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Which Links Generate The Most Traffic? “Click Worthy Links”

Ever since Andy Beal posted his SEOMoz Generates More Traffic Than Search Engine Watch? in early September, I have been meaning to write a post on what are the different factors involved in making a link click worthy. Often when I write an article at Search Engine Watch, I link to the source with a

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Sign Up For a Google Checkout Account to Accept Payments

If you sign up for a Google Checkout Account through my affiliate URL then I get paid, so sign up! I was just accepted to the Google Checkout Merchant Referral Program. For the next 12 months, you will receive financial bonuses for referring merchants to Google Checkout. For every merchant you refer that processes at

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RustyBrick Suspended From Using Google Checkout Badges

Many of you know I have been messing with Google Checkout buttons, and even got an all star donation from Matt Cutts, but I am sad to hear that I was suspended by Google Checkout. Technically, I can still accept payments, but I cannot place the “Google Checkout Badge” on my RustyBrick AdWords ads. Suspended

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Matt Cutts of Google Donated $16 Via Google Checkout

Yesterday I posted an entry named I’m a Google Checkout Merchant – Donate To Me, I honestly didn’t think people would donate – but one person I can name by name, has donated. Matt Cutts from Google has donated me a whole $16. He was the first one to send me a payment via Google

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I’m a Google Checkout Merchant – Donate To Me

Really slow day today, no idea why. In any event, I decided to sign up for Google Checkout, so I can mess around with it for my clients, even recommend it to them. So I signed up and I created a button. Why don’t you donate $16 to me as a test? Here is the

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Is Matt Cutts a Hippy?

The other day I posted about my love for nonpareil chocolates, and then this morning I noticed a comment by Matt Cutts of Google who added that nonpareils is also a pattern for marbling. What type of pattern? Well, he links to a Google Images search for the term, which shows this hippish looking psychedelic

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Thank You James Omdahl

I just wanted to thank James Omdahl for his kind words about the Search Engine Roundtable. Now I am telling you about Search Engine Roundtable’s (SER) newsletter knowing that there is a distinct possibility that SER’s daily newsletter will give you all of the search engine marketing news you can handle each day – which

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Ask.com Image Search Gets Smarter

I was chatting with Gary this morning and he was pointing out to me some new triggers Ask.com added to limit the search results for some of their image search smart answers. So a search on images of empire state building bring back what you would expect, pictures of the empire state building. Makes sense

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When SEO Is Your Life :: 21 + 11 = 32 Signs You Need a Break

Matt McGee has an outstanding post named Top 21 Signs You Need a Break from SEO, which then Stuntdubladds 11 more to. Ok, so I can relate to all 32 items listed. But, what scares me most is… What does it mean if you are mentioned not once, not twice, but three times in these

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Adding Technorati Tags Links For Your Movable Type Blog

I really like Technorati, at least for the most part. When upgrading to Movable Type 3.x it broke the “Related Entries” feature on the Search Engine Roundtable. I tried coming up with a work around and then decided to utilize the new Movable Type tags feature. Every since the upgrade, I have been adding tags