How to Recover from Google Panda Effect – Definite Guide

How to Recover from Google Panda Effect – Definite Guide

Google Panda was one of the most controversial algorithm update from Google, but with time it helped a lot to remove low-quality websites from search engine and overall it improved the quality of search results. Though for many webmasters, Google Panda updates are still a headache and at unknowingly many good websites lost their search engine ranking due to Panda penalty. On 23rd September 2014, Google rolled out Panda 4.1 update.  If you are one of those bloggers who lost their web site traffic after Panda 4.1 roll out,  Here I will be sharing (120 comments)

Exclusive List of Websites & Directories To Submit Your Blog

Exclusive List of Websites & Directories To Submit Your Blog

Here is an exclusive list of Websites, directory and places where you should submit your blog. Most of the sites listed here are free and if you are creating a new blog/Website or have not submitted your existing Website to these places, you should go ahead and create one. This also includes many social networking site and social bookmarking profile. It's not an extensive list like 1000 sites or something, but I'm creating a list of those sites which are important and will be helpful in either search engine ranking or tracking your site report. Where (33 comments)

How to Use Rel=Canonical for Content Syndication and SEO

How to Use Rel=Canonical for Content Syndication and SEO

Are you out of interesting post ideas but don't want to skip a day of updating your blog? Read on for a detailed guide to content syndication and the resolution of duplicate content issues with the help of the rel=canonical tag. Content syndication is the process of sharing your original work on other platforms to drive more traffic, and publishing other bloggers' work on your blog while keeping your blog updated. Content syndication is a useful aspect of content marketing, and many popular websites like Lifehacker and Bufferblog are doing (16 comments)

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

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

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 below fold. Do read the complete post to learn how you can optimise your website to avoid too many ads alto penalty. Here is the official tweet from Matt Cutts (23 comments)

What Is Google Hummingbird and How to Prepare for a Big Google Change

What Is Google Hummingbird and How to Prepare for a Big Google Change

SEO is one of those industries that is based on data, experience and assumptions. For example, when Google launched the Google Panda update, we made so many assumptions, and many people gave up on trying to recover their sites from Panda penalties.  Many bloggers, myself included, worked to fix the penalty damage and recovered completely. Google later launched the Google Penguin algorithm which was targeted to dismiss useless backlinks and penalize websites using shady methods to build thousands of links. Soon Google realized that they had given birth (19 comments)