Find and Reclaim Unlinked Mentions: Link Reclamation Tool

A reward for producing great content is winning mentions of your work on authority sites. Ideally, those mentions are attributed back to the source via a link, but often many are not. Here’s a tedious task: Find mentions of your site. Check if there’s a link back to you. If there’s no link, check if […]

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How To Use Social Link Intersect for Quick Linkbuilding Wins

Earlier this month I gave a presentation on Quick Wins for SEO at Friends of Search in Amsterdam. One of the tips that seemed to go down the best was based on my comments about the Moz “Link Intersect” tool. I’ve been a fan of that idea for a long time. Link intersect analysis is […]

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Content Strategy Helper Tool – Version 3

Consolidate trending news from across the web, and find inspiration for your research topics quickly and easily:   Skip to Set-Up About This is our 3rd update of the Google Spreadsheets based Content Strategy Helper Tool. As you’ll see, we’ve completely reworked the tool and added a large number of new social sites, content aggregators […]

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The Single Best Career Tip You’ll Ever Hear

Over the years I’ve been lucky to work with exceptionally talented people all around the planet. I’ve also got some amazing friends, people that I look up to personally (and professionally, even if we don’t share the same careers). I’ve noticed that the people I admire most all tend to share very similar characteristics, and […]

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Company Culture: How Big A Role Does It Play?

Greetings from the Builtvisible reception desk! Today’s blog post is brought to you by Team Admin, our general focus is slightly different to that of the SEO and Dev bodies, though the aim of the game is essentially the same, ensure we’re working towards something awesome that we can all be proud of! While I’m […]

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SEO and dating – Not As Different As You Might Think!

I know this might sound like a weird concept, but bear with me. I think that you’ll find some amazing similarities between SEO, and more specifically, outreaching content, and dating than you are aware of. I think it was about 4 months into my new role as an SEO Executive at Builtvisible, with no previous […]

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Market Segmentation: Know Your Audience

To sell to your customer, you must know your customer. To reach your audience, you must know who you’re talking to and where to find them. You cannot solve your customer’s needs or appeal to their wants and desires without having some understanding of what they are. Market segmentation is a core marketing technique that […]

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Explaining Your SEO Job to Your Parents

In a recent global survey of 16,000 parents, LinkedIn found that 35% of them confessed that they are not completely familiar with what their child does for a living. Now from personal experience, I can vouch for this statistic (and believe that based on ‘confessions’, this 35% figure is probably much higher). When I transitioned […]

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Breaking the Bad Habit of Robotic Emails

I come from a background that consists of customer service, sales, and social media marketing. Needless to say I naturally love talking to people. But when I joined the world of SEO a little over 2 years ago I found myself suddenly forgetting all that I knew about connecting with a human being. So for […]

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A Finishing Touch to Effective Outreach

So you’ve spent a significant amount of time and/or money creating something that both you and your company are proud of. You have ready the name and email address for the person you want to reach out to. One carefully crafted email later, you now with a hint of anticipation and excitement hit send…and then. […]

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A Research Process for SEO Sales

Scoping New Projects: A Research Process for SEO Sales If you’ve done sales for a digital marketing agency, you know how difficult and time consuming it can be. It’s up to you to figure out if the client is a fit for your agency, scope the entire project and work out a schedule and price point […]

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Bossing Outreach

This is my first blog post as part of the Builtvisible team, so I hope everyone enjoys it! Since joining at the beginning of March, I’ve built a bit of a reputation internally for link building, something I’ve enjoyed a lot of success doing in my two and a half years in digital marketing. I […]

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Identifying Your Audience: a Data-Driven Approach to Content Planning

Recently I was working on a piece of content planning for a new client. This client operated in a space that I had not worked with before and I was faced with something terrifying. A blank slate. My colleagues have written extensively about content, ideas and planning (We even have a tool for generating ideas). I, however, love data. I also love […]

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Goodbye, SEOgadget. Hello Builtvisible!

“It’s been a long road. Getting from there to here.” I used to watch Star Trek Enterprise, and that was the opening lyric in the theme tune. Those words stick to me like glue, bringing gushingly happy, familiar sensations whenever I hear them. If you’re a Star Trek fan, this is something you understand. That’s […]

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How I Use Talkwalker Alerts for Journalist / PR Outreach

It’s funny how much more quickly you can refine your client marketing processes by continuously learning from marketing your own agency.. On that note, I’ve found I rely on alerts services to tell me about new mentions of our brand name, new links and new opportunities for outreach so much that it’s obviously inspired how […]

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