Link Roundup – Friday, 8 January 2016

Link Roundup

Happy New Year!

Here we are with the first link roundup of 2016. People definitely weren't taking it easy in this first week of the year, and there were a lot of great SEO and online marketing post published this week. Let's get started.

10,000 Character for Tweets

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Twitter announced this week that they're considering upgrading the character limit for tweets from the iconic 140 characters to a massive 10,000. The social media pros at Buffer weigh in about whether that's a good thing or not.


The Future of SEO: AI, Personalization, and Machine Learning

Travis Bliffen at SEMrush posted this really interesting article about how Google's research into artificial intelligence and machine learning will have on SEO in 2016 and the years ahead.


10 Ways To Simplify Your Local Marketing Strategy In 2016


Nobody publishes more great articles about SEO than Search Engine Land, and you can add another one to the list with this post about streamlining and simplifying your local marketing strategy in 2016.


Don't Just Manage Your Reputation - Improve It

Moz published a great guide for any business that is concerned about online reviews (which should be all small businesses).


Best of Copyblogger 2015

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The end of the year and the first week of January was filled with annual Best Ofs, but Copyblogger's is one of the best. For anyone interested in content marketing in any capacity, this one is worth bookmarking.


And that's it for this week. Did we miss anything we should have included? Let us know in the comments, or follow @linknowmedia on Twitter and join the conversation there. See you next week, and happy new year!

Lauchlin MacDonald

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About Lauchlin MacDonald

Lauchlin is part of the content and marketing team at LinkNow Media. He has nearly a decade of experience in copywriting and editing, and spends way too much time on the Internet. He can be reached at and @Lauchlin on Twitter.