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 WebmasterWorld Highlighted Posts   April 23, 2014
Microsoft is bringing back the Start Menu
Posted in Microsoft Windows 8 Operating System by bill

In a surprise announcement, Microsoft said it would bring back the Start Menu to the Windows desktop. ... read more ...

 

Yahoo Locks Down More Data Encryption
Posted in Yahoo Corporate by engine

"In addition to moving all of our properties to encryption by default, we will be implementing additional security measures such as HSTS, Perfect Forward Secrecy and Certificate Transparency over the coming months."

"We will continue to work hard to deploy the best possible technology to combat attacks and surveillance that violate our users' privacy." ... read more ...

 

Microsoft Launches "Cortana" Personal Digital Assistant On Windows Phone
Posted in Microsoft Corporate by engine

"Powered by Bing, Cortana is the only digital assistant that gets to know you, builds a relationship that you can trust, and gets better over time by asking questions based on your behaviour and checking in with you before she assumes you're interested in something." ... read more ...

 

Google Updates and SERP Changes - April 2014
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Mentat

WebmasterWorld's monthly look at Google's SERPs changes. ... read more ...

 

Bing Launches Knowledge Widget and App Linking
Posted in Bing Search Engine News by engine

"Today we're releasing the Bing Knowledge Widget for webmasters and publishers." ... read more ...

 

Googlebot Fails to Pass DNS Verification
Posted in Search Engine Spider and User Agent Identification by webcentric

WebmasterWorld members have reported that an apparently valid Googlebot is failing DNS verification. Major impact for sites relying on Googlebot validation. ... read more ...

 

New gTLD Stats 31 March 2014
Posted in Domain Names by jmccormac

These are this morning's domain name counts and changes in the new gTLDs. ... read more ...

 

Facebook News Feed Rule Changes Are A Step Too Far For One Business
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

It seems now you have to run an ad, unless you get likes from real friends. ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 28 March
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

Google Passes Referrer String From IE8
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by roseberry99

With IE8 Google is passing the referrer string, and not currently using SSL, giving webmasters keyword data instead of "not provided." ... read more ...

 

Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, and Twitter Collaborate Over WebScaleSQL For Massive Databases
Posted in Databases by engine

WebScaleSQL is a collaboration among engineers from several companies that face similar challenges in running MySQL at scale, and seek greater performance from a database technology tailored for their needs. ... read more ...

 

Twitter Makes Photo Sharing More Social With Multiple Photos and Tagging
Posted in Twitter by engine

Twitter is rolling out two new mobile features to make photos on Twitter more social. ... read more ...

 

Report: Klout Acquired By Lithium Technologies For $200 Million
Posted in Social Media Marketing by engine

According to two sources familiar with the matter, the deal is a mix of cash and Lithium private stock. ... read more ...

 

Twitter Challenges Turkish Access Ban Through The Courts
Posted in Twitter by engine

"...we filed petitions for lawsuits we have been working on together with our independent Turkish attorney over the last few days in various Turkish courts to challenge the access ban on Twitter..." ... read more ...

 

Patent Granted To Google's Panda On SERPs Ranking
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Patent abstract: "Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on computer storage media, for ranking search results." ... read more ...

 

Facebook to Acquire VR Company, Oculus VR For $2 Billion
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

Facebook has announced it will buy Oculus VR, a Californian company which specialises in virtual reality products, for around $2bn. ... read more ...

 

Google: How To Tell If My Site Is Affected By a Particular Algorithm
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Matt Cutts attempts to explain how to establish whether a site is hit by a penalty, Panda or Penguin. ... read more ...

 

Up To 25,000 Unix/Linux Web Servers Infected By Ebury SSH Rootkit
Posted in Linux, Unix, and *nix like Operating Systems by engine

As many as 25,000 web servers infected with Linux malware have been used in the past two years to hit website visitors with two variants of Windows malware. ... read more ...

 

Google Takes Action on Large Guest Blog Network
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Dymero

Google's been warning all of Guest Blogging being an area under the scope. Perhaps it's no surprise to some that one of the major Guest Blogging sites has been hit with a penalty. ... read more ...

 

New Apple ID Phishing Scam
Posted in The Macintosh Webmaster by travelin_cat

An EA Games server has been compromised by hackers and is now hosting a phishing site which targets Apple ID account holders. ... read more ...

 

Anti-Social App To Help Avoid People
Posted in Social Media Marketing by engine

While most social networks aim to connect people, one new service seeks to join the growing trend of doing the opposite and help you avoid them. ... read more ...

 

Google extends Android to wearables with Android Wear project
Posted in Native Mobile and Tablet Application Design and Development by bill

Today Google is announcing Android Wear, a project that extends Android to wearables. ... read more ...

 

Long Running Dispute Between Viacom and Google Settled Out of Court
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

Viacom, which has been suing Google over alleged copyright violations at its YouTube unit since 2007, has settled out of court, the two companies announced today. ... read more ...

 

US Commerce Department prepares to give up oversight of ICANN
Posted in Domain Names by bill

U.S. Plans to Give Up Oversight of Web Domain Manager ... read more ...

 

Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg 'Confused and Frustrated' by Government Surveillance
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

"I've called President Obama to express my frustration over the damage the government is creating for all of our future." ... read more ...

 

100,000 WordPress Sites In Botnet Forcing DDoS Attacks
Posted in WordPress by travelin_cat

It's estimated over a 100,000 WordPress sites may be in a botnet launching DDoS attacks. Isn't it time for WordPress sites to be forced to update from old versions? ... read more ...

