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Re: Book on SEO

  • Subject: Re: Book on SEO
  • From: Roy Schestowitz <newsgroups@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 28 Aug 2005 08:55:15 +0100
  • Newsgroups: alt.internet.search-engines
  • Organization: schestowitz.com / Manchester University
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__/ On Saturday 27 August 2005 15:54, [davidof] wrote : \__

> JS wrote:
>> One thing I would say is that if the book is good, it needs some reviews
>>  that do it justice on Amazon.co.uk. The following aren't very inspiring
>> IMO:
> Well if you like it, or even if you think it sucks, please feel free to
> post a review on Amazon.
>> | Aaron Wall, author of the SEO Book
>> | A good book for learning what the jargon means
>> |
>> | SearchGuild.com Administrator
>> | The ABC of SEO is good, well balanced stuff
> Amazon only quote up to 20 words from public reviews due to copyright
> reasons.
> Here are some longer reviews:
> http://www.abcseo.com/seo-book/seo-book-reviews.htm
> I don't have any connection with these people so they are pretty
> independent, other than some of them have Amazon associate accounts.

Reviews that are open to any troll (with or without a site account
instantiated) is one thing that I definitely dislike. If the reviewer has
no professional affiliation and too much freedom to post, this can be

Amazon is one such example, the Alexa site reviews (along with others I have
seen) is another (see e.g. http://tinyurl.com/999m9). I had some people
leave one-word reviews with a 1/5 in my MATLAB downloads pages, which are
managed remotely. I think the administrators are now trying to cull off the
tr(oll)iviews (an attempt at making up that word).


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