• VIZION  |  THURSDAY, JUNE 23, 2016
    [Text Link] Becoming Channelized!
    For example, if you are not doing a good job of UTM tagging your links in email blasts, Google Analytics can become confused about the referring medium and is then dumped into the Direct channel. Another common occurrence is links that are found in PDF documents. Tip: Tag your links in PDF documents with UTM tracking variables so that when visits enter the site the source is clearly defined to Google Analytics.
  • VIZION  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 12, 2013
    [Text Link] BREAKING: Unlinked Site Mentions Valued by Google!?
    Since the dawn of SEO “time,” we have preached the importance of building (quality/relevant) links to websites. And while this “official response” merely indicates that Google might use a non-linked mention of a domain/URL in order to crawl it (they can recognize the structure to determine that it’s a URL/Domain, without any hyperlink) and they specifically state that it “doesn’t pass pagerank,” it doesn’t take much imagination to think that Google “could” pass some value through.
  • VIZION  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 1, 2012
    [Text Link] Guest Blogging – It’s All the Rave
    Guest blogging has been the new Oprah within the interactive community for a while now, and with the increasing changes coming from Google such as Penguin and Panda, this seems like this tactic may be one of the few left to build high quality links back to your site. . External links (backlinks). Driving external links from topically relevant websites can really boost your SEO campaigns and rankings for the particular keywords you use as anchor text.
  • VIZION  |  THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 6, 2012
    [Text Link] How to Publish Articles in 2012
    Stop concentrating solely on the link acquired. Yes they will push one article out to many sites and score a link for each one, but Google will only index the first article and most of the links will be no follow, so what’s the point? . Some will allow an anchor text link in the body of your article and some will not. Spread the word about your articles on your social channels and refer to them by linking to them from your Website and blog.
  • VIZION  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2011
    [Text Link] All I want for Christmas…are links!
    And to help all the boys and girls out there in SEO land, I am going to give you three link building tips to help secure your spot on Santa’s Nice List. When building links, you first concern should be finding relevant web sites. In the case of link building, relevant websites are those that have content related to your business/product/topic of interest. Ideally, you want to get your links embedded inside a page (versus navigational text links).
  • VIZION  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 5, 2011
    [Text Link] All I want for Christmas…are links!
    And to help all the boys and girls out there in SEO land, I am going to give you three link building tips to help secure your spot on Santa’s Nice List. When building links, you first concern should be finding relevant web sites. In the case of link building, relevant websites are those that have content related to your business/product/topic of interest. Ideally, you want to get your links embedded inside a page (versus navigational text links).
  • WWW.SEOMOZ.ORG  |  WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
    [Text Link] How Do I Get Google's Bulleted Snippets?
    To me, they seem to densely-packed with text to be skimmable. Im also curious why each bullet doesnt have a link to the product/post/page/whatever that its linked to on the entry page (as in your DMOZ example). I much prefer the extended list of results with a short summary under each link. These bullet lists look like too much text without enough clearly defined links. We can see something like this in sponsored links on the top?
  • WWW.NIEMANLAB.ORG  |  MONDAY, JUNE 13, 2011
    [Text Link] In a new world of informational abundance, content curation is a new kind of authorship » Nieman Journalism Lab
    ABOUT ARCHIVES CONTACT SUBSCRIBE TWITTER Maria Popova: In a new world of informational abundance, content curation is a new kind of authorship [link] By Maria Popova Tweet Editor’s Note : Maria Popova is the editor of Brain Pickings , a curation of “cross-disciplinary interestingness&# that scours the world of the web and beyond for share-worthy tidbits. Last week, Megan Garber wrote an excellent piece on whether Twitter is speech or text. link] Startups StrawberryJ.am
  • WWW.BLUEGLASS.COM  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 10, 2011
    [Text Link] Microblogging & the Growth of Crowdsourced SEO
    Usually when speaking, and discussing the concept of social media linking, I ask a very simple series of questions. Linking used to be one hell of an effort and files actually had to be uploaded to a server in order to hand code a live link … most of the time via dial up or poor connections( what a hassle )! So ideally, if I were to share a link about counter tops on Facebook, that content would have little value in a ranking algorithm since I am not an expert.
