(updated May 23, 2017) One of the never-ending link building myths is the impact that inbound links originating from .edu domains can have on your search rankings. Lost in the discussion is that the quality of IBL’s from within the .edu domain varies significantly. [Note: If you like this post make sure to also check out […]
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LinkMoses Private Video Tutorial – Vetting A Directory (7:59)
NOTE: Please mouse-over the video and click on the bottom right to view it in full-screen mode. In this LinkMoses Video Tutorial, Eric Ward shows the process he uses to quickly vet a niche or topical directory to determine whether or not it might make sense to pursue as a publicity or link opportunity for […]
Yahoo Daily Wire Says Goodbye – LinkMoses says Thank You
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The DMOZ Ship Has Sailed
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Potpourri of Linking Facts and Fiction
by Eric Ward, aka The Link Mensch Here’s a collection of linking related tid bits you should be aware of. Paying for a link at Overture.com (formerly GoTo.com) that is not in the top five in the search results is, in most cases, a waste. Results of six and lower are not made available to […]
Under the Radar: Tracking Online Media Coverage Is Hit Or Miss, But Mostly Miss
The Internet is filled with nooks, crannies, and pockets that make tracking online media coverage of your Web site or event a nightmare. Here’s why… Updated February 2002 by Eric Ward, aka The Link Mensch It’s one of the first questions you ask after the launch of your Web site or Web event: “Did we […]
LinkMoses Resurrected #2 – What If Everything You Know About Link Building Is Wrong?
So let it begin. Over at Search Engine Land today I wrote Betting On The Link Building Boondoggle Bonanza. I mentioned a couple very specific link building strategies in that column, press releases and directory submissions. What’s being sold is, to be kind, bad and worse. As for directories, some of this you surely already […]
Answer to: After The Basics – Now What?
TravelingNinja asked… I’ve taken a new site from 1 backlinks to 350 in five months of hard work. I’ve done the basics: submitted to niche and free mainstream directories, posted in forums, exchanged some links, and requested some links. What can I do next? Link building for a new site with no links is my […]
Hello Link Building Q&A
Regular readers know I’ve been building links since the launch of TheTitanicJustSank.com, or close to it. This wasn’t by design. I just had the bad/good luck to lose my advertising job at the right time; Early nineties. I needed something new to do, I went to grad school, and the Internet fell into my lap. […]
Yahoo Directory Paid Link Best Practices?
If your site is listed in the Yahoo directory, and you didn’t pay for it or you got in back before they charged the review fee, then IMO you leave it alone. Make no changes and enjoy the free ride. I have two Yahoo directory links for two of my sites, both grandfathered because they […]