Monday, 2 March 2009

Search Marketing Round Up #2 - Week Commencing 23-02-09

In Search Marketing Round Up I like to share all of the best blog posts and articles I’ve read in the last week on the topics of link building, SEO and everything else relating to search marketing.

Well, there’s been a real treasure chest of useful stuff published this week, particularly for anyone interested in link building so let’s dive straight in.

Link Building

Nofollow Is Dying: The Impact Of Micro-Blogging & Nofollow On SEO - A theory on how the growth of micro-blogging could change the way search engines interpret nofollow links.

12 ‘DoFollow’ Video Sharing Sites To Distribute Videos & Build Links - Ann Smarty offers up 12 sites to help promote your video content.

Essential Qualities Of An Exceptional Link Builder - Melanie Nathan discusses the traits that make for a successful link builder.

5 Reasons You Should Link Out To Others From Your Website - Rand Fishkin explains the benefits of sharing link love.

Using Analytics To Build Target Lists - Valarie Bastek from Zeta Interactive shares a tip on using referral data to identify link opportunities.

Advertising Strategies That Improve Your Link Popularity - Great post from Wiep on how your advertising activities can help link development.

Linking With “High PR Website Versus High PR Webpage” - Those nice people at clarify the true PR benefit of your links.

Article Distribution vs. Guest Blogging: Is There A Difference? - Karon Thackston blogs on the evolution from article submission to guest blogging and the benefits of using both.

Marketing Strategy

The Long Tail Of Page One Rankings - A look at the importance of long tail traffic with Glenn Gabe from

Future Proof Your SEO - The Gypsy gazes into his crystal ball to help you succeed in the SEO of the future.

Travel SEO & Internet Marketing Guide - If you're looking to market a travel related site this post from is a must read.

On-page SEO

Are You Making The Most Of Your Page H1 Tag? - Nice post on extracting full benefit from your H1 tags.

Dy-No-Mite Solutions To Dynamic Content Problems - Everything you need to know to fix/avoid SEO problems with your dynamic content.

SEO 3.0 = Digital Asset Optimization - Jonathan Ashton discusses how search marketers can succeed with video, audio, images and more.

Keyword Research

Why It Makes Sense To Target Longtail Keywords First - Aaron Wall explores the benefits of the longtail for growing a new website.

The Golden Rules Of Keyword Research - SEOptimise provides a superbly simple overview on improving keyword research for PPC campaigns.


Google's New Search Engine Rankings Place Heavy Emphasis On Branding - Excellent post from SEO Book theorising the extra importance Google's algo now places on brands.

What If Google Was Wrong - Michael Gray campaigns for a Google rebellion by the World's media.

Last but by no means least a special mention for There's been a lot of buzz this week about Google joining twitter but Searchcowboys went a step further with a huge list of search engine twitters for you to follow.

As always if you feel I've missed out an important post please feel free to drop a link in the comments along with an overview of the article.

1 comment:

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