SEO Booster Pro Plugin for WordPress New Upgrades

Over the last month we have really worked hard to analyze the best way to increase the effectiveness of the WP Social SEO Booster Plugin and the Social Media Signals it sends out.  Search Engine Optimization has really shifted to Social and optimizing everything your WordPress blog outputs is extremely important.  Ranking in Google is a high level competition in case you haven’t realized it yet.  Their are literally millions of sites trying for the top spot and the only way to do it is to set yourself apart by giving Google exactly what it wants.  This doesn’t stop at Google though.  Bing is still a major traffic driver as well and they have really incorporated the “Social” Signals into their Search algorithm as well.  So our update here is not just focused on one entity.  We are focused on the entire spectrum of possible Social SEO Traffic drivers for your WordPress blog. *This Plugin integrates seamlessly, replaces, and adds to the minimal Social SEO capabilities of both the WordPress SEO Plugin by Yoast and the All in One SEO Plugin. Take a look at the Video which not only details the Updates and Upgrades we have made to the SEO Booster, but also details the overall capabilities of the Plugin as a whole.  *Please note, these Updates are for the Pro Version only, not the Free Version of the SEO Booster which can be found on WordPress.org:  WP Social SEO Booster Free Version)   SEO Booster Plugin Updates A lot of what is now included in the WP Social SEO Booster is “under the hood” so to speak....

Optimizing Your WordPress Blog for Facebook Graph Search

Since Facebook announced they were launching their New Graph Search feature last week, many Social Media and SEO Experts have been clamoring to be the first to tell everyone the best way to optimize your website in order to take advantage of this new feature. First off, Graph Search is simply a new way to Search for content which is already on Facebook.  Items which have been Liked, Shared, or added by users themselves.  So the content is already there and can be searched for, but Facebook is now optimizing this search to give you relevant results for things you might not have thought about using Facebook for previously. Things like finding a good restaurant which has been recommended by Friends.  A Movie, Music, Videos, a Website, etc.  All of this can be searched for now, but in the coming weeks and months, you will be able to get even more from your Facebook searches than ever before.  Take a look at the Facebook Graph Search page. As a website owner, or even more importantly in this case, as a WordPress blog owner is it important to ensure all the content which is shared from your blog Socially is shared the exact way you want it to be shared.  You also want to be able to make sure that when your content is shared, it is shared showing potential visitors and customers exactly what you want them to see. Every time we share or “Like” something using Facebook, the link from the blog URL in which they clicked is used.  Then, if you are NOT using Open Graph settings...

Increasing WordPress Blog Traffic and SEO with Social Media

Now that we are cruising into 2013, one of the newest dynamics in SEO is the arrival of Social SEO.  Social Media is now integrated into our daily lives more than ever and because of this Google has increased the power of “Social” into its algorithm.  Now while none of us will aspire to knowing the ins and outs of Google, what we can do is look at Ranking Factors which are working to increase the rank of WordPress Blogs.  Right now, what we are seeing is a huge boost being given to Social Media Signals, Links, and Shares in relation to Search Engine Rankings. What we have found is Google is looking at both Passive and Active Social Media Signals.  Passive being Social Media Signals sent to Google behind the scenes via Meta Tagging, API’s, and Feeds.  Active being Social Media Signals sent via active in content links, Likes, Shares, Pins, +1’s, Retweets, etc. There are several ways you can use this knowledge to your advantage. First, you can add Social SEO implementations to your blog.  Social SEO is a relatively new phenomenon which allows us to use behind the scenes coding, Meta Tagging, and API implementations to passively send Social Media Signals to Google and other Search Engines. Right now, the most commonly used Social SEO tools are Facebook Open Graph Meta Tagging (which includes connecting a Facebook APP and Facebook Insights to your WordPress Blog), Google Authorship and Publisher statuses, using Google Structured Data, and the use of Twitter Cards. You can add these Social SEO tools to your blog and implement them easily using WordPress...