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Yahoo News Syndication: Attribution Links Not SEO-Friendly

Adam Sherk

In looking at syndicated content on Yahoo News, most of the syndicated articles do not include attribution links (each news source likely has to request or provide them), but among those that do exist there is a problem. The Yahoo attribution links do not point directly to the original article URLs. Instead they point to an internal Yahoo News URL which then has a temporary 302 redirect to the original article.

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Syndication Best Practices: Reduce the Risk of Being Outranked for.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Syndication Best Practices: Reduce the Risk of Being Outranked for Your Own Content by Adam Sherk on June 30, 2009 Syndicating content is an important business development initiative for publishers; it generates revenue, increases exposure, drives traffic and helps facilitate inbound links. However from an SEO perspective there is a downside, as syndication creates duplicate content issues.

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Yahoo Adds Enhanced News Results to searchmonkey

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Yahoo Adds Enhanced News Results to SearchMonkey by Adam Sherk on August 31, 2009 On Friday Yahoo announced new additions to its SearchMonkey enhanced results, including options for news content. SearchMonkey allows sites to use structured data to include additional information in their Yahoo search results such as addresses and phone numbers, review scores, pricing, etc.

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Will Publishers Add Cross-Domain Rel=Canonical to Syndication Deals?

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Will Publishers Add Cross-Domain Rel=Canonical to Syndication Deals? In the Q&A in Google’s announcement, one question in particular caught my eye: Q: I’m offering my content / product descriptions for syndication. At Define we work with a lot of newspaper and magazine sites, many of which have syndication deals with multiple partners.

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How to Triple Your Audience and Lead Generation With Content Syndication

Writtent Blog

A relatively little-known option for your marketing strategy is to syndicate content , which carries many of the benefits of guest posting without the attached labor. What is Syndication? The concept of syndication isn’t unique to web content marketing. As a result, newspapers began to purchase the rights to syndicate content, by publishing the best columns and comics from sources nationwide. There are serious pros and cons to the decision to syndicate content.

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Demand Better Content

Twist Image

This content is then syndicated across the Internet and the articles are coupled with Google 's AdSense advertising program (which generates contextually relevant ads that are only paid for by the advertiser if someone clicks on it). The success of this type of business is predicated on the ability to not only create, monetize and syndicate content, but to get it to the top of a search engine's natural listings as well. syndication. yahoo.

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Real-time Search Optimization for News Sites

Adam Sherk

Google, Bing and Yahoo are all experimenting with various forms of real-time results now and making deals with Twitter, Facebook and other social sites. The opportunity is more limited on Yahoo, with real-time results limited to two tweets featured in the Twitter tab of the “Latest News” box: However links to news content are often included in the highlighted tweets and Yahoo plans to incorporate more real-time content soon.

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Videos in Press Releases are Cool – When They Provide Meaningful.

Adam Sherk

Yesterday’s Microsoft – Yahoo press release featured video quotes from both Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer and Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz, partially shown in this screenshot: On the surface this seems pretty cool, and the press release even includes links to additional video clips for broadcast media: But unfortunately these videos offer little more than a multimedia version of the typical executive fluff.

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Breaking Google Reader on the wheel of Google +?

The Way of the Web

That makes Yahoo look kind in the way they’ve ended or sold services. Whilst Google does have a data export project, there’s a difference between exporting data and being able to syndicate it. Content Marketing rss Tools breaking changes data syndication google google reader updating wrecking

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Tools for Monitoring Online Conversations: Part 2 of Monitor Your Brand Online

Harp Interactive

Online Reputation Monitoring can be as simple as creating alerts on Google or as comprehensive as subscribing to a syndicated monitoring service like Radian6 that gives you a complete platform to listen, measure and engage with your customers across the entire social web. Yahoo News. Yahoo Pipes. This blog post is the second in the 2 part series on brand monitoring. In case you missed the first blog post, here is the link: Monitor Your Brand Online.

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Link Building Tactics for Publishers

Adam Sherk

Smart syndication. Syndication deals are another popular form of partnership, as publishers syndicate content on other news sites, or in the case of evergreen content, portals like Yahoo! With syndication the primary SEO aim is protecting the original source and reducing the risk of being outranked for your own content.

