There's been a lot of debate about whether external linking helps or hurts your SEO and most of the SEO experts including the gurus at SEOmoz tend to think of external-linking as a good strategy.
Fixing "Googlebot can't access your site" Aug 19, 2011
Got this email from Google about one of our websites recently:
Googlebot can't access your site
Over the last 24 hours, Googlebot encountered XX errors while attempting to connect to your site. Your site's overall connection failure rate is XX%. You can see more details about these errors in Webmaster Tools.
After you think you've fixed the problem, use "Fetch as Google" to verify that Googlebot can properly access your site.
Go Get A Cofounder [Mistakes I Made #5] Aug 3, 2011
This is the 5th post in the "Mistakes I made" series, where I share the "donts" of my startup experience.I'll start from afar. My website has a number of pricing tables and I thought the tables look just fine. Until one morning I realized that they're a complete usability nightmare. Here's the "before" look: