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7 Of Our Favorite B2B Link Building Tactics in 2013 and Beyond

KoMarketing Associates

Link building remains a critical component of SEO performance. But the mechanisms by which inbound links are acquired and valued in association with Google’s search ranking algorithm are changing rapidly. 404 Inbound Link Cleanup.

7 Of Our Favorite B2B Link Building Tactics in 2013 and Beyond

KoMarketing Associates

Link building remains a critical component of SEO performance. But the mechanisms by which inbound links are acquired and valued in association with Google’s search ranking algorithm are changing rapidly. 404 Inbound Link Cleanup.

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Best of 2008: SEO Link Building

WebMarketCentral

Unless you are optimizing only for some extremely niche keywords, off-page optimization—building links from other websites to yours—is a critical and significant factor for SEO success. His deck actually covers the organic search marketinging basics—keywords, content and links.

Best of 2008 (So Far) - Website Design, Part 2

WebMarketCentral

16 Web Based Handy Web Designer Tools by Online Marketing Blog Blogger Thomson Chemmanoor shares some of his favorite website design and development tools for tasks such as analyzing page load time, validating CSS files, finding broken links, generating rounded corner and gradients, and more.

Best of 2008 (So Far) - Web Marketing Research, Part 2

WebMarketCentral

Check out these posts, more of the best so far in 2008, on web marketing and Internet research to sate your curiosity, make better marketing decisions, and arm yourself with online trivia knowledge. The best research tells you not only what's happening, but why.

Best of 2008 (So Far) - SEO Guidance, Part 3

WebMarketCentral

How can you optimize SEO benefits from internal link building? William Flaiz , VP of SEO at Razorfish , offers a guide to SEO for very large websites, from site architecture and internal linking strategies to social media and reputation management.

Best of 2008 (So Far) - Search Engine Marketing, Part 2

WebMarketCentral

Get the answers to these inquiries and more in the following blog posts and articles, some of the best written on the topic of search engine marketing so far in 2008. How can you use pay-per-click (PPC) advertising intelligence to improve organic SEO?

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Best of 2008 (So Far) - Social Media Optimization, Part 1

WebMarketCentral

How can you generate lots of high-quality links in just half an hour per day? Use social media to enhance your SEO efforts and build your business? How 30 minutes a day can result in 250 inbound links by Search Engine Marketing Exposed Anthony Kirlew , a.k.a.

Best of 2008 (So Far) - SEO Guidance, Part 1

WebMarketCentral

There have been so many excellent blog posts and articles written already in 2008 that it's just not practical to wait until January of next year to recognize them. These biases include factors like “spamminess,” authority, blog buzz and links.

Best of 2008 (So Far) - SEO Guidance, Part 2

WebMarketCentral

So here are several more of the best SEO-related pieces from 2008 thus far. In-Bound Linking Vs. On-Page SEO by SEO-Space Thoughts on the relative importance of on-site SEO efforts vs. link building (do the on-site stuff first) and the use of microsites for expanding external links.

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Best of 2008: Website Design

WebMarketCentral

Many of last year's best articles and blog posts on the topic of website design were reviewed here in two posts on the best of website design so far in 2008, but to help answer the questions above, here are a few more. What are the current best practices in website design?

12 Steps to Successful SEO

WebMarketCentral

Re-submit site to search engines / Create and register Google site map It's true that unless you somehow have managed to create a site that absolutely no one links to, there is no need to manually submit your site to the search engines; they'll find it (eventually).

Best of 2008: SEM Landing Pages

WebMarketCentral

Once you've optimized the list of keywords in your search engine marketing campaign, tweaked the bids and crafted stellar ad text to bring visitors to your site, landing page design is critical to converting those visitors into sales or leads.

What Works Now in B2B Lead Generation, Part 1

WebMarketCentral

MarketingSherpa has just released its 2008 B2B Lead Generation Handbook (that's a link to the free executive summary PDF; the complete report will run you a cool $500).

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Best of 2008: SEO Guidance, Part 5

WebMarketCentral

StumbleUpon and Digg) is "spiky" and doesn't convert well, but supports SEO through the links generated. These include duplicate content, lack of keyword research, ignoring link building, and.read her post ! Which social media sites are most helpful for SEO?

Best of 2008: SEO Guidance, Part 4

WebMarketCentral

A bit more instructional information about server-side redirects and using.htaccess for redirects—or links to such info—would have been a nice touch, but this is an helpful post nonetheless. Where can you find the best SEO tools and resources (I mean, other than here)?

SEO Is Not Dead, Just Changing: What This Means

WebMarketCentral

SEO requires a mix of skills-coding, design, copywriting, link building, PR, social media optimization-that most organizations don't have in-house. First you should get linked in as many online directories as possible, then you needn't bother. "SEO is dead."

Using ALL the Tools of Social Media Optimization

WebMarketCentral

Blogs are of course one of the most common forms of social media, and there are significant benefits to having your own blog as well as building name recognition and credibility for your company through other industry blogs.

Best of 2008: SEO Guidance, Part 3

WebMarketCentral

The 3 Cornerstones of SEO by SEOmoz Duncan Morris recommends explaining SEO to prospective clients using a simple triangular diagram to show the three core areas of SEO: content (on-page factors), technical issues and trust (links and ratings).

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Best of 2007: Amusing and Creative Marketing Stuff

WebMarketCentral

A rap about link building. Hitchhikers Guide to Linkless SEO by SEOish How to improve your Google PageRank, create link bait, use social media optimization, and other SEO advice presented as Douglas Adams would have written it, if he were an SEO guy. Sell your soul on eBay.

