Link Building

Yes, This Link-building Tip is Definitely White Hat!

September 5th, 2008 @ // 14 Comments

Yes, This Link-building Tip is Definitely White Hat!

  A couple of months ago I found a really clever and easy way to build thousands of links to any site (with your choice of anchor text). In the spirit of sharing I try to promote in this blog, here it is… PAD your link-building regimen There are thousands of software developers that provide […]

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Category : Blog &Link Building

Baiting and Beseeching — Obtaining the right mix of chasing links and getting them to chase you

March 28th, 2008 @ // 22 Comments

Baiting and Beseeching — Obtaining the right mix of chasing links and getting them to chase you

In this blog, I’ve often spoken about different link-building strategies. Generally, we can break them down into two categories: chasing links vs. letting them chase you. Both methods have their pros and cons, and personally I’ve found that a mixed approach of link acquisition and link baiting is best. In this post I’m going to […]

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Link Mass: How to determine how much effort it takes to rank for any particular keyword phrase

March 12th, 2008 @ // 23 Comments

Link Mass: How to determine how much effort it takes to rank for any particular keyword phrase

Based on the emails and response I received for my contribution to the “Link Building Secrets” project, I know that I am not the only one that loves to use metrics to measure how close I am to my goals. Thanks to everyone for your emails and encouraging comments. In this post I want to […]

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Category : Blog &Featured Posts &Keyword Research &Link Building

Giving it away – Advanced Link-Building Strategies through Viral Marketing

September 22nd, 2007 @ // 23 Comments

Giving it away – Advanced Link-Building Strategies through Viral Marketing

As the Web keeps growing, search phrases become more competitive, and the demand for links increases, the art of link building becomes far more difficult. It’s that much more difficult if you only know traditional link-building tactics. As we move forward, it’s going to be increasingly important to think outside the box and use our […]

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Category : Blog &Featured Posts &Link Building &Social Media Marketing

Long tail vs fat head optimization strategies – Part 3

August 23rd, 2007 @ // 6 Comments

This is the final post in the long tail vs fat head optimization strategies series. The focus of this post is to expand on the optimization strategy for highly competitive keywords. We are going to leverage our insights from the link analysis explained in Part 2 to build better and smarter links. The purpose of […]

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Category : Blog &Link Building

Digg this: How to use social networking sites properly to boost traffic

July 30th, 2007 @ // 6 Comments

We all know that building solid, natural and authoritative links to your site or blog is the best way to obtain unshakable rankings. There has been a lot of chatter lately about using social networking sites to help build traffic and eventually links. Those links are hard to get, unless of course you have a […]

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The Power of Myth: Can a black-hat take down your rankings?

July 27th, 2007 @ // 8 Comments

My old pal Skitzzo from SEOrefugee revisits what he calls an SEO “myth”: that a competitor can potentially harm a site owner just by pointing links to his or her site. According to the number of Sphinns, it looks like a lot SEOs agree it’s a myth. That’s understandable, as it would be very unfair […]

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Rome Wasn’t Built in a Day—Neither is effective link building

July 25th, 2007 @ // 16 Comments

Link building is without a doubt the most time consuming—but most rewarding—aspect of search engine optimization. It usually takes more effort to promote your content (build links) than to actually create it. As I have stressed repeatedly before, compelling, useful content should make your link building efforts much easier. Before I go any further, let […]

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Category : Blog &Link Building

Popularity Contest: How to reveal your invisible PageRank

July 10th, 2007 @ // 19 Comments

Let's face it. We all like to check the Google PageRank bar to see how important websites, especially ours, are for Google. This tells us how cool and popular our site is. For those of us who are popularity-obsessed, the sad part is that the other search engines do not provide a similar feature, and […]

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LinkingHood v0.1 alpha — Improve your PageRank distribution

May 30th, 2007 @ // 7 Comments

As I promised to one of my readers, here is the first version of the code to mine log files for linking relationship information. I named it LinkingHood as the intention is to take link juice from the rich to give to the poor linking sites. I wrote it in Python for clarity ( I […]

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Category : Blog &Link Building &Technical SEO

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