On April 24, 2012, Google launched what is being called their Penguin Update. Per Google, this algorithmic update should impact around 3.1% of search queries and is geared towards punishing pages that have been spamming Google, while promoting “high-quality” sites in their search results.
Every month, Google releases their most recent updates to the search quality features of their algorithm via their Inside Search blog. In March, they released their most recent list of 50 algorithmic search quality changes. Any major algorithmic changes typically send SEO’s into a frenzy trying to figure out what they mean and how to...
When Google gives you SEO advice, you should take it. The problem is, Google can be vague, which is why I’m here to decipher their messaging and what it means for your site’s SEO. Last week, I wrote an article making sense of the five common SEO mistakes portion of Google’s latest SEO commentary, posted on March 19th on Google’s...
SEO observations from Google's recent statement on Five Common SEO Mistakes, along with practical SEO advice on how to avoid these mistakes.
Learn about the differences in impact between placing a site/blog in a sub-directory versus a sub-domain.
I discuss the SEO impact of Google's Search Plus Your World which places heavy emphasis on Google+ and personalization of search results. There will be many far-reaching effects on both the Social and SEO games. I cover the top 5 things you will need to watch out for with Search Plus Your World in relation to SEO.
For my first post of the year, I'm going to show you a little trick I learned using PHP post-count functions to style my Wordpress posts differently based on the post count - i.e. where that post falls in the numbered order (in relation to the other posts).
Learn some key landing page SEO tips and best practices in order to put your webpage in the best position to rank for your brand's target keywords.
See my review of Joost de Valk‘s awesome plugin, WordPress SEO by Yoast, which is quite simply one of the best free Wordpress plugins available for SEO.
I talk with the great Nate Riggs of NR Media about all things tech-related, social, and Columbus, Ohio.