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Google Plus and Social SEO
I provide Social SEO Consulting Services to the Small Business Community. You would want to add me to one of your G+ Circles if you want and need help Increasing your Social Shares and Social Signals and Improving your Google organic Search Results
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Follow this blueprint to manage your social media presence so when someone Google's your name, your social profiles are compelling and social engaging.
Before you can Manage your social Media Presence, it helps to know what your prospect will see when they Google your personal name or your Brand name.
In this piece, I show you a simple process to follow so you can vet your own social footprint and make sure your social profiles on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest. Google+, LinkedIn and SlideShare present your value prop you in the best light possible.
Next step is to get your top socials to render on page 1 of Google for target keyword phrases.
Raven Tools releases new reporting & dashboard engine that makes report creation and viewing easier and more intuitive.
The trouble with SEO reports is, they are long, tedious and overwhelming.
No One Reads A 400-Page SEO Report Anymore.
In this short video I show you the only way to import your LinkedIn connections into Google+ in bulk. If you’re familiar with my previous post on importing Facebook to Google+, the process here is similar. Unlike other methods for importing your LinkedIn contacts which require you to add each contact individually, I use Circloscope …
Most small business owners will agree LinkedIn is the social platform of choice for business professionals.
Since personalized search results favors those who post frequently to Google+ the ability to import your LinkedIn connections to a G+ Circle is a huge business benefit.
Watch this video and read the article on how to import your LinkedIn connections to Google+ in less than 5 minutes.
Of my 679 connections I have on LinkedIn, 571 new connections are now in a Google+ Circle and I did this in less than 5 minutes. Bamg!
This is a great technique for managing your social media presence.
Search Engine Marketing - To achieve good ranking positions in Google organic search results, publishers need to include high-quality content on pages rather than simply rely on traditional SEO tactics, according to a recent ...
I was surprised to learn some of the key ranking factors we focussed on in the past were no longer as influential as they once were.
If you want to get your webpages, articles and videos to rank high in the search engines, here are the moving parts you need to know and how they influence the Google algorithm.
Follow this Blueprint to dramatically increase your social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, YouTube, and Pinterest to amplify your online visibility and exposure across the social web.
The good news is, most of the social media tools and apps featured in this Deck are using the Fremium version, so your out of pocket expense is minimal. The tricky part ofs to make sure you create and curate quality content and properly package and promote it.
This social content marketing blueprint doesn't guarantee success but it does empower the average social marketer with the means to amplify their online visibility and social marketing effectiveness.
Let start off with a question: Why would you share the most popular content from high traffic content sites that most people are already reading and sharing?
Why you should Share Content From Lesser Known Authors?
Social media has a considerable amount of “noise”.
If you are going to be successful using content curation, then you need to be able to cut through the noise effectively.
If you are curating the same content everyone else is, from sources that everyone is already reading and sharing themselves, you end up amplifying the noise, not cutting through it.
This is how to How to Increase Your Social Media Presence
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Writing a well structured blog post and an SEO-friendly blog post at the same time can be a challenge, this guide helps you out!
How long does it take for you to publish a killer blog post article?
For me, its usually 2-3 hours, unless I count the time it takes me to create the SlideShare Deck and YouTube video that I like to embed into my blog post articles.
If you're like me and spend a few hours before you publish an article worth reading, it makes total sense to properly optimize your article by following these seo friendly guidelines by Yoast.
Turning your SlideShare Deck into an animated GIF can be an effective marketing maneuver if the Deck is short, sweet and to the point.
Google ended its three-year experiment with Google Authorship yesterday, but the use of Author Rank to improve search results will continue. Wait -- you ca
Google Authorship May Be Dead, But Author Rank Is Not. Google Authorship and Author Rank aren't the same thing. Here's why Google Authorship can die yet Author Rank lives on
This makes it even more important that help Google ID your body of work and expertise. Once way to make that happen is to connect your top socials to your Google+ About Tab like I did hear.
Want to improve your blog?
Want to find strong blogs in your field?
Grade a blog or blogs with a simple 10-point report card to assess their strengths and weaknesses.
This is a handy 10 point check list for grading a blog post article on your site or any site for that matter.
I would add that embedding a SlideShare Deck or a YouTube video or both into your blog post would enhance your onpage SEO appeal like I did here How to Manage Your Social Media Presence.
