Google Farmer Update – Self Diagnostic Kit

unique visitors by source & country

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.

uQast In A Nutshell (Bonus Offer & How To Get It For Free)

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uQast

uQast Demo

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So How Can You Get uQast For Free?

uQast For Free

  • Be patient – eventually a version will be launched with a reduced feature set. You won’t have a /yourname or /yourkeyword URL and someone may even be using yours if it is at all competitive – a bit like domain names
    I don’t own andybeard.com Youtube.com/andybeard myspace.com/andybeard skype:andybeard and probably quite a few more.
    I regret not grabbing hold of those when they were available
    The exact details of the reduced feature set are not decided or I haven’t details, plus the feature set is a moving target with continual innovation. uQast Pro users will remain on the leading edge.

WordPress SEO – Deep Link Engine Spam

Deep Link Engine

The Deep Link Engine WordPress plugin was released back in March as part of the launch for a product “Auto Content Cash” by Brian G Johnson, Jared Croslow and Alex Goad.

Top 32 33 Forms of Linking Payola

Special Update: Google Edition

What motivates people to link to other people? Listed are some of the reasons people might have for linking to you, and I am sure, some of the reasons you might link to other people.

Could RevResponse & Tradepub Kill Your SERPs?

Links from tradepub

I can only vaguely rememember signing up for an account with RevResponse for a “tradepub” online trade publication store.

I can’t remember ever linking to it, but it might have happened – a quick search of my archives doesn’t reveal anything.

Keystroke Optimization For Google Instant

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Lots of rash statements get written by new media types after a press conference by Google, as an attempt to grab attention or to validate their business model by detrimenting that of others.
I am glad Matt Cutts, Marissa Mayer and many other Googlers have been fairly quick to defend the continued need for some kind of Search Engine Optimization, because ultimately a lot of what is SEO helps Google index content and find relevance.