Bing Now Supports HTTPS: How Does This Affect Keyword Data?

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Up until today, I didn’t realize that Bing didn’t support https, but I guess it has been an issue for quite some time. But now, a thread on Hacker News shows this has all changed. Bing now supports SSL and you can search on https://www.bing.com without receiving an error. Unlike Google, Bing doesn’t force https, […]

Did Google Just Drop the Shoe on Authorship Spam?

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If you’ve been following the news, you know that last October Matt Cutts announced at Pubcon to expect a 15% reduction in the amount of rich snippets and authorship results. The anticipated move was seen as an attempt by Google to display more authoritative results. Some SEOs speculated that this is a step in the […]

If You Disavow Links Are They Gone Forever? Experiment Update

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  If you’ve been following the crazy antics of my disavow experiment, then you know that last spring I disavowed every link to this website found in Google Webmaster Tools. 35,000 links in all. Nothing happened for several weeks, then both my traffic and rankings dropped exactly on the day when Penguin 2.0 hit in […]