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Matt Cutts Scares Us All (Again): A Clarification

On January 20th, Matt Cutts published a blog post entitled “The decay and fall of guest blogging for SEO”, creating a lot of debate over the true value of guest blogging as well as a decent bit of confusion within the SEO world. Of course, when the head of Google’s Webspam team speaks about SEO, […]

By |February 1st, 2014|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, SEO|

Duplicate Content and Your Search Rankings

Duplicate Content has been a topic of interest in the SEO world for a number of years now and webmasters need to know to what extent duplicate content is allowed and how it will affect their rankings in search engines.  Since the question regarding permissible, duplicate content has arisen many times Matt Cutts, head of […]

By |December 27th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, SEO, Web Design & Development|

Matt Cutts: When to Disavow and Links per Page

Matt Cutts (head of Google’s web spam team) answered two questions recently in his regular YouTube videos and while they may not be revolutionary they are important to know.
When to Disavow
The first question asked of Matt Cutts:

“Should webmasters use the disavow tool, even it if it’s believed that no penalty has been applied?  For example […]

By |November 29th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, SEO|

Matt Cutts: More Pages Doesn't Mean Higher Rankings

Matt Cutts recently responded to another  question in his regular Google Webmaster help videos.  The questions that he was asked this past week:

“Does a website get a better overall ranking if it has a large amount of indexed pages?”

The short answer is no.  Having more pages on your website will not guarantee you a higher […]

By |November 1st, 2013|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, SEO, Web Design & Development|

The End of PageRank?

Internally at Google, PageRank updates daily. And every three months, the company will push out the information collected to the Google toolbar making the info available to users and webmasters.  The last push of information was back in February, which means that 8 months, or two update cycles, have passed. Is this the beginning of […]

By |October 25th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, SEO|

Can nofollow Hurt Your Website?

For those unfamiliar with nofollow it is a tag you place on links that removes them from Google’s link graph. Google’s crawlers will ignore the link you have placed and won’t collect information to be passed into PageRank.  Nofollow is generally used on your external links when you feel a site is untrustworthy.  It allows […]

By |October 4th, 2013|Categories: Archive, Industry News & Updates, SEO|