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Latest Update: Link Monitoring is now part of Backlink Analysis

A big update to your link monitoring workflow – we’ve now integrated Link Monitoring into Backlink Analysis. This direct integration means there is no longer a need to visit another part of the tool to view the links you’re monitoring, increasing this speed and efficiency of the workflow. This update includes a brand new UI and filterable graphs.     As before, you can update and …

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Downtime Notice: Link Monitoring and Backlink Analysis will not be available Wednesday morning for system updates

Due to system updates Link Monitoring and Backlink Analysis will not be available for one hour on Wednesday morning from 9:30AM – 10:30AM (BST). We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Latest Update: Bulk batch email sending

If you’re working on a large outreach campaign, you can now set your emails to send out in batches at a responsible and sensible pace, ensuring they get to your contacts at the best time. You can set this up when adding a new mailbox or editing an existing one on Outreach & CRM:    

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Google Penguin – How real time is applied in practice

Kerboo Co-Founder Paul Madden has created a quick webinar about the latest Google Penguin update. Kerboo looks at link data in volume to detect risk using our LinkRisk algorithm, and whilst operating in this link space, Paul shares what he’s seen as the impact and potential consequences of this real time Penguin update. I hope you find this webinar useful! Please don’t …

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Latest Update: Site Investigation is now part of Backlink Analysis

A big update to your manual site investigation workflow – we’ve now integrated Site Investigation into Backlink Analysis. This direct integration means there is no longer a need to import and export into Site Investigation from Backlink Analysis – increasing this speed and efficiency of the workflow. This update includes a brand new UI, with filterable graphs and the ability to investigate single …

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Downtime Notice: Site Investigation and Backlink Analysis will not be available Tuesday morning for System Updates

Due to system updates Site Investigation and Backlink Analysis will not be available for three hours on Tuesday morning from 9AM – 12PM (GMT). EDIT: Things should be up and running before 3PM. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Latest Update: Link and combine email addresses

Have a few emails for a particular contact? You can now add these details in for your contacts in Outreach & CRM.   You can do this for new contacts when uploading them to the system via CSV and for your existing contacts, and swap which email is classed as their primary address. Simply click Edit when on your contact’s page, and …

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Weekly Update: Latest updates, Northern Digital Awards, Link Guide, & Top Tips

Northern Digital Awards We had a great time at last night’s Northern Digital Awards especially as we were  nominated for Best Digital Tool/Software! Congratulations to all those nominated and winners! Congratulations to all the nominees and winners at last night’s #northerndigitalawards! — Kerboo (@Kerboo) January 27, 2017 Recent Updates It’s been a busy start for us this year with a number of updates to the suite! LinkRisk Dance “Badams”  Earlier …

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Latest Update: Gmail Quick Actions

If you’re using Gmail and you get an email from us about your Backlink Analysis project, you can click the ‘View project’ quick action and be taken to that project straight away, without needing to open the email.    

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Latest Update: Compressed Downloads

This latest update means that all downloads from Backlink Analysis are now zipped to save you time and bandwidth!     

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Latest Update: Saved Searches in Backlink Analysis

If you’ve got a complex layered filter that you use when reviewing profiles, you can now save them as a Saved Search in Backlink Analysis. Simply layer up your filters and go to Saved searches. Give your search parameters a name and see it load into the Saved searches drop down where it becomes available for you to load on the …

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Latest Update: Attach Multiple Search Console Accounts & New Accounts Look

One of the most requested features from our agency partners, you can now connect multiple search console accounts to Kerboo:  When you go into Account Management > Manage Connections > Google Search Console, you can select Sign in with Google and authorise as many Google Search Console accounts to your Kerboo account as you’d like. To remove an account you can …

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Latest Update: Improved CSV upload functionality for contacts in Outreach & CRM

In this latest update we’ve improved the CSV upload functionality for contacts in Outreach in CRM: In your CSV upload you can now include a Contact Form column which will now parse successfully into the system. Once you’ve added this data to your contact you can use the contact form templates to commence outreach and the advanced search filter to search for …

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Latest Update: Bolt-Ons

We’re excited to announce that account admins are now able to purchase subscription Bolt-Ons. We’ve launched this update as some customers were just one or two users over the allowance, needed just one more project or just short on Link Monitoring and Backlink Analysis credits on their account and, rather than upgrade a whole package, we’ve created these bolt-ons which allow you …

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Weekly Update: Christmas Break, 2016 Highlights & Top Tips

