Category Archives: SEO Basics

12 Top SEO Experts Share Their Advice on 5 Evergreen Questions

top seo expertsThis article summarizes top SEO Experts and their Answers to 5 Questions – on Paying for Links, Linkbuilding, Blackhat Techniques that Work, and More.

The best of the best SEO experts share their money making strategy – you would not want to miss that, right?

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We, at Linkody, believe that sharing information and useful findings with peers is the cornerstone of making each other better and more successful in the field of online marketing.

That’s why we decided to ask 12 top SEO Experts on 5 ‘evergreen’ questions in order to help you become a better marketer and keep you up-to-date with the latest trends:

  1. Should a company pay for links and risk a Google Penalty in the long-term?
  2. How could smaller companies, that don’t have a large link building budget, achieve “Linkbuilding Success”?
  3. What’s one blackhat SEO technique that works right now? How long before Google catches up?
  4. If a company has little chance in ranking for top keywords, should they completely avoid trying ranking for them?
  5. Which metrics do you rely on when assessing links?

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6 Reasons to Check Backlinks and Why links are Important [SEO monitoring tips]

reasons to check backlinksIf you are getting serious with your or clients’ SEO there are 6 important reasons to check backlinks.

This post shows shows how to have your link building under control.

If you are tracking the backlinks manually or not monitoring them at all this post is a must read eye opener.

Here’s why.

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How RankBrain is changing SEO – facts we know and how you can benefit from it

How RankBrain is changing SEOUsers are so dear to Google. If users can find the right information quickly, Google will find a way to make it happen with a new update. That’s why Google is always looking for ways to serve better content. We gathered the facts we know so far How RankBrain is changing SEO.

Hope this helps to improve your rankings in this new SEO era.

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Link Baiting statistics infographic

Link Bait Statistics

Discover through this study what criteria should be taken into account for a successful link baiting strategy that provides natural links.

100 random web professionals were asked about the characteristic of the last natural link they got. The results of this study are presented in the following infographic.

(Infographic kindly provided by Eskimoz and translated from this post). Continue reading