In wanting to analyze "Links Out" a bit more (to better view the neighborhood) I had a programmer working on a tool to peek at title tags of pages being linked to. I just got back a version of that tool ..it’s not quite was I was seeking – so it looks like there’ll be another tool after […]
With almost all prospective clients I speak with I end up telling them "You Need More Links" …. I can show them all sorts of fancy reports, and fancy tools, and we can do all sorts of fancy analysis….but the results are almost always "You Need More and Better Backlinks if you want to rank […]
I just found an old Google Friends Newsletter from May 1998 where it mentions: To get the forward links of a page use "flink: < url >". Wonder what happened to that command? We built our own tool to check forward links, if you haven’t seen it, check out our forward link tool.
I wonder when everyone will have a blog or at least a website. Natural disasters like 911 or Hurricane Katrina which leave so many people missing, and spur new websites for lost people like Katrinalost.org and Katrinaslost.com (forum) and www.KatrinaSOS.org (hum…wonder how these sites excaped the sandbox)..anyways…wouldn’t it just be easier if everyone had their […]
Earlier today I was showing someone a bunch of new sites (1 week to 3 months old) and we were analyzing backlinks using Yahoo’s Linkdomain, and found the usual. Each site showed a few "real" backlinks .. as well as each site was showing a handful of pages with Yahoo Cache’s that were "Search Engine […]
Matt Cutts made big news last week with his blog post about "Text Links and Pagerank" where he asks advertisors to use the "rel=nofollow" tag when selling text links. The post itself as spawned a big list of comments that are worth reading. There’s another post by Tim at O’Reilly called "Search Engine Spam?" which […]