16 Feb SAPE Links – Google's Coming For You

  For some reason SAPE links has not been touched by Google's nasty magic ban wand but it looks like after a lot of chatter via SEO forums, Matt Cutts is a coming for them. While I hope no legit business has been running these links because if so, I'd get on the disavow train pretty quick. The majority of the other people I imagine are affiliate sites than an just turn and burn as they say. Either way, if you're...

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21 Aug Wikipedia Link Leads to Unnatural Link Warning

Scary title to say the least and while you may be smelling the stink of link bait in the air, I assure you it is as it sounds. I don't like to cover news from other websites but in regards to link building, I'll make an exception. This WebmasterWorld thread showcases a scenario I would have never thought could and would be a problem. Basically, this webmaster had his site included naturally to Wikipedia and then that page, including the...

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15 Feb How To Lift A Google Penalty

Here's a great new Webmaster Help video with Matt Cutts talking about lifting a Google penalty. A lot of people, and I see it in their help forums a lot, think the only way is to have it manually reviewed. It's great to hear that you can fix things and let their spiders fix you in good time. If you're company is feeling the sting of a penalty, we do offer our services and help in getting you back on...

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30 Apr Content For Links & Go Compare

There has been a lot of talk lately about companies offering content for links and there are people on all sides of the fence, including myself. I just read an excellent article by Linktank(must read blog btw) entitled The Content For Links Debate, and I completely agree with what he has to say in regards to going about this tactic. A lot of the chatter has been revolving around the Go Compare fiasco which has seen them up and down...

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22 Dec Which Link Building Techniques Will Google Penalize Next?[Poll]

I've been thinking a lot lately about certain link building methods that will eventually end up getting drowned out like directory links and paid links in blog posts. Since I've been writing this blog and link building full time my eyes have been opened wide to the amount of places to build links, and even the amount of new places opening up. Obviously the easiest methods will be the ones to get abused the most, and I'm starting to wonder...

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