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I read your question and the comments. With respect to all of the commenters who all left excellent comments from my point of view, I think there is a missing element in these considerations. Small, but important. Your News and Archives pages will have more than one full article each and I assume other things too. It will not be an exact copy of your ...


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It shows OK on my iPhone. I checked the demo page of this theme (justblue) on my phone and the only major difference I noticed is the non-responsive adsense block on mobile causing some trouble with responsiveness. You can try disabling that block for mobile devices or using a responsive block instead.


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Official Google webmasters help Youtube channel - just search for what you need and there will be at least one short video by Matt Cutts available. There's nothing more that getting it right from the source, Matt Cutts is the head of Google's Webspam team :)


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Besides what others have mentioned, sometimes spammers post links to websites that contain viral exploits of certain browsers and operating systems. If your site is frequently referring other computers to compromised / dangerous websites you can be considered part of the threat. Your links would also be increasing the PageRank (term used loosely) of the ...


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Sometimes people may post comments with a lot of dangerous keywords like casinos, poker, gambling, viagra and linked with low quality sites. Also sometimes people are using keywords instead of their original name to get the link for their target keywords. As a result your site or blog with low quality or unnatural links. So it will affect your rankings ...


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In general, spam is not a good point for SEO but it depends on what spam exactly is on your blog: 1. Useless text showing the user didn't read your article If spam only represents a text including something like "Thanks for your perfect article!", I don't think it affects SEO of your page. And even if it doesn't provide a relevant comment for your visitors ...


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A hosted WordPress.com blog would already seem to offer all the privacy settings you would need. Not only can this block the content from search engines, but can also be set to "invite only": Source: Site Visibility - Privacy Settings


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1. Serverside - block Search Engines Create a robots.txt file in your root directory and add this text to it: User-agent: * Disallow: / Theoretically, This should block all search engines (the ones that honour robots.txt). 2. Know how Search Engines are crawling your site and control your site's visibility. Since you want it to be extremely private, I ...


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Another approach that some people do is re-design the blog so that it looks very much like their main site (www.yourdomain.com) set up www.blog.yourdomain.com, and redirect their blog to that (including having menu bar links back to www.yourdomain.com) set up a link in their main site to the blog, pointing to www.blog.yourdomain.com. That way, visitors ...


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Considering the fact that the reach of Facebook pages gets weaker each day I would go with a blog on a domain that I can control - you can always share articles on social media. Facebook is good for communicating with customers, but I would not use it as a blog as I would loose control over my content. Creating a company blog is a matter of 2 hours of work ...


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These all work to help the removal process, but Google WebMasters has a YouTube Video explaining that when a pages goes to 404 statues, and with how many links are being indexed, removed, modified, it is going to take time for them to remove the link permanently from the system.


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Blogs seem to be all the rage. But do they always fit the situation? I would answer that by testing a blog internal within the company to first test if there are enough topics that could be covered as to create new and interesting content consistently and for a prolonged period, and two whether you can plan the keyword usage effectively enough to create an ...


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This can work - but not if you have a private blog on Blogger, because they do not have RSS feeds.


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There will not any SEO benefit as stated in my main answer. The content is not actually on the site, so there is no benefit to be had. My guidance here would be installing WordPress on a subdomain, or sub folder. Then move all the content from the current basic blog over to the WordPress blog with all the tagging/Meta options you require.



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