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  • Facebook Begins Prefetching to Improve Mobile Site Speed

    … Facebook announced Wednesday that it will begin prefetching, or preloading advertiser sites, in order to boost its mobile performance and ease users’ frustration with slow load times. The social network also revealed in a Facebook for Business post that website landing page speed will become a factor in deciding which ads to show in order…

    David Cohen/ AllTwitterin Facebook- 12 readers -
  • Finally, It’s Time to Retire Your WWW

    … to https. If you’re accepting any data on your site, I’d encourage you to make the move as well. 301 Redirects – Gary Illyes announced that 3xx redirects no longer lose authority. So, it’s time to retire that www subdomain and push your traffic to your domain. We’re now just marketingtechblog.com without the www! 30x redirects don’t lose PageRank…

    Douglas Karr/ Marketing Technology Blog- 10 readers -
  • Getting Bulk PA Data for 404s with URL Profiler

    … I’ve been using URL Profiler on-and-off for a few months now, mainly for full-on link analysis – especially when it comes to penalty removal and disavow work. However, as I’m sure other folks have discovered, there’s a few other cheeky ways that the software can be put to good use. I found one, and after a chat with Patrick (one of URLP’s…

    SEOnoin SEO- 16 readers -
  • Referrer spam in your analytics

    … engine results pages (SERPs). INTRODUCING, THE SEMALT BLOCKER (redirector)! Basically, if you are running your site on wordpress, then this plugin is for you! The guys at Firecask were good enough to dev this simple plugin that would redirect Semalt traffic away from your site to wherever you choose! Where to download the Semalt Referrer Blocker…

    RefuGeeks- 24 readers -
  • Why Google Dislikes Zombie Sub-Domains

    … victims. If you are curious just how many other sites suffer from zombie sub-domains then try this Google search on for size minus the quotes: “inurl:wwww intitle:home”. This will show any sites that have “wwww” in the URL (where someone has accidentally linked to the site with an extra “w” in the “www” subdomain) and where the title of the page…

    Ross Dunn/ The SEM Postin Google- 9 readers -