Thursday, January 21, 2010
  • Laurie Sullivan, January 21, 2010, 2:16 PM
  • Spam Conduit Meets Reputation ManagementSearch Engine Journal

    David Snyder defines the meaning of Spam Conduit, and tells us how spammers use the tactic to dump traffic from third-party sites onto affiliates. He compares the concept to online reputation management, demonstrating how one supports the other, and how to use both to your benefit to either clean up or manage your reputation.Read the whole story...

  • Open Site Explorer And Page/Domain Authority MetricsSEOmozBlog

    Rand Fishkin released Wednesday a platform for Linkscape's index that gives people access to more data. The tool is called Open Site Explorer. In fact, he's on a mission to give more link data for free than anyone else on the Web. Through Thursday all the functions are totally free.

    Open Site Explorer aims to make gathering, sorting and exporting link data easier. Among the features the tool offers: SEO professionals can access top-level metrics, see up to 10,000 links alongside anchor test and key metrics, and display root domains that contain links.Read the whole story...

  • Making Waves: Read-Only And RestoreGoogle Wave Blog

    Google Wave has released two features to help manage the waves you create: read-only participants, and restore from playback. Narelle Cozens explains them both in detail.

    Read-only and restore may help because creators of a particular wave now can make some participants read-only, and then restore the wave to a point they liked.Read the whole story...