The Year In Review: 2006 Stats

After seeing SEOmoz release their stats a little over a week ago, I was inspired to do the same. Hopefully it’s not too far into the new year to make a review of last year seem out of place. If you missed Rand’s post have a look at SEOmoz’s 2006 Stats in Review.
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Your Favorite Blogs Of 2006

Before the holidays Search Engine Journal began taking votes for readers favorite search blogs in a variety of categories. The results have started to come in with no real surprises, but the nominees do make for an excellent reading list. And the winners are…
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Should Google Include Results From Digg?

Earlier I came across an interesting question via Search Engine Journal asking does digg.com belong in Google results. The question revolves around Digg snippets and a link to an article appearing in search results instead of the actual article. Should Google include the Digg results? Is it fair to the original article that search traffic goes through Digg first?
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Creme King Of Baits

Creme king of what?

That was my reaction too when I first noticed several people had found their way here using ‘creme king of baits‘ as a search term to find the post in the previous link. Many results for the term revolve around using soft plastic worms for fishing bait, an idea originally pioneered by Nick Creme. But type link bait a few times, refer to Rand Fishkin as the king of said link bait, and mention how the cream will rise to the top, and you may find yourself ranking well for a term like ‘creme king of baits’ too.
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Digg And SEO Don’t Play Well Together

You may have heard that recently many seo and marketing related sites are getting banned by Digg for the scandalous offense of being seo and marketing related sites.

I first came across the phenomenon earlier this month when Matt posted his URL Has Been Reported By Users And Cannot Be Submitted To Digg at This Time. At the time I didn’t know the reason for the ban nor did Matt, though I admit I had some suspicions. A couple of weeks later in the post script to 21 Traffic Triggers for Social Media Marketing, Brian Clarke of CopyBlogger fame mentions the post making the front page of Digg whereupon the editors immediately took it down.
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