All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘links’

Matt Cutts Talks Guest Blogging (Again) And Article Spinning

Last month, Google put out a Webmaster Help video about guest blogging, and its effects on links. Now, Matt Cutts (who discussed the topic in that video) has appeared in another related video. This time, he responds to the following question: Currently, guest blogging is the favorite activity of webmasters for link acquisition. Due to its easy nature, lots of …

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Google Launches Enhanced Link Attribution For In-Page Analytics

Google announced a new link attribution feature for In-Page Analytics. You’ll be able to access the feature by adding two lines to your tracking snippet and enabling it in the web property settings. The feature uses a combination of element IDs and destination URL to provide the ability to distinguish between multiple links to the same destination page, click-through info …

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Google Affiliate Network Gets Structured Promo Data

Google announced the launch of structured promotional data for links in the Google Affiliate Network. Publishers can get links with offers, promotional codes and discounts to automate and display the latest promos. Publishers can also now search and filter by offers, promo codes and discounts, including link templates and publisher-specific links. “It’s no secret that special promotions and coupons are …

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Google Launches Link Building Tool For Affiliate Network Publishers

Google announced a new link building tool for Affiliate Network publishers by way of Chrome extension. It’s called, simply, the Google Affiliate Network Link Building. “Publishers have long been able to create links by signing into Google Affiliate Network and creating a Publisher-specific link (PSL),” explains engineering manager Ben Collins-Sussman. “Now, the Google Affiliate Network Link Builder enables publishers to …

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Matt Cutts Talks About When You Should Worry About Your Links

Google’s Matt Cutts is back to posting Webmaster Help videos rather frequently. In the latest, he talks about whether or not a site should worry about their links if they have not been participating in link schemes. Cutts speaks in response to the following user-submitted question: If I haven’t bought links, participated in any linkwheels or schemes, or spammed links, …

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Here’s What Google Thinks About Article Marketing, Widgets, Footers And Themes

Google’s Matt Cutts has released a new Webmaster Help video. In this one, he is answering a question submitted by himself: What is Google’s current thinking about getting links from article marketing, widgets, footers, themes, etc.? The current thinking, he says, is pretty much the same as the past thinking, but he wants to be a little more “explicit” about …

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Matt Cutts Weighs In On Guest Blogging For Links

Google’s Matt Cutts, even with all of the algorithm updates he’s been announcing, has somehow found time to release a new Webmaster Help video. This one is about guest blogging for links. He basically says it can be good to have a reputable, high-quality writer do guest posts on your site, and that it can be a good way for …

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Google Penguin Update: This Person Has A “Huge Recovery” Story

Google has been pushing major updates left and right in recent weeks, and plenty of webmasters are feeling the effects for better or for worse. In late September, Google announced the EMD update targeting low-quality sites with exact match domains. Later, we found out Google had also rolled out a new Panda update around the same time. Business owners who …

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WordPress Is Getting Rid Of The Blogroll

The Blogroll is something that’s near and dear to my heart. It was something that every blog I ran growing up had, and I used it extensively. It was my way to direct readers to other great content, and I hoped that others would find me good enough to include my blog in their blogroll. It was a wonderful system …

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Google Affiliate Network Aims To Make It Easier To Get Links

Google has launched some new features for the Google Affiliate Network, which it says will simplify the process of creating relationships and getting links. For publishers, the “Recommended” sub-tab is now the default view for the Advertisers tab, and features a customizable list of available ad programs that Google algorithms predict “may be a good fit”. A new invitations tab …

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Fear Of Google Ironically Has People Considering Making Natural Links Unnatural

We recently published an article called “Links Are The Web’s Building Blocks, And Fear Of Google Has Them Crumbling“. This was about the panic Google has caused among webmasters with its messages about links. It’s a panic that has led to many webmasters requesting to have links removed from sites that they would otherwise find valuable, if not for fear …

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Google Penguin Update: You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet

Last year, Google launched the Panda update, and wreaked havoc across the web on sites doing little to contribute to the quality of content appearing throughout Google’s search engine. This year, it’s been the Penguin update doing the wreaking (with Panda continuing to do its job at the same time). There has been plenty of panic among webmasters caused by …

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