Webinar: Opportunity Prospecting – Habits & Hacks to Enhance Your Campaign

We’re not supposed to pick favorites, but this may be our most beloved webinar so far. It’s no secret that Garrett loves prospecting in a way that can only be described as “devout and fanatical,” so he couldn’t wait to share his favorite tips during this session. Below is the recording of the 8/27/15 webinar. Watch the […]


Webinar: Agency Hacks 2 – Plan to Kick @$$ With Content Calendars

Our recent webinar, Agency Hacks 2, included some of our most stellar secrets and favorite link building tactics: Skip to a section by following our play-by-play below: 2:03 – Webinar Goals 3:05 – Hack #1: We Clearly Define Roles 4:48 – The Link Building Team Lineup 5:48 – The Link Strategist This person needs to know […]


Link Prospector Prices Are Going Up… Get Grandfathered Into Lower Rates Before July 31

Link Builders, Content Marketers, SEOs, and All Others – The Citation Labs + Whitespark Link Prospector has developed with the times, from a link building research tool to an engine that includes a journalist and blogger database. And bigger things are coming. We’re working on some of the features you’ve requested, such as report duplication and automation, […]


How To Build a Content & Production Calendar for Earning 50+ Authority Links/Month

Our related “Agency Hacks 2″ webinar was recorded on July 23 – check it out to learn how to put some of the tips from this article into practice, and add on to your link builder tool belt with more organization and enterprise-level execution tips.  Link building is a content creation effort that requires promotion to the right people. […]


Link Building in the Authority Age Panel Discussion with SEM Rush

On June 17, Garrett French and Nicholas Chimonas of Page 1 Power joined forces on the SEM Rush stage for a Link Building Panel Discussion. You can watch the entire panel, or skip around to various commenter questions using our timeline below. 8:03 What is the deal with no-follow links these days? 16:11 Are no-follow links from […]


Meeting Customers Where They Live -> Building Brand And Authority Links Via Qualitative Research

What do your customer groups call themselves? Vegetarians? Victorian novel lovers? Dads? Money savers? Chief executives in the automotive industry? All of the above? Maybe. But I’m going to guess that they don’t call themselves “low hanging fruit” or “recent email subscriber.” Our customers are more than buyer personas; they’re members of communities and online […]


601 Linker-Valued Audiences: Serve Them Well, Earn More Links

Our content creation series has been pretty theory-heavy thus far. Not that there’s anything wrong with that ;). But in an effort to make our ideas more concrete, we developed out a working list of 601 potential linker-valued audiences for your content. A linker-valued audience is just that – an audience of people who are valued, served and […]


Survey Results: Link Builders and SEOs Desire PR Skills

At Citation Labs, we see PR as an essential component of any link building campaign, and we wanted to know if our clients and customers felt the same way. So earlier this year, we surveyed Citation Labs newsletter readers and customers with two questions in mind: How much is PR a factor in your link building efforts? How well qualified do […]


The Linkable Audience Guide: Find Them, Serve Them, Earn More Links

Want to see in-the-moment examples of linkable audience brainstorming? Watch our webinar on this topic below:  In our last post, we explained how to transform your SEO keywords into linkable topic subject areas. (We recommend reading that post before continuing!) Now that you can turn SEO Keywords into linkable topics, we’re concentrating on discovering and defining the […]


VIDEO: Using the Link Prospector to find Media Opportunities

In this video, we’ll go through the process of finding three types of press opportunities with the Link Prospector: 1) Finding accessible reporters 2) Finding press resource linkers 3) Finding opportunities for audience input (transcript is below the video) You don’t need to spend a small fortune on media databases in order to find areporter’s […]