Guest blogging might seem like a walk in the park, but it’s actually a process that needs to be taken seriously – if you want real results. It requires a fair amount of your time and a number of activities ticked off your to-do list before you manage to get your desired post published on a relevant website.
We can all agree that the beauty of the Internet lies in its uncompromising accessibility, but this also implies there are tons of different websites offering different levels of quality to their users. And you may be surprised to realize you really do not want to be associated with many of them.
That’s where the cherry-picking steps in. Choosing the best from the best.
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Two years ago, the people behind BuzzSumo conducted one of the biggest researches so far regarding the state of content on the Web. In that particular study, Steve Rayson and his crew analyzed over a million randomly selected blog posts and found that more than 70 percent of them have failed to generate even a single backlink for their domains.
To most people who don’t really know how search engines work, this might not seem a big deal. But, if you’re an SEO expert or someone who spends a significant amount of time and money on creating content for your brand or company on the Web, you probably understand just how alarming these statistics really are.
Continue reading Why and How to Create Links for Your Existing Content?
Last time, I wrote about the difference between link building and link earning. In that particular article, I pointed out that one of the major things that separates the two is the fact that the first practice revolves around creating links, while the latter is more focused on creating valuable resources that have the power to encourage people to ORGANICALLY link back to your domain or pages.
Continue reading What are the First Links you Should Build for Your New Site
If you’re new to the whole SEO game, you have probably heard a lot of industry experts talk about “link building” and “link earning”. Even though, to newbies, these two phrases might look like Mary Kate and Ashley Olsen did when they were younger, everyone who has been creating links for a living for more than a couple of years can now tell the difference.
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As much as everyone feels the imperative to deny it, link building is still one of the essential elements of every SEO campaign. The lack of honest conversation breeds ignorance, i.e. while we are all pretending we are above reaching out for a guest post, we can’t really talk about what it is that makes a link useful. That’s why some people will either think that solicited links will instantly get you penalized, or that they will magically improve your rankings – regardless of their type, quality, location, etc.
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