Got a Rubbish website? Social Media evaluation – Special Offer – $1800

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

I was reading 10 ways to make a rubbish website … …and thought about how often clients ask me to do a social media audit or social media evaluation. Very very rare for me to blog about our special offers, whether it’s social media evaluation discounts or something else.

New Website Traffic Case Study — Watch Company — Weeks 1-13

Online Social Networking

I wrote back in November that I was launching a website and building a web presence for a small business that makes luxury watches and that also handles distribution for other upscale watch brands. After 13 weeks of effort, I’m pretty satisfied with the growth of website traffic.

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Wenger-Trayner new website – new BEtreats

Jenny Connected

This is what was written on the website last year: ‘In a collaborative atmosphere with a small, strategically committed group, we spend four intensive days developing leadership and facilitation capabilities for cultivating communities of practice and networks. For full details see their new website: [link]. In 2011, I was very fortunate to be able to attend BEtreat, in the home of Etienne and Bev Wenger-Trayner in Grass Valley, California.

How to Keyword Focus Your Website or Blog for Better SEO

Online Social Networking

You’re creating content for your blog or website. A website consists of one or more web pages. Best Practices Blogging Search Engines Web Marketing Website Traffic keywords SEO Web Analytics

KickApps — User-Generated Video & Social Networking at Your Website

John Tropea - Delicious Social Network KM

Affiliate Sign In Contact Us | Blog | KickDeveloper | Solutions Technology Services Customers About Us Social Networking Comments & Ratings Widgets Blogs Photo & Video Sharing Message Boards Video Players Feed Manager powered by the KickApps Social Graph Engine ™ for Web Publishers About Applications | How it Works | Our Customers Social & Media Applications On Demand Use KickApps to power audience growth & engagement on your website.

Popular Science Shuts Off Comments on Their Website: Some Unsolicited Community Thoughts

Managing Communities

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The website or the people who make them?

Full Circle Associates

I was attracted by the title of a 2015 opinion piece in the Observer by Thomas Oppong @Alltopstartups , 33 Websites That Will Make You a Genius. The question I sit with is WHY are these 33 websites considered so valuable ?

10 Types of Widgets for Your Blog or Website

Online Social Networking

How much do you know about website widgets? Last week, in Website Widgets and Ads Raise Security and Privacy Issues , I shared my concerns about security and privacy issues connected with the use of widgets on a blog or other website. I concluded, “You are responsible as a blogger or website owner to protect the privacy of your visitors as best you can. They work on blogs, as well as other websites, and I like them very much.

Nexo - Create a Free Website

John Tropea - Delicious Community

How Good Is My Website?: The Need for Quick Site Audits

Influence

Forum One is a digital consulting firm, so we are frequently asked, “How good is my website?” First, what really matters isn’t your “website,” but really your organization’s full digital strategy.

Managing Online Forums Is Six Years Old and I’ve Launched a New Website for It

Managing Communities

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Where Your Web Strategy Ought to Begin

Online Social Networking

Your social media and web strategy necessarily starts from your website, the one place on the the web that you own and control. However, the possibility that any given networking site will become unpopular, change its rules, cancel your membership, or even shut down entirely, renders such a website unsuitable as a hub and foundation for your web presence. Your website doesn’t need to be intricate. I tend to prefer simple websites.

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Irresponsible Website Owners Are a Big Threat to the Freedom of Responsible Community Managers

Managing Communities

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5 Web Strategies that Paid Off in 2011

Online Social Networking

I credit just five very simple ideas with our success: Building a core group of websites around which the company’s entire web presence was built. Best Practices Networking and Marketing Strategy Offline Online Integration Web Marketing Website Traffic content sharing email marketing Marketing Strategy online presence SEO Social Media Strategies websites

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Fascinating Social Media and SEO Case Study

Online Social Networking

Since launching the Gevril Group website this past December, the company’s online presence has grown considerably. Overall monthly visits grew from 2,221 in December to 8,572 in August as illustrated below: Gevril Group Website Visits Months 1-9 - All Traffic.

Do Only English Speakers Pay Taxes? Government Websites and Multilingual Capabilities

Influence

Our recent work with a number of states (California, New York, Minnesota) has brought us face to face with an uncomfortable fact: state websites are generally English-only. state and government websites offer only a minimal level of support for multilingual content and translation. Here at Forum One we’ve worked on many multilingual sites (including Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic, Kurdish, and Chinese).

New Secret to Gaining Followers on Facebook

Online Social Networking

Consequently, I receive lots of traffic from Facebook and other social websites. Facebook List Building Networking and Marketing Strategy Promoting Yourself SPAM Social Media and Social Networking Sites Targeting Website Traffic Facebook Groups new Facebook groups

Websites that make me laugh

Michelle Laurie

Have you ever had a technology failure during a major presentation or even a minor one? I was surfing the web and found a hilarious site that shares cartoons on social media and a bit about its evolution. It’s great that we can laugh about it!

10 More Easy Ways to Improve Your Website

Online Social Networking

How well is your blog or website performing? I listed 10 Easy Ways to Improve Your Blog or Website and indicated that there might be more suggestions to follow. Clutter - Some websites have too much going on; they look like patch quilts.

Do Only English Speakers Pay Taxes? Government Websites and Multilinguals

Influence

Our recent work with a number of states (California, New York, Minnesota) has brought us face to face with an uncomfortable fact: state websites are generally English-only. state and government websites offer only a minimal level of support for multilingual content and translation. Here at Forum One we’ve worked on many multilingual sites (including Spanish, French, Portuguese, Arabic, Kurdish, and Chinese).

