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

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Strange incoming links appearing on site statistics

Last year, I started a small blog on wordpress.com. Most of my blog posts are about computational statistics. When I look at the site stats, I've noticed a number of strange incoming links. Usually, ...
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How to have a blogspot blog in my domain?

I have a blog at http://afsharm.blogspot.com. How can I have this blog and all old posts, comments and templates in my own domain like http://myowndomain.com/? Which specifications this domain must ...
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SEO Implications of blog on site versus offsite?

I recently added a blog to one of our company's websites, and was confident that this increase in content on the site would have only positive SEO results. My boss, however, feels that we should have ...
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Is it a bad idea to promote your site through relevant blog's by commenting?

I've searched the net and wasn't able to find a solid answer to this. Is it poor practice to seek out blogs that are related to your site, and post comments relevant to the particular blog post, in ...
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How do I run a subdirectory on a separate server?

I have a site, www.domain.com. I want to set up a blog which runs on a separate server than the main site, and have it available a the domain www.domain.com/blog. How would I go about doing this? If ...
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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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Make blogger load faster

I use Blogger as a platform for an electronic music blog. Because of the thematics of the blog I embed many iframes (Youtube & Soundcloud). Of course this makes the articles load slowly. Almost ...
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What is the best way to promote a programming blog? [closed]

(The guys from 'Programmers' referred me here...) How do you promote your programming blog? I recently started http://blackforestcoder.blogspot.com/ to record my progress working with new ...
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What do Trackbacks and Pingbacks do?

My blog (running on dasBlog) supports pingbacks and trackbacks. What exactly are they, and do they provide any benefit to my blog (e.g. SEO, etc.)?
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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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How do you promote your blog or website? [closed]

I tend to get (what I think are good ideas) and I go out and either build software/websites from scratch or use an existing software/tool such as wordpress. But when I'm done, and even though I get a ...
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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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Sponsored blog or explicit owned?

I'm trying to convince my client to use a blog to communicate with his audience and promote his site. However, I'm still unsure whether this blog should explicitly advertise the brand as in Nike Blog ...
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Using Excerpts as Meta Descriptions?

I have been blogging from the past three years. And one thing that I didn't care about was to add Meta Description for every page. I was, unfortunately, fallen for the "Google doesn't care about Meta ...
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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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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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SEO optimizing Blogger blogspots [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? What are some way to optimize a Blogger blogspot for SEO? I have looked at several other articles, ...
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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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Blog suitable Adsense format

I saw blog which has nice formated Google Adsense ads, but I don't know how to generate them. Here is a screenshot: http://imgur.com/U0mzk (sorry for plain link but I'm too fresh here to use img tag ) ...