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Percy Harvin Expected To Return In Week 11

Percy Harvin Expected To Return In Week 11

By Tobias Roth November 10, 2013

Percy Harvin will finally be making it into the lineup of the Seattle Seahawks in week 11. He is expected to return to practice after week 10, and will likely play in their next game against the Minnestota Vikings. The …

The Value Of A Link
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Pricing a Link

When trying to understand the value of a link a variety of factors can be considered, including:

StarTrek.com Team Fired; Reorg Cited

Four days after participating in "Star Trek Day" on the Writers Guild of America’s picket lines at Paramount, the StarTrek.com production team received its walking papers from CBS Interactive.

Responding to Paid Link Post from Cutts

I have had a chance to deal with the odd email over the last 2 weeks whilst moving house, but I knew I should respond to this paid links post by Matt Cutts as soon as I was able to do so with some level of detail.

Yahoo Talks WordPress Shortcuts
Yahoo! Search Blog discusses the new technology they’ve come up with. They say that making a blog involves collating pictures, links, maps, etc and that sometimes there’s "the hassle of digging up that supporting content… the most painful part.

Did Google Use Poor Timing for Updates?

The Guardian newspaper have today written an article titled Is Google a Grinch or a good guy?, which asks many UK SEO’s (myself included) for their views on the recent Google paid link debate.

What Do You Think About Paid Links?
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Paid links and PR drops were a hot topic at Pubcon Las Vegas last week. We talked to Matt Cutts about it in a video interview, and he explained it quite rationally.

Law Firm Purges DoubleClick References
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The demand for the FTC chair to recuse herself from the Google and DoubleClick antitrust review yielded a surprising little twist.

A PubCon Recap

Last week I spoke on two (yes, two) panels (at the same time) at the Pubcon conference held at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. I would to thank Brett Tabke and Webmasterworld for putting on yet another great conference.

Cutts, Sullivan Weigh In On Paid Links
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The wild debate about Google’s increasingly hardline stance against paid links looks like Wimbledon, with Matt Cutts taking on Rich Skrenta, while Danny Sullivan volleys against Michael Gray.

Search Spam Primer

Every Internet marketer has heard about search spam, the unethical tactics that so-called "black hat" search marketers use that violate the search engines’ terms of service.

Now if you have no intention of doing anything unethical, you might believe that you don’t need to understand search spam.

Cool Little Google Reader Feature

This is a cool “little” feature in the latest version of Google Reader. if you subscribe to multiple people’s Shared Items’ blogs (I call that a link blog) it won’t send you duplicate items anymore, but will show you how many people actually linked to it. That’s a KILLER feature. But, what’s next?

PubCon – Unjust Link Buying Worries

So Worried that You Forgot to Compete

While on the link buying panel at WebmasterWorld’s Pubcon a few people were pushing that you might need to consider how Google will view your current link buys 5 years down the road, and that they may hurt you then for what you do now. Upon hearing that I said something like "less than 5 years ago I bought spammy links and if I did not I probably wouldn’t be speaking here right now". That got a cheer from the crowd. Who wants to be worried about what Google thinks or does 5 years from now? That is no way to innovate or take marketshare from current market leaders.

PubCon – Link Baiting Strategies
Link baiting is a topic that makes some people snicker when they hear it. However, the complexities and subtleties are fascinating.

Did you know that there are 12 types of links? Moreover, there are eight types of link bait to get those 12 types of links? That means there are 96 different strategies to get links. This session will look at the eight and the 12.

Moderator:

  • Jake Baillie

Speakers:

Live Search Now Returns Extra Links
In a recent SEOCO blog, it was reported that Live.com now returns extra links under the first result.

PubCon: Treading Lightly On Link Buying
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The dominant search engine, Google, doesn’t have a problem with nofollowed paid links, but few webmasters want to pay for something that brings minimal value to their sites.

The Paid Link Stages Of Grief
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Let the bargaining begin. It’s a natural stage of mourning. As Google shuffles loose the paid links from its algorithms, SEOs are cycling past their initial denial, their outrage, and have begun negotiating. Stay tuned; depression and acceptance are likely to follow.