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SEO: 10 Factors When Optimising

SEO is both an art and science. Success with the channel depends on knowledge, skill and a great deal of talent, but there are several things budding marketers need to bear in mind when optimising a site, regardless of its history, authority or current exposure. Despite the hugely influential Google algorithm updates of late, which have (arguably) changed the SEO landscape for the better, there are still a handful of elementary factors every single webmaster needs to bear in mind when looking to propel their site to those much-coveted first page positions. This infographic, designed by the team at SEO Positive, highlights the key points still relevant to site optimisation in 2012. While these tips may seem rather basic to some, it's easy to forget the tried and tested techniques that still generate fantastic results, especially as the SEO world collectively speculates Google's next move. It's an interesting time for SEO - a time to reflect and a time to look forward to new challenges in the coming months! Click Thumbnail to Enlarge SEO Positive is one of the UK's leading search engine marketing agencies, specialising in all aspects of SEO, PPC, social...
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Facebook Vs Pinterest: 5 Things We've Learned - Infographic

Online fashion accessory and jewelry retailer, Boticca, has recently release this infographic about how their customers from Facebook and Pinterest (50k from each platform, no less, who visited between 15 Mar and 15 Apr 2012) have been behaving – and it makes for rather interesting reading – especially for ecommerce sites unsure about the power of social media! Oh, and another interesting thing about Boticca is that it doesn’t sell mass-produced trinkets, but exquisitely designed fashion creations by skilled, independent artisans from all over the world, each of whom use the website as a platform from which they can sell their collections to a global customer base. Pretty neat, huh? Click Thumbnail to Enlarge Summary: Facebook and Pinterest both drive engagement and sales, but… Pinners’ average a spend is $180, whereas Facebookers average spend is $85; Conversion rate of traffic from Pinterest = lower than Facebook (or any other channel); Bounce rate of traffic from Pinterest = higher than Facebook (or any other channel); Facebookers engage more than Pinners with Pinterest users spending 65% less time onsite than Facebook users. And there’s more… This infographic was researched and created by fashion retailers...
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A Great HTML5 Cheat Sheet - Infographic

If you are currently an avid user of HTML code and are afraid of all the talk about HTML5, then you should know that the new code is an enhancement of existing code. There are some very useful new mark-up codes that are the very reason for the development of HTML5. If you are wanting to get on top of it, then you should start using them, even if it's just to get an understanding of them. Don’t, however, worry about a huge changeover. If you're working with a team of webmasters and want to really get a feel for HTML5, a good idea would be to assign one person to learn and integrate the new codes into your team’s repertoire. Click Thumbnail to Enlarge InMotion Hosting offers an HTML5 Cheat Sheet to help their network of web developers. They are primarily a web hosting company and offer this as an aid to programmers. One of the first things you’re going to notice is that al lot of the new codes are just enhanced versions of the old ones. The cheat sheet separates the old enhanced, unsupported tags from the new ones. They also...
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A Breakdown of the SEO Audit Infographic

In the SEO Audit Infographic, InMotion Hosting provides an easy and visual way to make sure your website is as optimized as it should be for search engines. Many people find SEO as a cloudy subject, and this infographic aims to provide an easy yet thorough checklist that can be completed easily in 20 minutes or less.The infographic first starts by outlining things you can do within your web browser to start your audit. For example, you can disable various features such as cookies or JavaScript to zero in on crawling issues. Next, the infographic advises analyzing your homepage, the first thing visitors see once they visit your website. You can analyze various aspects of your homepage such as errors that need to be fixed on the homepage or problem areas that might pose the wrong "feeling" or "emotion." You want to craft your homepage as immaculately as possible so that visitors don't get the wrong first impression. Click Thumbnail to Enlarge You can also get some great tips and hints on optimizing other areas on your homepage such as your global navigation, your categories and subcategories, your HTML coding, and even off-page SEO....
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Want Better Rankings? Some Social Signals Work Better than Others

With the expansion of mobile broadband networks and the increased user of mobile devices, people are accessing social media platforms more than ever before. However, not much hard research is available that supports the idea that an active presence on these platforms helps with search engine results. TastyPlacement, a search engine optimization and digital design company, conducted a test study that used five websites and one control test website to see whether social activity really could boost Google search position. The company placed the sites in different cities with domain names that indicated the city name and the specific service offered by the site. Five different types of activity served as measurements for the test: Google followers, Google 1 votes, Twitter followers, website tweets and retweets, and Facebook shares and likes. The infographic clearly shows that activity on these platforms did help with Google position and that a large number of Google followers was the best way of improving search results. Following in effectiveness were Google 1 votes, Facebook activity, and tweets and retweets. A large number of Twitter followers actually resulted in a small drop in Google placement. The test site, which was not active on social media, experienced an...
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