Tag Archives: Link Building Tips & SEO

Google Responds To Blog Bribes: It Can Lead To Search Penalties

Over the past few days, the community has been buzzing about an article on The Outline named How brands secretly buy their way into Forbes, Fast Company...

Google: Anchor Text For Internal Links Do Matter

Some asked Google's John Mueller if the anchor text you use for your internal links matter for Google. Of course, John Mueller responding suggesting it does. He said "Most links do provide a bit of additional context through their anchor text...

Google: If You Don’t Have A Manual Action, You Don’t Need To Submit A Disavow

There is a lot of rumbling going through the SEO community around a statement Gary Illyes of Google said while on stage at PubCon this week. Reports are saying he said "If you do not have a manual action then you do not need to submit a disavow...

SEO: Different C-Class IP Addresses “Dramatically” Helps Improve Link Value & Ranking Boost

Greg Niland, aka GoodROI, who has been in the SEO community for ages, said on WebmasterWorld that he just tested the old fashion question around how important having links from different c-blocks, c-classes...

Google: The Link Report Is Not A Real Time Monitor Of Links

Google Search Console is filled with wonderful tools and reports, including the links to your site report. It is designed to show you a "sampling of links to your Search Console site...

Google: There Is Value In Broken Link Building

Broken link building is when you find links that lead to broken 404ed pages and then ask those webmasters to update the link with a link to your page, which has up to date and relevant information. It is doing a service to the site that is linking to a dead link, which is bad for users...

A Scholarship Business Based On Links Has Shut Down

Marie Haynes (Marie_Haynes) via Jon Cooper (@PointBlankSEO) posted on Twitter a screen shot of a business that banked on getting links from colleges...

Google: Don’t Build Links From Google Sheets

I think I've seen it all, covering search for over 13 years but every day, I learn a bit more. I spotted a conversation on Twitter where someone asked Google's John Mueller if they can use Google Sheets to build links...

Google: Use Nofollow When Linking To Bad Sites

Google's Gary Illyes said this morning on Twitter that it makes sense to use the nofollow link attribute when you link to bad sites. Sometimes when I cover stories here, I have to link to examples of really bad sites...