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Link Building and Mobile SEO in 2017

Webbiquity

Link building is one of the best ways to both increase your website’s authority (which helps with SEO) and get your brand more widely recognized within your niche. As people increasingly rely on their mobile phones, mobile searches have now overtaken desktop searches.

19 Excellent Guides to SEO Link Building

Webbiquity

Contrary to articles and blog posts claiming link building is dead , the reality is that it’s not—as even Google’s Matt Cutts has confirmed. The days of getting high search rankings based on high-volume, low-quality, easy-to-get links are long gone.

23 Expert SEO Link Building Guides and Tools

Webbiquity

In its efforts to combat webspam, Google now ignores or even penalizes “unnatural” link profiles. So what types of links should you avoid? What kinds of links are still (or now) the most valuable? How can you get more high-quality links?

Don’t silo link building

Biznology

Link acquisition isn’t meant to be done in a vacuum. In the past, link building was often done separate from other marketing activities, since all links moved the needle. Today, only real links meant for humans will move the needle, both in search and in marketing.

Link building basics: Niche analysis

Biznology

Link building is a bit of a specialized industry, but it remains important in online marketing campaigns. Search engines can drive highly relevant, qualified traffic. Links remain integral to any SEO initiative, as they are a strong ranking signal to search engines.

Link building basics: Vetting link prospects

Biznology

Hello, and welcome to the latest edition of my Biznology series on link building basics. Using the methods discussed in the last post we are able to compile a large list of potential link opportunities. The key aspects to consider during the smell test are as follows: Relevance.

Defining Link Metrics that Impact SEO Link Building Development

KoMarketing Associates

As SEO becomes more involved in the marketing initiatives of the organization, search marketing professionals work in greater coordination with additional team members and departments. Link-Specific Metrics. These scores help evaluate future link opportunities and prioritize strategies.

The Death of SEO? The Evolution of Search Engine Marketing

KoMarketing Associates

I’m not going to link to the article; you can find it pretty easily on Forbes if interested. Via SEOmoz : Search Engine Optimization isn’t just about “engines.” The Evolution of Search and Social. The Death of SEO.

B2B Link Building: Identifying Low-Hanging Fruit

KoMarketing Associates

Link apples just waiting to be picked! Link building campaigns are the #1 cause for search marketer balding in the U.S . In the last five years, link building has evolved from mass directory submissions and paid links, to sophisticated long-term outreach plans.

Unconventional ways to find link building opportunities

Biznology

Link building has become a very significant part of search engine optimization (SEO). As more and more people turn to search engines for information on the web, SEO continues to grow in importance and so does link building.

How To Get Publishers to Open Your Link Building Requests

KoMarketing Associates

Last week I had the good fortune to participate in a content marketing meetup hosted by the team at Curata. But you still have to start conversations and ask for people to link to your material. And don’t just link; explain why each link is valuable or relevant as well.

This One Thing Has Become The New SEO Reputation Management Secret This Year

Webbiquity

What Search Engines Are Looking For? Google and other search engines have different criteria that they look for when they are trying to figure out the rankings for different keywords and phrases. Continually build links across your network of highly trusted websites.

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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.

Red Flags of Deceitful Link Building Firms

Biznology

Business owners, and even webmasters, often do not know what goes into link building and are easy to take advantage of by those in the industry who give the rest of SEOs and link builders a bad name. The fact of the matter is that high quality link building costs a pretty penny.

Link Building and SEO Strategies to Resurrect in 2017, Part 1

Act-On

Websites that earn valuable organic traffic from search engines are often aware of the powers of search engine optimization (SEO). Are Links a Part of Your 2017 SEO Strategy? When used as a tactic, building links can be very hard to execute.

Link Building Tips: Part 2- Strategies For Your B2B

EMagine B2B Blog

Search engines evaluate the links pointing to your site to determine its trustworthiness, authority, and popularity. Once you understand how search engines evaluate links, the next step is to figure out which link building strategies would work best for your B2B company.

The Human Approach to Link Building Outreach

Biznology

To be upfront and honest, I have never been an “email marketer,” worked in sales, or have extensively even used emailing as a strategy before link building. Without further ado, here are my main strategies for successful outreach for links – mainly for guest posting.

Microsites and SEO: Why B2B Link Building Matters

Kapost

So, naturally, we were thrilled when GetApp ranked Kapost #8 on their quarterly ranking report, Top 25 Content Marketing Solutions. The report researches and ranks the top 25 content marketing-focused, cloud-based apps. Called Out: Why Link Building Campaigns Matter for B2B.

Link Building Tips: Part 1- How Does Google Evaluate Links?

EMagine B2B Blog

Sure, you’ve heard about link building before. For your B2B business, a well-rounded link profile is an essential part of your website’s online visibility. So, which factors does Google consider when evaluating your link profile?

