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How to Setup Google Authorship Using Rich Snippets and WordPress

How to Setup Google Authorship Using Rich Snippets and WordPress

As I analyze my Google Analytics and Webmaster tools for traffic patterns and trends, I notice a substantially larger click-through rate for some posts of my site for ranked phrases, even though most are ranked roughly in the same SERP position (give or take 1 or 2 spots +/-) Upon further evaluation I search Google […]

Google is going to “penalize” over-optimized sites

Google is going to “penalize” over-optimized sites

Matt Cutts recently released that a new Google algorithm change is happening soon that will sniff out sites that keyword spam poor content. In order to provide better quality or more relevant results for searchers, Google is getting smart enough to find sites that only create content for ranking purposes instead of to provide information of use […]

Google PageRank

Google PageRank

So how is Google PageRank determined? Well to preface, Google provides a quality score or an “importance level” for each page of a website that it indexes. These quality scores can be found buy either downloading the Google Toolbar for Microsoft IE or by installing a plugin like SEO Quake for firefox.  Google Chrome also […]

Ranking in Google using Facebook

Ranking in Google using Facebook

As assumed all along but not proven til now, Google’s own Matt Cutts reveals how Google uses links from sources such as Facebook Pages and Twitter as specific ranking criteria.  Make sure to add good content to your facebook pages at least a couple times a week and link back with your keyword phrase as […]

Avoid using low quality content

Avoid using low quality content

As many of you know, I preach constantly about adding good quality content on a regular basis to your site. Many however write quick copy using basic facts indirectly or loosely related to the subject of the keyword phrase focused page itself. Unfortunately the game is changing and Google’s own Matt Cutts revealed recently that Google’s […]

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