Maybe not a perfect reconsideration request, but – hey – absolutely not that bad from a not SEO! He said he was aware of the violations, that he was his intention to not violate the Google guidelines anymore and he listed those actions he realized in order to solve this issue.
You may think that Google never answered to Guido… Nein! Google replied to my friend’s reconsideration request. But its answer was seriously astonishing
Once upon a time things were easier to understand and define.
An SEO was someone with a strong technical knowledge and with the ability to understand how people were searching things on the web, how Search Engines were able to translate those behaviors into an algorithm, and his focus was mainly Google.
There was a time when it was quite common being a Jake of all Trades. Give me your site and it will rank.
Things have changed, though.
These are 101 tips I have read in posts, comments, Q&A, forum thread or even heard at conferences (actually not by the speakers, but in the networking moments).
Some of them are clearly wrong, some are simply obvious.
I am not against lists, but I am against bad ones.
I mean… years and years complaining about the exaggerated power EMD had in the SERPs, and now that Google finally rolls out an update, which purpose is to solve that injustice, the same SEOs complain for the opposite reason? #WTF!