Is linking and sourcing articles within your content with footnotes good for SEO?

“..all the links over the page are like sources. Showing we know what we’re talking about. They’re also good for SEO right?” – Carlos Augusto

Carlos is asking an interesting question. Sourcing information in your article is a great way to be credible and it also helps your SEO. It actually helps your SEO in a couple of ways: Continue reading “Is linking and sourcing articles within your content with footnotes good for SEO?”

Is Link Building Useless? These Guys Say So.

This question was asked by Carlos Augusto of Plu.sx.

Please watch this:

They say link building is useless…. Please let me know if they’re full of sh*t.

But how can that be? Who finds the great content in the first place? Maybe the key is that the content has to match some long tail keywords that it on page 1 just by existing. Then from there, enough people find it that somebody links to it, and so on….

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Is UX considered in your opinion a ranking factor on Google? If so, what should we do and how?

Is UX considered in your opinion a ranking factor on Google? If so, what should we do and how?

This question was asked by Luca Tagliaferro.

Oh definitely.

We already know that Google prefers mobile friendly sites over non-mobile friendly ones. That’s really a user experience ranking factor right there. Continue reading “Is UX considered in your opinion a ranking factor on Google? If so, what should we do and how?”

Matt Cutts says #NegativeSEO attacks aren’t a big deal, but some of my clients are really getting hit. Not just bad backlinks but bogus Pinterest links too. Thoughts?

Matt Cutts says #NegativeSEO attacks aren’t a big deal, but some of my clients are really getting hit. Not just bad backlinks but bogus Pinterest links too. Thoughts?

This question came from a tweet thread here: https://twitter.com/WinCTheAnalyst/status/957477815628324864

This is a very, very interesting question. Continue reading “Matt Cutts says #NegativeSEO attacks aren’t a big deal, but some of my clients are really getting hit. Not just bad backlinks but bogus Pinterest links too. Thoughts?”

Suppose you have a tiny site, and you’re short of every resource. What should you do to get some traction if you have basically no options?

Today’s question is from Richard Bayston of RBCopywriting.com.

Richard’s question was a bit long for the headline of this post. Here’s the full question:

Suppose you have a tiny site, and you’re short of every resource: time, money, energy. What should you do to get some traction if you have basically no options? If it’s your side hustle or your own business and you spend all your time on client work?

Thanks!

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About WriteSean.com

Hi! I’m Sean Work.

I’ve been doing internet marketing, SEO, PPC and company building for 20 years now. I’ve been busy working for Boeing, KISSmetrics, Crazy Egg and on my own consulting business during the beginning of this century.

I get a lot of questions about doing business on the internet. From B2B SaaS businesses to eCommerce – I get questions from all over. Instead of answering these questions on a per email basis, I decided to make this a simple question and answer site for anyone who has questions.

So please visit this site’s homepage and ask away!

Some notes:

  • I’ll try to answer questions as thoroughly as I have time for that day. I may come back and polish up answers later that day or during the week. I’ll try to contact you if I do.
  • Connect with me on Twitter or Linkedin if you can. I link to your Twitter profile in the question opener. It also provides me a second option if I need to follow up with you.