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  1. Google to Fight Piracy by Modifying Search Algorithms

    Google has updated its search engine algorithms in an attempt to restrict piracy websites appearing high in its search rankings. The update will mean piracy sites are less likely to appear when people search for music, films, and other copyrighted...

  2. Recover From Panda? Follow These 5 Steps to Avoid Future Panda Hits

    To better understand why and how this can happen, let’s quickly revisit the gray area of Panda (and other algorithms). Revisiting the Gray Area of Panda (and Algorithms in General) As I’ve explained before here on Search Engine Watch, SEO band-aids...

  3. What’s the Deal With Links From M.Biz? Should You Disavow?

    Google’s algorithms really should be able to determine that this influx of directory links was not a result of you creating links in order to manipulate your search engine rankings. I have been asked this frequently enough that I decided that an...

  4. The Challenge of Enterprise Link-Building in a Content Marketing World

    But as search algorithms have advanced and are becoming increasing adept at filtering out this "link noise," it has become apparent that most scalable link acquisition should be centered on high-quality content marketing activities that produce a...

  5. A Recipe for a Tasty Semantic Search & SEO Salad

    Because semantic search is based largely upon learning algorithms, it provides the algos with more knowledge. It seems that there's a lot of misunderstanding surrounding the way that search engine optimization (SEO) and semantic search play together.