Google is prepping to issue penalties for content spam guest blogging; Google IPO 10 years ago this week; Google Targets Two European Link Networks; Google Penalties Reappearing In Manual Spam Action of Webmaster Tools. Yahoo’s New CIO Plans to Bring Tech Cred Back.
A new law imposing restrictions on users of social media has come into effect in Russia. It includes measures to ensure that bloggers cannot remain anonymous, and states that social networks must maintain six months of data on its users. Also, Chris and Daron discuss how some SEOs feel that long tail traffic from Google is not as effective as it once was.
Daron and Chris run down a list from a MarketingLand article breaking down the 10 Lies You Should Never Believe From SEO Gurus. Promising customers The number 1 Position on Google, links, Duplicated Content, keyword stuffing are just some the myths the Rockstars break down.
Google webspam team leader Matt Cutts is taking a leave of absence.. Google is getting rid of author photos in the SERPS according to John Mueller. Google Founders Talk About Ending the 40-Hour Work Week and Bing Aims to Become Exclusive Twitter Search Engine
Google Finally Shuts Down Orkut, Its First Social Network and begins removing links under right to be forgotten ruling. Jim and Daron are joined by Internet Marketing Ninjas Ann Smarty and Thom Craver to join in on the discussion.
Google Registering Domains and Offers Web Hosting; Adding Schema Markup Is Important For Search Engines
Daron, Jim and Chris discuss the release of the Google Payday Loan 3.0 algorithm which is meant to target spammy queries over spammy sites. They also talk about how Yandex has begun encrypting 100 percent of searches done through Yandex, meaning webmasters with traffic from Yandex, to be labeled as not provided in their analytics.
Google Will Not Devalue Links Soon Says Matt Cutts in a recent video, which leads Jim and Chris to talk about History and Value of Links. Also, Duane Forrester offers us linkbuilding tips on his Behind Bing segment.