Hudson, FL, January 29, 2014 – ASEOHosting, a provider of premium multiple IP hosting, has announced the availability of several new country-code top-level domains to its clients. The new ccTLDs will be an invaluable addition for webmasters seeking to increase their exposure in international markets and broaden the link diversity of their site portfolios.
Among the new ccTLDs are Austria(.at), Portugal(.pt), Macedonia(.mk), Lithuania(.lt), Hungary(.hu), Poland(.pl), Switzerland(.ch), Greece(.gr), Belgium(.bg), and the Czech Republic(.cz). Read more
In the continuing saga of big companies implementing SEO strategies that get them a spanking, Rap Genius has had its SERP positions wiped out by Google.
Rap Genius is a lyrics site that allows its users to comment on lyrics, explaining and analyzing their meaning. The lyrics industry is a cutthroat niche, with a large number of sites fighting it out for the top SERP positions. Among its competitors, Rap Genius is a standout for the quality of the site and the insightful commentaries, but apparently the company’s owners decided that wasn’t good enough, and implemented a link building strategy that even a neophyte SEO could have told them wasn’t wise. Read more
In an uncharacteristically forthright blog post, Matt Cutts, head honcho of Google’s webspam team, lashed out at the practice of guest blogging. Apparently infuriated by what is probably the millionth automated spam email from low-grade online marketers offering to produce content for his blog, Cutts seems ready to go to war with guest bloggers.
“Okay, I’m calling it: if you’re using guest blogging as a way to gain links in 2014, you should probably stop. Why? Because over time it’s become a more and more spammy practice, and if you’re doing a lot of guest blogging then you’re hanging out with really bad company.”
If you haven’t already, you should check out the post to understand the nuance of his position. Of course, a backlash is already well underway, with many apparently having missed that nuance. Read more
Disclaimer: The opinions expressed by the guest blogger are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of ASEOHosting.
Are you not getting the volume of search traffic that you feel you should or could be getting? There might be some very simple reasons why.
According to Google engineer Matt Cutts, there are some basic SEO mistakes that many webmasters make. Here are those mistakes along with some suggestions to fix or avoid them. Read more