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Corporate SMM Course
A Holistic Course by BIMPA
Social Media Optimization (SMO)
About the Presenter
• Co-founder, iVive Labs
Former National Consultant, A2I
Co-founder, BIMPA
• Casual Search Engine Jour...
Social Media Optimization Activities
(Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
• Open Graph Optimization (OGO)
• Facebook Op...
Internal Activity (Link)
Link sharing instance that
happens on Facebook.com
Objective of Facebook Optimization
(Optimizing...
Facebook Optimization Preparations
(Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
Open graph and Facebook tags are one of the tag...
Open Graph Meta Tags for Contact Information & Location
<meta property="og:email" content="yourname@yoursite.com"/>
<meta ...
Open Graph Meta Tags
(Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
Basic Open Graph Meta Tags
<meta property="og:title" content=...
Admin Tag
<meta property="fb:admins" content="your.fb.id,another.id"/>
Find findmyfacebookid.com. Using this meta tag help...
Facebook Page ID Meta Tag
<meta property="fb:page_id"
content="####### (The number of
your page)"/>
When you have both int...
Just as Google Provide Google Analytics to see interactions and traffic on your
website, you can use Facebook Insights to ...
Step-1: Go to Insights
https://www.facebook.com/insights
Step 2: Verify Your Domain
Install the code with you Facebook
ID ...
• Use Open Graph Plugins (usually plugins will do the following stuffs
automatically for your website)
• Pull Page Title i...
• Setup social media goals in Google Analtyics
• Setup Custom Filter to exclude Social Media Interactions and
Traffic by I...
Other Web Analytics for Your Website
(Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
● Hootsuite and Ubervu Analytics
● QuantCast ...
Social Sharing Instruments
(Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
General Social Sharing Buttons/Widgets
• AddThis
• Shar...
Facebook Social Plugins
(Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
First see these links:
• Facebook Sharing Checklist
• Site...
Facebook Social Plugins
(Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
^ Like Button - Share Button v
< Send Button
Facebook Social Plugins
(Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
Embedded Post Comments
Facebook Social Plugins
(Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
Follow Button V Activity Feed V
< Recommendations Feed
Facebook Social Plugins
(Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
Like Box Facepile
Facebook Badges
Page Plugin
Not availabl...
Other Social Sharing Widgets
(Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
• Twitter - https://twitter.com/settings/widgets/new
...
URL Optimization and Shorteners
(Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
• Use UTM Parameters to Track Social Media Interac...
URL Optimization and Shorteners
(Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
How to Track Online Marketing Campaigns with UTM P...
Content Optimization
(Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
• Use embedded videos in contents for YouTube and Google Sear...
SMO Audit Tools
(Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
• Hubspot - http://www.hubspot.com/free-marketing-
resources
• Buz...
Integrating Others Channels
(Using other channels to grow owned social media)
• Youtube Tabs for Facebook Page - https://w...
Thanks
Join, Engage, and Influence the World
Join:
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Social Media Optimization (SMO) Checklist and Activities - What You Need to do to Make Your Site Social Media Friendly

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Social Media Optimization (SMO) is not all about meta tags these days. SMO is also about making your site social media friendly. Some of the activities are:

Meta Tag Optimizations:
- Open Graph Optimization (OGO)
- Facebook Optimization (FBO)
- Facebook Insights Optimization

Google Analytics & Other Web Analytics Optimization

Onpage Optimization:
- Install Social Sharing Instruments - Buttons, Widgets
- URL Optimization and Shorteners
- Display Social Interactions on Site
- Social Interaction Plugins

Content Optimization on site for Social Media Visibility
- Rich Contents (Images/Video) Optimization
- Social Signals Optimization for SEO
- Readability Optimization
- Engagement & Virality Optimization
- Content Audit

Blog post: http://www.seoppcsmm.com/post/2732292842/facebook-optimization-seo-fbo-social-media-smo

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Social Media Optimization (SMO) Checklist and Activities - What You Need to do to Make Your Site Social Media Friendly

