Seo: Redirects & Moving Sites

  • 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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  • Moving to HTTPS? Don’t miss this unique opportunity!

    … (preferably before the end of the year or in Q1 2018), and your website will reap the benefits from moving to HTTPS: renewed and improved SEO signals in the Google index. Some opinions expressed in this article may be those of a guest author and not necessarily Search Engine Land. Staff authors are listed here. About The Author Fili Wiese…

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  • Canonical tags gone wild

    SMX — Search Marketing Expo is the world’s largest search marketing conference series, with multiple events in the USA and Europe. Visit the Search Marketing Expo site to learn more: http://smxpo.com/1QikJWe Pick your favorite event and attend! http://www.smxadvanced.com http ...

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

    … There’s a lot of talk about link building in the SEO community, and the process can be time-consuming and tedious. As the web demands higher and higher standards for the quality of content, link building is more difficult than ever. However, few SEOs are discussing how to better utilize what they already have. There seems to be an obsession…

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  • Buying a pre-owned domain? Check these 10 things first

    … With over 1 billion websites on the World Wide Web today, it comes as no surprise that the domain name you may want to use is already owned by someone else. Luckily, in some cases, the current owner might be willing to part with it — for the right price. Acquiring a pre-owned domain can have a drastic impact on your SEO efforts, so…

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

    … PageRank to pass. In other words, your followed links will pass the same amount of PageRank regardless of whether the other links on the page are nofollowed or not. I still see this happening often: SEO newcomers and webmasters using “nofollow” tags on their own content, either thinking that it will prevent a page from showing up in the search results…

    Pratik Dholakiya/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 18 readers -
  • 1,000 ways to redirect

    … If there’s one issue that strikes dread into the hearts of SEO practitioners more than any other, it’s redirects. It’s no surprise, really. After all, there are so many ways to do redirects — and the rules change depending on where they are put in and the different systems in place. What is a redirect? A redirect uses one of many methods…

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  • In the age of RankBrain, these foundational SEO issues still matter

    …. Some SEO tasks are critical and cannot be ignored; others just aren’t worth your time. Prioritizing an SEO task list is crucial. Focus your resources on SEO work that is actually going to improve rankings, increase clicks and drive revenue. Most companies should focus on engagement SEO work, but technical tasks can’t be ignored completely…

    Nate Dame/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 37 readers -
  • 3 steps to overcoming site issues that impact performance

    … these errors moving forward. Include a content audit to check for duplicate or thin content. Remove any content that is duplicated, and rewrite any material that is thin and offers little to no value to the reader. Focus on including information that customers want to read rather than just producing material to fill space. Communicate SEO best…

    Jim Yu/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 16 readers -
  • How we hijacked Google’s SEO guide search rankings

    … I wanted to share some notes on an experiment my agency performed recently, which resulted in Google believing our website was the canonical version of their own search engine optimization starter guide PDF — and ranking us in place of their own content for “search engine optimization” and thousands of other phrases. We perform many tests…

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  • For e-commerce success: SEO > aesthetics

    … it!), as well as your brand’s name. Example: “office supplies for small business owners — Acme” Create unique titles Title tags allow search engines to understand the content of specific landing pages. Avoid creating duplicate titles across your site by forgoing the use of manufacturer or vendor titles, as these are likely the same titles they have sent…

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  • When going HTTPS, don’t forget about local citations!

    … champions migrating to HTTPS. Let the CIO do it. Some opinions expressed in this article may be those of a guest author and not necessarily Search Engine Land. Staff authors are listed here. About The Author Andrew Shotland is the proprietor of Local SEO Guide, a leading local search engine optimization blog and consultancy. …

    Andrew Shotland/ Search Engine Landin SEO- 27 readers -
  • It’s scary how many ways SEO can go wrong

    … a problem can linger for far too long without your knowledge. Either way, the situation is scary — and you have to work hard and fast to fix whatever happened. Things Google tells you not to do There are many things Google warns about in their Webmaster Guidelines: Automatically generated content Participating in link schemes Creating pages…

    Search Engine Landin SEO How To's- 28 readers -