SEO Daily Reading – Issue 4
- Interview with Google’s Matt Cutts at Pubcon — Stephen had the pleasure of sitting down with Matt Cutts, head of Google’s webspam team, for over a half hour last week at Pubcon.
- 24 Do-Follow Social Bookmarking Sites That Actually Work — We’re building up our own private list in Raven’s SEO Forum, but here’s 24 places you can make links without rel=”nofollow”
- Digg Selling for $300 Million? — Rumors have surfaced again that Digg is looking to find a buyer. This time credibility to the reports is added in the form of news that Digg has retained the services of a private investment bank.
- How Google Tests Results Quality — Technology Review interviewed Google’s director of research, Peter Norvig, asking him how Google tries to find out about the quality of their search results.
- Information Credibility at a Glance: Does Your Site Look Thin Affiliate? — Thin slicing information credibility is often about evaluating appearance. Unfortunately many of the people creating real content don’t put as much effort into formatting and marketing as the people creating fake content do.
- More on “nofollow” from Matt Cutts — The best-known use for nofollow is blog comment spam, but the mechanism is completely general. Nofollow is recommended anywhere that links can’t be vouched for.
- 456 Berea St: Basics of Search Engine Optimisation — Roger Johansson offers his two cents on search engine optimization.
- Google Wants To Index Your Videos — Google has launched Sitemaps for Video, an extension of their webmaster sitemaps program that will assist webmasters in having their videos indexed by Google.