Experimental Methodology & Reporting for SEO

SEO Experimental Process

SEO experiments can help us gain a better understanding of how search engines operate and information gained can be used for competitive advantage. However, in order to make valid and reliable findings which can be applied to ‘real world’ projects, proper methodology and reporting should be used.…

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Google Webmaster Tools Now Offer Search Queries Alerts

With a few new updates to Google Webmaster Tools, Google team decided to add one more, one that compliments the recent addition of crawl errors alerts [1].

search queries alerts

GWT now offers alerts for search queries [2].  Javier Tordable of Google wrote:

“The Search Queries feature in Webmaster Tools shows, among other things, impressions and clicks for your top pages over time.

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Guest Blogging? Exercise Caution!

Have you ever done any guest blogging? Here’s a few tips on how to stay safe and avoid breaching search engine guidelines.

Choose Wisely

Google has 25,270,000,000 pages in their index. Imagine a tiny little fraction of their index to represent your guest blogging opportunities.…

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The Random Google

Is Google purposely randomizing things just to mess with us? Let’s take a look at one patent and two SEO experiments.

Random Choices

In March 2011, I wrote an article outlining an interesting phenomenon I observed with PageRank distribution in a controlled test environment.…

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My First Computer

Orao Computer

My first computer was called Orao (not Oreo), which translates to “Eagle” and it featured a whopping 16K of RAM. According to Wikipedia, this 8-bit computer was a superior version to its predecessor Galeb (Seagull) and was released in 1984 as a standard school computer in Yugoslavia.…

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A week ago I knew nothing about SEO… here’s what I’ve learnt

About twelve years ago I built a few websites; mostly for myself, but also a few for small businesses and family friends. These were the days when the search market was split between sites like Yahoo!, AltaVista, WebCrawler, Ask Jeeves, Excite, Lycos and of course Google; when dial-up connections ruled the world and marquee text and frames were (almost) acceptable parts of website design.…

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