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When Angry Readers Turn Into Writers

Given the ascending trend of the number of blog contests, we could conclude that readers like such contests. Usually, readers who participate have their own blogs, which they use to promote the contests, hoping to win, or at least to make some new friends among their blogging fellows. Depending on the organizer’s marketing skills, contests […]

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John Chow using illegal ways to manipulate others and earn money

Case Study: JohnChow.com, BC Magazine Canada, and Manipulating Readers to Earn Money

Recently, JohnChow.com was banned by Google because of John’s illegal techniques to gain link popularity. The “illegal” clause here refers to Google’s rules, so it is debatable outside of Google’s Search Engine realm whether or not such activities were illegal. John is now urging his readers to tell Google how Google Search is not good, […]

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Case Study Question: iReply Movement on RA Project, and do you attack anyone who questions you?

I love case studies, and this is my first, simple one to kick off the trend. Simonne posted a very nice post yesterday, announcing an interesting project called “iReply.” I have a 2 page detailed response ready to go up for that post, though I am going to wait a bit before I post it. […]

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