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Google Penguin Moving to Continuous Updates

Google Penguin Moving to Continuous Updates

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Back in October, Google updated their Penguin algorithm for the first time in more than a year, an event many webmasters and SEOs had been anxiously awaiting.

Any website affected by the Penguin algorithm couldn’t recover until either a refresh or update happened. That meant that for more than a year, websites impacted by Penguin had zero opportunity for recovery.

Competitor Keyword Research using SEMrush – Tutorial Tuesday

Competitor Keyword Research using SEMrush – Tutorial Tuesday

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Welcome to another week of Tutorial Tuesday here on Linkarati. This week I’ll be showing you how to check your search competitors’ keyword rankings via SEMrush.

Linkarati Roundup #42

Linkarati Roundup #42

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Welcome to another week of the Linkarati Roundup! The way this works is the staff here picks out what they feel is the best/most helpful SEO and link building content of the week, so that you don’t have to wade through the ocean of online content.

If Links Had Zero SEO Value, They’d Still Be Valuable Online

If Links Had Zero SEO Value, They’d Still Be Valuable Online

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If Google never existed, or gave no weight to links as a ranking signal within search, links would still have tremendous value online.

Full Video and Recap of Linkarati’s First Webinar – The State of Link Building

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Hello everyone! Yesterday we were so excited to host our first-ever webinar. And, although I might be biased, I would say it went extremely well. As promised, here is both the video and a recap of events.

Announcing the Linkarati App

Announcing the Linkarati App

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It’s official – we now have a Linkarati App for mobile users! A huge, huge thank you to Kevin Measom, our outstanding web developer.

Linkarati Roundup #41

Linkarati Roundup #41

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Hello and welcome to the Linkarati Roundup, where we feature the best SEO content of the week – hope you enjoy!

Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt, and Google’s Algorithm

Fear, Uncertainty, Doubt, and Google’s Algorithm

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Google is still a relatively young company in the typical timeline of corporate enterprise. The search giant hasn’t even celebrated its 20th birthday yet – currently just over 16 years old, Google is still a fledgling by most standards.

Yet for a 16 year old company, Google has amassed a tremendous amount of power and influence. Google is synonymous with the act of looking up information, quickly and efficiently. What corporation better embodies the change the internet has unleashed upon the world?

Monitoring Google Algorithm Changes – Tutorial Tuesday

Monitoring Google Algorithm Changes – Tutorial Tuesday

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In this week’s tutorial I will be covering the processes and tools associated with monitoring Google algorithm changes and updates.

Backlink Quality: Are Your Links B-Movies or Blockbusters?

Backlink Quality: Are Your Links B-Movies or Blockbusters?

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You know a good link when you see one. And that goes double for low-quality links. Cinematically-speaking, I don’t expect every backlink profile to be The Godfather. But why do so many resemble Plan 9 from Outer Space?

Using BuzzStream and Moz for Efficient Website Prospecting – Tutorial Tuesday

Using BuzzStream and Moz for Efficient Website Prospecting – Tutorial Tuesday

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In this installment of Tutorial Tuesday I want to walk you through using BuzzStream and Moz in order to turbocharge your site prospecting prowess. The goal will be to save time, and find better sites. Let’s get started!

Linkarati Roundup #40

Linkarati Roundup #40

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Hello and welcome to the Linkarati Roundup, where we feature the best SEO and link building content from the week! Hope you’ve all had a wonderful week and outstanding weekend plans ahead. Without further ado, here’s this week’s must-read content. 1. First and foremost, our Google Penguin Resource Guide. If you’ve made it here without […]

Why Digital Marketers Need to Work Together – An SEO’s Perspective

Why Digital Marketers Need to Work Together – An SEO’s Perspective

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Complementary marketing involves multiple facets of your overall marketing strategy working together to deliver the best possible results. Nearly every marketing technique can be made stronger and more effective, when implemented in conjunction with another tactic.

Pretend Google Doesn’t Exist: Build Links for Users

Pretend Google Doesn’t Exist: Build Links for Users

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As a regular Internet user, I don’t want to live in a world where Google doesn’t exist. As an SEO, however, I actually encourage that mentality.

Announcing Our Curated Penguin Resource Guide!

Announcing Our Curated Penguin Resource Guide!

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Welcome to Linkarati’s Penguin Resource Guide. We have worked to compile what we feel is the best, most informative content around the web regarding Google’s famous Penguin algorithm.

Over the course of a decade, Google found several ways to combat link spam, but the problem was still overwhelming. April 2012 marked a turning point for Google when they introduced the Penguin algorithm.

