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Will having multiple domains improve my seo?

Lets say I have a domain already, for example www.automobile4u.com (not mine), with a website fully running and all. The title of my "Website" says: <title>Used cars - buy and sell your used ...
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Is dofollow linking from a long list of items allowed by Google?

I've just finished writing a list of 190 items. I'd like to make some links of the list dofollow, but I don't know if Google still allows dofollow links and how many per article.
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Google indexed work-in-progress page. how to delete it from Google index?

I developed a page under the following URL: example.org/dev Since the development is finished, I moved the page to the root at example.org/ For some reason, Google indexed the page during ...
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Are microformats prefered by Google over structured data markup?

The Mozbar, which is a popular tool for checking domain authority, has a new tab for microformats under their markup section. However from the official microformats.org website it is impossible to ...
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Does opening link in new tab break goal funnels steps?

I have a landing page with a button that takes the user to a store page which opens in a new tab. This store page is a different domain name than the landing page. I have cross-domain tracking setup ...
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My .it site is not appearing in international versions of Google [duplicate]

I have a website hosted on github pages. I connected it to a ".it" domain name. If I look for that name in google.it, the website is first result. However, If I search on any other international ...
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How can I redirect my Google App Engine naked domain to www

I own a domain klokaffar.se but it doesn't go anywhere if I don't put in www.klokaffar.se. The site is hosted from Google App Engine with a CNAME for the www. Now I want the naked domain to redirect ...
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Do your 'fetch as google bot' allowances refresh?

in google webmaster tools you can fetch as google bot - which you can do 500 times, and you also have submit to index that you can do 10 times, do these allowances refresh or are they for the life of ...
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SEO preference for WWW or HTTP:// protocol redirection? Do www websites rank better than NON-www?

After having read various articles on this site about WWW or Non-WWW website setup, here, here and here, and after having setup a correct redirection rule in .Htaccess to at least eliminate duplicate ...
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How to include your site name in search results

I have read the Include Your Site Name in Search Results article: https://developers.google.com/structured-data/site-name ..and was wondering if this works? I tried searching Google and I can't find ...
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Website not getting indexed

We launched our website example.com about 6 weeks back. It is a single page application and the urls change dynamically based on search results. We have submitted sitemap through google webmaster but ...
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Cross Domain Goal Funnels and unique data?

I've been tasked with setting up cross domain tracking and goal funnels. I maintain several ecommerce sites and we want to set up goal funnels to track where we are most successful. However, these ...
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Google Analytics Do Similar Goal Funnels cause problems?

So I've been asked to create goal funnels within google analytics which are identical except for the first url in the funnel. For example: Step 1: Sales page #1 / Step 2: Info page / Step 3: Checkout ...
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Which API key do I need to implement Google Maps/Street View?

First time implementing Google Maps/Street View, side-by-side into a webpage. Which API Key do I need please? Source Link: https://developers.google.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/...
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Large image and ad unit above the fold on mobile site

(A.T.F. stands for Above The Fold, in case anyone is confused.) I read the following on google: Is placing a 300x250 ad unit on top of a high-end mobile optimized page considered a policy ...
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In Google Search Console, what is “Update” on Search Traffic?

Under Google Search Console -> Search Traffic -> Search Analytics, I see an "Update" as in the screenshot. Does it mean that there was an algorithm update from Google on this date?
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Stop search engines from trying to crawl old sites on subdomains which are no longer available

A few years ago I had couple of sites. Then I closed them. Back then, the search engines had added those sites of mine into their databases. Specifically Google and Chinese Baidu know about them. Now ...
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How to control old indexed page crawling rate

I have a site where user can create their profile page with their specific URL. Each specific URL will be available to public which means that it will also be ready for search engines too to crawl. ...
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Sitemap XML title in search results

I have a website that uses an XML sitemap and a robots.txt file. If I do a Google search of: site: mywebsite.co.uk "sitemap" I see the usual Google response, similar to the following image, ...
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Possible SEO issues with setting up CDN

I am about to enable CDN on one of my new sites and want to avoid any duplicate content/ranking issues. By default WP engine CDN url's are configured the following way: This url: http://domain.com/...
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Can not accept adWords managing invitation

I just created new Google adWords manager account for being able to obtain adWords API access. For clarity purpose let's assume that the email associated with this account is manager@gmail.com. After ...
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Mobile google SERPs return a desktop url instead subdomain mobile url

We have desktop and mobile site respectively. www.example.com for desktop and m.example.com for mobile. In Google.com mobile SERP, with the search phrase Weather in aaa(city) returns mobile subdomain ...
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Fetch as Google not rendering single-page application (AngularJS) - how to show console logs output

I have an SPA application, and it is not being rendered correctly by Google. I tried going to Google Web Master toolkit, and use the Fetch as google feature. This is showing just the HTML output ...
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Is there a Schema.org markup for an Offer which has an order-level charge?

