Ladies, Gentlemen, welcome to this weeks roundup of link building brilliance from my Twitter follows. This week my parents are in town (hi Mom!) and I now END my workday on twitter instead of start there. What I'm saying is, I may have missed something. If you're a link builder or write about link building then please know that... I LINK. That's right. I link. I will probably hear about you, but if you want to make sure that you GET A LINK to your article, @GarrettFrench me or just send an email to Garrett.French@Ontolo (figure out the rest). I wish I could make it easier for you, but, as they say, link building is hard work ;)

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Hey folks! Ben Wills, here.

It turns out that I'll be putting together some pretty useful link building videos every week over the next few months (at least!) that uncover some of the link building secrets and lessons we've learned over the past several years. And, well, this week's video is here to introduce the series that we're calling the Ontolo Link Building Strategies Video Series.

(If you haven't figured it out yet, Garrett and I much prefer descriptive naming of things and *might* be a bit long-winded at times. Maybe...)

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Uses for This Process:

Identify linking prospects for specific pages of your site. Quantify the proven linking audience for a potential linkable asset you haven't created yet. Compliment your link opportunity inventory for a particular piece of content. Problems with This Process:

It can take a bit of time, maybe 30 minutes if you're looking at backlinks to 5 different linkbait pieces. There's no "quality control" in that scraper "noise" can easily appear frequently. It doesn't remove sites that already link to you. It doesn't discover prospects beyond who currently links. Tools You Will Need:

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Welcome, welcome to this week's roundup of all the link building news, how-to's and views that we found fit to retweet! Link building pundits slowed their pens a bit this week - we only pumped out 28 items, down 8 from last week. Set aside an hour today, grab a cup of coffee and enjoy! You can also follow @GarrettFrench on twitter to get these items as I find them, or just follow the people I follow :)

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The Ontolo Link Building Toolset makes link prospecting and qualification faster by creating custom, keyword searchable link prospect data sets built of the link opportunities that line up with your linkable assets. In short, we find and rate link prospects for you based on what's unique about your site or your organization.

Getting started with the Toolset can be as easy as handing us a list of your top keywords. However, it will make your link builders' lives much easier if you read this little guide on getting started and identify a few things for us first when we have our kick-off call!

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Welcome to our 9th roundup of the week's link building (and related) news, views and how-to's, discovered primarily via the vigilant, brilliant folks I follow on Twitter + trolling Link Building's Hot-or-Not on Sphinn. Special thanks (er, obrigado :) this week to @fabioricotta, Co-Founder of MestreSEO, for his submissions!

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Link Building, like SEO (or content strategy for that matter :) should start well before a site, product or service gets launched to the market. Marketers ideally "bake in" a link building hook into every new page that gets published on their site, even if that hook is simply "being remarkable. *"

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Link Builders! Hello, good to see you :) Welcome to this week's round up of link building content, discovered primarily by the amazing people who I follow on Twitter. I recommend that you follow them too. If you're just joining the party, check out last week's issue here: 26 Link Building News, How-To's and Reviews (6/18-6/24): the Google Shares Link Building Tips Edition ;)

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Some big link wins are worth shouting about. Especially if they're earned through solid, unique content and a carefully orchestrated and delicate outreach process that your competitors are not going to reproduce easily. Here are some ways to communicate your wins and, in the process, try and get a little more distance out of them.

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With the Voltron form up of BlueGlass, oh yes and some sort of sporting event in South Africa, I'm amazed that link builders could crank out this many great articles. Not to mention a major linking tool launch and 2 link building tool upgrades! This week's round up marks the introduction of German and Portuguese link building how-to's.

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