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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

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Link Disavow Tool Gets an Upgrade


[blockquote type="blockquote_line" align="right"]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 …

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Technical SEO Hangout

Technical SEO Hangout

30 May, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM

In this hangout we’ll be focusing on technical SEO and on-site optimisation including website architecture, content, use of rel=”nofollow”, canonicalisation and discuss things that could improve this website’s performance in search engines.

The …

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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 …

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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.


What I find interesting is that certain …

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Crowdsourcing: Googler’s Examples of Bad Links

Bad Links

Google’s webspam team consists of people who look at spammy links on a daily basis and can recognise bad links quickly. These people also help webmasters recover from penalties by guiding them through the reconsideration process. Part of the process …

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