This is the first piece of new public link building strategies content I’ve published on my own site in many years. I figure I better give the bots (and people) some fresh food, before they think I died. Today I’ll probably be knee-deep in research/outreach within the social media world. Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook, Linkedin. The founders […]
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.edu Link Strategies, Fallacies and Common Sense Updated August 11, 2015. Originally written September 12, 2006 One of the ongoing link building hot topics is the impact that inbound links originating from .edu domains can have on your search rankings. Lost in the discussion is that the quality of links from within the .edu domain varies significantly. […]
Back to Book Preview page The below chapter is from the book: Online Marketing Heroes: Interviews with 25 Successful Online Marketing Gurus 1st Edition by Michael Miller Chapter 17: Eric Ward: Link Marketing Consultant “No matter how much you spent on it, a web site is invisible until somebody links to it.” –Eric Ward One […]
By Eric Ward for Ad Age Magazine, ~ 1998 Could there be a topic with more contention? More misinformation? More hype? Probably not. Here’s the skinny. The 7 or 8 largest search engines most people use daily (AltaVista, Excite, HotBot, Infoseek, Webcrawler, Lycos, OpenText, Northern Light) each use their own collection of algorithms for ranking […]
Thinking of linking? The times they are a-changin… Over the past year or so the climate regarding link swapping or granting in-bound links to sites has changed remarkably. While it is definately still possible to get high-quality in-bound links to your site at no cost, it is becoming harder, and the very task of managing […]
Link Building Fundamentals – I by Eric Ward – Content Linking Strategist since 1994 President – EricWard.com Publisher – LinkMoses Private (Below is a presentation I ‘ve made hundreds of times over the years at conferences and on webinars. It has not been updated since 2011, but remains helpful. I hope to update it soon) Use […]
This article was last updated February 2001 The Internet is filled with nooks, crannies, and pockets that make tracking online media coverage of your Web site or event a nightmare. Here’s why… By Eric Ward for Advertising Age – NetBusiness (This column originally appeared in my NetSense column in the print version of Ad Age […]
It’s one thing to do a new Web site launch promotion, and by now most folks know what they can and can’t do with search engines, directories, media, etc. But, what if you have a site up already, and then are creating a live event at the site, like a chat or other broadcast? Or […]
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