What Happened When I Removed the Blogroll from My Site

Bill Hartzer

14 days ago, I decided to perform an interesting experiment here on my site, where I completely removed the blogroll. On August 17, 2015, I removed the sidebar blogroll links. Here’s what happened 14 days after I removed the blogroll links from my blog.

Weekly Roundup: The Magic of Discovery

Waxing UnLyrical

Waxing UnLyrical personal, possibly poetic, musings on public relations, media, communication, and everything in between About Shonali Weekly Roundup: The Magic of Discovery November 14th, 2010 Tweet Whither blogroll? I have a blogroll (I suspect you do too).

The Blog Turns 20 This Year

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blogroll. Can you believe it? I had to re-read the headline a couple of times as well. Yesterday, The Guardian posted an article titled, The blog turns 20: a conversation with three internet pioneers. It made me do a double-take. This blog, has been around for eleven years.

Do You Need A Degree In Digital Marketing And Social Media?

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For a few hundred dollars over at Amazon to going through the blogroll at the left of this blog post (for free!), The best education (for my dollar) has been in following the people who are smarter than me (again, check out the blogroll to the left) and then doing some of the critical thinking heavy work right here on this blog. blogroll. How important is a formal education for a career in marketing? I get asked this question a lot.

Watching Me Blog

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I have an amazing team at Twist Image that did all design and infrastructure, but the content is all me (including the updating of the Blogroll). blogroll. Blogs are one of the most valuable marketing tools ever created. I believe that. I don't just say it. I mean it by walking the talk. I started blogging in September 2003, and since then I have written almost three thousand posts.

Which are the top tools and apps: The results « The Cube

Gemma Went

Other search tools used include Twingly , Twitter Lists , Scoutlabs , Google, Whostalkin , Mobile RSS and Blogrolls.

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Facebook Upgrades Fan Pages

The Marketing Blog

You could say, this is Facebook’s method of Backlinking/Creating a blogroll. Today’s morning brings a new surprise to all of us as Facebook has upgraded some of the features in Fan Pages.

Social Media Chat Tuesday, July 21st

Adam Cohen

10 Reasons Market Research is Critical to Social Media

Adam Cohen

I Will Not Write About Old Spice

Adam Cohen

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Why Writing a Corporate Blog Can Be Fun (and Profitable Too)

Debbie Weil

I love her observation that "the networking goes on in the sidebar, too" through a carefully selected blogroll. We have long blogrolls of clubs, nonprofits, public gardens to visit, other gardenblogs – all local.

5 Strategies to Build a Network of Bloggers and Journalists

Waxing UnLyrical

Here are a few ways to find topically relevant sites: Follow blogrolls. Guest Post by Alicia Lawrence. Creating a network of bloggers and journalists is a great way to provide mutual support in the world of online media.

Top 10 Things That Can Hurt Your Blog

Kikolani

The Blogroll. I am not a huge fan of the blogroll. One of the pros is that you can direct traffic to your blog if you are listed on someone else’s blogroll which can help increase your rank. So I choose not to have a blogroll.

Alicia Keys Facebook Page: I'd Sign Up if She Asked Me All Cool

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

Pew Research Survey: Findings on Search Engines, Social Networks.

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

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Anyone on Empire Avenue?

The Way of the Web

12 Ways To Make Your WordPress Blog Cleaner And Cuter

Waxing UnLyrical

A Better Blogroll If you like highlighting other bloggers on your site via a blogroll, you will probably find that as you add more and more to them, it becomes a huuge list. Try the Better Blogroll plugin.

Guiding Principles for Blogging it big and good

Social Media Network Marketing

This person isn’t responsible for writing all of the content, but they can responsible for herding and nagging in addition to making sure that some specific strategic topics are being addressed on the blog The Other Details Blogroll. Make sure your blog contains a blogroll linking to other bloggers you respect; not to have one is really bad form. Link to the people that you read, the other thought leaders in your industry, and other blogs that your employees write in your blogroll.

Guiding Principles for Blogging it big and good

Social Media Network Marketing

This person isn’t responsible for writing all of the content, but they can responsible for herding and nagging in addition to making sure that some specific strategic topics are being addressed on the blog The Other Details Blogroll. Make sure your blog contains a blogroll linking to other bloggers you respect; not to have one is really bad form. Link to the people that you read, the other thought leaders in your industry, and other blogs that your employees write in your blogroll.

News Sites Not Making Much Use of Static FBML on Facebook Pages

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

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Fortune 100 Need to Get More Creative with Twitter

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

Tool Tuesday: SocialOomph

Akamai Marketing

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NewsPulse Gives CNN.com a New Way to Showcase Popular Content

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

Jack Welch supports events and their business uses.

Akamai Marketing

Successful Blogging for Small and Medium Businesses

Akamai Marketing

Hearst Skiff Reader Looks Cool

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

I Hope News Corp Does Block its Content from Google

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

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The past, present and future of content curation

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The blogroll: Betting on past content I won’t get into the “is the blogroll still advantageous” debate (today, at least). Blogrolls are often just a set of permalinks to whatever the blogger reads. Blogrolls just don’t cut it. Home Comment Caviar Be 3-D.

A Startup’s Struggles and Successes in Influencer Outreach: How to Set Up Your First Blogger Campaigns

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

I started to embark on a multi-day project of sifting through blogrolls and aggregation sites like Bloglovin. As many of you know, I’m working with influencer marketing platform, The Shelf.

Google News Now Recrawling Updated Articles

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

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Great Example of a Multimedia News Article from ESPN.com

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

Article Highlights: Good for Users, Good for Search Engines

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

Do People Search for “Breaking News”?

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now! Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Do People Search for “Breaking News”?

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Do People Search for “Breaking News”?

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now! Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Do People Search for “Breaking News”?

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Rich Snippets: Increase Google Visibility for Reviews through.

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

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Newsweek Cares about (some of) your Tweets. Fox News Not so Much.

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now! Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Newsweek Cares about (some of) your Tweets. Fox News Not so Much.

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Newsweek Cares about (some of) your Tweets. Fox News Not so Much.

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now! Home About Contact PR Publishing SEO Social Media Subscribe Adam Sherk Newsweek Cares about (some of) your Tweets. Fox News Not so Much.

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PEJ Study Shows Print Still Primary Source of Original News Reporting

Adam Sherk

Real-time Blogroll (via Google Reader) About.com Founder Scott Kurnit Launches Huge New Startup Called "AdKeeper" New Digg Buttons Released - Upgrade Now!

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Social Media Complainers – your new BFF's

Akamai Marketing

Tool Tuesday: Qwitter

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