Entries Tagged as 'Linkbuilding'

The Half Life of a Link

September 13th, 2011 · 2 Comments

Bit.ly has a great post up: You Just Shared a Link: How Long Will People Pay Attention? In general, the half life of a bitly link is about 3 hours, unless you publish your links on youtube, where you can expect about 7 hours worth of attention. Many links last a lot less than 2 […]

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Patch Local Voices = Google Local Citations

May 4th, 2011 · Comments Off on Patch Local Voices = Google Local Citations

Arianna Huffington announced Patch.com’s “Local Voices” program today: Starting today, we are welcoming new bloggers to Fridley Patch (and other Patch sites around the country) through our new Local Voices blog feature. Local Voices will complement Patch’s original reporting, allowing you, as a member of the community, to speak up and speak out to your […]

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Tags: Linkbuilding · Patch.com

Milanoo Paid Links: Hey VCs, Need Some SEO Due Diligence?

May 2nd, 2011 · 3 Comments

It looks like Milanoo, a Sequoia-backed start-up, just got outed for using paid links to scam Google’s rankings.  I have done a fair amount of SEO work for venture-backed start-ups and this event has convinced me more than ever that smart VCs should be conducting SEO due diligence on potential portfolio companies both pre- and […]

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Hunch.com Shows How Data = SEO

April 26th, 2011 · 4 Comments

Whenever I work with a client that has a relatively undifferentiated service (I am talking to you Yellow Pages sites of the world), inevitably the discussion moves to linkbuilding. I like to say that doing on-page/technical SEO is like building a high performance sports car and that links, and increasingly social media signals, are like […]

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Tags: Linkbuilding · Yellow Pages

Foursquare’s Rudest Cities = Great Linkbait

March 1st, 2011 · 3 Comments

Just caught Greg’s post on this infographic from Foursquare on the Rudest Cities in the world based on the # of expletives mentioned in tips First the Oscars and now this. Methinks Foursquare has recently put a linkbaiter on payroll.

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Tags: Foursquare · Linkbuilding