Seo: Crawling And Robots

  • How to keep your staging or development site out of the index

    …You generally wouldn't want your staging site appearing in search results, so how can you prevent Google from indexing this content? Columnist Patrick Stox offers some tips. The post How to keep your staging or development site out of the index appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article…

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  • SEO + UX = Success

    …These days, SEO best practices include consideration for the user experience (UX). Columnist Sherry Bonelli explains how SEO and UX work together to help both search engines and users. The post SEO + UX = Success appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. …

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  • How we hacked the Baidu link submission script for better indexation

    …Baidu's Link Submission Script is a great way to help Baidu index your content, but it can create some potential SEO issues. Columnist Hermes Ma shares an improved version of the script that is more SEO-friendly. The post How we hacked the Baidu link submission script for better indexation... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. …

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  • The four pillars of an effective SEO strategy

    …Search engine optimization (SEO) can be complex, but columnist Marcus Miller simplifies it by breaking down its key elements into four main categories. The post The four pillars of an effective SEO strategy appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article…

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  • Tips to troubleshoot your technical SEO

    …Stumped by a technical SEO issue? Columnist Patrick Stox has some tips and tricks to help you diagnose and solve some common problems. The post Tips to troubleshoot your technical SEO appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. …

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  • 19 technical SEO facts for beginners

    …Want to dip your toes into techncial SEO? Columnist John Lincoln shares some fun tidbits for those just starting out. The post 19 technical SEO facts for beginners appeared first on Search Engine Land. Please visit Search Engine Land for the full article. …

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  • 3 ways to improve link equity distribution and capture missed opportunities

    … visibility. In one fell swoop, you can reactivate the value of hundreds or even thousands of links that are pointing toward your domain. So the question becomes, how can you surface these old URLs? There are a few different methods I use, depending on the resources I have at hand. Occasionally, I’ve had clients who just went through a migration…

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  • Top 6 tips for SEO for SaaS

    … be monthly and others annual. Whatever your revenue model, be sure to track the value of your SEO beyond the initial conversion. The value of organic search (or any marketing channel) is likely much greater than the initial sale. Don’t sell your efforts short! For example, let’s say that a monthly subscription to your software costs $20/month…

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  • 16 common on-site SEO mistakes you might be making right now

    … SEO is more than inbound marketing. There’s massive overlap, but there’s a technical side to SEO that sometimes gets neglected, especially by casual followers of the industry. As somebody who spends a great deal of time looking at sites searching for opportunities to optimize, I notice patterns that creep up often: technical mistakes that show…

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  • Did you know? Google sees JavaScript links you don’t

    … Most SEMs are aware by now that Google is parsing JavaScript and processing content within the DOM. We know this not only because Google has flat out told us, but also because it has been tested. We know all of this — and yet, tools which provide backlink data are only seeing classically formatted HTML elements listed within a given page’s…

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  • Consumers over bots: Why site crawlers don’t hold all the answers

    … Advances in technology have driven efficiency in SEO, where site crawlers such as Botify, DeepCrawl and ScreamingFrog have flourished. These tools are an essential part of the SEO toolbox and are great at uncovering and visualizing technical issues such as broken links, 404 errors and invalid canonical tags. They are becoming the default…

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  • The SEO benefits of developing a solid site structure

    … of clicks to access any page. According to “The Art of SEO” by Eric Enge, Stephan Spencer and Jessie Stricchiola, “For nearly every site with fewer than 10,000 pages, all content should be accessible through a maximum of four clicks from the home page and/on sitemap page.” With deep site structures, not only does it take a user longer to find the content…

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