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224 views

Duplicate Content: Who wrote it first?

I understand this question has been asked before in here (HERE) However, as some of you may know, technology advances quickly and it is very unstable, specially SEO. Today's practices can be ...
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72 views

Would content with low views and low social interaction negatively effect my current SEO?

I currently have a site with a few articles which are all decently ranked in google. I was thinking of adding lots of new content with a paid writer but I'm concerned a lot of the content may not get ...
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42 views

Is bad, from a SEO perspective, to have many pages on a website that only contain YouTube embedded videos?

Will Google penalize my website for having plenty of pages that only contain YouTube embedded videos. Is this a bad idea SEO-wise?
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46 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 ...
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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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27 views

Providing search engines with hints on contents vs navigation and sidebars

Currently, certain search engines prefer showing sidebar information instead of content in search results. Is there a way to hint the search engines which <div> represents content on the ...
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98 views

Can regularly added content improve SEO and achieve better ranking?

Let's say I add a blog to a mostly static website, or simply publish new content every week. Does that help the site rank better in search engines in any way?
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44 views

Ajax results page for outbound links - Should I make it SEO?

I run a movie review site. I have two main directories: /movies - AJAX only This page links to movie reviews, where 99% are to original content on external sites and 1% is to my own reviews in the ...
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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 ...
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101 views

Is it bad to hide content for SEO?

I'm designing a mobile CSS file for my website. It normally has a top navigation bar, like in here, Stack Exchange's sites. In my mobile version, I plan to hide the topbar, and put a button, which ...
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40 views

Should each heading tag include text related to the page title for dynamic content?

New pages are created within my website by users who add new content. Currently the heading tags are the same for each new page. For SEO purposes, would it be better to relate the heading tags to the ...
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76 views

SEO: publish article on multiple platforms, or just link?

If I have my own blog and I make posts there, it is better if I go to my social profiles (Google+, Tumblr, Facebook, Pinterest, etc.) and I copy/paste the same content of that post, or it is better if ...
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2k views

Sitemap submission : Do sitemaps need to be resubmitted when they are updated?

In short: Should I resubmit my sitemap through Google Webmasters Tools every time I replace a sitemap.xml with an existing sitemap.xml (i.e., www.domain.com/sitemap.xml)? Or does it check it ...
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281 views

Website “theft” - what is the best way of dealing with these individuals?

I was doing a duplicate content search on the web for our site content and found that someone has downloaded/mirrored our entire website and is hosting it on a subdomain of their own main domain. When ...
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211 views

Can a site be penalized for releasing a large volume of content in one go?

Let's assume I have a website of approximately 40,000 web pages, all of which are currently indexed, and most rank fairly well on Google. I plan on creating new content which will result in a total of ...
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459 views

If H1 tags are not used for page titles, what is the impact on SEO?

I'm wondering what kind of effect will be witnessed on SEO if, say, a div was used rather than an h1 tag for page titles. I imagine it would be very frustrating for screen readers and wouldn't give ...
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1answer
123 views

JavaScript loaded external content SEO

I wonder what is the best way to have Javascript loaded content indexed by search engines. I know that search engines don't execute Javascript, but I am thinking more of an progressive enchantment. I ...
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73 views

SEO effect of many articles having a similar title and content structure?

I'm building a diet directory on my weight loss site, and the structure for those diet descriptions will be similar (the actual content will be unique though). Here are some examples of the ...
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52 views

Alternating links and slide down content on a list of sub sections

I have a page for a doctor's practice. In the summary page for the practice there is a list of subsections such as Women's, Men's, Children, Sport, etc. Some of these sub sections are very large, ...
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193 views

Hide <noscript> contents from google and other search engines

I've got some content wrapped into <noscript> tag which I don't want google and any other search engines to see, is there a way to hide it?
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90 views

SEO preparation for upcoming new site

I booked a domain and I created an image saying that the site is soon to be launched. What SEO preparations should I make to avoid harming my SEO ranking? Because my page is blank, the image itself ...
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1answer
89 views

Effect of removing home page content

I have a business website that I'm working on and I'm replacing the text I initially had on the home page with new columnized paragraphs of text. The text I'm removing though has a h1 tag and probably ...
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3answers
95 views

SEO: Monthly changing homepage, better to redirect or duplicate?

I have a website called What can I plant now which is a simple site with a page for each month of the year and a homepage which mirrors the content for the current month. Example ...
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74 views

What is the most effective way to obtain SEO benefits from content while still protecting most of it behind a paywall?

I'd like for search engines to recognize the content that is hosted on my website, but I'd also like to protect most of it behind a paywall. Are there any proven strategies for doing this?
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1answer
162 views

What ways can I modify my large website navigation menu to allow me to Silo properly?

I currently have a large site navigation in the header of my site which links 3 levels deep in a large catalog of pages. I am going to be updating my website to silo the content and wish Google to not ...
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757 views

text to code ratio and SEO

I've run sites that I've developed through various online SEO checkers over the years and some of them have checked me for my text to html ratio. I remember reading about this once or twice as well. ...
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248 views

Does HTML encoded content affect SEO of a page?

