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Too Many Ads Above the Fold?

Remember earlier this year when I mentioned that Google was looking at sites with too much stuff above the content, so that people had to scroll down before they found it? That’s what we term “above the fold,” and it hankers back to print newspapers. If I wrote an article and it was “above the […]

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Google Says to Keep Content Above the Fold

Google is improving user experience rapidly these days, and they want people to see content when they click a result, not a pile of ads. Here’s what they posted this week…

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Google Algorithm Changes for December 2011

Ah, yes, we’re in a new world of search — one where everything changes all the time. Oh, wait… That’s the OLD world of search, but the changes are coming more rapidly ever since our friend “Panda” came to town. It’s hard to keep up with all of it, but Google is doing a pretty […]

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Google Page Speed Cranks Your Pages Up!

Hey, Google is offering this new service that speeds up your page load time. I just found it last week, and it increased my speed by 25%! Yeah, yeah… Only a couple of seconds, but still… Huge improvement when you consider that we do things in milisecond time. Check this out: I just wrote about […]

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SEO: ALT Tags Make a Big Difference

I have been building and re-vamping websites of late, and it amazes me how many people ignore the ALT tag when it comes to images. Don’t you realize it’s the only way that search bots can tell what the images are? You’re missing out on a valuable way to boost the search optimization for your […]

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Google Checking HTML Validity

On  July 18, in their official Webmaster Central blog, Google posted this statement: “…the Webmaster Team considers validation a baseline quality attribute. It doesn’t guarantee accessibility, performance, or maintainability, but it reduces the number of possible issues that could arise and in many cases indicates appropriate use of technology.” As Google becomes more and more […]

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Who Cares About Page Rank Anymore?

I’m ba-ack… Sorry I was away so long, but it was a great trip! Did some business and saw my family and old friends. What’s better than that? Today, I want you to consider Google’s position on page rank. They’ve been saying for years and years that it doesn’t matter. Guess what? Now, it really […]

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