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Matt Cutts is Full of Shit

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RANT ALERT: Matt Cutts is full of shit. His webmaster videos and his tweets are full of shit. The head of search spam at Google tells webmasters one thing, then they display and show the complete opposite in their results because they only favor huge, authoritative domains, no matter how shitty and low quality the […]

Google Will Penalize Ultimate Guides and Expert Lists in 2014

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In an unprecedented move, Google’s webspam team is going to take action and penalize websites that publish ultimate guides and expert lists. And—shockingly—not only will they penalize websites that that are publishing the content, they are going to penalize websites receiving backlinks from these articles. Ultimate Guide Controversy The popular online SEO community continuously […]

An Open Letter to Barry Schwartz at Search Engine Land

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For the record, I love Search Engine Land. Barry Schwartz always provides excellent, up-to-date information about Google updates. He is a great source for people in the SEO industry to turn to for information. With that being said, this is sort of a tongue-in-cheek article. Search Engine Land really loves addressing Matt Cutts as the […]

Feeling Burned Out By Social Media? Google Has a Bot For That

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This is a guest post contribution from Andrea Fisher. Andrea is an online marketer and content specialist for Dish2u. She has been published in a variety of publications, including the Chicago Tribune and Business Insider. Catch more of her thoughts @andreafisher007. In an apparent effort to make life even easier for social media users, Ashish […]

Are You Ready for BingRank?

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This article is inspired by Chris Crum’s article at WebProNews about Google’s lack of PageRank updates this year. For those of you out there (myself included) that really pay attention to the PR of a page or domain, it is a pretty big deal that there hasn’t been an update since February 2013. It seems […]

Link Removal Request Email Examples and Template

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Are you in a position where you need to submit link removal requests to other webmasters because you or your clients have spammy anchor text links on low quality websites? You are in the right spot. I can help you. Scroll to the Bottom if You Just Want the Email Example I have seen so […]

Google Hates Directories for Backlinks

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If you still think directories are good websites to use for anchor text backlinks (for your site or a client’s website), think again. I did a test with another website of mine. Here is what happened. Google and Directories My other website I used for this test is pretty clean within Google guideline standards. I […]

Google Gives Mozilla a Spam Penalty from User Generated Content

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If you have user generated content on your website, check out what those users are doing. Google actually hit Mozilla with a manual spam penalty this week. Keep in mind, Google gives Mozilla a PR 9 at this time. Mozilla’s Penalty Search Engine Roundtable first noticed the issue with Google’s latest fight against spam. A […]