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How to Conduct a Content Audit on Your Site

"Content audit" sounds a bit intimidating like something that involves ghastly amounts of time, endless spreadsheets, and dozens of unpaid interns. The word “audit” is so tied up with other unpleasant life experiences that I totally understand if it doesn't inspire you. But hang on for a second because a “content audit” might be what  [click to continue...]

Quick Sprout (52 minutes ago)

From Social to Content: Facebook’s Evolution Into a Content Conglomerate

In the wide world of the Internet, fickle users, demanding investors, and growing technologies are just a few […] Author information Derek Miller Contributor at CopyPress The post From Social to Content: Facebook’s Evolution Into a Content Conglomerate appeared first on Search Engine Journal .

Pronet Advertising (1 hour ago)

Top 10 Web Design Teaching Tips!

Hi! This blog post is for teachers teaching web design and programming … but if you are learning HTML and CSS (or any other language) many of these tips will be helpful to you too. Let’s start with a teaser: 1. Start with an Easy Language: Don’t use hard to understand languages like Java, C#, C++ to teach beginners programming or code! Stick to simpler languages like  HTML and CSS and then move to say PHP or JavaScript. Once your students have a grasp of basic coding and programming concepts, then you can m...

Website Design Blog - Killersites.com (2 hours ago)

Malware and Viruses: How Infected Are We?

The other day, I had a very confusing day, thanks to my laptop going nuts on me. I thought for sure that I got infected by a virus or some malware. No matter what search I did on Google, I always got redirected to search results for “biometrics”. It didn’t stop there. When creating a […] The post Malware and Viruses: How Infected Are We? appeared first on Daily Bits .

Daily Bits (2 hours ago)

20 Ways To Increase Conversion Rate Optimization For PPC Advertising

The mindset of implementing a paid search campaign usually begins with determining what keywords and phrases will bring […] Author information Justin Croxton CEO at Que Commerce Justin Croxton is the CEO of Que Commerce, a New Jersey digital marketing agency centered on the world of search engine optimization (SEO), paid search (PPC), content marketing and analytics. Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post 20 Ways To Increase Conversion Rate Optimization For PPC Advertising appeared first on Search...

Pronet Advertising (3 hours ago)

Matt Cutts Explains How Small Sites Can Compete With More Popular Sites

Matt Cutts, Google’s head of search spam, recently answered a question about improving search rankings in his latest […] Author information Matt Southern Matt Southern is a marketing, communications and public relations professional. He provides strategic digital marketing services at an agency called Bureau in Ontario, Canada. He has a bachelors degree in communication and an unparalleled passion for helping businesses get their message out. Twitter Facebook Google+ The post Matt Cutts Explains...

Pronet Advertising (3 hours ago)

10 Things Every Web Developer Should Do to Woo High-Paying Clients

Every freelancer dreams of a land flowing with milk and honey where the perfect web development clients are ready and waiting to spend big bucks for a rocking website. A land where prospects understand the intricacies of the art and respect the skill and expertise of you, the developer, without giving you a 6 for […]

Devlounge - Homepage Feed (4 hours ago)

Break the Grip of the Rip

This little stretch of beach occasionally has dangerous rip currents. The sandbars strung along our part of the coast create strong, narrow currents that run perpendicular to the shore. Unsuspecting swimmers can quickly get pulled far from the beach. If they don’t know what to do, they require emergency rescue to avoid drowning. Marketers can get sucked into the grip of a rip current too. “You need to post 20x per day on Twitter.” “You have to have 50,000 Facebook fans.” “...

Liz Strauss at Successful Blog (4 hours ago)

What Can Be Better Than Backlinks? I Can Think of Two Things I’d Rather Have

Many people think the more backlinks the better, and that is simply not true. If it were a […] The post What Can Be Better Than Backlinks? I Can Think of Two Things I’d Rather Have appeared first on Search Engine Journal .

Pronet Advertising (4 hours ago)

How an Online Marketing Audit Can Help A Small Business Optimize Search, Social & Content Marketing

An increasing number of companies feel they have a solid content marketing strategy and tactical mix in place. Now it’s time to think about how to integrate an “Optimize and Socialize” approach into the overall online marketing program. Two key considerations for implementing a scalable “Optimize and Socialize” content marketing approach involve where SEO and social [...]

