Matt Cutts' job is to be a PR guy for Google and a focus for the SEO industry. It keeps the thousands of people in the SEO industry from trying to make contacts with others within Google. He is basically a decoy.
Originally Posted by DomainMagnate
Some of his information regarding what NOT to do is useful, but he is not going to give away any secrets that will get your site into the top ten.
I think the number of people who follow him around, drooling all of the way, is pretty funny.
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