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Using Photos to Build Inbound Links

Filed in Link Building, Social Media by Matt McGee on February 14, 2008 35 Comments
Using Photos to Build Inbound Links

A lot of great photographers are scared to put their photos online because it’s so easy for other people to steal their work. I totally understand that. I’m hardly a great photographer, and I don’t want people stealing my photos, either! But I do want them to use my photos. In the past year or [...]

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What Does Google Think About Linkbait?

Filed in Google, Link Building by Matt McGee on November 14, 2007 6 Comments
What Does Google Think About Linkbait?

s_jenkins, who I assume is a new SBS reader, left his/her first comment late last night and included a couple questions that I think deserve more attention than a reply in that 14-month-old thread. The questions were in reference to my old post, Linkbaiting for Small Businesses (or, What I Learned Last Week), in which [...]

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Want Some Links & Buzz? Go Green

Filed in Link Building, Small Biz Marketing by Matt McGee on October 7, 2007 3 Comments
Want Some Links & Buzz? Go Green

Here’s a quick and free SEO tip: If you’re looking for some buzz right now, go green. Here’s why: In the last couple weeks, I’ve come upon two small businesses (neither are clients) that are getting some combination of media attention, online buzz, inbound links, and natural search traffic simply because they’ve created products or [...]

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Friday Night Link-o-rama

Friday Night Link-o-rama

So many good posts/articles this week … I was gonna do one of these a few nights ago, but never got to it. Anything that helps me think more creatively about something that can be incredibly monotonous is a Good Thing. That’s probably why I liked Tom Clitchlow’s guest post on the Link Building Blog: [...]

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Friday Night Link-o-rama

Friday Night Link-o-rama

…Well, have you ever seen the links? Have you ever seen the links?… I found this one via a Google news alert, of all things: On the Small Biz Survival blog, Becky McCray writes How to use video to promote your small business. Good stuff! For the ultra-small retailer, Danielle writes at Small Business Branding [...]

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Friday Night Link-o-rama

Filed in Blogging, Link Building, Small Biz Marketing by Matt McGee on June 1, 2007 3 Comments
Friday Night Link-o-rama

“…I don’t care if Monday’s black / Tuesday, Wednesday, heart attack / Thursday, never looking back…” Jenn Laycock addresses an issue I’ve seen a lot — small businesses waiting too long to bring SEO into the web development/marketing mix. SEO needs to be part of the planning process from Day One, people. Jenn explains it [...]

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