Search Metrics released a white paper on their findings for Google’s SEO Ranking Factors in 2013. It displays the correlation between particular metrics such as ‘Facebook Likes’ and ‘Backlinks’ and the rank ability of a page within Google.
Blogging no longer has to be a text based conversation. Google+ has allowed bloggers to become broadcasters, adding a visual component to each blog post, and all you need to become a “Blogcaster” is a webcam, an internet connection, and Google+.
Activists pushing for free, open access to academic papers will eventually defeat publishers who seek to lock scholarly findings behind paywalls, the founder of the world wide web said today.Sir Tim… (RT @MyOpenArchive: World wide web creator sees...
Ari Meier's insight:
I'm loving this. I think learning should be totally free and this would be higher level learning.
You’ve optimized every part of your website – but have you checked your Pinterest SEO potential? Learn how to use Pinterest to increase your search ranking and drive traffic to your site.
It’s no secret that SEO is an extremely important part of any marketing mix. The right keywords, linking to the right content, shared to the right sites, help your domain rank higher in search. However, there’s probably a valuable tool for traffic that you haven’t thought of – Pinterest SEO.
By applying a few tweaks to your Pinterest profile, pins and website, you can easily take advantage of Pinterest’s viral nature and recieve the SEO bump you’ve been looking for.
Will the next Richard Stallman, Linus Torvalds or Jimmy Wales please step forward? Because I don't want information at my fingertips -- I want action at my fingertips, and I mean my fingertips.
Ari Meier's insight:
There are many great points brought up, but will the web 2.0 companies support this? I'm sure their original intentions were more like what's brought up in this article, but after seeing how much money can be made, they walled off the software and technologies to competed with each other for more of your data.
Maternity leave. Buying Tumblr. Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer's personal life and business decisions are scrutinized far more than those of male CEOs, says Jessica Grose.
Ari Meier's insight:
I find that it's amazing that Marissa Mayer is scrutinized as much, but hardly anyone is talking about how Yahoo's stock price has increased (yes, even doing better than Facebook's stock) since she's taken over less than a year ago.
A brand’s social media presence is only as effective as the person managing it. This is why it is important for social media consultants to not only be well versed in content posting strategies, but also familiar with important metrics that can...
Facebook is becoming more search oriented with the announcement of the Facebook Graph (currently in Beta testing), and Google is becoming more socially oriented as Google+ begins to have more and more of an influence of individual search results.
Although Facebook is coming from the very “social” end of the things and Google is coming from the very “search” end of things, it is clear that both are coming closer and closer together in what looks like one common goal—creating something that dominates both search AND social.
Twitter Generates Leads 9-To-1 Times More Than Facebook And LinkedIn Forbes Twitter is the strongest social media channel for generating business-to-business (B2B) leads, outperforming Facebook and LinkedIn 9-to-1 with 82 percent of social media...
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