All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘links’

The Pirate Bay Blocked By Windows Live Messenger

The Pirate Bay has been attacked repeatedly in the past few months by various countries and ISPs attempting to block access to them. The site may even be blocked by the UK in the very near future. The tracker is even expecting a raid on their headquarters in the near future.The current blockage is different, however, as it’s being enforced …

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Is Linking Something That You Should Have To Pay For?

Should you have to pay to link? Sadly, it’s a question we keep having to ask, because organizations and lawmakers keep giving us reason to. If you’re a longtime reader, you probably already know my stance on this: the web is based on pages freely linking to each other, and when barriers are set up that impede that, it makes …

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Content Marketing Infographic Looks At “Heart Of Online Success”

Content+ put together the following infographic breaking down “the anatomy of content marketing,” which it calls the “heart of online success”. It draws on data from a variety of sources as cited at the bottom. Some interesting stats it lays out: – Word of mouth is the primary factor behind up to 50% of buying decisions – Blogs on company …

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Reddit Topped Two Billion Pageviews In December

Reddit had one hell of a December. In fact, they had a December that was more than twice as good as last December. Reddit’s Erik Martin just told the Daily Dot that the social aggregation site topped two billion pageviews last month. A 2010 post shows that number crushes the December 2010 number, a still sizable 829 million pageviews. That …

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Twitter, Organic Links & The Elderly

Today’s infographic round-up features an ode to the organic link from SEOBook, a look at whether or not you should be using Twitter, and how we care for our disabled and elderly. View more daily infographic round-ups here. Should you use Twitter? (Flowtown via AllTwitter): An ode to the organic link: SEO Infographic by SEO Book Source:LiveScience

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Link Building, Facebook & Prison

Today’s infographic round-up looks at the classic web strategy of link building, as well as Major League Baseball and Twitter, the costs of Princeton vs. Prison, and Facebook security. View more daily infographic round-ups here. 10 Commandments of Link Building: Link Building: via Prison vs. Princeton: Created by: Public Administration Facebook security: Facebook Security Infographic

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5 Steps Beyond Competitive Link Analysis

The job of link building is getting tougher. The introduction of encrypted searches, the series of Panda updates, and whatever Google come up with next is putting more and more pressure on us all to drop any shortcuts and concentrate on quality link building. And the proven formula for quality link building is ‘great content, well promoted, equals great links’. …

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Should You Have to Pay to Link?

This isn’t about paid links in relation to search. This is about paying publications to link to their content as if you were paying to republish it. Do you think a publication should charge others to link to their content? Let us know in the comments. Central European News (CEN) is a media organization that provides various services like news, …

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Twitter to Wrap All URLs in T.co

Twitter announced that it is about to start wrapping all tweeted URLs in its t.co. URL wrapper. “Tens of millions of links are tweeted on Twitter each day,” the company says. “Wrapping these shared links helps Twitter protect users from malicious content while offering useful insights on engagement. All links submitted within tweets and direct messages, regardless of length, will …

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Google Webmater Tools – Changes To Link Categorization

Google announced that it is changing the way it categorizes link data in Webmaster Tools. “As you know, Webmaster Tools lists links pointing to your site in two separate categories: links coming from other sites, and links from within your site,” says Google Webmaster Trends analyst Susan Moskwa. “Today’s update won’t change your total number of links, but will hopefully …

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Bing: Here Are the 4 Reasons You Want Links

Bing’s Duane Forrester has followed up his recent post about how Bing evaluates content quality with one about how Bing looks at links. He says you want links for a few reasons, and lists 4 of them: 1 – because they alert us to your website when its new, or to new content 2 – because they are a vote …

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Google Launches g.co URL Shortener for Google Services

Google announced the launch of a new URL-shortener that will only link to official Google products and services with g.co. “The shorter a URL, the easier it is to share and remember,” said Google VP Consumer Marketing Gary Briggs. “The downside is, you often can’t tell what website you’re going to be redirected to. We’ll only use g.co to send …

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