SearchEngineJournal Slammed for Not Linking

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SearchEngineJournal doesn't link? WTF?!
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I have to say, this looks like a mistake to me, rather than a deliberate non-linking excersise. Yahoo's Jeremy Zawodny however, rips into the SEJ over the oversight...

They quote more than 50% of Duke's post on the Yahoo! Search blog, yet they never provide a link to it. And this on a site that's pimping an SEO Book?

WTF?! Is there not enough room for a little link with that massive AdSense unit smashing their content into a small space above the "fold"?

Too much coffee late at night Jeremy? heheh.. come on, that has to have been a simple mistake surely, just send Loren an email...

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I sent Loren an email too.

I sent Loren an email too.

I think I did a bit much of a rant on Jeremy's comments, which did not format well either, so he might be ticked at me on that.

Jeremy suggests in his

Jeremy suggests in his comments that it was a 'bad mood rant' rather than something he was really pissed off at.

But then there is an anonymous commenter saying it's not the first time...

No idea, can't say I read that particular site.

Not unlike some of your rants though Nick? ;)

Not unlike them at all

Not unlike them at all Adrian, Jeremy carries a bit more weight than i do though, so it's more noticeable :)

I saw that comment aswell, but i don't read there enough to verify or deny, anyone care to comment on that?

Jeremy carries a bit more

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Jeremy carries a bit more weight than I do though, so it's more noticeable :)

Heh, fair point, there was less swearing too ;)

I think they're pretty

I think they're pretty stingy with links as modus operandi.

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