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5 Reasons Your Business Absolutely Needs To Consider the Bing Network

Jason Yormark

Combined with Bing’s syndication partners such as Yahoo, AOL, WSJ, adMarketplace amongst others, are able to reach 1 in 3 PC searches in the U.S. This post brought to you by Bing Network. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Jason Yormark. I’ve had a lot of experience on both sides of the fence when it comes paid marketing strategies and execution.

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The Humanization of Search & Why Business Owners & Marketers Should Care

Jason Yormark

Syndication partners such as Yahoo, AOL and the Wall Street journal add to their reach of 170 million searchers of which 56 million are exclusive to the Bing Network. This post brought to you by Bing Network. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Jason Yormark. The speed at which technology is evolving is at breakneck speeds. We’re living in an unprecedented era of technical evolution, and it shapes practically every facet of our daily lives.

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4 Ways to Make Sure You Always Have Something to Say Online

yMarketingMatters

Tools like Google Alerts and Yahoo Alerts monitor the web for you and alert you, by email or through RSS news feeds (see below), every time a new piece of information relating to your keywords is posted to the web. It’s probably the most common problem faced by bloggers and social media users. What am I going to say? What can I post that is topical, interesting and valuable? The problem usually starts before you begin publishing content online.

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SEO Guidelines for Sponsored Content and Partner Links

Adam Sherk

Yahoo News Syndication: Attribution Links Not SEO-Friendly. Sponsored content in various forms is growing in popularity as publishers seek additional sources of revenue. Done well it can be a good fit for both publishers and advertisers, and dare I say even add value for users. However in any implementation it is important to comply with search engine guidelines to avoid negative repercussions for SEO.

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The Humanization of Search & Why Business Owners & Marketers Should Care

Jason Yormark

Syndication partners such as Yahoo, AOL and the Wall Street journal add to their reach of 170 million searchers of which 56 million are exclusive to the Bing Network. This post brought to you by Bing Network. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Jason Yormark. The speed at which technology is evolving is at breakneck speeds. We’re living in an unprecedented era of technical evolution, and it shapes practically every facet of our daily lives.

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News Sites Not Making Much Use of Static FBML on Facebook Pages

Adam Sherk

The Economist The Economist has multiple customized tabs for subscription, featured articles and a news quiz: Fox News Fox News offers a more visual and interactive experience through its “Fun Stuff” tab: Chicago Tribune Chicago Tribune uses a welcome tab to highlight sections and features from its main site: Yahoo! News Compare the Fox News and Chicago Tribune tabs to Yahoo! News ‘ welcome tab, which could certainly use a bit more pizzazz: To be fair Yahoo!

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Survey: Pinterest a Great Source of Links for Publishers. What Types of Sites Get the Most Links?

Adam Sherk

Yahoo News Syndication: Attribution Links Not SEO-Friendly. As Pinterest continues to grow in popularity and usage it is becoming not only an important source of traffic and engagement for publishers but also a good source of links. What types of sites get the most links from Pinterest? I spend a lot of time auditing websites which means I am regularly in the Google Webmaster Tools profiles for a variety of sites.

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A Year in the Life of 14 Million 301 Redirects

Adam Sherk

Yahoo News Syndication: Attribution Links Not SEO-Friendly. How long does it take Google to process 14 million 301 redirects? How about 360,000 redirects for Bing? A year ago a publisher that we work with decided to discontinue a large domain and migrate only a small portion of its content to a new subdomain on a different, existing domain. I realize that sounds a bit cryptic.

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4 Ways to Make Sure You Always Have Something to Say Online

yMarketingMatters

Tools like Google Alerts and Yahoo Alerts monitor the web for you and alert you, by email or through RSS news feeds (see below), every time a new piece of information relating to your keywords is posted to the web. Using RSS (Rich Site Summary, or sometimes Really Simple Syndication) news feeds assemble feeds from different sources, including Google and Yahoo Alerts, into one place so you can scan all of them at once to find items of interest.

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The Most Common Causes of Duplicate Content on News Media Sites

Adam Sherk

Syndication. Syndicating content is a common practice and an important revenue stream for publishers. My post on syndication best practices covers ways to reduce the risk of being outranked for your own content. As interesting, Yahoo and Bing admitted that they are still not supporting the current version of the tag but are hoping to by the end of year.