 

Google Indicates It Is Reviewing "Not Provided"
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Robert_Charlton

It seems Google is reviewing the "not provided" issue, which has been a great topic of debate since it was announced. ... read more ...

 

Yahoo Search in U.S. Will Now Feature Yelp's Content
Posted in Yahoo Search Engine and Directory by engine

Yelp is to provide content to Yahoo. ... read more ...

 

25-Years of the Web: Inventor's View On What The Web Should Be In The Next 25 Years
Posted in Webmaster General by dailypress

Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the inventor of the World Wide Web has spoken out on the Web's 25th anniversary with his views, and calls for a bill of rights. ... read more ...

 

Google Could Face $5 Billion Fine from India's Competition Commission
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by turbocharged

Google, which is facing antitrust investigation in India by fair trade watchdog CCI, can face a penalty of up to about five billion dollars if it is found to have violated competition norms of the country. ... read more ...

 

How To Defend a Google AdSense Site From Click Bombing
Posted in Google AdSense by jbayabas

WebmasterWorld Members discuss click bombing, and how to defend or protect against it. ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 9 March
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

Google Updates and SERP Changes - March 2014
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Wilburforce

WebmasterWorld's monthly look at Google's SERPs changes. ... read more ...

 

Local SEO Cheat Sheet
Posted in Local Search by travelin_cat

If you follow the steps and are very careful about accuracy and consistency, this information should work for you as well. ... read more ...

 

March 2014 AdSense Earnings and Observations
Posted in Google AdSense by JCKline

WebmasterWorld's monthly look at Google AdSense. ... read more ...

 

Sharing of Embedded Getty Images Now Free For Twitter, Tumblr and Personal Blogs
Posted in Content, Writing and Copyright by phranque

Getty Images is now making watermark-free images available for sharing - similar to the YouTube iframed/embedded content model. ... read more ...

 

Critical Crypto GnuTLS Bug Leaves Linux, Many Apps Open to Eavesdropping
Posted in Linux, Unix, and *nix like Operating Systems by bill

For the time being, users should assume this is a critical bug. ... read more ...

 

Yahoo Moves To Stop User Access of Its Services with Facebook, Google IDs
Posted in Yahoo Corporate by bill

The sign-in buttons for Facebook and Google will eventually be removed from all Yahoo properties, the Yahoo spokeswoman, though she declined to provide a timeframe. ... read more ...

 

Firefox Plugin Activation Deadline March 31, 2014
Posted in Firefox Browser Usage and Support by engine

"Today marks the beginning of an application window that will run until March 31, 2014." ... read more ...

 

Google's Matt Cutts: Definitive Criteria For Paid Links
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

Money changing hands is obviously a paid link. ... read more ...

 

Report: Microsoft Experimenting With Free Windows 8.1 With Bing
Posted in Microsoft Windows 8 Operating System by engine

According to reports, this could be a free or low cost upgrade from Win 7. ... read more ...

 

Google's Matt Cutts: Report a Scraper Outranking You
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by netmeg

Google's Matt Cutts is asking for reports of scrapers that outrank your own site. ... read more ...

 

U.S. Senator Calling For Bitcoin Currency Ban
Posted in Ecommerce by engine

"I urge regulators to take appropriate action to limit the abilities of this highly unstable currency." ... read more ...

 

Yandex To Partner With Google in Selling Display Advertising Inventory
Posted in Alternative Search Engines by phranque

"Through Google's subsidiary DoubleClick, the company's advertising clients will now have access to one of Russia's largest advertising inventories offered by publishers in Yandex's Advertising Network, while the advertising clients of Yandex will be able to bid for ad displays in the global inventory of DoubleClick AdExchange partners." ... read more ...

 

How To Achieve Links and Succeed With Google
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by austtr

WebmasterWorld Members discuss how best to win valuable links to achieve success with Google. ... read more ...

 

Major Bitcoin Exchange, MtGox, Goes Offline
Posted in Ecommerce by engine

One of the biggest Bitcoin Exchanges, MtGox, has gone offline. ... read more ...

 

Microsoft Said to Cut Windows Price 70% to Counter Rivals
Posted in Microsoft Windows 8 Operating System by bill

Microsoft is cutting the price of Windows 8.1 by 70 percent for makers of low-cost computers and tablets ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 21 February
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

Google Acquires Anti-Click Fraud Company, Spider.io
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

"Our immediate priority is to include their fraud detection technology in our video and display ads products, where they will complement our existing efforts." ... read more ...

 

Google's Matt Cutts: Search Results Look Worse Without Links As Ranking Factor
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by aakk9999

"...we don't have a version like that that is exposed to the public but we have our own experiments..." ... read more ...

 

Facebook to Acquire WhatsApp
Posted in Facebook Marketing by bill

Facebook purchased this cross-platform, proprietary, mobile messaging company for $16 billion. ... read more ...

 

FCC Rewrites Open Internet Rules: Net Neutrality
Posted in Foo by engine

"I intend to accept that invitation by proposing rules that will meet the court's test for preventing improper blocking of and discrimination among Internet traffic, ensuring genuine transparency in how Internet Service Providers manage traffic, and enhancing competition." ... read more ...

 

Microsoft Launches OneDrive Cloud Storage Worldwide, Was SkyDrive
Posted in Microsoft Corporate by engine

Microsoft launches OneDrive cloud storage, replacing SkyDrive, with a minimum of 7GB. ... read more ...

 

Google Launches Capital: Investment Into Growing Companies
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

"Today, we're launching Google Capital, a new growth equity fund backed by Google and led by partners David Lawee, Scott Tierney and Gene Frantz." ... read more ...

