Monthly Archives: September 2013

Generate the Full Indepth Article Schema.org Code Easily with Featured Tool of the Week

Last month Google official launched what they had been testing for a couple of months – the new type of search results: In-Depth articles. Those 3 “in-depth” listings appear below top nine search results and each snippet consists of the following:

  • Title tag
  • Featured image
  • Short description
  • Publisher logo and name
  • Date when it was written

Indepth articles are what Google considers evergreen content. It’s beyond competition.

Indepth articles

Currently only the select number of core powerful publishers (like nytimes.com, wsj.com, wired.com, etc) have been showing in “in-depth” block – but Google says there’s a way to be considered as “in-depth” (maybe in the future?). One of the requirements is to have some definitive types of Schema.org markup on your page.

We can’t be sure yet if Google feels like expanding in-depth articles beyond the core publishers but it never hurts getting prepared for “the better”, right? Besides, Google likes Schema.org very much, so why not take the best of it?

The Tool

With that in mind, we developed this easy, yet concise Schema.org indepth article code generator. It does both:

  • Helps you generate the required markup and easily apply it to the page.
  • Educates: Walks you through Schema.org markup showing how it works and what it takes to have it correctly set-up. The input fields are organized based on the schema type.

Indepth

We are planning to turn it into a WordPress Plugin as well, so stay tuned!

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Bulk Social Media Analyzer + Author Finder – Featured Tool of the Week

This week I am happy to feature a coolest tool in our tools column: Analyze Social Signals and Google Authorship for the List of URLs – Free Tool

It’s simple to use but has some awesome functionality: provide the list of URLs, wait a bit and enjoy:

Page-specific social media numbers:

  • Number of Facebook shares, comments and comments (as well as total) for each one
  • Number of Tweets
  • Number of Google plus ones

The tool will also find a verified author of each page and even find that author on Twitter, Facebook and Google plus. It won’t stop there and fetch social media following for each author.

Author-specific information:

  • Links to social media accounts of each author
  • Number of Twitter followers of each author
  • Number of Facebook friends of each author
  • Number Google Plus circles each author is in.

How cool is that!

Social author tool

You can also export the whole chart in a handy clickable HTML file!

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