    2016 was a very busy year for us!  In no particular order, here’s a quick snapshot of some highlights: Over 50 updates to Kerboo suite including the launch of Outreach & CRM.  Going to great events including SearchLeeds, both BrightonSEOs, PubCon  Fully caffeinated and ready for #searchleeds 👍 pic.twitter.com/TssUAfGtHC — Kerboo (@Kerboo) July 7, 2016   Including Kevin & Katie   So many freebies but Katie was definitely my …

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Weekly Update: Northern Digital Awards, calq Webinar & Top Tips

  Very excited to announce we’ve been shortlisted for Best Digital Tool or Software at the #NorthernDigitalAwards! https://t.co/A83piHuAQa — Kerboo (@Kerboo) December 8, 2016 Congratulations to all those nominated in those at the Northern Digital Awards and we’re excited to see you at the awards ceremony in the New Year!   Latest calq webinar with Laura Crimmons Read about the webinar and download the slide deck …

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Weekly Update: UK Search Awards, Catch Ups & Top Tips

It’s been a busy and exciting last week at Kerboo HQ, and it’s not just because we’ve gotten our advent calendars! We had a great time at the #UKSearchAwards on Wednesday! Congratulations to all winners and nominees! — Kerboo (@Kerboo) December 2, 2016 We’re edging closer to the end of the year and we’re very much looking forward to 2017! We would love …

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Weekly Update: UK Search Awards, Pubcon Highlights and Top Tips

  ✨ Excited to announce that we’ve been shortlisted for THREE @uksearchawards! ✨https://t.co/wIILqasfN9 — Kerboo (@Kerboo) October 19, 2016 We’re really excited about having been nominated for three UK Search Awards: – INNOVATION – SOFTWARE – BEST SEO SOFTWARE SUITE – BEST SEARCH SOFTWARE TOOL Congratulations to all those nominated and we look forward to seeing you at the ceremony in November!   Pubcon Highlights We had …

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Outreach & CRM Update: Read Receipts

Earlier last month we launched call logging for Outreach & CRM, and we’re very happy to announce the latest update: Read Receipts. When you send emails to your contacts, you can now know how long ago the email was opened and read by viewing the email in the contact’s activity timeline. We hope you find this latest update useful in tracking and …

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Pubcon: Stand, Speaking & Poker Competition

Dom and Paul are now in Las Vegas ready for and Pubcon and the US Search Awards! If you’re attending do let us know, we’re exhibiting at the event and would love to say hi! We can also show you the suite in a bit more detail and go through all our latest updates including our latest solution, Outreach & …

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Weekly Update: State of Digital Article & Top Tips

Welcome to October! As you know Penguin 4 has launched, make sure to read Paul Madden’s State of Digital article on the subject: Penguin 4, what we know and how to react – State of Digital https://t.co/2x0zZCbLAm by @PaulDavidMadden — State of Digital (@stateofdigital) September 30, 2016 Top Tips & Knowledge Base 1. Have a list of domains that you’d like contact information for? Create a new …

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Outreach & CRM Update: Call Logging

Earlier last month we launched Outreach & CRM and we’re very happy to announce the latest update to this solution: Call Logging   By clicking on Add Call Log you’ll be able to define the date and time of the call and add notes for context: We hope you find this latest update useful in tracking and building relationships with your contacts, and …

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Weekly Update: Penguin 4 is here & Top Tips

Penguin 4 is here Google this morning confirmed last week that the fourth version of Penguin has now been released and that it is now part of the core Google algorithms. You can read their announcement here – https://webmasters.googleblog.com/2016/09/penguin-is-now-part-of-our-core.html What we know and why it matters If you haven’t heard of Penguin, put simply it is Google’s filter used to target spammy tactics aimed at influencing …

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Weekly Update: PubCon, US Search Award Shortlisting & Top Tips

With brightonSEO behind us, we’re now gearing up for PubCon! We are exhibiting there, and co-founder Paul Madden is speaking at the event on Link Building Strategies That Move the Needle. We are also very excited to announce that we’ve been shortlisted for TWO US Search Awards! One for Best Search Software Tool and the other for Best SEO tool. TFW you’ve been shortlisted for …

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Weekly Update: brightonSEO, #kerboocomp and Top Tips

We had a great time at brightonSEO last week, and are hard at work on some exciting updates. This weekly update announces the winner of our brightonSEO Twitter competition, link to Paul’s main stage talk, and as always, some helpful top tips (including videos and knowledge base articles!).  brightonSEO and our #KerbooComp The winning entry! Congratulations @Miss_HanaB! Please give us a follow …

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brightonSEO Talk, Stand, Snapchat Filter & Photo Competition

We’re now in Brighton ready for the second brightonSEO of the year, and the biggest one yet. If you’re attending do let us know, we’re exhibiting at the event and would love to say hi! We can also show you the suite in a bit more detail and go through all our latest updates including our latest solution, Outreach & CRM. Co-Founder …

