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8 Tips for Writing SEO Friendly Content

8 Tips for Writing SEO Friendly Content | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Before we delve into the tips, let us begin with what it means to have SEO friendly content.
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Can SEO Be Made Obsolete?

Can SEO Be Made Obsolete? | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
SEO is a multidisciplinary effort of many facets. Can these be safely handed over to other professionals? Does SEO need to exist? Barry Adams investigates. (Can SEO Be Made Obsolete?
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What Do PPC, SEO and Content Marketing Have In Common? Keywords

What Do PPC, SEO and Content Marketing Have In Common? Keywords | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Here, we discuss the three parts of your marketing campaign that need extra focus on keywords and how to keep your efforts from backfiring. (What Do PPC, SEO and Content Marketing Have In Common?
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6 Steps to Becoming a Good Social Listener

6 Steps to Becoming a Good Social Listener | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Too many companies treat social media as if it’s a one-way conversation. They set up Twitter and Facebook accounts and then start pumping out updates.

 

But guess what? Your followers, fans, friends and customers are talking back.

 

Read More Here: http://socialmediatoday.com/bryan-kramer/1311791/6-steps-becoming-good-social-listener


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Lee Werrell's curator insight, August 11, 2013 6:44 AM

Social Media is all about starting, joining and perpetuating the conversation - nobody wants to hear a monologue!

Edward Phiri's comment, August 28, 2013 7:53 AM
Excellent article and extremely good tips
Cb Bowman's comment, August 28, 2013 2:05 PM
Lee I think it is a generational thing. Old fashion sentences are almost considered a monolog today:)! Said with tongue and cheek humor of course.
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3 Tips To Boost SEO With Google Authorship

3 Tips To Boost SEO With Google Authorship | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Using the rel=”author” tag, writers can prove they’ve created their own articles. It’s a big deal for marketers serious about SEO content writing.
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Google's Matt Cutts On Upcoming Penguin, Panda & Link Networks Updates

Google's Matt Cutts On Upcoming Penguin, Panda & Link Networks Updates | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts announced new updates with Google’s Penguin and Panda algorithms and new link network targets in 2013. Matt announced this during the SMX West panel, The Search Police.
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Bad Merchant? Google May Drop Your Rankings Later This Year

Bad Merchant? Google May Drop Your Rankings Later This Year | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Had a bad experience purchasing from an online merchant? Google says it wants to protect searchers from that, and it may crackdown later this year with changes intended to prevent bad merchants from ranking well.
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Stop Smelling Like Spam: Effective SEO Outreach

Stop Smelling Like Spam: Effective SEO Outreach | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
For link builders and SEOs, nothing is more frustrating than sending out emails only to sit idly by and twiddle our thumbs while shooting off the odd follow up email every so often.
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SEO 102: Boost your translator website with on-page SEO & off-page SEO

SEO 102: Boost your translator website with on-page SEO & off-page SEO | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Learn all about on-page and off-page SEO for your translators or agency website.
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Advanced Wordpress SEO: Permalink Changes & Multilingual Implementation

Advanced Wordpress SEO: Permalink Changes & Multilingual Implementation | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
There are many strategies to address inherent SEO issues in Wordpress, and even more ways to solve them. Nick Herinckx shares his tips for SEO best practices on Wordpress in a supplemental post to his Mozinar -- our most attended Mozinar to date!
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Search Engine Optimization Tricks You Should Know ? on SEO

Search Engine Optimization Tricks You Should Know ? on SEO | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Search Engine Optimization Tricks You Should Know ? on SEO http://t.co/24uQ8ERF
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Why Brin & Page Really Started Google: Their Pizza Delivery Idea Failed

Why Brin & Page Really Started Google: Their Pizza Delivery Idea Failed | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Rick Klau of Google Ventures posted a video from Google's co-founder, Sergey Brin speech he gave last fall at Google Ventures CEO Summit. He explained a story that most people do not know, how Google really got started.
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How to Take the Perfect Profile Picture

How to Take the Perfect Profile Picture | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
You never get a second chance at a first impression. The Internet has changed many things, but not that old bit of wisdom. First impressions can be as indelible when made online...
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Black Hat or White Hat SEO? It's Time to Ask Better Questions

