Verify Ownership of Domain in Google Webmaster Tools

Because privacy is important to Google, we need to know you own a site before we’ll show you certain information about it or enable you to use our tools. Verification doesn’t affect your site’s performance in Google’s search results. Read more or visit the original content at How to verify your site To verify

What If Google Can’t Really Predict Flu Outbreaks?

Can Google Predict Flu Outbreak?

The problem of big data hubris. Via Is Google's Flu Trends (GFT) tracking system a failure of big data? A new article published this afternoon in Science magazine suggests that Google's much-covered algorithmic Flu Trends model, used to monitor search queries to track the spread of the flu, has routinely failed to accurately predict

SEO for startups in under 10 minutes by Google Webmasters

Maile Ohye from Google advises your startup as if she had only 10 minutes as your SEO consultant. Her top suggestions for site owners having less than 50 pages: Decide whether or not to use the www of your domain. Verify Ownership of your domain in google webmaster tools. Configure Google Webmaster Tools email forwarding.

Introduction to Data Highlighter by Google Webmasters

Learn about how you can use the Data Highlighter feature in Webmaster Tools to show Google patterns of structured data on your website without modifying your pages. More information in our Help Center: Read the announcement:

SEO Checklist for New Websites – DIY Search Engine Optimization by diySEOresources

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