What Are Nofollow, Dofollow, UGC, Or Sponsored Links? Why Do Backlinks Matter for Search Rankings?

Every day my inbox is inundated with spamming SEO companies who are begging to place links in my content. It’s an endless stream of requests and it really irritates me. Here’s how the email usually goes… Dear Martech Zone, I noticed that you wrote this amazing article on [keyword]. We wrote a detailed article on this as well. I think it would make a great addition to your article. Please let me know if you’re

Confessions of the SEO Marketers

Search engine optimization is one piece of marketing optimization, and it can be as confusing and contrived as a parking sign in New York City. There’s so many people talking and writing about SEO and many contradict each other. I reached out to top contributors in the Moz community and asked them the same three questions: What SEO tactic that everyone loves is actually worthless? What controversial SEO tactic do you think is truly valuable?

Can I get my money back, Wikipedia?

I’m not a huge contributor to Wikipedia. However, in the past I have donated some money to the foundation and contributed content to their site. I love Wikipedia… I use it all of the time and I reference it often on my blog. Wikipedia assisted me as well – generating some hits for my site AND Wikipedia improved my overall site rank through links back to me. Given this view, hasn’t this been a give