5 Reasons Why SEO Experts Curse Affiliates

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Yesterday Josh Braaten, an Online Marketing Manager at Rasmussen College who also writes about SEO and web analytics on Big Picture Web tweeted: His tweet was a part of our brief conversation on how some of the online marketing-related professions are being misunderstood by people, but the wording of it got me really interested. So Read More …

How Blackhat SEO Manipulates Searches Using Google Trends

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Ever wondered how exactly blackhat SEO works? My brother has forwarded me a link to an excellent video shot by Sophos, which shows how they are taking advantage of the hottest/trending topics (on Google and Bing). The eventual goal is to infect your computer with malware (and ultimately, get your money, one way or another). Read More …

Affiliate Marketing Spammers — Disgrace to Industry

Posted on2 CommentsCategoriesAffiliate Program Management, Spyware & Parasites, Thoughts for Affiliates

I personally hate it — can’t help but recall how just recently I was explaining to my daughter that “hate” is a very┬ástrong verb (and she should be careful how she uses it), but here I mean it — when “affiliate marketing” is used in conjunction with words like “spam” or “spammer”. However, this happens, Read More …