Google Plus and Social SEO
I Provide Social SEO Consulting Services to the Small Business Community. You should add me to one of your Google+ Circles if you want and need help Increasing your Social Shares and Social Signals and Improving your 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.
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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.
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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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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.
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.
Are you struggling to find ideas for posts on Twitter, Facebook and Google+? This article helps you deliver a never-ending supply of social media updates.
If you get stuck coming up with useful and creative ways to enhance your social media updates, give one of these 26 Tactics a shot.
#1: Attention-Grabbing Quotes
#2: Book Recommendations
#3: Celebrate Company Milestones
#4: Dates That Are Fun Celebrations
#5: Evergreen Content
#6: Feature Hashtagged Events
#7: Giveaways and Contests
#8: Help Out by Answering Questions
#9: Interview Staff Members
#10: Jokes and Lighthearted Posts
#11: Kids’ Photos
#12: Link to Useful Content
#13: Mention Others in Your Industry
#14: Negative Posts (Generally Avoid!)
#15: Outtakes and Mistakes
#16: Promotional Posts
#17: Questions for Your Audience
#18: Reply to Messages
#19: Share Other People’s Updates
#20: Thank Someone Who Helped Out
#21: Ultimate Lists of Resources
#22: Visual Content
#23: Weekly Themed Posts
#24: X vs. Y
#25: “You” (Your Audience)
#26: Zen-Like Calm When Responding
Get the best advice on how to enhance your influential ability on LinkedIn! Here are the top 20 tips you can learn from.
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Anyone who follows Google knows that nothing it creates is immune from elimination. Like so many efforts before it, Authorship is fading into the sunset.
Now that Google has put the final nail in the coffin of Authorship you will want to make sure your social ink wheel can command a page 1 ranking even without rel=author in the mix.
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The Best Google Plus Real Estate articles for August 2014. See some of the well written and helpful content found on Google+ for Real Estate.
We've all seen the Google+ Mashups of the best of articles on how to make the most of using Google+.
These R.E. articles is from the real estate perspective by Bill Gassett The Top REMAX Pro in the greater Boston area.
There’s a simple way to increase your blog’s conversion rate by 529%. Once you know what it is, and how it works, you’ll want to kick yourself for not trying it sooner.
In fact, this technique (The Content Upgrade) has flooded my business with thousands of new subscribers every month.
How to increase your conversions by 529%.Brian Dean shows how he does it on every new blog post article.
Following this content marketing system best practices model is very useful and effective and here's why.
Once you know who your target audience is and what content will resonate with them, you will want to create and curate and share your content on the social channels they are most active on.
Follow this best practices model on how to do exactly that.
Do you need a deeper understanding of Google Analytics? This article shows the basics of navigating Google Analytics and what you need to set up now.
I've installed 2 dashboards on my GA account that instantly show me most social shared content and top 5 cities by visitor count.
The better you are at measuring your GA metrics the better you know who your target your audience is and what content they seek?
The complete guide on how to choose a social network for your business, featuring valuable statistics, research, demographics, and questions.
Facebook is the largest social network. Google+ is a distant 2nd. This new Buffer App article outline who's who and which is which for;
◄ Image based
◄ SEO / Author
◄ Kitchen Sink
The number of active users is one metric to consider. Social engagement (+1's and reshares and comments) are as important if not more.
Personalized search results are influenced by Likes on Facebook and being Circled on Google.
Which is more important to you?
This is my 11th year of selling SEO. The one thing that helps me dominate my competition is my experience. Experience is everything. I wish I knew 10 years what I know now.
Like Marvin said Experience is Everything
Then again, when it comes to Selling SEO service, your experience along with impressive results makes all the difference in the world.
#7 Don't tell them, show them your work.
The more questions your content answers that your customers care about will convert better now that the semantic web is in place!
A full list of headline formulas used by the pros - the best templates to follow to get your headlines clicked on social media, blogposts, emails, and more
Use these tactics to create a Headline that will entice your readers to click through to read and hopefully engage and share your post.
Want to get rid of PowerPoint for your presentations? Learn how to create SEO friendly HTML5 slideshow presentations in WordPress.
What if I told you that you can create and share presentations in WordPress? In this article, we will show you how to create HTML presentations in WordPress and leave PowerPoint behind.
An HTML5 Slideshow on your own website is better SEO. All your slides can be indexed by search engines and users can land directly on your site.
Do you want to know where to spend your time and money? Here's how Google Analytics Acquisition reports can help you drive traffic and sales.
Before we can monetize our social media marketing campaigns, we need to create and track where our social media traffic is coming from using these tactics and techniques with Google Analytics.
Here is the ultimate guide to content marketing optimization. It breaks content optimization into 5 categories with 50 tactics. It's more than just search!
Having a Content Marketing System is no longer an option. The social web makes it possible for personal brands and big brands alike to promote their content hereby raising the bar to be heard much higher.
It's critical that you are able to maximize your social media presence and convey your expertise and influence as an Authority in your niche.
Social media has been with us for over a decade. Its impact started small but it's now significant. We have passed a social media marketing tipping point
Where is Social Media now?
So you will also need to consider Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Slideshare and YouTube. It will also be determined by whether you sell to business (B2B) or to consumers (B2C) so you can effectively manage your social media presence.
Do you need to make sure you are getting everything right on your Google+?
Use this checklist to audit your own Profile or the Profile of your client.
Handy checklist for making sure you're using best practices and techniques when posting and sharing and engaging on Google+
In this post, Eli provides a comprehensive technical Inbound audit for KISSmetrics. This technical audit is extremely detailed, and it covers a wide range of inbound topics.
A Technical Audit of a website entails peeling off the layers of the onion one slice at a time. Make sure you read to the end so you can download the PDF of the 24 tools Eli used in this technical audit.
A Social Media Audit is the same thing only different - not nearly as complex, but just as useful when it comes to driving targeted traffic to your website.
Some of you may recall the early days of the Internet. It was an amazing experience to have all of this information at your fingertips and be able to chat with people from all over the world. But, it was also a very dark time.