13 Sep Launch Bait: Getting Links Right From The Start

One of the most important events for any business is of course its launch, and as we all know, it can either go really well or be a total flop. I love looking at new startups do their thing in the first few stages of existence and you can really learn a lot by looking at their link profile. The amount of links that are possible to nab in this time period will really help establish your new brand's trust...

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12 Sep Google Penguin Recovery Case Study

Lucky for us, we've never targeted anchor text or sought out links from questionable sources for our clients. Since the Google Penguin updates started we've had an *insane* amount of new clients seeking our help and since we only take on a dozen clients at a time, we were not able to take a lot of the extra work. We did, however, have one  brand, very well known in its vertical, pursue me quite aggressively for help until I finally caved....

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13 Aug Link Spammer Complains To Google About Spam Not Working

I just caught this while helping out companies on Google's webmaster help and thought you folks might get a laugh out of this one. There are sadly way too many "SEO's" who have 0 clue as to what's against Google's TOS in regards to building links. This bloke is definitely lost at sea as you'll quickly figure out from reading his post: Hi,   I'm doing only white hat SEO for my site www.e07.net but it is caught in Penguin update and it...

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10 Jul Link Spam In The Wild – Post Penguin

Penguin has been in play for a while now and everyone is afraid to build links, well, except for the people who have dipped their toes in the post-penguin water and know what still works. It all depends whether you're wanting your business to last in the SERPs for a while or just a short stint. The link spammers out there who target the usual big money keywords are still at it and are ranking in the top 10 faster...

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28 Apr Bad Credit Personal Loans In Google

The other day I wrote about the hilarity still showing up for buy Cialis still in Google even after all these "quality" updates. While I can see how Google's toned down the power of having a lot of specific anchor text links, there are clearly problems still. So right now for the search term bad credit personal loans is showing one silly result. This is a very competitive term and this type of crap shouldn't still be showing up, right? ...

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25 Apr Google & Link Building Services

All those businesses out there who've gone and looked for a link building company have most likely ended up at the Google search box to start their quest. With so many people having problems due to links these days, I thought we'd take a quick look at what an unsuspecting consumer might end up being provided by both organic and paid search results from Google. I feel bad for a lot of small businesses who don't know any better and...

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30 Mar Linklove 2012 Conference Preview

  The time has come for another Linklove conference here in 2012 and it looks like the lineup of speakers is nothing short of the best ever. The conference was today and I wish I could have attended but I cannot be everyone at once so I hope it was a blast! The folks at Koozai(who you should go follow all over the social world) were kind enough to put up this video to let us know who's talking about what...

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24 Mar Guest Blogging Leads To Unnatural Links Detected Message?!

While I haven't seen many reports for guest blogging leading to an unnatural links penalty/warning from Google, this is an interesting topic to keep an eye on. I know this topic is going to freak you out a little but let's take a look at this bloke's case and feel out what might be the problem if it is even guest blog links. I'm a huge fan of guest blogging so I'd be pretty choked it this were an issue...

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13 Mar Private Blog Networks Getting Deindexed?

The word on the "digital streets" in February was that blog networks were getting heavily deindexed by Google. There have been a lot of these private blog networks popping up on the market and a lot of people got stung on the 7-9th and 18-21st of February. Within the last year, webmasters and SEO's have been debating whether or not external links could hurt your rankings. Now, we can confirm it's a sure thing as a lot of them are now getting...

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