. Scout Labs


I don’t know and would love some technologists and engineers to chime in. Seems like both companies have good engines and continually improve what they have, so both can give each other good runs for the money for a while.

The FASTForward Blog " Managing Personal Knowledge: Setting a Foundation for Transformation? : Enterprise 2.0 Blog: News, Coverage, and Commentary

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metadata. Search Engine Watch. Managing Personal Knowledge: Setting a Foundation for Transformation? by Bill Ives. May 2, 2007 at 2:45 pm. · · Filed under Enterprise 2.0. I have read about the debate between Tom Davenport and Andrew McAfee with interest but resisted getting involved until now. The debate was recently posted on again in a useful way on this blog by Tom Mandel, Transforming enterprise work â?? can it transform the enterprise itself?

Toward An Integrated Model of Information Seeking and Searching

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What happens when this propensity encounters the complex structures of libraries, classifications, metadata, and so on? Communication: the essence of science: facilitating information exchange among librarians, scientists, engineers, and students. working conference on engineering for human-computer interaction, August 10-14, 1992, Elivuoi, Finland, 1992. TOWARD AN INTEGRATED MODEL OF. INFORMATION SEEKING AND SEARCHING. by Marcia J. Bates. of Information Studies.

Blog Content Strategy 101


Kristina Halvorsen, content strategy guru and founder of content strategy consultancy Brain Traffic , defines content strategy as including editorial strategy, web writing, metadata strategy, search engine optimization, content management strategy, and content channel distribution strategy. A thorough content inventory involves listing each piece of content on your blog, and noting its publish date categorisation, tags, and any other metadata associated with it.