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. The open source nature of AMP is a plus but I’m not a fan of having to create separate URLs. For this, it is essential to adhere to search engine requirements such as making all links to sponsor sites nofollow and preventing indexation in Google News. Related posts: Search Marketing Dwarfs Social Media in Interactive Marketing Budgets.

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How To: Make Your Links Do Follow Links in Google Plus

Bill Hartzer

I am not sure if Google has done this on purpose, but some links that are posted in Google Plus are automatically tagged with a nofollow link attribute, meaning that there is not any search engine optimization value added to the link. To show this, I have turned on a Firefox add-on that shows whether or not a link is “nofollow” or not. It is a “nofollow” link: Click on the image above it in order to enlarge it. Those are “nofollow” links.

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12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials 12 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Marketing Program YESTERDAY 1. If your desired username or vanity URL is still available, you simply click through each one to claim it. You can also benefit from posting to bookmarking sites that use NOFOLLOW tags if people read your posts and link back to your Web site.

Directory Submissions for Backlinks: Tips n’ Tricks to Get Some Love from Google

Harp Interactive

Yet another proven method is to submit your website URL to web-directories with decent Google page rank, ex: Yahoo and D’moz. Create a spreadsheet to document the submission process, with fields that include: directory URL, Category submitted, URL submitted, date of submission, title/anchor text submitted, status. List the domains/urls you need to submit (don’t always submit the home page).

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2011

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

In January of 2011, I said that I’d make our Internet Marketing Posts of 2011 subscriber only. Many loyal readers have checked in on the newsletter throughout 2011 to get both evergreen content , the content that typically embraces these monthly updates, in addition to something completely new, monthly digital trends – the stuff you use for presentations and proposals, for arguing that social media and online marketing does have a firm place in today’s landscape.

The Most Important SEO Metrics For Backlinks Analysis

Kikolani

While links from quality sites can help you rank higher for more keywords, backlinks from bad sources can ruin all your marketing efforts. Hence why monitoring the links of your website is just as important as running a content marketing campaign to acquire quality links. To quickly determine if a link is dofollow or nofollow, you can install the Chrome Nofollow extension, which will highlight all nofollow links. Meta nofollow.

Ahrefs Review: How to Use Ahrefs to Analyze Your Blog

Razor Social

Tracking these links is important because it shows you which marketing efforts are bringing you results. Next to a detailed breakdown of where all your links are coming from, you can also see the value of those links through Domain Rating, URL Rating, External, and Social. UR or URL rating is in direct correlation with Google rankings and pages with high UR usually get better rankings in search engines. You just enter the URLs you want to check and click start.

The Most Important SEO Metrics For Backlinks Analysis

Kikolani

While links from quality sites can help you rank higher for more keywords, backlinks from bad sources can ruin all your marketing efforts. Hence why monitoring the links of your website is just as important as running a content marketing campaign to acquire quality links. To quickly determine if a link is dofollow or nofollow, you can install the Chrome Nofollow extension, which will highlight all nofollow links. Meta nofollow.

Your Link Building Guide for 2018

Razor Social

Helga Moreno is a passionate content creator and marketer at Ahrefs and she has written this fantastic post about link building. You can measure the authority of a linking page with the help of your favorite marketing tool. URL Rating (UR). Nofollow links also matter. Some links, for example, the ones from blog comments may have the rel=”nofollow” attribute. <a The nofollow attribute gives search engines instructions not to follow the link.

Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

It is one of the many reasons that content marketing has become so popular, as brands in other industries put an emphasis on content development and promotion and essentially become publishers themselves. For traditional publishers, link building typically falls within the third main bucket of a comprehensive SEO program, which includes technical, editorial and marketing initiatives.

28 Resources from My Internet Marketing Toolbox

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Business » 28 Resources from My Internet Marketing Toolbox 28 Resources from My Internet Marketing Toolbox Written by Glen, this post has 78 Comments Have you heard of Matt Wadsworth? As with everything I share, I’m not saying that you have to use these, but if something looks useful or like a better alternative to what you’re currently using, then add it to your internet marketing arsenal. MARKET SAMURAI- Keyword Tool.

