( Do we need to revisit what signals Google is picking up on - it's been mentioned 100's of times here on WebmasterWorld ). [webmasterworld.com...]
I thought the information regarding signals is rather disbursed on WebmasterWorld. Why don't you list a few of yours, using common sense and your experience, then maybe add a few comments. Folks might feel a bit better when they can see things they have some control over. So if you think some of your colleagues out on these threads need some encouragement, maybe you could send them some positive signals to help get them back on track.
People need signals as well, not just Google.
Here's a few from me to kick things off :
- Links / citations ( yawn ...... needs valued inputs ) - Your brand name ( how often do folks search for you by your brand name c/o word of mouth ) - Quality content attributable to your name on say YouTube