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4 Essential Firefox Plugins for SEO


I don’t think I’m going to upset too many individuals when I say that Firefox is the SEOs browser of choice. There are plugins for almost anything SEO related that you may want to do with your browser but then there are those plugins that nearly all SEOs have. As far as the essential plugins for SEOs these four will do most of what you need. Share this on Technorati.

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6 Ways To Ensure SEO and User Satisfaction with Your Content


If your content awkwardly uses SEO keywords you can easily turn off your readers. Also, too many SEO keywords can hurt your ranking on Google and other search engines as well. Use the Right SEO Keywords. Before you sit down to write any content you should first do some research to find out which SEO keywords are the best for the subject matter at hand. Find Your Voice.

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Why SEO is Easier than Social Media Marketing

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

However, the number of SEOs I’ve come across are much fewer and farther between than social media marketers. In fact, I hear the same SEO names every day; I learn of a new “social media expert&# twice a day. When it relates to SEO, you can start right away. After all, you can’t learn SEO just by reading about it. Why, then, is SEO really easier?

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Why Focusing on the User is More Important than SEO

Shift Digital

After interacting with my fellow Technorati discussing the philosophy of the design of Google+ I have begun to see more and more how all aspects of Internet marketing (SEO, SMO, etc.) Having worked in the Internet marketing world for over 10 years, and the computer world for over 20, there is one common theme I have seen throughout my journey in this wonderful industry: a consistent and never changing disease of planning to fail due to failing to plan. Covey in that they begin with the end in mind and leave it at that. We as marketers need to take the same approach.

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Search Engine Optimization Firms Like RankPay Still Hurting SEO Industry

Bill Hartzer

Mike Stewart, a good friend of mine here who is based in the Dallas area, who runs a Small Business SEO firm , sent me the following email he received today from a company who did just what I am describing here. Do you currently have an active SEO campaign. SEO Specialist. Share this on Technorati. On Tue, Jan 18, 2011 at 10:21 AM, Chris B. I noticed that your. work for.

Why I’ll Keep Growing My Private Link Network After Google’s “Crackdown”

Viper Chill

The conversation we had wasn’t very interesting, and it probably shows a very geeky time of my youth, but it does highlight one thing: Even at 16 I was crazy about SEO and the communities discussing it. In the last 72 hours the SEO world has gone crazy about the news that PBN’s (Private Blog Networks) are being hit by Google. To use as part of SEO testing. P.P.S.

100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

Meta description: (usually no more than 200 characters, e.g., “Webbiquity is the fusion of SEO, search marketing, social media, reputation management, content marketing and social PR to make you or your company omnipresent on the web for your unique search phrase.&# ). Keywords (6-8 core keyword phrases for your blog, e.g., “b2b marketing blog, SEO, search engine marketing, social media, SEM, online reputation management, content marketing, social PR&# ). Technorati. Share this on Technorati. Over time, the top source of traffic for most blogs is search.

SEO for Sites in Various Countries/Languages (International SEO)


You will have to spend a considerable amount of time and money in SEO so they appear high in each country’s SERPs. Google treats them as different domains so you will need a lot of SEO time so they all rank well. SEO necessary to link build to deep sub-folder pages. Share this on Technorati. The most common questions are: 1. a site for the UK and another one for the U.S

20+ Commonly Asked Questions About Blogging & Online Marketing


Does having CommentLuv hurt your blog, SEO-wise? This includes your traffic, overall audience (include RSS subscribers & social followers), SEO stats, and any other data you wish to share. I created pillar pages to market my writing across all blogs on topics including blogging , business , SEO , and social media. SEO doesn’t have to be complicated. Enjoy!

Three Overlooked Ways to Improve SEO Results

Webbiquity SMM

To keep up with changes on the SEO landscape and make sure I’m consistently utilizing the most effective techniques on behalf of clients, I read a lot of articles and blog posts about SEO. While there are several benefits of business blogging beyond SEO, the ability of a blog to enhance an organization’s presence in search is substantial. Share this on Technorati.

Social Media Presence of the Technorati Top 20

Viper Chill

Affiliate SEO: How Websites Are Ranking in The Most Profitable Niches Written by Glen on September 14th, 2010 153 Comments Would you believe there’s a top ranking site in a niche with over 300,000 searches per month which only has 4 pages and spams forums for links? There is no industry where people make as many generalisations than they do with SEO. Home What the F ?

8 Frequently Asked Questions by SEO Clients


Below are some of the questions, which almost all SEOs must have faced in the past from their clients. Trust is definitely a big thing as some clients might have had bad experiences with previous SEO companies. How many SEO companies are out there who are making money through clients without giving them anything in return? Share this on Technorati. And many more….

Presidential Transparency Vs. Good SEO

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Presidential Transparency Vs. Good SEO by Jesse on January 27, 2009 The BBC published an article last week describing the changes in the old’s robots.txt file vs. the new administration’s robots file. This move has again damaged the ability of the site to rank.

