Hello evwybody Woger Welevant here, today I have a special treat for you, a guest SEO Information lecture fwom my bwother Weg Welevant fwom nbs-seo.com.
Weg has been on the web since 1894 and knows evwything about SEO, even more than me! Following on fwom my pwevious demonstration where I showed that if your content is relevant enough, you dont even need any, today Weg is going to blow another massive BS SEO myth out of the water, the myth that links help wiv SEO!
links are rubbish!
So without any fuwther ado, I hand you over to Weg!
Thank you Roger..
Ok, first let me say..
I would use the term “Search Psychologist”.
Call me a
Search User Psychologist (in)Engine Ranking. (SUPER)
I have never seen such confusion out of supposed “experts”.
Linking is not SEO. Social Networking is not SEO.
..Everybody says to focus on great content.
And that is a good idea. But it is not really right. The focus should be on how the content is presented.
I am of the opinion that there are set reactions and a definite “Relevance Theory”.
“I have already proved (to myself at least)., that links have no effect, so my watching of the results is fairly accurate.”
I think people should understand that there are other methods of marketing other than search.
Optimizing your pages plays a major part in SEO, but it has it’s place in the general scheme to things. Not everything referred to as SEO is actually SEO.
One needs to look at the whole marketing picture from signs in your car’s window to social networking, to print ads, to whatever you can think of.
“No links other than the tweet and resulting retweets were made.”
Also results from a campaign running 1/4 page ads in Toronto Suburbs’ newspapers for seminars on investing in the money markets. Seminars were 2 days and $1800 for one and $2600 for a couple. Groups were limited to 20. Membership was sold in a site where you could watch the “master” make live trades.
You can’t be an expert in that short of time, but you *could* master one aspect.
You NEVER stop learning. It is most interesting.
Just as soon as you think you can relax, Google throws another curve ball, even just online is enough to keep up with.
I have some stats from running a removable sign in the back window in Toronto traffic and on the highway, if anyone is interested.
I have a new (NBS-SEO.com – May 15th 2010), website that I have been tracking closely.
In spite of my nbs-seo.com site jumping to PR4, my search results for “organic search engine optimization training” stayed at #2 out of about a million competing sites.
Another factor that swings me to the dissociation of PR and search positions is that a low or even 0PR page can be in a better position than a a page ranking higher.
Last week I noticed that the Page Rank went from 0 to 4
I also have another website, FantasticMachines.com that also has a PR4. Fantastic has been around since the internet was only 4 computers and has built up an organic following of over 5000 websites.
I think we can now say without fear that linking projects will not show the same results, and that Page Rank and search standings are distinctly separate.
If you would like to read about my testing regarding the effects of link building
“The history of a SEO linking test.”
is on my site http://nbs-seo.com/seo/article_info.php?articles_id=21
Page Rank has no discernible effect on search position.
The amount and quality of the inbound links is not the determining factor in Page Rank.
Link building will increase traffic and in the right circumstances, PR, but will not affect search positioning.
Search results are mainly achieved with relevance and on page work.
20-02-2012 – BS SEO Update
- 3 links had NOTHING to do with this moving from pos #20 to pos #4 in three weeks..
here we can see that although this post has moved from position 20 to position 4, this was entirely unwelated to the 3 or 4 links pointed at it.
If in the next few months it should happen to move higher for this or any other “BS SEO” phrases that nobody searches for, that will also not be anything to do wiv people linking at it, it will obviously be because it is the most welavent and well pwesented information on the subject and the WeTweets it weceived.. …although if we are being swtictly scientific in our testing, according to the counter below it doesnt seem to have got any yet.