The business of Search covers a wide area: web search, mobile search, video search etc - you'll find that and all the techniques, and intricacies associated with it here.

Google Announces Panda 4.1 rollout

This one sounds like it may help sites and interestingly, it mentions different locales hmmm...I wonder if that is refering to francise sites with location based pages

Expired domains and auction sites as Google's spam signal?

Cyrus Shepard just tweeted this question based on this arti

"An improved box within search results" rolled out... Still not good news for publishers

By searching "thesaurus.com" in Google, you can now search synonyms

Google stops showing who wrote what in its search results ~ Declared DEAD by Google's John Mueller

Engadget reports on G+ post by John Mueller: 

Google Penguin Penalty Removal Can be Guaranteed… But Recovery Can Not. by Jim Boykin

Rich snippets effect on Google's knowledge graph

Here's a great article by AJ Kohn looking into the rich snippet algorithm

Google Kills Exact Match: SEL: Farewell ‘Pure’ Exact Match, AdWords Will Soon Require All Campaigns To Use Close Variants

Search Engine Land reports that Google is forcing all advertisers to accept additional traffic. The days of being able to target only specifically what converts are over on AdWords.

What Is Black Hat Social Media & Does It Affect SEO?

"You know about black hat search, now look at the impact this emerging practice may be having on rankings."

http://searchengineland.com/blackhat-social-media-affect-seo-199516

Google AdWords Bug Costs Company $1000s, No Refund Offered

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Neil Patel's Take on How to Avoid Over-Optimizing Your Website

Neil Patel wrote this post on KISSmetrics himself so definitely one to read. #1 mistake he sees people making: 

Google Crawl Rate Myth Debunked

In the latest google webmaster hangout with John Mueller of google, John debunked the myth regarding crawl rate penalties.

Hit the required/set number of Google reconsideration requests???

Here's a

Google Hits eBay With Manual Penalty In Search Results

"What really happened to 

Sugar Rae's MUST READ rant on Mainstream Media, Panda, Metafilter

Google is Breaking the Internet

Google’s recent stance on site owners is fundamentally and completely immoral </quote>

Here's the

It's not always Panda/Penguin

David Harry just posted a truly useful piece on diagnosing traffic loss at the SEO Training Dojo. He correctly points out that it's not always about Panda and Penguin.

A Definition for White Hat Link Building: What it is and What it excludes

The phrase "white hat link building" occurs nearly 1/2 million times on Google yet we do not have a clear definition of the phrase.

When Link Removal Business Gets Dangerous...

No matter what my personal stance is on link

Google to cease supplying 3rd parties with paid search query data [rumor]

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