SEO Tips

Linkbait Inspiration

When it comes to link building, one of the most powerful methods to generate natural links is the art of creating linkbait, and ideally, viral linkbait. Putting the extra effort into clever, creative ideas can really pay dividends, as the following choice posts demonstrate.

A Fun IQ Test Attracts Fans Of The NFL
How a web design company and SEO agency joined forces to produce a clever piece of linkbait, an online IQ test that allows users to compare their smarts against American Football players and then share the results.

Unicorn Meat And Monster Feet – 9 Exceptional Examples Of Linkbait Products
An interesting round-up of inspired linkbait ideas.

Local SEO

The Basics of Local SEO
A useful primer for anyone new to the subject of Local SEO.

Local SEO Checklist for New Websites
For anyone launching a new business website targeting a local audience, a handy overview of the things to consider.

The Definitive Guide to Local SEO
A more detailed introduction to Local SEO.

Local Search Ranking Factors
The results of a comprehensive survey in which participants were asked to rank 90 possible positive factors and 18 possible negative factors believed to have influence in Google’s Local Search ranking algorithms.

35 Local Link Opportunities
Links are the rocket fuel of SEO. Here is a useful round up of link building opportunities, compiled by Seer Interactive.

Identifying and Automating Local Citation Discovery
Methods to find local NAP citations (Name, Address, Phone Number), a key factor in ranking for local search results.

WordPress SEO

The Definitive Guide To WordPress SEO
I fall further in love with WordPress every time I open it up. But it can be a complicated beast, and sometimes troublesome for those concerned about SEO. Fear ye not, here is an excellent overview on search engine optimisation for the platform from Joost de Valk, aka Yoast.