Ducky Small Business Promotion

small business promotion Link Spiel

To commemorate National Small Business Week I wanted to share this small but snazzy marketing promotion I recently found.  It's fun, inexpensive and has the potential (with a little tweaking) to generate links, likes and positive business reviews. I did a bit of traveling recently and when I checked into my hotel, found this in the bathroom:     Here is what the front of … [Read more...]

Worth Reading


It's been a great week for content, lots of good stuff being written and recorded.  Here are my top ten article picks, enjoy!:   1.  A podcast interview with Aaron Wall of SEOBook fame. The podcast is about an hour long so get a cup of coffee and get comfortable:   2.  My second selection is a great historical and insider look at Google … [Read more...]

9 Tools To Schedule Tweets

9 Tools To Schedule Tweets /LinkSpiel

Need a tool to schedule tweets?  Here are nine to pick from:   1.  BufferApp    Overall, the free version is hard to beat, one of my favorites given what it can do. Bookmarklet can be a little buggy now and then, when it is, I delete from my toolbar and re-install. Recommend upgrading if multiple people will use the tool and/or you have multiple accounts. Offer a free/paid … [Read more...]

What Google Thinks About Certain Links

What Google Thinks About Certain Links

Google engineer Matt Cutts uploaded a couple new videos recently focused on specific link building tactics and what Google thinks of them. I transcribed a couple of the vids and wanted to share one here along with a handful of thoughts and observations.  I numbered (in red) behind the sentences I wanted to comment on. Video title:  What is Google's thinking about links from article marketing, … [Read more...]

Follow The Media For Links


The Online News Association conference (#ONA12)  took place in San Francisco last week and all kinds of nuggets came out of it.  As a link builder I'm always interested to know what the media is interested in and the criteria they use to cover a story so I was eager to hear about this show.  Here are a handful of  things that made my linkey senses go all tingly: 1.  Jen Preston from The New … [Read more...]