Lucas Czarnecki on Career Change! Geeky troubleshooting and info for font developers and users. Read more Here is my collection of links and resources on designing typefaces and making fonts, all in one place! How to approach and define a type design project, my answer on Quora. Note that three of these books Henestrosa et al.
Blogger clicks the link in a post draft before publishing the story). The Link Prospector by Citation Labs is a great tool for finding outreach targets it's easy to use, fast, and while you can use advanced search queries in Google, this scales a lot better making it a much more efficient way to do your prospecting. Once you have your prospects from Link Prospector, you have to determine which targets you should pursue as not all sites and links are equal.
The OSE API provides a fast way to do this. There have been several posts written about using gdocs to access the API, but the best way is to use Pyscape. Additionally, OSE (and Pyscape) are great for doing competitive analysis so that you can determine where to concentrate your efforts. Your analytics is ultimately what you need to turn to in order to determine how effective your link building is (You don't have to use Google Analytics, I just like GA, more on that here).