  • WWW.MASTERNEWMEDIA.ORG  |  THURSDAY, OCTOBER 14, 2010
    [Text Link] Real-Time News Curation - The Complete Guide Part 6: The Tools Universe
    The key difference between the news curation technologies I have been using until today and most of these new ones, is the fact that these new tool leverage quite smartly the power of social media, to identify valuable content, trustworthy links and breaking stories in ways that were not even thinkable back in 2005. Auto-Credit Automatically capture, display, link back and provide visible full credit to the content sources being utilized.
  • WWW.SEOWIZZ.NET  |  MONDAY, OCTOBER 4, 2010
    [Text Link] Anchor Text Loses Influence and Building a Brand Becomes Even More Important
    Home About SEO Services Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Link Building Pay Per Click – Search Engine Marketing Advertising Contact Clients SEO Tutorials SEO wizz Search Engine Optimisation Servcies UK, Google SEO Advice and Resources A Quick Intro SEOwizz is a search engine optimisation & search marketing consultancy and resource based in the UK. It was republished and linked to widely including from SEOmoz as it was data from their tools that helped me put the report together.
  • WWW.TOPRANKBLOG.COM  |  FRIDAY, APRIL 23, 2010
    [Text Link] B2B SEO - Common Mistakes & How to Avoid Them
    Crawling of course, means the process of discovering links and content and then copying that content. If a search engine cannot follow links to your web pages or follow the links between web pages of your site, then it will be difficult for crawlers to find your content. If there are crawling errors, they will be reported along with broken links and a variety of other useful feedback that you can use as a basis for implementing fixes.
  • VIZION  |  MONDAY, FEBRUARY 1, 2010
    [Text Link] Becoming a Spider In a Few Easy Steps
    Next, we want to make sure that we have a standard HTML sitemap created which links to all site pages or at least the categorical/higher level directories. It is best practice to link this page from the footer of every site page. This shows the search engine spiders a content hierarchy and with sound practices such as identical navigation on all site pages (no alternating links in the main nav), and breadcrumb navigation you can drive this point home even more.
  • WWW.SEOMOZ.ORG  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 28, 2010
    [Text Link] The Web Developer's SEO Cheat Sheet
    The title *attribute* of hyperlinks, images, etc is not) Edited by mcanerin on April 30th, 2008 at 7:54 am Thumbs Up Thumbs Down 7 up, 0 down Reply Permalink Dan Williamson January 9th, 2009 at 9:03 am Is it worth explaining the difference between Title and alt text attributes? Looks like you've learned a lot about Link Bait too in your time at SEOmoz! tried to find a link, but couldn't. File URL : [link] - as expected.
  • WWW.READWRITEWEB.COM  |  TUESDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2009
    [Text Link] How Google Can Combat Content Farms
    Some readers in Sundays post (Tadhg, Charles Coxhead and others) argued that Googles current algorithm accounts for quality well enough, through the link economy. Here were some of our readers suggestions: Neutralize the link dilution; A.J. Lately, it seems like Google has been putting too much weight on which results can attract clicks from regular users, and less weight on which pages have incoming links. The rise of blogging fed lots of links to Google quickly.)
  • SEARCHENGINELAND.COM  |  THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 19, 2009
    [Text Link] 21 Link Builders Share Advanced Link Building Queries
    Home Members Only News Features Columns Newsletters How To Library Events Community About Us MEMBER LOGIN > | BECOME A MEMBER > Column: Link Week 21 Link Builders Share Advanced Link Building Queries Nov 17, 2009 at 3:31pm ET by Garrett French Advanced link building queries, for the link builders who use them extensively, remain a closely guarded secret. Link Target. Link Prospecting Query.
  • WWW.SEARCHCOWBOYS.COM  |  TUESDAY, JUNE 30, 2009
    [Text Link] Links, Links and More Links
    DutchCowboys MobileCowboys DutchCowgirls SearchCowboys GermanCowboys BelgianCowboys Home Events Channels Google Yahoo Research Microsoft Local Mobile Social Media SEA SEO Search Engines News Events Yandex Daily Search Pic(k) Guestposts Tools Books SEO Roadshow Podcast Columns Video Channel Bloggers Links, Links and More Links Tue 30 June 2009 10:30, Editors In Europe and abroad we all know Dave Naylor. The next one I want to look at is JavaScript links.
  • SEARCHENGINELAND.COM  |  FRIDAY, JUNE 19, 2009
    [Text Link] How To Optimize For Conversion In Organic Search Results
    TED always has some kind of cloud tags in its homepage, either with text links or image links. By using incoming links properly, strengthening the right pages and adding relevant content you can “help&# search engines understand what these pages are about. Linking may help, but I have my sites rank first in Google search frrst page without link. First Time Visit? Start Here!
