The first page of search engine results is prime real estate. And every webmaster is trying to get their website to show up there. But just when you think you finally landed a slice of that coveted real estate, you find your site’s ranking has dropped like a rock. Sometimes, it means your site was hacked. … [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?
Now, this search doesn’t tell us whether or not they have a “write for us” page. But it doesn’t really matter. The truth is that most sites are usually happy to accept guest posts if you can offer them “quality” content. It would, therefore, definitely be worth reaching out and “pitching” such sites. … [Read more...] about Google Search Operators: The Complete List (42 Advanced Operators)
“Link-Razing” Many SEOs spend most of their time on link-building: convincing people to add a link to some good content. For us, the path of least resistance was “link-razing”: finding old links to bad content, and destroying them. Fortunately, the easiest way to do this is to replace old, low-quality images with better ones. … [Read more...] about Updating Google Image Results For Online Reputation Management