Today's webmaster video: What should I be aware of if I'm considering guest blogging? goo.gl/Ze3U7u
New webmaster video for today: "How can a site recover from a period of spamming links?" goo.gl/rSAh8J
elements thru a trade agreement at the expense of consumer rights & #Internet
Progress on stopping phishing: googleonlinesecurity.blogspot.com/2013/12/intern…
Add DKIM or SPF to join >90% of non-spam emails that are authenticated!
A rare PageRank update: searchengineland.com/google-toolbar…
Team was fixing a different backend service and did a PR update along the way.
SEO tip: don't use a blackhat link network that claims no footprints, but also has no refunds, no reports, no guarantees.
"There are absolutely NO footprints linking the websites together" Oh, Anglo Rank.
I was wondering if/when Facebook would do something Panda-like: allthingsd.com/20131206/like-…
Optimize for adding value.
Here's one thing you should do right now to keep the government out of your inbox: eff.org/r.xhpj
The petition to make the govt. get a warrant to access email just passed 50K signatures! Please sign: petitions.whitehouse.gov/petition/refor…
A life well-lived. Rest in peace, Mr. Mandela.
Google is making it easier to download your Gmail and calendar data: gmailblog.blogspot.com/2013/12/downlo…
I'm hanging out with @jeffjarvis
on This Week in Google, live right now: live.twit.tv
I think I'm going to be on This Week in Google starting in a few minutes. Come join us at live.twit.tv
Today's webmaster video: Is it a good practice to combine small portions of content from other sites? goo.gl/SUPASW
An SEO tried to buy links and instead ends up under the spotlight: gawker.com/shady-marketin… #notsosmart
The next SpaceX rocket is scheduled for takeoff in <2 minutes. Watch the live feed here: spacex.com/webcast/?when=…
Thinking about payroll for 2014? ZenPayroll recently added an API: zenpayroll.com/blog/introduci…
(Note: I'm an investor.)
Hate patent trolls? It's super-easy (2 min!) to call your congressperson to support Innovation Act: trollingeffects.org/call
In case you missed it, some great #CyberMonday
deals on the Moto X, Chromecast, and Nexus 7: plus.google.com/10941225723787…
Another good deal: buy a Chromecast for $35 and get $6 in Google Play credit: theverge.com/2013/11/29/515…
Today only! Moto X on any US carrier, any color combo, no contract, $349: motorola.com/us/motorola-sh…
Love my Moto X #CyberMonday
New blog post: 30 day challenge update: stretching! goo.gl/fb/QIU65
I pre-ordered Influx, the new book by Daniel Suarez (author of Daemon): amazon.com/Influx-Daniel-…
I enjoy his brand of sci-fi.
Tip when sharing Amazon URLs: you can delete "ref=" and stuff after that to make the URL cleaner. Trim after /dp/##########
Tomorrow only, you can buy the Moto X for any US carrier, no contract, any color for $349: motorola.com/us/motorola-sh…
About to go run some Thanksgiving food off. Officially it's a race, but I view it more as a jog resulting in a T-shirt with a turkey on it.
The Festivus pole is live once again! searchengineland.com/googles-festiv…
Here's the top US airlines 1-800 numbers: farecompare.com/travel-advice/…
Add to your phone now & you'll be ready the next time a flight is canceled.
Travel tip: if your flight is cancelled, immediately call the airline's 1-800 number. lifehacker.com/5617023/rebook…
Boarding a plane today. Google Now alerted me the plane would be delayed before the pilot did over the PA. Helpful.
Buy a Chromecast today and get an HD movie rental (~$6 in Play store credit): androidpolice.com/2013/11/26/dea…
I really enjoyed this piece about a spam-friendly registrar getting shut down: krebsonsecurity.com/2013/11/spam-f…
Newegg just lost a patent case: goo.gl/VHflP6
But Newegg's stand makes me want to order from stuff from them.
New webmaster video: Is there a webmaster guideline on the number of links on a page? goo.gl/msr6MB
A good piece about how helpful/easy it is to create quick Chrome extensions: karpathy.ca/myblog/2013/11…
Nice win over a patent troll: arstechnica.com/tech-policy/20…
"We'll see if they appeal. They haven't shown the best judgment so far."
Please sign this White House petition so govt. requests for email need a warrant: goo.gl/FGixfV
And please share!
Kudos to Twitter for implementing forward secrecy: goo.gl/J0dMm8
Protects against sniffing and later decryption.
just launched to make sound searchable. Not a Google site, just a cool idea.
Love the Doctor Who logo game today: google.co.uk
Weeping angels are terrifying even in 8-bit though.
Are you a Dr. Who fan? Go play the Dr. Who Google doodle: google.co.nz
Dana-Farber study links eating nuts daily to lower death rate: goo.gl/33Yn9Q
Lots of good suggestions for Google's Webmaster Tools: mattcutts.com/blog/webmaster…
Keep the ideas coming!
New blog post: What would you like to see from Webmaster Tools in 2014? goo.gl/fb/BtqOg
Some crunchy data about how SPDY makes the web faster: goo.gl/bH0xtP
We're about to hit 100K followers for @googlewmc
and 15M views for Google's webmaster videos: youtube.com/user/GoogleWeb…
New blog post: On vacation the rest of November 2013 goo.gl/fb/RHE74
Today's webmaster video: Should I use the disavow tool even if there's not a manual action on my site? goo.gl/hhN1A1