Blog Archives for the Link Development category

Link Building Is Like…

I’ve always used the analogy that link building is a bit like fishing. This has been for a handful of reasons: You need reliable hooks and good bait You have to understand the climate/ weather A great team catches together If you want quality, it […]

Competitive Back Link and Off Page Optimization Analysis

In seven plus years working as a seo consultant, I’ve learned that there’s only a few things that separate good consultants and agencies from great ones. One of the most important elements to greatness is being able to set realistic expectations and achieve them for […]

Link Development Training: How Link Building for SEO is Like Picking Up a Girl

Link development is tough. Not everyone can create amazing linkbait, as easy as the experts make it sound. It’s not an easy proposition to get people to link to your website if you’re a local realtor, mortgage broker, or holistic doctor for that matter. It […]

New Ways to Buy Text Links and Reviews

The fine folks over at Text Link Ads, have out done themselves again offering new services from both ReviewMe, and the mothership. ReviewMe now offers a service that gives more control to the advertiser while still giving the blogger 100% control over what review offers […]

I am not a Link Communist Revisited: Perspectives on Buying Links

I like to buy links. In fact, I love to buy links. As powerful and relevant as possible. The more they are such, the more they will help search engine rankings. Search engine rankings help sales. I love to buy sales even more than I […]

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Links (and then some)

Rae had a great idea for a “round robin” of link development questions to a great bunch that does quite a bit of it. I’m still reading through it all, since no one got to see one another’s answer’s until it was posted.Eric Ward, of […]

The Master Link Baiter Strikes Again

If you can’t figure things out with Andy’s guide to linkbaiting, then you’re probably not gonna catch on. Notice it is not a guide – it is an ULTIMATE guide. The only thing I would argue in the article is that his link baiting service […]

The Link Baiting Playbook: Hooks Revisited

Linkbaiting is all about the bait. In the same way that you can’t catch a giant tuna with a bag of doritos – you’re not going to get the attention of important bloggers, journalists, or other folks with some garbage content or news. Do YOU […]

Why Widgets Will Rule the World

Widgets will be one of the handiest link development tools of 2007. They have always been handy, but with the proliferation of bloggers, and common blog platforms, it makes the development of them that much more easy. Why beg for links when you can build […]

Training Link Developers on the Link Building Cycle

Better. Stronger. Faster. It’s important to constantly redefine link training techniques. Understand the full value of links. Simplify the link value technique. After you have the fundamental understanding of placing a value on a link (which you should constantly revisit) – here’s some information to […]