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23 Jan 2017

5 Easy-to-Digest Resources to Finally Understand Site Speed Better

Making your site faster has been a hot topic for many years now. It started with Google announcing site speed a ranking factor and it’s got hotter with the mobile search traffic getting more and more discussed. Sadly, it’s also one of the most complicated topics to discuss. You are unlikely to handle speeding up your site yourself: You’ll need good developers to rely on. However you also want to… [Read More…]


20 Jan 2017

Celebrating 19 Years of Cre8asiteforums and More: Weekly Forum Update

Kim Krause Berg is celebrating 19 years with Cre8asiteforums – and that’s worth celebrating! You can do so by visiting them and reading their archives. We have a thread this week all about that, as well as threads from WebmasterWorld and SEO Chat about what it means to be an SEO, interstitial penalties, and image tags. Let’s begin! 19 Years of History at Cre8asiteforums As iamlost writes, “Cre8 has gone… [Read More…]


16 Jan 2017

15 Resources to Bring Your Social Media Marketing Strategy to the Next Level

Working in social media marketing can be overwhelming, so you are forced to try to organize and scale tasks as much as you can. Sadly, behind that scaling effort hides another problem: You may ultimately build a routine and do the same thing day after day. Social media is all about variety though: Tactics change daily, new tools and apps are launched, new opportunities emerge. Here are 15 resources to… [Read More…]


13 Jan 2017

The Duplicate Content Myth and More: Weekly Forum Update

Happy New Year and welcome back! We took a little break from writing these posts, but our communities were still churning out great threads! On Threadwatch, we have news about Google throttling traffic and the death of the Link Search Operator. Webmasterworld members are discussing Facebook’s journalist outreach program and keywords, while SEO Chat members are all about duplicate content. And have you heard the news about AMP Pages yet?… [Read More…]


09 Jan 2017

3 Huge Social Networks That Were Discontinued in 2016 (Plus More to Go in 2017)

Social media world is always changing. We see new platforms emerge and go on a monthly basis. I am personally always sad to see platforms go because I realize there are teams and hard work behind each project but life is life. It never stops! Here are the three we saw go in 2016: Blab Blab used to be the best Google Hangout on Air alternative out there. Sleek, simple… [Read More…]


03 Jan 2017

5 Creative Ideas to Promote Your Product on Twitter

Tweeting is much more than posting 140 characters in hopes someone out there will read and click the link. Twitter has gone far beyond its original 140-character limit. These days you can upload images and videos and play with different formats and packaging. Tweeting about your products or offers is perfectly fine. It’s OK to use your own Twitter account to promote your business: Most of brands do that tweeting… [Read More…]


19 Dec 2016

6 Ways Brands Are Using Twitter Moments

In an effort to encourage users to better curate Tweets, this year Twitter has introduced their Moments feature allowing anyone to collect Twitter updates in a rich embeddable page. If a Twitter profile has Moments created, they will have a new tab on their profile called, unsurprisingly, “Moments” The blog post announcing Moments explains: Every day, people share hundreds of millions of Tweets. Among them are things you can’t experience… [Read More…]


16 Dec 2016

The Latest Yahoo Hack, Google Sandbox, and More: Weekly Forum Update

Big news this week, folks! Unfortunately, it’s bad news. Yahoo recently admitted to being hacked again… in 2013. The hackers took information from one billion accounts, which is staggering. In other news, Google has changed their “In the News” section to a “Top Stories” section to escape accusations of fake news, AMP URLs will be changing soon, and Bill Slawski has a fantastic article about Panda and quality scores that… [Read More…]


12 Dec 2016

9 Tools That Will Convince You to Get Active on Medium

I confess, being more active on Medium has been on my list for a couple of years now. Still getting there, so to get inspired, I’ve decided to look into the related tools. And I was impressed. Really loved what I found: Do you feel like starting on Medium now? Inspiration 1. Top Publications This is a leaderboard for Medium publications. See publications that go hot on Medium, discover new… [Read More…]


09 Dec 2016

Are Bad Links Still Worth Worrying About? Weekly Forum Update

From fake news and AdSense spam to site migrations and Google experiments, we’ve got a lot to talk about this week! As usual, our communities are buzzing with the latest news and SEO tips and tricks. I’m especially excited to share some advanced discussions from WebmasterWorld this week. One begins as a thread about bad links and Penguin, but evolves into a great discussion about links in general. In another… [Read More…]


05 Dec 2016

3 Tools to Access and Search Your Personal Twitter Archives

As unbelievable as it sounds Twitter is over ten years old. This is a ton of information. And even though it may feel like yesterday, most of us have joined Twitter years ago. How often do you look back? Do you know if it’s even possible? Today’s round up has three tools allowing you to go back in time and access your personal Twitter archives. TweetStory Do you like “On… [Read More…]


02 Dec 2016

The Future of Online Reviews: Weekly Forum Update

We took a little break for the holidays, but now we’re back! Even though haven’t written a post in a few weeks, our forums didn’t take a break at all. In fact, if anything, they’ve been a bit busier discussing some of the latest news. This week’s title refers to the (perceived) growing power of online reviews. If you keep with us on SEO Chat, you’ll remember that a few… [Read More…]


28 Nov 2016

8 Crazy Useful Instagram Hacks To Try Right Now

Instagram has become one of the hottest social networks around. But did you know you can do more than just post photos? Here are eight insanely, awesomely helpful hacks to try right now. Change The Format Of Your Picture Once upon a time you could only use squares for your Instagram photos. Which was a real pain if you wanted something that didn’t fit well within those confines. Now you… [Read More…]