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The Top 5 Things That Will Annoy Your Twitter Followers

The Top 5 Things That Will Annoy Your Twitter Followers
As the war between Facebook and Google+ rages on, Twitter seems to be the one social network that casually keeps attracting users and insane amounts of traffic without the need to irk its users through contentious measures and practices. Twitter indeed remains an extremely popular network where the number of users keeps increasing and this has made it one of the must-have tools for both businesses and professionals. Twitter’s usefulness are multiple and range from simply keeping up with the latest news (for regular users) to brand reputation and customer support (for organizations). While Twitter can be an extremely powerful tool in your online marketing strategies, it is important to understand that misuse of the social network is quite rampant. As such, it is necessary to understand how to effectively use Twitter and what you must consistently avoid doing to preserve your reputation and followers. There are in particular several things that you must not do as these can be extremely annoying to Twitter users. Ignoring people who tweet at you This is probably the most annoying thing you could do on Twitter and is made even more unforgivable given the nature of Twitter (as in, a social network). You simply...
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How to Optimize Your Content for Visitors and Search Engines

How to Optimize Your Content for Visitors and Search Engines
Content optimization is an extremely important part of any website. Google and the other search engines have made it clear that content is the king in their opinion and that a healthy website needs to have a lot of high quality content. Any website that does not provide such content will thus find it harder to compete in a landscape where good content is of the utmost importance. However, it is also necessary to understand how to optimize this content. Although the concept of great content is enough in itself, it does not always suffice to have a single large wall of paragraph on your website. That's because the Internet is a specific medium that have its own intricacies. As such, you absolutely need to optimize your content and make it visually appealing so that both search engines and visitors will want to come back regularly to your website or blog. Keywords Obviously, the first place is to start is by ensuring that your keywords are actually present in your content. However, you should stop focusing on keyword density, which is no longer important. In fact, too much emphasis on keyword density can often make your text unreadable and potentially annoy...
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Why Buying Facebook Likes and Twitter Followers Is Useless

Why Buying Facebook Likes and Twitter Followers Is Useless
The emergence and rapid popularity of the social networks Facebook and Twitter have given rise to a new phenomenon. With search engines eventually revealing that these factors from these social networks do play a role in their organic ranking algorithms, this led to a new frenzy with everybody doing their utmost to capitalize on these new search elements. In the case of Facebook, these elements mainly amount to the number of Facebook Likes obtained by a website or an article while Twitter's role in search engine rankings concerned the number of retweets a link obtains. Unfortunately, the role played by Facebook and Twitter in search had another effect that is becoming more and more prevalent. As webmasters and business owners became aware of the exposure they could get from Facebook Likes and Twitter Retweets, a new market emerged where service providers starting selling these Facebook Likes and Twitter Followers. This first started with the shady business of buying links, and the world of social networks was no different as people went around selling Likes and Followers for "mind-numbing prices". Here's the thing though: they're completely useless. In the case of buying links, you could at least have a minor return on...
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