Blog archives for Thursday, November 24th, 2005

The Trustbox Revisted

“There’ll be no Fockers in my circle of trust” Bob Deniro – Meet the Parents. “Trust is earned not given” Time + Trust = High Quality Indications for relevance Why there is no sandbox there is only trustbox Trust is earned not given It’s easy […]

Link Ninjas Link Development Training

The Webmasterworld conference in Las Vegas was great as usual. Thanks to all the people who made for enjoyable conversations (you know who you are). Special thanks to Brett and company who always put on a great show, and to our gracious Grand Canyon tour […]

Webmaster World Search Conference X in Las Vegas

Well, the trip officially kicks off tomorrow at 6a.m. Pubcon X is guaranteed to be a great time filled with a ton of new business opportunities. The vibe when you get hundreds of idea riddled geeks and marketing folks together in that small of an […]

Boser’s Got a Blog

Oh boy. This should be fun. From his take no prisoners candor at conferences to his “asshole of the week” award on webmasterradio, Greg is never lacking for entertainment value (and SEO knowledge for that matter). Thanks to Oilman for breakin’ the news.

Natural SEO Reasoning – Simple Standalone Variable Guidelines

Study nature, love nature, stay close to nature. It will never fail you. -Frank Lloyd Wright: I don’t envy search engine engineers at all. It must be pretty tough to combate thousands of spammers on a daily basis while not pissing off a lot of […]

SEO Trump Factors

As long as your going to be thinking anyway, think big. -Donald Trump Whenever someone asks me about meta tags I try to remind them that time is better spent elsewhere. Some variables matter…and some REALLY matter…I like to try to stick to the “trump […]

Mr. Ploppy’s Monday Tool List – Volume #31 – SEO and Web Development Sales Tools

Sales can be a tough but essential part of anyone interested in freelancing or consulting. Good sales can make or break a business. There are not a lot of “online tools” for learning to sell web design and search engine marketing, but there are a lot of fantastic articles and discussions on the subject.

Why I Try to Spend Less Time Analyzing Algorithm Updates

“All great truths are simple in final analysis, and easily understood; if they are not, they are not great truths.” – Napolean Hill Don’t search for great truths with search engine updates! Analyzing updates is a necessary evil of practicing SEO, made increasingly painful if […]

Unethical Ways to Destroy Your Competitor’s Search Rankings

I don’t like violence, Tom. I’m a businessman; blood is a big expense. -Sollozzo Disclaimer: I’ve never engaged in any of these practices, nor will I ever engage in these practices. I don’t think anyone else should either. They are unethical, and downright wrong. Even […]

Guide to Getting by the Gatekeepers

There was a very interesting section in the “Big Moo” by Seth’s group of 33 wonderful authors. It was about the fact that most authors or folks you respect are fairly approachable, or that if they’re not, you can often find a way to contact […]