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Friday Podcast: Affiliate Summit – The Next Step with Missy Ward and Shawn Collins

missy wardAffiliate Summit co-founders Shawn Collins and Missy Ward made a joint appearance on the Friday Podcast, giving insights into behind-the-scenes actions at Affiliate Summit, together with updates on two ongoing projects, Geekcast and FeedFront.

During our conversation, we talked about:

  • The history and growth of the Geekcast podcast network and upcoming plans
  • The expansion and growth of content on Geekcast beyond just affiliate marketing
  • Incentives and admission criteria for would-be Geekcast podcasters
  • Details and the launch of Missy’s new podcast, “The Spew”, soon to debut on Geekcast in late March
  • The addition of video content on Geekcast
  • Shawn’s tips on getting started as a podcaster
  • How to organize and structure a winning podcast
  • The growth of FeedFront magazine
  • The upcoming inclusion of AffStat data in FeedFront
  • Missy’s new involvement with the affiliate program for DIYThemes (publisher of the Thesis WordPress theme)
  • Highlights and details of the upcoming Affiliate Summit East (Aug 9-11, New York City)

shawn collinsCheck out the Friday Podcast below:

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Blackhole SEO: Has Google’s Hegemony Spilled into Twitter?

Hegemony (from Wikipedia): is a concept that has been used to describe and explain the dominance of one social group over another, such that the ruling group or hegemon acquires some degree of consent from the subordinate, as opposed to dominance purely by force.

Have the forces of blackhole SEO spread beyond the reaches of Wikipedia and eBay to dig it’s claws into Twitter, as Sugarrae has asserted?

Though Rae mentioned the issue last September, SEO specialist Todd Malicoat AKA Stuntdubl tweeted about it yesterday, together with some choice thoughts:

i mean – do you really believe that twitter links are passing NO credibility, NO juice, NO nothing…?? just like wikipedia ….riiiiiiight.

maybe implement a sandbox for new users
certain threshhold until they are trusted enough to get into a non-robots.txt directory

why not utilize robots.txt solution…instead of nofollow?
i guess nofollow in general just gets me riled up and pissed off

What would happen if twitter got rid of the nofollow on all links? How would it affect the web?

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So why’re we revisiting this issue?

Blackhole SEO is where an (more…)