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Creating your own website is challenging. There is too much information, and a lot of it changes rapidly. Tools, articles, information for feeling more comfortable with your own website. @MarcKneepkens
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Wait Till You See What Happens When You Scoop.It

Wait Till You See What Happens When You Scoop.It | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

Are you looking for ways to save time blogging?

Scoop.It saves you time with many of your blogging tasks.

Like StumbleUpon, Scoop.It is so effective, you don’t even need to have ever visited the site to get mass traffic from it.

This post will offer a tutorial, testimonials, and an explanation of the benefits you can receive from using this free site. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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Learn how to get more #traffic on your site or #blog through #Scoop.it, excellent article.

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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, January 8, 2:44 PM

Janice Wald share really practical curation and blogging tips along with a simple intro to Scoop.it.

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4 Effective Ways to Build Backlinks for a Brand New Site

4 Effective Ways to Build Backlinks for a Brand New Site | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

Starting to build links for a new site is a lot like climbing a mountain.

You’re starting from ground zero with a lot of enthusiasm, but when you realize you have to climb for days to get anywhere, that enthusiasm often turns to the feeling of being overwhelmed.

But when it comes to your site, the weather conditions, metaphorically speaking, are terrible as well.

No one can see you from above, so they can’t help you out—you are on your own.

That already rules out certain link building (climbing) strategies.

This fact is nothing new.

But the advice for new site owners is outdated and just plain bad in some cases.

I recently saw multiple guides that advised building (and paying for) directory links and social media bookmarks.

That kind of stuff was useful over five years ago, but today, it is a waste of your time and money—resources that could be spent building links that will help you get immediate traffic and long-term search rankings. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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Neil Patel's creativity when it comes to #SEO is amazing. Great ideas.

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What Does An Online Business Look Like Today? - The SiteSell Blog

What Does An Online Business Look Like Today? - The SiteSell Blog | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

Starting an online business today isn’t like how it was when the Internet was young and new. Find out what it takes.


Are you familiar with the California Gold Rush? Back in 1848, James Marshall found gold at Sutter’s Mill, and within a year there were hundreds of thousands of miners flocking to California to pan every river, stream and creek-bed for a handful of those valuable nuggets.

The promise of “free money” brought in settlers by covered wagon or sailing vessels, and since there wasn’t yet an established State or government, there were no laws or property rights.

But quickly, things changed. Government was formed, a constitution drafted, and within months the new state of California was formed. Legislation and regulation was put into place, and the ‘rush’ evolved into a more long-term period of resource mining.

That’s exactly how the early days of the Internet looked.

There was no legislation, no government… just people jumping in and taking advantage of the situation. While simply being first didn’t guarantee success (which we saw clearly with the Gold Rush, where discoverer James Marshall died poor and bankrupt years later), being first certainly made a lot of things easier.

As services like Web Crawler and Alta Vista developed databases and search capability for the Internet, being among the first to create a website and online business meant there was little to no competition.

If you wanted an online business back in the 1990’s, it was relatively easy to put up a webpage or two that offered a product or service, and achieve some real success.

But it’s not like that anymore. Read more: click image or title.

Marc Kneepkens's insight:

I have worked with Sitesell for years now. It's easy to build a site and start out the right way: choose the right keywords, integrate the content, use social media, blog directly from my site, find ways to monetize all of the free traffic I created....


Learn more about Sitesell: http://www.sitesell.com/welcome23.html

or if you are using WordPress: http://sbiwp.sitesell.com/welcome23.html

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Google's Matt Cutts: Over Time Backlinks Will Become Less Important

Google's Matt Cutts: Over Time Backlinks Will Become Less Important | Internet Presence | Scoop.it
Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts, said in a video that backlinks, over time, will become a little less important. Matt did say that backlinks in the Google ranking algorithm still have many years left in them. Matt explained that Google is focusing a lot now on working on ways to determine if a […]

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Writing expert content is the key.

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THE *OFFICIAL ANDREASCY*'s curator insight, May 6, 2014 8:58 AM

Q: Will backlinks lose their importance in ranking? Find out from Matt Cutts in his latest video.

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How To Grow Your Traffic With Google

How To Grow Your Traffic With Google | Internet Presence | Scoop.it
How can a small business rank higher than a large corporation? Create unique, original content, have strong authorship, and be agile says Google.

“…It’s not the case that a smaller site with superior content can’t outdo the larger site, that’s how often the smaller sites become the larger sites…” -Matt Cutts

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Exactly what SBI/Sitesell has been saying for years, take a look at what they are doing: http://www.sitesell.com/welcome23.html

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Stefano Principato's curator insight, May 1, 2014 4:18 AM

There is a big difference between consuming content and being inspired to create your own and consuming content then regurgitating it back onto your blog with very little new insight or added value.

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4 Simple Ways to 10x Your Content and Drive More Traffic

4 Simple Ways to 10x Your Content and Drive More Traffic | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

If you want to create content that hits page one and quickly drive more traffic to your site, it must be at least 10 times the value of anything else.

The process of creating content for your website in hopes of attracting a wave of traffic has changed in recent years.

In the past you’d be able to throw up a simple 500-word article onto your blog and get a stream of traffic. As long as it provided some semblance of value and had a few keywords thrown in, it was good enough. Ah the good ol’ days!

