link love august 13, 2012

Blog posts and articles to read this last week.

From my own site

SEO is Dead? Been There, Done That! – Every time Google comes out with the slightest change, a bunch of “Chicken Littles” invade the web, all squawking that SEO is dead.

Link Building Strategies Built to Last – Are Your Link Building Strategies Built to Last? Just because something’s popular now doesn’t mean it’s going to survive the long haul.

Negative SEO: What is it, How it’s Done and How you Can Prevent It – Ever since Google’s Panda and Penguin updates, SEOs and webmasters have been carefully watching the new changes

Penguin Update Spearheads the Spam Raid for Google – The brand new Penguin Update comprises the search engine mammoth’s latest set of algorithms implied to check spam, cloaks and likewise fraudulence on the web

Google Panda – The Complete Update List and How to Avoid Overuse of SEO – Google’s search algorithm is something that is changing constantly. New updates and changes to their algorithm

Now read the blog posts and articles that I found interesting and worth mentioning to my readers.

Guest Posting on Sites with a Low PR: Any SEO Benefit? – It’s no secret that guest posting is becoming one of the most popular ways to earn quality backlinks. Contributing a guest article in exchange for a link back to your site not only improves your SEO, but

10 Old SEO Methods You Need to Stop – Truth be told, I’m surprised by how often I’ve been presented with this scenario. Every single time it’s boiled down to using bad SEO or outdated SEO tactics that they consider tried and true but are no longer valid.

No SEO Ever Went Wrong By… – The world of SEO seems to be ever-changing, and the pace of that change is ever-accelerating. It’s both the blessing and the curse of this industry. Today there are evermore options and issues to contend with to fully optimize websites and online properties.

The Secret Sauce of SEO – At its very core, SEO is about improving usability on a website. Let’s take a look at some of the big ticket topics.

YouTube Ranking Factors – Whiteboard Friday – This week for Whiteboard Friday we are taking a look at how to get a video to rank on YouTube.

Scrapers Beware – An update to our search algorithms – Google – We aim to provide a great experience for our users and have developed over 200 signals to ensure our search algorithms deliver the best possible results. Starting next week, we will begin taking into account a new signal in our rankings: the number of valid copyright removal notices

Post-Penguin SEO Link Building: The Naked (URL) Truth – If your rankings haven’t recovered from Google Penguin yet, you’re looking for answers. By now, you’ve cleaned up onsite keyword spam,

Google Authorship for Dummies — A SPN Exclusive – When you do a Google search have you noticed that next to some search results there is a nice picture next to certain blog posts in the search engine results?

Know other interesting articles that I missed? Simply leave them in the Comments and I’ll include them.