Whilst I gain tons of Google indented listings for money terms, and I can achieve them quite often in minutes, rather than days, they are almost always achieved using a few simple steps.
Maybe I am a little sensitive to blog comment spam issues, but I like genuine members of my community gaining a little link juice for their comments. Many comments you find on my blog are better than full blog posts elsewhere (sometimes the comments are better than what I write)
What a difference 24 hours make.
A few days ago I was honestly prepared to rip a product to shreds. It wasn’t that it was a bad product, but it wasn’t as well prepared as it should have been, and from what I can tell it was due to an honest communication error between a well respected online marketer and his programming team.
Note: Old code from this post has been removed – sorry blame WP and poor code support
When Blogcatalog was relaunched, the links from the directory were nofollow.
In my initial review I suggested that it would be a popular decision to remove the nofollow from the links, and also use a different method of tracking clicks – Blogcatalog have to track clicks because it is part of their blog rating system, and might also help with advertising sales for premium positioning.
Lets start with the mosaic, as writing about it has been on my “to do” list for a few days.
Maurizio is a regular reader and talented programmer has come up with a great idea for community appreciation, a community mosaic.
This could have been a paid review through ReviewMe, it was ordered a few days ago and I just haven’t had time to write something that warrants being paid for it, but I decided to write something for free.
If any of the Google Spam Team are reading this article, it was not paid for in any way and your bots can’t tell the difference because keyword analysis would pick up the specific words suggesting that there is some kind of disclosure for paid links.