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Hi! I'm Kristina Weis. Thanks for checking out my page. Let me know if I can help you use AboutUs.org.
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<center><big>Kristina worked for AboutUs ([[AboutUs.org|.org]] and [http://www.aboutus.com .com]) from 2007 through July 2013.<br /><br />''If you have a question about AboutUs, please [[Contacting AboutUs.org|contact AboutUs.org]].''</big><br />''Have a non-AboutUs question for Kristina?  Connect with her via social media (links below).''</center></div>
  
{{SocialAboutUs}}I've been part of the [http://www.aboutus.com/aboutus/team/ AboutUs team] since February '07. If I had to give myself a normal-sounding job title I would say that I'm a community manager who wears many hats here at AboutUs.org. What I'm up to:
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<!-- I've been part of the [http://www.aboutus.com/aboutus/team/ AboutUs team] since February 2007, and I am now the Director of Marketing.  
  
* Helping people that [[Contacting AboutUs.org|contact AboutUs.org]].  I answer a lot of questions about SEO :-)
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* Sending the weekly AboutUs email newsletter. ''[http://eepurl.com/kCw_ Sign up to get it].'' <small>([http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/home/?u=840e6c3576a5904d8936bd4b4&id=5848474dc4 See past newsletters I've written].)</small>
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On a more personal note, I love to dance, and I try to go hiking and rafting anytime that Portland's weather permits. I blog about social media and SEO on my personal blog, [http://kristinaweis.com KristinaWeis.com], and I also [http://kristinaweis.com/portland-cat-sitter/ cat sit] for fun.
* Engaging with people on AboutUs.org's [http://www.facebook.com/AboutUs.org Facebook] and [http://twitter.com/AboutUs Twitter].
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What I'm up to at AboutUs:
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* Helping people who contact AboutUs.  I answer a lot of questions about social media and SEO :-)
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* Sending the weekly AboutUs email newsletter with online marketing tips. ''[http://eepurl.com/kCw_ Sign up to get it].'' <small>([http://us1.campaign-archive2.com/home/?u=840e6c3576a5904d8936bd4b4&id=5848474dc4 See past newsletters I've written].)</small>
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* Engaging with people on AboutUs's [http://www.facebook.com/AboutUs.org Facebook] and [http://twitter.com/AboutUs Twitter].
 
* Reviewing [http://www.aboutus.org/recent_changes edits] and making suggested edits anytime I see a page that I can add to or [[How to improve AboutUs pages|improve]].
 
* Reviewing [http://www.aboutus.org/recent_changes edits] and making suggested edits anytime I see a page that I can add to or [[How to improve AboutUs pages|improve]].
* Helping our developers address bugs and design new features. ''Notice a bug? [mailto:kristina@aboutus.org?subject=Bug Let me know].''
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* Helping our [http://www.aboutus.com/what-we-offer/ Competitive Edge] clients see how their digital marketing stacks up to their competitors, and helping them improve and beat the competition to that next customer.
* Writing how-to articles about various Internet marketing topics:
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* Working with our developers address bugs and design new features. ''Notice a bug? [mailto:kristina@aboutus.org?subject=Bug Let me know].''-->
**[[Learn/Reputation-Management:-Neutralize-the-Bad-with-the-Good|Reputation Management: Neutralize the Bad with the Good]]
 
**[[Boost Conversions and SEO with Contact Info]]
 
**[[Make Sure Your Business Appears in Google Maps]]
 
**[[Learn/Use_Twitter_to_Engage_and_Build_Your_Base|Use Twitter to Engage and Build Your Base]]
 
**[[Learn/Getting_Started_With_Facebook_For_Your_Business|Getting Started With Facebook For Your Business]] & [http://www.aboutus.com/6-simple-facebook-page-tricks/ 6 Simple Facebook Page Tricks]
 
**[[Crash course in Google Analytics]]
 
**[[Tips for Sending Email Newsletters]] & [http://www.aboutus.com/11-ways-to-stay-out-of-spam-folders/ Staying Out of Spam Folders]
 
** [[An HTML Sitemap Helps Search Engines Discover You|HTML Sitemaps]] & [[Creating an XML Sitemap|XML Sitemaps]]
 
** [[Keep Visitors That Don't Type WWW]]
 
** [[Get Your Website Indexed]]
 
** [http://www.aboutus.com/what-to-do-before-after-your-blog-content-is-scraped-stolen-copied/ What to Do If Your Content is Stolen]
 
