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Google’s Matt Cutts Warns Against Buying Links (Way Back in 2007) With Google’s Penguin update, the search engine makes good on Matt Cutts’ 2007 statement that sites that purchase links may be penalized more in the future.
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When building a website, many people try to take the shortest approach to victory. They throw up some pages, put second-rate content on them and then hope to start making money right away. In reality, this approach seldom works and then they start to get frustrated with the process. Those who find the most success in building a website typically aim to create an authority site. Authority sites typically receive the lion’s share of traffic from the search engines and have more credibility in the eyes of visitors. As a webmaster, you should care about your site authority and how [...]
Looking for a better way to let users filter through large amounts of information on your website? At 352 Media Group, we often need to take large amounts of information and find a way to present it that is not only visually appealing, but also easy for users to understand.
Unfortunately its true. In the need to get a deposit together to buy a house (thanks to the GFC) I have made the decision to sell Scribblescratch. Hopefully the new owner will keep me on as a writer.
You can view the auction on Flippa here.
Buying expired (or more accurately soon to be expired) domains can be extremely beneficial to a new websites ranking, pagerank and number of inlinks. Buying a domain with 1000 inlinks saves you money and time trying to achieve the same result with a new website. Also its fairly common knowledge that the age of a domain is an important rankng factor with the search engines. Anyway why you buy an expired domain is beside the point, heres a nice simple tip to help you find expired and related domains.
March 2010 not only marks the start of a new season it is also the 4th anniversary since the first tweet was sent. Its amazing to think that Twitter, the global social phenomenon has only been around for 4 short years and grown into one of the top 50 most popular websites according to alexa.com. Personally I was an early adopter signing up for my twitter account in late 2006 after hearing positive reviews about it being the next big thing on other websites similar to this one. Despite my almost non-existent participation with twitter since, I am still going to make a claim that may demonstrate my ignorance and marginalise me from every social user in the world.
I am soon to implement a small change to my posting style. As you (hopefully) know I spend a good portion of this blog experimenting with products, ideas and services. After all the only way to know if something works (or does not work) for sure, is by testing it out. However in my haste to answer so many questions at once I have ended up with a lot of open articles without conclusions. The problems include: New articles with only half the content look unfinished and unprofessional By the time I have concluded an experiment no one is viewing [...]
As any professional athlete, businessman, investor or coach will attest, learning from your mistakes or failures is a critical component of ensuring future success. I have been online close to 6 years now and thought, a public display of the mistakes I have made as I endeavour to become a web entrepreneur will not only help me to grow, but such public humiliation may also help new webmasters avoid many of the mistakes that I have made in the past.
Reflecting on this list and publishing it, is highly embarrassing now that I view them from a different understanding.
A simple guide to remove the tag “META NAME=”ROBOTS” CONTENT=”NOINDEX, NOFOLLOW” from your wordpress blog and a lesson in logical troubleshooting that will save you plenty of time in the future.