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  1. Search Engine Optimization Companies: Break Google's Rules to Get Top Rankings?

    So here's a question for Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts: why does Google like this site so much? Google is ranking the sites that they say should be penalized. The good news is that it appears Google isn't giving them much "love" lately:

  2. Matt Cutts: EXIF Image Metadata is 'Potentially' a Google Search Ranking Factor

    In the latest Google webmaster help video, Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts discusses whether EXIF data from pictures is a ranking factor in search results. So it is something that Google is able to parse out and I think we do reserve the...

  3. Matt Cutts Says 'Stop' Guest Blogging for SEO: Here's Everything You Need to Know

    Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts, posting on his personal blog, advises webmasters to no longer use guest blogging as a way to gain links. Unfortunately, it's hard to reach and educate website owners who aren't involved in the SEO...

  4. Mobile SEO: 5 Ways to Ensure Your Brand's Content is Optimized

    Mobile is probably growing faster than anyone in the room expects," said Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts at SES San Francisco in September. Google's recent Hummingbird algorithm and the arrival of KitKat are forcing agencies and brands...

  5. Matt Cutts: Larger Websites Don't Automatically Rank Higher on Google

    Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts said that a website with a large number of pages won't automatically rank better than others. Webmasters have always gone by the rule that the more pages you get indexed on a website, the better it is for...

  6. Google's Matt Cutts on Search vs. Social: Don't Rely on Just One Channel

    This is actually the topic of the latest Google webmaster help video from Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts. If your ranking on Google is not as good, then you can have other channels that you can use – from print media advertising, to...

  7. How Will Voice Search Change SEO for Local Stores & Global Enterprises?

    Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cuts confirmed in June of this year that at some point we need to change our viewpoint and adapt to the user's conversational query syntax. People are now utilizing voice search across smartphones, tablets...

  8. Why Google Won't Respond to the 5,000 Reconsideration Requests They Get Every Week

    In the video, Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts said that the biggest issue regarding providing individual support to webmasters is simply scaling. The latest Google webmaster help video deals with the possibility of Google providing true...

  9. How and When to Use 301 Redirects vs. Canonical

    Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts has said, you'll lose "just a tiny little bit, not very much at all" which "doesn't change over time". Though there are a few gray areas, Google provides some clear guidelines to make sure we all know how...

  10. Google Targets Spammy Queries, Bad Mobile Sites With New Ranking Updates

    Google’s Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts has announced that a new ranking update, one that targets spammy queries is now live. In a post on the Google Webmaster Central Blog, Google warns that “we plan to roll out several ranking changes in the...