SEO Copywriting roundup: Hottest posts week of Jan. 28, 2014

building relationships

I love hojusaram’s description of this image:
“This is taken at Namsan Tower, where young couples lock padlocks together to show their love. While looking through these ‘couple locks’ I was laughing at some that had three padlocks instead of the more usual two, when I saw this bunch.
I guess relationships are complicated. Or maybe someone’s just been busy…”

At first, we shared each other’s social posts.

Then we had a conversation.

Before long, we were writing guest posts for each other.

We became friends by helping each other out online.

Does this sound familiar? Welcome to relationship marketing!

This week’s roundup is chock full of posts about guest blogging, relationship marketing and the importance of social media in content marketing campaigns.

Read on and get social!

Content Marketing Institute’s Mike Murray writes 4 Online Content Creation Best Practices for Success in 2014.

IMedia Connection’s Bob Robinson writes How to run a better creative brainstorm.

CopyPressed’s Nicole Jones writes Guest Posting Pink Slip: Dave Snyder explains what actually matters [Webinar].

Search Engine Journal’s Pratik Dholakiya writes SEO After Hummingbird, Penguin, & Panda: How Link Building & Content Marketing Are Really Changing.

Search Engine Land’s Barry Schwartz writes Google’s Matt Cutts: We Don’t Use Twitter Or Facebook Social Signals To Rank Pages.

SEOBook shares Yahoo! Secured Search Rolls Out.

Rachel Sprung writes 30-Day Blog Challenge Tip #22: Start a List of Blog Post Topics on HubSpot.

Daniel Dannenberg writes Three Ways Google Plus Ripples Can Increase Your Visibility Online on Vertical Measures.

Garrett Moon writes Long-Form Content: It’s Time We Take it Seriously on Spin Sucks.

Alan Bleiweiss writes SEO Penalty and Algorithm Recovery Timelines for ISOOSI.

Barry Adams writes Prioritising SEO Tasks Effectively for State of Digital.

Seth Godin writes Copyediting, line editing and the other kind

Scott Cohen writes 7 Areas of Focus for An SEO Friendly Website in 2014 for Daily SEO Tip.

Eric Enge hosted the webinar What’s In a Relationship (And Who Cares)?

Maddie Russell writes I STARTED BLOGGING, SO WHERE ARE MY SALES? on Social Media Explorer.

Michael Stelzner writes Relationship Marketing: How to Build Meaningful Connections that Lead to Business on Social Media Examiner.

Nick Cicero posts Social Media and the Law [Infographic] on Social Fresh.

John Haydon writes Facebook News Feed Now Gives Text Updates Less Reach on Social Media Today.

Coming through with a rare short-titled post, Steve Morgan writes The SEOshank Reconsideration on SEOno.

Roger Dooley writes Can You Double Your Clicks with the Jeopardy Effect? on Neuromarketing.

Dave Davies writes What is Duplicate Content? on Search Engine Watch.

Amy C. Teeple writes Take your content marketing to the Super Bowl on SEO Copywriting.

Brad Shorr writes How to Evaluate the Quality of Your Business Content for Straight North.

Jennifer Slegg writes Matt Cutts: Facebook, Twitter Social Signals Not Part of Google Search Ranking Algorithms for Search Engine Watch.

Share your relationship marketing experiences in the comments below!

Photo thanks to hojusaram (relationships are complicated)

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