Is Blogging the Answer?

Patrick Altoft continues the conversation started over at Louis Gray

Basically, the word on the streets is that getting links from blogs is less effective than it used to. This may be true amongst the uber bloggers, but I think it’s still very effective lower down the food chain. And lets face it, if you produce information that is going to solve peoples problems you are going to be popular and get links.

The more narrow the blogs focus the more obvious that it can solve specific problems and so attract a niche audience. The problem with most blogs is they are not narrow enough. If there are not enough bloggers in your niche, attract those who are not. Go sideways, think lateral.

How to get a Snapshot of what is happening in Social Bookmarking Sites

The following is a cut down version of what you can see on linkbait coaching, where I help people develop content intended to get a nice dolop of links, sometimes using social media.

Yes, I know you can’t really see what is on the screen and the audio kicks in too loud at the start, the hosted version is a full screen.

I will try to make a video blog a day and Youtube the odd one over here. There is so much happening in the world of social media marketing right now, it’s an exciting place to cover.

Free Ice cream with every Cheap Payday Loan

It took me a few moments to work out that “Ice cream” is two words and not one, as in “icecream”, or even “iscream”. Hey come on, it’s 2.30 in the AM here.

No, I do not have a payday loan blog, and no I do not sell links to any such sites. This is an seo experiment and the payday keyword is one I like to play with as it’s so competitive and it’s something I have no interest in ever getting into.

I want to see how quick this post will get into google blog search, which I love using.

I want to see if the title phrase ranks in the main google search and how long it takes to appear. [Read more...]