100+ Blog Directories and RSS Sites for Promoting Your Blog

Webbiquity SMM

But two great sources are blog directories and RSS syndication sites. To give credit where it’s due, both the TopRank Online Marketing Blog and Robin Good have provided nice lists in the past, but as changes in the blog directory world can be challenging to keep pace with, both now include dead links and directories that have significantly changed their policies (e.g. 100+ Blog Directories and RSS Submission Sites. Blog-directory.

Linked from These Directories? Be Prepared To Pay for Removal

Bill Hartzer

There’s a search engine optimization company out there that is requiring that you pay for removal if you want your link removed from their directory. If you have a link on one of these directories, then expect to pay $25 for each link to be removed: miriblack.com.

Link Building: Four Types of Backlinks to Pursue (And Three to Avoid)

Webbiquity SMM

Given that more than 90% of both business-to-business and local consumer purchases now begin with online search, search engine optimization (SEO) has become essential for business success. Local directories and high-quality industry directories.

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An Expert’s Guide to How to Get SEO Right

Convince & Convert

When it comes to bettering your website’s search engine ranking, the importance of following good SEO practices cannot be emphasized enough. He is the Co-Founder of Online Marketing Gurus , an award-winning global SEO agency that has collaborated with giants such as Salesforce and Coca Cola.

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5 Sites to Boost Your Local SEO

Idaconcpts

It includes a directory of businesses that visitors can then search through. Consult with a local SEO professional to see how they can help you achieve the local search rankings you seek for your business. Ascent Internet, a local SEO company , contributed this post.

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Why Businesses Need Local SEO Optimization

Idaconcpts

people looked up SEO on Google. million Internet users are interested in SEO every month. The interest in SEO is ever-growing. However, as the presented top 10 list of nations interested in SEO ranking shows, Canada has one of the most competitive SEO markets in the world.

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Creating A Local SEO Strategy For Multiple Locations

The Realtime Report

Creating A Local SEO Strategy F or Multiple Locations. Local SEO is important for any business that wants to attract local customers. This requires a specific SEO approach. “Your Company Name, New York”). Instead, just use your company name on its own.

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SEO is Dead. Content Marketing = Guaranteed SEO

Writtent Blog

SEO as we know it is actually gone forever. There’s currently no way to achieve guaranteed SEO results by achieving a coveted spot among these in-depth articles. Still not convinced that these emerging factors indicate that SEO isn’t what it used to be? The post SEO is Dead.

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7 SEO Principles Bloggers Must Remember

Convince & Convert

It’s important to advantage of search engines by building link equity, flattening your blog, and using other SEO tactics to make sure your content is getting the attention it deserves. Search for “noindex” in the plugin directory.

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How to Promote Blog Posts: 200+ Ideas from Eight Experts

Webbiquity SMM

Company blogs have become virtually essential, and very powerful, component of digital marketing. In addition to their SEO benefits and role in maximizing web presence for brands , blogs produce sales and leads. to RSS directory posting, infographics and guest blogging.

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SEO Firm Offers Natural Link Building Services

Bill Hartzer

There are so many companies out there that claim to offer natural link building services, which is an interesting type of service. If your company offered something called “natural” link building services, then the links that you get to your website uh, well, would NOT be natural?

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5 Ways to Improve your SEO Today

Cody Ward

Yes, I’m talking about SEO , or search engine optimization. SEO is less of a demand creating technique and more a demand capture technique. Those advertisements appear after a company bids for clicks for that particular search term. Originally posted here at USSCOSpeaks.com.

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Make Your Company Look Alive

Net-Savvy Executive

A number of companies have already gone away; they're just not the ones you've heard of. At the beginning of the review, I had roughly 350 companies in the database. A few more have been merged into other services by their parent companies. First, you need a company web site.

Don’t Bother With This SEO Service

Small Business Mavericks

Ordinarily, I wouldn’t tell people not to buy SEO services. Your site will rank better in the search engines if you optimize it for the search engines, but don’t be fooled by unnecessary SEO services. There is one SEO service that is so completely unnecessary that it won’t help your site one bit. Many web companies call themselves SEO companies and sell useless services like search engine submission services.

