Not provided keyword data to be 100% by the end of the year

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in Google | One Comment

Google has given SEO’s an early Christmas present (roll eyes). They have rolled out new SSL changes to make all searches on organic search now come up as “Not provided” data segment. The issue with this is that currently where websites see possibly 50% of the keyword referral data from SEO it will probably be ...

Five Interesting Images and Insights from Google Webspam

Posted by on Apr 17, 2013 in Google | One Comment

Recently I saw a presentation from Google Web Spam, from this presentation I have used five key slides I would like to share with the readers on my blog. These are slides where I found the information interesting and worth sharing. Image 1 – Shows the Manual Spam Actions taken by Google between 2004-2012. As ...

Search Trick for Good Friday Love Heart Graph

Posted by on Mar 29, 2013 in Google | No Comments

So its the Easter weekend, I hope every one has been having fun, I thought I would share a great Google search tricks/ graphs you can generate, I have blogged about them numerous times in the past. Today a mate of mine William Chen posted up a new one which I felt was worth sharing. ...

Things to do in Sydney new SERP Change on Google!

A buddy of mine in the office Chris Hockin, has alerted me of a new search development which I have never seen before on Google. when you search for “Things to do in Sydney” their is a new widget with scrolling images. (see below) After further research it does seem that this is a new ...

Further Questions with an Ex-Search Quality Team Member Andre Weyher

Posted by on Nov 15, 2012 in Google | 19 Comments

Over the last few weeks we have received many questions from readers on this blog and I also received several messages on Twitter to do a follow up interview with Andre (the Ex Google Search Quality members) to answer some questions and provide clarification towards specific points from his last interview here. Question 1. How ...

An Interview with an EX-Member of Matt Cutts’s Search Quality team!

Posted by on Oct 15, 2012 in Google, SEO | 169 Comments

Today we have something special for the readers of JamesNorquay.com, I have an exclusive interview with Andre Weyher. I first met Andre at a Search Industry event in Sydney and was intrigued too see why some one who use to work with Matt Cutts had moved to Sydney, if he could possibly share any “secret ...

Could the new Google Layout look like this?

Posted by on Sep 18, 2012 in Google | One Comment

Google has been rumored to be making changes to its search layout the nav bar has been roumored to move from the left side to below the search box, could we see layouts looking like the below: Current Google search navigation: Potential new Google search navigation with new ads:

Google+ Events – A new development on Google+

Posted by on Jun 28, 2012 in Google | No Comments

Google has rolled out yet another feature onto Google+ been Google+ events, this new feature seems to be similar to Facebook events, yet some good features which set it apart from the Facebook offering. I really think google+ is setting the benchmark for pictures, my sister who recently was on a 8 month holiday and ...

Google Paid Advertising on the rise!

Posted by on Jun 25, 2012 in Google | No Comments

It is evident that Google is pushing more and more advertising for key terms in the US market, I mean just looking at the image below we see the future view of the term “gold rings”: Is this advertising overkill?

Google+ Local Global Launch

Posted by on Jun 1, 2012 in Google | No Comments

Some interesting development from Google over the last 24 hours we have seen the roll out of Google+ Local, what this means it that Google Places listings will now be rolled into this new product. Business owners can continue to manage their local listing information via Google Places for Business at this point in time. ...

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