Backlink Creator Methods to Ignore: Avoid Unnatural Link Penalties

Backlink Creator Methods to Ignore: Avoid Unnatural Link Penalties

Last week Google launched the long anticipated Penguin2.0 to further reduce web spam and penalize websites that indulge in the practice of using spam to get higher search engine rankings. Here at ShoutMeLoud, I have often written about safe methods for generating backlinks.  It is very important for webmasters to be careful not to use any shortcuts or backlink creation methods which might lead to Google penalties for his website. Here are a few articles for your reference in this regard: 101 ways to get quality backlinks to your website 12 (26 comments)

Some Practical Tips When Doing Email Outreach for Backlinks

Some Practical Tips When Doing Email Outreach for Backlinks

After Panda and Penguin updates from the last couple of years and the rumors of a new algorithm planned by Google, there’s one thing that you've probably heard people in the industry say thousands of times already - and you’re probably going to hear it again - so I’ll just say it as well: SEO is changing! But it’s changing for good. Why is this? Well, the process of getting backlinks now is not a matter of doing it in a mechanical way anymore or just trying to scale everything with software or outsourcing. Now you have to be directly a part of it (0 comments)

Negative SEO: Myths and Facts You Should Be Aware Of

Negative SEO: Myths and Facts You Should Be Aware Of

There are two ways to get ahead of the competition. Either you establish yourself as a better option. Or you prove your rival to be worse. The same goes with SEO, at least as far as the concept of negative SEO or anti-SEO has been making the rounds on the web. Even today, negative SEO is a matter for important concern for many website publishers or online businesses. Usually, you’ll hear that there’s nothing like negative SEO. If Google has to be believed (which you have to, as long as you are fairly Google-dependent), there’s almost nothing a (3 comments)

The Effect of Date Stamps on Blog Traffic [Case Study]

The Effect of Date Stamps on Blog Traffic [Case Study]

Last month I wrote an article on how to remove dates from search engine results, and this one month has given me enough data to share this case-study with you. In my earlier article on how to recover from Google Panda, I mentioned that removing dates had a positive impact on the overall search engine ranking. This created a lot of buzz in the blogosphere & many bloggers reached out to ask for more data on this. Before you remove the date from your blog post ( Do read the hat tip at the bottom), go through every word written in this (26 comments)

AlgoSleuth : Find Which Google Panda Update Affected your Website

AlgoSleuth : Find Which Google Panda Update Affected your Website

Google panda is now integrated into search engine algorithm, and there will be no official update for upcoming Panda updates. So far, there has been total 40 Panda updates, along with various Penguin updates, EMD updates and few more updates. If your site organic traffic went down in last past two years, your first step is to find out which algorithm update affected your website, and once you have figured out which algorithm update affected your website, you can take actions to recover from the penalty. Earlier, I have talked about Penguintool, which (9 comments)