Negative SEO: Should You Be Worried? If Attacked, What Should You Do?
There has been a lot of talk lately about negative SEO. Does it really happen? If so, should you be worried? How do you know whether someone is attempting to attack you with negative SEO? And what should you do to protect yourself? The purpose of this article is to shed some light on the subject, and hopefully to reduce some of the fear exists in this area.

Negative SEO: Should You Be Worried? If Attacked, What Should You Do?

There has been a lot of talk lately about negative SEO. Does it really happen? If so, should you be worried? How do you know whether someone is attempting to attack you with negative SEO? And what should you do to protect yourself? The purpose of this article is to shed some light on the subject, and hopefully to reduce some of the fear exists in this area.

Google: SSL Errors Do Not Currently Impact HTTPS Ranking Boost

As you know, Google is giving a tiny ranking boost to HTTPS URLs.

But I was under the impression the HTTPS URLs must be really secure and that broken/invalid SSL certificates and content mismatch errors would invalidate the ranking boost. I was wrong!

Google’s John Mueller told me in a Google+ Hangout yesterday that Google will currently give the tiny ranking boost even if there are errors, if the URL is HTTPS. He said that may change but right now, since it takes time for webmasters to switch over and deal with the HTTPS/SSL migration quirks, they are being very easy on the requirement.

25 Great Free SEO Tools for On-Page Optimization
In a world of Panda and Hummingbird, it is getting more and more important to get your on-page SEO right. You might have a fantastic outreach, a great PR campaign, and link profile, but if you don’t optimize your site, you will have a hard time landing top positions in the search results. To help you do it, I have compiled a list of top 25 free tools that can help you with on-page optimization.

25 Great Free SEO Tools for On-Page Optimization

In a world of Panda and Hummingbird, it is getting more and more important to get your on-page SEO right. You might have a fantastic outreach, a great PR campaign, and link profile, but if you don’t optimize your site, you will have a hard time landing top positions in the search results. To help you do it, I have compiled a list of top 25 free tools that can help you with on-page optimization.