** [[Make Groupon Work for You]]
 
** [http://www.aboutus.com/what-pagerank-means-how-to-improve-yours/ What PageRank Means & How To Improve Yours]
 
** [[Learn/How-H1-and-Other-Headings-Help-SEO|How H1 and Other Headings Help SEO]]
 
** [[Learn/Alt-Text-Helps-People-and-Search-Engines|Alt Text Helps People and Search Engines]] (with video)
 
** [http://blog.aboutus.org/2011/04/01/best-seo-advice-ever-april-1st-edition/ Best SEO Advice Ever! April 1st Edition]
 
** [http://blog.aboutus.org/2011/02/16/online-marketing-summit-debrief/ Online Marketing Summit Debrief]
 
** [http://blog.aboutus.org/2011/01/26/answering-peoples-questions-about-seo/ Answering Peoples' Questions About SEO]
 
** [[Learn/6-Easy-Ways-to-Improve-Your-Site-Speed-for-SEO|6 Ways to Improve Your Site Speed for SEO]] & [[Learn/Compression-Can-Help-Speed-Up-Your-Site|Compression Can Help Speed Up Your Site]]
 
** [[Learn/Increase-Site-Traffic-with-Title-Tags|Why Title Tags Really Matter for SEO]] (with video)
 
** [http://www.aboutus.com/how-to-use-twitter-for-seo/ How To Use Twitter for SEO]
 
** [[Learn/Google's-Farmer-Update:-What-You-Need-To-Know|Google's Farmer Update: What You Need To Know]] (with video)
 
** [[Learn/Improve-Your-URLs-for-Better-SEO|Improve Your URLs for Better SEO]]
 
** [[Learn/Get-More-Clicks-With-Good-Title-Tags-and-Meta-Descriptions|Get More Clicks With Good Title Tags and Meta Descriptions]]
 
** [[Learn/SEO-Tips-for-Ecommerce-Sites|SEO Tips for E-commerce Sites]]
 
** [[Learn/9-Common-Title-Tag-Mistakes-and-How-To-Avoid-Them|9 Common Title Tag Mistakes and How To Avoid Them]]
 
** [http://www.aboutus.com/how-to-get-more-twitter-followers/ How To Get More Twitter Followers]
 
** [http://www.aboutus.com/how-to-avoid-an-unnatural-links-penalty/ How To Avoid an Unnatural Links Penalty]
 
 
 
On a more personal note, I have a BS in [[Wikipedia:Geography|Geography]] from [[PDX.edu|Portland State University]] and an associates degree from [[Clark.edu|Clark College]] where I studied Journalism.  I love to dance socially and in my living room, and I try to go hiking and rafting anytime that Portland's weather permits.
 
  
===Contact Kristina===
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Here are some how-to articles and blog posts I've written about various digital marketing topics:
{{:Kristina Weis/Contact}}
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*[[Learn/Reputation-Management:-Neutralize-the-Bad-with-the-Good|Reputation Management: Neutralize the Bad with the Good]]
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*[http://www.aboutus.com/boost-sales-conversions-seo-with-contact-info/ Boost Sales, Conversions and SEO with Contact Info]
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*[[Make Sure Your Business Appears in Google Maps]]
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*[[Learn/Use_Twitter_to_Engage_and_Build_Your_Base|Use Twitter to Engage and Build Your Base]]
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*[[Learn/Getting_Started_With_Facebook_For_Your_Business|Getting Started With Facebook For Your Business]] & [http://www.aboutus.com/6-simple-facebook-page-tricks/ 6 Simple Facebook Page Tricks]
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*[[Crash course in Google Analytics]]
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*[[Tips for Sending Email Newsletters]] & [http://www.aboutus.com/11-ways-to-stay-out-of-spam-folders/ Staying Out of Spam Folders]
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* [[An HTML Sitemap Helps Search Engines Discover You|HTML Sitemaps]] & [[Creating an XML Sitemap|XML Sitemaps]]
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* [[Keep Visitors That Don't Type WWW]]
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* [[Get Your Website Indexed]]
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* [http://www.aboutus.com/what-to-do-before-after-your-blog-content-is-scraped-stolen-copied/ What to Do If Your Content is Stolen]
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* [[Make Groupon Work for You]]
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* [http://www.aboutus.com/what-pagerank-means-how-to-improve-yours/ What PageRank Means & How To Improve Yours]
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* [[Learn/How-H1-and-Other-Headings-Help-SEO|How H1 and Other Headings Help SEO]]
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* [http://www.aboutus.com/alt-text-helps-people-and-search-engines/ Alt Text Helps People and Search Engines] (with video)
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* [http://blog.aboutus.org/2011/04/01/best-seo-advice-ever-april-1st-edition/ Best SEO Advice Ever! April 1st Edition]
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* [http://blog.aboutus.org/2011/02/16/online-marketing-summit-debrief/ Online Marketing Summit Debrief]
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* [http://blog.aboutus.org/2011/01/26/answering-peoples-questions-about-seo/ Answering Peoples' Questions About SEO]
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* [[Learn/6-Easy-Ways-to-Improve-Your-Site-Speed-for-SEO|6 Ways to Improve Your Site Speed for SEO]] & [[Learn/Compression-Can-Help-Speed-Up-Your-Site|Compression Can Help Speed Up Your Site]]
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* [http://www.aboutus.com/title-tags-really-matter-seo-social-clicks/ Why Title Tags Really Matter for SEO, Clicks & Social] (with video)
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* [http://www.aboutus.com/how-to-use-twitter-for-seo/ How To Use Twitter for SEO]
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* [[Learn/Google's-Farmer-Update:-What-You-Need-To-Know|Google's Farmer Update: What You Need To Know]] (with video)
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* [[Learn/Improve-Your-URLs-for-Better-SEO|Improve Your URLs for Better SEO]]
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* [[Learn/Get-More-Clicks-With-Good-Title-Tags-and-Meta-Descriptions|Get More Clicks With Good Title Tags and Meta Descriptions]]
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* [[Learn/SEO-Tips-for-Ecommerce-Sites|SEO Tips for E-commerce Sites]]
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* [http://www.aboutus.com/9-common-title-tag-mistakes-and-how-to-avoid-them/ 9 Common Title Tag Mistakes and How To Avoid Them]
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* [http://www.aboutus.com/how-to-get-more-twitter-followers/ How To Get More Twitter Followers]
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* [http://www.aboutus.com/how-to-avoid-an-unnatural-links-penalty/ How To Avoid an Unnatural Links Penalty]
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* [http://www.aboutus.com/googles-penguin-update-prevention-and-recovery/ Google's Penguin Update: Prevention & Recovery]
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* [http://www.aboutus.com/penguin-pain-google-launches-tool-to-disavow-links/ Penguin Pain? Google Launches Disavow Links Tool]
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* [http://www.aboutus.com/yes-your-company-needs-a-blog/ Yes, Your Company Needs a Blog - 13 Reasons Why]
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* [http://www.aboutus.com/wikipedia-paid-editin-scandal-one-wikis-pov/ Wikipedia Paid Editing Scandal - One Wiki's Point of View]
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* [http://www.aboutus.com/url-shorteners-in-social-media-pros-and-cons/ URL Shorteners in Social Media: Pros and Cons]
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* [http://www.aboutus.com/facebook-takes-money-to-game-edgerank-algorithm/ Facebook Will Take Your Money To Game Their EdgeRank Algorithm]
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* [http://www.aboutus.com/avoid-being-unfollowed-on-twitter-14-tips/ Avoid Being Unfollowed on Twitter - 15 Tips]
  