  • WWW.READWRITEWEB.COM  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2009
    [Text Link] Why Filtering is the Next Step for Social Media
    link] Posted by: neurokinetikz | May 10, 2008 3:53 PM This definitely goes hand in hand with the trend we have been seeing of new vertical social networks popping up all over the place. link] Posted by: Robert | May 11, 2008 8:21 AM My current pet peeve is that adding photos to my Flickr account adds them both to my Facebook mini-feed and my Friendfeed which then also adds them to my mini-feed.
  • WWW.JOHNMCKOWN.COM  |  SATURDAY, JUNE 6, 2009
    [Text Link] Building Better Web Sites » The Long Tail - A Secret Behind SEO Dominance
    The title of the page, the heading tag in the page, the content, the inbound text links, meta tags (not as useful, but not dead), and other attributes of that page should all have that term in it. In other words, one city page whose content changes on the fly, depending on how you link to it. Use Long-Tail Terms Everywhere - Google reads only what you give it, so these terms should exist in your links as well as your content.
  • WWW.SEROUNDTABLE.COM  |  SUNDAY, MAY 31, 2009
    [Text Link] After a Google Penalty, How Long Does It Take To Get Rankings Back?
    Google AdSense Finally Fixed Manage Ads Color Picker | Main | Google Webmaster Tools "Link From" Report Bug November 6, 2008 After a Google Penalty, How Long Does It Take To Get Rankings Back? If you removed a ton of links and those links were the reason you ranked number one for "seo company" (inside joke) then, I assume when you come out of the penalty, you wont be on the first page for seo company anymore.
  • WWW.SEROUNDTABLE.COM  |  SUNDAY, MAY 31, 2009
    [Text Link] Can't Shake A Google Penalty? What To Do Next?
    Built a couple of nice high-quality links through guest posting. I would venture to say he is stealing content, link spamming and may be borderline thin affliate. So he needs to stop making changes, write his own unique content, quit link spamming or he needs to consider that Google slapped him with the MSSA (My site sucks ass) penalty and redesign with a new url. Being Your Own SEO Client Is Not Easy | Main | How Does Google AdSense Decide To Send You A Tip?
  • WWW.SEARCHENGINEJOURNAL.COM  |  SUNDAY, MAY 31, 2009
    [Text Link] Greatest Linkbuilding Story Ever Told
    Search Engine Journal Subscribe via RSS or email: Greatest Linkbuilding Story Ever Told May 6th, 2009 by Robert Enriquez | 39 Comments My philosophy is that if the link gets indexed in Google then it is a really good back link. This plugin highlights nofollow links with a red highlight which makes it easier to determine if it’s a decent back link to get. I have never needed to buy a link from another domain owner, reciprocal link, or even 3 way links.
  • WWW.SEODESIGNSOLUTIONS.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 28, 2009
    [Text Link] SEO and Internal Linking | SEO Design Solutions
    SEO Web Design Link Building SEO Copywriting Local SEO SEO Consulting SEO "Do It Yourself" Tools SEO Packages SEO Pricing SEO Blog About Us Portfolio Get Free Quote Contact Us « SEO, How Much? SEO and The Fresh Link / Content Factor! » SEO and Internal Linking Today I would like to discuss an extremely valuable SEO technique called virtual theming. The technique involves deep linking and internal links. Home SEO Services What is SEO?
  • SEARCHENGINELAND.COM  |  SUNDAY, JANUARY 25, 2009
    [Text Link] Scalable On-Page SEO Strategies
    Old school SEO, where you assign each page a keyword theme based on keyword research and hand-craft a title tag, H1 tag and intro copy, then figure out the best internal links to send to the page, just doesn’t scale with big sites. As a bonus, such URLs look nicer to users so they tend to garner more links too. A URL like [link] is superior to a URL like [link] Matt Cutts also announced at WordCamp that underscore characters are now going to be treated as word separators.
  • WWW.READWRITEWEB.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 21, 2009
    [Text Link] There's No Money In The Long Tail of the Blogosphere - ReadWriteWeb
    you look at the Wikipedia page linked above, you will be blasted with daunting math formulas. « Prior Post Next Post » Posted in Analysis Subscribe Print Digg Share 8 TrackBacks TrackBack URL for this entry: [link] More for Good Than for Profit: Report Says US Charities Now Leading Corporations in Social Media Adoption from Read/WriteWeb No Money In The Long Tail of the Blogosphere?
