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Google Webmaster Tools Introduces Structured Data Dashboard

Google has announced the addition of a “Structured Data Dashboard” as a new feature in its Webmaster Tools offerings. The Dashboard gives webmasters greater visibility into the structured data that Google knows about for a given website. This will no doubt come as good news to people wanting confirmation that […]

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How to export your newest links in Google Webmaster tools

With the demise of Yahoo Site Explorer, SEOs and online marketers will be wondering where to go now for free access to the invaluable information it provided over the past 6 years.  Now you can download the most recent links Google discovered pointing to your web site. Better yet, Google will timestamp […]

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Major Google URL Removal Exploit Found & Resolved

A Google Webmaster Tools user found a security hole that allowed him to delete any web page from Google’s index. Luckily, once the exploit was reported, Google had it patched within seven hours. The “Let’s Hack the Index” Exploit James Breckenridge, a web project manager and SEO, was attempting to […]

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Major Google URL Removal Exploit Found & Resolved

A Google Webmaster Tools user found a security hole that allowed him to delete any web page from Google”s index. Luckily, once the exploit was reported, Google had it patched within seven hours. The “Let”s Hack the Index” Exploit James Breckenridge, a web project manager and SEO, was attempting to […]

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Using Webmaster tools like an SEO Pro

Google’s developer Programs Tech Lead, Maile Ohye, presents a great video in getting the best out of Google Webmaster tools. She use’s Googles product Google Store as a case study. In the video, she shows you how to utilize search queries,reduce duplicate content and maximize PageRank and other ranking signals […]

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Ban or Penalty in Google?

Website: What is a ban and what is a penalty? We speak of a ban if the website has completely disappeared from the search engines (e.g. Google) index. It is the most aggressive action Google can take against a site. You only get a ban if you really ignored all […]

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How Google & Bing Handle Switching To New Domains

A WebmasterWorld thread has some SEOs and Webmasters sharing their recent experience with switching to new domains and how Google and Bing handle that switch. The first case was shared by senior member, HuskyPup who said that after switching over and 301 redirecting the URLs from the .in TLD to […]

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How Google & Bing Handle Switching To New Domains

A WebmasterWorld thread has some SEOs and Webmasters sharing their recent experience with switching to new domains and how Google and Bing handle that switch. The first case was shared by senior member, HuskyPup who said that after switching over and 301 redirecting the URLs from the .in TLD to […]

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New site verification with Google Analytics snippet

Google announced that you can now verify your site in Webmaster Tools with a Google Analytics JavaScript snippet. “Nobody likes to duplicate effort,” said Google software engineer Sean Harding. “Unfortunately, sometimes it’s a fact of life. If you want to use Google Analytics, you need to add a JavaScript tracking […]

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Increasing Your Site's Chances of Getting Sitelinks

Now that you’ve done the work to get your site ranked in Google it’s time to take a look at where Google is sending your customers once they find you. Do they provide a link to your site? Is it accurate? Does it take them to the most effective page […]

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Increasing Your Site's Chances of Getting Sitelinks

Now that you”ve done the work to get your site ranked in Google it”s time to take a look at where Google is sending your customers once they find you. Do they provide a link to your site? Is it accurate? Does it take them to the most effective page […]

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Google Webmaster Tools adds new feature – Soft 404 Pages

New features rolled out by Google, both the soft 404’s and the new feature under News have raised a number of concerns. Google announced they added “soft” or “crypto” 404s to their “crawl errors” report in Google Webmaster Tools. Soft 404s or crypto 404s are page not found pages that […]

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