Open Video To Google – Please Reinstate Chrome

Dear Google

Your recent decision to invoke a manual penalty on the download page for Google Chrome will have lasting ramifications for the whole of online marketing, whether display advertising, affiliate marketing, and other performance marketing such as CPA models, making many such business models unworkable.

Google Buzz SEO – Evidence Buzz Now Used For Indexing

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I have been testing whether links posted in Google Buzz pass PageRank or at the very least can help with indexation of content since 22nd February 2010

I didn’t write a blog post about it, but I did write something exclusive for my readers on Google Buzz (those few of you out there) as a test case, posting a link from that page to one of the most poorly indexed sites known to the internet, which happens to be owned by Google.

rel=”author” is Same-Site Only

I managed to ping Google’s @mattcutts after the announcement of rel=”author” support from Google on Twitter and he clarified the use case a little.

As Twitter’s search is still so terrible at finding things I am adding the conversation here.

Video Exclusive: Has Google Given Twitter a Cloaking Penalty?

It seems Google has given Twitter some kind of penalty, possibly for cloaking.

Watch this video for the details

Has Google Given Twitter a Cloaking Penalty?

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To check the cached Google page you will have to switch off javascript using something like the web developer toolbar for Firefox.

Laser Targeted Video SEO

A couple of months ago we introduced some new Video SEO features into the uQast player and now all the wrinkles have been ironed out, including some work arounds for sub-optimal code within WordPress core in regards to oEmbed, a large chunk of it is working as intended.

Google Farmer Update – Self Diagnostic Kit

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I have been having lots of people contact me over the weekend panicing over whether they have been affected by Google’s latest algorithmic update “Farmer”.

If you have relatively stable search traffic volume it is fairly easy to detect and I have a custom report set up to do the sleuthing work.