 

Making Infinite Scroll Search Crawler Friendly
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

"If crawlers can't access your content, it's unlikely to surface in search results." ... read more ...

 

New dot uk Domains Available From 10 June 2014
Posted in Domain Names by RedBar

From this date, people will be able to register the shorter 'example.uk' domain names through their registrar, alongside existing domains...

The new domain is an opportunity for those wanting a short, snappy web address combined with the recognition and trust of the .uk namespace. ... read more ...

 

February 2014 Link Building Blog Post Roundup
Posted in Link Development by martinibuster

"The link building month of February 2014 actually started in late January when Matt Cutts called for SEOs to stick a fork in it." ... read more ...

 

Faceted Navigation and Duplicative URLs: Best and Worst Practices
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by netmeg

"With duplicative URLs, search engines may not crawl new or updated unique content as quickly, and/or they may not index a page accurately because indexing signals are diluted between the duplicate versions." ... read more ...

 

Mozilla plans to sell ads in Firefox browser
Posted in Firefox Browser Usage and Support by bill

Mozilla will start selling ads as it tries to grab a larger slice of the fast-expanding online advertising market. ... read more ...

 

Feb 6 Update of Google "Page Layout Algorithm"
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Robert_Charlton

Google launches an algorithmic change that looks at the layout of a webpage and the amount of content you see on the page once you click on a result. ... read more ...

 

Google Updates and SERP Changes - February 2014
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by samwest

WebmasterWorld's monthly look at Google's SERPs changes. ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 7 February
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

The User Agent Whitelist
Posted in Search Engine Spider and User Agent Identification by tangor

WebmasterWorld members discuss methods for whitelisting good requests vs blacklisting bad requests. ... read more ...

 

Twitter Reports Full Year Earnings and Posts $645 Million Net Loss
Posted in Twitter by engine

"Twitter finished a great year with our strongest financial quarter to date," said Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter. ... read more ...

 

Google Reaches Deal in EU Antitrust Case
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by turbocharged

Under the deal, reached on Wednesday after weeks of last-ditch negotiations, Google has agreed to give comparable prominence in online search results to services offered by three rivals. ... read more ...

 

Firefox 27 arrives
Posted in Firefox Browser Usage and Support by bill

The new release includes simultaneous Social API services, SPDY 3.1 and TLS 1.2 support ... read more ...

 

Microsoft Board Names Satya Nadella as CEO
Posted in Microsoft Corporate by bill

After much speculation Satya Nadella has been named Microsoft's CEO ... read more ...

 

Human Edited Directories Going nofollow
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by CaptainSalad2

Some directories appear to be going nofollow. ... read more ...

 

Why Sites Disappear from Dmoz (Open Directory Project)
Posted in Directories by brycen

WebmasterWorld Member discuss the topic of why sites disappear from DMOZ. ... read more ...

 

Is Yahoo Getting Back Into Search
Posted in Yahoo Corporate by engine

Sources said Mayer has put a priority on the projects... ... read more ...

 

Twitter and Facebook Going Head-to-Head Over Superbowl "Second Screen"
Posted in Social Media Marketing by engine

"...two fierce rivals, Facebook Inc and Twitter Inc, will also be clashing head-to-head on a "second screen" that TV viewers will tune in for the big game." ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 31 January
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

Yahoo Mail User Accounts Compromised
Posted in Yahoo Corporate by engine

Recently, we identified a coordinated effort to gain unauthorized access to Yahoo Mail accounts. Upon discovery, we took immediate action to protect our users, prompting them to reset passwords on impacted accounts. ... read more ...

 

Google Earnings Up 17pct Year on Year, But Miss Analysts Expectations
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by mrengine

Google ended the quarter, December 31, 2013 with revenues of $16.86 billion, an increase of 17pct on 2012. ... read more ...

 

An Analysis & Diagnosis of Google's AdSense Program
Posted in Google AdSense by snickles121

WebmasterWorld Members: an analysis and diagnosis of Google's AdSense program. ... read more ...

 

Facebook Introduces "Paper" App To Launch Feb 3
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

Facebook is vying to become your newspaper, containing news from key news sources and from your friends, with the forthcoming launch of "Paper" ... read more ...

 

Google sells Motorola to Lenovo for $2.91 billion
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by bill

Google is selling Motorola Mobility to Lenovo, giving the Chinese smartphone manufacturer a major presence in the US market. ... read more ...

 

US Judge Rules Google Violated Patents and Must Pay Royalty on AdWords Revenue
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by turbocharged

District Judge Raymond A. Jackson of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, Norfolk division decided Tuesday that I/P Engine, a patent licensing subsidiary of Vringo, should be paid an ongoing royalty rate of 6.5 percent on a part of AdWords revenue. ... read more ...

 

Google Warns It May Take Action Over Affiliate Sites With Thin or Scraped Content
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

If your site syndicates content that's available elsewhere, a good question to ask is: "Does this site provide significant added benefits that would make a user want to visit this site in search results instead of the original source of the content?" ... read more ...

 

Microsoft To Rename SkyDrive to OneDrive
Posted in Microsoft Corporate by engine

Microsoft To Rename SkyDrive to OneDrive ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 24 January
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

WordPress 3.8.1 Maintenance Release
Posted in WordPress by lorax

"Version 3.8.1 is a maintenance releases that addresses 31 bugs in 3.8, including various fixes and improvements for the new dashboard design and new themes admin screen." ... read more ...

