We are not Spammers! You sure about that???

Well well well – what did I get in my inbox this morning? You guessed it, more emails from the same people I wrote about a few days ago. If you recall their email said that… NOTE: We are not spammers and are against spamming of any kind.We are sending

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We are not Spammers?

How often do you receive unsolicited email that starts off with the line “We are not spammers”? These types of email usually have something to do with a request for a link trade. The sad part is that they usually offer to do a 3 way link exchange where they

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Sponsored Links VS. Paid Links

by Les Romhanyi The other day I was looking for good quality sites to get links from by doing the tried and true method of, “see who links to my competitors.” This resulted in the usual suspects, such as link directories like Yahoo.com and JoeAnt.com. I did, however, come up

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The Link is the Thing!

by Les Romhanyi Natural linking, what is it and how do I get it? More importantly, do I need it? If you run an Internet web presence that you want others to find in the search engines then the answer to the latter is YES! What is natural linking? That

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Reciprocal Link building – The Saga Continues

While it may not be possible to totally discount reciprocal linking as links form the weave of the web. Given the recent comments by some of the search engine people one can only deduce that the way linking is done between sites is being addressed. Since Google can’t toss out

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Reciprocal Linking – Dead or Alive?

I have been reading some articles on the state of reciprocal linking. It seems that some people think that the latest Google update has to do with filtering out artificial linking. A visit to Matt Cutts blog revels that Google is going to be aggressively targeting linking schemes. Whether it

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Back Link Verification

Yes I know… beating a dead horse here. Sorry about making another entry in the blog on linking. I am still working my way through the first site (4 days so far) and I am still averaging about 30% in honored back links. Now I understand that over a period

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Link Trading Problem

Alright I promise this will be the last posting I do on the topic of linking for a while. Over the weekend I decided to finally stop putting off the chore of verifying all the back links allegedly coming to my site. A quick search in the search engines found

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Link Building Scams

When getting started in a reciprocal link building campaign there are a few things you need to watch out for. Some webmasters who participate in link trading are new to the concept and consequently make some innocent mistakes. When you point these mistakes out they generally are willing to fix

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