Steve Masters — July 20, 2018 Follow @masterstips — July 20, 2018 Free-Photos / Pixabay Websites that accept guest posts might need to rethink their editorial policies, now that the internet is populated by many bloggers who are charging fees for exposure. This phenomenon was highlighted by a Buzzfeed News article, which investigated the activities … Continue reading The Thin Line Between Journalism and Commercialism
There are three basic strategies for dealing with thin content: update, redirect or noindex. Contributor Kristopher Jones looks at each and says to always keep the purpose of the content in mind when making any change. Kristopher Jones on June 29, 2018 Some people look at the changes Google makes to its algorithm as … Continue reading Parsing pages: Is it better to update or remove thin content?
By Ann Smarty April 17th, 2018 “Thin” content is one of the most misused and loose terms in our industry. Whenever there’s an inexplicable drop in rankings, a lot of experts are ready to jump in and blame an alleged “thin” or “duplicate” content penalty. On the other hand, whenever Google is willing to confirm … Continue reading Thin Content: How to Diagnose and Fix the Issue
Is mistakenly published content impacting your site’s SEO performance? Columnist Glenn Gabe shares a case study detailing how to fix this issue — and how long it may take to resolve once fixed. Glenn Gabe on September 22, 2017 I had an e-commerce company reach out to me earlier in the year for help. … Continue reading How long does it take to deindex low-quality or thin content published by accident? [case study]
By Ruud Hein February 3rd, 2016 The larger and older the website you’re working on, the harder it becomes to find duplicate content and thin content. Add external duplication to (too much) internal duplication and your site can be demoted or even completely filtered out in search results. Add too much thin content and especially when … Continue reading Finding Pages With Duplicate Or Thin Content Using A1 Website Analyzer