Who Is Reading Your URL?

Small Business Mavericks

“A site’s URL structure should be as simple as possible. Consider organizing your content so that URLs are constructed logically and in a manner that is most intelligible to humans (when possible, readable words rather than long ID numbers). For example, if you’re searching for information about aviation, a URL like [link] will help you decide whether to click that link. A URL like [link] is much less appealing to users.”

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Check Those HTTPS URLs

Small Business Mavericks

Here’s something for y’all web wranglers: please tell search engines about your HTTPS URLs! A recent, small scale analysis we ran showed that more than 80% of the HTTPS URLs that are eligible for indexing (i.e. If your site supports HTTPS, please do tell us: use HTTPS URLs everywhere so search engines can see them! Your site is read by two kinds of reader: the computer crawling and categorizing the data and the human who is finds it online.

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UTM tracking & URL shortening for social media marketers

Sprout Social

That’s where UTM tracking and URL shortening enter the picture. UTM tracking involves adding unique UTM codes to your URLs to easily identify exactly where your traffic is coming from. Your tagged URL for the first ad creative will look something like this: [link].

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LetMeWatchThis Alternatives And Similar Sites

SocialFish

For the longest time, LetMeWatchThis ( Primewire ) was one of the top movie streaming sites in the world. The site featured arguably the best and most functional interface of any free streaming site. The site came complete with a rating system and a playlist feature.

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Creating A Friendly URL For Your Google Plus Page

SocMed Sean

While Google+ is pretty easy to setup and use, one of the things I don’t like about Google+ pages is the fact that you can’t create a friendly URL. The URL for my Facebook page is simple to remember. I finally got around to creating my Google+ page for SocMedSean.

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Create a custom url for your Facebook Page

Freelance Social Media

First, in order to create a custom url the page has to have 25 “fans&# or “likes&#. Once that number is met, go to facebook.com/username and click on “Set a username for your Pages&# There you can create what you’d like your url to be.

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How Bit.Ly Pro Powers My Short URL

Ari Herzog

It allowed me to publish any blog post on this site and automatically create a short URL with this blog’s domain, e.g. [link]. account, the bookmarklet enabled me to copy and paste a long URL, click a button, and see the resulting short URL with [link] at the beginning. Now, the bookmarklet still works but instead of auto-populating shortened links with [link] , it uses [link] and my short URL is merely powered by bit.ly. as a Short URL.

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Google Shows Bing Search Results URLs as Links in Google Webmaster Tools

Bill Hartzer

In Google Webmaster Tools, Google is reporting Bing’s search result URLs as actual backlinks to a website. But this is the first time that I have seen that Google is actually telling webmasters that there is a link to their website: and that link is a Bing search result URL.

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Should Browsers Display Only Canonical URLs to Users?

Adam Sherk

Sites have been using the rel=canonical link element for a while now to help offset duplicate content issues that cannot be eliminated through URL consolidation. The referral to the coded URL would still be passed to the site’s analytics software but users would see the canonical URL.

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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. Here’s an example of site that was hit by Panda 4.0

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To increase Your OnLine Brand Page Remember To Have An Offline Spread Of Your URL

Social Media Network Marketing

To increase Your OnLine Brand Page Remember To Have An Offline Spread Of Your URL I Work As Freelance Social Media Network Professional And Review OnLine Earning Opportunities. ? Add Your Site For FREE!

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Use Google URL Removal Tool to Help with Google Penguin Recovery

Bill Hartzer

Google has launched an improved URL removal tool that will make it easier to request updates based on changes on other people’s websites. Some sites have over 100,000 links pointing to their site. Reach out to site owners to get those links removed.

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Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site

Firebelly

» July 13, 2010 Coleman Campsite: The Original Social Networking Site "We're not saying that  Facebook and Myspace got their idea from us, but we're not saying they didn't either."

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Your URL Can Get Listed On Google, Bing, Yahoo And More! - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Free Search Engine Submission Of Your Business, Brand, Referral, Product, Personal URL Submit Your Site For Free Get Listed On Google, Bing, Yahoo And More! Add Your Site For FREE! link] Free Search Engine Submission Get Your Business, Brand, Referral, Personal URL Listed On Google, Bing, Yahoo And More! Free Search Engine Submission Of Your Business, Brand, Referral, Product, Personal URL Submit Your Site For Free Get Listed On Google, Bing, Yahoo And More!

