TLC SEO: The Linking Man's Blog

Big Brand Link Building: Identifying Link Opportunities via Misspellings

Everyone makes typos, including respected webmasters and journalists. If you are link building for brands you need to be two things – scalable and efficient. You can’t spend your time emailing individual sites who may or may not be interested in your … [Continue reading]

Bloggers & Acquisitions: How to Finance and Partner with an Existing Blog

A few months ago, Rand Fishkin wrote a post about the benefits of buying a blog. It's a tactic I have become a big fan of - it's effective, efficient, and scalable. By purchasing/financing a blog you can work hand-in-hand with an established … [Continue reading]

Prospecting with Power – Using Link Prospector with Screaming Frog for Brands

There are a lot of tools out there for link building, but few provide reports as actionable as Link Prospector. I've been using the product since shortly after its release and I am quick to champion it as my must have tool. The tool utilizes … [Continue reading]

Catching Up with your Local Competitors & Automating Citation Discovery

I am a link builder at heart; it's what I love to do. On the reverse side, I find citation building to be one of the most boring tasks in the industry. Link building is strategic and tactical - citation building is well... not. Which is why this … [Continue reading]

Using Copyscape for Easy Link Wins

As link builders, we rack our brains trying to figure out how to get "big wins," and I am no different. Nothing gets me more amped than earning 20 linking root domains from high domain authority sites with some great link bait. However, sometimes we … [Continue reading]