Manual Penalties

  • Why you may need to be aware of booby traps when hiring a new SEO

    …, as I checked for manual penalties or de-indexation by searching site:example.com, it became apparent that not every page had been dropped. Only the homepage so far. This at least narrowed the search down, and meant that I could check the source code for the homepage, and see if there was anything odd going on. Sure enough, there it was: This line…

    Search Engine Watch- 11 readers -
  • Web users think most outbound links are commercial [study]

    … The majority of links are considered to be commercial in nature, according to a new research. Dan Petrovic, aka @DejanSEO, has just published the results of a quantitative study of 2,000 web users in the US and Australia. It was set up to discover perceptions about why web publishers link out. Accordingly to the research, more than 40% of users…

    Chris Lake/ Search Engine Watchin SEO- 15 readers -
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