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Be careful. Most SEO advice stems off of old advice that was just plain wrong when it was written. It seems that much of the SEO world cannot grasp that SEO has become much closer to what it should have been all along. As well, this is a follow the leader industry even as the lemming leap off the cliff. I will give you a quick SEO rundown. For each page, ...


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You are better off keeping the blog on your own domain for a vast amount of reasons but there is also no harm in using an external blog if it makes it easier for your business to manage and maintain. It is unlikely that your blog will rank above your website for the same terms (one would not expect your blog and website to be ranking for the same terms). ...


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I don't know what you mean by "current hosting issues", but if any, you should report to your provider. About the question, I understand what is your problem and I had the same question too in the past. In my case I installed Wordpress inside a folder called /news, as it was the purpose of the blog, to act as the news platform of the main site. In terms of ...


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You asked quite a few questions and I suspect you know most of the answers already. So to clear up some confusion, I will address the subject of changing the domain name since this sounds like the new question. If you need more, please let us know. Keywords in domain names mean almost nothing anymore and exact matches rarely happen as a result. That was a ...


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There are a number of possibilities. First thing you should do is compare your Google Analytics with any algorithm updates. If there has been an update around the same time your traffic tanked, then that is likely the problem. I would also check webmaster tools for any messages and manual penalties. This will entail a lot of work cleaning up your inbound ...


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Panda 4.1 rolled out September 25 2014 according to: http://searchengineland.com/panda-update-rolling-204313 To quote: The latest update comes four months after the last, which suggests that this might be a new quarterly cycle that we’re on. Panda had been updated on a roughly monthly basis during 2012. In 2013, most of the year saw no update at ...


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Most websites have many links to important pages: The home page is usually linked from the logo on every page The login page usually has lots of links The privacy policy and terms of service are usually linked in the footer of every page There is usually main navigation on every page There is nothing wrong with linking to certain pages a lot. Almost ...


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Don't link all to the same page. Give relevant meta title to each sub pages of website. And the give interlinking according to the keywords and blog posts. Relevancy is important.


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There will definitely be some link juice pushed over from the DA 30 domain to the DA 15 domain. But how juice gets passed over depends on how relevant example1.com is to example2.com. For example, if example1.com is a site to buy vinyl albums and example2.com is a site about cooking spices, then you aren't going to get much of a ranking boost from it. But ...


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The ideal keywords for what you're asking is Keyword Stuffing. It's basically defined as: Keyword stuffing is considered to be an unethical search engine optimization (SEO) technique, which leads to banning a website from major search engines either temporarily or permanently. Keyword stuffing occurs when a web page is loaded with keywords in the ...


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Google recognizes your URLs with parameters and as different because the id is different. I suppose that the product pages have not the same content; therefore, there is no duplicate content between your URLs; thus, you don't need to use the rel="canonical" tags between pages.


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No, you can't submit the exact same sitemap (same syntax, same URLs), and expect Google to sort out what kinds of assets you're trying to identify. If you submit a sitemap that you intend to be for your videos, and it doesn't have the required Video sitemap syntax, and contain the required video-specific tags, Google won't see it as a video sitemap. It's ...


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It's not normal that your site is outranking you, but can happen. Google has its own tool to report Scrapped content, you can check it here -> https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1Pw1KVOVRyr4a7ezj_6SHghnX1Y6bp1SOVmy60QjkF0Y/viewform I also advise you to make a DMCA complaint, as addresses copyright issues and can act faster. I had that experience in the past ...


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It is fine to redirect multiple times A -> B -> C as long as the chain of redirects isn't too long. Web clients give up after some number of redirects. Googlebot will follow only five chained redirects I tested Firefox and it supports 20 chained redirects I tested Chrome and it supports 63 chained redirects (it reports an error to the user after 21 but ...


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There is no penalty as a result of multi-chain 301's no but a small amount of weight passed is lost (it is tiny so nothing major to worry about) but obviously the more in the chain, less weight is passed through to the final destination like so:- 301 Redirect 1 (97% weight passed) - total 97% 301 Redirect 2 (97% weight passed) - total 94% 301 Redirect 3 ...


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Keyword density is a myth at least it is now. So stop chasing keywords and density. It does not apply. Search engines want content. You are concerned about being over optimized for the word view, but I would be concerned that you are over optimizing using links instead. It appears that you are following some really really bad SEO advice. You will be ...


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It's difficult to know exactly how detrimental this is. Github does exactly what you describe on pull requests - changing the tab changes the URL but near identical HTML is returned on each of the URLs. However, it almost certainly doesn't matter for them, they don't need both those 'tabs' to rank separately in search results. In your case, it seems to me ...


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Blogger will allow you to use blog.example.com - and I have done this successfully. It does not allow example.com/blog If you use Blogger, then your content is hosted on blogger's servers. You should take regular backups (using Google Takeout) in case anything goes wrong - but overall your security risks seem to be less on Blogger than on Wordpress ...


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You are right. Duplicate or nearly duplicate content will cause problems. The best thing to do, and I have seen this many times, is have a single website that is the parent company with products pages available. As well, have each brand name represented as being owned by the parent with a single page for each brand or all of the brands. You can have each ...


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You could write a command in .htaccess file like this: Redirect 302 /folder/oldpage.html http://www.example.org/newpage.html By this whenever someone accesses http://www.example.com/folder/oldpage.html, their web browser will take them to http://www.example.org/newpage.html instead. For 301: Redirect 301 /folder/oldpage.html ...


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Over use of a keyword can certainly look spammy. Here is a relevant thread from Webmaster World: A close look at what over optimization really is: Keyword/phrase over usage. Known by seo experts as keyword stuffing. This is also the most commong form of over optimization and also the easiest to recover from. When you are trying to rank for a specific ...


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If you move your blog to a subdomain, you shouldn't, by any means, keep it in the folder due to duplicate content problems. You can only move it, not copy it. About your question, for my experience it's not true and you should keep your blog where it is right now. This happens because the main domain has the main strength and power and dividing it to ...


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I found this link that points to some configuration changes: http://www.inmotionhosting.com/support/edu/opencart/setting-up-payment-gateways/how-to-enable-ssl-connection-in-opencart In it you will see some edits to config.php. Original: define('HTTPS_SERVER', 'http://opencart.inmotiontesting.com/'); define('HTTPS_IMAGE', ...



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