Guest Blogging Aint Dead Yet

After Matt Cutts post about guest blogging sent a ripple through the webmaster community, I wanted to clear some of the smoke and explain why I think Matt Cutts is just trying to use scare tactics and discourage hard working SEOs. As we say back home in North Carolina, If you believe this, I got […]

Matt Cutts on How to Identify Panda Penalty

Matt still didn’t answer Nandita’s question in the video, How will a webmaster know if they are being affected by the Panda and I think that’s because the answer is, you will not know and you are not meant to know. Google doesn’t want to tell you the exact mechanisms of the algorithm. If your […]

Above the Fold Page Layout Algorithm Update

Matt Cutts has been in a telling mood! He made a post on Google Webmaster Central Blog titled Page Layout Algorithm Improvement where he said, sites that don’t have much content “above-the-fold” can be affected by this change. This is why the SEO community is calling this the Above the Fold Page Layout Algorithm Update. […]

Google Algo Change Reduces Low Quality Exact Match Domains

Matt Cutts, head of Google’s webspam team announced a new algorithm update that targets Exact Match Domains (EMDs). According to Cutts, this change will affect .06% of US based English search results. Here are the two Tweets he sent out warning about it: Minor weather report: small upcoming Google algo change will reduce low-quality exact-match […]

How to Recover from a Panda or Penguin Slap Down

Unfortunately, trying to get back on your feet after getting slapped down by the Panda or the more recent Penguin update, is not an easy task and almost always requires a complete remodeling of your entire website! This is mostly because the actions were taken were not manual, instead, they were caused when something triggered […]