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AuthorRank and Authorship: What Is It?

AuthorRank and Authorship: What Is It?

Over the last few months there's been some fuss about the implementation of "authorship" by Google - and what it all might mean in the long run. We thought it would be worthwhile talking about what Google is doing about "Authorship". Read More...

Analytics Under Attack: Google's Evil, Unethical Move To Remove Referrer Data

Google has announced that it is to cease providing referrer information in some instances. In the official blog post, Google's Evelyn Kao writes: Read More...

Rel=Prev, Rel=Next and View-All Pages: New Google Guidance

Google has this week launched new advice on how to mark up a series of related pages in order to allow it to better understand the relationship between those pages. Read More...

Not Impressed By Microsoft's New Bing Ad

Microsoft launched their new Bing ad on television last night. My first impressions were that the ad is too negative. It doesn't show what Bing can do for you. Read More...

Google Results Prefetching in Firefox/Mozilla

It appears that, some time ago, Google removed details of results prefetching from its Webmaster guidelines while continuing to implement results prefetching in its search results. Read More...

a robots.txt equivalent to rel=canonical

In my last post I looked at the rel=canonical tag and finished by promising to look at some of the limitations of rel=canonical and consider some alternatives. Read More...

rel=canonical tag

So, Google, Yahoo, Microsoft and, more recently, Ask have announced the new "canonical" link type or, more colloquially, the rel=canonical tag. Much has already been written about this tag and its purpose: to help prevent duplicate content issues. Read More...

When should "NOINDEX" mean "INDEX"?

Matt Cutts has stirred up a little hornets' nest with his "What should NOINDEX do?" post. Matt reckons the topic will be colossally boring to some people - but not to me. For some reason I find Robots standards fascinating. Yep, I know I'm weird. Read More...

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