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Google Answers Some Tricky Questions

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by BuzzKill, Nov 13, 2008.

  1. BuzzKill

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    Some interesting bits in this article. Most is already known, but assuming they are telling the truth, this might put to rest some questions I see a lot of speculation on.

    Example :

    Article marketing is dying.
    Website age effecting rankings (well this was a split answer)
    Backlinks from bad sites
    IP Sharing

    etc. etc.

    Worth checking out. http://www.webpronews.com/topnews/2008/11/10/google-answers-some-tricky-questions
     
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  2. symbiotic

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    Excellent information. Your right some of it was already known or at least assumed based on personal research, but it's nice to see some of this info coming from Google's mouth which is very similar to Matt Cutt's ass, jk.

    Thanks for the share!
     
  3. WickednDivine

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    I like the straight answer about IP sharing. That is one of my top concerns right now..
     
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    Thanks, really good info.

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    IMO, it is g00gle talking out of both sides of their mouth. Honestly, I don't think anyone knows how the algorithm works, not even the people who work there.

    Have you ever been to a fast food restaurant with their terminals/ computers/ POS down? They have forgotten how to do anything manually. In fact, they can't even make food, figure sales tax, or write down an order without it.

    It is the same with G00gle. They don't even know how their own algorithm works anymore. Basically, they input the info into their computer and let it sort it out. G00gle just accepts what their computers spit out. You could have the most successful or unsuccessful web site in the world and not one person there could tell you why.

    G00gle = black box
     
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  6. BuzzKill

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    You do realize that makes absolutely no sense don't you?
     
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    I agree justthinking...They didn't know a nut about what is real gooogle algorithm. Article said there are more than 200 things which google checks while rank your sites...
     
  8. JigJig

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    I was "present" for the chat thing they did (I guess it was about a month ago that they did this) but it's nice to see a summary of the questions and answers here. Also, they did clear up the directory thing, I saw somewhere that they haven't decreased the value of them at all, don't have the source right now though.
     
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    What doesn't make sense? Do you know Googl3s algorithm? Do you honestly believe a project of that size anybody from there actually understands it anymore?

    If only you and I worked on a single project together for awhile, which of us would know or understand it better? Now add a team of programmers with different agendas. Each subset of the team writing their own functions for each of their agendas. Now who knows it? Nobody in its completed form. Continue to add to it over four hundred times in a single year. Absolutely nobody understands it anymore. It becomes a black box. They input information into and expect a reasonable result. But what is reasonable at that point? To me, that is what happened with math in this country with calculators. A student would input their query and it would spit out a result. They were never taught to examine whether or not it was 'reasonable' like I and probably you were.
     
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    It makes perfect sense. Google isn't going to teach you how to beat it. Anything it tells good Webmasters, it is also telling spammers. Google is not here to teach you how it works, it would prefer you were ignorant.
     
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    Thanks for posting this link BuzzKill, just read the article and it was really interesting.

    It good to read that there is no such thing as a bad link, but the 'old school' technique of getting quality links rather than thousands of 'empty' links still hold as true today as it ever did.
     
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    Well, they recently announced that paid directory submission isnt taken in consideration, articles now. They know how people are promoting their sites and honestly speaking they are trying to push people to use social bookmarking since this one looks more natural although some people have been abuuuusing it.
     
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    Thanks for the link - very interesting googlespeak - maybe be should officially recognize it as a language.

    A comment that Simon Leung (ex google) made last year that I remember was that the big G doesn't understand IM and IMers. Their heads are in a different place.


    C Ya
     
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    Google knows exactly how theyr algorithm works.
    Why aren´t they talking about it?
    Let´s say google says that having a red background boosts your SE rankings, over time alot of websites would change theyr backround to red.
     
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    Thanks for posting this up. It is definitely worth a read but of course as it is Google, they always leave you hanging for information on some level. Which is completely understandable given the amount of spammers and scammers out there. But it's always good to hear new info about SERPS from the one and only Big G.