 

Google AdSense Direct: Manage Your Own Direct Ad Sales
Posted in Google AdSense by netmeg

"...a new feature for publishers getting started with their first directly sold ad deals. You can easily manage directly sold ads from within your AdSense account, and show them on your pages without needing to make any changes to your site's code." ... read more ...

 

Facebook Test New Way For Developers To Monetize Mobile Apps
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

"We faced some unique challenges when we first integrated ads into the Facebook mobile experience, and we believe we're now well positioned to help other mobile apps." ... read more ...

 

Dealing With WordPress Comment Spam Escalation
Posted in Search Engine Spider and User Agent Identification by incrediBILL

"Just to see what would happen I enabled full comments on my WordPress blog and at first I just let the comments pile up in the WordPress moderation queue as I was curious how bad it would get since nothing ever got published.

It quickly ramped up from a few a day to 100s a day, peaking currently at over 500 spam posts a day." ... read more ...

 

comScore: December 2013 U.S. Search Engine Rankings
Posted in Webmaster General by engine

"18.3 billion explicit core searches were conducted in December, with Google Sites ranking first with 12.3 billion" ... read more ...

 

Google AdWords With a Consistent New Look and Navigation
Posted in Google AdWords by engine

Google announces a new look and navigation to AdWords. ... read more ...

 

Google AdSense Testing New Square With Thin Arrow
Posted in Google AdSense by avalon37

Google's latest test in AdSense includes a new square background with a thin arrow. ... read more ...

 

Google's Matt Cutts: Guest Blogging for Links and SEO is Over
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by jackxin

"Okay, I'm calling it: if you're using guest blogging as a way to gain links in 2014, you should probably stop. Why? Because over time it's become a more and more spammy practice, and if you're doing a lot of guest blogging then you're hanging out with really bad company." ... read more ...

 

Bing: The Importance Of Domain Name In Ranking
Posted in Bing Search Engine News by engine

So watching for, buying and using a domain name which corresponds to a phrase that gets high search volumes should see you ranking higher on that phrase, you getting more clicks, increased traffic, revenue, etc.

And 10 years ago, there may have been some truth to this... ... read more ...

 

Two Chrome Extensions Removed By Google Over Ad Serving Breaking The Company's Terms
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

On further investigation, it seems that the problem may be more widespread than just Google. ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 17 January
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

Dealing With Negative SEO Threats and Attacks
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by CaptainSalad2

What do you do when a negative SEO threat is made against a company? How best to deal with the threat and with negative SEO actions? ... read more ...

 

Microsoft extends security product updates for Windows XP until July 2015
Posted in (deprecated) Microsoft Windows OS (XP/NT/Vista) by bill

XP support still ends April 8, 2014, but products like Microsoft Security Essentials will now continue to support XP until July 14, 2015. ... read more ...

 

U.S. Court Rules FCC Cannot Impose Net Neutrality Rules
Posted in Foo by engine

In a ruling that has significant implications for the future of the internet, an appeals court has ruled that the FCC cannot impose so-called "net neutrality rules." ... read more ...

 

YouTube Comments Management Now All In One Place
Posted in Blogging SEO Blog Administration by engine

"...we fast-tracked the development of a new comment management page that lets you see, respond to and moderate your comments all in one place." ... read more ...

 

Google to Acquire Nest Labs for $3.2 Billion
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by mrengine

"Google will help us fully realize our vision of the conscious home and allow us to change the world faster than we ever could if we continued to go it alone." ... read more ...

 

DuckDuckGo answered 1 billion queries in 2013
Posted in Alternative Search Engines by bill

Among the anonymous search tools to rise in 2013, DuckDuckGo probably saw the most growth. ... read more ...

 

Google Updates and SERP Changes - January 2014
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Panthro

WebmasterWorld's monthly look at Google's SERPs changes. ... read more ...

 

Yahoo Announces A New, Unified Approach To Advertising
Posted in Yahoo Corporate by engine

"The new Yahoo Advertising includes a comprehensive suite of web, mobile, and video ad products across native, audience, and premium display, which are accessible through a new buying platform." ... read more ...

 

LinkedIn Takes Legal Action To Stop Site Scrapers Stealing Profiles
Posted in LinkedIn by engine

LinkedIn asks a court for orders that will allow it to stop people from scraping its servers. ... read more ...

 

Blurred Lines Of Permission: Tweets Turned Into Ads In Print Media
Posted in Content, Writing and Copyright by engine

When a third party takes part of the content of a tweet and uses it in a print media ad, is this ok? ... read more ...

 

Google Webmaster Tools Now With More Detailed Search Queries
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by spunkle

"The search queries feature gives insights into the searches that have at least one page from your website shown in the search results." ... read more ...

 

Ways for Small Sites to Compete With Larger Sites
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by goodroi

The great thing about the internet is that it is possible for smaller businesses to compete with larger businesses.

With a good mix of passion and creativity, it is possible for your small website to outperform even the biggest companies. ... read more ...

 

Facebook Sued For Alleged Private Message Monitoring and Data Mining
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

"It alleges that Facebook systematically intercepts messages to mine user data and profits by sharing it with data aggregators, advertisers and marketers." ... read more ...

 

Happy and Prosperous 2014
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

A very Happy and Prosperous New Year to all! ... read more ...

 

Steve Grove: Google+ Is Mobile, Search and Live Video
Posted in Google Plus by engine

In an interesting, short interview, Google's Steve Grove sees G+ going places with live video. ... read more ...

 

Trick to Google Ranks - Using Semantic Best Practices
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by goodroi

If you don't have the time to learn or follow the best practices for semantic searching, you might want to rethink your priorities. ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 20 December
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

New Look For Google Knowledge Graph For Medical Results
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Sgt_Kickaxe

WebmasterWorld Members discuss the new look for Google's Knowledge Graph. ... read more ...

