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Blogs are journals made of dated entries and published on the web. Their name derives from the term "web log."

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How to move blogs from BlogSpot to my own domain without harming SEO? [closed]

I am website (riddles) http://example.blogspot.com/ and the solution site http://example2.blogspot.com To my bad i created 2 blogs. Now I am planning to move these 2 blogs into a single site (say ...
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how to increase my blog traffic? [duplicate]

hi Im a newbie and I have been assigned a task for improving traffic to my company blog posts. how can I gain traffic through refferal traffic and improve my position in SERP. and also how to frame ...
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Is it OK for SEO for a blog post to link to an ecommerce product page and vice versa?

I am referring to an e-commerce environment, there is the blog part and the website part. I know that the blog should link to the product page, but is it a wise choice to link a product page back to ...
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Should you both accept guest blogs and be a guest blogger? If so, how much?

I see more and more blogs out there with guest bloggers. What is the rationale? Is it better to have a guest blogger, be a guest blogger, or have a reciprocal arrangement? Should you limit the number ...
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How effective is guest-blogging for SEO? [closed]

I was wondering how much time to devote to guest-blogging. It is pretty consuming and one person can only do a few per day max. And often you just get a link in the bottom of the post. Is it really ...
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Wordpress permalink structure with mutliple categories [duplicate]

I am trying to find out whether the permalink structure affects ranking and which of these two permalinks is better to use. I have nested categories on my blog, now my link looks as follows https://...
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Is there a Content Management System that allows multiple & independent blogs to be running on one domain?

I am a Wordpress fan, and I'm now building a new site and I'm not sure which CMS can achieve what I'm trying to do. I am building a food blog network for a bunch of cities in the US, and I want to ...
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How to use <article> tags in the home page of a blog?

I have a home page of a blog where I have the img, title, date, and a brief summary or intro for each post. Then a link to the full text in another page. I am not sure how I should use <article> ...
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Moving a custom domain google blogger blog to WordPress

The title tells what I'm trying, but here's some specific questions which I could not find answers for on the WordPress FAQ. Just to get the order of things right. Can I just move everything to a ....
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Website Blog Hacked. Solution Required [closed]

The blog section of my website is currently hacked. When I do a site: I can find a lot of new pages with Japanese text(randomly creating directories) that have been indexed. I have gone through the ...
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Google analytics reports that a deleted blog still receives traffic

I had a blog on my WordPress site and I deleted it a couple of months ago but I still notice sessions to this page in my Google Analytics Results. What are the possible measures I can take to stop ...
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Preventing Duplicate Meta Errors in Multi-page Sections

I'm getting duplicate meta description errors in Google Search Console on the categories of my blog. As new posts are added and cap the amount of posts per page, a new page is created (Global ...
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Possessive form with nickname/name for a blog title

I am trying to find out whether it is a good idea to use the possessive form with a nickname. I am creating my personal blog, I am hesitating between the simple nickname/name form and the possessive ...
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Should you target popular (i.e competitive) keywords as a small website?

I am now writing articles for blog posts on a website that is about to be launched in a very competitive space (dating advice). It is very unlikely we will get the links necessary to compete on ...
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Move blogger homepage to custom URL

My Blogger blog is example.com. I tried to make my homepage URL as example.com/euphoria but couldn't find a way to do it through googling. I came to know that it not possible to create subfolder in ...
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SEO Tips and Tricks for web developers [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are the best ways to increase your site's position in Google? I know most of the Users of Stackoverflow would have knowledge about Search Engine Optimization(SEO).. ...
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How to write a blog for SEO purpose

I have a photo sharing website, which provides very little textual content. Users can add tags to photos and a description, but it creates a lot of duplicate content, because most of the descriptions ...
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Connecting multi-part blog post series for SEO purposes

I remember reading about a technique at some point to connect multi-part pages or blog posts to indicate to the search engine that this is actually part of one article. I can't however remember the ...
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Will running several thematic blogs help speed up indexing of my site by Google?

I've recently started a standalone site that contains multiple tests and quizes on a specific subject. My main concern is that it's being indexed by Google/Bing very slowly. My intent is: Take some ...
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What is the SEO impact of pointing a Medium blog to a subdomain on my site?

I am using the Medium blogging platform to blog, but it is pointed to my site and appears at blog.example.com. Since the content is hosted on Medium and pointed to my subdomain via an A Record / ...
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How can I transfer a domain from get.blog to another registrar?

I've registered a .blog domain on http://get.blog, now I want to transfer it to another registrar, how can I do that? I can't find any option on the control panel to generate the Authorization Code or ...
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How do I add Meta Descriptions for Shopify Blog?

I'm trying to add Meta Descriptions for my Shopify website in the following urls: Does anyone know how to do this?
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Does Content Syndication to a Microblogging websites help in Link building?

Let say I've a blog and a medium.com account. Now, I use an API and syndicate all my blog content to medium.com with rel=canonical tag. Does this helps in Brand Reputation Building? Does this helps ...
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Googlebot takes a week to index my blog, how do I increase the rate?

