Just Say No to Content Spinning

Just Say No to Content Spinning

Let’s cut to the chase. Content spinning is bad. Bad! If you’re currently doing it, stop. If you’re thinking about doing it, don’t. If you don’t know what I’m talking about, then read on. What Is Content Spinning? Back in the olden days (well, the mid-late 1990s), search engine algorithms were relatively simple. Unfortunately, the…continue reading …

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Fetch, Google, Fetch – Good Boy! (Google’s Fetch and Render Tool)

On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014, Google released a new tool in its webmaster tools arsenal.  This new “fetch and render” tool allows webmasters, owners, and web developers to get a visual representation of what their site looks like through the eyes Google. This tool is helpful, because more and more websites are using dynamic scripts…continue reading …

Panda 4.0

Panda 4.0 — Creating Good Content for Your Website

Many website owners take shortcuts in order to increase the number of pages on their website, without taking the critical step of making sure that those pages are useful. It is also very common that these pages contain either duplicate content, no content, thin content or worse – spun content. What is the Panda Algorithm? Panda is…continue reading …

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SEO Myths – Do Google Ads Help SEO?

Matt Cutts, head of Google’s Webspam team, has produced a series of videos answering webmaster questions about SEO, Search Quality and general webmaster tips. In this “SEO Myths” video Matt is covering a topic that many people question. If you haven’t checked out the Google Webmasters channel on YouTube be sure to visit and watch…continue reading …

Is that phone call really from Google?

Is That Phone Call Really from Google?

Small businesses are reporting that after they signed up for a Google+ Local page, they received calls from people who seem to be claiming that they are from Google. These callers are actually unethical sales people from various companies, trying to sell “listing verification” services, among other things. It’s easy to mistake them for Google…continue reading …