This person goes under the alias of Bill Lambert. He posts here randomly, often giving advice around Google issues, advice that real Googlers would never give. He also tries to predict when Google will roll out updates. Sometimes he is close on those predictions and sometimes he is off. With predicting core updates, you don't need to be that smart, Google has rolled them out at the end of beginning of every quarter or so for the past few times. … [Read more...] about IMO: Bill Lambert Is Not A Googler Or Google Spy
Imo bill lambert is not a googler or google spy
I mean, can you really blame SEOs. We had a Google tell SEOs that RankBrain was top three in the ranking factors. Then they spent years trying to tell SEOs to stop trying to optimize for it - it doesn't work that way. Heck, even Googlers are confused by RankBrain. … [Read more...] about Google: Stop Singling Out RankBrain, Search Is More Complex Than One Thing
But does a former Googlers have an advantage in doing this and staying one step ahead? Do they still have inside contacts at Google to stay ahead of the game? Is this Googler using his former status and job history for his benefit? Is any of this true? … [Read more...] about Former Google Employee Doing Paid Links For SEOs?
One of the things I see a lot from the SEO community is that they think Google employees, Googlers, do not care when a site has to cut staff or go out of business because of a Google update. While that may be true for some Googlers, most Googlers I've met do deeply care and it impacts them emotionally when they see this happens. … [Read more...] about Signs Some Googlers Care When Sites Get Hurt In Google Rankings
If you want the context, it is in response to Dan Petrovic tweeting that I took the bounce rate signal quote out of context and Gary then responds to Dan saying "story of my life..." So of course, I reply, asking if I took it out of context, does that then mean Google does use bounce rate as a ranking signal? That got me the response you see above. … [Read more...] about It Seems That I Cause Unnecessary Stress For Googlers