Archives Tag: Matt Cutts

Matt Cutts on Targeting Multiple Countries with Google Webmaster Tools

Having the ability to target multiple countries in Google Webmaster Tools would be a great feature. Matt Cutts talks a bit about why the feature is not available [yet]. I haven’t had a need for this particular feature yet, but I do envision having this need in the future and would love to have it […]

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Matt Cutts Loses a Bet

So is this really news worthy? Probably not, make that definitely not. But this is something fun that is happening at Google Let’s watch Matt Cutts get his hair cut as was the result of him losing a bet with the Google Webspam Team.

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Matt Cutts Explains How Robots.txt Actually Works

Here is a great explanation of how robots.txt actually works. A secret tip that I’ve learned through a few SEO sessions with some ex-Googlers, is to use the Noindex: tag. It looks like this: User-agent: * Disallow: /contactus Noindex: /contactus By doing this, you both disallow the crawler from crawling the page and you also […]

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[video] Are Different Types of Sites Treated Differently?

The question at hand is whether blogs vs. e-commerce sites are treated differently. Here’s Matt Cutts on the lowdown of how Google treats different types of sites. PS, I’m posting this from 30,000 feet in the air courtesy of Delta Airlines

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Matt Cutts -Does- Respond to Email

As a rebuttal against my previous article, written nearly two years ago, Matt Cutts indeed, does respond to email. Looking back, it must have just been a time where he was too busy. Of course we all go through those times, and that’s just part of life. I wanted to follow-up this post to say […]

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Links in the Footer May be Treated Differently

Matt Cutts recently published this video talking about how links in the footer may be treated differently than links in-paragraph.

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More Google Spam

Spam in the Google index is a constant battle that Google is fighting. It is such a huge problem, that they have an entire team dedicated to just dealing with spam. Google does a great job of fighting spam, but alas, they’re still not perfect — nor will they ever be, sadly. Here’s some of […]

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How Fresh is Your Content?

Matt Cutts in the video below, describes how Google [and googlebot] determines freshness of content. As a short recap of the video, dates on-page and in the URL are not indicators to googlebot of how fresh your content is, but rather it’s based on both the first time that googlebot visits your page and how […]

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India’s SearchMasters 2009 Round-up

Here’s a short video with Matt Cutts and Adam Lasnik about SearchMasters 2009 in India.

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Has Google Changed to Mold to Social Media?

Matt Cutts provides a great video clip explaining how Google is handling the rush of social media sites and content in the past 6 months.

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