Category: Webmaster Tools

Checking Website Health

Since Google does not like to show websites which have broken pages, errors, malware detected, or duplicate pages in their search results, it is important to monitor, on a regular basis, the health of your website pages. There are several…

Penguin 2.0 – Brace Yourself

Announced earlier this week, Matt Cutts of Google, via a newly released video chat from him, indicated that a big penguin update, he dubbed penguin 2.0, is coming out in the next two weeks. Earlier this year he warned of…

What is Google Think Insights Website

A couple of weeks ago Google launched its updated “Think Insights” website. Basically it is a center for compelling data, research and insight gathered by Google and other contributors to incite ideas and creative thinking in the Internet world. The…

SEO Best Practices Revisited

I thought it would be good to revisit some of the best practices for optimizing a website for ranking high in the search engines. These are practices that have been foundational and supported by Google. ON-PAGE PRACTICES Crawlable website –…

Webmaster Tools – Daily Tasks

Google Webmaster Tools should be a part of your daily tasks when it comes to monitoring the health of your websites. Over the years Google has become more transparent in sharing their¬†analytic’s¬†information. Monitoring this information on a daily basis lets…

Bounce Rates

Over the years there has been a lot written on bounce rates. A bounce rate is the percentage of visits that arrive on a website, visit no other pages, and then leaves. Bounce rate is an insightful metric that can…