27 Dec '13, 9pm

How SEO Greed Can Ruin A Perfectly Good Linking Strategy

By now, you are likely aware of the Rap Genius “Tweet In Exchange For Anchor Text” link scheme, hencefore to be known as TieFating . Barry Schwartz reported last week on John Marbach’s exposé of the popular music site, Rap Genius, which had started an “affiliate” program in order to get links pointing to their website. After it was exposed, Matt Cutts, head of Google’s Webspam team, said , “we’re aware and looking into it.” The site was then officially penalized for link schemes . Links can do many things, but don’t get greedy… In a nutshell, the folks at Rap Genius offered to tweet a link with a URL to any blogger that linked to the Rap Genius site using specific keyword rich anchor text to the lyrics of very specific songs by very specific artists. In exchange for these keyword rich anchor text links, Rap Genius would then tweet out a link to the blogger’s site/post, and...

Full article: http://searchengineland.com/how-seo-greed-can-ruin-a-perf...

Tweets

How SEO Greed Can Ruin A Perfectly Good Linking...

searchengineland.com 28 Dec '13, 5pm

By now, you are likely aware of the Rap Genius “Tweet In Exchange For Anchor Text” link scheme, hencefore to be known as T...

Interesting read on what you should be paying f...

searchenginewatch.com 28 Dec '13, 7pm

SEO takes time. A monthly retainer is best. Think of SEO as a long-term investment . Aggressive campaigns and major pushes...

@twwings @Gingerhazing you can find a good sele...

dsw.com 29 Dec '13, 9pm

There aren't any ratings yet... But you can change that! Be the first to rate and review this product to help out other sh...

Where Can I Find A Man Who Has Forgotten Words? #tao

Where Can I Find A Man Who Has Forgotten Words?...

earthtimes.org 05 Jan '14, 4am

The Earth Times site and content have been updated. We do apologise, as this may mean that the article or page you were lo...

SEO Cake For Ranking Number One

SEO Cake For Ranking Number One

seroundtable.com 27 Dec '13, 12pm

Steven Weldler shared a picture of a cake made for him for achieving his goals of ranking number one for a specific keywor...

Enhancing your online visibility can increase t...

nationalpositions.com 28 Dec '13, 6pm

Quality and diverse link building services are crucial to the success of your SEO and Internet marketing campaigns. Nation...

SWOT Analysis of a Typical #StartUp #SocialMedi...

link-assistant.com 28 Dec '13, 9am

Practically any social media strategy has a resembling life circle. Firstly you don't have a clue what's this all Twitter/...

What is Reverse Guest Blogging and How Can It H...

searchenginepeople.com 27 Dec '13, 9pm

Stronger Partnerships . If youre reaching out to someone who is an experienced blogger, chances are they are not going to ...

Sale started: 75% off SEO PowerSuite at Christmas time!

Sale started: 75% off SEO PowerSuite at Christm...

link-assistant.com 27 Dec '13, 10pm

Sale started: 75% off SEO PowerSuite at Christmas time! December 17th, 2013 | Link-Assistant.Com | Posted in category Link...

Why Keywords are important for SEO? ;) #digitalmarketingshow #SEO #seotalk

Why Keywords are important for SEO? ;) #digital...

webconfs.com 28 Dec '13, 10am

Keywords are the most important SEO element for every search engine, they are what search strings are matched against. Cho...

Good spirits, made even brighter:

tiffany.com 31 Dec '13, 10pm

Elsa Peretti® Thumbprint dish in handblown red Venetian glass with 24k gold leaf

SEO Predictions for 2014: Link Earning, Google ...

semrush.com 26 Dec '13, 3pm

2013 was a record-setting year when it came to SEO and changes in the Search Engine Optimization industry. Most notably, t...

SEO 101: Jurassic Park and SEO: Keeping Your Si...

searchenginejournal.com 31 Dec '13, 5pm

In the book, Ian Malcolm says that most of the park’s officials have what he calls “thintelligence,” meaning that they are...

Good article on off-page SEO factors for 2014 #...

searchengineland.com 02 Jan '14, 2am

Today’s column marks the third and final entry in my annual SEO Playbook. Part 1 primarily focused on what Hummingbird wil...