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According to searchenginewatch.com: -Set up a Google Places for Business and Google+ page. This post outlines the most important aspects of both services, and explains how to merge the two types of pages for a single business. -Make sure images are high resolution, unique, and order them in terms of your priority. -Encourage happy customers ...


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After Panda 4 update (May 2014), blocking css & js files will kill your seo. There is a nice case study here that shows how doing that can hurt SEO : https://yoast.com/google-panda-robots-css-js/ Nowadays Google wants to see your pages as same as users, so it is important to let him to see your client side scripts and style sheets.


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Upon further investigation, it seems like a bug with Google plus. http://searchengineland.com/google-loses-real-estate-search-brand-boxes-dropped-logged-users-203567


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having rel publisher tags does not guarantee google will show the brand associated with the Google+ brand page. Few things you want to check. 1. Make sure you have not recently chosen and new URL for your google+ page (changing from # to something custom). 2. Make sure that this is happening when you request the raw page. Actually type the full url in ...


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Yes, At whatever page the similar content gets displayed, it will consider as duplicate content. Remove the widget if it is still there.


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They are not considered duplicate content if they are not the main meat of the page. If you notice this site itself has a lot of "duplicate content" in the form of footers, headers, sidebars, etc. One way you can bulletproof this risk is by using html5 sematic markup and wrapping the sections in asides, footer and other semantic tags. You can take this ...


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You need to have the proper meta tag for google to know that you are crawling Ajax based pages. In essence when google sees your escaped fragment they replace it with a querystring and pull that page instead. This makes your Ajax page crawlable. An alternate approach is just to use HTML history api and update the url when you make an ajax call. This way ...


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No you cannot add the x-JP wildcard as you want, but since your site is in English (EN) and German (DE) only, then you would do it like this: <link rel="alternate" hreflang="en-JP" href="http://www.example.com/japan/" /> <link rel="alternate" hreflang="en-AR" href="http://www.example.com/argentina/" /> <link rel="alternate" ...


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No you cannot do this using hreflang, they are primarily for language and location is optional, but you cannot just mark up the location: Do not specify a country code by itself! Google does not automatically derive the language from the country code. Use hreflang for language and regional URLs I think the other option here is to try and detect what ...


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It is highly likely that Google reduces the linkjuice passed from one site to another if it is on the same IP address because Google makes the logical and reasonable assumption that the link isn't an unbiased link. Google uses links as 'votes' for how important a site is - the more links it gets from other sites the higher it's 'authority'. The more links ...


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If you have implemented proper redirects for all the content of your old websites and nothing is served from these old websites, then yes, you can delete the sitemap(s) from the old websites. Just make sure you have a new one on the new site with new URLs.


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If your customer is not doing anything shady or does not break any search engine recommendation, then using different IP addresses will not improve SEO. It is a waste of time and money. If your customer is doing something shady, using different IP address may delay a little the moment search engines found about it, but not by long, and once they penalize ...


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The purpose of alt attributes is to provide a description of the contents of an image file. One of the most cited uses of alt attributes is to provide text for visitors who can’t see images in their browsers. If a viewer can see your images, alt attributes will also show when the user hovers over your image. In addition to ensuring the content in your image ...


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In addition to Google Webmaster Tools, Majestic Seo has a horde of bots that people volunteer to run. It crawls quite frequently so has a rather accurate view of your backlinks schema. There is also Open Site Explorer, but that seems to index less. If you want a neat way to check literal source for your links, NerdyData has a decent pool, although not as ...


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To answer your question "how long", it depends on your site size, quality, consistency, and of course, popularity. Of course Google does what it wants too, so it really just depends on how it may feel that day. Case 1) Popular forum with 1000+ avg 30 min sessions, above PR 5 --> Sitemaps are crawled and indexed multiple times a day, sometimes multiple times ...


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As John Conde pointed out, the link: method is ridiculously inaccurate. However, I'd also like to point out that Google Webmaster Tools isn't fully accurate either and that it can take a noticeable amount of time before links begin to display (Google have admitted this themselves). If you read this FAQ, you'll see: Q: I know I have [one / several / ...