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Weekly Update: Outreach & CRM, brightonSEO and Top Tips

Last week we launched a new website, a new Knowledge Base AND a new solution – what do you make it of it all so far? The excitement for the Kerboo team continues as we prepare for brightonSEO later next week! @brightonseo pic.twitter.com/zmVRIlviAE — Kerboo (@Kerboo) August 22, 2016 Outreach & CRM Last week we launched our latest solution: Outreach & CRM.   If you’d like …

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Weekly Update: Private beta list opens, Kerboo sponsorship & top tips

We’re excited about the latest updates coming the Kerboo suite VERY SOON! In the meantime, this weekly update has some team updates, links to calq’s latest webinar and some suite top tips. Kerboo Sponsorship   Brilliant race @Oulton_Park with @MERacing qualifying P2 big highlight thanks @Kerboo @screamingfrog @Builtvisible pic.twitter.com/nVICFFozHX — Richard Baxter (@richardbaxter) July 16, 2016   calq’s latest webinar with White.net’s Daniel Bianchini In this webinar, White.net’s …

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Weekly Update: Sweepstake Winner Announced, Search Leeds round up and Top Tips

We had a great time at last week’s Search Leeds and we’re already looking forward to next years’ event! In this weekly update we announce the winner of our Charity Sweepstake and there are some top tips. Charity Sweepstake Winner Announced Congratulations David Tutin, a luxury hamper is on it’s way to you today! Thank you to everyone who took part in our sweepstake! All …

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We’ve made a SearchLeeds Snapchat Filter!

We’re totally excited about tomorrow’s SearchLeeds and to celebrate we’ve made a Snapchat geo filter to show our love!   To use the filter (available all day at the Armouries and Dock 29) make sure you enable your geofilters on Snapchat: Add Kerboo on Snapchat On your phone settings, toggle Location Services “on,” and then scroll down and make sure the individual Snapchat app is …

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Weekly Update: Top Tips, Sweepstake Update and latest calq webinar with Kelvin Newman

Who else is excited about SearchLeeds this Thursday?! The Kerboo team will all be there (Paul is speaking) so give us a heads up if you’re around!   Kelvin Newman webinar on how to avoid your search marketing campaign falling short of its potential   In this webinar, Kelvin Newman, organiser of the super popular brightonSEO events, takes us through some practical ways to make …

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Weekly Update: Top Tips, Sweepstake Update and calq’s YouTube Playlists

We’ve come to the end of the Audit Season and I can’t wait to tell you guys what we have in store next. In the meantime, this weekly update is full of top tips, an update to who’s left in our Charity Sweepstake and links to calq’s latest playlist – oh and this amazing review from from Built Visible: Comparing Moz v Majestic …

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Weekly Update: Kerboo Football Sweepstake Update, Audit Season Update & Top Tips

It’s been a busy week! This update has links to calq’s latest webinar, an update to our Audit Season, and some suite top tips. Audit Season Update Last week we launched the Action Bar Everywhere update. Gone are the massive boxes for reports and advanced search (they have been handily moved to the Advanced search modal) leaving us with more space to …

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Weekly Update: calq webinar with Hannah Thorpe, Football Draw & Top Tips

It’s been a busy week! This update has links to calq’s latest webinar, recording of our charity football draw and some suite top tips. calq Webinar with Hannah Thorpe Register now and join us on Monday 13th June for a webinar with Hannah Thorpe, White.net’s Head of SEO for a pragmatic approach to the idealistic view of the dream customer experience. Our Charity …

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LIVE Football Raffle Draw – Results

With the well known football competition fast approaching (that we cannot mention in a promotional capacity for legal reasons), we at Kerboo have decided to run a bit of a charity raffle! Join us at 4PM today on Periscope or on our Facebook Page for our LIVE DRAW from Kerboo HQ. Results will be updated on this blog post after the …

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Kerboo’s Football Live Draw

With the well known football competition fast approaching (that we cannot mention in a promotional capacity for legal reasons), we at Kerboo have decided to run a bit of a raffle! All it takes is a (minimum) £5 donation to Dom’s Just Giving Page. Once you’ve donated, send Dom a message and we’ll confirm your name is in the hat. With your entry, your name …

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Weekly Update: Top tips using new Audit features & registration for June’s calq webinars

Hope you’ve had a lovely weekend (whether it was a Bank Holiday, Memorial Day or just a regular ol’ weekend!), and have had a lovely welcome to June! We’ve got a number of exciting things coming this month that I can’t wait to share with you. Here’s just one hint…. We’re also starting to get excited for next month already with Branded3’s  SearchLeeds SEO …

