If you’re signed up to my weekly newsletter, you know what to expect from this post. If you haven’t had a chance to sign up for it yet, I’ve been using the newsletter to put together links to the best SEM & SEO content I’ve come across during the last week.
Since I’ve been really pleased with the feedback I’ve received about the newsletter, I decided to expand the format and publish the links & summaries here.
So without further ado, here are the six links you don’t want to miss:
- How to Contact Google Whether you have an issue with Google+, a Google Business account, AdWords, Analytics, Webmaster Tools, GMail or even YouTube, Kristi Hines has put together an incredibly useful post that will help you get in touch with an actual human being at Google.
- Will Multiple Internal Links with the Same Anchor Text Hurt a Site’s Ranking? According to Matt Cutts, “typically not.” To get the full scoop on this issue, be sure to watch his full video, which is just under two minutes in length.
- Meet AdWords Keyword Planner – The New Google Keyword Tool and AdWords Traffic Estimator Mash-up! This post from WordStream provides lot of great information and tips about how to use Google’s new AdWords Keyword Planner. In case you haven’t heard of this tool, it combines the Google Keyword Tool and AdWords Traffic Estimator into a new interface to make it easier than ever to find keywords for PPC and/or SEO.
- Getting the Most out of Facebook Custom Audiences In this post, the always informative Amanda DiSilvestro discusses the past, present and future of Facebook Custom Audiences. Throughout the post, she explains exactly how you can reap all the benefits this feature has to offer.
- 21 Things SMBs Can Do To Make Google Love Their Website This is a guest post that I actually wrote. Since I specifically targeted it at beginners, feel free to bookmark it or even print it out to use as a reference when you’re talking to someone about SEO/SEM for the first time.
- Penguin 2.0: How Guest Blogging Will Be Affected As Neil Patel discusses in this post, while he has no doubt that guest blogging will remain a valuable online marketing strategy, he does believe there will be five significant changes to it. Those changes are social signals, author rank, devaluing links, devaluing sites and co-citations.
While we’re on the subject of guest blogging, I just wanted to share that we’ve expanded our guest blogging service to offer Silver, Gold and Platinum packages. This makes it easy to get exactly the type of posts you want based on specific metrics like domain authority, PageRank and “social signals”. If you’re interested in getting all the details and pricing info, shoot me an email and I’ll send them to you.
Once you get a chance to check out all the posts, be sure to leave a comment and let me know which one you thought was the most informative!