20 Mar: The Real Reason MyBlogGuest Got Nailed By Google

As you’ve probably heard by now, the folks over at MyBlogGuest have run into some trouble with the do-no-evil folks at Google for what has been deemed and dubbed “spammy guest blogging.” And per usual, Google Webspam Czar Matt Cutts is leading the charge. This time around, Cutts said that…

20 Dec: Google Drops e-Hammer On Yet Another Link Network

Here at the official blog of Amplitude Digital, we’ve written a good bit about the hard-working, fair-minded genius that is Google Webspam Czar Matt Cutts. We’ve also covered some pretty good ground on the general topic of “link-building,” with our general position being that you should generally avoid this not-so-smart…

06 Sep: Why You Should Avoid “Package Deal” SEO Companies

Sometimes, a “package deal” can be a very good thing. Other times, well, not so much. Even though they paid a very high price for their “package deal” just over a year ago, the white-hot Los Angeles Dodgers are no doubt happy they made it. And when it comes to…

24 Jul: SEO Link-Building “Best Practices”…And Other Modern Myths.

In a recent “Whiteboard Friday” video blog post on Moz.com (formerly SEOmoz.com) entitled, “Heart to Heart About Link Building,” Michael King, aka @iPullRank, passionately breaks down what he views as “best practices” – and not-so-hot behaviors – when it comes to link building. King is a fascinating, fresh face and voice…