Why I Read These 9 Magazines

Didn’t we just have a blog meme going around not too long ago? I could swear I remember telling you why I blog sometime within the last couple of weeks. The latest meme is asking what magazines you read and Bill Slawski tagged me. Bill are you sure you want to know what magazines I read?
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This Week In SEO – 4/20/07

As I alluded to last night it was a very busy week in the world of search. I could have turned this week’s post into nothing but Google news and still managed to fill the page. Of course if I did I’d be cheating you of so many other good articles this week. Somehow I managed to cull the links into what I hope is a manageable amount. With so much to get to let’s move right into the links.
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Rumors And News From Social Media And Search

Maybe it’s everyone posting more the week after SES or maybe it was just a big week for news, but when I looked at the links I’ve collected for tomorrow’s This Week In SEO post I realized I had gathered a lot more than usual and it was going to be hard to cut some. In order to keep the links tomorrow somewhat manageable I thought I’d offer some of them tonight in the form of three big stories.
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What Do You Think Is The Most Important SEO Skill?

Lee Odden posted an interesting poll today asking the question what type of SEO skill is most important. I think the best answer to the question really is the ability to gain expertise in a variety of the skills Lee listed. Lee himself says the best answer to the question should probably start with “It depends on the situation.” Still I voted for one and thought I’d share some thoughts on why I voted the way I did here.
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Google vs. Paid Links

Over the weekend Matt Cutts published three posts that had sent the seo community into a frenzy by Monday morning. The main theme of the posts causing all the chaos was paid links. The first post Hidden links, mentions paid links almost in passing, but seems to tie them into the manipulative practice of hiding links. The second post simply agrees with and points to one by Matt Mullenweg On Sponsored Themes discussing the practice of paying to have your link included in a free blog theme. Both of these posts might have passed without much fanfare had it not been for the third post, How to report paid links.
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