Mini Sites or Authority Sites?

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What exactly is a mini-site? A mini-site will target a very specific keyword. So for example, if you are selling flowers, you can build New-York-Flowers.com, Miami-Flowers.com and so on. This will allow you to target that specific market much easier. Yes, it will take time to build the domain authority, but it’s much easier to reach the top of Google …

Guest Posting and Link Building

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When a blog allows someone else to write blog posts, that is guest posting. Of course the content needs to be unique and relevant. Guest blogging will provide quality one way backlinks and should increase quality traffic as well. Some tips are: Treat it as a privilege (because it is) – If I was a guest blogger I would feel …

How Can A Blog Help Your Business

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If your business website doesn’t have a blog, get one. A blog, if done right, can act as a direct and indirect mechanism that brings large amounts of qualified visitors to your site, many of whom may become customers. This is mostly related to the way blogs interact with search engines and the traffic I am speaking of will come …

Blog to get a job?

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What does it take to be successful at blogging and why do people blog? Some like to blog just to blog and have fun with it. Others blog to make money and then there are the ones that use it as a resume. With the bad economy, blogging to get a job is not a bad idea. The best advice …

How to Build Backlinks

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What are backlinks? Backlinks are links that point toward your website. For example, if you setup a YouTube account and place a link that point towards your website, that is considered a backlink. Backlinks have become so important to the scope of Search Engine Optimization, that they have become some of the main building blocks to good SEO. The more …