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37 views

Google sometimes (erratically) shows my blog instead of my website in its results

When I go to Google and search on my domain, most of the time I see my website (i.e., mydomain.com) in the first page. But sometimes, instead of displaying a link to my website, Google shows a link to ...
2
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4answers
89 views

Blog Tagging - Is it important?

My question is simple. Are tagging blog post important? When I say important it has two areas: Is it important for users using the website. Is it important for SEO? For instance let's say I write ...
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1answer
49 views

Blog Layout, duplicate content and SEO

I am wondering wether my blog content can be considered as duplicated by search engines. Here is my situatuion, each article can be fully displayed on 4 different urls : Blog layout : 2 full ...
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3answers
460 views

How spam comment affect my blog and website rank?

I have already read many articles on how I can detect spam comments and prevent spamming. But still I'm not satisfying with it, I just want to know how a spam comment can affect my blog and website ...
2
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2answers
50 views

Start an internal site blog or focus on Facebook and LinkedIn?

I am putting together a social media campaign for my company. We already have a site with 300,000 product pages and I am wonder how effective blogging within the site would be compared to to blogging ...
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1answer
34 views

Is there any value in reposting someone else's article?

Say you get permission from the article's author to repost his article on your own site, and give a link back to the original author; is there any SEO value?
2
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2answers
72 views

Are text links that are NOT wrapped in anchor tags read by Google as backlinks?

My wife is a writer and often has pieces published on other sites. The articles usually list a short bio and her blog URL but never seem to anchor link to her blog. They will write www.blogtitle.com ...
7
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5answers
797 views

“Read more” link bad or good for SEO?

I have seen that most bloggers are using "read more" as link text to posts on their home page that link to the full article or blog post. I understand that it's quite important for navigation of site. ...
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0answers
16 views

Is it good ideo seo point of view- to give noindex or nofollow to labels and tags? [duplicate]

Is it a good idea seo point of view to give noindex or nofollow to labels and tags? I am creating a blog with tagging post. What is the best strategy for tag pages?
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85 views

Is it better to host your own blog or use Medium? [closed]

Is it good idea create a company blog on Medium instead of setting it up on your subdomain. What are the advantages and disadvantages of using Medium for your company blog? Can you you post your ...
2
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1answer
20 views

Content change on front page

I am building a blog type website with articles. In one category, new articles will be posted every 2-3 days. I need the last article from that category to be (totally) displayed on the front page ...
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0answers
18 views

how to make backlinks for Malayalam sites either english or Malayalam [duplicate]

I am new to SEO.I need help ? The website is fully in Malayalam content so how to make backlinks?But keyword is English. any body pls help me
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21 views

Do blog comments count as updates to your website? [duplicate]

I constantly hear that websites which are updated frequently do better in terms of SEO, so I was wondering: do blog comments count? I'm guessing they do, since they show that the website still has a ...
1
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1answer
57 views

How do I optimize SEO in a multiblog WordPress install?

We are about to launch two product pages plus a corporate website. The goal is to keep a blog in all of the sites, but here it comes the question about how to do it in a way we get everything unified ...
1
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1answer
27 views

Few small blogposts vs one big blogpost

I have a blog about different Internet and programming topics, and a few posts which have rather good ranking and some traffic. One blog post is about a tool I developed. I make updates to the tool, ...
0
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0answers
17 views

For SEO purposes, should I put my blog on a webpage or a subdomain? [duplicate]

For example if I want to post under a webpage called “blog”, should I make that example.com/blog/category/article or blog.example.com/category/article, assuming that example.com has an about page, a ...
0
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0answers
22 views

Seo tips for blog [duplicate]

I've got a Blogger blog, how can I grow traffic from search engines? And what optimizations can I do for the blog?
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2answers
70 views

SEO for replacing blog content, but keeping the same page URL

This might not have any major impact on the SEO, but basically I have a random blog at this URL: http://example.com/blog (not a real URL), that I am removing and replacing with a company blog. I want ...
4
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2answers
73 views

Should I accept the outsiders blog content creators offerings?

It's become quite common to receive offers of blog-posts content for a dynamic website. Some of these offers are unrelated, and of-course shouldn't be published. However, I did get some related offers ...
2
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1answer
48 views

If a blogger writes a whole article about my website, how important are anchor texts?

If there is a full article about my web-service, with my brand name in the title, and many relevant keywords that I would like Google to consider in my rankings, and links to my web-site with simple ...
1
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1answer
57 views

Does using WordPress alongside my CMS violate any search engine guidelines?

I created my own CMS for my website, so it doesn't use any general CMS. I don't have a blog right now but I plan to use WordPress core to build one (like www.myweb.com/blog). I will have two admin ...
0
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3answers
121 views

Do links to my site in www.mysite.blogspot.com point back to my site or blogger?

I've recently started a website and of course I'm trying to build backlinks. I've started a blogger blog as one way to do this yet I'm continually hounded by sales calls that tell me if I post a link ...
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3answers
94 views

Meta description or title for post contents

I have a site that has posts without titles. You can think of them as being a lot like Twitter tweets. Should I put the post contents in the <title> tag or the meta description tag? If I put ...
3
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1answer
70 views

How to move a single page of content to a new domain

I am trying to figure out best-practise for moving a single page of content from one domain to another in a way that will preserve search engine ranking. I have found plenty of instructions for ...
2
votes
2answers
239 views

What are the SEO Benefits of adding a Tumblr feed to a website?

