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Sep
19
SEO: big changes are coming to nofollow - here's what you need to know

SEO: big changes are coming to nofollow - here's what you need to know

Google is making the first big change to "nofollow" in a decade and a half. Here's what you should know.
4 min read
Jul
27
SEOs buying up defunct URLs linked to by major news sites

SEOs buying up defunct URLs linked to by major news sites

The black hat SEO business has a new trick - and publishers should be careful of their old links.
2 min read
Dec
15
Accelerated Mobile Pages: great for SEO, bad for control

Accelerated Mobile Pages: great for SEO, bad for control

John Gruber, back in October: Can someone explain to me why a website would publish AMP versions of their articles?
2 min read
Dec
06
Fake news is just the tip of the propaganda iceberg

Fake news is just the tip of the propaganda iceberg

Fake news is Facebook’s problem, right? Well, maybe it’s a touch bigger than that. Maybe Google has the
2 min read
Oct
20
Google search goes mobile first - desktop database relegated

Google search goes mobile first - desktop database relegated

Google is going to make its forthcoming mobile search index its primary dataset: Google is going to create a separate
1 min read
Oct
22
Why does The Telegraph want social and search specialists?

Why does The Telegraph want social and search specialists?

Slightly baffling post on Guido today: The Telegraph has suffered an exodus of seasoned reporters yet there is good news
1 min read
Oct
09

How Google helped Buzzfeed catch the social media bug

There’s a rather famous graph of Buzzfeed’s traffic kicking around. I’ve used it a bunch of times
1 min read
Jul
31

Do you publish press releases? You need to know this…

Do you publish press releases on a section of your site? If so – you need to nofollow those links: Throughout
Jan
29

Facebook's dirty data

Interesting argument that Facebook’s graph search is going to be inherently flawed, because Facebook’s data is dirty: It