Links Vs Social Media – The Winner is… Links

Well at least for now the winner of the battle within search engines for which has more effect on ranking is links. The source of this information to me is both through talking to other people in the industry and reading lots of blogs. That today was added to when I saw this youtube video of @mattcutts talking at SMX Advanced in June about this…

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Mistakes to be Avoided While Marketing on Pinterest

Pinterest is fast emerging a very profitable and powerful social media tool for numerous businesses to drive the traffic onto their websites. If you are undertaking lots of valuable efforts to market your product on this particular social networking website, but not getting the desired results, then chances are there you may be committing some mistakes. If you make an effort to uncover the Pinterest…

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Giving Away Rights to Your Images on Pinterest, Facebook and Google

I know a good number of photographers, they range from those loving snapping people, to architecture and beyond. I also know many print and graphic designers. But I wonder whether they know they are giving away their intellectual property rights when they post them to an online service such as Pinterest, Facebook or even Google – even if they simply upload the image but never make it…

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Discovering Competitors Social Media Analytical Secrets

I am a fan of competitor benchmarking, whether its using very simple metrics like follower numbers, qualitative metrics such as how good a companies customer service is or more complex metrics such as number of links to a site and location they are from. Either way metrics are pretty cool things for the world of SEO and Marketing in general. Having been in SEO for a good…

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User Experience Meets SEO – @NetMag Feature

Once again I have been lucky enough to be featured in .net magazine. Last time I took part in the design off section of the magazine. In issue 230, this time, an article I have written about how user experience is a part of search optimisation. The topic of Web Design and SEO working together is a question we’ve talked about previously a few times,…

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Affiliate Marketing is the Way Forward

As the internet continues to gain pace in terms of work, shopping and leisure, more and more companies and businesses are discovering the ongoing benefits of signing up to affiliate marketing management programmes. These schemes work in different ways but typically site visitors are encouraged to visit other sites or to view ads by clicking on website links. Each click is paid for by the…

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Reasons Why Your SEO Efforts are Not Making You As Much As They Could

There are many reasons why you might not be maximizing your SEO efforts. Too often people focus only on their rankings, and do not pay nearly enough attention to what the users do once they get on the website. This should be the main thing that you focus on in most cases, but most individuals who practice SEO only focus on getting higher in the…

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Quick Post, Please Help #SaveRichard

Please follow this link and sign the petition to #SaveRichard from extradition to the USA. Richard has broke no laws in either country he simply, like this site, like other sites, like search engines has linked to websites. Please read this post about Links vs Sharing files to understand the case, or click here to sign the petition. Please also share this post, and the…

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