Blog Archives for the Link Development category

Buy, Borrow, Beg, and Barter: Techniques for Link Development

I’ve quoted this before, but it’s worth quoting again (many more time most likely) “How do you ask for a link? Asking for a link is about asking if you can do business with somebody. Links are much like currency on the web: If you […]

Link Harvester Hosted

Aaron has created a great open source tool called Link Harvester (recently updated). This is a great tool for many reasons, and you can even grab the source code for the tool and run it on your own webhost. You must have XML DOM installed, […]

Looking for Lunker Links – Link Development and Fishing

I recently overheard a conversation of one of our company link developer’s mentioning how he enjoyed fishing (me too! I do my Miami Charter Fishing with Nel of the Top Gun, and my buddy Charlie Ellis), and thought I’d do a clever little analogy of […]

Link Shadow – How long is a link valuable?

I really should do more research on this, but the question that has been in the back of my mind for some time is “how long is a link valuable”? More specifically, if it takes 3 days, 3 weeks, 3 months for a link to […]

Text Link Quality and Valuation Guide

Link valuation is a difficult subject to quantify. Most SEO’s will tell you that coming up with a value of a text link is a “gut feel”, which really doesn’t help much when you are deciding to drop hundreds or thousands per month on a […]