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Archive for the ‘SEO’ Category

April 30th, 2008

SEO Code of Ethics - “Do No Harm”

I love stumbling on worthwhile information :)
SEO Code of Ethics - “Do No Harm”
A synopsis;
Whereas all parties are working towards presenting relevant and high quality information in an easy to use format to information seekers, and whereas SEO practitioners are being contracted to assist clients in obtaining higher rankings for client pages, we (and those […]

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March 14th, 2008

Google Demonized Once Again

Google Now Selling SEO Services Via Performics
“Google is now offering paid services that promise improved search engine listings in Google itself, a 100% conflict of interest.”
And the negativity increases in the comments…

“Unethical behavior”

“Internet domination should be their new phrase”

“This will be the beginning of the end for Google”

“More evil than MS buying Yahoo!”


“Pretty fishy to […]

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February 13th, 2008

A Fundamental Reminder

Loren Baker on “Five Situations Where You SHOULD Use NoFollow for Linking”

Use NoFollow when linking out to ScanAlert’s HackerSafe, Better Business Bureau or Verisign.

“HackerSafe won’t miss it… according to Yahoo they already have over 95 million incoming links.”

Use NoFollow when linking out to you Feedburner RSS feed

“If you’re worried about duplicate content and your blog’s […]

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August 20th, 2007

Black Hat - Brute Force Linking

From “Big Time Black Hat” by Mike Grehan;
Mike has been speaking with Ralph Tegtmeier who is “almost legendary in black-hat SEO circles.” Their discussion is about the Black Mask Project.
“Brute force linking (quantity rather than quality) works very well in the short term. “If you can register a domain and get it live for $20 […]

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July 19th, 2007

Inbound Links On Sponsored Themes Is A Promotion Technique?

Its been around the web forever and it isn’t anything new. But “installing” them on a sponsored theme that is being downloaded at large for free is a relatively recent twist. [A “sponsored” theme is a theme with embedded advertising, hence the inbound links.]
Since Matt decided to remove sponsored themes from WordPress.net this last week […]

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July 9th, 2007

200 Signals?

I read the Webmasters’ Frequently Asked Questions where, in response to “I have a lot of new links pointing to my site but my site’s toolbar PageRank has not changed in months” the answer was;
“Don’t worry :). We actually recalculate PageRank quite frequently, but only push toolbar PageRank updates occasionally. This is our […]

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July 1st, 2007

Quality Guidelines

Referencing Google’s newly beefed-up Webmaster Help Center because Matt Cutts offered a thought, there are a couple of points I personally find important. Whether or not, in actual practice, these are true, might not be the most important consideration, if you’re like me…
“Webmasters who spend their energies upholding the spirit of the basic principles will […]

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June 13th, 2007

Google Adwords Keyword Tool

Since I’ve been online there has been an endless discussion about keywords and search engine ranking. Because of “tools” like Google Cash Detective and AdSpyPro (and many others) there has been an associated discussion of free keyword tools.
From the “Big Boy,” Google, the Google Adwords Keyword Tool
“The Keyword Tool is a great way to generate […]

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June 3rd, 2007

This is probably old news to most yet I hadn’t noticed the topic in Workboxers archives. “Feedfetcher-Google” is the way Google’s Feed Spider looks in your stats.
The big “G” says: “Google is a strong believer in the self-publishing phenomenon represented by blogging, and we hope Blog Search will help our users to explore the blogging […]

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November 2nd, 2006

Howto: Request Link Exchanges

The whole link exchange thing seems a bit hazy these days. If you get sent a link exchange request, you’d hesitate; and more than likely hit your “report spam” button in gmail. So what does it take for a link exchange request to be successful?
Let’s analyze one I got a few days ago.

To Whom It […]

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November 1st, 2006

Content is King and I have Proof

The ambatch.com seo contest has come to an end, with over a million search results in Google for the contest keyword, “ambatchdotcom seocontest “.
We’ve seen blackhat participant join, we’ve seen keyword stuffing, we’ve seen programs that generate hundreds of blogs in a split second in order to gain backlinks, however none of that has worked.
It’s […]

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July 31st, 2006

Aaron wall is going down

Well not really, catchy title don’t you think?
There’s someone over at seocontest.net who’s on a mission. Yep you guessed it, their plan is to take down Aaron Wall’s number one spot for “seo book” on Google.
He (or she) goes by the name of “NetSearch” and has already gained the #5 spot on Google with the […]

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February 23rd, 2006

The importance of Anchor Text

I’m finding more and more articles that emphasize the importance of back link anchor text, meaning the text in your “a href” tags. The anchor text is vital to your keyword plan as Google will give you points if the anchor text is the keyword you are targeting.

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November 23rd, 2005

The difficulties of explaining SEO

One of my many jobs being an Entrepreneur is website development which I do for small businesses. Many of these businesses are unaware of web technologies, search engine optimization and are generally computer illiterate so to speak.

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October 20th, 2005

The Overlooked SEO Technique

I’ve discovered a great SEO tip that’s really easy to use and guarantees results. Would you like to hear it? $699.00 please.

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