Improving Content for Google Panda: To De-Index a Page Don't Block Search Crawlers | SEOMoz | Les Enjeux du Web Marketing | Scoop.it

From the article: "Since the Panda update, more and more people are trying to control their Google index and prune out low-quality pages.


I’m a firm believer in aggressively managing your own index, but it’s not always easy, and I’m seeing a couple of common mistakes pop up.


One mistake is thinking that to de-index a page, you should block the crawl paths. Makes sense, right? If you don’t want a page indexed, why would you want it crawled?


Unfortunately, while it sounds logical, it’s also completely wrong."


Informative. 7/10


Full article: http://www.seomoz.org/blog/logic-meet-google-crawling-to-deindex ;


Via Robin Good