18 (of the) Best SEO Link Building Guides of 2011

Webbiquity

Links still matter for SEO. Not low-quality links, not reciprocal links, not the kind of links you can buy in bulk for cheap from some sketchy source in the third world, but real, valid, quality links. So—how do you build those high-quality links?

Content Is the Foundation of a Good Link Building Strategy

Biznology

Once a site has been optimized properly, the next part is link building. Relevant, inbound links pointing to a website establish search engine trust. In order to find SEO success long term, it’s important to build these links in a variety of ways.

Best SEO Link Building Guides, Techniques and Tools of 2010

Webbiquity

Best practices in SEO continue to evolve, particularly in the area of link building. Which tactics do the “experts&# believe will work best in 2011? What types of linkbait are most effective at attracting natural links? Where can you find non-obvious link sources to pursue? How much is a link worth? How can you optimize the internal link structure of a website? Link Building with the Experts – 2010 Edition by Outspoken Media.

How Link Building Got These Major Brands Penalized – Part 1

Marketing Insider Group

In our 2015 Google Algo Update infographic, we referred to 2011 to 2013 as “the penalty years,” when Google handed out penalties right, left and center.

26 Google Webmaster Tools Videos Addressing Common B2B Link Building Questions

KoMarketing Associates

Last week we wrote a best practice guideline for a client, on how to acquire quality links in today’s SEO environment. You can use the links below and also after each video to navigate through the videos and sections. Common B2B Link Building Questions.

40 (of the) Best SEO Guide, Tips and Insights of 2011 (So Far)

Webbiquity

Sutton reports on research showing that content creation is viewed as most effective tactic for increasing search traffic–but is also viewed as the second-most difficult (behind link building). page age and link decay (broken outbound links).

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The 8 Best Link-Building Tactics to Boost Off-Page SEO

Hubspot

In search engine optimization , inbound links are a marketer's most powerful asset. But while link-building is critical, it's also tricky, considering giving an inbound link is the decision of the website linking to you, which isn't something you have complete control over.

An Introduction to Link Building: Understanding the Anatomy of a Link

Hubspot

I recently gave a presentation on link building at the HubSpot User Group Summit (HUGS) with HubSpot customer Tom Telford of Cedar Creek Cabin Rentals. For those who were not able to attend, here's a rundown of three important factors to keep in mind when doing targeted link building.

Mobile SEO: How to Search Optimize Mobile Websites

Webbiquity

Here are a set of on-page, technical and link-building techniques to optimize a mobile website for search. It may seem obvious, but make sure your corporate website and mobile website link to each other. Mobile SEO Link Building.

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#Pubcon 2012: Tips, Tools & Trends

KoMarketing Associates

Links are Soooo 2011. While links are still going to matter for quite some time, how they influence search engines is already changing. Ryan Jones had a good quote at his Sustainable SEO session when he said, “It doesn’t matter how many links you have if people come to your site and think it’s crap”. Not just building them, but maintaining them, utilizing them and most importantly, not faking them!

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Blogging Best Practices: What is the Ideal Post Length?

Fathom

Content Creation & Strategy Online PR/Link-Building blog Blogging Copywriting internet marketing Online MarketingFor companies who are launching a new blog on their site, or for those who have been blogging for years, one question repeatedly crops up: What is the ideal length for my blog posts? As I began exploring this topic, … Continue reading → The post Blogging Best Practices: What is the Ideal Post Length? appeared first on Fathom.

2012 Content Marketing Trends for Manufacturers and Industrial Companies

Industrial Marketing Today

More marketers are now applying SEO criteria like ranking and the number of inbound links to evaluate the effectiveness of their content marketing strategies. I just finished reading an excellent research report from the good folks at Content Marketing Institute (CMI).

Best Twitter Tips, Tools and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity

What’s the best way to build a quality, relevant Twitter following? The Right Way to Build Brand(s) via Twitter by iMedia Connection. 4 Ways to Build Your Influence on Twitter by Laura Kinoshita. The 11 Twitter Tools and Apps I Use Every Day in 2011 by Business2Community.

Online Marketing Drives Measurable Results for Manufacturing Companies

Fathom

Company News Manufacturing Industry Online PR/Link-Building SEO internet marketing manufacturing industry Online Marketing online marketing tactics Search Engine Marketing Search Engine OptimizationEarlier this week, Scot Lowry, CEO of Fathom Online Marketing, wrote an article for IndustryWeek entitled “Lean Sigma Marketing.”

New White Paper: Twitter Strategies for Colleges and Universities

Fathom

Company News Content Creation & Strategy Online PR/Link-Building Social Media fathom white paper social media in higher education Twitter twitter in higher education twitter white paperWhile Twitter has grown to become one of the hottest tools in social media, many colleges are quietly disappointed with the results of their tweets.

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Best Web Presence Optimization Guides and Tips of 2011

Webbiquity

” Online Sentiment and Link Building by Search Engine Journal. One of the most interesting aspects of web presence optimization (WPO) is how frequently bloggers and journalists write about the concept without actually using the term.

3 SEO Ranking Factors To Watch in 2011

Hubspot

SEOMoz has just published their 2011 Ranking Factors Guide, which is the essential reference for search marketers to learn about the new or changing factors shaping their world. Shares, Likes, and Tweets are all very important to a modern linking profile.

