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My own SEO ranking factors

  • Post published on 18 Sep 2014 by Marta Gryszko

Search Metrics has prepared its SEO Ranking Factors based on the results of their study. They analyzed which factors are common for websites that are found in top 30 in and created an infographic that visualizes those ranking factors which correlate* the most with high ranking and those which don’t tend to be so important. I bet most of you have already read their report, thus I’ll focus on what I think are the most important ranking factors. Czytaj całość »

Link Detox – How to recognize toxic links?

  • Post published on 08 Aug 2013 by Marta Gryszko

Toxic linksAlthough for many months the topic of Google penalties has been discussed, all the time new persons appear who ask – how can I know which links have been considered unnatural? Unfortunately Google is no help, because, in spite of several promises of Google employees, we still do not get their examples in the notification in GWT. Czytaj całość »

7 SEO tests results

  • Post published on 07 Aug 2013 by Marta Gryszko

I’ve just published a presentation with the resuts of 7 tests. I’ve checked in what situations the first link counts rule applies, and when it doesn’t. Also there’s the information about which tags Google ignores in the image link and what happens when you forget to set up the title of the page and leave it blank. Czytaj całość » – rank tracking tool presentation

  • Post published on 30 Jul 2013 by Marta Gryszko

Today I’d like to present a new international rank tracking tool that has been available in Poland since 2011 but was created for private needs long time before. lets you track your SERPs positions online, track or ignore local results in Google and alerts you about significant drops in rankings, number of pages indexed in Google and every change of PR. Wanna know more? homepage Czytaj całość »

SEO Heroes on Search Marketing Day 2013

  • Post published on 28 Jun 2013 by Marta Gryszko

SEO Heroes - Search Marketing Day 2013Yesterday I took part in SEO Heroes on Search Marketing Day that took place in Poznań (Poland). I used streaming online as I wasn’t able to get there this time and I’m really happy I had such an opportunity. I’d like to write about my 3 favourite presentations. Czytaj całość »

The most BLACK and WHITE link building strategies

  • Post published on 26 Jun 2013 by Marta Gryszko

black-white-hatThis month I organised a contest on my Polish blog and asked others to write 3 most black and most white link building strategies they know about. I got 18 answers and below are lists of the most popular ones. Czytaj całość »

25 facts about unnatural links penalty

  • Post published on 15 May 2013 by Marta Gryszko

Unnatural links penalties were known long time ago, even though Google oficially said it’s hard to harm any website with backlinks. In my opinion backlinks are the last thing that should have a negative impact on our rankings… but since Google has different approach to this subject, and unnatural links penalties have been quite common for the last year, I wanted to sum up the most important information about it. Czytaj całość »