If you haven’t found any obvious clues that your site has been hacked, but you still want to check it, visit the Search Engine Ranking Report site and use the free Malware Scanner tool. The sooner you can catch and shackle the hack, the less likely that your site will get penalized. … [Read more...] about How hacking hurts your website’s ranking in search results
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The damning thing some point to with Google is a site on Blogger that has no content at all ranking tops. Yes, that’s terrible. It’s also exactly the same thing that happens on Bing, though Bing ranks it lower on the page (sometimes, Google also ranks it lower). Certainly it would be better for Google if its ranking algorithm wasn’t returning a useless site. But pick any search, on either search engine with any update you care to name. There’s always some weird outlier. … [Read more...] about Did Penguin Make Google’s Search Results Better Or Worse?
But I have to admit that some are more useful than others, especially when it comes to SEO. I find myself using site:, intitle:, intext:, and inurl: on an almost daily basis. Yet I rarely use AROUND(X), allintitle:, and many of the other more obscure operators. … [Read more...] about Google Search Operators: The Complete List (42 Advanced Operators)
Assessing The Situation Models have fans. As it turns out, they have lots of fans, and those fans are loyal. As soon as we activated Google Analytics on our client’s site, we saw high levels of direct traffic. Our client is also fairly active on Twitter and has a strong Facebook presence. … [Read more...] about Updating Google Image Results For Online Reputation Management
What is Knowledge Graph? Say that you type into Google the name of a famous person, a tourist destination, a business, or any one of a whole host of objects or people that are frequently searched for. What you will most likely encounter is a panel along the side and/or the top of the results that provides additional information about what you searched for. … [Read more...] about What performance marketers need to know about Google Knowledge Graph