So, relevance wins over TLDs. Who would have guessed !?
As part of the caffeine update, lots of us saw many .com’s appearing over the top of co.uk’s etc etc. If you mix the Vince update with Caffeine you get a wired Vince and dot coms able to rank when the previous ground swell of talking heads was you must have a ccTLDs otherwise you would fail in regional Googles.
Oh well. Here it from the man himself in this YouTube video. <smug>Supports some of my current projects</smug>
An article by Steve Johnston’s consultancy on whether Affiliate links are or are not a paid link from Google’s position. A bit old, from Oct 08, but came across this, this week. So, lets not worry is the advice and run your affiliate programme and hopefully, maybe in the short term, you are adding links – on top of the normal justification for an affiliate programme.
This article on the new Econsultancy site is a very brave and overly honest casestudy of a domain migration. You can see the story to-date here.
Going old-skool. I have been making some robots.txt adjustments this week and have been re-using a classic. Never forget Robotstxt.org for all your bot needs.
Another oldy-but-a-goodie on Link Bait. An article I can across again this week during some research for a forthcoming cunning plan in social media. Its amazing how simple solid articles stay the course of time. See the Link Bait article.
A techcrunch article talking about the slow down in domain registrations. I was actually also suprised by the number of .net registrations. I maybe stupidly assumed that dot net was spammers. The large dot cn probably are though.
This article shows a list of search engines and their employees who are using Twitter and giving another (if it needed any more help) push to the main stream for early adoptors. See the original list on SELand.