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Diagnosing Google Crawl Allowance Using Webmaster Tools & Excel

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Posted by Tom_CThere's been some talk recently in the SEO industry about 'crawl allowance' - it's not a new concept but Matt Cutts recently talked about it openly with Eric Enge at StoneTemple (and you can see Rand's illustrated guide too). One big question however is how do you understand...
Diagnosing Google Crawl Allowance Using Webmaster Tools & Excel
Google takes a bite out of spam with new web search tool

Keep Your Website Off of Google's Naughty List

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Google's principal engineer, Matt Cutts, dropped serious hints in March about an imminent change to Google's algorithm that will penalize websites for being "overly optimized". Unfortunately, he didn't specify exactly what "overly optimized" means, or when this big shift will come--but you'd be wise to prepare your website now....
Keep Your Website Off of Google's Naughty List

Google's Matt Cutts Awarded Patent On Detecting Hidden Text & Hidden Links

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A new Google patent was awarded today named Systems and methods for detecting hidden text and hidden links. The patent was filed on August 25, 2009 by Google’s Matt Cutts and Fritz Schneider. It was awarded today after being in pending status for over 3 years. The abstract reads: A...
Google's Matt Cutts Awarded Patent On Detecting Hidden Text & Hidden Links

Google Launches Disavow Links Tool

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Google is launching a new “disavow links” tool. The tool was announced by the head of Google’s web spam team Matt Cutts, when speaking at the Pubcon conference today.   Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
Google Launches Disavow Links Tool

Here's The Privacy Line That Facebook Just Crossed...

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I think Facebook’s problem lately with its disliked like button (and Google’s problem with the start of Buzz) is that they confuse the notion of the public sphere—that is, all of us—with the idea of making a public—that is, the small societies we create on Facebook or join on Twitter....
Here's The Privacy Line That Facebook Just Crossed...

Privacy issues? Google engineers leaving Facebook in droves

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Well I bet they didn’t quite expect that. In the wake of Facebook’s F8 conference this week, where it apparently bid to become the new Sheriff of the Internet, Facebook’s plans to effectively put ’social’ into the very structure of the Web has a few people a little concerned. The...
Privacy issues? Google engineers leaving Facebook in droves

Video: Google Speaks About Search Quality Raters

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Google’s head of web spam, Matt Cutts, has published a video talking about a topic that Google has never really talked about publicly before – Google Quality Raters. The video goes through the process used by Google with these Quality Raters. Matt Cutts specifically says these quality... Please visit Search...
Video: Google Speaks About Search Quality Raters

Why Google's 'Open' Complaint About Facebook And Apple Is Bunk (GOOG, AAPL, FB)

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Google search engineer Matt Cutts has a new video out reminding people that Google can manually remove or demote your site from Google search results if you are caught trying to game the system. That makes perfect sense. But it's exactly the kind of controlling behavior that Google says is...
Why Google's 'Open' Complaint About Facebook And Apple Is Bunk (GOOG, AAPL, FB)

Google, Microsoft Keynoting SMX Advanced - Register Now, 50% Of Tickets Sold

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Year after year, SMX Advanced delivers the most influential personalities in search marketing as keynote speakers. This year is no exception. Google’s spam team lead Matt Cutts will take questions directly from the audience in his “You&A” keynote, an SMX Advanced tradition. Bring your... Please visit Search Engine Land for...
Google, Microsoft Keynoting SMX Advanced - Register Now, 50% Of Tickets Sold

301 Redirects Do Not Pass Full PageRank & Link Value

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Eric Enge interviewed Matt Cutts of Google and uncovered a few interesting tidbits about Google, but the most significant piece of information was that 301 redirects do not fully pass the PageRank from the redirect. Let me quote you the......
301 Redirects Do Not Pass Full PageRank & Link Value

Google Explains Why Your New Page's Number One Ranking May Drop

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Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts posted a video explaining why it is not uncommon to see a new page rank very well in Google early on, and then, that ranking declines over time. Matt explains that sometimes, Google has a hard time figuring out the original source of...
Google Explains Why Your New Page's Number One Ranking May Drop

Not Being Evil Has To Be More Than A Marketing Slogan.

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Google’s Matt Cutts takes issue with my post yesterday expressing mild outrage that Facebook puts its application developers in a position of having to choose between “user experience” and “monetization.” I called that choice the “Evil Dial” – more evil, more money, and Facebook gets their cut because all of...
Not Being Evil Has To Be More Than A Marketing Slogan.

SearchCap: The Day In Search, March 12, 2013

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Below is what happened in search today, as reported on Search Engine Land and from other places across the Web. From Search Engine Land: Google’s Matt Cutts On Upcoming Penguin, Panda & Link Networks Updates Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts, announced new updates with... Please visit Search Engine...
SearchCap: The Day In Search, March 12, 2013

Not so fast SEO, Google has plans to punish sites that are “overly optimized”

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Head of Google’s Web Spam team Matt Cutts spoke on a panel at SXSW about search engine optimization and revealed a new strategy from Google that could send fear into the heart of any website manager. Google’s planning to punish any website that is “overly optimized,” according to Cutts. An audio...
Not so fast SEO, Google has plans to punish sites that are “overly optimized”

