22nd Feb 2014
Is there a version of Google that excludes backlinks as a ranking factor?

Is there a version of Google that excludes backlinks as a ranking factor?

09th Aug 2013
Google Launches Manual Spam Actions Viewer, Streamlines Reconsideration Process

Google Launches Manual Spam Actions Viewer, Streamlines Reconsideration Process

Google Launches Manual Spam Actions Viewer, Streamlines Reconsideration Process Google Launches Manual Spam Actions Viewer, Streamlines Reconsideration Process Google is adding a new feature in Webmaster Tools that will leave no doubt...

26th Jul 2013
What to expect in SEO 2013 in the coming months

What to expect in SEO 2013 in the coming months

What to expect in SEO in the coming months We just recently taped a new round of webmaster videos, and I thought this video deserved a full-fledged blog post. This...

21st Jul 2013
4 Steps to Take After a Google Manual Penalty is Removed

4 Steps to Take After a Google Manual Penalty is Removed

4 Steps to Take After a Google Manual Penalty is Removed   After you have meticulously completed a link audit and followed all of the steps necessary to emerge from...

21st Jul 2013
Google Reconsideration Request Guidelines & Example

Google Reconsideration Request Guidelines & Example

Google Reconsideration Request Guidelines & Example If your website has received a manual penalty notice from Google, then your first step is to repair the site so it complies with...

21st Jul 2013
Unnatural Links Recovery: Emerging from a Manual Penalty

Unnatural Links Recovery: Emerging from a Manual Penalty

Unnatural Links Recovery: Emerging from a Manual Penalty   You know it’s going to be a bad (day, week, month …), when Google sends you one of these: Receiving an...

21st Jul 2013
Google Disavow Links Tool Now Available

Google Disavow Links Tool Now Available

Google Disavow Links Tool Now Available The long-awaited Google Disavow Links Tool is now available. Google’s Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts announced the new Google Webmaster Tools feature today during his...

21st Jul 2013
The Many Shades of Google’s Link Disavow Tool

The Many Shades of Google’s Link Disavow Tool

The Many Shades of Google’s Link Disavow Tool   Last week’s big announcement at Pubcon about Google’s Disavow Links tool (which comes several months after Bing launched their own version...

21st Jul 2013
Google, Penalties & the Disavow Links Tool: The Big Game Theory

Google, Penalties & the Disavow Links Tool: The Big Game Theory

Google, Penalties & the Disavow Links Tool: The Big Game Theory   The announcement that Google had created and launched a Disavow Links Tool to allow people to simply “delete”...

21st Jul 2013
Google Reveals New Details on Link Disavow Tool

Google Reveals New Details on Link Disavow Tool

Google Reveals New Details on Link Disavow Tool   Since announcing the disavow tool in October 2012, Google hasn’t given much insight regarding how to properly identify links that should...

21st Jul 2013
Disavowing Links? Google Says Use a Machete, Not a Scalpel

Disavowing Links? Google Says Use a Machete, Not a Scalpel

Disavowing Links? Google Says Use a Machete, Not a Scalpel When it comes to Google’s Disavow Tool, there was plenty of speculation and testing as to what approach to take....

31st May 2013
Is having too many internal links with the same anchor text something you have to worry about post Penguin 2.0?

Is having too many internal links with the same anchor text something you have to worry about post Penguin 2.0?

Is having too many internal links with the same anchor text something you have to worry about post Penguin 2.0? Matt Cutts answered this in a video from over a...

30th Mar 2013
How To Conduct A Link Audit

How To Conduct A Link Audit

How To Conduct A Link Audit I let a few things influence how I start the process: Has the site been penalized, deindexed, or seen a decrease in rankings and/or...

20th Mar 2013
Will Google suspect that useful links on our site are paid?

Will Google suspect that useful links on our site are paid?

Will Google suspect that useful links on our site are paid?

10th Dec 2012
How to get Delisted by Google

How to get Delisted by Google

How to get Delisted by Google In a blink of an eye your website vanishes from Google. You try every variation of your domain name in the search box —...