 

Owning an Existing Keyword gTLD (BlahBlahBlah.org) and the Emerging Keyword gTLDs (.BlahBlahBlah)
Posted in Domain Names by Webwork

"Some industrious folks have bet considerable money on the idea that keywords, as domain roots, are a real value proposition. Ergo, we now have .vacations, .bike, .builders, .camera, .agency, .cleaning, .clothing, .holiday, .holdings, .insure, .promo, .singles, .WHATEVER."

"I have a hunch that the new model is likely to benefit the existing holders of keyword domains." ... read more ...

 

Google Improves Tool To Remove URLs From Third Party Website
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by aakk9999

Today Google launched their improved public URL removal tool to make it easier to request updates based on changes on other people's websites. ... read more ...

 

Nielsen: 2013 Stats Show Evidence Of Significant Growth In Mobile and Declines With Desktop
Posted in Professional Webmaster Business Issues by engine

More evidence of the shift from desktop to mobile and smartphone data and content consumption. ... read more ...

 

How To Estimate Traffic Levels to a Domain
Posted in Domain Names by dailypress

WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to estimate traffic levels to a domain before making an offer. ... read more ...

 

How To Avoid Search Engine Penalties For Product Names Which Are Required To Repeat
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by luckychucky

WebmasterWorld Members discuss the challenge of sites that have to duplicate descriptions due to the nature of the product, and how to avoid a Google penalty. ... read more ...

 

Facebook Testing Auto-Play Video Ads
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

Rather than having to click or tap on the content, videos will begin to play as they appear on screen, without sound, similar to how they behave when shared by friends now. ... read more ...

 

New Rules for Domain Name Registrants Starting January 2014
Posted in Domain Names by travelin_cat

New ICANN rules for domain names require you to verify your email address within 15 days of a change to the contact name or email, or else your web site and email will stop working. ... read more ...

 

Facebook just devalued "Facebook Pages"
Posted in Facebook Marketing by bill

Social media marketing firms are going to have to figure out new core competencies or they are going to go out of business. ... read more ...

 

Google+ Now Gone From AdSense Scorecard
Posted in Google AdSense by JCKline

The Google AdSense Scorecard used to have G+ showing. Without notification, it seems Google removed G+ ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 13 December
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

WordPress 3.8 Is Out, And It Has a Dashboard Facelift
Posted in WordPress by lorax

"WordPress has gotten a facelift. 3.8 brings a fresh new look to the entire admin dashboard." ... read more ...

 

Twitter Immediately Backtracks On Changes To Block Functionality
Posted in Twitter by engine

"Earlier today, we made a change to the way the "block" function of Twitter works. We have decided to revert the change after receiving feedback from many users..." ... read more ...

 

Gmail blows up e-mail marketing by caching all images on their servers
Posted in Google Gmail Advertising by bill

Loading images from these promotional e-mails reveals a lot about you. But Google has just announced a move that will shut most of these tactics down. ... read more ...

 

Google and The Vulnerability of Sites to Negative SEO
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Selen

WebmasterWorld Members discuss this example of negative SEO driving sites down Google's SERPs. Is your site vulnerable? ... read more ...

 

Google AdSense Announces Custom Ad Sizes
Posted in Google AdSense by netmeg

Google announces AdSense custom ad sizes for the ultimate flexibility. ... read more ...

 

Firefox 26 Launched, Gives Click-to-Play For Java
Posted in Firefox Browser Usage and Support by engine

Firefox 26 now has all Java plug-ins defaulted to click-to-play. ... read more ...

 

Webmasters Now Fearful Over Linking As A Result Of Google's Crackdowns
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Sgt_Kickaxe

WebmasterWorld members discuss the pros and cons of linking and whether it will be seen by Google as bad. ... read more ...

 

Tech Giants Call for End to NSA Data Surveillance
Posted in Foo by lexipixel

...companies, led by Google and Microsoft, presented a plan to regulate online spying and urged the United States to lead a worldwide effort to restrict it. ... read more ...

 

Will the Windows Start Menu return in Windows 8.2?
Posted in Microsoft Windows 8 Operating System by bill

It is reported that Windows 8.2, also known as Threshold, will include a Start menu ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 6 December
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

Google Toolbar Page Rank Updated
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by noor7300

Google appears to have rolled out a toolbar PageRank update, despite suggesting there would be no further changes this year. ... read more ...

 

U.S. F.T.C.: Online Ads Must Be Clearly Marked as Ads To Avoid Deception
Posted in Foo by engine

"Marketers have ... moved past the banner ad into advertising that is more seamlessly, and inconspicuously, integrated into digital content," ... read more ...

 

Twitter Launches Tailored Audiences, Cookie-Based Ads For Promoted Tweets
Posted in Twitter by engine

Twitter launches "Tailored Audiences" cookie-based ads. ... read more ...

 

Google Testing AdWords With Bright Orange/Yellow "Ad" Logo
Posted in Google AdWords by PCInk

Google is testing a new AdWords format which appears to have a bright yellow, or is it orange-ish, "ad" logo. ... read more ...

 

Google Updates and SERP Changes - December 2013
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Martin_Ice_Web

WebmasterWorld's monthly look at Google's SERPs changes. ... read more ...

 

Bing Index Update or Problem
Posted in Bing Search Engine News by FFjunkie

WebmasterWorld members are reporting changes in Bing's index. Is it an update processing, or is there a problem with the index? ... read more ...

