Every month, we’ll compile a list of our top 10 favorite posts. We hope you find them useful!
- Link Building Means Earning “Hard Links” Not “Easy Links” – Search Engine Land’s Danny Sullivan goes on a rant and gives his thoughts on how links should be earned.
- Local Search Ranking Factors 2012 - This is THE authority on local search ranking factors. The list is based on votes from search experts and has been a credibile source for years.
- How to Take Intelligent Career Risk - LinkedIn CEO Reid Hoffman explains why not taking smart career risks earlier will lead to increased risk later.
- Warren Buffett’s Lessons for Investors and Managers – Known as one best investors of all time, Warren Buffett explains his criteria for making investments and also provides some case studies. Well worth a read especially considering Buffett is worth over $44 billion.
- The Impact of Authoritative Links, Mentions and Shares on Rankings – It’s not all about acquiring links anymore, and this post will show you the data to back that up and what you need to start doing.
- How CDbaby Built 20,000 Citations With One E-mail – A perfect example of why it’s much more valuable to focus on developing relationships instead of trying to acquire links manually.
- How does Andy John’s Bring Traffic To Websites? - Andy Johns is on the user growth team at Quora. He previously worked at Facebook and was responsible for bringing more traffic on a massive scale. Here’s his answer to bringing traffic to sites.
- Strategies for Diagnosing Penguin and Recovering – Figure out if your site was really hit by the Google Penguin update and steps to recover from it.
- The Struggle – Although this post is geared at entrepreneurs, it really applies to everyone. Life gets tough when you want to make a difference. This post will tell you some things you can expect and why it’s all worth it at the end of the day.
- Want to Stay Ahead of Google’s Next Update? Change the Way You Think – If you’re constantly worried about how Google’s next update my impact you, then it’s time to change your way of thinking. Blueglass Interactive outlines why this is so and how you and Google can both win.
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