Manny Hernandez
Manny Hernandez
Manny Hernandez

How to select a name for your network

Choosing a good network name may be one of the best things you can do to help your search engine rankings and increase visits (and hopefully new members) to your network.

A few weeks ago when we dealt with Search Engine Optimization, one of our tips was using relevant keywords in the titles of your posts, photos and other content items. This tip also applies to the selection of a name for your network.

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Manny Hernandez
Manny Hernandez

The importance of saying “Welcome!” to new members

We’ve all arrived at parties where we barely know anyone. There’s the uncomfortable sense that people are staring, wondering who we are, yet we keep on walking in. We see the food table and help ourselves. Fifteen minutes later, after not seeing any familiar faces, we finally connect with someone by talking about the food.

Letting days go by before someone welcomes a new member is no different than letting guests wander around your house without introducing yourself. Being a good host goes a long way!

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Manny Hernandez
Manny Hernandez

SEO Tips For Your Network

If you’ve set up Google Analytics or any other kind of traffic analysis tool for your network, chances are you’ve noticed that search engines typically send a lot of visitors your way.

Just like with any website, search engines send out crawlers to your network to discover and analyze it. Once this is done, your network starts appearing on the search results for certain phrases or keywords that visitors type in. Since most people aren’t willing to look beyond the top 10-20 search results, high rankings are extremely important.

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