In episode 159 of Semantic Mastery's weekly Hump Day Hangouts, one participant asked how one can improve the rank of affiliate blogs that are stuck at the bottom of page one.
The exact question was:
3) What do you do when you have blogs at the bottom of page 1, and want them higher? I have a blog for an affiliate site that's ranking 7-8 for a big keyword. Is there anything I can do besides waiting?