My rate of blogging on searchbrat is ever decreasing. This is because I am in the process of writing out a functional brief for 3 of my sites (including this one) and trying to keep up with my daily search + analytics work. But the following blog post was inspired by an email I sent to someone looking for consultant work for link building. Their budget was quite small, so instead I gave them a couple of pointers on how they could start getting some links for themselves. The below is for a semi competitive keyword and is just to start getting some links to the site.
The following is a guest blog post:
Building links to your site. We all know this is the most time consuming part of a great SEO strategy. Emailing people all the time, spreading our links through twitter, and building up relationships with other site owners takes plenty of time. And while these tactics are all indispensable to a link-building campaign, there may be one that is often overlooked.
Continue reading Building Links Through Adwords
Whilst I was reading another excellent post from Wiep.Net on link exchange request, it got me thinking on the difficulties of educating clients as to why link building is necessary at all. Most clients would like to live by the “Build it and they will come” motto. I remember a guy telling me this after he had invested so much cash into developing a site, he didn’t have anything left over to market it. He grasped onto that concept that people would find the site because it filled a gap in the market. It was a good site, but no one came.
Continue reading Can Your Clients Handle The Real Truths of Link Building
The web is evolving at a rapid pace. As broadband speeds continue to increase and every single person in the world goes online (including your pets), the number of social properties being created is increasing everyday. This provides lots of opportunities for communities to be built around specific interests and professions. It also provides ample opportunities for the Graffiti boys of the web to get in and tag them all in their own unique way.
Continue reading SEO & Social Media: Spreading SEO Graffiti Across the Web