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Andy Crestodina

Andy Crestodina is the Strategic Director of Orbit Media, a web design company in Chicago. He’s also the author of Content Chemistry, An Illustrated Guide to Content Marketing You are welcome to connect with Andy on and Twitter.

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Guest Blogging: 6-Months After The Fork

Guest Blogging: 6-Months After The Fork

Guest Blogging, Going Strong 6-Months After it “Died”

On January 20th, Matt Cutts posted his famous rant against guest blogging. He’d just received a spammy email from someone asking to write a post for his blog …in exchange for a link. I guess Matt Cutt’s blog is a bad target for link building. Who knew? Matt’s response was loud and clear: “Stick a fork in it. Guest blogging is done.” The reaction from the SEO community was immediate. As a tactic, guest blogging fell out of favor instantly. Or did it? It’s been six months now. Is “guest blogging done” as Matt declared? Let’s take a look at the state of the tactic… Continue Reading


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