 

See AdSense Performance Reports In Other Than Your Payment Currency
Posted in Google AdSense by engine

Google AdSense now lets you see performance reports in currencies other than your payment currency. ... read more ...

 

Google's John Mueller: A Site Needs to Regain Trust After Manual Penalty is Removed
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Shepherd

WebmasterWorld Members discuss the statement that trust needs to be regained. How long should a site wait, and what actions to take while the site is in this period of trust redemption. ... read more ...

 

Yahoo Acquires Natural Language Tech Company, SkyPhrase
Posted in Yahoo Corporate by engine

"We are excited to join Yahoo Labs to continue to work on our shared vision of making computers deeply understand people's natural language and intentions." ... read more ...

 

Apple Acquires Social Media Analytics Company, Topsy Labs
Posted in Twitter by engine

Topsy is one of the few firms to have access to Twitter's entire data stream. ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 29 November
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

Google Traffic Dips With No Apparent Ranking Changes
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by BlueDanube

WebmasterWorld Members discuss how sites might be affected by Google traffic dropping, yet there's no apparent change in rankings. ... read more ...

 

Ruby on Rails Cookiestore Vulnerability
Posted in Website Technology Issues by engine

"...this type of flaw is particularly dangerous on websites that don't use SSL." ... read more ...

 

Bing Connected Pages In Bing Webmaster Tools
Posted in Bing Search Engine News by engine

"Now, in addition to the current data you have access to on your own website(s), you can also claim official social pages, connect them to your account and see similar data as it relates to those connected locations." ... read more ...

 

Mobile Anchor Ads Being Tested With AdSense Publishers
Posted in Google AdSense by engine

"Mobile anchor ads work by allowing a 320x50 banner ad unit to be anchored to the bottom of the smartphone screen, staying there when your users scroll up or down the page." ... read more ...

 

Nine New gTLDs Rolled Out To Trademark Holders
Posted in Domain Names by engine


They will be open to the general public at the end of January 2014. ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

Link Removal Emails Becoming A Chore, So I Took The Whole Site Down
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by bwnbwn

A WebmasterWorld member was getting so frustrated with link take-down requests, he saw no option but to shut the site. Was he right to do that? ... read more ...

 

Unstable Google SERPs: What's The Problem!
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by aristotle

WebmasterWorld Members discuss the unstable Google SERPs. ... read more ...

 

Google Testing AdSense Ads With 90 x 90 Logos
Posted in Google AdSense by RedBar

WebmasterWorld Members are reporting a new Google AdSense ad being tested. ... read more ...

 

Google Introduces Wallet Debit Card
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

The Google Wallet Card is a debit card that lets you quickly access your Wallet Balance, whether you've received it from a friend or added it directly from a linked bank account or credit/debit card. ... read more ...

 

Pinterest Launches Place Pins For Travellers
Posted in Pinterest by engine

"Place Pins were designed to combine the beautiful imagery of a travel magazine with the utility of a map online so you can share it with friends." ... read more ...

 

New Look Google AdSense Home Being Tested
Posted in Google AdSense by Lame_Wolf

Option to check the new AdSense home page. ... read more ...

 

New UK Domains Plan To Proceed In 2014
Posted in Domain Names by engine

UK websites will soon be able to use shorter addresses despite concerns the move could cause confusion. ... read more ...

 

DNS Errors in Google Webmaster Tools, Traffic Drop Nov 14
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by getcooking

WebmasterWorld Members are reporting a drop in Google traffic and DNS errors in Google Webmaster Tools. Members speculate that it is related to rich snippets disappearing. ... read more ...

 

How Google's SERP interface might look by the end of 2014
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Robert_Charlton

WebmasterWorld Members debate how Google's SERPs may look in 2014. ... read more ...

 

Zero Day Exploit Hits vBulletin Versions 4.x.x and 5.x.x
Posted in Community Building and User Generated Content by engine

The hackers claim to have leveraged a "critical vulnerability" in vBulletin versions 4.x.x and 5.x.x. ... read more ...

 

Google and Microsoft agree measures to block abuse images
Posted in European Search Engines by bill

Now both companies have introduced new algorithms [software instructions] that will prevent searches for child abuse imagery delivering results that could lead to such material. ... read more ...

 

Top Web Site Annoyances
Posted in Webmaster General by PCInk

WebmasterWorld Members remind developers about the most annoying aspects of today's web sites, from pop-ups to pop-unders. What is your site pet hate? ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 15 November
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

Google's Matt Cutts: Comments Stuffed With Keywords May Be Seen As A Manipulative Link Scheme
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

In the video, Matt indicates that keyword rich commenting may be seen as manipulative, and Google reserves the right to take action. ... read more ...

 

Protect Your Trademark From Poaching in the New gTLDs With These Top Three Ways
Posted in Domain Names by Webwork

Rights protection was of key concern when forming the New gTLD Program. ... read more ...

 

US Judge Dismisses US Authors Guild Case Against Google Books Scanning
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

Google wins the long running lawsuit over book scanning. ... read more ...

 

Google AdWords Refreshes "Opportunities" Tab
Posted in Google AdWords by engine

We've added several new opportunity types and made each easier to understand. ... read more ...

 

Report: Snapchat Turns Down Acquisition Offer of $3 Billion From Facebook
Posted in Social Media Marketing by engine

The offer, and rebuff, came as Snapchat is being wooed by other investors and potential acquirers. ... read more ...

 

Hackers May Have Stolen 800,000 User Details From Mac Forum
Posted in The Macintosh Webmaster by engine

Users ought to change their accounts where the same login credential may have been used. ... read more ...

