SEOmoz Search Engine Ranking Factors Version 2

About a year and a half ago when I was first beginning to understand what search engines looked at when deciding where to rank web pages I came across the article Search Engine Ranking Factors on SEOmoz. In fact I think it was the article that led to my discovery of SEOmoz in general and the great resources on the site including one of the best blogs in the industry.
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Battle Your Favorite Search Engine Founder With Search Engine Smackdown

I thought I’d lighten the mood some after yesterday’s post and send you out to have some fun. The guys at Pronet Advertising have released a very enjoyable game called Search Engine Smackdown in which you get to battle it out against your favorite search engine founders.
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Should You Work For Clients Or Yourself?

Early last week Brian Provost of Scoreboard Media Group posted The First Question You Should Ask Your SEO Consultant. That question according to Brian is “If you can rank a site in lucrative markets, why would you do it for clients instead of for yourself?” It’s an interesting question and one deserving discussion.
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Marketing Pilgrim SEM Scholarship Contest: Spring 2007

About a month ago I mentioned the second Marketing Pilgrim SEM Scholarship was on it’s way. Earlier today Andy Beal made the announcement that it’s begun. You can start submitting articles now and have until 9:00 EST on April 6th to get one in. The prizes have increased from the last time and the prize package for this second contest is valued at $10,000

For the complete rules visit SEM Scholarship: New Contest Spring 2007
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Get More Link Data Out Of Google Webmaster Tools

Have you been using the link data Google now provides through Webmaster Tools? Do you wish Google provided even more information? I know I do. Well Google hasn’t made any changes to the tool, but thanks to Joost de Valk you can now pull a little more data from all those links Google is reporting.
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