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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? We (the "good guy" SEO companies) keep saying that you "can't do this" (and we have seen penalties and know this to be true), but when the...

  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. Could webmasters potentially manipulate this information in order to rank better...

  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. Cutts turned it around into a teaching moment to say that those webmasters who can't distinguish...

  4. 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...

  5. 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. He said webmasters could probably spend their time better than trying to figure out every little nuance of the Google search...

  6. 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...

  7. Google Webmaster Tools Adds Manual Actions Viewer to Show When Your Site is Penalized

    In the announcement, Google's Distinguished Engineer Matt Cutts said sites that have been affected will have site-wide matches or partial matches in the manual action viewer in Webmaster Tools. Cutts said in the announcement that "well under 2...