|Weekly SEO news: 15 December 2009|
to the latest issue of the Search Engine Facts newsletter.
Google was granted a patent this month that explains how search engines can deal with duplicate content issues.
In the news: Ads on Bing.com have a higher CTR, Google enhances Google Suggest, Google's CEO doesn't care about privacy and more.
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|1. Google's duplicate content patent|
This month, Google was granted a patent with the name Duplicate document detection in a web crawler system. The patent explains how a content filter from the search engine can work with a duplicate content server.
What is duplicate content?
How does Google detect duplicate content?
How does this affect your website?
If your web site has unique content, you don't have to worry about potential duplicate content penalties. Optimize that content for search engines and make sure that your web site has good inbound links. It's hard to outrank a website with good optimized content and many good inbound links.
|2. Search engine news and articles of the week|
|3. Google Universal results and Google custom result|
If you check the position of your website in Google's search results with IBP's ranking checker then you can now choose if IBP should also consider Google Maps and Google News results.
IBP enables you to choose whether you just want to check the regular website results or if you also want to include the local search and news results. You can download the trial here.
IBP can also check Google custom results or the regular Google results by automatically deleting the customization cookies.
Using current tools is very important for search engine optimization. Things that worked last year might not work today. IBP is always up-to-date with the latest algorithms of Google and all other major search engines.
|4. Success stories|
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|5. Previous articles|