Best SEO Link Building Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far)
JULY 14, 2010
Nine Tools for Your Link-Building Toolkit by ClickZ. In this brief but useful post, Jessica Nielsen explains five ways, such as crafting a relevant “professional headline, to use LinkedIn to improve your company site’s Pagerank. Another piece from Garret French, this one outlining his recommended link building plan, starting with linkable asset identification: “common linkable assets include webinars, job listing pages, PDFs, blogs, forums, subject matter experts, deals, news, a community participant, contests, podcasts, and free tools.. Digg this!
Top 5 Mistakes to Avoid on Your Company Blog
MARCH 24, 2011
“A blog has the flexibility to produce content easily, syndicate that content through any medium using RSS, and convert that audience into customers. If you can’t keep generating content, then don’t start, explains Karr. Your goals should drive your content. And a knack for condensing your content into a “Top 5″ list. Analysis?
Best SEO Link Building Guides, Techniques and Tools of 2010
JANUARY 5, 2011
Noting that “link exchange is dead, ad banners are no longer all about gaining referral traffic, and buying links is more dangerous than ever before, Scott McLay offers an outstanding guide to link building strategies, considerations, methods and tools. Pointing out that “The link architecture/structure of a website is extremely important for the SEO because it affects the search engine crawling, the indexation and the PageRank distribution. Best SEO Link Building Guides, Tips and Tools of 2010 (So Far). Digg this! How much is a link worth? Tweet This!
Best of 2008 (So Far) - Cool Web Tools, Part 2
NOVEMBER 10, 2008
Here are more of the most useful business, social media and web marketing tools of 2008. Included here are some interesting new tools for getting more out of search, reflecting your personality on Twitter, collaborating with teammates online, writing blog posts more efficiently, accessing your home or office desktop PC from the road, and more. It's free and very simple to set up.
Best SEO Guides, Tips and Resources of 2010
JANUARY 26, 2011
How can PDF content be optimized for search? Neil Patel provides an excellent and largely non-technical guide to SEO success, from keyword research and content development through meta tags, search-friendly URLs and link building. Adam Audette outlines an extensive checklist and process for performing SEO site audits, including on-page and off-page factors, reporting, and audit tools.
Rick Short Explains How to Turn Staff Into Prolific Bloggers
JUNE 30, 2009
Since the Indium Corporation has so many accomplished technologists who perform basic and applied research, as well as many individuals who are active with customer applications in the field, I knew I had the content. So, I break it down to this: products and technology generate content (meaningful information) which generates (customer) contact which generates profitable sales.
100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog
OCTOBER 25, 2010
The two keys to search success are great content and links. Assuming you’ve already got great content, there are many places to get links (e.g. The list excludes sites that were, ahem, inappropriate for most blogs, had non-operational submission forms, appeared inactive, required a fee, or had a Google Pagerank of zero. Create a plain text file, using Notepad or a similar tool, with the following information compiled: Blog name/title (e.g., Digg this! Over time, the top source of traffic for most blogs is search. charging for inclusion). Blog URL (e.g.,
Best of 2009: SEO Tips, Part 1
JANUARY 10, 2010
How can you get the most of out of Google’s free webmaster tools to improve rankings? What other tools are worth checking out for keywords, linking and website analysis? Another noteworthy post from this blog is Get Keyword Rank Data from Google Webmaster Tools , provides detailed step-by-step instructions for analyzing website performance using Google’s webmaster tools. SEO Basics: 6 Tips for Google Webmaster Tools by TopRank Online Marketing Blog. SEO Tools 101, Part 1 by Search Engine Watch. This one tool lets you explore many others..
High Points on the Social Media Landscape
MARCH 10, 2009
Describing it through the four C's—content, context, connections and conversation—was one approach. Another is to look at the different types of websites and tools that comprise the social media landscape. Site Alexa Rank (March 2009) Compete Traffic (February 2009) Compete 1-Year Traffic Change Google Pagerank FeedBurner 522 3,581,957 +42.3% 9 Technorati 599 3,309,174 +25.2% 8 Bloglines 9,182 435,118 +2.6% 8 BlogPulse 58,521 51,229 +89.7% 7 Media Sharing Sites where you can upload, promote, search and share non-text media such as video, photos and podcasts. Social Taggin
Best of 2007: Blog Posts on Social Media Marketing
JANUARY 18, 2008
Reasons Why Niche Social Media Outlets are Better Than Digg by AjaxNinja After noting that "Digg has an immense amount of traffic and getting landed on the front page will send a tsunami of new readers to your blog or website, but getting onto the front page is incredibly difficult. This early success with social media can have long-lasting effects on search engine rankings as well."
The Role of SEO in PR
PR Meets Marketing
JUNE 12, 2008
Simply put, it's a measurement that seeks to determine the value of that page based on content and the number of inbound links to that page. Google PageRank uses a scale of 1-10 to rank pages. I've now started using tools like Wordtracker , Google Adwords Keyword Tool and more to determine what key phrases/keywords are more strategic for what I'm writing. . del.icio.us
Book Review: Website Optimization
JANUARY 23, 2009
For example, though I've used many keyword tools and even written about some of the best keyword research tools here and here , I somehow managed to overlook Wordtracker's free keyword suggestion tool , which uses data from Dogpile and Metacrawler to estimate search volume across all search engines. Or at least almost any business. Very Sun Tzu." He recommends paying for links.
Best of 2008: SEO Link Building
MARCH 2, 2009
His deck actually covers the organic search marketinging basics—keywords, content and links. His tips include using news monitoring tools to react to new developments quickly; taking a stand on a controversial issue within your industry; and creating linkworthy content (glossaries, reviews, advice, tools, assets, news, etc.). That works sometimes.). Jeff Quipp.