Google Updated Penguin, Finally

Google Updated Penguin, Finally

The Penguin algorithm has been part of the lives of online marketers since early 2012 when the first iteration was unleashed and decimated an industry rife with easily repeatable spam. When Google updated Penguin for the first time, it hit many webmasters who utilized...

Stop Comment Spam

Over the past several years I’ve been involved in the Internet marketing community, one thing has really gotten under my skin: comment spam. Almost every back-link analysis I’ve performed has comment links in one form or another. Many of these links can be...

How to Submit a Reconsideration Request

How do I Submit a Reconsideration Request? What follows is our step-by-step guide on the proper process by which to upload a reconsideration request to your Google Webmaster Tools account. It may seem like a daunting task at first, however, this is one of the easiest...

Ethical Analysis of Link Removal Ransoms

Ethical Analysis of Link Removal Ransoms If you have performed link removal outreach, you have received an email asking for payment to remove the link, directory listing, content from a blog / article site, etc.   The real question here is: Should I pay a...

How to Submit a Disavow File

How Do I Submit a Disavow File? If you have encountered an unnatural links penalty, it is necessary that you upload a disavow file to your Google Webmaster Tools account prior to submitting a reconsideration request. Even if you have not been hit with a manual...

Link Removal and Google’s Disavow Tool

Yesterday Matt Cutts announced the release of Google’s new link disavow tool at PubCon 2012 out in Las Vegas. The announcement was greeted with happiness, but it really doesn’t change too much of the equation. This tool is for site owners to use as a last...
Link Removal