|Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion|
|Displaying Topics 921 - 960 (1128 total) Sorted by: Date-Last-Post, Direction: reverse|
|921:|| How To Optimize For Large Retail Sites|
"Are there some basic do's and dont's I should be aware of?"
|Nov 22, 2006|
|922:|| Natural vs. Un-natural - in SEO and the Google Algorithm|
Every once in a while, some terms pop up that I really try to grasp. Things like "manipulation," "natural," "geniune," "trust," "contrived," "authority" and so on... There are some things I do when it comes to the "natural" development process that actually may help in SEO.
|Nov 10, 2006|
|923:|| Can An SEO Company Be Black Hat Free?||Nov 1, 2006|
|924:|| WebmasterWorld Google SEO MythBusters|
There are lots of ideas that float around the SEO world. Some are true - either tested (best) or established by authoritative communication from Google spokespersons (second best).
|Oct 29, 2006|
|925:|| Google Co-op Launches "Create A Custom Search Engine" service|
With this new service you can use Google's techology to create a free "Custom Search Engine" focused on your own interests - and earn money from the traffic.
|Oct 24, 2006|
|926:|| WordPress And Google: Avoiding Duplicate Content Issues|
"...So now I can have 3 categories: A,B,C and then make a post which will be posted in all 3 cats...it'll show in each category, as well as on main page and in archives. What do you think, is this duplicate content, or not? How does Google treat such a behaviour?"
|Oct 19, 2006|
|927:|| Crawl Rate - Now Active in Google Webmaster Tools|
"In Google's Webmaster Tools you can now see the number of pages crawled, kilobytes downloaded and time spent downloading pages. You can even adjust the crawl rate."
|Oct 19, 2006|
|928:|| The "Minus Thirty" Penalty?|
"Does anyone have some experience with this?"
|Oct 17, 2006|
|929:|| Authority Status And The Benefits It Can Bring|
What are the factors that give a site an 'authority' status in Google, and what are the benefits and advantages that this status affords?
|Oct 14, 2006|
|930:|| How To Get From #3 To The #1 Spot On The Search Engines|
"Can anyone who has been in this position advise me what factors influence the top three placements?"
|Oct 12, 2006|
|931:|| Everything In Google Goes Supplemental|
Google site search command puts everything into supplemental results.
|Oct 8, 2006|
|932:|| The Google Sandbox : It's Dead Jim?|
"An understanding of what these main filters are for, how Google applies them and the observed behaviour of Google in releasing them would be a good way for owners to better manage and refine their organic search techniques."
|Oct 6, 2006|
|933:|| Google Launches Search Service For Computer Code|
"The Web search leader said late on Wednesday it is introducing Google Code Search, a site that simplifies how software developers search for programming code to improve existing software or create new programs."
|Oct 5, 2006|
|934:|| Does Google Reward Backlinks Buyers & Sellers?|
"Am I the only one who have noticed Google rewarding sellers and buyers of BLs?"
|Oct 3, 2006|
|935:|| Google searchmash.com|
"Google's recently-registered domain, searchmash.com is live."
|Oct 3, 2006|
|936:|| Linking to Bad Neighborhood|
"... other type of outgoing links can hurt your site?"
|Oct 2, 2006|
|937:|| Google Retesting New Layout||Sept 30, 2006|
|938:|| Google: Upgrade For Search Engine Due For Holiday Season|
"Google plans to extend the product search capabilities on its main Google.com search engine in the fourth quarter, in time for the holiday shopping season. A Google official shared the news with attendees of the Professional eBay Sellers Alliance (PESA) Summit in San Francisco this week, according to people at the conference."
|Sept 25, 2006|
|939:|| Why Does Google Treat "www" & "no-www" As Different?|
This apparently basic question launches an in-depth discussion - sharing important web and server information that many webmasters may fail to consider.
|Sept 25, 2006|
|940:|| How to Verify that Googlebot Really is Googlebot|
Google's Matt Cutts recently made a recommendation about how to "authenticate" Googlebot - that is, see if a given spider really is Googlebot, or if it is someone pretending to be Googlebot.
