• Gareth Mailer

    Use tools to identify who influences who in your niche, then attempt to build relationships with them. Create long posts and prepare a content doc which details your content development strategy for the next 3 months. Make sure that every post has a killer headline. Promote your content.

    Ideas are overrated (mainly due to the fact the same “ideas” are peddled time and time again), everyone has them – what Search Engine Land and other “thought leaders” need to focus on is teaching people how to implement their ideas.

    What most don’t realise is just how high the bar is in their industry – to get “attention”, you need to be great and all elements need to come together, including design, conversion points, social and on-site community; CONSISTENCY is more crucial than anything, and the presentation of a brand image that attracts you target audience.

  • http://www.seobulldog.com/ Tyson Downs

    I love creative backlink articles. Thanks for sharing. When it all comes down to it, much of the creative backlinks rely on relationships. Not all, but most. Relationships are key.

  • http://www.brickmarketing.com/ Nick Stamoulis

    “Or are you willing to give before you receive, to invest the time and
    resources it takes to really join the community and make a meaningful
    contribution?”

    If that is how you approach your link building you will almost always be building/earning the kinds of links Google will reward. Don’t think of links as a means to an end (i.e. rank). Look at links as a way to connect your brand with like-minded individuals and potential customers. Each link is a doorway into your site but sometimes before you can get the door you have to put the work in for someone else!

  • http://www.seoperks.com/ Nate Dame

    Thanks Tyson, glad you enjoyed!

  • http://www.seoperks.com/ Nate Dame

    Thanks Tyson, glad you enjoyed!

  • http://www.seoperks.com/ Nate Dame

    Consistency – very good point Gareth. It’s easy to know ‘how’ to create cool content, hard to do it consistently. Case in point: I’m replying to your comment 10 days later, ha!

  • http://www.seoperks.com/ Nate Dame

    Consistency – very good point Gareth. It’s easy to know ‘how’ to create cool content, hard to do it consistently. Case in point: I’m replying to your comment 10 days later, ha!