Tag Archives: links

Linkbuilding is Dead. Long Live Linkbuilding.

Posted on 28. Sep, 2012 by .


The death of linkbuilding has been greatly exaggerated. Far from killing off the noble art, Google recent updates have opened up brave new horizons for seasoned linkbuilders.

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Top Tips for Creating Shareable Content

Posted on 29. Jun, 2012 by .


  Shareability is a hugely popular buzzword in online marketing nowadays. Ever since THAT Google update (I’ll give you a hint – begins with a P, ends with ANDA) the game has well and truly changed and the time has come to shake things up.

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Can we avoid creating an SEO monster?

Posted on 19. Apr, 2012 by .


Yesterday was the first ionSearch conference. Google gifted the conference with big news and there was certainly a buzz. Imagine a conference in which SEOs spent a lot of time discussing how to remove links and whether they should. Just at the end of last month Google successfully cracked down on link networks. These are [...]

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Gary Illyes social annotation

Websites you link to get social annotations

Posted on 06. Oct, 2011 by .


Remember: It’s the not just the websites you +1, share, like and tweet that enable Google to produced social annotations – the websites you link to are included too. When searching for [webmaster tools] on Google recently, I noticed a social annotation for Gary Illyes, Webmaster Trends Analyst at Google, appear in the search results. [...]

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Avicii - Penguin (Official) YouTube Views

Increasing YouTube Views with a Bit of Controversy – The Avicii Story

Posted on 18. Aug, 2011 by .


I am sure people, brands and organisations alike would always say they would like more YouTube views for their videos. Of course there are various methods and tactics you could look to employ to achieve this such as social promotion, embedding the videos on your site and getting others to do the same. However, like [...]

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Have Google penalised Beatthatquote.com?

Posted on 08. Mar, 2011 by .


Yesterday’s announcement that Google had purchased online comparison site beatthatquote.com for $37.7 million caused a bit of a stir online with numerous commentators suggesting Google would be wading further into antitrust territory with the purchase. Today Aaron Wall from SEO Book wrote an article “outing” various optimisation techniques beatthatquote.com uses which are against Google’s terms [...]

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