Google Penalty

  • Lessons to Learn from Companies Who Tried to Cheat Google and Lost [Infographic]

    … but, regardless, still penalized themselves. Rankings were lowered for the Google Chrome homepage for two months. In the end, the lesson learned is, when it comes to SEO strategy and linking, play by Google’s rules. This will help to ensure that your site avoids manual penalties and a loss of search engine traffic that accompanies it. …

    Relevancein SEO Google- 30 readers -
  • Google Cracks Down on Free Product Reviews

    … If you work with publishers, influencers or affiliates and you give them free product (or service, etc.) in exchange for a post, you need to know that their site could get hit with a Google penalty if they are not “nofollow”-ing their links to your product/service. Sites with free product reviews use outbound links to link to the product page…

    Acceleration Partnersin SEO Google- 11 readers -
  • Is Google Penalizing Websites With Disallowed Pages?

    … Recently, I had a client come to me with a very interesting Google penalty. They had made a few changes to their site, nothing major, mostly tweaks to usability and layout. After these changes, their site dropped in rank. Curious, I went through each of their changes, a short list. Moving a button? Not an issue. Condensing a couple pages…

    James Parsons/ Search Engine Journalin Google- 3 readers -
  • What I Really Think of Google: A Post I’m Embarrassed to Write

    …. This is something I’ve written about before but I find myself wanting to mention it every year or so as the issue re-surfaces in new and unique ways. And it is something that every single blogger should be aware of. If you hear about an SEO or a blogger hating on Google it’s usually because they’ve had a penalty. Hell, it happened to me this year too…

    Blog Tyrantin SEO Google- 32 readers -
  • Google, Affiliates, and Two Facets of Value

    … Google has had a love–hate relationship with affiliates since the dawn of affiliate marketing [some of which is reflected in/on this SEObook's infographic on how Google views affiliate marketers]. Just a few months ago (on January 27, 2014 to be exact) that they put something in “web ink” too — by publishing a blog post on their Webmaster…

    Geno Prussakov/ Geno Prussakovin Affiliate SEO Google- 10 readers -
  • Does Your Content Look Like Panda Chowder To Google?

    … Few things make content marketers more jittery than Google penalties, which can be swift, harsh and lasting. Any business owner that’s ever suffered through a penalty will use words like “painful,” “severe,” unclear” and “lengthy.” CMOs and CEOs tend to get real close and personal with their in-house SEOs and content people when their business…

    Ronell Smith/ AuthorityLabsin SEO Content Google- 25 readers -
  • How To Avoid Google Penalty and Get More Organic Traffic

    How do you feel about search updates? From both the past and present Google updates, the basics for building a website that thrives hasn’t changed much. Read on… I’ve studied what the first Panda update did, as well as the subsequent Penguin updates. Nothing much has changed in terms of what truly makes for a sustainable website.

    Michael Chibuzor/ John Chow dot Com- 32 readers -
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