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Real-time Search Optimization for News Sites

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Real-time Search Optimization for News Sites by Adam Sherk on March 16, 2010 The major search engines are making real-time search a priority, resulting in good visibility opportunities for news sites especially for breaking news.

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4 Uncanny On-Site SEO Tactics

Small Business Mavericks

Search engines love on-site SEO , especially if leads to better relationships with your site visitors. Here are 4 uncanny ways to increase your on-site SEO. Permalinks – Your URL structure is very important. It’s invisible to site visitors, but visible to the search engine robots. They are best used when you customize them with your branded logo and helpful links to assist site visitors in finding the information they are looking for.

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Duda Review: An Easy Way to Build Social-Ready Sites

Socialmedia.biz

We need site visitors to see that we’re active and influential on social media, we need to entice them into following us on these branded third-party presences so we can nurture them as leads. Adding social sharing buttons to a web content is one of the must-haves of a social-ready site.

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Which News Sites Have the Most Valuable Facebook Pages?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Which News Sites Have the Most Valuable Facebook Pages? News sites utilize Facebook Pages to increase brand visibility, promote content, interact with users and drive traffic back to their main sites.

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Can AdWords Be Good For Promoting Your eBook Site?

The Realtime Report

Can AdWords Be Good For Promoting Your eBook Site? While self publishing lowers the barrier to publication for ebooks, authors and ebook site owners also have the responsibility of marketing titles on their own. The post Can AdWords Be Good For Promoting Your eBook Site?

LinkedIn Tip - “Hey, Baby. What's Your URL?”

Almost Savvy

What’s Your URL?&# Each LinkedIn profile is given a default URL, which is a combination of the LinkedIn domain and a bunch of numbers.? Click on “Edit&# to change the URL to include your name. Those with a common name may find that their desired LinkedIn URL is already taken by another member of the same name. Now that you are the proud owner of a customized LinkedIn URL, use it for personal branding purposes.

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How to Get People to Your Social Sites and Keep them Coming Back.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How to Get People to Your Social Sites and Keep them Coming Back You have all of these great social sites but nobody knows about them! Here are some ways to drive people to your social sites and then keep them engaged. Add Social Networking buttons to Email Newsletters – A great site to get icons from is [link]. Mention your sites on your Radio commercials or shows.

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100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

social networking profiles, social bookmarking sites, other bloggers). But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. So, having recently completed a submission campaign for a client, here is an updated list of blog directories and RSS syndication sites that remain active and free. Blog URL (e.g., Feed URL (e.g., 100+ Blog Directories and RSS Submission Sites. RSS Feed Syndication Sites.

Free Search Engine Submission Get Your URL Listed On Google, Bing, Yahoo And More! - Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Just put your URL and that is it - you are set in the queue. Free Search Engine Submission Get Your Business, Brand, Referral, Personal URL Listed On Google, Bing, Yahoo And More! Do you have a URL that you want to submit to Search Engines so that you are much easily seen on Google, Bing, Yahoo and Much More? Here is Free Search Engine Submission For Your Business, Brand, Referral, Product, Personal URL. Add Your Site For FREE!

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Duda Review: An Easy Way to Build Social-Ready Sites

Socialmedia.biz

We need site visitors to see that we’re active and influential on social media, we need to entice them into following us on these branded third-party presences so we can nurture them as leads. Adding social sharing buttons to a web content is one of the must-haves of a social-ready site.

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The Fastest and Slowest News Sites in 2012

Adam Sherk

It has been a couple years now since page speed has been an official Google ranking factor and one year since the launch of PageSpeed Online , the Web-based version of Google’s tool for analyzing site performance. But site speed is one area in which the competition has a leg up.

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

SocMed Sean

To get you started on the right track, here are 3 simple ways to make the management of your website/blog backend much simpler: URL Rewriting The Apache server has a mode rewrite module which will give you the opportunity to effectively redirect one URL to another.

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10 social sites you might have missed

Direct Marketing Observations

I haven’t supplied you with a post that directs you to some cool social sites lately, for that I apologize. Get your personal profile and custom URL to display your availability, and let others schedule meetings with you (without having to sign up).