Best Social PR Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Social media marketing, online PR and SEO are three tactics that are all powerful on their own, but have far more impact when used in a coordinated, synergistic manner. Optimize company news for SEO benefit? PR and SEO. Why PRs can be better link builders than SEOs by Econsultancy. deep vertical industry knowledge, writing, relationship-building) also make them natural link builders for SEO. There’s no question that online PR plays a key role, in conjunction with SEO, in successful web presence optimization. Share this on Technorati.

Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Web presence optimization (WPO)—using tactics like SEO, PPC, online PR, social media, content marketing and reputation management in a coordinated fashion to maximize your online visibility and business results—is the core theme of this blog. Social Media and Search Optimization Integration by SEO Wizardry. Share this on Technorati. Or maybe it just hasn’t caught on.

Why sooner is better for small business SEO Pt. 2

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Why sooner is better for small business SEO Pt. 2 by Jesse on March 25, 2008 In part 1 of Why sooner is better for small business SEO we discussed the benefits of SEO in regards to developing niches and the advantages of establishing age early. Media. Marketing.

Search Engine Optimization: 10 Search Engine Ranking Problems

Bill Hartzer

Newer websites need to be careful not to have too many 301’s, because this can cause the site to get ’sandboxed’ This is especially common when performing site re-designs and initial SEO audits, making it increasingly important to make sure and do the proper SEO and keyword research initially, to avoid having to redo this later. Effective SEO takes time to implement.

In Heated Race For Georgia Governor, Is Blackhat SEO Pushing The Limits?


Over the past few years SEO has become necessary to keep up with the competition online and today is a multi-billion industry. But an Atlanta-based SEO volunteer group has been using their powers for other reasons altogether — reasons that are both more personal and more political. Their SEO tactics seem to be legit enough for Google. Share this on Technorati.

Best Business Blogging Guides and Tips of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Erika Napoletano channels fashion authority Tim Gunn to provide style tips for bloggers, such as “SEO is not the new black&# (“you don’t have to optimize every piece of content you create) and “conversation never goes out of style&# (embrace comments). Blog SEO. 11 Must Do SEO Tips for WordPress by Better Blog Building. Share this on Technorati. link].

One Site Fits All or Better Having Microsites?


Have you looked carefully at your SEO campaign and how your traffic coverts? Modi is an SEO and web design specialist who works an a consultant for a team building company. Share this on Technorati. Many website owners as their businesses expand they come to the dilemma of splitting their sites into a few microsites so they can rank better for their targeted terms. Tweet This!

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What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer?

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

by Tamar Weinberg on July 8, 2008 Share With many individuals finding great success with social media (and as an aside, a basic understanding of search engine optimization ), they immediately consider themselves social media marketers and consultants (as well as seasoned SEOs) and offer to sell their promotional services. What Traits Define a Social Media Marketer? Others aren’t.

Why sooner is better for small business SEO Pt. 1

Freelance Social Media

Social Links Freelance Social Media Social Media Tips and Marketing Blog Home About Contact Subscribe Why sooner is better for small business SEO Pt. By using SEO before these niche markets fully develop you capitalize most of the market exposure on the search engines before competitors join the niche. Deciding where to allocate these valuable assets can often be a tedious task.

Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses

Akamai Marketing

Its so easy to think that because their are millions of blogs (and if you check out Technorati you’ll see that I am write right.) While we’re on the topic of Technorati, before you start following any of my 5 handy suggestions, you should check out Technorati and see what others are writing on the topics you plan to cover. Make each post remarkable and SEO friendly.

4 Steps to Segment Social Media Traffic in Google Analytics

Idaconcpts or, use “catch-all&# words using the “source&# condition, as shown below (image credit: The Daily SEO Blog ): Using the condition “contains&# allows you to catch all possible URLs from a social media network. Share this on Technorati. The graph shows traffic trends; the pie-chart and tables show what is driving the trends. Tweet This!

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

SocMed Sean

Before you waste any time on SEO, link-building, and social media promotion, you had better make sure your content is worth reading. Social Bookmarking Sites (Digg, Delicious, Technorati, etc.) 92) Black-hat SEO is a bad idea. 93) Spend some time reading what Penguin and Panda mean for SEO. I’ve been meaning to do this braindump for a while now. So, here they are.

How PR and Social Media Can Work Together

Webbiquity SMM

For SEO and traffic purposes, the press release and social media release link back to the company’s website/blog. Share this on Technorati. Social media and PR would seem to be natural allies. Both are primarily focused on brand awareness, credibility building and image enhancement. Both are critical tools for dealing with bad news or crisis situations. Since many (most?) Digg this!

Understanding the Nature of an Event Using Social Analytics

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

While many people seemed outraged at the changes (judging by comments left of the Netflix Facebook page), the Technorati article mentioned that no one actually showed up at Netflix headquarters to protest the change. Marshall Sponder is a Web analytics and SEO/SEM specialist with expertise in market research, social media, networking, and public relations. Stories about the rainfall.

13 Advanced Link Building Strategies You (Probably) Haven’t Used

Viper Chill

The problem is that most of these results are useless unless I’m analysing their on-site SEO. Once you open URL Profiler you want to either copy and paste in your URL’s from Screaming Frog or right click and select ‘Import from Screaming Frog SEO Spider.’ One query I haven’t seen any other SEO blog touch upon is the AROUND(?) But what if it was?

