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Another home run from Wiep... "Instead of trying to save time by using templates that lower your success rate significantly, there are several other ways you can save time during a link marketing campaign..."
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from VMOptions 2012 Days ago #
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This is a nice story and one that a good number of people should read.  Just today alone I received three link requests which appeared that they were written by a third grade student.  The least some people could do is run a spell check. :)

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from bronson 2012 Days ago #
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There’s no turn off bigger than a badly written link request. If you’re going to take the time to knock on people’s doors asking for links you have a far greater chance of success if you’re coherent, honest, relevant and engaging.

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from Jill 2010 Days ago #
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Wow, people still send link request emails? 

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from mwiegand77 2009 Days ago #
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Gotta agree with Bronson, here.I’m not a big fan of using formulaic emails for getting links. The best links are always picked up by either sharing good, highly-relevant content with bloggers/site-owners or actually involving yourself in their communities and developing a relationship.That said, if you’re faced with a situation where you have limited time to get your message out there and want to get some buzz going, this would be an acceptable format for broadcasting out to many second-tier and third-tier bloggers.

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from hyperdog 1987 Days ago #
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I agree that these sorts of things should be left to people that love sending link request emails, and have a workable formula. There’s nothing worse for your branding than send a link request spam to important sites in your niche.

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