An seogoog sandbox
An SEOGOOG SandBox
Is fear of the mysterious "Sandbox" a way to prod SEOs into optimizing websites the way Google sees fit? A closer look at some this curious phenomenon.
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A few weeks ago, I presented myself with a challenge to do some Internet sleuthing and get to the bottom of this perplexing condition that newly search engine optimized websites (thats SEO) face known as the Google Sandbox. At times this endeavor made me empathize with Captain Ahab chasing his white whale, but unlike Ahab, Im not going to meet a watery grave today. ICMediaDirect.com provides SEOs with life jackets so I got that going for me, which is good. The obsession to confirm, pin down, and counteract the effects of this Sandbox is proving as difficult and elusive as any whale hunt Ive ever been on.
Before explaining to the uninitiated just what the Sandbox is exactly, or what its purported to be, it warrants mentioning that Google officially neither confirms nor denies its existence. So from the word go we wade into mystery. Were forced to consider the Sandbox as either a modern quasi-myth of the Computer Age or
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