|Forum: Google SEO News and Discussion|
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|881:|| Is it a Google 950 Penalty? or is it Phrase Based Re-ranking|
Community input seems to say that the ranking demotion can be by almost any amount, small or large -- or it even might mean removal from the SERP altogether. Some feel it is a kind of "Phrase-Based Reranking"
|Feb 8, 2007|
|882:|| John Mueller - Don't Expect Visible Ranking Change from HTTPS Switch|
Google's John Mueller stated: "I wouldn't expect any visible change when you move from HTTP to HTTPS..."
|Sept 30, 2014|
|883:|| June 17 Google Algorithm Changes: "News-Wave Update"|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss June 17 algorithm changes.
|June 23, 2015|
|884:|| June 2007 Google SERP Changes|
"WebmasterWorld members discuss the latest changes to Google's SERPs."
|June 1, 2007|
|885:|| KISS SEO : The Best Tactic is to do Nothing at All|
"It seems to me that the best tactic may be to just develop a site with plenty of good content, relevant titles, get the odp and yahoo listing and leave it at that."
|Feb 22, 2005|
|886:|| Keeping a Changelog - for when Google (or any) trouble strikes|
What do you do when troubles show up? Keeping a website changelog can be one of the best disciplines you ever put in place for that rainy day. Here our members discuss what changes should always be logged.
|Dec 6, 2006|
|887:|| Keywords in URL Still Rock||Sept 9, 2009|
|888:|| Language Bugs in New Google Webmaster Tools Reports|
WebmasterWorld Members are reporting language bugs in new Google Webmaster Tools Reports.
|Mar 13, 2012|
|889:|| Larry Page sets out his Vision|
"The answer - artificial intelligence - with search engines so powerful they would understand "everything in the world". It's the dream of Larry Page - one of Google's founders and now a multi-billionaire."
|May 24, 2006|
|890:|| Learning About PR Sculpting: Internal Links With rel=nofollow||Dec 10, 2008|
|891:|| Life After Google Penalty|
I thought I would share this with everyone to show Google may be King but Bing is most definately the Queen. It would be interesting to hear of similiar stories.[br][br]It can seem like the end of the world getting a G penality. I have had my share of them, the most recent at the start of the year a -50. The site was a high earning site and I was ready to hang the boots up and move on.[br][br]After the initial shock and numb feeling that lasted around three days, I decided that it was time to look at what to do and where to go. Looking at my stats traffic was down from a high of 18,000 to numbers that I had seen years ago, 800+. Not a single Google referal a few Yahoo and the rest of them Bing.
|Sept 11, 2011|
|892:|| Life in the Google Sandbox - Making It An Advantage.|
For one site the sandbox was a bonus. The niche was just emerging and I built 300 pages "under the radar" of my competitors. Then BAMB! I leapt into the serps and caught them all by surprise.
|Jan 10, 2006|
|893:|| Link Development TacticsTo Compete With Link Buyers|
WebmasterWorld Members review tactics to compete effectively with link buyers.
|May 8, 2011|
|894:|| Link Exchanges: Is It Really The Poor Man's SEO|
"It's kind of a vicious circle... To start a new business you need PageRank, but to get PageRank you need links to your service. You have to get the ball rolling."
|July 16, 2009|
|895:|| Link Removal Emails Becoming A Chore, So I Took The Whole Site Down|
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?
|Nov 22, 2013|
|896:|| Link Takedown Emails... For Seemingly Legitimate Links |
Web publishers discuss receiving takedown demands for links that were freely given and editorially curated.
|Aug 23, 2013|
|897:|| Linking to Bad Neighborhood|
"... other type of outgoing links can hurt your site?"
|Oct 2, 2006|
|898:|| Links in Google Webmaster Tools Giving Error Messages|
"When I try to check my internal or external links in webmaster tools by clicking on the hyperlinked number on the righthand side of the page, it gives me "Our system is currently busy. Please try again in a few minutes." for the last 2 days."
|Oct 24, 2007|
|899:|| Long Tail Keywords: The SEO Opportunity|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss the opportunities for long tail keywords.
|June 12, 2015|
|900:|| Major Change in Google Supplemental Result Handling|
"... Before today [last Friday], you could only see a modern copy of the cache. Now, you get to see either a new copy or the old copy depending on exactly what you searched for."
|May 1, 2006|
|901:|| Major Ranking Losses on Google June 4 - 5|
Many webmasters are reporting ranking losses on their biggest websites - ranging from "major" to "catastrophic".
|June 13, 2008|
|902:|| Make The Web HTTPS: Let's Encrypt Project, Launching Summer 2015|
The Electronic Frontier Foundation announces "Let's Encrypt," a new certificate authority (CA) initiative together with Mozilla, Cisco, Akamai, IdenTrust, and researchers at the University of Michigan that aims to clear the remaining roadblocks to transition the Web from HTTP to HTTPS.
