On Monday, we got hit by a brutal Google SEO penalty. The number of impressions went down by a factor of 100 overnight. On Friday the next week, the penalty was removed and the number of impressions went back to it’s previous level. The penalty lasted exactly 7 days.
The fear broke out when I looked at my webmaster tool impressions chart on Monday. An overnight drop of 100 to 1!
Stupefaction, incredulity. No message in my WT, no manual action nor unnatural links warning. A feverish look at my keywords rankings with another tool confirmed the drop from the 2nd page to the 10th page for all of them. Something like a seo penalty may have happened but still, I couldn’t believe it. Even more because we didn’t do any BH or aggressive link building. Continue reading
Linkody just got enhanced with a new set of key metrics to help you asses your backlinks’ value even better. A new column displays the number of social shares for each of your backlinks. This number is the sum of Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and LinkedIn shares.
The last live date tells you the last time the link’s status was OK. Links that were never live in the first place, like prospect links for instance don’t have this date of course. Links that were already in error when this feature was released (18 Dec. 2013) don’t have this information either.
Let’s see a few cases where the last live date is very useful: Continue reading
Linkody can notify you when a link you’re expecting from a specific page gets live. This short guide explains what there is to know about this feature. Continue reading
After receiving numerous requests from our customers we realized that this feature is a must! Now you can manage your paid links and avoid spending more than you should. Linkody will update you 24/7 and make sure that the cost of the paid links doesn’t exceed your budget.
You can now associate a cost to each link and a budget to each site. Linkody shows you how much you are spending per site compared to the allocated budget. This short guide explains how to use this feature and keep track of how costly your paid links are: