“Plumbing the web” – duplicate content issues at Google Webmaster Central

“Plumbing the web” – duplicate content issues at Google Webmaster Central

The girls and boys over at Google Webmaster Central have been busy on the Google Developer Day. Now that’s all nice, but when I was searching for something on their blog for “nofollow”, I got 4 results: http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/2007/02/come-see-us-at-ses-london-and-hear.html http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/atom.xml http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/rss.xml http://googlewebmastercentral.blogspot.com/feeds/posts/default Now as you can see, 3 out of the 4 results here, are feeds……

Greyhat and Blackhat SERM techniques

Greyhat and Blackhat SERM techniques

I was thinking a bit more about Search Engine Reputation Management, because I’ll be speaking on the subject at the Digital Marketing Event next week. When I was reading a lot trying to find some “new” ways to do SERM, I sort of got caught with some ideas in my head which I wanted to…

SEO Jokes

SEO Jokes

My colleague Roy made me laugh today, and not a little, over this very geeky SEO joke: Me: “Hey, we’re ranking for duplicate content.” Roy: “How often?” Now, if you can laugh about that, you know you’re doing good as an SEO and probably bad in your personal life :). Any more SEO jokes you…

Technorati redesign

Technorati redesign

Dave Sifry posted on the Technorati blog that Technorati has updated it’s design. And I actually really like it! There’s one thing though… My colleague Roy pointed at the source code, especially the tag cloud… Come on guys, you can do better than that!

Blocking your site’s search results?

Blocking your site’s search results?

Recently, Matt Cutts posted about search results in search results, as apparently Vanessa had updated the guidelines about this a bit after some uncertainty as to how you should handle your sites search results. The guideline now states: Use robots.txt to prevent crawling of search results pages or other auto-generated pages that don’t add much…

Cloak your sitemap!

Cloak your sitemap!

There’s a discussion on Webmasterworld as to whether XML sitemaps are a welcoming door for scrapers. Especially with the new autodiscovery feature for sitemaps around, it becomes very easy for a scraper to find any and all URL’s in your site. So in my opinion, they are a bit too warm of a welcome. Tedster…

Tele2 sucks, but I’m back online

Tele2 sucks, but I’m back online

I’ve been using Tele2 for a while now while on my old address, it was slow at times, but it usually worked, so I was pretty satisfied. I’m not anymore though… We’ve been moving to our new house over the last weekend, and I had arranged for our phone and internet connection to be moved…

Moved the blog to the homepage

Moved the blog to the homepage

Since moving the seo blog to the main URL worked so well on css3.info, (it came out of the last PR update as a PR7 and has had more search referrers since), I decided to do the same here. Let me know if you find any errors, but I think it all went smoothly. All…