Weekly Link Roundup – May 4, 2008
May 5, 2008 - Written by Gyutae Park
How Much is a #1 Google Ranking Worth?
Aaron Wall has put together another quality article that analyzes the value of a #1 ranking in Google. If you’re not currently ranking #1, some of the data included here will motivate you to work harder to achieve that position.
Will Your Website Pass a Google Review?
Do you have a strong brand that forces Google to include your site in its index? As the search engines look to purge the web of thin affiliate sites and spam, it’s becomingly increasingly important to send the right signals that show you have a quality site.
7 Habits Of Incredibly Effective Bloggers
Effective bloggers are usually habitual people who stick to set guidelines that work. This includes having something to say, projecting personality, posting regularly, engaging other bloggers, optimizing, and using RSS. If you want to see greater results from your blogging, check to see if you’re sticking to these essential habits.
Five Effective Copywriting Tactics for Affiliate Marketing
You might think that affiliate marketing is only effective when tied to PPC advertising. However, this doesn’t have to be the case. Bloggers can easily find success in affiliate marketing by using the following tools: endorsements, reviews, tutorials, bonuses, and articles. If you’re currently not utilizing any of these methods to make money online, you should definitely consider doing so.
A Secret to Blogging Success – Build Upon What You Build
Darren Rowse brings up some excellent points here. So many times we as bloggers get caught up in thinking up ideas that we never actually get to the implementation phase. It’s important to assess what we have and to build upon that rather than wishing for something unreasonable. Build upon what you have and then build upon what you build. It’s a slow process in blogging but it definitely pays off.
SEO Career Advice from an Out-of-Work SEO
Matt McGee is an SEO for Marchex who recently got laid off. Here he provides some tips for getting a job in the search marketing industry. Definitely worth the read if you plan on getting involved in search with another company or agency.
I Answered 163 Affiliate Marketing Questions
Paul Bourque aka Uber Affiliate has been great about being open with his affiliate marketing strategies and developing relationships with his readers. He recently answered 163 questions from his readers. Some of the information here is fluff, but there are also a lot of good nuggets too.