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25 Major News Sites Ranked By Page Speed

Adam Sherk

UPDATE: After Mike’s comment below I added Yahoo! Article Source Page Speed Score (article) 1 Yahoo! UPDATE: Adding Yahoo! Yahoo Adds Enhanced News Results to SearchMonkey { 3 comments… read them below or add one } Mike April 13, 2010 at 11:16 pm Any reason you’re ignoring the leader of the pack? Yahoo!

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5 Reasons Your Business Absolutely Needs To Consider the Bing Network

Jason Yormark

Combined with Bing’s syndication partners such as Yahoo, AOL, WSJ, adMarketplace amongst others, are able to reach 1 in 3 PC searches in the U.S. This post brought to you by Bing Network. The content and opinions expressed below are that of Jason Yormark. I’ve had a lot of experience on both sides of the fence when it comes to paid marketing strategies and execution.

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Pew Research Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks.

Adam Sherk

Yahoo and Google were among the most frequently mentioned websites for online news, indicating that users see them as sources for news (be it original reporting or aggregation) and not just search vehicles.

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Google News Now Recrawling Updated Articles

Adam Sherk

Google News Optimization Tips Google JavaScript Changes Put Publishers in Violation of Sponsored Link Guidelines Yahoo News Syndication: Attribution Links Not SEO-Friendly Leave a Comment Subscribe (1-2 posts per week) Connect with Me Recent Posts Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

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#AFFILIATEFORBUSINESS 6 IDEAS Excellent Marketing Resources For Start - Ups, Freelancers, Self - Employed, Small Businesses, Writers, Creative People, SEOs, Technical People, Professionals, NGOs, And Many More

Social Media Network Marketing

Get Your Business Ranked Good On The Search Engines - Get Listed On Google, Bing, Yahoo And More! Get Your Business Have Good Posts Across The Web - Posts And / Or Syndicate Articles On Over 44,000 Blogs! 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! It is a do-it-yourself system that allows you to purchase blog Posts And / Or Syndicate Articles On Over 44,000 Blogs.

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Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

Adam Sherk

PostRank Engagement Score 1 The New York Times 11,292,352 2 CNN 7,413,850 3 BBC News 6,760,101 4 Yahoo News 5,894,236 5 The Guardian 4,906,694 6 The Huffington Post 4,721,214 7 Slate 3,526,905 8 The Wall Street Journal 3,354,520 9 Reuters 2,891,586 10 The Washington Post 2,415,594 11 Los Angeles Times 1,919,978 12 Fox News 1,690,950 13 Telegraph.co.uk CNN, BBC News, Yahoo News, The Guardian and The Huffington Post form the next tier.

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The Most Buried News Sites on Digg

Adam Sherk

CNN wins the prize for the most buried news site, with Yahoo News not too far behind: Site Buried 1 cnn.com 3064 2 news.yahoo.com 2723 3 news.bbc.co.uk 373 20267 1.84% 20 nytimes.com 1500 86120 1.74% 21 newsweek.com 70 4042 1.73% 22 online.wsj.com 289 20590 1.40% Going back to the di66.net list of top Digg sources, out of the 22 news sites I pulled out, CNN was the 10th most popular source and Yahoo News was 9th.

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Social Media #AFFILIATEFORBUSINESS 6 Excellent Marketing Resources For Start - Ups, Freelancers, Self - Employed, Small Businesses, Writers, Creative People, SEOs, Technical People, Professionals, NGOs, And Many More

Social Media Network Marketing

Get Your Business Ranked Good On The Search Engines - Get Listed On Google, Bing, Yahoo And More! Get Your Business Have Good Posts Across The Web - Posts And / Or Syndicate Articles On Over 44,000 Blogs! 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! It is a do-it-yourself system that allows you to purchase blog Posts And / Or Syndicate Articles On Over 44,000 Blogs.

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Make the Most of Your Retweet Buttons

Adam Sherk

Publishers: Solve Tracking Code, Duplicate Content Issues with the Canonical URL Tag Smart Move from Condé Nast: GQ and DETAILS Should Have Their Own Websites Twitter Suggested Users – Today’s Studio 54 Velvet Rope Yahoo News Syndication: Attribution Links Not SEO-Friendly { 2 comments… read them below or add one } Bruce Shan February 26, 2010 at 7:40 am Really informative news for twitter users.

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The Wrap, Newser and Content Aggregation: How Much Attribution is.

