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Google+ Wins When Spammers Win

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As with any Google property, marketers looking to use/abuse the system are often faster than Google at finding loopholes. Is it in Google's best interests to stop Google+ abuse, or should they simply monitor what’s happening and address it later? As with any Google property, marketers looking to use/abuse the system are often faster than Google at finding loopholes. Is it in Google's best interests to stop Google+ abuse, or should they simply monitor what’s happening and address it later? 0 Comments

Search Engine Forums Spotlight

Links to the week's topics from search engine forums across the web: Search Engine Strategies San Jose 05 Session Coverage - Yahoo Invests $1bn in Alibaba.com - Is Yahoo Hand Coding More Results? - Anatomy of a Successful Reinclusion Request, and more. Links to the week's topics from search engine forums across the web: Search Engine Strategies San Jose 05 Session Coverage - Yahoo Invests $1bn in Alibaba.com - Is Yahoo Hand Coding More Results? - Anatomy of a Successful Reinclusion Request, and more. 0 Comments

What, Exactly, is Search Engine Spam?

There's a subtle boundary that separates acceptable search engine optimization practices from the shadier techniques used by spammers. How can you recognize the difference between white-hat and black-hat techniques? There's a subtle boundary that separates acceptable search engine optimization practices from the shadier techniques used by spammers. How can you recognize the difference between white-hat and black-hat techniques? 0 Comments

Avoiding Search Engine Woes with Multiple Domains and Websites

Operating multiple sites using numerous domains is a great strategy for businesses appealing to a wide range of customers. But this approach may trigger searchengine spam penalties, if you're not careful with implementation. Operating multiple sites using numerous domains is a great strategy for businesses appealing to a wide range of customers. But this approach may trigger searchengine spam penalties, if you're not careful with implementation. 0 Comments

Avoiding Search Engine Woes with Multiple Domains and Websites

Operating multiple sites using numerous domains is a great strategy for businesses appealing to a wide range of customers. But this approach may trigger search engine spam penalties, if you're not careful with implementation. Operating multiple sites using numerous domains is a great strategy for businesses appealing to a wide range of customers. But this approach may trigger search engine spam penalties, if you're not careful with implementation. 0 Comments

Search Engine Marketing Articles

Compilation of articles from Search Engine Watch and around the web covering the general topic of search engine marketing, which encompasses both promoting sites via free search engine optimization tactics and through paid search engine advertising routes. Compilation of articles from Search Engine Watch and around the web covering the general topic of search engine marketing, which encompasses both promoting sites via free search engine optimization tactics and through paid search engine advertising routes. 0 Comments

Behind the Scenes at Yahoo Labs, Part 3

The head of Yahoo Labs talks about the competition, the challenge of balancing searcher needs with webmaster desires, the future, and the next big thing in web search. The head of Yahoo Labs talks about the competition, the challenge of balancing searcher needs with webmaster desires, the future, and the next big thing in web search. 0 Comments

Spam Rules Require Effective Spam Police

Rules about spam mean nothing without effective enforcement by the rule makers, the search engines. Will they ever publish an offenders list? A look at how this would help and the impact better spam disclosure would have for searchers and marketers alike. Rules about spam mean nothing without effective enforcement by the rule makers, the search engines. Will they ever publish an offenders list? A look at how this would help and the impact better spam disclosure would have for searchers and marketers alike. 0 Comments

Search Engine Forums Spotlight

Links to this week's topics from search engine forums across the web: Gigablast Inventor Interview - SEO and ReciprocalLinks - ODP Spam Handling Suggestion - Google Backlinks and PageRank Should Be Abolished - Link Popularity Improvement Methods - Microsoft Goes After Google Links to this week's topics from search engine forums across the web: Gigablast Inventor Interview - SEO and ReciprocalLinks - ODP Spam Handling Suggestion - Google Backlinks and PageRank Should Be Abolished - Link Popularity Improvement Methods - Microsoft Goes After Google 0 Comments

How Can Google's Gold Be Inktomi's Spam?

While there are some universal guidelines about search engine spam, each major engine has policies that can occasionally appear out of sync with others. While there are some universal guidelines about search engine spam, each major engine has policies that can occasionally appear out of sync with others. 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

The Search Engine Update, March 3, 1998, Number 24

THE SEARCH ENGINE UPDATEMarch 3, 1998 - Number 24 ===================About The Update=================== The Search Engine Update is a twice-monthly update of search engine news. It isavailable only to those people who have subscribed to Search Engine Watch, http://searchenginewatch.com/ THE SEARCH ENGINE UPDATEMarch 3, 1998 - Number 24 ===================About The Update=================== The Search Engine Update is a twice-monthly update of search engine news. It isavailable only to those people who have subscribed to Search Engine Watch, http://searchenginewatch.com/ 0 Comments