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Typically, prospective SEO clients send consultants a RFP with questions about staff, expertise and process to make sure the SEO firm is qualified. But what about qualifying the SEO client? The most successful search engine optimization engagements are… Read More & Discuss!
With more than two million registered users, StumbleUpon has rapidly become a major player in the social networking craze that has swept through the computers of millions of web users, worldwide. Read More & Discuss!
Facebook is going to open profiles to be found by search engines like Google, proving the walled garden isn’t as hot as some thing. IE: if Facebook really were going to kill the search engines, as some think, it wouldn’t need to be putting its… Read More & Discuss!
Techcrunch uses the new wikipedia IP trace tool have a look at which adult and porn related articles googlers have edited. Read More & Discuss!
Dan Thies from SEO Fast Start discusses how we can Get More Pages Indexed With Nofollow. The post is written well and easy to understand. Interesting post Dan. Read More & Discuss!
Delivering content in a way that Diggers like is half the battle to making the Digg homepage. Here’s a rundown of six things that work right now.... Read More & Discuss!
The Social Media News Release format is designed to encourage a shift from traditional press releases to a more customized information delivery approach in the online environment. One that does a better job of speaking to media, bloggers and consumers… Read More & Discuss!
A great post by Mat Siltala on how to maximize your exposure and build a boat load of good juicy links.. Enjoy! Read More & Discuss!
You gotta see these! Read More & Discuss!
Debra Mastaler’s latest column on link building, where she talks about seven habits that can help you to become a highly effective link builder. Read More & Discuss!
After analysing the top users last week. I thought It would be interesting to ’get into the head of one’.

Chris (who I interviewed) became a top stumbler within 3 months Read More & Discuss!
There are Stumblers and there are Stumblers. Get the right one to submit your page and it could mean the difference of thousands of visits.

Make friends and influencing people has never been more important. Read More & Discuss!
Christine Churchill has announced via press release and her blog the appointment of Bill Slawski and Li Evans to her company. Congratulations! Read More & Discuss!
Many of the big time directories have just been penalized by Google including my own Biz-Dir (over half of the pages have been delisted), directories hit include:

Aviva
Alive
Big Web Links
ewebpages
Directory Dump… Read More & Discuss!
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