3 Easy Steps To Ruin A Great Blog

Mon 10 May 2010 16:27, Barry Adams

3 Easy Steps To Ruin A Great Blog

It takes a lot of hard work and dedication to build a strong group blog. You need to establish a brand, build a team of knowledgeable bloggers, create quality content, and basically work your ass off for very little reward. In the end, if you do thinks right, you end up with a strong blog with a solid reputation.

On the other hand, ruining that reputation and destroying the blog is very easy.... read more

Google: "We're the good guys, remember?"

Tue 2 March 2010 18:05, Barry Adams

Google: "We're the good guys, remember?"

As Google is coming under ever increasing scrutiny and pressure (such as the ruling against it in Italy, and the inquiry the European Commission has allegedly started), it goes ever more on the defensive.... read more

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Google's Personalized Search: is it real?

Mon 22 February 2010 14:55, Barry Adams

Google's Personalized Search: is it real?

Back in December of last year Google announced it would be rolling out its Personalized Search feature to all its users. Searchcowboys has written before about the pro's and cons of Personalized Search, but what has the true impact been so far?... read more

Site Migration SEO Concerns - The Results

Mon 8 February 2010 16:00, Barry Adams

Site Migration SEO Concerns - The Results

About nine months ago I was facing a sizeable site migration project at my employer at the time, and I was tasked with mapping out the best way of handling this migration to minimise the impact on our search engine rankings.

I wrote a post on Searchcowboys summarising my research into the SEO aspects of a site migration, and I feel the time has come to look back at the migration and the lessons we learned from it.... read more

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Google Social Search goes public and adds new features

Thu 28 January 2010 17:05, Barry Adams

Google Social Search goes public and adds new features

A couple of months ago Google launched its Social Search feature in an opt-in beta. This new search feature was intended to enrich SERPs with results from your social media contacts.

Surviving a mixed reception for this new search feature, Google seems to see the value and is intent on developing it further. Yesterday they announced further improvements to Social Search rolling out to all English-language users that are signed in on google.com.... read more

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The Hype and Hullabaloo of SEO

Thu 14 January 2010 14:00, Barry Adams, 5 comments

SEO Concerns When Migrating Your Site

Thu 24 December 2009 14:15, Barry Adams, 4 comments

Google explains 'the meaning of open'

Tue 22 December 2009 14:00, Barry Adams, 1 comment

Only 20% of Google queries are unique

Tue 22 December 2009 11:00, Barry Adams, 3 comments

The Dark Side of Google's Personalized Search

Mon 14 December 2009 15:30, Barry Adams, 0 comments

Site load speed to be a ranking factor - Google lends a hand

Thu 3 December 2009 15:15, Barry Adams, 3 comments

Google Wants To Make AJAX Crawlable

Fri 9 October 2009 17:55, Barry Adams, 1 comment

UK Proposes French-style Filesharing Law

Wed 16 September 2009 17:00, Barry Adams, 4 comments

Another SEO loophole closed

Mon 17 August 2009 14:05, Barry Adams, 3 comments

We Do As Google Suggests

Thu 16 July 2009 11:10, Barry Adams, 3 comments

Link Consolidation is the new Pagerank Sculpting?

Fri 10 July 2009 15:05, Barry Adams, 3 comments

Behavioural Targeting and Privacy

Thu 9 July 2009 15:45, Barry Adams, 2 comments

PR sculpting with nofollow is obsolete?

Thu 4 June 2009 10:50, Barry Adams, 1 comment

Bing is live sooner than expected

Tue 2 June 2009 15:45, Barry Adams, 1 comment

The Secret of Googlenomics

Tue 26 May 2009 13:25, Barry Adams, 1 comment

Google Suggest Goes Local

Wed 1 April 2009 12:15, Barry Adams, 1 comment

New Improvements to Google's Search Results Page

Tue 24 March 2009 17:25, Barry Adams, 4 comments

Growing use of Long Tail keywords

Thu 26 February 2009 17:05, Barry Adams, 0 comments

Canonical URL's - the end of duplicate content issues?

Fri 13 February 2009 14:52, Barry Adams, 5 comments

Keyword discovery with Google tools

Thu 12 February 2009 16:20, Barry Adams, 6 comments

Green thinking at Google

Wed 11 February 2009 16:29, Barry Adams, 1 comment

The Long Tail is dead. Long live the Long Tail!

Mon 9 February 2009 17:15, Barry Adams, 3 comments

Challenges in selecting a European TLD

Thu 5 February 2009 14:25, Barry Adams, 3 comments

A bloggers view on search in Europe: Barry Adams

Fri 23 January 2009 14:11, Barry Adams, 1 comment

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