Redesigning Websites and Addressing Google Penalties; Google Wants Your Ideas for Web Search and Webmaster Tools
aASearch Engine Land article from Andrew Shotland gives a heads up for all people thinking of redesigning site or addressing Google penalties. Andrew took on a client who ha’d lost rankings as a result of a site redesign and details what he did to help them recover. Plus, Google Wants to Know your Ideas for Google Web Search and Webmaster Tools?
Link Neighborhoods : From Finding Connections to Finding Partners as Daron and Chris discusses how a tool called Touchgraph helps in viewing relationships between your site and your competitor’s site. It even helps in finding out connections between related websites and in finding potential link partners for your website.
Daron is joined by David Szetela of Clix Marketing, Topher Kohan of CNN, Frank Watson of Kangamurra Media, Chris Hart of Bruce Clay (as well as Bruce Clay himself) and Andrew Beckman of Location3 Media to discuss the hot topics at SES New York 2010 including Google Analytics Tracking and Link Acquisition
Google Says New TLDs Have No Inherent Search Ranking Advantage; SEOs Required To Take Polygraph Lie Detector Tests
Google: New TLDs Have No Inherent Search Ranking Advantage ; Google Preps Shopping Site to Challenge Amazon -; SEOs Required To Take Polygraph Lie Detector Tests;
‘Yahoo Starts Prompting Chrome Users To Upgrade To Firefox’
Chris, Jim and guest panelist Frank Watson covered recent reports about negative SEO being done without links. Chris Boggs cited a SEMPost article that details bots that were creating excessive load demands on sites causing the search engine spiders to downgrade their page load speeds and lower their rankings.
Jim Boykin and guest Frank Watson discussed how some companies were creating searches and clicks for competitor sites that improved their appearance to the search engines and got them to rank better for terms that others that were not getting those clicks suffered from lower CTRs.
Opinion was also given about how Google’s major algorithm updates – Panda and Penguin – have helped get more work for many SEOs.
Were looking back at a white hat black hat SEO panel from the Affiliate Convention Denver show from June 2009. Daron hosts a SEO panel targeted towards questions asked by affiliates from the live audience. Daron is accompanied by search marketing veterans Dave Snyder and Frank Watson.
Google rolling out Mobile Friendly label ; Google Search Results Are Free Speech in the U.S. Is Google Penalizing Websites With Disallowed Pages? Google Rewrites Quality Rating Guide – Refresh Yourself on What SEOs Should Know; Googles DoubleClick Outage Affected 55,000 Websites For Nearly Two Hours ; .Google News Testing Tiny Video Thumbnails Alongside Images.
Amazon Echo; Facebook and Google Fight Ebola
SEO Rockstars host Chris Boggs had guest Frank Watson on for a lively discussion on recent search engine personnel changes. Bing search evangelist Duane Forrester was let go last week much to the surprise of most industry people.