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13 Ethical Ways to Increase Your Site's Search Traffic

13 Ethical Ways to Increase Your Site's Search Traffic
If you have a product you're really proud of, it should speak for itself. But when it comes down to it, you still need to get customers on your website in the first place — especially if you're running an e-commerce operation. We asked a panel of 13 successful entrepreneurs to share their best advice for generating high-quality, organic search traffic to their business websites. Here's what they had to say: 1. If you are a new site, it can be difficult to go after popular keywords right away. - Lawrence Watkins, Great Black Speakers 2. The longer you are in business and producing quality online content, the more likely you are to pop up in search results for all related keywords. - Alexandra Levit, Inspiration at Work 3. There are three main ingredients to a successfully optimized web page or article: your meta title, description and keywords. - Nathalie Lussier, The Website Checkup Tool 4. Keyword-embedded links are the foundation of off-page search engine optimization. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

3 Key Leadership Tips From Twitter CEO Dick Costolo Twitter CEO Dick Costolo took the stage at TechCrunch's Disrupt event Monday afternoon, but he didn't talk about his own company. In fact, Costolo didn't even mention Twitter during his brief stint on stage. Instead, the former entrepreneur and one-time Google employee shared leadership advice with the audience, which is appropriate considering he may soon lead his own company through an IPO. Costolo presented the audience with a short but passionate speech on how to lead, particularly in a startup environment where leadership roles may not be well defined. "If you don't deal with [leadership roles], dysfunction becomes embedded in your company," he said.

Girişiminizi hızlandırabilecek 20 kuluçka merkezi Fırat Demirel | 01 Mart 2012 | Bir kaç yıldır Türkiye’de internet girişimleri ekosisteminden bahsediyoruz ancak ‘ekosistem’ kavramı bizim için yeni yeni anlamını dolduruyor. Bunun en önemli göstergelerinden biri internet girişimcilerine destek olacak kuluçka merkezlerinin ve organizasyonların sayısının artması. Bir ekosistemin ciddi ilişkiler zinciri ve süreklilik gerektirdiği düşünülürse, girişimciler için bu tür hizmet ve yatırım ağlarının gerekliliği daha iyi anlaşılabilir. Aşağıda Türkiye’deki girişimcilere danışmanlık yapan, yatırımcı bulan, destek olmak isteyen kuluçka merkezlerini sıraladık. Kuluçka merkezi tanımını burada geniş olarak kullandığımızı; sadece ofis sunan, yatırımcı bulan değil, destek olan organizasyonları listeye eklediğimizi belirtelim. Parantez içerisinde yazdığım yerler o programın merkezinin nerede olduğunu ifade ediyor. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. 17. 18. 19. 20. *Görsel Kaynak: Rocket Man

10 Useful Tips for Guest Blogging as a Link Building Strategy Sometimes guest blogging can feel like you are pushing a boulder up the steep side of a mountain. Other times, it feels like the world is finally on your side. Replies to your pitches are rolling in and you wonder if something is secretly terribly wrong because most of the time, nothing is ever easy. There has been a lot of buzz lately about the long-term effectiveness of a guest blogging strategy for links (see this post from SEOMoz). 1. Before choosing the blogs you are going to pitch to for guest blogging, it is very important to do some basic research. You can find relevant sites though a detailed Google search. First, make sure you have the SEOQuake add-on for either Firefox or Chrome. Second, I would check and look into the site’s traffic levels. Lastly, look into their social media sites. 2. On average, I would try to read at least 3 blog posts before drafting a pitch letter. 3. I know you don’t want to hear this but every blog deserves a separate pitch letter. 4. 5.

57 Startup Lessons I’ve Learned The Hard Way Editors Note: This is a guest post by Slava Akhmechet, founder of RethinkDB. You can follow him on Twitter here. There are already very good lists of startup lessons written by really talented, experienced people (here and here). I’d like to add another one. People If you can’t get to ramen profitability with a team of 2 – 4 within six months to a year, something’s wrong. Fundraising If you have to give away more than 15% of the company at any given fundraising round, your company didn’t germinate correctly. Markets The best products don’t get built in a vacuum. Products Product sense is everything. Marketing Product comes first. Sales Sales fix everything. Development Development speed is everything.Minimize complexity. Company administration Don’t waste time picking office buildings, accountants, bookkeepers, janitors, furniture, hosted tools, payroll companies, etc. Personal well-being Do everything you can not to attach your self esteem to your startup (you’ll fail, but try anyway).

