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Introducing: HyperPagerank

hyperpagerank

A ‘traditional’ link graph is a directed graph which consists of nodes connected by edges, a schematic representation of a document collection connected by directional links (A → B). Link-based search engines (such as Google) rely on directed link graphs to determine varying degrees of (query-agnostic) importance of pages in its index.…

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Cognitive SEO

Hangout on air with Razvan Gavrilas, the founder of Cognitive SEO.

  • What is Cognitive SEO?
  • Features & Functionality
  • Usage Examples
  • Tactics
When?

Thursday, 7pm AEST, 1 August 2013, On Google+

Want to participate?

There is a limited number of spots available for live participation in this hangout so if you wish to join in please let us know in advance.…

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Successfully Cloaking in 2013?

I am well-aware that Google’s algorithm is work in progress and they continuously work on improving their search quality algorithm. What I saw today, however, makes me wonder if I give the algorithm too much credit.

Search query “assumptious” brings up the following page:

Spammy Screenshot

I was shocked to see something like this ranking as #1 even for rare queries.…

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Link Disavow Tool Gets an Upgrade

disavow

So for example if in stead of submitting URLs you’re submitting domain names without the “domain:” entry before that listing then that’s something we’d flag in the disavow file and let you know as soon as you upload that file.
John Mueller from Google has recently stated1 that the link disavow tool had a little upgrade.…

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Cheating Penguin is Easy

TL;DR: Google’s latest Penguin update doesn’t seem to detect unnatural link surges or anchor text abuse from expired domain link networks.

After Venice-like update in Australia, we had a rather uneventful week. Google started warming things up again on May 21 hitting orange alert on Algoroo on the 22nd of May.…

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OMG! Algorithm Update is off the Scale

Matt Cutts wasn’t wrong, the latest algorithm change was major. Algoroo was off the scale yesterday, we don’t even have a gauge that goes that high in our roo metric widget.

algoroo

Source: http://algoroo.com/

Even though the estimated percentage of affected queries was apparently quite low, we’re still seeing major fluctuations (both ups and downs) in the 10,000 tracked keywords.…

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Google+ Hashtags: Initial Observations

One of the more interesting aspects of Google+ redesign in my opinion is the new way of #hashtag handling. This short post goes over a few basic observations I’ve made so far.

Triggering

What I find interesting is that certain keywords trigger the tag, while others do not.…

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