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Weekly Update: Three suite tips with new Audit Season updates & a calq webinar with Julie Joyce

We’re nearing the end of May already – this month has gone so quickly! As well as continued development into our new modules, we’ve had some great updates with our Audit Season this month. In this week’s updated I’ve included Audit focused top tips and the registration link for calq’s upcoming webinar with Julie Joyce. Three Kerboo suite top tips with …

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Weekly Update: Three suite tips & an Audit Season hint

Hope you’re all having a good week! This week I have three top tips focused on the monitoring-links and a hint to our next update in Audit Season. Three Kerboo Suite Top Tips  1. You can add sites to be monitored via Audit or by either adding them manually or importing them by CSV. 2.  Add context to your monitored link by tagging them. Do …

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Weekly Update: Sonic Booms, Austin PubCon, Award Nominations & Three Suite Tips

Ah May! It finally feels like Spring has arrived at our Leeds office after the snow from last week and a lovely Bank Holiday Weekend (which was briefly made exciting by two sonic booms heard across the city!). We’re still on cloud nine from last week award nomination… We’ve been nominated for @TheSearchAwards‘s Best Search Software Award: http://t.co/bJpzQ76mNTpic.twitter.com/bHzEoFcPCO — Kerboo (@Kerboo) April 28, …

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We’ve been nominated for the Best Search Software Award from The Drum Search Awards!

Exciting news! We’ve been nominated by The Drum Search Awards for the Best Search Software Award! It’ll be a tense two months in the office to find out who’s won the award (winners announced in June). We have no doubt that it’ll be a tough one to judge as the other nominees are all worthy winners, so we hope you’ll keep …

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Weekly Update: Weekly Update: #brightonSEO, Three Suite Top Tips & Audit Season Review So Far…

We’re still recovering from brightonSEO last week! Did you have a have a good time? This week’s update includes our highlights, three suite top tips with an Investigate focus, and an Audit Season review so-far with a hint about tomorrow’s update. Three Kerboo Suite Top Tips  Import your favourite links from Peek directly into Investigate  2.  You can export your Investigated links as a …

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brightonSEO Snapchat Filter, Twitter Quiz & Vine

  I don’t know if you can tell, but we’re pretty excited about tomorrow! We’re now in Brighton ready for the first brightonSEO of the year; the most popular Search Marketing event in the UK. If you’re attending, we have a stand so do come by and say hello ? We also have a Snapchat Filter for Friday (as modeled beautifully Dom and I above) …

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Weekly Update: Top Tips on List Management & brightonSEO Kerboo Quiz

Like everyone else, we can’t wait for Thursday afternoon so we can get down to this year’s brightonSEO! In the meantime, here three top tips on List management in Audit, a hint on what’s to come next in our Audit Season, and details on how you can get involved in our Twitter Quiz at brightonSEO! Three Kerboo Suite Top Tips  1. Q: …

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Weekly Update: Top Tips, Audit Season Review & brightonSEO

This week we have three new suite top tips which details how to transfer profiles, provides a use-case for the sample report functionality and how your team can use Investigate together to review links faster. Three Kerboo Suite Top Tips  1. If you’re the Account Holder, you’re able to transfer profiles to any of the other accounts within your team. To transfer Profiles to any of …

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Weekly Update: Top Tips & calq Webinar with Majestic’s Dixon Jones

Welcome back for our weekly update; we hope you’ve had a lovely Easter Break and are recovering from your chocolate coma! We’ve had heated debates in the office re: the best Easter Egg #cremeeggsftw. We’re very much looking forward to the beginning of April this week and the exciting updates to come, but in the meantime, this week’s update has three …

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Weekly Update: Top Tips & Majestic Webinar Details

Welcome back for our weekly update! We’ve got three Kerboo top tips and details of an upcoming calq webinar that may teach you new things about Majestic. Three Kerboo Suite Top Tips  1. Why does Kerboo only allow one URL per profile? When you create a profile in Kerboo, it will ask for one domain per profile, this is because, just like Google, we rank data …

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Weekly Update: International Women’s Day, a Sneak Peek, Top Tips & calq Webinar

Welcome back for our weekly update! We’re celebrating International Women’s Day today in the office, and we’d love to hear from you (you can tweet us); how are you celebrating and have you made a pledge? This week we’ve got a sneak peek, our three suite top tips, and details on calq’s upcoming webinar on gaining links via publicity campaigns. Sneak Peek Of Our Upcoming Update…  Three Kerboo …

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Weekly Update: Top Tips & Link Building Webinars

Welcome back for our weekly update! We’ve got three Kerboo top tips and details of two upcoming calq webinars that that have a link building focus. Three Kerboo Suite Top Tips  1.Use Investigate for Broken Link Opportunities In Audit, you can use the advanced filter to view all links that are broken. Use the bulk action to add these to your Investigate list to manually evaluate …