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Bit.ly Makes A Better URL Shortener

Koka Sexton

Makes A Better URL Shortener Bit.ly is a URL shortner for use with services like Twitter where every letter counts. There are many URL Shorteners available online like TinyUrl but Bit.ly Why shoud I use URL shorteners like tr.im

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How to Make Your WordPress Site Google AMP Compatible

Bill Hartzer

Google will be encouraged to show your site more often in the mobile search results. So, how do you make your WordPress site compatible? Here’s how to make your WordPress Site Google AMP compatible.

Musings on Joining New Social Media Sites, Site Recommendations.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials Musings on Joining New Social Media Sites, Site Recommendations and On-Going Participation A while back I set up accounts on Amplify and Clipmarks. When I received the confirmation email after I submitted my first article to Go Articles, they prompted me to join and post my articles to Dropjack as well – also a free site, offering even more exposure, why say no?!

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How To Promote You Facebook Page URL on Your Personal Profile.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How To Promote You Facebook Page URL on Your Personal Profile Facebook doesn’t make this easy. When you are finished adding all of the sites you’d like to display, click Save Changes. Option 2: Add the URL to your Facebook Page in your “Write something about yourself&# box. Now write a call to action and the URL of your Facebook Page.

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The 11 Types of Alexa Hot URLs and How to Get There

Bill Hartzer

That data is then used for its rankings of the top 500 websites and showing traffic details of sites like mine. The Alexa Rankings, however, are different than the Alexa Hot URLs , which isn’t as easily manipulated and therefore I would assume is more accurate.

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Counting “Real” Likes on any URL – Evaluating the Salt Lake City vs. Fresno Campaign

Stay N' Alive

You can see that still on my previous article soliciting your help (click the link), something any website can embed using Facebook Social Plugins (I also included the HTML so others could embed it on their sites).

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The Top News Sites on Blekko

Adam Sherk

But I was curious to compare the data provided for major news sites. For the purposes of comparison I pulled the hostrank, inbound links and site pages data for 30+ major news sites. In the table below the news sites are ranked by hostrank.

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How To Leverage Your Social Networking Sites When Visiting.

Saying It Social

Saying It Social Your Social Media Marketing Resource Home About Polls Our Services Testimonials How To Leverage Your Social Networking Sites When Visiting Influence Centers & Referral Sources While this post is specific to my friends at Senior Helpers , the underlying principle is applicable for all businesses – so read on! Are you using the Senior Helpers social networking sites to your benefit when you visit with Influence Centers (others may know these as Referral Sources)?

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SEO Mega-Checklist: 75 steps to increased visibility for your site (infographic)

Socialmedia.biz

To help address this issue, we’ve put together a checklist of 75+ actionable On-page & Off-page SEO strategies that, if incorporated correctly, can improve your site’s ranking in the search engine results. Breadcrumbs make your site more accessible to search engine robots.

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URL Shortening From Google To Manage Your Social Media

Social Media Network Marketing

Google has just released a dedicated site for URL shortening. Your long URL can now be shortened. Here you can not only shorten your URL but also track the click through as well. Since it is from Google you need not worry about malicious software that subsequently masks your shortened url and put forth its own link. You can find this at: [link]. This promotes it right into being a competitor to Bit.ly

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New York Times Plans to Implement Permanent Redirects on IHT.com urls

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk New York Times Plans to Implement Permanent Redirects on IHT.com URLs by Adam Sherk on May 15, 2009 For anyone who’s been following the story of the shutting down of IHT.com and the migration of International Herald Tribune content to the New York Times Global Edition , there has certainly been criticism over the lack of permanent redirects from the old IHT.com URLs to the corresponding new URLs on NYTimes.com.

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How to Make a QR Code for Your Web Site

Bill Hartzer

Here is how to set up a QR code for your web site or for any web page for that matter. In short, it’s a barcode that you can scan (usually using an iPhone or Smart Phone) and when you scan it you are taken to a web site. The information encoded can be text, URL or other data.

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Google Not Following Own Best Practices for Own Web Site

Bill Hartzer

We all have issues with our web sites at one time or another. Certainly when designing, programming, developing, and optimizing our web sites we try to make sure that we follow the industry’s best practices.

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