Monthly Archives: January 2010

Catch More Juice With Link Circumcision

Although this seems like SEO 201, I still many, many sites not dealing with ill-formed auto-generated links. By "auto-generated" i mean like inside email clients, message boards, social sites, etc... which automagically turn URLS into links. This results in 404s on your sites and a lose to link love.
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The Ultimate Real Official Cheatsheet for Running Your User Generated Content Site.

Here is a cheatsheet/scorecard/checklist/whatever that list tactics, policies and mindsets you should use on any User Generated Content site (review site, forum, help site, hobby, etc…). This is how you get more participation (aka more content) written by users.
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DFHU Quick Tip: Fighting Spam With User Exeperience Metrics

Do you really want the content from people who have only interacted with your site for 20 seconds?
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DFHU Quick Tip: Save the Juice for Periodic Content

Many niches have periodic events such as holidays, quarterly reports, retrospectives, best-of lists, etc... where each period begins/ends with some similar, but updated content. For instance if you run a dating advice site, you might run a contest every year for free valentines day gifts to give to your significant other. What I see a lot of websites do is either...
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A Mind For Converting Readers To Organic Linkers

if you are generating valuable content for these readers than in addition to trying to convert them into buyers you should also considered looking at your readers as potential organic linkers (people who will link to you). The word "convert" should automatically trigger your little Internet Marketing brain into thinking conversion funnel.
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