All posts by barry@rustybrick.com (Barry Schwartz)

Daily Search Forum Recap: April 1, 2015 (April Fools Edition)

Here is a recap of what happened in the search forums today, through the eyes of the Search Engine Roundtable and other search forums on the web...

Google’s Los Angeles Binoculars Building Is Watching You

Google Los Angeles Binoculars Building

Google’s John Mueller Answers Webmaster Questions With Images & GIFs

John Mueller is well known in the SEO space, he is responsible for helping webmasters learn best practices when it comes to building out web sites that work well with Google. So he answers a lot of questions in the help forums, as well as does many videos and conferences...

Google’s Matt Cutts Helps Launch Google Panda 5 & 6 Search

April Fools today... The Google Webmaster channels on both Google+ and Twitter shared a April Fools Prank on Google Panda 5 and Google Panda 6 release...

Google Launches Backwards Google Search

There are some people who like to read everything in reverse order and Google has built a search engine for them at http://com.google. Any search you do is reversed or backwards...

Google’s Matt Cutts Builds SEO Spam Tool Named AutoSEO For April Fools

Matt Cutts, Google's on leave head of search spam, announced on his personal blog his April Fools prank at http://seo.ninja named AutoSEO. In short...

Google’s New Head Of Search Quality Is Me

This is not easy for me to announce, being that I've been covering Google and search quality here for well over ten years. It is both sad as well as exciting for me to tell you the news --- I am going to be taking over the role of Google's head of search quality today...

Moz Builds That Spam Identification Tool In Site Explorer

Almost two years ago, Rand Fishkin from Moz posted about looking into building a spam detection tool as a way for sites to figure out (1) who not to get links from, (2) remove bad links from and (3) see how Google may determine if a site is spammy and why...