Just read through all of Google's Webmaster Guidelines and noticed there was no mention of avoiding paid links. Hmmm... Do you think they simply forgot to mention this in their popular guidelines for webmasters?
There's a blog meme going around in the internet marketing community that apparently Matt Cutts started about voting this November. The whole idea is to tag 5 people and get them to post about it and tag 5 other people.
Over the last couple of years I've noticed a couple things in the search space: 1. keyword tools are unreliable 2. PPC traffic can show some valuable search trends. Well here’s the point: PPC and SEO help to inform each other consistently.
In their ongoing quest to dominate the universe, Google has announced that they are coming out with their own web browser called Chrome. Interesting news considering they were so "in bed" with Firefox before.
Arguably one of the most important things to an online marketing campaign is to have some goals in place. I think that figuring out what goals to focus on can be the hardest part sometimes. Tracking them is the easy part.
Okay, the title of this post is a bit harsh but it got your attention didn't it? This is the first in a series of posts answering some relatively basic SEO questions that people typically get confused by.