 
===Social Networking===
 
===Social Networking===
*AboutUs.org's {{Facebook|url=http://www.facebook.com/AboutUs.org}} <small>''(Like?)''</small>
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*Twitter: {{Twitter|KristinaWeis}} <small>''(Follow?)''</small>
*Twitter: {{Twitter|KristinaWeis}} and {{Twitter|AboutUs}} <small>''(Follow?)''</small>
 
 
*Kristina's {{LinkedIn|url=http://www.linkedin.com/in/kristinaweis}} <small>''(Network?)''</small>
 
*Kristina's {{LinkedIn|url=http://www.linkedin.com/in/kristinaweis}} <small>''(Network?)''</small>
*Kristina's {{Facebook|url=https://www.facebook.com/KristinaWeis}} <small>''(Subscribe?)''
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*Kristina's {{Facebook|url=https://www.facebook.com/KristinaWeis}} <small>''(Subscribe?)''</small>
 
*[http://kristinaweis.com KristinaWeis.com - my personal blog]
 
*[http://kristinaweis.com KristinaWeis.com - my personal blog]
  
 
===Videos===
 
===Videos===
 
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''This is me talking about [[Learn/Increase-Site-Traffic-with-Title-Tags|title tags]], and below I discuss [[Learn/Alt-Text-Helps-People-and-Search-Engines|alt text]].''
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''This is me talking about [http://www.aboutus.com/title-tags-really-matter-seo-social-clicks/ title tags], and below I discuss [http://www.aboutus.com/alt-text-helps-people-and-search-engines/ alt text].''
  
 
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''One of my favorite videos: Un-choreographed swing dancing (not me).<br /><small>([[AboutUsVideoSupport|How to add a YouTube video]])</small>''
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''One of my favorite videos: Un-choreographed swing dancing (not me).<br /><small>([[AboutUsVideoSupport|How to add a YouTube video to AboutUs.org pages]])</small>''
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:52, 19 July 2013

Kristina worked for AboutUs (.org and .com) from 2007 through July 2013.

If you have a question about AboutUs, please contact AboutUs.org.

Have a non-AboutUs question for Kristina? Connect with her via social media (links below).


Here are some how-to articles and blog posts I've written about various digital marketing topics:

Social Networking

Videos

This is me talking about title tags, and below I discuss alt text.


One of my favorite videos: Un-choreographed swing dancing (not me).
(How to add a YouTube video to AboutUs.org pages)