Written by James Parsons

James Parsons is a blogger and marketer, and is the CEO of Pagelift. When he isn't writing at his personal blog or for HuffPo, Inc, or Entrepreneur, he is working on his next big project.

Articles written by James Parsons:

Tiered link building is among one of the most persistent and tenacious forms of gray/black hat SEO on the Internet. The core concept has been around for over a decade, and while it has had its ups and downs, it’s still potent…
If you’re about to launch a new business and you’re already investigating SEO, congratulations! You’re ahead of the average. If you’re migrating hosts or redesigning your website, now is a great ti…
One of the easiest and most lucrative ways to monetize a blog is through affiliate links and affiliate networks; the modern iteration of lining your site with advertisements. There are a number of very good reasons to clearly ma…
Fiverr debuted as a novel concept; a fixed price point of $5 for services, where anyone could offer to do anything for that price. Regulated by a free market experience, some services quickly dropped in quality, while others hav…
From the very beginning, Google – and other search engines that followed, grew, and lived or died – needed some way to find pages to index. At the start, Google used manual feeding with a staff of employees. With the s…
Backlinks are one of the most high-risk, high-reward aspects of SEO. On one hand, you have the reward; a high ranking in Google that’s nearly impossible to dislodge. A site, once it has reached the stage of trusted authori…
SEO has existed in some form or another since the very beginning of search engines. As long as there has been a way to display websites in sequential order, there have been people trying to figure out how to get their sites to the top…
PageRank sculpting is the concept of tweaking the links in your site internally to best control the flow of PageRank from one page to another. You could identify pages on your site with high PageRank and use them to direct links to…
  From the perspective of the webmaster, color and font size doesn’t seem to have anything to do with SEO. From the perspective of the designer, SEO has very little to do with picking colors for an effective website. F…
A 301 redirect is a type of code that works in much the same way that a postal change of address form works for physical mail. It essentially tells anyone looking to visit www.example.com that the real new address is www.newexampl…