Archive for ‘SEO Advice’

Comment Spam 2012, as worthless as in 2009

The posts I wrote about network sites and articles spinning reflect on the fact that the old school SEO is more than alive among webmasters, doesn’t matter that most of it has no effect, people are still doing it. The same can be said about comment spam and commenting software that is still being sold by the pound and small businesses are loving it, article syndication software, commenting software, you name it.…

 

Google Webmaster Central Hangout: 15-02-2012

Google webmaster central hangouts are a great way for webmasters to ask questions and provide feedback to Google’s webmaster team. How much can you fit into a single session? A lot apparently.

google-hangout

For those who have missed this week’s hangout we’ve prepared a summary of discussed topics.…

 

Influence on Google Suggest

This is a quick checklist of factors which Google could use to drive their “Google Suggest” auto-complete feature. When users type in a search query Google tries to complete that query by selecting suggestions from many different datasets. Do they really understand the topic or make judgement on the search query?…

 

Article Spinning, Another Bad Idea

In one of the recent posts I did I talked about blog networks and why they should be avoided as Google has numerous ways of figuring out the network. Just this morning I got one of those spam mails regarding a new software that is going to “revolutionize” the link building sphere.…

 

Keyword Density… Seriously?

I was doing my dose of relaxing and looking for some nice content to read on StumbleUpon, trust me, this is what I do when I want to relax my brain a little but need to stay glued to the PC, I think of it as a break.…

 

Private Blog Networks – May Be Improved, But Still Far From Perfect

In the last article I wrote about  link placement I said that private networks have gotten better, obviously some people took that out of context. I said some of them got better, not perfect. I wouldn’t pay it much thought but as I was following up on the Bruce Clay – UBL thing I went to look at one of the statements made by Bruce on Facebook SEO group.…

 

Watch Where You Place Your Links

Hmm, watch where you place your links… ha? Can be taken as a solid advice for many things, shady sites, shady content surroundings, even utilizing the right position to place a link on your own pages. Also, it can be taken in context of placing links where no one will find them, including search spiders.…

 

Are your meta descriptions getting you more clicks?

Many moons ago, meta descriptions may have have helped with your SEO efforts in terms of rankings. Along with the meta keywords tag, this is probably one of the most abused tags in website coding history and whilst it no longer offers a direct SEO benefit, when used wisely, can improve conversions and click throughs to your website.…

 

To Phoenix a Site

In our office we observe a large number of websites, mostly our clients’ competitors and their SEO activities. During this time we have observed some interesting link schemes which pop-up frequently enough to deserve a name. In the next few posts we will reveal some of the internal jargon at Dejan SEO and describe the phenomenon in detail.…

 

Talking Panda with Dan Petrovic

As we constantly discuss issues presented with our clients websites, mostly over Skype, it is very informative to go over Skype transcripts and find useful data. While I was searching for some info in one of our previous talks with Dan I managed to extract a nice deal of information about Dan’s view on Panda.…

 

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