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9 Easy Ways to Build Links

By on Dec 10, 2013 in Search, Social | 61 comments

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The techniques being used today to build links to a website have certainly evolved along the constant evolution of search. And apparently, the growth of search as well as the increase in competitiveness led to the birth of many creative, advanced and scalable link building tactics.

However, this doesn’t mean that we have to ignore the basics – knowing that “advanced” is just being really good at the basics.

The ROI in Forum and Comment Marketing

By on Oct 21, 2013 in Content, Search, Social | 34 comments

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Building and earning visibility through conversations has proven itself to be a very result-oriented approach in online marketing.

Sharing your knowledge and expertise on online communities doesn’t just help you build links (that get clicked more often than not), but it also allows you to build a strong brand presence that will let people in your industry know that you really know your stuff.

How I Do Link Baiting on @kaiserthesage

By on Oct 10, 2013 in Content, Search, Social | 24 comments

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This was my slide presentation earlier today for a brainstorming session with WebPros’ search and content team (they were amazing and a very smart team!). The deck is just a recap of the core inbound marketing strategy that I’ve been implementing on this blog for the past couple of years.

If you’ve been a reader of this blog, then I believe you’ll find many of the ideas from the presentation very familiar.

The Marketer’s Guide to Building a Holistic Brand Experience

By on Jun 18, 2013 in Content, Social | 23 comments

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The finest brands in the world are known for delivering a unique brand experience to their consumers. Those remarkable experiences enable brands to leverage a day-to-day engagement with their audience and consistently build themselves as an authority in their respective industries.

In simplest term, experience creates brand perception. It is how your customers think and feel about your product/service. The way you create perceived value to your audience allows you to get the benefits of a good brand experience

How to become an Influencer through Content and Relationship Marketing

By on May 8, 2013 in Content, Social | 23 comments

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Being an influencer has a lot of perks. Aside from being respected in your industry, it also opens a lot of opportunities for business/professional growth.

Prominence or an influential status is very important in online marketing, since it can almost always speed up the process of getting your audience/customers’ trust.

Building better Brand Signals to Improve Search Visibility

By on Mar 20, 2013 in Content, Search, Social | 23 comments

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Online branding has become a very important component of SEO over the years. Given that brand signals, as a search ranking factor, made it easier for search engines to determine a website’s authenticity and authority.

A study from SearchMetrics a year ago also somehow proves how top brands appear to have a ranking advantage, making it more obvious that search engines do favor strong brands on their search results.