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SEO Guide to Creating Viral Linkbait and Infographics - Distilled

SEO Guide to Creating Viral Linkbait and Infographics - Distilled

peter/ruby_basic - GitHub Eric Ward Answers 10 Questions on BizDev Link Building Eric Ward is the godfather of link building (just ask Jeff Bezos, who hired Eric to help launch Amazon). I've been learning from him since I started in the SEO industry back in 2001, and continue learning from him to this day through his LinkMoses Private Link Building Newsletter. Big thanks to Eric for helping continue the BizDev link building interview series that started with Ken McGaffin last month! In this series I'm working to stretch my brain - and yours, dear link builder - into thinking more deeply about link building and its importance to business. Garrett French: How do you or have you defined or described BizDev link building in the past? Eric Ward: BizDev link building for me means I'm pursuing relationships and proposing ideas that are not purely driven by search rank. My favorite question to ask of any link opportunity is, "Would this link be helpful to me if there were no search engines?" One client decides to use the QR code to encourage downloads of a mobile app.

Useful Node.js Tools, Tutorials And Resources - Smashing Coding Advertisement Created by Ryan Dahl in 2009, Node.js is a relatively new technology which has gained a lot of popularity among Web developers recently. However, not everyone knows what it really is. Node.js is essentially a server-side JavaScript environment that uses an asynchronous event-driven model. And that’s not all: what’s really great about Node.js is the thousands of modules available for any purpose, as well as the vibrant community behind this young project. Useful Node.js Tools Node Express Boilerplate Node Express Boilerplate gives the developer a clean slate, while bundling enough useful features to remove all of those redundant tasks that can derail a project before it even gets started. Socket.IO Socket.IO is a cross-browser Web socket that aims to make real-time apps possible in every browser and mobile device, blurring the distinctions between the various transport mechanisms. Your infrastructure may have hundreds of log files spread across dozens of machines. (al)

Template club get PageRank 9 with millions of hidden links - Edgy SEO 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. Let’s look at the links As you can see they have lots of links, not just from hidden links. They have 3234 root domains using templates with hidden links. High-profile clients Many of the domains are high-profile and trusted sites. Link hidden inside a H1 with a div The code looks strange, right? Takeaways from this case Always look closely on any template or plugin you use.

Happy Nerds - Programming Links for Kids What Building 10,000 Links Taught Me About The Top 3 Link Building Myths (+ 3 Essentials That Work!) Over the past three years, my link builders have built close to 10k links. Each one has been tediously researched and acquired through various methods (and hopefully there are many more that we haven't measured, ones that came about through indirect/passive methods.) While I'd never claim to be a link building expert, I think I can safely say that 10k links is enough to say that we indeed know what works. That being said, let's go through what I think are the top 3 myths about link building. Myth 1: All Paid Links Suck Let's start with that most vilified of all types of links: the paid link. Myth 2: Automation Is Necessary I'd love to automate everything that my link builders do because honestly, sometimes the way we do things gives me a massive headache that lasts for days, but I haven't so far because I do truly believe it's easier and safer to build links without using patterns determined by a machine. Myth 3: You Need Fancy Tools To Build Links So what isn't all hype?

Cocoa Dev Central: Learn Objective-C Objective-C Objective-C is the primary language used to write Mac software. If you're comfortable with basic object-oriented concepts and the C language, Objective-C will make a lot of sense. If you don't know C, you should read the C Tutorial first. This tutorial is written and illustrated by Scott Stevenson Copyright © 2008 Scott Stevenson Calling Methods To get started as quickly as possible, let's look at some simple examples. [object method]; [object methodWithInput:input]; Methods can return a value: output = [object methodWithOutput]; output = [object methodWithInputAndOutput:input]; You can call methods on classes too, which is how you create objects. id myObject = [NSString string]; The id type means that the myObject variable can refer to any kind of object, so the actual class and the methods it implements aren't known when you compile the app. In this example, it's obvious the object type will be an NSString, so we can change the type: NSString* myString = [NSString string]; Accessors

4 Steps To Executing A CRO Approved Link Building Campaign You know what makes me sick? Hearing about a “link builder” who sends out hundreds of generic link request emails that get less than a 5% success rate. Normally this wouldn’t make me cringe, but he outsources all of the link building to a few virtual assistants willing to work for $2 an hour, who send out an email every three minutes. <sarcasm> You can guess the emails were just overflowing with quality. </sarcasm> Granted this strategy was profitable in his situation, it’s just not the way SEOs should attack link building. 12 months ago I was an average link builder. Here’s what I mean. Or… You could go out of your way to make sure you know everything about this prospect, their website, and how to contact them. That’s why I’m going to take you through an entire link building campaign, from prospecting and tracking to planning and executing. In most link prospecting posts you read about going for bulk, but in this case we’re going for quality. Still with me? Guest Post Embedded content

The Unix Command Line: Text Files By Gordon Davisson Copyright (c) 2002, Westwind Computing inc. Working with Text Files: more and less - display the contents of a text file, one screenful at a time (hit the spacebar to get the next screen). Note that this only works well with plain text files, not Word files, RTF's, PDF's, or anything else that contains formatting information. less also allows you to go backwards (type "b") in the file. In either one, type "h" for more detailed help. Examples: more /etc/inetd.config print the inetd.conf file to the terminal, one screen at a time. ps -ax | more use the ps command to generate a list of processes running on the system, and pipe them to more to display them one screen at a time. grep - search the contents of a text file, and print lines containing a given word or pattern. pico - edit the contents of a text file. vi and emacs - other text editors provided with the standard OS X installation. tail - print the last few lines of a text file. Text File Format Compatibility: