WordPress SEO advice for Matt Cutts – don’t use css to hide footer links ;)

When looking at the source code of MattCutts.com/blog/ I noticed that the footer links are hidden with CSS. In my opinion that’s a bit sloppy and can potentially be against Google’s Webmaster Guidelines. Matt “wrote the book” on this type of stuff, so it’s obviously not a deceptive blackhat move. It could be a test. But maaybe it could also confuse other people using the same techniques because “Hey, Matt does it on his blog..”. Continue reading WordPress SEO advice for Matt Cutts – don’t use css to hide footer links ;)

Product pages on steroids – How to Get E-commerce links with the Arngren method

Link building for e-commerce sites is painful. But there is a really powerful way to get insane amount of links and social engagement. I call it the Arngren method.

Nobody cares about “kind of cool… “. Your content has to be really great or fail epicly to get the attention of the Internet. Most of the time failing is not a good thing, but it can be, as I will show you. Continue reading Product pages on steroids – How to Get E-commerce links with the Arngren method

Template club get PageRank 9 with millions of hidden links

Last year I discovered a hidden link on a client site pointing to a template site with a PageRank 9. Wow! How did they get that. After some digging around I found the reason. They sold templates with hidden links back to their site. It could be a stupid mistake from their developer, so I am not outing the company. One year later they still got a decent toolbar PageRank 9 and no Google penalty.

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