CategorySearch Engine Optimization
MSN Search Update in Progress?
12th of July 2005 Darren Rowse 7

MSN Search Update in Progress?

I’ve noticed quite a few people in Search Engine forums over the past day commenting on changes that they are experiencing in MSN Search results for their sites. It looks like they have an update of some sort in progress. I noticed earlier today significant shifts (mainly downward) in my ...more
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BlogSpot Spam Blogs
2nd of July 2005 andymatic 7

BlogSpot Spam Blogs

Geektronica makes a few observations about the growing fat of BlogSpot: I’ve been cruising the Blogspot world lately looking for cool stuff that the bigger geeklogs might have missed (and I found some cool knitting sites as a result last time I did this). What I’ve found, though, is that ...more
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Google Sitemaps
4th of June 2005 Darren Rowse 7

Google Sitemaps

Yesterday Google launched Google Sitemaps which they describe as follows: ‘Google Sitemaps is an easy way for you to help improve your coverage in the Google index. It’s a collaborative crawling system that enables you to communicate directly with Google to keep us informed of all your web pages, and ...more
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Google Page Rank Reappears
31st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 3

Google Page Rank Reappears

SEO addicts are breathing a sigh of relief today after the Disappearance of Google Page Rank seemingly being rectified in the last few hours. The green bar on the Google Toolbar has returned. For the average web surfer and blogger the loss of PR would have had little impact but ...more
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Google Page Rank Gone?
29th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 14

Google Page Rank Gone?

Discussion forums around the web today are buzzing with talk of major problems (or are they just changes) at Google. Earlier in the day Google’s cache server was down and more recently people have started noticing Page Rank has disappeared on many sites – including Google itself. Of course this ...more
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Search Engine Optimization Secrets
21st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 1

Search Engine Optimization Secrets

Adrian at Be A Design Group has a good post on Search Engine Optimization Secrets which is a good, non hyped, well thought through and easy to read post full of good common sense Search Engine Optimization goodness. He gives five tips (and writes a bit on each): Don’t Fake ...more
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The importance of Title Tags in Search Engine Optimization
21st of May 2005 Darren Rowse 31

The importance of Title Tags in Search Engine Optimization

A few days ago I was moaning to a mate about the fact that despite thousands of inbound links and a page rank of 6 – ProBlogger.net is still yet to rank highly for many of it’s relevant search terms in Google – as a result I rarely get any ...more
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New Google update
17th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 7

New Google update

For those of you who watch such things – it seems that Google have just started a backlink update.
Search Engine Optimization
MSN Search Updating
16th of May 2005 Darren Rowse 2

MSN Search Updating

I’m noticing significant shifts in MSN search results today on most of my blogs. They must have just done some sort of update. I can’t see any discussion of this in forums however so it could be just on my domains. Since its inception the results were artificially high (for ...more
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