  1. 1. Corporate SMM Course A Holistic Course by BIMPA Social Media Optimization (SMO)
  2. 2. About the Presenter • Co-founder, iVive Labs Former National Consultant, A2I Co-founder, BIMPA • Casual Search Engine Journal Blogger • Started with Professional SEO in 2003 • Started Social Media Marketing in 2007 • Started PPC in 2008 ASIF ANWAR @SEOPPCSMM /asifanwarpage www.seoppcsmm.com
  3. 3. Social Media Optimization Activities (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share) • Open Graph Optimization (OGO) • Facebook Optimization (FBO) • Facebook Insights Optimization • Google Analytics & Other Web Analytics Optimization • Install Social Sharing Instruments - Buttons, Widgets • URL Optimization and Shorteners • Display Social Interactions on Site • Content Optimization on site for Social Media Visibility – Rich Contents (Images/Video) Optimization – Social Signals Optimization for SEO – Engagement & Virality Optimization – Social Interaction Plugins
  4. 4. Internal Activity (Link) Link sharing instance that happens on Facebook.com Objective of Facebook Optimization (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share) External Activity (Like) Facebook Like button press activity that happens over external sites
  5. 5. Facebook Optimization Preparations (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share) Open graph and Facebook tags are one of the tags that are not certified by W3C Consortium. So, add these lines (in Bold below) at the beginning of all the pages in your website: <html lang="en-US" xml:lang="en-US" xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml" xmlns:og="http://opengraphprotocol.org/schema/" xmlns:fb="http://developers.facebook.com/schema/">
  6. 6. Open Graph Meta Tags for Contact Information & Location <meta property="og:email" content="yourname@yoursite.com"/> <meta property="og:phone_number" content="212-904-1240 "/> <meta property="og:latitude" content="40.705213143114925"/> <meta property="og:longitude" content="-74.01103019714355"/> <meta property="og:street-address" content="55 Broad Street"/> <meta property="og:locality" content="New York"/> <meta property="og:region" content="NY"/> <meta property="og:postal-code" content="10004"/> <meta property="og:country-name" content="USA"/> Open Graph Meta Tags (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
  7. 7. Open Graph Meta Tags (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share) Basic Open Graph Meta Tags <meta property="og:title" content="A Good Title that can Attract More Clickthrough (within 100 characters)"/> <meta property="og:type" content="blog or website (visit Open Graph Protocol site for more names of types)"/> <meta property="og:url" content="The URL/Permalink of the Article"/> <meta property="og:image" content="The URL of the image you want to share in Facebook (usually landscape images perform well)"/> <meta property="og:site_name" content="The Name of Your Site. If this is not available, then Like Button press will show someone likes yoursite.com"/> <meta property="og:description" content="Clickthrough (CTR) is the key. But, og:title should be most attractive. And you can also put more attracting messages in <150 character description.”/>
  8. 8. Admin Tag <meta property="fb:admins" content="your.fb.id,another.id"/> Find findmyfacebookid.com. Using this meta tag helps you to get admin access to the page in Facebook and change/update various contents. Facebook App ID Meta Tag <meta property="fb:app_id" content="####### (The number of your app)"/> This allows you to utilize the app engine of Facebook for your site. You can create an app from http://developers.facebook.com/setup/. You can associate your website with your app. In the comma-separated list, you have to mention the app(s) that administers the page. Facebook Meta Tags (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
  9. 9. Facebook Page ID Meta Tag <meta property="fb:page_id" content="####### (The number of your page)"/> When you have both internal and external activity going on for Facebook, it is hard for Facebook to identify which page is connected with the You can also get access to Facebook Insights for the page. Facebook Insights is the Web Analytics for Facebook. Facebook Meta Tags (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
  10. 10. Just as Google Provide Google Analytics to see interactions and traffic on your website, you can use Facebook Insights to see Facebook Interactions and Traffic from https://www.facebook.com/insights/ Facebook Insights for Your Website (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
  11. 11. Step-1: Go to Insights https://www.facebook.com/insights Step 2: Verify Your Domain Install the code with you Facebook ID number before the </head> tag on all the pages of your website and then click “Get Inishgts”. Article: http://bit.ly/170ttlI Facebook Insights for Your Website (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
  12. 12. • Use Open Graph Plugins (usually plugins will do the following stuffs automatically for your website) • Pull Page Title in og:title without the site name • Pull the Site Name in og:site_name from common title (in settings) • Pull the Permalink and Search Engine Friendly URL as og:url • Facebook automatically chooses the best image to share by resolution. Optimize image on page before you post. Manipulation suggestions at http://webgilde.com/en/wordpress-seo-facebook-image-open-graph/ • You can pull Meta Description or page excerpt as og:description, but for social share, please use different set of description (if possible) or plan Meta Description for both SEO and Social Sharing • If you have geo-location data on your page, use them in Open Graph or use a common geo-location data for your company. • For common meta tags for all pages, you can use custom meta tags on global template Automating OGO in CMS or WP (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
