Category: Matt Cutts

Mollie the Crab – This Week in Tech 710

Mollie the Crab – This Week in Tech 710

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Does the position of keywords in the URL affect ranking?

Does the position of keywords in the URL affect ranking?

On February 26, 2009, Google software engineer Matt Cutts collected questions on Google Moderator and answered many of them on video. Adeel from Manchester, UK asked: Does the position of keywords in the URL have a significant impact: example.com/keyword/London is better than example.com/London/keyword?

How does Google use human raters in web search?

How does Google use human raters in web search?

Can you provide more details on how Google uses ‘human raters’ as part of their algorithm? AJ Kohn, SF, CA Read more about search evaluation at Google: http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2008/09/search-evaluation-at-google.html Have a question? Ask it in our Webmaster Help Forum: http://productforums.google.com/forum/#!forum/webmasters Want your question to be answered on a video like this? Follow us on Twitter and…

Matt Cutts SEO

Matt Cutts SEO

Matt Cutts from Google talks about Meta Tags and whether Google takes notice of them. Basically no they don’t. Good quality unique and relevant content is the best.

Is there a version of Google that excludes backlinks as a ranking factor?

Is there a version of Google that excludes backlinks as a ranking factor?

Hi Matt, does the big G have a version of the search engine that totally excludes any backlink relevance? I’m wondering what search would look like and am curious to try it out. BlueBumbleBee, Colchester, UK Have a question? Ask it in our Webmaster Help Forum: http://groups.google.com/a/googleproductforums.com/forum/#!forum/webmasters Want your question to be answered on a…

How can I research a domain that I may want to purchase?

How can I research a domain that I may want to purchase?

How can we check to see if a domain (bought from a registrar) was previously in trouble with Google? I recently bought, and unbeknownst to me the domain isn’t being indexed and I’ve had to do a reconsideration request. How could I have prevented? Wally, Reno Internet Archive Wayback Machine: https://archive.org/web/ Have a question? Ask…

Is there a difference between the "strong" and "b" tags in terms of SEO?

Is there a difference between the "strong" and "b" tags in terms of SEO?

Hi Matt, In terms of SEO, what is the difference between strong tag and bold tag for emphasis on certain words of text. From the user perspective, both tags have the same effect (words in bold). Which tag should we use, in which circumstances? Jean-Marc G, Paris, France Have a question? Ask it in our…

Best of Matt Cutts: "It's party in here!"

Best of Matt Cutts: "It's party in here!"

The best moves of His Highness Matt Cutts, Google Guru and Defender of the SERP. Article: http://onlinemarketing.de/news/best-of-matt-cutts-seo-song-ueber-den-google-guru And remember: Sharing is caring! Music by Reimphase: http://www.youtube.com/user/TheReimphase www.facebook.com/reimphase Cuts by Heiko Sellin Sources: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rk4qgQdp2UA http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g37bwBlifnk http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R7Yv6DzHBvE http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tropjex1jsg http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u55Rn1mYgO8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5GK0aQrCDEo http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3P-m2cBCJSk http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2XlKn6I9rSc http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ufGw65-1je8 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KyCYyoGusqs&list=TLuYpGg83AIIM http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l6g5hoBYlf0 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ofhwPC-5Ub4 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7W0o65tTIQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQmQeKU25zg