Does Valid Page Mark-up Make Much Difference In SEO?

The answer is: not really. In German. Explanation here.

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The Value Of Link Exchanges

Link exchanges have been around for a long time. Are they still of any use? Some. Maybe. We’ve all received link exchange requests. All the requests directed to me go through a filter and straight into a junk folder. They are of so little value, that even the time spent glancing at them would present me with an unacceptably high …

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It’s the marketing, not the product.

One thing I’ve been preaching for a long time now is marketing drives sales. Probably more to the point, branding drives sales. Either way, it’s not the product itself that drives sales. To illustrate, let’s talk about web hosting. iPowerWeb is one of the biggest virtual web hosting providers on the Internet. Their $7.95/MO plan offers: Hosting for a single …

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Giant Brass Balls Avoids Handjob?

This post title may also get flagged as offensive by our friends at ScanSafe, depending on their level of purity (see my previous post) I’ll take that risk… Anyway, world-famous blackhat SEO, Stephen Colbert, has succeeded in getting ranked #1 for “giant brass balls” after asking viewers to link to him using that term. Wasn’t Google’s anti-Googlebomb algo supposed to …

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80% Of Blogs Are Offensive

Only 80%? “The Internet’s blog sites have become overgrown with a variety of unpleasant content, including porn, offensive language, hate posting, and malware, a new threat analysis has suggested.“ People clearly aren’t trying hard enough. Surely we can push that figure a little higher. For example, I hate those shite (that’s an English spelling, BTW) sites that are “infested” with …

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