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What Does Google's Link Schemes Update Mean for Guest Posting?

Google's New Guest Posting Guidelines

Google's new stance on guest posts tells us what we already know about creating good content. We have to play it smart. We have to put in the work. And we have to produce something that has inherent value. Otherwise we're going about it wrong. Google's new stance on guest posts tells us what we already know about creating good content. We have to play it smart. We have to put in the work. And we have to produce something that has inherent value. Otherwise we're going about it wrong. 0 Comments

Google & Link Schemes - Several Shades of Gray

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What Google says about link schemes is important to understand. Understanding the gray area between what Google says and what (currently) works is a different matter. This post examines each of the examples of link schemes provided by Google. What Google says about link schemes is important to understand. Understanding the gray area between what Google says and what (currently) works is a different matter. This post examines each of the examples of link schemes provided by Google. 0 Comments

The Difference Between Black Hat SEO and Bad SEO

The safest way to build up trust/links for your website is to create good, unique, resourceful/helpful content, promote via social channels, and try to win links the "white hat" way. The safest way to build up trust/links for your website is to create good, unique, resourceful/helpful content, promote via social channels, and try to win links the "white hat" way. 0 Comments

Halo 3 as Meta4 Redux

Last week, the big launch of Halo 3 enticed gamers in droves; this week, gamers take on a whole new kind of fight. Last week, the big launch of Halo 3 enticed gamers in droves; this week, gamers take on a whole new kind of fight. 0 Comments

Gary Price's List of Lists

Looking for a list of top-ranked companies, cities, actors, and so on? Your number one choice should be Gary Price's List of Lists. Looking for a list of top-ranked companies, cities, actors, and so on? Your number one choice should be Gary Price's List of Lists. 0 Comments

.biz Domain Begins Preregistrations

The first of the new top level domains is open for business, sort of. Trademark holders can now officially lay claim to a .biz domain. But just to be confusing, registering a claim doesn't guarantee that you will get the domain name of your choice. The first of the new top level domains is open for business, sort of. Trademark holders can now officially lay claim to a .biz domain. But just to be confusing, registering a claim doesn't guarantee that you will get the domain name of your choice. 0 Comments

.biz Domain Begins Preregistrations

The first of the new top level domains is open for business, sort of. Trademark holders can now officially lay claim to a .biz domain. But just to be confusing, registering a claim doesn't guarantee that you will get the domain name of your choice. The first of the new top level domains is open for business, sort of. Trademark holders can now officially lay claim to a .biz domain. But just to be confusing, registering a claim doesn't guarantee that you will get the domain name of your choice. 0 Comments

Search Engine Optimization Firm Sold For $95 Million

Search engine optimization is sometimes characterized as a cottage industry, but there are plenty of companies that take an industrial approach to generating traffic for clients. Case in point is Website Results, which was purchased by Internet advertising company 24/7 Media in a $95 million stock deal. That's a lot of cottages. Search engine optimization is sometimes characterized as a cottage industry, but there are plenty of companies that take an industrial approach to generating traffic for clients. Case in point is Website Results, which was purchased by Internet advertising company 24/7 Media in a $95 million stock deal. That's a lot of cottages. 0 Comments

Search Engine Optimization Firm Sold For $95 Million

Search engine optimization is sometimes characterized as a cottage industry,but there are plenty of companies that take an industrial approach to generatingtraffic for clients. Case in point is Website Results, which was purchased byInternet advertising company 24/7 Media in a $95 million stock deal. That's a lot ofcottages.To my knowledge, Website Results is the first major SEO firm ever to beacquired. It certainly is the first to receive such a high valuation. Any otherSEO firm that I can think of remains privately held, so values are hard to comeby Search engine optimization is sometimes characterized as a cottage industry,but there are plenty of companies that take an industrial approach to generatingtraffic for clients. Case in point is Website Results, which was purchased byInternet advertising company 24/7 Media in a $95 million stock deal. That's a lot ofcottages.To my knowledge, Website Results is the first major SEO firm ever to beacquired. It certainly is the first to receive such a high valuation. Any otherSEO firm that I can think of remains privately held, so values are hard to comeby 0 Comments

Longer Domain Names Arrive

Several domain name registrars are now selling names of up to 63 characters long (67 if you include the .com, .net or .org portions), which has sparked a wave of speculation that these longer names pose new opportunities with search engines. I've been flooded with questions on this subject, so here's a look at the issues involved. Several domain name registrars are now selling names of up to 63 characters long (67 if you include the .com, .net or .org portions), which has sparked a wave of speculation that these longer names pose new opportunities with search engines. I've been flooded with questions on this subject, so here's a look at the issues involved. 0 Comments

AltaVista Photo Finder Has Artists Concerned

The introduction of AltaVista's new Photo Finder service has raised concerns with some photographers and artists that AltaVista is violating their copyright by making copies of their pictures without explicit permission. The introduction of AltaVista's new Photo Finder service has raised concerns with some photographers and artists that AltaVista is violating their copyright by making copies of their pictures without explicit permission. 0 Comments

Bridging The Gap

Response to an article in the Search Engine Report about the use of bridge pages or gateway pages to make an entry point with search engines for particular keywords. Response to an article in the Search Engine Report about the use of bridge pages or gateway pages to make an entry point with search engines for particular keywords. 0 Comments