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Google Doesn’t Index Selectively Shared Posts

Excluded Circle

As you can guess from the title, our main discovery (or I should say confirmation) is that Google+ posts you share with limited circles will not be indexed and will not return in Google’s non-personalised search results.

So, if you …

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Chameleon’s Tail Chase

 Chameleon's Tail Chase

This article discusses the problem of diminishing keyword data and suggests innovative ways of using the available data in the future.

Key items:

  1. The value of long-tail keywords
  2. Encrypted search gaining momentum
  3. Decreasing amount of available keyword data
  4. Google’s tools

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SEO Test: Sending Mixed-Signals to Google

This is an SEO experiment designed to ascertain whether it is possible to confuse Google into noindexing your pages with combined use of rel=”canonical” and “noindex”.

Read on to find out how we intend to do it and how you …

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Google removes ‘Not Selected’ from Index Status

Not Selected

[blockquote type="blockquote_quotes" align="right"]FWIW “not selected” is now removed (it wasn’t providing much value & confusing too many people), so you won’t be seeing fluctuations there anymore.[/blockquote]John Mueller from Google has just confirmed that the “Not Selected” removal from Google …

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Link Disavow Statistics

TL;DR: We’re collecting Google’s link disavow tool data to learn more about the type of disavowed pages and domains through statistical analysis. Since Google wouldn’t release any stats on the tool I say, it’s time we start collecting and crunching …

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee: Melbourne Public Lecture

Sir Tim Berners-Lee

Web weavers of the future Looking at the impact of the Web on society, journalism, media, open research and scholarly communication.

Date: 4 February 2013

Time: 5.30pm – 7.30pm

Venue: University of Sydney, Wilson Hall, Wilson Avenue, Parkville, VIC

Venue …

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LCA2013: Interview With Bunnie

Andrew (bunnie) Huang

While a word “hacker” carries a negative connotation in the mainstream media, within any open-source and Linux community being a hacker is a good thing and certainly not associated with malicious, criminal activities.

Bunnie is the guy …

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