Category Archives: Google Penalties

Google Disavow Tool: Is It Still Useful for Off-Page SEO?

Tommy Landry — July 31, 2017 Follow @tommy_landry — July 31, 2017 Simon / Pixabay Anyone who understands Google’s stance on off-page SEO should be familiar with the Google Disavow Tool. The Disavow Tool was originally offered to help webmasters and SEO consultants provide feedback directly to Google about link cleanup efforts. Why were we … Continue reading Google Disavow Tool: Is It Still Useful for Off-Page SEO?

Why Should You Improve Your Meta Descriptions? Because Google Says So.

Amanda Clark — June 12, 2017 Follow @GrammarChicInc— June 12, 2017 Here’s a lesson from SEO 101: When Google makes announcements or recommendations, it’s always best to listen. Believe it or not, Google tries to help Web developers, marketers, and small business owners thrive in their SEO efforts, and that includes all aspects, ranging from … Continue reading Why Should You Improve Your Meta Descriptions? Because Google Says So.

Will Google Penalize You For Duplicating Content? Exclusive Expert Interview

Warren Knight — March 20, 2017 Follow @warrenknight— March 20, 2017 WILL GOOGLE PENALIZE YOU FOR DUPLICATING CONTENT? I was asked this question in my private members group earlier this week, and as a business marketing online, this is a very important topic that I knew I wanted to write about. A study conducted by … Continue reading Will Google Penalize You For Duplicating Content? Exclusive Expert Interview

Google Now Penalizes Sites with Intrusive Interstitials (Pop-Up Ads)

Nate Dame — January 22, 2017 Follow @seonate— January 22, 2017 As of January 10, Google will penalize mobile sites with intrusive pop-up ads. Google announced this update last August, and said it would take effect on January 10. The Webmaster Central Blog stated, Pages that show intrusive interstitials provide a poorer experience to users … Continue reading Google Now Penalizes Sites with Intrusive Interstitials (Pop-Up Ads)

Google’s Mobile Interstitial and Pop-up “Penalty” Now Rolling Out

Eric Seal — January 16, 2017 — January 16, 2017 On January 10th, Google began rolling out its mobile interstitial and pop-up change. Originally announced in August 2016, the change will devalue rankings for mobile sites with intrusive interstitials and pop-ups. What is an intrusive interstitial? “Intrusive” interstitials or pop-ups block the main content of … Continue reading Google’s Mobile Interstitial and Pop-up “Penalty” Now Rolling Out