Google Search Console

Five Features of the Google Search Console

The Google Webmaster Tools page has been renamed the Google Search Console. No matter what you call it, this is a handy, free service that website owners can use to their advantage.

Is My Website Infected?

It happens to most website owners eventually.  They receive an email from a visitor that says something like, “While visiting your site I got a message from my antivirus software that it detected a virus and removed a trojan. Your website is unsafe!” What do you do? The first step is to try and determine […]

Google Caffeine

No, Google Caffeine isn’t the latest drink at Starbucks.  It’s the latest version of the Google search algorithm and it may affect your search engine standings. Google is always striving to bring people better search results.   So from time to time they change the way they calculate search results by changing their search algorithm.   It’s […]

Google Personalized Search

Recently a friend and I were talking about Google search results.  We queried Google for the same term and received different results.  Why?  I was logged into my Google account at the time.  I discovered that Google uses people’s web history to try and give them more relevant search results.  While that might be nice […]