Tag Archives: Google search

Google Search Trick

I discovered yesterday that Google was returning results from all years by default. I changed that so Google will return results no more than a year old. Use this trick with caution if you are doing deep research. 1. Search … Continue reading

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Unique Content and Unique Value

When I’m writing newspaper or magazine articles I don’t worry about SEO ideas like unique content and unique value. My research and writing is original and I have no worry that I will be ranked lower due to repetitive content. But because … Continue reading

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The Mystery of Photos with Google Search

A few years ago Google started including photographs of authors in search results (internal link). You had to set up a profile with Google and then set a link to your website but that wasn’t hard. Then sometime last year Google announced … Continue reading

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SEO and Disclaimers As Image Files

Google’s search engine likes fresh content but dislikes repetition. A website should have regularly updated pages or a blog that’s frequently contributed to, to rank higher in search. But what if you have pages that require disclaimers, similar text that will occur over … Continue reading

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Copyscape, Google search, and Unique Pages

I’m learning about Copyscape (external link) and I am confused. I have many questions, but are they the right ones? Copyscape is a web service that detects plagiarism on the net. It also reports on whether submitted content is unique. First things first. … Continue reading

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Notes on Statistics

It’s agreed that statistics can be useful, perhaps invaluable to a website’s success, but I find they raise more questions than they settle. And are their statistics and keyword search results really valid to begin with? According to Yahoo, 32% … Continue reading

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