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Google Penalizes MyBlogGuest, a Guest Blog Network

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Two months after warning Google would begin taking action against spam guest blog sites, Matt Cutts today announced that a large one was penalized. Ann Smarty, who runs MyBlogGuest, confirmed the penalty. The domain is gone from Google's results. Two months after warning Google would begin taking action against spam guest blog sites, Matt Cutts today announced that a large one was penalized. Ann Smarty, who runs MyBlogGuest, confirmed the penalty. The domain is gone from Google's results. 0 Comments

Spreading Santorum Loses Its Frothy Spot Atop Google

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Rick Santorum’s sticky spreading problem has dropped in Google’s SERPs, replaced (briefly) in the top organic spot by an even fouler Urban Dictionary result. Was it a manual adjustment, algorithmic changes, poor SEO, or a combination of factors? Rick Santorum’s sticky spreading problem has dropped in Google’s SERPs, replaced (briefly) in the top organic spot by an even fouler Urban Dictionary result. Was it a manual adjustment, algorithmic changes, poor SEO, or a combination of factors? 0 Comments

Connected Marketing Week: The Tasty Other Half of #SES SFO 2011

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Connected Marketing Week in August brings together marketers, executives, business owners, programmers, and designers from around the world for a feast of tips, tactics, and actionable tactics for navigating and rocking the dynamic digital landscape. Connected Marketing Week in August brings together marketers, executives, business owners, programmers, and designers from around the world for a feast of tips, tactics, and actionable tactics for navigating and rocking the dynamic digital landscape. 0 Comments

Google Sandbox, Sandbox-Like Filters & Escaping With Trusted Links

For well over a year, there's been massive debate and speculation that Google puts all new sites into a 'sandbox,' preventing them from ranking well for anything until a set period of time has passed. Now we get more confirmation from Google that if there's not a sandbox, there's at least part of its algorithm that may make it seem that way for some sites -- plus thoughts on how trusted links may help sites escape those filters. For well over a year, there's been massive debate and speculation that Google puts all new sites into a 'sandbox,' preventing them from ranking well for anything until a set period of time has passed. Now we get more confirmation from Google that if there's not a sandbox, there's at least part of its algorithm that may make it seem that way for some sites -- plus thoughts on how trusted links may help sites escape those filters. 0 Comments