Vince Nero

Vince is the Director of Content Marketing at Buzzstream. He thinks content marketers should solve for users, not just Google. He also loves finding creative content online. His previous work includes content marketing agency Siege Media for six years, Homebuyer.com, and The Grit Group. Outside of work, you can catch Vince running, playing with his 2 kids, enjoying some video games, or watching Phillies baseball.

Link Exchange (or Link Swap) Risks and Benefits in 2024

I’ll admit that when I was freelancing, someone asked me to do some ABC link exchanges for them, and I embarrassingly told them I didn’t know how. (I didn’t even know what the term was.) Hopefully, this reflected my sole focus and experience on building backlinks naturally vs my naivety, though Read more
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Defining Content Relevance in Digital PR w/ James Brockbank

I met Digitaloft's founder, James Brockbank, at their Digital PR Summit in Manchester. James immediately struck me as not only an approachable guy but someone who really, really knew his stuff. With his deep SEO background, he can explain technical aspects like Google's patents while still naturally Read more
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Buy Backlinks At Your Own Risk in 2024

We know links work. Study after study has shown a high correlation between DA/DR, organic traffic, and ranking compared with the number of referring domains. We’ve even shown the spikes in organic traffic from link acquisition in our digital PR and SEO analysis. Given that, just forking over Read more
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Link Reclamation: How to Find and Reclaim Links

Links don’t last forever. A study from Ahrefs found that 66.5% of links in the last nine years have been dead! Links drop for numerous reasons. They could be technical, like a crawl error or a purposeful move when the site updates content. Either way, getting those links back is valuable, Read more
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10 New Link Building Statistics To Change How You Think in 2024

Link building has undergone a lot these days. One day, Google says it doesn’t matter as much, and the next day, someone leaks their algorithm, which clearly shows otherwise. Looking at Google Trends to check its popularity shows that link building is almost the same, if not slightly up, from Read more
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Getting a Job in SEO with Nick LeRoy

In 2020, I left my job at Siege Media and was on the hunt for something new. I had a few freelance clients, but we had a baby on the way, so I wasn't sure if freelance was what I wanted to do. After mindlessly scrolling through LinkedIn job boards and applying to jobs I never heard from again, I saw Read more
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How to Do Email Outreach in 5 Simple Steps

If you’ve ever popped into your spam folder, you’ve seen what a lousy outreach email looks like. You may have even seen one creep into your main folder. Because of this spam, email outreach has gotten a bad reputation. But not all outreach is spam. Blogger outreach, link building outreach, Read more
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Digital PR and SEO: An Impact Analysis

Digital PR can help rankings, organic traffic and more. The term digital PR may differ slightly depending on who you ask. We recently discussed the differences between US and UK digital PR with Rise at Seven’s Will Hobson on our podcast. But ultimately, the goal is the same: to get high-authority Read more
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Optimizing Subject Lines with Helena Maniglia

I met Reboot Online's Head of Digital PR, Helena Maniglia, through Oliver Sissons, who wrote a case study for us. In the case study, the RebootOnline team shared some fascinating insights into writing subject lines based on a study they ran. So, I wanted to know more. Oliver told me I needed Read more
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Stop Using Shared Google Sheet Guest Posting Lists

Those shared Google Sheets lists seem too good to be true because they are. I’m not against guest posting. I have an entire post on guest blogging and how to do it effectively. We also have a guest post list post, for which I weeded out over 800 sites to create a custom list based on several quality Read more
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