Tag Archives: SEO

Guest Blogging for Google Authorship Reputation instead of Link Building

Matt Cutts, the head of Google’s Webspam team, has publicly and repeatedly stated that guest blogging for SEO purposes is dead.  We are already seeing that Google is taking an aggressive stance towards link spam, especially on guest posts and link farms. One thing that really hasn’t been touched upon, but is lurking in the background, is guest blogging for the purpose of increasing your Google Authorship reputation. As Google… Read More »

Labeling the Purpose of Links in HTML could Reduce Link Spam

In order to help search engines like Google & Bing understand the weight and importance of links on a page, and to reduce link spam, perhaps we need to start labeling the purpose of the links on our websites and blogs. In a previous article, we talked about “Is linking dead for SEO?” and Matt Cutt’s statement that guest blogging for SEO is dead.  Search engines are finding that using… Read More »

Is Linking Dead for SEO?

In a controversial and much talked about post by Matt Cutts, entitled “The decay and fall of guest blogging for SEO,” the head of Google’s Webspam team declares that guest posting for SEO purposes is dead. In his post, which has been edited several times for clarity, he attempts to clarify that Google is targeting spammy links only, but leaves the door open for linking for legitimate purposes. Google is in an… Read More »

Tips for Marketing a Content Website

Here are some things you can do to help market a content website: Have great content.  Nothing keeps people coming back for more than great content.  Also, search engines love updated and new content. Social Media Presence.  Set up social media pages for your website, especially Twitter, Facebook and Google+, and if possible, set up your website to automatically post to each of them every time you add content.  Set… Read More »

Things Needed to Create a Great Website

When creating a website, it is important that you have all the necessary components for it to be successful, and it involves more than just the building of the website itself.  From strategy, to building, to marketing, to monetization, and beyond. In this article we will go over what things you will need to consider and incorporate into your plan.  First I will list each in a bullet list, and… Read More »