5 Easy Ways to Avoid Backlinking Spam

SEO – love it or hate it, you can’t just ignore it. Whether you are doing SEO for your website yourself, or getting it outsourced,

you would definitely be aware of link building. Speaking of which, one of the most frequent issues that you have to deal with is avoid getting marked as spam, especially when you are trying to get links from blog comments. Writing good comments is not rocket science, all it requires is some additional effort from you. Read on to know what kind of quality standards you should maintain to get some good quality links.

1. Thou shalt not spam
The blogger is giving you a valuable link. So, the least you can do is not spam. I have seen instances where people just visit our blog just in order to get a link from the comment. They write promotional stuff about their website without even bothering to read through the post! There is no way such a comment is going to get approved.

2. Don’t be greedy
Just because a blog is dofollow doesn’t mean you can try to get as many links as possible. Don’t stuff up your comment with links. In fact unless you are pointing out to some resource that might be relevant, don’t use links in the comment at all. After all, you are already getting a link from the URL field.

3. The blogger is human too!
Spare some effort to actually read the post. Doing this will actually create a favorable impression about you, and you might even end up establishing a good relationship with the blogger.

4. Say something of substance
Try to leave some insightful comment rather than a generic “Nice!”, “Good blog!”,etc. As I mentioned earlier, read the post and contribute something of essence. If you don’t have anything useful to say, do not to comment at all.

5. Be a nice

person 🙂
You don’t necessarily have to agree to whatever the blogger says. Even if you are contradicting him/her, there is no need to criticize the post overly. Put down your arguments politely, in a concise and clear fashion.

Follow these steps for quality link building, and you will see that you will observe the difference yourself!

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Which Internet Marketing Channel Suits You Best

Now that you have decided that Internet Marketing is the way to go for your small business -how to go about it? Rand Fish has written a great post on analyzing which Internet Marketing Channel is best for your business. He has neatly described all the macro level Marketing channels that are available and the primary variables that should be considered in the selection process. He has then divided all the marketing channels in three tiers and compared the ROI, Effort and Cost. He finally creates his own formula for which channel to used based on the variables – Company Goals, Marketing Budget and the Strengths of your


It is worth a read!

How To Find Content For Small Business Blogs

“You are what you publish.” is the new age mantra for all small business owners. Blogging is like golfing on the net.

Not only do you get to network with prospective clients who are looking for services you offer, it is an important search engine marketing tool as well. Search engines index, categorise and rank a well documented blog. But the question “How to Find Content for your Business Blogs?” remains. Cynthia Trevino has outlined some ideas here that could be considered.

# 1. Look for what the competition is writing about.

# 2. Pick up topics from networking sites.

# 3. Ask your customers about their problems and offer solutions.

# 4. Ask your sales team about frequently asked questions.

# 5. Share your passions and once in a while, blog about your personal matters.

“Good quality content is just another basic business requirement these days.  It’s not a nice-to-have. Especially for small businesses without large marketing budgets.  Writing compelling, interesting, helpful content and posting it online can help you to be more “findable” when buyers are searching for solutions.”

For further insight into blogging, you can also read this.

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    “Persuading other web sites to link to your own could be one of the cleverest pieces of marketing you do – it’s low cost, highly effective at driving traffic and it can have a dramatic effect on your search engine ranking. Links are one of the most popular ways for people to find new sites and so the more quality sites that link to you the better.”
    I Prefer the PowerPoint that came along with the article.
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