Sorry Google — Buzz Just Isn’t Working for Me

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There’s been a lot of talk about privacy concerns when it comes to Google’s Buzz, with both the Canadian Privacy Commissioner’s office and the Federal Trade Commission looking into the service, people complaining about their contacts being exposed without their knowledge, etc. For me, that stuff isn’t really an...
Sorry Google — Buzz Just Isn’t Working for Me

Google's Cutts: Web Spam Benefits From Using Rel="Author"

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A new video by Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts, talks about how potentially using rel=”author” structured data can help Google’s web spam team improve search quality. Matt Cutts explains that moving from the anonymous web to a web with identity helps Google identify... Please visit Search Engine Land...
Google's Cutts: Web Spam Benefits From Using Rel="Author"

SMX Advanced Video: Google’s Matt Cutts On A Disavow-This-Link Tool

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All the talk today about Bing’s launch of a disavow this link tool is a good reminder that we should go back into our video archives and post the comments that Google’s Matt Cutts made about a tool like that during our SMX Advanced event earlier this month. Cutts was...
SMX Advanced Video: Google’s Matt Cutts On A Disavow-This-Link Tool

Google's new search algorithm to crack down on "black hat webspam"

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Nefarious search engine optimizers be warned. Google is coming for you-again. Following previous changes to Google's ranking and page layout algorithms, the search giant is pushing yet another update to its algorithm this week with the hopes of curbing "black hat webspam" from creeping into search results. The change...
Google's new search algorithm to crack down on "black hat webspam"

Confusing *a* public with *the* public

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I think Facebook’s problem lately with its disliked like button (and Google’s problem with the start of Buzz) is that they confuse the notion of the public sphere—that is, all of us—with the idea of making a public—that is, the small societies we create on Facebook or join on Twitter....
Confusing *a* public with *the* public

Q&A With Google's Matt Cutts On What To Do If You Get A Manual Penalty

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What to do if Google sends you a penalty notice and you can’t figure out exactly what it’s for? Turn to Google’s help forums, the company says. If you’re still confused after that, you can file a reconsideration requests where you might be given more details. The issue of... Please...
Q&A With Google's Matt Cutts On What To Do If You Get A Manual Penalty

Cutts: Infographic Links Might Get Discounted In The Future

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In an in-depth interview between Eric Enge and Google’s head of search spam, Matt Cutts – Cutts said that Google may discount the value of links generated by infographics. Matt Cutts told Eric: This is similar to what people do with widgets as you and I have talked about in...
Cutts: Infographic Links Might Get Discounted In The Future

Will a bunch of +1′s help your Google rank? Not necessarily

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One of the most interesting trends in the search industry right now is the integration of different social media “signals” into the results provided by Google and Microsoft Bing in response to search queries. But there’s a difference between a search engine’s extra features and its raw algorithms for ranking...
Will a bunch of +1′s help your Google rank? Not necessarily

The Short Cutts: Matt Cutts SEO Videos With Quick Questions & Answers

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Google has published over 500 videos on the Webmaster Help YouTube Channel, most of those videos features Matt Cutts answering quick SEO related questions. Sometimes you want the quick answer from Matt Cutts and sorting through hundreds of videos with the average length of two to five minutes can... Please...
The Short Cutts: Matt Cutts SEO Videos With Quick Questions & Answers

Publisher’s AdSense Account is Disabled, Reinstated Quickly

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Jef Poskanzer has been an AdSense publisher since June 2003 but last month, an automated email from the AdSense team landed in his inbox: After reviewing our records, we’ve determined that your AdSense account poses a risk of generating invalid activity. Because we have a responsibility to protect our AdWords...
Publisher’s AdSense Account is Disabled, Reinstated Quickly

Google announces CalDAV and CardDAV APIs now available to all

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Basically, not only is Google keeping CalDAV open, but making CardDAV available to everyone too: googledevelopers.blogspot.com/2013/06/making…— Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) June 05, 2013 Back in March, Google made the announcement that it would be shutting down its CalDAV API, which allows developers to fetch Google calendar data, to the public and...
Google announces CalDAV and CardDAV APIs now available to all

Matt Cutts “Deactivates” Facebook Account

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Shared by Jesse Stay Duh - Google hates Facebook. (It's a shame, because Google won't learn from them) I was pointed to this tweet by Matt Cutts that indicates he’s “deactivated” his Facebook account: He points to a GigaOM post that explains how to block some of the “instant personalization”...
Matt Cutts “Deactivates” Facebook Account

Video: Matt Cutts explains why Google kills off products

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Video: Matt Cutts explains why Google kills off products

SMX Advanced Keynote: You&A With Google's Webspam Chief Matt Cutts

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If you’ve been doing search marketing for any length of time, you’ve probably heard of Matt Cutts. As head of Google’s webspam team, Cutts and crew are charged with determining what constitutes “quality” content that’s worthy of prominent exposure in search... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article....
SMX Advanced Keynote: You&A With Google's Webspam Chief Matt Cutts

I/O Recap: The open web moves forward, Froyo delights developers and TV meets Web

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With over 5,000 developers, more than 90 sessions, over 180 companies in the Sandbox and a steady stream of major announcements, it’s been a busy two days at Google I/O here in San Francisco. For us, the best part of I/O was getting to meet and talk with developers and...
I/O Recap: The open web moves forward, Froyo delights developers and TV meets Web
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