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Using the link: operator is not an accurate or official way to find out what links you have to your website. Google omits links on purpose to prevent SEO analysis of other websites you do not control. To get an accurate report of your incoming links you need a Google Webmaster Tools account. Under Search Traffic > Incoming Links you will see what links ...


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You can't. It violates Google's terms of service which you agreed to in order to create that Google site. If you do not wish to have a "powered by" link, you can try to use another provider for your website.


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The alt tag can be used as anchor text for both internal and external use. However ideally when using the alt tag the alt text should be used to describe the image, not the external link. Below is two examples <a href="http://www.example.com"><img src="cows.jpg" alt="cows in field"></a> <a href="http://www.example.com"><img ...


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You can use binary search to figure out which URLs are not indexed: Split your sitemap in half into two smaller sitemaps Submit each of those sitemaps Repeat these steps for each sitemap that Google reports isn't fully indexed until you are down to a sitemap with just one unindexed URL in it.


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You can check in Google Webmasters Tool simply go to Search traffic tab and find Internal links in its sub tab in this tab only those links will be showing which are indexed by Google.


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No Allow code? Try add User-agent: * Allow: / Disallow: /images/ Disallow: /upload/ Disallow: /admin/


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While Google won’t crawl or index the content of pages blocked by robots.txt, we may still index the URLs if we find them on other pages on the web. As a result, the URL of the page and, potentially, other publicly available information such as anchor text in links to the site can appear in Google search results. User-agent: * Disallow:/images/ According ...


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Google isn't ignoring your robots.txt as robots.txt does not tell Google not to list that content in its search results. It tells Google not to crawl content. So Googlebot cannot find this content on its own. But if it does find this content it will still list it in the search results. To keep content out of the search results you need to use the ...


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I believe this practice is known as a Link Wheel in SEO terms. The idea is to have a bunch of different sites (known as spokes) each generating content to point to your main "target" domain (where he sells stuff). Each spoke site will generally link to one of the other spoke sites, and also to the target site. Thus passing half the link juice to the other ...


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After choosing the keyword you have to promote your keywords through off page optimization technique which is clearly mention by link scheme page. Follow all the steps in link scheme page and build quality and best links to your website. so that you can easily comes in search results.


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Google Webmaster Tools identifies keywords for your site, however, this has no connection with performance for those keywords. These listed keywords are site keywords (for the site overall) but SERPs (search engine result pages) return results for individual pages. It is a mistake to expect to perform well for keywords within this list because the list does ...


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Google should not slow you down much. You can move the JavaScript code to the bottom of the page which may help with loading. If that does not speed things up enough, then consider the following. You will need a performance analysis tool. There are several to chose from. http://piwik.org/ is likely the best or near the best. Piwik is not a log analysis ...


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There is a keyword tool that extracts data from Google Autocomplete to give you many related searches for a certain keyword. Google Autocomplete is a feature used in Google Search. Its purpose is to speed up the searches performed by users on Google. The tool extracts Google suggestions and presents you with a list of related searches ...


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Adwords Keyword Planner will give you rough estimation of the search volume. Note that it will not show data for niche search terms which have a few queries per month. https://adwords.google.com/KeywordPlanner


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Search changes each and every day. Google says that %15 of all searches have never been seen before. There is no way on knowing the future, but you can get a peek into what Google thinks is relevant today. First: You can use Google Trends found here: http://www.google.com/trends/ Just enter your keywords. Second: In the search text-box, enter your keywords ...


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No. Just remove the pages that are no longer part of the old site. Search engines periodically re-crawl the sitemaps so there is no need to delete it. Only the obsolete content needs to go.


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For long time now, Google adjusts search results according to your search history. You can read about it here: https://support.google.com/accounts/answer/54068?hl=en To check ranking you should use a browser with no history, or a ranking tracking software/service.


