Hope everyone had a nice Christmas holiday! This week, Google penalized Rap Genius for link schemes after being outed. Google has not taken action on Amazon for their footer link spam. Did you know Hummingbird impacts 90% of all searches? Google is now sharing more about algorithms impacting sites. Google’s Matt Cutts even told someone their site is impacted by Penguin. Google’s Matt Cutts also said it isn’t a good idea to copy and paste Wikipedia content. How long do algorithmic action penalties last. Google did Christmas webmaster support and spam fighting. Check out the Christmas logos from the search industry. That was this past week in search, everyone have an awesome New Years 2014 and that was this past week at the Search Engine Roundtable.
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Search Topics of Discussion:
- Rap Genius' Link Scheme Goes Public Leading To Google Penalty
- Google: Is Amazon Spamming Google With Footer Links?
- Matt Cutts: Google's Hummingbird Algorithm Affects 90% Of Searches
- Google Sharing More About What Their Algorithms Think
- Google's Matt Cutts Tells Webmaster The Penguin Algorithm Is Impacting Rankings
- Google's Matt Cutts: Don't Copy Wikipedia Content & Expect To Rank Well
- Google's Matt Cutts: Expired Domains With Penalties Last For...
- Google Christmas Spam Fighting & Webmaster Support
- Christmas Day Logos From The Search Industry (2013 Edition)
- Christmas Eve Logos From The Search Industry (2013 Edition)
- Google's Happy Holidays Logos Start Going Live