Let's say the page has an <h1> tag with the title: <h1>Page title</h1> and then in the post content there is an HTML tutorial which has an <h1> tag which is encoded: ...
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97 views

Changing the content of a website completely, and SEO

I have a blog running since like 10 months, which have 300 organic unique visitors daily, and now I will establish an eCommerce website on that domain. That means, I will delete all the content ...
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104 views

Content Optimization only?

There are tons of discussions around tips&tricks to improve Search Engines "ranking" and SEOs. If I concentrate only on the content* of the website will there be consequences on the pages' rank ...
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88 views

Forbid content in google results summary

I put a professional directory project online since few weeks, Google has started to index some pages but i just noticed a flaw in the design of the pages. Each page have an adress, some content and ...
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1answer
53 views

Should I add some new texts in the existing page or make a new page for them?

I'm going to add new content about Paypal campaign on my site. But its content is not that big enough for a page(50 -100 words). And I'm wondering if I should add it to the existing related page (e.g. ...
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2answers
167 views

SEO for websites with very less content and a lot of images

Let's say we have an image exhibition website that has got a lot of images but next to nothing content. The focus keyword for this website is "Artistic wallpapers". What would be the best approach ...
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2answers
1k views

What should a page's minimum word count be in order to be effectively indexed? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Ideal word count per web page? I'm seeding a new site with hundreds of (high quality) posts, but since I am paying per word written, I'm wondering if anybody in the ...
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1answer
61 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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90 views

Is it possible to dynamically display a page according to long tail Google search?

Let assume that someone types a long-tail keyword, how would you dynamically generate a page based on those keywords? Example: summer light pink florescent lights would generate a page with those ...
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1answer
1k views

Ideal word count per web page?

Are there any kind of standard word limit's based on SEO for web pages? I've read around and I've seen advice saying that pages should aim to be no more than 500 words to maximise the SEO benefits. ...
5
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1answer
64 views

Meta descriptions for manual

We have a text heavy, high quality and original content online manual for our software: http://www.scirra.com/manual/1/construct-2 I was about to embark on entering meta descriptions for these ...
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2answers
320 views

What SEO approach should I take to an empty category page?

My site is in its infancy and has a lot of empty categories as products are being added. What is the best approach SEO-wise for these practically empty category pages? Should I hide the links to them ...
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476 views

Personalized content (authenticated with a cookie) and impact on SEO

We have a big website with a lot of content, that is doing pretty well in terms of SEO. Google likes the site, visitors like it as well. Our problem is that there is a lot of content that would only ...
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154 views

Prevent duplicate content - spin it?

I am building some mini-blogs with related content. These are designed to build good links to my main page. I don't have the time or energy to write 10's of unique articles a week. I understand my ...
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1answer
196 views

Building a SEO friendly ecommerce navigation

I'm building a tire ecommerce website, and i'm doing some SEO strategy before i move on. My plan is to let the user use a filter-based navigation where you can filter tires by type, size, speedlimit ...
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Duplicate content site skipped in Yahoo and Bing

I want to buy a 1 year old site which my friend had initially created with duplicate content. In the later months he removed all such material and placed original stuff. Now it is in top charts in ...
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1answer
55 views

how to find that my written content is unique - in terms of google and user?

how to find that my written content is unique - in terms of google and user? I also want to know whether updating the content or user commenting on that article helps in seo?
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229 views

Content appearing under multiple categories; anything I can do to prevent duplicate penalty? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What is duplicate content and how can I avoid being penalized for it on my site? I'm working with a CMS that allows me to post content in to multiple categories. So, I ...
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4answers
145 views

Improving FAQ SEO with multiple pages?

I have a client who has over 200 Question/Answer style content blocks. Neither the questions or answers are very long and most of them have almost the same question but with a word or two ...
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2answers
274 views

SEO for Country & Language Specific content

Currently I am creating a website which has a common topic for an article, but it's going to be different content for each country, and also, each of that content will be provided in several ...
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267 views

Google on toggled content

I have optimized a website and have included toggled content. By toggled content I mean content that becomes visible after clicking a link (Expand and Collaps). The code is as followings: <li ...
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3answers
1k views

Meta tags again. Good or bad to use them as page content?

From a SEO point of view, is it wise to use exactly the same page title value and keyword/description meta tag values not only as meta information, but also as page content? An example illustrates ...
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1answer
66 views

How to effectively use an overseas SEO team?

My company is currently in contract with a 20+ person team in the Philippines, previously used for comment linking and guest blogging spun content articles. This is a practice that we're stopping, but ...
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2answers
284 views

SEO: Moving articles from one domain to another

Currently I have articles up on a website (site A) that is not mine (but I can remove the articles.) The article's aren't faring well (not only due to the recent Google changes) but because they ...