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

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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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“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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Search query from Google Webmaster Tools isn't found in my SERP

I write a blog at blogger.com. I am using Google Webmaster Tools on my blog. In my Webmaster tool dashboard, I can see that a particular search query has an average position of 5. See the attached ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Should my blog be directly on my website?

I have my newly launched website at www.slicify.com (redirects to a secure subdomain). I currently have a separate blog on WordPress: slicify.wordpress.com for a couple of reasons: I don't really ...
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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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Problems defining CNAME for tumblr custom domain through directadmin

I'm having problems trying to define a CNAME from blog.mydomain.com to domains.tumblr. I'm using directadmin DNS Administration. I've added a sub-domain named blog.mydomain.com and then in DNS ...
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Should “other interest” outbound link be nofollow?

I am usually blogging about programming issues in my blog. Occasionally I like to write guest post in the "travel" category. I like to link the post from my blog as Other interest. Both are entirely ...
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Website blog, within website or separate? [duplicate]

I run a web development firm and a hosting company and we are launching new blogs for each company. Should we launch our blog within our sites (like domain.com/blog) or should it be a stand-alone ...
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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 ...
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WordPress bot issues

I need to implement a blog into a clients site as he is unhappy with his current basic CMS driven solution. It needs to suit both seo and the current style and as I'm a front end dev/designer and ...
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show my blog content in google search [duplicate]

Recently, I created a blog in Blogger.com(or blogspot.com). My problem is that I can't see my content when I search on google for it. Similarly, I created the same page using Wordpress.com which shows ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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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How to avoid page views from an adult site in my blog? [duplicate]

In my blogspot i found huge page views from an adult site. But i checked my websites backlink and that particular porn site is not in that list. I don't know how those page views comes and how to ...
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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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I want to write tutorials on web development [closed]

So I have been reading a lot of books on web development and have made more than a few dynamic websites. Now, I want to create tutorials for people just like all the many free tutorials on internet ...
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Adding an RSS feed to a Facebook page

I want to add a client's blog feed to a Facebook page. Is there a way to do that without using a third party app?
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How to map a blog to path

I would like to create a blog, and I want to have it in a custom URL. Moreover, I would like to host this blog in a subdirectory of my domain, i.e. www.myurl.com/blog, instead of a subdomain (e.g. ...
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How to prevent common spam on a WordPress blog [duplicate]

Right from the day I installed WordPress on my site, I started getting spam comments/trackbacks. I have also prevented anonymous comments. I get the following email whenever a new spam is posted: ...
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We require a blog plugin to our asp.net website? [duplicate]

We require a blog plugin to our existing ASP.net website. I've used Wordpress before, however as our site is ASP / IIS Wordpress is out (I understand there may be workarounds but would prefer ...
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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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How to appears in Google Blog Search

I have a wordpress.org blog configured with pingomatic.com. I verify my site on Google webmaster tools, all my post are indexed on the "normal" google search but no one on Google BlogSearch. I ...
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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 ...
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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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Why there is an image that says this page is not available on all my blogger posts?

I have my blog for the last couple of years, but it is the first time that I see something like this: When I am in the main page, each of the posts have a message on top of them that says that the ...
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Detect other blog posts on the Internet similar to my posts

Others can modify or copy and paste my articles and put it in their blogs without any link to me. Is there any way to recognize or track my copied content? Are there any tools on the Internet that ...
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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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Blog is not indexing in google search [duplicate]

I have a blog with url http://webzpedia.blogspot.in which is about 2 years old. In early days there is 200+ pageviews coming from the google search itself. But from last 4-5 months, google stopped ...
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What does “do following” blog mean?

I read a SEO book, it talks about do following blog. Does it mean I can put anything on the blog which includes my link and talk about anything?