SEJ Wrap-Up: Local #SEO and Asking for Links: Is It Right or Wrong?

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SEJ Wrap-Up: Local #SEO and Asking for Links: Is It Right or Wrong?

This is the wrap-up of the most popular posts and announcements on SEJ from the past week. Newsletter subscribers are the first to receive this and other updates.

Local SEO for Multiple Locations

There are many ways to optimize your website for local SEO so you can be found for multiple locations. By keeping a thorough inventory of your local SEO efforts, you will be able to ensure high quality implementation of all local SEO for your clients.

In addition, by learning the ins and outs of local SEO, you will be able to help yourself by creating your own winning strategy, rather than copying your competitor and hoping you don’t get penalized by shady SEO tactics.

All of this and more covered in this week’s top SEO post, see the Complete Guide to Local SEO for Multiple Locations.

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Google Speaks Out: Should You Ask for Links?

A few weeks ago, link building was at the epicenter of controversy. The controversy was caused by a post on July 6th when Google Portugal updated their webmaster blog where Google’s search quality team advised people not to buy, sell, or even ask for links.

Working in this industry, the idea of not being able to ask someone for a link can be terrifying. However SEJ contributor Jon Ball says he’s been around long enough to know it’s too early to eulogize link building.

In another of this week’s top posts, Jon Ball goes through the ins and outs of asking for links while staying on Google’s good side.  Read the full post here.

Popular Posts Over The Past Week

  1. The Complete Guide to Local SEO for Multiple Locations, By Brian Harnish
  2. Google Speaks Out: Should You Ask for Links?, By Jon Ball
  3. The Complete Guide to Twitter for Your Content Strategy, By Hiren Vaghela
  4. How to Produce Great Content Without Breaking the Bank, By Greg Secrist
  5. What’s New in Social Media? 12 Updates from July 2015, By Debbie Miller
  6. How to Get Your First 1000 Followers on Pinterest, By Neil Patel
  7. The Formula for Efficient Mobile Marketing, By Andrew Lolk
  8. 10 Non-Profits Making a Difference in the Tech Sector, By Albert Costill
  9. Google Introduces New Schema Markup for Critic Reviews, By Matt Southern
  10. This Month in Content Marketing: July 2015, By Danielle Antosz

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Meg Cabrera

Meg Cabrera

Sales Operations Analyst at Search Engine Journal

Meg is part of SEJ's team based in Manila, Philippines. She is responsible for managing sales operations, order fulfillment, and ... [Read full bio]