Digital Marketing Tips from 12 Marketing Professors

By on Mar 5, 2013 in Content, Search, Social | 20 comments

Glen Gilmore

The drive to constantly learn new things is a very important attribute for marketers, considering that digital marketing is one of the toughest industries out there and with its nature as an ever-evolving field. Constant reading, practice and analysis are a must, in order to be better at it.

Online marketing is definitely full of challenges, for both starters and seasoned practitioners. But the thing that’s really great about our industry is that there are so many useful resources available over the web, which can help us improve in our own ways and overcome those challenges.

How to Consistently Build 40+ Contextual Links Every Month

By on Feb 7, 2013 in Content, Search, Social | 42 comments


A contextual link is a type of link that’s usually found within the body of content and is in context with the idea surrounding the link. It can be both natural (voluntary links from other websites – ex: link bait) and artificial (manually built – ex: one of your guest posts that links back to your blog/content).

Acquiring links is a vital process in online marketing, as the practice benefits a site in so many ways, such as in building online brand presence, driving targeted traffic/leads and in getting better search ranking positions.

A Walkthrough to Xight Interactive’s Inbound Marketing Process

By on Nov 23, 2012 in Content, Search, Social | 20 comments

Our company celebrated its first year anniversary last month – a really tough year for all of us. And I’m sure that it will be tougher in the long run, as we all upgrade our goals internally. But overall, our small team is quite proud with what we have all achieved these past 12 months.

Since we’ve reached our first year as a company, a yearly board meeting/planning is certainly a task that we need to undertake. To make sure that we’ll learn from our past mistakes, identify our processes’ pain points, and on how we can build as stronger product from those insights (which is primarily our services/ culture).

How to Automate Link Building

By on Sep 10, 2012 in Content, Search, Social | 32 comments


Link building is an outcome, as Ian Lurie shared on his MozCon presentation this year. That’s true, and I couldn’t agree more. You can even automate your link development efforts with that perception alone.

To win in the link building game in the post-penguin era, you must know how to become a link magnet and should start mastering link baiting (no need for super viral content, just content that can potentially attract links). Since that’s where most natural links on the web come from.

How to Maximize your Evergreen Content to Fuel Business Sales and Marketing

By on Aug 30, 2012 in Content, Search, Social | 27 comments

Content marketing is a marketing practice that has been recently embraced by a lot of online marketers, especially people in the SEO industry.

Although the principle has existed for decades, continual changes in the online marketing landscape have substantiated the immense weight that Content Marketing can contribute to today’s businesses. Given that it allows small to large brands to be more competitive in their respective industries and this channel enables them to empower both sales and marketing efforts.

Triangle Offense to Create a Powerful Online Presence

By on Jul 17, 2012 in Search, Social | 16 comments

First, let’s talk about content. The foundation of a successful online marketing campaign is strongly based on its content marketing strategy. Thus, if you want to attract customers, clients and buyers, make sure that you have quality content that they would not only read, but share and spread around as well.

Awesome and relevant content also encourages other sites and web bloggers to link to you, which is a good thing, knowing that links to your pages are one of the major traffic drivers over the web.