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Weekly Update: Team News & Top Tips

Our Kerboo family is growing: We have TWO baby announcements! Late in January we saw the birth of our developer Michal’s little girl Michalina and on Monday we saw the earlier-than-planned arrival of Dom and Heather’s girl Scarlett Hello Scarlett, your five weeks early but welcome to the family (mum and baby are fine!) A photo posted by Dom Hodgson (@domthehodge) on Feb …

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Weekly Update: Top Tips & Aleyda Solis calq Webinar

I can’t believe we’re already midway through February! Time feels like it’s flying here as we continuing our work on some exciting updates, as well as working closely with a few of you to develop workflows. We’re also very excited about hosting a calq webinar this Wednesday with Aleyda Solis. Three Kerboo Suite Top Tips  1.Set up daily imports from Majestic Majestic data can …

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Weekly Update: Training, Top Tips & #LAC2016

It’s been a busy week here at Kerboo! Paul went to the buzzing 10th annual London Affiliate Conference, and our development team are working hard on an exciting update to Audit which I’ll be able to provide more details about in the very near future! There have been small further updates completed to the large Investigate Update we had at the end of …

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Say Hi To Joyce Our New Account Manager

Hi there, I’m Joyce, a new account manager here at Kerboo! If I’m assigned to your account I’m really looking forward to working with you and your team. I’m here to get to down to the nitty gritty; answering any queries you may have about the suite, dish out tips and advice and ultimately help you make the most of using …

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How to Find and Capitalize on Broken Links in Your Industry

Link building is getting harder. Low-quality strategies simply don’t work anymore, and they can even get your page punished by Google. Cheap, spammy or robotic ways of getting low-quality links are dying out; companies are now investing in time-consuming, quality link-building campaigns. These campaigns are human-oriented and have long-term consequences aimed at increasing a brand’s online visibility. The right …

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Charlie Williams’ Webinar Video

On December 15, we hosted a webinar delivered by Charlie Williams, Head of Marketing for White.net.

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Join Our Free Webinar And Learn How To Build Links That Convert!

Visitors are referred to sites either via search engines or links from other webpages.  We put a lot of effort into optimizing our webpages for search engines, and we keep a strong eye on our site’s positions in SERPs. But do we pay the same attention to the pages that link to our site?

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Alec Bertram’s Webinar Video

On December 10, Kerboo hosted a webinar entitled “Advanced Link Reclamation” with Alec Bertram, founder of Allotment Digital Marketing, a London-based SEO agency that specializes in helping e-commerce businesses increase their sales from organic search. Alec shared his experience on advanced link reclamation techniques.

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Emily Hill’s Webinar Video

On December 3, we hosted a webinar with Emily Hill, Founder of Write My Site, a copywriting agency that has been in business since 2006. Emily presented her tips on how to use Google Analytics to get content ideas. Usually, content marketing is not perceived as an activity with a strong analytical foundation, unless you are creating content involving research and …

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Join Our Free Webinar “Understanding The Audience; Agile Thinking & Your Content”

Since Google is growing increasingly “human,” the search engine optimization process is now more dependent on your audience’s interests. That’s why it’s so important to find more sophisticated methods of interpreting user intent. For our upcoming webinar, we invited Charlie Williams, Head of marketing at White.net, to share his perspective on successful audience interaction. Charlie will explain how to understand your …

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Join Our Free Webinar “Advanced Link Reclamation”

Before trying to improve your performance, you should build your foundation. It is essential not to overlook important links that you don’t yet have. This time, to sort out this issue, we invited Alec Bertram, Founder of Allotment Digital Marketing, a London-based SEO agency that specializes in helping e-commerce businesses increase their sales from organic search. Alec will share his expertise …

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David Bain’s Webinar Video

On November 24 from 4:00 – 4:45 p.m. London Time, we hosted a webinar with David Bain, founder and host at DigitalMarketingRadio.com and Head of Growth at AnalyticsSEO.com. David presented his speech “How to Get Content Marketers Interested in Link Building.” Here are some insights from it.

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Should My Brand Invest In Link Building?

Let’s get straight to the point; the answer is yes. Investing in link building can help to increase brand awareness and overall exposure of your brand, as long as you take on the task in the right way. Whether you are a large or small organisation, link building is an effective way to help increase traffic and visibility over time.

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Join Our Free Webinar “Mining Google Analytics For Content Ideas”

Any content marketing strategy supposes that you should create new content on a regular basis. What is the source of your new ideas? Content marketing is often discussed in terms of inspiration and insights. Content marketers look through piles of articles and reviews to find relevant content for their audience topic and engaging forms of presentation. Our invited speaker, Emily Hill, …

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Join Our Webinar and Learn How to Get Content Marketers Interested in Link Building!

