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Ep. #49 - Relationship-Based Link Building w/ Alexandra Tachalova from Digital Olympus

32 minutes

In this episode, I’ll be joined by our special guest, Alexandra Tachalova, who is one of the most dynamic and accomplished digital marketing thought leaders. If you follow any of the top marketing blogs or publications, I’m sure you'd have stumbled upon one of her articles. She’s a frequent contributor at Moz, Search Engine Journal, Social Media Examiner, among many others.

After having worked at SEMrush as the Director of Marketing, she founded her own online digital marketing event company called Digital Olympus.

Alexandra is also a frequent speaker at all the major search industry events, including BrightonSEO, Ungagged, SEOzone, SMX, SEMdays, and many more.

In this episode, Alexandra reveals her favourite link building strategy i.e., relationship-based link building. 

You'll learn:

  • How relationship-based link building works
  • How to find the most responsive link building targets
  • How to build 100 high-quality links per month without breaking the bank

So if you’re looking to build high-quality backlinks for your website, this is a must-listen podcast episode for you.


Resources discussed in the episode:

Alexandra Tachalova's Email Outreach Guide -

Guest Blogging on Steroids -

SEO Tools

SEMrush (Sign up for a 1-month free trial of SEMrush PRO — worth $99.95) -



Books recommended by Alexandra Tachalova

  • Getting to Yes by Roger Fisher and William Ury
  • Talk Like TED by Carmine Gallo



If you're a fan of the podcast, here are some FREE online marketing resources from my blog, 99signals, to help you level up your marketing skills:

The Ultimate Guide to Link Building ( - Learn 25 powerful strategies to build high quality backlinks, improve search engine rankings, and drive targeted traffic to your site.

Top-rated articles at 99signals ( -  This page contains a list of all the top-rated articles on my blog. It’s a great place to get started if you’re visiting 99signals for the first time.

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75+ Best Books for Entrepreneurs -

10 Best TV Shows for Entrepreneurs -


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