Category: Link Building

.EDU Links from Professor Bloggers »

This is something I wanted to share with you “my reader”. As you know, .EDU links (from relevant websites) add a lot of value to your website. Well, did you know that there are a lot of college professors who blog under their college website sub directories? And yes, they are …. .EDU Target professors […]

The Danger of a Perfect Anchor Text Link »

Every SEO knows that a keyword targeted anchor text is important. What many forget about is that having 95% of your incoming links have the same anchor text is a red flag with a huge sign that says “SPAM”. Google has identified the problem long ago and taken measures to deal with it (somewhat) Aaron […]

What You Need to Know Before You Buy a Text Link … »

As we all know … incoming links are the juice that we all like to drink (search engines value them). Only problem is … sometimes it’s the wrong flavor that does very little for us. Sure, you can do things to get links naturally (pro bono), and yet there are times when some cash can […]

How Google Identifies a Paid Text Link »

While reading a blog post by Rand Fishkin on paid links I saw a question being brought up by one of the readers about Google’s knowledge and identification process of a paid text link on the web-page. Rand gave a pretty good and quick explanation… “…they look at patterns of links algorithmically, when they were […]

The Power of a Deep Link Within The First 200 Characters »

Not many people realize the power of deep linking into your own site within the first paragraph of your blog post, article, PR release, etc. No, this is not suggested because Google might give more value to links higher within the content. It’s simpler. Whenever your “content” is republished somewhere … many times you’ll notice […]

Keyword Rich URL for Higher Ranking on Google… Is It Worth It? »

Many people think that having keywords in your website’s URL address can be beneficial to Google rankings. It is “somewhat” true but not in a direct way. Here is what I mean. Google does not look at your URL and tell it’s self … “wow, they got the URL, so let’s rank them high”. So […]

Can Affiliate Program Help Your Search Engine Optimization Strategy? »

Many companies started their affiliate programs mainly for the reason to get relevant clean links to help in their SEO (search engine optimization) efforts. Did it work for them? For some I am sure it did, but when you try to catch two rabbits at the same time, you might just loose both of them. Here is […]

Doing Website SEO for Google? …Thesaurus is Now Your Best Friend. »

With the updates Google made to their algorithm, more tests prove that they’ve become smarter about filtering spamming sites (you know, the ones who use their keywords 40 times in the same paragraphs) by really looking into the text used. When you write something, you might refer to it using different words. Let’s say a […]

SEO Article on Google, Yahoo, MSN and ASK, You Need to Read Now. »

Aaron Wall (the links guy) just published a very good article that I feel you need to see right away. As you know I don’t usually link to other articles from my Blog, but this one is worth the time. http://www.seobook.com/relevancy/ Enjoy.

Google Sandbox Defined = Yea Right! »

This is, in my opinion one of the most controversial topics for Search engine optimizers. The “Google Sandbox”. Some say it’s there, some say it’s a myth. Quick recap for those who have no idea what Google sandbox is believed to be. (People believe that Google employs a Sandbox effect in their algorithm as new […]