Social Link BuildingKeyword Research & TargetingContent Quality & Accessibility
AUTHORITY external linking audience sentiment (and the other guys) ENGAGEMENT CONTENT geo-targeted content relevant keywordssocial media interaction unique copy and media
Social Ranking Factors• How many social followers/fans you have• How many re-tweets, likes, shares, +1s• Who is sharing your content, their authority, their reputation• Popularity and quality of content• Timeliness and “trust” of content• Patterns
Choosing Social Keywords• Come up with a list of 10 keywords that includes: • 5 static terms you would like to rank for throughout the year • 5 flexible terms that change with the content on your site or blog.• Start this process by checking your Google Analytics account and finding your top keywords• Round off your list with “must win” keywords. These are terms you would like to consistently rank higher.
Choosing Social KeywordsIn Google’s (free) Keyword Tool, we canenter general terms that relate to themain theme. The tool will then listsuggestions for related keywords as wellas their search volumes.
Choosing Social Keywords• Before you solidify your list, you should enter your keywords into the Google Trends tool.• If the graph shows very little activity for “head” terms, you may want to reconsider using them.• Low activity on “long tail” terms may be an avenue of opportunity
Takeaways: 1. 2013 is Year of Social Signals Research keywords and social topics to inspire a social content plan 2. Incorporate SEO Across Platforms Optimize and socialize all content production (and integrate analytics) 3. ABO: Always Be Optimizing Establish organizational and interdepartmental goals. Cross train on SEO, social, and content posting
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