Did you know that the number of words on a page doesn’t have all that much correlation to its “thinness.” per Stephen Kenwright
Google measures good quality content with “time to long click.” Basically it measures how long a user spends with a website after leaving Google’s SERP. As most of us SEO professional do we want to know what user’s do.
Google Panda is not really a content penalty – rather a user engagement penalty.
For more detailed on Stephen Kenwright article read: “Should we still worry about think content?”
gShift Gives Content Marketers More Ways to Mine Twitter Keyword Data
love Jessica Lee‘s article
The social keyword research reports on Twitter keyword metrics such as:
- Frequency of conversations for a keyword
- Influencers of a keyword
- Hashtags used in association with a keyword
- Associated terms used with a keyword
- Related content for a keyword
More detail read the article of “gShift gives Content Marketers More Ways to Mine Twitter Keyword Data“
Love to Write? It might be Social Media
Written by Catherine Lockey.
- Develop your writing skills
- Develop your online research skills
- Learn how to strategically leverage Social Media
- Become a skilled WordPress Blogger
- Know how to optimize your Social Content for Search
More detail on “Why Social Media Writers are in Demand.”
5 Marketing Messages to Remember
Content is King so when writing your content make sure to really understand your audience.
- Think “Social Media”
- Write for “Mobile Devices”
- Become an Influencer
Kristel reminds us what to do:
- Make sure that “Messaging is not lost in Translation”
- Humanize Your Message
- That a “Good Deed doesn’t Gone Bad”
- Be Sensitive Enough for your Audience
- Use Social Media Feature correctly
Great article by Kristel Cuenta. Read more in detail “5 Common Marketing Message Mistakes you want to avoid”
What about #SEO these days?
Good article by George Nielsen and in addition I think that SEO plays a big roll web performance, web architecture and more.
George points out three major basics:
- Know Your Target Audience
- Content Outreach Capabilities
- Content Creation Capabilities
Sounds simple and hard to do especially in a large corporation. For more detail visit his article at What Are SEOs Even Good At Anymore?
- btvsearch.com (image resource)
Three Pillars of SEO in 2014 – Content-Links-Social
Certainly many authors pointing to the same conclusion for SEO in 2014. This is also a great article by Jayson DeMers.
Jayson made it simple to identify Content, Links & Social as the most important ingredients to be successful SEO 2014. I believe that reputation, web architecture, performance & Web 5.0 are additional areas that are important to do well in 2014 & 2015.
For more on the article read the details of this article of the 3 Pillar of SEO in 2014.
It’s no longer enough to only focus on only one or two of these pillars to craft a successful SEO strategy in 2014. Each of these three elements benefits the other, and without all three elements, your “structure” (ie, your SEO campaign) can’t stand.
How to Write Headlines Google Will Love & You and I Will Click, Read, and Share
Working as a SEO expert I get ask many times to provide the best browser titles or better “Headlines Google Loves.” Salma Jafri wrote a great article highlighting the importance. It is a quick and to the point article on writing headlines in 2014.
What is Duplicate Content?
This article by Dave Davies does help reiterating the importance of canonicalization = sample: <link rel=”canonical” href=”http://www.abcwidgets.com/copied-article.html”/>”
Read the full “What is Duplicate Content article”
The 3Ps of Content Measurement: Page Rank, Traffic & Engagement
Good article from Jim Yu on what has changed in terms of priority. Content is still king and content strategists are in high demand and so are search strategist. Read more on the article written by Jim Yu.