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Matt Cutts Crops His Body to Emphasize Importance of Body Content in a Document!

May 1, 2014 | 920 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google's Head of Search Spam, Matt Cutts posted a funny video in which his body was cropped out to emphasize on the crux of the video. Matt said that although it is important to pay attention to the head of the document, it is also important to pay equal attention to the body of the document.

Google Updates Quality Guidelines for Sneaky Redirects and Hacked Content!

May 1, 2014 | 1,068 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google has made some serious updates to the quality guidelines for sneaky redirects by including examples to illustrate redirect related violations. It has also updated the hacked content guidelines to include redirects on compromised websites.

In Google's own words, redirecting is the act of sending a visitor to a different URL than the one they initially requested and hacking is placing content on your site without your permission as a result of vulnerabilities in your site’s security.

Google Clears the Confusion on the Limit to the Number of Links You Can Have on a Page!

Apr 29, 2014 | 965 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Webmaster Trends Analyst, John Mueller, confirmed in a Google Webmaster Help thread that there is no limit to the number of links you can have on a page. Mueller said, “There's no limit to the number of links on your pages, so that wouldn't be affecting how your site shows up in search results.”

John Muellers Response Google Clears the Confusion on the Limit to the Number of Links You Can Have on a Page!

Matt Cutts on How Google Chooses Page Title Tags for Search Results!

Apr 29, 2014 | 1,014 views | by Ritu Sharma
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In the recent Webmaster Help video, Google's Head of Search Spam, Matt Cutts, explains when does Google reject your title tag and use something else for the snippet title. Cutts also throws light on what are the factors that Google takes into consideration when choosing titles for search results.

In the video Matt answers two related questions posted by two different users. The first question was:

Google Now Lets You Filter Restaurant Search Results by Price, Cuisine and Opening Hours!

Apr 29, 2014 | 914 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google announced on Google+, you can now search restaurants in your area and filter them by price, ratings, cuisine and hours of operation. What you have to do is search for “show me some restaurants in” followed by the name of the city and Google will let you filter the search results based on these factors.

Google Search Lets You Filter Results Google Now Lets You Filter Restaurant Search Results by Price, Cuisine and Opening Hours!

Study Says, More Than One Third of Google Search Results Incorporate Schema Rich Snippets But Only 0.3% Use It!

Apr 23, 2014 | 910 views | by Ritu Sharma
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According to a new research conducted by searchmetrics.com, more than one-third of Google search results integrate Schema.org rich snippets, but only 0.3% are actually using the Google approved Schema.org tools.

Matt Cutts on How to Check Whether the Domain Name You Are Planning to Buy Had Some Bad History?

Apr 22, 2014 | 951 views | by Ritu Sharma
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In the latest Webmaster Help Video, Google's Head of Search Spam, Matt Cutts, offers quick tips on how to research a domain name that you want to purchase. The question posed was:

“How can we check to see if a domain (bought from a registrar) was previously in trouble with Google? I recently bought, and unbeknownst to me the domain isn’t being indexed and I’ve had to do a reconsideration request. How could I have prevented?”

Google Cracks Down on PostJoint, Second Major Guest Blog Network Penalized this Year!

Apr 19, 2014 | 1,257 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Last month Google penalized MyBlogGuest, reminding people about the risks of guest blogging, and this time it is yet another guest blog network- PostJoint. Google's Head of Search Spam, Matt Cutts, confirmed the same as a response to a tweet saying “any link or guest blog network that claims to have zero footprints is waving a giant red flag.”

Matt Cutts Tweet Google Cracks Down on PostJoint, Second Major Guest Blog Network Penalized this Year!

Schema.org Introduces New Actions Vocabulary to Webmasters for Describing their Data and Services!

Apr 19, 2014 | 952 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Schema.org announced (http://blog.schema.org/2014/04/announcing-schemaorg-actions.html) they have introduced a new form of schema called Actions. They referred to the new vocabulary as the “next chapter” of schema.org and structured data on the web. The new Actions vocabulary allows websites to describe the actions they enable and how these actions can be invoked.

Google Trends Gets Email Alerts, Trending Topics and Hot Searches Delivered Right to Your Inbox!

Apr 19, 2014 | 979 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google announced yesterday in a blog post that it has added email notifications to its Google Trends services. You can now subscribe to any search topic, hot searches or any U.S. monthly top chart and Google will deliver the updates right to your inbox.

Subscribe to Hot Searches Google Trends Gets Email Alerts, Trending Topics and Hot Searches Delivered Right to Your Inbox!