Social Media Management is still one of the most grossly underestimated job skills out there.
If you are serious about growing your Google Plus following and gaining some clients from the platform -- you should be doing these 7 things.
@Bill Gassett knows a thing or two about Real Estate. After all, he's been one a Top REMAX Agent in the Boston area for past 15 years.
He also knows how to use social media marketing to differentiate his R.E. services from his competitors and grow his following on G+
Even if you're not in real estate, these social media tips will do you service if you follow Bill's advice. I did and it worked from me.
Find out how to increase your social media presence here.
Ready to build a promotion, for the holidays or just in general, here's an infographic loaded with 18 tips that can help make your next contest a success.
Is the best practice of gating content best for conversions?
Experts share their stances and some surprising results from their gated content campaigns.
For some niche sites, gated content works well and doesn't irk the user for having to opt in to a email list to gain access to the content.
For other niche markets, not making the info readily available doesn't make much sense since list building isn't a key business driver.
Either way, knowing how gated content processes work is useful in getting into the psychology of your ideal customer.
As Social Media for Business Owners, We have all made mistakes when it comes to social media; but the best way to avoid them in the future is to draw attention to them. Kim covers 21 mistakes to avoid.
Earlier this month, The Atlantic posted a fascinating article on social media referral traffic.
When your USP (unique selling proposition) is not as social friendly as you would like, the people who share your marketing message (aka) social referral traffic doesn't show up using conventional analytic tools.
When that's the case,the tactics used in this article from The Atlantic will come in pretty handy especially when you're trying to better manage your social media presence.
The social media landscape is changing. Or, in other words, it’s like the polar icecaps of Facebook are melting, and in the runoff we’re excavating cavernous content mills, stalagmites of rampant…
What type of content we share, Where we it, Who we share it with and Why we share it is revealed in this excellent article and the awesome Infographic that comes with it.
Venchito Tampon, Jr. shares 5 ways to get more social shares for your website.
Readers want to consume new pieces of information in every blog.
If they find a rehashed article, then they will find another blog to follow. This is why content should be written in a high-quality fashion that provides new or “best” information on the web about the subject matter, and is targeted to the right persona.
Before you can expect to influence your social media connections, you'll want to make sure your top social profiles showcase your expertise in the best light possible.
Here's a systemized process for doing exactly that so you can better manage your social media presence and influence with your audience.
Once you've completed this first phase, you will be in a much better position to expand and grow your social media presence.
Get in touch if you would like to arrange a 1-on-1 Hangout to discuss this social marketing model in more detail.
As a blogger, finding the right words can make all the difference. Learn the six secrets to creating a powerful blog post every time!
You already know the business value in running a business blog. Follow these tips from Rebekah to get the most from your efforts. Manage your social media presence all along the way.
Everything to know about Twitter cards---which types are best for your needs, how to set up, analyze and measure your cards and how to make them stand out.
Learn why Google Plus is an excellent, but underrated social network that you can use to build a sizable following on.
Personalize search results will become more important now that Google has pulled the plug on Authorship. The more people who have add you to a Google+ Circle, the better your content will rank.
Here's a few examples of how this works.
How to Manage Your Social Media Presence
Content Marketing System
What is a Social Link Wheel
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Last month we reported that Google would be removing Authorship pictures from search results. Now it has been confirmed by Google’s John Mueller that Authorship information will be removed from search results entirely.
Depending on the browser and if you are signed in vs. incognito will determine if the Authorship Snippets renders on the SERPs or not?
Search Engine Optimization, or SEO as we popularly know it, is perhaps the most important thing to do these days if a business wants to have a successful online presence. Sadly though, most business …
Semantic + Holistic + Barnacle = New SEO
Search engines are focusing on becoming “more human” by understanding the natural language of the queries.
Just the way barnacles attach themselves to whales in order to get nutrients, a small business can latch itself to a relevant big brand.
All of these techniques will help drive traffic to your site as will using a Social SEO methodology where your audience learns to trust your content for being current, relevant and useful.
Now that Bundle Post is handling millions of curated, marketing and other social media posts on a monthly basis, trends within our massive database are starting to appear.
Most of these RSS Feeds are in my Feedly Reader. How about you? Bundlepost helps curate quality content for you so you can filter and share with your target audience. This is useful for managing and increasing your social media presence.