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    SiteWide BackLinks : Good or Bad for SEO?

    November 14, 2012
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    Since Penguin update, the way we get backlinks has changed a lot. Unlike old times, where quantity of backlinks matters the most, today it’s the quality and relevance of backlinks which matters the most. I remember the time (2 years back), when I keep getting paid sidewide backlinks opportunities from many webmasters. But after Penguin hammered down any kind of spam looking backlinks, one of the most common SEO question asked : Is Sitewide backlinks worth or ...

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    How to Keep Domain Parked Before Site Launch for Better SEO?

    November 8, 2012
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    When ever I plan to start a new Blog, I usually buy the domain first and install WordPress on it. This is a good approach but how about SEO effects of parked domains? There are many parked domain WordPress themes out there which are also useful to get ne subscribers before actual launch of your site but when it comes to Search engines bots, they need to understand your domain and just installing WordPress on your parked domain ...

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    How to Remove Spam Backlinks using Google Disavow links Tool

    October 17, 2012
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    Google Disavow links tool is one of the most awaited and talked feature after Penguin update. Before I talk about this latest addition from Google Webmaster team, lets do a Time-travel. Back in April, When Google launched Google Penguin update, which is one of the major update after Panda algo change, it storm the whole SEO blogsphere and it cleaned the link spam by Private blog networks, bulk link buying or link spam in any ...

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    Google’s View on Guest Blogging for Links?

    October 10, 2012
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    One of the topic which I have discussed in the past is is it worth asking for links while guest posting and there is no doubt, after Penguin and panda updates, Guest blogging comes out as one of the most lucrative way to generate high quality backlinks. From last 5 months, I have noticed a great increase in number of guest posts submitted at ShoutMeLoud, and needless to say almost 40% of such articles are written just for ...

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    Exact Match Domain Penalty Added to Google Algo

    October 3, 2012
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    Google rolled out a new algo update in which they mentioned they will be penalize low quality exact match domains (EMD penalty). Many Webmasters who are into micro niche blogging, for them exact match domain penalty seems like one of the worse update. As announced by Matt Cutts on Twitter: https://twitter.com/mattcutts/status/251784203597910016 https://twitter.com/mattcutts/status/251789327691042816 This new algo change will affect “Exact-match” domains with low quality content. Earlier, exact match domains are priceless as they have the advantage ...

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    News_keywords Metatag : Google News New Ranking Factor

    September 23, 2012
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    Keyword meta tag has always been a subject of debate for SEO’s. We all know, Google don’t take Keyword meta tags as a factor for ranking where as many other search engines like Bing and Yahoo use it for better understanding and ranking of your article. In a recent blog post, Google news team announced a new meta tag “news_keywords” for Blogs and Websites which are included in Google news. One of the biggest problem ...

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    How to Spy On Your Competitors With SEO Tools

    August 21, 2012
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    Let’s face it; we all have an itch to know what our competitors are up to.  What keywords are they targeting?  How much traffic your competitor is getting? Who’s linking to them?   These are all questions that we as SEO’s, marketers, and business owners want to know the answer to.  Perhaps your situation is different and you are looking to acquire a new online based company but would like more data before making an offer ...

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    How Not to Get Penalized by Next Google Penguin Update

    August 19, 2012
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    If you keep an eye on SEO industry update, you would know current most talked topic is Matt Cutts statement on upcoming Penguin algo change. Till now, there is only one major Penguin update which happened till now, and in recent SES San Francisco conference Matt Cutts added: “If you remember, in the early days of Panda, it took several months for us to iterate on the algorithm, and the Panda impact tended to be ...

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