 

Introducing custom timelines: create timelines of Tweets for everyone
Posted in Twitter by bill

Twitter launches a new type of timeline that allows users to curate a list of individual tweets for others to browse through. ... read more ...

 

How to Make Money Using Google AdSense with Forums
Posted in Google AdSense by damian5000

WebmasterWorld Web Publishers discuss the elements that best help monetize forums.

... read more ...

 

Approximately 557 New gTLDs Either Approved, Soon to Be or Pending
Posted in Domain Names by Webwork

Listing of pending or approved new gTLDs, with an unlimited number of additional new gTLDs possible... ... read more ...

 

Bing Improves API Documentation In SERPs
Posted in Bing Search Engine News by engine

Bing helps developers with an improved API search. ... read more ...

 

Coding a List Element For Best SEO Performance
Posted in HTML by gouri

Sure you know the (li) List Element? WebmasterWorld Members discuss coding best practices and relevance of the list element to SEO. ... read more ...

 

South Korean Authorities Admit They Are "Behind the Times" with Internet Explorer Laws
Posted in Asia and Pacific Region by bill

"We are behind the times, clinging to the old method," said Rep. Lee Jong-gul of the main opposition Democratic Party. ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 8 November
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

Google AdSense Split A/B Experiments
Posted in Google AdSense by netmeg

"This new feature is available directly from your AdSense account and lets you quickly create, run and analyze A/B experiments for specific ad units..." ... read more ...

 

Facebook's New Like and Share Buttons Rolling Out
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

"...will be rolling these buttons out to everyone in the coming weeks." ... read more ...

 

Twitter Shares Jump to Over $45
Posted in Twitter by engine

"We just priced our IPO." ... read more ...

 

Google Tests Developer App Indexing In Google Search
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by engine

"...a new capability of Google Search, called app indexing, that uses the expertise of webmasters to help create a seamless user experience across websites and mobile apps." ... read more ...

 

New ICANN WHOIS Website In Beta
Posted in Domain Names by engine

ICANN is working on a new WHOIS site to try and bring together some of the fragmentation which currently exists. ... read more ...

 

Google Updates and SERP Changes - November 2013
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Panthro

WebmasterWorld's monthly look at Google's SERPs changes. ... read more ...

 

Google AdWords Releases Search Network With Display Select
Posted in Google AdWords by engine

"Search Network with Display Select uses improved signals and methods of predicting when and where your ads are likely to perform best, and sets a higher bar for when to show them." ... read more ...

 

WordPress: A Security Problem, Or Not
Posted in WordPress by lorax

"I've heard many people say/write that WordPress is a security nightmare - that it has security holes. This may be true but I haven't found it to be so and I have yet to see anyone offer proof of it."
"If you know of a security issue, let's have it so we can examine it and discuss it and see if there's a solution or work around." ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 1 November
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

TECH UPDATE: Bots as Browsers Using JavaScript
Posted in Search Engine Spider and User Agent Identification by incrediBILL

"Tech briefing to bring those up to speed that aren't aware of the rapidly changing server side landscape including support for JavaScript thanks to Node.js." ... read more ...

 

PR Zero - Worth Getting a Link?
Posted in Link Development by Jon12345

WebmasterWorld Members discuss link building metrics that have more or less replaced Toolbar PageRank for judging the worth of a link project. ... read more ...

 

Report: NSA Infiltrates Links to Yahoo, Google Data Centers Worldwide
Posted in Foo by travelin_cat

"According to a top secret accounting dated Jan. 9, 2013, the NSA's acquisitions directorate sends millions of records every day from internal Yahoo and Google networks to data warehouses at the agency's headquarters at Fort Meade, Md." ... read more ...

 

Google Plus Offering Custom (vanity) URLs
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by taberstruths

"If you meet the eligibility requirements, you can get a custom URL for your Google+ account or page." ... read more ...

 

Google Announces AdSense Certified Partner Program
Posted in Google AdSense by trip70

"...qualified companies can become certified to help you manage your account, should you require additional support for your business." ... read more ...

 

New Generic gTLDs Roll Out Under Way To Registries
Posted in Domain Names by engine

"Before the general public will be able to access these new gTLDs on the Internet, Registries still need to complete a final process built into the New gTLD Program to protect trademark rights holders." ... read more ...

 

Mozilla Releases Lightbeam, a Tracking Visualization Add-On
Posted in Firefox Browser Usage and Support by tangor

Originally called Collusion, Lightbeam is a Firefox add-on that uses interactive visualizations to show you the first and third party sites you interact with on the Web. ... read more ...

 

New WordPress v3.7 Applies Maintenance and Security Updates Automatically
Posted in WordPress by lorax

With this recent update, most sites can now automatically apply these updates in the background. ... read more ...

 

Is A Social Media Profile Now Essential For Ranking Well in Google?
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by austtr

"It seems that almost every time an expert speaks on the subject of successful SEO, or conversely why a site might have SEO problems, the message always seems to include a bit about the importance of establishing a social media profile." ... read more ...

 

The Evolution of Google Authorship
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by Robert_Charlton

WebmasterWorld Members review the idea that "Authorship Is Dead, Long Live Authorship" ... read more ...

 

The Disappearance of Rich Snippets From Google
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by realmaverick

Don't be surprised if you lose those rich snippets you had. ... read more ...

 

The 21st Century Revolution Affecting Everyone and Every Business
Posted in Professional Webmaster Business Issues by engine

No matter what your business, or your interests, the revolution that started a while back is now really starting to have impact for all of us.
There are new business opportunities going on, and our fixed views shaped by the past are being reshaped.
... read more ...

