To say that I have lost faith in building backlinks for SEO would be a huge understatement.
I have watched time and time again something rank using the standard link building practices only to watch it lose rank with an algorithm change.
The “system”, “blueprint”, or whatever it is they are calling it these days is broken; [...]
In my last post here on the Cafe, I laid out a simple strategy for getting more blog traffic from Google Analytics.
The basic idea was that you can get greater returns on your time by finding the traffic sources that currently work for you and leveraging them for greater results.
And while the post got a [...]
Yep, that'll do it… NOT!
There has been a lot of fuss about Yahoo! Site Explore closing down not too long ago and everyone seems to be searching for alternatives.
Sure, the choices are plentiful and many posts have been written listing them from A to Z.
So what are you supposed to do now?
Go to each [...]
Why don’t you listen to the (strange-looking) man…
Tell me you found an easy and quick link building technique, and you’ll have my full attention.
Tell me that technique will generate high PR links back to my blog for FREE, and I’ll get to work right there and then.
That’s pretty much what happened when I heard [...]
Yes, Google has done it again.
Pissed off every website owner in the world wide web – all in the name of “user privacy“.
I am all for privacy, but isn’t it Google’s job to deliver the best possible results to the users?
And how am I supposed to optimize my blog for those results if Google stops [...]
Priorities? What's that?
Some of you might’ve heard about the “first link priority” rule.
It goes something like this:
“Google will give the most weight to the very first anchor text link on each page, so it pays to make sure that that link includes your keywords.”
This is a simplified definition; for more information on the first [...]
Why on earth would I want to talk about article marketing in general and article spinning in particular?
You know where I stand on quality link building vs quantity, and if not, read the post I just linked to.
However, personal opinions aside, I want to find out what works and what doesn’t, so that you can [...]