Colin Klinkert is the genius behind Social Monkee and Viral Link Networks. I’ve admired what he does for a long time.
Not only does he manage to get awesome rankings (his site for OMG Machines is second only to the official OMG Machines site itself), he also manages to be pretty much Google-proof.
While everyone else got hit by Penguin and Panda, his rankings weren’t even touched.
You might think he does all sorts of SEO to get rankings like that.
But you’d be wrong.
In fact, of all the different SEO tactics out there, he just uses 9.
And now he’s revealed what’s worth doing, and what ones are just deadwood: