Tag Archives: seo-blight

StumbleUpon – The Art of Alienating Users

http://www.pamil-visions.net/stumbleupon-alienating-users-2/27378/comment-page-1 An interesting development: An argument against the SU upgrades quotes me at length, but is written for, and commented upon by, SEO types. When the author complains of quality Stumblers leaving the system, is she referring to the ones I miss, or the SEO quasi-spammers who were the topic of a previous complaint I […]

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Exclusive First Look: SU.PR – Stumble Upon’s New Traffic Builder

http://www.fourhourworkweek.com/blog/2009/06/09/stumble-upon-supr/ I spotted an announcement of SU.PR not on StumbleUpon, but on that charmless Internet-celebrity Tim Ferriss’ site. Here’s an excerpt which sums up both my disgust with Ferriss and my ever-growing disgust with StumbleUpon. The result of it all? More traffic. StumbleUpon has jumped to almost 10% of my total traffic per week, delivering […]

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Garlicoons favorite websites – StumbleUpon

http://garlicoon.stumbleupon.com/ Hi WhoGivesAShirt, please have a look at my new food network, www.garlicoon.com and feel free to sign up. Thanks Carsten Hi Carsten, please feel free to stop spamming your SU fellows, and feel free to enjoy being put on BLOCK. Thanks, Shirty

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Search engine optimization – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Search_engine_optimization In an effort to understand exactly what these SEO blighters (ahem) do, I thought I’d Wikipedia. Turns out my hunches were correct: An SEO technique is considered white hat if it conforms to the search engines’ guidelines and involves no deception. As the search engine guidelines are not written as a series of rules […]

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AdTrackers reviews – StumbleUpon

http://adtracker.stumbleupon.com/review/15280710/ I hate stumbling my own stuff but this is a requirement of a contest. Oh well, you gotta do what you gotta do I guess. Spamming up SU, one pointless contest at a time…

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Justice Reigns: Stumble Troll BANNED by SU | Collective Thoughts

http://collective-thoughts.com/2008/01/16/justice-reigns-stumble-troll-banned-by-su/ I don’t usually involve myself in flame wars, but this seems to be an anti-SU day for me. There’s currently a lot of fuss about some Stumbler sending “death threats” in the form of one of the TravisKab-istes style dismissals. While these are not my favourite pithy remark, to see them as menacing action-items […]

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