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Pitfalls, Mistakes and Traps for the Unwary

Wil has made mistakes. Luckily he’s man enough to tell us about them and help us avoid making the same ones. He also calls out some of us (in a friendly way) with “link building mistakes made by advanced SEOs".

He looks at why too much strategy = no actual links. Too little strategy = poor results. How do you find the right balance?

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Being able to break down what makes a link valuable is essential to creating an effective link building plan. This module teaches the components that make a valuable link, helping you to optimize your best links and avoid wasting time with risky, low value link building strategies.

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Building links can be a big part of your job as an SEO because it plays such a big part in the algorithms used by search engines to determine the order of their results. Therefore it is worth investing time in learning how to build links properly and by properly, we mean build the links that will stand the test of time.