Online Marketing Blog (4 hours ago)

Passion or Profit? How to Choose (or Reassess) Your Blog’s Niche

Bloggers without an existing business typically fall into two broad camps. The passion-driven bloggers love writing about their favourite topic. (You’ll probably find them talking about it to anyone who’ll listen, too.) They may have started blogging simply to share their enthusiasm, though they’ll often be interested in monetizing their blog too. The profit-driven bloggers […] Wanna learn how to make more money with your website? Check the Online Profits training program!

Daily Blog Tips (6 hours ago)

Disappointed + Preposition

A reader asks: Could you write about which preposition should be used after "disappointed" (e.g., in, at, with, by...)? Please explain the instances to use them correctly. Want a Free Copy of the "100 Writing Mistakes to Avoid" eBook? Click here to try the Pro subscription and you'll be able to download it immediately!

Daily Writing Tips (11 hours ago)

The New Top Level Domains Are Here!

I am not sure if you remember, but a couple of years ago we got the news that ICANN would start selling new top level domain extensions to whoever had $100,000 laying around to buy them. Wanna learn how to make more money with your website? Check the Online Profits training program!

Daily Blog Tips (14 hours ago)

The #MozCon 2014 Agenda is Here!

Posted by EricaMcGillivray *drumroll* ... That's right, friends, the MozCon 2014 Agenda is here! You can now show this to your boss to get that final approval and start making plans for how many notebooks you'll be filling with ideas and tips. But first, I'd be remiss if I didn't remind you to buy your ticket today, as MozCon has sold out the last several years. For the best current deal on MozCon, make sure you're a Moz Pro subscriber. If you're not, you can sign up for a 30-day free trial and get the...

SEOmoz Daily SEO Blog (15 hours ago)

Google’s Social Login Popularity Increases In Q1 2014, According To New Study

Janrain, the leader in customer profile management, published its latest quarterly Social Login Trends report this week.  The […] Author information Matt Southern Matt Southern is a marketing, communications and public relations professional. He provides strategic digital marketing services at an agency called Bureau in Ontario, Canada. He has a bachelors degree in communication and an unparalleled passion for helping businesses get their message out. Twitter Facebook Google+ The post Google’s S...

Pronet Advertising (20 hours ago)

Blurring the Lines Between Search and Social: An Interview with Johnathan Siddharth

Everyday, different parts of the online experience work hand in hand. Technologies are straddling the lines, working across […] Author information Murray Newlands CEO at The Mail Online Murray is Deputy Editor at Search Engine Journal, Murray founded The Mail in 2013, an angel-funded startup publication covering performance marketing and mobile marketing. Murray is an advisor to a number of bay area startups including VigLink. In 2011 Wiley published his book Online Marketing: A User's Manual. Born in...

Pronet Advertising (23 hours ago)

Want to Market Better? Think Like a Consumer

This is a guest contribution from Moazzam Kamran. Consumer centricity is a hot topic in marketing circles. Organizations across the globe are trying to “get in touch” with the consumer through multiple methodologies. We employ consumer audits, focus groups, in-house visits, in-depth interviews, and various other techniques to try and understand the consumer’s mind. But in doing [...] Originally at: Blog Tips at ProBlogger Want to Market Better? Think Like a Consumer

ProBlogger Blog Tips (1 day ago)

Keeping Your Employees and Budget Healthy

Health insurance can turn into a crazy puzzle for small business owners. Where larger companies, by law, must provide health insurance to their employees, small businesses have more leeway; however, this sometimes can just add to the confusion. The bottom line, if you can afford to offer good medical coverage and health insurance to your employees, no matter how many you have – do it. What if it’s a financial struggle? There are instances where offering health insurance may not be feasible to yo...

Liz Strauss at Successful Blog (1 day ago)

The Surprising Words That Get Content Shared on Social Media

Do you want more social media traffic? Did you know that the words you use within your content could drastically affect how much social media traffic you get? For example, if you want more Facebook traffic, then using words like "when," "tell us," "submit," "deals," and "discounts" can help you get more shares, likes and  [click to continue...]

Quick Sprout (1 day ago)

Tweetiquette – Turn Twitter Pet Peeves Into Best Practices

With over 240 million users and 500 million tweets sent per day, Twitter is as ubiquitous as it gets in terms of social media. With all that use comes a variety of opportunities as well as opinions about what to do and what not to do. There’s nothing static about best practices on social networks [...]

