SEO copywriting roundup: Hottest posts week of Jan. 14, 2014

Google changes authority

Is Google killing your authority?

Is Google killing your authority?!

OK, maybe that’s a little dramatic.

Google’s changing the way authorship markup appears in search results, which, naturally, caused quite a stir around the Web this week.

You’ll find a few posts on Google authorship and authority, along with the usual awesomeness from our beloved Internet marketing experts.

What are your questions or conclusions about Google’s authorship changes? Share in the comments below!

Meanwhile, read on and enjoy!

TopRank’s Nick Ehrenberg tells us How to Build Your Brand’s Voice Through Blogging #NMX.

Content Marketing Institute’s Grant Butler shares How To Hire Effective Content Marketing Writers and Editors.

Social Media Today’s Barry Feldman asks How Does One Guy Produce So Much Content?

Social Fresh’s Jeremy Goldman gives us 14 Top Marketing Pros Give Their Best Tip For 2014.

HubSpot’s Rachel Sprung writes 30-Day Blog Challenge Tip #8: Crowdsource Ideas From Sales.

Moz’s Pete Meyers shares Google’s December Authorship Shake-up.

Econsultancy’s Ben Davis writes Bloggers and PRs: the 10 commandments.

Search Engine Roundtable’s Barry Schwartz gives us Google’s Matt Cutts: Yea, Google Changes Search On Average Twice A Day.

Search Engine Journal’s Matt Southern shares Twitter Co-Founder Biz Stone Launches Jelly, A Social Q&A Search Engine.

Tracy over at Brandalism shares The difference between a content marketer and a content strategist.

Barry Schwartz writes Experts Say Google’s Authorship Reduction Not Related To Author Authority on Search Engine Roundtable.

Adam Dorfman gives us 4 Local Search Tactics That Will Matter More in 2014 on Search Engine Watch.

Gini Dietrich writes Brand Journalism: Embrace the Trend for Your Organization on Spin Sucks.

Margot da Cunha shares 6 Social Media Marketing Strategies to Drastically Improve Your Efforts in 2014 on WordStream.

Marketing Land’s Danny Sullivan gives us FAQ: How The New Gmail “Send To Anyone On Google+” Feature Works.

James Walker writes Growth Hacking: 5 Fundamentals To Get You Started for Social Fresh.

Social Media Impact’s John Souza shares Dawn of The Mini-Blog and How It Will Impact Your Content Strategy #Blogging.

Henley Wing writes 20 Contrarian Rules on Content Marketing from 20 Experts for Buzzsumo.

Eric Enge conducted a Google+ hangout on How to Scale Content Marketing. (Thanks to Ammon Johns, who’s also in the hangout, for letting me know in the SEO Copywriting LinkedIn group!)

Andrew J. Coate writes Freelancers: How to Find Them and What to Pay Them (Part 1) on kapost.

Shane Arthur gives us 7 Simple Edits That Make Your Writing 100% More Powerful on Boost Blog Traffic.

Jay Baer shares The 3 Ways to Succeed at Content Marketing When Everybody in the World is Doing Content Marketing on Convince & Convert.

Julie Joyce writes 15 Ways Clients Can Build a Better Relationship With Their SEO Provider on Search Engine Watch.

Heledd Jones shares Do you really need a search agency in 2014? Three reasons to bring it in-house on Econsultancy.

Amy Teeple says Sing to your customers on SEO Copywriting.

Carrie Hill posts Use Google Analytics To Create Campaigns, Not Just Track Them on Marketing Land.

Kristina Kledzik writes How to Create a Prioritized SEO Action Plan on Moz.

Unbounce’s Eric Sloan gives us 10 Landing Page Mistakes You’ll Never Make Again.

Daniel Burnstein shares Content Marketing: How to serve customers when they shouldn’t buy from you on Marketing Sherpa.

Claire Jackson writes Four Ways to Shatter Your Writer’s Block on ISOOSI.

Laura Lippay gives us Laura Lippay’s Randomly Weird SEO & Tech Predictions for 2014 on SEO Gadget.

Carrie Hill’s back on the list with Schema Markup for Reviews for SEO Copywriting.

Heather Lloyd-Martin asks Freelance writers: Are you making this costly mistake? on SEO Copywriting.

Michael Stelzner posts Why We Fail to Create and What You Can Do to Fix It on Social Media Examiner.

Sanchit Khera writes Why Google+ Will Demand Our Attention in 2014 and Andrew Hutchinson shares Five Key Elements in Writing High Quality, Engaging Content on Social Media Today.

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