With Panda’s and Penguin’s nipping at the tails of SEO’s it seems as though everyone is finally trying to go by the straight and narrow and do their part to generate useful, unique content targeted at their audience and work to generate links naturally. But just as many SEO’s let… Continue Reading The Ugly State of Google SERPs: Rich Snippet Abuse
According to comments being reported from SES, Matt Cutt’s has said the next incarnation is the "the father of all Penguins" – "jarring and jolting" and that SEO’s won’t “want the next Penguin update." Strange, considering many of them I know didn’t want the first one. Anyway…. Accordingly many search… Continue Reading Are you ready for the next Penguin assault?
Google’s latest addition to its ever-expanding portfolio of tools and reports in Webmaster Tools is Index Status. This new report (under the Health section) shows you a variety of details about how many pages on your site Google has found and chosen to include in its index. The basic report… Continue Reading Index Status – Google’s Gift to SEO Site Auditors
Even though Thomas Friedman declared the world to be flat in 2005, every year the world seemingly gets flatter than it was the year before. French, Japanese, and Brazilian market places are a few mouse-clicks away from anyone. It’s not just big corporations and companies that swimming in these market… Continue Reading 3 Guidelines for International SEO
There’s been a lot of talk about recovering from Google’s Penguin update. But everything I am seeing focuses heavily on backlink analysis and known webspam techniques. By now, I think most webmasters who got hit by Penguin recognize if they were hit because of their shady link building practices, but… Continue Reading Recovering from Penguin: More Than Just Backlinks
Another month, another hype doing the rounds in the realm of SEO. This time it’s Author Rank and the implementation of rel=author on websites. The hype around Author Rank is that it is a method of validating authorship and assigning a certain level of trust and authority to authors. The… Continue Reading Why I Think the Author Rank Hype is Misguided