Back in May the home of the original internet yard sale, eBay, was hit with a manual penalty by Google which has since cost the company a major loss in revenue.
Topics: Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Google’s Webmaster Trends Analyst, John Mueller, announced in a Google+ post that Google would be removing the profile photo and Google+ circle count associated with authorship of a webpage from search listings.
Where you live, work and play all determine your purchase behaviors. For example, while some people may flock to their favorite gourmet coffee shop to get their morning fix, others are seeking out the lower price and increased accessibility of a cup of coffee from the local convenience store on their daily commute.
“How can content be ranked if there aren't many links to it?
How Your Content Ranks
Cutts explains that the process by which Google judges content without many pages linking to it, is similar to how search engines worked in the days before SEO and link building: “You’re pretty much judging based on the text on the page at that point.”