All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Cloaking’

Here’s A New Google Video About Hidden Text And Keyword Stuffing

Okay, one more. Google cranked out seven new Webmaster Help videos feature Matt Cutts (and in some cases, other Googlers) talking about various types of webspam. So far, we’ve looked at three videos about unnatural links, one about thin content, one about user-generated spam and one about pure spam. You can find them all here. Finally, on to hidden text …

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Google Penguin Update: A Lesson In Cloaking

There are a number of reasons your site might have been hit by Google’s recent Penguin update (formerly known as the Webspam update). Barring any unintended penalties, the algorithm has wiped out sites engaging in webspam and black hat SEO tactics. In other words, Google has targeted any site that is violating its quality guidelines. One major thing you need …

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WSJ Pulls Free Google-Searched Content

Certain content exclusively accessible via Google’s “First Click Free” program on the the Wall Street Journal’s website is being pulled behind the paywall, a practice that some suspect other newspapers might emulate. And the WSJ has been blocking certain stories from the program since last summer. In a statement from Ashley S. Huston, Vice President, Corporate Communications, for the Wall …

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