What is the best time to post on social media?

Social-Media-best-time-to-postQuestion: I am wondering what are the best times to post for the various social media sites. I use The SEO System as my primary SEO and social media software and so, as I do my daily social media updates, I am wondering when they will be most effective? Thanks in advance for your help. -Bethany, Phoenix, AZRead More

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Google+ Image Size: How Can I Shrink It?

google-plus-cover-photoQuestion: Google+ recently changed their default image size for cover photos and it’s way too big for my liking. Is there any way to adjust the size of the new Google Plus cover image for my company page? -Mike, McLean, VARead More

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What Is My Google+ URL Address?


Google Plus URL: The Proper Format

Question: What is my exact Google+ URL? I keep reading about the benefits of Google Authorship and that I need to get my Google+ profile out there, but I want to know what is the proper Google+ URL. When I hover over my name it gives me subdirectories like “https://plus.google.com/u/0/ XXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX”. So, what is the proper format for the Google+ URL? -Nancy, Dallas, TXRead More

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WordPress and Encrypted Search Terms?

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WordPress Stats: Encrypted Search Terms

Question: Why am I seeing encrypted search terms in my WordPress Stats? I always use to see all of the keywords that people would use to find my pages. Now, I see just a few keywords and the one with most hits just says “encrypted_search_terms”. What is going on? -Catie, Bethesda, MDRead More

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Quotes in Meta Tags

Quotes in Meta TagsQuestion: Following instructions from your free on-page SEO guide, I am re-writing the meta descriptions for my pages to make them more search engine friendly. In doing this, I have one description that I want to use quotes in. Is it ok to use quotes in my meta description? -Val, Bloomington, IllinoisRead More

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Facebook Business Page: “Invite Friends” Unavailable

Question: On my Facebook Business page, the invite friends option is not available. I only see the “invite email contacts”. I have read and agree that inviting all of your existing Facebook friends is a good idea to jumpstart your Facebook business page but I can’t seem to find the option. Can you help? Thanks, Barbara–Sacramento, CA

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URL of Facebook Wall Post?

Question: I would like to share my Facebook Wall posts to other outlets but I can’t seem to get the URL. What is the URL of a Facebook wall post? –Kathy, Topeka, KansasRead More

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SEO and Web Content Writing: How Often Should I Post New Web Content?

SEO web contentsQuestion: I am new to SEO and I am trying to understand how often I should be writing web content for my business. I have heard that I should write web content frequently so that my website gets maximum exposure in the search engines. From an SEO perspective, how often would you recommend that I create new content? –Sharon, Sun Valley, IdahoRead More

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