Sam Gooch http://samdgooch.uk Biography Sam Gooch has over 10 years of experience in both in-house & agency Digital Marketing roles across a range of industries. Sam is the Head of Technical SEO at WooRank. Published articles: Someone Could Steal Your Link Juice Without You Knowing! Tom Anthony from Distilled discovered that Google Search Console's sitemap ping URL followed open redirect URLs, allowing him to use hreflang tags to steal a website's ranking power. What's the SSL Apocalypse and How Can You Avoid It? Google Chrome will stop trusting Symantec SSL/TLS certificates issued before June 1, 2016 or after December 1, 2017. Check if your certificate falls in that range and avoid the potential fallout! Link Building Strategies Part 2: Acquiring Future-Proof Links How are digital marketers building links in a post Penguin era? How has link building evolved in recent years? 10 tips for future-proofed link building. 10 Free Keyword Research Tools Keyword research is one of the most important tasks when it comes to SEO. Check out our suggested Keyword research tools to help you do the job properly. Google Penguin 4.0 Released Into The Wild Google has finally updated it's spam fighting algorithm Penguin & as promised, it now updates in real-time. But what does this mean for you & your website? Keyword Tool Update - Track historical data The WooRank Keyword Tool now allows you to track your ranking changes in Google for the previous 12 weeks. Check out this post to find out more! The New and Improved Keyword Tool WooRank Updates - We have updated our Keyword Tool - find out what's new and what's coming up next. All You Need to Know About Google’s Mobile-Friendly Update Google's mobile friendly ranking signal is about to get an update, so find out if your website is ready! Introducing the new Crawl Errors criterion WooRank now allows you to sync your Google Search Console account to pull in crawl error data, helping you to identify issues with your website. Free Uptime Monitoring Services Downtime can cause a bad user experience, loss of business & frustration. Check out these free uptime monitoring tools to make sure it doesn't go unnoticed. Introducing our new Backlink Quality section Great News - we now analyze up to 100 backlinks to help you understand which websites link to you and give you an idea of the quality of the links. 10 Free US Local Business Listing Sites Top free local business listing directories to improve your local SEO and give your business a boost in the local search results. Link building Strategies Part 1: Tactics to avoid Link building strategies - Step 1: Take a look at your existing backlink profile. Your existing links may be preventing you from progressing further. How to get your website indexed by Google How to get your website indexed by Google - follow the steps in this infographic to make sure your web pages appear in Google's search results. Google launches new Search Analytics report Google has launched the Search Analytics report, which is the new & improved version of the Search Query report in its Webmaster Tools platform.