What Is Google Hummingbird and How to Prepare for a Big Google Change

What Is Google Hummingbird and How to Prepare for a Big Google Change

SEO is one of those industries that is based on data, experience and assumptions. For example, when Google launched the Google Panda update, we made so many assumptions, and many people gave up on trying to recover their sites from Panda penalties.  Many bloggers, myself included, worked to fix the penalty damage and recovered completely. Google later launched the Google Penguin algorithm which was targeted to dismiss useless backlinks and penalize websites using shady methods to build thousands of links. Soon Google realized that they had given birth (19 comments)

12 Immortal Ways for Newbies to Get Google Traffic

12 Immortal Ways for Newbies to Get Google Traffic

Substantially all the new bloggers face difficulty in getting traffic, even if they have some awesome content. They always have one question that "how to gain more Google traffic"? When I say traffic from Google, that means traffic from search engine. These type of traffic is best for your revenue, as most of the search engine traffic is targeted traffic. We have already seen some of the ways to drive targeted traffic without Google, and today we will be talking about traffic from Google search engine. Today in this article I am going to tell you (40 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 (23 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)