How Many Link Opportunities Come From 1 Story?

The AOL data release story has been circulating for a while now, and in spite of tech bloggers being quick with stories people are still getting a bunch of links for it. Here are some of the link opportunities around the idea

  • data was released

  • privacy concerns
  • data was removed, here is a mirror
  • free online keyword tools
  • creepy searchers and creepy searches
  • the searcher covered in the NYT
  • CTR by position
  • most likely? other statistical analysis

If you see an idea that is quickly spreading on the meme trackers there may be many additional link opportunities if you can give the story a unique spin or see other related ideas that people may think are important.

Published: August 15, 2006 by Aaron Wall in seo tips


August 15, 2006 - 10:05am

You're definately right here. Im seeing quite some links coming in for my Data Analysis Postings.

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