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Google to Launch Version 3.0 of PayDay Loan Algorithm This Week, Confirms Matt Cutts!

Jun 12, 2014 | 1,356 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google will be launching the third version of PayDay Loan algorithm this week, announced Google’s head of Search Spam, Matt Cutts, at the SMX Advanced 2014 Search Marketing Expo. The algorithm is designed to target “very spammy queries” and will be launched as early as today said Cutts. The version 3.0 of the algorithm has nothing to do with the Panda or Penguin update.

Google Gets More Specific on Reconsideration Request Rejection Notices with Additional Information!

Jun 12, 2014 | 1,015 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google’s head of Search Spam, Matt Cutts, announced at the SMX Advanced 2014 Search Marketing Expo, the search engine giant is updating the way it handles reconsideration rejection requests from webmasters.

Google Launches “Google My Business” to Help Businesses Connect With Customers and Get Found Online!

Jun 12, 2014 | 1,337 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google has announced the launch of a new tool, Google My Business, to help small businesses connect with their customers. By putting your business information on Search, Maps and Google+, the new tool lets your customers find you across Google. Businesses can post content, track analytics, revert back to customers and launch Google Hangouts all at one place.

Google My Business Google Launches “Google My Business” to Help Businesses Connect With Customers and Get Found Online!

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Matt Cutts Explains What is the Biggest SEO Mistake in the Eyes of Google!

Jun 7, 2014 | 1,271 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Have you ever wondered what is the biggest SEO mistake people generally make? Is it when your website is not crawlable by Googlebot? Not having webmaster resources? Not having unique title tags and meta descriptions? Or is it not optimizing for the right keywords? The answer is- none of these.

Know How to Move Your Site to a Different URL or Infrastructure with Google’s Updated Guidelines on Site Moves!

Jun 7, 2014 | 1,154 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Do you want to move your site to a different URL or a different infrastructure but you have incomplete and sketchy information on this? Google has decided to help you out by providing an in-depth guide in the Webmaster Central Blog, on how to handle site moves in a Googlebot friendly way. It has also updated the site move guidelines in the Help Center to let webmasters design and implement site moves accurately.

Manage Your Product Listings Programmatically With an Updated Content API for Google Shopping!

Jun 7, 2014 | 1,201 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google has announced the introduction of a new version of the Content API for Google Shopping, enabling you to programmatically upload product listings and make your products easily discoverable. Content API for Google Shopping was launched back in 2010, to allow marketers upload their product data to Google and update the frequently changing features like price and availability. Since then, no update has been made to this programmatic interface. The version 2 of the Content API for Google Shopping gives you more details about the data quality of each item and helps you keep your data fresh.

Google Introduces Partner Select, a Premium Programmatic Marketplace for Video Ads!

Jun 5, 2014 | 1,099 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google has announced the launch of a new premium programmatic marketplace, called Google Partner Select to connect a select set of publishers who invest in high quality videos with the brands who want to buy against it.

Google’s Guidelines to Direct Smartphone Users to the Page They Actually Want to See!

Jun 5, 2014 | 1,143 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Isn’t it annoying when after clicking on a search result on your smartphone, you land up on the site’s homepage instead of the page you were expecting? Google calls this “faulty redirects” and says this happens because the website is not optimized to handle requests from smartphones.

Google Gives Directions to Connect Google+ Business Pages to Local Business Listing on Google Maps!

Jun 4, 2014 | 1,176 views | by Ritu Sharma
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Google now allows businesses to connect their Google+ page to their local business listing on Google Maps. Connecting the page to Google Maps will add all the information provided in Google Maps about your business, including the address, reviews, working hours and more to your page. Google has given detailed instructions on how to connect the page to Google Maps in the Help section.

Matt Cutts Explains How Google Determines the Quality of a Page without Many Links to it!

Jun 3, 2014 | 1,255 views | by Ritu Sharma
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In the recent Webmaster Help video, Google’s head of Search Spam, Matt Cutts, explains how Google determines a page has quality content if there are not many links to it. The question posed was:

“How does Google determine quality content if there aren’t a lot of links to a post?”