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  1. The Evolution of Guest Blogging: Where Does it Stand in 2014 and Beyond?

    In a recent post that rattled the SEO industry, Google's Matt Cutts, the search engine's chief spam fighter, rallied a call that has many marketers quaking. There are many different kinds of writing available to content marketers, from in-depth...

  2. Matt Cutts Talks Google, Spam & Small Business: Do 'Good Guys' Finish Last in SEO?

    So many sites get penalties because of things an SEO company did to the site to see fast results, such as blog spam or spammy backlinks. If they tell you they know me and they have a secret in with the web spam team, you should scream and run away...

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

    If you're doing really high-quality guest blogging to get exposure or branding, that's great, but the majority of guest blogging offers these days are sliding into scuzzier and spammier areas.stephp, it's great that you sound like a high-quality...

  4. Rap Genius No SEO Genius: Lyric Site Fails to Recover Traffic After Google Penalty

    Marbach's blog post was then posted to Hacker News where it caught the attention of none other than Matt Cutts from Google's web spam team. Obviously, this won't sit well with their competitors, and it doesn't sit well with many SEO professionals...

  5. Google's Matt Cutts: A Little Duplicate Content Won't Hurt Your Rankings

    So someone on Twitter was asking a question about "how can I do an RSS auto blog to a blog site and not have that be viewed as spam," and the problem is that if you are automatically generating stuff that is coming from nothing but an RSS feed...

  6. Matt Cutts on SEO, PageRank, Spam & the Future of Google Search at Pubcon Las Vegas

    Because they are highly profitable keywords, they attract the spammers, so they are working on keeping those specific areas as spam-free as possible through their algorithms. Cutts said that when spammers are posting about wanting to do him bodily...

  7. Matt Cutts on How to Guest Blog Without Looking Like a Spammer to Google

    He said there's clearly overlap between the two, and sometimes Google's web spam team needs to look at those guest blog posts to determine whether it falls under paid links or if it is a great guest blog post that is of value to your blog and you...