Yahoo Site Explorer to Shut Down (For Real This Time)

Market watchers will know that bad news usually comes out on Friday afternoon. Bad news for the SEO world came from Yahoo Search on Friday afternoon confirming the death of Yahoo Site Explorer (YSE). YSE was kind of like an early version of GWT (Google Webmaster...

Google Supplementals Goes Bye Bye – Impact on SEO

Google has removed their supplemental index which should mean more pages in the general index which equals more overall traffic for your web site. Before, Google used the supplemental index to classify web pages that did not have enough mustards (links) and/or content...

Auto Discover Sitemaps in Robots.txt Supported by Big Three

Yahoo, Google, and now MSN Join for Auto Discovery All three major search engines now support an auto-discovery feature for sitemaps located in your robots.txt file. You can now put the following code: Sitemap: http://www.example.com/sitemap.xml into your robots.txt...

We Were Finally Cold Called Today

Well it finally happened. I dunno how it works, where they got my name and number, but I should have known that when I received a call today with ‘unknown’ in the display it was going to be spam. Spam on the phone you say? Cold Calling for Web Hosting and...

Remove Content With Google Webmasters

Remove and Reinclude Web Pages Google Webmaster Tool console has been updated (or added to) yet again. This time you can remove content from your page that you don’t want kicking around and have found robots.txt is not successful at eliminating. Conversely, you...

New Sitemaps Protocol for Webmasters

It appears that Google, along with the other major online search engines, have combined to change the way they view sitemaps. Before you could submit to each major engine with a location (usually .xml) of your sitemap file and they would crawl it. It appears there is...
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