This week started with a regretted loss. Yahoo Site Explorer, the one that has been for six years the main source of link data for all SEOs and website developers across the web, stopped their service and left us with a great void.
I won’t ask you not to cry. You can do that. It’s okay. I did that too.
But, life goes on. Link building goes on.
So, wipe out your tears, pack up your nostalgia and head back to building links
Will this affect how Advanced Link Manager gathers links?
In short, the answer is No. You can continue using Advanced Link Manager for your link building tasks just as before, regardless of whether Yahoo Site Explorer is available or not.
And the reason for that is quite simple. The way Advanced Link Manager works, is to retrieve links from multiple sources, merge the data and verify it, to ensure both completeness and accuracy to the reports it generates.
So, although Yahoo Site Explorer may have been a primary link source for you, there are lots of other alternative link sources you can now use and obtain the same result as before. Continue reading
Links to your webpages, come and go.
Maybe today you have gained a few links but also lost others.
You can never know what changes have been made within your link profile, unless you monitor your links. Of course, there are probably hundreds or thousands of them, but don’t panic.
Monitoring is not as hard as it is to build. All you need to do is to use the right tool.
So, let me resume the main things you should do on a current base to stay on top of your link profile.
Increase Link Popularity
Have you ever asked yourself how to find new ways of getting more backlinks? Everyone does.
Some people enhance search engine optimization campaigns using web stats software, conduct effective keyword research, analyze backlinks or write a better copy of their websites. But you can add extra value to a campaign by conducting a competitive link analysis.
Anyone knows the value of inbound links in a search engine optimization campaign and you bet your competitors already have some good backlinks pointing to them. But what if you could find those websites and get yourself the high quality backlinks they already have?
Sounds good, but let’s see how we can do this using Advanced Link Manager: by analyzing your competitor’s referrers to find you new link partners and find a way to get a link from them. Continue reading
You may already know that if you are a blogger or an Internet columnist and write a review about Advanced Link Manager or Advanced Web Ranking, you get an Enterprise license free of charge.
From the time we published this offer we received lots and lots of emails from people who wanted to spread the word about our applications. To thank them for their efforts we rewarded them with a free license.
Since we started, I am managing and keep track of all these reviews. Sometimes this task becomes time consuming, but it’s worth doing it. In this short article I want to share with you the entire process of doing that.
In Advanced Link Manager I keep track of reviews, see if they are still linking back and keep details of the bloggers who wrote the articles.