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10 02, 2017

5 Ways To Upgrade Your SEO Back Linking Strategy

February 10th, 2017|Advanced SEO Techniques, Blogging, Content Marketing, Digital Marketing, Search Engine Optimization, SEO|

Before April 2012, one could easily buy their rankings way up to the first page of Google. All you had to do was find the right websites and directories that would be willing to back link to your site. Well, that time is long gone. The Google Penguin Spam Filter is now part of Google’s […]

17 04, 2014

The Importance of Anchor Text in Back-links

April 17th, 2014|Advanced SEO Techniques, Online marketing, SEO|

The importance of anchor text with respect to a linking strategy cannot be overstated. Back-links are a huge part of the search engine algorithm. When initiating a linking campaign, it is vital that external sites link using the appropriate keywords and terms in the anchor text.

Almost always, linking candidates will use the company name as anchor text. […]

17 04, 2014

Absolute Links vs. Relative Links – SEO Value

April 17th, 2014|Advanced SEO Techniques, Business advice, SEO|

The debate between absolute links and relative links continues to live on in the SEO world. The individual significance of each has been contested, but it is widely regarded that absolute links provide better SEO value on the whole than relative links.

Many believe that absolute links have less potential for getting messed up when search engines index […]

17 04, 2014

Incorporation of Company Branding and SEO

April 17th, 2014|Advanced SEO Techniques, Brand development, SEO|

SEO is not an exact science. This becomes apparent when trying to incorporate both SEO and branding into a strategy. This process is finicky to say the least. On the one side, SEO deals with the placement of keywords and phrases. On the other side, branding deals with company loyalty and culture. Incorporating both sides dilutes the […]

17 04, 2014

Strategic Use of Images in Search Engine Optimization

April 17th, 2014|Advanced SEO Techniques, SEO|

When assessing page structure and layout, there is a subtle, yet strategic way to use images in an SEO-friendly manner (beyond ALT tags) that improves your search rank while allowing you to integrate the necessary marketing message(s). Confused? Let’s look at an example:

Suppose you operate a travel site and you want to optimize a given page for the […]

17 04, 2014

Google now discounts all reciprocal links

April 17th, 2014|Advanced SEO Techniques, Business advice, SEO|

For a long time, reciprocal links have remained at the forefront of most inbound linking strategies. This is going to have to change. Google now discounts all reciprocal links. The algorithm has been altered to identify the exchange of links by two parties for the purpose of increasing their number of inbound links.

The concept of reciprocal linking […]