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Doug Nebeker ("Doug")
I'm trying to find ways to gain web exposure for the product I'm working on and I was thinking to do some Guest Blogging.
I've never tried that before, however to my eyes it looks very demanding in terms of effort needed but I at the same time quite rewarding.
Did you ever try? Did it prove successful?
Friday, April 18, 2014
Matt Cutts, the head of Google's webspam team, talks about guest blogging here:
Nicholas has a good point. However, Cutts has also stated that Google is not attempting to stop legit guest blogging. Just don't do it simply for SEO .. link building ... spammy purposes. Keep your intentions focused on building a network and being a part of a community and you'll do fine.
In my experience, links are becoming less and less important. Google is in the biz of keeping search engine results highly relevant. If the spammers and SEO experts are focusing on building links (and they are, just Google "blog networks" to see how elaborate they are getting). Then a great counter for Google would be to reduce the importance of links.
The biggest bang for my efforts (BY FAR - PM me for examples) have been producing great articles of the product I am selling.
PS: give consideration to reaching out to podcasts as a superior alternative to guest blogging. Podcasters are continually digging for people to interview. Don't hesitate to PM me as I enjoy this subject matter.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Links still matter, just not as much as they used to.
Guest posting on a relevant legit blog is a good idea. Both for generating good direct traffic and for building relevant links as an SEO signal.
Guest posting on a spammy blog not related to your niche is bad idea.
"Spinning" content and posting it on lots of spammy blogs is a *really* bad idea.
Tuesday, May 06, 2014
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