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New SEO Contest A Brewin’

Well, I don’t usually report on this sort of thing, but there has just been announced a new SEO contest in the works similar to the “nigritude ultramarine” contest a few years back. The new keyword phrase will be announced on January 15, 2005 at noon, PST. This new SEO ...

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Sponsored Links Debate In Full Force

There is a debate raging right now about whether or not publishers should or should not have sponsored links on their websites. Jeremy Zawodny of Yahoo gives sponsored links the thumbs up and Matt Cutts of Google gives them the thumbs down. Many publishers feel that they have the right ...

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Yahoo Undercuts Skype In Voip Market

When Yahoo lost the bid to acquire Voice Over IP service provider Skype to online auctioneer, eBay, it decided to taken on Skype head on. Yahoo has decided to add on some Skype-like services to its Yahoo Messenger service. Like Skype, Yahoo Messenger already offers free worldwide PC-to-PC calling. Yahoo ...

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Duplicate Content Penalty Fact or Myth?

I’ve heard a lot of discussion recently on whether there is indeed a duplicate content penalty within the search engines, particularly Google. The short answer for me is yes, under some circumstances. Some critics have pointed out that the duplicate content penalty is merely a myth and that a search ...

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