How to Generate Fresh Content Ideas — Tutorial Tuesday

How to Generate Fresh Content Ideas — Tutorial Tuesday

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The blank stare. If you’re a writer or blogger, you know the feeling. Writer’s block. When you’re in need of a new angle or a fresh perspective, one spark can trigger a bonfire of ideas.

Linkarati Roundup #39

Linkarati Roundup #39

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Hello and welcome to the Linkarati Roundup! Each and every week we sift through all the new content to bring you the best SEO and link building posts, articles, guides, and infographics.

6 Free Must-Have Chrome Extensions for Website Analysis

6 Free Must-Have Chrome Extensions for Website Analysis

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The sheer number of websites SEOs look at per day must be inconceivable to the rest of the general population.

Whether it’s for competitor research, link prospecting, SERP discovery, content ideation, backlink exploration, or simply following the Twitter trail deep into the net, we’re constantly examining new websites.

Finding and Leveraging New Audiences for Links

Finding and Leveraging New Audiences for Links

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Leveraging new audiences is incredibly important in online marketing. New audiences mean more exposure for your content, brand, and company. Improving brand exposure is always a marketing win, and increased exposure can also equate to more links.

Potential Elements to Track During a Link Building Campaign – Tutorial Tuesday

Potential Elements to Track During a Link Building Campaign – Tutorial Tuesday

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Welcome to another edition of Tutorial Tuesday, Linkarati’s weekly series in which we highlight a certain SEO tactic, process, or tool. This week, I will be discussing the data that you should track during a link building campaign, from beginning to launch.

There are any number of things to track during a link campaign, whether it’s during the run-up to a campaign, during the production phase, or in the aftermath. Let’s take a look.

Linkarati Roundup #38

Linkarati Roundup #38

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Hello and welcome to the Linkarati Roundup! Each and every week we comb through the internet’s newly created content to find the best SEO and link building articles for you.

The Skinny on Thin Content and a Century’s Worth of ‘Bad Ads’

The Skinny on Thin Content and a Century’s Worth of ‘Bad Ads’

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Talking about the state of ‘content marketing’ really begs the question: what’s the state of content itself?

Strategic Content Ideation for Links

Strategic Content Ideation for Links

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Today, I want to share a little bit of my personal experience in content planning, specifically content designed to build links, traffic, and authority.

Because as much as it’s great to say “create interesting content your audience will engage with,” that doesn’t really mean anything.

Finding Influencers on Google Plus – Tutorial Tuesday

Finding Influencers on Google Plus – Tutorial Tuesday

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Google+ is a great place to find influencers because typically these people are very active on social networks. While every niche is different and the popularity of each individual platform will vary, Google+ is big enough that it’s always worth at least looking into when searching for influencers.

5 Methods to Improve Your Link Outreach Reply Rate

5 Methods to Improve Your Link Outreach Reply Rate

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If you work in outreach the reply rate is probably one of your biggest hurdles.

In our day and age bloggers and journalists receive so many inquiries that they don’t have the time to reply to all of them – sometimes they don’t even have a chance to review them all.

Linkarati Roundup #37 – Halloween

Linkarati Roundup #37 – Halloween

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Happy Halloween!

Welcome to the Linkarati Roundup – Halloween style! Each and every week we dig through online content to find the best SEO and link building articles and share them here.

6 Characteristics of Good Websites – Link Prospecting

6 Characteristics of Good Websites – Link Prospecting

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Once you’ve audited enough websites you’ll quickly learn what to look for when determining whether the website is authoritative, or even quality, no matter the niche, industry, purpose, product, or size of the website.

Why the SEO Community Could Benefit From Matt Cutts’ Return

Why the SEO Community Could Benefit From Matt Cutts’ Return

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Although I don’t always agree with the way Cutts handles things and have often been frustrated by the ambiguity of his statements, I must say I wish he would come back to work for Google.

Using Blog Commenting for Engagement and Link Opportunities – Tutorial Tuesday

Using Blog Commenting for Engagement and Link Opportunities – Tutorial Tuesday

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Welcome to another installment of Tutorial Tuesday, our weekly educational series! This week, I will be discussing how to find link opportunities in blog comments.

Despite what you may have heard, it’s still perfectly okay to build links in blog comments.

Matt Libs Contest Winner: Nick Eubanks

Matt Libs Contest Winner: Nick Eubanks

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Well everyone, the Matt Libs Contest has come to a close and we have selected a winner. Congratulations to Nick Eubanks for winning the Matt Libs contest hosted by Page One Power in conjunction with /r/BigSEO! As per the contest rules, Nick will receive a free 16GB iPad Mini with Wi-Fi.

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