Enter Email For Regular Updates Straight To Your Inbox!

The link builders you've been looking for.

Custom Link Building

Our full-service company focuses on generating high-quality links to your site using our knowledge of the industry & proven strategies.

Just Call Us

We Can Help! Our link building experts are standing by ready to answer your questions, just call 208.229.7046

What We Believe

We have a specific set of philosophical viewpoints that guide our link building business practices and govern our behavior.

Quarterly White Paper: The Future of Link Building

Download

What Others Are Saying

Don't just take our word for it, see what customers and industry peers are saying.

"Jon Ball's team at PageOnePower has done a tremendous job in developing and executing linking outreach strategies for their clients. While most firms look for short cuts, Jon understands there are none, and he imparts that ethos on his team. Their results speak for themselves"
- Eric Ward | Link Moses

Thought Leadership Resources

Click on an image to access our latest training resources.

Who We Are

We are two brothers who are professional link builders. We lead teams of savvy, motivated researchers and writers who focus solely on getting our clients to the top of the search engines.

Jon Ball
Zach Ball

Best Practices We Want To Share

Understanding link building can be difficult. We have combined our expertise and years of experience into Link Building: From Beginning to Launch so everyone can benefit from what we have learned.

The eBook includes information necessary to launch a successful link building campaign, such as:
  • Preparing to Launch a Link Building Campaign
  • How to Analyze Links and Link Profiles
  • Competitor Analysis
  • 404 and Link Reclamation
  • Finding Web Mentions
  • Local Link Building
  • Building Links Through Relationships
What Questions Do You Have About Link Building?
See Other Questions/Answers Below
Submit Your Question
Page One Power Learning Center

How to Analyze a Competitor’s Backlinks [Video]

One of the best ways to figure out where you might get a link is to look at your competitor’s own backlinks, especially if they outrank you. Your competitor’s backlinks can also show you what NOT to do if they’re struggling in the SERPs. In this video, we’ll teach you how to view, analyze and act on your competitor’s backlinks.

Page One Power Learning Center

How to Conduct a Backlink Analysis [Video]

Editor’s Note: Who’s linking to your site? Why does it matter? Check out the embedded video from our Learning Center to find out!

Being able to perform a thorough backlink analysis is a fundamental element to any link building campaign and can help develop your fundamental knowledge of links, link building strategies, and link quality. So, before you can even begin to consider a link building campaign you need to understand the site’s current link portfolio. A link portfolio or profile is a fancy way of saying all the sites currently linking to your site. Links matter, big time, so when you run a backlink analysis on a site – whether it’s your own or a competitor’s – you’re looking at the websites linking to that website, in what manner, and to what page. And, since we understand Google’s algorithmic reliance on links, we know that a website’s ability to rank in Google is largely dependent on the websites linking to it. For basic analysis, you should be looking at these particular elements of a link portfolio: total number of links, number of unique domains, linking domains vs total links, anchor text usage and variance, fresh and incoming links, page performance, and link quality. Watch the video to find out more about these elements, how to run a report, and how you can utilize these reports.

Content by Jon Ball

Video Production & Voice Over by Thomas Swisher

Page One Power Learning Center

How to Analyze a Link [Video]

Editor’s Note: What makes a good link? You’ll never know unless you analyze it– and to properly analyze it, you have to know the right way to go about the whole thing. Don’t worry, this will all be second nature by the time you’re done with this video. And if you’re still hungry for more, you can check out way more videos over at our Learning Center page.

The importance of link quality in SEO cannot be overstated. Before you begin any link building project within SEO, you must be sure you’re pursuing links that will not only have an impact today, but will continue to have a positive impact in the future. That means understanding what makes a quality link, and why. There are a number of factors to consider when analyzing a link including relevance, link type, authority, location, and overall appeal. It is important to spend time deciding if a link is quality in order to achieve the ultimate goal of link building: to have good links on your site that make sense over an extended period of time.

Content by Jon Ball

Video Production & Voice Over by Thomas Swisher

Page One Power Learning Center

Anchor Text Diversity [Video]

Editor’s Note: Anchor text is a hot button issue right now. People are afraid of anchor text in a lot of ways, which is pretty crazy. As this video shows, though, if you keep it diverse and act like a human being, you’ll be just fine.

For a long time, if you wanted to rank, you picked the keyword or words you wanted to rank for and then used one of those keywords as the link for every (or nearly every) link you built. However, Google now clearly interprets exact match anchor text of this nature as an attempt to manipulate its algorithm.

Based on the current Google practices exact match anchor text should be used sparingly and should only make up a small percentage of your backlink portfolio. The rest of your portfolio should consist of a combination of things including branded anchor text and partial-match or long-tailed anchor text.

As Google continues to perfect their algorithm, anchor text strategy will no doubt continue to change. However, for now it is important to stay informed and adhere to anchor text best practices to get the most out of your links.

Content by Jon Ball

Video Production & Voice Over by Thomas Swisher

Page One Power Learning Center

Keyword Research for Link Building [Video]

Editor’s Note: In this installment of our Learning Center video series, we take a look at one of the fundamentals of link building– keyword research. Watch the video below and learn how to find your keyword.

Not so long ago, keyword research was one of the most straightforward steps in any link building campaign. Google would provide the list of keywords driving organic search to your site and we would build links using the top keywords as anchor text. But that is no longer the case. Building a slew of links with exact-match anchor text is now considered a link scheme. Even if this weren’t the case, this would be difficult to continue to do as Google no longer gives you your keywords for free. As of September 23, 2013, 100% of Google’s searches are secure, which means that analytical data no longer exists for Google’s organic search traffic. As long as concepts are articulated through language, we will still need keyword research. We may not use these keywords in the same way, but this research will let us know what potential consumers and Google think our website is about.

Content by Jon Ball

Video Production & Voice Over by Thomas Swisher

 

Page One Power Learning Center

Link Building Tactics and Strategies You Should Avoid [Video]

Editor’s Note: Now that you’re aware of some common link building myths, let’s take a look at what doesn’t work anymore. This video is a must-see before you dive into building your own links.

Google is constantly penalizing webmasters who don’t follow Google Webmaster Guidelines. We have compiled a list of various strategies and tactics that are best to avoid. Luckily though, the frowned upon strategies and tactics aren’t too hard to figure out. At Page One Power our motto is to not engage in any tactics that our mothers would be ashamed of. If you don’t feel exactly right about how the strategy you are using, Google probably won’t feel right about it either. Build good links that make sense, in a reasonable manner, and without using manipulative practices. It’s as simple as that.

 

Content by Jon Ball

Video Production & Voice Over by Thomas Swisher