Hallam SEO and Internet Marketing

How quickly time flies! Welcome to the monthly round up from Team Hallam with some of their favourite blog posts form March. Facebook seems to be quite popular with the team this month (as expected – as Facebook have just swapped over to the new timeline) but you can also find great round ups of SEO tools, tips on website navigation and plenty of other goodies…

Susan’s favourite posts

Lug Wrenches to Bieber: Unpacking Ultimate SEO Tools @ #SESNY by Lauren Litwinka. A great round up of all the tools featured in this presentation by Mike King as well as a whole host of other tools mentioned at this years Search Engine Strategies.

EU Cookies Directive. Interactive guide to 35th May and what it means to you by David Naylor. Keep clicking okay for a little bit of fun.

Wayne’s favourite posts

 Future Proof SEO Strategy: Real Life Link Building by Tad Chef. In this article Tad directly discusses the techniques that he himself uses for obtaining high quality links through relationship building. Awesome stuff.

Stop Paying for Terrible Links [& How to Check for Low Quality Links] by Richard Baxter. A brief but worthy argument against the purchasing of terrible links complete with video and walk through to help you check for these kinds of low quality links.

Helen’s favourite posts

AdWords Editor Shortcuts: Cheat Sheet by Wijnand Meijer. If you use Adwords editor this pretty little cheat sheet can be printed and taped to your desk to make life a whole lot quicker.

How Serious Is Facebook About Search? by Greg Sterling. Anyone who has ever used Facebook’s internal search knows that it is rubbish – shoddy in fact! Greg ruminates on whether recent reports about a Facebook search team are for the internal search only or if they have other plans in mind.

David’s favourite posts

 3 Like Gating Alternatives for the New Facebook Timeline by Nate Riggs.  If you previously used fan gates or fan only content for improving the number of likes for your Facebook page then you need to read this article on what to do now that all has changed at Zuckerberg Towers

The Elements Of Navigation by Petter Silfver. Smashing Magazine always produce high quality articles on design and usability of websites – this article is no exception – a great guide to what your users will expect and how to create successful website navigation.

Sarah’s favourite posts

How to Market Your Fan Page With the New Facebook Change by Penny C. Sansevieri. The change is upon us and this is a great overview of what you need to be doing. Contains a bunch of examples and actionable tips on what you need to do for your business.

3 Quick Actions to Stay Ahead of the Latest Social Media Trends (Pinterest, Timeline and Google+) by Amy Porterfield. Heard of Pinterest, Google + and Facebook Timelines but are unsure how to use then for your business? Get some great ideas here…

Hallam’s Most Popular Internet Marketing Posts of March

Are you ready for Facebook Page Covers? by David Beastall

For goodness sakes. What is Google changing now?by Susan Hallam

Why Duplicate Content is Bad for Your Website by David Beastall

Extra Time:

How to get your inbox down to zero from the Kissmetrics blog. If you have more emails than you can possibly answer then have a quick read of this post for some tips on keeping your inbox low.

If link building is your bag I also put together a list of the top 18 link building posts from March over on Google+ if you want to have a quick peek.



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