Category Archives: Search

No Thumbnail

Google Says Cheating OK?

Read between the lines on a recent NY Times article and you’ll see Google admitting that buying paid links, supposedly a violation of its Webmaster Guidelines, is just fine, as long as it doesn’t work out for you. This NY Times article shows, yet again,

No Thumbnail

How Google Panda 2 Update Hit eHow and Others

Earlier this year, the webmaster, online publisher and SEO communities were abuzz with news of a major Google algorithm update. Although Google claimed less 15 percent of websites were affected, legions of web publishers and search engine optimization experts took to forum, blog posts, and

No Thumbnail

NY Times Exposes More Google Spam

The New York Times has another high profile article exposing how Google is broken.  The article notes that JC Penny ranked #1 in Google search results pages for numerous terms during the lucrative shopping season thanks mostly to numerous paid links. Both the writer and

No Thumbnail

Why Google Is Broken – Title Tag

Counting links is the core of Google’s ranking algorithm. The idea that the more incoming links a webpage has the greater its “authority” or the more highly recommended it is has powered Google search for a long time. Unfortunately, one of the main reasons Google