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How Much Do High-Quality Backlinks Cost in 2024? [Calculator]

By Nicholas Rubright
Feb 18, 2024

If you search Google for “average backlink cost” or similar, you’ll come across lots of different answers. Some are from people who buy backlinks, where you’ll find links at prices ranging from $100-$800 per link. Sometimes more. In this article, instead of going over the cost of buying backlinks, which is ultimately pointless if you…

10 Link Building Strategies for Any Website [With Templates!]

By Nicholas Rubright
Dec 07, 2022

Link building is hard. In fact, most SEOs say it’s their least favorite part of their job. Most website owners struggle to build links that move rankings for their website. Others resort to buying backlinks out of frustration rather than earning them. If this sounds like you, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, we…

Plumber SEO – A Complete Guide

By Nicholas Rubright
Dec 01, 2022

It’s standard practice to look up a local business online before calling for their services. In fact, 35% of consumers search online multiple times per week to find local products and services, including plumbing. An estimated 21% of consumers report using an internet search for this purpose on a daily basis. This makes it important…

10 Google Review Statistics for 2024

By Nicholas Rubright
Nov 24, 2022

Online reviews are a powerful deciding factor for consumers. Just like search engines rely on local backlinks as a local SEO ranking factor, people rely on local online reviews to determine whether a business will offer products or services that will satisfy their expectations. Sites like Google, Yelp, Tripadvisor, and Facebook contain loads of consumer-generated…

5 Guest Posting Email Templates for Any Use Case [With Examples!]

By Nicholas Rubright
Nov 22, 2022

Guest posting is a fantastic way to build backlinks and get some digital PR exposure for your brand. In fact, when it comes to getting content published on other websites, many digital PR and link building agencies leverage guest posting because they can control the content. Many journalists receive as many as 50+ pitches per…

The Website SEO Mega Guide – 10 SEO Steps for Any Website

By Nicholas Rubright
Nov 19, 2022

If you’re reading this, you’ve probably heard a little bit about the basics of SEO and know that you need to change some tags on your website, or something. But it also has to be fast, right? And get backlinks? Let’s clear things up with an in-depth beginner’s guide. Here are 10 steps to optimize…

15 Shocking PR Statistics for 2024

By Nicholas Rubright
Oct 23, 2022

If there’s one thing that’s constant in PR, it’s change. Brands and organizations are constantly finding new ways to get mentioned in the media. What was traditionally newspapers and TV has now turned into blogs and podcasts as people continue to consume more content online. Here’s a snapshot of where things are based on our…

How to Use HARO – 3 Steps to More PR and Backlinks

By Nicholas Rubright
Sep 20, 2022

In this article, I’m going to walk you through exactly how I’ve used HARO to land PR and backlinks for myself and clients. I’ve used this process to get mentioned in places like CNET, American Express, MarketingSherpa, and others. Here are the 3 steps to successfully using HARO to land powerful PR placements and get…

5 Local Link Building Tactics to Win Local Backlinks

By Nicholas Rubright
Sep 14, 2022

If you want to rank your local business higher in Google, you’re going to need backlinks. According to local SEO statistics, like these results from a WhiteSpark survey, backlinks are a contributing factor in organic and map pack rankings. However, unlike traditional link building, local SEO requires that you attract backlinks from local websites, specifically….

Google Reviews – Why They Matter and How to Get Them

By Nicholas Rubright
Sep 11, 2022

Now more than ever, it’s important for businesses to get Google reviews. Local buyers are turning to online reviews for information from their online peers about who they can trust. In this article, we’ll cover why Google reviews are important and some ways to get ones that drive powerful results for your business online. Why…