Do You Really Need Search Traffic?

Jennifer Laycock is starting an interesting experiment where she’s out to prove a business can survive without Google. Actually she’s out to prove that a business can survive without any search traffic at all. In time the search engines will be allowed back in, but the idea is to show that search traffic while useful is not necessary to build a business and drive both traffic and sales. The best part is we’ll all get to find out how it goes and most likely learn a lot along the way.
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Safe Is Not Remarkable

One doesn’t discover new lands without consenting to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
–Andre Gide

What are you thinking during that moment when you’re about to click the publish button on your blog? Are there times when you ask yourself if you should take out the paragraph that might offend someone? Are there times when you wonder who are you to be giving out advice? Are there times when you think you’ll look foolish because you’re going against common wisdom? What do you do in those moments? Do you publish anyway or do you play it safe?
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This Week In SEO – 6/8/07

With so many at SMX this week posting was down. I still have about the same amount of links here, but it was easier for me to narrow down the list. I’m wondering, though if the amount of links works for everyone. Are there too many links? Too few? Is the porridge just right? Are there some topics here you don’t read and some not covered you would like to see? Let me know what you’d like to see here each week and I’ll do what I can to make it happen. Now on to the weekly roundup of the SEO community.
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Google Webmaster Guidelines And Yahoo! Weather Report

Yesterday Google updated their Webmaster Guidelines, including the addition of hyperlinks to more detailed pages on specific quality guidelines.
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100 Free CSS Resources

I get a good amount of requests asking me to do things like exchange links or mention a specific piece of content. Normally I don’t respond, since the majority aren’t worth talking about, but a couple of days ago I had a request from Rich McIver asking me to take a look at a list of 100 Free CSS Resources. I did take a look and there are a lot of very useful resources worth calling to your attention.
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