Earlier in the previous post we talked about essential sources to mine hot trending topics which are the most engaging and sharable for your audience. Today, we would like to share with you some thoughts on the places you can take ideas and data for your visuals from, in order to give them a ripple effect as they spread via social media. It’s true that more than 50% of people are visual learners. IMHO, Numbers by themselves can be really frustrating, but if you implement them into structured infographics, it all sinks in better. That is why creative infographics and charts are so popular. Everybody creates them and you should as well. The question is where to source accurate and catchy data and turn that into trending linkbait?
When you blog regularly, you see blog post ideas everywhere. Your morning coffee or a walk may inspire you; you can read some interesting facts or notice your ranking changes so you can suggest that a new Google update happened. Finally you can read an interesting post and share your thoughts on the topic.
However, the times of writing content for the sake of content have gone. Now the content should engage, should attract attention and earn natural links. Web Analytics is here to help you separate the wheat from the chaff.
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After the latest Google Hummingbird algorithm update a lot of webmasters started leaning toward creating quality and unique content that is based on customer queries. Google is getting smarter about answering questions beginning with “how…, what…, why…” etc. This is “conversational search” (semantic search). Google now understands not just the user’s words in queries but the meaning of these words. Therefore, your site’s semantic core should be concentrated on conversational long-tailed phrases and questions (“Where can I buy…,” etc).
Rel=”author” is a snippet of code which links the Google+ profile of an author to his or her created content. This tag is here to make the web less anonymous, – said Googler Matt Cutts, when they introduced the tag.
1. You should use this tag (well, we hope you already do) to make your articles more outstanding in the SERPs. Additionally, visitors may click the byline and see more of the author’s articles and follow him or her on Google+.
A snippet is what we first see in search results and social media streams, it’s what makes us click or re-share. That is why, as a search engine marketer, you should pay attention to what searchers actually see in the search engine result pages.
First of all you should understand what a snippet consists of.
Title is retrieved from the <title> of the page. It is better to have it 70 characters or less, however now it is often said that search engines limit the length of the Titles by the pixels, not by keywords.
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