Desperately Seeking Links: Baiting, Buying, and Socializing for Links

October 16th, 2007

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Keyword rich contextually relevant text links are like fuel for your website’s search engine rankings. Without good links, you are relegated to the bottom of the search results heap. Link building is arguably the most difficult, the most misunderstood and poorly executed aspect to SEO. Learn: criteria for evaluating a link’s value, creative link building strategies, link buying do’s and don’t’s, how to approach webmasters, how to leverage your affiliates, how social media can be leveraged to build links, dangerous tactics, and more!

Learning Points:

  • Link building efforts that went horribly awry and how to avoid repeating their mistakes
  • Concrete action steps to boost your site’s importance in the eyes of the search
    engines
  • Demystify link building, debunking myths, presenting real opportunities, providing tools, sharing real world experiences

Moderator:
Stephan Spencer, Founder and President, Netconcepts

Panelists:
Eric Ward, Founder, The Ward Group
Lee Odden, CEO, TopRank Online Marketing
Seth Besmertnik, CEO & Co-Founder, LinkExperts