I’m sure this isn’t going to be popular but I’d ask anyone reading this to hold off making a judgment on this until you read the entire post. In fact, I’ve written three different versions of this post each one less passionate and less direct than I would like.
Shoemoney and Randfish have started a pretty interesting debate about blog disclosure. An overly simplified version of the debate is that Shoe says assume everyone’s getting paid in some way for any and all things they blog about and therefore, disclosure is not needed. Randfish says disclosure is needed,
By now of course the SEO blogs are all buzzing about the New York Times’ article, “Google Keeps Tweaking Its Search Engine.” Nearly every major blog has at least mentioned it and several have analyzed it, tossing their two cents worth out there for us to consume. However, the
And the search god spoke all these words saying: I am the god of your search, who brought thee to the land of good traffic, out of the house of the sandbox. Thou shalt use no other engine before me. Thou shalt not make unto thee a doorway page,
OK, that sounds a bit over the top for a site with SEO in its name so Iâ€™ll clarify. I did not mean Search Engine Optimization, as we know it, is dead. Nor did I mean to say that SEO has become Search Engine Marketing, Online Marketing or anything