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Link Building Survey - 2014

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BrightonSEO April 2014 Takeways

A few days ago I had a chance to attended yet another #BrightonSEO, where I saw many talented speakers sharing their SEO insights/tips and tools. Below are some points gathered from a few sessions I went to.

Malcolm Coles ‘How I earned loads of links by ignoring SEO’– its titles however controversial for us SEOs made perfect sense having heard Malcolm’s point of view or I shall rather say experience with link building.
1. Earn links when going viral after releasing some low cost (based on open source code) games. The game ‘Where is Damascus’ has got picked up and shared by such authoritative sites such as Independent or New York Times. Another great piece of content created by Malcolm- a quiz ‘How much are you hated by Daily Mail’ got also naturally shared due to its controversiality and hence popularity.
2. 'High jack the news’ – use hot news to your advantage. This shows that an interesting content triggering people’s emotions get discovered and shared naturally…
3. Adjust co…

BrightonSEO 2014 Timetable

Conference TimetableTimesDome Concert HallCorn ExchangeStudio Theatre09:00Doors Open10:00KeynoteInternationalCrawlsMalcolm Coles - How I earned loads of links by ignoring SEOKate Dreyer - The Global Site Migration Monster - A Case StudyTony King - Breaking Bad SEO - The Science of Crawl SpaceDamian Koblintz - Beyond the Hreflang Tag -Dawn Anderson - 'Crawl Optimisation For Maximum ImpactGemma Birch - Facebook Who? The Lesser-Known World of Social MediaBastian Grimm - The Need for Speed: How to make your website REALLY fast!11:00Break11:30EarnedDataTechnical Moderated by Daniel BianchiStacey Cavanagh - The Habits that Land you LinksDara Fitzgerald - The State of Universal AnalyticsPete Handley -  SEO Auditing Checklists & ProcessesVicke Cheung - Tips for Designing Great ContentDr David Sewell - Google as predator: the evolution of searchJon Earnshaw - Ecosystems in the age of semantic searchPatrick Hathaway - Cool Shit You Can Do With WordPressAmmon Johns - Value Your Data - Kn…

What is and how to get on Google Knowledge Graph?

Google’s Knowledge Graph is a “massive graph of real-world things and their connections to bring more meaningful results.” In essence the graph search enhances the search engine results with semantic and conversational search information to provide meaningful results for the searcher. Knowledge Graph has been designed to answer users’ queries without a need to go to some websites for answers. It also helps discover existence of certain things and summarise relevant facts about those things. It helps us to do sightseeing (when showing interesting places to see displayed as a carousel, below our query) :

or plan our free time (e.g. live cinema listing):

Or get quick flight info:

Altogether there are around 16 different types of Google Knowledge Graph
As with lots of aspects of Google, there are no sure-fire ways to appear in Google’s Knowledge Graph. However, there are several ways we can help influence its chances of doing so.
How Google determines the entities for people, places and th…

50+ Ways to Increase the Domain Authority of Your Site [Infographic]