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Google Analytics - bad experiences? (esp. adult content)

I work for a rather large adult website, and we're currently not using Google Analytics. There is an internal debate going on about whether we should start using Analytics, but there is hestitation ...
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excluding URL query parameters and setting the site search query param in Google Analytics

I have a Google Analytics free account and would like to know if I strip "searchparam" out of your URLs as the site search query parameter, do I then need to specify "searchparam" in the Exclude URL ...
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where can I find the 'Clicks' metric group in Google Analytics

I believe there is a 'Clicks' metric group in Google Analytics, however I cannot find it and there is little to no documentation on this. Does this still exist in GA and, if so, what report shall I ...
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Blocked urls by Google

I have a website which is 2 years old now. I saw it after a long time now and was shocked to see that Google robot has blocked 104 pages of my website. I saw this through webmaster tools. IS there any ...
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how google ads refer to dynamic content?

I have mobile app / site and I want to use google ads with method PPM (pay per impression) I am changing the page content programmatically with java script . so if the user navigate to new page I ...
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How to remove duplicate content, which is still indexed, but not linked to anymore?

A bug in the tool, which we use to create search-engine-friendly URLs changed our whole URL-structure overnight, and we only noticed after Google already indexed the page. Now, we have a massive ...
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How to target a particular image from multiple images on a page in google plus post

I have multiple images on my page. But I want only one image to be displayed in the google post. At present the post shows all the images on the page in the post in the form of slideshow. Could you ...
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Google Goals process not working through similarly named pages

Well, I'm at a loss. I've ensured that my tracking script is in etc etc, and I've set up my goal and funnel path, but only the first step is ever being shown on the funnel. Goal URL: ...
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What are the ways to get included in Google Alerts mails

There is a news website / blog - I'll call it the Site from now on. The site mention a keyword in one of its articles. I add a Google Alerts for the keyword, but I do not get any alert for the word ...
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google changing crawl speed: doesn't seem to work. Why?

I've changed 3 days ago the google crawling speed of mywebsite. Here it is: This means: 2 demands by second. I've got the message on the google webmasters tools that the change speed has been ...
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Restricted Flow Of Power

I'm sure all is fine, but i need some reassurance. Last month my company launched consolidated two of their websites into one new website. www.fdmgroup.com and www.fdmacademy.com into a newly ...
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Add multiple payment options in Google Product feed XML

In my Google Product feed I have both Visa and MasterCard listed as accepted payment methods. Is it possible, and is there any benefit, in adding the remainder of my payment options; American Express, ...
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Google Webmasters tools search queries position

In my website account on Google Webmasters tools, some search queries show average position 1.0. This make me understand that it should be displayed as the first result. When I search for this query I ...
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Hide from google while developing

I will be building a (wordpress) web site. While I am developing, other team members will be pushing content. I'd like to have it hidden from google while under development. It will be hosted on ...
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How to Track Visitors Comming from Adwords and Disable form fields that is not on landing page

There is a lead form on my website where we track from which source visitors have arrived. I wanted to disable the drop down and auto populate it with predefined data if the visitor is from adwords. ...
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using blank image to improve post value

I have seen people (including popular digital agencies) using 1 x 1px transparent image, so that they can add page title as alt value. Does that really increases the value of a web page or that's a ...
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My Website title changes by itself in Google [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Title tag different from title appearing in Google? I am doing seo on my friends site and each page has its own metas it did change to new ones then somehow google is ...
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Is Google Analytics blocked in China?

Our site has recored significantly drop in visitors from China from Google Analytics recently. Do you have the same observation?
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I have done everything correct on my asp.net website, re: SEO; why aren't google backlinks showing? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why are my backlinks not showing on google on this asp.net website with all I’ve done? I recently implemented many SEO techniques for a company on their asp.net website; ...
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Google Analytics and direct access

Does Google analytics regards remote access resources as direct access? For example: Suppose: mysite.com and anothersite.com mysite.com has an image found at http://mysite.com/img/vip.jpg ...
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rich snippets ignored by google [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Why would Google Rich Snippets work for one site author but not another? I'm facing one problem here. I made rich snippets - microdata for the website but google ignores ...
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Set initial robots.txt restrictions so high, Googlebot won't even try to access the updated less strict file.

When I initially setup my blog I put the restrictions on robots.txt way too high. They were so stick that googlebot can't even access the udated less strict robots file. I've been at this problem for ...
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How to secure robots.txt file?

I would like for User-agents to index my relative pages only without accessing any directory on my server. As initial thought, i had this version in mind: User-agent: * Disallow: */* Sitemap: ...
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Multiple URL's going to same page - Kosher for Google?

I hear conflicting answers from people about this, and I'm a developer by trade, and my SEO knowledge is not what it should be. Here's my situation: I run a website that lists hotels, restaurants, ...
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SEO implications of domain name change [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do I rename a domain and preserve PageRank? Will changing a domain name of a popular web-site result in any SEO implications or will 301 redirects make the site stay ...
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How do I do SEO for multiple search keywords that are similar but not the same

For example: I have an article about seo for urls. People may search for seo for urls seo urls in google seo url panda update google I want them to rank well for all of these search keywords. ...
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Google analytics/adwords account and leaking of private data

I am frequently asked to log into clients google analytics and adwords accounts. If I forget to log out before visiting other google properties (google search, youtube etc), this leaves tracks of my ...
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Googlebot visit but no cache update - why?

