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Matt Cutts: Submit Scraper Sites That Outrank You on Google

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If scraper sites that have copied your own content, you can now report it to Google by providing the source URL, where the content was taken from, the URL of the scraper site, and the keywords where the scraper site was ranking on. If scraper sites that have copied your own content, you can now report it to Google by providing the source URL, where the content was taken from, the URL of the scraper site, and the keywords where the scraper site was ranking on. 0 Comments

4 Steps to Panda-Proof Your Website (Before It’s Too Late!)

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If your site is guilty of transgressions that might provoke the Panda and you haven’t been hit yet, consider yourself lucky. Here's a list of steps and actions to help site owners with websites that may be at risk avoid getting mauled by Panda. If your site is guilty of transgressions that might provoke the Panda and you haven’t been hit yet, consider yourself lucky. Here's a list of steps and actions to help site owners with websites that may be at risk avoid getting mauled by Panda. 0 Comments

A Trusted Link? There Is No Such Thing

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There is no such thing as a trusted link. Links and likes and tweets originate from a person (or persons) who made the decision to put them there, and that source is where the trustworthiness resides. Links are just a part of the machine. There is no such thing as a trusted link. Links and likes and tweets originate from a person (or persons) who made the decision to put them there, and that source is where the trustworthiness resides. Links are just a part of the machine. 0 Comments

Can You Identify Link Networks & Bad Neighborhoods?

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Worried about getting links from (or linking out to) websites that might look suspicious? We aim to find out if it’s possible to identify bad link neighborhoods without the tools and processing power Google engineers have at their fingertips. Worried about getting links from (or linking out to) websites that might look suspicious? We aim to find out if it’s possible to identify bad link neighborhoods without the tools and processing power Google engineers have at their fingertips. 0 Comments

Google Losing War With Scraper Sites, Asks For Help

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Got scraping issues? Google wants you to report scraper websites – those sites that exist for no other reason than to monetize copied content, usually with AdSense – in an effort to test and improve its algorithms. Blog scrapers are the big target. Got scraping issues? Google wants you to report scraper websites – those sites that exist for no other reason than to monetize copied content, usually with AdSense – in an effort to test and improve its algorithms. Blog scrapers are the big target. 0 Comments

Google Quietly Launches Panda Update Version 2.2

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Webmasters and SEOs suspected the next wave of Google's Panda update began hitting last week, with reports coming in of traffic drops and recoveries. Google has today confirmed the arrival of what is being dubbed Google Panda Version 2.2. Webmasters and SEOs suspected the next wave of Google's Panda update began hitting last week, with reports coming in of traffic drops and recoveries. Google has today confirmed the arrival of what is being dubbed Google Panda Version 2.2. 0 Comments

Search Engine Penalties at Yahoo & MSN

In the second of a two-part article, we look at search engine penalties applied by Yahoo and MSN, and how webmasters can avoid them, or get them removed once sites are in the penalty box. In the second of a two-part article, we look at search engine penalties applied by Yahoo and MSN, and how webmasters can avoid them, or get them removed once sites are in the penalty box. 0 Comments

Search Engine Penalties at Yahoo & MSN

In the second of a two-part article, we look at search engine penalties applied by Yahoo and MSN, and how webmasters can avoid them, or get them removed once sites are in the penalty box. In the second of a two-part article, we look at search engine penalties applied by Yahoo and MSN, and how webmasters can avoid them, or get them removed once sites are in the penalty box. 0 Comments

Coping with Search Engine Penalties

Search engine penalties are present and pervasive, and are a primary method used by search engines to control webmasters. Unless webmasters understand what they are and what to do about them, their websites could easily trigger a penalty, losing traffic and revenue. Search engine penalties are present and pervasive, and are a primary method used by search engines to control webmasters. Unless webmasters understand what they are and what to do about them, their websites could easily trigger a penalty, losing traffic and revenue. 0 Comments