SEO Ethics

SEO Smarty Is Back!!!

Saturday, December 20th, 2008

Ok, my blog is back! I have to apologize for being so dumb that the hosting transfer took me about a week! But please bare with me: I have reasons (well, one reason to be precise) to be busy and overwhelmed and... Alright, I guess that's enough for excuses - ...

The Ethics of Guest Posting – Am I Wrong?

Friday, October 17th, 2008

Guest posting (contributing to other blogs with the link back - usually in the "About the author" section) is the great way to: build backlinks; attract audience (probably interested in neighboring niches); build relationships with other bloggers, etc I've been recently involved in a number of guest posts throughout different-niche blogs and was struck ...

SEO Consultant’s Email Signature – What’s Your Tactic?

Monday, September 22nd, 2008

I've been recently thinking about optimizing my email signature. The problem is, I have too many things to include there and at the same time want to keep it simple and clean. Running a few experiments I came to important (yet evident) conclusions: email / digital signature is of great importance: ...

Online Negative Reputation Case Studies – That’s Never Been Easier

Friday, July 11th, 2008

While Tom over at SEOmoz posted a must-read piece on negative reputation, its types and ways to deal with it (like SERPs monitoring, social media monitoring, etc), I decided to add my two cents here discussing a few online services that encourage spreading negative reputation over the Internet. The websites discussed ...

Blatant Content Plagiarism – Am I To Thank You?

Saturday, December 22nd, 2007

Today I've been struck by the most blatant content plagiarism I have ever experienced in my life. (Please forgive my bringing this issue up almost at the Christmas Eve, but this just ripped me off!) Checking my admin area, I saw a new comment that caught my eye: Huh?! How do ...

Quick SEO Company Evaluation – Don’t Buy it…

Friday, November 9th, 2007

Website optimization can be rather time consuming - you never know if this strategy will work for you and you will have to experiment again and again. What is more, the result can be measured in a time and you might be unaware which of your experiments really did magic ...