July 24, 2009

Survival Guide Chapter 3: RSS feeds & blogs

survival-guide-toDeltina Hay Here is part 3 of the series I will post over the next few months based on chapters from my new book, A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization.

This book is meant to be a guide to building an optimized foundation in the Social Web for beginners and advanced users alike.

Chapter 3, the longest chapter in the book, is about RSS feeds and blogs. This chapter is packed with information and useful tips about content preparation, feed readers, optimization, and much more to ensure maximum exposure in the Social Web.

The following excerpts are from A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization:

Chapter 3: RSS Feeds and Blogs

Optimizing Your Blog And RSS Feed

Your RSS feed or blog will do you little good if nobody knows about it or cannot subscribe to it. This section highlights ways for you to optimize and promote your feed. Most of these tips are for both blogs and RSS
feeds, but some of them only apply to blogs. It is made clear if something only applies to blogs….

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July 16, 2009

Survival Guide Chapter 2 Overview

Deltina Hay Here is part 2 of the series I will post over the next few months based on chapters from my book, A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization.

This book is meant to be a guide to building an optimized foundation in the Social Web for beginners and advanced users alike.

smbcover100Chapter 2 of the book is about preparing the content you will need to implement your Social Web strategy. It will assist you in preparing and gathering content as well as optimizing it for maximum exposure and mileage in the Social Web.

The following excerpts are from A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization:

Chapter 2: Preparation

Once your strategy is in place, use it to prepare the content you will need for implementation. Try to resist the urge to just “wing it.” Proper preparation of your descriptions, biographies, and other blurbs will greatly increase your exposure in the Social Web. …

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May 31, 2009

Just out: The book on social media

Deltina Haysurvival-guide-toHello, Socialmedia.biz readers! I apologize for my silence, but I have been finalizing my book on social media and Web 2.0 optimization, which is now in print. I am excited to have it complete so I can actually engage in social media again!

Over the next few months, I will post excerpts from the book, A Survival Guide to Social Media and Web 2.0 Optimization, that I hope you or your clients will find useful.

You can download a special teaser version of the social media book that includes the full table of contents, one complete chapter, and the sample chapter’s respective section on the resource CD, including fillable forms.

If you’d like to order it, Socialmedia.biz readers get a special discount: Get the book for $16, including shipping:





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