Search optimization trick(le) used by online activists to draw attention

So it might not make for interesting content (which is key to a good blog in the long run), but repeat posting on an organization or individual whose actions you oppose is one way to gain that person’s attention and potentially (if you start to get noticed by Google) owning them on Google and other popular search engines…New content, frequently posted on the same person, increasing traffic (which I’ll write about shortly), and boom, before you (and your targeted evil-doer) know it, you own them on Google.

More on “trickle blogging” from the blog, Learn the secrets of a professional online activist. Commentary at MetaFilter. Share your knowledge of trickle blogging at the Whats New Media wiki.

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