Right now I see it comes after 7 days. I am using a Wordpress plugin for SiteMap generator and just changed it's frequency from monthly to weekly. I know there's a manual submission option available ...
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Schema.org for a list of blogs

What is the recommended Schema.org markup for a page with a list of blog posts? For example this page: https://www.ultimatelifestylist.com/author/mahum-masood/ Would it be: ItemList, CollectionPage ...
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Hosting a blog on website VS using a blogging service (in terms of SEO)

I am programming an ecommerce website and I know I am going to add a blog to the mix. I am unsure, however, if it is better for me build the blog portion into the website or could I just use a service ...
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How do I remove the 'Continue Reading' tag from pages on my blogspot blog?

My blog has pages at the navigation bar. The 'Home' and 'About Me' pages show the 'Continue Reading' tag which I want to get rid of. I have used some extensions to add 'Continue Reading' ...
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May I use custom images in a wordpress theme (not mine)?

My blog is powered by Altervista on the ComicPress theme. I may customize my website for I purchased the second level domain (.com). I'm trying to post bigger images by following the tutorial below-...
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Thoughts on often re-dating of a blog post

I would obviously change a post date manually if I added more than 300 words to a blog post. But is it okay (or not) to change the date of the post if the tweaks are 20 words and/or photos? I worry ...
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What are the advantages or disadvantages of using blogging platforms?

I want to create a blog and I want my own domain. It will be a blog mainly, but I don't exclude to add some sections for contacts and purchasing items from a store later. Since some weblog publishing ...
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Which is the blog engine for my needs? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I am hosting two websites, which basically contain two filtered views to one blog-like data base. Both sites have their own ...
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How can I copy posts from my old (but still active) blog without SEO penalty?

I have had an old blog (which is still active) where I published some articles which I also want to publish on the new blog? How can I do this without SEO penalty?
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Do links to my site in www.mysite.blogspot.com point back to my site or blogger?

I've recently started a website and of course I'm trying to build backlinks. I've started a blogger blog as one way to do this yet I'm continually hounded by sales calls that tell me if I post a link ...
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Should I remove rel next/prev from a single WordPress article?

First of all, this is not a question of 'how to remove', it's a question of 'should I remove'. I've just noticed rel next and prev links on our single WordPress blogs. I'm not sure if they are new ...
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is it worthwhile to choose a less attractive domain name to get the .com extension? [closed]

I have to purchase a second level domain and choosing the name for my website, which is basically a comic strips blog. That's to say it doesn't have commercial purposes mainly, but I don't exclude the ...
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Does Google really care if your WordPress site has a “blog page” or not?

I'm developing a WP site with a blog. I want to show the blog posts by assigning "blog" as a parent category to all posts and using that category archive page to show the blog posts. I would not use ...
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Discounts for free blog post

We are thinking about offering a discount for our service (real estate listing site) if a client (real estate agent, rental agent) writes a blog post about our service, or an endorsement for our ...
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WordPress subcategories and SEO

I have questions about categories. Is it okay to have child (nested categories)? For example: Software Development -- Web ---- Java Script ---- PHP ---- HTML 5 -- Low level ---- C ---- Assembly ...
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SEO tips for blog posts pagination

Three years ago we launched a self-made blog area on our e-commerce website. Call it an experimental feature, if you know what I mean. We had, and still have, a very minimalistic URL schema: /blog/...
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SEO: Should my homepage be a blog page?

From an SEO point of view, should my homepage be my posts page? We run a business and we have a website that details our services, our prices, our office, it has a who we are page etc... It also has ...
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Two datePublished for LiveBlogPosting

Based on the information below, I understand having a datePublished for the actual post on the WordPress blog index page, but it required a datePublished for the actual blog. How does Google treats ...
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Should I make my website private until I have a lot of content?

I have a brand new Blog-type website that will target a specific niche market. I plan to link affiliate products. At the moment I basically have a skeleton website as I get my colors, logos, ect. ...
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Popular blog not making money? [closed]

I am running a popular blog magazine over 8 years, has great traffic about 500,000 impressions and 20,000 clicks monthly. The only source of revenue I use is Adsense but it is not even bringing $100. ...
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exporting a blog from a blogging platform to a website

I want to create a blog with my own domain and considere both the following alternatives: (a) purchasing a domain, a host service and creating a website from scratch ; (b) run a blogger platform ...
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Is it worthwhile to buy my domain name with many top level domains?

I'm creating a blog and I will purchase my own domain name. It will be a blog mainly, but I don't exclude to expand it later by adding other features (like an e-commerce platform , a module for ...
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What criteria should I consider when choosing a domain register? [duplicate]

I want to create a blog with my own domain and there are many companies which offer the same domain for different prices. Do they offer different services at different price points or does their ...
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How to have a blogspot blog in my domain?

I have a blog at http://afsharm.blogspot.com. How can I have this blog and all old posts, comments and templates in my own domain like http://myowndomain.com/? Which specifications this domain must ...
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SEO for company blog - subdomain + SSL or subdirectory without SSL

I got an SEO question related to an issue we are having with how we set up our WordPress blog. It revolves around the benefits/penalties of Sub-directory vs sub-domain SSL vs No SSL. Which of ...
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How spam comment affect my blog and website rank?

I have already read many articles on how I can detect spam comments and prevent spamming. But still I'm not satisfying with it, I just want to know how a spam comment can affect my blog and website ...
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Generic or brandable name for blog

This question looked like a duplicate, but it's actually talking about domains in general which may include company domains. My question is about blog domains. And all the answers in that question ...

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