Tag Archives: Link Building

Google-Friendly Link Building Tactics For Online Sellers: My Online Seller Wales Talk

On Thursday 20th February, I gave a talk at Online Seller Wales, for their Cardiff event (#OSWCardiff) in Porter’s Bar’s cinema room. I’ve spoken in the venue’s cinema room before for my Cardiff Internet talk (and I’ve also spoken on … Continue reading

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Stick Your Fork Elsewhere… Thoughts On Matt Cutts’ “Guest Blogging Is Done” Statement

Yesterday, Google’s Head of Webspam Matt Cutts posted a new blog post containing a very strong statement: “Stick a fork in it: guest blogging is done; it’s just gotten too spammy.” As expected, the SEO industy went nuts on Twitter … Continue reading

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Trolled By An IT Company… My First (& Last) Link Request Attempt By Phone

So I have an… interesting link building story from a few weeks ago… A client of mine is a Cardiff-based IT support company. While seeking out relevant links, I came across the website for a London-based IT support company who … Continue reading


Why I Prefer A Full URL Slug

Recently I noticed a difference in the way that the URLs of my blog posts were being generated and presented. Some of the ‘gubbins’ words such as “the” and “a” (I believe articles is the correct grammatical term) would be … Continue reading

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What’s The WORST Link You’ve Ever Seen? SEOs Share Their Stories!

The mighty Jon Cooper of Point Blank SEO fame recently published a sequel to his Creative Link Building post, the latter/original becoming the most popular article ever to be shared on Inbound.org to date. Inspired by Jon’s posts, I had … Continue reading

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