How to Successfully Link Build in Highly Technical Niches

Have you ever had a client that you weren’t even sure what they did after combing through their website?

It can be frustrating to try to find media placements and link opportunities for a brand when you can’t even articulate who their customers are.

Sure, you could always slide them into high quality directories, but wouldn’t it be more beneficial to give them a robust link profile? There are ways to do it even for the trickiest technical companies, such as manufacturing or medical equipment.

To drive home my point, I’ll be using my client SIMTEC Silicone, a custom manufacturer of liquid silicone rubber, as an example.

link building techniques

  1. Focus on Customer-Specific Services

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Finding the Right Blend of Quality and Conniving With Your Content

Every content creator wants people to see their stuff right? And everybody can further agree that it isn’t always the best content that gets the most views, nor the worst content that goes unnoticed. It’s the reality of the internet.

No matter how much the web is touted as a great creative democratizer, the real deal is that it takes hard work and strategy to get even the best content to take hold.

Finding the Right Blend of Quality and Conniving With Your Content - SEO Process

Some pieces go viral with little effort at all, but these are the outliers. The rest of us have to build our audience person by person. We do this two main ways: [Read more…]

How to Use the Internet to Promote Your Business

Before this digital era, marketing was one of the most difficult areas of a business. Promoting the business required humongous efforts, substantial finances and reaped unpredictable results.

In these times, the advent of the various digital tools and the internet were a blessing. The internet provided a huge variety of easy to use platforms and tools for marketing – all at little or no cost – with measurable results.

Launching Your Website

The extensive reach of the internet, coupled with its inexpensive nature, has made it the most common way of promoting businesses, big and small, worldwide.

Here are some of the top most effective ways of promoting your business on the internet: [Read more…]

How to Monitor Backlinks to Catch Negative SEO Quickly

Negative SEO nightmare

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When we think of SEO, the first word that comes to our mind is “backlinks”. The rule is simple: the more relevant and quality backlinks you have, the higher your business is ranked in Google. Backlinks are still the most important ranking factor for search engines, no matter what some say.

Why you should monitor incoming links

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PageRank, Google, Continue to Kill Jobs, Small Business and Blogs #smallbiz

Google bulldozing small busineses

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“Our family run business has been
destroyed by Google’s animal updates

We too have disavowed twice all of the bad links and removed as many others as possible and still no recovery.

Now on the first page of Google for all of our keywords
sits Target, Walmart, Home Depot etc.

Small businesses like mine with better selection, price, customer service etc. have been pushed back to page 2 or 3 and forced to spend more on AdWords to try to hang on. We desperately trying to stay in business now with our organic traffic down 80%.

Something needs to change and I hope soon. Great article Sugarrae I loved it!” ~ Steve January 30, 2014 at 6:42 pm in WebProNews

NOTE: This was one of 62 comments that were originally in the version of Sugar Rae’s post Google Propaganda, SEO and Why Marketers Need to Wake Up when I captured the two used in this post.

WebProNews has since DELETED those comments.
WHY? Too compelling? The public deserves to
know how small businesses are being affected.

Day after day more small businesses are laid to waste, barely hanging on, having to let their employees go or even close their doors in the path of Google’s relentless quest to favor big brands. [Read more…]