Regular readers know I’ve been building links since the launch of TheTitanicJustSank.com, or close to it. This wasn’t by design. I just had the bad/good luck to lose my advertising job at the right time; Early nineties. I needed something new to do, I went to grad school, and the Internet fell into my lap. […]
Linking Building Strategy Columns by Eric Ward
In this section of my site, I occasionally post new link building strategy columns, and also update previous columns. If you want my best and most current strategic linking advice, subscribe to LinkMoses Private. I also maintain an always growing library with links to over 300 link building articles, linking strategy columns, webcasts, and interviews I've published over the past 20+ years. You can find those via this link: Link Building Strategies and Best Practices.
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Anchor Text Best Practices I’ve contributed to several Link Value Factors type articles, including SEOmoz’s and Wiep’s, and was glad to be included by Rae Hoffman in her awesome Link Development Experts Group Interview. I always have a tough time providing the kinds of answers that would be useful without being so long as to […]
If your site is listed in the Yahoo directory, and you didn’t pay for it or you got in back before they charged the review fee, then IMO you leave it alone. Make no changes and enjoy the free ride. I have two Yahoo directory links for two of my sites, both grandfathered because they […]
It will depend on whether you mean directories like Yahoo or directories like the hundreds listed around the web that nobody ever heard of and nobody ever uses? Seriously, when was the last time someone looking for a new bicycle started their search at link-a-pa-looza.biz? How about never? The best practices for directory link building […]
Link Building and content publicity take place in many ways and in many venues. For example, it’s in vogue right now to talk about “link bait“, and link bait itself has evolved to the point where some people have strong feelings about best practices just for link bait. Link bait best practices will be different […]
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The Case for Topically Irrelevant Backlinks by Eric Ward Sometime during the course of building links to your site, you’ll come across a site with a really high PageRank but which has absolutely nothing at all to do with your site. No point in pursuing a link then, right? Yes, no, and maybe. For example, […]
(In this section of my site I rotate through my older articles. For my most current content, subscribe to LinkMoses Private.) Linking to other web sites has been part of the natural order of things on the web ever since the web began. Even so, it wasn’t until about two years ago, when the search engines […]
Over 125 Legitimate Link Building Strategies Note – this page was writen in 2004, so there will be some outdated strategies. What’s interesting is just how many of the 125 strategies mentioned below are still viable today. Doing things right never goes out of style. For my most recent columns, videos, and views about link […]
(In this section of my site I rotate through my older articles for your reading pleasure. For my most current content, subscribe to LinkMoses Private.) Over the past month, there have been several high profile cases where owners of one website have sued or threatened to sue owners of another website for linking to them. I […]