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Re: Cutts Explains the Mess

__/ [ www.1-script.com ] on Wednesday 17 May 2006 18:08 \__

> Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>> I thought this would be of interest to some:
>> http://www.mattcutts.com/blog/indexing-timeline/
> Nice catch, Roy.
> I certainly did not expect him to honestly say "yes we have problems with
> our infrastructure" but couple interesting pointer can be taken from the
> post.
> First, he says site:mysite.com results cannot be trusted as the reliable
> indication of the number of pages indexed ON HYPHENATED DOMAINS. This
> would explain my misery 'cause most of my domains have hyphens in them.

This may explain a things or two. One script, anybody? *smile*

> Second, he emphasizes (again) that off-topic inbound as well as outbound
> links do hurt your site. I guess, the DigitalPoint COOP links I've been
> running on the bottom of my pages have got to go now. It's not news per se
> but him saying that again made it look that they really mean it.

He also wrote to say a word or two about rel="nofollow". This happened just a
few days ago. I voiced a rant a couple of weeks ago, in case you're

> Third, March 29, 2006 is the Big Daddy's DOB, so everybody is welcomed to
> start optimizing their sites again 'cause the transitional period is over.

We shall see if it's over. Perhaps it's a mere attempt to calm down the
villagers with the pitchforks. I'll belive it when I see it... *smile*

> And, lastly, hi did in fact admit lack of resources. Human resources that
> is, which was (still is) very fashionable problem to admit in the IT
> industry. However, I do not recall Google ever complaining that they
> cannot get (enough) talented people to work for them. Talented people
> reservoir dried out?

They call it "brain drain". Some industry leaders whine over Google's
snatching of some top people whom they use to boast.

Best wishes,


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