Posts Tagged ‘Opportunities’

Open Site Explorer’s New Link Building Opportunities Section (and a Slight Redesign)

October 16, 2014  |  SEO  |  , , , , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Posted by randfish Why hello there! You're looking marvelous today, you really are. And, in other good news, Open Site Explorer has a bit of a new look—and an entirely new section called "Link Opportunities" to help make some link prospecting tasks easier and more automated. Come with me and I'll show you; it'll be fun :-) The new look We know a lot of folks liked the old tab structure but we ran out of space. With this redesign we now have the flexibility to add new features and functionality simply by popping in new sections on the left sidebar menu. It's a little...

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The World of Link Opportunities Beyond Bloggers

May 7, 2014  |  SEO  |  , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Posted by JamesAgate There is an awful lot of controversy going around for things like guest posts, with techniques being proclaimed dead and blogs being decreed toxic, but the fact remains that if you handle blogger outreach in the right way, you can get a tremendous amount of value from blogs. Targeted audiences, run by passionate and receptive bloggers; these types of opportunities shouldn't be discounted. If you take a step back from your link profile, it is very likely to be heavily weighted towards blogs, whether that be as a result of guest posts, editorial mentions, competitions, or just about anything else. However, while all of...

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Five Steps to Finding (the Right) Guest-Blogging Opportunities

September 12, 2013  |  SEO  |  , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Posted by MackenzieFogelson Guest blogging isn't just a link building tactic (that has been spammed and abused). It's an excellent way to build your credibility, your community, and your customer base. But you have to be strategic about it and put some quality effort into it. When you guest blog, you've been provided the opportunity to leverage someone else's audience,...

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Discovering Local Citation Opportunities – Whiteboard Friday

December 7, 2012  |  SEO  |  , , , , ,  |  Comments Off

Posted by randfish Local SEO has become increasingly important for all business, but small businesses are affected the most. As the percentage of mobile searches increases, Google's algorithm begins to assume that more and more of them have local intent. This week, Rand discusses Local Citation and the best ways to utilize the resources out there for your local SEO. He also mentions our new BFFs,! If you haven't already gone in to claim your business' profiles, do that now (or after the video). p.s. I strongly recommend checking out the Best Sources for Local Citations by City and by Category on GetListed,...

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How to Evaluate Guest Post Opportunities

June 9, 2012  |  SEO  |  , , ,  |  Comments Off

Posted by jamesagateThis post was originally in YouMoz, and was promoted to the main blog because it provides great value and interest to our community. The author's views are entirely his or her own and may not reflect the views of SEOmoz, Inc. With all the recent turbulence in the SERPs, many agencies and businesses are recognising the need to move budgets from the lower-end link building tactics to techniques like guest posting. Guest posting is very easy to get wrong though, as a technique it may well be considered high-quality but just like any other link building tactic, it's the execution...

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