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Matt Cutts Explains “Google Trust”

7 December 2011

Google uses many signals in ranking. Sometimes the rankingfactor “trust” is mentioned. But what is meant by that? Matt Cutts decided to explain. There is no ‘trustrank’, but they...

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Matt Cutts Explains how Google Determines the Canonical Source

15 November 2011

Google has always been struggling to find out where content has originally been written. In his latest of his famous Webmastervideos Matt Cutts now explains some of the signals...

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Matt Cutts: Google Does a Relatively Good Job at Black Hat

12 September 2011

We all know the videos in which Matt Cutts talks about Google changes and answers questions from Webmasters. Here is another one. But this one is kind of special....

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Google’s War on Spam (infographic)

18 August 2011

Google’s biggest problem is not Facebook. It is not Microsoft or it is not Social. Google’s biggest problem is spam. And they have been fighting it for years, with...

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Matt Cutts: there is no limit to direct 301 redirects, there is on chains

10 August 2011

Google has done many webmasterhelpvideos, some of which were published also here on State of Search. They now decided to extend these videos more into tutorials. Which simply means...

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Google’s ‘Cool Kids’ Matt Cutts, Ben Gomes, and Amit Singhal Talk in Public

8 August 2011

During my holiday I was reading the book “In the Plex” by Steven Levy. You really feel you are getting an inside into the Google offices when you read...

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The Matt Cutts Debunking Flowchart (infographic)

3 June 2011

Chances are you have already seen this when you are a regular visitor of Searchengineland, but I thought it was funny / good enough to post here too. Danny...

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Google and Privacy sensitive DNS data: spam team doesn’t use it

22 April 2011

With the news of the iPhone tracking you whereabouts spreading around the web and now also Google being looked at when it comes to Android Google felt it had...

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Matt Cutts: one of 2011 strategies should be Social Media

11 March 2011

Matt Cutts answers questions on the GoogleWebmasterHelp channel. In this question he answers a question about what to do with your strategy in 2011. He names the obvious ones:...

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When a penalty is lifted

16 February 2011

With the discussion about JC Penney firing up around blogs and websites in the United States it is interesting to know what Google’s policies are when it comes to...

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