New Digg 4 (Basic) SEO Score 30/100

Digg Description

This is just a quick look at basic SEO factors and how Digg screwed them up.

I am not going to get into complicated internal linking sturctures, or even discuss things like nofollow and robots.txt

Topsy Search & Twitter Backups

Friendfeed Search

I am a SEO geek – if there were 140 characters on Twitter that have meaning – I might want to be able to find it, or help other people to find it.

WTF are rel=”dofollow” & rel=”noindex”

For some reason this keeps cropping up, and I thought I would write a small informative guide.

I know one major web 2.0 property that recently added rel=”dofollow” to links, and there is a massive site doing 40M+ visitors a month which last time I looked was using rel=”noindex”.

How To Create a Better Tweet Button (+WP Shortcode)

Share This On Twitter

Having criticized the new retweet or “tweet” button that Twitter have introduced, lets see if we can make it better.

This mainly covers WordPress – if you are on another platform, find a geek that uses it to try to do the equivalent, but I doubt this is possible on Blogger.

Demand Media Traffic Takes A Hammering?

Demand Media Group 1 month daily

Contemplating an investment in Demand Media? Got the jitters about the effect Google might have on the stock price? Your concerns might be justified.

Whilst this could well be a false alarm, it will give you at least some idea of why there might be a concern.

Positive Search Results | Positive Searches & a Lesson in ORM

Comments from Joey - Positive Search Results?

Using blog comments for the purpose of linkbuilding has risks.

The saying goes a license or contract has no teeth unless you enforce it.

I typically enforce my comment policy by simply deleting the comments, but I have a clause that specifically caters to SEO agencies spamming my comments whether for themselves or on behalf of clients.

How a Blogroll Can Still Kill Your PageRank

blogroll example

Navigational elements on a blog or any website are an important feature, but you should be careful not to take things to extremes which can hurt the progress of your site, both from a SEO perspective and for website conversion.