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Thursday, November 03, 2011

5 Google web marketing tools that is not common

Google provides many free tools to help SEO’s and webmasters to market website online and as well to measure the ongoing traffic. Here is a list of tools that are not common and making use of these tools will improve your online presence and as well help to measure your online traffic.

(1) URL tagging tool - This Google Analytics URL builder tool will help you to fill in the form information like Campaign Source, Campaign Medium, Campaign Term, Campaign Content and Campaign Name and click the Generate URL button for the tagging URL.

The tagging URL will look like http://www.jagseo.com/?utm_source=blog&utm_medium=post&utm_campaign=example

Tool URL - http://www.google.com/support/analytics/bin/answer.py?answer=55578

(2) Rich Snippet tool - This Rich Snippets Testing Tool will help to check your structured data markup and it shows how Google display your URL in search results.

The Rich Snippets will look like below,













Tool URL - http://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/richsnippets

(3) Crawl URL tool - This tool helps you to submit pages to the Google Index and which doesn't require ownership verification. So you can submit any URLs that you like.

Tool URL - https://www.google.com/webmasters/tools/submit-url

(4) Page Speed Service tool - This tool is for requesting access to the Google Page Speed Service. If your site is too big with loads of information and you like to speed up your website then you need to give it a try. This service is a limited service.

Tool URL - https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/viewform?hl=en_US&formkey=dDdjcmNBZFZsX2c0SkJPQnR3aGdnd0E6MQ&ndplr=1

(5) Page Speed Online check tool - This tool helps to measure the website performance and provides optimization suggestions for developers.



The page Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Help... got an overall Page Speed Score of 90 (out of 100)
Tool URL - https://developers.google.com/pagespeed/

Apart from the above tools, there are many widely used common tools like Google webmaster tools, Google keywords tool, Google insight, Google trends and Google traffic estimator.

If you find any new Google tool, feel free to mention.

Wednesday, November 02, 2011

Social media tips for 2012 - Best Practices & Hints

The power of Social Media is reaching heights. Social media along with SEO can make difference in your online business traffic. Here are the Social Media tips that can work for the year 2012 to reach your audience.

(1) Research using social media monitoring tools to find what your customers speak about you.

(2) Write interesting facts that makes your content read.

(3) Spend on social media marketing only after you research on your customers.

(4) Share industry expert’s write-ups with your network.

(5) Post information’s on social media.

(6) Know people who go with your theme and follow on Twitter.

(7) Have provisions for people to contact you for feedback.

(8) Engage your Facebook fans.

(9) Have your profile information updated.

(10) Select a good username for social media accounts (Mine is jagadeeshmp).

(11) Expand your social media network by sharing quality content.

(12) Create a Google profile and sign up in Google plus. Add circles and interact with interesting links.

(13) Do not only share links that you own. Share all links that are interesting.

(14) Create a YouTube channel, customize based on your website theme and have video content on your selling services, products and interesting facts.

(15) Add link to your social media accounts from your site pages.

(16) Use Bookmarking & Sharing services that have all your social media sites.

(17) Participate in discussion forums, communities and groups. Learn and contribute.

(18) Keep monitoring on new social media sites.

Keep following the blog post. I will be adding more tips on Social Media.