The way Google previously worked was by crawling the web for a period of time and then pushing those updates out every so often. For example, they would crawl for 30 days, take down an old data center and then push out a new datacenter in it’s place. This is what caused the “Google Dance”… Continue reading How Does Indexing and Ranking Work at Google?
The Ugly This is the third and final part of my series on The Thirty Day Challenge: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. I’ll admit that I’ve done the Thirty Day Challenge for three years straight now, despite what the Wickedfire forum thinks about it 😉 I also admit that there are some things… Continue reading The 30 Day Challenge: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Part Three
The Bad This is the second part of my series on The Thirty Day Challenge: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. While the 30 Day Challenge can teach you a lot as a beginner, there are a few things that can be very annoying about the program. One of the first things that I… Continue reading The 30 Day Challenge: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Part Two
The Good This is the first part of my series on The Thirty Day Challenge: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly. I put this post together in anticipation of the 30 Day Challenge, now renamed as The Challenge, which starts on Thursday, or July 1st, 2010. I’ve enjoyed participating in the 30 Day Challenge… Continue reading The 30 Day Challenge: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly – Part One
To analyze link data from your competitors websites using Majestic SEO, you will need to purchase a paid subscription. There are plenty of plans available for whatever your needs may be and it’s very affordable. Judging The Level of Competition This is probably the most useful if you’re an affiliate marketer or someone deciding on… Continue reading Using Competitive Link Intelligence From Majestic SEO
Fortitude is a new service from the creator of the popular Qondio service (formerly Quassia) created a couple of years ago. Fortitude is very similar to Qondio in that you write articles and submit them for everyone to read, but what makes it different is that on Fortitude you get paid for what you write.… Continue reading Fortitude is a New Online Magazine That Pays You To Write For Them
Being a video game nerd AND an SEO, in my opinion today’s Google logo is probably the coolest logo they have ever created. If you go to the Google home page today (or this permanent Google Pac-Man page, you’ll see that they have actually created an interactive Pac-Man Google logo in celebration of the Pac-Man… Continue reading Google’s Playable Pac-Man Logo
Often when I’m doing competitive analysis, researching niche directories or reviewing industry related “round-up” articles, I’ll come across a few dead links. If you come across a domain that no longer exists that tightly matches the content of your own site, you can try to reclaim their incoming links to point to your own site.… Continue reading Reclaiming Links From Sites That Have Shut Down
I can’t think if any actual reasons how an iPad could be any more useful than my laptop for work or business. I don’t know anyone who owns one and I’ve only spent about 10 minutes playing with an iPad at the local Best Buy so I admit that I don’t have a lot of… Continue reading Why I Won’t Buy an iPad
I came across a forum post on DMOZ quite some time ago with a new business owner asking if SEO is necessary anymore. Why this person was asking for this type of advice from DMOZ, I have no idea, but one of the forum moderators chimed in stating that SEO was not necessary. He said… Continue reading Is SEO Necessary For New Business Owners Anymore?