3 Strategies to Drive Search Engine Marketing Success

Marketing Action

For B2B marketers, search optimization is a critical aspect of reaching potential customers and creating relationships with them. Whether you’ve got a globally recognized brand or you’re starting a new business, search marketing should be a top priority.

Social media becoming increasingly important in regards to link building

Biznology

Much like the SEO industry which encompasses it, link building is also continuously changing and evolving. One recent development within the SEO industry that could certainly impact link building efficacy is the increasing importance of social media.

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.

The SEO Journey – How long before you start seeing results?

Webbiquity

These are relevant words with little competition and high organic traffic. Today, there isn’t a single keyword, or keyword group that can solely drive most of your traffic, especially when long-tail search is considered. How much content is uploaded on the site.

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37 Fantastic SEO Guides, Tips and Tactics

Webbiquity

Considering that the average b2b website gets about 40% of traffic from organic search , with some sites getting as much as two-thirds of all visits via search engines, effective search engine optimization (SEO) remains a vital strategy. Create link-worthy content.

Link-Building Best Practices for Targeting a UK Audience

Hubspot

Our cheat sheet includes tips specifically for targeting a UK-based audience in respect to two types of SEO strategies: On-Page SEO Strategies: This includes optimizing the pages on your website for search, such as adding keywords to your URL structures, your page titles, your header tags, and so on.

Why links should be a KPI within your digital marketing

Biznology

Tracking links will increase the effectiveness of your online marketing, as a whole. Links function as a vote of confidence, an endorsement, a citation of value, and a signal of trust and authority. All of these factors make links ideal to track from a marketing standpoint.

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How Content & SEO Marketers Can Help Each Other Be Successful

ScribbleLive

Breaking down the silos that separate content marketers from other functions within an organization has been an ongoing theme on our blog recently. We’ve discussed content’s relationship with product marketing , demand generation , as well as sales and customer success. The dynamic between content marketing and SEO is interesting. A handful of search agencies have either made an effort to market themselves as content experts or rebranded entirely to become content shops.

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Perform a Link Audit to Monitor Link Building Efforts

Biznology

Link building is a huge part of an SEO campaign. Inbound links to a website convey trust and the search engines take that into consideration as part of their ranking algorithm. In order to know what kinds of inbound links are pointing to your website to better understand how the search engines are viewing your website, it’s necessary to conduct a link audit. A link audit is best done manually. Photo credit: Wikipedia.

Guest Blogging is NOT Dead (And Matt Cutts Didn’t Say It Is)

Webbiquity

just want to highlight that a bunch of low-quality or spam sites have latched on to ‘guest blogging’ as their link-building strategy, and we see a lot more spammy attempts to do guest blogging. and the quality of linking sites in determining rankings.

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.

15 Questions to Ask When Hiring an SEO Professional (Seriously)

Webbiquity

Organic (non-paid) search is the largest single source of visits for most B2B websites. The majority of sites generate between 40% and two-thirds of their total traffic from search. High-quality backlinks and strong technical SEO will do little for weak, thin, or unfocused content.

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10 Simple SEO Basics for Better Rankings

Act-On

Search engine optimization has a bad rep. The truth is, effective SEO is easier than many of the other things marketers struggle with – challenges like proving ROI, tracking customers across multiple channels, or even just creating great content.

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31 Expert Guides to Maximizing Online Brand Visibility – WPO

Webbiquity

The original WPO model focused on content-sharing to maximize organic brand visibility; as the WPO framework evolved , it incorporated paid and industry (e.g., How can paid and organic content promotion channels be used together most effectively?

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A Newbie’s Guide to Link Building

Marketing Action

We have a few posts coming up in the near future about the role of anchor text in link-building, so let’s lay some groundwork. Here’s an excellent post by Maggie Walsh of Vertical Measures that explains the basics of link building, and introduces anchor text.

48 Phenomenal SEO Guides, Tips & Tactics

Webbiquity

Search engine algorithms are constantly being updated. What needs to be done to recover from search engine penalties? What’s most important–on-page optimization, link building, or technical SEO? How To Rank Above 25 In Search Queries by MediaPost.

Effective Link Building Secrets: Guest Blogging

EMagine B2B Blog

In the world of today’s SEO, it simply isn’t enough to throw some key phrases on your website’s pages, or start a blog to create a steady content stream. You need to build links. Traditional link building can include optimization of press releases for syndication, as well as solicitation of links from relevant external sites. Gone are the days of reciprocal linking, or worse, paying for links.

4 Actionable Insights from Google Search Console Search Analytics Reports

KoMarketing Associates

According to survey data from Ascend2, relevant content creation, keyword / phrase research and external / internal linking top the list. Enter Google Search Console’s Search Analytics Report. Google Search Console Search Analytics Report.

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