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 […]
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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, 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!
For SearchEngineLand’s LinkWeek July 9, 2007 I’m an extreme believer in linking analysis and competitive linking intelligence. I have tools that analyze millions of links every week. I have scripts that compare, contrast, group, separate, divide and categorize links to a degree that would make your eyes cross. As I type this one of my […]
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 […]
The Internet is filled with nooks, crannies, and pockets that make tracking online media coverage of your Web site or event a nightmare. Here’s why… Updated February 2002 by Eric Ward, aka The Link Mensch It’s one of the first questions you ask after the launch of your Website or Web event: “Did we get […]
by Eric Ward, Link Mensch Weekly Article 56/7 – July, 2001 If you haven’t yet dipped your toes in the pool of pay per click (PPC) search engines, you might be missing out on some really excellent targeted traffic for your site. In fact, I find that pay per click search engines like GoTo.com or […]