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Google Plus and Its SEO Benefits

August 1, 2013 Sarvesh Bagla 7

At this point in the world of search engine optimization or even social media optimization, future notwithstanding, the fact that Google is an 800lb gorilla whose ring has be kissed is a no-brainer. To an extent, the relevance of Google+ as an SEO benefactor is inclined towards the fact that it is more efficient for […]

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Google Pushes More Changes for Optimized Content

August 1, 2013 Sarvesh Bagla 1

In another change to their guidelines, Google has updated the Link Schemes section of their Webmaster Guidelines to warn against large-scale postings. Moving forward, guest posts, articles, press releases and any other advertorials can no longer be heavily optimized with keyword-rich anchor text links. Any large-scale posts distributed merely to build links without a strong […]

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Google Update: Penguin 2.0

May 23, 2013 Sarvesh Bagla 3

It’€™s the fourth release or update to Google’€™s Penguin algorithm (which is really just 2.0 reupholstered), which, according to the search giant, should be more effective in blocking/stopping spam from showing up in search results. Matt Cutts, the head of Google’€™s Webspam team, released a video today announcing the gradual roll-out of the new Penguin […]

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The X-Default Hreflang Annotation for SEO
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Why is The X-Default Hreflang Annotation Important for SEO?

May 21, 2013 Sarvesh Bagla 1

Recently Google and Yandex together launched a new way to handle the hreflang mark-up for international web sites which has been a significant turning point for international SEO and websites targeting multiple regions and/or multiple languages. Most international websites tend to have multiple versions of the same content in different languages. The performance and handling […]

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Google Hits Mozilla with Spam Penalty over User Generated Content

April 30, 2013 admin 0

Mozilla, a non-profit software organization was hit by Google’s manual web spam penalties, as a consequence of letting user-generated content on the sites. Christopher More, web production manager shared the message they had received in Google’s Webmaster forums. It read, “Google has detected user-generated spam on your site. Typically, this kind of spam is found […]

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Google Will No Longer Announce Updates

April 22, 2013 Sarvesh Bagla 0

Google Panda updates are basically changes to Google’€™s search results ranking algorithm meant to lower the SERP (search engine results page) ranking of ‘€˜thin websites’€™ and ‘€˜low quality websites’€™. You should ensure that your website is optimized at all time because Google recently announced that it will no longer announce Google Panda Updates. Previous Google […]

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Why is Techmagnate cutting back on directory submissions?

March 25, 2013 Sarvesh Bagla 1

1. What are directory submissions? Directory submissions are one of the many off-page activities done for Search Engine Optimization (SEO). All our SEO Packages include Directory Submissions though the number varies according to the packages. 2. When will you be stopping these activities? Beginning April 1, 2013, we will scale back our activities for directory […]

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Google Releases Penguin Update 3

December 6, 2012 Sarvesh Bagla 4

Google, on October 5, 2012 through a Tweet by Matt Cutts, announced the release of Google Penguin 3. The latest Google Penguin Update will ‘€œnoticeably affect’€ 0.3% of English-language queries. This follows Penguin 1 which was released on April 24, 2012, and which impacted 3.1% of English-language queries and Penguin 2, which was released on […]

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Google Disavow Links Tool to Remove Unnatural Links

November 26, 2012 Sarvesh Bagla 1

Google recently released the Disavow Links Tool. The new Google Disavow Links Tool is aimed at helping you identify low quality back links. This tool can be used to request Google not to take these links into consideration when determining your PR (Page Rank) and keyword rankings. The tool is important because irrelevant links and […]

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Google Panda 20 Update affects 2.4% of English Search Queries

November 22, 2012 Sarvesh Bagla 1

Google released the 20th Google Panda Update on the 27th September, 2012. The latest update from Google, christened Panda 20, will impact 2.4% of English search queries. Only 0.5% of non-English queries will be impacted by the update. So why am I blogging about it today?   Because I just learnt today that the series […]

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