Best Local SEO Guides, Tips and Tactics of 2011

Webbiquity

Optimizing for local search has its own unique content and link-building considerations. Google Places Citations: 5 More Tactics to Earn Links for Your Local Business by The Daily SEO Blog. While the web is worldwide, search is often local.

What is SEO? 8 Resources To Propel You To The Top of Search Rankings

Marketing Insider Group

Nick proposed this logical hierarchy structure which I think acts like a great roadmap: Content–> Keyword Research–> On-site Optimization–> Link Building. There have been some amazing articles written over the last few weeks about SEO.

Best SEO Guides, Tips and Resources of 2010

Webbiquity

How important are footer links to SEO? 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. SEO Planning for 2011 by Search Engine Watch.

On-Page SEO: Eight Techniques for On-Page Website Optimization

Webbiquity

Authority is predominantly determined by the quantity and quality of external links to a site. One common technique for building links in the past was to submit a website to hundreds of general online directories. The major search engines have now caught on to this tactic, however, and discount links from low-quality directories to the point where they are nearly worthless. It should give searchers a compelling reason to click on your link.

Best Social Media and Digital Marketing Research and Statistics of 2011, Part 2

Webbiquity

Sharing accounts for nearly a third of all referral traffic, and shared links are “clicked on 4.9 You just shared a link. Among her key findings: “(looking at) the half life of 1,000 popular bitly links, the results were surprisingly similar.

20 (More of the) Best SEO Guides, Tips and Insights of 2011

Webbiquity

Directory links are worth less, social links worth more, site performance is increasing in importance, site age is decreasing…how is a digital marketer to keep up? How to Optimize PDFs and Documents for Search by Link-Assistant.com.

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Use Frequently Asked Questions to Your SEO Advantage

Biznology

The first way in which FAQs can be leveraged for content marketing is to build a web page for each question. Instead of one FAQ page with all of the questions and answers, link out to additional pages that answer the question more thoroughly. Image via Wikipedia.

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A Lead Generation Plan Begins With Content Marketing Strategy

NuSpark

We aim to be true partners with you, as we take pride on our commitment to build your business. We’ll also make sure keywords are utilized to support SEO efforts, and also research other bloggers and though leaders as opportunities for yourself to comment and create back links. Content is the fuel that drives social media, and engaging with audiences most likely to be interested builds relationships which can lead to sales. Builds traffic to your website.

A Lead Generation Plan Begins With Content Marketing Strategy

NuSpark

We aim to be true partners with you, as we take pride on our commitment to build your business. We’ll also make sure keywords are utilized to support SEO efforts, and also research other bloggers and though leaders as opportunities for yourself to comment and create back links. Content is the fuel that drives social media, and engaging with audiences most likely to be interested builds relationships which can lead to sales. Builds traffic to your website.

Why Meta Data Still Matters in SEO

Biznology

They are much more focused on content quality, relevant links, and social data when determining a search engine result page ranking. The title tag is the clickable link on a search engine results page. Image via Wikipedia.

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Use Frequently Asked Questions to Your SEO Advantage

Biznology

The first way in which FAQs can be leveraged for content marketing is to build a web page for each question. Instead of one FAQ page with all of the questions and answers, link out to additional pages that answer the question more thoroughly. Image via Wikipedia.

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Who’s Giving You the Best Link Love?

DivvyHQ

If you’ve dabbled in the SEO game at all over the past decade, you’re probably well aware of the algorithmic benefits of inbound links (a.k.a. other websites/pages linking to yours). But getting some “link love” from another site goes far beyond the SEO benefits.

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Shocking Confessions of Link Love Adultery [Cartoon]

Hubspot

Link-building just got a little more scandalous. Connect with HubSpot

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5 Steps for Crafting an Effective B2B SEO Blogging Strategy

delicious b2bmarketing

Real-Time Activity Stream 5 Steps for Crafting an Effective B2B SEO Blogging Strategy Derek Edmond | Mar 4, 2011 | 0 Comments Search engine marketers frequently recommend blogging as a tactic for achieving search engine optimization ( SEO ) goals. 2011 All rights reserved.

15 Educational SEO Charts and Diagrams

Hubspot

Link Building 101 by ProspectMX ( click to enlarge ). On-Page Optimization and Link Acquisition by SEOmoz. Link-Building Risk vs. Reward by Conversation Marketing ( click to enlarge ). SEO ROI From Link Building Tactics by SEOmoz.

4 Content Strategies for B2B Corporate Blogging

delicious b2bmarketing

Real-Time Activity Stream 4 Content Strategies for B2B Corporate Blogging Derek Edmond | Apr 1, 2011 | 0 Comments No matter how much planning and goal setting goes into a B2B corporate blog, the writing and content ultimately is what will make a blog successful. 2011 All rights reserved.

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The Ultimate Glossary: 120 Social Media Marketing Terms Explained

Hubspot

Bitly - Bitly is a free URL shortening service that provides statistics for the links users share online. Creative Commons - Creative Commons is a nonprofit corporation dedicated to making it easier for people to share and build upon the work of others, consistent with the rules of copyright.

How to Create a Google+ Business Page in 5 Simple Steps

Hubspot

Visit [link] , and if you see the option to create a Google+ Page, get started! So invest some time into optimizing your page and sharing a few links to valuable content before you start promoting it to the masses.