|Sept 22, 2006|
|941:|| The Power of Text Navigation - a case study|
"Most people in this game know that anchor text is more powerful than image links, even image links with a good alt attribute. But just how much more powerful is it? I recently had a chance to test this in a relatively controlled situation."
|Sept 19, 2006|
|942:|| Spammer Causes An Entire Web Communitys Drop From Google|
"What additional actions would you take? Anyone had similar experiences? Anyone had good news after similar experiences?"
|Sept 11, 2006|
|943:|| Google Adds Information on SiteLinks (extended listings)|
Google's Webmaster Help Center has added some information about those extended descriptions that offer extra SiteLinks to deeper sections of a website.
|Sept 8, 2006|
|944:|| Google Archiving News Items|
Google now indexing historical news stories and making them available for search.
|Sept 6, 2006|
|945:|| Adding Too Many Files Triggers A Google Over Optimization Flag|
"...adding too many pages suddenly might trigger a...Sandboxing...fellow member member Matt Cutts...might confirm what we were guessing:
|Sept 5, 2006|
|946:|| Google Giving Newbie SEO Classes||Sept 5, 2006|
|947:|| New Google Game - Image Labeler|
"You'll be randomly paired with a partner who's online and using the feature. Over a 90-second period, you and your partner will be shown the same set of images and asked to provide as many labels as possible to describe each image you see."
|Sept 4, 2006|
|948:|| Inside the IT Strategy at Google|
"Google developed to support programming of massively parallel systems, Arnold says. He estimates the company's competitors have to spend four times as much to keep up."
|Sept 1, 2006|
|949:|| Duplicate Content - Get it Right or Perish|
"Probably one of the most critical areas of building and managing a website is dealing with duplicate content. But it's a complex issue with many elements making up the overall equation of what's in and what's out, what's on site and what's off site, what take precedence and what doesn't, how one regional domain can/cannot co exist with another's content, what % is same , etc etc and how the consequences are treated by Google in the SERP's."
|Aug 30, 2006|
|950:|| Google Patent Granted for "editorial opinion in the ranking of search results"|
Google was granted a new patent on Tuesday, August 22. The title is "System and method for supporting editorial opinion in the ranking of search results".
|Aug 26, 2006|
|951:|| Update Pluto - Google Backlink Update AUG-24-2006|
Since it is no longer a Planet - lets make it an update - Back Links Updated on Some Data Centers
|Aug 25, 2006|
|952:|| Google: Basing Your Business Around Free SERPs|
"Or do you try to build a business that doesn't depend on Google SERPs?"
|Aug 23, 2006|
|953:|| Google: June 27th, August 17th, What's happening?|
Why are so many pages - and even whole sites - disappearing with Google's recent data refreshes? The discussion is on a lot of minds right now.
|Aug 22, 2006|
|954:|| Does Google Penalize All SEO Now? Not Just Dodgy Tricks?|
Is Google targeting all branches of SEO techniques, not just the dodgy ones?
|Aug 18, 2006|
|955:|| Blogger Beta Limited Launch||Aug 15, 2006|
|956:|| Google Code Jam 2006|
"Programmers Worldwide Invited to Participate in Google's Fourth Annual Global Coding Competition"
|Aug 14, 2006|
|957:|| Why Google Might "Ignore" a robots.txt Disallow Rule|
"What appears to happen is that as soon as you add a User-agent: Googlebot section, then Google starts indexing all the URLs that are not mentioned in that section, even if they are mentioned in the User-agent: * section."
|Aug 13, 2006|
|958:|| AOL "Angry & Upset" After Releasing Search Data|
Ouch! The title says it all. AOL Research apparently inadvertantly posted a gzipped tarball of 500,000 websites sampled including every keyword they are ranking for.
|Aug 7, 2006|
|959:|| Google To Identify Malware Sites In Search Results|
"Google has started warning people when search results could potentially lead them to malicious code."
|Aug 7, 2006|
|960:|| Google Sitemaps Problems? May come from the generator used.|
Many non-techie folk rely totally on 'off the shelf' sitemap generators. This may be where some Sitemaps problems lie. One I've used only included pages to level two; another often (but not always) omitted the last few lines of the map; and a third repeatedly claimed errors that simply did not exist. And all three of these programs are listed on Google's website.
|Aug 6, 2006|