Best of 2008: Interactive PR, Part 2

WebMarketCentral

How do PR, SEO and social media work together to build name recognition and credibility for a company? Loren Baker contends that the best way to generate links is to think beyond the one-off pitch and build relationships with key bloggers in your industry.

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Best of 2008: WordPress Tools and Tips

WebMarketCentral

It may seem a little odd to see an article about the best WordPress-related posts on a Blogger blog, but for various reasons the WordPress platform inspires a sort of geeky passion that Google's blogging platform just doesn't.

Best of 2007: Interactive PR

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build awareness of and credibility for (a) message without relying solely on mainstream publications." Her links are summarized and updated on a periodic basis. you leave insightful comments without looking like a link spammer you are more likely to get links from your comments."

Best of 2008: SEO Tools, Part 2

WebMarketCentral

SEO Tools from webconfs.com Webconfs.com offers an impressive collection of helpful, free SEO tools for functions such as analyzing backlink anchor text to determine the quality of links to your site, building backlinks, checking keyword density, generating keyword lists and rewriting dynamic URLs.

Best of 2007: Articles and Blog Posts on SEO (Part 2)

WebMarketCentral

17 Search Engine Reputation Management Optimization Tips by MediaPost Search Insider Rob Garner provides 17 tips ranging from using social networking sites and writing thought-leadership content to strategic linking and interviews to optimize your personal "brand name."

Best of 2007: Articles and Blog Posts on SEO (Part 1)

WebMarketCentral

SEO is dead? Balderdash! Judging by the number of high-quality articles and blog posts still devoted to the topic (so many I had to split this category into two posts), SEO remains a critical component of online marketing success.

Best of 2008: AdWords Tips and Tactics

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While Google AdWords certainly isn't the only option for search engine marketing, it's by far the biggest. Search marketers need to get AdWords right before expanding campaigns to Yahoo! Search Marketing , MSN AdCenter or Ask SponsoredListings.

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Best of 2008: SEO Guidance, Part 2

WebMarketCentral

With that in mind, this post warns against potential SEO errors like crafting less-than-optimal page titles, writing too much for search engines (and not enough for human readers), and building links from low-value sites or bad neighborhoods. Is content really king for SEO?

Best of 2008: Web & SEO Copywriting

WebMarketCentral

Seven Building Blocks of a Destination Website: #6 Voice by Search Engine Guide The prolofic Stoney deGeyter explains how voice gives your website a unique personality, the different types of voice and examples of each: humorous, thoughtful, down-to-earth and others.

Six Mistakes B2B Marketers Continue To Make With Organic Search

B2B SEO

With that complete, their focus turns to link building. By now, many B2B marketing professionals know the basics of content optimization and how to make a site search-friendly. While that’s an admirable pursuit, it may not yield the maximum results if unaddressed website issues aren’t resolved. Here are some of the most common mistakes we [.].

Best of 2008 - SEO Tools, Part 1

WebMarketCentral

How about tools for checking search engine rank, grading the SEO efforts on a website, developing an optimized keyword list, and link building? Find these and more in this list of some of the best SEO tools and related reviews of 2008.

Best of 2008: Cool Web Tools, Part 3

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For famous names, it can help find information such as occupation, birth and death years, nationality, and "trigger links" (e.g. Need a tool to help you collaborate with colleagues online? How about one to automatically create animated GIFs?

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Best of 2008: Blogging for Business, Part 3

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How to Get Blogs to Link to Your Posts by ProBlogger Rockstar blogger Darren Rowse provides an excellent set of tips on getting links from other bloggers, among them: being relevant, presenting an angle, and supplying helpful resources.

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Best of 2008: Social Media Optimization, Part 5

WebMarketCentral

How can you make a big splash in social media without a huge budget? Use Facebook fan pages to help with SEO? Attract lots of targeted Twitter followers in a short time? Turn your social media contacts into leads, and ultimately customers?

Best of 2008: Social Media Optimization, Part 6

WebMarketCentral

Unfortunately, several of the largest sites including Digg, delicious, Reddit, Mixx and Mister Wong now partially or completely use insidious no follow links. Builds on the arguments made in Social Media ROI vs. RONI (risk of not investing).

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Best of 2008: Cool Web Tools, Part 2

WebMarketCentral

A low-cost web analytics package with features that can't be matched by that free one everybody uses. A search engine just for faces. An easy tool for automatically creating music videos. Helpful Firefox plugins and SEO analytics tools.

Best of 2008: Strategy and Branding, Part 2

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Sherpa Answers 15 Common SEO Questions

WebMarketCentral

article, here are a few highlights and observations: Paid vs. Organic Search The article states that 95% of search clicks go to organic results, and only 5% to paid links. lot of things, but basically that organic results get 70-80% while paid links receive 20-30%. Because organic links perform better, Sherpa advises focusing on SEO, then "only when you see natural search traffic going down should you look to paid search links to supplement that organic traffic."

Google Drinks a Fighting Problem

WebMarketCentral

This is apparently another warning sign for Google—are external links important or not? They still certainly appear to be, though Google has changed its tune on the issue, as reported on a Marketing Pilgrim post from Andy Beal, Google Officially Removes Link Building from “SEO?”. Conversation Marketing blog, external links, Marketing Pilgrim, Andy Beal, Google Officially Removes Link Building from “SEO?”, Google is screwed up.

Best of 2008: Social Media Optimization, Part 3

WebMarketCentral

A List of Social Media Marketing Examples by Being Peter Kim In this truly amazing resource, Peter Kim lists and links to examples of how more than 300 brands are using social media, from Abbott Labs on Facebook to Zappos on Twitter. How can you make more efficient use of social media?