This post is brought to you by my Theory of Content podcast partner, Joshua Unseth. He’s the Director of Marketing at AlarmGrid, and an all around great guy. He knows his stuff, which you know if you listen to us every week. If you aren’t listening yet, why not?! – Amber, co-founder, Mediavine Backlinks are the holy grail of SEO. The history of backlinking is one of the most interesting elements of the internet’s history. Suffice it to say, when Google launched their search engine using links as a means to evaluate the importance of content on the internet, everything changed. Entire industries began to pop up around the notional value of links. What is the value of a link? Well, today, if you were to purchase a good backlink, you might pay $100. But 10 years ago, if you wanted to buy a link […]

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