How Google+ Could Affect SEO

Idaconcpts

Google HQ is constantly looking for ways to improve the quality of searches. The introduction of Google+ is an interesting attempt in bringing user-generated content through social media closer to the Google search engine. Here is a discussion of how Google+ could affect SEO.

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Google Plus SEO: The Business Benefits

Pamorama

Google Plus offers business opportunities available nowhere else. The social network run by Google — the gateway to your business — is a game-changer. It ties together several Google products and delivers many rewards for brands. Google Plus and social signals.

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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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Local SEO – Be Found!

Saying It Social

Nearly 80-90% of all customers ''google'' businesses or check online reviews before making a purchase. The post Local SEO – Be Found! NC SEO Wilmington Business Google Kristin Lubben Local search (Internet) Search engine optimization TripAdvisor Urbanspoon Wilmington North Carolina YellowPages Yelp How can you ensure your company will be found - in this case, your restaurant?

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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. And, right now, Google+ is one of the dominating social networking sites.

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5 Ways that Social Media Impacts SEO

Adam Sherk

While the role of social media signals in Google and Bing’s ranking algorithms is still evolving there are already a number of ways that social media is having a clear influence. Both Google and Bing use social data to annotate select listings on their search engine results pages.

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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. As a user I like the new hosted and mobile-specific article formats, be that Facebook Instant Articles , Apple News Format or Google’s AMP project. Google News.

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Where does Google+ fit into your B2B Marketing plans? [infographic]

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Have you made Google Plus a part of your marketing strategy yet? After all, it’s not every day that a social media website goes to great lengths to make your business more visible, but that’s exactly what you’ll get from Google’s services.

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SEO Firm Impersonates Google, Claims Local Listing to be Deleted

Bill Hartzer

In a post on the Local Search Forum, Linda Buquet explains what disturbed her about the call she received from the SEO firm: I started off saying to him: The recording said my listing is in danger of being deleted or something? ” He said “Google IS in San Diego!”

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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. Google’s algorithm – the formula it uses to determine page ranking – has undergone significant changes recently, and I believe we’re only seeing the tip of the iceberg.

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SEO Guidelines for Sponsored Content and Partner Links

Adam Sherk

However in any implementation it is important to comply with search engine guidelines to avoid negative repercussions for SEO. This topic has been in the news recently with Google first issuing a reminder that any links within sponsored content should not pass PageRank.

Why Businesses Need Local SEO Optimization

Idaconcpts

In July 2012, Google Insights indicated that every second 3.5 people looked up SEO on Google. million Internet users are interested in SEO every month. The interest in SEO is ever-growing. The Local SEO Solution. Local SEO is a key driver of sales leads.

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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.

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Revealed: The New SEO (When Google Takes Freshness Too Far)

Viper Chill

That being said, it amazes me that every SEO blog is preaching the same old things that they’ve been saying for years. One person I was disappointed to see doing this was Rand at SEO Moz. I am pretty public about no longer believing in Whitehat vs Blackhat SEO.

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The Six Best Google+ Marketing Tools

Webbiquity SMM

Despite its detractors , Google+ remains one of the “big four” social networks and has its share of prominent fans in the business world. For most websites, Google+ doesn’t drive the volume of social traffic that Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter do.

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

Webbiquity SMM

Google and other search engines have different criteria that they look for when they are trying to figure out the rankings for different keywords and phrases. In order to figure out what Internet sites your brand is being discussed in, you could utilize Google Alerts.

Do Google +1s Really Affect SEO?

Kikolani

Google+ is still gaining some traction online, slowly building an audience and drawing more people in to give it a try for the first time. Perhaps most importantly, marketers are still getting used to how things work, in particular with reference to the Google +1 button.

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Google News Tip for Google+ Embedded Posts

Adam Sherk

A quick tip for news publishers on using Google+ embedded posts. When embedding a Google+ post in a news article, be sure to include enough original editorial text to meet the 80 word minimum for Google News indexation. Google News Wants Title Tags to Match Headlines?

LinkedIn is the Best Social Network for Improving SEO

Pamorama

Facebook Google LinkedIn Marketing Metrics Search SEO Social Media Twitter Social media marketingWhen it comes to sharing links, Facebook and Twitter immediately come to mind as the social networks of choice. Dan Zarrella, HubSpot social media scientist, recently conducted a study of link sharing and SERP (search engine results page) correlation on the top three social media platforms – Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn — to determine which platform improves search [.].

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. Google Penguin 2.0

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Why people don’t get Google+

Janet Fouts

Google+ is a great social network. Google+ is worth the effort. I like to say Google+ combines the best of Twitter and Facebook on one network. But nobody uses Google+. The SEO card. It’s no surprise that Mike has over 170,000 people following him on Google+.

