by Eric Ward Updated November 2011 – original 2005 | More posts from Eric Ward In their frenzy to build links to curry favor with the engines, some link builders miss a far more important target: People. Most will tell you that links from Yahoo! and DMOZ are really important, and to a certain (minimal) […]
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posted by Eric Ward on November 8, 2013, at 10.09 am EST The two queries below are identical. The first query is what is yahoo’s current stock price? (live result http://goo.gl/2dU4fJ) As you can see, Google answered it for me directly, stating the sources as Google Finance – Yahoo Finance – MSN Money The second […]
Have you ever done this? Slut!
August 27, 2010 Over the years I have probably tested and used over 100 different programs that in one way or another assisted with some aspect of the link building process. Many are long gone. Some are wonderful and incredibly powerful, others overpriced and should be taken off the market. I’ve had phone conversations with […]
By Eric Ward August 27, 2007 The full text with hyperlinks for this Link Week column can be read at SearchEngineLand.com here Last week’s column Aggressively Seeking Links – How Much Is Too Much? sparked several comments and questions. In the past, I’ve hesitated to revisit previous columns, preferring to let them stand on their […]
Link Mensch – Articles On Link Building Strategies and Tactics Link Popularity and Guestbook Links – Useful or a Bunch of Baloney? April 2003 by Eric Ward, aka The Link Mensch You have probably been to a site that had a section called a “Guestbook”. Many sites ask you to “sign their guestbook”, and […]
by Eric Ward, aka The Link Mensch Here’s a collection of linking related tid bits you should be aware of. Paying for a link at Overture.com (formerly GoTo.com) that is not in the top five in the search results is, in most cases, a waste. Results of six and lower are not made available to […]
by Eric Ward, Link Mensch Right now, as you read this, you probably have some orphaned URLs you don’t know about, collecting dust in the forgotten pile at the bottom of the search engine indexes. It happens to the best of us. Even me, the self proclaimed Link Mensch, was humbled recently to discover several […]
Have you ever done this? Slut!
Updated February 2004 by Eric Ward You know you should have more links pointing to your site, but you’re not sure what the best approach is to pursue them. One of my favorite approaches is to use the search results for terms that are important for my site. I do a search at Google for […]