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Effect on SEO when placing social icons on the footer

This is my first website that I am trying to create. I am reading the SEO guides for websites, but the question that I couldn't find clear answer is the following: Does keeping the social icons and ...
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How do I “bind” social networks account to my blog?

My girlfriend has a WordPress blog for a while now, but when we check tools like websiteworth or woorank, it tells us that she has no twitter or G+ account, which is false. Is there a way to "bind" ...
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Does social networking really help promote a site?

Every site promotion manual states that it's crucial to use social networks in a site promotion. But which specifically does this mean? Even the FACT that your site has several social network ...
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All social login [closed]

Is there any API available for connecting to all possible social networks (mainly facebook, linkedin, twitter, github, bitbucket, codeplex, stackexchange, google code) I am basically looking for one ...
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Facebook Page Advertising Issue [closed]

I am gonna take this from one of my answers, because it is still bugging me... Facebook Pages is a different story. They make you pay for the views of getting your post out to people who have ...
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Trying to add share button for blog articles

I have added share buttons to the articles on this page: http://185.37.226.104/noticias I have used the code generated here. As you can see there are multiple articles on the same page, I have ...
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How come Indiegogo links shared on G+ link to their page instead of displaying URL?

If an Indiegogo link, such as this one, gets shared on G+, their G+ page is displayed in the post in the place where commonly the URL would be displayed. I've tried looking analyzing the HTML, but ...
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How to register many accounts on social networks for each website you wish to rank?

Google changed the rule, now it's hard to get position on first page. Many people use a paid blog network (PBN); but if you have many websites such as 50, 100, or above; without link building they ...
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How to promote a new social network?

I'm developing social network scripts for clients and this question is often asked by them after the script is released. Beside existing big social networks like www.facebook.com (USA), ...
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Social connection requests sent to company mails, how to accept/handle them?

We keep getting requests from customers who want to link to us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Google+. Even if we have fan/follow pages (they could just become fans/followers of them), most customers sends ...
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Facebook like and share buttons will have impact on SEO in future?

I read in blogs that Facebook features will be crawled in future. Maybe like how many Likes are done for a specific page. In that case is it good to use third party widgets like ShareThis to ...
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How to create sharing icons with the share count number showing?

See a sample article on theonion.com I know how to create icons for these sites without using their standard widget, but how did they get the number of share, bellow each icon ? Is there an API to ...
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Social Counters made my site pretty slow on yslow rating

Two days back I added social counters on my listing page and that screwed up my Page Speed Grade and yslow ratings pretty badly. Before: After: Sharing Options: If I disable the sharing on ...
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Which social sign-in (Google, twitter, fb, etc) is most often used (if I could only choose one, which would statistically retain the most users)?

I am working with a startup which is about to do its launch in maybe 2-3 weeks. In order to see the primary features of the site, the user has to register or sign in if they have already registered. ...
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How often do users of social websites use viral inviters, like gmail/twitter/facebook integrations to invite friends?

I'm thinking about developing a viral invite type function to allow users to invite some of their contacts from popular OAuth services like gmail, facebook, twitter, linkedin, etc. Before I go there, ...
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I am looking for a script where users can create groups cms/social interaction site

I am trying to find a Content Mangement/social interaction script that requires a person to be a part of a group. Specifically: My daughter is a cheerleader and there are a number of cheer groups she ...
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Social media guide for web startups

I'm looking for a social media guide that would talk me through all the different steps involved with setting up social media for a new website (e.g. how to create accounts on the main social media ...
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mobile subdomain seo optimization

Hi we developed a site and just released a subdomain for mobile mysite.com m.mysite.com we have different robots.txt and sitemaps for each so for a search engine they all look totally different ...
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How does Google Plus select an image from a shared link?

If you share a link on Google Plus it will often grab a fews images you can attach when you post the image. Facebook has a similar feature. You can tell Facebook which is the primary image for a page ...
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Connecting +1s on a Google+ Business Page and a webpage

We have a Google+ page, but on our homepage we have ~280 +1s: Is there any way to connect those likes to the business page? We have used the rel=publisher thing. Or do we have to start fresh like ...
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Force Facebook to use large images when sharing my page

When I share content from my site it posts an image to Facebook as it should. I have noticed that the image is small, roughly 100x100 at best. Yet on other people's posts of content from other sites ...
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Add This - Shares vs Clicks