Adam Sherk

Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Wrap, Newser and Content Aggregation: How Much Attribution is Enough? by Adam Sherk on April 8, 2010 The cease and desist letter and the ensuing war of words between The Wrap’s Sharon Waxman and Newser’s Michael Wolff is getting a lot of industry attention this week. To me the real question is: when one site aggregates another’s content, how much attribution is enough?

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How to Identify Your Own Top Trends of 2009

Adam Sherk

And throughout December we’ve gotten top 2009 searches lists from Google , Yahoo , Bing and Ask. Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk How to Identify Your Own Top Trends by Adam Sherk on December 22, 2009 Yesterday Facebook shared its Top Status Trends of 2009 , providing insight into what terms most commonly occurred in users’ status updates. Last week Twitter gave us their Top Twitter Trends of 2009 for categories like news events, people, movies, etc.

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The Most Popular News Sites on YouTube

Adam Sherk

2) I also did not find a channel for Yahoo! News or AOL News although there is a general channel for Yahoo! Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk The Most Popular News Sites on YouTube by Adam Sherk on August 31, 2010 YouTube is both a major opportunity and an interesting challenge for news sites.

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17 Content Marketing Trends to Keep an Eye On

Writtent Blog

The rest of it is either curated (24.0%) or syndicated (12.6%). Whereas only outputting original content can be resource-intensive, curation and syndication are comparably less burdensome and easier to deal with. After Yahoo! Content marketing — like any other type of online marketing — is continually changing and evolving. Meaning, if your content campaign today looks just like it did in ‘07, then it isn’t as effective as it was in 2007.

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Do People Search for “Breaking News”?

Adam Sherk

And if I want to get an overview of the current news of the day I’ll go to Google News or Yahoo! Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Do People Search for “Breaking News”? by Adam Sherk on June 9, 2009 Among news sites “breaking news” is a sought-after keyword phrase; I see it prominently placed in home page title tags all the time: And it’s not just general news sites.

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Do People Search for “Breaking News”?

Adam Sherk

And if I want to get an overview of the current news of the day I’ll go to Google News or Yahoo! Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Do People Search for “Breaking News”? by Adam Sherk on June 9, 2009 Among news sites “breaking news” is a sought-after keyword phrase; I see it prominently placed in home page title tags all the time: And it’s not just general news sites.

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Rich Snippets: Increase Google Visibility for Reviews through.

Adam Sherk

Related posts: Yahoo Adds Enhanced News Results to SearchMonkey Google Social Search: Are You in Your Target Audiences’ Social Circles?

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No patience for the ROI of Social Media discussion

Buzz Marketing for Technology

These would be only accessible via the various social media outposts they use to share their story like on RSS, syndicated Blogs, Facebook, and Twitter. If that’s not enough try flipping the equation around and using Google Analytics to find out how much traffic was driven to your website from services like Twitter, blogs you syndicate to etc.

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

Adam Sherk

Related posts: Foursquare and The New York Times Archive Would Be a Great Match Top 10 Reasons The New York Times is Really Putting up a Paywall The Daily Show Visits The New York Times The Most Common Causes of Duplicate Content on News Media Sites Yahoo News Syndication: Attribution Links Not SEO-Friendly Leave a Comment Subscribe (1-2 posts per week) Connect with Me Recent Posts Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

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Google News Wants Title Tags to Match Headlines?

Adam Sherk

Related posts: Google News Optimization Tips News Sites: Tame Your Blog Tags Article Highlights: Good for Users, Good for Search Engines Google News Now Recrawling Updated Articles Yahoo News Syndication: Attribution Links Not SEO-Friendly Leave a Comment Subscribe (1-2 posts per week) Connect with Me Recent Posts Which News Sites Get the Most Social Media Engagement?

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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.

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Personal Brand Organization Tips

Buzz Marketing for Technology

I syndicate my blog to 10 sites and get picked up my a dozen or so more. Assuming you have assembled all your email addresses into one central location like Gmail, Yahoo, or Hotmail - you can then export them to a file and import it into Twitter, Friendfeed, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Plaxo looking for people who you haven’t connected with yet. Ok so you are comfortable with getting your personal brand out there on the web.

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The Battle (and Blending) of Social and Search Rages On

Firebelly

Yahoo responded at its SearchSpeak event on Wednesday, saying they had incorporated social features into there email system over a year ago. They will copy the surface layer," said Larry Cornett, vice president of consumer products at Yahoo, on Google Buzz.

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