SEO and marketing are two activities aimed at keeping your website on top. But what about the relationship between them? What will make them the most effective? We invited David Bain , Founder and Host at DigitalMarketingRadio.com and Head of Growth at AnalyticsSEO.com, to share his experience concerning the relationship between SEO and content marketing. …

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Stacey MacNaught’s Webinar Video is waiting for you!

On the 10th of November we had an insightful webinar with Stacey MacNaught: “Content Promotion Tactics for Link Acquisition,” where she discussed how to invest in content in order to get links. During the webinar, Stacey shared a great example of a data-driven content marketing campaign that was based on questioning 2,000 UK smartphone users. This piece has gained more than …

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Join Our Free Webinar to Learn Best Content Promotion Tactics!

The Internet is full of content that gets no traction. However that doesn’t mean that this content is trash. On the contrary, very often awesome content is not promoted properly, and it ends up getting buried under a pile of other articles. “Content Promotion Tactics for Link Acquisition” is a webinar designed to provide digital marketers with actionable tips for …

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Paddy Moogan webinar video (with Q&A!)

On Thursday, October 29th, we had an amazing webinar with Paddy Moogan on “How to Reverse Engineer Successful Content”. The recorded webinar is available here! We want to thank all of our listeners for finding the time to join us and being so attentive. We received many questions and insightful comments during the webinar. As promised in today’s blog post, you …

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Kerboo Takes the Floor at PubCon Las Vegas 2015

Although PubCon can trace its roots all the way back to the early days of personal computer technology in the early 1980’s, they have taken front and centre stage since the year 2000 with the annual educational conference, PubCon Las Vegas. To date PubCon has seen an amazing 30,000 attendees and this year PubCon boasted a stellar list of sponsors …

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Pursuing Real Links for an SEO Campaign

Identifying worthwhile link opportunities is essential in SEO. You will fail to grow organic traffic sustainably if you don’t understand which types of links to pursue. At Page One Power we commonly describe these links as “real links” internally, but what makes a link “real”? Today I’ll explain in real terms what makes a link real so you can identify them within …

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Kerboo is Shortlisted in Three Categories for the UK Search Awards 2015

On 14th October, it was announced that — among others — we have been nominated for the UK Search Awards 2015 in the following categories: Innovation Software; Best SEO Software Suite; Best Search Software Tool We are incredibly happy to find ourselves in such dignified company! Those we are in competition with are counted among the toughest players in the industry.

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How to Create Engaging Content

What we are talking about when we are talking about engaging content? The concept of audience engagement is not new, but precisely how is it applied to the digital marketing sphere? We posed these questions to Patrick Delehanty, Digital Marketing Strategist at Marcel Digital. The article presents his reflections regarding how to stay inspired, and how to inspire your …

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Kerboo Highlights of September BrightonSEO

Held twice yearly, Brighton SEO is the conference to attend! Not only is this a day jam packed with top performing industry speakers, it is a day to get out and about with SEO and marketing peers. Kerboo are happy to have shared this day with so many of the UKs leading industry professionals and our booth was a great …

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Are You Ignoring Links Out of Fear?

Where are we at? Link building activity has slowed down, leaving only but the brave and smart search marketers in a state of stagnation. Anyone who has been actively involved in SEO for over four years will have seen a massive shift in the approach to this profession. We all know that as Google has developed, they have relentlessly worked at making the most-deserved and …

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20+ Pubcon Las Vegas Speakers Have Revealed Their Secrets

Kerboo’s crew is ready to take off for one of the largest and most exciting digital marketing events in the US: Pubcon Las Vegas. Meanwhile, since everyone is tremendously excited about this fast-approaching event, we decided to contact the Pubcon speakers and ask them a few questions: Why did you choose to submit a speech at Pubcon Las Vegas? What are the …

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Autumn Digital Marketing Events

To say that BrightonSEO gets the digital marketing world excited would be a bit of an understatement. But flick forward three weeks – you’ve learnt a lot at the conference, you met lots of interesting people and you’ve even put some of the tips and tricks into practice at work… then what? If you’re looking to plan ahead and get …

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Join our Free webinar and deliver the perfect Social Media strategy!

It’s no secret that big and small wins in Social Media sometimes require you to be spontaneous. However, in order to be effectively spontaneous, especially on Social Media channels, you need to have a clear strategy that ensures not only short-term benefits but also long-term wins. Lukasz Zelezny, Head of Organic Acquisition at Uswitch, will be delivering our webinar on Thursday, …

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Essential Tools for high-performance SEM and SEO

The Kerboo blog today features a post from Will Newland from SoBold.co.uk. In his article, he shares his favorite tools for boosting your SEM and SEO presence.

