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    Page Layout Algo : Too Many Ads Above Fold Bad for SEO [Update]

    February 11, 2014
    Page Layout Algo

    11th Feb 2014: On 6th February 2014, Google rolled out another refresh of Page layout algo targeting websites which is still showing too many ads above the fold section and have too little or almost no content at the above fold. If you are seeing a drop in your search engine traffic after 6th Feb 14, you should check if your website have too many ads. If yes, you should work on placing the ads ...

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    What Is Google Hummingbird & How To Prepare For Big Google Change

    January 15, 2014
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    SEO is one of those industry, which is based on data, experience and assumption. For example, when Google launched Google Panda update, we made so many assumption and many people gave up on trying to recover site from Panda penalty, and many bloggers like me worked to fix the penalty damage and recovered completely. Similarly, later on Google launched Google Penguin algorithm which was targeted to demean useless back links and penalize websites using shady methods ...

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    How to Build Up a Clean Link Profile and Increase Your Rankings

    November 28, 2013
    Exact match and branded ratio

    Search engine optimization is not as easy today as it was before. With Google employing intelligent algorithms to filter and penalise bad links and potential spam, every webmaster’s top priority should now be to ensure that their website has a clean link profile. You definitely don’t want to be in danger of being de-indexed by Google, as a penalty for containing high-risk back-links. But you might ask yourself: where is exactly the line between a good and ...

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    Integrity : Desktop App to Find Broken links For Large Websites

    August 6, 2013
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    404 Error pages are not only bad for search engine, it also gives bad user-experience. In the past, I have talked about many tools and websites, which will let you find broken links on your blog, and fix it. Be it a small-website, or a large-website, finding and fixing such 404 error links are part of monthly SEO audit. For WordPress, we have broken link checker WordPress plugin, which works great to find and fix ...

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    How to Fix Google Panda Penalized Website : Where to Start?

    April 30, 2013
    Google Panda Fix

    It’s been long I have talked about Google Panda and other algorithm updates, and this post is extending our Google Panda algorithm series post. First of all, Google rolled out last panda update (Google Panda 25th) around mid of March 2013, and this will be the last known update, as Matt Cutts confirmed that Panda is now part of Google search algorithm and now it will not be pushed manually <Source>. This will be a ...

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    Effect of Showing Date Stamps On Blog Traffic [Case Study]

    April 26, 2013
    Date stamp effect on SEO

    Last month I wrote an article on how to remove dates from search engine, and I explained how it decreases CTR. In that article, I focused more on CTR than search engine ranking. Also, in my earlier article on how to recover from Google Panda, I mentioned that removing date’s will have positive impact on your ranking, and your ranking will definitely improve. This created lots of buzz in blogosphere, and I thought of doing ...

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    AlgoSleuth : Find Which Google Panda Update Affected your Website

    April 23, 2013
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    Google panda is now integrated into search engine algorithm, and there will be no official update for upcoming Panda updates. So far, there has been total 25 Panda updates, along with various Penguin updates, EMD updates and few more updates. If your site organic traffic went down in last past two years, your first step is to find out which algorithm update affected your website, and once you have figured out which algorithm update affected your ...

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    List of SEO Software’s I use For Teaching SEO

    March 12, 2013
    SEO software

    If you are a regular reader of ShoutMeLoud, you know I offer many services related to Blogging, and two of the most prominent are: WordPress SEO optimization and teaching blogging & SEO to people. Usually I recommend the later one to all my clients, because learning SEO will be helpful in longer run. Though, there are many clients, who have money but no-time, they prefer to take the first route, which makes complete sense. But, if ...

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