A client of ours has a CMS driven Blog in his hotel site - he would like to use the blog to add depth top his site and add SEO benefits relating to the blogs content. The current blog is a basic ...
0
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1answer
85 views

Poor CMS blog vs Tumblr embed

A client of ours has a basic blog that is built into their CMS - its simply a header / image / text field that is updated regularly - the purposes of this is that the manager wants to add weight to ...
2
votes
1answer
45 views

For SEO purposes, should I only post articles related to my main site in my blog?

I'm running a site about web hosting. To improve on my SEO, I started a blog under blog.examplehost.com Can I post content related to development and code snippets in my blog? Or should I only post ...
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3answers
138 views

Question regarding duplicate contents

If I create blogs using different blog domains with the same content (own content) and link it with my original website using targeted anchor text, will it harm my SEO of my original website? The ...
5
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2answers
219 views

Automatically generate and cut off the blog post preview texts from the full post text? Yes, no?

I run a blog with over 1000 posts that are only separated by tags, so each post can have multiple of those. As it is mostly short news, videos and galleries, the description consists of 3-5 lines of ...
5
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4answers
1k views

Blog commenting for SEO, Good Or Bad?

Many people suggest and do follow the strategy of commenting on related niche blogs with links to their own sites. Is this legitimate and a good way for SEO? Or it has some harmful side as well?
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8answers
310 views

SEO Implications of creating Niche Product Blogs vs Main Company Blog with Categories.

Our company has a dilemma that I am hoping the users of Pro WebMasters can help us with. Right now as it stands we create a seperate website for each product that we sell. We also have our corporate ...
1
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2answers
105 views

Does blogging with popular cms like wordpress makes my website an authority website in SEO?

Does blogging with popular cms like wordpress makes my website an authority website in SEO? ----OR ---- does blogging on popular cms platform like wordpress helps in SEO as compared to using a ...
2
votes
2answers
408 views

What is best for SEO: 2 domain names or 2 sites under same domain?

I have a site www.product.com and another site www.productblogg.com. The content is different on the 2 sites but they "talk" about the same product. and... the www.productblogg.com use a ...
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1answer
109 views

How to write a blog for SEO purpose

I have a photo sharing website, which provides very little textual content. Users can add tags to photos and a description, but it creates a lot of duplicate content, because most of the descriptions ...
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votes
1answer
35 views

Impact of +1 on blogpost for the rootsite [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is the google +1 button domain dependent or url dependent? Lets say I have a blog at www.example.com . I have some blog posts and they are +1'd. What is the impact of ...
0
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1answer
123 views

What tags should be used for SEO in simple blog posts? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? Order of HTML meta tags I'm new to websites in general (which is why I'm starting on blogger) ...
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0answers
249 views

Custom url for tumblr posts [closed]

I have a tumblr blog and would like to do the following: 1) How can I make a static main page without posts? 2) Hows can I create posts with a custom URL like www.myname.tumblr/news/, instead of ...
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1answer
216 views

How to write good blog post tags

It seems that you have three choices in deciding how you write tags for your blog posts: Make them user friendly Make them highly searchable Combo of the two For example, let's say that I have a ...
1
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1answer
123 views

Does the keyword blog in url impove seo?

I have seen a couple of site which has high number of hits. They are mostly tutorial sites and blogs that address software issue/errors. I wonder if the keyword "blog" has a very positive effect in ...
3
votes
1answer
62 views

Is the book “The Content Rules” still relevant in 2012? [closed]

"The Content Rules" was written by CC Chapman last year, and I was wondering if the book was still relivent in 2012, or if the ideas in it are dated. I started reading it in 2011, didn't finish it, ...
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2answers
590 views

WordPress vs. own blog (Rails) in terms of SEO [closed]

I have a project running for which I'll need a blog (the site is coded in Rails). Now I'm not sure whether I should use WordPress or a custom (read: simple) blog, hacked in Rails. I could integrate ...
1
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2answers
162 views

Drupal Blog vs. WordPress Blog for a Drupal Website? [closed]

Is there a blog of preference for SEO, when it comes down to Drupal websites. I ask as WordPress seems to have the better plug-ins, though may not integrate as well. Any thoughts on this? I am asking ...
5
votes
1answer
148 views

What is the best way to ensure individual blog posts are shown as top results in Google from a blog?

I like to show full posts on my index pages, so they are convenient for visitors to read and they don't have to click "read more" links to read the full post. However, with this setup Google often ...
1
vote
0answers
33 views

SEO/performance - building blog article page [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? I've been using WP up and until now, but want to spread my wings and build a bespoke blog for my ...
1
vote
2answers
186 views

Implications of syndicating content to a company blog from a personal blog

Several co-workers and I are authors on our company's blog, and we each also have our own personal website blogs. In an effort to promote our company blog, we are considering syndicating the posts ...
1
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1answer
19 views

SEO Keywords Blogging in Company Site

I have a question about how to develop SEO contents based on keywords. Let's say I have 10 keywords I want to rank so I began writing articles for those 10 keywords on my blog. However, there is only ...
5
votes
1answer
142 views

How effective is guest-blogging for SEO?

I was wondering how much time to devote to guest-blogging. It is pretty consuming and one person can only do a few per day max. And often you just get a link in the bottom of the post. Is it really ...
3
votes
3answers
155 views

Creating a subdomain (sub.domain.com) for special posts on a blog: Good idea?

I have created a few plugins and themes that I want to have special pages for. Now I do not want to make a complete new website or page for all the different plugins. Instead I want to have normal ...
1
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4answers
163 views

Is it needed to have your blog title and description in H1 and H2

I have read an article that states that it is not necessary to have your blog title and description on your website at all. Just have the titles of the posts in h1, on the index and the post page. ...
1
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3answers
581 views

seo and php get variables

I'm building my own blogging system for my own website. If all I preload them using php get variables, will Google recognize and index them as different pages or do I need to do something in addition ...