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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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    Can ccTLDs Target Other Countries Traffic

    July 30, 2013
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    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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    Exact Match Anchor Text Internal Links SEO : Bad or Good?

    April 15, 2013
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    If you remember, long time I reviewed a plugin call SEO smart links, and I explained what are the benefits of using this plugin, and why you should use it. After Penguin updates, one of the most common questions I have been asked is: Is using SEO smart link plugin SEO safe? Since you will be creating exact anchor text internal links on your blog, and number will be too much.. Is it good or ...

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    Why Does New Blog Post Ranking Changes Over the time

    April 8, 2013
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    Keyword ranking up’s and down’s are nothing new, but one confusion which most of the webmasters have is about ranking fluctuation for a new blog post. Usually when you publish a new blog post, you will be seeing it in first 4-5 pages of Google search, but over the time ranking usually drops, vanishes or increases. This also bring up a question about: If the quality of page was not that great, why at the ...

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    Paid Links and SEO : Will Your Website Be Penalized?

    March 13, 2013
    SEO Impact of Paid link

    Paid links are considered as the easiest way to get your website quickly ranked in SEPRs; but only if you have good funds with you to spend on your SEO campaign. However, it is against the natural SEO which affects organic search results. And, it’s unfair with other website owners who either don’t have that much SEO budget or believe in natural SEO. Google launched Penguin update, which penalizes webmasters who build backlinks by buying backlinks. ...

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    WordPress or Blogger : Which is Better?

    March 6, 2013
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    ShoutMeLoud is a community of bloggers using WordPress, BlogSpot and other blogging platform. One of the most talked topic here is WordPress or Blogger for blogging. This gets pretty confusing at time, as many users like BlogSpot because of less tech hassles, and many users love WordPress, because of more power and features. When someone ask me, which platform I should start with, here is my answer: My recommendation is always start with WordPress.com for a month, ...

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    Will a 301 Redirect Passes Page rank? Matt Cutts Video

    February 26, 2013
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    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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    Why Page Rank Goes Down And How to Get Back Lost PR?

    December 12, 2012
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    I’m sure many of you have different opinion about Page rank and it’s useful ness. Google Page rank has nothing to do with the traffic of website. If a website has PR 3 it does not mean that it will have traffic more than a PR 1 website. But it will surely show one thing that the quality of PR3 website is more than the quality of PR1 website. Specially when there are very few ways ...

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