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SEO vs. Social Media: Science vs. Media Art

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Science vs. Art ce 

SEO is important. But is is a science, not an art form. It can be exacting, and there are certain g, things you should always do and there are ays certain things that you shou not do. should Social media is different. Us nt. Using social media as a way to increase readershi for your blog is dership more an art form that a science. You will find that scie you have an original way of connecting to your ay readers through social medi l media. 

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SEO vs. Social Media: The 20/80 l Medi Rule ule

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The 20/80 Rule 0/80 R 

Spend 20% of your prom r promotional time on SEO and 80% of it on so social media. Another way of saying th is that for every ing this 1 minute of time you spe on SEO, u spend spend 4 on social media edia. Why: SEO is cut and dry, so it shouldn't nd dry take you as long. As a bl s blogger, you have a plethora of tools availabl to you. Create a ailable system for doing it right a then follow and that system.
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The 20/80 Rule 0/80 R 

Social media is not cut and dry. It is always t changing. There are new too new theories ew tools, and new influencers poppin up weekly. popping Not all flavors of social med will appeal or even l media apply to you. Reserve the extra time to ge it right. e get Additionally, your social med habit will soon al media turn out plenty of back links to your blog, which will improve search engine v gine visibility and ranking.  

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When SEO Matters More Matte

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When SEO Matters More Matt 
 

Product review blogs tha are monetized gs that Real estate listings Promotional/Sales blogs

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What Social Media Really Is and edia R Why It Matters for Your Blog rs

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Social Media: Why It Matters : 

Social media is not a syn t synonym for social networking. I define social media as a broad, umbrella ia term for media that is sha t shared in a methods by which it is community and the meth social). shared (hence the term s Videos, music, podcasts art, articles casts, (including blogs) and pho nd photographs are just some of the forms of media that have me been part of the social m cial media movement.
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Social Media: Why It Matters : 

The channels for distrib istributing media socially are sites like Yo ike YouTube, Flickr, EzineArticles, Last.fm an Scribd (and .fm and many more). Twitter and Facebook are examples of ok sites that facilitate the s spread of the media. 

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Social Media: Why It Matters : 

Social media has the pot he potential to be one of the fastest ways to get your blog noticed yo even faster than search e arch engines. If you publish a new post sure, you should w post, optimize it for search eng ch engines, but you can't really afford to sit a o around and wait for it to be indexed and rank by a search d ranked engine. 

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Bottom Li om Line

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Bottom Li om Line 

Keep in mind that SEO a social media EO and serve very different purpo t purposes. SEO is to improve search engine visibility, searc indexing and rank. Socia media can Social hat, when used actually help with that, w properly. It's not so much a matter of either/or, but a atter matter of priority in terms of effort and energy.
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Bottom Li om Line 

Suggestion: Find a soluti that will assist solution you with SEO so it is out of your mind, and then focus on your blog, its content, and how you can increase its importance se among your readers thro rs through social media.

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