"If you're using Digg to turn a buck, you're pathetic"

I know I shouldn’t, but there have been many times in my life when I knew I shouldn’t. But you gotta check this guy out. Now to be honest, I think it’s a wind up, you know like lonelygirl was a wind up. It’s like the Borat of the SEO world. I’m hoping he’s not being serious. I have to watch this everyday to have a laugh.

I wonder if he’s a triple cappucino kinda guy?

What has Andy Hagans and General Baron Kurt von Hammerstein-Equord got to do with each other?

General Baron Kurt von Hammerstein-Equord said,

“I divide officers into four classes — the clever, the lazy, the stupid and the industrious. Each officer possesses at least two of these qualities. Those who are clever and industrious are fitted for the high staff appointments. Use can be made of those who are stupid and lazy. The man who is clever and lazy is fit for the very highest commands. He has the temperament and the requisite nerves to deal with all situations. But whoever is stupid and industrious must be removed immediately.”

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65 Headlines to Jump Start your Linkbait

Culled from World Weekly News and the Sun, this collection of headlines is a good way to ingest the essence of a good headline and write some killer headlines for your own articles.

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Traffic as a Metric is less important than Comments

When I look at my stats, the most important one to me is my comment stats
Having a lot of comments means I have been successful in my goal. It’s not that I don’t care about traffic, it’s just as a metric it does not give me the vital information I need.

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Someone needs to whisper, Search Engine Friendly URLs gently in their ear

I would really like to know who does the seo at citywire.co.uk, check out the length of this url.

http://www.citywire.co.uk/News/NewsArticle.aspx?VersionID=91594&MenuKey=News.Home&XDU=c31e837d-50b9-4174-8ab1-d8f1be44dbe2&XDS=O&XDNG=True&XDKL=0&XDURL=http%3a%2f%2fwww.citywire.co.uk%2fNews%2fNewsArticle.aspx%3fVersionID%3d91594%26MenuKey%3dNews.Home

Were you on a bad acid trip or was it one too many pickled eggs?