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Do Social Signals Drive SEO?

Convince & Convert

A day later you notice the post has been indexed by Google, and it’s at #4 on the second page one of your main keywords. A week later, you check that keyword again in Google, and lo and behold, it’s now at #5 on page one. Links are still a major driver of SEO.

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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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How Rich Answers Provide a New Approach to SEO

Convince & Convert

On Wednesday the 21st of October, I published the results of our latest study on Google’s Rich Answers. In that study, I showed how Google’s use of these types of results in the SERPs has increased over the past year. ” Google includes a link to the site.

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SEO and the Stock Market: How to Profit from Google Penalties

Viper Chill

We all know that Google updates can be highly frustrating, especially when Google are never forthcoming about exactly what changed and what you can do about it if you feel you were unfairly penalised. What if you could predict Google hitting other companies hard?

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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 you were to go with the second option, Google will only rank it for name of image.

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Google’s Latest Slap – How Un-natural Links May Affect Your SEO

Puzzle Marketer

Google has been one of the leading forces in the search engine industry for several years now and it seems like everything they do tends to set the trend for other search engines. Over the years, they have implemented several new algorithm changes that have effectively slapped webmasters down the rankings when they engaged in things Google didn’t approve of. The latest Google slap dealt with individuals who used unnatural linking practices to achieve higher rankings.

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How to Improve Your Facebook Page SEO

SocialFish

Facebook’s new Graph Search is very different from Google search. Google has been indexing Facebook Pages for quite some time now , so Facebook Page SEO (search engine optimization) isn’t anything new. This will improve your SEO on both Facebook and Google.

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5 Ways Your Social Media Posts Improve Your SEO

Convince & Convert

Google has been particularly enigmatic about how, or even if, its rankings are influenced by social media. But the experience of industry professionals has been universal—highly engaged content has much greater SEO value than do less popular pages.

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10 Things That Expose Good Sites to Google Panda

Adam Sherk

Google Panda was designed to go after sites with a high volume of thin or low-quality content (among other things) in an effort to improve the overall strength of the search results. Once a site has cleaned up its profile, breaking free of Panda requires a rolling update by Google.

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There is Nothing About Negative SEO in Google Webmaster Guidelines

Bill Hartzer

There is nothing about Negative SEO in Google’s Webmaster Guidelines. After a review of Google’s Webmaster Guidelines, from what I can tell, there are no actual references to the practice of Negative SEO. So, technically speaking, is Negative SEO okay?

SEO vs SMO and how to TURN OFF Google Social Media Optimization

Laurel Papworth

How to turn off Google personalisation (SMO) and go back to SEO BUT: SEO is dead, SMO rules. SEO is a waste of money, or will be very soon. SMO (social media optimization) is in, SEO (search engine optimization) is out. To TURN OFF Google personalisation type in. &pws=0.

How Google Brought SEO Back to the United States

Bill Hartzer

In fact, it’s probably my biggest takeaway from that conference: With the latest round of algorithm updates in the past two years, Google has brought back search engine optimization to the United States. Much of this low quality SEO was automated, and that’s why it was so cheap.

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.

2015 SEO No-No’s

Saying It Social

We see the articles containing tips of what to do when it comes to SEO all the time- redundant, complicated, and hard-to-implement. The post 2015 SEO No-No’s appeared first on. Digital Marketing SEO Google Google AdWords Google Panda Organic search Search engine marketing Search engine optimization Search engine results page SERPs Web search engine

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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? Keyword research tools like the Google AdWords Keyword Tool or WordTracker are used to determine the best terms to optimize for.

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Facebook vs. Google+ [infographic]

Mindjumpers

Tweet Singlegain has compiled this infographic that compares Facebook with Google+. From the very beginning of its launch, there has been much debate whether Google+ will be an actual threat to Facebook’s dominance on the social media scene. Google+ vs Facebook: A Turf War?

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Google Places, Google+ Local, And You

Small Business Mavericks

Google, in particular, is well known for changing things. Well, one of the things that has changed about Google in the last year is a strong emphasis on a social media service called Google+. Or Google Plus. In the first month of its existence Google+ became the fastest growing social media website ever. How Google Places Became Google Local. Well, the Google Local part does. So Google Local is a good name. Why You Should Use Google+.

Ways to boost SEO using Social Media

Freelance Social Media

For the most part, these are staple elements of a successful social media marketing campaign, and as with most SEO strategies, it comes down to one basic principle: the better experience you give your users, the higher you’re going to rank in Google. Jayson DeMers a contributor to Forbes.com posted “ 6 Social Media Practices That Boost SEO.”

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