I came up with an interesting finding or two today, whilst testing whether having a link on a Google Profile passes PageRank. The test itself is explained – as well as the unusual findings that thwarte a few theories about how Google works.
Google Adwords occassionally sends messages to account managers which – I would have thought – will ruin the confidence of the not so savvy adwords manager if the advice was taken at face value. Here is just one short example of Google getting WAY too clever… and way too wrong.
There is some evidence that Google may be throttling traffic to some sites on purpose, thereby creating a Google glass ceiling for your site. Is it happening to you? Are you getting more or less the same number of visitors every day from the world’s favourite search engine?