Web Update for 2014: More SEO, Social, pinning, photos and Blogging

by Fred Showker

Online world WEB update from DTG Magazine Moving into a new year with more and more coverage of SEO as well as blogs and conversion rates for getting your social media marketing going strong . . . follow along
* 10 questions to ask when creating a social-media marketing plan
* 5 Creative Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog Posts
* 8 Landing Page Remedies to Boost Conversion Rates
* 8 SEO cleanse and recharge ideas for fall
* 3 SEO success factors for 2014
.... and the continuing online world

8 Landing Page Remedies to Boost Conversion Rates

After clicking an intriguing link to your startup's website, the first thing a customer sees is your landing page. It's the prime opportunity to introduce your business, collect an email address and make a lasting impression that leaves him curious for more.
      Or it can send him running in the other direction.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : mashable.com

5 Creative Ways to Drive More Traffic to Your Blog Posts

Do you want more traffic to your blog? Are you struggling to catch the attention of more readers?
      Does this sound familiar? You write an amazing piece of content. You made sure to craft an attention-grabbing headline. You share the link on Twitter, Facebook, even Google+. Then you wait in breathless anticipation for your share count to skyrocket. Except it doesn’t. Never fear, in this article you’ll find fresh ideas to generate buzz and get your posts noticed.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : socialmediaexaminer.com

8 SEO cleanse and recharge ideas for fall

Whether you mark it by Labor Day or the Autumnal (Fall) Equinox, summer is coming to an end — which makes this a great time to give your website an SEO cleanse and recharge the old batteries. Here are 8 things you can do to strengthen quality.
     
CAUTION Careful, this one has a pop-up ad splash screen and other stalker links and screen spam
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Search Engine Land

10 questions to ask when creating a social-media marketing plan

Ever heard the saying "Failing to plan is planning to fail?" That old but wise adage often rings true when it comes to social-media marketing<.
      Creating a detailed, goal-oriented social-media strategy is just as important as having a rock solid business plan.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Entrepreneur

3 SEO success factors for 2014

Yes, we still need to worry about the possession of "natural-looking" link profiles and how we feed our data to the engines. Those items will always be of consideration.
      However, the nostalgic review of my piece had me thinking about what factors we need to consider for successful SEO as online marketers in 2014.
READ THIS REPORT Full story : Search Engine Watch

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And that wraps it for this edition of Marketing Update from DTG. And if you want to dive into the world of social media with both feet, just get started on this list.
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And, thanks for reading

Fred Showker

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