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How to use Posterous to Grow Your Marketing Empire and Save You Time | Paul Thompsons Blog. Posterous is a great platform for novices to use for blogging. It fits in between micro blogging platforms such as Twitter and Identica and full blogging platforms such as WordPress and Blogger, Posterous seems to be positioned to make it simple for people who have become used to Twitter to take their blogging to the next level. Posterous offers an easy way for users to email brief text, photos, and audio/video clips to get them onto a blog for sharing. For internet marketers, Posterous is a valuable tool. Beyond posting your email and other media to your Posterous blog, you can set it up to automatically post to other services as well. Posterous and Autoposting There is generally a lot of misunderstanding about duplicate content posting and no-follow back links.

The guys at Posterous have made it really simple to Auto post You simply set up the services you wish to autopost to and link them to Posterous. Typepad Tumblr Live Journal Friendfeed Drupal. Free eMail Marketing With Posterous, BackLinks Included. eMail Marketing For Small and Home Based Businesses I am sure that all of you already know that email marketing is a great way to communicate with your loyal audience and potential customers. It is how internet marketers keep their customers and prospects coming back. However, and understandable, there are still many of you that still find eMail marketing a tedious task, because of the things you need to do, such as, building a list, creating your Opt in email marketing forms, formatting your email newsletters, scheduling, etc..

Also, let us not forget the matter of finding out which service we can use, and preferably free. What if, I told you, that you can do a simple non-annoying email marketing, free, opt-out, while at the same time getting some backlinks, grow email list, and within the process increase traffic potential? Would that be of interest to you? What Is Posterous? I’ll keep this simple as it is not my intention to be very detailed about Posterous. Here’s a quick example. SEO Lessons Learned Through Pictures of Matt Cutts - Chris Campbell's Posterous. Matt & his team produce a ton of helpful videos on a weekly basis at Google Webmaster Help on Youtube . I’ve watched several during my downtime and found there are some serious lessons to be learned. 1. Everything Helps About This Much There are so very few ways to make a HUGE impact on your site. Whether it’s building content, optimizing a title tag, gaining quality external links, restructuring internal linking, or a variety of other items, everything incrementally helps push your site to better rankings & traffic.

Sure, you might have forgotten to 301 redirect your old site to your new one, but gaining great sustainable rankings –> traffic –> conversions is a process full of small wins that culminate into a big win down the road . 2. The fish was how big? Google, like any good friend, doesn’t like to be lied to . A less egregious lie or hide could be SEER stuffing an image alt tag. 3. Titles are irrelevant if you deliver amazing results. 4. 5. A. B. C. 6. A. B. C. D. E. F. 7. New free ebook: 6x5 Posterous, the easiest way to get started blogging - David Barnes at work. Start Your Own Email Newsletter With Posterous | SERPholiC Media : SEO Company - Advanced SEO Services , Leading SEO & SMM Agency. What about your site's SEO? - ModuMark's posterous. An SEO Checklist for New Sites by Rand Fishkin.

Learn about the Canonical Link Element in 5 minutes. Dave (original), this is much like a 301/permanent redirect that only flows within a site. That’s the mental model that is quite accurate for predicting how things will work. So while it should work fine, feel free to not tempt fate — no need to change things if they’re working for you with no problem. Harith, we wanted to constrain it to one domain to prevent possible ways that people might try to abuse this.

For sharing articles, you could use 301 redirects or simply link to the original article in every syndicated or shared article. Ziv, the way that search engines handle the alternate link tag is not really standardized; I’m not sure that Google uses it at all, in fact. CAP Digisoft Solutions, 1. James, this should work with any page type, because it’s handled when search engines process a page for indexing. Simon, I’m not positive whether this would work. David Quaid, thanks! Penultimate, good point. Geoff, you can handle it two ways: 1. Forums. A Posterous SEO issue you should probably be aware of. Posterous places nonremovable canonical URL tags on its posts. That tells the search engine to assign all the “link juice” to the Posterous-hosted page no matter where else the content may exist. I do not want the Posterous version of the document to be the official URL for much of my content. (via Why I’m dropping Posterous this weekend – I hadn’t spotted this, but I’m glad I know now.

This could be a problem for you if you duplicate your own content on a Posterous blog, but you don’t want Posterous to be the main home for that content. It is very likely that your Posterous blog will rank higher than the other place, whether you want it to or not. In truth, it’s probably not an issue for most users. Further reading: Learn about the Canonical Link Element in 5 minutes – Like this: Like Loading... Why Tumblr is kicking Posterous’s ass « PEG on Tech.

Tumblr and Posterous are the two most prominent “tumblogging” sites, i.e. sites that make blogging more straightforward by making it easier to post media. Both were launched within six months. (Actually, Posterous was started later than Tumblr.) But now Tumblr has been an Alexa Top 100 site for a while and is still growing strong. Meanwhile Posterous has about 4 times less uniques. The answer is as easy as it is counter-intuitive: Tumblr is a New York company and Posterous is a Silicon Valley company.

Or, to put it another way: Posterous is an engineered product, while Tumblr is a designed product. Posterous is extremely well engineered. Look at Tumblr’s landing page: That’s it. Meanwhile, look at Posterous. Oh sure, it’s a nice landing page. In fact, that sign-up-via-email feature: engineering feature. I will give 5-to-1 odds to anyone that Tumblr has higher conversion rates on their homepage than Posterous and 1-to-1 that they’re twice as high. In fact, everything about Posterous is nice. One reason why Posterous gives you pretty kickass SEO.