Reklam Mühendisi - Tek Ürün E-Ticaret Sitelerinizin Dönüşüm Oranını Artırın Guest Posting Made MUCH Easier with PostJoint In a new twist to how guest blogging sites usually work – instead of businesses seeking bloggers to write for them – they submit quality content they would like to have published to PostJoint and bloggers bid for the right to publish that content. NEW: Listen to this podcast where I explain how PostJoint works for Andy Nathan’s eMarketing Experience. PostJoint calls the businesses posting the content advertisers. Moderators manually review all guest posts to ensure quality and uniqueness. Guest posts must be well written, non-promotional, and can not be published anywhere else. They can be typed directly into PostJoint or copied and pasted from WordPress or other blogs or applications. All blogs are pre-screened for quality and must meet PostJoint’s Blog Acceptance Policies. If any questions come up, you can use the built-in messaging system to clarify. These specifics will answer many frequently asked questions about PostJoint:

Hakkımızda Nöromarketing araştırmalarıyla tüketicinin bilinçaltına ayna tutarak pek çok pazarlama sorusunun “gerçek” yanıtlarını bulmaya çalışan ThinkNeuro, deneklerin beyin EEG’lerini çekerek belirli bir algoritmayla reklamlara, pazarlama araçlarına, sloganlara vb. verdikleri bilinçaltı tepkilerini analiz ediyor. Analizler sonucunda özellikle reklam filmleriyle ilgili “dikkat”, “duygusal etki” ve “duygusal zorlanma” verileri saniye saniye görülebiliyor ve filmin nöroskoru tespit edilebiliyor. Tüketicilere herhangi bir anket uygulanmadan veya soru sorulmadan gerçekleştirilen araştırmayla, geleneksel pazar araştırmalarında bulunan sistematik ve sistematik olmayan hatalar minimize edilmiş oluyor. ThinkNeuro’nun yönetici ortağı Dr. Yener Girişken pazarlama doktorasını ve tezini bilinçaltındaki marka algısını en etkin biçimde yansıtan marka kişiliği üzerine yazdı.

The Lean Startup | Methodology “Startup success can be engineered by following the process, which means it can be learned, which means it can be taught.”- Eric Ries The Lean Startup provides a scientific approach to creating and managing startups and get a desired product to customers' hands faster. The Lean Startup method teaches you how to drive a startup-how to steer, when to turn, and when to persevere-and grow a business with maximum acceleration. Too many startups begin with an idea for a product that they think people want. “The Lean Startup method teaches you how to drive a startup-how to steer, when to turn, and when to persevere-and grow a business with maximum acceleration.” + The Lean Startup Process - Diagram “Using the Lean Startup approach, companies can create order not chaos by providing tools to test a vision continuously.” + Continuous Innovation “By the time that product is ready to be distributed widely, it will already have established customers.” Eliminate Uncertainty Work Smarter not Harder

The Ultimate Guide to Advanced Guest Blogging With “content marketing” being the indisputable SEO buzzword of 2012, we can expect 2013 to see an onslaught of marketers trying to build links with guest posts. The growth in this market will cause some sites to lower their guest posting standards, others to raise them, and still more to stop accepting them altogether. Google will target low quality guest posts with increasing zeal, and it will get harder to see results if the effort and strategy aren't there. We're going to help you combat this by sharing how we got posts up on ProBlogger and Search Engine Journal, and by introducing you to our strategy for success with our clients. 1. Finding Guest Post Opportunities Let's kick this off by talking about where to seek out guest post opportunities. 20 Things You Should Do and Pay Attention to Look for platforms where it will make sense to readers for you to post. 20 Things You Should Avoid Where to Find Places to Guest Post We can't stress this enough. 2. Here's the most important part. 3.

bluechip'e hoş geldiniz SEO & SEM Danışmanı ve Uzmanı l SEO SEM SMO Eğitimi ve Eğitmeni - Aykut Aslantaş 41 Sites Which Openly Allow Guest Blogging EmailEmail Guest blogging has gained in importance since Google increased the value of original content over time. Duplicate content went down in value, article directories went down, backlinks for the sake of backlinks went down. Useful, original content went up, and with it, the value of a guest blog post. It’s a win-win-win situation: The blog owner wins because it helps bring in fresh new content. Write for the blog’s audience. That’s pretty much it. Here are 41 great blogs on a number of topics that invite accept guest posts. About the list: Each of the items in the list includes the name of the blog and a link to the page detailing guest post submission guidelines. I also include Google’s PageRank and the Alexa rating for the comparative power of the blog. Blogger Forums Blog Engage PR 4, Alexa 8,675 Blog Engage is a bloggers’ showcase, where members either post to the site or link to a post on their own site for other bloggers to rank it and give feedback. Business Technology Google+