Monthly Archives: January 2013

How to set the geographic target location in Google Webmasters Tools

This simple howto video shows you how to set the Geographic Target in Google Webmasters Tools.

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Google Webmaster Site Verification Made Easy

In this video, Nate Falconer walks you through the step by step process of how to verify any blog or any static website with Google Webmaster Tools Verification.

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When will Rich Snippets become widely available?

Adeel from Manchester, UK asks: “When do you recon Rich Snippets will be made widely available? Can I suggest a tool in Google Webmaster Tools that lets you view (or preview) Rich Snippets from your site?” Thisvideo is part of … Continue reading

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What types of directories are seen as sources of paid links?

Fábio Ricotta from Brazil asks: “Will Google consider Yahoo! Directory and BOTW as source of paid links? If no, why is this different from another site that sell links?” Recorded on April 23, 2009.

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Interview with Matt Cutts

Matt Cutts, head of the webspam team at Google, speaks about Webmaster Central, his first encounter with spam, and challenges for search engines in the future.

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Cloaking

Matt Cutts talks about cloaking.

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Can I make sure Google always uses my meta description tags for snippets?

Youser from Siegen, NRW asks: “I use “description tags”. Still Google search results often start with a date or alter the description snippet. Is there any way of controlling this?”

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How are load times displayed in Webmaster Tools calculated?

How does Google calculate site load times in the data it exposes in Google Webmaster statistics? Is the calculation simply average time to get and receive the HTML content for a page?

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How to Optimize for Google: Part 2 of 3

Optimizing for top Google rankings includes a number of factors. In Part 1 of 3 we discussed onsite optimization. In Part 2 we will touch on incoming links as well as using Google Webmaster Tools.

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Google Webmasters Tools Labs section Author Stats & Sitemaps

Web Training video discussing webmasters tools authorship stats under the “labs” tab in google webmasters tools dashbpard. – We also go over sitemaps submission and testing in this video

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Are nofollow links irrelevant?

Dan from Bucharest asks: “Are nofollow links worth getting? Or are they almost irrelevant?”

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Google for Webmasters Tutorial: Ranking

A webmaster tutorial video that covers how sites are displayed in Google search results.

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How does Google view font replacement?

How does Google view font replacement (ie. Cufon, SIFR, FLIR)? Are some methods better than others, are all good, all bad?

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Google for Webmasters Tutorial: Other Resources

A webmaster tutorial video that introduces other useful Google resources for webmasters.

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