Best of the Month: WordStream's January Highlights

August 8, 2017


DANG, y'all! You just. Can't. Get. Enough. Link building posts. Remember when I said I was running out of pictures of chainlinks? That's why you get a classic NES reference for your image today.

So here you have it, our most popular blog posts from January: lots of link building love and a few AdWords and PPC posts too. Enjoy!

  1. Quick and Dirty Link Building Tip Part 1: How to Get Lots of Link Prospect URLs FAST!: This is the first in a three-part series by SEO whiz Tom Demers, in which he lays out a process for a fast link-building campaign. 
  2. Quick and Dirty Link Building Part 2: How to Prioritize Your Link Building Efforts: In Part 2 of this series, Tom explains how to sort through the link prospects you gathered in Part 1. 
  3. Link Building 101: 5 Simple Ways to Build Links that Have Authority AND Great Anchor Text: More link building goodness from Tom, for those who don't have time for three-part series!
  4. Search Marketing in 2011: Predictions, Strategies and Fear Mongering Galore: I rounded up some of the looking-forwards and looking-backs from around the Internet marketing blogosphere. 
  5. Quick and Dirty Link Building Part 3: How to Get Contact Information and Craft a Great Link Outreach Email: The final step in Tom's series explains how to write the message that will get you your links. 
  6. New to PPC? Five Things You May Not Know About Your AdWords Account: If you're an AdWords beginner, don't miss these five facts about the platform that aren't immediately obvious, and could cost you money.
  7. Leveraging PPC Search Query Performance for Targeted SEO: Our frequent contributor Chad Summerhill wrote this post on using PPC data to aid your organic search efforts. 
  8. Is the Latest AdWords Feature for Me? The Value of the Ad Interactions Report: Tom explains how the new Ad Interactions Report works and what it's good for. 
  9. Informational Keywords & the Buying Cycle: Targeting Early-Stage Keywords via SEO: Learn how to add informational modifiers to your keyword list and match those terms with appropriate offers.
  10. AdWords Changing Format of Display URL: Did you notice that AdWords no longer allows capitlization in the domain segment of the display URL? How is this affecting your campaigns? 

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Elisa Gabbert

Elisa Gabbert

Elisa Gabbert is WordStream's Director of Content and SEO. Likes include wine, karaoke, poker, ping-pong, perfume, and poetry.

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