Archives for June 2017

Yes Virginia You Can Hurt Yourself With Duplicate Content

So last week google had a blog post entitled Demystifying the “duplicate content penalty” and if you haven’t read it I’d recommend doing so. However I’m going to disagree with some parts of the post, because IMHO you really can hurt yourself with duplicate content.

Graywolf’s SEO Blog Sponsor – AvivaDirectory.com

I’d like to announce a new sponsor here on my blog AvivaDirectory.com.

Do Spelling and Grammar Matter

Recently DigitalGhost made a post where ended with the Gunning Fog number for the post. For you lazy SEO types Gunning fog is reading level score for a written work like a book or article. Which got me thinking does Google care about spelling, grammar and reading levels?

Google’s Two Tiered Internet World Sinks to a New Low

Today Google released an new feature that gives away traffic stats and keywords for most websites on the internet. However what everyone failed to notice is that Google laid everyone else bare, naked and exposed but kept their own stats locked up and private.

Will Google Author Accounts Become the Next Spam Tactic

In the last few weeks, Google has announced its support of Google Author Profiles. While the rollout and acceptance has been limited, for those of us who have been around the block a few times, it’s easy to see that this will become the next big spam tactic like link exchanges, article directories, guest posts, and page rank sculpting.

Google Sandbox, Stop the Insanity

For those of you in the industry you’ve now doubt heard of the infamous “sandbox”. For those of you not in the trade, here’s the cliff notes version: The sandbox is an alleged penalty or filter that is applied to new websites to prevent them from ranking for “money” or other popular search terms. If you want to read more … [Continue reading Google Sandbox, Stop the Insanity]

Blogher 2009 Looking for Speakers

Blogher announced they are looking for speakers, looking for ideas for sessions and speaker nominations. I’m not sure why they can’t just say “call for speakers” like everyone else but hey that’s their thing not mine. Anywho if you know of someone who you think should be speaking at the Blogher conference or have an idea for a session you … [Continue reading Blogher 2009 Looking for Speakers]

Justilien Gaspard – Local Search Interview

For this interview we’re talking to Justilien Gaspard.

Bill Slawski – Local Search Interview

Today we’re talking with Bill Slawski of SEO by the Sea.

Wondering Why I see So Many Dates in The SERPS

Here’s a screen shot of a Google search I did earlier today, made me wonder why Google thought it was important to include the date so many times It’s even more odd considering the issues they’ve been having with getting dates right in Google news

If Google Ran The World

This is the way things work in the real world this is the way things would work if Google ran the world any questions …