Using AddThis can someone please explain what the differences is if someone shares but does not click what does that mean? EX: I have 10 Shares and 7 clicks. What does that mean? Also what does it ...
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Google +1 number variations

I've been looking at this for a few days now, our Google+1 count on our homepage is +206 when I am signed into my Google account, but comes out as 198 when I am not signed in to my Google account! ...
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Encouraging recurrent users to +1 (or Facebook Like)

I want to display a message to users who have visited my site 5 times, but have not yet +1'ed or Like'd to please do so. I guess javascript and a cookie are likely required. But have no idea how to go ...
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Is there a social network for webmasters? [closed]

I am wondering if there is a professional network for webmasters, web developers or SEO? I have seen many niche networks, but never one oriented to web professionals.
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widget / template code for +1, Like, Follow on Twitter etc

I am trying to setup a website for this design studio and need to put in a widget which would allow people to "Like, +1, follow on twitter" etc. I have been writing code for some years now, but I am ...
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Suggestions on managing social media accounts

As a company we now have Facebook, LinkedIN, Twitter and now Google+, is there a way to easily manage all these accounts without having to log into them individually? Things like posting content to ...
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Adding Google +1 Button Slows Page Load Time

This article says Google +1 tags can add a second to page load time, which means a 10% decline in visitors. The article authors say they use smart tag loading to reduce page load time. Does anyone ...
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Social Interaction Tracking in Google Analytics

Since a few days now the Google + button is being tracked and shown in our Google Analytics account, which you can find here. There is also a solution to track Twitter, Facebook, ... but can't seem to ...
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GitHub forum/helpdesk solution

Our open source software website is migrating from Redmine to GitHub (pages, wiki, issues) and the only missing thing is Forum/Discussions. GitHub does not have such feature yet and allows only static ...
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Will using social submitting/seo marketing tools harm my site in the long run?

I'm looking to drive more traffic to some blogs I maintain. We've had good success with submitting to sites like Reddit and Digg but the process is long and tedious with the amount of content we have. ...
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Delegating responsibilities for business page on Facebook

Suppose I have a Facebook page for a business or organization, and I want to delegate posting responsibilities to an employee. As far as I can tell, the only way to do this is to give that employee ...
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Share buttons vs sharer urls

As some people might know, adding share buttons from Facebook and Twitter can cause a page to slow down. I've seen many sites pass on the common iframe implementations that these sites offer and ...
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What is the easiest way to build a private website network based on Linkedin profiles?

What is the easiest way to build a private website network based on Linkedin profiles? Are there any pre-built softwares/webapps that can do this? Would appreciate if someone can point me in the right ...
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I need an open source php social script, minus the social features

I need a script that can support basically only the profile part of a social site. Gallery Avatar Custom fields for the profile User activation must be authorized by an admin Is there something ...
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Social Media Strategy

I'm in the process of submitting a job application for an online content editor position. Part of the application process requires submitting your proposed socia media strategy. I haven't needed to ...
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Making profit from a social network

This follows similar questions but I'd like to see if anything particular comes out of it due to the nature of site. In short, I've taken up the role of webmaster for a small social network site and ...
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Portal for matching volunteer webmasters and non-profits?

So, 1-2 years ago I recall hearing about a site that matches non-profits with volunteer webmasters. Does anyone know such a site? Questions, feedback, requests -- just comment, thanks!!
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Group “Discussion” software? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What Forum Software should I use? My client wants a "lite" forum... not unlike these stack exchange sites, but even a little lighter. There's a screenshot of the ...
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Guidance on building an au pair-to-family networking site

I'm building a website for an au pair agency business that will connect au pairs to families around Europe. I know nothing about website building, HTML etc. so I'm using a wysiwyg editer (weebly). How ...
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Why should/shouldn't I put social media icons on my website?

Why should/shouldn't I put social media icons on my website?
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Share on: FB, Tweet, Digg, Linkedin, Delicious, My mother, … it's just on fashion, or of some real value?

Nowadays your site is not in fashion if you don't show at least a couple of share buttons like these: Is this just fashion, or do people actually get something good out of it? When I say ...
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Any good research studies on effectiveness of web rating systems?

I'm going to be creating a website that allows users to upload and vote on each others' content (specific kinds of images), and I want a simple rating system in place. I do not care about the users ...
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Web marketing: tangible advantages of being on Twitter?

Could someone explain me what could be an advnatage of being on Twitter for a company website? Except the fact that it's on fashion right now. :) I'm asking because on so many site I find the "little ...