Looking for a hodgepodge of news, odds, ends, and fact versus fiction on building links? You took the time to ask questions and share cool information with Eric. Now he's serving up the hearty tidbits.
Since I began writing for ClickZ nearly six months ago, I have received almost 300 emails from readers, most of them asking questions or alerting me to some cool tidbit related to linking.
That said, today's column will be a helpful hodgepodge of linking news, odds and ends, and fact versus fiction. So, here we go.
Keep those emails coming.
Until next time, I remain,
Eric Ward, Link Mensch
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Eric Ward founded the Web's first link building and content publicity service, called NetPOST. Today, Eric provides strategic linking consulting, link building services, training, and consulting via EricWard.com. The publisher of the strategic linking advice newsletter LinkMoses Private, Eric is a co-developer of AdGooroo's Link Insight.
Eric uses his experience and unique understanding of web's vast linking patterns to teach companies his link building techniques. He has developed content linking strategies for PBS.org, WarnerBros, The Discovery Channel, National Geographic, About.com, TVGuide.com, and Weather.com. Eric won the 1995 Tenagra Award for Internet Marketing Excellence, and in 2007 was profiled in the book Online Marketing Heroes.
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