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What We Learned
Monday: Neil Patel listed 5 types of backlinks you don’t want. They are:
- Links from spammy sites.
- Links from link-mill websites
- PR release links
- Links from sites unrelated to your industry
- Discussion forum and blog comment links
Tuesday: Databox shared 12 tips for improving your Facebook A/B tests. Tips included limiting the changes you make, taking advantage of the Facebook algorithm, considering the time frame, and considering human psychology.
Wednesday: Convince & Convert talked about how to boost the performance of every blog article you write.
- Add a section where you answer related questions.
- Create and embed videos.
- Diversify your in-content calls to action.
Thursday: WordStream covered 5 things to check now to ensure your site is ready for mobile-first indexing. Among them were:
- Make sure Googlebot can access and render your content.
- Make sure content is the same on desktop and mobile.
- Check your structured data.
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Gina said, “Looking for some Gen Z marketing inspiration, particularly on Twitch and Discord. Which brands are killing it on those platforms?”
Marci posted, “I’m looking for brilliant examples to show my students the difference between an ad & evergreen content (videos, ideally!)”
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Strawberry Gin Smash
- 1/2 teaspoon granulated sugar
- 1 lime wedge
- 3 fresh strawberries, 2 hulled and sliced and 1 reserved for garnish
- 3 ounces gin
- Club soda
- Fresh mint sprig, for garnish
In a tall glass, combine the sugar and a squeeze of juice from the lime wedge. Muddle with the back of a spoon to dissolve the sugar. Add the sliced strawberries and lightly muddle.
Fill the glass with ice and add the gin. Top with a splash of club soda and garnish with the last strawberry and a sprig of mint.
Recipe from Kitchn
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