Blogs are journals made of dated entries and published on the web. Their name derives from the term "web log."

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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 ...
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Google is not indexing my Tumblr blog sufficiently [closed]

I have a 35-day-old blog on tumblr. I submitted it to Google using "Add your URL to Google" page about a month ago. However, when I search Google for the content of my blog using the following query, ...
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example.com/blog vs blog.example.com [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Subdomain versus subdirectory I'm about to start my own blog (adding it to a domain already owned by me) and I'm wondering what is the best way to set it up. There are ...
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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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Which domain name is best? [closed]

I am planning to buy a new domain for my blog. My name is Joel. If I choose a domain as joelblog.com or something like that will it be nice? Or should I choose a name like expertthings.com or ...
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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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How to create a seperate blog page on my site with a different theme

My website is currently setup as a blog, where there are categories and post within them. However I want to create a separate page where I can discuss news, ideas, and thoughts, while having a ...
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Website does not have post previews when viewing on mobile

For some reason when I view my site on mobile devices the homepage just displays the full article one after the other as opposed to thumbnail and text previews. Any idea what the reason behind this ...
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What are the good blog/rss feeds about SEO? [closed]

What are good blogs or RSS feeds about Search Engine Optimization ?
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Trying to publish blog articles correctly on Facebook [closed]

I have this blog here: http://www.mareva.es/noticias The problem: when I try to share an article in Facebook, I get in the pre-publish page this text amistades guadalajara club deportivo. It is true ...
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How to hide existence of a private blog?

I have a friend who would like to start a 'blog'. The problem is that she would like it to be private so that only people invited can read it. So I told her to use a private WordPress. But she said ...
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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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Using Blogger to power a site's internal blog

I would like to add a blog to my site. I am considering using a Blogger blog which my site would access (probably using the RSS feed) parse, and display using a set of my own HTML templates. I ...
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How to permanently remove my blog post from Google's index?

I want to remove some of my old posts from Google index. I have added rel=nofollow tag in all my posts then from web master tool i have used removed URL option. After two days my post was removed from ...
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“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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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?
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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 ...
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Joomla: How to create a blog of articles from multiple categories?

I need to gather articles from multiple categories into the single blog feed (the front page and main RSS feed). For example, I need this structure ... Section 1 Category 1.1 Article 1.1.1 (20 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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Blog posts all on homepage or teasers that link to main post?

Which is better? Which will lead to more readership and/or SEO? Currently showing a synopsis on homepage that links to full blog post. What would be the better approach: the whole blog post on posts ...
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112 views

Embedding a Blog site within another site

I'm creating a website for a friend and want him to be able to update a blog that's on the site. Is there a tool or way for him to update a blog on some other site such as Tumblr or Wordpress and have ...
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How to incorporate WordPress blog into a static website?

I'm a designer and front-end web designer and I have a client that wants me to put her wordpress into a static site. Is there a way that I can embed the blog into a new site? Or is there a way that I ...
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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 ...
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Is is okay to use press kit images with attribution in my personal blog?

First up, not sure if this question is correct at WebMasters kindly redirect if it's not. I have a personal (non-commercial) blog where I write about technology and programming etc. I was wondering if ...
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Spammers in my Magento blog comment section! [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How can I prevent spam on sites which I control? I have a blog extension installed on my Magento website. But I regularly receive spam comments on the blog. To help ...
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Where do blogs get their pictures?

I see a lot of blogs that are full of picture galleries, showing celebrities for example, and I wonder how they get all these pictures. Do most blogs just take pictures from Google Images? Or is ...
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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, ...
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Image as a background for a website - good or bad?

Blogger has some quite awful templates to offer, but one way to make it look less terrible to the eye of a layman (me) is with this background picture: Yet, I haven't seen many popular blogs that ...
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Does using an author's real name (vs just a company name) typically improve the ranking of blogs/articles?

Is there a general rule of thumb for authorship of company blog posts or articles? Specifically, is there any possibility of hurting the search ranking of a website (or its blog posts) by not ...
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Should I use HTTPS for my WordPress blog? [duplicate]

In general I am aware of what SSL does and how, but I'm not exactly sure as to what's the accepted custom, i.e. whether I actually am supposed to use it for my blog. There will be no other users than ...
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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 ...
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SEO Tips and Tricks for web developers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? I know most of the Users of Stackoverflow would have knowledge about Search Engine ...
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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 ...
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Subdomain versus new domain

I'm adding a blog to a site. Would it be better for SEO to put it at blog.example.com or at www.exampleblog.com? I already own www.exampleblog.com . Would combining the words together to exampleblog ...
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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. ...
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Creating date based back entries for a blog and its site registration

So I am showing a blog to a colleague and telling him how the author has been regularly blogging for over ten years now. My colleague tells me that anyone can register a domain name and start entries ...
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How to improve WOT score of a site?

I don't understand why my site Trustworthiness and Vendor Reliability are considered bad by WOT. I do not have ADS, I never spammed my site around, I do not have links that point to untrusted sites. ...
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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 ...
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How to add AdSense unit in the middle of my blog post on blogger?

I am running a blog on blogger. I have been trying to change the XML template code of my blog. I have tried few methods present on the following sites, but it does not work for me. ...
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What CSS rules are causing extra space in the footer of this blog on blogger? [closed]

I am having some problems with the footer on my blog. Take a look at it here. Right above the footer, there is a blank, black space with nothing in it. Above it is the feed url, but it isn't on the ...
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How do I tell blogger which image is the thumbnail to use in data:post.thumbnailUrl?

I recently started with blogger. I was tweaking the homepage a bit to display thumbnail and post excerpts with read more link. A lot of websites say to use this kind of code: <b:if ...
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Hide new Blogger posts from appearing on homepage and make them visible only under a specific label?

I am using Blogger. I want to write some posts under a label, say "Puzzles". I don't want the posts to appear on home page of my blog (as they show up normally). I just want them to appear when some ...
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How do I remove the 'Continue Reading' tag from pages on my blogspot blog?

My blog has pages at the navigation bar. The 'Home' and 'About Me' pages show the 'Continue Reading' tag which I want to get rid of. I have used some extensions to add 'Continue Reading' ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Tumblr alternative without pr0n [closed]

I have to give a presentation to a group of middle school students, and the activity I have planned is to have them start their own blog. Ideally, I'd like to have them set up a Tumblr account because ...
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Domain is missing now [closed]

I just purchased my own domain from GoDaddy just now and redirected my blogger.After successful redirection my domain went missing in the GoDaddy account. Although everything works fine, I cannot ...
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Search engine friendly, SEO blog software

Is there a comparison of the SEO capabilities of different blogging software/blogging plugins? I'd like things to be as optimised as possible. I have a basic grasp of SEO principles, probably 12-24 ...