Online Marketing Blog (1 day ago)

10 Survival Tips For E-Commerce Websites

The last decade has seen nothing short of a revolution in the way that we shop, with the […] Author information Zoe-Lee Skelton SEO Content Marketing Consultant at Receptional Zoe-Lee Skelton is an SEO Content Marketing Consultant at Receptional, blogging about content marketing, SEO, website best practices and compiling content marketing strategies for clients. In her spare time Zoe-Lee continues to develop her artwork. Feel free to connect with me to talk about art and all things digital! Twitter Go...

Pronet Advertising (1 day ago)

3 Times That Link Isn’t Worth It

If you’ve been building links for any amount of time you’ve probably realized that link building is a […] Author information Nick Stamoulis Nick Stamoulis is the President of Brick Marketing, a full service Boston SEO firm . With nearly 13 years of experience in the Internet Marketing industry, Nick Stamoulis shares his B2B SEO knowledge by contributing to the Brick Marketing Blog and publishing the Brick Marketing SEO Newsletter, read by over 160,000 opt-in subscribers. Twitter Facebook G...

Pronet Advertising (1 day ago)

When a Winning Tablet Design Flops on Desktop

Do tablet users behave (and convert) similarly to desktop users? Clark’s shoes set out to answer this question by testing its winning tablet design on desktop against its desktop version. The case originally appeared on WhichTestWon (a fantastic resource of A/B tests). Winning tablet design Desktop version The tablet design pinched revenue per visitor by [...]

Get Elastic Ecommerce Blog (1 day ago)

How to Strategically Use B2B Content Marketing for Branding

Over the last 2 years, Google has gradually tightened the screw on its search engine algorithms and has taken several steps to improve the overall quality of its search results. For common users, that is obviously good news. But for businessmen like you, who depend heavily on Google for website traffic and sales leads, this presents several challenges and opportunities at the same time – depending how you look at it. On one hand, you can no longer apply cheap SEO tricks to attract long term search engine tr...

Blogging Tips (1 day ago)

Six Words from Shakespeare for 2014

In honor of the Bard’s birthday, here are five words Shakespeare used that we still find useful to describe life in the 21st century. Want a Free Copy of the "100 Writing Mistakes to Avoid" eBook? Click here to try the Pro subscription and you'll be able to download it immediately!

Daily Writing Tips (1 day ago)

Be Unforgettable. Build Your Web Design Online Presence Even When You’re Busy

How do you get more clients? Build a strong online presence, of course. If clients and prospects see you online, they are more likely to contact you about web design projects. An easy and cost-effective way to build a strong online presence is through social media. The only problem with building an online presence through social media is that most freelancers tend to slack off when they are busy. It's easy to participate in social media activities when your schedule is slow. It's not so easy to participate ...

Vandelay Design Blog (1 day ago)

13 Crucial Dos & Don’ts of Modern Web Design to Stand Out From the Crowd

Web design has become an extremely lucrative and competitive industry with thousands of new developers springing up across the globe. We are now in a new industrial era where businesses are not confined to local service providers but now have access to a global marketplace through sites like oDesk and Freelancer.com. The playing field is […]

Devlounge - Homepage Feed (1 day ago)

Penguin Penalties: Do Webmasters Respond the Way They Should?

Posted by russvirante Penalization has become a regular part of the search engine optimization experience. Hell, it has changed the entire business model of Virante to building tools and services around penalty recovery and not just optimization. While penalties used to be a crude badge of honor worn by those leaning towards the black-hat side of the SEO arts, it is now a regular occurrence that seems to impact those with the best intentions. At Virante, we have learned a lot about penalties ...

SEOmoz Daily SEO Blog (1 day ago)

Brand New! Career Resource PSDs

Starting a new career? Trying to jump start your business? Maybe you just need sure fire designs to use for your client work. New to the Shop this week are all kinds of career resources to help you make that buck. Identity and Brand Mockup PSD Kit With so many platforms to grow your business […]

Vandelay Design Blog (1 day ago)

STUDY – Webmasters and Online Marketers are Missing Out on the Power of Schema.org

Launched by Google, Microsoft, Yahoo! and recently adopted by Yandex, Schema.org is an initiative to standardize a set of […] Author information Marcus Tober CTO & Founder at Searchmetrics Twitter Facebook Google+ LinkedIn The post STUDY – Webmasters and Online Marketers are Missing Out on the Power of Schema.org appeared first on Search Engine Journal .

Pronet Advertising (1 day ago)

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