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Time. Tips. Sphinx - Free open-source SQL full-text search engine. How-To: Search the Social Web - Ultimate Toolkit. Are you using content marketing as part of your digital strategy to grow your business?

How-To: Search the Social Web - Ultimate Toolkit

If so, you're not alone. According to the Content Marketing Institute, the lion's share of marketers (some 92%) report using content marketing. In the fast moving world of digital strategy, things are always changing. What should you expect in 2014 to change in the world of content marketing? Hana Abaza of Uberflip has put together an infographic detailing five key content marekting trends for the coming year. Good times with inbound links. Inbound links are links from pages on external sites linking back to your site.

Good times with inbound links

Inbound links can bring new users to your site, and when the links are merit-based and freely-volunteered as an editorial choice, they're also one of the positive signals to Google about your site's importance. Other signals include things like our analysis of your site's content, its relevance to a geographic location, etc. As many of you know, relevant, quality inbound links can affect your PageRank (one of many factors in our ranking algorithm).

And quality links often come naturally to sites with compelling content or offering a unique service.