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The "U" in URL stands for "Unique" (some say Uniform) which should be a good clue here :) Best case scenario is that you split any "link popularity" between 2 different URLs. Imagine half the visitors to the page using one URL and half using the other URL. Each URL only gets 50% of the traffic, 50% of any popularity "score" that Google might apply. To that ...
Even if you have redirects and/or canonical tags set up to your preferred domain, you should still set your preferred domain in Google Webmaster Tools (GWT for short) To do this click the gear icon in the top right of GWT, and click 'site settings', then tick your preferred domain. Most of the time this option will be greyed out (not selectable) and there ...
In most cases, the homepage has more SEO weight because it gets more backlinks to it than other pages. If you want to see showing up on Google Search each page of your site for specific keywords, you can try: to optimize each page for these specific keywords (<title>, <h1>, etc.) to get more backlinks to these internal pages
If ent.example.com does a 301 redirect to www.example.com/ent/ then all is fine, you loose only a tiny bit of page rank. You may also use rel=canonical in the header of both pages and add a single url that is relevant. It's really up to you, have a look at how Google looks at 301 vs rel=canonical. More info about any further SEO related questions can be ...
They look like ones which Google automatically generate and will likely stay whilst your page stays the same. See here : http://insidesearch.blogspot.co.uk/2011/08/new-snippets-for-list-pages.html
Although their documentation doesn't say so, using the rel attribute is supported by Google, so both should work. The 'in-URL' ?rel= syntax exists for blog users, who may not have access to edit the page's HTML tags, but the HTML5 separate attribute version is more 'correct' so I'd recommend: <a href="[profile_url]" rel="author">Author</a>
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