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How do you completely de-personalize Google results? I asked this question to Twitter the other day but didn't get any answers I hadn't heard before. I'm hoping this post uncovers something new. A bit of background. Google announced personalized search for everyone way back in 2009. Here's what the relevant part of announcement said then (emphasis added):
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Webmaster level: Advanced Lots of site owners use our webmaster console to see how their site is doing in Google. Last week we began sending new messages to sites with a pattern of unnatural links pointing to them, and I wanted to give more context about these new messages. Original Link Messages First, let's talk about the original link messages that we've been sending out for months. When we see unnatural links pointing to a site, there are different ways we can respond. Official Google Webmaster Central Blog: New notifications about inbound links
Google Pushing Out Panda Update 3.9 Tonight Google says it will roll out the latest update to its Panda algorithm later tonight. The company posted the news a few minutes ago on Twitter, saying this update will affect about one percent of search results. New data refresh of Panda starts rolling out tonight. ~1% of search results change enough to notice. More context: goo.gl/huekf— A Googler (@google) July 24, 2012 By our count, this is Panda Update 3.9. The previous update, 3.8, occurred just about a month ago — on June 25th.
What is Link Building? At its essence, link building is the process of getting other websites to link to yours. Traditionally, link building has been an "active" process, meaning that you go to other websites, directories, etc, and request, purchase or exchange a link from that site. Recently, however, the practice of creating engaging and "link-worthy" content (such as you are reading right now) has become a "passive" form of link building, where your website gains links on its own merit. Whichever method you prefer or your market requires, in the end, any strategy or tactic that is executed with the intent of gaining links to your website qualifies as link building. Gaming Report
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Essential Enterprise SEO Reading: Happy 4th of July | Conductor Blog While many are on vacation this week, we’ve collected a list of must-read articles for the SEO professional. We hope you had a relaxing 4th of July! Infographic: Just How Interested is the World in SEO? Mashable featured an infographic by BlueCaribu today, featuring some aggregate statistics about searches on SEO. An interesting one: the United States ranks 4th among countries interested in SEO – behind India, Pakistan, and the Philippines.
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It looks like searcher behavior is changing. The folks at Experian Hitwise said yesterday that one-word search queries are up 19 percent since last year. Here’s the chart: I always like to point out that this isn’t exactly a measurement of all search queries — as you can see in the headline of that graphic, it’s a measurement of searches that produced clicks. One-Word Queries Up 19 Percent In Last Year, Hitwise Says
Quick answer: the 12-word limit includes stop words. That is, Google will only index the first 12 words of a title, regardless of whether or not they are stop words. This conclusion is derived from the fact that searching for this post by the first 12 words–some of which are stop words–returns at least 1 intitle: match, but searching by the 13th word returns 0 intitle: matches. However, a search for the 13th word without the intitle: operator returns at least 1 result, which suggests that Google indexes all words of a title but only counts the first 12 as title hits. In simple terms, this can be translated into an SEO best practice: Make sure your keywords appear within the first 12 words of your page titles. One to the Four to a Seven and a Ten if a Thirteenizzlish in the Sixteen
As a follow-up to last week’s post on video SEO, this week we take a deep dive into how to optimize your videos for YouTube. It goes without saying that every e-commerce site should be on YouTube. As the second largest search engine after Google, the site is visited by over 800 million unique users every month. How do you maximize your presence on YouTube? Read on for 9 YouTube video SEO tips from Mark Robertson, founder and publisher of ReelSEO, pulled from May’s webinar by video commerce solutions provider, Liveclicker. 9 YouTube video SEO Tips and tricks for better ranking
Content isn’t everything. Content isn’t the only thing. Often, it’s not a thing at all. I would say “content is king” is accurate, but only because there are only 44 current monarchs, the system doesn’t work everywhere, and those monarchies only account for a small proportion of the world’s population. If you’ve read my post on content link efficacy, you know that content as an explanatory model for everything link building is simply ludicrous. Creating the best piece of content, ever, on an insurance website will not produce the same results that the best piece of content – ever – will evoke on I Can Haz Cheeseburger. A Model For Link Building: Beyond “Great Content”
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Tickets for SEO+You: Edición SEO+Developers, CAMON Madrid, Madrid, June 20 the online sale is closed El próximo 20 de Junio de 2012 se realizará la 1era edición de SEO+You sobre SEO+Developers, en Sala CAMON de Madrid a las 18:30h. En esta edición del evento queremos presentar y debatir sobre cómo el posicionamento en buscadores puede hacer sinergia con el desarrollo Web. Para ello contaremos con 4 invitados, con perfil técnico o emprendedor que compartirán con nosotros sus experiencias en los proyectos Web en los que han participado, específicamente en la interacción con las actividades de desarrollo y SEO: Raúl Jimenez - Fundador de minubeCarlos Sánchez - CEO de nvivo y 5gigChristian Van Der Henst - Fundador de Maestros del web y mejorando.laGiuseppe Ciotta - Director Técnico en QDQ Media
Novedades en Congreso SEO 2012 Novedades en Congreso SEO 2012 Uys, como esta de calentito el SEO este año… Nuevos contenidos para el #seopro En principio el Congreso SEO 2012 era una repesca de contenidos, actualizados, para animar a los SEOs que no habian podido venir a ediciones anteriores a conocer el congreso y ponerse al día con los temas tratados en ediciones anteriores. Pero el tiempo pone a cada uno en su lugar, y algunos ponentes no quieren repetir ponencia.
You Want Link Building? You Need Something Else! Are you interested in link building? Yes, that’s what you think. In reality you need something else though. Let me explain.
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Google Tests a New Interface for Info Panes Last year, Google started to test a new sidebar that offers useful information about your query. As the Wall Street Journal mentioned in a recent article , Google will soon "present more facts and direct answers to queries at the top of the search-results page". There's a large database of entities and each one has a list of relevant attributes. For example, you could search for [California] and Google displays the capital of the US state, a list of important cities, attractions, the Secretary of State, a map and a snippet from Wikipedia.
posted by Adam Audette | May 11, 2012 | 7 comments The topic of negative SEO is a contentious one. Already, camps are forming. When experienced veterans like Danny Sullivan, John Andrews, and Aaron Wall debate hotly in threads like this one, you know it’s a subject that requires some attention. Google reports that the Penguin update is performing well, while many sites complain loudly that they’ve been unjustifiably penalized. It’s hard to find answers, yet, in all this noise. SEO and the Flight To Quality
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