Top 10 Social Media Infographics of 2013


Top 10 Social Media Infographics of 2013

Last year, we published many social media infographics on Social Marketing Writing, created by both us and others. Most of them proved to be quite popular. So I compiled a list of the 10 most popular social media infographics created and published by us on the blog. Check them out below…

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5 SEO Infographics to Magnify Your Search Engine Presence


5 SEO Infographics to Magnify Your Search Engines Presence

Would you like to drive more website traffic? Are you getting sufficient traffic from search engines?

For driving more website traffic, one of the main aspects businesses should focus on is SEO. When you search engine optimize your website, you make it search ready and this helps it appear higher in search results, thereby helping it attract more traffic – a study by Optify also shows that the top three results together receive 58.4% of the traffic.

Top Sites Get All the Clicks

This makes the SEO of your website essential.

There are many components that contribute to the SEO of a website – you need to add keywords to the body of the content, to the meta-data and build links. All this might seem complicated and hard to digest quickly. So I have gone through the web and found some helpful infographics that can explain SEO and simplify the process of search engine optimizing your website. Check out all 5 infographics below…

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How to Craft SEO Friendly Blog Posts [Infographic]

How to Craft SEO Friendly Blog Posts

After finding a clear relationship between social media and SEO, the results of which were published in this infographic (1st part), I decided to delve down and look more deeply into the relationship between SEO and a specific social media – blogs.

I wanted to find out what types of blog posts attract more backlinks and if other social networks played any role in them. So I collected data from blog posts and analysed and compared them against each other to see if there was a relationship. You can find my results in the infographic below.

People interested in creating SEO friendly blog posts that can attract more backlinks will find this infographic helpful.

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How to Perform SEO on Your Website With Social Media [Infographic]


How to Perform SEO on Your Website With Social Media [Infographic]

Would you like to maximize SEO on your website with social media?

SEO plays a key role in driving website traffic. In order to search engine optimize your website, you need to make your website content, search engine friendly, and build backlinks that increase your site’s credibility. Optimizing content on your website itself can be a simple step, but building quality backlinks from other websites is a difficult job. You will either need to invest a lot of time building them yourself, or hire an expert to do it.

There has also been a lot of discussion lately about how social media affects SEO, especially because of the recent Google search engine updates where social shares play an important role. This got me wondering if social media plays a role in SEO by helping websites attract backlinks, as well. So I performed a study by collecting data from websites and analysed and compared them against each other to find out if there was a relation. You can find my results in the infographic below.

Businesses, bloggers, marketers, and website owners who are looking for ways to increase traffic to their sites will find this study helpful, as you will learn how to attract more backlinks to your site, while simultaneously working on improving your social media presence.

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6 Content Marketing Infographics You Must Read


Content marketing is essential for a successful social media campaign. Businesses need to create and publish quality content in the form of blog posts, white papers, case studies, ebooks, infographics, etc. They can then share this content across various social networks to help drive engagement, increase website traffic, build trust and then generate sales and leads.

To help you craft content to take advantage of all the benefits mentioned above I have collected a few quality infographics and published them below. You will learn a lot of useful tips ranging from content marketing statistics, what works, what you need to create, how to create it, how to optimize it for SEO, measure ROI etc. from this collection

1. The Anatomy of Content Marketing

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13 Tips to Crafting Mind Grabbing Headlines for Your Content


13 Tips to Crafting Mind Grabbing Headlines for Your Content

Would you like to learn the secrets to crafting powerful headlines?

A good headline is the requisite to writing effective content as it is the first thing the reader sees. If it isn’t written properly then the reader will ignore your content and all your effort in writing it will go to waste, but if it is well written more people will read it. Even poorly written content can get more readers if they have a good headline. So to help you craft headlines that will convince more people to read your content I have listed out 13 tips below…

1. Mention a Benefit:

People read content that is going to benefit them in some way. It could be to help them solve a problem, to help them understand why taking a certain step is important, etc. So mentioning a benefit in the headline could convince them to read the rest of content to help them learn more about this benefit. So go through your content and find the most important benefit your audience will be interested in and add it to your headline.

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15 Indispensable WordPress Plugins

15 Indispensable WordPress Plugins

WordPress is a fantastic blogging platform. I use it for all of my blogs. Some of the tools that make it so amazing are the various plugins – they can be used to improve blog performance, optimize it for mobile viewing, better SEO for your content, and lots of other wonderful things. I have listed some important WordPress plugins below that are absolutely necessary to help you run a powerful blog…

1. All in one SEO Pack:

All in one SEO Pack


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5 Reasons Why Your Business Should Keep A Blog

This is a guest post by Natalie Hamlin of Increase Visibility.

What if those mere minutes could be the key to connecting your business with an intently-listening audience?

Working in the digital-media sphere, any Internet guru can tell you that content is the key to gaining listeners, and there are a ton of businesses that haven’t gotten the memo yet. For all you companies that have a dedicated blogger on your team, here’s an imaginary gold star. For companies that haven’t yet jumped on the blogging bandwagon, listen to these five reasons why your business needs an up-to-date blog:-

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5 Techniques on Using YouTube for SEO


This is a guest post by Emma Tomlinson of Smart Traffic.

Are you using YouTube for SEO?

Face it, you have been sucked into the vortex of video sharing. Fortunately—or unfortunately—most of the videos you watch are amazing, hilarious, terrifying, touching, or even disturbing!

But whatever it is, you cannot deny the power that YouTube has over you and other Net surfers. If you need proof, search for “Justin Bieber – Baby ft. Ludacris” and be astounded by the number of views it has gathered. Hint: over 700 million!

Indeed, YouTube has become not just a sensation but a phenomenon, and a persisting one at that.

And because its members are highly diversified, it only makes sense that online marketers are using this for their SEO goals.

But how exactly does that work?

Check out some of the best techniques in YouTube that I have scoured for you guys.

# 1 Create attractive titles for your videos

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5 Ways to Promote Your Latest Content


Creating content in the form of blog posts, white papers, videos, etc. can be a great way to market your business, but your marketing shouldn’t end there, as you need to make an extra effort to market the latest content you have produced.

If you let your content just lie there; only a few people who visit your site will notice what you’ve created. You will lose out on a lot of potential readers and clients you could have attracted by promoting your content. If you’re keen on promoting your latest content and getting as many readers as possible, you need to make the extra effort to promote your content.

The 5 tips below will help you promote your latest content:-

1. SEO Your Content: You always need to SEO your content if you want it to be found easily on search engines. Optimizing your content for search engines consist of just a few steps and techniques you need to implement. If you implement these techniques initially, your content will be easily found on search engines without you having to make any other effort. To learn how to SEO your content for search engines read this detailed post.

2. Share on Social Media: Right after you finish creating your content share it on your various social media accounts. If you want to take your social media marketing seriously, you need to have an account with facebook, Twitter, Google+, and Linkedin. Also make sure you have pages on Facebook, Google+ and Linkedin. As soon as you have published your content on your website you need to share them on your various profiles and your various pages so that your followers can read them and share them with their followers, thereby increasing your content’s readership. You could also share your content on other social bookmarking sites like Digg, Stumble Upon, Tumblr, etc.

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