Deck The Halls With Directory Discounts!

In the spirit of the holidays, our directory friends in the US and UK  have offered readers of the Link Spiel limited time discounts and submission specials to their directories! Enjoy the directory discounts and spread the word! :)         Alive Directory (www.alivedirectory.com) Discount amount - 20% off all listing types Promotional code -  Continue Reading

Use Ads To Push Link Marketing

Wow.  According to ComScore:   1 out of every 6 minutes spent online is spent on a social networking site 1 out of every 3 display ads appears on a social networking site ½ of the total U.S. Internet audience visits a social networking site in a given day The average Internet user views more than 2,000 display ads on social networking sites each month   Great data Continue Reading

Linkbuilding Recommendations When Using Contests

I found an  interesting article on SEW,  Business Wire Wins Press Release SEO Patent .  For a long time I used Business Wire (BW) almost exclusively when launching client press releases, I'll be curious to see how they use this patent grant in their marketing. While I was poking around the BW site, I noticed this featured press release:   Ball State University Senior Wins Lunch With Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading

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 Continue Reading