If you are running a website, and side-by-side with that is a staging or testing site, it is important to have a strategy that stops your staging site from damaging your SEO efforts. There are a number of ways a staging site can cause you problems with SEO. For one thing, the search engines might… Read more »
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The has been a considerable amount of nonsense sprouted over the last few hours about the impending doom of search engine optimisation as a viable service in the wake of the roll-out of Google Instant.
Naysayers claim that search engine optimisation is irrelevant now, or that the long-tail is dead. But I couldn’t disagree more.
The video response by Matt Cutts to a question about cloaking for Google got me thinking that it’s a long time since I wrote anything on the subject. I guess I kinda fell into the trap of thinking that everyone had dismissed the idea of cloaking because everyone I personally discussed it with agreed… Read more »
SEO is not smoke and mirrors or a black art, as some SEO companies might have you believe, Far from it, SEO is the application of best practice, taking advantages of fixed logical rules and algorithms to achieve best value results for effort. The problem for SEO strategists is that these logical rules are not public knowledge, and more so that they differ for diferent search engines.
Matt Cutts: Why doesn’t Google Places allow access by multiple users? Why doesn’t Google Places allow access by multiple users, like Google Webmaster Tools does? (video)