Beaten to a pulp Social Voting beats Directories for Link Building

I have always hated directory marketing. Schlepping around soulless, low PR directories. Hoping that the links would give your little green bar a tug. Have you ever used a directory to find something, I haven’t, I’m more likely to open my window and look for smoke signals telling me to head them off at the pass. Continue reading “Beaten to a pulp Social Voting beats Directories for Link Building”

Hard Core SEO rips through local Cornwall Holiday Cottage business

I live in Cornwall, hence Cornwall SEO. Being an SEO consultant in Cornwall, UK means I deal with the local tourist industry. A number of Cornish holiday websites have sprouted up. It used to be you would go to the travel agent to look up a Cornwall holiday let, now you simply go online to any of the various Cornish Cottage for rent type sites. Continue reading “Hard Core SEO rips through local Cornwall Holiday Cottage business”

How not to ask for a three way link exchange

I received the generic, unsolicited email below asking me to link to crap website 1 and I will get a link back from crap website 2.

Firstly It’s obvious that this is an auto generated email running through a bunch of urls targeting “cornwall”. If they actually read this site they would realise I am an SEO consultant and an SEO blogger. Not the kind of site that will link to a spammy link scheme. Continue reading “How not to ask for a three way link exchange”