Google+, Is It An Alternative To Facebook?

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Google Plus is Google's version of Facebook. Today, 90 million people are using it. Google + is taking off, although it is a far cry from the amount of Facebook users but give it time it only been 6 months and there is already a crowd. Google+ for Business The most important reason that one should have to get your business on Google+ is simple. Google owns Google Plus and Google products tend to rank well. What this means for you is that your search engine visibility stands to either noticeably improve or gradually decline by not including yourself. Another reason you need to be on Google + is the new “Search Plus Your World” algorithm (Search+), which uses … [Read more...]

How Authority SEO Uses Social Media To Market It’s Clients

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Many small businesses are beginning to understand the power of social media tools and tactics. Studies by eMarketer reports that 260,000 small businesses across the US and Canada are employing social media tactics. Furthermore 51% of small businesses are using social media for professional social networking. They are using tools like LinkedIn, Facebook,  and 28% are involved in microblogging using tools like Twitter. There are things to think about before starting. The most important is your time. Viral marketing through social media really requires a lot of original content and a great amount of time each day and you have to understand the value of … [Read more...]

Social Media in the New Search Engine Optimization Game

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More and more social media makes headlines with an increase in users and online visibility.  You also see now on tv commercials company's social media icons like Facebook, Youtube, and Twitter.  Not to mention Myspace which used to be a big player has just relaunched their website into a completely new interface with hopes of regaining some of its earlier market share.  For business owners the question becomes how to best use social media to in the end increase the bottom line. As it stands right now Google shows Twitter updates in its regular search engine results page and is the main feature of its real time search boxes.  Also, Bing incorporates Facebook … [Read more...]

Blog Comments with Facebook and Twitter Accounts on your Posts – 2 Min SEO

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Comment on Posts Using Facebook and Twitter with Disqus

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Authority SEO has added the service of DISQUS to offer visitors even more flexibility in commenting on posts.  Disqus is a comment feature company used by popular websites like LifeScript.com and Laughingsquid.com to organize and make it easier for people to comment on blog posts. For good coversations on posts it is helpful to know who you are.  With DISQUS service you can now post comments using your Twitter or Facebook account.  Many people stay logged into these two social media while they read online and can instantly increase the visibility of their profiles by adding good comments.  Check it out and post a comment on one of Authority SEO's posts. One … [Read more...]

Top 10 Social Media Websites

With the proliferation of social media sites like Facebook there importance and influence on ecommerce and overall web traffic has increased.  One thing to keep in mind is that how social media content is being used is still in its infancy.  For those that understand the key aspects of each social media site can take advantage of the traffic social experiences offers.   Before you start dumping content into social media remember people can tell the difference right away from blatant self promotion of your business and real interaction. Now that you are going to start social media strategies begin with how you are going to measure success.  Social media … [Read more...]

Social Media Marketing Plan

MARKET SUMMARY Product Definition Authority SEO offers a social media marketing package that includes popular social media sites like Myspace and Facebook.  The goal of this package is to increase your online visibility by adding a social component to your online marketing plan. As the social media environment changes with new websites becoming popular and others fade away.  Your social media marketing plan updates so your strategy will always be up to date with the best social resources for your business. SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY Each social media site has different requirements and social services so we don’t go into depth about each one.  We utilize … [Read more...]

Two Things Your Company Should Have Online

With the present economy the way it is companies are cutting back on their marketing budgets.  One the biggest cuts is to internet marketing as most companies haven't gotten a firm grasp on the power of the web to market and increase sales. With less money to spend on marketing it is important to understand what is most important for your business.  An overall strategy for positioning and branding your company is more extensive than the information in this post, though the goal of this post is 2 things that your company should have online. Your company should have one blog.  A blog is a great way to interact with your customer on a more direct way.  The … [Read more...]

Back to the Basics Instead of Facebook – Rush Hour Traffic by Authority SEO

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Rush Hour Traffic Podcast - Back to the Basics instead of Facebook Is social media like Facebook worth your time Why people are not successful driving traffic to their websites … [Read more...]