Tag Archives: Social media
What do you think – social media signals affect your site’s SE rankings or not?
Well, since the last year, you must have heard about the Panda updates and the latest Penguin update if you are anywhere nearly interested in Google SEO. You must already know that Google does count social media signals when ranking the web pages.
In a video on Google Webmaster Schedule, Matt Cutts said:
“I filmed a video back in May 2010 where I said that we didn’t use that as a signal, and at the time, we did not use that as a signal, but now, we’re taping this in December 2010, and we are using that as a signal.”
No, I am not going to provide you with the same old data how big the social media market is or how much future potential it holds yet. Many of the gurus are already speaking about that, and I just hope they are true because if there is a direct result of globalization, it is the ‘social media’.
As per the article on Mashable, people are spending 60% of their internet time in social networking sites, just after 67% in games and 65% in weather (weather?! I mean, what are you really searching about in weather? Anyway…). Just check the image below.
Social media marketing is the hot new trend in our society. People are jumping on board and creating Twitter or Facebook pages by the thousands every day. Businesses are taking notice, and you should too. In this article, we will discuss some great marketing tips which will allow you to take advantage of the social media craze.
More and more companies are using social media, against traditional media, to promote their business and connect with customers – it is now an essential part of the marketing mix for most businesses.
Social media platforms, such as blogs, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, forums and more, have a number of advantages for companies, and are fast overtaking traditional media formats such as print and TV ads, brochures, flyers and email campaigns. Here’s why…
Merriam-Webster defines a myth as “a usually traditional story of ostensibly historical events that serves to unfold part of the world view of a people or explain a practice, belief, or natural phenomenon.”
It’s been said all myths are based in fact. Whether or not that’s true is debatable. What isn’t debatable, however, is like society, Social media also has its myths. This article exposes what I consider to be the 10 biggest Social media myths.
We spend almost nine hours on some media-related activity (doesn’t apply to media professionals), whether it’s computer, TV or mobile phone. Media influences our life, and more so, if you are an online marketer. So, to make your job easy, here’s a sweet little info-graphic chart that shows you a way of how to divide these nine hours in the best way possible.
I’ve been talking with a lot of bloggers and some patterns are emerging. Some of them are positive – and some are negative. But more about that later.
But first – here’s a question people are asking:
IS BLOGGING DEAD?