No Follow All Your Backlinks or Feel Google’s Wrath

Google revolutionized internet search when they recognized that hyper links more than just connect the internet but also serve as editorial votes in favor of the linked to content. By looking at who is linking to who, Google found a way to use machines to basically crowdsource their efforts of determining what a page is […]

The Cliff Notes Guide To Creating Killer Viral Content That Attracts Hundreds of Links and Thousands of Shares

Every once in a while you come across the perfect example of linkbait, or link worthy content. Content so compelling you have no choice but to link to it, share it, shout from the rooftops, because when you share it, it adds value to your audience, ¬†and ultimately makes you feel good. I came across […]

The Funniest Product Reviews on Amazon and Is Your Content Going To Waste?

My favorite product review is for Tuscan Milk…   “Has anyone else tried pouring this stuff over dry cereal? A-W-E-S-O-M-E!”   Probably one of the biggest missed opportunities for businesses is great content being wasted away in the archives. Great content can be recycled into all sorts of media formats, and curated blog posts. Amazon […]

The Only List of Free SEO Tools You’ll Ever Need – Over 100 of the Best Tools and Resources For SEO

Doing SEO today requires more than some know how of best practices and a website to work on. It requires amazing tools to help manage everything from technical analysis to project management. When you think about the fact that there are over 200 variables that affect search rankings, and thousands of pages competing with you […]

How To Promote Your Content In 2013 and a half

Advanced Content Promotion and Outreach Tactics from BuzzStream This is an incredible slideshare presentation from Buzzstream, which is a must use tool for any serious linkbuilder. To summarize, unless you have a strong community built around you, you need to invest heavily into promoting your content. Sending spammy outreach emails just don’t work well anymore. […]

Until You Do This, Your Reconsideration Request Will Be Rejected

  No one likes feeling like the floor is falling out from beneath them. Few experiences are more painful than watching your organic rankings and traffic disappear overnight. If you know how this feels, you are likely a victim of one of Google’s killer zoo animals, like the link-munching penguin feasting on your rankings. To […]

Who Can Answer The Call and Make SEO Sexy Again?

The great robbery of the Vienna Bank in 1875 left many investors distraught. This was no ordinary robbery. There was no masked gunmen or runaway horse and buggy. The clever thief waltzed into the bank, sat down with dozens of customers and comfortably convinced them to give him all their money. Well, they didn’t know […]

The Only Link Building Post You’ll Ever Need Now That Penguin 2.0 Is Here!

Building links properly is perhaps one of the most elusive skills for SEO. It requires serious commitment, hard work, creativity, craftiness, resourcefulness, lots of tools, persistence, and the perfect balance between science and art.  Much of the SEO world is bracing themselves  for an imminent update to Penguin, Which Matt Cutts Just Announced is Live….Penguin […]

This Is The Most Clever Link Building Tactic I Have Ever Seen

Every once in a while I come across a really clever link acquisition strategy, and today there is an excellent discussion about it.  The strategy is simple. Create an easter egg in your website source code that is really clever and creative and cool looking, and it will likely generate lots of links from popular […]