  • WWW.SEO-THEORY.COM  |  THURSDAY, JANUARY 15, 2009
    [Text Link] The Long Tail of SEO Theory | SEO Theory - SEO Theory and Analysis Blog
    Among the real theorists you have a few content-is-king creedists and nearly everyone else is a link apologist. The spammers are most influenced by the link apologists, who also influence a large portion of the general SEO community. Link apologetics are published on the Web every day. Link apologists rule the field. I can build the links when I need to. I can evaluate the links when I need to. Links don’t just influence search results.
  • WWW.SEROUNDTABLE.COM  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2009
    [Text Link] SEO & User Generated Content
    Remove links to fluff. Fluff can include: - Links to site visitor stats - Links to member profiles from select pages. -- From main page -- From main page of sub-forums - Forum links to moderator profiles. If Yelp has 400k relevant inbound links, 1,000 semi-relevant links probably isnt going to cut it. SE tactics: You need to architect site properly, and relatively easy to get link love as its quality content.
  • WWW.BRUCECLAY.COM  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2009
    [Text Link] Bruceclay.com - User Generated Content & Search - SEO Blog
    UGC search engine optimization = CMS search engine optimization Make sure the URLs are crawlable, no session ids, less than 3 parameters, don’t hide the links, the typical SEO stuff. Logical structure and cross linking, bread crumb navigation. Focus on dynamic content as the majority of on-page text. Dynamically inserted title tags, Meta description, image alt text, anchor text links.
  • WWW.SEOBOOK.COM  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2009
    [Text Link] Google's Relevancy Algorithms Change by Keyword: Longtail vs Core Category Words : SEO Book.com
    Competitive Keywords When there are many matching search results for a given search query, Google places a lot of weight on core domain age & authority and on external signals of quality like link quality, link diversity, link anchor text and perhaps other signals of quality like usage data and a LocalRank boost. YOU have been created to win, but conditioned to lose [link] (Ask me about this personally) 7.
  • WWW.EMERGENCE-MEDIA.COM  |  MONDAY, JANUARY 12, 2009
    [Text Link] UGC and SEO: Going for the Long Tail Keywords? at Emergence Media
    Internal Linking - Integration: Will the UGC content be well integrated to your website or pushed off as a quasi-orphan. External Linking – Will People Link to Your UGC Content? Will people want to link directly to the UGC content? How will be integrated with your current site (link structure) and will people want to link to it?
  • WEBSITETIPS.COM  |  MONDAY, DECEMBER 15, 2008
    [Text Link] SEO, SEM Tutorials: Search Engines Potential Penalties or Banning by Search Engines and Directories - Google Penalties Paid Links Penalties Yahoo Guidelines Google Guidelines - Web Site Resources, Website Tips - WebsiteTips.com
    On this page: Search Engine Penalties, Banning in General Google Penalties, Banning from SERPs Googles “-30&# Penalties Googles “-950&# Penalties Googles Paid Links Penalties Yahoo! Best Practices for Cross-linking Helpful tips and information on appropriate cross-linking, and how to avoid potential penalties by cross-linking properly. For example, websites with the same IP address, “excessive&# linking, and more. Adjusts Paid Link Penalty?
  • WWW.KSL-CONSULTING.CO.UK  |  TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 18, 2008
    [Text Link] Google Penalty Advice for Webmasters
    Google often applies backlink devaluation to links from various sources that it considers spammers are exploiting to artificially raise the ranking of their sites. In addition, minor Google algorithm changes are continually being made in an effort to combat link spam. When link devaluation occurs, as it has with reciprocal links from low quality web directories and link farms, reductions in Google ranking may occur affecting the recipient site of the links.
  • WWW.AUDETTEMEDIA.COM  |  WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 27, 2008
    [Text Link] The SEO Guide to Information Architecture | AudetteMedia
    This also helps ensure consistency among backlinks, since it controls what versions of a URL are likely to be found (and cited), and it simplifies internal linking. You’ll also want to ensure there’s consistency in the internal linking of your site. will create multiple versions of pages and link to them with multiple URLs within the site. Ensure you link to your pages using a standardized rule, and stick to it. Sitewide links are nofollowed.