3 Forums with CommentLuv-Like Functionality

Kikolani

Digital Point – Search engine optimization and marketing forum. Latest blog post links are nofollow. Edit your general settings and add your RSS feed in the Blog XML Feed URL field. One of the ways that I promote my most important blog posts, like my massive post on 40+ Tips on How to Become a Social Media Rockstar , is through commenting on blogs enabled with CommentLuv. There are a ton of awesome lists of CommentLuv enabled blogs out there. But what about forums?

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10 Dreadful Mistakes that Kill Your Comments

Kikolani

And yes, you need a mixture of both Dofollow and Nofollow links, because that’s what natural link building looks like. How do you know whether a blog is Do or Nofollow? Personally, I use SEOBook Toolbar (free download), which has a function to highlight Nofollow links on any given page. It is a general consensus among SEO’s that Google will count only one link to the same URL per page. Marketing Takeaway. This is a guest post by Ana Hoffman.

Why Your Search Engine Optimization Strategy Must Now Include Social Validation

Bill Hartzer

The search engines love fresh, unique content–and they love to find new URLs and links. For over two years now (actually a lot longer than that), I continue to combine search engine optimization efforts (both on-page SEO factors as well as off-page factors like a linking campaign ) with a very specific targeted social media marketing or what I now call “social validation&#. They might even see some links form other web sites to that new URL.

How Rich Answers Provide a New Approach to SEO

Convince & Convert

We made sure that Google discovered these pages quickly, by sharing them in Google+, and by using the URL Submit tool in Search Console. Here is an example from our experiment in action, using the phrase how to implement a nofollow : It’s important to note that there is no need to create a video. Get more content like this, plus the very BEST marketing education, totally free. Image via BigStockPhoto.com.

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Ross Mayfield's Weblog: Elevating the Enterprise 2.0 Conversation

Buzz Marketing for Technology

Markets, Technology & Musings. TrackBack URL for this entry: [link]. URL: Remember personal info? marketing. nofollow. Ross Mayfields Weblog. « Techmeme Persistent Search Feeds | Main. Enterprise 2.008 » June 12, 2008. Elevating the Enterprise 2.0 Conversation. UPDATE: Video of the keynote. My presentation at the Enterprise 2.0 Conference. View | Upload your own.

Old-Fashioned Organic SEO Wins the Day After Google Penguin Update

Bare Feet Studios

Some content management systems allow you to have multiple websites with unique URLs that are all served from the same database (e.g. domains as you like, but better to have a 301 redirect on all but the main URL, whereby the others point to the main URL. the URL being linked to from your site, also has the right mix of keywords in it.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, Hawaiian Relaxation & More

Kikolani

10 essential tips for marketing your blog. 5 online marketing resolutions. Top email marketing tactics of 2010. Fine examples of viral Youtube marketing. How to check shortened URL’s. And on the Dofollow blog, I will discuss the reason nofollow still matters. This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the resources mashup, Hawaiaan relaxation & meditation, and what to expect next week on kikolani.com. The Resources Mashup.

WAIT BEFORE YOU MAKE THAT CALL

Myrland Marketing

In my case, he wouldn’t have even needed to look very far to know that my “interest” in marketing, including Social Media, is very high. I see from your website that your business is marketing consulting, including social media, so I would love to talk to you about how our service might be something to offer your clients….” phurl_urls doesnt exist+(via+@nancymyrland)" rel="nofollow" class="external" title="Tweet This!">Tweet

Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Social Media Consultant and Tech Geek at Heart Home About Press Consulting Contact Sitemap Home > Marketing , Opinion , Social Media > Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets Tweet Spinner Review: A Powerful Application to Manage Your Tweets by Tamar Weinberg on December 22, 2009 Share Finding productivity on Twitter, especially if you are a large company or one that manages several profiles for clients, can be quite difficult. Tweet content: URLs.

10 Premium SEO Tools That You Can Try for Free (or Cheap)

Kikolani

If you don’t do SEO for a living but want to do some major search marketing work with your website, you’re in luck. The following are awesome SEO tools you can use for free or cheap for a limited time to do your search marketing research. Backlink History – Our Backlink History tool allows SEOs to determine the number of backlinks detected by our sophisticated web robots for given domains, subdomains or URLs.