  13. 13. • Setup social media goals in Google Analtyics • Setup Custom Filter to exclude Social Media Interactions and Traffic by Internal Use • Setup Custom Segments (http://bit.ly/1Fom6Q5) • Review your reference traffic and update the Custom Segment data from time to time • Setup comparison parameters for all, SEO, social traffic, etc. (Suggestions - http://bit.ly/1znD1gb) Optimizing Google Analytics (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share)
  14. 14. Other Web Analytics for Your Website (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share) ● Hootsuite and Ubervu Analytics ● QuantCast (Social Demography Analytics) ● Moz Analytics ● Salesforce Marketing Cloud ● Sprout Social Analytics ● Buffer Analytics List: http://venturebeat.com/2013/12/20/top-10-social-media- analytics-tools-the-venturebeat-index/
  15. 15. Social Sharing Instruments (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share) General Social Sharing Buttons/Widgets • AddThis • ShareThis • AddToAny • Tell-a-Friend Comparison: http://bit.ly/1vcBHfM
  16. 16. Facebook Social Plugins (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share) First see these links: • Facebook Sharing Checklist • Sites Directed to Children under 13 List: • Plugins - https://developers.facebook.com/docs/plugins • Badges - https://www.facebook.com/badges/ • Other list - http://theblogwidgets.com/2010/02/facebook-widgets-and- tools-for-your.html
  17. 17. Facebook Social Plugins (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share) ^ Like Button - Share Button v < Send Button
  18. 18. Facebook Social Plugins (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share) Embedded Post Comments
  19. 19. Facebook Social Plugins (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share) Follow Button V Activity Feed V < Recommendations Feed
  20. 20. Facebook Social Plugins (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share) Like Box Facepile Facebook Badges Page Plugin Not available after June 23, 2015
  21. 21. Other Social Sharing Widgets (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share) • Twitter - https://twitter.com/settings/widgets/new • Google Plus - https://developers.google.com/+/web/ • YouTube - https://developers.google.com/youtube/youtube_subscribe_button + http://www.youtube.com/yt/brand/downloads.html • LinkedIn - https://developer.linkedin.com/plugins • Pinterest - https://business.pinterest.com/en/widget-builder • Instagram - http://instagram.com/accounts/badges/ • Sharrre - http://sharrre.com • WordPress Plugins - http://roadtoblogging.com/social-media-wordpress- widget/ List: http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/29544/The-Ultimate-Cheat- Sheet-for-Creating-Social-Media-Buttons.aspx
  22. 22. URL Optimization and Shorteners (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share) • Use UTM Parameters to Track Social Media Interactions and Traffic - https://support.google.com/analytics/answer/1033867?hl=en • Use AddThis and Other Social Sharing Hash Bookmarks • Use URL Shorteners with Analytics for general public sharing • Customize short URL for easy typing and referencing • Use URL shorteners (preferably without public analytics) for various landing pages of ads (Use Google URL Builder - http://bit.ly/1FoTy94) • Use Bitly for Custom Domain Shortener (Paid) for social sharing - http://support.bitly.com/knowledgebase/articles/76741-how-do-i-set-up-a-custom- short-domain- • Use Dynamic URL Source Attribution - http://www.lunametrics.com/blog/2014/06/11/campaign-tracking-dynamic-source/ + https://support.google.com/adwords/answer/2549100?hl=en • Canonicalize Page (Rel=Canonical Tag) or use 301 redirects - http://internetmarketingqna.tumblr.com/post/10398497560/does-using-google- campaign-tracking-urls-affect
  23. 23. URL Optimization and Shorteners (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share) How to Track Online Marketing Campaigns with UTM Parameters in Google Analytics - https://blog.kissmetrics.com/utm-parameters-video/
  24. 24. Content Optimization (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share) • Use embedded videos in contents for YouTube and Google Search • Maintain image size for social sharing • Optimize contents for social sharing + More • Optimize your content for virality • Optimize content for SEO with Social Signal • Optimize Page Speed for both SEO & SMM • Check Content Duplicacy: Plagspotter, CopyScape • Content Audit Tools: Buzzsumo, Readability Score, Clarity Grader, etc. • Perform Content Audit Checklist - http://moz.com/blog/content-audit-tutorial • Use embedded plugins for social interactions: – Floating or Sticky Social Media Interaction Plugins – Use Quote Tweet Plugin(s) + More – Use Pinterest Image Share Plugin
  25. 25. SMO Audit Tools (Optimizing Your Site for Social Share) • Hubspot - http://www.hubspot.com/free-marketing- resources • Buzzsumo - https://app.buzzsumo.com • Knowem - http://smo.knowem.com • Moz Tools - http://moz.com/tools • Woorank - https://www.woorank.com/en/review/prothom- alo.com • Checklist Article - http://moz.com/blog/the-social- media-marketers-seo-checklist
  26. 26. Integrating Others Channels (Using other channels to grow owned social media) • Youtube Tabs for Facebook Page - https://woobox.com/youtube • Blog Tab for Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/networkedblogs/app_9953271133 • RSS Tabs for Facebook Page - https://apps.facebook.com/rsstabs/, https://apps.facebook.com/social-rss/ • Mobile and Other Device Integration –http://usefulsocialmedia.com/embed-social/socially-mobile-how- marketers-can-use-mobile-enhance-social-engagement –http://usefulsocialmedia.com/embed-social/how-integrate-mobile-social- media-strategies-part-1-targeting-key –http://usefulsocialmedia.com/customer-insight/how-integrate-mobile- social-media-strategies-part-2-capture-your-customers-move –http://usefulsocialmedia.com/customer-insight/how-integrate-mobile- social-media-strategies-part-3-boost-engagement-through-consis • Integrate QR Codes for Social Sharing
  27. 27. Thanks Join, Engage, and Influence the World Join: https://www.facebook.com/groups/corporatesmm Engage: https://www.facebook.com/groups/bimpa/ Contacts: https://www.facebook.com/asifanwarpage tradeconsultant@gmail.com @seoppcsmm

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