Link building is an essential part of SEO, and this post from Search Engine Watch reviews 9 of the most common link building strategies, and asses their value and risk level. From internal links to social media to press releases this list of link building ideas is at the very least a good place to start when you are thinking about your strategy.
You can find this story all over the blogs this week, but here it is from Marketing Pilgrim, Google Local Business Center is Now Called Google Places. Two feature changes include Tags, and the possibility of having your business photographed by Google.
Lots of us know how to do the “right things” when SEOing, but what happens when something unexpected happens to your rankings? If you don’t know how to respond to penalties or other sudden sources of ranking drops, please please check out SEOmoz’s Whiteboard Friday this week.
We all use facebook and are familiar with many of its features. Though sometimes it’s hard to step back and see the bigger picture of what progress is being made in your SEO efforts. Search Engine Journal has an excellent review of fan pages and how to create a good one and really connect with your customers.