Try doing that today and watch that piece of content be buried on the 800th page of Google’s search results.

In today’s race to produce content that hits the front page of the Google search results, your content must be more than stellar. It must be AT LEAST 10 times the value anyone’s looking for if you want it to hit the front page of Google, attract traffic, shares, and mentions.

In this article I want to share with you 4 dead simple ways you can 10X the content you’re producing to drive more traffic. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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Fifteen things you need to do after you publish a post

Fifteen things you need to do after you publish a post | Internet Presence | Scoop.it
Here are fifteen things you can do right after posting content to increase your traffic and find new readers. These tips can help a post go viral.

Online content is a great way to call attention to your work, and an effective way to build an audience who will follow you from project to project. Whether you’re posting samples of your work, articles, reviews, blog entries or podcasts, the internet is a vast marketplace of ideas that gives the whole world access to your content. Unfortunately, the world of online content is also an incredibly competitive marketplace, and you’ll need to use every trick in the book to get your fair share of attention.

That’s why in this article I’ll be listing fifteen things you can do right after posting content to increase your traffic and find new readers. It’s the sort of thing that helps a post go viral, and that serious authors should be doing on a regular basis to turn their name into a brand. Read more: click image or title.

 

 

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After going through the effort of writing a great piece of #content, put in some extra effort to get it out.

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Twitter sees a lot of casual use, so you need to cater for users who might want to read your post but don’t have time now

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Twitter sees a lot of casual use, so you need to cater for users who might want to read your post but don’t have time now

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Twitter sees a lot of casual use, so you need to cater for users who might want to read your post but don’t have time now

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13 Quick Tricks to Drive Traffic to Your Blog in Minutes

13 Quick Tricks to Drive Traffic to Your Blog in Minutes | Internet Presence | Scoop.it
The secret to attracting more traffic is doing what others are not doing. This post offers 13 quick tricks to drive traffic to your blog in minutes.

It happens to the best of bloggers.

You produce stellar content that’s helpful and easy to read.

You even publish a blog post a week – or more – to prove you’re serious about blogging.

You genuinely care about your audience.

But sometimes, despite doing everything by the book, the traffic’s a dud.

That’s when the questions start – am I good enough to be doing this? Heck, does blogging even work as a legitimate business model? Am I wasting my time?

If that’s you, let me clear the air by quoting Jon Morrow, “Each and every one of us decides who we are. No, you may not be ready to be a popular blogger now, but you can become ready.”

Blogging works. We’ve seen a lot of proof around us for that. The problem is not blogging; it is doing things that don’t yield trust or traffic to your blog.

You see, a decade ago you could crank out a 300-word piece and get more content published, left, right and center. In those days, just having something published meant you could attract huge traffic. Because not many were doing it.

Gradually, the world caught up and more people started putting out better content. Longer, more in depth, more useful content. Bloggers started calling it “epic posts”.

Today, most of the world has caught up with “epic”. It’s no longer a differential point. It’s a given.

The secret to attracting more traffic is doing what others are not doing, or unwilling to do yet.

And what if I told you it could be done in under 30 minutes?

To make it easier for you, I have compiled a list of 13 quick tricks to drive traffic to your blog in minutes:




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Marc Kneepkens's insight:

Jef Bullas always brings excellent tips and information. He really knows how to improve your #blog results and how to set up your #webpage.

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Power Up Your Content with Influencer Marketing

Power Up Your Content with Influencer Marketing | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

The basic concept of influencer marketing is to target people who have some degree of influence over the public's buying decisions.

A successful influencer campaign starts with seeking out relevant influencers.

In terms of content marketing, these are people who weld the same power through various online platforms ranging from blogs to online review sites.

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Powerful way to create great content, get the word out, have traffic.

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Ally Greer's curator insight, May 2, 2014 3:22 PM

Identifying and activating influencers in your space is super important for a successful marketing campaign. We've been testing out tools like Traackr as well to find the different influencers in our space. 


Influencers are people who not only have large followings, but actually are able to have an impact on that following and influence their behaviors. Sounds easy, right? Wrong! Leveraging existing influencers in your field is much easier than trying to become one from day one. That said, though, building relationships with these influencers will help you gain a similar status in your community. 

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Google makes up 25% of Internet traffic

Google makes up 25% of Internet traffic | Internet Presence | Scoop.it

Americans do a lot of Googling.

Google accounts for nearly a quarter of Internet traffic in North America, according to a recent study conducted by analytics firm DeepField.

That makes Google's Internet presence bigger than Facebook, Netflix and Twitter's combined, according to the report. During a few hours of each day, Netflix will eat up more bandwidth than Google, but the streaming video site's peak traffic occurs just during "prime-time" hours -- Google still averages a larger chunk of Internet traffic during the entire day.

The most stunning revelation from the survey is that Google is growing faster than the Internet as a whole. In 2010, Google represented just 6 percent of Internet traffic.

That's because the study found 60 percent of all Internet-connected devices interact with Google servers during the course of an average day, including some gadgets you wouldn't think would be talking to Google, such as game consoles and home media devices.

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Amazing numbers. Google really has become a big part of our lives.

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