Welcome back to our weekly roundup on Linkarati! It’s time again to share what we felt was the best content the SEO industry had to offer throughout the past week. I must say that it was a pretty outstanding week, but this is what really stood out to us.
1. Matthew Barby's "A Step-By-Step Guide To Link Building For Industries Or Products"
The hard truth of SEO is that there are certainly niches and industries that are more difficult to build links for than others. Industries that are widely viewed as “boring” fall within that group. Thankfully, Matthew Barby offers a thoughtful step-by-step analysis on how to shake the boring out of the niche and build some links.
2. Brian Dean's "How I Increased Conversions by 785% in One Day (Without A/B Testing)"
Brian Dean increased the conversions on his site by 785% in one day. Yeah, that’s a pretty big number. Many would keep the secret of what they did to themselves. Dean is much too nice of a guy to do that, and in this thorough article he explains how he achieved that jaw-dropping growth.
3. Cognitive SEO's "Google Webmaster Tools Guide"
Carter Bowles correctly pointed on this very blog last week that the most valuable tool every SEO has is Google Webmaster Tools. So how exactly do you use GWT? Cognitive SEO offered up this comprehensive and helpful guide.
4. Barrie Smith "10 Examples of Content That Naturally Inherited Links"
Building links is a lot easier when users are building your inbound links for you. One of the ways you can have this happen is to produce awesome content. Barrie Smith compiled a list of ten pieces of great content that inherited links.
5. Jon Ball's "Link Building and Content Marketing: Two Different Peas in a Pod"
Content marketing is the buzzword in SEO right now. Here’s the rub: content marketing really isn’t SEO. It can, however, work in tandem with your link building efforts in order to produce the results you want. Jon Ball of Page One Power explains how.