If you’re someone who’s looking to get your name out there a bit more, maybe this article will be of some help to you for a few ideas.
I honestly enjoy plugging resources that I feel would benefit many people. A resource that not many of my visitors are aware of is a nifty little site named FeedBurner.
This is a question that I’m frequently asked by many of my clients, as well as those just looking for help with the subject at hand. The following article will explain why bots/spiders surf your website and why it can and will be a benefit for you. Spiders/bots are important to help towards the success of your website. Look at AGn Designs, for example, I’m a PR5 with over 10,000 hits per day thanks to bots and word of mouth. This article should break down why those numbers are important.
Backlinks are important to search engines and wandering web traffic. Think of it like high school, if two people think you are cool and say it, you are not necessarily as cool as if you had 200 people thinking you are cool and saying it. It also matters who says it. If half of the people that say you are cool are your brothers and sisters or your teacher (someone who is traditionally uncool) then you are less cool than say the all star players on the team.
Cameron Olthuis has defended the use of social media marketing as an SEO technique following Jason Calacanis’ latest statement, including the comments: “This whole gaming of digg/Netscape/MySpace is being called SMO–social media optimization. That’s the worst thing I’ve ever heard of. Anyone who hires an SMO firm is an idiot.” I would have to agree with Cameron on this: