Top Heavy With Ads? Still?

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Remember the original penalty in Google’s page layout algorithm that would penalize pages that were top-heavy in ad content? Well, in case anyone missed that, or in case anyone brushed it off, the Big Goog was serious on this one, so you’d better make it right now! Essentially, Matt Cutts has announced that Google has […]

The Google Hummingbird Algorithm

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The search algorithm. Hummingbird. This will come to mean a lot of things! No doubt, fast, responsive, quick, etc., but what else will hummingbird be as a product from the great and powerful Goog? As of right now, the update is geared towards better understanding your query intent. Better understanding, then (ideally) would lead to […]

Google’s Knowledge Graph: Instantly More Important?

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Well it looks like there was some sort of an update recently in Google-land. According to a quick snapshot by Dr. Peter J. Meyers, it looks like the number of search results receiving knowledge graph results has greatly increased recently. This is a fantastic bit of news for savvy developers/producers, as essentially a few bits […]

Rich Snippets and Microdata: SEO Today – The Ultimate Guide, Part Two

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To sum up Part One of the Ultimate Guide, the internet marketing industry sits right in the middle of an intense collision of search (as we’ve henceforth known it), social, and rich web experience. We’ve got the tools to inject our great content right into the mix, and I briefly explained a few markup tactics that […]

Content as SEO

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Search engine optimization: What does it mean? Those not extremely close to the subject of SEO can get quickly overwhelmed by the sheer amount of information out there, not to mention the ever-evolving tips, tricks, and tactics put forth by industry pioneers. Many insights can be gleaned from Google’s constant communication and innovation, but, without […]