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"More and more conventional link building methods, like directory submission are of less and less value, Google does not even recommend high quality paid directories any more. In fact soon we’ll see a situation where all artificial ways of link building will be frowned upon."
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from Lyndon 2019 Days ago #
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It’s becoming more natural. A case of seducing rather than being a aggresive. Humans should make the choice, not an algo. But here’s the thing about humans, they are predictable and follow patterns, just like a search engine algo.Simply crack the algo and serve up food the human brains wants to feed on. It really is that simple.

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from onreact 2019 Days ago #
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Right Lyndon, but take note that I did not use the term link baiting. Link baiting is still too short term and negative in it’s assumptions. Just yield to the market demand even if you can’t earn directly and get paid with the "money of the Web" - links.

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from JeffMHoward 2018 Days ago #
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I agree the low hanging fruit of SEO is losing its value, but at the same time depending on your situation old school SEO link building methods (article submission sites, directories) might be the best bang for your buck. This is a post I wrote that discusses when and what link building tactics to use. http://catchsearchmarketing.com/6-questions-to-streamline-link-building/42

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from onreact 2018 Days ago #
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Jeff: In Germany Google has killed article directories in a huge sweep at the end of 2007. Internationally this might happen as well. Most directories don’t work anymore unless they’re high quality and niche.

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from nBridges 2017 Days ago #
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Some good advices there, nice to see THE most updated list on link and traffic building as the rest are all outdated.

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from mevans05 2017 Days ago #
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AMEN! I’ve been preaching the idea of natural link building for years:http://www.iprospect.com/media/newsletter_mar06_evans.htm

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from DanThies 2017 Days ago #
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A lot of us have, Matt. You should have said something in public. :DI’m not especially impressed with the list, as much as I appreciate the overall thrust of this post. Sphunn ’cause it’s deserving, and we’ve had way too much "hot garbage" around Sphinn lately.

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from seobusiness 2016 Days ago #
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How to get links and stop link building? Isn’t this link building? :)

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from onreact 2015 Days ago #
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@seobusiness: Getting links is passive, building links active mode.

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