No Follow vs. Do Follow Links

The general consensus in the SEO industry is that link building should only ever be done from ‘do follow’ sites. There is solid logic behind this thinking, and it makes sense that you would want to spend time building links from sites that allow spiders to follow. Google even has its own answer on the…



New Search Engine in China – Qihoo 360

Certainly, the biggest news last month for China search engine market was the launch of new search engine Qihoo 360 ( or On August 16, Qihoo 360, well known in China for its anti-virus software, directory and browser, entered the Chinese search engine space. The rapid market share growth of this search engine has…



SES Hong Kong 2012: Keyword Research Tools

SearchBlog.Asia’s Richard Mabey spoke at SES Hong Kong today on the topic of keyword research. In the presentation, Richard shared a number of tools useful when doing keyword research, especially for tricky markets like China. As promised, we’ve included links to all tools referenced: Baidu Competitor Discovery Quick and easy homemade tool, created by staff of…