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Aug

8th

Yahoo to display a new logo a day for 30 days

Yahoo! Inc. have announced they will be unveiling a brand new logo. Over the years, the Yahoo! logo has remained very similar; essentially the only previous difference has been a colour change from red to purple. The announcement made on their Tumblr account states the unveiling will be made at midnight Eastern Time, USA on...

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Aug

6th

9 Traits of a Lazy Link Builder

With so much free material about building your brand online, website optimisation and good advice about link building, it amazes me that in the year 2013, I still see such shoddy link building services being offered with even shoddier marketing efforts in place. One can have their own opinion on the annoying Go Compare and...

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Jul

26th

5 Ways for Small Businesses to Successfully Build Links

As a little business, it can be challenging trying to compete with the big businesses and their multi-million £ budgets.  The great thing about the internet, and Google’s organic results – there’s more of a level playing field than on the High Street. (Image courtesy of Hometown Unicorn) Sure, you may not be able to...

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May

24th

10 traffic-driving link building methods you cannot ignore

Looking for more traffic and exposure for your website’s content?  You’ve come to the right place.  Let me guide you through 10 methods of how I effectively drive traffic to my clients and personal websites.  So whether you’re an ecommerce website, an affiliate blogger or someone who likes writing a diary online, the importance of...

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May

15th

Payday Loan link spamming hits Google’s results

At the time of writing this blog, Google’s first page of results retrieved some bizarre listings for the phrase “payday loans”.  Using ‘black hat’ techniques, clever SEOs have used underhand tactics to rank at the top of Google for a very popular search term. A year ago, I reported that completely unrelated websites, froginthewall.net and...

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Apr

15th

What we learned from ex-Googler’s at Brighton SEO

To kick off Brighton SEO this year, Kelvin Newman sat three ex-Googler’s down on a couch on the stage and opened the questions to the audience. Those three were Jonas Weber, Alfredo Pulvirenti and Fili Wiese – all formerly of the Search Quality team at Google.  Unsurprisingly, they held back a lot of information and...

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Apr

11th

How to Build Links: Build content visitors want

Link building has changed quite considerably over the past 12 months or so.  In less than a fortnight, the Google Penguin update will be celebrating its first birthday.  I don’t suspect too many will be coming to that party. (image credit: litlnemo) Before the Penguin update, SEOs and link builders were getting away with a...

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Sep

10th

The Art of Guest Blogging

Guest blogging is one of the most-common and successful link building strategies being used right now after the Google Panda and Penguin updates.  This guide will help teach you how to find guest blogging opportunities and how to make the most of them. What Do You Want to Get Out of Guest Blogging? Knowing what...

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Aug

21st

How to Avoid Link Building Penalties

  (image credit: t r e v y) The number of cases of websites being penalised for their link building is on the rise.  There are pages of users posting questions on the Google Support Forum asking where their site may have been penalised or how they have to fix this.  There are several users...

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Aug

16th

40 Blog Post Ideas for When You Get Writer’s Block

(image credit: Ed Yourdon) Since the Google Panda and Penguin updates, content marketing has become as important as it has ever been for Search Engine Optimisation and Link Building. Creating quality content for your blog or a third party blog will help towards attracting an audience, customers and can be used as a way of...

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