Google Warns About Links in Large-Scale Article Campaigns

What happened?

Google has issued a fairly stern reminder about links in large-scale article campaigns via their Google Webmaster Central blog. Specifically, they’ve noticed a significant increase in sites utilizing spammy links in large-scale article campaigns as a means to build links back to their site, which is a direct violation of their quality guidelines on link schemes.

The 5 best site speed tools for optimizing page load performance

I‘ve said it before, site speed is typically one of the largest, if not the largest, SEO opportunity I usually uncover with sites that I work with. In the industry, there are many site speed tools that can be used to measure performance improvements and even companies that focus solely on improving site speed.