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Free Webinar: The Smell Test, Qualifying Target Sites for Link Building

There’s no doubt that your link-building strategy must include a quality website, which will have a long-lasting effect on your SEO performance. This means you must have a list of predefined metrics, which you can use to easily filter out low-quality link building opportunities. In this webinar, Colin Eggleston, PageOnePower’s Training Director, will be discussing the “Smell Test.” This metric, along …

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5 Keyword Research Mistakes You Must Avoid to Maximize Website Traffic

Keyword research is one of the first steps a person should take when they are doing SEO. Many people evaluate only keyword search volumes during their keyword discovery. In this post, I discuss 5 common keyword research mistakes that people make when trying to generate their search queries.

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Using Advanced Query Operators for Content Ideation

Producing content for content’s sake isn’t a tactic befitting of most brands and keyword-stuffed text is ineffective – if not detrimental – to your ranking abilities. Whilst you might not believe that ‘content is king’ it’s clear that the importance of creating effective content which meets user’s needs is rising. But just how do you know what your users need?

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Does SEO and SMM work together?

Do you realise how many times Google has changed its algorithms? An average SEO expert might say around 10-15 times per year, which is the correct answer according to Moz’s Google Algorithm Change History. Also, each major update reconsiders and tweaks the ranking factors, pulling down some sites and prioritising others and of course adding new factors. Among these factors is SMM signals, which have …

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How to Build Links that Convert

Visitors referred to your website via links are no different to visitors referred from a search engine. We optimise commercial pages to within an inch of their lives, but do we pay the same amount of intention to the pages we build links to?

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How to make sure your website content meets Google’s quality guidelines

If you want your website content to rank high up in Google’s search results, a great place to start is with the search giant’s very own quality guidelines, which you will find tucked within the official Webmaster Guidelines.

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5 on-page SEO errors destroying your website’s visibility

I’m sure that everyone has heard about on-page SEO and read tons of articles on this topic. Each day, we read lots of fresh content offering useful advice on how to improve on-page SEO. But the funny thing is that, despite the massive amount of information available, there’re still plenty of websites with poor on-page optimization that are failing to …

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July Digital Marketing Digest: Hottest News and Insights

July was hot, and so is our digest. We revised our digital marketing blogosphere and picked up the most thrilling blog posts and news: the latest innovations in analysis tools, smoking hot changes in content marketing, great guides to on-page SEO, link-building trends, fresh strategies for keyword research, recent SEO news, and the most remarkable applications. Learn all about these …

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BrightonSEO Interview: The Best of the Best SEO Speakers’ Line-up

After we launched our article, “BrightonSEO Speakers – All Star Interviews” we were still receiving answers from speakers. That’s why we decided to make a second post in this series. We were simply forced to run it because we couldn’t hide this quality content from our readers! Welcome to Part Two of our BrightonSEO’s insights with extremely fresh ideas and tips …

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BrightonSEO Speakers – All Star Interviews

BrightonSEO is one of the best SEO events, not only in the United Kingdom, but in Europe as a whole; and the Kerboo Team certainly won’t miss a chance to be involved. Don’t miss Paul Madden’s speech, and a chance to visit our booth and speak with us directly! Until then, we’re all impatiently awaiting September and planning our SEO …

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PubCon Vegas 2014 Badge Coupon – Save 20%!

In October, LinkRisk are heading over to Vegas to speak, exhibit and attend PubCon Vegas 2014. We can not wait to come and show you what we have been building and how our tools will help you and your agency / company save time and resource whilst delivering a better service and make more informed decisions. Part of the package we have is that …

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LinkRisk for Agencies: Part 2

A while ago we did a post called LinkRisk for Agencies Part 1 It was named Part 1 as I knew we had big plans even then for the eventual launch of a wider suite and so it made sense to make it the start of a series. Today we are publishing part 2 of that series. In Part 1 we looked at getting your Audit profiles …

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A new website for LinkRisk!

