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Sep
14

I Wanna Link Your Brains Out!

written by yankeerudy

For web folks, our drive to get links is no less primal than the human urge to… um, procreate. Unfortunately, many of us go about link building like awkward teenagers. Which of these profiles fit your link building approach?

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Sep
8

Google Instant: Is SEO dead, again?

written by yankeerudy

I have to say I was surprised to read Steve Rubel declare that Google Instant meant the death of SEO. I don’t know Steve, and have never read his work before, and I’m sure he’s a smart guy. However, I think once he thinks on this a bit he’ll realize that his prediction of death missed the mark.

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Aug
13

Social Media Influence, My Butt

written by yankeerudy

Fast Company is running what they call The Influence Project, where the idea is to rank people as influencers based on how many clicks their unique URL gets and how many people they get to play along. Am I the only one that thinks this is stupid?

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Jul
19

Seven Links Challenge

written by yankeerudy

Darren at Problogger issued a 7 link challenge last week, asking bloggers to post links in his seven categories. It looked like it would be fun, so for the benefit of new Smartacus blog readers I’m jumping onto the blogwagon.

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Jul
12

Six Reasons To Trust Your Website To Wordpress

written by yankeerudy

I’ve been reading some real touchy-feely articles lately about why business owners should use Wordpress for their websites. I like Wordpress (we use it here) but touchy feely doesn’t help anybody. Here are some real benefits of using Wordpress for your website, instead of paying for a custom web development job.

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