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801: new post   How Google's SERP interface might look by the end of 2014
WebmasterWorld Members debate how Google's SERPs may look in 2014.
Nov 19, 2013
802: new post   How Hacked Servers Can Hurt Your Traffic
Unfortunately there are all kinds of devious server hacks making the rounds these days. They usually depend on two factors: sites that use a common CMS (such as Wordpress) and site owners who do not update their software to keep security solid.
Dec 8, 2008
803: new post   How I Make Sense of Google's Complex Algorithm
In the past, we all knew that search engines were just a bit more complicated than they appeared, but we created mental models that did a pretty good job explaining the SERPs and we let it go at that... for a long long time. I like to think of those old models as the "punch list" approach - here's all the factors we think Google measures and combines into their recipe - let's make sure we hit each one.[br][br]Then, slowly but surely, something shifted. Keywords plus backlnks could no longer explain the rankings we started to notice. What on earth is going on?
Mar 7, 2012
804: new post   How Is It That Google Is So Fast At Delivering Search Queries?
"I type a query from any part of the world and within a blink of an eye the results appear."
Nov 1, 2007
805: new post   How Little Brands Become Big Brands
One of the common responses to anyone taking issue with Google's recent moves to give Big Brands preferential treatment over little brands has been... well then become a Big Brand!
Nov 15, 2011
806: new post   How Long Does it Take to Get a New Site Listed In Google Now?
Simple question, with a multitude of responses. A very interesting thread for those that frequently register new domain names.
Mar 18, 2005
807: new post   How My Life Has Changed One Year After Google Panda 1.0
"A year ago this past Sunday my worst nightmares were realized (No, not really, my family still has their health and I still have my dignity, but otherwise, yeah!).[br][br]Sure enough, on Feb. 26th, 2011 at 6:30 pm CST the traffic on my 10 year old site started into nosedive. Within a week, I had given notice to all of my 10 employees that they were about to lose their jobs. The only ones left were me and my wife.[br][br]
Mar 2, 2012
808: new post   How Punctuation in Keywords Affects Google Results
A summary of how Google currently handles punctuation in queries - there's just got to be something here that you don't have nailed down.
July 5, 2008
809: new post   How Search Engines Google and Bing Handle A Domain Name Change
"WebmasterWorld Members discuss a recent domain name changeover from old to new. Bing and Google scrutinized."
Dec 3, 2010
810: new post   How Secure Do You Feel your Rankings Are?
"...my feeling as standing on shaky ground. I'm not sure if this is a permanent feeling or not, but to me, holding a good ranking or a page 1 ranking for an extended period is less realistic."
Sept 14, 2009
811: new post   How Should I Link Build Now?
There seems to be a great deal of chatter about the devaluing of links on your basic syndication channels (article networks) after the Panda Update.[br][br]WebmasterWorld Members discuss ideas on how to build links that would stand the test of time.
Mar 29, 2011
812: new post   How Small Sites Suddenly Gain High Positions In Google SERPs
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how high positioning in Google SERPs is achieved.
Mar 26, 2013
813: new post   How Soon For a New Responsive Site to Appear in Google SERPs Showing "Mobile Friendly"
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the time-scales involved in getting a "mobile friendly" site in Google SERPs.
Apr 20, 2015
814: new post   How To Achieve Links and Succeed With Google
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how best to win valuable links to achieve success with Google.
Feb 26, 2014
815: new post   How To Avoid Search Engine Penalties For Product Names Which Are Required To Repeat
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.
Dec 17, 2013
816: new post   How To Beat Scraped Content Ranking Higher In Google Than The Originator
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to solve the issue of scraped content ranking higher in Google than the originator.
Nov 20, 2012
817: new post   How To Choose The Best URL File Names
"In a nutshell, both human visitors and bots will 'see', and make some kind of a decision, about your site and/or page based of filepaths and file names. For humans it comes down to usability issues, and for bots it provides algorithmical guidance. Reasons and methods for getting this right for both, humans and bots, are intertwined."
