Nov 30 2011

Matt Cutts, Bendable Robots & A Land-Walking Octopus

Today’s video round-up comes with some advice from Google, some interesting animals, and of course a robot. View more daily video round-ups here. Google’s Matt Cutts takes on the topic: “Will my site’s ranking be hurt if I use HTTPS …

Nov 29 2011

PageRank, Stephen Hawking & Pizza

Today’s video round-up features some PageRank eduction from Matt Cutts, NMA’s take on the Ndamukong Suh situation, Stephen Hawking dicussing YouTube Space Lab, and much more. View more daily video round-ups here. Matt Cutts talks PageRank split possibilities: NMA does …

Nov 29 2011

Google Has “Exciting” Scraper Related Stuff in the Pipeline

Google Webmaster Central tweeted out a new Matt Cutts video today, discussing the Panda update and scrapers. The specific question addressed is: “I understand that the recent farmer update (Panda) gives a penalty for poor content. Given the penalty scrapers …

Nov 11 2011

Google Raters Guide: Ratings Don’t Directly Affect Rankings

Earlier this year, following the initial roll-out of the Panda update, Google’s Matt Cutts and Amit Singhal did an interview with Wired, in which they talked about people they had rating search result quality. Last month, the raters handbook was …

Nov 9 2011

Google Pubcon Q&A: 24 Takeaways

At Pubcon in Las Vegas today, Matt Cutts and Amit Singhal, two key members of Google’s search team, took the stage to talk about Google search, and answer questions from webmasters. Here are 24 takeaways from what they said: 1. …

Nov 8 2011

Google: Page Speed Affects Rankings In 1 Out Of 100 Searches

With PubCon going on, Google’s Matt Cutts tweeted out a link to what he calls “a special webmaster video for #pubcon”. It’s about how Google determines page speed. Specifically, it’s Matt’s response to a user question: “How does Google determine …