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Google Penguin, Unnatural Links Penalty, and Google Panda: Key Differences and Recovery Tactics

Google Penguin, Unnatural Links Penalty, and Google Panda: Key Differences and Recovery Tactics | Google Penalty World | Scoop.it
Are you confused about the difference between Penguin and an Unnatural Links penalty? Not sure whether you should be disavowing your links? Wondering whether you should file for reconsideration? Well...you're not alone!
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Excellent review of Google Panda, Penguin and "unnatural links" manual penalties from Google from Marie Haynes, including symptoms, consequences and best approaches to recover from each one.


The article also cover the use of the Disavow Links tool, when and whether to file an official Google Reconsideration Request and what is the best course of action for most troublesome penalty-related situations your site may have fallen into.


Highly informative. Up-to-date. 8/10


Full article: http://www.seomoz.org/blog/the-difference-between-penguin-and-an-unnatural-links-penalty-and-some-info-on-panda-too


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New Google Penalty Coming For Those Over-Optimized SEO Sites

New Google Penalty Coming For Those Over-Optimized SEO Sites | Google Penalty World | Scoop.it

From the original article: "Google has been working on a new penalty that targets site’s that overly optimize for search engines for the past few months.


Matt Cutts said the new over optimization penalty will be introduced into the search results in the upcoming month or next few weeks.


The purpose is to “level the playing field,” Cutts said. To give sites that have great content a better shot at ranking above sites that have content that is not as great but do a better job with SEO."


Check also out this video from Matt Cutts, dating back to 2009, and illustrating how much Google's take on this issue has profoundly changed, if not reversed altogether. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bz0KQNPDUoc


Must listen-to. 8/10


Here is a full text trasncription (and the audio recording) of what Matt Cutts has exactly said: http://selnd.com/FTwher 

Check also: http://www.seroundtable.com/google-over-seo-update-14887.html  


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Google Penalizations: 25 Ways Your Site Can Get Penalized in 2012 | Search Engine Journal

Google Penalizations: 25 Ways Your Site Can Get Penalized in 2012 | Search Engine Journal | Google Penalty World | Scoop.it

Robin Good: If you are wondering how your web site can be easily penalized by Google, here is a great review of the most popular and frequent types of penalizations.


Sujan Patel, co-founder of Single Grain, a SEO agency based in San Francisco, has put together this useful annotated list of search engine penalities which brings together both the recent new algorithm updates Google has introduced as well as classical troublemakers.


From the original article: "Have you seen a recent drop in your website’s traffic levels? Perhaps you’ve received a notification of unnatural SEO practices in your Google Webmaster Tools account?


Unfortunately, SEO penalties can happen to any website, at any time. While it is possible to repair the damage incurred by these negative effects, it’s ultimately much more effective to take a proactive stance on penalty prevention by avoiding the following known penalty causes:..."


"...keep in mind that things change all the time in the SEO world – so this list shouldn’t be construed as the “end all, be all” of penalties your site might experience in 2012."


Useful reminder. 7/10


Full article: http://www.searchenginejournal.com/25-ways-to-get-penalized-in-2012/47245/



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