While a lot of the specifics of the Google Penguin 2.0 update are still shaking out, a great deal of information has already emerged. Here's a look at what we know, how Penguin 2.0 is affecting sites, and what to do if your site has been impacted.
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When developing an SEO strategy, you can turn insights from Google Webmaster Tools into SEO tactical gold. Diving into the data provides new opportunities to understand how your site is performing and improve your overall campaign performance.
Google Glass is going to be here in just a few months. Don't expect a tsunami of change all at once. Instead, wait, watch, and get ready. Somehow, some way, Google Glass and Internet marketing are going to meet up for a magical connection.
A new report says that Google's Penguin update is getting stricter. Initially, websites with about 80 percent manipulative links saw their rankings demoted. Now Google Penguin is hitting sites with link profiles composed of 65 percent of bad links.
Long-tail keywords continue to be a powerful way to leverage search traffic, especially with the growing competition around highly-sought after core keywords. Here's how to make them work for your SEO purposes and help increase conversions.
Through a series of videos, Google describes how and why sites are hacked, how to assess what has been changed on your website, and how to fix it. Google also provides tips for preventing your website from being hacked and checking for malware.
What's the secret to improve your organization’s visibility in search results in Google News? Information from a patent filed by Google in February 2012 offers new insights into the many potential factors Google’s news-ranking algorithm evaluates.
In August, Google began showing three less results for certain searches. Was this due to branded searches? Or sitelinks? SEOMoz investigated Google’s search results, in an attempt to figure out why certain queries return only seven results.
Google has released two new videos in its popular Webmaster Help series that shed new light on a couple of hot topics in the SEO industry: how to you identify unnatural links and why Google wont switch off the PageRank Toolbar feature.
A Google search quality engineer has shared three interesting bits of advice for webmasters and SEO professionals: Which links should you focus on? Does disavow data hurt website rankings? And should you use the site-wide disavow functionality?
Neil Patel, founder of KissMetrics, shares his thoughts on topics including post-Penguin SEO link building best practices, anchor text, social signals, misconceptions, and the importance of getting press – plus future insights for 2013 and beyond.
Have you ever thought about using Craigslist for SEO? Craigslist is full of people who need something. Follow this outline to creatively take advantage of some simple tactics which will help you improve your organic search rankings.
Raven Internet Marketing Tools is discontinuing its popular rank checker tool. This decision comes after failing to pass an annual Google AdWords audit. Is Google ramping up its enforcement of its terms of service? If so, why now?