|Weekly SEO news: 20 May 2014|
|Welcome to the
latest issue of the Search Engine Facts newsletter.
The social media performance checker enables you to track the performance of the home page of your website on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest and StumbleUpon over time.
In the news: Google won't lift a penalty if a page is just removed, Google's paid link patent, the latest search engine statistics, Google AdSense supports a new ad format, and more.
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|1. Check the social media success of your website|
Our new social media performance checker enables you to track the performance of the home page of your website on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, LinkedIn, Pinterest and StumbleUpon over time.
The tool also compares the performance of up to three competitors to the performance of your own website. That enables you to quickly find the things that you can improve:2. The new global trends page
The new global trends page in SEOprofiler enables you to see trending topics on Twitter. If you tweet about trending topics, chances are that more people will read your tweets:
We're going to add more social media tools to SEOprofiler in
the future. If you haven't done it yet, try SEOprofiler now:
|2. Search engine news and articles of the week|
| Matt Cutts: three things you should know about link
"In a discussion on Hacker News, Google’s Matt Cutts talks about link removals and link removal threats. Matt Cutts says that there are two different situations when someone wants a link removed."
Google: we won’t lift a manual action if the content isn’t changed
"In an online discussion, a webmaster complained that a manual action against his website hasn’t been lifted although he removed the offending content.
"The patent doesn’t go into a great amount of detail on how it might identify paid links, but we’ve seen Google penalize sites over the years because they are linked to by paid links.
"Google Sites led the U.S. explicit core search market in April with 67.6 percent market share (up 0.1 percentage points), followed by Microsoft Sites with 18.7 percent (up 0.1 percentage points) and Yahoo Sites with 10 percent.
Google AdSense has a new ad format
"Today we’re happy to launch a new display-only format that we call magazine ads [...] allowing text advertisers to increase competition on your display-only ad units while maintaining a design aesthetic suitable for display. [...]
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