seo indexing

What’s The Fastest Way to Remove Our Site From Google?

Q: One of our sites with private information got accidentally indexed in Google. We’ve deleted the site from the server entirely, but the listing is still showing up in Google. Help! How can I get our site out of Google quickly? A: There are two ways to remove your site from Google quickly: 1. Verify the site in Google […]

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I Googled myself – and I don’t like what I saw! What should I do? [Updated]

If the results that come up on Google when you search for your own name are less-than-flattering, this article may provide the solution you’re looking for.

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SEO for Long Pages

Long pages (also called single page or infinite scroll) have become a popular design feature for websites.  These designs take after social media sites that have helped users grow accustomed to the never-ending scroll experience. But can long pages play nicely with search engines? If you’re considering changing your website to an infinite scroll design, […]

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Local Business Listings on Google, Yahoo!, and Bing [Updated]

Local search is becoming more and more popular for finding locations and phone numbers for local businesses. If you run a business that serves a local audience, be sure you are listed here!

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Ask the Experts: How Can I Count the Number of Pages On My Site? (Updated)

Looking for a tool to tell you the total number of pages on your site? So are we! Here’s our advice…

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How many pages indexed in Google? Comparing Webmaster Tools to “Site:” Search

In mid-2012 Google announced a new tool in Webmaster Tools that allows you to view the Index Status of your website.  This tool gives you the ability to view a few interesting metrics related to how Google is indexing your website: Total Indexed Ever Crawled Blocked by Robots Not Selected You can learn more about […]

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How to Get Author Thumbnail Photos in Google Search Results

Q: Lately when I search in Google, a lot of my competitors have nice looking photos next to their site listings.  How can I get a photo of me to show up next to my site? A: What you’re seeing in Google is called a rich snippet that is present thanks to authorship display for either […]

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Ask the Experts: How Can I Get Video Thumbnails in Google? [updated]

More and more sites are featuring video. Here’s how to increase your chances of getting video thumbnails within your site’s Google search listings…

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Google Dropped My Website! What Should I do? [UPDATED]

One of the most common questions we get is from people who think their website has disappeared from Google. If you’re in a similar situation, we have some ideas for you in this article.

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Google’s Ajax Indexing Specification: Developer Talk

Many websites built with Ajax contain a wealth of content that is hidden from search engines. Google’s specification for Ajax indexing, promises to fix all that.  Here, we interview a site that recently implemented the specification.  How did it work out for them? In a recent post, we researched several examples of sites using the […]

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