Aug 20 2012

Unnatural Link Building Issues For The Small Business

Category: link buildingTom Shivers


An interview with Jeff Beale of Mr Marketology

Jeff Beal who has been an Internet marketing professional for many years and worked with some well known brands such as AT&T, The Home Depot and Prime Media.

  • What is the difference between a natural link and an unnatural link? (0:20)
  • What role does anchor text play when Google evaluates links for trustworthiness? (1:55)
  • Are you seeing certain percentages of anchor text links that move a site into an untrusted link profile? (4:24)
  • I’ve been contacted by SEO companies who want to remove links from sites that I manage, what do you think about removing unnatural links? (5:37)
  • What is your view about negative SEO? (7:58)
  • What does Google do now when they encounter unnatural links pointing to your site? (13:05)
  • Matt Cutts published a post at google webmaster central’s blog recently: New Notifications About Inbound Links. And when you listen to Matt Cutts discuss these things, he sometimes says “we don’t trust links like that” and then at times he says, “we ignore links like that.” What’s the difference? (16:20)
  • Is this a good way to build links that Google will trust or not ignore? On a scale of 1-10 where 1 is absolutely and 10 is no way, where would you rank it? (19:00)
    • Press release distribution
    • Manual directory submissions
    • Article directory submissions
    • Blog commenting
    • Social bookmarking
    • Guest blogging
    • Content marketing with your own blog
    • Content curation
    • What’s one of your tactics or strategies for natural link building?
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