Sorry: Negative SEO Does Exist

UPDATE: Please check the end of this post for some final notes, following communications with Google. Rand Fishkin published a post yesterday saying: “webmasters are forced to police their...

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Angry with Big Brand Spam?

I’ve been contacted a handful of times over the past two years by webmasters complaining about Expedia outranking them, or for having some links of questionable value. While I...

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Digital Conferences Shape Careers

An open letter to the digital marketing industry: Over the past few years, a number of online marketing events have shaped my career, and fundamentally changed not only me...

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Not Provided? Unintended Consequences of Killing SEO

Oh My God. No more keyword data. Google finally did us all the service of stopping this charade of keyword transparency this week and finally removed them entirely from...

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#GoogleGate – Can you Trust Google?

Google have done an incredible job of portraying itself as a friendly, warm & fuzzy.  A kind of anti-corporation if you will. From their regular Google Doodles through to...

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SEO advice from a PR firm

If you want information on SEO, consult an expert I’ve just read a blog post by Chad Hyett (SVP at Porter Novelli) about Google Killing the PR Industry. The...

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