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Brian Dean

Brian Dean is the link building expert behind Backlinko, a growing hub for link builders and SEO pros. There he posts expert insights, powerful link building strategies, and exclusive case studies to help business owners and SEOs get more search engine traffic. He's been knee deep in SEO since 2008. Since then he's launched a number of profitable authority sites and consulted for businesses of all shapes and sizes. When he's not link building for his sites or for his clients he's usually backbacking through Asia or Europe. If you want to read cutting edge SEO content you should follow him on Twitter.

SEO Strategies for People that Hate SEO

I know more than a few bloggers and small business owners that have this to say about SEO:"Forget it!"With Google rolling out updates on a monthly basis and constantly adding new wrinkles to their increasingly complex algorithm, it can seem impossible for the average blogger to keep up.And with hundreds of horror stories about sites getting slapped with Google penalties for taking their SEO too far, playing it safe by "just publishing great content" can seem like a smart move.But it's not....

How to Streamline Time-Consuming White Hat SEO Techniques

I don't need to tell you that white hat SEO is the only viable option for businesses that want long-term traffic from Google.In fact, Rand Fishkin said it best in his post: "White Hat SEO: It F@$#ing Works".The downside of white hat SEO -- and the reason that so many people turn to "the Dark Side" -- is that white hate SEO is also F@$#ing time consuming!That's why I've put together this guide to help you squeeze more high quality backlinks from your link building campaigns....

YouTube SEO 101: How to Get More Search Engine Traffic From Videos

You may have noticed a massive change in the SERPs over the last few years (and no, I'm not talking about Pandas and Penguins).This is what I'm talking about:...

How to Get More Links From Every Piece of Content That You Publish

Last month I attended Distilled's SearchLove conference in Boston.The speaker list was a who's who of SEO pros, like Neil Patel and Rand Fishkin...But there was one speaker I'd never head of in my life: Abby Covert. The reason I hadn't heard of her? She wasn't in the SEO field (gasp!).Why would the Distilled team invite someone who didn't have a clue about link building or canonical URLs to an SEO conference?Because she knew something most SEOs don't: how to create a stellar user experience for users....

4 Untapped Link Building Opportunities for Startups

If you're like most start ups, link building is at the bottom of your overflowing to-do list. Fortunately, you don't need a full-time hire or a pricey SEO firm to bring your site the search engine traffic it needs to thrive. In fact, you only need to set aside a few hours of work per month to take advantage of these these quick and dirty link building opportunities....

3 Twists That Take Traditional Link Building Strategies To The Next Level

When it comes to building links......you've probably heard it all.That's why I'm not going to show you any "secret" or "underground" link building strategies today.But what I will do is teach you how to take tried-and-true link building techniques -- like guest posting and broken link building -- into hyperdrive.In short, you'll learn how to get more links with less work....



About the Author

Brian Dean is the link building expert behind Backlinko, a growing hub for link builders and SEO pros. There he posts expert insights, powerful link building strategies, and exclusive case studies to help business owners and SEOs get more search engine traffic. He's been knee deep in SEO since 2008. Since then he's launched a number of profitable authority sites and consulted for businesses of all shapes and sizes. When he's not link building for his sites or for his clients he's usually backbacking through Asia or Europe. If you want to read cutting edge SEO content you should follow him on Twitter.

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