Highlights from Google’s latest webspam report, including website hacking, sneaky redirects, and 9 million manual actions.
This week’s My Five round up features the end of referral spam, the potential prosecution of trolls, and teens’ reactions to the Windows 95 OS.
Be aware of SEO scammers making wild promises, and bear in mind that when it comes to digital marketing, you usually get what you pay for.
You may have been noticing an increase in referral traffic from ‘spam’ sites. Here’s how to reduce the impact they have on your data.
The effectiveness of spammy SEO tactics has been dwindling for years, so why are they still being used, and why are they sometimes still working?
Google+ controversy, a rap battle for Google, Skype regains control after hacking, common sense customer service rules and more.
Is it OK to comments on forums and blogs for SEO? Black hat, white hat or grey hat? Vote now to contribute to the debate.
Is it possible to be penalised by Google for doing good work? Why has our site been hit after producing good content?
Google is in the process of rolling out ‘better ads in Gmail’. As well as an increase in relevancy, Google plans to present users with local deals and offers.
Google removes approximately 40,000 malware sites from its search results. Good news for the average web user.
What is the secret to successful link building? How can you get other sites to link to your web site? Link building explained.
Mahalo launches human edited search engine. Do you want search results that are free from aggregator sites and spam? Mahalo provides an interesting alternative.