Link Love July 21, 2012

Blog posts and articles to read this week.

SEO Articles:

Insanity: Google Sends New Link Warnings, Then Says You Can Ignore Them – Google’s war on bad links officially became insane today. For months, Google’s sending out warnings about bad links and telling publishers they should act on those, lest they get penalized.

Google Panda Hits Japanese & Korean Languages – Google announced they have now migrated the Panda algorithm to Japanese and Korean languages.

Syndicating Your Own Content? Why don’t you just shoot yourself in the leg while doing it! – When you have written a great blog post you’d want to get the maximum audience for it, wouldn’t you?

Don’t Forget the Low Hanging Fruit in SEO – Search engine optimizers and SEO clients alike tend to often fall into a daydream state coveting the attainment of the first place ranking for their industry’s top keyword(s).

The Death Of SEO: The Rise of Social, PR, And Real Content – I had lunch back in March with Adam Torkildson, one of the top SEO consultants in Utah and one of the best in the country.

Writing for Search Engines – Some believe that the world of search engine optimization (SEO) is changing in the post-Panda world.

Build Better Blog SEO with Rich Snippets – Bloggers and webmasters are always looking for an edge when it comes to ranking highly against the giants in their field.

7 Habits of Highly Effective SEO – What’s interesting to me is how many of the tenets that Mr. Covey conveyed in this book hold true in many facets of my life, and specifically with digital marketing and search engine optimization (SEO).


What if links aren’t as important as you think? – Links, links, links. It’s pretty much at the top of any SEOs “must discuss” list of topics. For a long time, the prevailing thinking was links were the golden egg.

Using Timelines to Create Great Content and Build Links – We all love a good timeline. Remember fond memories as a child looking at the history of the dinosaurs?

Keyword Research:

A 6 Step Process for Keyword Research – Any good SEO campaign starts with proper keyword identification and categorization.

Tabbed Site links:

First Thoughts On Google’s New Tabbed Sitelinks – On the 6th of July I accidentally came across (what could be any time soon) Google’s new tabular mega sitelinks. They became available to me purely by coincidence but the unique opportunity to see something which was unavailable to most searchers was more than welcome.

Google’s New Tabbed Sitelinks – Have you seen the new tabbed sitelinks in search yet? The quips are already flowing inside the Outspoken Media office (“Now the Google six-pack comes with easy open tabs!”).

Google Share Experiment:

Official: Google “Share” Experiment Sends Pages From Search To Google+ – A Tweet this morning from @BerianReed, head of search marketing of AutoTrader UK, uncovered some potentially deeper integration between Google Search and Google+.

Articles from our blog:

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.