It turns out that marketing teams and online business owners don’t have superhuman hearing when it comes to detecting whispers about their products and services online.So how do they manage to always respond to comments every time their company or products are mentioned in blog posts or forum discussions or social media blasts?Well, it’s not by manually scrounging for data on a daily basis.Instead, they have automated tools that listen to buzz on the internet for them.Now, you might think ...

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I already reported on Google’s most recent “slap” against spammy sites an content farms in my previous post. Shortly afterwards, we saw what is probably the biggest real-life difference this slap has made, in two different ways: ...

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Article directory submissions are one of the first link-building techniques I ever used and did some testing with. I have tried many different automation solutions and most of them have been at least slightly disappointing. The problem usually lies in part with automation software but also in a large part with article directories themselves. There are thousands upon thousands of article directories and they can be easily found through common footprints. The problem is that most of them are broken, ...

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SEO Blueprint Overview Name: SEO Blueprint Creator: Steve Clayton & Tim Godfrey Medium: Link Building Software Price: $67/month Without any further ado, let's go into some detail on each of the three tools in SEO Blueprint: Link Blueprint Link Blueprint is a fairly simple link-exchange system. You can add sites of your own to the system and request links to those sites. This will cost you credits. Other Link Blueprint members will link to your site and you will link ...

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If you’re doing SEO, you’re always on the lookout for possible link-sources, and not just any old link-sources, either. As I have discussed in a previous post, not all backlinks are equal and ideally, the links pointing to your site should be coming from diverse sources, have a targeted anchor text and come from within site content (rather than from comments or sidebars). In terms of these requirements, blog networks may just be the perfect link-building tool. In this article, ...

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[error]UPDATE: Unfortunately, CRewriter doesn’t exist anymore. As an alternative, I recommend you check out the free version of SpinChimp.[/error] While I’m generally not a big fan of article spinning, I still make use of the technique here and there and I’m still going to be testing article marketing and rewriting software. Enter the CRewriter. This is an online application that you can use to make the article spinning process a bit simpler. Best of all, this tool is completely free ...

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Squidoo is a very popular article database. Actually, calling it an article database is a complete understatement. While the underlying principle is similar to that of an article database – you can register, publish your own content and also link back to your websites – Squidoo has a lot more to offer. What mainly sets it apart is that you can add a lot of multimedia and interactive elements to each of your pages (called “lenses” on Squidoo). From images ...

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Writing articles is an essential tool for the majority of Internet marketers. Whether you are using them for your own blog, submitting articles to high-ranking directories for some good, old article marketing or just using them as part of your link-building strategy, there’s almost no way around writing articles. Article Submitter (made by Brad Callen) is a piece of software that allows you to submit articles to many directories with just a few clicks. In today’s review, I’ll be taking ...

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