Tag Archives: Google Search Engine Optimization

Google’s Site Removal For HTTPS Will Remove HTTP Version Also

Might be obvious for most of you but not all know that if you use the site removal tool to remove your HTTPS site within Google Webmaster Tools…

The Head Of Matt Cutts Tells Us The Body Is Important Too

In a magical video where Google’s head of search spam, had his body removed all to make a point that the body of a page’s content is really important.

Yes, Matt actually removed his body, in a way to show just how important the body is…

Google Penalizing HARO Links? Not Really.

Bill Hartzer wrote that Google has targeted HARO, Help A Reporter, links in the latest manual action of unnatural links.

HARO links? Really? Would Google do that…

Google Index Status Count Drop After Update Line

Google’s John Mueller posted an excellent example of a case of where a webmaster is nervous about a report in Google Webmaster Tools, when in reality, all is good.

He posted this on Google+ and shared a screen shot by Jodi Bennett…

Google’s Matt Cutts: Anticipate The Query To Better Control Titles In Google

Google’s Matt Cutts posted a video explaining why and when Google may use something other than your title tag for the search results title snippet.

Matt Cutts suggested that it is best for your to try to anticipate what the user will search for when crafting your title tags…

Google: No Snippets For You…

A Google Webmaster Help thread has one webmaster upset Google is not picking up his markup and showing rich snippets for his site in Google’s search results.

Google’s Zineb responded that Google doesn’t show rich snippets for all sites, even if there are markup on the page…

Google Adds Examples For Deceptive Sneaky Redirects

Google announced they have updated two of their webmaster guidelines documents to better describe ways you should not use redirects to trick or manipulate Google’s search results.

The Sneaky redirects added examples…