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How Google Brought SEO Back to the United States

Bill Hartzer

Before the Google Penguin algorithm existed, and before article writing & guest blog posting was penalized, many website owners outsourced their SEO. You got hundreds or thousands of ‘directory’ links. Pre- Google Penguin, there was a lot of SEO work being outsourced.

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SEO Mega-Checklist: 75 steps to increased visibility for your site (infographic)

Socialmedia.biz

Almost nobody knows everything about how SEO (search engine optimization) really works. And, honestly, shouldn’t your business be focusing on things like increasing growth and revenue instead of dwelling on the right mix of SEO tactics that will benefit your company?

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How to Get More Blog Traffic – Real World Data

Webbiquity SMM

The key is a balanced strategy of search engine optimization (SEO), social media, syndication and guest posting. SEO doesn’t produce immediate results, but is crucial over the long term. Every blogger wants more traffic. How to get it?

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The Evolution of SEO in New Zealand

Bill Hartzer

If we study how SEO has evolved in New Zealand, we can learn a lot about how the field of search engine optimization has changed in the last few years. SEO companies were forced to become quite a bit more educated and sophisticated in their approach to ranking websites.

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Audit Your Website for SEO

Cody Ward

As SEO has become an entire industry in recent years, search engines such as Google have been communicating what they expect from your website. If you’re a company with a website that sells shoes in a small town and don’t have the infrastructure or resources to ship hundreds of thousands of orders nationwide, do you think that your website should really be ranking higher than Zappos.com, DSW.com, or Shoes.com?

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11 Deadly Mistakes Everyone Makes That Kill SEO and Conversion

Kikolani

However, after you start learning more about SEO, mobile-friendly design, and conversion, there is a tendency to step back and take a look at your site in a new perspective. But what about all the other stuff you didn’t know or forgot was important for SEO or converting traffic?

Half the SEO Techniques Used 5 Years Ago Are Now Spam

Bill Hartzer

Most of those SEO techniques are now listed in Google’s Webmaster Guidelines as being unacceptable. I’m still amazed that so-called SEO firms are sending out UCE Spam (unsolicited commercial email) spam advertising their SEO services for higher search engine rankings.

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The Two Core Elements of B2B Social Media Marketing Success

Webbiquity SMM

Truly “social” content will go beyond those basics, and also be: • Optimized: content is more likely to be found and spread if it contains the words and phrases your buyers are using, rather than jargon or internal company terminology. According to Google, there have been 77,400 blog posts, articles and guides written that contain “SEO basics” in the title tag.

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Search Traffic Declining? You’re Not Alone (and What to Do About It)

Webbiquity SMM

If your website traffic from organic search has fallen over the past year, take some small solace in knowing you’re not alone—in fact, you’re in good (if not happy) company. Yes, SEO (which increases website visibility) is a key component of WPO, but it’s only one component.

51 Profitable SEO Niches to Dominate with Low Competition

Viper Chill

When an SEO guy tweets a G Trends screenshot of how fast one of your niches is growing and you hope noone else saw it. If nothing else, this could be a good niche just to test your SEO skills. Car Shipping Companies. auto transport companies: 6,600 monthly searches.

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A Guide to Local SEO: How to Help Your Business Rank Better

Buzzlogix

So, if you own a local business and yet, you don’t invest in a local SEO strategy, you’re missing out an opportunity to dominate the SERPs and hook the attention of your target audience. But, what is local SEO? Most importantly, how it differs from some traditional SEO practices? Well, local SEO is similar to organic SEO, but with an added geographical feature. Let’s see how to build a local SEO strategy that works for your business.

Online Reputation Management For Businesses: A Comprehensive Guide

Harp Interactive

Many big companies are regularly confronted with this Internet Reputation Management nightmare and have to employ strategies to push down negative press and relegate Google position of negative sites that malign their brands. Use blogroll on company blog with link to other company domains.

