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Link Building Tactics (Complete List) - Point Blank SEO

Link Building Tactics (Complete List) - Point Blank SEO
Remember how people say, "it's not about what you know, it's about who you know"? The same goes for the Web. Those relationships will turn into links, both in the short-term & the long-term. Just like with getting people to see you content, I realized a lot of the tactical ways to build relationships aren’t direct ways to get links, I decided to delete that section in this guide, and list all of them here instead. So here they are. Random acts of kindness - Whenever you can, be nice to people. Give a crap - Actually care about people. Participate - If someone is conducting a survey or testing something, get involved and participate. Local meetups - Whether you find one or start one, meetups are a fantastic way to get to know people close by. User group meetings - A great way to get to know people who think like you is by finding those who use the same products or services like you. Conferences - Seriously, go to them. Call them - Yep, I said it.

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32 White Hat Ways to Build Inbound Links This is a guest post by Corey Northcutt, who manages a Chicago-based SEO and content marketing agency called Northcutt. Follow him on Google+ or Twitter at @northcuttSEO, and read his SEO blog. There’s no question that building great inbound links to your site is hard work. While many site owners resort to spamming blog comment sections to get their backlinks, that’s neither necessary, nor effective for your SEO efforts. But it's probably just a last ditch effort since, although there's much talk about generating inbound links, the nitty gritty ways to actually do that are rarely discussed. But link building doesn’t need to be as tough as most people make it.

Google Webmaster Tools Just Got a Lot More Important for Link Discovery and Cleanup What if you owned a paid directory site and every day you received emails upon emails stating that someone wants links removed. As they stacked up in your inbox, whether they were pleasant or they were sternly demanding you cease and desist, would you just want to give up? What would you do to stop the barrage of emails if you thought the requests were just too overwhelming? How could you make it all go away, or at least the majority of it? First, a bit of background

Get an inbound link here This sponsorship offer has passed. But local businesses, look for opportunities like this to get inbound links. Your business benefits, but so do those you support. 15 Sites That Help You Use Your Twitter Profile for Link Building I know the minute some people read the title of this post, they will think that this is a far-fetched idea. But bear with me for the duration of this post. I will show you fifteen sites (all the way up to a Google PageRank of 7 and Domain Authority of 94) that will either automatically link back to you using information in your Twitter profile or will allow you to sign in with Twitter and add links because of it.

Link building from a holistic SEO perspective At Yoast, we hardly write about link building. Of course, links from other sites are a really important ranking factor. We do know that ;-)! Link building done the wrong way can easily backfire though (see Joost’s recent post about Google Penguin), resulting in a ban from Google all together. Link building just isn’t easy. What Is Link Building & Why Is It Important? - Beginner's Guide to Link Building As we've discussed, links are a very important signal that the search engines use to determine rankings. So, we know that increasing the number of high-quality links pointing at your website can significantly increase your chances of ranking well. There are other benefits to link building, though, that may be less immediately obvious yet still worthy of consideration. Building relationships

How Garbage Ranks in the SERPs: a Case Study You've built a fantastic site full of excellent, link-worthy content. You're actively building relationships in the social space that send quality traffic to your site and establish your authority within your industry. You've focused on creating a great user experience and deliver value to your site's visitors... and yet you're still getting outranked by garbage websites that objectively don't deserve to show up ahead of you.

Link Building Metrics - Beginner's Guide to Link Building There are various metrics associated with links that you should be aware of. These metrics can help you judge the value of a potential link, helping you assess whether it is worth pursuing and how much resources you should put into acquiring it. Knowing these kinds of metrics is also useful when you are doing link profile analysis (a holistic report of the number and types of links on a website), whether on a competitor's website or your own. Link Building 101: How to Conduct a Backlink Analysis Every day, individuals who are new to SEO need to learn the basics of link building and important concepts and strategies within a campaign. This link building 101 post will continue the education of new link builders, this time on the topic of how to perform a backlink analysis Being able to perform a thorough backlink analysis is a fundamental element to any link building campaign.

'Un-link' Building: How To Successfully Remove Penguin Links Hidden linksGenerally anything that violates Google's Link Guidelines! Basically, anything that isn't natural or anything you wouldn't want Google or your customers to see linking to you. That link from a foreign sex blog? Get rid of it. Those 1,000 links you paid $10 for? Have them removed. Prepping Your Back Link Profile for 2013 by Vertical Measures Many people have seen their websites’ rankings drop recently and are wondering why. There could be many causes for this, including: Over-optimized web pagesDuplicate contentCopyright violationsToo many adsPoor or spammy internal linkingWeak or suspicious backlink profiles While it is important to improve all of these issues as soon as possible, I will dive into improving your backlink profile. This is a very important factor in your site’s ranking position, and will be an essential step to take in order to best optimize your site for your strategies in the upcoming New Year.

Link Building Means Earning "Hard Links" Not "Easy Links" For ages, Google has encouraged people to build links in order to rank well. But in the wake of the Google Penguin Update, it’s become painfully clear to me how many people have failed to understand the inherent quality links part of that link building message. Consider this a wake-up call. Yes, you want links, but links that are hard to get, that take effort to obtain, that you’ve somehow earned, not “easy links.” Yesterday, at our SMX Advanced show, I went on a rant about this. All my frustration recently that so many seem so confused just bubbled out.

Link Building Tactics - Beginner's Guide to Link Building There are lots and lots of ways to get links. The right tactics for you depend on the resources you have at your disposal as well as the industry that you're in. Industries that are more established and competitive often require you to be quite aggressive with link building, and you might find earning those links more difficult. Other industries, often the newer industries that are quickly growing, are full of opportunities to engage with bloggers and build a community. With that in mind, this section reveals a few link building tactics that can be applied to most all types of websites.

What is Link Building? Strategies & Examples - The Beginners Guide to SEO For search engines that crawl the vast metropolis of the web, links are the streets between pages. Using sophisticated link analysis, the engines can discover how pages are related to each other and in what ways. Since the late 1990s search engines have treated links as votes for popularity and importance in the ongoing democratic opinion poll of the web. The engines themselves have refined the use of link data to a fine art, and use complex algorithms to perform nuanced evaluations of sites and pages based on this information.

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