Error URLs Lose PageRank

We knew it already but now Google confirms. Pages which give errors such as 404 or 500 eventually drop out of index and lose PageRank and are unable to accumulate or pass any search engine signals.

crawl errors filter

“If a URL becomes

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Google+ Hangout Updates

One of the most popular features unveiled along with Google+ last year was the company’s innovative “Hangouts” feature which allowed up to ten friends to video chat with each other simultaneously in a conference-like format. It was so popular and …

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Google Logo Depicts Sydney Harbour Bridge

google-logo-sydney-bridge

Today, Australians will see a fun new logo on Google’s home page. The new Google Doodle has been designed to celebrate 80th birthday of the Sydney Harbour Bridge.

The logo links to the following search query, which invites users to …

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Avoiding Duplicate Content Issues

Duplicate content is not a recent SEO issue, although the Google Panda update in February 2011 certainly upped the potential adverse effects duplicate content can have on a webmaster’s SEO efforts. Prior to the Panda update, the crawlers in Google’s …

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History and Identity in the Blogosphere

Blogosphere

Blogs have become a part of our culture in the 21st century, and they are indispensable for people belonging to different walks of life. Blogs can be used for a variety of purposes, like advertising, sharing news, views and opinions, …

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New +1 Button

New +1 Button

Google+ Developers Team has announced that the new +1 button design is to be rolled out to all users today.

In a recent article we explain Google’s new attitude towards product development and launch, which is now a lot more …

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Google+ Photo Album Organiser

Google+ Photo Organiser

Finally! Google+ now features a photo album organiser with a few very handy options including sorting by time, manual ordering with drag and drop, batch delete and moving photos between albums.

In the image above you’re seeing the aftermath of …

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Spelling for Long Queries

Search Quality Meeting

During the following meeting for Google’s Quality Launch Review, the team discusses how they can improve spelling correction for lengthy queries. The then-current system worked by checking the spelling of the first ten terms in a query …

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