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How (and Why) to Map Your Company’s Digital Landscape

Webbiquity

Other social activity and presence (Flickr, SlideShare, Wikipedia, etc.). Since we don’t live in an ideal world, use influencer rating tools like Klout and Kred in conjunction with checking which blogs are featured most often on blog rolls of target bloggers (an informative though imprecise measure of influence) and the Pagerank of each blog.

Social business, the forest and the garden: Your intranet is not the Internet

Biznology

Photo credit: Wikipedia. Altavista, Geocities, AOL, Google, Amazon, WordPress, eBay, Hotmail, Wikipedia, MySpace, Flickr, Delicious, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Quora, Pinterest all had their days of glory. In the meantime, this is what happened to Wikipedia: Wikipedia Growth – Source. Internet Marketing Google Intranet WikipediaWhy does that happen?

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SEO Basics for Small Business Professionals: 2 Steps Anyone Can Do

Writing on the Web

Image: Wikipedia ). The more your site is linked to, the higher your Google PageRank will be. Your Google PageRank is essentially a score on a scale of 0 to 10 that Google assigns your website based on how many links it has and other factors. The higher your PageRank is, the higher your site’s content will rank on Google’s search engine results pages. Links.

The Trouble with Klout

Paul Gillin

Both are sought-after speakers and the subject of extensive Wikipedia articles. In her interview with Schwartzman, Berry described Klout as “[Google] PageRank for people.&# In my opinion, it’s got a long way to go. Estimating influence is a delicate balance of art and science. People are drawn to quantitative methods because scores are easy to understand. Beyond Followers.

Inbound Marketing the Way God Intended

Biznology

Image via Wikipedia. and entire “informational” sites similar to Wikipedia, distributed globally, on many different servers and under many different domains and sub-domains to emulate its “impossible” counterpart. Last week I asked my management team if what we do at Abraham Harrison is inbound marketing. Earned media is hard.  Let me explain. Full stop. 

The Insidious Nofollow Tag: An SEO Rant

Webbiquity

According to Wikipedia (among the worst nofollow offenders ), “The nofollow HTML attribute was originally designed to stop comment spam on blogs. It’s easy to determine if your favorite site should now become an ex-favorite, just “view source&# in your browser and search for rel=&# nofollow.&# If it’s there for any reason other than Pagerank sculpting (e.g.

SEO: Are Nofollow Links Still Valuable?

Hubspot

Is it still valuable to get them when you can, such as from social media sites or Wikipedia? Under what circumstances do you pursue links from Wikipedia? In particular, I've seen Wikipedia drive significant amounts of traffic even for niche terms without huge search volume. Under what circumstances can you pursue links from Wikipedia? Answers From The Experts.

Blogger outreach is earned media PR, isn’t it?

Biznology

” (Wikipedia). My definition of blogger outreach has always been about acquiring earned media coverage from bloggers and online influencers. My My definition–and my assumption–has always been that blogger outreach is public relations and not paid media. I may well be mistaken. You cannot CONTROL the conversation and you had better be as open as humanly possible.”

Fans, Followers and Ecosystems: Retention Beyond the Customer Matters

Conversionation

These are not my words but the definition of the word “customer” according to Wikipedia. Just think about the impact of a post on a good blog (good PageRank, etc.) on SEO and thus on the “strength” of your blog and website from an “inbound” marketing perspective (“being found&# ). In practice, we refer to a customer as someone who has bought something from our company.

The Coming Consolidation in Social Networking

WebMarketCentral

Wikipedia lists more than 100 social networking sites , and Social Media Trader recently compiled an even more exhaustive list of 115 social news and bookmark sites rated by PageRank, number of inbound links and dollar value of each site. Social media sites are multiplying like rabbits. while back, I posted the Alexa rankings for 42 popular Web 2.0 social tagging sites.

High Points on the Social Media Landscape

WebMarketCentral

Site Alexa Rank (March 2009) Compete Traffic (February 2009) Compete 1-Year Traffic Change Google Pagerank Digg 243 33,433,760 +51.2 8 Reddit 3,777 4,908,990 +114.6% 8 StumbleUpon 832 4,418,609 +38.6% 8 Delicious 2,735 1,623,083 +2,176.8% 8 Propeller 3,340 1,164,549 -12.1% 8 Mixx 589 879,108 +341.2% 8 Furl 19,326 164,949 +10.7% 7 Searchles 39,385 67,406 +25.7% 5 Blog Tracking Sites where you can promote a blog, search blogs for specific topics, evaluate the popularity of various blogs and track selected blogs. Knol may lack Wikipedia's cachet, but it's a much friendlier place.

SEO Rant: The Insidious Nofollow Tag

WebMarketCentral

According to Wikipedia (among the worst nofollow offenders ), "The nofollow HTML attribute was originally designed to stop comment spam on blogs. It's easy to determine if your favorite site should now become an ex-favorite, just "view source" in your browser and search for rel="nofollow." If it's there for any reason other than Pagerank sculpting (e.g. I'm not alone on this.

3 Golden SEO Copywriting Rules

Business Growth Development

Writing to Reach You 2 (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Google’s PageRank, and similar search engine algorithms, calculate the ranking of your website in search results by weighing these factors and assigning your website a level of importance in relation to similar webpages. Starting your opening sentence with the most important keywords will reinforce the relevance of your content.

3 Golden SEO Copywriting Rules

Business Growth Development

Writing to Reach You 2 (Photo credit: Wikipedia). Google’s PageRank, and similar search engine algorithms, calculate the ranking of your website in search results by weighing these factors and assigning your website a level of importance in relation to similar webpages. For many web developers and marketers today, SEO is common knowledge; but this does not mean that they know how to use it in the best possible way to promote websites above those of rivals. Starting your opening sentence with the most important keywords will reinforce the relevance of your content.

Google and the Parable of the Turkey

WebMarketCentral

As Eric Goldman reported on his Technology & Marketing Law blog, a company called KinderStart sued Google in March of 2006 : "Google has been sued for downgrading the PageRank of websites in contravention of its stated 'objective' policies. Remember KinderStart above, and there is the case of Wikipedia: there's no question that it wouldn't have become the seventh-most visited site on the Web without serious help from the #1 site. It will be interesting to see what happens to the Google position of Wikipedia pages once Knol is launched , no? Err, advertisers. Adore it.