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Google Warns Against Sneaky Redirects in Updated Guidelines

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Google has provided more examples of types of manipulative redirects they are cracking down on. This includes showing one page to desktop users but a completely different page to mobile users, and hacked sites redirecting users to other pages/sites. Google has provided more examples of types of manipulative redirects they are cracking down on. This includes showing one page to desktop users but a completely different page to mobile users, and hacked sites redirecting users to other pages/sites. 0 Comments

SEO Audit Findings: 4 Hidden Technical Problems That Can Send Dangerous Signals to Search Engines

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There are times that hidden technical problems get rolled out to a website that can negatively impact SEO. Learn about four mistakes that can sending dangerous signals to Google and Bing, and how to make sure those problems never happen to you. There are times that hidden technical problems get rolled out to a website that can negatively impact SEO. Learn about four mistakes that can sending dangerous signals to Google and Bing, and how to make sure those problems never happen to you. 0 Comments

What Are Doorway Pages?

Webmasters sometimes use bridge pages or doorway pages to improve traffic. This describes how they are technically implemented, such as using cloaking, and some of the problems they have Webmasters sometimes use bridge pages or doorway pages to improve traffic. This describes how they are technically implemented, such as using cloaking, and some of the problems they have 0 Comments

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Explains basic guidelines about avoiding problems if using doorway pages to attract visitors. Explains basic guidelines about avoiding problems if using doorway pages to attract visitors. 0 Comments

Leveraging Your Content

Though they're 'cool,' advanced design techniques such as frames, Flash and dynamically generated Web sites pose challenges for search engines. Though they're 'cool,' advanced design techniques such as frames, Flash and dynamically generated Web sites pose challenges for search engines. 0 Comments

AltaVista Launches Trusted Feed Program

AltaVista's new Trusted Feed program offers unprecedented control to webmasters, allowing submission of 500 or more URLs directly to the search engine via an XML feed. AltaVista's new Trusted Feed program offers unprecedented control to webmasters, allowing submission of 500 or more URLs directly to the search engine via an XML feed. 0 Comments

In Defense of Search Engine Cloaking

Search engines with myopic vision are limiting the Web by enforcing politically correct and stylistically bankrupt policies, according to one disgruntled SearchDay reader. Search engines with myopic vision are limiting the Web by enforcing politically correct and stylistically bankrupt policies, according to one disgruntled SearchDay reader. 0 Comments

What Search Engines See Isn't Always What You Get

Cloaking is a technique used by some webmasters to deliver one page to a search engine for indexing, while serving an entirely different page to everyone else -- in short, the classic bait and switch technique applied to the web. Cloaking is a technique used by some webmasters to deliver one page to a search engine for indexing, while serving an entirely different page to everyone else -- in short, the classic bait and switch technique applied to the web. 0 Comments

Search Engine Optimization Firm Sold For $95 Million

Search engine optimization is sometimes characterized as a cottage industry, but there are plenty of companies that take an industrial approach to generating traffic for clients. Case in point is Website Results, which was purchased by Internet advertising company 24/7 Media in a $95 million stock deal. That's a lot of cottages. Search engine optimization is sometimes characterized as a cottage industry, but there are plenty of companies that take an industrial approach to generating traffic for clients. Case in point is Website Results, which was purchased by Internet advertising company 24/7 Media in a $95 million stock deal. That's a lot of cottages. 0 Comments

Pagejacking Complaint Involves High-Profile Sites

A complaint has been filed with the US Federal Trade Commission involving the alleged theft of web pages from high profile sites such as Disney, CNET and the Discovery Channel. The complaint claims that the content was "pagejacked" to generate traffic via search engines for other high profile sites such as eToys and Barnes & Noble. A complaint has been filed with the US Federal Trade Commission involving the alleged theft of web pages from high profile sites such as Disney, CNET and the Discovery Channel. The complaint claims that the content was "pagejacked" to generate traffic via search engines for other high profile sites such as eToys and Barnes & Noble. 0 Comments