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Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

From there, I have entered the following: Home Title: Viral Marketing : ViperChill (This is the phrase I’m trying to get my site to rank for and a brand name) Post Title: %post_title% Page Title: %page_title% | %blog_title% Those are the main ones, and I recommend you tweak the rest to your preferred preferences. Permalinks Permalinks are simply the URL’s for your posts. It will move your old URL’s properly and in a search engine friendly manner.

How to Promote the Perfect Blog Post

Bill Hartzer

I prefer to add it to Mixx because mixx.com is one of the few social bookmarking websites that do not use the “nofollow&# tag. It’s also very helpful for them if you include the URL, title, description, and tags so they can simply “copy and paste&# it. Related posts: Search Engine Optimization: Why a Blog is Important When talking to business owners about marketing their businesses on.

How to Optimize Your Content for Authorship Success

ProBlogger

While AuthorRank hasn’t officially been implemented by Google as a ranking factor, the idea behind it has already been implemented across digital marketing platforms universally. &]rel=author query parameter and @rel DOES NOT contain nofollow. Your readable author bio pages inlcude<a href=”[profile_url]?rel= Run your URLs against the validator tool to be approved. After approval, tweet the URL and see the Card appear below your tweet.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Blog World Meetups Tweetups and Parties

Kikolani

Marketing experiments emerge – 9 creative ways to use Facebook Places. Making Money Online / Online Marketing. Will EverCookie kill affiliate marketing ? URL shortener – has some interesting “ easter eggs &# and supposedly passes all the link juice! 5 ways to use your social profiles for SEO – tips on how followed and nofollowed profiles can help with link credit and more.

20 Elements That Impact Link Value

Kikolani

First off, even if your link is “nofollow” (doesn’t give you link juice), places with high domain authority should still be of interest to you. If you have any concerns, you can look up Google’s cached snapshots for any URL, if you want to make sure that the links are picked up, and if everything is being indexed as it should. Screaming Frog – You can crawl websites URLs to acquire some of the important onsite elements that you can analyze for SEO purposes.

A New Linking Strategy: Out is the New In

ProBlogger

The only way that you could get to a page was if you knew the URL, or followed a link from another page. We allow links in the comments, but we nofollow them so no link juice escapes. You can see what he’s learning about blogging and online marketing at LoneWolf’s List Marketing Adventure. I’ve been thinking a lot about my linking strategy lately.

What You Can Learn From The Most Tweeted Blog Posts Ever

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » Social Media » What You Can Learn From The Most Tweeted Blog Posts Ever What You Can Learn From The Most Tweeted Blog Posts Ever Written by Glen, this post has 35 Comments I ran a poll in the sidebar here for a few days asking people what their main goals were for 2010 in terms of internet marketing. URL Shorteners: Which Shortening Service Do You Use? Reply January ‘10: Best Search/Marketing Posts says: February 1, 2010 at 7:21 pm [.]

Link-building Tips and Tools for Bloggers in a Post-Panda and Penguin World

ProBlogger

This affected anyone who used article marketing as a way to build links and drive traffic to their websites, since article networks were hit the hardest , though some—like HubPages— regained their rankings in subsequent updates. Check by going to the following URL, and replace domain.com with the website’s domain. Links can do this regardless of whether or not they contain the “nofollow” attribute, contain redirects, come from a site with a high PageRank , and so on.

20 Elements That Impact Link Value

Kikolani

First off, even if your link is “nofollow” (doesn’t give you link juice), places with high domain authority should still be of interest to you. If you have any concerns, you can look up Google’s cached snapshots for any URL, if you want to make sure that the links are picked up, and if everything is being indexed as it should. Screaming Frog – You can crawl websites URLs to acquire some of the important onsite elements that you can analyze for SEO purposes.

Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches

Viper Chill

Forexreviewlink.com is right up there on hundreds of profile sites with their URL post on all of them. Keyphrase: Dog obedience training There are a few “rockstar&# affiliate marketers who have made millions of dollars in the dog-training niche. The market is insanely huge. I’ve proven this time and time again on a personal level, currently on the first page of Google for terms like “viral marketing&# and “wordpress seo&#. Home What the F ?

