- Link Building: the definitive guide. Effective SEO takes time, money, and expertise, and link building is arguably the most crucial skill-set of SEO. This guide covers the fundamentals of link building, SEO, and a whole lot more (from backlink.com).
- You Won’t Finish This Article: why people online don’t read to the end. Find out why most readers don’t make it past the first 100 words of an online article, how to prioritize content according to readers’ habits, and how to engage more readers for longer periods of time (from Slate.com).
- Confessions of a $100/month SEO Client. This rare interview provides valuable insight into the online marketing needs and budgets of SMBs, who face unique challenges when it comes to search marketing (from SearchEngineLand.com).
- Facebook Rolls Out New and Improved Business Page Analytics. Learn the ins and outs of the new Facebook Page Insights for business pages, including what’s new about Page Insights, how to optimize new features, and what all means for marketers (from HubSpot.com).
- How to Leverage Investment in Video to Build More Links. Video can be an expensive marketing investment, but is it one you can afford to miss out on? This post discusses nine ways to use video as part of a greater link building strategy that has the potential to payoff (from Moz.com).
- 26 Tips to Create a Strong Social Media Content Strategy.Everyone’s looking for ways to beef up their social media marketing, and this guide is full of ideas for generating strong content that you can begin implementing today (from SocialMediaExaminer.com).
- How to Make Your Keywords Fit Your Marketing Messaging. Keywords aren’t just the way that people find your business, they’re also the way that people remember your business, and they should be an important part of your branding campaign. Learn how one rebranding company identifies keywords that reflect who you are and what you do (from SearchEngineWatch.com).
- Top 5 Videos from Google’s SEO Guru, Matt Cutts. The average Joe won’t understand every video that Matt Cutts makes, but this small collection is one worth watching for anyone involved in online marketing (from VerticalResponse.com).
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- LinkedIn Tips: 10 Ways to Do More. The premier professional social network, LinkedIn, marked it’s 10th anniversary earlier this month. InformationWeek celebrated by putting together this useful collection of 10 tips to boost your LinkedIn experience, including insight on utilizing the site’s newest features (from InformationWeek.com).
- Negative SEO vs. MattCutts.com. What is negative SEO and is it worth the effort? Learn how to use your competitor’s search weaknesses to boost your own SEO, rather than launching a campaign to devalue another website’s optimization (from MartinMacdonald.net).
- The Anatomy of a Perfect Web Page. The 2013 Edition of this valuable resource is here! It’s not enough to simply know website design anymore, now that user experience, SEO, CRO, and other search disciplines have all become unified (from HitReach.co.uk).
- What to Expect in SEO in the Following Months. From Matt Cutts’s own blog, Gadgets, Google, and SEO, find out which SEO changes will effect your search marketing campaign the most, as Google continues to change its algorithms over the coming months (from MattCutts.com).
- Are You a Content Thief and Don’t Know It? A helpful refresher on avoiding plagiarism online, for an industry that’s always pressed for fresh content, including ways that you can use other people’s original content without stealing, by giving proper credit and linking back to your sources (from VerticalResponse.com).
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