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Celebrating 3000 Followers on Google+

Last week I noticed that my follower count was nearly 3000 and started paying attention in hope to catch the 3000th one and make a little fuss over it. Once you are in the thousands of followers, they tend to jump up and down but Dave Byrne was the one that nudged me into 3000 for the first time.…

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Matt Cutts Clarifies Unnatural Link Notifications

Here’s our digest of the most important clarifications from the most recent post on unnatural link notifications.

Matt Cutts: Good & Bad

Recent unnatural link notification messages [2] issued by Google caused much confusion among webmasters and few were certain of their purpose and severity. Last week Matt Cutts offered a brief explanation in his Google+ post [3], and later in the week a post was published on Google’s “Webmaster Central Blog” [1].…

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How I Accidentally Conducted My First Panda Experiment

Taking a look at an old search experiment with some interesting observations in the light of recent algorithm changes.

Note: I welcome all input, feedback and constructive criticism. However, if you’re of the opinion that SEO experiments are pointless, then please leave now before you get deeply upset by the ‘speculative’ nature of this post.

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False Alarms: OMG, It’s a Google Penalty!

Why is it that the first thing we think of when traffic goes down is that we’ve been penalised by Google?

Scream: Penalty!

Penalties are a relatively rare thing and apply only to a very tiny fraction of the web, when a penalty strikes though, there is no doubt about it – the effects are devastating.…

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Why work at Google?

Hear what Research Scientist T.V. Raman has to say about working at Google

Google’s mission: Organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.

Google is an engineering company. The Google web site is powered by some amazing technology, most of it developed in-house.

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Smart Link Building With Twitter Followers

Stop! Is your link outreach targeting total strangers? Start with your Twitter followers instead, but do it the smart way.

Twitter Links

I see many SEOs and link builders reach out to people without leveraging existing relationships and connections. In a recent article I talk about scanning referral traffic to get link ideas and connect with the right people.…

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