Does Guest Blogging Still Make Sense in Search World?

Earlier this year in 2014, Matt Cutts, who is the head of the web spam team at Google headquarters, proclaimed that guest blogging would no longer have any importance. This news sent jitters down the SEO community. Guest blogging though does still have a role to play according to search engine marketers although it is not going to follow the link building strategy going forward.Read the full article

Is there a version of Google that excludes backlinks as a ranking factor?

Hi Matt, does the big G have a version of the search engine that totally excludes any backlink relevance? I'm wondering what search would look like and am curious to try it out. BlueBumbleBee, Colchester, UK Have a question? Ask it in our Webmaster Help Forum: http://groups.google.com/a/googleproductforums.com/forum/#!forum/webmasters Want your question to be answered on a video like this? Follow us on Twitter and look for an announcement when we take new questions: http://twitter.com/googlewmc More videos: http://www.youtube.com/GoogleWebmasterHelp Webmaster Central Blog: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/ Webmaster Central: http://www.google.com/webmasters/