Posted by: SEO Positive

Posted on: October 28, 2011 3:07 pm

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KloutHeavy users of Klout would have noticed the update on the K! system and from what I have seen, the majority are not impressed. I however am neither dissatisfied but I am not overjoyed. It has been raised that people don’t love Klout, they love their scores. Of course there is a certain amount of truth to this statement, it is a vanity feature to some and it makes those with a higher score feel important and so on.

My score was 60 and after the update I “dropped” to 51. That, however is just my K! score, my true reached shot up from roughly 150 to 1769! and I only have 220 followers on Twitter that to me is an insane increase. The rest of the fields stayed at the same sort of level.

My K! score should have a huge descent on the graph, but it hasn’t. It has remained at a steady increase, in fact, I have got +2 in 10 days, which is a whole lot better than dropping 9 marks in just a few days.

A lot of Klout users are declaring the analytics scores’ end, but is it? Klout is still in its’ beta stages and this is just another update that every beta has. They have made changes to their algorithm to make their score more accurate because previously one of the biggest questions about Klout was its’ accuracy. Fingers crossed this will fix the situation.

I have always used Klout as a way to track and measure my social media efforts, and now that it is “more” accurate, I will continue to use it because it is one of few systems that takes a wide variety of social networks and measures important statistics, for example true reach and influence.

Posted by: SEO Positive

Posted on: October 19, 2011 11:54 am

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This addition to the case study is a revision on how many people have you in their Circles. The last time I measured this, the SEO Positive profile was added to 25 people, it now stands at 65 which is just over twice as much. For those that have not read the previous additions, here is part 1, part 2, part 3 and part 4.

Keywords Current Position Previous Position Movement
SEO 63 74 +11
SEO UK 2 2 0
UK SEO 2 2 0
SEO Company 3 3 0
SEO Companies 2 2 0
SEO Services 1 1 0

It would seem that all of the key words, except from SEO, have acquired a sturdy position in the rankings, the term SEO has shot up quite a bit and the increase in Circles must have played a part in this.

I wanted to see the competitor’s profiles and inspect how many people have added them and the list is as follows.

Key Word Position Number of Adds into others Circles
SEO 1 695
SEO 2 1295
SEO 3 281

There is clearly a correlation that states the more people that have added you, the higher you will show. This however, is clearly not one of the only factors because second place has twice the amount as position one. It is something that I think has an effect but there are other factors that make a difference.

Posted by: SEO Positive

Posted on: October 6, 2011 10:31 am

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Twitter BirdTwitter, once easily dismissed in its early days by critics who didn’t see past users posting what they had for lunch, has become a worldwide phenomenon, and one of the most useful cornerstones of social networking.

Twitter does take some getting used to, because the postings, called tweets, are all very short, limited to 140 characters per tweet, and there are some conventions that can look odd to the uninitiated. For example, the @ sign refers to the account name, the # tag is how you can follow topics.

Tweets can keep you up to the minute with your friends, your family and the community at large. Follow a favorite celebrity, or keep an eye out on local politics or events. It’s also one of the best things for instantaneous news during big events like earthquakes — it’s like on the spot reporting from anybody who can get online or has a phone. If there’s a fire in your neighborhood, there’s a good chance someone will be tweeting information about it within minutes, and sometimes with pictures.

Beyond keeping up with what your friends are up to, Twitter can make it easy to keep updated with things beyond your social circle. Sometimes, large companies will keep an eye out for customer service issues from people who tweet about them, and can be one of the easiest ways to get problems resolved. Twitter users are often the first to know about upcoming concerts and other popular events. If there’s a local issue you need to keep up with, see if your local newspaper’s website is posting Twitter feeds from a knowledgeable reporter, who can offer real-time updates and insight that would be difficult to find anywhere else.

You can simply access the Twitter website in your browser, but there are tools such as TweetDeck or HootSuite that can make following people and topics easier, in addition to helping with your own tweets. You can read and post tweets using your computer, a tablet or your cellular phone.

If you are completely new to Twitter, simply sign up for an account, and look for some interesting people to follow, whether it’s someone you know personally, or a famous figure you would enjoy following. See who they follow, what topics they’re interested in, and soon you’ll find yourself deeply immersed in the world of Twitter. Twitter is social networking at its best, bringing the people and topics you care about to you whenever you like.

Mark Gregory is writing on behalf of Marketing By Web; an online marketing company specialising in adwords company and google adwords ppc management

Posted by: SEO Positive

Posted on: September 27, 2011 11:17 am

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In today’s present time, online marketing is very common. Many businessmen use social media. It is a way to promote their products or services.
The start of a social networking site gives rise to loads of marketing possibilities. A lot of people visit these sites frequently. Have you ever wanted to make a going for a song lead traffic on your websites using a social networking site?

Following are the steps to be taken:

Active Member

Lead traffic can be get from a social networking site. Do not look ahead using the site without doing nothing. Register on the site and get traffic.
Being hesitant is not a problem when you join a social networking site. The communities in social media are very active. You will love and enjoy the dynamics.

Profile Page

People learn about yourself and your business from your profile page. Modify your profile page in relation to your website. Your profile page can be used to connect with other social profiles.
You can have traffic when others click your profile page. Promotion of your website can also be done. Winning more friends is also possible.

Building Relationships

Do you have peers and classmates who are on social media sites? Invite to attract traffic on your site. You can start expanding from making invitations to people you know.
Inviting and adding other people is very important. These people can be your core group. Promotions can be relied on the friends you added to your network.
Find for members who have the same interest connected to your business. Send your members some reminders when you have a story or write-up.

Bulletins

Using bulletin can be helpful. Do not emphasize too much your site. Views and opinions are shared on the bulletin.

Simplicity

Sending shouts daily to your friends can be irritating. At times, too much eagerness can go wrong. It can be treated as spammer when you repeatedly send shouts.Making friends is your priority when using a social network site. Business is done later on. A strong and reliable relationship should be built first before establishing promoting your business.
Try to study some resources when you feel like you are not sure of using social media. Video tutorial is a good source. Search on various advices on how to employ social media. A social networking site is a great help when you want to send traffic on your site.

Chris Marentis is an experienced marketer who likes to write aboute Surefire Social and local marketing experts

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