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Entries Tagged as 'Search Marketing'

I’ve Been Bitch Slapped – Am I Bovvered?

June 12th, 2009 · 9 Comments

I’ve written about it in the past, seen it happen to a lot of other folks and suffered a brief drop in green pixie dust in the past but, as of last week, I have been officially bitch slapped by Google. My toolbar PageRank has been removed and I am one step away from the […]

Tags: Search Marketing

PageRank Sculpting Is Useless

October 7th, 2008 · 35 Comments

Over the last few years there has been a suggestion within the SEO community that PageRank sculpting (i.e. using “nofollow” on internal web pages) is a good way to increase the flow of PageRank throughout your site. The argument is that by applying the “nofollow” attribute to generic pages (i.e. About, Contact, Privacy Policy, etc.) […]

Tags: Search Marketing Relaunch

August 1st, 2008 · 6 Comments

The Stag Night of the Dead crew love After months of waiting, the long awaited relaunch of is finally here. Ever since I started using in anger I’ve been a fan. In fact I can’t imagine my online life without them so I’m really excited by the relaunch of the service under […]

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PageRank Drop = Search Engine Ranking Drop?

March 6th, 2008 · 36 Comments

Over the past few days there have been some indications that, despite previous comment and conjecture, a drop in toolbar PageRank can actually lead to a drop in search engine rankings and, in some cases, a dramatic reduction in search engine traffic. Jeff Behrendt runs the Aviva Directory and his site was zapped from the […]

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Google Continue War On WMD

February 21st, 2008 · 1 Comment

I see that The Enforcer is continuing with his crusade to rid the Internet of WMD (Ways of Making Dollar). Darren Rowse from ProBlogger relayed a funny email exchange on his blog yesterday – Conversations with an Underground Text Link Seller – and who should pop up in the comments section? The first comment made […]

Tags: Search Marketing