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    (not provided) – The Alternative Path to Organic Keyword Data

    February 6, 2014
    Branded vs unbranded keywords - AWR cloud report

    As a direct result of Google switching to a secure connection (https) and encrypting user searches, we have been witnessing how an increasing amount of keyword data in Google Analytics fell under the (not provided) category. While in November 2011 about 12% of search queries were ‘not provided’, the percentage rose to 50% by August 2013, 80% by December 2013 and is closing in on 100%. (source: http://www.notprovidedcount.com/) Slowly, we reached the moment we were ...

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    Can ccTLDs Target Other Countries Traffic

    July 30, 2013
    domain geotargeting

    ccTLDs (country code top level domain) are becoming very famous due to unavailability of popular term in TLDs (Top level domains). For example, when you are looking for a domain name like somebrand.com and if it’s not available, people and companies are registering ccTLDs like somebrand.in, somebrand.ch and so on. This has becoming a practice among many new businesses, who are coming online at later stage, and couldn’t find TLDs related to their brand. There ...

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    404 Error : How to Deal for Search Engine Optimization?

    April 22, 2013
    404 Page not found

    “Error 404 – Page not Found”, this is one of the most common web page types we see in our day-to-day internet surfing. Without any doubt, such pages offer bad user-experience, but how about Search engines? Are 404 pages bad for SEO? Do search engine penalizes website with too many 404 status code pages? In this article, I will look at 404 error pages from search engine and user experience perspective, and will recommend some ...

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    How to Put Website Malware Review Request Via Google Webmaster Tool

    March 25, 2013
    Malware review request Webmaster tool

    Website hacking is nothing new, and being a blogger it doesn’t matter how much hacking preventive measures we take, hackers will always find a way to gain access to your Website. Specially, when you are using WordPress with too many plugins, this makes it easier for hackers to find a loophole on your website. Here at ShoutMeLoud, I keep talking about various methods to make our website hack-proof, but at the same time, there is ...

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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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    How to Target Country Specific Website Traffic

    March 3, 2013
    Targeted Country traffic

    I have shared lots of ways to drive traffic to your website, but we all know there are few countries like U.S, U.K traffic converts better in terms of advertising & affiliate sales, because of purchasing power of users from these countries. There are many factors which help you to get country specific traffic. For example, ShoutMeLoud has an Indian Alexa rank of 388, which shows how popular ShoutMeLoud is in India, where as global ...

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    Will a 301 Redirect Passes Page rank? Matt Cutts Video

    February 26, 2013
    301 redirect

    One thing which in particular I like about Google Webmaster videos is, they clear our SEO doubts, but at the same time Matt Cutts like to keep the confusions on. You could totally understand that from the video below, and I will later on explain this with my example below: One of the most common technique which has been used from long time is passing the link juice by using a 301 redirect. Infact, when ...

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    Using Google Webmaster Tool Search Queries to Improve your Blog

    February 21, 2013
    Search queries Webmaster tool

    Google Webmaster tool (GWT) is one of the very first place, where you should submit your Website after launching.  GWT is a free Google product for Webmaster’s, and it offers many great details, which will help you to optimize your blog for better user experience, and for search engine. More over, it will help you to achieve your goal of conversion, subscription or earn more with ad clicks. We have talked a lot about using ...

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