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79 Link Building Resources for 2012

It’s amazing to realize that another year has passed since the 2011 edition of 79 Link Building Resources where we listed various blogs, their top link building posts, and some great link building tools to add to your toolkit. Those…

A Simple Step by Step Guide to SEO

When it comes to search engine optimization for a new website, some businesses can be intimidated due to the amount of information out there. And often, if they don’t have the help of an experienced in-house SEO or consultant, they…

The Marketer’s Guide to Google Plus

Facebook and Twitter profiles are mandatory for most companies, but is Google+ worth it? You may think to yourself: “Why should I get a Google+ account when Facebook can essentially do anything Google+ can do?” At this point in time that…

What You Can Learn From These 10 Infographics

Infographics have really been around for a couple of decades; traditional print media has long featured graphic-dominated presentations in places like the color front and back pages, often covering topics like intriguing statistical sporting events. But it has only been the…

6 Indispensable Free & Freemium SEO Tools

When you are working on search engine optimization for your own business or for a client’s website, you will need some great SEO tools. If you have the budget, you can certainly pay for the best SEO tools the Internet has…

40 Advanced and Alternative Search Engines

Have you ever been looking for something but didn’t know where to find it? If that something is online, then your search is over (or just about to begin). The following are 40 advanced and alternative search engines that…

How User Personas Can Improve Your SEO Strategy

User personas are fictional characters which are typically used in the user-centered design process to represent the different user types of a website.  They can, however, be useful in your online marketing campaigns and in this post I’m going to talk…

Natural Link Building 101

Link building is one of the most important things you can do in terms of off-site search engine optimization. As you probably know by now, search engines like Google tend to rank pages higher in search results based on the…

How to Survive Future Algorithm Updates

Sites that were almost solely dependent on search engine traffic were given quite the shock this past February when Google released the Panda / Farmer update. This major algorithm update was intended to hit the content farms hardest, but it…

79 Link Building Resources – 2011 Edition

When it comes to SEO, advice changes as fast as Google and search engines themselves. Therefore, you will want the latest, most up to date resources when it comes to information, tools, and where to look for links. The…

How Loading Time Affects Your Bottom Line

Page loading time is obviously an important part of any website’s user experience. And many times we’ll let it slide to accommodate better aesthetic design, new nifty functionality or to add more content to web pages. Unfortunately, website visitors tend…

How to Ask Bloggers for Backlinks and Reviews

Getting reviews from bloggers and online content creators can make a huge difference in how successful a new product or company is. In addition to bringing direct traffic from the sites giving you links, incoming links from high-ranking websites, especially if…

Do You Make Any of These 10 Simple SEO Mistakes?

Tell me if this sounds familiar: You decide you’re going to concentrate on SEO for your primary traffic strategy, optimizing everything so that Google and Bing and Yahoo send you thousands of visitors per day, free of charge. So, you rush off…

SEO: A Comprehensive Guide for Beginners

SEO. You hear the term all the time, but how do you actually rank higher in the search engines? I know when I first heard the term, it sounded like some voodoo magic that only a few people understood how to use. The…