Why You Want to Use Your Blog to Build Trust

Rand just put up a post about The Vast Ocean Between Shoemoney & SEOmoz and Why You Should Be Able To Trust Blog Links. Other than the fact that he singled me out in it, I think it's a great post. I started to write this post as a comment on SEOmoz, but it just got way too long. If you want to read about this topic, read Rand's … [Read more...]

7 tips on writing good content for the Search Engines

Brian Clark at Copyblogger recently put up a post about how to write for Google. In his post, Brian quotes the Google guidelines, including the well known: "Always focus on the users and not on search engines when developing your optimization strategy". Brian also promises to offer more on this exact topic within the next year. I … [Read more...]

Building Multi-Million $ Web Sites from Scratch (Part 4 of …)

Content Development Finally we get back to our series on building multi-million dollar web sites from scratch. We will continue to weave in regular postings about the Google Custom Search Engine developments, but we will begin to write about this topic regularly as well. Basically, this series is a high level blueprint about how to … [Read more...]

Building Multi-Million $ Web Sites from Scratch (Part 1 of …)

Picking a Market and Content Strategy Most people in SEO have heard the constant stories about how the really good Black Hat SEOs make a million or more dollars per year. They build a site up over time, and while that site's revenue is building, they are already launching additional sites. They have groups of sites in different … [Read more...]

Google and the Programmable Web

John Musser at ProgrammableWeb writes an interesting commentary on a Forbes article by Quentin Hardy titled The Google Industrial Complex. The Forbes article opens with the statement "Everybody works for Google", and ends with "See, we all work for Google". A provocative thought. Every day, when we do a Google search, we provide … [Read more...]