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Should I correct the grammar of comments on my blog?

Posted on 12th February 2014

Should I correct the grammar on comments to my WordPress blog? Should I not approve comments with poor grammar? Will approving comments with grammar issues affect my page's quality ratings? OK this is sore point for us as an ex-client of ours used...

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Google does not use the keywords meta tag in web ranking

Posted on 6th February 2014

A question that keeps cropping up again and again whether it's  from SEO clients or web design clients and that question is "Does Google use the Keywords META Tag?". the answer is No..Google does not use the keywords meta tag in web ranking, hasn't ...

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Do The Recent Google Search Changes Go Too Far Or Not Far Enough?

Posted on 5th February 2014

As you may know, Google has been in the middle of an EU antitrust investigation into its search business for three years. Google has submitted proposals for a settlement multiple times, only to keep being told to go back to the drawing board. The ...

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SEO services subject of many complaints, warns Fair Trading office

Posted on 3rd February 2014

NSW Fair Trading is warning businesses not to sign up to firms that guarantee they can get you on to the first page results of search engines such as Google without doing appropriate checks first. The warning follows NSW Fair Trading receiving hun...

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Should I build links using article directories?

Posted on 31st January 2014

An Indian webmaster asks Googles' Matt Cutts "Are Links from relevant content in article directories is seen as good or bad?"

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Yahoo may be developing its own search engine, again

Posted on 29th January 2014

In an effort to wiggle free of its pre-existing search agreement with Microsoft, Yahoo is fast-tracking an effort to develop search technology, according to a report. reported Friday that Yahoo has launched two projects, “Fast Break...

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How can an older site maintain its ranking over time?

Posted on 27th January 2014

Google's Matt Cutts is asked the Question "I have been in business for over 14 years with my domain, and see much newer domains passing me. Any algorithms to protect older domains/sites in business from newer sites with more spam?"

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SEO and Internet Marketing Predictions for 2014

Posted on 27th January 2014

1. Hummingbird Rising Just ahead of their 15th birthday, Google let the world know that it had released a new platform called Hummingbird. In fact, it had been live for three months or so at that point and few people had noticed. This all changes ...

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Was Expedia the victim of a negative SEO campaign or unnatural link building

Posted on 23rd January 2014

Expedia may have been hit by a "negative SEO" campaign that hammered the travel website's rankings on Google searches, according to an analysis by the firm that uncovered the problems. Expedia's website lost 25% of its visibility in Google search ...

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Are social media pages ranked differently than regular website page?

Posted on 23rd January 2014

Are Facebook and Twitter signals part of the ranking algorithm? How much do they matter? and social media pages ranked differently than regular website pages? Googles Matt Cutts explains

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