I sell many custom products. The nature of the custom product industry is that there is a fee tacked onto the order itself, not the products. So a person ordering custom red cups and custom blue cups ...
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63 views

How to remove pages from Google Search Engine Cache

I have deleted some of the low quality posts in my website. But that posts still available in Google search result. Can anyone know how to make Google re-cache my site?
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222 views

Google is displaying wrong business address

When you search for my client's company, in the search listings in Google it displays the wrong address. In fact, the address displayed is not relevant to my clients company. What is the best method ...
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Domain name not showing on Google search (suggestions list)

Please help with this confusing issue... My domain name not showing on Google search (suggestion list). When I type the domain name (yoxtel) on Google search bar, it does not show on the suggestion ...
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How can I submit my site's URL to search engines?

I have a site but I cannot get its URL indexed in search engines like Google, Yahoo, Bing, etc... Please let me know how I can submit my site's URL to Google.
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Can I move a clients website from yahoo hosting to godaddy hosting without losing google page rankings?

I have a client who wants to switch hosting from yahoo to godaddy and utilize wordpress to run site. Can I move a clients website from yahoo hosting to godaddy hosting without losing google page ...
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Why does Google index only one of my domains even though the same site is available on several?

How can Google only index one specific domain when I have multiple domains? These domains all have same code and content. Google seems to treat the rest like they are redirected to the one domain ...
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No more posts, but I will update content. Can I target SEO traffic for that type of site?

I will have a plan to create a website with just 15 page. All pages have 1000+ words and I will update all pages in almost every month. Can I target SEO traffic for that type of site? Or I must ...
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How to use Google business without showing address

I'm working on a website and my understanding is, by having the place of business listed with Google Business, it will help with local searches. The problem we have is, this person is a self employed ...
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backlinks from the same ip address with different domain name is legal? [duplicate]

Please i have a question in relation with SEO, I have a lot of website hosted in a dedicated server with one ip adresse but with multiple domain name's 'any website have a domain name'. and i want to ...
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Breadcrumbs in H1 - How does it affect Google?

Is it good for Google? Like this: <h1> Home >> Services >> Toilet cleaning >> Showcase </h1>
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How does removing pages from a site affect Google SEO?

I have been told by one of my clients that Google must be notified if you intend to remove pages (e.g. discontinued product pages) from a site, because Google will penalize your search results if you ...
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SEO and APIs: Helping or hurting?

I have a couple Real Estate sites for some clients, and I was wondering about APIs and how that would affect SEO. Particularly, I'm looking at using the Yelp API for nearby stuff, and possibly a ...
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Do I need a specific page title when a user drills down by country in a list of items?

I have list with doctors sorted by country. When a user chooses "Germany" they will see doctors from Germany. When that happens, I change URL e.g. 'example.com/list?=germany' but I do not change <...
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How to maintain SEO when taking over a domain name?

I am working with a client to redo their website. The website is simple and just displays information. My question is with regards to the SEO. I have only just started learning about SEO and on my ...
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How can I force Google to re-crawl a link?

Google Webmaster Tools is showing thousands of links from a North Korean travel agency, but when I go to the link, they don't exist! How can I force Google to re-index that link so it drops off my ...
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Is there a way to get unbanned from Google AdSense?

As a young kid(15 years old) I used to open blogs on blogger and put Adsense ads on it. Because I was young and stupid I used to click on my own ads and did a lot of stupid things along that I don't ...
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Does Google index portions of the page that are unique and ignore the duplicate content?

When a page has content on it that is also on other pages on the site but also some unique content, how does Google handle it? Does Google: Index the entire page (including the duplicate content) ...
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If I change my DNS's IP address will that change the Google Compute instance instantly?

I'm currently using Google Compute to host my website. If I change the IP address under Google Cloud DNS will that change the instance instantly? Upgrading Instance Video: https://www.youtube.com/...
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Why isn't my website in Google search results?

Its been sometime and Google has yet to index my site, how can I get Google to index my website?
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Google Analytics - Redundant host name

I am an absolute rookie at google analytics and would really appreciate some help. I got a notification Redundant Hostnames Property xxxxxxx.com.au is receiving data from redundant hostnames. So I ...
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Does linking to HTTPS or HTTP make a difference for link popularity?

I am considering making my site HTTPS but I was wondering does Google treat a link to HTTP exactly the same as SSL HTTPS site, and will my site rank the same with HTTPS. I guess it makes no ...
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Any alternative to CNAME records for the root domain?

I have couple domain names which I wanted to park the domain with Bodis. But I also need their subdomain to be available for me for email access (i.e. mail.example.com). The domain is registered via ...
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Why does google not index my subdomain [duplicate]

I have a domain, tl-photography.at. The domain is indexed perfectly and can be found on google. I also have subdomain where I offer some simple services vcds.tl-photography.at. But this subdomain is ...
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Link google's +1 to my website's +1 page, or to my website itself

My current Google plus one link is tied to my business' Google+ page and it was nice to see that when I moved my website to another domain the new domain has all the +1s (as its Google+ page hasn't ...
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Sitemap Error: some URLs redirect to other locations

I have a site that is generating this warning: When we tested a sample of URLs from your Sitemap, we found that some URLs redirect to other locations. We recommend that your Sitemap contain URLs ...
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How do I analyze vague Google Analytics data re traffic from Facebook?

We have one Facebook fan page and two personal profiles that could be sending traffic and then there are the many facebook pages of friends etc. I am also running an ad campaign from my FB account ...