Mar 3, 2008
818: new post   How To Correct Google Knowledge Graph Errors
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to correct and improve Google Knowledge Graph errors.
Jan 23, 2013
819: new post   How To Get A Business To Show Up As A Map In Google SERPs
Nov 17, 2007
820: new post   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
821: new post   How To Manage Multiple Google Accounts
"I start doing my work in Sitemaps, and all of a sudden - without ANY message/warning - I find myself in the Sitemaps for my personal account again."
July 4, 2007
822: new post   How To Move Part of an Established Site to a New Domain
I intend to move one language of this website onto a new domain. I was thinking to do 301 redirects from all old pages to all new pages and of course update the sitemaps accordingly. This way, Google should understand that my pages changed location and will index the new ones. But, it will probably exclude my webpages from SERPs, at least for a period.[br][br]How can I do this move, in order to make it as painless as possible for my site?
May 5, 2011
823: new post   How To Optimize For Large Retail Sites
"Are there some basic do's and dont's I should be aware of?"
Nov 22, 2006
824: new post   How To Remove sitemap.xml From SERPs
Sept 26, 2009
825: new post   How To Restore Link Trust and Submit Reconsideration Requests To Google
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to restore link trust and submitting reconsiderations requests to Google, including when to use the disavow tool.
Aug 13, 2013
826: new post   How To Tell if Google's Hummingbird Update Hit My Site
WebmasterWorld Members discuss how to tell if Google's Hummingbird algo update has impacted a site.
Oct 4, 2013
827: new post   How Will Changing Home Page Anchor Text Affect Rankings?
"WebmasterWorld members discuss the risks and benefits of anchor text changes."
Feb 18, 2007
828: new post   How often is Google's Page Rank updated?
"After how many months/days the google page rank of a webpage is updated."
July 5, 2006
829: new post   How the 'Intelligent Cloud' may Change Google Search
"The potential result would be a kind of conceptual search: 'Find me a story with an exciting chase scene and a happy ending.'" - Official Google Blog
Sept 18, 2008
830: new post   How to Access the Classic Google Layout
Old SERP layout still exists.
May 9, 2010
831: new post   How to Deliver International Site Geotargeting for Google
"WebmasterWorld members discuss successful geotargeting for International sites in Google."
Nov 13, 2007
832: new post   How to Handle Outbound Links in a Directory
"The problem, is that we have over 100,000 outbound links on our site and it is virtually impossible to manually check all the links."
Mar 8, 2005
833: new post   How to Remove A 302 Hijacker Page Using Google Removal Tool
"My site was doing very well in the SERPs. For over 2 years it had been on the first page for a competitive term (1.2 million listings). Then during the first week in January my site disappeared and traffic tanked for no obvious reason."
Mar 18, 2005
834: new post   How to Search for U.S. Results from Outside U.S.A.
Mar 21, 2008
835: new post   How to Use Google Instant Previews to Drive More Traffic
"WebmasterWorld Members discuss what impact Google instant previews will have on traffic, who will benefit, and how we can all benefit from it."
Nov 23, 2010
836: new post   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
837: new post   Human Edited Directories Going nofollow
Some directories appear to be going nofollow.
Feb 3, 2014
838: new post   Identifying User Metrics Google Is Using To Determine Ranking
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the user metrics Google is employing to establish ranking.
Oct 12, 2012
839: new post   If DoubleClick Acquisition Goes Through - Google Will Own Performics - an SEO Company
So now Google owns DoubleClick (acquired for $3.1 Billion), but what some people don't realize is that DoubleClick owned a search optimization company called Performics, and thus Performics is now owned by Google.
Nov 16, 2007
840: new post   If Your Google Traffic is Down - What Are You Doing About It?
"WebmasterWorld members discuss alternative actions to take if Google traffic drops."
Mar 21, 2007
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