 

PHP.net Compromised
Posted in PHP Server Side Scripting by travelin_cat

Visitors to the official website for PHP over the past couple of days might have had their computers infected with malware. ... read more ...

 

AdWords Now Showing More Relevant Ad Extensions and Formats
Posted in Google AdWords by engine

Previously, Ad Rank was calculated using your max CPC bid and your Quality Score. With this update, Ad Rank will also take into account a third component: the expected impact from your ad extensions and formats. ... read more ...

 

Yahoo Wanted to Slow Microsoft Search Rollout
Posted in Yahoo Search Engine and Directory by bill

Yahoo Inc. Chief Executive Marissa Mayer tried to slow the rollout of its search deal with Microsoft Corp and questioned its partner's commitment, court filings show, in the latest sign that their strategic relationship is fraying. ... read more ...

 

Apple Launches New iPad Air, MacBooks and More
Posted in The Macintosh Webmaster by travelin_cat

New Mac Pro with up to 12 cores, flash storage, and more. ... read more ...

 

Google Webmaster Tools Bug? Showing "No Data Available"
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by McMohan

Reports are coming in that there may be a bug in Google Webmaster Tools where it's showing "No Data Available" ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 17 October
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

Google 2013 Q3 Results, $14.9 Billion Revenues
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by goodoldweb

Larry Page, CEO of Google. "We are closing in on our goal of a beautiful, simple, and intuitive experience regardless of your device." ... read more ...

 

Windows 8.1 now available!
Posted in Microsoft Windows 8 Operating System by bill

Microsoft are today announcing the global availability of Windows 8.1 ... read more ...

 

Foursquare Launches Ads System For Small Business
Posted in Social Media Marketing by engine

"Today, we're opening Foursquare Ads to all small businesses around the world." ... read more ...

 

Bing and Klout Team Up To Create Bing Personal Snapshots
Posted in Bing Search Engine News by engine

"To help people manage their presence online, we've teamed up with Klout to create Bing Personal Snapshots." ... read more ...

 

Scheduled Tweets Now Available to Twitter's Ad Products Users
Posted in Twitter by engine

All marketers using Twitter's Ad Products can schedule organic or Promoted Tweets for specific dates and times up to a year in advance. ... read more ...

 

Facebook Acquires Mobile Analytics Company, Onavo
Posted in Facebook Marketing by engine

Facebook has acquired Onavo, a Tel Aviv, Israel-based start-up focused on intelligence around mobile application data. ... read more ...

 

Google Hummingbird Algorithm and Related Patents
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by JD_Toims

WebmasterWorld Members discuss Google Hummingbird algorithm and related patents. ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 11 October
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

U.S. Judge Says Google's Tracking Not Proved Harmful
Posted in Google Finance, Govt, Policy and Business Issues by engine

U.S. District Judge Sue Robinson wrote that the companies had circumvented the browsers' settings, allowing users' personal information to be sold to ad companies. But the judge said that the plaintiffs couldn't show that they suffered because the companies collected and sold their information. ... read more ...

 

ITU: 40 pct of the World Online; 4.4 Billion People Unconnected
Posted in Foo by engine

Mobile broadband connections over 3G and 3G+ networks are growing at an average annual rate of 40 per cent, equating to 2.1 billion mobile-broadband subscriptions and a global penetration rate of almost 30 per cent. ... read more ...

 

Report: Microsoft Plans Cookie Tracking Replacement
Posted in Microsoft Corporate by engine

Reports indicate Microsoft is developing the technology that would enable tracking across multiple platforms, such as mobile, desktop, Xbox, etc. ... read more ...

 

Firefox Ships Updated OS 1.1 Into More Markets Around The World
Posted in Smartphone, Wireless, and Mobile Technologies by engine

We continue to enhance Firefox OS to deliver the best experience for the many people around the world buying their first smartphones. ... read more ...

 

Yahoo Mail Gets a Refresh, With New Features
Posted in Yahoo Corporate by engine

"Our hope is that the new look makes your daily communication habits a little more inspiring and that it will be easier than ever to manage your email." ... read more ...

 

Google Updates and SERP Changes - October 2013
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by reseller

WebmasterWorld's monthly look at Google's SERPs changes. ... read more ...

 

ICANN - New Expired Domain Registration Recovery Rules
Posted in Domain Names by Webwork

ICANN has published the new domain registration recovery rules. ... read more ...

 

Why Webmasters Should Use Desktop Linux
Posted in Linux, Unix, and *nix like Operating Systems by graeme_p

WebmasterWorld Members discuss the general and specific advantages of desktop Linux, including some advantages specific to webmasters. ... read more ...

 

Penguin 2.1 Launched
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by netmeg

Penguin 2.1 launching today. ... read more ...

 

WebmasterWorld Weekly Round-Up 4 October
Posted in WebmasterWorld Community Center by engine

WebmasterWorld's weekly round-up of hot topics and discussions you may have missed in the last few days. ... read more ...

 

Adobe Confirms Customer Data and Source Code Breach
Posted in Foo by engine

"The attackers accessed encrypted customer passwords and payment card numbers, the company said." ... read more ...

 

Site Typecasting by Google
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by hugh

For two years a webmaster has been trying to change Google's perception of a 16-year-old site's vertical topic to reflect the current, and more topical verticals to no avail. Has Google typecast the site? ... read more ...

 

How To Tell if Google's Hummingbird Update Hit My Site
Posted in Google SEO News and Discussion by bobrock4

WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to tell if Google's Hummingbird algo update has impacted a site. ... read more ...

 

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