socialmediaexaminer“When did you last revisit your social profile on Twitter or Facebook? Do you want to maximize the impact of your social networking efforts?” Debbie Hemley provides an A-Z guide of 26 Tips for your Social Network Profiles at Social Media Examiner.
My favorites:

  • #12: Link Your Content With Google Authorship

    Content is published at an astounding rate and it’s easy for your articles to get lost in the masses of results that show up in a search. Google Authorship links your content to your Google+ profile so that a photo is displayed next to your content in search results, along with a link to more of your relevant content.

  • #16: Pack Your Social Media Markup Tags With Necessary Information

    Barry Wise says, “Social media optimization (SMO) is the new SEO.” KnowEm offers a free tool to analyze your SMO markup tags and help you find out where you can make improvements.

  • #23: Widen Your Reach

    Finding sources and experts for articles you’re writing is an essential part of the process. Create a list of companies and people who are talking about topics you’re writing on. The lists can be public or private and will help widen your reach of people to use as sources or to exchange information with. In addition to Twitter lists, Listly can help you maintain lists of topical URLs and see curated lists of people who have information that might be helpful to you.


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