4 Black Hat Techniques I learned from Local SEOs

It has been a while since I last did a blog post. I had been working on a few client’s sites as an independent SEO consultant, and was seriously bogged down by them. It was fun though, but now at least I have some time to reflect on things I’ve seen the past few days. The search industry is evolving very quickly. Methods of doing link building that were once thought to be effective were suddenly becoming less so. This made me wonder whether any of the top ranked local SEOs were using dubious optimization techniques. Grey/Black Hat Grey or...

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SEO EPIC FAILS ~ My Experiences With Them

These SEO methods should stay in 2012. Epic FAIL. My first reaction when I encountered them. Now, I wouldn’t say that I’m an SEO guru by any measure, but I do know what a serious SEO “offence” is when I see one. I’ve seen these negative examples when I look at other people’s blogs, but sometimes, I can personally experience them myself. Kids, do not try these at home! (Or anywhere else actually) Link Exchange This used to be popular in the past because it was a quick and easy way to get links from others. You just had to...

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5 Reasons Your MLM Site is Bound to Fail

… If You Make SEO Mistakes. Let’s get this straight.  SeoGoodGuys will not sell you any products or try to recruit anyone into an MLM business.  I’m not here to debate the MLM system, or the ethical issues behind it.  I am not saying that MLM cannot work, but I am not here to endorse it either.  I will not say that ALL MLM sites will fail. I am here to explain the technical side of why most MLM sites do not succeed. About MLM Websites MLM stands for Multi-Level Marketing a.k.a Network Marketing. It is a controversial business model...

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What The Heck Is SEO?

Search Engine Optimization Okay so you probably knew that. If this is the first time you are seeing the term SEO, then you might want to read closely. Unless you stumbled onto us mistakenly wanting to know more about Korean artistes with Seo in their name. In a nutshell, search engine optimization is about making your website more visible on a search engine’s organic results page, through techniques that improve on-page factors or off-page factors. (or see Wikipedia definition) However, that is a very simple explanation which might have created more questions than it answered. Let’s take a closer look...

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