Lots going on at LinkRisk with our recently announced integration with Buzzstream, the launch of our Rankings app and most importantly of all, the release of Peek, our publisher and placement discovery tool. Whilst all this was going on we felt the old site just wasn’t telling the world what we were about – we are more than a link auditing …

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Introducing Peek to the LinkRisk suite

  Introduction When we created LinkRisk we created it as a tool for people to understand and clean their link profiles. Over the past 18 months or so Audit has proved to be the best toolset on the market for anyone looking to get on top of and to manage their link profile. From the outset our ambition far outstripped having one tool …

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Introducing Rankings to the LinkRisk Suite

It’s a busy week for LinkRisk following the launch of our Buzzstream Integration, we are excited to add another product to the LinkRisk suite today – Rankings Rankings allows you to check your Google rankings in over 25 different countries and receive a daily, weekly or monthly report with the changes. You can also setup immediate alerts to let you know when a keyword …

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LinkRisk and Buzzstream

  At LinkRisk we are proud of our ability to partner and integrate with partners (such as MajesticSEO and Ahrefs) today we are announcing a new partnership with BuzzStream, BuzzStream is the world leader in outreach communication we are immensely proud to be working with them. With the integration you can.. Link your BuzzStream and LinkRisk accounts. Send any of our lists into BuzzStream to allow the two …

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Algorithm Update – LinkRisk Dance ‘Myers’

Today we are releasing an update to our algorithm and as normal we like to mark these events by naming the update after someone in the digital marketing industry. Today that honour goes to the lovely Lisa Myers of Vervesearch As you will have realised we try to pick someone for each of these major updates who encapsulates some of the reason …

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New servers added to Audit

We don’t often blog about the technical stuff behind LinkRisk (although that may change soon) but yesterday we brought online two additional servers for your Audit profiles to our shared cluster. Spoka Pello These join our current servers Lagan Malin Fisko Strind Kivik Mata Skubb Kalas Gavik These are our base servers which hold the profile data and links, if we wrote a blog post every time we added and removed crawlers we’d have three …

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Google announce the SEO friendly way to link

WARNING: Look at the post date, this was an April Fools post… please stop implementing it 🙂 To sort the confusion in the SEO world surrounding link building and link penalties, the world’s leading search engine has today released a new Google approved, guaranteed to get you to the top, fully white hat way of declaring your …

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Link Profile Audits and Google Penalty Recovery

Today I presented to a lively and engaging crowd at SMX in Munich, Germany. I covered link profile audits and the 5 stage Google penalty recovery methodology we employ here at LinkRisk Here are the slides and feel free to email us any questions you may have about them Thanks Gareth

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Accounts control panel and other recent changes

All you regular LinkRisk users you may have noticed a few changes in the set up of your accounts and the introduction of the accounts control panel. We soft launched this last week and have been making a few minor tweaks based on our user behaviour research. It wasn’t a big update feature wise, but it sets the foundation for the next …

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Introducing the LinkRisk managed auditing service

Hey LinkRiskers We have been making steady progress over at the LinkRisk office and we are delighted to be able to expand our offering to our subscriber base. We are now offering a fully managed link auditing and clean up service to help you manage all elements of your link profile auditing and risk management We see the process consisting of 4 or …

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New Feature: Additional reporting and analysis via LinkRisk UI

Hey LinkRiskers We always listen to your feedback so you asked for it so we coded it! You can now dig deeper into your data via the LinkRisk user interface. Here is a list of all the available filters at a top level Want to know what domain extension your links have? You can see that now! And whats more, you can filter via the …

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Overcoming Unnatural Links pointing to your Website

Has an unnatural links alert from Google Webmaster Tools left you in a panic? Fear not. In his latest YouTube video, Matt Cutts takes to the stand, with the help of his Google ‘sidekick’ Alex, to explain what to do if you receive an unnatural links message from Webmaster Tools, how to understand what it means and the ways in …

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Win 1 of 3 tickets to #DigitalBoatParty this Thursday

Hi LinkRiskers We are delighted to announce that we are supporting all the guys and gals down at OMNLondon, The Content Creation Collective, Digital Industry Females and Search London with their super meet-up in the sunshine. This is going to be HUGE! and their SEO Summer party To win one of 3 tickets we have to give away –   tweet @LinkRisk with a reason …

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New feature announced – Increase data in .csv downloads

Hi LinkRisker’s Another day, another new feature! We store so much data in our system that we want to share with you. We now give you a much richer data set to analyse via our csv export function. From PageRank and off-page factors to META information and on-page factors plus much more – Why not log in and export your LinkRisk profile today.

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Should you Buy that Domain? LinkRisk is Here to Help!

Last week Matt Cutts posted a video in which he answered the question: Can I buy a domain that used to have spam on it and still rank? The question was posed by Johan Tavard, from Thailand, who said that the site in question had thousands of root domains coming from spam and was on the market for $5,000: to buy or …

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LinkRisk private beta – An update for you all

Hi, Right then, lets get started with this! Many thanks for signing up to the LinkRisk private beta, I know some of you will have only signed up because there was cake on the stand but hopefully there are some of you that genuinely want to get using the toolset. So far we have exceeded our wildest expectations on numbers which is fantastic. …

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