What Google Thinks About Certain Links

What Google Thinks About Certain Links

Google engineer Matt Cutts uploaded a couple new videos recently focused on specific link building tactics and what Google thinks of them. I transcribed a couple of the vids and wanted to share one here along with a handful of thoughts and observations.  I numbered (in red) behind the sentences I wanted to comment on. Video title:  What is Google's thinking about links from article marketing, … [Read more...]

Creating Provocative Link Content

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Looking for creative and news worthy topics to write about?  Join the crowd.  With everyone focused on creating and promoting content for links, competition for space and eyeballs gets harder every day. If you are using content to build links, your content needs to be fresh, trendy and show a little skin.  No I'm not suggesting you use adult material, I'm talking about creating thought … [Read more...]

How A Twitter Pout May Lead To A Link

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I had an interesting email awhile back from a person who unfollowed me on Twitter and decided I needed to know why.  This is what it said: Dear @debramastaler, I followed you a while ago but notice you aren't following me back.  I share some great information on (insert keywords) so I wanted to reach out and let you know I will continue to follow you if you follow me back.  No hard feelings … [Read more...]

What Matt Cutts Said About Directories And A Discount

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  A while back I asked Best Of The Web (BOTW) President Greg Hartnett about a change the directory had implemented, seems they added nofollow attributes to their Sponsored Link section.  Regular directory listings were still attribute free but sponsored links went pink.  I was curious to know why they made this change so I asked, here is what Greg responded with: We're always trying to … [Read more...]

Where’s The G+ Beef?

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Recently, on Search Engine Land, Danny Sullivan wrote the following about G+: Google’s held nothing back in trying to make Google+ successful. The company, which used to never advertise on television, now routinely seems to have commercials pushing its social network. That surprised me, I was commenting just the other day I hardly see anything on prime time TV about G+.  The person I was … [Read more...]