When was the last time you Googled yourself or your business? We’ve all done it! But most new customers won’t look for you by name; their searches will be more generic. What results appear when you enter phrases that potential customers might search for? How far down the page are you? If someone has to click beyond the first page to find your website, you’re probably not getting much traffic from search engines.
Is this fixable? Yes!
Continue reading → SEO for Real People | How to Get More Clicks from Google
Jetpack 6.6 is now available for download. This release brings you two features that will make your website more attractive to readers and search engines alike (and a slew of the usual bug fixes and small enhancements).
Continue reading → Jetpack 6.6: Better Site Verification Tools
Google provides a number of free tools that seamlessly integrate with Jetpack-powered WordPress websites. These tools can help you deliver even better experiences to your website visitors.
In turn, this can position you to accomplish your long and short-term goals, whether they’re increasing your site engagement, boosting your conversion rate, or successfully reaching a new audience segment.
Let’s take a look at five Google tools that can help cater to your site visitors’ needs, and position you to reach your goals faster.
Continue reading → Try These Five Google Tools for Your Website
We recently released a slew of Google+ integrations for WordPress, and mentioned that Google+ Publicize support would be coming soon to Jetpack users. Publicize makes it easy to share your new posts on other social networks (like Facebook and Twitter). Using it is a great way to build your readership and expose your content to new audiences.
Well, the wait is over — we’re excited to announce that you can now share your latest content on your Google+ Profiles and Pages!
Improved overall performance
Jetpack 2.7, which has just been released, adds Publicize to your site. In order to connect your account(s), head to your dashboard, then go to Settings → Sharing. Clicking on the “Connect” button next to the Google+ logo will prompt you to authenticate your account. Once you have, you can start enjoying the benefits of publishing your content to Google+ — just make sure that you’ve enabled the Publicize module.
Jetpack 2.7 also contains multiple bugfixes and other little features. You can view a full changelog of these updates by visiting this page.
We hope you enjoy Jetpack 2.7!
In the latest update to Jetpack, we have some exciting new features to share with you including integration of Google services and products, adding VideoPress to our list of modules, and the ability to embed your Facebook updates into your blog posts. Let’s take a closer look at each of these new features!
Continue reading → Jetpack 2.5: Google Integration, VideoPress, and Facebook Embeds