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup, First Newsletter & Tennis Street Magic

Kikolani

How to create your own custom Facebook share URL – super easy and makes sure you get the image you want shared with your pages! Understanding women in social media – nice infographic, especially for those looking to market to women socially. Matt Cutt says don’t use nofollow for internal links – EVER. Making Money Online / Online Marketing. What on earth is affiliate marketing ?

Fetching Friday – Resources, Blog World Expo & Akismet

Kikolani

Link building tools interview with Taylor Pratt of Raven SEO – great response to dofollow vs. nofollow. Making Money Online / Online Marketing. Are you being seduced into affiliate marketing ? Is Twitter going to kill URL shorteners ? As you know, most mailing lists are also an avenue to promote products for affiliate marketing.

Looking to Guest Post on Authority Sites? Here’s How to Find the Best Blogs

ProBlogger

If you’ve been working in your niche for any amount of time, then you should be able to produce a list of some of the most respected authors, bloggers, marketers and other influencers in your niche. Marketers with the top-selling products in your niche. Check if links are “nofollow.” Then search for a “nofollow” tag. Dear [First Name], My name is [your name], and I run the [name/URL] website. This is a guest contribution from.

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$1m Case Study: My $550 Domain

Viper Chill

The domain is relevant to my market and should help me with the most important part of this project: getting search engine traffic. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 37 Comments Henri says: November 30, 2009 at 2:59 pm Woo, exciting stuff. Reply Zoli Cserei says: November 30, 2009 at 8:26 pm I’m really curious what domain you just bough for the price of a top-of-the-market ride cymbal! Home What the F ? Cloud Living Say "Hi!"

ViperChill Monthly Report 10 (The Month with Just One Post)

Viper Chill

The top 10, were: ViperChill: 928 wordpress seo: 580 viral marketing: 525 social media strategy: 248 viper chill: 230 guest blogging: 138 hostgatorestonia.com: 102 ( Bug? target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 65 Comments Nabeel | Create Your First Website says: August 9, 2010 at 12:08 pm Hi Glen, Awesome stats as always. I know this blog has no goals, but why you do not like his other projects and invest some dollars in links to your main keyword: “Viral Marketing&# ?

Reputation Management for Wordpress (Free Plugin)

Viper Chill

target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 66 Comments Carla says: April 6, 2010 at 11:08 am Cheers Glen. If the function is disabled then you get something like this on your WordPress Dashboard: Warning: file_get_contents() [function.file-get-contents]: URL file-access is disabled in the server configuration in /home/raamdev/public_html/wordpress/wp-content/plugins/reputation-management/reputation-management.php on line 113 I devised a solution using cURL, which is commonly compiled in with PHP.

Why Social Media Is a Better Investment than SEO

ProBlogger

If you are in a niche that doesn’t have a large traditional media presence (niches like Internet marketing, SEO, or social media) you might not notice this because there is little media competition. People invest trust and authority in other people while Google puts authority in URL’s. People share good content on Twitter and Facebook, which is either closed to Google, labeled as “nofollow&# , or doesn’t have anchor text.

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6 Things I Wish I Knew About Blogging 4 Years Ago

Viper Chill

I’m not naive enough to think that you would stick around here if I provided absolutely no marketing value, simply because of who I am or the brand that I’ve built. As I write about marketing, for example, I wanted to share the stats of this website on a monthly basis because I know that people building websites will be looking at their own. target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> 88 Comments Vinay says: May 26, 2010 at 11:07 am Great tips Glen! Home What the F ?

Getting Mass Traffic from StumbleUpon: A Definitive Guide

Viper Chill

The following points are applicable whether you are just starting out in the service, whether you’ve used it and want to get more out of it or you’re an internet marketer looking for more website traffic. However, this is an internet marketing blog after-all, and StumbleUpon happens to be one of the easiest ways to get thousands of eyeballs on your content. These will be useful for any Internet Marketer. You have shown a redirect URL but did not tell how to get it.