Spammy guest blogging

Watch this video for advice from Matt Cutts of Google on guest blogging.  Currently this tends to be one of the is the favourite activities of webmasters for link acquisition and as a result lots of spammy activities tend to follow like article spinning.  read more


Google Personaling your search results

WHAT GOOGLE SAYS ABOUT SEARCH RESULTS

 

Google helps you find personal results that are relevant to you. With a single Google search, you can see regular search results, along with all sorts of results that are tailored to you — pages shared with you by your friends, Google+ posts from people you know, and content that’s only visible to you (like private photos from Google+ new window and Picasa new window albums). Personal results are part of Search plus Your World new window, Google’s search experience that blends personal results with universal results, and helps you connect with people you care about.

http://support.google.com/websearch/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1710607

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Have you over optimised web pages?

Google once again is on the hunt for sites that have not followed SEO recommendations.  Rand Fishkin of SEO Moz shares White board Friday "6 Changes Every SEO Should Make BEFORE the Over-Optimization Penalty Hits"  read more


Tracking Google Algorithm Changes

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Publishing on the web without a website


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23 Minutes - Google for Webmasters

Presentation worthwhile if you are managing your website SEO.   read more


Setting up Q & A on in your content

Here is an example of buried content that's not ranking.  In this example e have a Q&A section with 10 questions per page. The oldest questions, which are some of the best, are buried on the 4th or 5th page and are not showing up in searches.  Matt Cutts from Google explains how to best structure content so Google Bot can index the pages.  read more


Google Custom Map Icons


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Ever wondered how Google works and ranks your webpage?

If you have ever wondered how Google works out how to rank your web page, this info graphic from ppcblog.com tells the numerous ways in which your web page has its content analyzed and ranked. It also highlights the need for us to be not only building nice clean code and ensuring each and every web page is optimised (SEO), that we are blogging, using social media, building inbound links, and more!   Google uses over 100 signals to rank a single web page.    read more


Google - Matt Cutts : What is the best way to check your own site for keyword rankings?

What is the best way to check your own site for keyword rankings, e.g if I wanted to target a new phrase and wanted to check the progress of its ranking - what is the best way to check it? Should I just search Google and scroll through the results? read more


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