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Penguin 3.0 Finally Updates – Google Hits Homepages, Affiliates & 301 Redirect Spam

Penguin 3.0 Finally Updates – Google Hits Homepages, Affiliates & 301 Redirect Spam

Penguin 3.0 is here! The latest on the types of sites that got hit with quotes from SEOs on what they are seeing. Did link buyers win this round as Dave Naylor feels? Read more…

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Twitter Launches Twitter Offers to Select US Retailers With Cash Back Perks

Twitter has launched a new advertising product called Twitter Offers. This is an expanded version of their venture that allowed some advertisers to sell products directly from within a tweet. Twitter offers works like a Twitter card, in that it will display an offer to their followers. Then, the purchaser can purchase the offered directly […]

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Google PageRank Will Likely Not Update Again

For several years we’ve been hearing about the death of PageRank from Google. Long before Matt Cutts left on leave he was saying that he doesn’t anticipate PageRank being updated again after the surprise update that happened in 2013. PageRank is long been used as a metric by webmasters, particularly for link building and is […]

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Google Sending Out Defamation Removal From Search Notices to Webmasters

Usually when Google removes links from their search index, it is due to a DMCA filing alleging copyright infringement or as a result of a “Right to be Forgotten” request from the EU.  But Google is now sending out link removal notices in response to legal complaints for “alleged defamation.” SUBJECT: Notice of defamation removal […]

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Google Takes Down Polish Link Network Prolink, Both Publishers & Advertisers Hit Prolink Confirms

Google has taken down yet another Polish link network… this time Prolink.pl was taken down over the weekend. This penalty affects both publishers and advertisers through their link network.  Affected webmasters began receiving unnatural link notices through their Google Webmaster Tools account on the weekend. Sebastian Miśniakiewicz from SEO Profi wrote a blog post detailing […]


Google AdWords Adds New Conversion Estimates to Keyword Planner

Google has announced they have added new conversion estimates into their Keyword Planner tool, timed to coincide with the busy holiday shopping season. When you enter in both conversion rates and values into the keyword planner, Google can show you how they feel changing your bids will impact your conversions. They provide the data for […]


Google Testing Additional Information in Search Results via Knowledge Graph Information

Sometimes when you’re searching for information on Google, they might not be certain whether to display the full knowledge graph results along with the search results, or skip over it in favor of strictly regular search results. And we’ve also seen how Google adds knowledge graphs to the URL line, where they usually link to […]


Google Launches Contributor, Payment Program To Remove Ads From Publisher Sites

Google has launched Contributor by Google, a brand-new program designed to be an alternative revenue source for publishers. The cost very small from a visitor perspective, asking only $1-$3 per month. Currently, you can select which websites a visitor wants to support, however this may change in the future as right now there are only […]


Blogging Tools You Need to Succeed

Building a successful blogging strategy is never easy and should never be completely automated. With that said, however, there are a number of tools that are available that can make blogging along with your listening and engagement strategy much easier. Time is the most important commodity you have. Using tools to speed up processes and […]