Think Before You Pay for an Online Directory Listing

Before you read this post, you may want to know my opinion on how to build a good business model. For a full account see my guest post on the Irish Internet Association blog Can an Ethical Online Business be a Successful Online Business? Here I pretty much say that developing solid long term relationships, […]

Link Building: more than just Link Exchanges

For years people have known that the number of links into your sites effects your rankings on search engines, such as Google (see their page on Google Friendly Sites). Thus started the mad dash to get as many links into a site as possible; through all sorts of tactics, but mainly looking for sites that […]

10 New Year Resolutions for Website Owners

January is a busy time for people searching the net for bargains, holidays for the year, new business ideas, etc. So it is a good time to make sure that your website is getting you the best possible results. It’s also a good time to set out the goals for the results you want from […]

Writing a Persuasive Link Request Message

As promised – sorry for the delay – how to write a persuasive Link Request message, a follow up to my post Link Building – the DIY Way. Remember owners/webmasters of well ranking sites get a lot of these requests and most of them are from spammers looking for links to irrelevant sites, so you […]

Link Building – The DIY Way

For best results on search engines, you need a number of incoming links from sites that are related in topic to yours and that do well on search engines themselves. As I mentioned in an earlier post, I’ve seen proof of this in the sites that I’ve developed. All other things being equal, the sites […]