SEO Ethics

Announcing MyBlogGuest: Community of Guest Bloggers

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009

It's no secret I believe in guest blogging as one of the most effective ways to build your brand, broaden your scope and find new audience. In fact, guest blogging is one of my most-often used link building tactic that has helped me get my most valuable links. My constant quest ...

The Unexplainably Ignored Potential of Canada’s Trademarks Act

Friday, November 20th, 2009

*This is a guest post by Gab Goldenberg* [This is a slightly adapted excerpt from a much longer law school essay I wrote this past summer for on the issue of rebills, those affiliate marketing 'offers' that trick people into signing up for products that will bill them on a recurring basis ...

So Many Smart People in Such a Beautiful Place!

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

If you were lucky enough to visit BlueGlass LA or at least go though its coverage and takeaways, you are sure to want to go to our next event: BlueGlass FL 2010 Check out the complete agenda for the full lowdown of experts (including Brian Clark, Peter Shankman, John Andrews ...

How to Ghost-Google: Searching Google without Google to Know about You

Friday, September 4th, 2009

There can be several reasons why a search marketing professional would want to be "ghost-googling" (i.e. searching Google without Google to know you are searching it): He/She may want to see absolutely "fair" results (not influenced by his/her recorded browsing preferences, territory, etc); He/She may want to be served "non-targeted" Google ads; He/She ...

Take Daily SEO Dose at DailySEOTip.com

Saturday, February 28th, 2009

It is funny I've started a new project but haven't shared it with my best friends - SEOsmarty readers (no, actually it is sad)... From now on, apart from seeing me regularly on Search Engine Journal, you'll be able to read my posts at DailySEOtip.com - a new blog I've started ...

Monetize Your Twitter Account! (Really?)

Sunday, February 1st, 2009

Today in the morning I was pinged by one of my Facebook friends with some cute news: a start-up called Magpie (aff link) offers you to monetize your Twitter account and earn money for Tweeting the ads. My instant reaction was "Nah..." The whole idea of earning money from friends sounds ...

No, You Are NOT Allowed to Use Any Flickr Images

Sunday, January 4th, 2009

The common delusion (under which I've also been for some time) is that you can use any image you find at Flickr as long as you link back to it. Well, this is wrong. Let's try to figure all Flickr image license types to see which images you are allowed ...