The Mechanics of Panda

The Panda algorithm hit the SEO world in a big way back on February 23rd /24th. Here is the general update history of Panda: internet security software reviews Panda 1.0: February 23/24, 2011 - The initial launch. Panda 2.0: April 11, 2011 - added Chrome Blocklist Extension data to impact eHow, plus global English coverage. Panda 2.1: May 10, 2011 - general algorithm tweaks. Panda 2.2: June 16, 2011 - improved scraper site detection, probably to reduce the incidence of scraper sites outranking ... Read More >

Stephan Spencer on E-Commerce and SEO

Stephan is co-author of "The Art of SEO" published by O’Reilly. He founded the SEO firm Netconcepts, acquired by Covario in 2010. He is the inventor of the SEO technology platform GravityStream. Stephan is a contributor to Practical Ecommerce, MarketingProfs, Multichannel Merchant, and SearchEngineLand, and a sought-after speaker for the DMA, AMA, Shop.org, Internet Retailer, SMX, SES, O'Reilly/TechWeb, PubCon, IQPC and IIR, among others. Stephan blogs at StephanSpencer.com, NaturalSearchBlog.com, ... Read More >

Search Engine Patents and Panda

Bill Slawski is the president and founder of SEO by the Sea, and has been engaging in professional SEO and internet marketing consulting since 1996. With a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English from the University of Delaware, and a Juris Doctor Degree from Widener University School of Law, Bill worked for the highest level trial Court in Delaware for 14 years as a court manager and administrator, and as a technologist/management analyst. While working for the Court, Bill also began to build and promote web ... Read More >

Linda Bustos on E-Commerce and SEO

Linda is the Director of Ecommerce Research at Elastic Path, author of the Get Elastic Ecommerce Blog, and conversion consultant to some of the Net's largest companies. Find her on Twitter @Roxyyo and @Getelastic, or on Etsy. Interview Transcript Eric Enge: Welcome Linda, can you provide some background on yourself to start? Linda Bustos: Sure. I work for Elastic Path and am Director of Ecommerce Research. My primary role is focused on the company's blog, Get Elastic. I also provide ecommerce consulting ... Read More >