How to Scrape Phone Numbers in Bulk for B2B Sales

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Data scraping is a great skill for any technical marketer to have in their tool belt. If you’re at an early stage startup and don’t have an outbound call team, this tactic is a great way to test the waters with outbound B2B lead generation and put your scraping skills to work for your company.

Tools required: Link prospector and URL Profiler

Step 1) Pick a vertical

For our example, we’re trying to sell people on a product targeted at the restaurant industry. Continue reading “How to Scrape Phone Numbers in Bulk for B2B Sales”

Link Building for Startups – Find Unlinked Brand Mentions at Scale

When you start working with a new client, sometimes you have to educate their internal marketing teams about the value of link building. If done correctly, there is potential to create a link building machine inside the core of a savvy marketing department.

It’s key to educate your clients moving forward, but what about all that press from before SEO became a priority? There may be sites out there that have interviewed your clients, hosted them for events, written about their products – and they aren’t all linking over.

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This methodology, although intricate, will allow you to:
  • Automate prospecting for all unlinked brand mentions and any C-level write ups.
  • Automate determining which prospects are most likely to link over.
  • Track high level influencers who have featured your client before and are likely to do it again. 
  • Reach out to mid level sites that are likely to link over. 

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Competitive Analysis Hack: Find Blogs Linking to Your Competitors

Building links on sites that publish content on a regular basis is easier than having someone change hard coded content. Blogs need to publish on a regular basis or they will lose their audience.


Luckily, you can find most of the blogs linking to a competitor using Screaming Frog. Continue reading “Competitive Analysis Hack: Find Blogs Linking to Your Competitors”

How To Scale Link and Citation Prospecting

I love the idea of scraping…. but I just can’t do it. I’ve sat through presentations from Annie Cushing and Eppie Vojt, and I still can’t do it. I’ve had Ethan Lyon sit me down, and try and teach me – but it doesn’t sink in. I don’t do much intense data collection, all I want to do is scrape search engine results in mass.

That’s why I use Link Prospector.

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