Find out how to negotiate for backlinks to enhance your search engine marketing + Sleep Your Approach to the Prime…

by    SEO   Friday, May 16th, 2014

Welcome to the 126th Feature of Friday’s Ramblin Roundup!

Welcome to the 126th feature of Friday’s Ramblin Roundup! Did you know that 126 is the seventh magic number in nuclear physics? We hope that today’s show is just as magical.
Have old Apple products laying around? Recycle them at the Apple Store!
Do you have old Apple products laying around? While you can always recycle with companies like Cellular Recycler or Gazelle, Apple recently announced that they will now recycle your old products and maybe even give you some money.
Jane Miller Releases New Book, “Sleep Your Way to the Top (and other myths about business success)
We’re excited to the good news that Jane Miller, the CEO of Rudi’s Organic Bakery, has released her first book, “Sleep Your Way to the Top (and other myths about business success).” Jane’s book is chalked full of great advice for young professionals based on her experience in business. Jane’s book launch is next Tuesday at E-Town, and you can also click here to download the first four chapters of her book.

Congrats, Jane! Big thanks to Jane Knows and n8 Communication for working with us on this video segment.

ProTip: How to negotiate for backlinks to improve your SEO
This weeks pro tip is to use is to think of backlinks and social shares as a part of your negotiation process to help more people find you online.

Part of Google’s algorithm for ranking websites is the number and quality of links pointing to it. If your business is donating to a nonprofit or making an in-kind donation, consider getting back links as a part of your sponsorship or donation recognition.

Look for a partners or resources page to see where this might be a good idea.
Similarly, if you’re a nonprofit trying to raise sponsorship donations, consider the power of your website in the value that offers to other businesses when you give them a link.

EVERY business is interested in SEO, so when you tell them that a backlink from your website that will help their SEO, you’ll be amazed at how interested they’ll be. Include backlinks in your more expensive sponsorship packages to encourage businesses to upgrade their donation to the next tier.

A free tool for evaluating the power of the website is You can entire in domain names to see how their link profiles and evaluate the power of their website. This can be helpful to you when deciding if it’s worth asking for a link.

Negotiating on your rates? Make sure you get links and social shares!
So what opportunities are there for you to get links other nonprofits that you’re donating to? If a business negotiates with you on your rates, can you get social shares and links in exchange? Make linkbuilding a regular part of your marketing plan, and you’ll do great.

Other ideas for building links? Post a comment!
What other ideas do you have for building links? Post a comment, and feel free to reach out for more information about linkbuilding and SEO.

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Check out the Larks at the South Denver Beer Festival this Sunday!
If you love beer and bluegrass, check out the Larks, my bluegrass band that wrote the theme song to this show. We’re playing at the South Denver Beer Festival on Sunday at 3pm.