|Weekly SEO news: 16 October 2007|
to the latest issue of the Search
Engine Facts newsletter.
This week, we're taking a look at unintentionally hidden text and how it can destroy your Google rankings.
In the news: 61 billion searches were conducted in August, a Chinese search engine is the third biggest search engine worldwide and more.
Table of contents:
|1. Are you unintentionally spamming search engines?|
Are you sure that your website is free of hidden text? There are many ways to create hidden text unintentionally. By checking your web pages, you make sure that you won't be penalized for something you did not intend to do.
Why is hidden text a problem?
How can you hide text on your web pages?
Are you sure that you don't use hidden text unintentionally?
How can Google discover hidden text on your web pages?
Google won't ban your site if you use hidden text in a way that appears to be legitimate. They try to detect intent. Don't try to cheat search engines. If you use ethical search engine optimization methods then you don't risk getting banned from the search results.
|2. Search engine news of the week|
Google wins in blind search test
Search engine newslets
|3. Articles of the week|
| Is Google backing off from universal search?
Google skimps on its own advertising
Some grumble that Google isn't model citizen
|4. Recommended resources|
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|5. Previous articles|