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.

Social Power Linking Now Only $29.95

JackBack in August I reviewed Jack’s Social Power Linking Home Study Course which he created with Peter Lenkefi

I claim it as a review, even though I hadn’t actually seen the product. I had one major problem with it which wouldn’t have worried many of my readers, but was a significant problem for me – it was a physical product.

Why Blogs Suck

Whilst I wouldn’t class myself as a fanatical tester and tracker, I do test and track extensively. Having now published this blog for close to a year, I have reached a number of conclusions.

Stumbleupon Algorithm Unearthed?

How does the Stumbleupon algorithm really work.? I have no idea, and I doubt anyone else really does know for sure, other than core programmers at Stumbleupon.
I do know one thing though, Tim is probably the person who has spent the most time studying Stumbleupon, analytically.

Sharing Traffic For Free Traffic

I know that my short posts such as this one normally send lots of free traffic to whoever I link to, and it is a weapon I use in multiple ways, either to get a point across, or as a clear signal of support for a concept.
In this case it is to highlight a concept I fully endorse, if you want more free traffic, you have to share traffic.
note:seems like Tinu just hit a WordPress problem, I am sure she will pick it up quickly. It is well worth visiting later

Social Power Linking Review

Jack Humphrey

There is only one small detail that prevents me from immediately whipping out my credit card in the next 30 seconds and buying Social Power Linking, but for many people that small detail is actually the primary reason they would make a purchase.

Google Hiccup

For a few days I have noticed a small hiccup in my SERPs on Google, especially relating to my theories on how Google treat tags.

It seems it was Google just juggling numbers, because not only were terms such as “WordPress Training” not showing my tag page near the top, but also terms such as “WordPress Trademark” had disappeared completely.

NoFollow and Pink Boxes

nofollow social buttons

Did you know that using social network buttons can hurt your search engine rankings?

Every single link on your page gives some weight to the pages it is linking to, whether internal or external.

Tagging and traffic analysis

It is Friday, but I am still going to nag people about SEO and tagging.

It seems in the last 24 hrs that Alexa have caught up a little with their statistics