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Using YouTube As An SEO Driver For Your Blog

YouTube DescriptionYouTube is the number one source for online video viewing worldwide. From pet vids and music videos to how-to-tutorials and “make money blogging’ captures, the network is massive and provides most users with every type of video they could possibly want.

While the actual size of YouTube is impressive, many bloggers do not realize the importance YouTube can have on search engine optimization (SEO).

When uploading a YouTube video the name of the video being uploaded should match the users keyword focus. For example, if you are trying to attract people to a blog about “rescuing pitbulls” you will want to include that keyword phrase right at the start of your YouTube video. Some YouTube SEO experts also suggest including your website name at the end of the title although for purposes of avoiding the feel of spam I typically avoid that practice.

After naming your YouTube video it is essential that the video description also focus on the keywords you are attempting to target. Use the keywords directly at the start of the description to attract the strongest SEO possible is always suggested.  Read More

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5 Ways Pro Bloggers Leverage Mobile Devices

Wondering how the top bloggers fill their sites with rich, exciting information? Care to know how professional bloggers drive herds of traffic to their site constantly? For many, the answer is going mobile. Let’s face it, there is only so much new and exciting going on outside our office windows. We’ve got to get out and experience life to craft enriching, intriguing blog posts. Going mobile is just the ticket.

1. Pro Bloggers Quickly Respond to Reader Comments

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If there’s a downside to having an adoring public, it’s that they demand constant attention. Pro bloggers know this is actually a good thing. Nothing frustrates readers more than a blogger who ignores their insightful commentary. When someone cares enough about what you’ve written to post a comment, it’s your duty to answer. Free yourself from the keyboard and get the app for your blogging platform (WordPress, Blogger, etc.). Then you can always answer comments and questions quickly, wherever you go. Read More

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Best Analytical Tools for Your Mobile Phone

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Keeping track of your website is a big deal, and with pretty much everything else going mobile, your analytical tools should be too. Most analytics update in real time, so why not get a mobile analytics app to help you actually track your site as views happen. Here are the best analytical tools for your mobile phone.

Google Analytics Mobile – One of the most popular analytical tools of all time, Google Analytics is now available on your mobile phone. The app features complete access to Google’s Analytics dashboard including website, app, and site analytics. You can log into this in the same way you would online, which makes the app simple and easy to use. Read More

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How to Make YouTube Tutorial Videos Part of your Blogging Success

Any blogger worth his salt either already has his own Youtube channel or is working his way into harnessing the benefits of online video. Though creating short educational videos on YouTube won’t turn anyone into an overnight viral sensation, such tutorial videos can easily help any blog gain traction.

If you’re very spot on with the topic of your blogging niche, you can easily end up with a massive amount of followers since educational videos are useful to just about anyone. In particular, users with short attention spans as online videos provide the perfect platform for users to learn something on the fly.

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New WordPress Plugins For Social Media, Proof Reading and User Feedback

Wordpress PluginsThe robust WordPress platform allows developer to quickly churn out competent plugins that can make our lives as web designers easier. In this weeks newest WordPress plugins we examine a new way to display Facebook Fan Box output, take a look at a grammar and plagiarism plugin and dive into the world of a page specific feedback tool.

We also examine a new way to import audio files from YouTube without the need for their included video and examine how users can easily use their social media logins to comment via the WordPress commenting system.

Take a look at each of the plugins below and let us know which one you find the most useful. Read More

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