How to Grade a Blog (Including Yours) | Feldman Creative

Want to improve your blog?

Want to find strong blogs in your field?

Grade a blog or blogs with a simple 10-point report card to assess their strengths and weaknesses.


This is a handy 10 point check list for grading a blog post article on your site or any site for that matter. 

I would add that embedding a SlideShare Deck or a YouTube video or both into your blog post would enhance your onpage SEO appeal like I did here How to Manage Your Social Media Presence.

See on Scoop.itGoogle Plus and Social SEO

How to Dramatically Increase Your Social Media Presence

Follow this Blueprint to dramatically increase your social media presence on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google Plus, YouTube, and Pinterest to amplify your online visibility and exposure across the social web.


The good news is, most of the social media tools and apps featured in this Deck are using the Fremium version, so your out of pocket expense is minimal. The tricky part ofs to make sure you create and curate quality content and properly package and promote it.

This social content marketing blueprint doesn’t guarantee success but it does empower the average social marketer with the means to amplify their online visibility and social marketing effectiveness. 

See on Scoop.itGoogle Plus and Social SEO

26 Creative Ways to Publish Social Media Updates |

Are you struggling to find ideas for posts on Twitter, Facebook and Google+? This article helps you deliver a never-ending supply of social media updates.


If you get stuck coming up with useful and creative ways to enhance your social media updates, give one of these 26 Tactics a shot.

#1: Attention-Grabbing Quotes
#2: Book Recommendations
#3: Celebrate Company Milestones
#4: Dates That Are Fun Celebrations
#5: Evergreen Content
#6: Feature Hashtagged Events
#7: Giveaways and Contests
#8: Help Out by Answering Questions
#9: Interview Staff Members
#10: Jokes and Lighthearted Posts
#11: Kids’ Photos
#12: Link to Useful Content
#13: Mention Others in Your Industry
#14: Negative Posts (Generally Avoid!)
#15: Outtakes and Mistakes
#16: Promotional Posts
#17: Questions for Your Audience
#18: Reply to Messages
#19: Share Other People’s Updates
#20: Thank Someone Who Helped Out
#21: Ultimate Lists of Resources
#22: Visual Content
#23: Weekly Themed Posts
#24: X vs. Y
#25: “You” (Your Audience)
#26: Zen-Like Calm When Responding

How To Manage Your Social Media Presence

Whether you are seeking a new Job Opportunity on LinkedIn or you are a small business owner or a Social SEO Consultant wanting to showcase your service offerings, its as easy as ever for a prospective client to socially vet you in a matter of minutes.

By following this social media routine you can better manage your social media presence so that your prospective clients can vet your credentials and qualifications and engage you accordingly.

Its best to do these searches signed into your Google and Bing accounts (and) in incognito mode so as to negate and minimize the personalization results when determining which social channels are your most influential social channels.


Follow this blueprint if you want to better manage your social media presence so when a prospective client Google’s your name or your business name, they’ll find your social profiles appealing and compelling.


This will increase the likelihood of them following you and engaging you on one or more of your top social media channels.

Technical Audit of KISSmetrics and the 24 Tools Used

In this post, Eli provides a comprehensive technical Inbound audit for KISSmetrics. This technical audit is extremely detailed, and it covers a wide range of inbound topics. 


A Technical Audit of a website entails peeling off the layers of the onion one slice at a time. Make sure you read to the end so you can download the PDF of the 24 tools Eli used in this technical audit.

A Social Media Audit is the same thing only different – not nearly as complex, but just as useful when it comes to driving targeted traffic to your website.