Just How Many Changes Did Google Make To Search Over The Past Year?

By |August 21st, 2014|

Amit Singhal – Google’s head of search – shared yesterday in a Google+ post that Google had made “more than 890 improvements to Google search last year alone.”

Google revealed to Search Engine Land in 2009 that they had made between 350 to 400 changes to search over the previous year, and in 2010 they said […]

20 Most Popular SEO Terms and Their Definitions

By |July 24th, 2014|

There are lots of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) terms out there, as you’d expect, and you could be lost in a tangle of inexplicable acronyms before you know it. However don’t fret; we’ve hooked you up with the most popular terms in the industry and decoded what their definitions are.

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A 301 redirect is […]

Matt Cutts: Google Reconsideration Requests May Be More Detailed In Future

By |June 12th, 2014|

Matt Cutts, Google’s Head of Search Spam, announced at SMX Advanced that they are updating how they handle reconsideration rejection requests – using more details from Google Search Quality analysts. This means that when a Google search quality representative reviews and responds to a reconsideration request with a rejection, they now have a new […]

Heads up! Google rolls out Panda 4.0 update – eBay among losers

By |May 22nd, 2014|

Last night Matt Cutts announced via Twitter that Google has begun to roll out a new algorithm update; Panda 4.0.
Google is rolling out our Panda 4.0 update starting today.

— Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) May 20, 2014
This is now the 26th update from Google under the name ‘Panda’, and is designed to knock websites that have […]

SEO myths Matt Cutts wants to end for good

By |April 30th, 2014|

Do you ever hear things and say to yourself, ‘that can’t possibly be true’? Or, after reading industry blogs and articles keep seeing the same inaccuracy being repeated over and over again even though you yourself know better?

Matt Cutts, Head of Webspam at Google hears this sort of stuff all the time. It’s part […]

PostJoint slapped as another guest blog is penalised by Google

By |April 22nd, 2014|

Matt Cutts – Google’s head of search spam – last Friday somewhat confirmed via Twitter that his employers have yet again taken action against another large guest blogging website, this time PostJoint, who claim “there’s no footprints”.

Matt was tweeted by a user who claimed that the guest blogging network had been penalised. This was true. […]