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Changing Existing Links: Perfectly Normal -- Except When It Isn’t
Why "Linksville" Is a Ghost Town: Link Building Is Moving In House
Linking Tidbits for May
Food For Thought About Link Building: Some Tasty Tidbits
When The Best SEO Move Is To Kill The Site
11 Reasons Link Building Is A Futile Waste Of Time -- And One Big Reason It Isn’t
How SEO Greed Can Ruin A Perfectly Good Linking Strategy
Link Building At The Speed Of Natural
How Will Google Hummingbird Impact Links? Here Are 6 Ways
Changing Course In The New Linking World
Understanding Google's Latest Assault On Unnatural Links
Where Have All The Linkers Gone?
9 Netiquette Reminders For Today's Link Builders
The Link Shrink Is In: Is Starting Over The Best Option?
The Link Shrink Is In: 3 Crazy Linking Assumptions
Five Linking Myths That Need To Go Away In 2013
The Competitive Linking Analysis Trap
Link Building Scam Alert: When Links Are Held Hostage
What 65 Google Changes May Mean For Your Link Strategies
Must-Have Browser Tools For Link Builders
The Unbearable Torture Of Linking
The Unintended Consequences Of Link Removal
Can There Really Be 85 Types Of Unnatural Links?
Signs Of Linking Over-Optimization
4 Reasons The Social Link Graph Will Have To Improve

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4 Reasons The Social Link Graph Will Have To Improve
Go to google and do this search Buy google plus The first result sells 500 Google +1's for $45. And there are already over 11million exact matc
What Is Your SEO Archiving Plan?
Shari - I remember the marketing team called me frantically wondering what happened to all their traffic. I looked at their site and could see right a
A Holiday & Seasonal Event-Driven Link Building Primer
Received a series of emails asking if I believed it was still possible, this close to Christmas, to rank a site in the Google top ten for the phrase C
Dear Bing & Yahoo: Pushing Deck Chairs Around Isn’t A Good Plan
So what you're saying is HotBot still has a shot...
Linking Oddities That Ripley Would Like
Thanks Gordon. Here's one more oddity. This search [ cialis site:.edu ] has 20.3 million results This search [ religion site:.edu ] has 17.5 mil
Local Search: Mostly A Small City & Southern Activity, Report Says
The appearance of Knoxville as #3 is skewed...by me. I do a few hundred local searches a day for Link Building and SEO Research, and I live there. :)
Google+ Vs. Twitter: A Personal View
Hi Danny, I'm late to the comment party but here's my thoughts. I need G+ to do just a couple things a little better, and I'd leave Twitter and FB. Th
Yahoo Shutting Down Site Explorer This Year
Loved YSE, will miss it, but the backlink data party from the engines has been on last call for a while. You could watch the data getting less and le
Key Problems With Current Social Link Graph Signals
@Michael I remember back when the buttons were called chiklets, and I called pages with too many of them chiklitter. I see history repeating itself. T
Key Problems With Current Social Link Graph Signals
Hi Arnie, hey thank you! I usually take issue with my own articles too:). On the one hand, I want to tell it like I think it is, on the other hand, I
Introducing: The Periodic Table Of SEO Ranking Factors
Somewhere Bruce Clay is kicking himself :) The old Search Engine Relationship chart in printable PDF was the first SEO centric viral linkbait content
The Coming Tide Of SEO Tattletales
Sorry, hit send by accident. To complete that comment, when someone sends me a spreadsheet with thousands of urls with links for sale, I have mixed e
The Coming Tide Of SEO Tattletales
I'm a card carrying Link Narc, but only under a very specific scenario where I feel the offender has done something that impacts search quality and I
Likes Are Not Loves – How To Waste Time “Marketing” In Facebook
Carrie - really well said. The increasing variety of "impulse click" related signals are an SEO fad right now that will take some time to shake out. T
Look Out Blogs: Google News Gains Options To Drop Blogs & Press Releases
I understand the intent and have always wondered why press releases were considered news, but blogs open a can-o-worms. A major news outlet with multi
Contrarian Perspectives On Link Building
@Ian Howells - I can't argue with you about the raw volume theory :) Maybe we compromise. We use both approaches. That way, as the lesser quality l
Contrarian Perspectives On Link Building
Someone just tweeted me that they registered it. So it took 19 minutes.
Contrarian Perspectives On Link Building
OK, so how long til someone registers http://www.HoleInOneVideos.com ? :)
Contrarian Perspectives On Link Building
@SEO Lair - I do not advocate any automated contacting of prospective link targets. I never send email to a webmaster@ address because that address i
A Link Building Blueprint: The Foundation
Nice work Debra. I've been providing complete Link Building Blueprints for clients for 10/12 years now, and I agree with you. In fact, Google Link B
Microsoft Tags: A Compelling Alternative To QR Code Hyperlinks
Elliott - I'm liking the tags. A couple ideas. MTag design is (or can be) an artistic expression. Some are beautiful. Create a site dedicated to the
The Incredible Stupidity Of Investigating Google For Acting Like A Search Engine
This reminds me of those lawsuits where one web site tries to stop another site from linking to them. Hyperlinks are illegal!!
What Google’s Place Page Update Means To Local Link Building
Adrian, I will try harder to be insanely interesting.
How To Clean Up Your Link Profile
Alex --- what do you use? I use my own in house created tool, and I don't use any third party metric for scoring. I use my own head and Google. Yes,
New Place Search Shows Google’s Commitment To Local
Since this happened on Halloween weekend, I vote we name this the "BooGoo" update. The big winners here are the local business owners and web str

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