|Nov 24, 2014|
|903:|| Making A Site Mobile and Search Friendly|
We've noticed a rise in the number of questions from webmasters about how best to structure a website for mobile phones and how websites can best interact with Googlebot-Mobile. In this post we'll explain the current situation and give you specific recommendations you can implement now.
|Feb 22, 2011|
|904:|| Making AJAX Page States Crawlable - Google's Proposal||Oct 8, 2009|
|905:|| Making Infinite Scroll Search Crawler Friendly|
"If crawlers can't access your content, it's unlikely to surface in search results."
|Feb 18, 2014|
|906:|| Making a Site Accessible For Google Mobile Search||Feb 9, 2009|
|907:|| Making the Most Of The Page Title For SEO|
WebmasterWorld Members discuss latest thinking on page titles for SEO purposes.[br][br]Are you limited to 70 characters, what about page title case, or special characters?
|Jan 31, 2011|
|908:|| Managing Multiple Google Accounts: Toggling Between Accounts , Best Practices|
The feature will enable you to toggle between multiple Google accounts without have to log out and back in again.
|Nov 3, 2014|
|909:|| Mashable: Did Google Just Jump the Shark?|
One of the most heavily read blogs on the Web, Tee's Up Google from an Op-Ed piece : "In case you missed it, Google broke a cardinal rule of its famously clean white-space design Tuesday morning. For the first time, the company put an animated banner ad on its sacrosanct search homepage.[br]
|Aug 28, 2012|
|910:|| Matt Cutts Announces Retirement From Google|
Matt Cutt's announced his retirement from Google and introduced his replacement in this video announcement.
|Apr 1, 2014|
|911:|| Matt Cutts Announces Scraper Site Reporting Tool|
Google takes another look at scraper sites and poached content.
|Aug 27, 2011|
|912:|| Matt Cutts Announces an "Above The Fold" Algorithm Launch|
in a blog article today (January 19) Matt Cutts wrote: "In our ongoing effort to help you find more high-quality websites in search results, we're launching an algorithmic change that looks at the layout of a web page and the amount of content you see on the page once you click on a result."
|Jan 20, 2012|
|913:|| Matt Cutts Offers a "Heads-Up" for 2011|
Matt Cutts used a simple tweet to give us a glimpse into the Google search team's 2011 focus. Now the community takes up those two simple sentences and the specifics of what it might mean. [br][br]"Google will more at cloaking in Q1 2011. Not just page content matters; avoid different headers/redirects to Googlebot instead of users."
|Dec 28, 2010|
|914:|| Matt Cutts On Having Lots Of Sites! At PubCon|
At Las Vegas PubCon, Google's Matt Cutts stirred up a few questions by quickly identifying 50 other sites owed by one webmaster in a site review session.
|Dec 4, 2006|
|915:|| Matt Cutts Wants Websites to be Packaged Like Apple Products|
"The sites that do put a little bit more individual care and attention and work into the content of their site, whether it be a product description, or a blog post," says Matt Cutts, Google's lead engineer on the Panda update, "those are the ones that users tend to prefer a little bit more and appreciate."
|May 6, 2011|
|916:|| Matt Cutts and Amit Singhal Share Insider Detail on Panda Update|
Wired Magazine interviewed both Matt Cutts and Amit Singhal and in the process got some helpful insight into the Farm Update. Some of the speculation we've had at WebmasterWorld is confirmed.[br][br]The process of creating this update used input from human quality raters. They were asked questions like: "Would you be comfortable giving this site your credit card? Would you be comfortable giving medicine prescribed by this site to your kids? Does this site have excessive ads?"[br][br]Then the formal algorithm was developed and back-checked against the human input.[br][br]
|Mar 3, 2011|
|917:|| Matt Cutts on the Google Sandbox|
"The existence of a new-site "sandbox" (which delays the site being ranked well for months) has been a topic of debate among SEOs. In reply to a question from Brett Tabke, Matt said that there wasn't a sandbox, but the algorithm might affect some sites, under some circumstances, in a way that a webmaster would perceive as being sandboxed."
|Nov 19, 2005|
|918:|| Matt Cutts/Danny Sullivan live on ustream now|
Real time discussion from CrunchUp conference
|July 10, 2009|
|919:|| Matt Cutts: "You don't want the next Penguin update."|
An interesting comment about the next Penguin update at Google creates a great deal of discussion and speculation about how big the update will be.
|Aug 16, 2012|
|920:|| Matt Cutts: Google Algorithm Change Launched|
Last week, Google's Matt Cutts was talking about an algorithm change that would try to address low quality content in the SERPs - especially content farms, with a side helping of scraper sites.[br][br]Today Matt announced on Hacker News that a new algo had been pushed live "rank scraper sites or sites with less original content lower". Is that the same thing as content farms?
|Jan 28, 2011|