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Google Webmaster Tools Adds Manual Action Penalty: Image Mismatch

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Reports of a new manual action alert in Google Webmaster Tools called "image mismatch" have been surfacing this week. Google explains how image mismatch could be happening, and what to do if you see this alert. Reports of a new manual action alert in Google Webmaster Tools called "image mismatch" have been surfacing this week. Google explains how image mismatch could be happening, and what to do if you see this alert. 0 Comments

Keyword Stuffing & Hidden Text Manual Action: Google on How to Fix it

Matt Cutts and Nelson of Google

If your website has received a manual action notice called "Hidden text and/or keyword stuffing", the solution is pretty easy: simply remove it. Google also says you should document your cleanup process for the reconsideration request. If your website has received a manual action notice called "Hidden text and/or keyword stuffing", the solution is pretty easy: simply remove it. Google also says you should document your cleanup process for the reconsideration request. 0 Comments

How Does Google Treat Hidden Text That's Only Temporarily Hidden?

Matt Cutts

Many webmasters do fancy stuff with JavaScript and AJAX where text would technically be hidden until a user takes action, such as clicking on a button, to actually display that text on the page. How does Google handle this type of hidden text? Many webmasters do fancy stuff with JavaScript and AJAX where text would technically be hidden until a user takes action, such as clicking on a button, to actually display that text on the page. How does Google handle this type of hidden text? 0 Comments

Pure Spam: What Are Google Penalties & What to Do to Recover

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Manual spam penalties of any type are difficult to recover from – especially if they are severe. These suggestions will give you places you can start to look, and things to do, to help lift 10 possible manual actions applied by Google. Manual spam penalties of any type are difficult to recover from – especially if they are severe. These suggestions will give you places you can start to look, and things to do, to help lift 10 possible manual actions applied by Google. 0 Comments

5 Ways You May Be Stuck In the "Good Ol' Days" of SEO

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Let's take a trip down memory lane and revisit some of those almost ancient SEO techniques, see what the current day equivalent might be, and see how Google has learned to adapt – and as we do, ask yourself the question, have we? Let's take a trip down memory lane and revisit some of those almost ancient SEO techniques, see what the current day equivalent might be, and see how Google has learned to adapt – and as we do, ask yourself the question, have we? 0 Comments

Hit by Google Penguin? An In-House SEO Crisis Management Plan

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What can in-house SEOs do if/when Google’s algorithm updates, such as Penguin, hit your website hard? Besides avoiding SEO shortcuts to get your site top rankings on search engines, having a plan of action and creating a long-term plan can help. What can in-house SEOs do if/when Google’s algorithm updates, such as Penguin, hit your website hard? Besides avoiding SEO shortcuts to get your site top rankings on search engines, having a plan of action and creating a long-term plan can help. 0 Comments

Curbing SEOs Who've Gone Wild

When it comes to optimizing your website for search engines, when is enough... enough? And why is overoptimization a problem? When it comes to optimizing your website for search engines, when is enough... enough? And why is overoptimization a problem? 0 Comments

The Search Engine Spam Police, Part 2

Representatives from major search engines reveal the details of their spam detection and management policies, including email addresses for reporting suspected abuse Representatives from major search engines reveal the details of their spam detection and management policies, including email addresses for reporting suspected abuse 0 Comments