Someone asked about whether being very prolific on blogs and posting a ton of posts daily has any impact on search rankings. Cutts said that when spammers are posting about wanting to do him bodily harm, he knows his spam team is doing their job well.
Blog comment signature spam: Google seems to be targeting these links even when they're not followed, Gabe said. Do follow" blogs: Blogs that don't add nofollow to the links posted. Of that link spam, Gabe said the following represent the culprits:
Pinterest is a great way to discover new blogs for your outreach campaign. You don't want to simply spam Pinterest by uploading 5,000 SKUs in a day. If you identify a popular user in your niche, check to see if they have a Twitter account that may...
Exactly what they sound like: networked blogs. Also a great alternative to Google and prides itself on being a spam-free search engine. A new search algorithm designed to detect, and boot out, spam. S – SERPs, Sitewides, Social Signals, Spam
Tools like Trackur scour blogs, forums, message board, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and so on, for the keyword(s) or key phrase(s) you put in. If you're afraid of too much spam, then this can be put into an image or graphic.
Translation: if you've done dubious activities such as buying mass links, spamming low quality directory sites with your links, or paying an intern to leave hundreds of comments on blogs, there's a good chance your site was affected.
They will continue their war on spam, which includes blog networks and made for guest posting blogs. You will need to cast a wider net with more generalized search terms, but you can still find high quality related blogs:
Link farms and spamblogs aren't going to help you, regardless of their PageRank or domain authority. We can't rely on spam and automation to boost traffic and search rankings anymore. It doesn't help anyone, and it's really just a slightly more...
When blogs hit the scene, we launched the BOTW Blog Directory to help bloggers connect with an audience. GH: We launched the BOTW Media Network about seven years ago, a network of blogs publishing content on approximately 60 topics.
Isn't one in a series of over-optimized anchor text on irrelevant blogs and forgotten directories. Spammed blogs with comments. Created dummy blogs with robot-generated text. How do we, as search marketing professionals, defeat the legacy of spam?
Guest posts: This one is a little tricky, as I'm referring to real blogs and not the "made for guest post "blogs. Blogs in which all of the content is created by a "guest". Blogs which allow unnatural links in the content or the author bio.
Curated Content: Mammoth resource lists, extensive "best blogs in a niche" articles and weekly round ups are each examples of curated content you can publish and leverage engagement triggers to gain relevant links.
Another easy way to generate links to your blog posts in a way that isn't spam is via systems like Zemanta and other content distribution systems. Essentially, blogs, done right, can be excellent sources of search traffic (and traffic from other...
You can find these folks with search operators like [intitle:“your product nice” intext:“meet our bloggers”] or [intitle:“your product nice” intext: “meet our authors”] since many blogs publish an author’s profile page.
If all blogs stopped accepting guest posts, a couple of things would happen. If quality blogs show that guest posting can be a legitimate practice, then content creators won’t flock to the undesirable sites, and they will eventually fizzle out.
A continued increase in spam, and more blogs eliminating comments altogether. The A-list blogs will be highly coveted destinations and pursued for guest post placement, while those who are not as selective about what they allow on their blogs will...
A very popular technique these days are to add category tags to articles, posts, or blogs. Use a good spam scrubbing software to flag bad comments, limit links, and make sure to have some method of human moderation.
I suspect it also won’t take long for large “disavow links” lists containing well known link farms, known paid link sites and otherwise poor quality sites to start showing up on blogs and forums that Webmasters can copy and paste into their own...
It’s no longer a case of finding a list of directories, articles, blogs, and forums you can submit to. Do enough to get on their radar and add value to their conversations – don’t stalk or spam them! Whether it’s social media submissions, social...
To help ensure that you are indeed producing linkable content it's helpful to visit related blogs, forums, answers sites, etc.and find commonly asked questions or discussed subjects in your field; preferably those with poor answers.