36 high quality links for 1 dollar

If you have a high quality design on your site, getting a few good links just got easier. Spencer Akers built a tool called CSS Submit, which automatically submits your site to dozens of CSS galleries. If your design is decent, it WILL get in, and you will get some high quality links from it.

Wikipedia Link Nazi’s

Jaimie of SEO Egghead has a wonderful post on Wikipedia editor being link nazi’s, with a wonderful picture to illustrate just what he means with the term “nazi” as well. His experiences with the editorial team of Wikipedia: he wrote the article on link-bait and quoted Rand Fishkin, Matt Cutts, Aaron Wall, and linked to…

Wikipedia and Link-Spam: the story continues

As I told you before, some people on the WikiProject Spam page were talking about ways of sharing the links they remove with search engines, and especially Google. This dicussion has been going on, and now Jimbo Wales, founder of Wikipedia, commented on it.

The risks of link-spamming Wikipedia

Whether you think it’s spamming or not, adding your own site to Wikipedia is considered spamming. I found out “the hard way” in a discussion I was having with Wikipedia editors on their WikiProject Spam page, regarding my previous post. Up till now, the only risk of placing your link in Wikipedia yourself, was that…

Developing link-bait 2: using Wikipedia

My previous post about developing link-bait told you about what to do with those beautiful pieces of content you have in your site which really deserve their own domain. It discussed how to get them started up by getting them Dugg, and how to make sure people would deeplink as well as link to your…

Digg abuse

While I talked to you guys about how I made a site rank for some top keywords fast using Digg and some quality link-bait, I do not think that spamming is the answer. My colleague Roy Huiskes talked about some Digg abuse on his blog, and why this wouldn’t work. He quotes an article on…

W3C paid links no longer indexed

The W3C supporters program had been (ab-)used for a while now by, amongst others, SEO companies. They paid $1,000 to the W3C, and got a link on the supporters page in return, a PageRank 9 page. This way they increased their PageRank. Look among the links on that page, and spot the pages with “SEO”…

Which links hurt and which don’t?

Links are very important for your site, even when you’re not looking at a site like an SEO would. One of the hot topics among SEO’s is whether links can hurt you as well. I’ve collected some recent threads at forums and some answers from the guys who are “in the know”, like Adam Lasnik…

Developing link-bait: an example

One of the hardest things to do in SEO these days, is getting the links you want, at the price you want: for free. Most of those directory links you can get for free won’t help you a lot, since what you want is links from trusted websites, with approximately the same topic as your…

That’s some smart link building

Jim Westergren, the man behind SEO Fusion and some great articles about link building, has launched a new service: Smart Link Building. What he does is the following: you give him a site that you want links for and a list of keywords. Then he writes 20 mini-articles, with 10 links in each article, and…