We only have time for a very quick blog post this evening, so I thought I’d share a killer feature request for embeddable documents, charts, videos from 3rd party suppliers such as Vimeo, Tableau and SlideShare.
If you’re embedding a 3rd party chart, video, or document, you might have noticed a complete lack of a feature that (I think) pretty much every SEO would go crazy for.
What’s missing from this awesome presentation?
Running Competitions for Links
We’d love to see the ability to select an option to include a link back to the originating source, not just the 3rd party embeddable content provider. The principle feels simple enough, where during a file upload, you cite the originating source of the data. The embeddable object then contains a link back to both the 3rd party host and the originating content source, just like this:
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If you’re a 3rd party embeddable content provider, you should definitely think about building this feature – SEO people would swarm to you in droves!