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Google Says Pruning Content Doesn’t Work For Panda

2023-12-05T18:56:23+11:00Categories: SEO News|Tags: , , , , |

I'm pleased Google has knocked content pruning on its head. It doesn't work for lifting Panda algorithmic filtering due to low quality content. Instead, you should be working on improving your content quality. I've always been against removing content. Glad to know I was right. Read more in this extract from TWIS SEO News & Updates 27th October 2017. #SEO #SEONews #GooglePanda #Content #ContentStrategy #GooglePenalties

Google Issues Structured Markup Spam Manual Actions

2017-08-22T10:57:13+10:00Categories: SEO|Tags: , , , , |

Click here to read about the structured data spam manual actions Google has been issuing, and what you can do to recover, if you have been affected. Contact me if you would like to discuss implementing structured data properly on your website to maximise exposure in search (or recover from a spam manual action). #SEO #StructuredData #WebSpam #GooglePenalties #Reviews

Link Spam – Should Google Ignore or Penalise?

2018-11-13T15:15:55+11:00Categories: SEO|Tags: , , , , , , |

This post discusses Google running into a bit of trouble with links. After going through a period of penalising LinkSpam, Google has been ignoring bad links algorithmically more recently. This has now led to a rise of new spam techniques, especially with the rise in Content Marketing. It's likely there will be a focus on linking penalties in the near future.  If you would like to discuss ways Google is ignoring links, and ways to generate good quality back links, please feel free to contact me. #SEO #LinkSpam #LinkBuilding #GooglePenalties

New AdSense Native Ads May Breach Webmaster Guidelines 

2024-01-12T05:26:49+11:00Categories: Digital Marketing, SEO|Tags: , , , , , |

The powers that be at Google have released some new AdSense formats which may potentially breach the SEO Webmaster Guidelines. You can read about these shenanigans beneath. This is another cracking examples of their left-hand not really doing the same thing as their right-hand - and causing webmaster confusion in the process. If you would like to discuss ways these new ad formats could be implemented in ways which doesn't breach the webmaster guidelines , please feel free to contact me. #SEO #Google #GoogleAdsense #GoogleGuidelines

SEO News & Updates: TWIS w/e 07 July 2017

2018-11-13T14:57:45+11:00Categories: SEO, SEO News, The Week In Search|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

There's a bunch of interesting SEO news covered in TWIS w/e 07 July 2017. Not many specific updates, but some entertaining thoughts, opinions, and some slightly daft questions from webmasters. You should read it to find out more about these topics:  - New Adsense Native Ads Potentially Breach Webmaster Guidelines; - Why is LinkSpam Being Ignored?; - Mobile First Staged Rollout; - Google Posts Not Quite Ready; - Hidden Content "Fine" in Mobile First; - As well as some remarkably riveting Bits & Pieces. #SEO #GoogleAdsense #MobileFirst #LinkSpam #GooglePosts

Google Update 25th June 2017

2018-11-13T14:50:48+11:00Categories: SEO, SEO News|Tags: , , , , |

Read about the reported Google update around 25th June 2017. It's not been confirmed by Google (they rarely do), and the current chatter is that it focuses on content quality and backlinks. If you would like to discuss ways the impact this update may have had on your web business, and how to mitigate the potential risks of Google updates, please feel free to contact me. #SEO #GoogleUpdates #ContentQuality #BackLinkProfile

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