Category Archives: SEO

Repeated Violations of Google Webmaster Guidelines

On September 18, 2015 Google released a note to website owners regarding the recent increase in Webmaster Guidelines violations. The Google post alerted website owners about the automated and manual actions that are taken against websites that violate the listed … Continue reading

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Google’s Latest Update: Quality Update aka Phantom Update

The Google algorithm experts are at it again. Earlier this month Google officially confirmed to Search Engine Land that it has performed another “quality update.” This quality update has appropriately been dubbed the “Phantom Update.” But what does it mean … Continue reading

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Mobilegeddon’s Aftermath: The Biggest Winners and Losers

On April 21, Google rolled out another potentially game-changing update for webmasters. Dubbed “Mobilegeddon,” the update caused the world’s top search engine to prioritize websites that pass Google’s criteria for “mobile-friendliness.” In other words, if your website can’t “snap” itself … Continue reading

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Mobilegeddon is Here – Google’s Latest Major Algorithm Update

As you may have heard, Google released “Mobilegeddon” a few days ago. This is Google’s latest major update to their search algorithm. What makes this major is that it affects websites in all languages and countries. The basic gist of … Continue reading

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Local SEO 101 for Law Firms – Infographic

Here are some basic SEO tips to help law firms to win local customers in their areas. Via: SEOCompany.org

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5 Ways to Promote Your Travel Website

From last minute airfare steals to world trip reviews, travel websites are big business these days. That means two things for your travel website. First, the good news: no matter what travel niche your site is covering, you’ve got a … Continue reading

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Google Algorithm Update: Penguin 3.0

Last week, Google rolled out the third update to its Penguin algorithm. The algorithm has started to affect web queries but will require several weeks to run. As we’ve discussed before, Penguin targets spam websites that attempt to gain relevance … Continue reading

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Bing Releases URL Keyword Stuffing Spam Filter

Stuffing keywords into your content just doesn’t work. MOZ explains that many people think it will help their page move up in the search engine’s ranking, but that studies on the subject have found that this technique’s effect is minimal. Plus, search … Continue reading

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Google Has Turned HTTPS into a Ranking Signal

On its Webmaster Central Blog, Google announced on August 6, 2014 that it will reward websites that use HTTPS by including the designation in its search engine ranking algorithm. HTTPS is secure encryption that layers HTTP (Hypertext Transfer Protocol) over TLS … Continue reading

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5 Things You Can Learn by Scraping

Data or web scraping is a technique that gathers colossal amounts of information from search engines, websites, databases and other locations around the web. Formerly out of reach for small businesses and individuals, there are now lots of free and … Continue reading

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