To be honest I have not used the personal attack hook that much. Not because I didn’t feel like it, but because I think it’s a slippery style of linkbait and one which can backfire easily, as we can see here with Marty and his shenanigans. But hey, it got me to link. And if […]
Red Evo made a comment on a guest post I wrote for Searchenginepeople.com. I ask what would you call linkbait if you couldn’t call it linkbait, his reply was “good content”. No. Linkbait is not good content. Linkbait is exceptional content. All your content should be good at least I hope it is. Linkbait is […]
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As you may have noticed I have not been making much effort to sell Linkbait Coaching, the reality is I haven’t needed to. The first month filled up very quickly and I have a bunch of people who missed the frist wave. So I am upping the membership number to 40, I doubt it will […]
What makes me link these days is not something that is obviously useful, but rather something that gets me to think. Members of Linkbait Coaching, hopefully know that if they want a to linkbait me, this is what they have to serve up. So what got me thinking this morning was this post, titled, Don’t […]
Do you groan when you read, “Did you know that content is king?”. I do. But only because it’s an old phrase that has be over-used and misused countless times. More and more this year I’m thinking it’s the year of content. Last year was the year of Linkbait. But, lets face it, linkbait is […]
I am no longer following people who follow me on Twitter.
I love keywords. Hell, I love words. So looking through a list of keywords is also entertaining, and as words are also my business I can claim I am being productive. Here are 500 words culled from Google Analytics, words and phrases and symbols which have been used to bring the stuff I create in […]
Turning clicks into customers I usually don’t mention when a site gets a redesign, but this is a little different. I first blogged about Conversion Rate Experts, aka Ben and Karl way back in 2006. I could see then that these guys were special.
“Unfortunately the algorithm does not only look at submitters. Before a submission is promoted it must reach a certain number of votes within a 24 hour period. If every time User A submits a story, Users B-Z are the first to vote, the alarms are going to sound. Itís likely that when this happens, User […]