Conquering Big Industries: My Bulletproof SEO Strategy

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » SEO » Conquering Big Industries: My Bulletproof SEO Strategy Conquering Big Industries: My Bulletproof SEO Strategy Written by Glen, this post has 126 Comments Generally speaking, the more traffic you can get to a website the more money you can make.

Dear Bloggers, I Apologise. Regards, the SEO Industry

ProBlogger

I’m an SEO. SEO has become a bit of a dirty word (okay, it’s an acronym, not a word) lately. There is a growing perception that SEO is full of tricks and cheats. I believe you can divide up SEO today into three categories. The scammer SEO. The lazy SEO.

Best Internet Marketing Posts of 2008: Social Media, SEO, and More " techipedia | tamar weinberg

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) : The SEO Success Pyramid : Matt McGee talks about the process of making great websites. Online SEO Tools: The Ultimate Collection : At Search Engine Journal, Ann Smarty has compiled a list of the most valuable tools to perform SEO analysis.

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8 Ways To Build Backlinks In Boring Niches

Kikolani

Link building in boring niches makes SEO more challenging. No matter if you are doing SEO for an event website or a carpet cleaning company, there are lots of backlinks opportunities waiting for you. A blog, directory, forum or a news magazine? SEO backlinks seo Traffic

4 Reasons Why We Love Super Long Tail Informational Posts

Navolutions

“Informational long tail posts” might not be the hottest topic in SEO, but we’ve learned to love them. While there are several locations throughout the county that provide free sandbags, the official directory isn’t all that user friendly.

Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need

Viper Chill

You are here: ViperChill » SEO » Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Wordpress SEO: The Only Guide You Need Written by Glen, this post has 175 Comments As many of you will know, I love Wordpress. For all the great things there are to be said about Wordpress, though, out-of-the-box SEO certainly isn’t one of its strong points. To change your title tags, I recommend you install this awesome SEO plugin. SEO is a tough subject to write about.

4 Ways To Tap Into Local Markets

Harp Interactive

Whether you are a business with brick and mortar stores or a company without borders, you should be tapping into the growing number of local audiences seeking products and services in their own locality.

10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

It happens in all industries, but lately I’ve seen retail companies keep their “Consumer Insight&# group focused on traditional insight like mall traffic patterns and planograms. Directories… Scroll to Top

What is Web Presence Optimization, and Why Should I Care?

Webbiquity SMM

As indicated in the masthead of my blog, it has both an explanational definition (The fusion of SEO, search marketing, social media, reputation management, content marketing and social PR) and a reasonal one (Being omnipresent on the web for the search phrase that uniquely describes you or your organization.) It’s the evolution of search engine optimization (SEO), or alternatively, SEO on steroids.

Bloggers, Think for Yourselves: Reject the SEO Rumor-Mongers!

ProBlogger

SEO industry veterans declared “and from this day forth, all link building is spam, especially through guest posts!” Soon after, some more fresh-faced SEO professionals came along and gave link building a few new names. This can and should include companies.

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What Your Webmaster Can’t Do For You

Navolutions

In the web development and SEO worlds, especially, even the industry’s best and brightest are subject to the whims of Google, Mozilla, Yelp, and hundreds of other major players. Changing your company’s name on your website is one thing, but changing it across the web is another beast entirely.

How to Get More Google+ Reviews for Your Business

Navolutions

Phil Barnett Plumbing’s five stars on Yelp have helped push his website to the #1 slot for “plumbers in Livermore,” and together they have helped transform his company overnight.

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25 Tips to Get Your Website to the Top – How to be #1 on Google!

Harp Interactive

This blog post assumes you understand basic SEO techniques or will hire professional search marketers to implement (who have done this for themselves). Submit website to several (50+) paid and free directories (start with Yahoo Local, Google Places, Yelp Business Pages etc).

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Web Presence Optimization, Reloaded

Webbiquity SMM

Make sure your website is search optimized by following established SEO design principles (and avoiding common SEO mistakes ). For businesses, it’s important to have a presence in key high-end directories, such as CompanyPond , LookupPage , Hotfrog , and AboutUs.org.