Links with Maximum Juice and Minimum RiskPresentation Transcript
Links with Maximum Juice and Minimum Risk Presented by: Arnie Kuenn
About Your Presenter• President of Vertical Measures a search, social & content marketing agency• Instructor for the Content Marketing Institute & Online Marketing Institute• Author of Accelerate! Move Your Business Forward Through the Convergence of Search, Social and Content Marketing• Tweeting? - @ArnieK #PubCon
Link Attraction vs. Link Building• Create Interesting, Fun, Engaging Content – Quality Links from a variety of sources – Natural, editorially given links – Generate traffic to your website – No Risk!
Twitter: @ArnieK #PubConMany Types of Content Attract Links
Twitter: @ArnieK #PubConThey Don’t All Have to Be Grand Slams Hit a bunch of singles! Here are 6 examples….
Twitter: @ArnieK #PubConVideos Attract Links5,473 backlinks from 54 unique domains
Twitter: @ArnieK #PubCon Interviews Attract Links133 backlinks from 47 unique domains 35 backlinks from 16 unique domains
Twitter: @ArnieK #PubConContests Attract Links282 backlinks from 36 unique domains
Twitter: @ArnieK #PubConSolid Blog Posts Attract Links 1,173 backlinks from 510 unique domains Grand Slam!
Twitter: @ArnieK #PubConStart With Keyword Research• Keyword research should be the foundation• Brainstorm for keyword phrases your customers use when searching• Use tools like: – Google keyword suggest & instant search – Google Adwords keyword tool – Google Insights for Search• Think long-tail and solve problems!
Twitter: @ArnieK #PubConThen Online Market Research• Answer sites: Yahoo Answers, Quora, LinkedIn or Facebook• Check sites like Digg, StumbleUpon and Reddit• Check Google’s Discussions in search
Twitter: @ArnieK #PubConWhat Works For Your Competitors?
Twitter: @ArnieK #PubConList The Possibilities
Twitter: @ArnieK #PubConLong Tail is the Key!
Twitter: @ArnieK #PubConYour Titles Are Critical
Twitter: @ArnieK #PubConYou Must Promote Your Content• Understand who your customer is and where they are online.• Conduct PR and blogger pitches• Develop relationships & build partnerships• Send personal emails to people• Use Twitter, FB and LinkedIn to target people in that market• Spend some $$$ on Ads
Twitter: @ArnieK #PubConLink Attraction - Summary• Be patient and keep producing• Don’t count on the viral effect• Think long-tail and solve problems• Promote the good stuff Want these slides? Email: Pubcon@VerticalMeasures.com with “Pubcon Links” in the subject line
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