The Etiquette For Leaving Comment Links

Chris Garret asked Is it OK to Leave Links in Comments? earlier today. Chris was inspired to write his post by a question raised about the etiquette of posting links in blog comments on the Authority Blogger Forum. And as it happens that the forum thread was started by none other than Khalid who is a frequent commenter here it only seemed right to attempt an answer. Is it ok to leave links in blog comments? I think so, but with certain caveats.
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Is There A Lack Of Quality In Marketing Blogs?

Greg Howlett started an interesting discussion on Friday with a post Is this the best we can do? in which he wonders if the overall quality of posts on internet marketing blogs is not what it could or should be. Greg’s issue is with the same news stories being rehashed time and time again and with posts that have little relevance to internet marketing. I understand Greg’s frustration and he makes some valid points, but overall I disagree with him that there’s a general quality issue on internet marketing blogs.
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This Week In SEO – 8/10/07

It was harder than usual to cut out some links this week. I collected a lot and had to let some really good stories go. Some have been bookmarked at my del.icio.us profile and some I have plans to cover in a dedicated post next week. Even with the cuts there’s still plenty of great articles and news for you to read. Are you ready for This Week In SEO?
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Google Opens Up On Privacy, Sort Of

The Official Google Blog released a video yesterday in an attempt to be more transparent on issues regarding privacy. I say attempt, because I’m not sure it does enough to allay any fears you might have, but it is only meant as a first step in a process of creating more videos about privacy and as an introduction to the subject it’s nicely done.
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SEMCheck: How Search Friendly Is Your Site?

Having a search engine friendly site is an essential building block for all your search engine marketing. In the past I’ve even made the argument that an ability to code is the most important seo skill you can possess. What do you do, though, if seo site development isn’t your strongest skill?
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