|Weekly SEO news: 25 March 2014|
|Welcome to the
latest issue of the Search Engine Facts newsletter.
We have just released a new version of OpenLinkProfiler.org (OLP). OLP is a free backlink analysis tool that enables you to get a detailed overview of the backlink profile of any website. The new version offers even more great features than the previous version.
In the news: Google penalizes a blog guest post
network, the latest search engine statistics, truncated titles on the
search results page, and more.
Table of contents:
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|1. How cool is that? A new version of OpenLinkProfiler.org!|
We have just released a new version of OpenLinkProfiler.org (OLP). OLP is a free backlink analysis tool that enables you to get a detailed overview of the backlink profile of any website. The new version offers even more great features than the previous version.What exactly is OpenLinkProfiler.org?
OpenLinkProfiler.org is a link analysis tool that offers free access to data for which other companies charge high fees:
What's new in OpenLinkProfiler.org?
Although the first version of OpenLinkProfiler.org is just
one and a half month old, the new version offers many improvements:
No other link analysis tool offers that many powerful filters:
You can sort the links by link influence score, industry,
category, age, nofollow and dofollow, page title, anchor text, top
level domain, words in domain, etc. If you haven't done it yet, try
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|2. Search engine news and articles of the week|
| Google penalizes a blog guest post network
"On Twitter, Google’s Matt Cutts announced that Google penalized another guest blog post network [...] He also said that users of the network will be penalized.
comScore releases February 2014 U.S. search engine rankings
"Google Sites led the U.S. explicit core search market in February with 67.5 percent market share, followed by Microsoft Sites with 18.4 percent (up 0.1 percentage points) and Yahoo Sites with 10.3 percent. Ask Network accounted for 2.4 percent of explicit core searches, followed by AOL, Inc. with 1.3 percent."
"While I don't miss underlines, making titles bigger removes a few words from long titles and that's not a good thing. [...] only a few words are removed, but the truncated titles are difficult to understand."
Google's Matt Cutts answers this question in a video on YouTube. You can use multiple breadcrumb navigation menus on the page but Google will only use the first one.
Do you fear Google's Knowledge Graph?
"If searchers can get the content and the answer directly in the search results, why would they click to you? [...] Google rolls things out in the least controversial way they can... and then turn the knobs later."
Search engine newslets
|3. Recommended resources|
Link disinfection: how to deal with bad links that point to your site
Hear what Matt Cutts says about bad links that point to your website:
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