Tag Archives: Matt Cutts

Has Penguin Finally Killed Link Building?

Since Matt Cutts announced the Penguin update some weeks ago (aka, the over-optimisation penalty), the Search Engine Optimisation industry has been trying to figure out exactly what it means. Penguin officially rolled out late last month, and there have been a whole passel of accounts of sites getting hit pretty hard. In the official post […]

SEO is Dead. Long Live Content.

Matt Cutts, Google’s sheriff of all things Search Engine Optimisation, caused quite a stir among search folks when he let slip at SXSW that Google is essentially rolling out an official algorithm update that will penalise sites that engage too vigorously in search engine optimisation. To paraphrase, Cutts said that, as part of Google’s ongoing effort to […]