Category Archives: SEO

#NJSandy minimized scramble of Hurricane Sandy statewide coverage

Debbie Galant had decided to experiment with a live-blogging tool called ScribbleLive she’d encountered at the ONA gathering in San Francisco. ScribbleLive claimed to simplify curation and aggregation from social networks so reporting could be delivered in a live blog. … Continue reading

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Andy Crestodina’s lowdown on journalism SEO for local publishers

by Denise Cheng, MIT Center for Civic Media Andy Crestodina’s premise: I love NPR. Therefore, I want to help save the news industry. “I’ve been looking for you guys and I finally found you. I was looking for a room where I … Continue reading

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Can Google Author / journalism SEO fuel stronger community news?

On the BlockbyBlock Facebook page, I asked independent online news publishers about the role of SEO, search engine optimization, on their hyperlocal news sites. Here’s what they said about SEO Continue reading

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Is writing the new superpower? Make it so with Google Authorship!

Will Google Authorship guarantee prosperity for online journalism? Nope. But it could significantly change the nature of the SEO game by connecting credible authors with their work, strengthening our chances. No more faux Blockshopper type headlines. I like that. At TechWeek Chicago 2012, … Continue reading

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Indie publishers look to directories for revenue, SEO boost

By Sally Duros Ned Berke is on pins and needles about his latest creation for SheepsheadBites, which reports on happenings in Sheepshead Bay, N.Y.  It’s a directory of businesses that he’s creating as a direct response to what advertisers say they … Continue reading

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