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2008: Social Media, SEO, and More " techipedia | tamar weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) : The SEO Success Pyramid : Matt McGee talks about the process of making great websites. Online SEO Tools: The Ultimate Collection : At Search Engine Journal, Ann Smarty has compiled a list of the most valuable tools to perform SEO analysis. What is the Definition of SEO? PPC Spend Should be More than SEO : John W. It is.

9 Must-Have WordPress Plugins


All in One SEO Pack. If you’re looking to optimize your WordPress blog (because if you don’t tweak anything, they aren’t really that optimized for SEO to begin with) you should try using this. Share this on Technorati. If you haven’t heard of WordPress before, learn about how WordPress can make your website more manageable. No really, they do. WordPress Database Backup.

Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Free Tools for Monitoring Hot Search Trends by Adam Sherk on October 1, 2009 This week Google started embedding a Hot Trends graph at the bottom of search results pages for queries that fall within their top 100 fastest-rising search terms, as seen in this example screenshot: While checking out search trends is interesting for users, it can also be valuable to publishers. Does this work? Sometimes. So how do you monitor these trends? Here are some free resources for identifying hot topics and search trends.

35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity SMM

Facebook SEO. Facebook SEO Ranking Factors, 2010 Study Results by aimClear. Share this on Technorati. Tags: Facebook Social Media Marketing Adidas Baby Gap Brian Carter Ching Ya Christopher Parr Daniel Flamberg Dean Rieck Dennis Yu Doug Akin Dunkin's Donuts facebook advertising Facebook marketing best practices Facebook marketing tips Facebook SEO Facebook skeptics Jan Petrovic John Haydon Justin Palmer Lands' End Lisa Barone Maggie McGary Mari Smith Marty Weintraub Mashable Matt Silverman Michelle Bowles Nick Shin Shel Holtz Taddy Hall Ted McConnell Tim Soulo

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Best Social Media Stats, Facts and Marketing Research of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Sutton concludes, “Clearly, SEO is more effective at attracting attention and ultimately converting people. Frequent best-of contributor Brian Solis shares stats from Technorati showing that nearly half of all bloggers are U.S.-based, The social prehistory of search engine marketing relevance and what it means for SEO and content by Conversionation. And much more. Adam T.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2009

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

of articles on the topic of Internet Marketing, from SEO to social media to web usability and then some. Why You Shouldn’t Trust Social Media to SEO Consultants (Social Media Explorer): The fact that a few in the SEO community have a narrow approach with regard to social media engagement troubles me. What Aspects of SEO Should You Be Spending Most of Your Time On?

31+ of the Coolest Social Media, Search and Web Tools of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Billing itself as a “keyword analysis and comparison engine,&# Qirina is a simple but useful SEO evaluation tool that helps users understand a site’s position in the keyspace, assess the quality of the site’s on-site SEO, and identify competitors in search. Share this on Technorati. Supplement your email list with your contacts’ social network info?

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6 Reasons You Need A Social Media Expert

Laurel Papworth

But instead of going into the influencer list in more detail, lets adapt another list – why you need a social media expert – from @mediahunter Get Sticky blog on Why You Need An SEO Expert. Because funnily enough, the arguments that work for hiring an SEO Expert also work for hiring a Social Media Expert. If you want to see the original 6 Reasons for Hiring A SEO Expert it’s here. Can social media use the same rules for expert engagement that SEO does? Every social network has influencers. They reach out for you. Do the hard yards, as it were.

Fetching Friday – Resources Mashup & Move


This post is part of a weekly series, Fetching Friday, featuring the best posts of the week in blogging, making money online, SEO, and social media on Every one of the Technorati Top 100 blogs fits into one of those categories. Search Engines / SEO. Here are the essentials for an effective and fast SEO audit. The Resources Mashup. Blogging / Writing.

Best LinkedIn Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Stephanie Frasco recommends having an SEO keyword-heavy profile, blogging, using applications and engaging in conversation among other practices for maximizing your impact through LinkedIn. Share this on Technorati. According to recent research , 32% of B2B marketers use LinkedIn to generate leads, versus just 16% who do so on Facebook. What new features should you get familiar with?

How I Set Up My WordPress Blog In 2 Hours

Waxing UnLyrical

I set up Platinum SEO (instead of All in One SEO, I like Platinum better) and even WPTouch so that it can be viewed on a mobile device. (By Technorati hasn’t “approved&# it yet, but judging by Ingrid Abboud’s experience , that may take a while. This isn’t a trick question. But really, how many blogs does a gal need? you’ll know that I love food.

12 of the Best WordPress Guides, Hacks and Plugins of 2010

Webbiquity SMM

Discover some great sources for free and reasonably-priced themes, essential plugins you may not be aware of, SEO tips, and other interesting techniques and hacks here in a dozen of the best WordPress guides of last year. Angela Bowman shares her “clean and simple list of the plugins I use most often on my WordPress sites&# for SEO, feeds, forms, security, Twitter and more.