Black Hat or White Hat SEO? It's Time to Ask Better Questions | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Debates over black-hat vs. white-hat SEO conjure up images of cartoon cowboys and villains, and probably aren't much more useful than children's TV.
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5 Phenomenal, Free SEO Tools - Business 2 Community

5 Phenomenal, Free SEO Tools - Business 2 Community | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Business 2 Community
5 Phenomenal, Free SEO Tools
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SEO Site Tools is only a Google Chrome extension at the moment, but it has been featured on the main blog of SEOmoz and could be designed for other browsers very soon.
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The Resurgence of Long-Tail Keywords in SEO

The Resurgence of Long-Tail Keywords in SEO | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Long-tail keywords continue to be a powerful way to leverage search traffic, especially with the growing competition around highly-sought after core keywords. Here's how to make them work for your SEO purposes and help increase conversions.

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Bonnie Burns's curator insight, March 18, 2013 1:09 PM

But not only do long-tail keywords still work, we're in the midst of a strong resurgence of their value. They continue to be a powerful way to leverage search traffic, especially with the growing competition around highly-sought after core (or "head") keywords.

 

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How Social SEO Proves to be a Boon for Your Business?

How Social SEO Proves to be a Boon for Your Business? | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it

Gone are the days when the webmasters did not give much prominence to the Social SEO. The traffic was driven to the website with the help of the SEO by putting in the most effective keywords and meta tags.

 

However, thanks to the recent changes in the Google algorithm, various popular social media channels such as theFacebook, Google+, Twitter and YouTube have gone on to greatly influence the search engine results.

 

Find Out More: http://www.searchenginejournal.com/how-social-seo-proves-to-be-a-boon-for-your-business/60937/


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Elsie Whitelock's comment, March 22, 2013 9:43 AM
Excellent tips..
Sitefly's comment, March 22, 2013 2:06 PM
Great tips here. Thanks for the share.
Neil Ferree's curator insight, April 22, 2013 10:11 AM

Is there any doubt how social singals + social shares from the top socials are influencing Google search results?

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Are You Investing in Future Links? | Daily SEO Tip

Are You Investing in Future Links? | Daily SEO Tip | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
We SEOs are obsessed with numbers, fact. And, we often take it to the extreme. Often our decisions are based solely on data we receive from software packages (New SEO tip: Are You Investing in Future Links?
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Google+.Implications on SEO Strategy by Rand Fishkin | Search and ...

Google+ Implications on SEO Strategy by Rand Fishkin.
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Meta Description Magic: Think Less about SEO & More about Click-Throughs

Meta Description Magic: Think Less about SEO & More about Click-Throughs | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
In this post, we will look at how search engines use meta descriptions, what the top SEO blogs say about meta descriptions. Click here to learn about meta description magic!
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Defining Social SEO

Defining Social SEO | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it

For lack of a better name, we’ll call this new world, “Social SEO.” It’s not a great name, because parts of SEO have been social for a long time, but this is the first time that social signals have been considered a primary ranking factor. 

 

Let’s look at what that means, and how it came about:

http://www.searchenginejournal.com/social-seo-insights-for-the-new-age-of-search/59803/


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4 Things You Must Know About SEO Copywriting In 2013 : Pay Per Click Marketing & Advertising Blog

4 Things You Must Know About SEO Copywriting In 2013 : Pay Per Click Marketing & Advertising Blog | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
RT @sliceworks: 4 Things You Must Know About #SEO Copywriting in 2013 http://t.co/txu8cSvUBu RT @rockettm gr8 post! #copywriting #smallbiz #assnchat
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Competitive Linking: Nine Simple Steps for Sucking Your Competitors Link Profiles Dry

Competitive Linking: Nine Simple Steps for Sucking Your Competitors Link Profiles Dry | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
What do you think of when you hear the term “competitive link building”? Do you grin with excitement at the thought of poaching linking opportunities from your competitors?
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Is Google building its own influence measurement system?

Is Google building its own influence measurement system? | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Influence is best measured internally within a system but does the end user even need to know their score for it to work? (RT @IAmMrSid: Is #Google building its own influence measurement system?
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The Ultimate Personal SEO Checklist for 2013

The Ultimate Personal SEO Checklist for 2013 | SEO and Social Media Updates | Scoop.it
Blog post at Inspire To Thrive : Your Personal SEO This is the reality of SEO in 2013. Google believes that you are an accumulation of your activities online.
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