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Building Links with Bloggers to Improve Your SEO
Search Engine Optimization
Building Links with Bloggers to Improve Your SEO
30 August 2012

Looking for ways to boost your SEO, fine-tune your link-building strategy, and build relationships with bloggers? If so, then check out Mandy Boyle’s recent article on the Solid Cactus blog, which includes tips and resources to get you started. Mandy explores the challenge of finding quality, targeted links that are relevant to your audience—and the time-consuming nature of the effort. She also highlights the value of partnering with a professional search agency like Solid Cactus, which can “leverage its existing network of bloggers to find and negotiate with relevant bloggers” who are in your industry. Read more…

Connecting Email Marketing, SEO, and Social Media for Online Success
internet marketing
Connecting Email Marketing, SEO, and Social Media for Online Success
11 November 2010

Connections . . . Read more…

Link Building Tips 101
Deborah Ager, Marketing and PR, SEO
Link Building Tips 101
9 November 2010

If you take time to plan your link building strategy, you will probably be a step ahead of your competition. Link building can be a time-consuming effort that can take time to show results. However, carefully building your links can attract your target customer to your site. Read more…

5 Link-Building Strategies That Get You Noticed
internet marketing
5 Link-Building Strategies That Get You Noticed
29 October 2010

We’ve all been there. Yes, I’m talking about the dreaded rejected link request. You did everything right: you offered value, showed relevancy, and pitched the blogger properly. Read more…

Pack Your Fatigues . . . It’s Time for the Solid Cactus Boot Camp
eCommerce
Pack Your Fatigues . . . It's Time for the Solid Cactus Boot Camp
26 August 2010

The Solid Cactus Boot Camp is a 3-day eCommerce training operation that helps site owners grow and optimize their online businesses. We use a small group setting for increased engagement among attendees and speakers, and we offer a wide range of presentations for eCommerce users at all levels—from new recruits to veteran sergeants. The Boot Camp will be in full operation September 22–24, 2010, at the Solid Cactus Headquarters in Shavertown, Pennsylvania. Read more…

6 Steps to Minimizing SEO Impact During a Website Redesign
Search Engine Optimization
6 Steps to Minimizing SEO Impact During a Website Redesign
24 May 2010

You’ve likely heard the old maxim: “Do it right the first time—it takes less time than having to do it over. ” This sentiment rings loud and clear when it comes to your search engine optimization (SEO), and if you’re a website owner who redesigned a site, sent it live, and then decided to learn about SEO, you know firsthand how crucial it is to ensure that your website is optimized properly from the start. A website redesign can spark fear in the hearts of many a site owner, as search engine spiders need to reacclimate themselves to your new site structure, causing many sites to see a temporary dip in rankings and traffic after a redesign. Read more…

Link-Building Campaigns: 8 Common Mistakes in Link Request Emails
internet marketing
Link-Building Campaigns: 8 Common Mistakes in Link Request Emails
12 May 2010

In any link-building campaign, the link request email is one of the keystones. Without a well-written, thoughtful link request, you can’t expect to form meaningful relationships with website owners and get great links coming to your site. Although writing a link request email isn’t rocket science, chances are if you’re just starting out on a link-building campaign, you might be making some mistakes that are getting your emails ignored or deleted (along with that forwarded message that contains pictures of puppies). Read more…

Internet Marketing Tools: How to Market Your Website
internet marketing
Internet Marketing Tools: How to Market Your Website
11 May 2010

Getting qualified traffic to your website can be more of a challenge than building the website itself. While there are plenty of free and cheap website design templates that can give you a professional online presence, the marketing side of the Web is much tougher to master. You can get traffic from other websites, search engines, Web apps, and email campaigns, or you can even pay to put yourself in Yellow Pages directories that only exist on the Internet. Read more…

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