September/October, 2002 by Eric Ward, aka The Link Mensch My next two columns will focus on how you can build your own free web link clipping service, which you can use to track anything from mentions of your site in print, to spotting new links to your site (35,000+ links to my URLwire site. Hey, […]
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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 […]
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 Web site or Web event: “Did we […]
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 Weekly Article – October 10, 2001 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, […]
By Eric Ward Originally written for SearchEngineLand’s LinkWeek June 18, 2007 If you had the chance to hire a full-time employee to engage in content publicity and link building, what type of person would you look for? What sorts of skills would you want? What personal traits would you value? As companies realize that content […]
At what point does a link-building tactic make the leap from acceptable to not? When does white hat become black hat? Or gray hat? Or pink?
Good read written by Mike Moran over at SearchEngineGuide titled How do I get links to my Website? The site in question was an e-commerce site. Skis and snowboards. Sites that are primarily e-commerce oriented present special linking challenges. Several times each month I get questions like Mike did. E-commerce sites want links. How do […]
Right now, tens of thousands of Americans are searching for Joe The Plumber. You can thank John McCain for this, though I’m not sure Joe will in the long run. SEL is live with a post about the search impact. See Joe The Plumber, The Presidential Debates & Search. The sudden spike in searches for […]
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