Tag Archives: Spam

Google Search Simplifies Coverage Circumvention Spam Coverage

Last November Google introduced a new catchall search spam policy named policy circumvention. That spam policy was listed to be able to take action on sites that bypass the other Google spam policies through other means. Well today, Google has updated that spam policy to simplify the wording based on user feedback of the policy. […]

Useful Content material & Hyperlink Spam Replace Completed, website positioning, Search Console & Extra

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Why it Appears Like Spam Emails are Coming From Buffermail

A few months ago it was brought to our attention that spam emails containing inappropriate content are being sent out and that it appears they are coming from a Buffer-owned domain (buffermail.com). The emails are not coming from Buffer or from buffermail. In this post, we’ll do our best to explain what has been happening […]

Google Explains Why They Eliminated The Affiliate Applications Spam Documentation

Last October, Google revamped its Google Webmaster Guidelines into Google Search Essentials and one part of that was to consolidate the previous pages on thin content and affiliate programs into the overall documentation. Lizzi Sassman from Google explained a bit more on why this was done. Lizzi said on Twitter, “the spam policy covers our […]

Spam Traps: What They Are and How to Avoid Them

Many companies want to know how to detect spam, and some use a clever solution: spam traps (also called honeypots). Spam traps are used to identify and monitor spam email. Anti-spam organizations, internet service providers (ISPs), and corporations use these traps to lure spammers. But why should you care? You’re not a spammer. Unfortunately, even […]

Google’s Helpful Content & Link Spam Updates Accomplished Rolling Out On January 12, 2023

After a long slow, and paused rollout, Google has said that both the December 2022 helpful content update other December 2022 link spam update are now both done rolling out. Google said both completed rolling out on Thursday, January 12, 2023. The December 2022 helpful content update started on December 5, 2022, and was completed […]

Google Useful Content material & Hyperlink Spam Updates Executed, Linking To Sellers, AI Content material & Apple Business Join

This week, the December 2022 Google helpful content update and link spam updates are finally complete after a long, long wait. There was a lot of movement on Wednesday, January 11th or so. Google said rolling out algorithm updates are sometimes like planting seeds in a garden. Google said linking to multiple sellers may give […]

Google Search Rating Algorithm Replace Kicking Off Or Is It The Helpful Content material & Hyperlink Spam Updates?

I see signals, both in terms of SEO chatter and some of the Google Search tracking tools, of more volatility in the Google Search results. The volatility is algorithm update levels and can either be a new Google search ranking algorithm update or it can be the tail-end of the ongoing December 2022 helpful content […]

Google Says The Helpful Content material Replace & Hyperlink Spam Replace Can Take One other Week Or Two To End

Danny Sullivan, Google’s Search Liaison, said on Twitter on Friday afternoon that the December 2022 helpful content update other December 2022 link spam update may take an additional two weeks to complete. He said it would finish “likely within two weeks, maybe only one, but that’s not a guarantee. Timings might change.” Here are those […]

Google Search Rating Fluctuations, Useful Content material & Hyperlink Spam Replace Delayed, Hyperlink Speak & Funds Cuts

This is the last video of the year, and we have more Google search ranking fluctuations and volatility to talk about. Google said the December 2022 helpful content and link spam updates are delayed in being completed because of the holidays. Christmas weekend was much calmer for the Google search results. Google said using “here” […]