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+Joshua Berg - its obvious you put in a lot of time and effort to write this, and it does raise interesting questions and merit further discussion, but...and I know I say this way too often...I've been a content publicist/link builder for 19 years. The biggest mistake everyone has made is letting Google dictate their linking strategies, something I have NEVER done and never will do. Don't cede your online success to a single entity, even one as mighty as Google. Create multiple traffic streams that have nothing to do with search. Create relationships that lead to connections that lead to outcomes beyond just links. I understand your article was about tbPR, but I think this only feeds into the myth that our ultimate success is dictated by a single entity, when nothing could be further from the truth. The perfect scenario for long term success is that your business is growing even as your reliance on Google for that growth is diminishing. Sure, take what they'll give you, but the best links and connections are those you'd want even if there was no Google, because you've recognized they are helping you in other ways besides search rank. 
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"the best links and connections are those you'd want even if there was no Google, because you've recognized they are helping you in other ways besides search rank. "

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Hi Eric, I have emailed you a couple of times with no reply.  I have been paying for the Linkmoses Private and haven't received any updates for several Months! please advise.

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My first post since Dec 27. Just finished large linking/publicity project for Sochi Olympics.

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Very informative as always Eric.
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Eric is widely known as one of the world's top online content publicists, link building experts and linking strategists. Eric founded the Web's first link building and web promotion services, called NetPOST and URLwire, in 1994. Today Eric publishes LinkMoses Private, a linking strategy advice newsletter with readers in 23 countries. Eric offers training and consulting to help companies maximize the impact of their online presence.

Eric has developed content linking strategies for, WarnerBros, The Discovery Channel, National Geographic, The New York Times,, and

Eric is one of the 25 online marketing experts featured in the 2008 book Online Marketing Heroes. Eric received the 1995 Tenagra Award For Internet Marketing Excellence, and in 1997 was named one of the Web's 100 most influential people by Websight magazine. Eric also writes the LinkWeek column for search industry news site, and has written for Web Marketing Today, ClickZ, MarketingProfs, and Ad Age Magazine.  Eric resides in Knoxville, Tennessee.
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Wrote "Ultimate Guide to Link Building" for Entrepreneur Press. One of 25 online marketing experts featured in the 2008 book Online Marketing Heroes. Eric received the 1995 Tenagra Award For Internet Marketing Excellence, and in 1997 was named one of the Web's 100 most influential people by Websight magazine
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