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2010

New Script Builds Links For SEOs As They Sleep

By GabGoldenberg. Posted in LinkBaiting, SEO/SEM | 7 Comments »

By now, many advanced SEOs will have heard about Tynt, a script that lets websites with good content build links automatically. A new competitor to Tynt has just been created, and it’s self-hosted.I’m getting ahead of myself though… For those who don’t know what Tynt is, let me quote from Tynt’s site.

“Our patent pending Tynt Insight technology tracks what’s being copied off your site and automatically adds a link back to your content with every paste.”

I didn’t create that link – Tynt did. Whenever you copy off Tynt’s site, and paste the resulting content elsewhere, that new content has a link added to it. So if your content is worth quoting, you get links.

I just got an email from Brett Barros, a student at MIT, who’s coded up a self-hosted competitor to Tynt. When he told me about his Link Building Pro, I wasn’t too impressed, since I knew about Tynt. But there are some pretty important differences. As Brett puts it:

“There are a few key differences from Tynt.

1. Most importantly for SEO, my script makes use of the meta keyword [tag] for the link text. [It pulls one of the page’s keywords from the meta keywords tag and uses it as anchor text.]

2. Second most importantly for SEO, it automatically adds focused links into the text from elsewhere on the page. Thus, the paragraph itself is embedded with *added* links.

3. It is 40% smaller in file size. You can also merge the javascript into other javascript files, reducing the total files the user needs to load (speed optimization will be important with the Google Caffeine update).

4. If Tynt’s servers go down, and you use Tynt,  your site will have problems. With my script, you host it yourself [so there’s no worries about other people’s server reliability].

5. You can specify areas of the page where the script won’t activate (like in code blocks).”

Also, while I can’t seem to find Tynt’s pricing on their site, Brett’s offering his tool as a free download. How can you quibble with free?

Gab Goldenberg wrote this on behalf of Red Fly Marketing, one of the leading marketing companies in Dublin, Ireland. They offer web design amongst other things, like seo.

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GabGoldenberg is the owner of SEO ROI Services. He encourages you to check out his blog, and consider his services. Amongst other clients, he works with The Business Card Creator and is a guest blogger here at Chewie.co.uk
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7 Responses to “New Script Builds Links For SEOs As They Sleep”

  1. 1
    DrGnaw Says:

    DID YOU SAY FREEEEE?

    I'm there.

  2. 2
    Leo Says:

    Thanks very much for the tip. I was pulling my hair out….
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    mcdst
    Italy

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    directory submission Says:

    Some key points you mentioned here. The link you link you shared here is really nice place. Good info provide there.

  4. 4
    SEO Birmingham Says:

    TyNT has been exciting, in which you can do all the things in a small and compact device, you can run java java script as well.

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    Brands Exposed Ltd Says:

    awesome bit of kit!

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    prilosec overdose Says:

    Excellent information.. Some serious food for thought, which I believe will be very useful for me. There have been number of times I did wonder about it, but couldn’t really understand it.. Thank you for explaining it so clearly.

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    Multilingual SEO Services Says:

    Great finally a someone puts an end to stealing contents from our sites.

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