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I would say no. And this question has been asked on Google webmaster forums and the response was: Having URLs from your website submitted in their disavow file will not cause any problems for your website. One might assume that they are just trying to pressure you. If the comment links they pointed to you are comment-spam that was left by them (or ...


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A blog can be beneficial to SEO, IF it contains quality content. Lets face it: Getting backlinks to a "boring" corporate website can be extremely difficult. I mean, who is going to link to your "About Me" section? Who is going to link to your website on the basis that they thought that your "Services" page was well written? A blog can provide you with the ...


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I really wouldn't worry. Google can't rely on the genuineness and accuracy of user generated disavow lists to blacklist/penalise domains on the internet. At present, if your domain ends up on a website's disavow list, this just tells Google that website does not trust (or can't vouch for) the link from your website to theirs and to subsequently not factor in ...


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I would say a blog help you mainly to earn new clients because you can get some traffic from search engines for the long tail (more keywords than your actual ones). A blog helps you to make a good and large reputation for your business in a field you know well. With a good blog, you can create or participate to a community about your field of expertise. ...


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Blogs, in-and-of themselves, have no SEO benefits inherit to them. Just having a blog on your site does not offer any SEO benefit and the blog format offers no inherit value either. This myth started when WordPress sites were becoming popular and were ranking well. But this was due to the code being well optimized and the content being good. It had was not ...


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Yes. But more importantly, a link within content is most important. Any link in most any placement on the page will be good for you assuming that the site is of quality and the link has good link alt text. There is some exception to this of course. For example a link in the footer is not wise. As well, a site-wide link is also not wise. Just make sure you ...


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I would recommended either using the www or non-www and stick with it. Set a preferred URL in Webmaster Tools and then 301 to either your www or non-www. The reason for this would be Google would see both the non-www and www sites as two separate websites. If the content is exactly the same, then you could be penalized with duplicate content.


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No, you should leave the original site untouched, as by this time the Search Engines already have it well indexed and you don't want to confuse them with another site with the same content, just different url. Besides, the Search Engines already know your site is French, even if you don't have a .fr domain. Inside Webmaster Tools, for example you can select ...


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"Comments" is such a common word used on web sites that your website isn't even going to register on scale of top websites that use it. As long as Googlebot can get to all the pages on your site by following links, your internal link structure is pretty much "good enough". The days of being able to tweak your internal links for better ranking are pretty ...


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Should you regularly post articles in your subject area that users would find helpful? Yes, absolutely. Does it have to be a blog? Not necessarily, but a blog can be a good choice for doing so: Blogs are generally ordered by published date (newest first) which encourages you to keep them updated. Because blog posts fall off the front page eventually, it ...


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Before your question was clarified, you had said that you had a responsive site. Here is how you would use responsive CSS to change the image based on browser size: @media screen and (max-width:480px) { #myimage { background:url('/smaller-image.png'); } } @media screen and (min-width:481px) { #myimage { ...


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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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The source of your problem can be in html or in javascript, and you cannot control the links that other people put on the net too.. And because he finds a page when making a request for it, it indexes it. I miss some information to give answer with code (using a CMS? Other rules in .htaccess, etc…), but here are some ways : Write a permanent redirect in ...


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For the experience I had writing titles and descriptions, I would say you are looking for titles of around 70 Characters and descriptions of around 300. In my case I had them in multiple languages and made an effort to always have at least more than 250 chars on the description, and things went good. Funny thing is that one of my competitors started to ...


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I am not sure what you have tried. It really is as simple as doing nothing. Google will find your site and if it can crawl the site, it will index it. The best thing you can do is to create a Google Webmaster Tools account for the site. This will let Google know your site exists. If you have a sitemap, you can submit it. Smaller sites do not need one, but ...


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A CNAME is not a redirect. Rather it is an alias. If you put a CNAME record in DNS the host name will resolve to the same IP address as the other host name. The webserver must be configured to handle the content. It has a choice: Serve the same content as the other domain Redirect to the other domain It is the webserver that must make this ...


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When Googbot visits the site with the frame, all it will see is a frameset in the source code usually implemented something like this: <frameset rows="100%,*" border="0"> <frame src="http://othersite.example.com/" noresize frameborder="0"> </frameset> This will point Googlebot the place where you content is actually hosted. Googlebot ...


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Performance and reliability are very important factors for SEO, therefore the idea of defering the page load seems to be counter productive in terms of SEO at least. Having said that however, provided your initial page response is relatively quick and includes a version of the content, even if not the latest, then you should be ok. Perhaps one of these ...


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While the Editors Draft has been updated even as recently as yesterday (17-Nov-2014), the last Working Draft was published nearly a year ago (Dec-2013) and will be unstable, potentially completely incompatible with each next draft/phase and would not yet be deemed ready for use. I would certainly suggest you hold off implementation until it reaches the ...


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If you have added rel="canonical" on your mobile pages, these would never get indexed.


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As far as Google is concerned, it is possible to make "cross site submissions" of XML sitemaps if you are a "verified owner of the sites" (e.g. have proven your ownership in the Google Webmaster Tools). You could - for example - as well place all sitemaps on company.com. See this google help page for detailed instructions: Simplify multiple sitemap ...



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