In this article I cover steps you can take that should help improve the visibility of your LinkedIn content with search engines as well as within the LinkedIn community and increase the exposure of your LinkedIn updates while possibly helping to increase rankings of the web content you point to in LinkedIn updates
There have been some significant changes with Google Places listings (Google Maps) the past couple of weeks that you should be aware of if local search results are important to you including: Google No Longer Shows Some Descriptive Info Owners Input in Listings, Review Snippets From Other Web Sources Have Been Removed, Citation Sites No Longer Displayed.
After years of declining use Google pulled the plug on the Google Directory. The Google Directory was based on the Open Directory Project (OPD), a volunteer, human edited directory of the web that has been used as the underlying database for numerous web directories for years. Unfortunately OPD has struggled in recent years to keep up with the increased number of updates and submissions.
A step by step guide to online article marketing that effectively improves organic search results, helps build awareness and reputation, increases targeted traffic from other quality related web sites, helps attract more incoming links to your site, and helps make your web site more unique and useful.
A video of Matt Cutts from Google about what SEO tactics to focus on for 2011
In October Marketing Sherpa released the results of a survey of over 2,000 search marketers asking what are the most effective SEO tactics. Here are the top 5 SEO tactics that are achieving results as well as many tactics that are a waste of time and money.
Learn what linking building is and how it can help increase your business by bringing targeted visitors to your web site who may do business with you and help improve your organic search rankings.
Debra Mastaler posted an article on Search Engine Land about Link Building Basics.
She explains what Link Popularity is (covering Link quantity, Link quality, Anchor Text and Relevance) and why Link Building and referral site development is such an important activity for improving organic search rankings, building targeted traffic and building brand awareness.
Is Link building Important? Here is what the two major search engines, Google and Bing have to say about Link Building.
In part 1 we showed why submitting articles to article submission sites is of little value unless they are high quality, useful articles. We suggested not just submitting articles to submission sites as you can get much more value by using them on your site too or by “selling” article ideas to industry online magazine and news sites etc. We began outlining our Best Practices for Article Marketing.
In this article we’ll show you how to build and use a media list and how to find quality article submission sites.