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Here’s A Look At Demand Media’s Latest Google-Proofing Efforts [Updated]

Here’s A Look At Demand Media’s Latest Google-Proofing Efforts [Updated]

By Chris Crum April 4, 2014

Article Updated: See the end. As reported last month, Demand Media is now extending its content creation services to brands, publishers and agencies, essentially selling the content it has been using to get search traffic, monetizing it thorough brand partnership-based …

Sometimes Google Prefers Clarity To Quality Sometimes Google Prefers Clarity To Quality

Google’s Matt Cutts answers an interesting question in a new “Webmaster Help” video: “Should I write content that is easier to read or more scientific? Will I rank better if I write for 6th graders?” Do you think Google should …

Google Continues To Hurt Demand Media Revenue Google Continues To Hurt Demand Media Revenue

Demand Media reported its financial results for Q4 and fiscal 2013 on Tuesday. The company continues to suffer at the hands of Google algorithm changes (it just so happens that this week marks the three-year anniversary of the Panda update). …

Has Panda Made Google Better After Three Years? Has Panda Made Google Better After Three Years?

Monday marked the three-year anniversary of the day Google first announced the controversial Panda update. So much has happened since then. So many sites have felt the effects. Has your site been affected by the Panda update at anytime over …

Facebook News Feed Has Been Good To This Site Facebook News Feed Has Been Good To This Site

BuzzFeed isn’t the only winner from Facebook’s recent “Panda” update. Mental Floss has made out incredibly well too, according to a Poynter report. Have Facebook’s recent changes to News Feed ranking affected your Facebook traffic? Let us know in the …

Why BuzzFeed Can Still Get Facebook Traffic Why BuzzFeed Can Still Get Facebook Traffic

Some popular viral content sites have suffered drastic traffic declines since Facebook implemented its News Feed algorithm changes in December, which some have dubbed, for all intents and purposes, Facebook’s “Panda” update. Has your Page been affected by the changes? …

How This Panda Victim Google-Proofed His Business How This Panda Victim Google-Proofed His Business
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Earlier this week, famous web entrepreneur Jason Calacanis unleashed his new app Inside. It’s a news aggregation service, which has proven immediately addictive to fans. While the app itself is an interesting enough story in its own right, there’s another …

Facebook Gets Its Own Panda Update Facebook Gets Its Own Panda Update
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As reported earlier this week, Facebook has made some changes to how it ranks content in the news feed, putting a greater emphasis on content quality. The update may have a significant impact on how visible your site’s content will …

Search Referrals Hit Demand Media's Revenue Search Referrals Hit Demand Media's Revenue
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Demand Media just announced its results for the third quarter. Revenue was down 2% year over year. Content and media revenue specifically was down 7%. Registrar revenue was up 11%, and mobile revenue doubled year over year. The company perhaps …

Is Google Dumbing Down Search Results? Is Google Dumbing Down Search Results?
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There has been an interesting discussion about Google and search quality this week thanks to comments made by a Googler who suggested that a site with higher quality, better information is not always more useful. Wait, what? Hasn’t Google been …

Here's A New Panda Video From Matt Cutts Here's A New Panda Video From Matt Cutts
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Google has released a new Webmaster Help video about the Panda update. Matt Cutts responds to a user-submitted question asking how she will know whether her site is hit by Panda since Google has integrated it into its normal indexing …

Demand Media Launches eHow Crafts Demand Media Launches eHow Crafts

Demand Media has launched a new channel for its popular eHow site – eHow Crafts. “We’ve seen explosive consumer demand for craft-related content on eHow, which is why we’re bringing together and adding a wide variety of helpful content in …

Google Talks 'Thin Content' In This New Video Google Talks 'Thin Content' In This New Video

Google has put out a bunch of new videos (seven, to be exact) about various types of web spam. So far, we’ve looked at a trio of them dealing with unnatural links. You can find them here. This one is …

Google Panda Update Rolls Out With New Signals Google Panda Update Rolls Out With New Signals
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It’s a day, so Google is updating its algorithm. Apparently there’s a Panda update currently under way. Barry Schwartz over at Search Engine Roundtable noticed people at WebmasterWorld talking about “another shuffle taking place in Google” as pretty much occurs …

Hitler Talks About Google Panda Update Again Hitler Talks About Google Panda Update Again
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There’s a new Hitler Panda update video out. This isn’t the first time we’ve seen Hitler address the subject of Google’s controversial algorithm update, but it’s been a while. In fact, Hitler seems to have completely reversed his position from …

Google Hasn't Updated Panda For A Month And A Half Google Hasn't Updated Panda For A Month And A Half

Back in March, Google launched a Panda refresh. This is something they’ve done numerous times since first launching the update back in early 2011. There was something special about this particular refresh, however, because it marked the beginning of a …

Google Highlights In-Depth Articles On SERPs Google Highlights In-Depth Articles On SERPs
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Google conducts tens of thousands of search experiments every year, and you never know which ones will actually become features of the greater Google experience, but the search engine is running a new one that’s pretty interesting and shares some …