29 Jun Google Panda On Content And Ad Ratios

Panda is still causing a whirlwind of fun for people and I'm seeing a lot of noise about length of content and ad ratios being billed as a factor. Well, if you need one more reason to read Webmaster World on a daily basis, now's the time to sign up or bookmark. I was cruising the Google section today when I came across this nifty piece of information talking about how there is no "golden" ad-to-text ratio, and that size...

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12 May Why You Should Follow Rand Fishkin On Twitter

Ok, strange title I know. While it makes me look like the world's biggest ass kisser, I do have a good reason for the post title. I was just finishing up the friggin amazing article by Richard from SEOGadget on building high quality sites to kill it in the SERP's Post panda, and then came the comments. So what does Rand have to do with this? Well I missed this amongst the millions of Tweets in my feed, but this...

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09 May How Long To Recover From Panda?

While no one really knows how long it takes to recover from Panda, or even how to, I've just read something that might help. Tom Critchlow from Distilled got a few moments out of Matt Cutts via Twitter and asked him these few questions. Thanks to Webmaster World for catching this and sharing. I've been trying to break down what all is inclined for a recovery, and so far from testing there hasn't been much in the way of a...

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02 May Google Panda Recovery Help

If your company needs help recovering from a Google Panda issue then you'll be glad to know we're now offering help. We've been constantly helping websites via Google's Webmaster Central, and now it's time to offer a helping hand to those in dire need. There has been no clear signal from Google as to what has caused it for your site, nor how to fix it easily. There is a lot of information on recover, but where to start and...

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28 Apr BOTW 2011 Coupon: 25% Off!

I know our readers always love a good deal, and while we don't pimp many here, we always do for Best Of The Web! The web's oldest directory is still kicking strong and is an editorial approval you're going to want for your site if you don't already. For those who've been on the fence about paying the somewhat steep fee, while now's your chance to save a whopping 25%! BOTW is celebrating their Birthday which means instead of a...

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31 Mar Google Adds +1 Aka The Like

This is fresh news hot off the press, and it has be a tad worried. Google is implementing a new social feature to their search engine similar to that of Facebook's Like button. This is most likely not going to make much of a difference, although, you never know for those locked into a heaty top 10 SERP. I won't go into it much because the feature is pretty self explanatory, and will only be used if you're logged into...

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27 Mar Google's Spam Team's Goals In 2011

Here's a video with Matt Cutts talking about what Google's spam team is going to be focusing on for the rest of 2011. While they're just finishing up the Panda update, I have been getting the hints that links will be viewed differently in the coming year. Matt does quickly mention that link quality is going to get another look, and frankly it's about bloody time. I have a post coming out soonish on just how Google might look at...

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27 Mar Hootsuite Adds Social Analytics..We Likey!

We use nothing but Hootsuite here at Linkbuildr, and them being a local company makes it even sweeter. I love the web version which I use everyday, and the mobile version doesn't fall too far behind. The software is a god send and the new social analytics features look like a helpful addition to the overall set of resources within this web app. The main attraction to these features is the ability to garner real time happenings during your social...

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27 Mar SEO Rage Comic

This was the first rage comic I've seen which jumps into the SEO industry, so why not share it here. I of course found this on SEO Reddit, surprise surprise right? This one is on the theme of a close to secure contract with a large restaurant firm, and it all goes wrong so quickly. Let this be a lesson to you large brands out there who send in ill-educated senior execs into meetings they shouldn't be at. ...

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10 Mar Google Panda(Farm) Update Help Roundup

The Google Panda/Farm update has been cleaning up the crap, filtering the high quality and still leaving a blender of scraped, low quality content all over the top 10 rankings. While the first bit of time after any big update usually leaves many with headaches, there are solutions and changes in the works. Google has already acknowledged that tons of quality sites caught wrongly f$%^!ed over, but as time ticks on this isn't going to do for some. We've gladly...

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