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Google's Top Ten Link Building Strategies for Your Website - Part One

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

If you look for it, Google has a great information for increasing search placement on creating more traffic for your website.

Here's a summary of suggestions from Google Webmaster Tools for getting those all-important in-bound links.

Participate in your target market's community - By answering questions or providing valuable information to people who are interested in your area of expertise you can provide a great service and drastically increase the chances of people linking to your website. 

If you run an RV website why not make yourself available from time to time to answer questions or supply some hard-won advice? 

Why not ask us about creating your own community. It's easier than you think.

Research - If you are already involved in researching a particular topic, why not create opportunity for yourself by making the results available on your website? It will probably cost you a lot of time and effort to do the research. Those who benefit will be grateful and very likely to share what they've found with others by linking to your website content.

We can help you set up a dynamic FAQ or a media publishing system to help you easily share tips, tricks or other gems of wisdom with your customers. Ask us we'd be glad to help.

Newsletters - Distributing newsletters is a very old idea. They've been around for so long because they work. Email newsletters also carry precious links to your website content and they can be passed around freely with the click of a mouse. Don't over look this cost effective tool for building both website traffic and links.

Creating powerhouse email marketing systems is a big part of what we do. Drop us a line if you'd like to chat about creating one. Our system comes with built-in analytics to track results including the actions taken by newsletter recipients on your website. Pretty cool.

Social Media - Seriously, you spend how long on Facebook every day? Many of us now spend more time on social media related activities than sitting in front of a TV. Getting your message in front of people is a challenge but it can pay huge dividends. Just remember, most people have fled TV to get away from invasive advertising. Think outside the box. Inform, entertain, connect. That's how the social media game is won.

Integrating social media is a key part of our service to you. By integrating dynamic Twitter feeds, tweet buttons, Facebook comments, Like buttons and Like boxes you can reap the rewards of social interaction on your website. Ask us how.

Conferences - Say what? Yes. Conferences, seminars, any kind of speaking engagement can be a great way to build profile for yourself, your products and services and of courses your website. Why not take your show on the road, see the world and speak your mind to rooms full of people that actually care? Public speaking is not for everyone, but it does offer a terrific way to connect with your client base and realize some lasting value in terms of website traffic and linking.

If you do decide to hit the road, our booking tools can turn your site into a fantastic management tool for both free and paid events. You can set and monitor event capacities, track attendees and automatically send out email confirmations and reminders. Let us know if you'd like to learn more about this fantastic system.

That's it for this half. Check back soon for part two of this article. If you found something of value or would like to share please leave a comment. We'd love to hear from you.