29 Jul More Garbage Google Results

I was shopping for a specific watch and I think among any type of search result, shopping ones are such garbage. Post Panda you'd think things would be better off but a clear example of what should have been fixed, is well, spammed out. Duplicate pages from two sites littering the search results albiet the top few are actually form Omega. This post really doesn't bring much substance out, more so just a quick rant from an online marketer when...

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04 Nov Google Panda WTF Case #90,303

I was looking to see where we ranked for our infographic marketing post today and was pleased to see us still ranking in the top 10. There are only a few other posts on the topic that are of any use and not just fluff, so when I saw who was outranking us, I kind of got a little pissed off. I thought I'd give an example that involves someone I know (am). Some of you may remember my rant...

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03 Nov WashingtonPost.com Advertising Fail

A lot of people think ads on a website were a big factor in the Google Panda algorithm update despite a Google spam team employee stating they didn't factor in ads. If they had, or if they did without telling us then the Washington Post needs a smack upside the head. I was doing my daily redditing and came across a link that lead me to their site and this is what I got smacked in the face with...

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20 Jul Our Google Panda Commercial

So taking some of our advice from the Fiverr post the other day, we got a fun little commercial made up for our brand. While it isn't a $5 million dollar ad agency job, we paid a measly $5 for this quick commercial about Google Panda. This is just one example of affordable and cool marketing you can get on a microjob site like Fiverr, I mean it can't hurt right?  ...

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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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04 May Google Panda & Your Link Profile

While not much has been said publicly about your backlinks and the Google Panda/Farmer update, I thought we could get something going. We've been helping and discussing problems with many sites via Google Webmaster Central, and we started seeing a pattern. While the majority of issues with the Panda update have been due to thin/scrapped/junk content, we have seen a lot of sites that got hit have paid links among other types. While we cannot disclose the sites we've looked...

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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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20 Apr Panda Update Is Working For Us Against OneWayLinkBuilder.com

OneWayLinkBuilder.com has been scraping not only our blog content, but Vertical Measures blog as well. I've asked many times through many streams and nothing was done about it, well, not until Panda anywho. We've implemented Google's original source meta tags, blocked the scrapers via .htaccess but that didn't stop them there. They take our content fully, rip out the links and the images which is really down right rude.  Since Panda is supposed to throw down thin, duplicate and weak...

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