|Weekly SEO news: 26 May 2009|
to the latest issue of the Search Engine Facts newsletter.
This week, we're taking a look at a possible -50 penalty on Google. Some websites experienced a -50 position drop for every page. Will this happen to your website?
In the news: Google is experimenting with image search, Google does not like paid blog entries, Yahoo improves display ads and more.
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|1. Has Google a new -50 penalty?|
Webmasters in an online webmaster forum observed an anomaly in Google's results that might indicate a new Google penalty. Which websites have been penalized and could this affect your own website?
What has happened?
Why have these websites been penalized?
What should you do now?
We think that it's likely that Google is working on its paid link filters and that paid links from .edu domains and other sites are the reason for the problems.
Stay away from paid links. Google doesn't like them and chances are that your website will get problems if you use them. Better focus on high quality organic links.
|2. Search engine news and articles of the week|
|3. Test-drive the beta version of IBP 11|
The beta version of IBP 11 is available. Among many improvements, the new IBP version has a brand new keyword manager:
The new keyword manager uses the unique keyword database of KeywordIndex.com. It helps you to find inexpensive and targeted keywords for Google AdWords and organic search engine optimization.
|4. Success stories|
"I recommend this to everyone who wants to get free search engine traffic."
|5. Previous articles|