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I just checked your page and noticed that Google Tag Assistant is indicating that the tag is installed correctly. I observed that your page is sending a pageview hit back to GA as well. Your GA code looks good on your site - correctly placed. Are you still having problems? You can also check in Real-Time reports if you are tracking hits. If you are, then it ...


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You can't. For some reason Google has determined that this relevant for searches for your name and that page should be shown when users search for that site. The text a user searches for does not have to be on that page for it to rank well (although it typically is and usually is very helpful). Off page factors such as anchor text if incoming links can ...


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This is called a Google Proxy Hack, and it happened to me as well. First things first: Submit a DMCA complaint to the Web Host. Use this link to create a correctly formed complaint, and send it to the host's support or abuse email. If the host is in the US, they must take down the site. Even if they are not based in the US, they may choose to take down ...


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It looks like google analytics is tracking the incorrect url. Check your code to make sure it is placed correctly on you site, hosted or otherwise, and then make sure it is directed at the correct URL.


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sorry but "editing" and "from scratch" don't go together in my vocabulary. Either you design a theme "from scratch" or you edit an existing one. And yes: depending on how you look at it, the theme matters a lot since it's the template where content and html meet – so all H-Tags and Alt-Tags and even the order, how content is loaded is defined here. My ...


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Wordpress is seo friendly CMS and most popular due to ease of use and seo friendly nature. Creating a template is good idea to re-design site. If template is written properly with wordpress norms and guidelines, then it will be seo friendly. I recommend when designing theme for wordpress, follow strict guidelines and also use all the elements required to ...


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Here it is in a nutshell. First you'd need to save your PSD template as web images and HTML. Rename the HTML files to PHP files. Match the PHP files to the names of WordPress template files (header, footer, index, etc). Insert the WordPress specific PHP code into those files. Since you don't know WordPress, best start at ...


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The email you received when you you were rejected should have included these instructions for reapplying: To update and resubmit your application, please visit http://www.google.com/adsense and sign in using the email address and password you submitted with your application. Our specialists will review your account for compliance with our program ...


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A theme is simply a pile of code. It’s just a recipe to pull together the content for a web page. Whether it is SEO capable or not is not a factor of whether the theme is custom or not. That concept is meaningless. What is meaningful is your knowledge of how to code in HTML, your understanding of SEO best practices and how you apply that to your theme. Now ...


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The theme, per sé, does not matter for SEO as themes are not a ranking factor nor a concept that search engines care about. So choosing an existing theme, editing an existing theme, or creating one from scratch really have no meaning here. HTML/semantic markup is a ranking factor so making sure you optimize that code is important so how well you ...


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You need to add a new site on Google Webmaster Tools and set the domain as https://example.com all the data is being collected there instead.


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You will want to add PayPal to your referral exclusion list in Google Analytics. Google says that it is exactly what it is meant for: A common use for this feature is to exclude traffic from a third-party shopping cart to prevent customers from being counted in new session and as a referral when they return to your order confirmation page after ...


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for now just three points from my side, relating to the actual content of your site: machine- and human-readable URLs, containing your most important keywords. Put the important ones first site title and description, containing your most important keywords. Again: put your most important keywords first on-site linking – that means linking from within an ...


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As others mentioned, you can verify real Googlebots, and this isn't a Googlebot IP address. I double-checked with the team about these requests, and they appear to be for the PageSpeed service, which can act as a cache/proxy for websites. If search engines - like Bing or Google - crawl URLs like that, the service will forward those requests to your website ...


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You can verify all Google crawlers by using PTR records. See: Verifying Googlebot I find this very accurate. Google now also offers hosting services as well as many other services, so there can easily be requests from Google assigned IP ranges that are not Google's search agents. There is also a good list of Google User Agents.


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You don't have to do everything listed as an optimization. If using a custom font is important to the design of your website then use it. You have a choice between a slightly slower (initial) page load and a better design versus a slightly faster (initial) page load and a slightly lesser design. If using that font improves your business somehow than it's ...



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