25 Jan 20,000 Links For $250 Please – What The F$%!

For those of your who enjoyed taking a gander at the hilarious post we wrote in November titled "Can I Get 5000 Links Please", I bring you an even better one. The freelancer sites are littered with the craziest link building offers one can find. No legit company in the world would be out trying to snag deals like this, but instead these are affiliate marketers going after spam links. This one in particular caught my attention on Twitter and...

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18 May Google Patent #20050071741 Analyzed

I thought this would be a good read for anyone of any skill level, link builder or not. Google has a lot of patents and I've been wading through them in what is left of my spare time. They usually give a good insight into what Google is currently implementing, and what they might consider in the future. This document, to the best of my knowledge, was created by the fine folks at SEOmoz, perhaps Rand? Google Patents ...

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13 Jan Preventing Naughty Link Builders With Bad Behavior

You and I both know that there are a lot of excessive link spammers out there, especially when it comes to blogs. If you like at programs like Xrumor, they target weak guestbook scripts, insecure forums and out of date blog comment systems. I'm not sure why I haven't heard of Bad Behavior until now, but it is definitely worth tinkering around with. There is a wordpress plugin for the likes of me and the other millions of users, but...

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02 Jan Forumlinkbuilding.com Review Through The Eyes Of A Link Builder

I recently had a client want me to go ahead and purchase a package through ForumLinkBuilding.com and I will admit I've heard of them before, but never paid too much attention. I will warn you I'm not one to bash people but I'd to give you my opinion on why you should not use this service as it's pretty much spam. I still think Link building with forum signatures can be a viable option if you're heavily involved within the...

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13 Nov Busby SEO Test or Busby SEO SPAM Test

I've been seeing more and more on the Busby SEO Test, and no I'm not trying to rank or win for it with this post. SEO contests in general are good for the industry, but I'm seeing how badly this one has gotten out of control with spam of all sorts. You can see the results of who's on top at this moment in time, and just from analyzing the backlinks of the top people you can clearly see...

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12 Nov Comment SPAM From 94.102.60.150 – 94.102.60.153

I've noticed a HUGE increase today in spam coming from these four IP's(94.102.60.150, 94.102.60.151 94.102.60.152, 94.102.60.153) which are originating from Amsterdam. To me it looks like someone is testing out a new comment spam tool and it's now being reported across the Internet. I've already seen some active topics about this spammer from other bloggers and I'd like to here if any of you are experiencing the same thing. All the posts are generated from a random name and email but...

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