Tag: trust

What Constitutes a Paid Link

Matt Cutts of Google posted a video last week outlining some of the factors that are taken into consideration by his webspam team when deciding if a link is to be considered a poor quality paid for link. To give you some background if you’re not familiar with this, Google’s guidelines forbid selling links and the resulting purchase of links… Read more →

Advocacy Pyramid – The Activist

So I wrote last week about the ‘advocacy pyramid‘ and how essentially I see successful digital marketing and SEO and being scrum based; today I want to elaborate slightly on the role of the ‘activist’. The reason digital marketing is done badly so frequently is that website owners really struggle to find that essential balance of building an exceptional user… Read more →

Modern SEO and the ‘Advocacy Pyramid’

When in discussion with folks regarding the current SEO landscape and many people’s confusion about what direction to head in and fear of incurring penalties I often refer to what I call the ‘Advocacy Pyramid’, I thought I’d take a moment to try and explain what I mean by that on here. The cornerstone of good rankings for any site… Read more →