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  1. Search Industry Call to Arms: SOPA, Keyword Not Provided and Lying SEOs

    Panda update put a dent in it, but do we have to rely on Google to constantly police us? If we're seen as a group who huddles to protect our own rather than proactively identifying and discrediting spam and fake content, we'll be held in contempt...

  2. There's No Shortcut to Good SEO...Or Is There?

    I want to scream to the spam police at the major search engines. However, why is it that so many Web sites rank when they're blatantly participating in paid link activity? As an SEO, I've always believed that you should build meaningful, useful Web...

  3. SEO Standards Signal the Maturing of Our Industry

    Using standards to police ourselves translates to predictable results. As I said there, I don't think there is a need to police standards, more to outline them so customers can have an idea of what to look for as well as new people in our space...

  4. Standards Is A Dirty Word For Search Marketers

    Kim I don't think there is a need to police standards, more to outline them so customers can have an idea of what to look for as well as new people in our space have an idea of where to start. Without some guidelines we leave our industry in the...

  5. 2005 in Review: The Best Search Engine Watch Forum Posts

    They all employ legions of "spam police" who work hard to try to keep spam out of the indexes, or eliminate it if it manages to creep past the junk-detection algorithms. All search engines proclaim that they hate spam just as much, if not more...