Archive for January, 2011


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Google Algorithm Change re: Content Farms in Effect Last Week

Image via Wikipedia So, remember last week when I told you that Google was cracking down on content farms and scrapers? Well… Matt Cutts posted to his personal blog on Friday, and said that the algorithm change had been approved and was in effect (as of last week).  That makes me just a little happy, […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-01-30 #theSEONewsBlog

8-Year-Old Girl Lectures Egypt’s Mubarak on YouTube [VIDEO]: Trying to make sense of the violence and upheaval i… http://bit.ly/gpA15l # Twitter Declares, “The Tweets Must Flow”:While protests rage on in Egypt, Twitter called out for free expres… http://bit.ly/i9Pfjl # 10 Incredible Interactive YouTube Videos: Like a 21st century version of the choose-your-own-adventure books, in… http://bit.ly/dPk4Y5 […]

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Google Knows More Than You Think

I’m running through some SEO blogs today, and I came upon an amazing post by Sean Carlos over at the Antezeta Blog, entitled “What Google Knows About Google.” I could spend hours just going through the post and opening new tabs, exploring Google. I mean, we know about search in general and how to use […]

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Three C’s for Social Success: Create Credible Content

Are you a blogger, a Facebook addict or a Twitter fiend? Well… All of those sites need content, and they need it to be good, credible content for you to succeed in terms of business. We all know it, and for some people, especially new people, it gets overwhelming. Image via CrunchBase That is a […]

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Google Will Smack Down Content Scrapers… Finally

Yep. Every single day, I get all these pings and trackbacks from crappy content scraper sites, and it’s insulting! I mean, come on. If you’re going to use my content, dammit… give me credit for it, and write something of your own. I don’t spend half an hour every day coming up with something to […]

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Permalink Changes Can Wreak Havoc

When you first start blogging, you usually don’t even know what a permalink is. But, as time goes by and you learn more and more about blogging, you realize that a permalink refers directly to a specific single post page in your blog. Then, you realize that for optimal search advantage, your permalink should have […]

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Twitter Weekly Updates for 2011-01-23 #theSEONewsBlog

Sean Parker says “The Social Network” is “Fiction”: Napster founder and Facebook founding president Sean Parker … http://bit.ly/gz9KWU # New Apple iPhone Ad: “Two is Better Than One” [VIDEO]: A new Apple ad touts the fact that the iPhone 4 is availa… http://bit.ly/fEtJNq # 10 Premium Tumblr Themes Worth Paying For: Despite what much of […]

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