Category Archives: quicksprout

Be Bold: 4 Uncommon Types of Content That Attract Hundreds of Backlinks


If you want great backlinks in the modern SEO world, you need great content.

It’s as simple as that.

Those links improve your search engine rankings and send you droves of referral traffic.

Really, all the posts you read on content marketing come down to two things:

  • how to create great content
  • how to promote it

They can both get pretty complex when you dive into them.

Here, I want to focus on the first point.

Specifically, I want to talk about what types of content outperform all others.

I get hundreds of emails a day from bloggers asking for links to their latest “epic” guide.

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5 Ways to get SEO Traffic in a Hard Niche


It’s one of the biggest challenges when it comes to SEO.

You can read about tons of different SEO tactics on various blogs, but will they work for you?

After all, that’s the important part.

Not everyone wonders about this because they know that common SEO tactics will work for them, no problem.

But you might be different.

Your business may operate in a “hard” niche.

And it’s true, SEO is more difficult in these niches, so not all tactics will work.

However, I’ve worked with many clients in hard niches and have been able to achieve great SEO results with them.

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Protecting Yourself Against Negative SEO

negative seo

You’re checking the backlinks pointing to your site, as you do occasionally, when you see it:

huge spike in links.

At first, you’re not sure whether to be excited or scared, but when you look closer, your fears are confirmed—you’re being attacked.

Someone is bombarding your site with spam links (like the ones below) in the hopes that you will be penalized by Google.


It’s likely a competitor, but it’s almost impossible to tell who.

While this type of scenario is most likely to happen in competitive niches, it can happen anywhere.

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Modern Online Marketing Education: 18 Courses and Resources


There are many paths to becoming a great marketer.

Even more so, there are tons of different roles that marketers excel in.

There’s a great degree of flexibility.

Take your education as an example. Did you go to school to get a marketing or business degree?

There’s a good chance you didn’t, but you still enjoy marketing, and it plays a part in your business or job.

And while you can pick up a ton of skills on the go, you might be missing a few fundamentals.

The best solution for this is to take courses online.

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75 Content Marketing Tools You Can’t Live Without

content marketing

Are you seeking ways to take your content marketing strategy to the next level? There are thousands of tactics to consider, but you have a limited supply of time, money, and energy.

Even if you are among the 42% of B2B marketers who say they’re effective at content marketing, there is always room for improvement. If you want to make the most of content marketing, you need to know which strategies to implement and which tools to use.

In this post, we’ll examine 75 content marketing tools proven to increase reach, generate sales, boost traffic, and much more.

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