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Twitter Block Web Crawlers via Robots.txt?

A small thread yesterday on HackerNews claimed that Twitter had de-indexed their entire site, using Robots.txt to block crawler access. They link to the file http://www.twitter.com/robots.txt which appears as...

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PageRank Sculpting: Yes it does Work!

SEMpost reported this week that some googlers stated: “PageRank Sculpting still doesn’t work, which it hasn’t for over six years“ Like a lot of what rank and file Googler’s say, this...

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The Best SEO Tools – Voted for by You!

The votes have been counted, the decisions are in: Over 1,200 votes were cast, they’ve been counted & checked… I now have the pleasure to announce the results of...

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Is this really what Seth Godin meant by permission marketing?

Having been in search for the last few years, I’ve not really had much involvement in email marketing. I saw this as a massive skills gap, and one I...

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#LidlSurprises & Sponsoring Trends

German discount supermarket chain Lidl is sponsoring a trend on twitter in the UK today, using the hashtag #LidlSurprises – so what could possibly go wrong? Lidl normally do...

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#iCloudHack: Cloud Storage a More Likely Source

(NOTE: the article below goes for ANY remote file backup service, NOT just DropBox). For the last couple of days the internet has been awash with stories of celebrities...

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