You may have seen the news earlier this week that Greg Sterling and I have determined that bad business listing data may be costing US businesses $10 billion. To provide more context for that number, Yext has just published the first issue of the Yext Quarterly (aka “YQ”), subtitled “The State of Location”. The report was [...]
Entries Tagged as 'Linkbuilding'
March 7th, 2013 · 10 Comments
November 14th, 2012 · 5 Comments
One of the more popular questions right? While I am sure the Googlers have been trying to figure out how Tweets can be a proxy for links, even though Matt Cutts claims Google is “leery” of social signals, I thought the social media reactions to yesterday’s post about Groupon SEO could illustrate Twitter’s SEO effect nicely. [...]
November 13th, 2012 · 35 Comments
The best SEO tactics are the ones that are discovered by accident, like Lexan. Last week, I stumbled upon a linkbuilding tactic so effective and simple that I felt compelled to share it here. It’s called Groupon. First off, linkbuilding is a painful SEO task. It’s painful to sell it to clients. It’s painful to [...]
July 20th, 2012 · 3 Comments
Just got this: I applaud Google for notifying site owners that they have some spammy-looking links. I don’t applaud them for not telling site owners which links in particular look spammy. If you have been link-building, then you probably know where to look, but if like me, you haven’t, then you have to spend time [...]
May 14th, 2012 · 5 Comments
Well at least a lot of the linkbuilding I see going on isn’t. But it can be. Which is why I wrote 5 Local Linkbuilding Ideas for the Post-Penguin/Panda Era And I wanted an excuse to put up ridiculous dog pics on SearchEngineLand.