Top 5 Inbound Marketing Articles to Start the Week: Linkbait Techniques

Hubspot

Linkbaiting often gets a bad rap, yet creating great content that generates inbound links is hardly a questionable technique. 15 Linkbait Techniques for SEO and Social Media. Still, Chris points out that linkbaiting can be done honestly -- simply by creating quality content.

Content Marketing Warfare on Google Panda & Penguin [Infographic]

Puzzle Marketer

The alternative “weapons”, as presented in the infographic, are quality blogging, unique guest posts, interactive content, infographics, linkbaiting, and asset building.

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How to Make B2B More Exciting: Experts Weigh In

KoMarketing Associates

CASEY MARKEE , SEO CONSULTANT : Evergreen linkbait-type “list” content still works extremely well for my clients. After a recent industry news post about whether or not marketing is an art or a science, we wondered if the trick to a successful B2B marketing campaign is to think of marketing as a blend between the two.

Klout rants are becoming a cottage industry

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

I’m not claiming anybody in particular is using the topic as linkbait. Klout seems to be the blogger’s best friend these days. Is anybody NOT writing about it? What’s driving the frenzy? Are you really serious about privacy?

The Trojan Horse social media marketing strategy

grow - Practical Marketing Solutions

Even uber-blogger Brian Solis recently got into the act when he had his own linkbait beach party on my blog. The Greek tale of the Trojan Horse is among the most well-known stories in history.

14 Unique Types of Content Every Marketer Should Try

Hubspot

And, don't tell anyone we told you this, but they make excellent linkbait! You probably already know that you need to regularly create content to succeed in inbound marketing.

Applying the Olympic Model to Marketing and Sales Alignment

Great B2B Marketing

There are a lot of bloggers currently using the Olympics topic as “linkbait” For a good explanation of what the term linkbait means, read the excellent blog post by Olivier Blanchard titled 10 Digital Content Strategy Lessons from the Olympic Games.

The Ultimate 8-Point Checklist for Remarkable Content

Hubspot

The term linkbait refers to content created for the purpose of generating links from other websites or blogs. To us, remarkable content is linkbait. We say it all the time: the foundation of inbound marketing strategy is remarkable content.

35 (of the) Best Guides to Facebook Marketing, Advertising, Search and More of 2010 (So Far)

Webbiquity

Brian Carter uses this post along with a white paper and video to share more than four dozen tips and best practices for Facebook advertising, which he describes as a combination of “AdWords’ copywriting and analytics with image-oriented linkbait.&# Facebook is an extraordinary phenomenon. Depending on the day, it’s either the #1 or #2 most-visited site on the web. It’s inspired a movie. It has half a billion adherents.

Best of 2007: Blog Posts on Social Media Marketing

WebMarketCentral

Forget UGC, Discover User-Generated-Linkbait by Distilled Blogger Tom Critchlow lays out an interesting strategy for building rich website content by leveraging user-generated content on discussion forums.

Finding and Connecting with Bloggers - 30+ Resources

Aggregage

5 Effective Linkbait And Link Generation Strategies. A big value proposition that comes with Browse My Stuff is that it provides a great opportunity to build a relationship with bloggers in a particular field. In Learning, Extended Brain and Topic Hubs , I discussed my experience in launching Speaking Pro Central.

Best of 2008: SEO Link Building

WebMarketCentral

How To Actually Get Links From Your Linkbait by SEOmoz This post offers three strategies for getting links from your content even when it doesn't make the first page of Digg.

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? Increase e-commerce conversions by a third or more? Use social media to enhance your SEO efforts and build your business?

B2B Social Media – 10 Tips From The Definitive Guide To Social Media

Modern B2B Marketing

Develop linkbait & use anchor text links. As B2B marketers, we know the growing importance of B2B social media. We know it’s a necessary tool for seed nurturing and demand generation , but in many cases, B2B marketers are still not sure where to begin.