I have made a new plain vanilla HTML website. I have been making regular modifications to it on an almost daily basis. The site is hosted by hostmonster and as part of their service they offer ...
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Does google crawl css scripts to check of hidden content [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: hidden texts and page rank Does googlebot crawl CSS scripts to determine if content is hidden or not? If so, is it advisable to hide or not to hide content to improve on ...
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Google Analytics - How to tell info about specific visitors

I have a bunch of custom events on my page that I'm tracking with ga, is there any way for me to tell info about specific visitors? For example I want to know how long people who triggered a play ...
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Easy way to identify pages which are index, but not linked to on my site

I'm just wondering if there is an easy way to find out what pages Google has indexed, that are not directly linked on my site, for example: www.mysite.com/skype.html originally had a link in my site ...
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What's the current wait time for reconsideration requests for Google's webmaster tools?

We recently received an unnatural links penalty to our site; a rogue SEO firm did us some serious damage, and we lost 40% of our traffic (hundreds of thousands of users) overnight. The effect on our ...
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linking Google AdWords account to Google Analytics account

I have a Google Analytics account that has two profiles, one for www.ayrshireminis.com and one for www.crmpicco.co.uk. I have a Google AdWords account that I would like to link to my Google Analytics ...
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Should I, and how do I incorporate microdata into my asp.net website with 47 pages?

I have an asp.net (vb) with 47 pages. The problem is that it's in 10 different languages, although 98% just use English. I have 5 master pages. I've read Google Webmaster Tools, but I'm still ...
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Adsense Earnings and multiple websites

Does placing my Adsense publisher's account code over many website's will reduce earnings? I mean by many websites, that sites are mine or I have exclusive rights to publish my ads there. Keep in ...
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I think there is a problem with my url encoding

I took someone's advice and started encoding my image sources, but Google doesn't seem to be able to decode them. I probably did something wrong, because basically Google is taking the full path as ...
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How to make content display on their proper pages on search engines

So my site has a blog and gallery, both working the same way. There's an index, and each post has a permalink going to the individual entry. However, if I search for some of the content on Google, ...
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How much weight does Google give to keyword placement?

I am wondering weather or not to put a a "Call Now" button with our number in the top left corner of our page. This would move keyword-rich text to the left, giving it less weight. How much weight ...
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Do search engines penalise 'Home' links and/or buttons?

I had a client recently express his feelings about not having a 'home' link or a 'home' button on a website. I told him I would consult someone who knows, but I've never personally heard anything ...
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Is google pays for each time the user navigate and new ads appear?

If I have mobile app and google ads in each page. (according to pay per view method) Is google pays for each time the user navigate and new ads appear? Thanks.
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Can a site recover by itself after dropping google page rank for 404 errors?

Recently redid a website and changed the directory / URL structure. I did some .htaccess redirects for the main landing pages - however when reviewing web master tools received 404 errors for the rest ...
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Crawling an ajax based page with both a hash fragment and a meta tag

According to google's documentation on crawling ajax based web pages, if a url contains a hash fragment, or something at the end of an url that looks like #helloworld, and if there is an ! after the ...
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How do I determine how many of my webpages rank on 1st page of Google, and for what terms?

How do I find out how many pages of a website ranks on the first page of Google? And for what terms? I mean, if the website has 100 webpages, I want to know: How many pages rank on first page ...
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SEO - 2 websites in the same domain

I have my domain (http://www.foobar.com, for example) and my website talks about technology. I want to have another website (with other content, not about technology) inside of it ...
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Why Does the Same Site in Different SERPs Contain and Not Contain Google Sitelinks

Is there a way to get sitelinks on a Google SERP when searching on a site's name vs. the sites' web address? Example, if you search "twin city kings", the first result is the website for Twin City ...
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Is multiple domain names and links from same IP causing poor search engine rankings?

I have an ecommerce website which is not doing so well in Google. I am trying to improve this of course, and am looking at some possibilities for why it isn't doing well. The website has four domain ...
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My sitemap is indexed but I don't see the site pages being indexed

Hi I have a site and my site map is being indexed by google correctly (almost I have 1.165 links and it indexed 1.156). But when I go to the Indexed pages view in Google webmaster tools it only show ...
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Will content from my site's RSS feed that is published on other sites be considered duplicate content by search engines?

I know Google is giving a penalties for websites with duplicate content. What happens if I'm having an RSS feed with news articles and other sites publishes on their website my news? Isn't it ...
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One site being on a subdirectory of another. Does google count this against you?

I have created two similar websites (relating to monetary systems). So far, one appears to be loved by Google and the other hated. I'm struggling to work out why. This is a mystery to me because both ...