Rockin’ The Not So Sexy Links


A while back I attended a meeting of a business group I belong to, we meet three times a year to talk about on and offline marketing trends. Three of us in the group own SEO firms, the other members are marketing directors, public relations officers and sales managers from large and small companies scattered throughout Virginia. Everyone has a specific expertise they bring to table, we use … [Read more...]

Is An Image Link Worth A Thousand Words?


Links have been disabled.   I saw a variation of this question posed on WebmasterWorld recently, a member asked: If I don't want to spend time creating and distributing content as a way to get links, what else can I do?" The person asking the question didn't want to guest blog, issue press releases or create any kind of written content, he reasoned good content didn't have to be about … [Read more...]

How Small Business Can Build Links And Likes With Facebook


  If you're a small business (or any size really) and want a couple of ideas how you can use Facebook to build links, this might help.     I've been doing a lot of reading on Facebook marketing lately, there's a ton of good information out there but I keep coming back to a couple sites:   All Facebook  - if it's about Facebook, you'll find it here.  This article on … [Read more...]

G+1 Link Insights


Joe took the kids to Camden Yards see the Orioles play the Blue Jays this evening (Orioles won 6 - 2) and I have the house to myself (whoo hoo!) so I'm playing catch-up with email and my reading. Found several interesting things I thought I'd share:   In March of this year Google quietly launched a marketing booklet in the United Kingdom called Think Quarterly, a publication whose aim … [Read more...]

Turning Duplicate Content Lemons Into Linkbuilding Lemonade


Over the years I've met some very cool people in the SEO industry, Everett Sizemore is one of them.  Michael Gray introduced us a couple years ago and we hit it off immediately, we share many of the same interests and beliefs when it comes to SEO, sustainable living and well, just about everything else too.  If I'm looking for a straight, no-frills answer, I know I can depend on Everett to give it … [Read more...]