All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Keyword Stuffing’

Bing Reveals URL Keyword Stuffing Spam Filtering

Bing revealed in a blog post this week that it rolled out an update to its algorithm a few months ago that targets URL keyword stuffing. They had alluded to such an update in another recent post. Igor Rondel, Principal Development Manager for Bing Index Quality writes: Like any other black hat technique, the goal of URL KWS, at a …

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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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Bi02sw41: Did Google Just Make Keywords Matter Less?

Google is often tight-lipped about its ranking signals. It makes sense, as they don’t want you to be able to game the results and get your content to rank when it shouldn’t. That’s why it is still somewhat surprising that Google decided to start putting out these monthly lists of algorithm changes, such as the one for April they released …

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Google Penguin Update Recovery: Getting Better At Keywords

Last week, Google unleashed its Penguin update upon webmasters. The update, as you may know, was designed to decrease the rankings of sites engaging in black hat SEO tactics and webspam. One of the classic black hat tactics is keywords stuffing, so if you’ve been doing this and getting away with it in the past, there’s a good chance the …

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