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These Are The 10 Videos Webmasters Need To Watch, According To Google These Are The 10 Videos Webmasters Need To Watch, According To Google
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Google has updated its Webmaster Academy site to feature more videos. Some of the videos on the site are old, but some are brand new. None fo them are incredibly long, so if you have a few minutes to spare, …

Google Has New Advice For Mobile SEO Google Has New Advice For Mobile SEO

Google has been pushing its “GoMo” campaign for a while, trying to get sites set up for mobile success, but today, Google posted specific recommendations for smartphone-optimized sites on its Webmaster Central blog. Google says it supports the following configurations …

Google Website Translator Gives Webmasters More Control Google Website Translator Gives Webmasters More Control

Back in 2009, Google released Website Translator, a plugin powered by Google Translate, which enabled webmasters to make their site’s content available in 51 languages (now it’s over 60). Google says over a million sites have utilized it to date. …

Google Explains Its Responsive Webpage Design Google Explains Its Responsive Webpage Design
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Though Google realizes that multiple versions of a website can help tailor that site for display on a specific device, Google uses a different approach for displaying websites on a wide variety of devices. Instead of having separate websites for …

Google Rich Snippet Updates Announced, Author Stats Go Missing Google Rich Snippet Updates Announced, Author Stats Go Missing
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Update: A Google spokesperson tells WebProNews, “We’ve currently disabled the experimental ‘Author stats’ feature in Webmaster Tools Labs as we work to fix a bug in the way stats are attributed.” Google announced that Product Rich Snippets are now supported …

Pagination: Google Goes More In Depth On SEO And The  Markup Pagination: Google Goes More In Depth On SEO And The Markup
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Back in September, Google introduced new markup for paginated content in an effort to return single-page versions of content in search results, when the content is broken up among multiple page. This would include things like multiple-page articles and slideshows. …

Google Webmaster Tools Gets New Admin Feature Google Webmaster Tools Gets New Admin Feature
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Google announced the launch of a new Webmaster Tools feature, which lets verified site owners grant limited access to their site’s data and settings to other people. You can do this from the home page, by clicking “Manage Site” and …

Video Markup Hits Schema.org (Google, Bing, Yahoo) Video Markup Hits Schema.org (Google, Bing, Yahoo)
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Last year, Google, Bing and Yahoo teamed up to announced schema.org, an initiative to supporta a common set of schemas for structured data markup on web pages. Schema.org got some rich snippet markup for music a couple months later, which …

Google Webmaster Tools Sitemaps Feature Gets Some Updates Google Webmaster Tools Sitemaps Feature Gets Some Updates
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Google announced that it is including some new information in the Webmaster Tools sitemaps feature. This includes details based on content-type, like stats from Web, Videos, Images and News featured more prominently. “This lets you see how many items of …

Google Webmaster Office Hours Hangout on Thursday at 10:30 am EST Google Webmaster Office Hours Hangout on Thursday at 10:30 am EST

Short notice, everyone, but Google Webmaster Trends Analyst Pierre Far has announced his first 2012 webmaster office hours hangout, and it’s happening at 10:30 am Thursday morning. From his Google+ post: When: Thursday 26 January 2012 at 3:30pm UK time. …

Google Office Hours Webmaster Hangout On Wednesday Google Office Hours Webmaster Hangout On Wednesday

Google’s John Mueller (of Google Switzerland) announced in a Google+ post that Google will be hosting an “Office Hours’ hangout on Google+ for webmasters on Wednesday. They do this 1-3 times a week, but there’s a lot of learning opportunity. …

How Can Google Help Your Website in 2012? How Can Google Help Your Website in 2012?
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Google uses Google+ probably more than anyone else out there (except for maybe Robert Scoble), and regardless of whether or not you have added it to your daily social networking routine, it continues to provide a great channel for getting …

Tips for Diagnosing A Drop In Google Rankings, From Matt Cutts Tips for Diagnosing A Drop In Google Rankings, From Matt Cutts
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Google has posted a new Webmaster Help video. As usual, Head of Web Spam Matt Cutts has answered a user-submitted question. The question is: “When you notice a drastic drop in your rankings and traffic from Google, what process would …

Google Launches Important New Tools for Webmasters Google Launches Important New Tools for Webmasters
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Google made a couple relatively quiet announcements this week that have pretty big ramifications for webmasters who want to get more traffic to their sites. If you’re a Webmaster Tools user, you can thank Google for a new “Site Health” …

Google Webmater Tools – Changes To Link Categorization Google Webmater Tools – Changes To Link Categorization
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Google announced that it is changing the way it categorizes link data in Webmaster Tools. “As you know, Webmaster Tools lists links pointing to your site in two separate categories: links coming from other sites, and links from within your …

Google Algorithm Testing – Search Giant Calls for Help Detecting Scrapers Google Algorithm Testing – Search Giant Calls for Help Detecting Scrapers
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Google announced that it is testing algorithmic changes for scraper sites – blog scrapers in particular. The company is calling on users to help them. “We are asking for examples, and may use data you submit to test and improve …

Google: Not Having Robots.txt is “A Little Bit Risky” Google: Not Having Robots.txt is “A Little Bit Risky”

Robots.txt as you may know, lets Googlebot know whether you want it to crawl your site or not. Google’s Matt Cutts spoke about a few options for these files in the latest Webmaster Help video, in response to a user-submitted …

Google’s War Against Spam Goes Way Beyond Panda Google’s War Against Spam Goes Way Beyond Panda
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For all of you webmasters still lamenting over Google’s infamous Panda update, it’s important that you don’t take it personally. You were simply a casualty–correctly or no–in Google’s never-ending war against spam content in its search results. Google has long …

Google Launches New Series of Matt Cutts Webmaster Tutorials Google Launches New Series of Matt Cutts Webmaster Tutorials
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Google’s head of web spam, Matt Cutts, has been answering webmaster questions in short videos for quite some time now. The videos have often been quite informative, and have tackled numerous issues that common webmasters face on a day-to-day basis. …

Google Page Speed Service Rewrites Your Pages Google Page Speed Service Rewrites Your Pages
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Google announced this morning that it’s releasing a new new web performance tool for webmeisters called Page Speed Service. This follows several other offerings from the company in the page speed realm, including a browser extension, the Page Speed Online …

Help Google Crawl Your Site More Effectively, But Use Caution Help Google Crawl Your Site More Effectively, But Use Caution
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Google has introduced some changes to Webmaster Tools – in particular, handling of URLs with parameters. “URL Parameters helps you control which URLs on your site should be crawled by Googlebot, depending on the parameters that appear in these URLs,” …