Report Stolen Content to Google

Filed under: Search Engine Optimization — Tags: , — Brian

With the Google Panda algorithm it’s possible for sites to steal your content and then trick Panda into thinking they were the ones who wrote it first. The result could be that your site gets penalized. Happily, you can fill out a copyright infringement request with Google and get the pages of the thieves removed from Google’s index.

Comments (4) Read More

Google Panda Update History: Dates Run

Filed under: Search Engine Optimization — Tags: , — Brian

A brief history of the Panda algorithm update dates. If you think your site may have been affected by Google’s Panda, just compare your traffic drop with the dates of Panda updates. If they line up then Panda is likely the culprit; if not then something else is causing your ranking woes.

Comments (0) Read More

Google Panda SEO

Filed under: Internet Marketing — Tags: , — Brian

The Google Panda update is a separate algorithm that runs every few months and searches for what it considers poor quality sites. Sites targeted by Google’s Panda generally have a characteristic footprint that can include any of the following: Duplicated content — either duplicated across other sites, or heavy duplication within the same site Very […]

Comments (1) Read More

Google Launching New Panda Update Soon

Filed under: Internet Marketing — Tags: , , — Brian

At the SMX Advanced conference recently Google’s Matt Cutts said that a new change to the Google Panda algorithm has recently been approved and will be going live soon. This new change is targeted at scraper sites, which sometimes outrank the original sites whose content they’re stealing.

Comments (0) Read More

Google on How to Rank Well in the Wake of Panda

Filed under: News,Search Engine Optimization — Tags: , , — Brian

Google’s Amit Singhal has come out and talked about what kind of things Google looks for in a quality website, and what specific signals indicate high quality vs. low quality that they try to build their algorithm around. He also discusses the Panda update, and why some sites might have had their rankings hurt by it.

Comments (0) Read More
Older Posts »