My Dirty Little Secrets of Search

Online Social Networking

They want to generate lots of website traffic for their clients or employers. Hopefully, Google’s new algorithm will improve its search performance and deliver traffic to deserving websites. My Dirty Little Secrets of Search and Website Traffic.

My Top 10 Social Media Sites

Online Social Networking

For the record, here are the Top 15 Most Popular Social Networking Websites , the Top 15 Most Popular Web 2.0 Websites , and the Top 15 Most Popular Social Bookmarking Websites according to eBizMBA , from which you can pick and choose.

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Why Bad Things Happen to Good Content

Online Social Networking

Preparation can include website infrastructure design, SEO and community building. Best Practices Blogging Social Media and Social Networking Sites Web Marketing Get More Web Site Traffic increase website traffic

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Organising Knowledge » New Taxonomy Websites

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about New Taxonomy Websites Two recently established taxonomy websites worth tracking and adding to your blog feeds: Dow Jones Synaptica has been running a team blog called Synaptica Central since August and is building up a nice regular pattern of posts with some good material and resource links – including some very nice posts from Taxonomy Bootcamp.

Organising Knowledge » Explaining Taxonomies for Websites

Green Chameleon

www.straitsknowledge.com blog articles how-to guides events publications book videos about Explaining Taxonomies for Websites An excellent, practical and informative article from Heather Hedden explaining how taxonomies can be used to support navigation and search in website construction.

Going Beyond Social Media

Online Social Networking

Our story was picked up by several hundred news websites. I leveraged search and social strategies and techniques to drive additional traffic to John’s content on our company website and blogs.

Launch of communities and networks connections website

Joitske Hulsebosch

Tony Karrer and Nancy White have been collaborating to make the communities and networks connection website which brings content from various places the web together on the topic of communities and networks. My blog will be part of the network of blogs feeding into the website.

Organising Knowledge>> New Taxonomy Websites

Green Chameleon

Two recently established taxonomy websites worth tracking and adding to your blog feeds: Dow Jones Synaptica has been running a team blog called Synaptica Central since August and is building up a nice regular pattern of posts with some good material and resource links – including some very nice posts from Taxonomy Bootcamp.

Kill Flash Now: Worst websites and Australian Agencies

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Many agencies are guilty of over-Flashing their own websites (and their clients). It’s fine for little cute games but a whole website? Bad Flash - if your website needs navigation tutorials. The website as a moving ad. Do you read any agency websites on RSS?

RSA offers support to community websites

Social Reporter

Last month the RSA ran a fascinating if inevitably rather theoretical seminar on digital inclusion and social capital … now the 250-year-old organisation is taking practical action to support community activists who want to develop websites, following up an idea first floated by chief executive Matthew Taylor. are also keen to engage a small number of Fellows that already use community websites in these contexts.

White Paper: Top 10 Best Practices for State Health Reform Websites

Influence

Explaining the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to consumers outside the beltway can sometimes be like translating a foreign language. Health reform and health insurance exchanges can be tricky.

Best signup on a website ever

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Saw this on the bottom of the Moof homepage – Moof, social music, reinvented. If you aren’t sure you are aligning your Purpose as a host with the Purpose of prospective members, if you aren’t sure you have Value Systems sorted, if you don’t have a cool Welcome Visitor centre, if you fail on everything else as a social networking site, at least drop the Barrier to Entry. Seriously… Good isn’t it?

Website Editors Strive To Rein In Nasty Comments : NPR

Delicious/choconancy/online_facilitation

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Integrating a blog into your website

Joitske Hulsebosch

Probably most organisations would ask the question whether to integrate a blog into their website or whether to host a blog in a separate space. In my case, I have a blog and I want to build a website to make my advisory services clearer. I have already decided I would like to integrate my blog and the website, as I think a blog is a very powerful means, and I would like the site and blog to work together.

Website vs. Web Presence

Online Social Networking

Once upon a time, a business would put up a website with its contact information, and that was the beginning and end of its web presence. A Web Presence is Much More than Just a Website.

Building a website with Wordpress: a do it yourself guide

Joitske Hulsebosch

I'm very proud that I built a website on my own domain name with an integrated weblog using Wordpress. I actually started with the idea of building a website to explain my freelance work with NVU. I looked at websites I enjoy and admire and wrote down what I liked about them.

Local citizen-based websites

Neighbourhoods

Alan Stanton, a Labour councillor who contributes occasionally to Harringay Online , speaking of the attitude of politicians to local websites: "We shouldn't try to harness it. We can be part of it, contribute to it and listen to it but shouldn't try and colonise it."

How to Write a Social Media Press Release #socialmedia

Laurel Papworth- Social Network Strategy

Who Needs a Social Media Website, Corporate Blog or Social Media Press Room? Perhaps you are a: Business owner wanting to integrate social media and your website, and want to know how to discuss that with a web developer or do it yourself.

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Doesn’t My Website Deserve to Get Traffic?

Online Social Networking

We discussed in Why Doesn’t My Website Generate Sales? four different aspects of poor website performance: too little website traffic, the wrong website traffic, insufficient stickiness and poor conversion. Today we shall examine the all too common problem of too little website traffic and answer three important questions: Doesn’t my website deserve to get traffic? Why doesn’t my website get traffic?

Why Doesn’t My Website Generate Sales?

Online Social Networking

Could it be that your website looks nice but fails to help you meet your web marketing objectives? Here are possible reasons why your website isn’t generating leads or sales and some ideas that might help you correct the problems. Generate exposure for your website offline via print advertising, direct mail, radio, etc. You have plenty of visitors, but they leave your website too soon. Do you use social techniques on your website to engage your visitors?