Webmaster Tools Changes Bring Schema Into Focus

Rich SnippetsThe Changes

WMT Menu

Changes to webmaster tools now bring Schema markup features heavily into focus. The menu structure (shown on the right) now contains a new category “Search Appearance” immediately below messages, putting it above other tools in WMT.

The Search …

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Universal Analytics – A new take on data

Universal Analytics

So…., what’s new?

Many may be familiar with the existing Google Analytics platform, its evolution over the years since its release in 2005, its benefits and indeed its flaws.

Currently in beta, Google have released a Universal Analytics tool set  …

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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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A Not So SEO Friendly Text

You know that feeling when you’re looking to buy something online and you land on a category page of some online store listing products they offer in a nice little grid, and you’re scrolling down this grid looking at their …

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Penguin 2.0 and Matt’s overview

Penguin 2.0 update

Algorithm Update – the next leap!?

Called Penguin 2.0 internally at Google, the latest updates to roll out in the next week or so aim to have a significant impact on web spam tactics and the value these methodologies impart …

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