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Google makes major changes to NOFOLLOW links

By Pierre Zarokian Last week, Google caused ripples in the SEO world after announcing that “nofollow” links would no longer be completely ignored by their ranking algorithm. Instead, the algorithms will treat the nofollow attribute more like a guideline than a hard and fast rule. Since this is the first major change to the nofollow […]

5 Reasons to Use Google Analytics

Article Provided Herb Kimble. Google Analytics is the most popular website analytics tool, mainly because it is free and a Google product. In 2005 Google bought out another analytics platform called Urchin, renamed it to Google Analytics and made it free. At that time no one expected this and it was a huge welcome news. […]

Interview with our CEO Pierre Zarokian in Forbes

Forbes has published an interview with our CEO pierre Zarokian titled “How Reputation Management Drives Small Business.” Pierre discusses online reputation management and review websites such as Yelp and Ripoff Report. He answers questions such as: What can you do about negative reviews on consumer feedback sites such as Yelp ? How can a small business recover […]

MATT CUTTS UNVEILS THE TOP FIVE SEO MISTAKES

Article by Pierre Zarokian In a video published April 29, Google’s Matt Cutts addresses the main five SEO mistakes made by webmasters. Here are the top five mistakes and how to fix them. 1. Creating a site that is not crawlable or not having a site at all. According to Cutts, there are many businesses […]

WAITING FOR THE NEXT, BIG PENGUIN UPDATE

Article by Pierre Zarokian During the SMX West panel in March, Matt Cutts announced that a major Penguin update will hit the web sometime in 2013. Penguin was designed to dock rankings for sites that violate Google’s quality guidelines or practice black hat SEO techniques; its also designed to reward sites with high quality content. […]

KEEPING TRACK OF PENGUIN UPDATES

Did you feel that rumble? Was it another Penguin update? It’s hard to keep track of every time Google makes an adjustment to its Penguin algorithm, or webspam filter. But as far as we know Google usually announces Penguin updates, which means if they haven’t announced it yet, it probably didn’t happen. Search Engine Land […]

GOOGLE RELEASES 23RD PANDA UPDATE

On December 21, Google announced another Panda data refresh, affecting nearly 1.3 percent of English queries. The tech giant unveiled the update via Twitter, confirming a change in the algorithm that many in the industry had already noticed. The Panda algorithm is designed to assess website quality, which means low-quality sites get punished with low […]