Link Juice and HTTP Status Codes

Link Juice and HTTP Status Codes

In other parts of our site we’ve discussed what HTTP Status Codes are, and explained their definitions in terms that don’t require you to be a programmer. This article is a bit different. It covers th... »

UK Brand sites falling like flies – Brand Penalties by Google

UK Brand sites falling like flies – Brand Penalties by Google

So far when it came to SEO – one of the biggest complaint was you are OK if you are a brand. Looks like Matt Cutts has had a change of heart and is hammering UK brands one after the other. The l... »

Googles Wave of Guest Post Related Penalties- Keep Calm

Googles Wave of Guest Post Related Penalties- Keep Calm

As most people know now, MYGuestBlog has been hit with a penalty which has wiped it out of the SERPs yesterday. I can say that the writing was on the wall once Matt Cutts wrote about guest posting ear... »

Using URL Shorteners, 301 and 302 Redirects to Spam Google

Using URL Shorteners, 301 and 302 Redirects to Spam Google

It has been a while since I have covered BlackHat Tactics, partly because I have been busy, but partly because I didnt want to be part of the problem of pushing them. However I decided, I rather cover... »

Search Results pages – Should we “No Index” them in Robots txt files?

Search Results pages – Should we “No Index” them in Robots txt files?

I often get questions from a number of SEOs and people working on SEO for sites. One interesting one that I see time and time again is “Should we use No Index” for stuff we no longer want ... »

Content Strategy, Content Marketing and Content is King

Content Strategy, Content Marketing and Content is King

Note: I have been meaning to write this ever since I read Ian Luries’s post on “How to create a content strategy”. I suggest you read that as well – it’s a great piece in actually getting the work don... »

Yelp! Court Rules Right to Anonymity Not Absolute

Yelp! Court Rules Right to Anonymity Not Absolute

Original source: http://www.theatlantic.com/technology/archive/2014/01/court-rules-that-yelp-must-unmask-the-identities-of-seven-anonymous-reviewers/282959/ Whether it’s a case of dirty carpets,... »

Yahoo! Malware Hack (Again)

Yahoo! Malware Hack (Again)

Yahoo! was thrust into the limelight the last holiday season – unfortunately for all the wrong reasons. Their services were hacked. According to this Yahoo! post providing specific details, user... »

The Digital Copyright Lie

The Digital Copyright Lie

The concept of copyright isn’t anything new, but the digital age has brought some difficulties to light concerning those rights that weren’t so obvious before things went all digital. Chie... »

Google Versus Wikipedia – Wikipedia Hit where it Hurts

Google Versus Wikipedia – Wikipedia Hit where it Hurts

Few would dispute that Wikipedia has been the world leader in user generated free global knowledge over the last decade, but Google has been strangling traffic to the site for more than a year. Accord... »

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