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Nice and simply step-by-step guide to using scrum methodology to get stuff done. We use this kinda thing at Distilled:

http://www.scottporad.com/2013/03/19/poor-mans-agile-scrum-in-5-simple-steps/
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Whitehat SEO vs. Blackhat SEO - My Opinion:

http://www.paddymoogan.com/2013/03/07/blackhat-vs-whitehat-seo-my-opinion/

Would love to hear what you guys think too!
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Usually I'd laugh at the silly comments in this HN thread:

http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=5201981

But...

1) I've just woke up with a bad headache and I'm cranky

2) It feels like this kind of thing is happening a lot recently

I'm not going to set out why SEO is valuable, anyone that follows me probably gets it. If you do not, please tell me and I'll explain when I'm less cranky.

I am getting tired of this now though, there are reasons why our industry is under this kind of attack (part of it is our own fault) but that's a post for another day.
Totally with you. I was enjoying the amusing tone of the piece but he lost my sympathy at: "Before, SEO was the game of really skilled people, you know like professional poker players. You had to know...
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Google has waged a very smart hearts and minds battle. I think the "repurposing" of the word spam to mean anything they don't like was a turning point. The sad outcome is more and more people failing to understand the difference between what (for instance) you do and what is being discussed elsewhere about hacked sites in the payday loans space.
I'm not one prone to googlenoia, but I do think it's a deliberate move by G.
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I always find reading articles about productivity somewhat ironic, but this is a bit different to usual ones:

http://bookofhook.blogspot.co.nz/2013/03/smart-guy-productivity-pitfalls.html

I really like the honesty and I can relate to a lot of the feelings that he talks about. The takeaway tips at the end are also better than your standard "turn off Skype".
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Am I being productive if I am reading posts about being more productive.. 
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Love this, how Marissa Mayer used data to drive the decision about stopping Yahoo employees working from home.

http://www.businessinsider.com/how-marissa-mayer-figured-out-work-at-home-yahoos-were-slacking-off-2013-3

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I love this kind of thinking. Larry Page on moon shots and why they're so important.

http://www.wired.com/business/2013/01/ff-qa-larry-page/all/
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Online Marketing Consultant working for Distilled. Love travelling, currently living in London. Long suffering Aston Villa fan. Author of The Link Building Book.
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