There's an interesting post at WebmasterWorld about a "loophole" which may be giving brands the opportunity to buy their way to the top of Google's SERPs.
This is a significant issue, and I wonder that it's not getting the exposure it deserves. potentailly, there are many, many systems that may be vulnerable.
When was the last time you searched Google with the link: command? I can't remember either.
The Chronicles of Being Forgotten continue.
Many SEOs speculate about a "Google Killer;" a search engine that is able to gain more market share than Google.
October 2015 was a record-breaking month for content creation with the average brand generating 87.5 posts per social media channel.
Exceptional post with screenshots. Why you should read this:
Over in the EU, Google has been battling an antitrust case for a while now.
Eric Enge, Mark Traphagen, and Gary Illyes had a hangout recently.
Which ecommerce platform you use can make a huge difference in traffic and sales.
The Knowledge Graph is sometimes hilariously inaccurate, but this latest update might help fix that.
Ever wondered where the line is between a disgruntled, fake review and cold, hard, libel?
Well, did anyone see that coming!
Is the hot seat there for Matt Cutts' return?
A lot of posts that I read on the 'Net lately are about how switching from HTTP to HTTPS leads to lost rankings and disaster. It doesn't have to be that way though.
Many search engines have already made efforts to devalue websites that are not mobile friendly. Now up to bat is Russian search engine, Yandex.
Google's local algorithm is still vulnerable to hacking by fake locksmith companies, according to a story in Search Engine Land.
Google's Webmaster Guidelines page is where pretty much all SEOs should go to get their start. And even after starting, it's a great place to reference.
Saw this being discussed on Inbound.org:
Both Google and Apple tried to have the $1 billion figure hidden from the public when it came to light in court documents for a case between Oracle and Google. Journalists got to it first though.
Various methods of finding brand mentions, who to target and an example pitch to turn mentions into a link.
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