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My Personal SEO Conundrum: Seeking the Key to Link Bait Success

February 26th, 2009 | | Link Building

With this week’s launch of our Unsexy SEO articles, my mind is weighing heavily on link bait, and how to successfully launch new content and capture links.  As a relatively new site with a growing readership, I’m brainstorming on the many ways to market this great content (OK, so maybe I’m a bit biased) and get the most bang for my buck.  But I’m struggling.

I’ve got a good handle on link building and even know how to …

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Five Free Directories that Can Provide Quality Links

February 13th, 2009 | | Basic SEO Tips, Link Building

Recently, we wrote an article on why you should submit your site to free directories. We have also written on how to find free directories as part of your ongoing link building strategy. If you’ve followed these steps, you’ve learned that there are many, many directories that accept free URL submissions. But which ones will provide quality links to your site?

If you’ve done any research, you will also find that there are numerous lists of free directories. The …

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4 Ways to Find Free Directories for Link Building

February 4th, 2009 | | Link Building

One of element of a successful link building strategy is free directory submissions. Submitting your site to various free directories should not be your only tactic but this can be a very useful supplement to your organic link building as well as increase your online visibility.

Free directories are great because… well, they’re free! The quality and strength of these links will vary between directories but this tactic is still worth your time. But how do you find the free directories …

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Top 3 Most Popular Paid Directories for Link Building

February 2nd, 2009 | | Link Building

Link building is the strategy of creating links to your website.  The reason link building is so important for SEO is that the more relevant links to your website, from relevant and trusted sites, the greater your chances are of achieving higher rankings. The benefit of paid directories gives you fast inclusion, reliable one-way links, the ability to personally write anchor text (through listing text) and credibility through trusted links.

There are 3 main paid directories that SEO’s use, based …

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5 Reasons You Should Submit Your Site to Directories

January 12th, 2009 | | Link Building

Link building is and has been a great long term strategy for increasing your SEO presence.  Link building is the process of creating inbound links to your website.  This can be done by reciprocal links, e-zines, press releases, newsletters, and most importantly, directories.  A directory is a website that lists other websites by subject. Users who want to get information on a particular subject will either to go the basic Google search, Wikipedia or they’ll search in a directory …

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The Basics of SEO Copywriting for Link Building

December 1st, 2008 | | Link Building, SEO Copy Writing

You’ve probably heard lots and lots of talk, in SEO circles, about link building and how important it is to search engine optimization.  We know link building is an essential component to good SEO practices and will help boost your rankings in search engines.  How can you go about getting good, quality links to your site?

Well, there are too many websites to name that offer link building campaigns.  The promise of quick and easy links to your site might sound …

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The Benefits to Article Marketing

November 17th, 2008 | | Basic SEO Tips, Link Building, Reputation Management

If you’re like me, addicted to internet marketing, I find I can never get enough information.  I’m always looking for the next cool trick, something someone else did that worked that I might be able to try too or just a juicy tidbit of info about a new start-up in the industry.  I’m always on the hunt!

Despite the topic I’m searching for, ultimately I’m searching for great content.  Sure I use Google Reader to organize the blogs and websites I …

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