Archive for November, 2008

Vertical Measures Website Move, Update & Blog Integration (part 2 of 4)

Friday, November 28th, 2008

The decision to consider WordPress as a platform for the entire new site came almost as a no brainer.  It’s the most popular blogging platform on the web and quickly becoming the #1 choice for websites.  If you are not that familiar with WorPress here are the strong points you should be aware of: You […]

25 Niche Article Directories

Monday, November 24th, 2008

We have a list of 25 new article sites focused on the automotive, education, home, health & B2B markets.   Article marketing and web site marketing in general, is a well established method of getting decent backlinks and it still works. Writing short 400 – 600 word informative and helpful articles is still very effective […]

VerticalMeasures.com Website Move, Update & Blog Integration

Wednesday, November 19th, 2008

The time has come to update our company website http://www.verticalmeasures.com however for extra fun we are also moving the website to a new hosting company AND merging this blog (Link Building Best Practices) in to the website so they are no longer separate sites and domains.  We thought it would be cool to document the […]

Notable Niches

Thursday, November 13th, 2008

Yesterday, we went through the advantages of incorporating some less-used methods into link building for the purpose of Search Engine Optimization. It was shown that local directories, niche-focused search engines, and social media outlets are valuable resources both for link placement and also for the kind of research an SEO regularly engages in. Today we’ll take a […]

Niche Optimization Venues

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008

Very often, people who professionally optimize websites for search engines come to a point where they focus exclusively on the big picture of site rankings and the associated link building.  While link builders can’t usually be charged with myopic vision and inflexibility in their methods, sweating the little details isn’t generally on the collective agenda […]