The rate of available technology gets faster and faster as time goes on. In fact, in as little as 30 years, we may reach the point of singularity, when computers and technology are so much smarter than us that all of the known laws of evolution break down. Whether you find this fascinating or frightening, you’ll love this conversation with Eric Enge. While we’ll dig into the possibilities for the future, we’ll also explore what these mean for us today, and how we can stay on top of SEO and organic Google rankings.
Matt Cutts, head of the Web Spam team at Google, answers rapid-fire, need-to-know questions you have about getting better search visibility. Cutts gives a quick, genius tip of how syndicated content can be linked to original content to distribute PageRank. He also mentions how Flash doesn't entail SEO hell - if you extract text with the right tools, which he discloses.
Amanda Camp is a software engineer at Google WebMaster Central, specifically at Webmaster Tools. Camp walks through the reasons why every site owner should consider uploading a sitemap and describing crawl preferences in the robots.txt file, even if their rank is already okay.