Once again it’s been a busy week in the blogosphere and here are a bunch of posts that I particularly enjoyed. When I started this post, there were about a dozen more blogs that I was going to mention, but I had to refine the list a little to keep it to a reasonable length. Sorry if you didn’t make the cut – there’s always next week…
To start with, there have been some Major Relevancy Changes at MSN, Yahoo, & Possibly Google. Yes, it was then confirmed that there was also a Google Toolbar PageRank Update (October 2007).
Eric Enge Interviews Google’s Matt Cutts and Marketing Pilgrim covers SMX Local & Mobile Conference Keynote with Michael Jones of Google.
Whilst on the topic of Google:
- Google Says Spam Links Can’t Hurt You; Again
- Google Not Penalizing for Inbound Links – what about Directories?
- Google’s Speedy Indexing of Blogs
- Don’t Make Google Look Stupid – Period
- Google Determining Search Authority Pages and Propagating Authority to Related Pages
- Lessons Learned From A Google-Slapped Niche Blog
On the topic of links:
- When Link Building Is Pointless
- The Necessary Evolution of Linkbait
- You! With the Link! Quit Being so Darn Stingy!
- Sometimes It’s Just A Damn Link!
- Want Some Links & Buzz? Go Green
- Whiteboard Friday – “Sir Links-A-Lot”
Rebecca posts a question of her own on Shoemoney’s blog – How Respected Are You? which is followed-up by yet another question on the Shoemoney blog (this time it’s a bit more rhetorical) by Neil Patel – You want to be rich? Then start talking shit!
Aaron Wall talks about how Radiohead Joins Google in Destroying Traditional Publishing & Media Companies.
Matt McGee asks Small Business Owners to Put Down Your Ranking Reports.
Tom_C guest-posts on SEOmoz – 11 (and a half) SEO Feeds to which All Beginners Should Subscribe.
And last, but not least, Marketing Sherpa releases their Search Marketing Benchmark Guide 2008.
Let me know if there were any other great posts that deserve a mention in the comments.