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Matt Cutts on Linkbait

May 14  |  Link Building  |   Ryan Clark
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Google’s SEO Report Card by Matt Cutts @ SMX West

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April 21  |  Link Building Videos  |   Ryan Clark
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How Does Google Treat Links From Social Sites

January 14  |  Link Building  |   Ryan Clark
Here’s the latest question that Matt Cutts got asked by Mani from Delhi. Mani is trying to see how Google treats links from social media sites like Twitter and Facebook…ok not a bad question. While it reminds me of the kind of crap you’d hear on Digital Point, it’s not a bad n00b question. What caught my ear was the point about how .edu and .gov links don’t pass any more value that some .com. So many people are under the illusion that extra link weight is giving to those domain extensions.


what a lot of people who are just getting into the world of link building must understand that it’s the domain’s overall stance that gives out a certain power of link juice. So why do people obsess about getting .edu and .gov links? Well that’s mainly because of the hype, but for the most part those .edu/gov pages have been indexed and around for years and years. Most websites don’t really deserve links from sites like these, and the spam to obtain them is going to do nothing but bring it all down.

What do you think?

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Matt Cutts On NoFollow

August 27  |  Link Building, Social Bookmarking  |   Ryan Clark

Jen Lopez from SEOmoz met up with Matt Cutts at SES to have a quick chat about NoFollow and its uses. The video is short and doesn’t get into much detail but it’s still a short, fun watch especially if you’re bored at your desk.

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Matt Cutts On Google’s Link: Command

March 25  |  Link Building, Link Building Tools, Link Building Videos  |   Ryan Clark

I always see a lot of people asking about the link: command in Google and why it doesn’t show all your backlinks. Matt Cutts talks about that as well as some other interesting tidbits, and why Google has chosen to take that route.

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